Chamber Series: Summer Nostalgia

Saturday, 15 July 2017 - 19:30
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Venue

Merton College Chapel, Oxford

About the event

ELGAR
Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20

BRITTEN
Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10

BACH
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041

PURCELL
Chacony in G minor, Z. 730

GRIEG
Holberg Suite, Op. 40

Within the beautiful setting of Merton College Chapel, Co-concertmaster Yuri Zhislin directs The Strings of the Oxford Philharmonic in striking masterworks. Pastoral nostalgia flows throughout the English Renaissance of the early twentieth century, while Grieg, writing from the cooler terrain of Norway, issued a symphonic remastering of the Baroque suite, recalling the epoch past of Norwegian writer Ludvig Baron Holberg.

Tickets: £35 £25 £17 £10 (unsighted)

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