This summer the Choir of Somerville College will be touring the North of England. Details of all our concerts can be found on our tour poster and programme.
A recording of Dudley Moore's infamous Beethoven Sonata Parody performed by Robert Smith (piano) has now been added to the SMS YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aso7NBIHV4
The Choir of Somerville College, Oxford, presents a sneak preview of its summer tour programme. The concert will feature a selection of choral favourites including works by Palestrina, Bach, Bruckner, Parry and Górecki. Click here to download a copy of the programme.
The Choir of Somerville College, Oxford
David Crown, conductor
Douglas Knight, organ
Robert Smith, organ
Admission is free. There will be a retiring collection in aid of Somerville Choir's summer tour.
A complete recording of yesterday's lunchtime recital featuring James Poston (baritone) and Tim Anderson (piano) has just been uploaded to our YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2BjnDi1pCE
The Choir of Somerville College presents its first concert in collaboration with the Musicians of the Dreaming Spires, an Oxford-based professional orchestra. The programme includes Bach's Easter cantata Christ lag in Todesbanden (BWV 4) and choral/orchestral works by Mozart, Schubert and Albinoni.
9 March 2012, 7:45pm, St Michael at the North Gate
Tickets: £12 (£5 students) available on the door
We have announced our termcard for Hilary Term 2012. You can use this link to download a PDF version; a hard copy will be pidged to all college members. There is an excellent range of concerts and recitals. Remember to put the dates in your diaries! Full details of the recitals and choir concerts can be found on our recitals page and the choir termcard.
Our annual Freshers’ Concert will take place on Thursday of 2nd week (26th January, 8pm, Somerville Chapel).
Talented first-year undergraduates including Robert Smith (piano), Orly Watson (piano), Isabel Sinagola, Martin Engelcke, Rosemary Pearce and Sian Davila will be playing works by Debussy, Rachmaninov, Liszt and others.
There will be a post-concert drinks party in the college bar afterwards.
On Tuesday of 8th week (29th November 2011, 8pm) the Choir of Somerville College presents an end of term concert at St Giles’ Church which will feature a selection of favourite anthems. The programme includes choral works by Tippett, Górecki, Ireland, Miškinis and Monteverdi as well as a number of songs and arias/duets performed by members of the choir.
The singers will be accompanied by Douglas Knight (organ), Robert Smith (organ) and Orly Watson (piano).
Admission is free; there will be a retiring collection in aid of Somerville Choir's summer tour.
Join the Choir of Somerville College and the newly founded North-End Orchestra for a special one-off performance of Händel's Baroque masterpiece (Part I + Hallelujah Chorus) on Tuesday of 7th week (22nd November).
We will be rehearsing at St Barnabas' Church (Jericho) from 2:30 until 5:30pm; the concert will start at 7:30pm. Please contact David Crown if you want to get involved. See our poster and programme for more information.