“Music for Restored Times”. Choir of The Queen’s College Oxford, and Instruments of Time & Truth, directed by Prof Owen Rees. Chapel of The Queen’s College Oxford.
This concerts features music at the English Royal Court from the time of Queen Catherine of Braganza and her husband King Charles II. Hear some jewels of the English Restoration School repertoire. The concert features verse anthems by John Blow, Henry Cooke and Henry Purcell, as well as Pelham Humfrey, Matthew Locke and Michael Wise. Singers from across the choir will perform solo verses, which alternate with passages for full choir, much akin to the operation of the seventeenth-century Chapel Royal.
This concert stands as the culmination of a one-day event entitled Music, Creativity, and Culture in England, 1642-88 convened by Samuel Teague, from the University of Oxford. This concert is in partnerhip with the Faculty of Music of the University of Oxford, The Queen’s College Oxford and the Church Music Society.
Tickets cost 20 for general public and 5GBP for students. You can buy tickets here.