News item from 2012

Conductor John Lubboc with the OSJ

The OSJ Proms 2012 at the Ashmolean

The Ashmolean Museum is delighted to welcome Conductor John Lubbock and the Orchestra of St John’s to perform a series of promenade concerts throughout 2012 in the Ashmolean Atrium.

Taking inspiration from the Museum’s collections, each themed concert will be introduced by members of the Ashmolean’s curatorial team.

Book your tickets today: T 0845 680 1926  

Wed 22 February, 7–9pm

Puccini: 1st Minuet
Cavalli: O Delle Mie Speranze
Soprano: Alice Privet
Puccini: Crisantemi
Pergolesi: Sei Tu M’ami
Puccini: 2nd Minuet
Schumann: Traumerei
Messaien: L’amour de peroutcha
Verdi: Ave Maria
Verdi: String quartet arr for string orchestra

Wed 14 March, 7–9pm

Grieg: Two Elegiac Melodies
Grieg: Incidental music to Peer Gynt - Solveig’s song and Death of Ase
Debussy: Arriettes Oubliées
Soprano: Julia Sitkovetsky
Debussy: Dances Sacre Et Profane
Harp: Elen Hydref
Grieg: Holberg suite

Wed 6 June, 7–9pm

OSJ Ashmolean Voices
Holst: Evening Watch
Elgar: The Showers
Stanford: The Blue Bird
Vaughan Williams: Five Shakespeare songs
Tippet: Five spirituals from A Child Of Our Time Oremi and Magwani
M'pulele: Two African folk songs
OSJ Ensemble
Walton: Façade

Wed 18 July, 7–9pm

Finzi: 3 Soliloquies from Loves Labours Lost
Vaughan Williams: Rhosymedre
Vaughan Williams: Violin: Tinyun Jia Lark Ascending
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll

Wed 10 October, 7–9pm

Strauss: Introduction to Capriccio
Woolrich: Capriccio for solo violin and strings introduced by the composer
Violin: Daniel Pioro
Strauss: Metamorphosen

Wed 19 December, 7–9pm

Christmas Carols
OSJ Ashmolean Voices
The Hildegard Choir: Britten Ceremony of Carols

Book Now: 0845 680 1926  
Tickets: £30 chairs, £25 cushions, £10 children, £5 unsighted


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