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Monday 17th October

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9:30 PM

19. The Oxford Gargoyles: Close Harmonies

  • The Oxford Gargoyles

Late Night

17 Oct 2022 21:30 | Freud

Stay with us or join afresh after the earlier Catch Club event, as we welcome the hugely popular Oxford Gargoyles. The exuberant jazz-infused close harmonies that are the hallmark of the Gargoyles are arguably a contemporary descendant of the Catch Club. Finish the day, cocktail in hand, with this uplifting performance. PRACTICAL INFORMATION All our seating is unreserved; please arrive ...

Wednesday 19th October

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9:45 PM

30. Lotte Betts-Dean, Natalie Burch: Valentin Silvestrov's Quiet Songs

  • Philip Ross Bullock
  • Natalie Burch

Late Night

19 Oct 2022 21:45 | Holywell Music Room

To conclude today’s events, we turn to the Quiet Songs of the leading Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov. This monumental cycle, nearly two hours long, is a contemporary masterpiece. Tonight we will hear a substantial part of the cycle performed by Lotte Betts-Dean (a former Oxford Lieder Young Artist) and Natalie Burch, with a 15-minute introduction given by Philip Ross Bullock....

Friday 21st October

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10:00 PM

41. Nick Pritchard, Ian Tindale: Oh Fair to See

  • Ian Tindale
  • Nick Pritchard

Late Night

21 Oct 2022 22:00 | New College Ante Chapel

The tenor Nick Pritchard ‘stops hearts and time’ (Daily Telegraph) and he closes the day in the magical surroundings of New College Ante-Chapel, joined by pianist Ian Tindale for a programme of stunning English songs by Ivor Gurney, Rebecca Clarke, Ian Venables and Gerald Finzi. Their programme concludes with Finzi’s poignant cycle Oh Fair to See. PRACTICAL INFORMATION ...

Sunday 23rd October

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9:30 PM

49. Birgid Steinberger: Folksongs

  • Birgid Steinberger

Late Night

23 Oct 2022 21:30 | The Mad Hatter

Ticket price includes one drink. Following her earlier recital with Julius Drake (Event 47), Birgid Steinberger returns in a different guise, accompanying herself on the guitar. She has a longstanding commitment to folksongs and her previous Festival events such as this have been immensely popular. Earlier we heard folk music as channelled through the compositional genius of Schubert, but th...

Wednesday 26th October

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9:45 PM

63. Lotte Betts-Dean, Ryan Corbett: A Musical Nightcap

  • Lotte Betts-Dean
  • Ryan Corbett

Late Night

26 Oct 2022 21:45 | The Mad Hatter

Cocktails and music in this atmospheric bar, just around the corner from SJE, conclude the day with our 21st-century take on salon music-making. Curated and performed by Lotte Betts-Dean, who is joined by accordionist and BBC New Generation Artist Ryan Corbett, the evening features a range of music, spanning several centuries and styles from French Renaissance and German Lieder to 20t...

Friday 28th October

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9:30 PM

72. Fenlon & Fenlon

  • Rachel Fenlon

Late Night

28 Oct 2022 21:30 | Saint John the Evangelist

Rachel Fenlon has been a trailblazer in the revival of the self-accompanied recital, performing ambitious and innovative programmes around the world. She gives the last of this mini-series within the Festival, accompanying herself in songs by Debussy, Berg, Alma Mahler and George Crumb. PRACTICAL INFORMATION All seating within each ticket price band is unreserved; please arrive in good ...