Sun 17 Sep, 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,
Cassado: Suite for solo cello
Beethoven: Sonata Op 5 no 2 in G minor
Shostakovich: Sonata op 40 in D minor
Sheku Kanneh-Mason was awarded the title BBC Young Musician 2016 following his outstanding performance of Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1 with BBC Symphony Orchestra. Tonight his programme includes Shostakovich’s Sonata for cello and piano, with his sister Isata, a student of piano at the Royal Academy of Music, accompanying. Sheku is a member of Chineke! Orchestra, performing the Haydn Cello Concerto with the orchestra in September 2016 at The Royal Festival Hall. He plays chamber music, particularly with the Kanneh-Mason Piano Trio and String Quartet and the Mitzuka String Trio, and has given concerts throughout the UK, including solo, chamber and concerto performances, in venues such as The Queen Elizabeth Hall, The Barbican and Cadogan Hall.
Aged 17, Sheku holds the ABRSM Junior Scholarship to The Royal Academy of Music, where he studies cello with Ben Davies.
SJE Next Generation Series
Duration: 1 hour 45mins