Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Kidlington

St Mary's Kidlington

Music at St Mary's

Worship at St Mary's Kidlington is enhanced by a wide range of music. The church has a long-established adult choir, St Mary's Choir , a newly established children's choir, St Mary's Choristers , and a remarkable organ capable of giving proper voice to a wide range of repertoire.

St Mary's also plays host to a variety of concerts throughout the year, from chamber music by to large-scale orchestral and choral works. The church host local schools for their Christmas Carol Services. Our Coffee Concerts are a new series of occasional short recitals given at around 11.30am on Sunday mornings by a mix of professional and amateur music makers. This year's concerts are listed below.

Contact the Director of Music, Dr David Hewett to find out more. Follow the Contact link in the menu.

Winter 2019

Sun 27th January, 11.30am

Coffee Concert

Julia Middleton (clarinet) & Hanna Winstone-Partridge (clarinet)

Sun 10th February, 5.00pm

Choral Evensong, St Mary's Kidlington

St Mary's Choir and Choristers sing evensong.
Responses: Ferial
Canticles: Morley with Fauxbourdons
Psalm: 111 (Barnby).
Anthem: O Lorde, the maker of all thing (Joubert).
Organ: Elegy (Thalben-Ball)

Sun 24th February, 11.30pm

Coffee Concert

Peter Oxley (piano)

Sun 24th March, 11.30pm

Coffee Concert

Mandolirium: a mandolin duo with John Somerscales and Rod Craig

Sun 7th April, 5.00pm

A service for Passiontide, St Mary's Kidlington

St Mary's Choir and Choristers