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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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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.



2022-2023 Season


Our wonderful concert in Lewes on Saturday 25th March was sold out before the day! If you were not able to attend this concert, or would like to hear a repeat performance of the Brahms, why not come to  hear the choir perform "Ein Deutsches Requiem" in the beautiful setting of St Andrew's Church, Alfriston on Sunday 30th April at 2.30pm. Tickets are now available only from this website.

Do look at our new Programme Notes page, where we are excited to display excellent notes by Richard Wigmore, the well-known BBC R3 presenter.


Our Summer performance will be Purcell's "King Arthur" on Saturday 10th June at Lewes Town Hall.  


East Sussex Bach Choir now has its own youtube channel!  You can see interviews & musical clips including from our recent tour to Waldshut & rehearsals for Brahms Requiem at


East Sussex Bach Choir is currently seeking additional members to our tenor section. If you would like to be part of this process please get in touch by emailing us at


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

Further information can be found on the INFORMATION page


Sunday 30th April 

St Andrew's Church

Alfriston 2.30pm

Johannes Brahms: 

Ein Deutsches Requiem


Musical Director:

John Hancorn

Sofia Ticciati (Soprano)

Stephen Charlesworth


Claire Williams and Nancy Cooley (Piano duet)

Tickets £15 

(Accompanied under 16s free)

Tickets available only from:

Saturday 10th June

7pm Lewes Town Hall

Henry Purcell:

"King Arthur"



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