Tue 1 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
Born in New York, Richard Goode has been hailed for music- making of tremendous emotional power, depth and expressiveness, and has been acknowledged worldwide as one of today’s leading interpreters of Classical and Romantic music.
His 2016/17 season includes a return to the Edinburgh International Festival, recitals at the Wigmore and Royal Festival Halls, Lincoln Centre, Carnegie Hall and his debut at Stockholm‘s Concert Hall. He will also return to the Budapest Festival Orchestra with Iván Fischer for performances in Budapest and on tour in the US. Goode has made more than two dozen recordings, his latest recording of the five Beethoven concertos with the Budapest Festival Orchestra/Iván Fischer received exceptional critical acclaim. Goode has won multiple awards, including the Young Concert Artists Award, the Avery Fisher Prize, and a GRAMMY®.
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.