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Oldham Choral Society, with more than 80 members, is one of the leading amateur choirs in North West England. The repertoire includes most of the major choral works by Bach, Elgar, Handel, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Rossini and many others. The society organises about 4 concerts a year in Oldham, elsewhere in Manchester and further afield.

Musical Director Job Vacancy

Oldham Choral Society is seeking a new Musical Director from January 2023, when Nigel Wilkinson will be retiring after directing the choir for 23 years.  Read more…..

Our Next Concert

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Our Autumn Concert will be at 7.00pm on Sunday 27 November 2022 at the RNCM. Oldham Choral Society (conducted by Nigel Wilkinson) will perform extracts from Haydn’s Creation parts 1 & 2.  We will be joined by the Manchester Beethoven Orchestra (conducted by Frank Lennon) who will play Dvorak’s 5th symphony.

About This Site

A primary purpose of this site is to encourage people to come and sing with us and to attend our concerts.  Overview information about our next concert is on this page (see above) with a link to a more detailed page given when further information becomes available. The menu provides information about the future programme.

The site also provides an archive of what we have done in the past.  You can see reports of most of the concerts we have done over the past ten years or so under “Past Concerts”.  Under “Programmes” you can see almost all our programmes from the last century and more – a fascinating glimpse into the history of Oldham.  There is also an account of the Society’s history and a repertoire list.

Contact information is provided here.

Verdi Requiem, Apr 2019, with the East Lancs Sinfonia in the RNCM

Verdi Requiem, Apr 2019

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