The Oxford Concert for Peace - 2019


On 20th Anniversary of the launch of Peace One Day, Rotarians in Oxfordshire and the Thames Valley in collaboration with The World Orchestra for Peace are proud to present The Oxford Concert for Peace. Twenty of the world’s leading string players from 15 different countries will come together to promote peace. This will be the first of only 3 performances world-wide featuring the orchestra in 2019

The World Orchestra for Peace (WOP), designated a UNESCO Artist for Peace in 2010, owes its existence to the vision of its founder Sir Georg Solti, a man who believed passionately in peace and the power of music and musicians to be powerful ambassadors for peace. Since 1995, around 400 leading musicians from many different countries have given their services to show the world that they, too, share Solti’s vision. 

Rotary International, among its many global commitments, promotes Peace, providing funding for the Rotary Peace Fellows’ programme: these courses are offered at six Universities around the world aiming to educate and inspire students to promote peace in their communities and further afield. Since 2000, more than 1100 students have graduated with Masters’ degrees in Peace and Conflict Resolution, and many are now active in promoting peace in diverse countries.  Some Peace Fellows will talk briefly about their experiences at the concert. 

Duration: 2 hours

Book Tickets

  • Sat 21 Sep 7:30 PM £40.00/£25.00
visit Sheldonian Theatre website

Book Tickets

  • Sat 21 September 7:30 PM

To book a Wheelchair Space, please call 01865 305 305.

 £40 Early Bird tickets available until 31st July. Price increases to £45 thereafter.

Special packages available directly through Rotary4Peace. Please email for more information.

People who bought tickets for The Oxford Concert for Peace - 2019 also bought tickets for...

  • music

    Early Music by Candlelight Summer Festival 2019 Sacred Choral Music by Recusants Marian Hymns, Antiphons, Motets, and Keyboard Music by Bull, Dering, Philips...

    Wed 24 Jul & Wed 14 Aug

  • music

    Jack Gibbons’ 32nd Annual Oxford Summer Piano Series BACH: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (arranged Busoni) BACH: Allemande (from Partita no.4 in D, BWV...

    Wed 24 Jul

  • music

    Early Music by Candlelight Summer Festival 2019 To mark the 500th anniversary of the ‘Black Queen’ Catherine de Medici’s birth we portray the survival strategi...

    Wed 17 Jul, Fri 26 Jul, Sun 4 & Fri 16 Aug

We use cookies on this website to improve how it works and how it’s used.

Accept & Continue