Thu 27 Jun, 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,
Oxford Festival of the Arts in collaboration with...
Theorbo Fantasy: old and new music for the long-necked lute
Elizabeth Kenny is one of Europe's leading lute players, whose playing has been described as ‘incandescent’ (Music and Vision), ‘radical’ (The Independent) and ‘indecently beautiful’ (Toronto Post). She is also Director of Performance at the University of Oxford and a Professor of Lute at the Royal Academy of Music. Join her for a fascinating programme bringing together work from the 17th and 21st centuries, including a new commission by dynamic American composer Nico Muhly.
Alessandro Piccinini: Toccata Cromatica, Partite variate sopra la Folia, Ciaccona
Hieronymus Kapsberger: Toccata, Passacaglia, Capona, Canario, Colascione
James MacMillan: Motet (from Since It Was the Day of Preparation)
Benjamin Oliver: Extending from the Inside
Robert de Visée: Suite in C minor,
de Visée : Prelude
Les Sylvains de Mr Couperin
Nico Muhly: Berceuse with seven variations (UK première)
Theorbo by Klaus Jacobsen 1992 after Italian originals
SJE Arts at St John the Evangelist Church
10% discount when you buy tickets to two separate concerts in one transaction or 20% discount on all tickets when you buy at least one ticket to all three concerts in one transaction for the SJE/OFA concert series.
For more information, please call the ticket office on 01865 305 305.
To book Wheelchair Accessible Seating for this event, please contact the Arts Festival direct
by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01865 253505