Sun 9 Dec, Sheldonian Theatre
The Sheldonian Theatre was erected in 1664-8 to a design by Sir Christopher Wren. Its purpose was to provide an appropriate secular venue for the principal meetings and public ceremonies of the University, and this remains its purpose today. In addition the theatre has become a leading venue for musical concerts and recitals. Please note that tickets for concerts cannot be bought at the Sheldonian.
Please note Semi Circle and Upper Gallery seats do not have backrest.
Capacity: 800 - 1000
Facilities: Toilets (also disabled), No bar
Walking: approx. 10 mins
Parking: St Giles parking, Monday - Saturday, 8am - 6.30pm and evenings from 6.30pm, Sunday, 10am - 6.30pm and evenings from 6.30pm - £1.50 up to 30 mins, £3 up to 1 hour, £5 up to 2 hours, £3 for evenings.
Our regular audience describe this concert as the perfect way to start Christmas! The audience have the chance to sing in the amazing acoustics of the awe-inspiring Sheldonian Theatre.
Cantores and Chapel Choir of the School of St. Helen & St. Katharine
Oxford City Choir
Duration: 2 hours 5mins with interval
Programme to include:
HANDEL Zadok the Priest
HUMPERDINCK Hansel and Gretel
BERLIOZ Shepherds' Farewell
DARKE In the Bleak Midwinter
RUTTER Chestnut Song
ANDERSON Sleigh Ride