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Online performance of St John Passion

You may like to know that English Touring Opera are putting on a ‘live’ online performance of the piece we have been rehearsing, Bach’s St John Passion, tomorrow, Easter Sunday, 1t 4pm on YouTube. Worth a watch?

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Rehearsals suspended with immediate effect

In the light of the prime minister’s briefing on Monday 16th March, rehearsals have been suspended, effective immediately, until we are advised that it is safe to continue. The performance of the St Passion has been deferred until March 2021, … Continue reading

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Diary dates (rehearsals, concerts, etc), updated 18 Mar 2020

Rehearsals are currently suspended until we are notified that it is safe to recommence. Once we do so, it is planned to rehearse every Monday until 7th December inclusive, except for: Monday, April 13th (Easter Monday) Monday, May 25th Mondays July … Continue reading

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Recordings and Video Highlights now available

There are now CDs available of both our most recent concerts. You can buy them for £7.99 online or, by buying in bulk through Jay, we can get the price down to as little as £5.25 per copy, depending on … Continue reading

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Upcoming musical events

You may like to be aware of some forthcoming concerts, workshops and singing schools.

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Gift Aid Declaration Form

If you are have chosen to gift aid your payment of fees – thank you! If you haven’t completed a Gift Aid Declaration Form recently, or if your circumstances have changed, could you please download the form here, complete, and … Continue reading

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St John Passion – a recording for purchase

Andrew would like us to borrow or at least listen to the Crouch End Festival Chorus recording of the St John Passion, by way of preparation for our concert at Chichester Cathedral in the Spring next year. Perhaps if you … Continue reading

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Background to Bach’s St John Passion

Choir members and audiences may be interested in this piece by our own Eric Cooke, which gives a very interesting feel for the way in which Bach’s profound Christian faith informed his authorship of the music we are singing: StJohn … Continue reading

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