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2022

1 March 2022
Song for Ukraine
21 February 2022
#22for22 Update
7 February 2022
The Armed Man

2021

16 December 2021
#22for22 is launched
4 December 2021
Christmas is Back! with a brassy bang!
6 November 2021
714 Days... Back in Concert
27 October 2021
660 Days... We're Back
4 October 2021
Annual General Meeting
1 August 2021
2021/22 Season Launched
7 June 2021
Expanding the Canon
18 May 2021
Live Singing started ... stopped
17 May 2021
Fridays and the Future
14 April 2021
Virtual Video
12 April 2021
Summer in the Alps
26 March 2021
Fridays at Four - Spring Done
9 March 2021
International Women's Day
22 February 2021
Cooking up a Feast
12 February 2021
Centenary Classics
11 January 2021
Classical Classics

2020

31 December 2020
Christmas Choral Alphabet
17 December 2020
Christmas Singing and Quiz
4 December 2020
Experts - Angel, Nun, and Priest
2 November 2020
Concerto for Ten
22 October 2020
Virtual AGM
14 September 2020
How can I keep from singing?
7 September 2020
An Angel, a Nun, and a Red Priest
29 August 2020
Choral Alphabet reaches 3000
27 July 2020
Virtual Quiz Time
1 July 2020
Our MD begins with RLSBC
8 June 2020
Howells in Lockdown
9 March 2020
Committee Changes
9 January 2020
New Appointment for our MD
6 January 2020
Choral Evensong in Oxford

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New Season – New Members

Tonight we welcomed for the first time twelve new members who were successful at last Saturday's audition day.

Northampton Bach Choir in Rehearsal

Our principal venue, St Matthew's Church, is the largest venue in the Town, but it nevertheless presents challenges with performance space, and although we minimise the size of our accompanying orchestras as much as possible, we are simply unable to accommodate more than 115 singers on stage at any one time; we therefore have to limit the choir to a membership of 130 (which allows for a small number of absences at each concert). For over a year we have been at maximum capacity, so we were delighted to be able to hold our audition day, and our twelve new members were selected from nearly thirty applicants. This brings the membership of the choir up to 126 – we have kept a small number of vacancies for tenors and basses (all of our thirty applicants were either sopranos or altos!), so that a good balance between parts can be achieved.

Some of our New Members

Pictured above are eight of our new members at this evening's rehearsal, as preparations continue for our Haydn at Christmas concert on Saturday 5 December.