With a current membership of around 30 singers, Glasgow Chamber choir was founded in 1994 and has developed into one of Scotland’s finest amateur choirs. Directed for the last ten seasons by Michael Bawtree, its repertoire spans the Renaissance to the present day and has included the Scottish premieres of works by James Whitbourn, Hans Gál, Jan Dismas Zelenka, Richard Bush and Judith Bingham.
The choir performs regularly in Glasgow and central Scotland, and has toured to France, Holland and Sweden, where it has formed links with other choirs.
Recent BBC radio engagements have included William Walton’s Henry V Suite with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Sunday Worship live and Bryan Burnett’s ‘Get it On’ show live on BBC Radio Scotland. The choir features regularly in Raymond Gubbay’s Christmas Festival in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.
Veni Emmanuel - Music for Advent to Christmas: A beautiful and varied programme of music for the Advent season from the 16th to the 21st century, including: Padilla - Mass 'Ego Flos Campi'; Byrd - Motets; Poulenc - Four Christmas Motets; Arvo Pärt - [...]
The Glasgow Chamber Choir 2015 - 2016 Brochure has now been published with details of our planned concerts over the next year:
In 2015 we were shortlisted in the Unique Story category for the Scotland Sings Chorus Awards. Congratulations to The Joyous Choir who are the winners of this category. More details available here.
Sampler CD To celebrate our 10th anniversary in 2004 and in response to a number of requests over the years, we released a CD of recordings from some of our concerts. It includes: Bruckner - Os Justi, Locus Iste and Christus Factus Est; Howells - Requiem; Victoria [...]