Oxford Lent Concerts, 2016

A series of two free concerts of choral and instrumental music illuminated by modern icons.

All concerts are in Queen's College Chapel, Oxford.

For disabled access to the Chapel, please ring the Queen's College Porters' Lodge on 01865 279120.

Concert dates
Concert 1: March 15(Tuesday) 6:15 pm
Concert 2: March 22(Tuesday) 6:15 pm

Admission to the Chapel 15 minutes before each concert.

Each concert will last approximately 40 minutes.

Concerts are FREE with a Retiring Collection for Asylum Welcome, Médecins Sans Frontières and La Leche League Oxfordshire.

Concert 1, March 15 (Tuesday) 6:15 pm

Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992): Louange à l’immortalité de Jésus from Quatuor pour la fin du Temps (1941)

Francis Poulenc (1899-1963): Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence (1939)

Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992): Louange à l’Éternité de Jésus from Quatuor pour la fin du Temps (1941)

Samuel Barber (1910-1981): Agnus Dei (1967)


Concert 2, March 22 (Tuesday) 6:15 pm

William Walton (1902-1983): A Litany (1916, revised 1930)

Samuel Barber (1910-1981): Molto adagio from String Quartet Opus 11 (1936)


Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988): What love is this of thine? (1985)

Max Bruch (1838-1920): Kol Nidrei Opus 47 for cello and piano (1880)

Cecilia McDowall (b. 1951): The Lord is good (2012)

Kenneth Leighton (1929-1988): Solus ad victimam for choir and organ (1973)