WELCOME

We are East Sussex Bach Choir. Our aim is to perform a varied repertoire of baroque and renaissance works to a very high standard. We engage professional soloists and high-quality period players to bring experience and excellence to our performances. We follow the practice of ‘historically informed performance’, getting as close as possible to the composer’s original intention. While the choir’s repertoire certainly includes the works of JS Bach, it is by no means limited to these. 

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OUR PHILOSOPHY

We aim to benefit our members and the wider community through the performance of a varied repertoire, principally baroque, to a very high standard.
 

We aim to develop and improve our singing talent and enjoy the singing experience. 
 

We firmly believe that reward and effort go hand in hand. This is never truer than in choral singing.  Our standards and expectations in this respect are high.

OUR NEWS

East Sussex Bach Choir is pleased to announce that it is now able to return to socially distanced rehearsals, having rehearsed online over the past few months, during the current health situation. ESBC is also pleased to announce the appointment of Adam LeClercq as rehearsal accompanist.

The choir's future planned concerts are:

January 9th 2021

Bach Christmas Oratorio at Lewes Town Hall

Lenten Meditations to include Buxtehude Membra Jesu Nostri at St Peter's Church, Firle and St Anne's Church, Lewes (Dates in April to be announced).

May 2021 at Lewes Town Hall (Date to be announced)

Mozart Mass in C Minor

Haydn Te Deum

Further information will be posted on this website as soon as possible.

JOIN US

East Sussex Bach Choir is seeking new members. Strong singers in all voice parts, particularly tenors and basses, will be considered. We have an active policy of developing talent within our group. If you would like to be part of this process please get in touch.

We are particularly keen in recruiting young talent and fund places through bursary schemes.

Further information can be found on the INFORMATION page

OUR NEXT CONCERTS:

The following concerts are subject to alteration during the current Covid pandemic.

BACH

Christmas Oratorio (Cantatas 2 & 5)
Date: 9th January 2021

Venue: Lewes Town Hall

Times: To be confirmed

LENTEN MEDITATION

BUXTEHUDE: Membra Jesu Nostri

Anthems by Victoria, Schutz and Pergolesi

Dates  & times to be confirmed

Venue: St Anne's Church, Lewes

Venue: St Peter's Church, Firle

MOZART & HAYDN

Mozart Mass in C Minor

Haydn Te Deum

Date: May 2021 (Date & time to be confirmed.

Venue: Lewes Town Hall

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