Sat 22 Jun, 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
Walking: approx. 10 mins
Parking: St Giles parking, Monday - Saturday, 8am - 6.30pm and evenings from 6.30pm, Sunday, 10am - 6.30pm and evenings from 6.30pm - £1.50 up to 30 mins, £3 up to 1 hour, £5 up to 2 hours, £3 for evenings.
Beethoven Symphony no.9 ('Choral')
Charlotte Bowden soprano, Amy Shaw mezzo soprano, Michael Bell tenor, Ki Hyun Lee bass
The Oxford Chorus chorus master, Janet Lincé
Robert Max conductor
Beethoven's Ninth Symphony is a life-affirming masterpiece. It was an inspiration to other composers and continues to be one of his best-loved works. Janáček described his Sinfonietta as embodying the ideals of 'contemporary free man'. Scored for a large orchestra including 25 brass players, it includes one of the most wonderful of all orchestral fanfares.
Duration: 2 hours with interval
To book a Wheelchair Space for this event, please call 01865 305 305.
All seating for this event is Unreserved over different levels.