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March 2017

LBS Bach Friends

LBS Bach Friends Want to join us? We hope that you are enjoying your visit to our website and through the various pages are getting to know what we do. Since launching our personal donor scheme in 2013 we have enlisted over 60 Bach Friends who support what we do each year. Join us today and help support [...]

LEGACY GIVING TO LBS

Legacy Giving to London Bach Society Legacies received have enabled the Society to continue to thrive and, equally, are a fond remembrance of you, your generosity and forethought. We invite you to visit our Legacy Giving page and download the brochure that will guide you towards making the London Bach Society a beneficiary in your Will….The [...]

What is it about Bach’s Passions?

Bach at Passiontide Music organisations across the land and overseas, in towns, cities, in local churches and on international concert hall stages will be eagerly anticipating their performances of a surviving Passion composed nearly 300 years ago now.  The 17th and 18th century Lutheran congregation expected to hear a musical setting of Christ’s Passion and Crucifixion performed in the context of the Liturgy [...]

Concert Listings – Our policy

Concert Listings – Our policy We are receiving an ever-increasing volume of requests to provide free listings or engage in reciprocal marketing for one-off Bach concerts or designated series, festivals and on-going projects, so it will be helpful to Promoters to know about our policy. For our reciprocal marketing policy, please go to the Contact & Governance page. [...]

Orgelbüchlein Project update

From William Whitehead and his Orgelbüchlein Project To celebrate the LBS 70th Anniversary last November, William Whitehead gave the world première of a specially commissioned chorale prelude from leading British composer Diana Burrell. The commission was generously donated by LBS Council Chairman Richard Jones and was the LBS contribution to William’s imaginative project to complete [...]

The Musicians Chapel honours LBS Founder Paul Steinitz

Paul Steinitz to be inscribed in the Book of Remembrance LBS founder-conductor Paul Steinitz is among this year’s distinguished musicians to be honoured in the Book of Remembrance that has been created and maintained since 1957 by the Friends of the Musicians Chapel, St Sepulchre-without-Newgate, in the City of London. The annual Service of Thanksgiving for those newly inscribed [...]