Jan
27
7:30 PM19:30

Pusey House Chapel, Oxford

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Join us for the launch of our Music of the Spires project in the stunning chapel at Pusey House. Tickets available here.

Programme
Tallis - Videte miraculum
Fayrfax - Missa O Bone Jesu, Gloria
Parsons - Ave Maria
Galvani - Ave Sanctissima Maria
Fayrfax - Missa O Bone Jesu, Credo
Tallis - Quod chorus vatum
Parsons - O Bone Jesu
Fayrfax - Missa O Bone Jesu, Sanctus & Benedictus
Tallis - In manus tuas
Fayrfax - Missa O Bone Jesu, Agnus dei
Gibbons - Nunc dimittis

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St Cross Church, Winchester
Dec
8
7:30 PM19:30

St Cross Church, Winchester

We are delighted to be back in Winchester for Christmas 2017. We will be presenting an Advent programme of choral masterpieces from the Renaissance alongside pieces from the 20th century and brand new compositions.

Tickets available online here and at the St Cross Porters' Lodge (from 20 November).

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Dec
5
7:00 PM19:00

St John's Smith Square, London

We are delighted to be returning to St John' Smith Square to take part in Place 2 Be's Carol Concert. The evening will feature readings from celebrity readers including Emma Thompson, Margaret Keys, Greg Wise and Patricia Hodge. 

For more information and to buy tickets, please visit the Place 2 Be website, here.

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Consort: Church of St John the Evangelist, Oxford
Nov
11
7:30 PM19:30

Consort: Church of St John the Evangelist, Oxford

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We're excited to be returning to Oxford with Sansara Consort to perform our brand new Remembrance programme which juxtaposes of choral music from three masters of the renaissance with twentieth century compositions by Arvo Pärt and Sir John Tavener. In this way, we call to mind, with equal gravity, conflicts present and past; victims of war and terror, the plight of the refugees, and the fallen of bygone ages.

Tickets available via Tickets Oxford (01865 305305). 

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Consort: St Peter's Church, Stockbridge
Nov
10
7:30 PM19:30

Consort: St Peter's Church, Stockbridge

We're thrilled to be returning to Stockbridge with Sansara Consort to perform our brand new Remembrance programme which juxtaposes of choral music from three masters of the renaissance with twentieth century compositions by Arvo Pärt and Sir John Tavener. In this way, we call to mind, with equal gravity, conflicts present and past; victims of war and terror, the plight of the refugees, and the fallen of bygone ages.

Tickets available here

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Consort: The Blessed Mary, Upham
Sep
15
7:30 PM19:30

Consort: The Blessed Mary, Upham

The previously billed concert at The Grange has unfortunately be cancelled. However, we are delighted to be performing with our Consort at The Blessed Mary church in Upham, Hampshire. There will be drinks available from 7pm at the church. 

The concert is free and there will be a retiring collection in support of Maggie's cancer support charity, raising funds for a new cancer care centre on the Southampton General Hospital campus. 

Please contact Sarah Le May (lemay@btinternet.com) for more information or to reserve seats.

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Jul
3
2:30 PM14:30

St Marylebone Parish Church, London

We are excited to be performing at St Marylebone Parish Church as part of a special Choral Day organised by Martin Randall Travel. More details here.

Programme:

Josquin - Ecce tu pulchra es
Lassus - Veni, dilecti mi
de Rore - Mon petit cueur
Vasks - Klusās dziesmas, 1. Nosapi parsapi
Clemens - Ego flos campi
Vasks - Klusās dziesmas, 2. Dusi dusi
Gombert - Mille regretz
Vasks - Klusās dziesmas, 3. Tris mezi
Richafort - Graduale: Si ambulem (from Requiem)
Vasks - Klusās dziesmas, 4. Paldies tev vela saule
Clemens - Adieu mon esperance

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Jun
25
7:30 PM19:30

St John's Smith Square, London

We are delighted to be performing at the Opening Concert of 2017's London International A Cappella Choir Competition, hosted by St John's Smith Square in association with Peter Phillips and The Tallis Scholars. The opening concert will also feature the Holst Singers, our friends The Gesualdo Six and performances of works by the competition's featured composer, Arvo Pärt

More information and tickets are available here.

Programme:

Arvo Pärt
- Solfeggio
- Summa (Credo)
- Magnificat
- Virgencita
- Da pacem Domine

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St Cross Church, Winchester
Feb
25
7:30 PM19:30

St Cross Church, Winchester

We are delighted to be returning to the beautiful church at the Hospital of St Cross in Winchester.

The concert will feature Peteris Vasks' Silent Songs, Renaissance polyphony, and a selection of pieces from our debut CDCloths of Heaven, which will be available for sale.

Adults - £15
Students/Children - £7

Tickets available online, or via the Porters' Lodge at St Cross, the Winchester Cathedral Box Office (01962 857275), or at John Robinson Butchers, Stockbridge (01264 810609).

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Dec
13
7:30 PM19:30

Temple Church, London

We are thrilled to be performing as part of this year's Temple Winter Festival. Our programme explores the human dimensions of the Advent story, focusing on Marian texts before turning towards Christmas. 

Tickets are available here.

Join the Facebook event here.

Programme:

Hildegard von Bingen - Alleluia virga mediatrix
Tavener - Mother of God, here I stand
Galvani - Alma Redemptoris Mater
Park - The Mother of God
Victoria - Ave Maria a 8
Josquin - Inviolata
Grieg - Ave maris stella
Praetorius - Magnificat quinti toni

Hallgrímsson - Joseph and the Angel
Mouton - Nesciens mater
Tarney - Balulalow
Hyde - Sweet was the song
Williams - O Adonai
McDowall - O Oriens
Tallis - Videte miraculum
arr. Ørgan Matre - Herrens Venner
 

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Dec
12
7:30 PM19:30

St Peter's, Stockbridge

Ahead of our performance as part of the Temple Winter Festival, we return to St Peter's Church in Stockbridge, Hampshire, as part of the series presented by Stockbridge Music.

Tickets available here

Programme:

Tavener - Mother of God, here I stand
Galvani - Alma Redemptoris Mater
Park - The Mother of God
Victoria - Ave Maria a 8
Josquin - Inviolata
Grieg - Ave maris stella
Praetorius - Magnificat quinti toni

Hallgrímsson - Joseph and the Angel
Mouton - Nesciens mater
Tarney - Balulalow
Hyde - Sweet was the song
McDowall - O Oriens
Tallis - Videte miraculum
arr. Ørgan Matre - Herrens Venner

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Kings Place, London
Sep
11
12:45 PM12:45

Kings Place, London

We are delighted to be performing at London's Kings Place in association with London A Cappella. With the Autumn equinox drawing near we will perform a radiant programme of choral gems featuring James MacMillan’s Lux Aeterna, John Rutter’s Hymn to the Creator of Light, and John Taverner’s Dum transisset Sabbatum.

Click here for more information and to by tickets.

Join the Facebook event here.

 

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Winchester Cathedral
Jul
5
8:00 PM20:00

Winchester Cathedral

Sansara will appear in Winchester Cathedral as part of the 2016 Winchester Festival.

Programme:

Cardoso - Introitus (Requiem)
Byrd - Emendemus in melius
de Monte - Super flumina Babylonis
Byrd - Quomodo cantabimus
Tallis - Salvator mundi I
Bach - chorale: Wie sich ein Vater erbarmet (from BWV 17)
Rheinberger - Abendlied
Bach - chorale: Leit uns mit deiner rechten Hand (from BWV 90)
Hoad - O come, let us sing unto the Lord
Britten - Hymn to St. Cecilia
Byrd - Laudibus in sanctis
Tavener - Mother of God, here I stand
MacMillan - Lux Aeterna
 

Tickets are available here.

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Mar
19
9:30 PM21:30

Merton College Chapel, Oxford: Passiontide at Merton

On Saturday 19 March 2016, Sansara will perform a late night concert in the beautiful chapel at Merton College, Oxford, as part of this year's Passiontide at Merton festival. Tickets are available to buy here.

Programme:

Lobo - Versa est in luctum
Moore - Three Prayers of Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Morning Prayers
Gombert - Media vita
Moore - Three Prayers of Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Prayers in Time of Distress
Jackson - O sacrum convivium
Vivanco - Versa est in luctum
Galvani - Lamentations I
MacMillan - Lux aeterna
Galvani - Lamentations II
Messiaen - O sacrum convivium
Moore - Three Prayers of Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Evening Prayers

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Nov
11
8:00 PM20:00

Exeter College Chapel, Oxford

Sansara Consort will present a programme of men's voices works in the stunning setting of Exeter College Chapel featuring Tallis' Lamentations and works by Byrd, de Wert and Sheppard. Attendance is FREE and there will be a retiring collection in support of the British Red Cross' The Europe Refugee Crisis Appeal

In conjunction with the collection from the concert we are running an online campaign with Just Giving. If you can't attend the concert then please do donate online for this important cause! 

 

Programme:

  • Vox in Rama - Giaches de Wert
  • Lamentations I - Thomas Tallis
  • In ieiunio et fletu - Thomas Tallis
  • Lamentations II - Thomas Tallis
  • Tribulationes civitatum - William Byrd
  • Vide Domine afflictionem - William Byrd
  • Memento homo - William Byrd
  • Libera me, Domine, et pone me - William Byrd
  • I give you a new commandment - John Sheppard
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