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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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The Armed Man : Workshop Success

Following our recent workshop with John Rutter CBE, our own Musical Director directed our 2017 biennial “Come and Sing” day, this time tacking Sir Karl Jenkins’ “The Armed Man: a Mass for Peace”. With over 250 singers, and ensemble of ten instrumentalists, and an audience of just short than 100, the hall at our host venue, Northampton High School, was full to bursting (indeed, we ran out of chairs, meaning the last few members of the audience ended up perched on the edge of the stage)! In the space of just a few short hours of rehearsal, Lee and accompanist Ivan covered the whole work, and within the course of the afternoon the work was ready for performance.

250 voices raising the roof

Many, many thanks again to the Bach Choir for hosting another very successful Come and Sing event, which was hugely enjoyable! Thank you for your hard work in all the arrangements and with your co-helpers to make a very well organised event, which ran like clockwork!

We have already received a number of notes of thanks from the singing participants and audience members, not just about the fabulous musical performance, but also on how smoothly the choir managed to organise such a large number of singers, accommodating their particular needs, and keeping them well supplied with refreshments throughout the day.

Conductor and Accompanist at break time
 
Ensemble Rehearsal

Please pass on our huge thanks to your Musical Director, Lee, who was both entertaining and educative – always a winning combination. He and the accompanist made the rehearsals enormous fun and I hope you were all pleased with the performance at the end of the day.

Details of the next “Come and Sing” day will be posted early in 2018 – it will be a very exciting one indeed. Keep an eye on the website for more information!