Bach Festival (July 2018)

                       THE 23RD ST ANNE’S BACH FESTIVAL:  6 to 29 JULY 2018

at St Mary-at-Hill Church, Lovat Lane, London EC3R 8EE

(nearest tube: Monument)

A feast of Baroque music showcasing the timeless genius of J S Bach
with a nod to Couperin in his 350th anniversary year


 FRIDAY 6 JULY at 13.05

Nicola Hands  oboe,  Jonathan Pease   piano

J S Bach:  Oboe Sonata in G minor, BWV 1030b
J S Bach:  Siciliano from Sonata in E flat, BWV 1031
CPE Bach:  Sonata in G minor
Couperin:  Concert Royale no. 1 and selected works from the Quatrieme livre de clavecin


FRIDAY 13 JULY at 13.05


Mark Gibbs, Sarah McCabe, Kesari Pundarika & Katherine Clarke  violas

Bach:  Chaconne from Partita No.2 in D minor, BWV 1004
Telemann:  Concerto in G for four violins, TWV 40:201
Bach:  Canzona in D minor, BWV 588  (arranged from the organ original by Stuart Whatton)


FRIDAY 20 JULY at 13.05


William Summers  baroque flute,  Diane Moore  baroque violin,
Ibrahim Aziz  viola da gamba, Yeo Yat-Soon  harpsichord   

Couperin:  Sonade from La Françoise
Couperin: Prelude in D minor, Prelude in E minor
J S Bach: Prelude in D minor, Prelude in E minor
Hotteterre:  Suite in G major for flute and basso continuo, Op. 2 no.2
J S Bach:  Allemande from 2nd Suite, BWV 1008
Couperin: Trio Sonata ‘La Visionnaire’

The Music Society AGM will be held after this concert, across the road
at the Church of St Margaret Pattens, EC3M 1HS, starting at 2.30 pm.


FRIDAY 27 JULY at 13.05

James Woodrow  guitar,  Audrey Riley  cello

A selection of Bach chorale-based repertoire and instrumental pieces
including the four Duos from the Clavierübung Part 3 and the
Violin Fugue in G minor, plus modern works inspired by Bach…

Henri Sauguet:  Révérence à J S Bach
Jonathan Eato:  Bach Insert


FRIDAY 27 JULY at 18.00

(Rush Hour Concerto Concert with teatime refreshments from 17.30;
Bach’s Todestag will be honoured in accordance with festival tradition,
and all are welcome to a wine reception after the performance

Edmund Taylor  director

Bach:  Brandenburg Concerto no.3 in G major, BWV 1048
Bach:  Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041
Bach:  Harpsichord Concerto no. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052

SUNDAY 29 JULY at 18.30 

with the City Bach Collective led by Hazel Brooks

Jenni Harper  soprano,  Helen Daniels  alto,
Greg Tassell  tenor,  Cheyney Kent  bass

featuring Bach Cantata BWV 168, ‘Tue Rechnung! Donnerwort’,
Brandenburg Concerto no. 4, BWV 1049
and Bach’s setting of the Creed, BWV 437



All events free of charge with retiring collection.

Refreshments available before & after each performance.

Enquiries to 078 1601 1621 or email <>