Classical Classics :
Haydn, Mozart, and their contemporaries
In the Summer of 2021 we hope to commence our planned series The Great Oratorios with Mendelssohn’s Elijah, and continuing later that year with Handel’s Messiah. However, the present progress of the Covid-19...
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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)
In 2021 the choirs will visit two cathedrals for the first time to sing Choral Evensong - Southwell Minster and Lincoln Cathedral. This visit to Lincoln will be their twelfth different cathedral visit since 2011, and will feature the same...
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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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