December 2008

A Journey from Darkness to Light

Music for Christmas: 8PM Friday 19 December, Merton College chapel An hour of music in the wonderful atmosphere of Merton College chapel. As the performers emerge from total darkness the music moves from stillness to joy; from chant to 21st century polyphony. With Arvo Pärt’s Magnificat and John Sheppard’s Verbum Caro. And works by Palestrina, Josquin, [...]


Vespers for Advent

6.15pm, 02 December 2008, Merton College Chapel Sospiri celebrate the beginning of Advent with solemn vespers at Merton with music by Palestrina, Sheppard and Sermisy