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
A gala concert to celebrate the rich flavours of our week of Scandinavian music: world-famous pieces by Grieg, beautiful and intense new music from our composers-in-residence, and Sibelius's astonishing violin Humoresques - a wonderful discovery for those who love his violin concerto.
Sibelius Andante Festivo arr. for 2 string quartets
Grieg Holberg Suite
Fagerlund Cadenza for clarinet solo
Atterberg Suite no. 3 for violin, viola and string orchestra
Bjarnasson Air to Breath for solo cello and strings
Gade Tango Jalousie
Grieg Solveig’s Song
Artists to include:
Kraggerud | Vaernes | Marmen | Mitchell | Pensola | Sundqvist | Ticciati | Thedéen | Thomsen | Tikkanen | L. A. Tomter
Concert sponsored by Robin Swailes
RECEPTION AT THE VAULTS with encores for Friends and Sponsors. Sign up as an OCMF Friend from only £50 and receive 10% discount on tickets: https://ocmf.net/product/2019-festival/
Artwork 'Vinternatt' by Norwegian artist Harald Sohlberg
A ticket for this event includes entry to the preceding PRE-CONCERT TALK: SUMMER NIGHTS & WINTER STORMS. During the booking process, you'll be asked to confirm if you'd like to attend or not.
Duration: 2 hours with 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.
10% Discount on tickets for OCMF Friends. Please enter your promo code in your basket to apply your discount.