Saturday 11 July, 4-6pm: Bach’s Magnificat and Mass in B Minor
Join John Hancorn and Richard Wigmore for this two-hour online workshop. John and Richard will look at the origins and cultural background of these magnificent works and explore the music in some detail, with recorded illustrations. You will then join in with several choruses.
The session costs £10 (plus booking fee) and tickets are available from Trybooking – click on the link below:
Saturday 11 July, Bach: https://www.trybooking.com/uk/SNQ
When you sign up you will receive details on how to join the Zoom online session and links for accessing the music on Youtube. If you have your own scores please do use them.
We look forward to seeing you at the workshop.
John Hancorn is music director of the BREMF Singers, Baroque Collective Singers, East Sussex Bach Choir and Eastbourne Choral Society. He leads workshops and masterclasses specialising in baroque repertoire including regular visits to Early Music Fora. He teaches at the University of Chichester and East Sussex Academy of Music and is a specialist examiner for Trinity Laban. https://www.johnhancorn.com
A former professional singer, Richard Wigmore works as a music writer, lecturer and broadcaster for BBC Radio 3. He writes for Gramophone, BBC Music Magazine and other journals, appears frequently on BBC Radio 3’s CD Review, is in demand for pre-concert talks at the South Bank, Wigmore Hall, King’s Place etc, and is a regular lecturer on Martin Randall Cultural Tours. His publications include Schubert: The Complete Song Texts and Pocket Guide to Haydn. http://wigmoresworld.co.uk
They can offer a wide range of repertoire including Handel’s Samson; Purcell anthems and Dido & Aeneas; Bach St John Passion, Magnificat, Mass in B minor. Please see John’s website for full details: https://www.johnhancorn.com/sing-and-discover/