Sunday 3 December 2006 in St Machar's Cathedral
Aberdeen Bach Choir, Musical Director Gordon Jack
April 2006 - 50th Anniversary Concert
Sunday 23 April 2006 in St. Machar's Cathedral
Aberdeen Bach Choir: Guest Conductor Graham Wiseman, Rehearsal Conductor
Aberdeen Sinfonietta: Leader - Brian Dargie
Ripieno Choir of St Margaret's School for Girls: Conductor - Drew Tulloch
J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion
Review by Alan Cooper
Past performances reviewed by local music critics:
It was in the final work, the Messe du Jubilé by Daniel-Lesur, that choir and organist came triumphantly together. This work was filled with magical and unusual choral effects which the singers took joyfully in their stride.
Alan Cooper (Aberdeen Press and Journal)
...an exciting performance of Haydn's Creation Mass, featuring more excellent orchestral playing and crisp, well-tuned singing from the choir. The male voices, hopelessly outnumbered numerically, deserve special congratulation for matching the volume of the ladies without forcing the vocal tone.
David Haggart (Aberdeen Press and Journal)
The choir sang with such inexhaustable power and joy it was easy
to be swept along in a wave of ravishing sound.
Roddy Philips (Evening Express)
The repertoire of the choir is comprehensive and varied and past recitals have included works such as:
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