Sat 19 Aug, Sheldonian Theatre
The Sheldonian Theatre was erected in 1664-8 to a design by Sir Christopher Wren. Its purpose was to provide an appropriate secular venue for the principal meetings and public ceremonies of the University, and this remains its purpose today. In addition the theatre has become a leading venue for musical concerts and recitals. Please note that tickets for concerts cannot be bought at the Sheldonian.
Please note Semi Circle and Upper Gallery seats do not have backrest.
Capacity: 800 - 1000
Facilities: Toilets (also disabled), No bar
Mozart Serenade Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Tim Perkins Concerto for the Howarth - Redgate oboe
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for violin,viola & orchestra
Mozart Flute Concerto No2 in D major
Mozart Symphony No 29 in A major
Oxford Proms Orchestra
Celia Redgate - flute
Christopher Redgate - oboe
Edmund Jones - violin
Emma Sheppard - viola
Christopher Redgate - conductor
Summer serenade includes Mozart’s most melodic music from the opening movement of his nightmusic to the amazing Symphony No 29 written at the age of 18. Oxford proms are delighted to welcome the eminent oboist Christopher Redgate to conduct the concert and also perform on the Howarth-Redgate oboe. Oxford audiences will be familiar with Christopher who directs the ensemble “Musicians of the Dreaming Spires.