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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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Messiah on the Move on Monday 2nd!

Sheffield Bach Choir’s December presentation of Handel’s “Messiah” (as usual, a complete rendition, from “cover to cover” as we say in Yorkshire) moves this year to the City’s Victoria Hall Methodist Mission just opposite the stage door of the Crucible … Continue reading

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Musicians Muster for Centenary

Musicians from all over the North of England and further afield head for Sheffield on Saturday 23 November, the weekend of the centenary of the birth of Benjamin Britten in Aldeburgh in 1913, for a gala concert of British Music … Continue reading

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St Nicholas comes early this year

Please do circulate this flier about our Britten concert. You can’t make a horse drink, but if you don’t take it to the water, it can’t drink even if it’s thirsty.* (* if that’s too cryptic, try this: If you … Continue reading

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Messiah’s a flier

Please do download fliers for this year’s messiah, and send it to your friends – or anyone else you think might come along! SBS_A6flyer_Messiah_print-ready_front SBS_A5flyer_Come&Sing_print-ready_front

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2012 website info

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. We had about 9,000 views in 2012. Click here to see the complete report.

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Messiah to Messiah

After a sell-out Messiah at the Cathedral, lavishly praised by critic Bernard Lee (see ‘reviews‘), the singalong Messiah at Dore Parish Church on 17th December 2012 was another sell-out, and lots of fun. Best mulled wine so far this season, … Continue reading

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Organ recital

A great evening of organ music was enjoyed by an appreciative audience at the Beacon Methodist Church on September 13th when Dr Lindley perfumed what is becoming an annual recital. The Bach Society would like to extend their thanks to … Continue reading

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More B Minor Mass

Some more interesting links about the B Minor Mass. HISTORY OF THE B MINOR MASS and for the techies amongst you: http://www.bach-cantatas.com/Vocal/BWV232.htm  

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If you missed…

If you missed the St Peter’s Singers performance of the B Minor Mass in Halifax last week (read all about it here http://www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/lifestyle/the-guide-arts-and-entertainment/reviews/choir-does-justice-to-bach-s-greatest-hits-compilation-1-4313559) then you will definitely want to hear Simon Lindley conducting the Sheffield Bach Society in Sheffield Cathedral on … Continue reading

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