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University Residency 20th Anniversary

We celebrate 20 years as the Orchestra in Residence at the University of Oxford, joined by Oxford choirs and soloists.

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.

The Genius of Mozart

Alim Beisembayev plays Mozart’s majestic, mercurial piano concerto, followed by the composer’s swaggering ‘Haffner’ symphony.

Scheherazade

An enchanting orchestral story of an Arabian princess who can only delay her execution by telling captivating tales fills the Sheldonian.

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.

Messiah

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

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.

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.

American Journey

A journey across America: from the genre-defining music of Aaron Copland and Samuel Barber to the hidden gems of Florence Price and William Grant Still.

MAXIM VENGEROV

Not one, not two, but three concertante works fill this celebration of virtuosity at the iconic Royal Albert Hall in London.