New Music with Animation Ruskin School Collaborations ***CANCELLED***
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 Professor Martyn Harry. The project starts with a kind of artistic speed-dating where filmmakers and...
EXPO returns to present its first festival edition, which investigates issues in ecology and climate studies as reflected in contemporary art and sound. Expect a weekend packed full of performances, talks, installations, and workshops involving internationally and locally renowned musicians,...
Piatti Quartet: Bridge, Shostakovich, Schubert ***CANCELLED***
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 Eighth Quartet, famously based on the DSCH motif, and Schubert’s remarkable final quartet.
Iris Oja (mezzo-soprano) & Jonathan Powell (piano) ***CANCELLED***
Martyn Harry Chamber Intimacy
Protopopov Piano Sonata No. 2
Musorgsky Youth Years
Tubin Piano Sonata No. 2 (‘Northern Lights’)
Grigorjeva Last Sign / Aria
with other songs by ...
Jonathan Powell (piano): Prokofiev & Janáček ***CANCELLED***
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 to the composer’s time in France in the 1920s, and with the Sixth, the first of the composer’s War...
Dances and Verses from Brazil with Manos Charalabopoulos (piano)
Music by André Luiz Machado, Charalabopoulos & Villa-Lobos
Followed by ‘Composer Snapshot: In dialogue with André Luiz Machado’
DANSOX: Guest Lecture on Balanchine
Alastair Macaulay (former Chief Dance Critic of The New York Times), will give a guest lecture on the great twentieth-century choreographer, George Balanchine.
Free and open to all, followed by a drinks reception.
Lunchtime Recital with Holly Jackson
Recital for Cello and Piano with Holly Jackson (St Hilda's)
Shostakovich - Sonata for Cello