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Saturday, 20th June 2020:
Stabat Mater

St John the Evangelist, Iffley Road, Oxford: 7:30pm
Doors open: 7:00pm

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Generations of composers have long been entranced by the beauties of the old polyphonic style perfected by the likes of Palestrina.  The OBC's summer concert showcases three great works whose composers tried to recreate that old style, but each ended up saying something quite new and special in their own way.  Thus, JS Bach and Domenico Scarlatti, in the eighteenth century, and Ralph Vaughan Williams, recently back from the trenches of the First World War, each looked backwards, but each created something new and utterly characteristic.  These pieces will sound especially fine in the magnificent acoustic of St John the Evangelist.

Duration: Approximately 2½ hours including one interval of 20 minutes

Tickets Prices
£35, £25, £15

Discounts (Only one discount will be applied per ticket)
Students (with ID): £5 off
Under 18s: 50% discount
Groups of 10 or more: 10% discount on full price
Wheelchair users, patrons with disabilities and their carers: Please telephone OBC Box Office 01865 980220 for availability and further information.
* We regret that children under 6 years old cannot be admitted to this concert.

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