The Hallé Family

Welcome to the Hallé’s family of ensembles!

We offer a range of regular, local and free ensemble experiences for young people aged 8 –19 years. We also offer adults (aged 18+) the chance to sing in one of the best symphony choruses in the UK, or one of our non-auditioned choirs for fun.

Benefits include working at the highest level with international visiting and other professional musicians, meeting other like-minded people and performing exciting repertoire together in the world-famous Bridgewater Hall.

Our Orchestra

Now in its 159th season, the Hallé ranks among the UK’s top symphonic ensembles. With a reputation for artistic excellence, the Hallé remains determined to seek ways to enhance and...

Associate Artists

Sir Mark Elder CH CBE Music Director   Ryan Wigglesworth Principal Guest Conductor   Jonathon Heyward Assistant Conductor & Hallé Youth Orchestra Director   Stephen Bell Associate Conductor, Hallé Pops...

Hallé Youth Orchestra

Established in 2002, the Hallé Youth Orchestra offers outstanding young instrumentalists aged 13-19 years, who love orchestral music and the buzz of contributing to a large orchestra, the chance to...

Hallé Choir

Hallé Choir in Manchester The Hallé Choir was founded alongside the Orchestra in 1858 by Sir Charles Hallé. The Choir gives around 15 concerts a year at The Bridgewater Hall...

Hallé Youth Choir

Established in 2003, the Hallé Youth Choir is recognised as one of the country’s leading mixed-voice youth choirs. Rehearsing on Sunday afternoons during term-time, membership is for talented young singers,...

Hallé Youth Training Choir

The Hallé Youth Training Choir, established in 2011, offers promising young singers aged 12-15 (academic years 8-11) a chance to develop their musicianship in a non-pressured training environment, allowing time...

Hallé Children’s Choir

The Hallé Children’s Choir is for children aged 8-12 (academic years 4-8) who enjoy singing and love a challenge! It offers a chance to have the very best possible introduction...

Youth Ensembles Recruitment

We are now taking applications for the 2018-19 season! Deadline for applications: Friday 4 May 2018 Auditions will be held in late June and early July 2018 Hallé Youth Ensembles...

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