• Thursday 3 February 2011
  • No. 4942
  • Vol 141

Musical Events

Balliol Musical Society

Balliol Concerts

Sunday, 6 February: John Farmer Memorial Concert

David Campbell (clarinet) and the Solstice String Quartet. Music by Janáček, Debussy, Mozart

Sunday, 20 February

Vicky Sayles (violin) and Daniel Smith (piano). Music by Handel, Ravel, Elgar, Brahms

Sunday, 6 March: the Balliol College Members' Concert

A selection of performances by Balliol members

All concerts are free and open to the public. They start at 9 p.m. in Hall. Those who are not members of the University and are not accompanied by a University member should collect free tickets from Balliol Lodge by 9 p.m. on the previous day. The doors will open at 8.45 p.m.

St John's College chapel

Saturday, 12 February, 5.30 p.m.

Acclaimed Swedish organist Hans Fagius plays an exciting programme of Baroque, Classical and Romantic music on the Aubertin organ in St John's College Chapel.

Entrance is free: for more information, or to reserve a ticket, please email

Harris Manchester

Thursday lunch-time recitals: 1.30–2.10 p.m. in Chapel. Admission free, with retiring collection. For additional information, please email:

10 February: 'Pictures at an Exhibition'

Harris Manchester Artists present works inspired by Mussorgsky’s music: accompanied by selected movements from the suite arranged for organ solo

17 February: 'Dance of Ginyeo'

Korean Music and Dance presented by the Society for the Preservation of Cheoyongmu

24 February:  'An Italian Gallery'

A celebration of Italian Song over four centuries. John Buckley, Tenor

3 March: 'Instrumental Idioms II: The Trombone'

Music by Bach and Dutilleux.  Brendan Brett, Trombone

10 March: 'Stabat Mater'

Pergolesi's wonderful Passiontide Cantata. Anni Nakamura, Soprano; Adrian Boorman, Countertenor