Mon 31 Jul, 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
Paul Roberts is a rare combination of performer, teacher and author. As a leading exponent of French impressionism he has received high praise for his Debussy recitals and recordings and has recently released a disc of piano music by Ravel and Liszt. His seminal books on Debussy and Ravel, Images and Reflections and Debussy, are known around the world (‘the richness and colour of his involvement makes his books an endless source of reference and delight’ - Gramophone). He is now working on his fourth book, Reading Liszt. Roberts is a frequent guest at music conservatories worldwide, including Julliard, Peabody, Stockholm and Sydney, and has been Artist in Residence at the festival of Portland Piano International in Oregon for fourteen years. Roberts is a Professor of Piano and Honorary Fellow at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and the founding director of the international piano summer school, Music at Albignac, in France.
Duration: 3 hours 15mins
Oxford Piano Festival
Event not suited for children under 5.
Wheelchair spaces are only bookable through the Oxford Philharmonic office on 01865 980 980.