Mon 1 Jan 0001 - Sat 23 Jun 2018, 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 Egmont Overture
Schumann Cello Concerto
Mahler Symphony No.4
Oxford Symphony Orchestra, Indira Grier Cello, Clare Tunney soprano, Robert Max Conductor
Beethoven's powerful Egmont Overture reflects the passion of the heroic freedom fighter who was its inspiration. Of all his fine symphonies, Mahler's Fourth is the most enchanting and best-loved and Schumann's Cello Concerto is celebrated for its soulful reverie and exhilarating lyricism. Indira Grier, the soloist in the concerto, is embarking on her career with an impressive record of prizes and chamber music performances.
Duration: 2 hours with interval
Seating is Unreserved
Please call us on 01865 305 305 to book a Wheelchair Space