Sat 29 Sep, SJE Arts at St John the Evangelist Church
A Grade I, G.F. Bodley designed church and adjoining cloister that forms part of St Stephen's House, a Permanent Private Hall of the University.
Recently updated as a concert venue, SJE has underfloor heating and new lighting, comfortable chairs, a new toilet block, staging, and a Steinway D concert grand piano. The acoustic is superb.
SJE is on the Iffley Road opposite the University Sports Ground. Buses from Oxford city centre stop directly outside. Buses from London stop five minutes' walk away in St Clement's.
Capacity: 400 - 500
Disabled access and toilet.
Bar on site for most events.
A selection of Green Rooms for performers.
Public car parks at St Clement's and behind Tesco on Cowley Road.
Limited parking for performers and Blue Badge holders in the college and, for some events, extra parking for the general public nearby
Walking: approx. 25 mins
By Bus: approx. 15 mins, from Westgate (Stop E1), Bus 3 or 3A to Rose Hill, James Street West Stop. Also X90 and BROOKESbus U5
By car: approx. 5
109a Iffley Road,
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, K. 414
Since winning First Prize at the 2002 Maria Canals International Piano Competition in Barcelona, Viv McLean has enjoyed a successful career in the UK and internationally. He has performed in concerto with the Royal Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, English Chamber and Scottish Concert Orchestras and is touring this season with the London Concert Orchestra performing ‘Simply Gershwin’ at the Royal Festival Hall and around the UK.
Orchestra of St John’s (OSJ), was founded 50 years ago by conductor John Lubbock and boasts some of the most exceptional musicians in the country. It has performed internationally in venues including Carnegie Hall New York and the Berlin Philharmonic Hall, and appears regularly at St John Smith Square in London. Around Oxford, OSJ presents a series of Prom concerts each year at the Ashmolean Museum and its own festival, ‘Music in the Abbey’, at Dorchester on Thames.
Duration: 2 hours with interval
SJE Arts International Piano Series