friendly and informal
intimate 18th century auditorium
open to all 8-25 year olds FREE
Sundays 3.00pm, Holywell Music Room, OX1 3SB Map
Chamber Music in Oxford 2013/14
Next season opens Sunday 27 October with a concert by the acclaimed Arcadia Quartet - first prize winners of the prestigious Wigmore Hall 2012 London International String Quartet Competition.
Full season information and general bookings (season subscription and single tickets) available in July.
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21 April 2013 3.00 pm: The Brodsky String Quartet
A 'Wheel of Fortune' programme selected from 40 of the quartet's favourite works at the spin of a wheel by one of the players or a member of the audience.
A full quality concert programme devised in an informal and fun way.
Quartet members will also talk about the music and invite audience questions.
Join 'the ever fresh Brodsky Quartet: an agelessly hip foursome' in this celebration of their 40th birthday!
10 March 2013 3.00 pm: The Sitkovetsky Piano Trio
Mozart: Trio no 5 in C K.548
Brahms: Trio in C minor opus 101
Smetana: Trio in G minor opus 15
making a much welcomed return to Oxford, the international prize-winning Sitkovetsky Trio is one of today's leading young ensembles; their outstanding concert at the 2013 Manchester Chamber Music Festival received exceptional acclaim
17 February 2013 3.00 pm: The Maggini String Quartet
Beethoven: Quartet in G opus 18 no. 2
Bridge: Three Idylls
Schubert: Quartettsatz in C minor D.703
Britten: Quartet no. 2 in C opus 36
one of the finest British string quartets, and celebrated for their championing of British music, the Maggini are established favourites at the Holywell Music Room
13 January 2013 3.00 pm: The Cavaleri String Quartet
Mozart: Quartet in D minor K.421
Janáček: Quartet no. 2 Intimate Letters
Beethoven: Quartet no. 11 in F minor opus 95 Serioso
two glorious classical quartets and Janáček's intensely poignant final masterpiece performed by a very impressive ensemble - the winners of the Radcliffe Chamber Music Residency at Oxford University
25 November 2012 3.00 pm: Coull Quartet with Mark Bebbington (piano)
Venables: Piano Quintet opus 27
Ireland: Piano Sonata
Elgar: Piano Quintet in A minor opus 84
'...the magnificent seasoned ensemble of the Coull' are joined by acclaimed pianist Mark Bebbington in a fine programme of twentieth century English music.
28 October 2012 3.00 pm: The Australian String Quartet
Sculthorpe: Quartet no. 11 'Jabiru Dreaming'
Beethoven: Quartet in D opus 18 no. 3
Dvořák: Quartet in E flat opus 51
on tour from their residency at the University of Adelaide, the quartet bring us masterpieces of the European tradition and a joyful short work by the doyen of Australian composers
Concerts and programmes subject to alteration