The annual Keble Early Music Festival returns, culminating in a performance of Bach’s St John Passion. Tickets available via Tickets Oxford, 01865 305305.

Wednesday 26

7:30pm GABRIELI CONSORT
Paul McCreesh
Music for Ash Wednesday including Allegri’s ‘Miserere’ and Sheppard’s ‘Media vita’
Tickets: £30/£20/£10 students

Thursday 27

7.30pm ORGAN RECITAL
James O’Donnell, Organist and Master of the Choristers, Westminster Abbey
Tickets: £15/students free

9pm COMPLINE BY CANDLELIGHT
The Choir of Keble College
Sung to plainchant, with choral polyphony
Admission free

Friday 28

1pm LUNCHTIME CONCERT
‘(God)fathers and Sons’
London-based chamber group of historical performers Ensemble Gramarye present a programme of music exploring some of the familial ties to Johann Sebastian Bach, from the music of his son, CPE Bach, to the godfather of his children, Telemann.

Admission free

7:30pm HIS MAJESTY’S SAGBUTTS & CORNETTS
‘At His Majesty’s Pleasure’
New music for early instruments;
Martyn Harry’s suite depicting the Royal Household of a fictitious 16th-century child monarch.
Tickets: £25/£15/£10 students

Saturday 29

7.30pm JS BACH ST JOHN PASSION
The Choir of Keble College
Academy of Ancient Music
Matthew Martin
Tickets: £40/£30/£10 students

KEMF Workshops

Saturday 22, 10.30am-5pm VENETIAN POLYCHORAL MUSIC BY GIOVANNI GABRIELI
A day-long workshop for voices and appropriate instruments directed by Benjamin Nicholas, in association with Thames Valley Early Music Forum.
£16 TVEMF members/£20 nonmembers
from tvemf.org/events

Thursday 27, 10am-1pm BAROQUE STRING WORKSHOP FOR SCHOOLS
Join Oxybaroxy (Oxfordshire Youth Baroque Strings) for a workshop led by Oxford-based period instrument ensemble Instruments of Time & Truth. Details from mark.levy@oxfordshire.gov.uk

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