Mon 6 Mar, Sheldonian Theatre
The Sheldonian Theatre was erected in 1664-8 to a design by Sir Christopher Wren. Its purpose was to provide an appropriate secular venue for the principal meetings and public ceremonies of the University, and this remains its purpose today. In addition the theatre has become a leading venue for musical concerts and recitals. Please note that tickets for concerts cannot be bought at the Sheldonian.
Please note Semi Circle and Upper Gallery seats do not have backrest.
Capacity: 800 - 1000
Facilities: Toilets (also disabled), No bar
ROSSINI Overture to William Tell
STRAVINSKY Violin Concerto in D major
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90 'Italian'
Valery Gergiev conductor
The Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra is honoured to welcome back to Oxford Maestro Valery Gergiev, who left the Sheldonian audience spellbound in 2013 when he led the Orchestra in an unforgettable evening of Strauss and Mendelssohn. This is a rare chance to see Gergiev on Oxford soil in a masterly exhibition of artistic perception, musical elocution and expressive vitality.
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.