Sligo Orpheus Choir was founded in 1975 to continue Sligo’s fine reputation in choral singing. The Choir has established itself as the foremost choir in the North West for the quality of its performance and its range of programming.building upon a tradition that combines musical excellence with creativity and innovation  .The choir has performed  at the National concert hall Has sung Haydn’s Creation with the English Festival Orchestra  at the Royal Albert Hall .The Orpheus and has performed most of the major Oratorios with Ireland’s foremost conductors and orchestras and has made many successful T.V. appearances, Our extensive and varied repertoire range from a Capella to the mainstream choral repertoire.We have in recent years completed a short concert tour’s of France 2015 and Iceland 2017 to wide acclaim.

We  host  Open Night’s each May and Sept.  during which anyone is welcome to come and join our rehearsal and enjoy the experience.  



  • Handel’s Messiah
  • Haydn’s Creation
  • Mendelssohn’s Elijah
  • Vivaldi’s Gloria
  • Mozart’s Requiem in D minor
  • Mozart’s coronation mass
  • Schubert Mass in D
  • Gounod Messe Solennelle (Sainte -Cecile}
  • Gabriel Faure Requiem in D minor op 48
  • Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana
  • Proms at the Model
  • Remembrance Day concert
  • Saint Saen Requiem 40th Anniversary concert
  • Music for a Summers Evening (John Rutter)
  • The choir has competed at many festivals throughout Ireland winning major awards at Sligo and Chester. Lighter works are also performed from time to time concerts with the band of An Garda Siochana and the Band of the Western Command
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