Concert Preview – Bach’s St Matthew Passion

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Watch: New documentary on Jonathan Dove’s ‘Psalms for Leo’

The Bach Choir, working with production company Jam Flicks and Somayeh Jafari, looks ahead to the world premiere of Jonathan Dove’s ‘Psalms for Leo’.

Concert Preview – Berlioz Te Deum / Dupré Cortège et Litanie – Tues 10 June 2014

Assistant Conductor Philip Scriven looks ahead to our concert at the Royal Festival Hall on 10 June, when he will be putting the refurbished organ through its paces.

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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.