bury  singing bach  since choir  1932
bury                                 singing bach                                 since  choir                                 1932

Fauré Requiem

with a selection of choral classics including music by Mozart and Elgar

Gabriel Fauré



Our Welcome Back concert!

Saturday 6 November 2021


(ends 9.20pm approximately)


The Apex, Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds


Alice Dix soprano

Ben Noble baritone              

Richard Cook organ

Anne Reece piano


Bury Bach Choir               

Philip Reed conductor


In this ‘Welcome Back’ concert, the Bury Bach Choir performs a mixed programme of sacred and secular music spanning 500 years, from the leading Tudor composer Thomas Tallis, through works by Mozart, Bruckner and Elgar, right up to the present day with music by Tavener and James MacMillan. Many of these pieces are among the choir’s favourites.


The main work to be featured is Fauré’s Requiem, an intimate and gentle response to the Latin Mass quite unlike those of Berlioz or Verdi. Consolation in bereavement is the composer’s goal in what has become his most popular work.


The programme, with its eternal themes of love, loss, consolation, and renewal, will resonate with listeners and performers alike, as we reflect on the period we have just lived through and begin to resume our usual activities.



All seats reserved

Booking opens 20 September 2021

Tickets £25, £20 and £15, plus Apex booking fee £1.50

Early booking discount £1 off all tickets booked by 30 September 2021 


Saturday 21 May 2022


Vivaldi Gloria and glorious Bach

St Edmundsbury Cathedral

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The Choir’s purpose is “to prepare and give public performances primarily of the core choral repertoire, using professional soloists and instrumentalists, to the highest possible standard”. 

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