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March 2018

Composer Talk: Marco Donnarumma

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Monday 13 March, 6pm (with free refreshments from 5.15pm) JdP, St Hilda's College https://jdp.st-hildas.ox.ac.uk/event/composer-talk-marco-donnarumma A unique presence across contemporary performance and media art, Marco Donnarumma distinguishes himself by his use of emerging technology to deliver artworks that are at once intimate and powerful, oneiric and uncompromising, sensual and confrontational. Working with biotechnology, biophysical…

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MASH New Music Marathon: Howard Skempton

March 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30pm, repeating indefinitely

This year’s MASH New Music Marathon will profile the music of British composer Howard Skempton in a festival of experimentalism, live electronics, video and contemporary music. Featured artists include Ensemble Isis directed by John Traill, pianist Jonathan Powell and the forty singers of the Birmingham Camerata.

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May 2018

Shostakovich: 24 Preludes & Fugues

May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday 4 May, 7.30pm (pre-concert talk by Marina Frolova-Walker at 6.45pm) JdP, St Hilda's College https://jdp.st-hildas.ox.ac.uk/event/shostakovich-24-preludes-fugues Shostakovich wrote his massive cycle of 24 Preludes and Fugues Op. 87 in the space of only four months. A fusion of Bachian archetypes, a particularly Russian counterpoint (instigated in the late 19th century by…

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Rendezvous II: ‘Translation’

May 16 @ 5:15 pm - 8:30 pm

Composer Talk by Joanna Bailie at 6pm with free refreshments served at 5.15pm. Explore Ensemble soloists (Deni Teo: cello, Emmanuelle Fleurot: piano) present a selection of works for instrument with tape by Berlin-based British composer Joanna Bailie. Bailie’s music here explores the interplay between field recordings and live musicians, creating artificial environments within which…

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Bagatelles after Beethoven

May 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday 25 May, 7.30pm JdP, St Hilda's College https://jdp.st-hildas.ox.ac.uk/event/bagatelles-after-beethoven Pianist Tim Horton plays major works by Beethoven and Berg.  Taking inspiration from Beethoven’s much-loved Six Bagatelles which end this programme, we feature six specially commissioned Bagatelles after Beethoven by composers Martin Butler, Michael Zev Gordon, Cheryl Frances Hoad, Gabriel Jackson,…

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Composer Talk: Luke Nickel

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Monday 28 May, 6pm (with free refreshments from 5.15pm) JdP, St Hilda's College https://jdp.st-hildas.ox.ac.uk/event/composer-talk-luke-nickel Luke Nickel is an award-winning Canadian interdisciplinary artist and researcher currently undertaking a PhD at Bath Spa University. His work, which began in the field of music composition, now investigates notions of notation, re-performance, loss of fidelity,…

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June 2018

Kreutzer Quartet: Virginia Woolf’s Music

June 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Saturday 2 June, 7.30pm (pre-concert talk by Dr. Lyndall Gordonat 6.45pm) JdP, St Hilda's College https://jdp.st-hildas.ox.ac.uk/event/kreutzer-quartet-virginia-woolf’s-music ‘I always think of my books as music before I write them.’ (Virginia Woolf). The Kreutzer Quartet presents music and readings that explore the significance of music for the work of the Bloomsbury Group…

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July 2018

Motion & Meaning: Ensemble Klang with Rambert Dancers

July 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

DANSOX and the Liveness, Hybridity & Noise Series join forces for this multi-disciplinary presentation of three new works that stretch the synthetic possibilities of music and dance. Over a four-day residency at St Hilda’s College, one of Holland’s leading contemporary music groups, Ensemble Klang, will be working with three composers from Oxford and…

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Motion & Meaning: Ensemble Klang & Leading Contemporary Dancers

July 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday 6 July, 7.30pm (Open rehearsals from 3.30pm-5pm on 3-5 July) JdP, St Hilda's College https://jdp.st-hildas.ox.ac.uk/event/motion-meaning-ensemble-klang-leading-contemporary-dancers DANSOX and the Liveness, Hybridity & Noise Series join forces for this multi-disciplinary presentation of three new works that stretch the synthetic possibilities of music and dance. Over a four-day residency at St Hilda’s College, one of Holland’s leading…

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