HALIFAX CHORAL SOCIETY
The Halifax Choral Society is one of the oldest in the world. Founded in 1817, it has an unbroken record of performance and a reputation as one of the best choirs in the North of England, a region well known for its long-standing choral tradition. Over the years the choir has performed almost every major choral work, along with a series of other works now forgotten, representative of contemporary tastes. It has traditionally appeared in concerts with orchestras of the first rank and with soloists of the greatest distinction and attracted dedications by composers from Mendelssohn to Sir George Dyson. Parallel to concert performances, the choir has broadcast frequently and has a number of significant recordings to its credit.