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
Written in 1939-41, A Child of our Time was inspired by Tippett’s outrage at the persecution of the Jews by the Nazis in World War 2 and is based on the true story of a young Polish Jewish refugee. But it also speaks for the persecuted and displaced in any age, as echoed by its famous settings of five negro spirituals from the time of black slavery in the US, andits exploration of oppression, captivity and flight resonates today as much asin the past.
This concert also features Beethoven’s ever-popular Violin Concerto.