BCYC comprises four separate choirs for boys and girls, and is supported by St. Bede’s and St. Joseph’s Catholic College and St. Joseph’s Church (Bradford). The choirs have around 100 members rehearsing weekly during term time, with Junior Choirs in Bradford and Keighley, and Senior Boys’ and Senior Girls’ Choirs based at St. Bede’s and St. Joseph’s. The choirs provide expert vocal tuition and the opportunity to take part in Masses (sung regularly at St Joseph’s Church in Bradford and at other churches in the Bradford and Keighley Deaneries), concerts, competitions, recordings and broadcasts on both BBC Radio and television.

Past performances have included singing for Pope Benedict at the Beatification of Cardinal Newman, a number of tours including taking part in the 2014 World Choir Games in Riga, Latvia, orchestral performances including Mahler’s Symphony 8 with the Orchestra of Opera North and Paco Pena’s flamenco Requiem por la Tierra.

They were the first Northern choir invited to take part in the Gabrieli Consort’s youth choir training programme, Gabrieli Roar, and have given a number of concerts with the world-famous consort – in July 2018 senior members of the choirs took part in a recording and performance with the Gabrielis and a number of other leading youth choirs in Ely Cathedral.

We were thrilled to welcome @jamesmacm to Leeds Cathedral this evening, where we enjoyed his fascinating discussion with @Opera_North’s Richard Mantle. Fantastic singing from @DOLMusic Cathedral Girls and @ndcchoir beforehand, too!

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Next Tuesday our wonderful @DOLMusic Leeds Cathedral Girls' Choir are joined by @ndcchoir for Vespers, Mass (Sermisy, Victoria, Palestrina) and a short concert prior to a fascinating talk from @jamesmacm and RIchard Mantle of @Opera_North - concert and talk only £5 from @LeedsIOF

A privilege and responsibility to work for @DOLMusic where a superb cathedral choir is just part of a sustained system of classroom singing...last night I got to step back and listen as Notre Dame students conducted, an amazing sound from our Girls' Choir and School Scholars!

What do more than 400 musicians performing Parry look like? I'm glad you asked... 🎺🎺👑👑🎻🎻🎶🎶🍾🎉
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Viscount Organs are proud to support The Diocese of Leeds Organists [@DOLMusic] Training Programme by loaning them an Envoy 35-F organ. #DigitalOrgans #OrganMusic
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We enjoyed a superb Diocesan Girls' Choir Festival at the weekend, with our special guests the Notre Dame Children's Choir, directed by Dr Mark Doerries. Over 120 young singers gave a fabulous performance, from medieval chants and songs to Elgar. This Sunday it's the turn of our boys' choirs - do come and hear them sing for Solemn Mass at 11am and give a joint performance at 2.30pm. ... See MoreSee Less

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It was a great honour to host Sir James MacMillan for Vespers, Mass and Concert on Tuesday. Sir James gave an interview with Richard Mantle (Director, Opera North) at the end of the evening. ... See MoreSee Less

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This morning’s view from the organ loft of the massed choirs in action! ... See MoreSee Less

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We are so proud of two of our Cathedral Choir members who represented Leeds in the Choristers of Great Britain Concert at Liverpool Cathedral on Friday. The concert is a celebration by the national charity Friends of Cathedral Music, who have recently given £30,000 to Leeds Cathedral as an endowment. ... See MoreSee Less

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Today at Leeds Cathedral:
Trinity Sunday

9.30 am Mass (Cantor)

11 am Solemn Mass (Huddersfield, Bradford, BKCAT, LTC and Cathedral Girls Choirs and NDCC): Missa IX, Gregorian (G, S, A)
Perspice Christicola, Harley Manuscript 978
Stella splendens, Llibre vermell
Organ: Praeludium in D, Buxtehude
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