The Bach Choir and Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra join forces for a third time

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Review of our Hong Kong St Matthew Passion concerts

‘The Bach Choir featured both beautiful tone and diction.  All the contrapuntal sections were clear, the words convincing.’ (South China Morning Post)


In the last of his blogs, Paul Cutts reflects on the extraordinary final leg of The Bach Choir’s tour – performances of Bach’s St Matthew Passion in Hong Kong. If…

China Tour Part 2: A Fine Romance

In the second instalment of our official tour blog, our Chair Paul Cutts relives the sounds and sights of our stay in Hangzhou, including a collaboration with the city’s philharmonic orchestra.

China Tour Part 1: Shanghai Surprise

Our Chair Paul Cutts reflects on the choir’s first few days on tour to China and Hong Kong, including a successful first concert at the Oriental Art Centre, Shanghai.

The Bach Choir premieres works by Tavener and Chilcott in China

Soon after the final chords of Bach’s St Matthew Passion had faded from the Royal Festival Hall, 120 members of The Bach Choir flew out to Shanghai to start their…

Meet the Members: Sophie Timms (Alto)

In our first singer profile, Katharine Richman talks to first alto Sophie Timms to find out what it is about The Bach Choir that attracts London’s young singers.

Concert Preview – Bach’s St Matthew Passion

Dr John Stanton, trustee of The Bach Choir, looks ahead to our performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion this Sunday, and what makes it so special.

David Matthews’ Vespers now released

The Bach Choir’s latest recording collaboration with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, David Matthews’ Vespers, is released on Dutton Epoch.

The Bach Choir tenor Daniel Spring strikes the right note!

Daniel Spring, rowing expert and first tenor with The Bach Choir, is featured in the current issue of  Rowing and Regatta magazine.  Daniel, pictured centre, well-known in the rowing world…

The Bach Choir and Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra join forces for a third time

We are delighted to be joining forces once again with the exceptionally talented young musicians of Chetham’s Symphony Orchestra to perform Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius in the Royal Festival Hall in February.