Sat 12 Aug, Sheldonian Theatre
The Sheldonian Theatre was erected in 1664-8 to a design by Sir Christopher Wren. Its purpose was to provide an appropriate secular venue for the principal meetings and public ceremonies of the University, and this remains its purpose today. In addition the theatre has become a leading venue for musical concerts and recitals. Please note that tickets for concerts cannot be bought at the Sheldonian.
Please note Semi Circle and Upper Gallery seats do not have backrest.
Capacity: 800 - 1000
Facilities: Toilets (also disabled), No bar
Liszt: Piano Concerto No 2 in A major
Rimsky - Korsakov: Scheherazade
Verdi Prelude to La Traviata
Rachmaninov: Prelude in C sharp minor
Liszt: Consolation No 3
Chopin: Grande Waltz Brillante
Oxford Proms Orchestra
Jocelyn Freeman - piano
Catherine Underwood - Conductor
Romantic Classics features Liszt’s Piano Concerto No 2 in A major, one of the most beautiful and stunning concertos of all time, full of emotion virtuosity and passion, and Rimsky-Korsakov’s dazzling and colourful orchestral suite Scheherazade. Our soloist Jocelyn Freeman is developing a career notable in its integrity and versatility; comfortable performing as song accompanist with Bryn Terfel, Katherine Jenkins, Alfie Boe and as concerto soloist, recitalist, and instrumental duo partner. She has been hailed as 'One to watch' by International Piano Magazine and has recently released her debut CD 'Night and Novelties'. Her engaging performances are characterised by colourful, intimate imagination and technical authority.
Oxford Proms website www.oxfordproms.co.uk have some special offers including a free soloist CD for accompanied children. Children with parents can claim free soloist CD. Details on promoter website www.oxfordproms.co.uk.