Sheldonian Theatre

Sheldonian Theatre
Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3AZ
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Alfred Brendel Lecture

The legendary pianist Alfred Brendel, the first person ever to record Beethoven’s complete piano works, will give a lecture with demonstrations on Beethoven’s late sonatas. Few people alive today can speak with such authority or insight about these towering works of solo piano literature. For 60 years Alfred Brendel…

Wed 2 Aug

£10–£30 / 0870 750 0659

Concert'ina

Concert'ina will be a fabulous celebration of Latin rhythms. A delicious salsa of harmonies, conjuring smoky milongas in flamboyant Buenos Aires. Fiery tangos meet staccato Glorias with a sprinkling of sultry ‘Strings’. Santiago Quartet, a stunning group of strings specialising in Argentinian and Latin American music are…

Sat 7 Oct

£10–£35 / 0870 750 0659

English Touring Opera: Dardanus

The first UK premiere of Rameau's 1744 version of Dardanus, about the forbidden love between Jupiter's son and Iphise, the daughter of his enemy, Teucer. Sung in French with English surtitles.

Thu 12 Oct

£15–£45 / 0870 750 0659

Includes pre-concert talk at 6.30pm.

An Evening With Salman Rushdie

We are absolutely delighted to welcome Sir Salman Rushdie to Oxford this Autumn to discuss his latest novel, The Golden House. Salman Rushdie is one of the truly great writers of the century and in The Golden House he has created an uncannily timely novel. Set between the inauguration of Barack Obama and the immediate…

Mon 9 Oct

£20 (includes a copy of The Golden House) / 0870 750 0659

FATA MORGANA

"Evelyn Glennie: solo work Antonio Vivaldi: Double Concerto for two violins Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis Pēteris Vasks: Lonely Angel for violin and strings Jill Jarman: Mindstream for percussion, violin and strings" "N.B. E-Ticket or Postage ONLY Priority booking until 1st July with code…

Wed 27 Sep

£10–£40 / 0870 750 0659

G4 Christmas By Candlelight

The vocal quartet sings seasonal favourites.

Fri 15 Dec

prices vary / 0870 750 0659

I Fagiolini

British solo voice ensemble specialising in Renaissance and contemporary works.

Fri 17 Nov

£10–£42 / 0870 750 0659

Mahler 6th Symphony, Oxford

Come and hear Sheffield's sparkling and dynamic youth orchestra perform Mahler's epic 6th Symphony in the beautiful surroundings of Oxford's Sheldonian Theatre as part of their summer tour.

Mon 31 Jul

£12 (£6) / 0870 750 0659

Margaret Atwood In Conversation

We are delighted to announce that Margaret Atwood will be in converasation with Joanna Kavenna this October, discussing Hag-Seed. Margaret Atwood is the author of moer tha fourty books of fiction, poetry and critical essays including The Handmaid's Tale, the Booker-winning The Blind Assassin. the* MaddAddam* trilogy…

Thu 5 Oct

£12.00 (includes a copy of Hagseed) / 0870 750 0659

OAE: Marin Alsop & Nicola Benedetti

Star violinist Nicola Benedetti performs with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for the first time, playing Beethoven’s Violin Concerto conducted by Marin Alsop.

Sat 3 Feb 2018

£15–£45 / 0870 750 0659

Oxford Proms - Romantic Classics

Rachmaninov Prelude in C sharp minor Liszt Consolation No 3 Chopin Grande Waltz Brilliante Verdi Prelude Act 1 Traviata Liszt Piano Concerto No 2 Rimsky – Korsakov Sheherazade Oxford Proms Orchestra Jocelyn Freeman – piano Conductor Catherine Underwood Romantic Classics combines Classic FM’s 3 best loved…

Sat 12 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0870 750 0659

Oxford Proms – Summer Serenade

Mozart Serenade Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Mvt 1 Tim Perkins Concerto for the Howarth –Redgate Oboe Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for Violin,Viola & Orchestra Mozart Flute Concerto No2 in D major Mozart Symphony No 29 in A major Oxford Proms Orchestra Celia Redgate - flute Christopher Redgate - oboe Edmund Jones…

Sat 19 Aug

£10–£25 / 0870 750 0659

Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra

Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra perform their end of season concert in the beautiful surroundings of the Sheldonian Theatre following their summer tour to the Czech Republic where they perform in four other fantastic venues. The programme will be Bax – Tintagel; Walton –Hindermith Variations; Sibelius – 1st…

Sun 30 Jul

£10–£15 (£8–£13) / 0870 750 0659

The Road to Romanticism

Mendelssohn – ‘Hebrides’ Overture & Violin Concerto Haydn – Symphony No.93 Violin Bojan Čičić, Director Edward Higginbottom What have Haydn and Mendelssohn in common? One feature we can point to is the easy and productive relationship both enjoyed with their audiences. When, in the 1790s, Haydn’s late symphonies…

Fri 6 Oct

£15–£42 / 0870 750 0659

Saba Douglas Hamilton: A Life with Elephants

Join Saba Douglas-Hamilton, the highly acclaimed elephant conservationist and wildlife TV presenter of This Wild Life and Big Cat Diaries for an evening of exciting animal stories and intimate behind the scenes tales of life in Kenya with her young family.' Jo Sarsby Management LE

Sat 18 Nov

£17.50 (£15.50) / 0870 750 0659

Sir András Schiff

BACHThe Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I  Sir András Schiff piano 'For the profit and use of musical youthdesirous of learning’ wrote JS Bach on the title page of his labyrinthinecompendium The Well-Tempered Clavier. The twenty-four preludes and fugues ofBook 1 offer an inexhaustible variety of musical ideas and…

Sat 5 Aug

£10–£42 / 0870 750 0659

Yefim Bronfman

SCHUMANNSymphony No. 2 in C major, Op. 61 BRAHMSPiano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op.83  Yefim Bronfman pianoMarios Papadopoulos conductor Yefim Bronfman is championed by critics asa superlative exponent of Brahms. His sensational 2012 Proms performance ofBrahms’s Piano Concerto  No. 2 captivatedLondon audiences and…

Sun 6 Aug

£10–£42 / 0870 750 0659

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