Author Archives: Sabram

Rising stars come out for Mozart

Two leading ladies up and coming in the world of professional music take centre stage at Sheffield Bach Choir’s concert of music by Bach and Mozart on Saturday 7 November at Sheffield Cathedral. Clarinettist HELEN BYWATER is the soloists in … Continue reading

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The Bright Seraphim burns for Simon Lindley in the Bach Choir’s 65th season.

In the 65th year of its foundation, Sheffield Bach Choir, widely regarded as one of the finest such groups in Britain, present Handel’s Samson at St Mark’s, Broomhill on Saturday 17 October 2015 at 7.30. Samson is one of Handel’s … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 10,000 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading

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Celebrating the American way on June 21st at St Mark’s Church Broomhill

Truly can Sheffield Bach Choir’s upcoming Summer Concert be said to live up to the title Summer Time – An American Celebration! (writes Simon Lindley..) Although, alone among the three composers – Donald Hunt, Morten Lauridsen and John Rutter – … 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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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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