Category Archives: MCC Performance

Until we meet each other again…

A group of us went to Bristol for the weekend at the invitation of the Gasworks Singers.  We stayed with them and sang with them.  What a worthwhile collaboration it was! We helped to raise £1,142.33 for Médicins Sans Frontières … Continue reading

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Daffodils

Today the sun was out, the choir was out and the daffodils were out – it must be Spring! In fact, the daffodils on King Street in Manchester were being handed out by collectors for the Marie Curie Cancer Care … Continue reading

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When we are ruled by the love of one another

Who’ll be the lady who’ll be the lord / When we are ruled by the love of one another? As a regular library user I was delighted to once more be singing with the Choir in Manchester Central Library. It … Continue reading

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Marching to where freedom begins

Many cultures have some kind of feast around the shortest day of the year. It is usually a time of winter cold and darkness. At such festivities it can seem natural to focus on human suffering, on people being excluded … Continue reading

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We brave this cold weather…for FairTrade

“To sing in the new we brave this cold weather”.  Yes, it’s that time of year again when we don our winter choir attire and unwrap our festive repertoire! The event was a Fairtrade Christmas Market. This was being held … Continue reading

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Singing in the baths

Our annual gig at the Victoria Baths Open day is one of my favourites. As I approached the Victoria Baths on Sunday, I was struck again by the quality of the architecture. But it is not just an interesting building … Continue reading

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A Winter of Song Coming Up

Manchester Community Choir has lots of exciting performances booked in between now and December! Victoria Baths Open Day:  Sun 6th November; singing at 1pm and 2.30pm Stockport Fairtrade Event Sat 19th Nov: singing at 12 noon and 1.30pm Freedom From … Continue reading

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Singing with Kór Reyðarfjarðarkirkju and raising the roof for Shelter!

Learning two new songs, one in Icelandic (or was it just dee-dom-dee-ic?), practising them with the Icelandic Choir – Kór Reyðarfjarðarkirkju – and then performing them together in front of a sellout audience in Didsbury Baptist Church was some challenge, … Continue reading

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One Day One Choir – two posts

Our celebration of UN Day of Peace 2016 was at Media City where we found a perfect stage but alas a scant audience! Joining with Open Voice was a joy , and for an outside performance the acoustics were good, … Continue reading

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Llangollen International Eisteddfod

“We are living under the same sun and we are one!” Bore da (Good morning). Would a Welsh crowd, so captivated by the recent performance of its football team, have room in its heart to welcome a choir from Manchester … Continue reading

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