Sat 30 Nov, 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,
Including Arvo Pärt Magnificat & Howells Requiem
Following their critically acclaimed first year, join Opus 48 – Oxfordshire’s newest choral society – and their Music Director David Crown as they launch their second season with a concert of stunning unaccompanied choral masterpieces.
From the haunting spirituals taken from Tippett’s A Child of Our Time to Howells’ delicate and mesmeric Requiem, alongside beautiful music by Arvo Pärt, Verdi, Duruflé and Vaughan Williams, this will truly be an evening to remember.
Verdi - from ‘Four sacred pieces’
Tippett - Spirituals from ‘A Child of Our Time’
Howells - Requiem
Duruflé - Four Motets
Vaughan Williams - Shakespeare Songs
Pärt - Magnificat
Duration: 2 hours with interval