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Angela Gheorghiu

Our season of great singers continues with the Oxford debut of Angela Gheorghiu. It was Verdi with which the Romanian soprano sprang to international attention more than two decades ago, and it is Verdi to which she returns in this concert, featuring arias from two…

Dvořák Eight

In the atmospheric surroundings of Oxford's own Sheldonian Theatre, Marios Papadopoulos conducts Dvořák's joyous Symphony No. 8.

The Orchestral Music of Afghanistan

A concert celebrating the rich history of traditional Afghan music at a time when making music in Afghanistan is forbidden, featuring new compositions by Afghan composers living in exile.

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2

Lise de la Salle plays Rachmaninov’s most enduring piano concerto, alongside Dvořák’s idyllic orchestral walk in the countryside and Shostakovich’s melancholy ninth symphony.

French Pastoral

Ravel’s musical magic garden of childlike wonder, the ‘Mother Goose Suite’, closes a programme beauteous music from France.

Bruckner Seven

For the culmination of our season at the Sheldonian Theatre, Marios Papadopoulos conducts Bruckner’s pride and joy, his seventh symphony.

Top Scores!: FUNomusica Family Concert

Alasdair Malloy presents the first of this season’s FUNomusica Family Concerts, with some Athletic Adventures celebrating sport and music.

Sir András Schiff in Recital

The Oxford Piano Festival’s President Sir András Schiff performs a recital in the Sheldonian Theatre, as a prelude to the Festival’s 25th anniversary.

John Wilson Conducts Vaughan Williams

A contrasting evening of enigma and impassion, sassiness and sophistication, John Wilson is joined at the piano by the inimitable Louis Schwizgebel.

Chamber Music at Merton

An ensemble drawn from the Orchestra with our Music Director at the piano offers treats including Haydn’s bucolic Trio in G major.