Richard Popplewell (1935-2016) – Accompanist to The Bach Choir 1966-1978

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The Bach Choir Voices sing at Royal Wedding

The Bach Choir were very proud to be invited to take part in the wedding of Alexandra Knatchbull and Thomas Hooper at Romsey Abbey last Saturday. The bride (great-granddaughter of…

Lights, Stories, Noise, Dreams, Love, and Noodles

Lights, Stories, Noise, Dreams, Love, and Noodles – this mouthful of a title signalled the Outreach Project’s most ambitious undertaking yet. The theme of London inspired jazz composer Will Todd…


Earlier this year The Bach Choir announced an exciting new initiative – a composers’ competition. Composers were invited to submit a piece for adult choir, children’s choir and an ensemble of…

‘Brilliant’ children’s concert

‘London’ – The Bach Choir Outreach Project concert on Friday 17th June was described as ‘brilliant’ by composer Will Todd and proved a fitting season finale for our 2016/16 season.…

Primary school teachers join David Hill for conducting workshop

On 18th May 2016 David Hill was joined by fifteen primary school teachers for a morning workshop on teaching and conducting young singers. It was an informal, interactive morning during…


Seven Seeds, created by pupils from 63 schools, received the Learning & Participation prize at the recent Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards. Seven Seeds was a three-year music project which…

The Board of Trustees of The Bach Choir appoints a new Chair

The Bach Choir has appointed Katharine Richman as its new Chair, with effect from 26 April 2016.  Katharine takes over from Paul Cutts who stood down

Musicians queue up to congratulate The Bach Choir on 140 years of music-making!

Musicians have been taking time out of their busy schedules to mark The Bach Choir’s 140th anniversary year with a series of short videos.  Tributes have been

The Bach Choir announces competition for composers of any age

The Bach Choir is pleased to announce a composers’ competition.  Composers of any age are invited to submit an original work for adult SATB choir, children’s choir and

Richard Popplewell (1935-2016) – Accompanist to The Bach Choir 1966-1978

The Bach Choir is saddened to learn of the death on 22 March 2016 of Richard Popplewell.  He was 80.  Richard was accompanist to The Bach Choir