Sat 18 May, SJE Arts at St John the Evangelist Church
A Grade I, G.F. Bodley designed church and adjoining cloister that forms part of St Stephen's House, a Permanent Private Hall of the University.
Recently updated as a concert venue, SJE has underfloor heating and new lighting, comfortable chairs, a new toilet block, staging, and a Steinway D concert grand piano. The acoustic is superb.
SJE is on the Iffley Road opposite the University Sports Ground. Buses from Oxford city centre stop directly outside. Buses from London stop five minutes' walk away in St Clement's.
Capacity: 400 - 500
Disabled access and toilet.
Bar on site for most events.
A selection of Green Rooms for performers.
Public car parks at St Clement's and behind Tesco on Cowley Road.
Limited parking for performers and Blue Badge holders in the college and, for some events, extra parking for the general public nearby
Walking: approx. 25 mins
By Bus: approx. 15 mins, from Westgate (Stop E1), Bus 3 or 3A to Rose Hill, James Street West Stop. Also X90 and BROOKESbus U5
By car: approx. 5
109a Iffley Road,
Corona Strings: Leader, Catherine Leech
Conductor, Janet Lincé
Britten, Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge
Vaughan Williams, Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus
Arensky, Variations on theme of Tchaikovsky
And works by Purcell and Holst
Corona Strings return to SJE with their exciting and engaging playing in a programme of glorious Themes and Variations for strings. The climax of the evening will undoubtedly be Britten’s amazing Variations on a theme by Frank Bridge whilst the tuneful and joyous world of English folk music is reflected in Vaughan Williams’s Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus and Holst’s ever-popular St Paul’s Suite. Britten’s version of Purcell’s Chacony complements the programme whilst the evening also includes a Romantic journey to Russia for Arensky’s hugely rewarding Variations on a theme of Tchaikovsky.
Duration: 1 hour 45mins with interval
To book a Wheelchair Space, please call 01865 305 305.