Mon 1 Jan 0001 - Sat 25 Mar 2017,
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...
Fun family-friendly concert
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
John Bell of the Iona Community is a hymn writer, Church of Scotland minister and broadcaster. He travels the world teaching on worship, spirituality and social justice.
The music and words that John Bell writes often express the experience of people to God as much as speaking of God to people. ‘Heaven shall not wait for the poor to lose their patience…’, ‘God give us life when all around spells death…’,‘Take, oh take me as I am; summon out what I shall be…’.
The Big Sing is an opportunity to experience singing these inspiring and challenging songs, led by this inspiring and challenging man in the company of many other enthusiastic people. All are welcome – this is not an event just for trained singers or members of choirs. Come and sing your heart out!
Duration: 2 hours