What's on this term?

  • Freshers' Concert - Thursday 26th October, 7:30pm in the College Chapel - Be amazed by the newly matriculated freshers of Somerville College in this marvellous display of talent!


  • Fireworks & Festivities - Friday 3rd November, 5pm starting in the College Chapel - A sensory feast, featuring Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks, a Bonfire-themed meal in college, and a stimulating display of fireworks to end the night. All are welcome, students, tutors and families alike!


  • Mozart's Wind Serenade in Bb - Friday 17th November, 7pm in the College Chapel - A rare opportunity in Oxford to watch a seriously underperformed masterpiece of Mozart, the 'Gran Partita'. Comprising of instrumentalists both in college and in the greater university, this concert promises to be a riveting display of musicality and would be a great shame to miss. Make sure you're there!


  • Mozart and Howells Clarinet Quintets - Friday 24th November, 7:30pm in the College Chapel - The return of the 'Woodstock Quintet' to Somerville College; following the success of last term's Brahms Quintet, we invite Joshua Grubb the leader of this fine ensemble, to lead us further into the world of Quintets, first through Mozart and later a far more contemporary work by Herbert Howells.


  • Musicians Wrestle Everywhere! - Saturday 25th November, 7.30pm in the College Chapel - The first concert of the year given by Somerville College Chapel Choir, music accompanying texts about music. Whether you prefer the angelic polyphony of Lassus, or the entrancing simplicity of Britten, this concert will fulfil your musical desires!


Looking Forward

Bach's St John Passion - Tuesday 6th March, 7.30pm in the College Chapel - A true highlight in the Choir's Calendar of the year. Accompanied by a professional baroque orchestra, Somerville College Choir and selected soloists will perform J.S. Bach's St John Passion. An Incredible opportunity not to be missed: tickets to go on sale at the start of Hilary Term.


If these events do seem all too far away, then please do enjoy these beautifully designed Concert posters by Somerville's very own, Dominique Vassie and Kate Asquith, and follow to make sure no further events evade your knowledge!

Hilary term SMS Concert
MIS Concert Poster