Bach Festival (July 2017)

                       THE 22ND ST ANNE’S BACH FESTIVAL:  7 to 28 JULY 2017

         A feast of Baroque music combining the works of J S Bach with those                    of his contemporary Telemann in the latter’s 250th anniversary year

FRIDAY 7 JULY at 13.05


Asako Ogawa, harpsichord

Bach/Telemann:  Concerto in G minor, BWV 985 (after the Violin Concerto, TWV 51:g1)
Bach:  Goldberg Variations, BWV 988

FRIDAY 14 JULY at 13.05

FOLLIA (concert 1 of 2)

William Summers, baroque flute;  Diane Moore, baroque violin;
Yeo Yat-Soon, harpsichord;  Ibrahim Aziz, bass viol

Telemann:  Paris Quartet no. 2 in D, TWV 43:D1
Rameau:  Pièces de Clavecin en Concert, no. 3 in A
Bach:  Trio Sonata from the Musical Offering, BWV 1079

FRIDAY 21 JULY at 13.05


Emily Atkinson, soprano;  Cheyney Kent, bass;
Belinda Paul, oboe & recorder;  Louise Strickland, recorder;
Sophie Willis, cello;  Dan Tidhar, harpsichord

‘The Language of Nature’: German sacred music for a domestic setting,
featuring smaller scale vocal works by Telemann, Handel and J S Bach,
including Bach’s Mein Freund ist mein, BWV 140/6

SUNDAY 23 JULY at 18.30


with the City Bach Collective led by Hazel Brooks
featuring Bach Cantata BWV 150, ‘Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich’

FRIDAY 28 JULY at 13.05

FOLLIA (concert 2 of 2)  * change of programme due to artist indisposition *

Diane Moore, baroque violin;  Yeo Yat-Soon, harpsichord;  Ibrahim Aziz, bass viol

J S Bach:  Sonata in C minor for obbligato harpsichord, violin & viola da gamba, BWV 1017
Rameau:  Pièces de Clavecin en Concert, no. 5 in D
Telemann:  Fantasias for solo harpsichord, TWV 33:5 and 33:13                                                           Marin Marais:  ‘La Brillante’ from Pièces de Viole, Livre III

FRIDAY 28 JULY at 18.00

FESTIVAL FINALE marking Bach’s Todestag on 28 July 1750

Rush Hour Concerto Concert with teatime refreshments from 17.30


Edmund Taylor  director

Handel:  Concerto Grosso no.3 in G major, HWV 314
Bach:  Concerto for flute, violin & harpsichord in A minor, BWV 1044
Telemann:  Concerto in E minor for flute, violin, strings & basso continuo, TWV 52:e3
Bach:  Concerto for 3 violins, BWV 1064R



All events free of charge with retiring collection.
Refreshments available before & after each performance.

                 ‘Four Seasons’, an exhibition of paintings by James Myers and Dominic Beer,                               will be on display during the final week of the Festival, from 21 to 28 July inclusive.

Enquiries to 078 1601 1621 or email <>