Founded in 1876, The Bach Choir is recognised as one of the world’s leading choruses, building upon a tradition that combines musical excellence with creativity and innovation. From the first performance in Britain of Bach’s Mass in B minor to the soundtrack for Ridley Scott’s epic Prometheus, their musical heritage is as rich as it is diverse. Directed by David Hill, one of the country’s most eminent conductors and choir trainers, they regularly perform and record across London and the UK in prestigious venues, from the Royal Albert Hall to Abbey Road Studios.
David Hill is widely respected as both a choral and an orchestral conductor. He became The Bach Choir’s ninth Musical Director in 1998; he is also Chief Conductor of the BBC Singers, Associate Guest Conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and etc. David Hill studied organ at the Royal College of Organists and St John’s College of Cambridge, then served as Master of Music at Westminster Cathedral, Winchester Cathedral and etc. He has over 80 recordings, including Delius’s A Mass of Life,which was widely acclaimed and won Choc de Classica in 2012. With The Bach Choir, David Hill has also contributed to the film sound tracks of Kingdom of Heaven, The Chronicles of Narnia and Robin Hood.