Tue 11 Feb 2020, 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,
4th SJE Arts Next Generation Series: RCM Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir
The Royal College of Music Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir present a concert celebrating two masters of the baroque – JS Bach and his favourite and most successful son CPE Bach, in a programme of vocal and instrumental music.
The concert opens with Bach’s first Brandenburg Concerto, the largest and most dramatic of the six, and ends with his bright and joyous Ascension Oratorio, showcasing the RCM baroque trumpets and wind players. In addition, the Chamber Choir perform one of Bach’s most ambitious motets, and the orchestra tackle a symphony by the great master’s son that is full of grace and excitement.
Duration: 1 hour 45mins with interval
To book a Wheelchair Space for this event, please call 01865 305 305