Concerts:
2020
 
 
In Sacred Spaces :
Choral Evensong (Christ Church Oxford)
The choir are delighted to have been invited to sing Choral Evensong on the Feast of the Epiphany, Monday 6 January 2020. Please note that the advertised service time is 6:00pm, but the service does not begin...
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(Indefinitely Postponed) Beethoven : Missa Solemnis
To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven, the choir and joined by four virtuoso soloists and orchestra to perform his undisputed masterpiece - the Missa solemnis (1819-23). Beethoven composed the Missa Solemnis for the enthronement of his friend and pupil Archduke Rudolph...
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(Cancelled) Bach : St John Passion
The choir are delighted to have been invited by English Touring Opera to take part in a performance of Bach’s St John Passion at Royal & Derngate. Following the overwhelming success of ETO’s earlier Bach tours, this evening will present the St John Passion in an immersive and semi-staged...
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(Cancelled) Bruckner : Mass in E Minor & Motets
One of Bruckner’s most remarkable works, the Mass in E minor (1866-82) was composed for the dedication of the votive chapel in the (then) new Linz Cathedral. It is composed for the unusual combination of eight-part chorus and fifteen wind instruments; indeed the choice of wind instruments is itself...
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In Sacred Spaces :
Choral Evensong (Southwell Minster)
The choir are delighted to have been invited to sing Choral Evensong at Southwell Minster on the eve of St Luke’s Day. The service begins at 5:30pm. As St Luke is physicians and surgeons, and is commonly...
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The Great Oratorios 1/3 - Handel : Messiah
The German composer George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) composed Messiah in 1741 and it remains his best-known work, with its famous "Hallelujah Chorus" performed by choirs the world over. With what other piece could we sing to start our next concert series The Great Oratorios...
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Be Merry! : Carols for All
The Northampton Bach Choir are delighted to extend a welcome to Adele Hudson and Rushden Town Band for their second concert together, following their critically-acclaimed performance of Berlioz’s Grande Messe des Morts in June 2019...
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