Tue 1 Aug, Jacqueline du Pre Music Building, St Hilda's College
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...
Saleem Ashkar made his Carnegie Hall debut at the age of 22 and has since worked with many of the world’s leading orchestras including the Vienna Philharmonic, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, London Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Mariinsky Orchestra, and the Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester and Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester in Berlin.
He performs regularly with conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Daniel Barenboim and Riccardo Muti, and has toured extensively with Riccardo Chailly and the Leipzig Gewandhaus in appearances including the Proms and Lucerne Festivals. Highlights of the current and future seasons include performances with Bamberg Symphoniker, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Spanish National Orchestra, and a three-week tour in Australia including a third re-invitation to the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Ashkar is Ambassador to Music Fund (www.musicfund.eu), which supports musicians and music schools in conflict areas and developing countries.
Duration: 3 hours including coffee break.
Oxford Piano Festival
Event not suited for children under 5.
Wheelchair spaces are only bookable through the Oxford Philharmonic office on 01865 980 980.