16th August 2014 7.30pm Sheldonian Theatre
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Op 18
Rimsky - Korsakov Symphonic Suite Sheherazade Op 35
Oxford Proms Orchestra
Mami Shikimori – piano
John Traill – conductor
Rachmaninov’s second piano concerto occupies a special place in our affections with its divine dialogue between piano and orchestra. Our soloist Mami Shikimori gave a stunning performance of the Grieg piano concerto in a Sheldonian prom concert for 2013, and we are delighted to welcome Mami back this year.
Rimsky – Korsakov’s ever popular Sheherazade, inspired by four stories from The Arabian Nights from the Golden Islamic Age, showcases our Oxford Proms Orchestra of leading professional performers conducted by charismatic conductor John Traill.
Tickets £38, £28, £18, £10. Free tickets for under 18 with adult. (unsuitable for under 5)
Available from Oxford Playhouse www.ticketsoxford.com 01865 305305
Also on the concert day at the Sheldonian Theatre from 4pm.
Concerts in Oxford’s historic buildings 2013
Sunday 3rd November 7.30 at the church of St John the Evangelist – Iffley Rd
Ensemble Settecento present “The seven last words of our saviour on the cross” Op 51 by F J Haydn, with spoken reflections from Oxford University theology scholars.
Tickets £15 (students£8) Oxford Playhouse 01865 305305 & online www.ticketsoxford.com
contact 01865 842336 for further details
Details of all concerts are on the Concerts page.
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