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St Mary’s Choir visits Heidelberg and Neustadt

The Choir of St Mary’s enjoyed a brief tour to the beautiful German towns of Heidelberg and Neustadt on the first weekend of May. They sung during Eucharist at Peterskirche in Heidelberg before performing a concert at Stiftskirche in Neustadt.

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St Mary’s Choir Christmas CD 2017

The Choir of St Mary’s, directed by John Keys, is pleased to announce the launch of “A St Mary’s Christmas”, a new recording for 2017 featuring 20 beautiful choral pieces for the Christmas season. The CD includes something for everyone,

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St Mary’s Choir to feature in new single

Choristers from St Mary’s Church in Nottingham’s Lace Market feature on a new single by musical collective BE. BE – the musical collective behind the critically acclaimed album ONE, which was inspired by Wolfgang Butress’ installation The Hive at Kew

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Former Choral Scholar wins Royal Academy Accolade

St Mary’s Choir were delighted to hear that former choral scholar, Bozidar Smiljanic, has been awarded the prestigious “Principal’s Prize for all-round studentship” by the Royal Academy of Music. Following his time as a choral scholar at St Mary’s, Bozidar

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John Keys Appointed Nottingham City Organist

St Mary’s Director of Music, John Keys, has been appointed to the honorary role of City Organist. John is the first organist to be appointed to the new role, a reflection of the value that city leaders place on his

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New CD Launched by The Choir of St Mary’s

The Choir of St Mary’s Church in Nottingham’s Lace Market, which is regarded as one of the finest parish church choirs in the country, has released a new recording of music dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Entitled ‘Mater Christi’ –

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St Mary’s Choir Performs New Year’s Concert in Nuremburg

27 singers from St Mary’s choir joined the choir of St Egidien’s church in Nuremberg for a new year’s eve performance of Handel’s Messiah. The concert was performed to a sell-out crowd of over 400 people. The two choirs were

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German choir joins forces with St Mary’s

Egidienchor from Nürnberg joined St Mary’s choir on Good Friday for a performance of Bach’s Matthew Passion. Sung in German, the visiting choir certainly added authenticity to the pronunciation as well as contributing to a fine performance. The choir also

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Choir records world premieres

The choir of St Mary’s church has made an exciting recording including world premieres by Swiss organist and composer Lionel Rogg The choir of St Mary’s spent a weekend in July recording a number of sacred choral pieces to be

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Another successful year for St Mary’s choral scholars

The choral scholars of St Mary’s choir performed a concert in June marking the end of another academic year. The concert included a range of sacred and secular music which was well received by the audience. St Mary’s choral scholars

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2020/21 Choral Scholarships

Nottingham choral scholarshipsGoing to university in September?

St Mary’s Choir Nottingham is currently recruiting paid choral scholars for the academic year 2020/21. Vacancies for soprano, alto, tenor and bass choral scholars.

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