The Choir of Merton College

The Choir of Merton College

Friday, May 3, 2013 - 20:00

Oxford’s newest virtuoso choir is directed by Peter Phillips, founder and director of the Tallis Scholars, and distinguished choral director Benjamin Nicholas.This beautiful programme intersperses Marian motets with an exploratory range of works including a premiere by Ola Gjeilo of a piece commissioned for the growing Merton Choirbook.

Tallis, Parsons, Purcell, Tavener, Arvo Pärt & Poulenc.

Concert ends: 9.45pm

Join us for a pre-performance talk with Peter Phillips and Benjamin Nicholas at 7pm.

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Thomas Tallis (1505-1585)
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Robert Parsons (c1530-1570)
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Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
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Sir John Tavener (1944-)
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Arvo Pärt (1935-)
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Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Location

Merton College Chapel
Merton Street
Oxford OX1 4JD
United Kingdom
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Price: 
£20 (£15/£10) Available from 01865 244806 9.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
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http://www.merton.ox.ac.uk
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http://musicatoxford.com/Concerts/Events1213/Merton1213.html
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