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Sun 8 Dec 2019: 🎵 Christmas Concert by the Somerville College choir

This event is in the past.

A seasonal choral concert by the choir of Somerville College, Oxford, one of the finest mixed-voice choirs in the city.

🌲 Here's the programme for today: 🌲

  • Peacock: Venite Gaudete
  • McDowall: O Oriens
  • *Reading/Solo
  • Holst: Ave Maria
  • Clements: The Angel Gabriel
  • Arr. Cleobury: Joys Seven
  • See amid the winter snow (with audience participation)
  • Mathias: A babe is born
  • Victoria: O Magnum mysterium
  • Gardner: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
  • *Reading/Solo
  • Miskinis: Dum medium silentium
  • Ward: We may well see
  • Lassus: Omnes de Saba
  • We Three Kings (with audience participation)
  • arr Gritton: Follow that Star
  • arr. Humphris: The twelve days of Christmas
  • arr. Wilberg: Ding Dong merrily on high


Hear the choir on YouTube here and here.

Concerts are given in the Memorial Hall and begin at 3pm. Admission is first come, first seated, so we recommend you arrive when doors open at 2.30. 

Tickets £12, under 15s £5, on the door, or in advance from Cotswold Frames. Or email nick.parker@cooptel.net or phone 01608 811558 to reserve.

Complimentary tea and cakes are served after the concert. 

All proceeds go to refugee and asylum seeker relief. 

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