Music and Maths

Saturday, 27 January 2018 - 19:30


Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

About the event

Please note, this event has sold out.


Overture to Die Zauberflöte, K. 620

Symphony No. 47 in G major, Hob. I:47, 'Palindrome'

Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

Marcus du Sautoy presenter
Marios Papadopoulos conductor

Exploring the nature of inspiration and the role of mathematics in our understanding of the great composers, Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford, Marcus du Sautoy joins us to present a multimedia lecture that will astound music-lovers and mathematicians alike. With visual projections above the orchestra, discover the numerical blueprint that lies beneath the surface of celebrated scores before hearing how these patterns unfold in a concert performance of masterworks by Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven. Supported by a friend of the Oxford Philharmonic.

Concert ends at approx 9.30pm.

Supported by a friend of the Oxford Philharmonic.

Tickets: Free

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