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Past Events

Dansox Round Table Discussion Webinar
Join the discussion based on the Dansox Summerschool lectures. View lectures at
Friday, 24 July 2020 - 4:00pm
DANSOX Virtual Summer School

Following the success of the inaugural DANSOX Summer School in 2019, we are planning a second virtual Summer School.

Thursday, 16 July 2020 - 10:00am
Catriona Scott
SoundStories ***CANCELLED***


£6 per person / £20 family ticket (under 1s free)
Sunday, 14 June 2020 - 10:00am
Maki Sekiya
Maki Sekiya (piano): Messiaen’s ‘Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant Jésus’ ***CANCELLED***

Maki Sekiya, the musician-in-residence at Green Templeton College, is one of Oxford’s most popular performers, whose piano concerts are widely acclaimed for her breathtaking technique and beguilingly original interpretations. After her exceptional concert of Beethoven, Chopin and Schumann last...

£25 gallery / £15 stalls / £5 students
Friday, 12 June 2020 - 7:30pm
New Music with Animation
New Music with Animation Ruskin School Collaborations ***CANCELLED***

This event is the latest incarnation of the collaborations between video artists from the Ruskin School and student composers from St Hilda’s and St Anne’s Colleges in a project organized by Professor Martyn Harry. The project starts with a kind of artistic speed-dating where filmmakers and...

£5 on the door
Friday, 29 May 2020 - 7:30pm
EXPO: Nature

EXPO returns to present its first festival edition, which investigates issues in ecology and climate studies as reflected in contemporary art and sound. Expect a weekend packed full of performances, talks, installations, and workshops involving internationally and locally renowned musicians,...

Friday, 22 May 2020 - 6:00pm to Sunday, 24 May 2020 - 11:00pm
Catriona Scott
SoundStories ***CANCELLED***

10am & 11am for under 5s / 12pm for over 5s 

£6 per person / £20 family ticket (under 1s free)
Sunday, 17 May 2020 - 10:00am
Piatti Quartet
Piatti Quartet: Bridge, Shostakovich, Schubert ***CANCELLED***

The Piatti Quartet return to the JdP with three works from different periods of their composers’ respective careers. “Three Idylls” from Bridge’s first maturity is contrasted with Shostakovich’s Eighth Quartet, famously based on the DSCH motif, and Schubert’s remarkable final quartet.


£25 gallery / £15 stalls / £5 students
Friday, 15 May 2020 - 7:30pm
Iris Oja & Jonathan Powell
Iris Oja (mezzo-soprano) & Jonathan Powell (piano) ***CANCELLED***

Martyn Harry Chamber Intimacy
Protopopov Piano Sonata No. 2
Musorgsky Youth Years
Tubin Piano Sonata No. 2 (‘Northern Lights’)
Grigorjeva Last Sign / Aria
with other songs by ...

£25 gallery / £15 stalls / £5 students
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 - 7:30pm
Jonathan Powell
Jonathan Powell (piano): Prokofiev & Janáček ***CANCELLED***

Janáček’s haunting “In the Mists” and “On an Overgrown Path”, are almost Schumann-like in their simplicity. These hidden gems are contrasted with Prokofiev’s Fifth Sonata, a fascinating response to the composer’s time in France in the 1920s, and with the Sixth, the first of the composer’s War...

£25 gallery / £15 stalls / £5 students
Sunday, 26 April 2020 - 7:30pm