Forthcoming - Free Events
Friday 13th October
13 Oct 2017 12:30 | Ashmolean MuseumExperience the fantastic creative work of local schoolchildren who have taken part in workshops over the previous weeks, writing the words and music of their very own song cycle. This short concert takes place in the atrium of the Ashmolean Museum and is always an uplifting event. No booking is necessary: simply drop in and support these young people in their performance.
Monday 16th October
Tuesday 17th October
17 Oct 2017 15:00 | The Shulman Auditorium, The Queen's CollegeNatasha Loges discusses themes of nostalgia, idyll and resignation in Brahms’s late works, against the backdrop of his adoptive home Vienna. Her talk will be illustrated with songs sung by mezzo-soprano Emma Stannard.
Wednesday 18th October
Friday 20th October
20 Oct 2017 15:00 | Blackwell's Bookshop - The Norrington RoomMahler broke musical barriers, enabling a younger generation of Viennese Jewish composers. Highly respected author, curator and historian Michael Haas explores those composers freed by Mahler's influence, and asks whether there is a direct line to be drawn between Mahler and the Second Viennese School.
Monday 23rd October
23 Oct 2017 10:00 | Headington School: The Music SchoolWe are thrilled to welcome the internationally celebrated mezzo- soprano Ann Murray to lead this year’s residential Mastercourse. Each day the students also work with a renowned guest tutor, and observers are free to move between these fascinating sessions.