Review: Immortal Fire

The Courier   4th July 2019 The Melbourne Bach Choir’s concert of French choral masterpieces in the Ballarat Central Uniting Church last Sunday added a sensuous touch with the language and harmonies of late 19th and 20th century composers. Under the guidance of conductor Rick Prakoff, the choir gave an impressive performance of works centred on

Review: The Age – April 2019

Uncompromising performance of Bach Passion moving and powerful The Melbourne Bach Choir and Orchestra: St Matthew Passion Melbourne Recital Centre By Clive O’Connell Friday, April 19 Once again, director Rick Prakhoff and his double choir with double orchestra have produced a sterling interpretation of the long Bach Passion without compromising in any way the work’s

Review: Classic Melbourne May 2019

Review: Classic Melbourne Melbourne Bach Choir: St Matthew Passion Published 1 May 2019 Author: Peter Hurley There is always anticipation of an event such as the presentation of a work of such significance as this. At a time when J.S. Bach’s reputation was all but forgotten, a young Mendelssohn examined the score of this work,