Sun 10 Dec, Sheldonian Theatre
The Sheldonian Theatre was erected in 1664-8 to a design by Sir Christopher Wren. Its purpose was to provide an appropriate secular venue for the principal meetings and public ceremonies of the University, and this remains its purpose today. In addition the theatre has become a leading venue for musical concerts and recitals. Please note that tickets for concerts cannot be bought at the Sheldonian.
Please note Semi Circle and Upper Gallery seats do not have backrest.
Capacity: 800 - 1000
Facilities: Toilets (also disabled), No bar
HANDEL Zadok the Priest
HUMPERDINCK Hansel and Gretel
BERLIOZ Shepherds' Farewell
DARKE In the Bleak Midwinter
RUTTER Chestnut Song
ANDERSON Sleigh Ride
Our regular audience describe this concert as the perfect way to start Christmas! Apart from an exciting selection of music, a marvellous professional choir, the inimitable Onyx brass, two wonderful school choirs, and 12 year-old singer/songwriter Sofie Elyse, all conducted by the charismatic Jacques Cohen, you, the audience have the chance to sing in the amazing acoustics of the awe-inspiring Sheldonian Theatre.
If you have access requirements, or to book the £35 seats, please call the City of Oxford Orchestra directly on 01865 744457.
Duration: 2 hours 5mins with interval