The Royal British Legion: Christmas Celebration

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2nd April
Sun 11.00am

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St Matthew Passion

The Bach Choir’s annual performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion sung in English.

Please note there is a long lunch interval between Parts 1 and 2. Part 2 begins at 2.15pm

NB Due to unforeseen circumstances, Matthew Best has withdrawn from the role of Christ in our forthcoming performance of St Matthew Passion. He is replaced by Mark Stone.

Royal Festival Hall, London

Orchestra - Florilegium

Conductor - David Hill

Evangelist - Toby Spence

Christ - Mark Stone

Soprano - Sarah Tynan

Counter-tenor - Iestyn Davies

Tenor - Andrew Staples

Baritone - Roderick Williams

Choir - The Bach Choir


13th April 2017
Thu 7.30pm

Vasily Petrenko conducts Verdi’s Requiem

Vasily Petrenko takes to the podium to conduct Verdi’s momentous score.

Royal Festival Hall, London

Orchestra - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor - Vasily Petrenko

Soprano - Maija Kovalevska

Mezzo-soprano - Karen Cargill

Tenor - Saimir Pirgu

Bass - Alexander Vinogradov

Choir - The Bach Choir

6th May 2017
Sat 10.30am

Come and Sing Haydn: The Creation (in English)

A TRAINING DAY FOR CHORAL SINGERS. Haydn – The Creation (Novello edition) in English. Please bring your own copy, or you can hire one from us for £3.

David Hill leads us through Haydn’s Creation. Singers of all levels are welcome and members of The Bach Choir will be there to give support throughout the day, which concludes with an informal performance.


£20 (Students £5)
Audience tickets: £5
50% discount for The Bach Choir Friends

020 7127 9114

St Sepulchre-without-Newgate, Giltspur Street, Holborn, London, EC1A 2DQ

Conductor - David Hill

16th June 2017
Fri 6.30pm

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

The annual Bach Choir Outreach Concert featuring primary school children from central London schools singing alongside The Bach Choir.


Adults £10
Children / Students £3
Family ticket for up to three members £15

020 7127 9114

St John's, Smith Square, London

Choir - Children from the Bach Choir Outreach Project

Choir - The Bach Choir

29th June 2017
Thu 7.30pm

The Best of British – A Sea Symphony

James MacMillan: ‘Blow the trumpet in the new moon’ World premiere

Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor opus 85

Ralph Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony (Symphony No 1)

Royal Festival Hall, London

Orchestra - Philharmonia Orchestra

Soprano - Sally Matthews

Baritone - Roderick Williams

Cello - Raphael Wallfisch

Choir - The Bach Choir