THE singers and players of Liverpool Bach
Collective will be celebrating the end of their currents season with a concert
Summer Baroque, in St Faith's Church, Crosby, L22 4QQ, on Sunday, 2 July 2017,
Usually, the Collective performs as part of Sunday Evensong in 1 of
Merseyside's many Churches, and this will be its 1st ever concert performance.
The programme will include:- Vivaldi's Concerto for Oboe, Violin and Organ, and
his Bassoon Concerto, the popular Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by Handel,
Dido's Lament by Henry Purcell, Monteverdi's scintillating Beatus Vir and
choruses, duets and solos from Bach's cantatas. Admission will be by programme,
available at the door for ₤10 (concessions ₤7).
The 12 singers of the Collective will be
joined by 16 instrumentalists, playing:- trumpet, recorder, flute, oboe,
bassoon, violin, viola, cello, harpsichord and organ. The music will be directed
by Philip Duffy. Liverpool Bach Collective was founded four years ago, and each
month it performs 1 of Bach's 200 cantatas as part of Sunday Evensong in a
church around Merseyside. To date it has performed 29 cantatas in 18 different
churches, from Hightown to Rainhill and Ince Blundell to Birkenhead. The
ensemble continues to gather a following of interested listeners.