Tickets to concerts can be purchased through Eventbrite

Unless otherwise stated, all concerts start at 7:30pm at

Christ Church West Didsbury
Darley Avenue
M20 2ZD

Concert Diary Summary

Saturday 26th November 2022: Stephen Wilkinson - A Celebration

Saturday 18th March 2023: Byrd and Weelkes Anniversary Celebration

Saturday 20th May: Toward the Light, Toward the North

Sunday 25th June: Marthall (repeat of a cappella items from 20th May)

Saturday 1st July: Sing Joyfully

Concerts & Events 2022/23

Sunday 25th June - Marthall reprise concert

This concert will reprise the a cappella items from our summer concert, with violin and organ solos and some additional choral favourites.  The programme is below, and there will be no interval.



Gerald Finzi

  • I Have Loved Flowers That Fade
  • My Spirit Sang All Day
  • White Flowering Days



Ivor Gurney (Title TBC)



Colin Hand

  • Pifa for Sunday morning



Thomas Morley

  • Now is the Month of Maying
  • Fyre Fyre!



Michael Higgins

  • Bunessan



Vittorio Monti

  • Czardas



James MacMillan

  • O Radiant Dawn

Ola Gjeilo

  • The spheres

Ĕriks Ešenvalds

  • Only in sleep

Morten Lauridsen

  • Sure on this shining night

Eric Whitacre

  • Sleep


This concert will take place at:


All Saints Church



Cheshire WA16 7SA

Saturday 1st July - Sing Joyfully!

This year's Sing Joyfully event details are available on the dedicated Sing Joyfully page.  Come and sing with us in a friendly, encouraging environment with no pressure as we explore two Italian choral masterpieces:


  • Pizzetti: De Profundis
  • Palestrina: Missa 'Assumpta est Maria'

Details of our previous concerts can be found on the 'Join the Choir' page.

2023/24 Season Concerts 

9th December 2023


Celebrate Christmas with the Byrds as we tackle Christmas music ancient and modern from around Europe and beyond!


Programme to include:


Poulenc - Quatre motets pour le temps de Noël


Cecilia McDowall - Christus natus est (A Cantata for Christmas)


Mathias - Ave Rex, Op. 45


Plus an assortment of carols (including new arrangements), to  which the audience are invited to join their voices.

16th March 2024


In our Spring concert we showcase German and Italian choral music with some of the best known works in those traditions -- and some hidden gems!


Programme to include:


Rheinberger - Mass in E flat Op.109

                       - Abendlied


Bruckner - Christus factus est

                 - Locus iste


Pizzetti - De profundis


Plus intrumental and vocal solos from the choir exploring the theme further.

25th May 2024


Love, with its various exaltations and devastations, is the theme of our summer concert,  and yet you will find some rarely aired curiosities should you stay the course!


Programme to include:


Fauré - Les Djinns, Op.12

           - Madrigal, Op.35


Lauridsen - Les chansons des roses


Ravel - Trois chansons


Plus intrumental and vocal solos from the choir exploring the theme further.