Music at the Museum: J.S.Bach, St.Matthew Passion (Highlights)

Cliffe Castle Museum

Sun 22 Mar 2020

Join us at Cliffe Castle Museum for a FREE performance by the Bradford Festival Choral Society on the 22nd March 2020. 2pm - 3pm

Sung in a new  English translation, Bach’s meditation on mortality, grief and redemption is extraordinarily moving and uplifting, and is hailed as the greatest setting of the Passion story in western music.

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Established in 1856, Bradford Festival Choral Society is one of the oldest and most exciting choirs in the North of England. Performing at least four concerts per year, we have a fascinating past and a vibrant future. Throughout our illustrious history we’ve worked with the outstanding musicians of the day including conductors Edward Elgar, Charles Parry, Charles Halle, Malcolm Sargent, David Willcocks, Richard Hickox and Peter Maxwell Davies and composer John Rutter; our soloists have included such legends as Kathleen Ferrier and Peter Pears. 

Admission is free and there is no need to book, just turn up and enjoy. 

There will be a collection at this performance for Manorlands Hospice, Keighley Road, Keighley.

Seating is limited and we do advise arriving early to ensure a seat if you require one.  You can also enjoy the music from the Balcony area of the Bracewell Smith Hall, however that is standing space only

Donation boxes can be found throughout the museum and your donations are always welcomed and appreciated.

Seating is limited and we do advise arriving early to ensure a seat if you require one.  You can also enjoy the music from the Balcony area of the Bracewell Smith Hall, however that is standing space only

If you would like to perform at one of our Music at the Museum events, please call us on 01535 618231

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