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Wake Up to Bach!New College Chapel Holywell Street, Oxford
It’s time to wake up to two of Bach’s amazing choral and orchestral works written to be performed as part of his annual cycle of church cantatas.
All Roads Lead to BachSt Mary Magdalen's Church Magdalen Street, Oxford
An evening of music for unaccompanied violin from before and after Bach's time, featuring Bojan Čičić.
Bach Christmas OratorioNew College Chapel Holywell Street, Oxford
Join us for one of Oxford’s most evocative seasonal events in the magical setting of New College Chapel. Oxford Bach Soloists’ Christmas Oratorio is sure to be a memorable way to celebrate Christmas this year.
Calming the StormNew College Chapel Holywell Street, Oxford
Oxford Bach Soloists begin their 2017 season with two cantatas composed especially for the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany. This is a rather special date as it only occurs when Easter is very late.
Spirits of the EarthNew College Chapel Holywell Street, Oxford
Three wonderful works for chorus, soloists and orchestra were all written between 1713 and 1725 and focus around the story of the Parable of the Sower.
The Wages of SinNew College Chapel Holywell Street, Oxford
One of Bach’s rarer latin settings and a cry for Mercy sets the scene for the dissonant opening to Bach’s Cantata calling us to ‘Resist Sin’. Dating from Bach’s days as court composer at the Schlosskirche (court chapel) of Weimar this is one of the composer’s more unusual works for solo alto.
PassionNew College Chapel Holywell Street, Oxford
One of Bach’s best loved works, his extravagant St John Passion is presented by an ensemble of soloists, four-part choir and orchestra.
Easter OratorioNew College Chapel Holywell Street, Oxford
Bach’s colossal 1725 Easter Oratorio with its festive scoring is paired with Bach’s Easter Cantata and a new and haunting world premiere by Colin Riley.
Edward Thomas: A Centenary Celebration in Words and MusicStratford Artshouse 14 Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon
Oxford Bach Soloists perform Colin Riley's new and haunting work bringing together fragments of Thomas’ collected poetry.
Lutheran VespersNew College Chapel Holywell Street, Oxford
The Orchestra of Oxford Bach Soloists and New College Choir present an authentic recreation of Lutheran Vespers, the context for which JS Bach was writing his cantatas.
Reformation 500: Sun and ShieldSt Columba's URC Church, Alfred Street, Oxford, OX1 4EH Alfred Street, Oxford
Discover more about JS Bach's spectacular Cantata 79 ‘Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild’ (God the Lord is sun and shield) in this first event in the series celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
Royal WeddingNew College Chapel Holywell Street, Oxford
An exploration of 'heavenly' Royal Weddings sets the theme for this concert dominated by Handel’s magnificent DIXIT DOMINUS.
Out of the DepthsNew College Chapel Holywell Street, Oxford
Explore the fascinating and moving settings of the profound text ‘Out of the depths have I cried unto thee’ by JS Bach and his baroque contemporaries.
Actus TragicusNew College Chapel Holywell Street, Oxford
Alongside one of Bach's most profoundly beautiful cantatas, this concert features instrumental music by Bach’s contemporary, Telemann in his 250th anniversary year.
Christmas BaroqueSt Michael's Church Broad Street, Bath
Oxford comes to Bath with an evening of festive baroque cheer in the beautiful setting of St Michael’s Without following its recent makeover making it the most comfortable church in the city!