Jack Gibbons' 32nd Annual Summer Piano Series

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An Evening of Beethoven

By tradition Jack Gibbons opens the 32nd season of his Oxford Summer Piano Series with an all-Beethoven evening. The programme will feature three of the composer’s most beloved piano sonatas: the Pathétique, Moonlight and Appassionata sonatas, along with a collection of smaller works and extracts from Liszt's transcription of the deeply poetic An die ferne Geliebte.
Holywell Music Room
Holywell Street Oxford
Wed 10th July, 8pm
£18 (£72 season ticket)

The Life of Gershwin

Jack Gibbons, described by Classic FM as “one of the world’s greatest Gershwin exponents”, recreates the legendary piano playing of George Gershwin through his note-for-note reconstructions of the composer’s recordings (featured on Gibbons’ award-winning “authentic Gershwin” CDs).
Holywell Music Room
Holywell Street Oxford
Sun 14th July, 8pm
£18 (£72 season ticket)

The Life of Chopin

Chopin's life is traced from his first work to his last, via a collection of some of the composer's greatest masterpieces.
Holywell Music Room
Holywell Street Oxford
Wed 17th July, 8pm
£18 (£72 season ticket)

A Musical Menagerie: Peter and the Wolf and Other Animal Tails

Music inspired by the animal kingdom, including pets of the great composers from Mozart’s starling to Gershwin’s terrier.
Holywell Music Room
Holywell Street Oxford
Sun 21st July, 8pm
£18 (£72 season ticket)

Bach and Mozart Celebration

"Between Bach and Mozart it is hard to say whom he loved more” (Mikuli on his teacher Chopin). Tonight’s programme brings together two incomparable composers in an evening of some of their most inspiring and well-known works.
Holywell Music Room
Holywell Street Oxford
Wed 24th July, 8pm
£18 (£72 season ticket)

Gershwin and Friends

Hailed by the BBC as “THE Gershwin pianist of our time”, Jack Gibbons recreates the 1920s and 30s world of George Gershwin with a selection of his acclaimed Gershwin transcriptions alongside the music of the composer's friends and contemporaries, from Sergei Rachmaninoff to Irving Berlin.
Holywell Music Room
Holywell Street Oxford
Wed 7th August, 8pm
£18 (£72 season ticket)

Chopin and Friends

Jack Gibbons recreates the world of Chopin's Paris during the 1830s and 40s, with a selection of Chopin's incomparable masterpieces alongside the music of the composer's friends and contemporaries, from Liszt to Gottschalk.
Holywell Music Room
Holywell Street Oxford
Sun 11th August, 8pm
£18 (£72 season ticket)

Jack Gibbons' Farewell Piano Party

Jack Gibbons concludes his 32nd annual Summer Piano Series with his traditional end of summer mix of reminiscences and audience requests, with music by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Gershwin, Gibbons and much more.
Holywell Music Room
Holywell Street Oxford
Wed 14th August, 8pm
£18 (£72 season ticket)
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