Bach Cantata and Livery Lunch

The Musicians’ Company Consort:
Adrian Butterfield director/violin; Camilla Harris soprano; Claire Swale soprano; Emma Pelkiewicz alto; Laurence Kilsby tenor; Edward Jowle bass
J S Bach Cantata: Ich bin vergnügt mit meinem Glücke BWV 84
J S Bach Mass in G major BWV 236

The popular September Bach Cantata Concert will take place in the Priory Church of St. Bartholomew-the-Great, West Smithfield, EC1A 7BE. Seats will be reserved for members of the Company and their guests. Please be seated by 12:50 pm. The performance will begin at 1:05 pm.

The annual celebration of Bach’s genius – in a collaboration between City Music Society and The Musicians’ Company – this year takes a new slant. To mark the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s triggering of the Protestant Reformation, our concert features one of Bach’s Lutheran Masses. A consort of baroque specialists from the leading London conservatoires is joined by four outstanding young soloists from the Royal College of Music and is led by Adrian Butterfield, one of the UK’s leading baroque violinists and director of the Tilford Bach Society.

The Livery Club lunch following the concert will be at The Crypt, 14 Ely Place, EC1N 6RY, about 10 minutes’ walk from the concert venue. The Crypt is part of St Etheldreda’s Church, which was the town chapel of the Bishops of Ely from about 1250 to 1570. It is the oldest Catholic church in England and one of only two buildings in London remaining from the reign of Edward I.

The cost for the 2-course lunch including wine is £60 per person for Members and their guests. Livery Medals may be worn. Please note that booking for lunch is now closed.