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Tchaikovsky and Brahms

Astonishing prodigy Leia Zhu takes on Tchaikovsky’s powerful and poetic Violin Concerto, followed by Brahms’s magnificent symphony of light and shadows.

Messiah

A towering and inspired creation for soloists, chorus and orchestra, Messiah still brings audiences to their feet.

Christmas with John Rutter

John Rutter returns to Oxford for another Christmas celebration, featuring Christmas music old and new, including some of John’s own carols.

Summer Series II – The Eight Seasons

Not four seasons, but eight seasons. Vivaldi’s set of four concertos depicting scorching sun, searing storms and spring dances sound as evocative today as they did in the early 18th century. Few composers have matched the Italian’s combination of virtuosity with melodic outpouring and…

Violin Concerto Masterclass with Maxim Vengerov

Vengerov leads a masterclass on violin concertos with the Oxford University Orchestra and Marios Papadopoulos.

Summer Series I – Baroque Favourites

The Soloists of the Oxford Philharmonic take you to the cradle of musical civilization – the Italian baroque.

Tchaikovsky’s Fifth

Marios Papadopoulos conducts Tchaikovsky’s exquisite fifth symphony, after Russell Hirshfield joins him for Scriabin’s delectable Piano Concerto.

Stephen Kovacevich

Nothing can beat Mozart at his most inspired. Our old friend Stephen Kovacevich plays his Piano Concerto No. 24.

Bach’s St John Passion

Drama and suffering lie at the heart of Bach’s concentrated depiction of Christ’s arrest, rendition and execution, the St John Passion.

Beethoven’s Mass in C major

Beethoven’s humble, beautiful contemplation of the divine and his great concert aria Ah! Perfido.