Jacqueline Du Pre Music Building

Jacqueline Du Pre Music Building
St Hilda's College, Cowley Place, Oxford, OX4 1DY

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ANIMA: Music with Animation

JdP Concert Series – New music with animation by ANIMAANIMA presents a concert of film music alongside projections of abstract animated films in a collaboration between St Anne’s and St Hilda’s composers and video artists from the Ruskin School of Art. Jacqueline du Pre Music BuildingJdPLE

Fri 28 Apr 2017

Christmas Cushion Concert: Christmas Brass

Tom and special guests present Christmas BrassOur regular Cushion Concerts on Sundays introduce children and their families to how different instruments make music. These informal concerts last 45 minutes and are led by Roz with Mr Cello. Bring your own cushions!For further details please see the JdP website…

Comedy Night: A Rather Sketchy Show

Comedy Night – Three Men in a Boot perform A Rather Sketchy Show featuring Mark Cooper-Jones and ShelfAfter sell-out shows at the Oxford Playhouse and the Edinburgh Fringe, comedy sketch group Three Men in a Boot (“genuinely original and hilarious” - the Cherwell) bring you an evening brimming with sketches and stand-up…

Elizabeth Kenny: A Shakespeare Miscellany

JdP Concert Series – A Shakespeare Miscellany with Elizabeth Kenny (lute), Robin Blaze (countertenor) and Dickon Tyrrell (readings)Shakespeare’s plays are filled with music and songs at every turn, some written for specific plays, and others adapted from the varied diet of songs circulating in the form of ballads and…

The Elves and the Shoemaker

The JdP Christmas Pantomime: The Elves and the Shoemaker A Wild Boor Ideas production sponsored by Robert Mayer Trust & Arts Council England.  A poor cobbler is down on his luck, but as Christmas draws close, a simple act of kindness inspires some magical elves to offer their services. Their amazing shoes attract…

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Heath Quartet

JdP Concert Series – Haydn, Beethoven and Mendelssohn performed by the Heath QuartetHaydn - Quartet in B minor, Op. 33 No. 1 Beethoven - Quartet No. 7 in F major, Op. 59 No. 1 Mendelssohn - Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80 The dynamic and charismatic Heath Quartet are building a formidable reputation as one of the leading…

Sat 10 Jun 2017

Jonathan Powell (piano)

JdP Concert Series – 19th Century Piano Works performed by Jonathan PowellBeethoven - Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109Liszt - Sonata in B minor, S.178Chopin - Polonaise-Fantaisie in A-flat major, Op. 61Alkan - Symphonie pour piano seul, Op. 39 Nos. 4-7This programme brings together four radical works of the first half of…

Sat 14 Jan 2017

London Sinfonietta: Spectralism

JdP Concert Series – The Spectral Works of Tristan Murail performed by the London SinfoniettaSpectral (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. Now associated too with the music of composers…

Wed 15 Mar 2017

Piano Weekend 1: Hommage to David Tudor

JdP Concert Series – Piano Weekend 1: Hommage to David Tudor by pianist Ian PaceFranco Evangelisti - Proiezioni sonoreMorton Feldman - Extensions 3Stefan Wolpe - PassacagliaPierre Boulez - Deuxie`me Sonate pour pianoJohn Cage - Music of ChangesIan Pace brings together five composers who were central to the repertoire of…

Piano Weekend 1: Nicolas Hodges

JdP Concert Series – Piano Weekend 1: Scarlatti and Sciarrino performed by Nicolas HodgesScarlatti - Sonata in C minor K.84 Sciarrino - Sonata No. 4 Scarlatti - Sonata in C major K.502 Sciarrino - Sonata No. 5 Scarlatti - Sonata in F minor K.69 Sciarrino - Quattro Notturni Scarlatti - Sonata in A minor K.532 Sciarrino…

Sat 4 Mar 2017

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Piano Weekend 2: Maki Sekiya

JdP Concert Series – Piano Weekend 2: Shostakovich and other contemporary Russian composers performed by Maki Sekiya with Lydia KavinaShostakovich - Piano Sonata 1 Iraida Yusopova - Kitezh-19 Nikolai Korndorf - Yarilo Andrew Popoff - Wind from the East Pavlenko - La musique a bis Shostakovich - Piano Sonata 2 “An…

Fri 12 May 2017

Piano Weekend 2: Opus Clavicembalisticum

JdP Concert Series – Piano Weekend 2: Jonathan Powell performs Sorabji’s Opus ClavicembalisticumKaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji Opus ClavicembalisticumOpus Clavicembalisticum is perhaps Sorabji’s best known work, even if more talked about than played until the 1980s (this will only be the sixth public performance of it). Its…

Romantic Trilogy 1

JdP Concert Series – Works from the Romantic Era by Sara Trickey (violin), Daniel Tong (piano) and Joseph Tong (piano)Faure´ - Romance for violin and piano Liszt - Petrarch Sonnet, No. 104Liszt - Mephisto WaltzBrahms - Variations for piano duet on a theme of Robert Schumann, Op. 23Faure´ - Violin Sonata in A major, Op.

Wed 7 Dec

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Romantic Trilogy 2: Liszt & Dvorák

JdP Concert Series – Works from the Romantic Era by Sara Trickey (violin), Daniel Tong (piano) and Joseph Tong (piano)Liszt - La lugubre gondolaDvorák - Violin Sonatina in G, Op. 100In another contrasted pairing, Liszt’s keyboard homage to his son-in-law Richard Wagner, who died in Venice in 1883, shares a programme with…

Romantic Trilogy 3

JdP Concert Series – Works from the late Romantic Era by Sara Trickey (violin), Daniel Tong (piano) and Joseph Tong (piano)Faure´ - Dolly SuiteBrahms - Violin Sonata No. 2 in A, Op. 100 Dvora´k - Legends, Op. 59 Franck - Violin Sonata in a majorThe final instalment of our Romantic trilogy centres on two well-loved violin…

Thu 8 Dec

Simon Wallfisch and Edward Rushton

JdP Concert Series – Twentieth century French music performed by Simon Wallfisch and Edward RushtonArthur Honegger - Trois poèmes de Paul Fort; Six poèmes de Guillaume Apollinaire André Caplet  - Three Songs; Trois fables de Jean de la Fontaine Claude Debussy - Four Songs; Sonata for cello and piano MaurIce Ravel - Don…

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