Sat 12 May 2018, 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
109a Iffley Road,
Haydn: Piano Trio in E, HV:28
Schumann: Piano Trio No.3 in G minor, Op.110
Schubert: Piano Trio in B-flat, D.898
Barbican Piano Trio is known for stimulating performances and exceptional audience rapport. At home the Trio appears regularly at Wigmore Hall and in festivals and concert series around the country, abroad it has performed at major venues in the USA as well as in Europe, the Far East and South America. The Trio plays all the acclaimed masterpieces for the genre but also enjoys exploring less familiar works.
Sophie Lockett, violin, joined the Trio in 2009. She has a diverse performing career playing with orchestras including London Chamber, London Contemporary and the London Symphony.
Robert Max, cello, has been with Barbican Piano Trio for 30 years. His career encompasses solo performance, chamber music and conducting.
James Kirby, piano, reached the semi-finals of the International Tchaikovsky Competition while studying at Moscow Conservatory and returns regularly to Russia for concerto performances and to appear in festivals. Collaborations at home include with the Vanburgh Quartet and with singer, Sarah Connolly.
SJE Arts International Piano Series 2018
Duration: 1:55 with interval
Part of the SJE International Piano Series 2018