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Format: 2014-10-22
Format: 2014-10-22
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    Fri, 2014-10-24 21:45
    The Schubert Project: Wolfgang Holzmair (baritone) and Sholto Kynoch (piano)
    Sholto Kynoch, Wolfgang Holzmair
    New College Ante-Chapel Oxford OX1 3BN
    United Kingdom

    Wolfgang Holzmair's appearances at the Lieder Festival are always special occasions. For tonight's late-night concert, he has devised a wonderful programme of songs on a theme of night and the stars.

    Selected Songs
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
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    Sat, 2014-10-25 17:00
    The Schubert Project: Julius Drake and Bengt Forsberg
    Bengt Forsberg, Julius Drake
    Holywell Music Room Oxford OX1 3SW
    United Kingdom

    Two renowned pianists come together to perform duets, including the glorious A flat Variations, D813.

    8 Variations on a Theme in A flat
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
  • Fri, 2014-10-24 13:15
    Lunchtime Recital - Richard Allum (piano)
    Richard Allum
    St Bride's Church London EC4 8AU
    United Kingdom

    St Bride's Lunchtime Concert Series welcomes pianist Richard Allum, in a programme which includes J S Bach's ever-popular Italian Concerto. Richard Allum has performed throughout the UK, France, Italy and made his Australian debut earler this year.

    'Italian Concerto' in F
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    4 Impromptus
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
    2 Arabesques
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
  • Sat, 2014-10-25 19:30
    From the New World - Oxford Philomusica
    Marios Papadopoulos, Mats Lidström, Natalia Lomeiko, Oxford Philomusica
    Sheldonian Theatre Oxford OX1 3AZ
    United Kingdom

    Two of Oxford Philomusica’s distinguished principals, the Paganini International Violin Competition winner Natalia Lomeiko, and the internationally renowned cellist Mats Lidström, will perform as tonight’s soloists. Kol Nidrei stands amongst the celebrated cello compositions, transforming simple folk tunes into artful harmonies. Paganini’s Violin Concerto is a virtuosic tour de force full of technical wizardry yet melodic and strikingly beautiful. We conclude the concert with Dvorák’s famous fusion of his encounters with Native American music and his own European symphonic tradition.

    Kol Nidrei
    Max Bruch (1838-1920)
    Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No 1 in E flat
    Nicolo Paganini (1782-1840)
    Symphony No 9 in E minor, 'From the New World'
    Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904)
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    Sun, 2014-10-26 15:00
    Funomusica Family Concert
    Alasdair Malloy, Oxford Philomusica
    Oxford Town Hall Oxford OX1 1DS
    United Kingdom

    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? It’s the return of the mighty Funomusica! This action-packed programme shows off the superstrength, superspeed and supersound of the orchestra in an afternoon of family fun. Alasdair Molloy, aka The Kilted Crusader, will take us through some of the most famous themes and soundtracks from Planet Earth. Whether you’re a Superman or a Wonder Woman, come dressed as your favourite superhero!

    Concert most suitable for ages 4-8
    Concert ends at 4pm

    Pre-concert craft activities at 2pm

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    Sat, 2014-11-01 12:00
    The Schubert Project: Family Concert with The Erlkings
    The Erlkings
    Church of St John the Evangelist Oxford OX4 1EH
    United Kingdom

    The Erlkings are an amazing Scubert-based folk/rock band, who bring Schubert to life with their fresh translations and modern take on classic songs. They lead a fun, interactive concert, suitable for all ages 7 upwards.

    Selected Songs
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
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    Thu, 2014-10-23 19:30
    The Black Dyke Band
    Dr Nicholas Childs, The Black Dyke Band
    Town Hall Skipton BD23 1AH
    United Kingdom

    Black Dyke Band is back by popular demand performing at Skipton Town Hall this autumn. This will be the fourth time The Rotary Club of Skipton has arranged a Black Dyke Charity Concert in the Town Hall, the past concerts have all been a total sell out well in advance of the concert date, if you require a ticket please contact Carling Jones Chartered Surveyors, 9 Newmarket Street, Skipton BD23 2HX Phone 01756 799163 or 07967 250 543. Demand for tickets, price £16, is expected to be high and they will be available on a first come first served basis.

    Black Dyke Band, formerly Black Dyke Mills Band, from Queensbury, Bradford is one of the oldest and best-known brass bands in the world. The band has won many prizes and competitions over the years. In recent years the band has won the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain for a record 22 times.

    The new President of the Rotary Club of Skipton, Roland Wohlrapp, said “we are very fortunate to have the world class Black Dyke Band playing again in Skipton for the fourth time. I can’t wait to experience the magic of their music again.”

    Proceeds of the event will go towards Rotary Charities. The Rotary Club of Skipton would like to thank their main sponsors, T N Cook Ltd and Carling Jones, for their generous support of this event.

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    Sun, 2014-10-26 15:30
    Ivy House Music and Dance - Markova 2014
    Alison McWhinney, English National Ballet, Laura Morera, Lauretta Summerscales, Principal, The Royal Ballet
    Ivy House, London Jewish Cultural Centre London NW11 7SX
    United Kingdom

    Join us to celebrate the Child Pavlova, Alice Marks, who as Alicia Markova became the first great British ballerina. Her life and work spanned the twentieth century: from Diaghilev’s Ballet Russes, through the early days of Rambert and the Vic-Wells Company to the founding of London Festival Ballet (now English National Ballet).

    In acknowledgement of the tenth anniversary of her death, Ivy House Music and Dance brings together an extraordinary assembly of experts and performers to explore Markova’s artistry and her legacy:

    Jane Pritchard, Victoria and Albert Museum Curator of Dance, will introduce footage of Markova in performance.

    Dame Beryl Grey, Clement Crisp, John Auld, Katherine Wade and Alain Dubreuil will share memories of Markova the dancer and the person with Chair, Gerald Dowler.

    The afternoon will conclude with solos from three of Markova’s greatest roles:
    Façade, Polka, danced by Lauretta Summerscales (English National Ballet)
    Les Sylphides, danced by Alison McWhinney (English National Ballet)
    Nutcracker, Sugar Plum Fairy, danced Laura Morera (Principal, The Royal Ballet)

    Markova was far above and apart from the rest of us. She was a star. Dame Margot Fonteyn.

    The dancers will be accompanied by recorded music.

    Façade
    Sir William Walton (1902-1983)
    Les Sylphides
    Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
    Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from The Nutcracker
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
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    Tue, 2014-10-28 19:30
    Kirill Karabits conducts Schubert, Mozart and Mendelssohn
    Kirill Karabits, Leon McCawley, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Aylesbury HP20 1UG
    United Kingdom

    With one of the most celebrated tunes in the world, Schubert’s famously ‘unfinished’ two-movement Symphony is both beautiful and mysterious; a small masterpiece beloved by performers and audiences alike. Praised for the purity of his lyrical and heartfelt performances, Leon McCawley performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No 23 – a product of one of Mozart’s greatest Viennese years. Tonight’s concert features one of Mendelssohn’s stirring evocations of the natural world, his romantic recreation of the dramatic Scottish coast: his Third Symphony directed by world-renowned conductor and winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society Conductor Award in 2013, Kirill Karabits.

    Symphony No 8 in B minor, 'Unfinished'
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No 23 in A
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Symphony No 3 in A minor, 'Scottish'
    Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
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    Wed, 2014-10-29 19:30
    Leon McCawley performs Mozart | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    Kirill Karabits, Leon McCawley, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    Fairfield Halls Croydon CR9 1DG
    United Kingdom

    With one of the most celebrated tunes in the world, Schubert’s famously ‘unfinished’ two-movement Symphony is both beautiful and mysterious; a small masterpiece beloved by performers and audiences alike. Praised for the purity of his lyrical and heartfelt performances, Leon McCawley performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto No.23 – a product of one of Mozart’s greatest Viennese years. Tonight’s concert features one of Mendelssohn’s stirring evocations of the natural world. His Third Symphony is a romantic recreation of the dramatic Scottish coast, directed tonight by world-renowned conductor and winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society Conductor Award in 2013, Kirill Karabits.

    Symphony No 8 in B minor, 'Unfinished'
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No 23 in A
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Symphony No 3 in A minor, 'Scottish'
    Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)