Wed 9 Oct, 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.
Part of the Oxford Chamber Music Festival
This talk by Professor Daniel Grimley introduces Sibelius’s life and work and locates him within the rich artistic and cultural contexts of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Finland and Scandinavia. His recurrent themes and preoccupations will be explored alongside his relationship with broader European culture and aesthetics.
Tickets: £5 or Free with 7.45pm concert ticket
Artwork by Swedish artist Gustav Hjelmgren: https://galleriduerr.com/portfolio/gustav-hjelmgren-2/
Duration: 40mins with no interval
Please note, Wheelchair Spaces cannot be booked online for this event. To book a Wheelchair Space, please call 01865 305 305 for availability.
Free tickets are available for under-25s. Please email CAVATINA@OCMF.NET to reserve a ticket (limited number available so early booking recommended). Not available to book through Tickets Oxford.
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