Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir is for young people aged 13-18 from in and around Liverpool, and performs throughout the year at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and across the region.
The Youth Choir regularly performs with Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir including in the popular Spirit of Christmas concerts at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. The Youth Choir’s repertoire covers a wide variety of musical styles including classical, jazz, folk, and world music, with new commissions and collaborations regularly being performed by the choir.
The Youth Choir has been recognised as one of the top choirs at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod in previous years, and in July 2014 the Choir’s Director, Simon Emery, was awarded with the prize for the Most Inspiring Conductor.
In 2013 the Youth Choir performed at the BBC Proms alongside Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall in The Big Proms Bear Hunt with Michael Rosen, and in July 2014, the choir performed James MacMillan’s Little Mass with Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and choir. In 2012 the Youth Choir were invited to perform at the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics which was broadcast live to a worldwide audience of over 900 million people.