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Mass in B minor

Autumn 2017

Johann Sebastian Bach

One of his last compositions, Bach’s Mass in B minor is regarded as one of the greatest works in musical history.
Autumn 2017

Participating Choirs

Saffron Hall

Granta Chorale

All Saints Notting Hill

Skolia Choir
Vauxhall Primary School

Rochester Cathedral

The Choristers and Lay Clerks of Rochester Cathedral Choir

Firth Hall

Sheffield SongMakers Choir

Exeter Cathedral

Schola Exe
St Peter’s Preparatory School

Blackburn Cathedral

The Renaissance Singers of Blackburn Cathedral

Lancaster Priory

Lancaster Priory Bach Singers

Lichfield Cathedral

Lichfield Cathedral Chamber Choir Stone Choral Society
Cantiamo Chamber Choir Staffordshire County Chorus
The Small Schools Multi Academy Trust St. Michael’s Primary School Choir Cantorum Choir


Programme Notes

A setting of the complete Ordinary of the Latin Mass. Completed in 1749; first full performance given by Karl Riedel in Leipzig in 1859

Edition: Bärenreiter new revised version