Photo courtesy Jim Weatherill   

The Melbourne Bach Choir (MBC) was formed in 2005 to give an Easter performance of JS Bach's Magnificent St Matthew Passion in 2006.

The MBC is an occasional community choir drawing on singers of all ages throughout Melbourne's extensive choral community and aiming to give singers and audience alike the opportunity to experience live choral music.

The MBC is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in choral performance, to supporting music education and is committed to donating to community, aid and charitable organisations.

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Melbourne Bach Choir

Performances for 2014

5 & 6 April

JS Bach's St Matthew Passion

13 September

Opera and more

20 September - 1 October

MBC Tours China !

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Friday 21 March

6.30 - 8.00 pm

Celebrate Bach's 329th Birthday


Barry Jones and John Gregory 

Mary Kehoe Community Centre

224 Danks St, Albert Park

Melways 2K/A10

 Free entry

    Refreshments available                  

On the anniversary of the birth of the man widely regarded as the greatest composer who ever lived, the Melbourne Bach Choir invites you to two illuminating talks on JS Bach and his masterpiece, the St Matthew Passion *


Speakers: Barry Jones, AO, renowned polymath, ALP politician, and a longstanding devotee of Bachís music; and

Dr John Gregory, formerly Senior Lecturer in Theory of Art at Monash University, and a member of the Melbourne Bach Choir

* The Melbourne Bach Choir & Orchestra, together with six brilliant soloists, all conducted by Rick Prakhoff, will perform the St Matthew Passion at All Saintsí Anglican Church, East St Kilda, on Saturday 5 April at 7 pm and Sunday 6 April at 2.30 pm

 Bookings:  or phone 0422 617 690

Proceeds to benefit the Cancer Centre of St Vincentís Hospital  

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