Hilary Term 2018
8.30pm, 18th January, Chapel – Organ Recital – Tom Fetherstonhaugh
Tom Fetherstonhaugh, Organ Scholar at Merton College, plays the first recital of the Hilary Term Compline Recital Series. This will be followed by a short service of plainsong sung by the Chapel Choir.
6.00pm, 25th January, O’Reilly Theatre – Piano Recital – Tanay Joshi
Tanay Joshi performs an evening piano recital in the O’Reilly Theatre.
8.30pm, 25th January, Chapel – Organ Recital – Harry Baigent
Harry Baigent, Organ Student at Keble, continues the series of organ recitals. This will be followed by a short service of plainsong sung by the Chapel Choir.
8.30pm, 1st February, Chapel – Organ Recital – Matthew Martin
Keble’s very own Director of Music continues the term’s Compline recital series. After the recital the Choir will sing a short service of plainsong.
8.30pm, 8th February, Chapel – Organ Recital – Jonathan Hope
This recital, given by Jonathan Hope, Assistant Director of Music at Gloucester Cathedral, continues the series of compline recitals. This is followed by the office of compline, sung by the Chapel Choir.
6.00pm, 13th February Warden’s Lodgings – Warden’s Recital
A short recital including performances by Keble’s Music Scholars, in front of the Warden and other members of the college, to celebrate the general music-making that takes place at Keble.
8.30pm, 15th February, Chapel – Organ Recital – Áine Kennedy
Keble Organ Scholar, Áine Kennedy, give the fifth compline recital of term. This recital, as usual, is followed by the office of compline sung by the Chapel Choir.
8.15pm, 21 February, O’Reilly Theatre - The Oxford Gargoyles
8.30pm, 1st March, Chapel – Organ Recital – Anthony Hammond
Anthony Hammond, a critically acclaimed English concert organist, composer and musicologist, continues the compline recital series. As usual this recital is followed by the office of compline sung by the Chapel Choir.
8.30pm, 8th March, Chapel – Organ Recital – Edward Higginbottom
For many years Edward Higginbottom was the organist of New College where he directed the world-renowned choir. Having retired from New College in 2014, Edward remains active as a freelance musician and has recently founded the Instruments of Time and Truth, an orchestra with which the Keble Early Music Festival enjoys a close connection. This will be followed by a short service of plainsong sung by the Chapel Choir.
KEBLE EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL 2018
7.30pm, 20th February, Chapel – The Marian Consort
‘Fower sovereygnes reygnes’ - An exploration of the music of Thomas Tallis, concluding with the forty-part motet, ‘Spem in alium’.
1.00pm, 21st February, Chapel – Catherine Ennis
Les Favoris de Monsieur Bach - J. S. Bach’s arrangements for organ of works by Vivaldi, Couperin and Ernst.
6.00pm, 21st February, Chapel – Keble College Choir
Festival Evensong with music by Byrd and Hayes.
7.30pm, 21st February, Chapel – In Echo
Music in a Cold Climate: Sounds of Hansa Europe - Music by Holborne, Buxtehude, Sommer, Baltzar, Becker, new piece by Andrew Keeling.
1.00pm, 22nd February, Chapel – The Bate Players
Oxford Music Faculty’s student-led historical performance ensemble.
8.00pm, 22nd February, Chapel – Instruments of Time & Truth
TÉNÈBRES: Couperin at 350 - Sacred music of the Ancien Régime, performed aloft.
1.00pm, 23rd February, Chapel – George Ross
Bach solo cello suites.
7.30pm, 23rd February, Chapel – Fieri Consort
Il Pastor Fido - Masterpieces of the dramatic madrigal by Marenzio and Monteverdi.
7.30pm, 24th February, Chapel – Keble College Choir, Instruments of Time & Truth
The festival finale including Mozart’s Requiem and ‘Jupiter’ Symphony.
The chapel choir can be heard at the following times throughout term.