Oxford’s premier mixed voice choir

SING WITH THE OXFORD BACH CHOIR

We still have a few vacancies in the choir, and tenors are particularly welcome! Please contact our membership secretary, Pia, membership@oxfordbachchoir.org, and see our Join the Choir section below.  Auditions for new members will be held in week beginning 17th January.

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SPRING CONCERT OF ROSSINI, VAUGHAN WILLIAMS & MENDELSSOHN – TICKETS NOW ON SALE!

Tickets for our concert on Sunday 13th March in the Sheldonian Theatre are now on sale at https://www.ticketsoxford.com/events/rossini-stabat-mater

Rossini’s great setting of the Sabat Mater, will be paired with Vaughan Williams’s sensuous Serenade to Music.  A fabulous line of of soloists are accompanied by City of London Sinfonia, who also perform Mendelssohn’s ever-popular Hebrides Overture, better known as Fingal’s Cave.

Benjamin Nicholas conducts this Spring programme in our 125th Anniversary Season.

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WATCH OUR ONLINE CONCERT FROM THE SHELDONIAN THEATRE

Our concert of French choral music from the Sheldonian Theatre on Sunday 19th September can still be seen free at www.positivenote.co.uk/oxford-bach-choir. Oxford Bach Choir was conducted by Benjamin Nicholas, and Robert Quinney was the organist.  Rebecca McNaught (cello), Lila Chrisp (mezzo) and Ben Davies (bass) were soloists in Duruflé mid-20th century, Requiem.  The concert began with Fauré, Cantique de Jean Racine, and includes the Oxford Professor of Poetry, Alice Oswald, reading a sonnet by John Donne and reflecting on the impact of the pandemic.  This was a fundraising concert for Oxford hospitals.