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Sheldonian Theatre

Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
01865 277299

Elegant, sophisticated and brimming with old fashioned glamour, this unusual venue is ideal for luxurious private dining, drinks and wedding receptions, talks & meetings, awards ceremonies, musical concerts and performances. Located in the city centre, the venue’s main space hosts 750 with a further meeting room for 80. It also boasts a rarity in the city – an indoor space at the top of the venue where you can enjoy drinks and panoramic views of the city’s skyline.

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Events

July 2022

July 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Immortal Beloved

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
£5 – £30

Beethoven Excerpt from Andante favori, WoO 57 Beethoven Andenken, WoO 136 Beethoven An die Hoffnung, Op. 32 Beethoven String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 95 Beethoven An die ferne Geliebte, Op. 98 Beethoven Resignation, Wo0 149 Beethoven Bagatelle in E flat major, Op. 126 No. 6 Beethoven Der schwer gefaßte Entschluß from String Quartet No. 16 in F major, Op. 135 Jessica Duchen narrator Benjamin Appl baritone Manon Fischer-Dieskau piano Soloists of the Oxford Philharmonic The identity of the 'Immortal Beloved', to whom Beethoven wrote an unaddressed love letter…

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July 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

E Lucevan le Stelle… Joseph Calleja, tenor Simon Lepper, piano

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
£28 – £50

Blessed with a golden-age voice that routinely inspires comparisons to “legendary singers from earlier eras: Jussi Björling, Beniamino Gigli, even Enrico Caruso” , Maltese-born Joseph Calleja has quickly become one of the most acclaimed and sought-after tenors today. His expansive discography and frequent appearances on the world’s leading opera and concert stages prompted NPR to hail him as “arguably today’s finest lyric tenor,” and led to his being voted Gramophone magazine’s Artist of the Year. A Grammy-nominated recording artist for…

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July 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Summer Series I – Baroques Favourites

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
£5 – £32

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048 Marcello Oboe Concerto Handel Water Music Suite No. 3 in G major, HWV 350 Albinoni Adagio in G minor Pachelbel Canon in D major Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049 Ewan Millar oboe Soloists of the Oxford Philharmonic Marios Papadopoulos harpsichord/director In the beautiful surroundings of the new Olivier Hall and St-Martin-in-the-Fields, soloists from the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra take you to the cradle of musical civilization - the Italian baroque. The works by Albinoni…

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July 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Summer Series I – Baroque Favourites

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
£5 – £32

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048 Marcello Oboe Concerto Handel Water Music Suite No. 3 in G major, HWV 350 Albinoni Adagio in G minor Pachelbel Canon in D major Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049 Ewan Millar oboe Soloists of the Oxford Philharmonic Marios Papadopoulos harpsichord/director In the beautiful surroundings of the new Olivier Hall and St Martin-in-the-Fields, soloists from the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra take you to the cradle of musical civilization - the Italian baroque. The works by…

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July 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Summer Series II – The Eight Seasons

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
£5 – £32

Piazzolla The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires Vivaldi The Four Seasons Soloists of the Oxford Philharmonic Marios Papadopoulos harpsichord/director Not four seasons, but eight seasons. Vivaldi's set of four concertos depicting scorching sun, searing storms and spring danced sound as evocative today as they did in the early 18th century. Few composers have matched the Italian's combination of virtuosity with melodic outpouring and orchestral colour. One who did lived more than two centuries later in an entirely different corner of the planet. Piazzolla's…

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July 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Summer Series II – The Eight Season

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
£5 – £32

Piazzolla The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires Vivaldi The Four Seasons Soloists of the Oxford Philharmonic Marios Papadopoulos harpsichord/director Not four seasons, but eight seasons. Vivaldi's set of four concertos depicting scorching sun, searing storms and spring dances sound as evocative today as they did in the early 18th century. Few composers have matched the Italian's combination of virtuosity with melodic outpouring and orchestral colour. One who did lived more than two centuries later in an entirely different corner of the planet. Piazzolla's…

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July 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Summer Series III – The Mastery of Mozart

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
£5 – £32

Mozart Serenade No. 13 in G major, K. 525, ‘Eine Kleine Nachtmusik’ Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K. 364 Mozart Symphony No. 29 in A major, K. 201 Charlotte Scott violin Rosalind Ventris viola Marios Papadopoulos conductor The viola became Mozart's most beloved instrument. The distinctly mellow, plaintive sound of the instrument saturates the composer's sublime Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major for Violin and Viola, a piece that glows from within when the instruments aren't chasing each other down.…

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July 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Summer Series III – The Mastery of Mozart

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
£5 – £32

Mozart Serenade No. 13 in G major, K. 525, ‘Eine Kleine Nachtmusik’ Mozart Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola in E flat major, K. 364 Mozart Symphony No. 29 in A major, K. 201 Charlotte Scott violin Rosalind Ventris viola Marios Papadopoulos conductor The viola became Mozart's most beloved instrument. The distinctively mellow, plaintive sound of the instrument saturates the composer's sublime Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major for Violin and Viola, a piece that glows from within when the instruments aren't chasing each other down.…

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July 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Ingrid Fliter and Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
£48

Mozart Divertimento in D major, K. 136 Mozart Concerto No. 23 in A major, K. 488 Mozart Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550 Ingrid Fliter piano Marios Papadopoulos conductor From the early 2000s when she won the Gilmore Artist Award and went on to become a BBC New Generation Artist, the Argentinian pianist Ingrid Fliter has built a formidable career on both sides of the Atlantic and carved a special niche for herself in Chopin. But Mozart is a key composer for her…

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August 2022

August 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Víkingur Ólafsson

Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ United Kingdom
£40

Galuppi I. Andante spiritoso from Sonata No. 9 in F minor Mozart Rondo in F major, K. 494 CPE Bach Rondo in D Minor, Wq. 61/4 Cimarosa Sonata No. 42 in D minor (arr. Ólafsson) Mozart Fantasia No. 3 in D minor, K. 397/385g Mozart Rondo in D major, K. 485 Cimarosa Sonata No. 55 in A minor (arr. Ólafsson) Haydn Sonata in B minor, Hob. XVI:32 Mozart Kleine Gigue in G major, K. 574 Mozart Sonata No. 16 in C major, K. 545, ‘Sonata facile’ Mozart III. Adagio from String…

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