Fri 4 Aug, Jacqueline du Pré Music Building
The venue plays host to a wide range of concerts with a repertoire ranging from medieval music to avant garde jazz. The buildings versatility in terms of adjustable acoustic and seating configurations has enabled it to become the home for numerous local groups who have made it their first choice for regular performances. The building now also promote their own concert series, under the patronage of cellist Steven Isserlis, which provides both new and established artists from Britain and abroad.
Facilities: Toilets, Bar, Rehearsal rooms
Pay and display parking may be available in St Clements public car park, and there are a limited number of spaces sometimes available in Magdalen College School car park directly opposite the main entrance to St Hilda'ss. Disabled parking is available - please call to reserve a space.
St Hilda's College, Cowley Place,
Telephone: 01865 286 660
Dame Fanny Waterman was born in Leeds. She studied with Tobias Matthay, and later as a scholar at the Royal College of Music with Cyril Smith. She is Life President and Founder Director of the Leeds International Pianoforte Competition, of which she remained as Chairman and Artistic Director until her retirement at the age of ninety-five in September 2015.
For the last thirty years she has been highly sought after as a jury member of international competitions and to give masterclasses worldwide. She has served as Vice President of the World Federation of International Music Competitions and is Vice President of EPTA. In 2010, Dame Fanny was made an Honorary Member of the Royal Philharmonic Society, the Honoured Guest at the Women of the Year Lunch in London and has been the castaway on Desert Island Discs.
Duration: 1 hour 30mins
Oxford Piano Festival
Event not suited for children under 5.
Wheelchair spaces are only bookable through the Oxford Philharmonic office on 01865 980 980.