Thu 3 May, 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,
Silver-Garburg piano duo in Schubert & Mendelssohn Octet
Silver-Garburg Piano Duo; Jack Liebeck & Alexandra Raikhlina violin; Simon Oswell viola; Gemma Rosefeld cello
Schubert: Sonata in B-flat major, D617, for four hands at piano
Schubert: Fantasie in D minor, D940, for four hands at piano
Mendelssohn: Octet Op. 20 – arr. for four hands at piano and string quartet
Schubert wrote some of the greatest music for four hands at piano. Tonight we hear two excellent examples. The Mendelssohn Octet is a perennial favourite and has been heard at the Festival before – but never in this arrangement, for string quartet and four hands at piano.
Duration: 2 hours 15mins with interval
Ticket includes entry to the preceding lecture at 5.30pm.
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