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Edinburgh Bach Choir: Bach Concerts

Name:

Edinburgh Bach Choir

Location:

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Venues:

Greyfriars Kirk, central Edinburgh
St Cuthberts Church, Lothian Road, Edinburgh

Years:

The Edinburgh Bach Society: since 1989
Edinburgh Bach Choir: since 1910

Months:

3 concerts a year: before Christmas, before Easter and in the late Spring

Artistic Director:

MBE Neil Mantle

Ensembles:

Edinburgh Bach Choir (EBC)
Scottish Sinfonia

Website:

Edinburgh Bach Choir

History & Mission:

The Edinburgh Bach Choir performs three concerts a year with up to 100 singers: before Christmas, before Easter and in the late Spring. The EBC is accompanied by either Scottish Sinfonia or a professional chamber orchestra. The soloists are normally professionals.

One concert a year is usually dedicated to J.S. Bach. In addition the EBC has sung a wide repertoire in recent years, ranging from 16th to 20th century composers: Monteverdi to Constant Lambert, Byrd to Maurice Duruflé, Georg Frideric Handel to Igor Stravinsky.

Logo:

May 31, 2003
St John Passion

May 29, 2004
Handel - Pucell - Bach - Vivaldi

Mar 12, 2005
St Matthew Passion

Nov 26, 2005
Mass in B Minor

Dec 2, 2006
Christmas Oratorio

May 31, 2008
Magnificat, Cantatas nos 39 & 150, Mass no 2 in A

May 9, 2009
St John Passion

Dec 12, 2009
Christmas Oratorio: excerpts from Part 2

Dec 4, 2010
Jesu Meine Freude, Cantatas 1, 65 & 79, Brandenburg Concerto No.4

Mar 26, 2011
St Matthew Passion

Mar 24, 2012
Easter oratorio, Mass in G Major, Cantatas 4 & 6

Source: Edinburgh Bach Choir Website (All Posters by Barry Stamp of Copy Stop Edinburgh)

Prepared by Aryeh Oron (November 2009 - January 2012)

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