Sun 28 Apr, 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.
Sachiko Furuhata-Kersting is an international concert pianist of breathtaking virtuosity known for leaving a lasting impression on her audiences. Sachiko studied in both Japan and Europe and in 2012 was named a Steinway Artist, joining an exclusive family of artists including Vladimir Hortwitz and Arthur Rubinstein . As part of her Take It As It Comes world tour, which includes performances in New York, Berlin and Oxford, Sachiko performs showstoppers from Beethoven and Chopin along with audience favourite Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.
Duration: 2 hours with interval
Chopin Nocturne in C Sharp Minor No. 20 posthumous
Chopin Etude Op 25 No 7, Op 10 No. 12 Revolutionary
Chopin Sonata No 2 in b moll Op 35
1, Grave – Doppio movimento
3, Marche funeral
Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition