St John The Evangelist Church

St John The Evangelist Church
Iffley Road, Oxford, OX4 1EH
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Angela Hewitt, piano

Nos. 1-12 Interval Nos. 13-24 Daughter of a cathedral organist, the young Angela Hewitt ‘danced to Bach, sang to Bach, played him on the violin and recorder..’. Her passion has not faded. In 2016 she embarked on the Bach Odyssey – a mission to give public performance to all this consummate composer’s major keyboard…

Wed 24 Jan 2018

£15–£37

Ballet Music for 4 Hands

Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite Ravel: La Valse Interval Stravinsky: Rite of Spring Tim Horton and Viv McLean performed concerts together as pupils at Chetham’s School of Music. They have been friends ever since but only recently re-discovered their enthusiasm for playing together. Tonight’s programme suits them…

Fri 25 May 2018

£12–£25

Barbican Piano Trio

Haydn: Piano Trio in E, HV:28 Schumann: Piano Trio No.3 in G minor, Op.110 Interval Schubert: Piano Trio in B-flat, D.898 Barbican Piano Trio is known for stimulating performances and exceptional audience rapport. At home, the Trio appears regularly at Wigmore Hall and in festivals and concert series around the…

Sat 12 May 2018

Beethoven Plus! ii

Krysia Osostowicz, violin Daniel Tong, piano A Beethoven cycle with a difference! Over a weekend of concerts, respected chamber musicians Krysia Osostowicz and Daniel Tong perform all ten Beethoven Sonatas for violin and piano. And to give the cycle an extra dimension, Osostowicz and Tong have commissioned ten…

Sat 23 Sep

Beethoven Plus! iii

Krysia Osostowicz, violin Daniel Tong, piano A Beethoven cycle with a difference! Over a weekend of concerts, respected chamber musicians Krysia Osostowicz and Daniel Tong perform all ten Beethoven Sonatas for violin and piano. And to give the cycle an extra dimension, Osostowicz and Tong have commissioned ten…

Sat 23 Sep

£15–£30

Beethoven Plus! iv

Krysia Osostowicz, violin Daniel Tong, piano A Beethoven cycle with a difference! Over a weekend of concerts, respected chamber musicians Krysia Osostowicz and Daniel Tong perform all ten Beethoven Sonatas for violin and piano. And to give the cycle an extra dimension, Osostowicz and Tong have commissioned ten…

Sun 24 Sep

£15–£30

BEYOND THE HORIZON

Franz Schubert: ‘Der Doppelgänger’ arr. Liszt for solo piano Pēteris Vasks: Distant Light for solo violin and strings Osvaldo Golijov: The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind for clarinet and string quartet Ibrahim Keivo celebrated folk musician sings and plays Bedouin songs from the lost tribes of Syria with the…

Thu 28 Sep

Erik Satie: Memoirs of a Pear-shaped Life

Devised and written by Meurig Bowen, Memoirs of a Pear-shaped Life showcases the composer’s piano output and interweaves Satie’s diaries and reflections on his varied, creative and dysfunctional life.

Fri 16 Feb 2018

£15–£32 / 01865 244 806

Former Members of the Hilliard Ensemble with Paul Giger

Former members of the Hilliard Ensemble (David James, Steven Harrold, Rogers Covey-Crump. Gordon Jones, Robert McDonald) and violinist Paul Giger perform the UK Premiere of ‘Tenebrae’ by Swiss musician Roman Rutishauser, who composed the piece for these musicians. This special one-off charity concert is in aid of…

Mon 30 Oct

£15–£25 (£12.50–£17.50)

A Hungarian Rhapsody

Mozart: Sonata K.284 Chopin: Mazurkas op.59 1-2-3 Prokofiev: Sonata no.3 Chopin: Barcarolle in F sharp, Op.60 Interval Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody no.1 Bartok: Four Dirges Liszt: Spanish Rhapsody In 2014, at the age of 22, Daniel Lebhardt won 1st Prize at the Young Concert Artists auditions in Paris and New York.

Sun 8 Oct

£15–£20

Imogen Cooper, piano

Haydn: Sonata in C major Hob XVI/50  Beethoven: Bagatelles Op.119  Interval Schoenberg: Six little pieces Op.19    Beethoven: 33 Variations on a Waltz by Anton Diabelli Internationally acclaimed pianist Imogen Cooper is regarded as one of the world’s finest interpreters of classical and romantic repertoire, with praise…

Thu 14 Jun 2018

£15–£37

Joaquin Achucarro, piano

Albeniz: Granada Debussy: La Puerta Del Vino Falla: Andaluza Debussy: La Soirée dans Grenade Falla: Hommage à Debussy Albeniz: El Albaicín (Iberia) Interval Chopin: 24 Preludes Op. 28 Joaquín Achúcarro has been a commanding presence on the international stage since his victory in England at the 1959 Liverpool…

Sat 28 Apr 2018

£15–£37

Lucy Rose

Young London-based singer-songwriter with an indie folk sound.

Sun 19 Nov

£15

Lucy Rose

Making her name as a backing singer for indie-rock collective Bombay Bicycle Club, Rose embarked on her own musical journey and released her debut album in 2012. Her second LP, Work It Out, surfaced last year and encompasses original indie-folk songs with hints of pop and wispy vocals.

Sun 19 Nov

£16.50

Maki Sekiya, piano

A graduate of Moscow Conservatory, Japanese-born Maki Sekiya combines a successful career in the UK with concert commitments in Russia and Japan. Praised for her extensive repertoire and unusual programming, she offers us tonight an exciting mix of contemporary Japanese along with nineteenth and twentieth century…

Sat 23 Jun 2018

£12–£25

Rossini : Petite Messe Solennelle

Rossini joked that he could not decide whether his Petite Messe Solennelle was "musique sacrée" (sacred music) or "sacrée musique" (damned music), and its jaunty and memorable melodies have enchanted and surprised audiences ever since. Yet Rossini also shows himself a master of counterpoint in the magnificent fugues which…

Sat 3 Mar 2018

£10–£30

Sansara Consort: For the Fallen

This Remembrance programme explores the enduring depths of human suffering through the juxtaposition of choral music from three masters of the renaissance with twentieth-century compositions by Arvo Pärt and Sir John Tavener. In this way, we call to mind, with equal gravity, conflicts present and past; victims of war…

Sat 11 Nov

£10–£15

The Schubert Series IV – James Lisney, piano

Franz SchubertSonata in a, D 784Sonata in E flat, D 568Sonata in D, D 850 The final concert in James Lisney’s series exploring Schubert’s eleven completed piano sonatas.In the summer of 1823, after the first manifestation of his venereal disease, Schubert wrote the poem Mein Gebet, in which he expressed a longing for the…

Fri 17 Nov

£15–£30

SJE Arts International Piano Series Season Ticket

Season ticket for all 9 concerts in the 2018 SJE Arts International Piano Series Includes: Erik Satie: Memoirs of a Pear-shaped Life 16/02/2018 Stephen Hough, piano 17/03/2018 Joaquín Achúcarro, piano 28/04/2018 Barbican Piano Trio 12/05/2018 Ballet Music for 4 Hands 25/05/2018 Imogen Cooper, piano 14/06/2018 Maki…

Fri 16 Feb 2018

Stephen Hough, piano

Debussy: Clair de Lune (from Suite bergamasque)  Debussy: Images, Set 2 Chopin: Sonata No. 2 Interval  Debussy: La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune (from Préludes, Book 2)  Debussy: Images, Set 1 Beethoven: Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 'Appassionata' Stephen Hough places Debussy and Chopin side by side…

Sat 17 Mar 2018

£15–£37

Vaughan Williams: Flos Campi

Solo Viola: Diana Mathews Programme also includes: Faure: Incidental music to Pelleas et Melisande Francaix: Rhapsodie for Viola & Orchestra Rutter: Fancies for Choir & Orchestra Ravel: Tombeau de Couperin A feast of classical music featuring the Viola as the solo instrument. Running time: 2 hours 15…

Sun 15 Oct

£12 (£10)

Viv McLean, piano, and Orchestra of St John's

Arensky: Variations
 Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, K. 414
 Finzi: Eclogue Tchaikovsky: Serenade Mozart: Rondo in A minor, K. 511 Since winning First Prize at the 2002 Maria Canals International Piano Competition in Barcelona, Viv McLean has enjoyed a successful career in the UK and internationally. He has…

Sat 29 Sep 2018

£15–£37

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