We'd describe our repertoire as 'eclectic' - there's no one era or style of music that we prefer. However, as you'll see from the full list of our repertoire in our music archive, our concerts tend to be themed around the season and the church calendar, and this often governs our programme choices.
You'll also see from the list below and the full list in our music archive that our concerts feature plenty of early music and 20th century British music. Both of these lend themselves well to the venues in and around Oxford - such as college chapels and small churches - in which we tend to perform.
One genre on which we have been privileged to focus is the music of our previous musical director Simon Whalley. We have performed a number of his compositions, including the world premiere of his Christus: A Passion according to St Mark, in March 2011. In 2015 we have very much enjoyed singing music by Judith Weir, under the baton of our new musical director, Ben Nicholas, and in the company of children from several local schools.
Other highlights of our repertoire in the last few years have included:
Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem
Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music
Vaughan Williams: Three Shakespeare Songs
Byrd: Mass for Five Voices
Howells: Te Deum
Bach: Jesu Meine Freude
Tallis: Mass "Puer Natus"
Parry: Songs of Farewell
Rachmaninov: All-Night Vigil
Rheinberger: Mass in E flat