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Leeds Festival Chorus

Band, *1858 GB
Classical

Founded in 1858, the Chorus was re-formed every three years for the Leeds Festival. Since 1985 the Chorus has been independent, giving a full annual concert programme. 150 performing members in soprano, alto, tenor and bass sections.

     
Members
PortraitJohn Marson
hrp 1932-2007
PortraitDonald Hunt
org 1930-2018 GB
PortraitJohn Wallace
tr *1949 GB
PortraitAdrian Beers
cb 1916-2004 GB
PortraitMartin Gatt
bsn *1936 GB
PortraitKenneth Heath
vc GB
Roger Bullivant
hps, org
H. Percy Richardson
org
Popular Tracks   
Fantasia on British Sea Songs (excerpts): II. Tom Bowling on Rule Britannia: Last Night of the Proms by Leeds Festival Chorus
Crown Imperial on Rule Britannia: Last Night of the Proms by Leeds Festival Chorus
Fantasia on British Sea Songs (excerpts): III. Jack's the Lad on Rule Britannia: Last Night of the Proms by Leeds Festival Chorus
Jerusalem on Rule Britannia: Last Night of the Proms by Leeds Festival Chorus
Fantasia on British Sea Songs (excerpts): VI. See the Conquering Hero on Rule Britannia: Last Night of the Proms by Leeds Festival Chorus
Fantasia on British Sea Songs (excerpts): VII. Rule Britannia on Rule Britannia: Last Night of the Proms by Leeds Festival Chorus
Fantasia on British Sea Songs (excerpts): V. Home Sweet Home on Rule Britannia: Last Night of the Proms by Leeds Festival Chorus
Orb and Sceptre on Rule Britannia: Last Night of the Proms by Leeds Festival Chorus
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma": Enigma Variations, Op. 36, No. 9, "Nimrod" on Rule Britannia: Last Night of the Proms by Leeds Festival Chorus
Fantasia on British Sea Songs (excerpts): I. The Saucy Arethusa on Rule Britannia: Last Night of the Proms by Leeds Festival Chorus

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Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Mass in D Major, Op.123 'Missa Solemnis'Ludwig van Beethoven, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Leeds Festival Chorus, Sir Thomas Beecham, Isobel Baillie, Mary Jarred, Heddle Nash, Keith Falkner2001Album
Rule Britannia And Other Music From Last Night Of The PromsEnglish Northern Philharmonia, Leeds Festival Chorus, Paul Daniel1998Album
Symphonies No. 6 & No. 8Gustav Mahler - Leonard Bernstein, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Leeds Festival Chorus, London Symphony Chorus, The London Symphony Orchestra1992Compil.
Rule BritanniaJohn Wallace, The Wallace Collection, English String Orchestra, William Boughton, Edmund Barham, Leeds Festival Chorus1989Album
Saul OratorioGeorg Friedrich Händel, Sir Charles Mackerras, Leeds Festival Chorus / English Chamber Orchestra1973Album
Prince Igor Pt 1 & 2Leeds Festival Chorus With The London Philharmonic OrchestraAlbum
Mass In C Minor / Prince Igor Pt 3Leeds Festival Chorus With The London Philharmonic OrchestraAlbum
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