Fri 28 Apr,
New student collaborations (St Anne’s, St Hilda’s and the Ruskin School of Art)
Fun family-friendly concerts
Performing the works of Haydn, Beethoven and Mendelssohn
The Festival’s participants take to the stage with fresh guidance from the world’s most esteemed pianists echoing in their ears. Be sure not to miss t...
Fun family-friendly concert
Recital of Russian contemporary pieces plus works by Shostakovich PRE-CONCERT TALK at 6:45pm
Sorabji’s 4-hour masterpiece performed in 3 parts. PRE-CONCERT TALK at 2:30pm
Debussy Cello Sonata plus works by Honegger, Caplet and Ravel PRE-CONCERT TALK at 6:45pm
The Myrthen Ensemble: Mary Bevan – soprano; Clara Mouriz - mezzo-soprano; Stuart Jackson – tenor; Marcus Farnsworth – baritone; Joseph Middleton – piano
Gott im Ungewitter D985; Gott der Weltschöpfer D986; Hymne an den Unendlichen D232; Die Sterne D313; Idens Schwanenlied D317; Schwanengesang D318; Luisens Antwort D319; Licht und Liebe D352; Morgenlied D381; Abendlied D382; An die Sonne D439; Die Liebe D522; Abschied D578; Die Geselligkeit D609 'Lebenslust'; Singübungen für zwei Stimmen D619; Kantate zum Geburtstag des Sängers Johann Michael Vogl D666; Des Tages Weihe D763 'Schicksalslenker'; Gebet D815; Der Tanz D826
Throughout his short life, Schubert wrote songs; wonderful, heart-warming and sometimes heart–rending songs – more than 600 of them. Here are some of the best, illustrating his tremendous versatility and that of the prestigious Myrthen Ensemble, including an old friend of the Festival, Clara Mouriz.
There is no dress code.
No babies permitted.
Festival pass for all lectures and concerts: £95/£85
Festival “3-for-2” pass – 3 concerts and 3 lectures of your choice: £50/£45 (concerts and lectures must be specified at time of purchase).
Please note that the above passes are only available via telephone on 01865 305 305, or in person at our office at Oxford Playhouse, or from the Oxford May Music Website
Tickets to the concerts on Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday and Monday afternoons and Monday evening are provided free to 8-25 years old through the Cavatina Chamber Music Trust scheme, subject to availability. Please email to apply for a ticket, or alternatively fill in this web form. A special student rate of £7.50 will apply for the Friday and Sunday evening concerts. For the Saturday Brian Cox events, the standard concessionary rate of £15 is available for persons under 25 years old.