St John The Evangelist Church

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

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Barry Douglas, piano – Pictures at an Exhibition

Brahms: 8 Klavierstücke,Op. 76Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 35 Book 1Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition  Last season saw Barry Douglascelebrating the anniversary of his 1986 victory at the Tchaikovsky Competitionwith a packed schedule and the release – to great acclaim – of the final CD inhis series of…

Beethoven Plus! i

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…

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…

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…

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…

East Oxford Prom Concert

Programme of music including Mozart Symphony No39 Mozart Violin Concerto in D Bach Recorder Concerto in F

Sun 26 Mar

Fanshawe: African Sanctus

Fanshawe: African Sanctus Chilcott: Little Jazz Mass Saturday 17 June 2017, 7.30pm St John the Evangelist Church, Iffley Road, Oxford David Crown, Conductor Orla Boylan, Soprano Adam Johnson, Piano Keith Fairbairn, Percussion The Oxford Bach Choir, under the baton of David Crown, will be performing two highly…

From Bach to Stravinsky

JS BACH: Toccata in C minorBWV 911SCHUMANN: Papillons, Op.2TCHAIKOVSKY: The NutcrackerSuite for solo piano (arr Mikhail Pletnev)IntervalLISZT: Bénédiction de Dieudans la solitude, S173/3LISZT: Mephisto-Walzer no. 2,S515LISZT: Csárdás, S225/1STRAVINSKY: The Firebird (arrGuido Agosti) Sincewinning First Prize at the Liszt…

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.

Lewis Watson

Oxford singer-songwriter in the Ed Sheeran mould.

Oxford May Music: Cancer Prevention

Preventive therapy for cancer is still new; much can be learned from cardiovascular medicine, where it is now firmly established. This is due to the existence of agents with clearly proven efficacy and minimal side-effects, such as statins for cholesterol-lowering and antihypertensive agents to control blood pressure. For…

Oxford May Music: Dali’s Ravel & Mozart

Trio Dali – Jack Liebeck – violin; Christian-Pierre La Marca – cello; Amandine Savary – piano; Simon Oswell - viola M. Ravel - Piano Trio in A Minor W.A. Mozart Piano Quartet No 1 in G Minor, K478 Ravel’s Piano Trio is full of French elegance and urbanity. Mozart’s G Minor Piano Quintet is in G Minor, a key he…

Oxford May Music: Einstein’s Music

Nicholas Daniel - oboe; Simon Blendis, Jack Liebeck – violin; Simon Oswell – viola; Richard Lester - cello; Katya Apekisheva - piano J. Brahms - Sonata No. 1 in G Major for Violin and Piano, Op. 78 B. Martinu - Madrigal Stanzas, H. 297 E. Bloch - “Baal Shem” P. Haas - Oboe Suite Op. 17 W.A. Mozart - String Quintet in G…

Oxford May Music: Einstein’s Universe

Professors Brian Foster and Jack Liebeck explore Einstein's scientific work in the theory of the behaviour of atoms and subatomic particles known as "quantum mechanics". The format of the lecture links Einstein's favourite instrument, the violin, with some of the concepts of modern physics that he did so much to found.

Oxford May Music: Fantasy!

Nicholas Daniel – oboe; Simon Blendis, Jack Liebeck – violin; Simon Oswell – viola; Richard Lester – cello; Katya Apekisheva, Danny Driver - piano B. Britten - Phantasy Quartet for Oboe and String Trio, Op.2 F. Bridge - “Phantasie” Piano Trio No.1, in C Minor, H.79 E.J. Moeran - Phantasy Quartet for Oboe and String…

Oxford May Music: Festival Finale

Simon Blendis, Jack Liebeck and Alexander Sitkovetsky – violin; Simon Oswell – viola; Christian-Pierre La Marca, Richard Lester – cello; Amandine Savary - piano J.S. Bach - “Goldberg” Variations, BWV 988 (arranged for string trio by D. Sitkovetsky) C. Saint-Saens – Barcarolle for Piano Quartet in F Major, Op. 108 J.

Oxford May Music: I Fagiolini

I Fagiolini with Robert Hollinsworth “Sowrest Sharps and Uncouth flats” C. Monteverdi – Sfogava con le stele C. Monteverdi – Ch’io t’ami C. Gesualdo – Mercè grido piangendo S. D’India – Strana armonia d’amore C. Monteverdi – Lagrime al sepolchro J. Bennet – Weep, O mine eyes W. Byrd – Come woeful Orpheus B.Britten…

Oxford May Music: Musicians’ Brains

Through years of practicing highly skilled movements, often from a young age, the area in the musicians’ brain that controls hand movement becomes more defined than that of a non-musician. However, in some musicians this initial benefit can become dysfunctional resulting in painless involuntary movements. Though uncommon…

Oxford May Music: One Health

While exciting advances have been made in our understanding of disease processes at the level of genes and molecules, these approaches need to be complemented by an understanding of disease processes that are occurring at a larger scale. One Health provides an integrative framework for exploring the inter-dependencies of…

Oxford May Music: Powering the Planet

Global warming is most often discussed as a future issue but the evidence points convincingly to the fact that it is already a reality. We simply burn too much coal, oil and gas. The good news is that renewable energy production has made significant inroads into our energy mix. But there is a catch - renewable energy is…

Oxford May Music: Schubert song gala

The Myrthen Ensemble: Mary Bevan – soprano; Clara Mouriz - mezzo-soprano; Stuart Jackson – tenor; Marcus Farnsworth – baritone; Joseph Middleton – piano Gott im Ungewitter D985; Gott der Weltschöpfer D986; Hymne an den Unendlichen D232; Die Sterne D313; Idens Schwanenlied D317; Schwanengesang D318; Luisens Antwort…

Oxford May Music: Treescapes

Danny Driver – piano; Alexander Sitkovetsky – violin; Simon Blendis – violin; Simon Oswell – viola; Christian-Pierre La Marca - cello E. Elgar - Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84 Stephen Johnson (lecturer); Kauppo Kikkas (photographer) Discover the inspiration that trees have had in Music, Art and Literature in an…

Purcell's Dido & Aeneas Wtih 1689 Prologue

Oxford Girls' Choir and Instruments of Time and Truth (leader Adrian Chandler) present Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" complete with a new version of the 1689 prologue on Saturday 25 March at 3.00pm and 7.30pm. Director Ian Brener, conductor Richard Vendome.

Quercus

An intimate blending of folk and jazz sensibilities from celebrated singer June Tabor and musicians Iain Ballamy and Huw Warren. June Tabor – voice, Iain Ballamy – soprano and tenor saxophones, Huw Warren – piano Three of the UK’s most celebrated folk and jazz musicians come together to create mesmerising, lyrical…

The Schubert Series III – James Lisney, piano

Franz Schubert Sonata in E, D 157Sonata in a, D 845Sonata in B flat, D 960 Schubert first and last. James Lisney complements his traversal of the eleven completed piano sonatas by adding the incomplete Sonata in E from 1815 (the composer’s first surviving sonata project) as a counterpoint to the magisterial Sonata in B…

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…

Sheku Kanneh-Mason

The BBC Young Musician of the Year 2016 and his cello in recital.

Sun 17 Sep

£15

Cassado: Suite for solo cello; Beethoven: Sonata Op 5 no 2 in G minor; Shostakovich: Sonata op 40 in D minor. With Isata Kanneth-Mason on piano.

Yevgeny Sudbin, piano

SCRIABIN: Vers la flammeTCHAIKOVSKY: Nocturne in F majorTCHAIKOVSKY: June BarcarolleTCHAIKOVSKY: November TroikaLISZT: Harmonies du soir-Interval-SCARLATTI: SonatasMEDTNER: Sonata Tragica Op. 39 Hailedas ‘potentially one of the greatest pianists of the 21st century’ (TheTelegraph), Yevgeny Sudbin burst upon the world…

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