Sansara - O Radiant Dawn | University of Oxford

Sansara - O Radiant Dawn

Speaker
Sansara choir
Event date
Event time
19:30 - 21:15
Venue
SJE Arts
St John the Evangelist Church
109A Iffley Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX4 1EH
Event type
Concerts
Event cost
£17, £15, £5 under 25s
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Recommended

Programme to include:
Wier: Drop down, ye Heavens, from above
Byrd: Vigilate
MacMillan: O Radiant Dawn
Britten: Hymn to the Virgin
Josquin: O virgo virginum
Praetorius: Magnificat with interpolated carols
Fayrfax: Missa tecum principium: Gloria
Tallis: Videte miraculum

Conjuring an aura of mystery and excitement, Sansara explores the anticipation of Christmas, their programme an inter-weaving of works by Masters of the Renaissance and 20th and 21st century composers. Celebrate the season of advent and be transported by the charm and talent of this exceptional ensemble, “The a cappella sound of the future” - Peter Phillips, The Tallis Scholars.

Sansara features singers from the award-winning chamber choir Sansara in a smaller ensemble focusing on choral works originally conceived for consort or one-to-a-part performance. Founded in 2013, Sansara Choir won First Prize and Audience Prize in the London International A Cappella Choir Competition 2015, hosted by St John’s Smith Square in association with The Tallis Scholars.