The Yorkshire Philharmonic Choir is a Registered Charity (No 1123716) and Private Company Limited by Guarantee. Its Governance, Objects, Administration and Membership requirements are detailed in the Memorandum And Articles of YPC Ltd.
The Yorkshire Philharmonic Choir was founded in 1953 and is now established as one of the premier choirs in the North of England. It is based in Wakefield and currently has over ninety members.
The Choir usually gives five concerts a year with the main venue being Wakefield Cathedral. Other venues have included Leeds and Dewsbury Town Hall’s and The Venue at Leeds College of Music.
In recent years the choir has appeared on BBC Radio and Television, Classic FM and has made two commercial CD recordings. There have been two foreign tours, and regular performances with top class orchestras and internationally known artists.
Under the dynamic leadership of its conductor, Dr. Andrew Padmore, the choir continues to enhance its reputation and widen its repertoire to include early music, classical, jazz & contemporary music which continues to build audiences.