Upcoming Events

Free Lunchtime Concerts - Presented by the St Peter's College Music Society

1 June 2023, 1:15pm-2pm Multiple Event Dates (other dates)

All welcome

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A violinist and guitarist performing in the St Peter's College Chapel

About our lunchtime concerts

The St Peter's College Music Society is pleased to present its weekly free lunchtime concert series.

These weekly concerts take place on Thursday at 1.15pm and feature performances from St Peter's College students, highlighting the exceptional instrumental and vocal talents in our student community.

These events are free and open to all.

How to get to St Peter's College

Enter the College through the Porters' Lodge on New Inn Hall Street, and our Porters will direct you to the Chapel.

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Trinity Term 2023 Programme

Week 1 - Thursday 27th April - 1:15pm - SPC Chapel

Charlie Potts and Matt Clemmett will premiere a new work for viola and piano composed by Jack Edis, an SPC Music Finalist, and Anna Fairweather will perform Weber’s Concertino in Eb for Clarinet.

Week 2 - Thursday 4th May - 1.15pm - SPC Chapel

The first of two recitals spotlighting SPC Music Prelims performers as they prepare for their performance exams. This week we’ll have performances by clarinettist Abi Evans and by our organ scholar, Jason Mak.

Week 3 - Thursday 11th May - 1.15pm - SPC Chapel

The second of two recitals spotlighting SPC Music Prelims performers as they prepare for their performance exams. This week we’ll have performances by bassoonist Sophie Rowdene, pianist Owen Thomas, and singer Grace Hall.

Week 4 - Thursday 18th May - 1.15pm - SPC Chapel

Our choral scholars will be taking centre stage in Week 4, performing solos of their choice accompanied by SPC pianists. Join us for a celebration of diverse vocal music performed by members of the SPC Chapel Choir.

Week 5 - Thursday 25th May - 1.15pm - SPC Chapel

SPC First Years will perform an eclectic mix of instrumental music across the ages.

Week 6 - Thursday 1st June - 1.15pm - SPC Chapel

Musical members of staff from SPC will be taking the helm for this week’s recital! Featuring performances from members of the music faculty, as well as our Chaplain and other staff across College, this concert is not to be missed!

Week 7 - Thursday 8th June - 1.15pm - SPC Chapel

Music Finalist Beth ‘Fitz’ Fitzpatrick will be performing the repertoire for their Finals Recital, accompanied by Alfie Fardell.

Week 8 - Thursday 15th June - 1.15pm - SPC Chapel

In this term's dedicated chamber ensemble recital, Piers Connor Kennedy has his first string quartet performed in its world premiere. Alongside this, another new work will be performed: The runner-up entry for the SPC’s Founders’ and Benefactors’ Day Composition Competition, played by SPC Instrumental Scholars. We conclude this term’s music with Brahms’ songs for Soprano, Viola, and Piano.