What’s on

Oxford University Orchestra – Somme 100 Film Project

Thursday 18 May 7.30pm. Sheldonian Theatre

As part of the Somme100 Film project Oxford University Orchestra presents a screening of the 1916 film The Battle of the Somme with a live orchestra score by Laura Rossi
and Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 3

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Music at Oxford presents – La Serenissima

Friday 19 May 7.30pm. Sheldonian Theatre

Music at Oxford are pleased to welcome La Serenissima to the Sheldonian Theatre for an evening of Italian masterpieces. There will be a pre-concert talk 'Blowing the doors off the Italian baroque' with Adrian Chandler at 6.30pm. Free to all ticket holders.

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Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and The Fusion Project

Thursday 25 May 8.00pm. Sheldonian Theatre

The Faculty of Music is excited to announce that renowned Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is to give a once in a lifetime concert at the Sheldonian Theatre. The fundraising concert will be held at 8pm with Khan generously donating the proceeds to support the work of Oxford University’s Faculty of Music. Khan also plans to donate a harmonium played by his celebrated uncle, Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, and the money raised will help to support the upkeep of this instrument.

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Sam Lee and Friends

Thursday 1 June 7.30pm. Sheldonian Theatre

Mercury Prize nominated Folk singer and song collector Sam Lee is to play a one off concert for Tigmus at The Sheldonian Theatre on 1 June. Sam's two critically acclaimed albums place songs he has collected first hand from the Gypsy Traveller Community at their heart with inventive arrangements bringing these ancient songs to life for the 21st Century. The live band 'Sam Lee & Friends' perform unconventional and contemporary interpretations challenging all preconceptions of what ‘traditional folk’ should sound like.

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Viktoria Mullova and Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra

Thursday 8 June 7.30pm. Sheldonian Theatre

Estonian composer Arvo Pärt's spiritual music radiates haunting visions of otherworldly beauty; revered for its mesmeric integrity, his music has spread far beyond the boundaries of the concert hall.

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Oxford Symphony Orchestra with Tamsin Waley-Cohen

Saturday 24 June 7.30pm. Sheldonian Theatre

Oxford Symphony Orchestra are pleased to be welcoming Tamsin Waley-Cohen, one of the UK's most exciting rising stars and noted for her 'radiant and soaring' playing, to the Sheldonian Theatre where she will be performing Tchaikovsy's thrilling Violin Concerto.

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Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra – Water Music

Saturday 1 July 7.30pm. Sheldonian Theatre

From stormy seas to royal sojourns down the Thames, Baroque composers illustrated waterscapes of all kinds. Alongside concerti grossi by Bach, Marios Papadopoulos directs the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra in an evening of maritime-inspired gems from the eighteenth century.

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