The New Oxford Consort are performing a Christmas Concert at the Borough Theatre on the afternoon of Sunday 1 December at 3 pm.
The New Oxford Consort is a vocal ensemble comprising some of the finest young singers from Oxford and beyond.
Founded and directed by Freddie Crowley, a recent Music graduate of Merton College, Oxford, the group performs repertoire from the Renaissance to the present day, and varies in size and forces according to venue and occasion.
The singers are drawn from a pool of young professionals in the early stages of their singing careers, including alumni choral scholars of Oxford, Cambridge, Durham, Royal Holloway and Manchester universities, as well as London conservatoires.
Members of the group have sung with the Tallis Scholars, Tenebrae, BBC Singers, SANSARA, I Fagiolini, Siglo de Oro, Genesis Sixteen, echo choir, Lacock Scholars, Carice Singers, and the choirs of Merton, Queen’s, Christ Church and New Colleges, Oxford.
Programme includes BYRD – Rorate coeli, O magnum mysterium – Victoria, In dulci jubilo – Pearsall, Coventry Carol (Lully lulla, thou little tiny child),HOLST – In the bleak mid-winter, Ding dong merrily on high and The Three Kings – Cornelius.
Tickets are priced at £18 (concessions £ 15) Students £7.50 and are available from the theatre’s box office 01873 850805 and website boroughtheatreabergavenny.co.uk