PLEASE NOTE: These are the concerts from the 2013-14 season.
Please refer to the current season page for the current schedules

Michaelmas Term

20th October 2013: 1833rd Concert
THE ERNEST WALKER CONCERT
MARCUS FARNSWORTH (BARITONE) AND JAMES BAILLIEU (PIANO)

  • Purcell: Sweeter than roses; In the black, dismal dungeon of despair; I'll sail upon the Dog Star
  • Schubert: Der Schiffer; Auf der Donau; Nachtstück
  • Ireland: Sea Fever; If there were dreams to sell; The Three Ravens; Great things
  • Bridge: Thy hand in mine; All women born are so perverse
  • Britten: Songs and Proverbs of William Blake; Sally in our Alley; I wonder as I wander; Lord! I married me a wife; O Waly, Waly

3rd November: 1834th Concert
CHRISTOPH RICHTER (CELLO) AND SHOLTO KYNOCH (PIANO)

  • Beethoven: Variations in E flat, WoO 46
  • Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata, D. 891
  • Bach: Viola da Gamba Sonata no. 1, in G
  • Beethoven: Sonata in A, Op. 69

17th November: 1835th Concert
THE JOHN FARMER MEMORIAL CONCERT
JAYSON GILLHAM (PIANO)

  • Beethoven: Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53 'Waldstein'
  • Wagner/Liszt: Isolde's Liebestod
  • Verdi/Liszt: Rigoletto Paraphrase
  • Debussy: Four Etudes from Book 2; L'Isle joyeuse
  • Chopin: Polonaise-Fantaisie in A-flat major, Op. 61

1st December: 1836th Concert
THE GEORGE MALCOLM CONCERT
ANDRAS SCHIFF (PIANO)
This concert is the final event in the Balliol 750th Anniversary celebrations. It is only open to a alumni and to a limited number of music society members. Details will be released later this term.


Hilary Term

26th January: 1837th Concert
THE TOMMY USBORNE CONCERT
THE BUSCH TRIO

  • Bridge: Phantasie Piano Trio
  • Ravel: Piano Trio in A Minor (1914)
  • Brahms: Piano Trio no. 1 in B Major, Op. 8

9th February: 1838th Concert
THE STEPHEN TEMPLE CONCERT
GRETA BRADMAN (SOPRANO) AND COADY GREEN (PIANO)

  • Richard Strauss: Morgen!, Op. 27, no. 4
  • Ross Edwards: Five Senses
  • Peter Sculthorpe: Patrick White Fragments
  • Alban Berg: Sieben Frühe Lieder
  • Betty Beath: Love's Question
  • Richard Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder, WWV 91
  • Benjamin Britten: I wonder as I wander

23rd February: 1839th Concert
KAIJA LUKAS (VIOLIN) AND SHOLTO KYNOCH (PIANO)

  • Beethoven: Sonata no. 1 in D, Op. 12 no. 1
  • Sibelius: Sonatina in E, Op. 80
  • Dvorák: Sonatina in G, Op. 100
  • Strauss: Sonata in E flat, Op. 18

9th March: 1840th Concert
THE BALLIOL MEMBERS' CONCERT
This concert will feature members of the Balliol Music Society and their friends.

  • Hummel: Septet No. 2 'Military', Op. 114, 1st mov.
  • Schumann: Violin Sonata no. 1 in A minor, Op 105, 1st mov.
  • Debussy: Clair de Lune
  • Piazzola: Le Grand Tango
  • Morley: The Catherine Wheel
  • Uccelini: Aria Sopra la Bergamasca
  • Basa: Dance in the Sand
  • Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat major, KV 364, 2nd and 3rd mov.
  • Chang and Shepherd: Remember Me This Time, A Beautiful Beginning (self-composition)
  • Beethoven: Sonata in C-sharp minor Op. 27, No. 2
  • Bach: Double Violin Concerto, BWV 1043, 1st and 2nd mov.


Trinity Term

4th May: 1841st Concert
ROBERT WEATHERBURN (PIANO)

  • Weatherburn: Mnajdra (A major contribution to 20th century keyboard music. The Gramophone, 1988.)
  • Ángel Cucco Pena, arr. Weatherburn: Siento la nostalgia de palmeras
  • Weatherburn: Mystras (Homage à Claude Debussy)
  • Weatherburn: Old Grey Eyes (A little Bluesy Jazz)
  • Weatherburn: Dance Sequence Number One (Ebro)
  • Weatherburn: Dreamtime Suite (From the Dreamtime of the Australian Aborigines - The Birth of the Universe).
  • Chopin: 4 Mazurkas
  • Weatherburn: Valse Pastiche (For Joan Greenwood)
  • Bach, arr. Weatherburn: Two Organ Preludes

18th May: 1842nd Concert
THE BALLIOL SOCIETY CONCERT
PHILIP HIGHAM (CELLO) AND ALASDAIR BEATSON (PIANO)

  • Beethoven: 12 Variations on 'Ein Madchen oder Weibchen' from the Opera 'Die Zauberflote', Op. 66
  • Schumann: 3 Romances, Op.94
  • Faure: Sonata No.2 in G minor, Op.117
  • Janacek: Pohadka (Fairy tale)
  • Beethoven: Cello Sonata No.3 in A, Op.69

1st June: 1843rd Concert
THE PEGGOTTY GRAHAM CONCERT
THE ZEMLINKSY QUARTET

  • Haydn: String Quartet, Op 74/3, The Rider
  • Dvorak: String Quartet in D minor, Op. 34
  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E flat, Op. 12