Concert Series

Villiers Quartet
Villiers Quartet: Stravinsky, Borodin & Shostakovich

It gives us great pleasure to welcome the Villiers Quartet as the JdP’s new ensemble-in-residence. This first concert follows the Russian theme of this season’s programming with three well-loved...

£25 gallery / £15 stalls / £5 students
Saturday, 16 November 2019 - 7:30pm
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Music at Oxford
George Barton (percussion) & Siwan Rhys (piano)

This programme by dynamic duo Siwan Rhys and George Barton intersperses some of the greatest American composers from the last 100 years with music by living British composers. Expect aural...

£25 regular / £10 students
Friday, 22 November 2019 - 7:30pm
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Oxford Contemporary Opera Festival

Following the sell-out success of their inaugural production Marilyn Forever, the Oxford Contemporary Opera Society are back with a festival of three short operas, all composed specially...

£10 general / £4 students
Tuesday, 26 November 2019 - 8:00pm to Wednesday, 27 November 2019 - 9:30pm
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Steven Isserlis & Stephen Hough
Steven Isserlis (cello) & Stephen Hough (piano)

The JdP’s featured artist, Steven Isserlis, was recently elected Honorary Fellow at St Hilda’s College. In this thrilling concert he returns with pianist Stephen Hough, for performances of Brahms’...

£35 gallery / £25 stalls / £10 students
Saturday, 30 November 2019 - 7:30pm
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Jonathan Powell
Jonathan Powell (piano): Prokofiev & Janáček

Janáček’s haunting “In the Mists” and “On an Overgrown Path”, are almost Schumann-like in their simplicity. These hidden gems are contrasted with Prokofiev’s Fifth Sonata, a fascinating response...

£25 gallery / £15 stalls / £5 students
Saturday, 18 January 2020 - 7:30pm
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James Gilchrist & Anna Tilbrook
James Gilchrist (tenor) & Anna Tilbrook (piano)

This recital explores the ‘outsider’ figure wandering in nature, with the Schumann, Philips and Mahler works all suggesting different responses to the musical model first established by Schubert’s...

£30 gallery / £20 stalls / £10 students
Saturday, 25 January 2020 - 7:30pm
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Villiers Quartet
Villiers Quartet: Purcell, Britten & Saxton

The second concert of the Villiers residency features works by three English composers. Purcell’s fantasias, heard here for string quartet, revisit the English viol consort genre established by...

£25 gallery / £15 stalls / £5 students
Saturday, 15 February 2020 - 7:30pm
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Elizabeth Kenny
Elizabeth Kenny (lute): La Conversation

Seventeenth century Lute Music from Scots songs to French suites to German-Italian fugues. With some English music collected in a Polish manuscript. Trading tunes across borders was what the lute...

£25 gallery / £15 stalls / £5 students
Saturday, 29 February 2020 - 7:30pm
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Iris Oja & Jonathan Powell
Iris Oja (mezzo-soprano) & Jonathan Powell (piano)

Martyn Harry Chamber Intimacy
Protopopov Piano Sonata No. 2
Musorgsky Youth Years
Tubin Piano Sonata No. 2 (‘...

£25 gallery / £15 stalls / £5 students
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 - 7:30pm
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Piatti Quartet
Piatti Quartet: Bridge, Shostakovich, Schubert

The Piatti Quartet return to the JdP with three works from different periods of their composers’ respective careers. “Three Idylls” from Bridge’s first maturity is contrasted with Shostakovich’s...

£25 gallery / £15 stalls / £5 students
Friday, 15 May 2020 - 7:30pm
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New Music with Animation
New Music with Animation Ruskin School Collaborations

This event is the latest incarnation of the collaborations between video artists from the Ruskin School and student composers from St Hilda’s and St Anne’s Colleges in a project organized by...

£5 on the door
Friday, 29 May 2020 - 7:30pm
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Maki Sekiya
Maki Sekiya (piano): Messiaen’s ‘Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant Jésus’

Maki Sekiya, the musician-in-residence at Green Templeton College, is one of Oxford’s most popular performers, whose piano concerts are widely acclaimed for her breathtaking technique and...

£25 gallery / £15 stalls / £5 students
Friday, 12 June 2020 - 7:30pm
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