‘More comfortable than the Sheldonian at a fraction of the price’
St. Mary's is regularly used as a venue for classical music concerts, lectures, and other types of events. Tickets are purchased either at the door or as specified by the concert organisers. Regular ensembles include, The Oxford Sinfonia
, The City of Oxford Choir
and Oxford Youth Choirs
, as well as various college music societies such as the Hertford Bruckner Orchestra
A Bluthner Model 2 Concert Grand is available at St Mary's for use by concert organisers. An additional hire fee applies.
For information on hiring St Mary's for a concert, please contact the parish administrator, Ruth Rundle
You can find a current list of evening concerts or lunchtime recitals held at St Mary's below.
Wednesday 12th March, 7.30pm - Arcadian Singers
Programme: J S Bach, St John Passion
Saturday 4th April, 7pm - Exeter College 700th Anniversary Concert
Programme: PARRY - Blest Pair of Sirens, VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - Five Mystical Songs, NICHOLAS O’NEILL - Flyht, PARRY - Selection from Songs of Farewell, ELGAR - Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85
Soloists: Anil Umer (cello), Colin Campbell (baritone)
Conductors: Marios Papadopoulos and George de Voil
Friday 11th April, 7.30pm - The Merry Opera Company
Programme: Handel's, Messiah. Conductor: Stephen Hose