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What is the Belfast Philharmonic Society?


The Belfast Philharmonic Choir is Northern Ireland's only symphonic choir, and will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2024/25

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The Phil is a charity and all donations go toward our mission to present great choral concerts with amateur singers and professional artists, to train and support young singers at all stages of their development, and to help secure the future of choral singing in Northern Ireland.


Upcoming Events

  • Handel Messiah

    Sat, 9 Dec 2023
    No Christmas would be complete without the majestic performance that is Handel’s Messiah. Still one of the best oratorios ever written, its impact and appeal never diminishes. If you’ve never ... more
  • The Magic of Christmas

    Thu, 21 Dec 2023
    This popular, magical concert returns to ease you into the festive spirit. An entertaining night for the whole family, enjoy an enchanting programme of Christmas and movie classics including White ... more
  • Come and Sing: Verdi Requiem Highlights

    Sat, 27 Jan 2024
    2024 marks 150 years since the first performance of Verdi’s Requiem in Milan on 22nd May 1874. It is one of the most frequently performed works in the classical canon ... more
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