Concerts

Next concert: Saturday 16th September at SJE Arts!

Intermezzo concert poster summer 2017

Intermezzo's next concert takes place on Saturday 16th September at SJE Arts. It features music with a "weather" connection, including Whitacre - Cloudburst, Runestad - Come to the Woods, Raminš - Blow, Winds, Blow, and works by Kirchner, Svilainis, Clausen, and Janequin. Expect rain, snow, wind, and peals of thunder, all before a glorious sunset!

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Previous Concert: Easter 2017

Intermezzo Easter 2017 concert poster

Our Easter 2017 concert was on Saturday 6th May at SJE Arts. It featured "music re-imagined" including modern takes on older works:

Thomas Tallis - O nata lux
Gregorio Allegri / Ben Byram-Wigfield - Miserere Evolutions
Lars Jansson / Gunnar Eriksson - To the Mothers in Brazil: Salve Regina
J. S. Bach / Knut Nystedt - Immortal Bach
William Bradbury / Shawn Kirchner - Angel Band
James MacMillan - O Radiant Dawn
William Byrd - Ave Verum Corpus
Roderick Williams - Ave Verum Corpus Re-imagined
Juan de Anchieta / Bob Chilcott - Con amores, la mi madre
Martin Gore / Eric Whitacre - Enjoy the Silence

Previous concert: Christmas 2016

Christmas event poster 2016

Intermezzo were delighted to be invited to the Church of St Mary and St John on the Cowley Road for their Christmas service on Sunday 18th December at 5.30pm. The service featured some beautiful pieces by Lauridsen, Chilcott, Elder and Miškinis alongside carols from the church choir and congregation.

Previous concert: Summer 2016

Intermezzo Summer 2016 concert poster

Our Summer 2016 concert, on Saturday 17th September at SJE Arts, was sold out. The programme was extremely well received, and included music from Scandinavia and Baltics:

Vaclovas Augustinas - Anoj Pusėj Dunojėlio
Ēriks Ešenvalds - The Heavens’ Flock
Arvo Pärt - Which Was the Son of…
Rihards Dubra - Stetit Angelus
Eric Whitacre - When David Heard
Ēriks Ešenvalds - Northern Lights
Rihards Dubra - Laudate…
Arvo Pärt - The Deer’s Cry
Vytautas Miškinis - O sacrum convivium
Jan Sandström - Biegga Luohte
Jaakko Mäntyjärvi - Double, Double Toil and Trouble

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Previous concert: Spring 2016

Intermezzo concert poster Easter 2016

Our Spring 2016 concert took place at University Church of St Mary the Virgin. It included music with a British connection, and some works featuring organ accompaniment:

Gabriel Jackson - To Morning
Ed Rex - This Marriage
Jonathan Dove - Seek Him that Maketh the Seven Stars
Philip Stopford - Ave, Regina Caelorum
Eric Whitacre - Her Sacred Spirit Soars
Gabriel Jackson - O sacrum convivium
Paul Mealor - O Sanctissima Maria
Benjamin Britten - Antiphon
Ola Gjeilo - Sanctus ‘London’
Benjamin Britten - Rejoice in the Lamb

Previous concert: Christmas 2015

Carols by Candlelight poster Christmas 2015

Intermezzo joined the choir and musicians at St Andrew's Church in Oxford for their Carols by Candlelight services in December 2015. These featured some beautiful Christmas pieces by Forbes, Howells, Gardner and Warlock and a special performance of Bob Chilcott's Song of the Crib.

Previous concert: Summer 2015

Intermezzo concert poster Summer 2015

The Summer 2015 concert took place on Saturday 12th September, in the wonderful venue of SJE Arts, and attracted an audience of over 200. It included music with an American connection:

Guy Forbes - O nata lux
arr. Carol Barnett - McKay, from An American Thanksgiving
Richard Burchard - Ecce dedi verba mea
Ēriks Ešenvalds - Only in Sleep
Ola Gjeilo - Unicornis captivatur
Eric Whitacre - Lux aurumque
Eric Whitacre - Leonardo Dreams of his Flying Machine
arr. David Blackwell - Steal Away
Stephen Paulus - The Road Home
Ēriks Ešenvalds - Stars
Morten Lauridsen - O nata lux

Previous concert: Easter 2015

Intermezzo concert poster Easter 2015

The Easter 2015 concert took place at the Holywell Music Room on Saturday 9th May. The packed out concert featured the Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo, in a second half with a Spanish theme:

Vytautas Miškinis - Angelis Suis Deus & Cantate Domino
Rob Waters - Nolo Mortem Peccatoris
Cyrillus Kreek - Kiida, Mu Hing, Issandat!
Rihards Dubra - Ave Maria III
Vaclovas Augustinas - Tykus Tykus
Eric Whitacre - Water Night
Tomás Luis de Victoria - Congratulamini Mihi
Tomás de Terrejón y Velasco - A Este Sol Peregrino
Astor Piazzolla - Tango Suite
Ariel Ramírez - Gloria from Misa Criolla
Eric Whitacre - With a Lily in Your Hand

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Previous concert: Summer 2014

Intermezzo concert poster Summer 2014

Tickets for the Summer 2014 concert sold out in a few days. The concert took place on Saturday 14th September in Exeter College Chapel, and featured a programme of music mostly from north-eastern Europe:

Jake Runestad - I Will Lift Mine Eyes
Vytautas Miškinis - O Sapientia, O Radix Jesse, and O Emmanuel from Advent Antiphons
Vaclovas Augustinas - Tykus Tykus
Pawel Łukaszewski - Crucem Tuam Adoramus, Domine
Vaclovas Augustinas - Cantate Domino Canticum Novum
arr. Jan Sandström - Es Ist Ein Ros Entsprungen
arr. Gunnar Eriksson - Gjendines Bådnlåt
Gabriel Jackson - I Am the Voice of the Wind
Ēriks Ešenvalds - Long Road
Eric Whitacre - Sleep My Child

Previous concert: Easter 2014

Intermezzo concert poster Easter 2014

The Easter 2014 concert took place on on Saturday 26th April in Exeter College Chapel. This sell-out concert featured a programme of music inspired by plainchant:

Ola Gjeilo - Ubi Caritas
Gabriel Jackson - Oculi Omnium
Carlo Gesualdo - Miserere Mei, Deus
Rihards Dubra - Stetit Angelus
Richard Burchard - Ecce Dedi Verba Mei
Maurice Duruflé - Notre Père & Ubi Caritas
Morten Lauridsen - O Magnum Mysterium
Franz Biebl - Ave Maria
Eric Whitacre - Sainte Chapelle

Previous concert: Summer 2013

Intermezzo concert poster Summer 2013

Intermezzo's sell-out Summer 2013 concert took place on Saturday 14th September in Exeter College Chapel, and featured a beautiful programme of music:

Arvo Pärt - Bogoroditsye Dyevo
Gabriel Jackson - O Sacrum Convivium
Paul Mealor - A Spotless Rose
James McMillan - So Deep
Eric Whitacre - When David Heard
Pawel Łukaszewski - Nunc Dimitis
John Taverner - Sanctus from Missa Gloria Tibi Trinitas
Morten Lauridsen - O Magnum Mysterium
Josquin des Prez - In te Domine speravi
Ola Gjeilo - Unicornis Captivatur

Previous concert: Easter 2013

Intermezzo concert poster Easter 2013

The Easter 2013 concert took place on Friday 26th April 2013 in Exeter College Chapel. The programme included pieces for choir and marimba, a special combination in the wonderful acoustic:

René Clausen - Tonight Eternity Alone
Morten Lauridsen - Nocturnes
Hedges/Zeltsman - Ragamuffin
Eric Whitacre - The Seal Lullaby
Ola Gjeilo - Sanctus
Peter Klatzow - Prayers and Dances from Africa
Paul Smadbeck - Rhythm Song
Eric Whitacre - Sleep

Previous concert: Summer 2012

Intermezzo concert poster Summer 2012

Intermezzo's inaugural concert took place on Saturday 8th September 2012, in Exeter College chapel. It was a beautiful evening, and the choir was very well received by its packed-out audience. The programme featured:

Maurice Duruflé - Ubi Caritas
Eric Whitacre - Hebrew Love Songs
Morten Lauridsen - Contre Qui, Rose, La Rose Complète, and Dirait-On from Les Chansons des Roses
James Whitbourn - A Prayer of Desmond Tutu
Peter Klatzow - The Great Amen from Prayers from Africa
Charles Stanford - Beati quorum via
Paul Mealor - Ubi Caritas
Morten Lauridsen - Sure on this Shining Night
Eric Whitacre - Animal Crackers

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Intermezzo concert poster summer 2017
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Christmas event poster 2016
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Intermezzo concert poster Easter 2016
Carols by Candlelight poster Christmas 2015
Intermezzo concert poster Summer 2015
Intermezzo concert poster Easter 2015
Intermezzo concert poster Summer 2014
Intermezzo concert poster Easter 2014
Intermezzo concert poster Summer 2013
Intermezzo concert poster Easter 2013
Intermezzo concert poster Summer 2012