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February 8th, 2016 - Bradford Youth Choir joins forces with the Gabrieli Consort

The young singers of Bradford Catholic Youth Choir – already medal winners at the 2014 World Choir Games – are joining forces with the internationally renowned Gabrieli Consort after being one of just five choirs nationwide selected to join the training programme, Gabrieli Roar.

Musical Director Thomas Leech is thrilled that the singers have this additional boost: ‘They already get some great opportunities, but to sing alongside a world-famous choir and another four superb youth choirs will really help us inspire them and continue to broaden our singers’ horizons and aspirations. ’

BCYC's senior choir, made up of some 55 children and supported by St. Bede’s and St. Joseph’s Catholic College (Bradford) and Holy Family Catholic High School (Keighley), have enjoyed workshops with Gabrieli Choral Director Greg Beardsall and Gabrieli Consort member Kim Porter. More »

February 4th,2016- Gramophone Magazine reviews new CD of Arvo Part Choral and Organ Works

The Cathedral Choirs CD of Arvo Part has been highly acclaimed in the prestigous international Gramophone Magazine. Writing in February renowned music journalist and composer Ivan Moody says:

"This highly impressive disc features a selection of Pärt’s choral music and his more >>

June 25th,2016- Calling all Parish Musicians, Organists, Choirs, Cantors and Clergy!

Diocese of Leeds Music Day in association with the Royal College of Organists

Saturday 25 June 2016, 10am to 3pm
Wheeler Hall, Leeds Cathedral

John Duggan - Internationally Renowned Composer
Thomas Leech and Benjamin Saunders - Diocese of Leeds more >>

February 2nd,2016- New CD of Catholic Hymns by the Choirs of the Diocese

Twenty Six of the most popular Catholic Hymns and Gregorian Chants recorded by all the children’s choirs of the Diocese from Leeds Cathedral, Bradford and Huddersfield. This inspiring collection of much-loved hymns draws on the Church's rich musical traditions, which bind together more >>

February 1st,2016- 2016 Cathedral Organ Recital Series

The Diocese of Leeds Music Department is excited to announce the 2016 Cathedral Organ Recital Series.  

This year brings seven talented organists to play array of music on the dynamic and versatile Cathedral Organ. 2016 brings exciting updates to the series with the addition of a more >>


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