Archive for January, 2019

Bach’s St John Passion

13th January 2019, by Mark Lawrence

We have started rehearsing Bach’s marvellous St John Passion, which we will perform in Tewkesbury Abbey on Saturday 6th April.

Adrian Lucas

Our Musical Director, Adrian Lucas, writes:
‘The elegant sophistication of Bach’s music reached its peak in his two great settings of the passion – the story of Christ’s betrayal, imprisonment and crucifixion. While the St Matthew Passion is of truly massive scale in terms of resources and sheer length, the St John Passion is more modest in its conception, yet it contains some of the most beautiful and lyrical moments of his entire output. (more…)

Welcome to the Choir!

4th January 2019, by Mark Lawrence

We would like to wish you a happy New Year!

Our rehearsals for JS Bach’s marvellous St John Passion, sung in German, commence on Tuesday 8th January with a Welcome Rehearsal and we would be delighted to see you there if you think you might wish to join the choir. We look forward to our concert in Tewkesbury Abbey on Saturday 6th April.