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Keble Early Music Festival

Tuesday 19 February 2019 at 7:00 PM

6th Week
19-23 February 2019

Patron: Mahan Esfahani
Director: Matthew Martin


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TUESDAY 19

7.30pm THE TALLIS SCHOLARS
‘Towards Bach’
Directed by Peter Phillips
Palestrina, Praetorius, Hassler and Schütz,
culminating in J S Bach’s great double-choir motet
‘Komm, Jesu, komm’

Tickets: £40/£20/£10 students

WEDNESDAY 20

2pm ORGAN MASTERCLASS
With Martin Baker

6pm FESTIVAL EVENSONG
Keble College Choir
Music by Palestrina, Victoria,
and featuring Bach’s motet ‘Lobet den Herrn’

Admission Free

7pm ORGAN RECITAL
Martin Baker (Master of Music, Westminster Cathedral)
J S Bach: Clavierübung (Part III)
Music by Byrd and Hayes
Tickets: £20/students free

THURSDAY 21

1pm LUNCHTIME CONCERT
The Bate Players
Oxford’s student-led historical performance ensemble
Admission free

7:30pm LA SERENISSIMA
Director/violin Adrian Chandler
‘Vivaldi x 2’
Gramophone Award-winning ensemble La Serenissima
presents Double Concertos for oboes, horns,
violin & cello, and one exceptional concerto
‘con molti strumenti’
Tickets: £30/£20/£10 students

FRIDAY 22

2pm SCHOOLS BAROQUE STRING WORKSHOP
Instruments of Time & Truth
in association with
Oxfordshire County Music Service 
2pm Open rehearsal, 4pm performance

8pm NIGHT MUSIC
‘Musica per la sera’
Instruments of Time & Truth
Directed by Edward Higginbottom
Matthew Martin (organ)
Music by Carissimi and Frescobaldi
Tickets: £20/£10 students

9pm COMPLINE BY CANDLELIGHT
Keble College Choir
Sung to plainchant with music by
Tallis and Sheppard

SATURDAY 23

7:30pm MONTEVERDI VESPERS (1610)
Featuring Sophie Bevan (soprano) 
and Charles Daniels (tenor)
English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble
Keble College Choir
Directed by Matthew Martin
A towering masterpiece of the early Baroque,
Monteverdi’s Vespro della Beata Vergine of
1610
is one of the great pillars of music history.
Tickets: £40/£20/£10 students

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Ending on: Sat 23 Feb 2019
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