Fri 18 Oct, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building
The venue plays host to a wide range of concerts with a repertoire ranging from medieval music to avant garde jazz. The buildings versatility in terms of adjustable acoustic and seating configurations has enabled it to become the home for numerous local groups who have made it their first choice for regular performances. The building now also promote their own concert series, under the patronage of cellist Steven Isserlis, which provides both new and established artists from Britain and abroad.
Facilities: Toilets, Bar, Rehearsal rooms
Pay and display parking may be available in St Clements public car park, and there are a limited number of spaces sometimes available in Magdalen College School car park directly opposite the main entrance to St Hilda'ss. Disabled parking is available - please call to reserve a space.
Walking: approx. 15 mins
By car: approx. 10 mins
By Bus: approx. 20 mins, Gloucester Green Bus Station (Bay 3), X90 to London every 15 mins, St Clements Street (Stop A).
St Aldates (Stop G4), BROOKESbus U5X to JR every 4 mins, The Plain Stop
Westgate (Stop E1), 3 or 3A to Rose Hill, The Plain Stop
St Hilda's College, Cowley Place,
Telephone: 01865 286 660
featuring Rachmaninoff and Musorgsky
with contemporaneous works
JdP’s new ensemble-in-residence
In the first of three concerts given by featured artist Jonathan Powell across the season that focus on 19th and 20th century Russian repertoire, Scriabin’s transcendental Tenth Sonata and Rachmaninoff’s well-loved Second Sonata are heard alongside other substantial works by Stanchinsky and Blumenfeld composed in the same 1912-1913 time frame.
Scriabin - Piano Sonata No. 10
Rachmaninoff - Piano Sonata No. 2
with contemporaneous works by
Stanchinsky, Conus, Blumenfeld & Catoire
Duration: 2 hours
To book a Wheelchair Space, please call 01865 305 305