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Choir performs canticles by composer Rachel Portman

Choir performs canticles by composer Rachel Portman

On Monday October 31st, the mixed choir performed a set of canticles by alumna and honorary fellow Rachel Portman.  Rachel studied music at Worcester College before becoming a successful and […]

 
Carol Composition Competition 2016

Carol Composition Competition 2016

This year’s carol composition competition has been won by Stewart Duncan, an American composer from Indiana. Stewart Duncan (b.1993) is a Bloomington, Indiana-based composer pursuing his Ph.D. in Musicology from […]

 
Choral award auditions

Choral award auditions

In September, the college welcomed applicants for choral awards for entry in 2017 and 2018 (for deferred entry). Students from different parts of the country stayed in the college and […]

 
College Gaudy and Evensong

College Gaudy and Evensong

On Saturday October 1st, the mixed choir will sing a choral evensong in chapel as part of the College Gaudy weekend. We look forward to welcoming back former students from […]

 
Tour to Worcester Cathedral, August 2016

Tour to Worcester Cathedral, August 2016

Members of the Mixed Choir of Worcester College enjoyed a three-day residency in the picturesque surroundings of Worcester Cathedral, singing verse music by sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English composers for the […]

 
Boys’ choir tour to Italy

Boys’ choir tour to Italy

In July, the boy choristers and choral scholars presented a series of concerts along the Italian Riviera.  They sang concerts of Italian and English choral music in Imperia, Montegratie, Nice […]

 
Sing we at Pleasure

Sing we at Pleasure

The college mixed choir, staff choir, voices, and orchestra are preparing for the ‘Music for a summer’s evening concert’ on Monday June 13th. With performances from all of these groups, […]

 

Joint concert with Thomas’ School

On Friday May 27th the chapel choir of boy choristers and choral scholars hosted the choir of the Thomas’ school from Kensington for a joint concert in the  college chapel.  […]

 
Music for two harpsichords

Music for two harpsichords

On Wednesday 25th May, there was a concert for two harpsichords in the College Chapel, performed by Thomas Allery and Nathaniel Mander. Two copies of historical instruments were heard in […]

 
Boys’ Choir trip to Winchester

Boys’ Choir trip to Winchester

On Wednesday May 11th, the college’s choir of boy trebles sang evensong in Winchester Cathedral. The choir sang music by Stanford and Noble, and was directed by Thomas Allery and […]