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May 2017 concert
May 2017 concert


The Edinburgh Bach Choir is delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen Doughty as our new Musical Director.  Stephen has taken up post with the Choir on 1 April 2017.  Stephen read Music at the University of Edinburgh before graduating with a Master’s Degree from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow, in 1997.  Read more about Stephen Doughty here.


JOIN US!  We’re always looking for new singers.

The Edinburgh Bach Choir rehearses in central Edinburgh on Tuesday
normally from 7.15pm – 9.30pm with a short break. 

We will be holding Open Rehearsals at the beginning of  January when you can come along, join in the singing and see what you think.

If you’d like more information about the Open Days and the Choir
and how to join us, please contact the Choir Secretary for more details.

The Choir performs three concerts a year with up to 100 singers. Some of the highlights of our Programme for 2017 – 2018:

Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms and Missa Brevis

J S Bach – B Minor Mass

Pachelbel – Magnificat

Barber – Agnus Dei

Rathbone – Gabriel’s Message

Stephen Doughty – Let it Snow

Cecilia McDowall – Christus Natus Est


Sunday 3 December 2017 – Advent and Christmas music including Doughty, Mcdowall, Whitbourn,  Rathbone and Dudley as well as a selection of Carols

Saturday 24 March 2018 – Spring Concert – music to celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s 100th Anniversary

Saturday 9 June 2018 – Summer Concert – Bach Mass in B Minor


Want to hear what we sound like?  Listen to our audio samples taken from some recent performances.

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