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Oxford Coffee Concerts

Chamber Music concerts every Sunday in the Holywell Music Room

The Oxford Coffee Concerts began in 1986 and have since established themselves as one of the most successful chamber music series in the country. The concerts are held nearly every Sunday morning throughout the year in the stunning setting of the Holywell Music Room, with performances by the best musicians and ensembles from this country and abroad.

January 8: Martyn Jackson (violin) and Peter Limonov (piano): Beethoven: Violin Sonata no 10 in G major, op 96, Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending

January 15: Castalian String Quartet: Haydn: String Quartet in G major, op 76 no 1, Beethoven: String Quartet no 8 in E minor, op 59 no 2,

January 22: Trio Isimsiz: Haydn: Piano Trio in A flat major, Hob XV:14, Rihm: Fremde Szene III, Beethoven Piano Trio in D major, op 70 no 1 (“Ghost”)

January 29: Adderbury Ensemble: Viv McLean (piano), Mia Cooper (violin), Chris Windass (viola), Jane Fenton (cello): Mozart: Piano Quartet in E flat major, K452 (after Quintet for Piano and Winds), Fauré: Piano Quartet no 1 in C minor, op 15

February 5: Piatti String Quartet: Haydn: String Quartet in C major, op76 no 3, Hob III:77 (“Emperor”), Bridge: Three Idylls for String Quartet, H67

February 12: Daniel Lebhardt: Beethoven: Piano Sonata no 18 in E flat major, op 31 no 3, Brahms: Six Pieces for Piano, op 118, nos 4, 5 and 6, Rachmaninov: Sonata no 2 in B flat minor, op 36 (1913 version)

February 19: Adderbury Ensemble directed by Martyn Jackson (violin) with Catrin Finch (harp), Julian Sperry (flute), Fiona Cross (clarinet), Jenny Sacha (violin), Chris Windass (viola), Jane Fenton (cello): Ravel: Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and String Quartet, Mozart: Flute Quartet no 1 in D major, K285

February 26: Eleanor Urioste (violin) and Tom Poster (piano): Grieg: Violin Sonata no 1 in F major, op 8, Grieg: Violin Sonata no 3 in C minor, op 45, Pieces by Kreisler and Gershwin

March 5: Timothy Ridout (viola) and Anthony Hewitt (piano): Brahms: Sonata in F minor, op 120 no 1, MacRae: Fenodyree for solo viola (2016), York Bowen: Viola Sonata no 2 in F major, op 22

March 12: Kungsbacka Piano Trio Malin Broman (violin), Jesper Svedberg (cello), Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano): Schumann: Piano Trio no 2 in F major, op 80, Ravel: Piano Trio in A minor

March 19: Adderbury Ensemble directed by Martyn Jackson: Mozart: String Quintet no 4 in G minor, K516

March 26: Bradley Creswick (violin) with Claire Sterling (violin), Sophie Renshaw (viola), Robin Michael (cello) and Neyire Ashworth (Clarinet): Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, op 115

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  • Coffee Included

    To redeem your pre-concert coffee, served at The Vaults and Garden Café, exchange your ticket at the Holywell Music Room on the morning of the concert from 9.00am.

  • Concert Location

    Concerts take place in the Holywell Music Room, Holywell Street, OX1 3SD.

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