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At St Jean de Braye

October 2014 – News

Last Sunday we played a concert at the parish church of St Jean de Bray, just outside Orléans, on the river Loire. This was the birthplace of Norbert Dufourcq (1904–90), organist and musicologist, and also the grandfather of The Bach Players’ Nicolette and Marion Moonen.

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St John’s Downshire Hill: evening

June 2014 – News

Pawel Siwczak took this photo of our London home – St John’s Downshire Hill in Hampstead – just before our concert there, 5 October 2013.

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The new website

May 2014 – News

This website replaces the site that we launched in September 2004. The old Bach Players website was designed and built by Ben Campbell, and, with various home-made extensions, it lived on for almost ten years.

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The Bach Players on Flickr

April 2014 – News

One of the regular members of our audience at St John’s Downshire Hill – Treble 2309 is her Flickr name – has been taking photos at our concerts.

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After enchantment

April 2014 – News

On Saturday 12 April, Maya Homburger and Barry Guy gave a duo concert, ‘Tales of enchantment’, at St John’s Downshire Hill, playing music by Biber, Kurtag, and by Barry Guy himself.

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Distribution of our CDs: latest developments

November 2013 – News

Following the demise of Codaex earlier this year – within weeks of our having joined them – we have now made an agreement with the firm that has been established as its successor: New Arts International.

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Concert representation outside the UK

September 2013 – News

We are very pleased to announce a new arrangement for our concerts outside the UK.

New distributor for our CDs

April 2013 – News

From this month our CDs are being distributed in the UK and in continental Europe by Codaex.

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Classical music in the neighbourhood

February 2013 – News

Some of what we do with our concerts in London and Norwich is expressed and illustrated in the article that follows. It was written for and published on the Kentish Towner website.

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The Bach Players on Facebook

November 2012 – News

Giving in to the pressures of modern life, we have signed up with Facebook.

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