UPCOMING CONCERTS
IN 2019
Song for Athene
Lauridsen - Madrigali
Martin - Mass for double choir
Bax - Mater ora filium
Taverner - Song for Athene
St Michael at the North Gate
Oxford
Sunday 27 October
The Dream of Gerontius - Elgar
Cheltenham Bach Choir and vOx (semi chorus)
Cheltenham Town Hall
Saturday 9 November
7:30pm
Ceremony of Carols
St John the Evangelist
Oxford
Sunday 15 December 

Past Concerts

Jun 2019
True Light: Alexander Campkin and Duruflé
Apr 2019
Miserere: Allegri, Macmillan and Rheinburger
Dec 2018
Baroque Classics: Vivaldi Gloria, Zadok the Priest, Komm Jesu Komm
Oct and Nov 2018
Brandenburg Choral Festival of London
July 2018: A Choral Pilgrimage
St Mary's, Charlbury and St Mary the Virgin, Oxford
June 2018: Fauré's Requiem
Wootton-by-Woodstock, Oxfordshire
March 2018: Rachmaninov's Vespers
Exeter College Chapel, Oxford
Dec 2017: Handel's Messiah
St Andrew's, Oxford; St Mary's, Adderbury; St Michael's, Great Tew (March 2018)

Accompanied by The Musical and Amicable Society

Nov 2017: Howells' Requiem
St Andrew's, Oxford; St Michael's, Great Tew

Howells' stunning unaccompanied setting of texts from the Requiem, along with works by Susan LaBarr, Patrick Hawes, Palestrina, Victoria, Arcadelt, Tallis, Gibbons, Byrd and Tavener. 

July 2017: Multi-choir motets from Gabrieli to Barber
St Andrew's, Oxford; St Mary's, Charlbury

A selection of works for 2, 3 and 4 choirs from the Renaissance to the present day.

Michael Praetorius, Hieronymus Praetorius, Schütz, Caldara, Fasch, Palestrina, Bassano, Holst, Samuel Barber, John Tavener, Charles Wood

March/April 2017: Victoria's Requiem
St Andrew's, Oxford; St Mary's, Charlbury

We revisit Victoria's stunning Requiem, alongside works from our upcoming CD of music by Viadana, and works by fellow Renaissance composers Taverner and Carver.

Lodovico da Viadana - Omnes amici mei; O sacrum convivium

John Taverner - In pace

Robert Carver - O bone Jesu à 19

February 2017: Come and Sing
Victoria's Requiem
December 2016: A Ceremony of Carols
Exeter College Chapel, Oxford; St Mary's, Charlbury

Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols, along with a selection of unaccompanied Christmas music from around the world.

October 2016: French Choral Masterpieces
St Andrew's, Oxford; St Mary's, Charlbury

Some of the finest choral music to come out of France (and Switzerland...) in the last 150 years, featuring Gabriel Fauré's stunning Requiem, Frank Martin's Mass for Two Choirs, and Maurice Duruflé's Quatre Motets sur des thèmes grégoriens

July 2016: Lodovico da Viadana
St Michael at the North Gate, Oxford

A selection of a cappella works by Viadana, alongside Pergolesi's stunning Stabat Mater

March 2016: Modern Choral Classics
Oxford Oratory; St John the Evangelist, Newbury

Works by Eric Whitacre, Frank Martin, Benjamin Britten, R. Vaughan Williams, and William Harris

 
December 2015: A boy was born
St Mary's, Charbury; St Frideswide's, Oxford

A selection of a cappella music and carols for Christmas, including Britten's A boy was born, Russell Hepplewhite's O Magnum Mysterium, and the UK Premiere of Abbie Betinis' Behind the Clouds

 
November 2015: Glories of the Renaissance
St Michael at the North Gate, Oxford

Palestrina: 'Missa Papae Marcelli' and other a cappella renaissance works

 
September 2015: The ‘Cromwell’ Tour
Bath, Wells & surroundings

A selection of Tudor music, including works by:

Tallis, Gibbons, Sheppard, Palestrina and Victoria

 

July 2015: Bach 'Mass in B Minor'
Exeter College Chapel; St Mary's, Witney

 

March 2015: Rachmaninov 'All-Night Vigil'
Oxford Oratory; St Mary's, Charlbury
 
December 2014: Into the Light
St Michael at the North Gate, Oxford

Poulenc 'Four Christmas Motets', Javier Busto 'O Magnum Mysterium',

Palestrina 'O Magnum Mysterium', Verdi 'Ave Maria'

 

November 2014: Songs for Remembrance
St Michael at the North Gate, Oxford

Michael Tippett 'Five Spirituals', Thomas Morley 'Nolo Mortem Peccatoris',

John Tavener 'Butterfly Dreams', Heinrich Schütz 'Das ist je gewisslich wahr'

 

June & July 2014: Music for a Summer Evening
St Michael at the North Gate, Oxford; St Mary Magdalene, Woodstock

Bach 'Jesu meine Freude', Arvo Pärt 'Magnificat', Bruckner 'Christus factus est',

Gabriel Jackson 'To Morning', Ola Gjeilo 'Tota Pulchra Es'

 

April 2014: Victoria 'Requiem'
Exeter College Chapel, Oxford

Victoria 'Requiem', Lobo 'Versa est in luctum', Gorecki 'Miserere'