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Bach – B Minor Mass

March 31, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Our performance of the Bach ‘Mass in B Minor’ at Southwark Cathedral will take place on Thursday 31st March 2022.  We will be joined by the New London Orchestra and the same wonderful line-up of soloists as originally planned for March 2020.

Tickets already purchased for this concert will remain valid for the rescheduled date. However, if you cannot attend on the new date, or you wish to return your ticket for any other reason, please do get in touch.

We are looking forward to enjoying this wonderful piece of music with you next year.

JS Bach’s choral masterpiece, set in the spectacular surroundings of Southwark Cathedral: an evening not to miss, according to Ronald Corp OBE, director of both The London Chorus and the New London Orchestra, and conductor for this concert.

Ron adds: “We’ll never know exactly why JS Bach put this extraordinary Mass together – but it is certainly a showpiece for choral excellence, bringing together pieces with both high church and secular roots from across his lifetime’s work.

“A towering masterpiece, the Mass in B Minor is one of the hardest pieces to bring off in performance – particularly for the chorus who not only need reserves of stamina but also tackle a huge number of notes, requiring lots of concentration and rehearsal time.

“But it is all well worth it. Bach’s writing is supreme, carrying the listener to a different level. Bach wrote ‘To the glory of God’ at the end of each of his manuscripts and you can tell that this piece was indeed written, very much, to the glory of God.”

Delivered by London’s most versatile choir and respected soloists, this promises to be a sublimely uplifting evening. There will be an interval during the concert.

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Details

Date:
March 31, 2022
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Venue

Southwark Cathedral
Southwark Cathedral
London, SE1 9DA United Kingdom
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