Sun 3 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,
One of the world’s great accordionists in concert
Piazzolla – 3 Tango Sensations for Accordion and String Quintet (Anxiety, Asleep, Fear)
Vaughan Williams – The Lark Ascending (with Corey Cekovsek and James Crabb)
Agri/Carli - Desde Adentro arr. Crabb for Accordion, String Quintet and Piano
Saint-Saens – Introduction et Rondo Capriccioso (with Jack Liebeck and James Crabb)
James Crabb - accordion
Jack Liebeck - violin
Corey Cerovsek - violin
Alexandra Raikhlina - violin
Simon Oswell - viola
Benjamin Hughes - cello
Thomas Carroll - cello
The accordion is an instrument not often heard in chamber music but it has its own distinctive voice and repertoire. Today we hear some of the best of that repertoire, both in original compositions and in arrangements by James Crabb, one of the world’s finest players.
Duration: 1 hour 30mins with no interval
To book a Wheelchair Space for this event, please call 01865 305 305
No Dress Code - please note no babies are admitted for this event.