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February 2020

Music for Two Cellos: Old and New | Rohan de Saram and Neil Heyde

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street
Oxford, OX1 3SD United Kingdom

Rohan de Saram, "one of the greatest cellists of our time", joins with cellist Neil Heyde of the Kreutzer Quartet to perform works for two cellos spanning the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, including Offenbach's cello duos. Programme Jacques Offenbach – Duo for two cellos, op. 53 no. 2 (1847) David…

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Oxford University Philharmonia Hilary Term Concert

February 20 @ 8:00 pm
Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street
Oxford , OX1 3AZ
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One of Oxford's leading student orchestras present an exciting repertoire of orchestral works in the grand surroundings of the Sheldonian Theatre. Conducted by Charlotte Corderoy. Tickets: £10/£5 in advance and £12/£6 on the door Booking: www.ouphil.oums.org

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Jazz Workshop

February 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, St Aldate's
Oxford, OX1 1DB
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For Faculty of Music students only. About the Jazz Workshop Series These are are led by two international performers and teachers, Mark Hodgson (bass) and Tom Richards (saxophone/piano). The workshops cover all areas of jazz improvisation. Piano and drum kit are available. Otherwise, bring your own instrument.

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Research Colloquium: Alessandra Palidda

February 25 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, St Aldate's
Oxford, OX1 1DB

Alessandra Palidda (Oxford Brookes University) On- and Off-Stage Cultural Intervention in Republican Milan (1796-1802): Features, Issues and Significance The Colloquia feature leading figures, as well as younger scholars, from across the world. They present their research in papers on all kinds of music-related topics. Graduate students Annabelle Page and George…

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Oxford Seminar in Music Theory and Analysis: Elizabeth Eva Leach

February 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Speaker: Elizabeth Eva Leach (University of Oxford) |‘Imagining the un-encoded: analysing affect in a twelfth-century love song’ The Oxford Seminar in Music Theory & Analysis (OSiMTA) meets two or three times a term. Its convenors are Professor Jonathan Cross and Dr Sebastian Wedler. Our conception of theory and analysis is…

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Seminar in Medieval and Renaissance Music: Christiane Wiesenfeldt

February 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wharton Room, All Souls College, All Souls College
Oxford, OX1 4AL
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Christiane Wiesenfeldt (University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar and University of Jena) Composing Compassion: Pierre de La Rue’s ‘Missa de Septem Doloribus’ About the Series: Convened by Margaret Bent, the long-established series invites younger and established international scholars to share new ideas and discoveries across a wide historical range. The…

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Contrapunctus Workshop

February 28 @ 2:00 pm
Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street
Oxford, OX1 3SD United Kingdom
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Free and open to all. Ahead of their concert on Saturday 29 February, Owen Rees and soloists from Contrapunctus will work with Faculty of Music students on seventeenth-century repertoire and performance issues.

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Martyn Harry, ‘At His Majesty’s Pleasure’ (2012-2016, complete world premiere)

February 28 @ 7:30 pm
Keble College Chapel, 16 Parks Road
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX13QD United Kingdom
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Performed by His Majesty's Sagbutts & Cornetts Booking: www.keble.ox.ac.uk  

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Oxford Conducting Institute Workshop

February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Centre for Music, Bayswater Road
Headington, Oxford, OX3 9FF
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Music students | to take part, email events@music.ox.ac.uk. Free for observers. Preliminary seminar for participants | Tuesday 25 February, 2-4pm, Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music

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Contrapunctus | Splendours of the Italian Baroque

February 29 @ 7:30 pm
The Queen’s College Chapel, High Street
Oxford, OX1 4AW
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Contrapunctus, directed by Owen Rees. Giovanni Legrenzi (1626-1690) was one of the greatest composers of the Venetian Baroque. In the splendour of Queen's College Chapel, 'imacculate' vocal ensemble Contrapunctus perform his motets alongside works by Colonna and other contemporaries, all influential successors of Monteverdi. Tickets: £15/£10 Faculty of Music students…

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March 2020

EMPRES presents: Dr Annie Mahtani Spatial Composition/Diffusion Workshop

March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jacqueline du Pre Music Building, St Hilda’s College, Cowley Place
Oxford, OX4 1DY United Kingdom

A practical workshop introducing key concepts and technologies relating to spatial music composition and performance - employing an 8-channel surround-sound speaker array. Please contact: empres@music.ox.ac.uk to participate. Dr Annie Mahtani is an electroacoustic composer, sound artist, performer and Senior Lecturer in Music at the University of Birmingham.  Her output encompasses…

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Research Colloquium: John Croft

March 3 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, St Aldate's
Oxford, OX1 1DB

John Croft (Brunel University London) Music From Nowhere The Colloquia feature leading figures, as well as younger scholars, from across the world. They present their research in papers on all kinds of music-related topics. Graduate students Annabelle Page and George Haggett organise the series. Presentations are followed by discussion and…

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Research Colloquium: Darci Sprengel

March 10 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, St Aldate's
Oxford, OX1 1DB

Darci Sprengel (University of Oxford) Atmosphere as Biopower? Managing ‘The Barrier of Fear’ through DIY Music in Contemporary Egypt The Colloquia feature leading figures, as well as younger scholars, from across the world. They present their research in papers on all kinds of music-related topics. Graduate students Annabelle Page and…

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Perfomance Clinic and Concert | Beethoven, Marches for Military Music

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, St Aldate's
Oxford, OX1 1DB
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Anneke Scott and Steven Devine Beethoven, Marches for Military Music Period horn expert Anneke Scott will lead a Performance Clinic where she explores Beethoven’s music for wind and brass instruments, including a movement from the sensitive Wind Octet, and the exuberant Marches for Military Band.  The workshop will culminate in…

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Seminar in Medieval and Renaissance Music: Moritz Kelber

March 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 12, 2020

Wharton Room, All Souls College, All Souls College
Oxford, OX1 4AL
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Moritz Kelber (Bern University) Seeing, Hearing, Touching, Smelling: Early Modern Dance and the Senses About the Series: Convened by Margaret Bent, the long-established series invites younger and established international scholars to share new ideas and discoveries across a wide historical range. The presentation is followed by an extensive period of questions…

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Seminar in Medieval and Renaissance Studies: Eva Maschke

March 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wharton Room, All Souls College, All Souls College
Oxford, OX1 4AL
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Eva Maschke (University of Heidelberg) Polyphony on parchment and paper: New observations on the recently-discovered Ars nova fragments from Leipzig About the Series: Convened by Margaret Bent, the long-established series invites younger and established international scholars to share new ideas and discoveries across a wide historical range. The presentation is followed by…

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TORCH |Creative Industries Pathway| Suffragette City: a Bird’s Eye View of the Music Business

March 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, St Aldate's
Oxford, OX1 1DB

Piney Gir, Samantha Whates and Fiona Bevan - three musicians, three songwriters and three unique vantage points of the music industry. Free and open to all. Register for your ticket here. Piney, Samantha and Fiona will be performing at the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre in Oxford after the talk. Tickets and…

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April 2020

Oxford Seminar in Music Theory and Analysis: Jack Boss

April 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Speaker: Jack Boss (University of Oregon) | ‘Visions of Moonlight and Global Coherence in “Mondestrunken” from Schoenberg’s Pierrot lunaire’ The Oxford Seminar in Music Theory & Analysis (OSiMTA) meets two or three times a term. Its convenors are Professor Jonathan Cross and Dr Sebastian Wedler. Our conception of theory and analysis…

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CHROMA mixed ensemble composition workshop

April 30 @ 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Jacqueline du Pre Music Building, St Hilda’s College, Cowley Place
Oxford, OX4 1DY United Kingdom
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With members of CHROMA conducted by Dr John Traill Free and open to all

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EMPRES Presents: The Art of Noises V

April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke Street
Oxford, OX1 1BP United Kingdom

The Music Faculty’s Electronic Music Practice RESearch group and Modern Art Oxford present another evening of aural adventure in the shape of the Art of Noises series. EMPRES will take over the Modern Art Oxford galleries to present a series of innovative performances and installations that explore the boundaries between…

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