It’s bit of a corny phrase, which I’ve seen on company vehicles driving around the roads but it got me thinking about our choir… Last night we were singing in the Ulster Hall with the Ulster Orchestra to an audience of 1000 people for a programme due to be broadcast on BBC Radio Ulster in the run up … Read More
Grosvenor performed in Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) as part of Culture Night Belfast on Friday 20th September 2013, with a varied programme of choral works and lighter favourites. “It was brilliant! Staff and visitors alike were bowled over by the amazing singing[…] Our sincere thanks go to everyone“. Click to see more photographs from this … Read More
The new season is almost upon us so it’s time for anyone who has been thinking about joining us to get in touch. We are looking, in particular, for an enthusiastic Bass to join the team but any SATorB who is interested should get in touch immediately (click here). It would also be be useful … Read More
Parliament Buildings, Stormont, was host to Grosvenor and distinguished guests on Saturday 18th May, for a celebratory recital and dinner to mark the choir’s twentieth year. The evening featured a short programme of works ranging from the ancient, Cantate Domino, by Pitoni, to modern, with I Am The Great Sun by Chydenius. The choir painted … Read More
GROSVENOR performed with seven other choirs from around Europe in the Open Choral class of Bangor International Choral Festival, on Saturday 28th April 2013. The choir won 1st place in the Open Choral class and the Best Northern Irish choir award, helping to celebrate the start of the choir’s 20th anniversary year. Carrickfergus Grammar School choir, also … Read More
On Friday 15th March 2013, GROSVENOR held a special quiz night as part of our 20th Anniversary celebration year, and was a great opportunity for a bit of craic with our friends and supporters. The evening was kindly hosted by Saintfield Sports Club.
Congratulations to Mr D Loughridge on won our recent quiz! Thank you to everyone who entered, and helped us raise almost £700.
On Monday 4th February 2013, GROSVENOR presented Palmerston House residential/EMI home with a cheque for over £1,000. The choir sang for residents there in early December 2012, and donations were given at the choir’s Annual Festival of Nine Lessons with Carols later that month. Palmerston House is run by Wesley Housing Association, a voluntary organisation that … Read More
As ever, Grosvenor hits the ground running and this season has been no exception… My weekly routine is pretty much set for the next ten months as the Monday night trips to rehearsals have started and i wouldn’t have it any other way! We’ve had our first gig already in the fantastic setting of Clandeboye … Read More
Another busy choral year draws to a close and we had a packed last quarter – taking part in a live national television broadcast, a concert in Antrim, a ‘Grosvenor’ night in Belfast and a Holywood wedding. April brought the eyes of the world onto Belfast, as the 100th anniversary of the loss of the … Read More