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Oxford Chamber Music Society: Classical concerts

— welcoming and informal

— classical concerts

— intimate 18th century auditorium

— open to all

8-25 year olds FREE

Sundays 3.00pm, Holywell Music Room, OX1 3SB Map

Next Concert

Gagliano Ensemble

27 April 2014 3.00 pm: The Gagliano Ensemble

Schubert: Piano Quintet in A D.667 The Trout
Schubert: String Quintet in C D.956

Sublime Schubert masterpieces, performed by a young international ensemble that is rapidly gaining a reputation for its fresh interpretation of major chamber works

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Chamber Music in Oxford 2014/15

2014/15 season tickets now available by post (also at 27 April Gagliano Ensemble concert)

2 November 2014: Wu String Quartet
7 December: New London Chamber Ensemble with Michael Dussek (piano)
18 January 2015: Ligeti Quartet
22 February: Trio Apaches
15 March: Dimitar Burov (violin) Mina Miletic (piano)
26 April: Aronowitz Ensemble with Tom Poster (piano)

Six outstanding instrumental ensembles performing attractive and musically interesting programmes

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Past concerts

Colin Carr and Thomas Sauer

2 March 2014 3.00 pm: Colin Carr (cello) and Thomas Sauer (piano)

Beethoven: Sonata in C major opus 102 no 1
Debussy: Sonata in D minor
Adès: Lieux Retrouvés
Mendelssohn: Sonata in D major opus 58

Internationally renowned cellist Colin Carr and sought-after pianist Thomas Sauer bring us a highly attractive programme of pieces drawn from the classical, contemporary and romantic repertoire

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Hieronymus Quartet

9 February 2014 3.00 pm: Hieronymus String Quartet

Haydn: Quartet in D opus 20 no 4
Bartók: Quartet no 6 in D
Beethoven: Quartet in F opus 135

Three inspirational quartets presented by an exceptional young ensemble; admired for their thrilling prize winning performances, the Hieronymus Quartet is one to follow for the future

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London Soloists Ensemble

19 January 2014 3.00 pm: London Soloists Ensemble

Mozart: Piano Quartet in E flat K.493
Walton: Piano Quartet in D minor
Brahms: Piano Quartet no 2 in A major opus 26

Renowned soloists and chamber-music players John Lenehan, Lorraine McAslan, Sarah-Jane Bradley and Karine Georgian offer a compelling mix of much-loved masterworks

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Duke String Quartet

8 December 3.00 pm: Duke String Quartet with William Howard (piano)

Shostakovich: String Quartet no 8 in C minor opus 110
Fauré: Piano Quintet No 1 in D minor opus 89
Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in G minor opus 57

At home with music of all genres, classical and pop, the Duke String Quartet are noted for their passionate performances of contemporary music; in this exciting and engaging programme they are joined by one of Britain's leading chamber music pianists

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Arcadia Quartet

27 October 2013 3.00 pm: Arcadia String Quartet

Haydn: Quartet in D major opus 76 no 5
Janáček: Quartet no. 1 Kreutzer Sonata
Debussy: Quartet in G minor opus 10

First prize winners of the prestigious Wigmore Hall London International String Quartet Competition in 2012, the captivating Arcadia Quartet promise an exciting start to the 2013/14 season

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Concerts and programmes subject to alteration

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