Celebrating Parry

The Oxford Bach Choir and Merton College combine to mark the 100th anniversary of Hubert Parry’s death with a festival of evensongs, recitals, talks and concerts celebrating the music of Parry and friends.

21 – 25 November 2018


Wednesday 21 November 2018, Merton College


6.15 pm, Merton College Chapel – Evensong


7.30 pm, T S Eliot Lecture Theatre – ‘Parry’s Choral Odyssey’

Lecture by Jeremy Dibble, Professor of Musicology, University of Durham


Thursday 22 November 2018, Merton College


1.15 pm, Merton College Chapel – Organ Recital: ‘Music by Parry & Friends’

Organ: Benjamin Nicholas

6.15 pm, Merton College Chapel – Evensong


Friday 23 November 2018, St John the Evangelist Church, Iffley Road, Oxford


7.30 pm: Parry: ‘Songs of Farewell’

Oxford Bach Choir
Benjamin Nicholas Conductor
Stephen Clarke Organ
Athena Hawksley -Walker Violin
Tom Herring Baritone
Francesca Millar Soprano

Music by Parry, Elgar, Stanford, Ireland, Dove and Vaughan Williams