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ARVO PÄRT…and a Littlemore Festival

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ARVO PÄRT…and a Littlemore Festival

18-25 November 2022 | multiple venues across Oxford

Music at Oxford has partnered with the Estonian Embassy in London to bring a unique festival celebrating the life and music of Arvo Pärt to Oxford. The festival features world-renowned artists who have worked closely with Pärt such as the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Raschèr Saxophone Quartet and O/Modernt chamber orchestra, alongside talks, films… and a little more.

Festival discounts available, find out more and book your tickets here: https://bit.ly/APLF22

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir: Da pacem Domine

18 November 2022, 8pm | Christ Church Cathedral

An ARVO PÄRT…and a Littlemore festival event
Music at Oxford is honoured to welcome the Grammy award-winning Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir (EPCC) to our festival and to Oxford. The choir celebrated its 40th anniversary last year and is ‘one of the 10 best choirs in the world’ (BBC Music Magazine). The programme, Da pacem Domine (Give us peace, Lord) was performed for the first time in the Estonian-Russian border city of Narva and made an important statement about the war in Ukraine – by bringing this programme to Oxford and our festival EPCC continues to shine a light on the need for peace.

Find out more and book your tickets here: https://bit.ly/EPCC2022

O/Modernt soloists: Infinite Dimensions

22 November 2022, 9pm | SJE Arts

An ARVO PÄRT…and a Littlemore festival event

Hugo Ticciati has worked closely with Arvo Pärt, and is known equally for his inventive programmes as well as for his captivating playing. Believing that music is never really ‘old’ or ‘new’, because it exists purely in the moment of its sounding, Ticciati has created two fascinating programmes covering more than 500 years of musical understanding - Infinite Dimensions is the first of the two programmes. Prepare to be surprised and delighted.

Find out more and book your tickets here: https://bit.ly/OModID22

O/Modernt Chamber Orchestra: Cosmic Spaces

23 November 2022, 7.30pm | Sheldonian Theatre

An ARVO PÄRT…and a Littlemore festival event

Hugo Ticciati has worked closely with Arvo Pärt, and is known equally for his inventive programmes as well as for his captivating playing. Believing that music is never really ‘old’ or ‘new’, because it exists purely in the moment of its sounding, Ticciati has created two fascinating programmes covering more than 500 years of musical understanding - Cosmic Spaces is the second of the two programmes. Prepare to be surprised and delighted.

Find out more and book your tickets here: https://bit.ly/OModCS22

The Carice Singers: Vigilia Estoniae

24 November 2022, 9pm | St Barnabas Church, Jericho

An ARVO PÄRT…and a Littlemore festival event

With a focus on Estonian female composers, this programme from The Carice Singers celebrates Galina Grigorjeva’s 60th birthday with the UK premiere of her powerful 2017 work Vespers and commemorates the recent death of Ester Mägi, who would have been 100 in 2022. Also included are works by Evelin Seppar, Alfred Schnittke, and Arvo Pärt, showing the rich diversity of styles that have become vitally important to this ‘singing nation’.

Find out more and book your tickets here: https://bit.ly/CarS2022

Raschèr Saxophone Quartet & Schola Cantorum of Oxford: Words (un)spoken

25 November 2022, 8pm | Christ Church Cathedral

An ARVO PÄRT…and a Littlemore festival event

Music at Oxford is pleased to present these two fantastic ensembles who will bring Andreas van Zoelen’s sensitive adaptations to these well-known works by Pärt. They will bring an ethereal new element to the works with voices and saxophones fusing together seamlessly in the cathedral’s acoustic. As the finale of the festival, this concert ends the festival as it began, with a universal plea for peace.

Find out more and book your tickets here: https://bit.ly/RascS2022

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