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recent events in the Sheffield Bach Society

Keeping Music in Mind!

It has becoming increasingly clear that the arrangements for rehearsals and concerts in the last quarter of 2020 are continuing to be very uncertain, with a number of hugely significant factors still well in play in connection with the pandemic. … Continue reading

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Special good wishes to all Members and Friends

Sheffield Bach Choir sends everyone best wishes in these strange and challenging times.

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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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Memorable Mass in B minor

Saturday 7 March 2020 The John Dethick Memorial Concert The choir sings each of Bach’s most celebrated choral works in rotation every three years, and this year presented his choral masterpiece, the magnificent Mass in B minor as the 2019 … Continue reading

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Singalong Messiah moves to Norton

Monday 9 December 2019 This year the choir’s very popular Come and Sing Messiah moved to St James’ Church, Norton, Church Road S8 8JQ – and filled the church to capacity! The move to a new venue proved to be … Continue reading

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Mesmerising Messiah

Monday 2 December 2019 Sheffield Bach Choir’s annual performance of Messiah alongside the National Festival Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Simon Lindley, offered Sheffield music lovers a splendid opportunity to include a live performance of Handel’s wonderful oratorio in their Christmas preparations. The choir … Continue reading

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Bach awakes memories for Betty

21 October 2019 Sheffield Telegraph Betty Grimsley first got to grips with Bach’s Cantata ‘Sleeper’s Wake’ over 70 years ago and she’s really looking forward to hearing it again in a concert she is thrilled to be sponsoring. ‘I studied … Continue reading

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Bach Festival

A BACH FESTIVAL Saturday 16th November 2019, 7.30pm, Sheffield Cathedral The Bach Choir, conducted by Dr. Simon Lindley, presented Bach’s beautiful Christmas Oratorio on Saturday 16 November in Sheffield’s Anglican cathedral, along with the well-known Cantata Wachet auf, ruft uns die … Continue reading

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Beautiful Brahms

BRAHMS FESTIVAL CONCERT Saturday 5 October 2019, 7.30pm, Sheffield Cathedral On Saturday 5 October the Bach Choir presented a programme devoted to Brahms, featuring his magnificent German Requiem, the Academic Festival Overture and two beautiful motets. Rising Sheffield star Ella Taylor … Continue reading

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Family re-unite to sing in memorial concert

15 September 2019 Sheffield Telegraph Five members of one family will come together to sing the Brahms Requiem with Sheffield Bach Choir in Sheffield Cathedral on Saturday 5 October. Jane Ginsborg, Professor of Music Psychology at the Royal Northern College … Continue reading

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