THE MAJESTY OF BACH

THE MAJESTY OF BACH


Jack Gibbons’ 31st annual Oxford Summer Piano Series

The acclaimed pianist and composer Jack Gibbons has been performing his highly popular annual Oxford Summer Piano Series without a break since 1988. Tonight’s programme explores the life and music of the incomparable Johann Sebastian Bach, with a collection of some of the composer’s most beautiful and inspiring keyboard works including the lively Goldberg Variations (with which Jack Gibbons made his acclaimed Queen Elizabeth Hall London debut in 1984).

Price Information

Season Pass for 8 Concerts: £68 (discount will automatically apply in the basket.)

Tickets £18 in Advance, £22 on the Door

Please call 01865 305 305 to book a Wheelchair Space

Duration: 2 hours with interval

Book Tickets

Book Tickets

Programme:

BACH/BUSONI: Toccata in D minor, BWV 565

BACH: Largo from Concerto, BWV 1056

BACH: French Suite No. 5 in G, BWV 816: VII. Gigue

BACH: Prelude & Fugue No.18 in G sharp minor BWV 887 (Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II)

BACH: Chorale Prelude: Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ BWV 639

BACH/BUSONI: Chaconne (from Partita no.2, BWV 1004)

BACH: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988

  • "Freshness of manner: the pianist Jack Gibbons could be Britain’s answer to Ivo Pogorelich. His playing is absolutely convincing. Nothing was predictable in his account (without repeats) of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, yet each and every detail made some musically valid point."
       
    The Times

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