Audience Review: A wonderful rendition of this too rarely performed work (Charpentier David et Jonathas). The orchestra were excellent and the chorus accomplished as ever, with many of their members taking solo parts. The main characters were superb, especially Stuart O'Hara in the role of Saul"
“Leeds Baroque Orchestra is a national treasure and one that I whole-heartedly support" - Dame Evelyn Glennie
Leeds Baroque directed by Peter Holman
Honorary Patron - Sir Alan Langlands: Musical Director - Peter Holman MBE: Chorus Master - Clive McClelland
Concert & Events Diary 2019
A portrait of JS Bach to mark the debut of the Leeds Baroque Timpani
'Sunday 27 October 2019 at 3:00pm
The Venue, Leeds College of Music, 3 Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7PD
Soli Deo Gloria: A Portrait of J.S. Bach
with Stuart O’Hara bass and Asuka Sumi violin and Crispian Steele-Perkins natural trumpet
A programme of great works by Bach familiar and unfamiliar celebrate the first concert to include the orchestra's new timpani.
Their purchase was enabled by a succesful Crowd funding campaign and they are being made specialy by Henry Potter & Co.
The concert includes the festive cantata ‘Gloria in excelsis deo’, Brandenburg 3, the Sinfonia in D BWV1045 and the great solo bass cantata ‘Ich habe genug’.
Pre- Concert Talk (free to ticket holders)
2:00pm Rooftop Bar
David Lee (University of Glasgow) exlopres
Bach's move to Leipzig in 1723 and the new musical opportunities it afforded him.
Alumni News - Congratulations to: Morgana Warren-Jones &
Leeds Baroque Choir & Orchestra is a period instrument performance group directed by Peter Holman. We specialise in music of the 17th and 18th centuries and give 3 or 4 concerts a year. Find out more...
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Artists profile - Crispian Steele Perkins
Crispian is one of the world's best known trumpet soloists, renowned for the quality of his performances and his wide-ranging musical experience. He has been a regular guest over the years with Leeds Baroque and will be joining us for our Timpani launch concert on 27 October and again in March 2020.
Read more about hime HERE
Video Link to his interview with an American Radio Statio - entertaining!
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We spent a weekend recording audio samples for the website with recording engineer Colin Bradburne.
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