The 2013 Carol Service

Chapel & Choir: Special services & concerts

February 2016

Peter Shepherd, Senior Organ Scholar, plays music by Preston, Byrd, Bach, Buxtehude, and Franck.

The Choir of Merton College will sing at the Temple Church, London.

Harry Meehan, Senior Organ Scholar at The Queen’s College, plays music by Buxtehude, Sweelinck, and Bach.

March 2016

Given by Carleton Etherington, Organist and Director of Music at Tewkesbury Abbey.

Sponsored by the Oxford & District Organists’ Association to celebrate their centenary.

Nikita Chekshin plays music by Bach and Guilmant.

Performed by the Choir of Merton College and the Regency Sinfonia.

Sung by the Choral Scholars of Merton College Choir.

Daniel Hyde plays organ works by JS Bach, Dupré, Duruflé and Wagner.

Sung by the Choir of Merton College, conducted by Benjamin Nicholas.

With the Sansara Chamber Choir.

The choir sing works by Gibbons, Martin and Bruckner.

Performed by The Choir of Merton College with Oxford Baroque.

The first of two performances at the Auditorium St-Pierre-des-Cuisines in Toulouse, France.

The second of two performances at the Auditorium St-Pierre-des-Cuisines in Toulouse, France.

April 2016

The choir will be singing in various locations in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Washington DC.

May 2016

The Choir's success as a breeding ground for young singers is celebrated with the return of some of its most outstanding alumni to bring Striggio's masterpiece to life, alongside works by Gabrieli, Victoria, Praetorius and Schutz.

Simon will play works by Reger, Bach, Van Rossem, Duruflé, and Reubke.

June 2016

Thomas will play works by Bach, Mozart, Liszt, and Ravel.

November 2016

A celebration of the beginning of the Christian year, this is the first of Merton's 2016 Advent Carol services.

A celebration of the beginning of the Christian year, this is the second of Merton's 2016 Advent Carol services.

Image: The 2013 Carol Service, photo courtesy Lynn Dobson