After many happy years based at New College 6th Form, the choir has moved into our new home at Christchurch, Wellington. We’ve kept our original name, so you’ll still know how to find us. The church has been beautifully redecorated and we look forward to welcoming you to one of our upcoming concerts. Our Spring concert this year will be […]

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It’s Autumn and the New College Chorale is turning over a new leaf. Up until June this year, the choir has been associated with New College Sixth Form. We’re now entering an exciting new phase in our 21 year history in our new rehearsal space at the recently refurbished Christ Church in Wellington. Rehearsals take place on Monday evenings between […]

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The Chorale gave its first concert of the season on November 9th at Christ Church in Wellington. It was a concert of remembrance which proved a great success with the good-size audience. Music included pieces by Elgar, Walford Davies, Faure, Rutter and Lauredsen. The real hit of the evening was ‘Lord Thou hast been our refuge’ by Vaughan Williams, which […]

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We have a very special concert coming up which brings together the New College Chorale with a host of musical friends. The reason? Well, there are two. The first and main reason is to raise money for Parkinson’s UK – a fantastic cause which has personal resonance for Chorale conductor Bob Wysome. The second  is to say a huge ‘thank […]

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The Chorale began the festive season with a programme of music for Advent at St. Andrew’s Church in Church Aston, near Newport, Shropshire on November 30th  –  an appropriate date as it was Advent Sunday and also St. Andrew’s Day. A wide range of music was performed, the most interesting being a setting of the Magnificat  by Charles Theodore Pachelbel […]

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The major concert of the Chorale’s year will take place on May 10th 2014 at Shrewsbury Abbey, where the choir has performed several times previously to great acclaim. The Chorale will be accompanied by the Orchestra of the Severn and the guest soloist will be Shrewsbury –born Adrian Spillett, winner of the BBC Young Musician Competition in 1998 and recently […]

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On Advent Sunday (December 1st) the choir is providing the music for an Advent Carol Service at Christ Church in Wellington, Shropshire. This will take the traditional form of nine lessons and carols and will include choral music by Purcell, Vaughan Williams, Herbert Howells, Stanford and Bach. The programme will demonstrate the wealth of beautiful music which the season of […]

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Despite the snow, Chorale’s plans for spring are carrying on apace. The next concert by New College Chorale will take place at Christ Church in Wellington on Saturday May 18th at 7.30pm. The programme will consist of the following works: Vaughan Williams – Let all the world in every corner sing Peter Hurford – Litany to the Holy Spirit Palestrina […]

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New College Chorale is joining forces with Chamber Orchestra of the Severn to present a Christmas concert at All Saints Church in Wellington on Saturday December 22nd at 7.30pm. The concert is being promoted by Wellington Town Council with proceeds being donated to the Severn Hospice, which is the chosen charity of the Mayor of Wellington, Cllr. Frank Burns. The […]

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Our next major concert is on Saturday 19th May in Shrewsbury Abbey. The Chorale will be joined by the Shropshire Youth Orchestra and Mezzo-soprano Martha McClorinan to perform Karl Jenkins’ Stabat Mater. Other pieces in the programme will be the famous Miserere by Allegri and a selection of orchestral works, including Mussorgsky’s ‘Night on a Bare Mountain’, Prokofiev’s ‘Romeo and […]

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