Fri 21 May, SJE Arts at St John the Evangelist Church
A Grade I, G.F. Bodley designed church and adjoining cloister that forms part of St Stephen's House, a Permanent Private Hall of the University.
Recently updated as a concert venue, SJE has underfloor heating and new lighting, comfortable chairs, a new toilet block, staging, and a Steinway D concert grand piano. The acoustic is superb.
SJE is on the Iffley Road opposite the University Sports Ground. Buses from Oxford city centre stop directly outside. Buses from London stop five minutes' walk away in St Clement's.
Capacity: 400 - 500
Disabled access and toilet.
Bar on site for most events.
A selection of Green Rooms for performers.
Public car parks at St Clement's and behind Tesco on Cowley Road.
Limited parking for performers and Blue Badge holders in the college and, for some events, extra parking for the general public nearby
Walking: approx. 25 mins
By Bus: approx. 15 mins, from Westgate (Stop E1), Bus 3 or 3A to Rose Hill, James Street West Stop. Also X90 and BROOKESbus U5
By car: approx. 5
109a Iffley Road,
Hildegard Transfigured takes a unique, in-depth exploration into the world of Hildegard and how her legacy continues to inspire. This collaborative piece of concert-theatre presented by female vocal trio Voice, psychedelic visual-artist Innerstrings, and composer Laura Moody uses live visuals, text and music to celebrate 12thC Hildegard of Bingen’s work as a composer, visionary, and woman. The audience will hear her original music and contemporary pieces inspired by her work by established and emerging British composers while being surrounded by an all-encompassing light show recreating Hildegard’s visions for a 21st Century audience.
* * * * * “Astonishing musicality and stage presence.” The Latest Brighton
Supported by Help Musicians Fusion Fund
Artists: Voice – Emily Burn, Victoria Couper, Clemmie Franks
Visual Artist – Innerstrings
Lighting Designer - Thomas Mason-Smith, Dragonfly Lighting Ltd
Duration: 1 hour with no interval
Please note, this event is socially distanced.
Please wear a face covering at all times whilst within the venue (unless exempt for health reasons), including whilst seated during the performance.
DOORS FOR THE 8pm CONCERT WILL OPEN AT 7.30pm
DOORS FOR THE 10pm CONCERT WILL OPEN AT 9.30pm
Please time your arrival accordingly.
Plastic dividers will be used between adjacent pairs in Block D.
The 10pm show will be live-streamed.
Suitable for all ages.
There will be no refreshments.
This performance will contain lighting effects.
Please do not attend if you are displaying symptoms of COVID-19 or have been in contact with anyone with those symptoms. Please also adhere to the directions given to you on the night regarding seating and safety around audio-visual equipment.
The performers will move around the venue during the concert, so the view from each seat will vary throughout the event.
If you require a Wheelchair space, please call 01865 305 305.