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Happy Easter

Sheffield Bach Choir sends everyone best wishes in these strange and challenging times.  Click to open our Easter message

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Golden Anniversary concert a success

Dr Simon Lindley celebrated his 50th concert with Sheffield Bach Choir at their annual offering for the Broomhill Festival in St Mark’s Church on 22 June 2019. The audience enjoyed a lively evening in a programme that couldn’t have been more different … Continue reading

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Simon’s Golden date

Sheffield Telegraph Thursday 13 July 2019 Dr Simon Lindley always enjoys conducting Sheffield Bach Choir concerts, but is looking forward to their Broomhill Festival offering with special anticipation. ‘It will be my 50th concert with Sheffield Bach Choir’ explained Simon, … Continue reading

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Bach round the font

Visitors to Sheffield’s Anglican cathedral occasionally happen upon a rehearsal for that evening’s concert – but there’s an extra treat in store on Saturday 9 March 2019. Dr Simon Lindley will provide a short talk about Johann Sebastian Bach around … Continue reading

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Messiah raises record amount for charity

18 December 2018 The choir enjoyed an exceptionally successful performance of Messiah in Sheffield Cathedral on Monday 3 December 2018, with audience reporting it to be our ‘best ever’! Everyone appreciated the National Festival Orchestra’s confident rendition, and the power … Continue reading

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Messiah – reflections by Simon Lindley

1 December 2018, Dr Simon Lindley So pretty nigh universal has its use become, it is scarcely credible to think that the first vocal score of Watkins Shaw’s edition of Messiah only appeared as recently as sixty years ago. It … Continue reading

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Armed Man

The Choir is looking forward to singing The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins in Sheffield Cathedral on Saturday 17 November, with the National Festival Orchestra and soloists Nicola Hooke soprano, Hannah Mason mezzo soprano, Jeremy Dawson tenor and bass Thomas … Continue reading

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Chair’s 5th anniversary

22 October 2018 It’s five years this October since Chris Walker was elected as Chair of Sheffield Bach Choir – and he isn’t likely to forget the date! ’Our eldest daughter gave birth to our first grandchild Elizabeth a few … Continue reading

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Thomas plays Poulenc

Sheffield Telegraph 19 September 2018 Sheffield Bach Choir is thrilled that Thomas Corns, Director of Music at Sheffield Cathedral, will play at their ‘French Connection’ concert on 6 October. “I’m very much looking forward to playing Poulenc’s Concerto” said Thomas. … Continue reading

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Sheffielder’s family link to choir concert composer

JULIA ARMSTRONG Published: 17:10 Friday 01 June 2018 John Barnard, a keen mountain climber and skier living in Stannington, who is also researching his family history, is looking forward to hearing a rarely-performed Requiem composed by his grandma’s great-grandfather, to … Continue reading

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