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A Celebration Of Operetta

This April, Oxford Operatic Society invites you to enjoy the music of operetta with their show A CELEBRATION OF OPERETTA. 

Split into two acts, A CELEBRATION OF OPERETTA takes the audience on a journey through the famous operettas. The first half is a celebration of Johann Strauss' Die...

£12 (£10 Concessions)
29th April 2017 14:30pm
Peyman Heydarian
A Persian santur recital with Peyman Heydarian

Born in Shiraz, Iran, Peyman Heydarian (پیمان حیدریان) is an award winning music scientist and santur performer. A computer scientist and musicologist, he adopted innovative tuning systems and performance techniques to play a multi-ethnic repertoire on Iranian santur (Hammered Dulcimer), and...

27th April 2017 13:15pm
Director General of the BBC
The Sue Lloyd-Roberts Memorial Lecture

Human rights – does anyone out there care? Lord Hall of Birkenhead (Director General of the BBC) gives the first lecture in a new series, which has been established to celebrate the memory of St Hilda’s College alumna, Sue Lloyd-Roberts CBE and MBE, a fearless, award-winning BBC...

26th April 2017 17:30pm
French Horn Cushion Concerts
French Horn Cushion Concerts

Rozzy and Mr Cello introduce children and their families to different instruments and how they make music, feeding curiosity and nurturing love of music in these fun and up-close concerts. Bring your own cushion!

£5 Regular / £16 Family of 4 (free for under 1s)
23rd April 2017 10:00am
Moving Music
Moving Music: Songs and arias with Christine Cairns and friends

Songs and arias with Christine Cairns and friends:

All are welcome, particularly people living with dementia along with their family, friends and carers.

Please reserve your places and disabled parking in advance and pay on the door.

Tel: 01865 286660/251305

£5 on the door (carers free)
20th April 2017 11:30am
The London Sinfonietta

The London Sinfonietta joined by composer Tristan Murail. Spectral (or “liminal”) music was first formulated in theoretical terms by Tristan Murail and Roger Tessier, the founders of the French new music ensemble L’Itineraire in the 1970s.

Gallery £13, Stalls £10, Students £10/£5, LIVESTREAM £5
15th March 2017 19:30pm
Sir Robert Mayer Concert
Sir Robert Mayer's Concert

This family-friendly concert features members of the A440 Chamber Orchestra.

Our regular Cushion Concerts on Sundays introduce children and their families to how different instruments make music. These informal concerts are led by Roz with Mr Cello or Tom with his...

£5 Regular / £16 Family of 4 (free for under 1s)
12th March 2017 14:30pm
APGRD Oxford
Silent Cinema and the Classics

Film screening with discussion panel

Silent Cinema and the Classics : Purity (1916) and L' Esclave de Phidias (1917)

After an introduction by Pantelis Michelakis (Bristol) two films, Purity (1916) and L' Esclave de Phidias...

10th March 2017 17:30pm
Gamal Khamis
Lunchtime Recital: Piano Recital with Gamal Khamis

The final Lunchtime Recital of Hilary Term features the works of Bach, Chopin and Granados performed by the pianist Gamal Khamis.

Admission is free, and all are welcome, with complimentary tea and coffee provided.


Beethoven - Sonata in G, op 31...

9th March 2017 13:15pm
Nicolas Hodges pianist
Piano Weekend 1: Nicolas Hodges

Including the works of Domenico Scarlatti & Salvatore Sciarrino. The work of Salvatore Sciarrino holds a unique position in the world of contemporary classical music through its powerful communicative ability, its remarkable timbral refinement and the way it engages...

Gallery £15, Stalls £12, Students £12/£5, LIVESTREAM £5 , (25% single weekend discount or 40% double weekend discount)
4th March 2017 19:30pm