Reflections on Bach’s B Minor Mass

Conductor Simon Lindley reflects on the B Minor Mass, its history and relationship with Yorkshire – yes, Arthur Sullivan conducted what is reputed to be the first complete performance of the mass in Britain (outside London) in Leeds in 1886. It’s thanks to Sullivan that the Mass is now so well known in Britain, and his excellent edition of the score is still in print. Read more in Simon’s reflections here

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