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Mahler – Symphony no. 6

Saturday 18 February 8.00pm. Sheldonian Theatre

The St. Peter's Chamber Orchestra expands its forces to present Mahler's monumental Sixth Symphony, his most shattering outcry of utmost despair.

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Inspiration Tango Roots of Buenos Aries

Thursday 2 March 8.00pm. Sheldonian Theatre

Miriam Orcutt and Dante Culcuy present as part of the Oxford Tango Festival a unique opportunity to watch some of the best professional dancers in the world performing with live music from Tango Siempre Orchestra in the Sheldonian, one of the most beautiful theatres in the UK!

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The Occasional Orchestra presents- Song and Dance

Friday 3 March 8.00pm. Sheldonian Theatre

Inspired by the flawless merging of art forms in the Ballet Russes, Song and Dance brings you the next generation of Britain’s artistic talent.

Strauss - Four Last Songs
Debussy - L'Apres Midi D'un Faun
Gershwin - American in Paris

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Oxford Bach Choir – J S Bach Mass in B Minor

Sunday 5 March 5.00pm. Sheldonian Theatre

J S Bach composed his Mass in B minor at the end of his life, knitting together newly composed music with detailed reworkings of older pieces as a single great summing up of his work as a composer of sacred music. Today its superb craftsmanship and depth of emotion make it one of the supreme masterpieces of the choral repertoire.

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Valery Gergiev and the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra

Monday 6 March 7.30pm. Sheldonian Theatre

The Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra is honoured to welcome back to Oxford Maestro Valery Gergiev, who left the Sheldonian audience spellbound in 2013 when he led the Orchestra in an unforgettable evening of Strauss and Mendelssohn.

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Hertford College – John Donne Lecture

Friday 17 March 5pm. Sheldonian Theatre

This year's John Donne speaker is Mark Thompson, CEO of the New York Times Company. He will be speaking about Trump, Brexit and the language of identity.

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Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra – Maundy Thursday

Thursday 13 April 7.30pm. Sheldonian Theatre

Left incomplete upon his untimely death aged thirty-five, Mozart's Requiem is shrouded in mystery and intrigue. Join Oxford Philharmonic orchestra to hear this haunting piece alongside his uplifting Clarinet Concerto in A major.

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