Our next concert

what lies beyond sense and knowledge

Byrd : Music for Pentecost
Vaughan Williams : Mass in G Minor

Saturday 11 June, 7.30 pm, Douai Abbey, Woolhampton

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We are recruiting Tenors and Basses

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Reading Bach Choir is delighted to announce
our new Director of Music is

Daniel Mahoney

Daniel is an experienced conductor and tenor who has worked in the USA and the UK and has recently settled in the UK.


RBC Chair Anne Ware said: 

"After an extensive recruitment process, Daniel emerged as the clear winner.  We were excited by his ambition for the choir as well as his interesting programming proposals.  We look forward to delivering our first RBC concert under Daniel's baton on Saturday 19th March 2022.

Huge thanks go to Nick Shaw who has been our interim MD throughout this term.
We had some terrific applicants and I would like to thank them for expressing interest in the position."

Daniel Mahoney said:
"I am deeply honored to become the new Director of Music of Reading Bach Choir. It is exciting to join them at a time when the choral art form is entering a period of renaissance amidst all we have experienced for the past two years. I am already looking forward to our first rehearsals together and our concert in March 2022."


We are recruiting

This accomplished choir performs a wide range of choral music ancient and 
modern, with a particular focus on challenging and rewarding new music. Recent concerts have included works by Brahms, Palestrina, Peter Maxwell Davies, Eriks Esenvalds, Gabriel Jackson, and of course J.S. Bach. In the pipeline is music by Purcell, Tomkins, Caroline Shaw and an exciting UK premier.

We are looking for Tenors and Basses with a high standard of singing and musicianship, who are interested in challenging themselves musically in a friendly and aspirational environment, led by our recently appointed conductor Daniel Mahoney. If that sounds like you, please come and join us for a few rehearsals to try us out. If you enjoy the experience and want to stay with us, we will arrange a short audition.

We rehearse on Tuesdays at 7.30pm, at St Nicolas Church, Earley in Reading.
If you are interested, please contact: membership@readingbachchoir.org.uk or go to the 'Sing with Us' tab at the top of this page and select 'Join the Choir' and 'FAQs'.
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