HE The German Ambaasador to London accepts patronage of LBS

HE The German Ambassador Dr Peter Wittig Photo Copyright: German Embassy

HE The German Ambassador Dr Peter Wittig
Photo Copyright: German Embassy

The Council of the London Bach Society is delighted to announce that HE The German Ambassador to the Court of St James’s will continue to role of his predecessors and be Patron of the Society. We look forward to welcoming HE and Frau Voss-Wittig to the forthcoming Bachfest.

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LBS BACHFEST 2018 is here

The second and most famous portrait of Bach painted by Haussmann(1748)

The second and most famous portrait of Bach painted by Haussmann(1748)

We look forward to welcoming you to our 28th Bachfest 

31 October – 6 November 2018

What a musical feast we have for you this year. Enjoy!

We are celebrating Steinitz Bach Players Golden 50th.

Special Guests:

Violinists Rodolfo Richter & Jane Gordon, flautist Rachel Beckett, oboist Anthony Robson, Steinitz Bach Players, with Mahan Esfahani, Pieter Wispelwey, Rowan Pierce, Anna Harvey, Nick Pritchard, Benjamin Bevan, Bach Club Artists: Laura Snowden and the Magnard Ensemble,  Organ Recitalists Nicholas Morris and Samuel Ali

Bach’s Musical Offering, Gamba Sonatas and Cello Suites, Inspiring Cantatas, Sensational Concertos, Iconic Organ Works and a special for the 18-30 Bach Club supported by the Musicians Company, London’s only Livery Company devoted to music.

To download your copy of the Festival Brochure click on the link: LBS BACHFEST 2018 BROCHURE

Visit also www.organrecitals.com

To download your copy of the latest edition of our Journal “Bach Notes” click on the link:  BACH NOTES AUTUMN 2018

Click on the link to Bachfest Booking page for concerts on 31 Oct and 1 Nov: http://www.bachlive.co.uk/2018-bachfest/bachfest-2018-booking/

Bach Club concert (2 Nov) Tickets bookable by phone 01883 717372 or at the door from 7.15pm

Concert in St John’s Smith Square (6 Nov) Call 020 7222 1061 or online www.sjss.org.uk

FestMakers (Volunteers) are invited to help us at Bachfest concerts and recitals. Like to be one of them?  Just send us an email with your contact details and we’ll be in touch: lbs@lonbachsoc.demon.co.uk

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Our list of email subscribers to our bi-monthly editions of ‘e-Bach Notes’  is one valuable way of spreading news about our activities. To join please email us lbs@lonbachsoc.demon.co.uk  and give your consent.  Click on the link to view our Privacy Policy http://www.bachlive.co.uk/about/contact/lbs-privacy-policy/

MATCH FUND

Could you spare a moment and make a contribution to our Match Fund? Our target is £10,000. A generous donor has pledged a donation of £5,000,  we have raised an additional £2,100 so far.  We have just 2,900 left to raise which we want to achieve by the end of the Festival. To donate online, just scroll down or call 01883 717372 and have your card handy.   

Thank you.

 

 

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It’s going down….just £2,900 needed to complete £10K Match Fund

The second and most famous portrait of Bach painted by Haussmann(1748)

The second and most famous portrait of Bach painted by Haussmann(1748)

Thanks to the generosity of donors, trusts and Bach Friends we have raised £60,000 of the £70,000 target in support of the London Bach Society’s annual programme of work including Bachfest. To complete LBS 70th Anniversary Appeal and propel us into a new era of work, we are now raising the final £10,000. A generous donor has pledged £5000 if we raise £5,000. We have just £2,900 to go.  Will you join in and help us?  As a guide donations received so far have been in the range £30 to £500.

The Final Lap

You can make your donation

  • By cheque (payable to London Bach Society) and sent to LBS, 73 High Street, Old Oxted, Surrey RH8 9LN
  • By phone & card – Call 01883 717372 (9.30am-5.00pm Mon-Fri)
  • Online via PayPal

 




 All donations by PayPal will be acknowledged by email and the names of donors listed in our 2018 Bachfest Programme (unless you prefer to remain anonymous). Your gift will be greatly valued and appreciated.  Thank you. To find out about events being presented in this year’s festival go to http://www.bachlive.co.uk/2018-bachfest/bachfest-2018-programme/

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