Tag Archives: Messiah

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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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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Messiah Memories

by Simon Lindley It remains one of life’s profound mysteries that Messiah is widely regarded as the sacred work to perform during, or even slightly before, Advent in preparation for Christmas. But that is how things are! A comparatively small … Continue reading

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