Patron: Lesley Garrett CBE

Polymnia is a chamber choir of twenty-four voices based in the Milton Keynes area. The choir was formed in 2006, and is named after the Greek muse of sacred song. We sing a very wide variety of music to a high standard, under the musical direction of John Byron. Read an independent review of our summer 2016 concert here.

We have just returned from Prague, where we gave a concert in Prague Cathedral to over 600 people. In 2016 we went to Italy, where we sang in the prestigious Mantova Chamber Festival. In 2015 and 2016 we were selected by Tenors Unlimited to support them on stage at The Stables in Wavendon.  In 2015 we also sang the national anthems of Fiji and Uruguay in front of a packed Stadium MK (and TV audience) at the Rugby World Cup.

In 2014 we toured Southern Spain, where we had the rare privilege of giving a concert in Granada cathedral and sang in the amazing acoustic of the caves at Nerja.

2016 was our tenth anniversary, and we performed a gala concert in October with world renowned soprano Lesley Garrett.  She said we were … “one of the best choirs I have ever sung with….  Polymnia are a really super choir and I enjoyed every moment of music making with them”. She has since become our Patron.

To hear us on YouTube, scroll down this page to find the links.

Our album Sacred Choral Music is now available on itunes and amazon

Polymnia is affiliated to Making Music.

Forthcoming Events

Saturday 10th November, 7.45 pm: In Remembrance; a commemoration of the centenary of the Great War in choral music. Church of Christ the Cornerstone, Milton Keynes

Saturday 1st December, 6pm: Christmas concert with MKCO strings. Church of St Peter and St Paul, Newport Pagnell

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Memories of Prague

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Who were those mad people singing “Good King Wenceslas” on a boat on the river Voltava in the middle of the summer?

Polymnia tracks now available on itunes

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Our album “Sacred Choral Music” is now available to buy on itunes, at £7.99 for the album or 79p for individual tracks. Click here:

April concert programme

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Here is the list of choral gems for our concert on 14th April: Weelkes         Hosanna Tallis               Salvator Mundi Byrd     …

Tickets available for 14 April 2018 concert

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To buy tickets online for our Treasury of English Choral Music concert in Stony Stratford please click the button below.