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Baritone Roderick Williams will succeed Dame Felicity Lott in the honorary role of President of Three Choirs Festival's membership organisation


Former managing director of our resident Philharmonia Orchestra is to lend his expertise to the festival's governance


Black tie dinner with champagne reception and song recital  by Peter Nardone on 18 March gives rare opportunity to visit Malvern's unique country house


The Friends of Worcester Three Choirs Festival will host a traditional Scottish celebration in St George's Roman Catholic Church Hall


The artistic director of Hereford Three Choirs Festival chooses his favourite music in conversation with Timothy Day


Nigel and Jeannie Smith of Malpas Stallard wine merchants will lead a tasting evening in the their cellars in Fish Street, Worcester


The new Bartholomew Barn at King's Hawford School is the venue on 8 October for an autumn fundraising event for Worcester Three Choirs Festival


Join us at St John's Smith Square on 15 October for a workshop and performance conducted by Adrian Partington with an orchestra including Philharmonia players


The Friends of Gloucester Three Choirs Festival will present a very special concert by Innsworth Military Wives Choir and the British Police Symphony Orchestra in Gloucester Cathedral on 15 October


HRH The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester attended the penultimate evening concert in Gloucester Cathedral


Gloucester Cathedral choral scholar Magnus Walker sings alongside Sarah Connolly in The Kingdom with 90 minutes' notice


Winning tunes in our competition to write for the restored Gloucester chimes can be heard in Three Choirs Festival week


Enjoy tea, cakes and a plant sale at Whitney's Farmhouse, Ombersley in aid of festival funds


We've just discovered that one of the actors in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, for which Jonathan Hope will improvise an organ accompaniment, came from Gloucestershire


We're looking for Young Volunteers to help with practical tasks such as setting up venues, selling programmes and welcoming visitors in Gloucester 23-30 July


Enjoy an evening garden tour and music at Spetchley Park on Wednesday 15 or lunch or afternoon tea  and a stroll round Shucknall Court on Sunday 19 June


BBC Radio 3's lunchtime concerts at 1 pm Tuesday-Friday this week are repeats from last year's Hereford Three Choirs Festival


The Three Choirs Festival has launched a competition to create a new tune for the restored chimes of Gloucester Cathedral, to be played during festival week 


'Mary's Lullaby' anthem will be premiered by the St Cecilia Singers at Choral Evensong on 28 July in Gloucester Cathedral during this year's festival


One chorister from each of our three cathedral choirs took part in the Friends of Cathedral Music's Diamond Jubilee Service at St Paul's Cathedral, London on 27 April


Gloucester Cathedral ramblers are to walk part of the Three Choirs Way over May day weekend in aid of festival composition project


Join us in Gloucester 23 - 30 July to sing in Rossini's Petite Messe solennelle and Mahler's eighth symphony


Amateur singers are invited to spend a day learning and performing 'Elijah'  in College Hall under the baton of Peter Nardone


The booking brochure for Gloucester Three Choirs Festival is now available and general booking for festival performances is now open


Tenor James Gilchrist and pianist Anna Tilbrook will join psychiatrists and music therapists for an in-depth exploration of links between music and memory


The TV personality will be valuing heirlooms and running an auction at Lyde Arundel


Patrick Dunachie, a former Hereford Cathedral chorister who performed as a soloist in last year's Three Choirs Festival, has been announced as the new first counter-tenor of The King's Singers


Singers from Hereford and Gloucester cathedrals will join their colleagues from Worcester on 6 February for a concert in memory of Worcester lay clerk Ian bell, who died last year


Jeremy Wilding recognised in New Year Honours for his services to music through the Three Choirs Festival


Committee chairmen, staff and friends of the festival gather in Gloucester Cathedral chapter house to say goodbye to their chief executive


Our tercentenary celebrations have concluded with a recital and reception hosted by HRH The Prince of Wales in Buckingham Palace


Alexis Paterson, currently manager of Cheltenham Music Festival, has been appointed as chief executive of the Three Choirs Festival, with effect from mid-January 2016


Adrian Lucas, a former conductor of  the Worcester Three Choirs Festival, has been appointed as Head of Choral Studies for the Royal School of Church Music


Archaeologists discover unusually well-preserved remains dating back to the 18th century in Hyett family vault


The Friends of Gloucester Three Choirs Festival will be running Christmas Craft Stall in Tewkesbury 4 November and Gloucester Cathedral 112 December


College Hall packed for Come and Sing day with legendary composer organised by the Friends of Worcester Three Choirs Festival


Sir David Willcocks, fomer Organist of Worcester Cathedral and Conductor of Worcester Three Choirs Festival, has died at the age of 95


Highlights of next year's Gloucester Three Choirs Festival have been revealed by artistic director Adrian Partington and chairman Timothy Brain. The festival will take place 23 – 30 July 2016.


Organ world mourns sudden death of John Scott, shortly after his return home to New York after European tour that included Three Choirs Festival recital


Composer and conductor Bob Chilcott spent a day with the TCF Youth Choir this week ahead of their festival performance of his Requiem


Herefordshire Council and the Old Market have offered free parking after 6 pm in some city centre car parks for the duration of the Three Choirs Festival


Herefordshire Council has announced that the gas works in Belmont Road will now start on 3 August to avoid disrupting festival traffic


The Ticket Office and Friends Information Point for Hereford Three Choirs Festival and Three Choirs Plus will move to 1 King Street, Hereford on 16 July


Join Dr Donald Hunt, former Conductor of the Worcester Three Choirs Festival, and his successor Peter Nardone for conversation and supper in the King's School Boathouse on 14 July


We still have some vacancies for singers aged 16-25 to perform Bernstein's Chichester Psalms and Bob Chilcott's Requiem in Hereford Cathedral on 27 July


The Herefordshire Guild of Craftsmen can be found in St Peter's Church, opposite the Shirehall, during this year's Three Choirs Festival


Adrian Partington will conduct a performance of William Walton's Facade at Hellens Manor on 5 July and the Mobius Ensemble will premiere a work by George Tsontakis


Elgar Voices, a new choir of professional singers directed by Donald Hunt, will be giving this year’s garden picnic concert at 7.30 pm on 27 June at Hanbury Hall


The Three Choirs Festival Association has appointed Genie Dyke as its new Head of Development in succession to Debbie Liggins


British Red Cross will be the recipient of the collection at the Opening Service of this year's festival; other collections throughout festival week will be shared between British Red Cross and the Three Choirs Festival


Cantabile Girls' Choir from Hereford Cathedral School have won the BBC Songs of Praise School Choir of the Year competition. They will be performing in our TC+ programme


We are sorry to announce the death aged 88 of Ray Boddington, a stalwart supporter of and participant in the Three Choirs Festival for many years. A Service of Thanksgiving for his life took place at Holmer Church on 22 May


The first Three Choirs Festival rehearsal day for the Choirs of Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester Cathedrals culminates in a joint service of Evensong in Hereford Cathedral at 5.30 on 16 May. All welcome


Our resident orchestra the Philharmonia has wn the very prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Audiences and Engagement, for its iOrchestra project


Hereford Cathedral Choir will be singing a special Choral Evensong at St Michael’s College, Tenbury Wells, at 3.30 pm on Saturday 2 May for the Trustees of the Ouseley Trust.


George Arthur from South London has won the inaugural Hereford Three Choirs Festival Choral Composition Competition run in association with Hereford Cathedral Voluntary Choir and Novello Publishers.


Worcester Friends of TCF and Worcester Cathedral host an evening with the best-selling author and amateur musician on 27 May


Ian Bell, a much loved and respected bass lay clerk of Worcester Cathedral who sang in the Three Choirs Festival many times, has died after a short illness


The Dean of Hereford has completed his sponsored walk around the Three Cathedrals, and is close to his fund-raising target of £3,000


The Dean of Hereford was blessed with perfect weather for the start of his sponsored walk


The Three Choirs Festival is currently recruiting a Head of Development, to help take us into our fourth century.


Historic Orders of Service provide a link to past festivals


The full programme for the 300th anniversary Hereford Three Choirs festival was launched on 24 March ahead of the Philharmonia Strings concert at the Courtyard Centre for the Arts


Have fun with our team of Young Volunteers, welcoming visitors and helping the festival to run smoothly


Would you like to sponsor a flower arrangement in Hereford Cathedral or some of the hospitality areas during this summer's festival? If so, the Friends of Hereford Three Choirs festival would like to hear from you.


The Dean of Hereford is to undertake a second sponsored walk along the Three Cathedrals route this April, in aid of the Three Choirs Festival and The Music Pool


We've just found a programme from 1939, when the festival was cancelled: it was due to start just hours after war was declared.


Blogging conductor updates Elgar's quest for mythical beasts


One of our headline artists for Hereford 2015 shows off his skill in Wigmore Hall lunchtime recital


Vocal ensemble Voces8, who will be making their Three Choirs Festival debut in Hereford this summer, have launched  a new album, Lux [Decca Classics 478 8053].


House of Lords reception celebrates 300 years of Three Choirs Festival


The story of Hereford Cathedral organist Percy Hull's time as a WW2 prisoner-of-war is to be told by his successor Geraint Bowen on BBC Midlands TV.


Several of the artists who will be performing at the Hereford Three Choirs Festival this summer have been nominated for BBC Music magazine awards for CD recordings released in 2014.


Voice Trials for boys aged 6-9 will take place on 23 January


Hereford Cathedral's William Fox to be organ scholar at Magdalen College Oxford


Hereford Three Choirs Festival has launched a new choral composition competition in association with Hereford Cathedral Voluntary Choir and Novello Publishers.


Full details of our 300th festival will be announced in the spring.


HRH The Prince of Wales President of the Three Choirs Festival Association, attended our perfomance of Elijah on Monday 25 July