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Our next concert, 24 March in St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham


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Archbishop Bernard Longley will be our guest reader of John Donne’s Holy Sonnets

 

The Archbishop is himself something of a musician, having trained at The Manchester School of Music, and in recent years has regularly come to our concerts so we’re delighted that he will be taking part in this lovely programme of Tudor music and poetry.

 

 

Archbishop Bernard Longley

 

Record numbers of singers for the Come & Sing!

 

Thank you to all who came and helped to make this such a success.

 

Put next years date in your diary now !  Sat  2 Feb 2019. Details to follow shortly

 

Approx. 240 singers joined 60 singers from Birmingham Bach Choir for a tremendous workshop session on the Mozart:Requiem directed &  inspired by Paul Spicer.

This was followed by a complete informal ‘performance’ to a small gathering of appreciative friends & family .

Our accompanist was Alex Mason. Members of Birmingham Bach Choir took the solo parts: Emily Carew-Gibbs (sop), Hilda Webb (alto), Gareth Thomas (tenor), Philip Bellshaw (bass)

Paul Spicer rehearses soloists Emily & Gareth

As usual there was an abundance of home made cakes for the tea break, and a wonderful selection of hampers as raffle prizes

Busy selling raffle tickets

 

Get your Quiz Heads on !

 

Sat 17th March

St Peter’s Church Hall, Harborne

 

We are holding a fun fund-raising quiz night.

Tickets £8 each incl refreshments.

Tables of 8 (or just join a team)

Tickets are selling fast so do reserve your places now

Contact  0121 258 2956

 

 

 Our thanks to The Bayfield Trust

 

The Bayfield Trust are supporting us with a financial donation for which we are very grateful.

 

 

Welcome to new alto: Jane Eminson

 

Jane successfully auditioned Feb 2018 after sitting in on a few rehearsals.

She will be singing her first concert with the choir 24 March.

 

 

New alto: Jane Eminson

 

"I am originally from Scunthorpe but have lived in the Black Country for over 30 years. Having just retired from my career as a senior NHS manager I now have time for more music and am delighted to have been accepted by the Birmingham Bach Choir. Musically, my main passion is the flute which I play in the Birmingham Philharmonic and Wolverhampton Symphony Orchestras but I have sung all my life in a variety of choirs including Wolverhampton Chamber Choir. Music also features large in our family life; my husband Peter Morris is Director of Music at St. Peter’s Collegiate Church Wolverhampton (although retiring after Easter) as well as conductor of Wolverhampton Symphony Orchestra and Walsall Borough Organist."

 

Jane

 

 

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