Concert Series

Bernard d'Ascoli
Debussy in Perspective: Bernard d'Ascoli (piano)

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Debussy‘s death, Bernard d’Ascoli presents two of the French composer’s masterpieces for piano, ‘L’Isle Joyeuse‘ (1904) and thesecond book of ‘Images’ (1907...

£8 students / £22 stalls / £26 gallery
Friday, 23 November 2018 - 7:30pm
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Steven Isserlis
Steven Isserlis & Alasdair Beatson

Steven Isserlis returns to the JdP with a group of three sonatas, each of which manages to fuse elements of lyricism and of formal dynamism—Bach’s First Gamba Sonata, Beethoven’s popular A major...

£10 students / £27 stalls / £32 gallery
Saturday, 1 December 2018 - 7:30pm
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Jonathan Powell
Jonathan Powell (piano): Chopin, Schumann, Szymanowski

Chopin, Schumann, Szymanowski: For this programme, Powell has chosen two staples of 19th-century repertoire to complement a survey of the piano music of Chopin’s compatriot Karol...

£5 students / £18 stalls / £23 gallery
Saturday, 12 January 2019 - 7:30pm
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The Beginning of an Idea
Opera: The Beginning of an Idea

Since 2005, students of the Opera and Music Theatre course directed by Professor Martyn Harry have created a number of cutting-edge productions of works by Berio, Wishart, Kagel and Cage, as well...

£5 students / £10 stalls / £13 gallery
Saturday, 19 January 2019 - 8:00pm
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MASH Marathon
MASH Marathon

Every year the JdP’s new music marathon presents an evening-long festival concert of experimental music, live electronics, contemporary classical instrumental music and video. This year’s concert...

£5 on the door
Friday, 1 February 2019 - 6:30pm
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Simon Wallfisch, Edward Rushton
Schubert's Winterreise: Simon Wallfisch (baritone) Edward Rushton (piano)

“A multi-talented musician of incredible versatility” (BBC Radio 3), Simon Wallfisch is one of Britain’s most sought-after baritones, both on the opera and concert stage. He returns to the JdP to...

£5 students / £10 stalls / £13 gallery
Friday, 15 February 2019 - 7:30pm
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Nick van Bloss
Nick van Bloss (piano): Bach, Beethoven, Schumann

One of the few pianists who can been compared to Glenn Gould for his brilliant passagework and rhythmic dynamism, Nick van Bloss presents one of the towering masterpieces of Romantic pianism,...

£8 students / £22 stalls / £26 gallery
Friday, 22 February 2019 - 7:30pm
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Theatre of the Ayre
Theatre of the Ayre

A Quiet Revolution: English Vocal Music during the Interregnum

Elizabeth Kenny (lute and theorbo) and her ‘crack-squad of top...

£5 students / £15 stalls / £20 gallery
Saturday, 2 March 2019 - 7:30pm
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Mark-Anthony Turnage Blood on the Floor
Mark-Anthony Turnage's 'Blood on the Floor': OU Sinfonietta and OU Jazz Orchestra

Mark-Anthony Turnage’s ‘Blood on the Floor’, premiered in 1996, is a raw and moving work fuelled by the pain of loss. It takes its name from the striking painting by Francis Bacon. The composer...

£8 students / £13 stalls / £16 gallery
Tuesday, 5 March 2019 - 8:00pm to Wednesday, 6 March 2019 - 8:00pm
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Pianist Jonathan Powell
Spain Past and Present: Jonathan Powell (piano)

Spain Past and Present: this programme combines masterpieces of Spanish repertoire from the early twentieth century with contemporary works from the peninsula.


£5 students / £13 stalls / £18 gallery
Saturday, 27 April 2019 - 7:30pm
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Pianist Maria Razumovskaya
Seasons for Change: Maria Razumovskaya (piano)

Seasons for Change: The evocative miniatures that make up Tchaikovsky‘s The Seasons represent a bridge, perhaps existing only in the imagination, to an ‘old Russia‘—one untouched...

£5 students / £12 stalls / £16 gallery
Friday, 17 May 2019 - 7:30pm
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ANIMA Ensemble
ANIMA: New Music with Animation

The ANIMA ensemble conducted by Chris Roe presents a night of live music with film, performing scores made by students from the Ruskin School of Art in close collaboration with student composers...

£5 on the door
Friday, 31 May 2019 - 7:30pm
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Composer Alexander Goehr
Goehr & Harry Mini-Festival: Lunchtime Recital with Jonathan Powell

These two concerts interleave piano works and string quartets by one of Britain’s greatest...

£3 students / £7 stalls / £10 gallery
Saturday, 8 June 2019 - 1:15pm
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Martyn Harry
Goehr & Harry Mini-Festival: Villiers Quartet with Ib Haussman

These two concerts interleave piano works and string quartets by one of Britain’s...

£5 students / £13 stalls / £18 gallery
Saturday, 8 June 2019 - 7:30pm
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