The Choir of The Queen's College


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    The legendary pianist Alfred Brendel, the first person ever to record Beethoven’s complete piano works, will give a lecture with d...

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    Pre-concert Recital at 6.30pm (free admission)

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    In this talk, Charlotte Tomlinson encourages musicians to move on from performance anxiety that is uncomfortable and detrimental,...

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    Colin Stone’s career as a performer began in the late 1980s. He was encouraged by Sir Charles Groves at the finals of the 1985 You...

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    Dame Fanny Waterman was born in Leeds. She studied with Tobias Matthay, and later as a scholar at th...

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    Ian Jones is a Professor 
of Piano and Deputy Head of Keyboard at the Royal College of Music. His
career as a Steinway Artist has...

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    In this hour-long session, Ian Jones invites you to his clinic to have all your piano-related ailments diagnosed. Whether you have...

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    Described as one of the leading pianists of his generation, John Lill’s career spans over 55 years, during which time he has given...

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    BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2, ‘Moonlight’ PROKOFIEV Piano Sonata No. 6 in A major, Op. 82 SCHUMA...

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    Marios Papadopoulos is the Festival’s Artistic Director. Since his London debut in 1974, his career...

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    Menahem Pressler, founding member of the Beaux Arts Trio, has established himself among the world’s most distinguished musicians w...

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    The Oxford Piano Festival is honoured to welcome back Menahem Pressler for what is sure to be a capt...

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    Marios Papadopoulos 9.30am – 10.30am Yefim Bronfman 10.45am – 12.45pm Marios Papadopoulos is the F...

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    The Festival’s participants take to the stage with fresh guidance from the world’s most esteemed pianists echoing in their ears. B...

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    Paul Roberts is a rare combination of performer, teacher and author. As a leading exponent of French impressionism he has received...

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    Chamber Series

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    Born in New York, Richard Goode has been hailed for music- making of tremendous emotional power, depth and expressiveness, and has...

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    MOZART - Piano Sonata No. 8 in A minor, K. 310/300d; JANACEK - Selections from ‘On the Overgrown Path’; BRAHMS - 6 Klavierstücke,...

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    Saleem Ashkar made his Carnegie Hall debut
at the age of 22 and has since worked with many
of the world’s leading orchestras inclu...

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    Oxford Piano Festival

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    BACH The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I Sir András Schiff piano 'For the profit and use of musical youth desirous of learning’ w...

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    Sir András Schiff was born in Budapest and studied with Elisabeth Vadász, Pál Kadosa, György Kurtág,...

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    ELGAR Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20 BRITTEN Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10 BACH Violin Concerto in A...

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    Maundy Thursday

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    ARVO PÄRT Passacaglia, Fratres and Tabula Rasa SIBELIUS Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 82 Viktoria Mullova violin Carmin...

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    HANDEL Solomon: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba BACH Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor TELEMANN Orchestral Suite in C maj...

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    SCHUMANN Symphony No. 2 in C major, Op. 61 BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op.83 Yefim Bronfman piano Marios Pap...

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    BEETHOVEN Variations in C minor, WoO 80 SCHUBERT Piano Sonata in C minor, D. 958 GRANADOS Goyescas Suite, No. 1 & No. 7 GINASTE...

MOZART
Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622
Requiem Mass in D minor, K. 626

Mark Simpson clarinet
Sophie Juncker soprano
Rowan Hellier mezzo-soprano
William Blake Tenor
David Shipley bass

The Choir of the Queen’s College, Oxford
Owen Rees conductor

Left incomplete upon his untimely death aged thirty-five, Mozart’s Requiem is shrouded in mystery and intrigue. Joined by four leading soloists and the distinguished Choir of The Queen’s College, the Requiem integrates archaic forms with divine classicism - the last words Mozart set to music marking ‘that day of tears and mourning’. The Orchestra first welcomes back Mark Simpson, Oxford alumnus and 2006 BBC Young Musician of the Year, for the uplifting Clarinet Concerto.

Supported by Anita Higham OBE in memory of Donald Higham MA., MEd., whose love of music and of its power to give joy and inspiration to the young was deeply felt.

NB: Wheelchair spaces are only bookable through Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra: 01865 980 980

If you have any other types of access requirements, please contact the box office via telephone (01865 305 305) or in person so that we can arrange a suitable seat for you.

Running Time: 2:00

Book Tickets

  • Thu 13 Apr 7:30 PM £42.00/£30.00/£20.00/£10.00
visit Sheldonian Theatre website

Book Tickets

  • Thu 13 April 7:30 PM
£42.00/£30.00/£20.00/£10.00

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