As some of you know, I am a trustee of this professional group which specialises in performing baroque and early music with very small forces, no copies and no conductor.  Here is a link to the Group’s website –  https://www.solomonsknotcollective.com

The group is performing the Bach Magnificat and two works by Bach’s Leipzig predecessors (Kuhnau’s Magnificat and a piece by Schelle) in Nottingham on the date mentioned above and it would be great to have a full St. Mary’s for the visit of this critically acclaimed group.  Derek Tabron has kindly agreed to make flyers available at your rehearsals.

If you are fond of the Bach Magnificat, then this is an unmissable treat.  The singers are excellent, the small forces result in great clarity of texture while the absence of copies removes any barrier between the performers and audience.  The group has received excellent reviews over the last few years (including for a previous performance of this programme at St. John’s Smith Square) and received a 5 star review from The Times for its performance earlier this year of JS and JC Bach Motets.

I know that, being a trustee I would say this, but I honestly do think that this will be a great concert.

The Royal Centre is handling the ticketing for this concert and there is a link to the booking page from the Solomon website.  If you go directly to the Royal Centre’s website, you need to click on the “other venues” link to find the Solomon’s Knot concert details and booking page.

Best wishes.

Mark Snelgrove