Thu 14 Dec, Keble College
Keble College was founded in 1868 by the Tractarians, leaders of the Oxford Movement, to help students from poorer and humbler backgrounds to enter the Christian ministry. It is named after John Keble, priest and leader of the Oxford Movement. the chapel contains the original first version of the famous painting The Light of the World by William Holman Hunt.
Facilities: No refreshments or parking facilities. Disabled access.
Set amidst the splendour of Keble College Chapel, Jubilate Chamber Choir’s Christmas programme explores the theme of ‘The Kings’ Gifts’. A contemporary take is provided by Richard Allain’s affecting piece The Magi’s Gifts, Jonathan Dove’s impressive setting The Three Kings, and John Rutter’s much-loved Carol of the Magi, with its hauntingly beautiful line for solo cello. In impressive contrast there are early sacred pieces from Weelkes, Victoria, and Tallis, alongside festive favourites such as Boris Ord’s Adam lay y-bounden, Herbert Howells’s Sing Lullaby, and Peter Warlock’s Bethlehem Down. The perfect way to celebrate the Christmas season.
Duration: 1 hour 30mins with no interval