Arts Council Grant

Newport Philharmonic Choir has received grant aid from The Arts Council for Wales.  The money is intended to help arts organisations whose income has been massively reduced as a result of the Covid 19 pandemic.   The Arts Council of Wales, have reallocated National Lottery funding from existing budgets to create an urgent response fund

St Woolos Quarterly Article

The St Woolos Quarterly published a lovely article by a cathedral visitor who had enjoyed coming to our Autumn concert: Reflections by a Visitor on a Cathedral Concert ” I was staying a few days with my brother and his family in South Wales. On the Saturday evening they were planning to go to a

2019 Spring Concert

Our 2019 Spring Concert was held on Saturday 18th May at Rougemont School (our first time in their new concert hall). The concert celebrated the choir’s 30th Anniversary and the programme comprised some of the choristers’ own choices. The soloists were Will Jowett, an up-and-coming young singer still at school in Year 12 at Llanishen

Choir President

We were saddened by the death in February of our president, Mr Paul Flynn MP, but felt very privileged to take part in his funeral at Newport Cathedral last month. Paul’s wife, Sam, had asked us to perform “I would be true”, and this is one of the pieces we are performing in our forthcoming

Autumn Concert 2018: Handel’s Messiah

Handel’s MessiahDespite problems with accommodation due to necessary maintenance, a capacity audience were treated to a fine performance of this iconic piece. At the end of the concert presentations were made to Guy Harbottle for 10 years as Musical Director, and to David Martyn Jones for 10 years as Deputy MD and also 30 years