Founded in 1974, Conductor: Leslie Olive

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Sadly Cancelled – UK Concert Prior To The Prague Tour 2020 – Vaughan Williams, Sea Symphony and Antonin Dvorak, Te Deum

Please note that this Concert has had to be cancelled due to Coronavirus Covid 19.

Sadly Eye Bach Choir have had to cancel this concert, the forthcoming concert at The Royal Academy in London and also the Tour to Prague. The Government of the Czech Republic announced that there would be no cross border movements, so the Prague Conservatoire orchestra who were due to accompany us in the concerts and of course in Prague too were no longer able to travel. We also of course in the UK found ourselves in our own ‘lockdown’ so it was the only sensible course of action. We are very disappointed however since this would have been quite an event for everyone.

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The original text for the Concert read as follows:


Hear the combined forces of Eye Bach Choir, the English Arts Chorale, and the Symphony Orchestra of the Prague Conservatoire.

In the wonderful setting of St Edmundsbury Cathedral, the choir, soloists and orchestra will perform Ralph Vaughan Williams’ iconic piece dedicated to the sea, A Sea Symphony, with soprano Julie Roberts, and baritone Philip Smith. This moving piece is so evocative of the sea in all its glory and also its turmoil. Melodies and drama run throughout the piece which will be all the better for the large scale of this work with the combined choirs and large orchestra.

And if that is not reason enough to be in the audience, the programme will also feature two of the Czech Republic’s best loved pieces, Antonin Dvorak, Te Deum for choir, soloists and orchestra, and the much loved orchestral piece by Smetana, Vlatva.

Choir, soloists and orchestra are conducted by Leslie Olive and Miriam Nemcova.


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