Callington Singers enter a new era

In August of this year the Musical Director and founder of the Callington Singers, Graham Williams, announced that after 37 years  he would be retiring. In October, the choir went on tour to Sicily and Graham conducted the choir for the final time in Palermo Cathedral. It was a very poignant occasion for all of us. Graham…

Singing Workshop with Free Cake!

The Callington Singers are running a singing workshop at St. Mary’s Church in Callington, on the 6th April. We warmly welcome you all to attend, either as singers or as a member of the audience for the final concert. In accordance with what is fast becoming a tradition with the Callington Singers, we will be…

Callington Singers Tour the Loire Valley

Between 28th May and 4th June, the Callington Singers are embarking on their bi-annual tour. We will be visiting Callington’s twin town of Guipavas in Brittany, to sing and celebrate our 35th anniversary with our twin choir ‘Chorale Chanterelle’.  We first sang in Guipavas in 1985 and the friendships made at that time are still…

Christmas Carols….

We are very pleased with our line up of Christmas events this year. We start on the 2nd December when we take part in the Victorian Christmas at Callington Pannier Market. Many choirs will be singing and there will be lots of gift and food stalls, our set is at 4pm. We love this event…

Truro Cathedral Lunchtime Concert

The Callington Singers are delighted to be invited back to Truro Cathedral to take part in their lunchtime concert series. We will be performing from 1pm on Saturday 21st October and it is completely free, so do come along and listen. Truro Cathedral is one of our favourite venues, we have sung there many, many…

Exeter Cathedral Lunchtime Concert

The Callington Singers will be returning to Exeter Cathedral to provide music for the Evensong and Eucharist services on the weekend of the 12th and 13th of August. We are really pleased to have also been invited to give a free lunchtime concert as part of our visit. The concert will take place in the…

Rediscovering Antonio Salieri

If you have heard of Antonio Salieri you will probably remember him from the film ‘Amadeus’ as the bitter old man, plagued by a rampant inferiority complex, whose jealousy of his contemporary Mozart eventually drove him insane. Like most good movie plots, this bears little resemblance to the reality. It is true that Salieri and Mozart…