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Oxfordshire Junior Concerto Competition Final

04 Feb 2023 | 18:30 | Centre for Music, Bayswater Road

First half
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 (1st mvt)
Strauss Horn Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 11 (3rd mvt) 
Paul Creston Concerto for Alto Saxophone, Op. 26 (3rd mvt)

Tabitha Appel violin
Xander Quinney horn
Josef O’Connor saxophone
Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra
John Traill conductor

Second half
George Crumb III. Toccata from Sonata for Solo Cello
Brahms II. Adagio affettuoso from Cello Sonata No. 2 in F major, Op. 99
Sarasate Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 (arr. Hans Jørgen Jensen)

Oliver Simpson cello

Three exceptional young soloists join the Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra to perform a movement of a concerto of their choice. The final of the Concerto Competition is judged by a panel of distinguished adjudicators, with the Competition’s winner announced the same evening, following a recital by winner of the 2022 Oxfordshire Senior Concerto Competition.

Entrance to the Centre for Music is through Bayards Hill Primary School, Waynflete Road. Audience should park in the Bayards Hill car park.

Oxfordshire Junior Concerto Competition Final

04 Feb 2023

Tickets: £5
(Under 18s £2.50)
Duration: 100 min
Venue: Centre for Music, Bayswater Road