I Concerts | 2015/2016 season

PLEASE NOTE: These are the concerts from the 2015-16 season.
Please refer to the current season page for the current schedules

Michaelmas Term

18th October: 1856th Concert
THE TOMMY USBORNE CONCERT
MAHAN ESFAHANI (Harpsichord)

  • J.S. Bach: Toccata in C. BWV 91
  • C.P.E. Bach: F sharp minor Wq. 52/4
  • C.P.E. Bach: Sonata in G. Wq. 65/17
  • W.F. Bach: two movements from Suite in G. Fk. 24
  • Steve Reich: Piano Phase (1968)
  • Mel Powell: Recitative and Toccata Percossa (1951)

1st November: 1857th Concert
THE STEPHEN TEMPLE CONCERT
ANTONIO GALERA LOPEZ (Piano)

  • F. Schubert: Sonata D960 in Bflat minor
  • Cl. Debussy: Préludes - Livre I (selections- ca 25’)
  • H. Dutilleux: Choral et Variations de la Sonate pour Piano (10’)

15th November: 1858th Concert
THE BALLIOL MEMBERS’ CONCERT
Featuring a variety of works by Balliol members and friends.

29th November: 1859th Concert
THE BALLIOL SOCIETY CONCERT
CATRIN FINCH (Harp)

  • Elias Parish-Alvars - Introduction, Cadenza and Rondo
  • Gabriel Faure - Une Chatelaine en sa Tour
  • Paul Hindemith - Sonata
  • Gabriel Prokofiev - Prelude in C
  • Bedrich Smetana - Moldau
    INTERVAL
  • William Mathias - Santa Fe Suite
  • Trad - Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn
  • Catrin Finch - Aurora
  • Astor Piazzola - Libertango
  • Felix Godefroid - Carnaval de Venice



Hilary Term

24th January: 1860th Concert
THE ERNEST WALKER CONCERT
Fretwork (Viol Consort)

  • J.S. Bach: Art of Fugue

7th February: 1861st Concert
THE JOHN FARMER CONCERT
Raphaela Papadakis (Soprano) & Sholto Kynoch

  • B. Britten: Folksong Arrangements
  • H. Wolf: Selections from the Italian Songbook
  • R. Schumann: Frauenliebe und Leben
  • F. Poulenc: Fiançailles pour rire
    La Dame d’André
    Dans l’herbe
    Il vole
    Mon cadavre est doux comme un gant
    Violon
    Fleurs
  • K. Whitley: There is … (2014), poem by Sabrina Mahfouz
  • E. Campina: Selections from Canciones amatorias

21st February: 1862nd Concert
Fournier Piano Trio (Piano, Violin, Cello)

  • Beethoven: Trio Variations in E flat major Op.44
  • Arensky: Piano Trio No.1
  • Brahms: No.1 in B major Op.8

6th March: 1863rd Concert
THE MEMBERS’ CONCERT
Featuring a variety of works by Balliol members and friends.


Trinity Term

1st May: 1864th Concert
Eden Stell Guitar Duo (Guitar)

  • F. Sor: L’Encouragement Op.34
    Cantabile - Theme & Variations - Valse

  • F. Couperin: From Pieces de Clavecin
    Le carillon de Cithére (arr. Sergio Assad)
    Les petits moulins à vent (arr. Eden/Stell)

  • J.P. Rameau: From Pieces de Clavecin (arr. Sergio Abreu/Sergio Assad)
    Le Rappel des Oiseaux
    Les Tendres Plaintes. Rondeau
    Les Cyclopes. Rondeau

  • G. Sarajyan: Armenian Folk Songs (arr. C. Stell)
    A folk song
    A lullaby
    On Sheram's theme
    A dance
    A waltz

  • Poulence: Suite for Piano

  • F. Mompou: Cançons i Danses (arr. M. Eden)
    Cançó i Dansa N°9
    Cançó i Dansa N°5
    Cançó i Dansa N°10
    Cançó i Dansa N°6

  • J. Brahms: Theme and variations in D minor op 18 (arr. J. Williams)

15th May: 1865th Concert
THE MEMBERS’ CONCERT
Featuring a variety of works by Balliol members and friends.

29th May: 1866th Concert
THE PEGGOTTY GRAHAM CONCERT
James McVinnie (Piano)
Programme to be announced.