Bach B Minor Mass

On 8 April the Brisbane Chamber Choir performed J.S. Bach’s celebrated B Minor Mass with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and friends, under the direction of renowned choral maestro, Stephen Layton.

The performance was recorded for broadcast by ABC Classic FM and aired on 28 April 2017 and was repeated on 16 October 2017.

Bach B Minor

For many of the singers, this was the single most significant musical engagement of their lives; one they will remember, not merely for the thrill of performing this particular work, but because the ensemble was lead to discover far, far more than – to use the words of the maestro – a “poor form of musical notation”.