Past concerts

Past concerts

Below is a record of BachWerk’s past concerts. To find out about forthcoming concerts, click here.

Garden Party Concert
Saturday 30 June 2018

BachWerk choir and players

To celebrate BachWerk’s 5th birthday, an afternoon of light musical entertainment from our singers and players together with (alcoholic and non alcoholic) drinks and light snacks. Recommended attire: Cocktail / Black-tie.

Garden Party Concert
Saturday 30 June 2018, 16:00
Villa and gardens
Brussels
Tickets €25 / €20 (under 18). Drinks and light snacks provided

Bach’s St Matthew’s Passion in pocket form
Saturday 24 March 2018

Bach's St Passion's Passion
‘The Party’ ensemble
BachWerk choir
Conducted by Bart Rodyns

Hendrickje Van Kerckhove (Soprano)
Anita Dur (Alto)

Around 1860 an ensemble of Belgian musicians founded ‘The Party’ to perform great works of classical music in a small format. In recent years, Hendrickje van Kerckhove, Bart Rodyns, Eliot Lawson and Lode Leire have brought ‘The Party’ back to life. For this concert, Bach-specialist, Bart Rodyns, has arranged arias and chorals from Bach’s Mattheus Passion for a small ensemble of players and BachWerk singers.

Bach’s St Matthew’s Passion in pocket form
Saturday 24 March 2018, 20:30
Castelhof Chapel
Molenstraat 102,
1700 Dilbeek
Tickets €16-€18 / €15 (under 18).

Sunrise Mass by Ola Gjeilo
Saturday 3 February 2018

Sunrise Mass & Mozart

BachWerk choir
Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by David Navarro Turres

The great work of Norwegian composer Ola Gjeilo “Sunrise: Symphonic Mass” has been hailed as one of the most beautiful pieces of contemporary classical music. His music is harmonious and evocative. Before dawn, what’s more natural than the night, and Mozart’s Eine kleine Nachtmusik will delight you.

Programme
Divertimento Op. 15 – Frédéric Van Rossum
La Oración del Torero – Joaquin Turina Pérez
Eine kleine Nachtmusik (Serenade for Strings No 13 KV525) – W.A. Mozart
Sunrise: Symphonic Mass, for choir and string orchestra – Ola Gjeilo

Saturday 3 February 2018, 20:30
Eglise Saint-Marc
Avenue De Fré 76, Brussels (Uccle)
Tickets €25 / €15 under 26 / free under 12.
Tickets are available to buy on the door.

Bach’s Christmas Oratorio
Saturday 9 December 2017

Bach's Christmas Oratorio
BachWerk choir and orchestra
Conducted by Joris Verschueren

Fiona Hick (Soprano)
Gilles Thomas (Countertenor)
Joris Bosman (Tenor)
Matthew Zadow (Bass)

The Christmas Oratorio tells the story through incredibly expressive and beautiful music. One of Bach’s masterpieces, it was first performed in 1734 in Leipzig.

Four soloists, full orchestra and choir performing in the stunning surroundings of Eglise des Dominicains under the baton of Joris Verschueren.

Bach’s Christmas Oratorio (Parts 1, 2, 3 and 6)
Saturday 9 December 2017, 19:00
Eglise des Dominicains
Avenue de la Renaissance 40
1000 Brussels
Tickets €20 / €10 (under 18) SOLD OUT

O Magnum Mysterium (Salzburg)O Magnum Mysterium
Sunday 2 July 2017

BachWerk choir

Music from the Renaissance through to contemporary classical music by Morten Lauridsen.

Brussels choir, BachWerk, is on tour and will be performing in Salzburg, Austria.

Working with the Mozarteum University and soprano soloist, Donata Meyer-Kranixfeld.

Sunday 2 July 2017, 15:00
Matthäuskirche
Martin-Luther-Platz 1,
5020 Salzburg

O Magnum MysteriumO Magnum Mysterium
Sunday 25 June 2017

BachWerk choir
Conducted by Matthew Carver

Music from the Renaissance: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Heinrich Schütz and Henry Purcell to contemporary classical music by John Tavener, Eric Whitacre and Morten Lauridsen.

An exploration of polyphonic choral music from the renaissance and modern periods. Encompassing a broad musical sweep from the 13th to the 21st Century, this programme includes works sacred and secular from the highest masters of their art, highlighting the versatility of the human voice as an instrument of expression and devotion.

Sunday 25 June 2017, 18:00
Eglise Sainte-Anne Auderghem
Chaussée de Tervueren 91, Brussels
Tickets €15 / €7 (under 18)

Misa TangoMisa Tango
Saturday 25 March 2017

BachWerk
Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by David Navarro Turres

Adagio for string orchestra – Michel Lysight

Sérénade pour cordes Op. 22 – Antonin Dvorak

Misa Tango/Misa A Buenos Aires – Martín Palmeri

“This atypical mass, which offers a great part of the sound to the music of tango, has an incredible power of seduction, which carries even to those who would not usually appreciate classical music.”

Saturday, 25 March 2017, 20:00
Eglise Saint-Marc
Avenue de Fré 76, Brussels
Tickets €20 / €25 from Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
 

Bach, Bach and BachWerkBach, Bach and BachWerk
Saturday 11 March 2017

BachWerk players

BachWerk instrumentalists play a selection of chamber music by Johann Sebastian Bach and his sons Carl Philipp Emanuel and Johann Christian. The concert features various quartets of strings, woodwind and harpsichord, and a recorder quintet.

Saturday, 11 March 2017, 19:30
Eglise Sainte-Anne Auderghem
Chaussée de Tervueren 91, Brussels
Tickets €15 / €7 (under 18)

Tickets are available to buy at the entrance on Saturday evening.

Christmas for choir & harpChristmas for choir and harp
Saturday, 3 December 2016

BachWerk
Conducted by Joris Verschueren

BachWerk will perform the hauntingly beautiful and joyful ‘A Ceremony of Carols’ by Benjamin Britten for choir and harp soloist. We will be conducted by Flemish counter tenor soloist and choral master, Joris Verschueren.

Saturday 3 December, 19:30
Chapelle de la Résurrection
Rue Van Maerlantstraat 22, Brussels.
Tickets €15 / €7 (under 18)

Tickets are available to buy on the door on Saturday evening.

Bach’s Mass in B MinorBach's Mass in B Minor
Saturday, 22 October 2016

Charity concert. All proceeds for Les Projets d’Eléonore
BachWerk choir and orchestra
Conducted by Matthew Carver

Soloists:
Soprano: Fiona Hick
Alto: Joris Verschueren
Tenor: Joris Bosman
Bass: Florian Fuckner

BachWerk’s choir and orchestra will perform Bach’s masterpiece, the Mass in B Minor on 22 October. One of Bach’s last compositions, this extraordinary piece of music is truly beautiful. BachWerk is proud to support Les Projets d’Eléonore.

Les Projets d’Eléonore was set up in memory of the 10-year-old daughter of one of our singers who died in a tragic accident. Eléonore wanted to help others and that spirit lives on through the charity.

The association is part of the Saint Luc Foundation and raises funds through various sports activities, cultural and social events to help improve the care and quality of life of children in Saint Luc’s hospital in Brussels.

All profits from this concert will be donated to Les Projets d’Eléonore.

Saturday 22 October 2016, 19:00
Eglise Saint-Jean-Berchmans
Boulevard Saint-Michel 24, Brussels
Tickets €25 / €15 (under 18)

 

Mozart’s Flute quartet in CBach Motet
Bach Motet: “Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden”
Folk songs of Europe
Sunday 13 March 2016

BachWerk choir and quartet
Conducted by Steven de Mesmaeker

BachWerk’s choir performs Bach’s choral motet “Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden” (BWV 230), Dona nobis pacem by Peteris Vasks, and a selection of classical folk songs from across Europe. We are also joined by a quartet of BachWerk players who will perform Mozart’s quartet in C for flute, violin, viola and cello (KV285b).

This Sunday: Sunday, 13 March 2016, 18:30
Chapelle de la Résurrection
Rue Van Maerlantstraat 22, Brussels.
Tickets €15 / €7 (under 18)

 

Bach’s Christmas OratorioChristmas Oratorio
Saturday 12 December 2015

BachWerk choir and orchestra
Conducted by Matt Carver

Donata Meyer-Kranixfeld – soprano
Joris Verschueren – countertenor
Raphael Freitas – tenor
Christoph Schlütter – bass

BachWerk returns to the seminal Christmas Oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach for the start of the festive season. As is traditional in Germany, we will concentrate on cantatas 1, 2, 3 and 6 for this year’s performance in Holy Trinity church.

Saturday, 12 December 2015, 19:30
Holy Trinity Church
Rue Capitaine Crespel 29, 1050 Brussels.
Tickets €20 / €10 (under 18)

 

Mozart’s RequiemDavidNavarroTurres
Friday 30 October 2015

BachWerk choir
Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by David Navarro Turres

The Requiem Mass in D minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was composed in Vienna in 1791 and left unfinished at the composer’s death in December of the same year. The task of completing the work was given to Joseph Eybler and Franz Xaver Süßmayr.

Friday, 30 October 2015
Eglise Saint-Marc
Avenue de Fré 76
Brussels
Tickets available from the BPHO

 

European Alumnae in LeuvenLeuven
Friday 2 October 2015

BachWerk singers will take part in an evening of celebration for past students of Mount Holyoke College.

“The European Alumnae Symposium in Leuven will be the thirteenth of these succesful and highly-praised events. It will promote intellectual and social interaction among alumnae, and offer participants the opportunity to connect with each other.”

Friday, 2 October 2015
Stadhuis
Grote Markt 9
Leuven
Part of the European Alumnae Symposium

 

Handel-MillerHandel’s Water Music
Miller’s Messe brève de l’Espérance
Saturday 27 June 2015

BachWerk choir and orchestra
Conducted by Matt Carver and David Miller

Commissioned by Alain Arnould of the Brussels Dominican order, David Miller’s messe brève has been performed during church mass in Namur and in Brussels. This will be the first time the piece is heard in concert, and in its entirety. And conducted by the composer.

BachWerk’s orchestra will perform Peter Warlock’s Capriol Suite, a set of dances in renaissance style; and George Frideric Handel’s elegant Water Music which was first performed at a concert on the river Thames in London for King George I.

Saturday, 27 June 2015, 20:00
Eglise des Dominicains
Avenue de la Renaissance 40
1000 Brussels
Tickets €15 / €7 (under 18)
 

Bach’s Christmas OratorioBauble
Saturday, 20 December 2014

BachWerk choir and orchestra
Conducted by David Miller

Erika Lehnen-Sgroi – soprano
Pieter De Moor – tenor
Richard Craddock – bass


Saturday, 20 December 2014, 19:30
The Pro-Cathedral of Holy Trinity
Rue Capitaine Crespel 29, 1050 Brussels.
Tickets €20 / €10 (under 18) SOLD OUT
 

Rossini: Petite messe solennelleAngel
Saturday, 18 October 2014

For choir, piano & harmonium

BachWerk
Conducted by Matt Carver

Fiona Hick – soprano
Beata Morawska – contralto
Paul Gosme – tenor
Richard Craddock – bass

François Mardirossian – piano
David Miller – harmonium

Saturday, 18 October 2014, 19:00
The Pro-Cathedral of Holy Trinity
Rue Capitaine Crespel 29, 1050 Brussels.

Tickets €15 / €7 (under 18)
Tickets are available to buy on the door.
 

Handel & Bachcherubs
Saturday 7 June 2014

Missa in A major – Bach
Jesu, meine Freude – Bach
As Pants the Hart – Handel

BachWerk choir and orchestra
Conducted by Christoph Schlütter

Fiona Hick – soprano
Pauline Claes – alto
Pieter De Moor – tenor
Richard Craddock – bass

Saturday 7 June 2014, 19:30
The Pro-Cathedral of Holy Trinity
Rue Capitaine Crespel 29, 1050 Brussels.
Tickets €15 / €7 (under 18)
 

Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

Bach

BachWerk choir and orchestra
Conducted by David Miller

Fiona Hick – soprano
Joanne Déom – alto
Pieter De Moor – tenor
Richard Craddock – bass

8 December 2013, 7pm
German Protestant Church of Brussels
Tickets €20 / €10 (under 18)

SOLD OUT!

German Protestant Church of Brussels
Avenue Salomélaan 7
1150 Brussels (Woluwe St. Pierre)