Leeds Philharmonic Society is one of the leading choirs in the North of England, performing to professional standards with internationally renowned soloists, orchestras and conductors. We have a long and distinguished History.
Since it was founded in
1870the Leeds Philharmonic Society has given concerts in
Leeds Town Hall. Many of these have been conducted by the
distinguished musicians who have held the post of Music Director,
Sir Edward Bairstow, Meredith Davies, Sir Charles Groves, Richard Hickox,
Sir Charles Mackerras, Sir Malcolm Sargent and Sir Charles Villiers Stanford.
In addition, over the years, many other prominent musicians have directed concerts including Sir Thomas Beecham, Sir Edward Downes, Sir Alexander Gibson and Sir Georg Solti. More recently, Martyn Brabbins, Paul Daniel,
Alexander Dmitriev, Ivan Fischer, Vernon Handley, Owain Arwel Hughes,
Andrew Litton, Steven Sloane, Yan Pascal Tortelier and Sir David Willcocks
have conducted concerts in which the Chorus has taken part.
Miss Janet Jurica, Honorary Secretary
Leeds Philharmonic Society
1 Victoria Mount
Phone: 0113 228 7934
Fax: 0113 228 7934
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