“an unmissable event on Oxford’s musical calendar”
BBC Music Magazine
A three-day festival of concerts, talks and services, the annual Passiontide at Merton festival is a highlight of Oxford's musical year; the 2019 Festival took place from Friday 12 to Sunday 14 April 2019.
Highlights of this, the tenth festival, included concerts by The Cardinall’s Musick, Instruments of Time & Truth, the Choir of Merton College, soprano Elin Manahan Thomas, and the Riga Vocal Quartet. Works performed included Tallis's Spem in alium, Pergolesi's Stabat mater, JS Bach's St Matthew Passion, and Gabriel Jackson's 2017 work Exile Meditations.