Tag Archives: Bach

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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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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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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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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Rising stars move mountains to sing Bach in hometown Sheffield

Sheffield Telegraph 5 April 2018 Booking musicians with growing national reputations is difficult; getting them a second time following a postponement is well-nigh impossible – but not when they are committed to singing in their hometown! Rising stars Anna Harvey … Continue reading

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