The Great Oratorios - Haydn - The Creation
"When I think of God, I can write only cheerful music" said Joseph Haydn. So when he turned to the greatest story of all time, his imagination simply bubbled over. The Creation is filled with sparkling melodies, blockbuster choruses and a joyous, generous spirit that finds room for both angels...
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In Sacred Spaces :
Choral Evensong (Southwell Minster)
The choir were due to sing Choral Evensong in Southwell Minster in Autumn 2020, but the Covid-19 situation led to the booked date being rescheduled to May 2021. We will be singing on the eve of Trinity Sunday, and the choir are...
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In Sacred Spaces
Choral Evensong (Lincoln Cathedral)
The choir’s Cathedral visit in 2021 will be their first to Lincoln Cathedral, and will be their twelfth different Cathedral visited to sing Choral Evensong since 2011. The visit falls just after the Church marks Trinity Sunday...
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The Great Oratorios - Mendelssohn - Elijah
The composer’s masterpiece has been one of Britain’s most popular choral works for more than 170 years. Uplifting and dramatic, it has been a firm favourite of choral societies since it premiered at Birmingham Town Hall in 1846, and it is therefore truly remarkable that, whilst the Northampton Bach...
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The Great Oratorios - Handel : Messiah
The German composer George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) composed Messiah in 1741 and it remains his best-known work, with its famous "Hallelujah Chorus" performed by choirs the world over. With what other piece could we sing to start our next concert series The Great Oratorios...
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Be Merry! : Carols for All
The Northampton Bach Choir are delighted to extend a welcome to Adele Hudson and Rushden Town Band for their second concert together, following their critically-acclaimed performance of Berlioz’s Grande Messe des Morts in June 2019...
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