Summer Thyme

June / July 2021, 3:00pm

Peel Hall, University of Salford

Crescent, Salford M5 4WX


Barber - Sure on This Shining Night

Tippett - Five Negro Spirituals

L'Estrange - O Waly Waly

Britten - Selection from Friday Afternoons

Quartel - Wide Open Spaces

Rutter - A Sprig of Thyme

Salford Choral Society with St Joseph's RC Primary School Junior Choir

Roderick Barrand - piano

Tom Newall - conductor


To buy tickets:

By telephone: Call Sue Hilton on 0161 881 4318

By email:  (sorry no credit cards)

By post: Print this Ticket Booking Form, complete it and send it with a cheque and stamped, self-addressed envelope to:

Sue Hilton,

13 Morville Road,



M21 0UG.

Concessionary Rates are available for senior citizens, under 18s, students, and claimants (JSA/ESA/IS). Wheelchair users and ambulant disabled people requiring assistance may purchase two tickets for the price of one full-price ticket.

A group discount of 10% is offered for bookings of 10 or more tickets.

To receive advance notice of our concerts please email

Previous Concerts

Salford Choral Christmas Concert

Christmas Carol Concert

Traditional carols

Jepson Little Lamb

Beenham Sweet Was The Song

Handel Excerpts from Messiah

Salford Choral Concert Handel Messiah

Handel Messiah

Salford Choral Concert Purcell Bach Lauridsen Duruflé

From Darkness into Light

Purcell Hear My Prayer

Bach Christmas Oratorio (Selection from Parts I & II)

Lauridsen O Nata Lux

Duruflé Requiem


Some reviews of past performances:

  • 'The Choir did themselves many favours with a warm sound, clear entries and superb fugal singing.'

Musical Opinion

  • 'This ... choir performs with a full-throated sense of joy... their presentation ... was vivid, fresh and moving ... full of expressive ardour.'

Manchester Evening News

  • 'Salford Choral Society's singing was crisp, joyful and emotional, the phrasing live and rich with vocal colours.'

Manchester Evening News

  • 'The orchestra, choir, soloists, and conductor, did themselves proud with this solid performance of what is quite a complex and technically challenging piece. Newall, especially, was interesting to watch as a conductor: he clearly loved every moment of conducting the Requiem and the orchestra and choir responded to his enthusiasm. Musically, the evening was full of drama and emotion and everyone involved has the right to be proud of their part in the performance.'

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