Miserere and Other Seasonal Music – Heady Moments

Welcome to our second blog post exploring the programme for our ‘Miserere’ Concert on Friday 3rd April, at 8.00pm in Exeter College Chapel. Tim has looked at the complementary Misereres in detail in the previous blog, so I thought that in this post I might draw your...

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Two Misereres – Allegri and MacMillan

Our next concert "Miserere" (Friday 3rd April, 8pm in Exeter College Chapel) includes two very different settings of the Miserere Mei text (Psalm 51). The first is the famous setting written in 1638 by the Italian composer Gregorio Allegri who was a priest and singer...

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Astorga: Stabat Mater

Welcome back to the Oxford Pro Musica blog, this time looking ahead to our exciting concert in the Sheldonian Theatre this Wednesday (8pm, 3rd July). The centrepiece of the programme is, of course, Mozart’s sublime Requiem, which will constitute the second half of the...

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A French Connection: The Twentieth-Century French Chanson

Hello again, and welcome back to our second blog post looking ahead to our concert of French music this Saturday, 9th March, in the apt setting of Exeter College Chapel, heavily influenced as it is by French Gothic architecture. In this post I’m going to take a brief...

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