Sun 7 Jul, 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,
Oxford Festival of the Arts in collaboration with...
Psalms of David
His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts with the Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford
Celebrating the 400th anniversary of the publication of Heinrich Schütz’s Psalmen Davids, the Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford are joined by the early music ensemble, His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts in psalm settings by Giovanni Gabrieli, Gibbons, Hassler, Lassus and Monteverdi, alongside selections from Schütz’s seminal work.
His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts (est.1982) is an internationally renowned, pioneering ensemble of the UK’s premier virtuoso brass players who specialise in historically informed performances of Renaissance and Baroque music. The preeminent group of its kind, HMSC continues to delight audiences worldwide with the glorious sounds of its noble instruments.
The illustrious name of this world leading cornett and sackbut ensemble is taken from fivepart things for His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts by composer Matthew Locke (1621–77), which were performed during the coronation festivities of King Charles II in 1661.
The ensemble enjoys frequent collaborations with other musicians, especially on this occasion with the Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford, under the direction of Mark Williams.
SJE Arts at St John the Evangelist Church
To book Wheelchair Accessible Seating for this event, please contact the Arts Festival direct
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