Royal visit

Queen Elisabeth of Belgium was made an honorary member of the Bach Society when she was a guest at the performance of the St Matthew Passion in 1951.

In the same year, Queen Juliana of the Netherlands became a patron of the Bach Society.

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    Queen Elisabeth of Belgium walking with Bach Society board member George Leonhardt towards the Grote Kerk in Naarden.

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    Article announcing Queen Juliana’s acceptance of the patronage of the Bach Society.