Fri 4 Aug, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's College
The venue plays host to a wide range of concerts with a repertoire ranging from medieval music to avant garde jazz. The buildings versatility in terms of adjustable acoustic and seating configurations has enabled it to become the home for numerous local groups who have made it their first choice for regular performances. The building now also promote their own concert series, under the patronage of cellist Steven Isserlis, which provides both new and established artists from Britain and abroad.
Facilities: Toilets, Bar, Rehearsal rooms
Pay and display parking may be available in St Clements public car park, and there are a limited number of spaces sometimes available in Magdalen College School car park directly opposite the main entrance to St Hilda'ss. Disabled parking is available - please call to reserve a space.
St Hilda's College, Cowley Place,,
New student collaborations (St Anne’s, St Hilda’s and the Ruskin School of Art)
Fun family-friendly concerts
Performing the works of Haydn, Beethoven and Mendelssohn
The Festival’s participants take to the stage with fresh guidance from the world’s most esteemed pianists echoing in their ears. Be sure not to miss t...
Recital of Russian contemporary pieces plus works by Shostakovich PRE-CONCERT TALK at 6:45pm
Sorabji’s 4-hour masterpiece performed in 3 parts. PRE-CONCERT TALK at 2:30pm
Debussy Cello Sonata plus works by Honegger, Caplet and Ravel PRE-CONCERT TALK at 6:45pm
In this talk, Charlotte Tomlinson encourages musicians to move on from performance anxiety that is uncomfortable and detrimental, into a place where adrenalin can enhance the performance so that playing in public can become truly enjoyable. Charlotte Tomlinson is a Performance Coach who helps musicians manage performance anxiety, deal with issues such as memory and focus, and much more. Her approach has been developed from her own experience of teaching and performing as a classical pianist, alongside a strong background in personal growth, psychology and bodywork techniques.
As a duo pianist and chamber musician Charlotte has travelled the world. She has been an accompanist for all the London music colleges, for BBC Young Musician of the Year and has broadcast for national and international radio. She has worked as a vocal coach for the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. Charlotte interviewed 43 top musicians on film about how they manage performance stress and was interviewed for BBC TV Proms Extra (2015), as an expert in performance anxiety. She is currently writing a book for school children about managing performance anxiety in exams.
Duration: 1 hour 30mins
Oxford Piano Festival
Event not suited for children under 5.
Wheelchair spaces are only bookable through the Oxford Philharmonic office on 01865 980 980.