first concert in the church on Palm Sunday that year.
The choir, under the Musical Direction of
Lee Dunleavy, performs two or three concerts in
St Matthew’s each year; news of their concert season can
be found at the
Northampton Bach Choir's website
The church also plays
host to many other groups of both local and national
recognition on a regular basis. These include The
Swarbrick Singers, the Northampton Chamber Choir and
Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust
ensembles, as well as a number of professional
ensembles. In September 2011
BBC Radio 3 broadcast Choral Evensong from St Matthew’s
featuring the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge and
including some of St Matthew’s musical commissions.
all forthcoming musical events at St Matthew’s can be
The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge in concert
24 September 2017 -
Stephen Cleobury (1971-1974) returns to St
Matthew’s to conduct one of the world’s best known
choral groups. The concert is preceded by Solemn Choral
Evensong sung by the Choir of St Matthew’s Church at
Tickets: £7.50 - £20.00 (Tickets
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Matthew's Church is wheelchair accessible and there is a
toilet suitable for all mobility needs in the Church.
There is plenty of on-street parking around the church,
but please allow sufficient time to park your car. If
you have any other queries regarding the concert please
(Photo: Kevin Leighton | King's College, Cambridge)