All concerts are free and open to everyone.
They are held on Sunday evenings in Balliol Hall at 8:30 pm.


Michaelmas Term


15th October: 1878th Concert
THE ERNEST WALKER CONCERT
Martino Tirimo (Piano)

  • Debussy: Pour le Piano, Clair de Lune, Estampes, L'isle joyeuse

  • Schubert: Sonata No. 21 in B flat D960

5th November: 1879th Concert (please note this is different from the usual date)
THE BALLIOL SOCIETY CONCERT
Anne Schwanewilms (soprano)
To include works by Wesendonk, Wagner, Wolf, Strauss and Mahler.

12th November: 1880th Concert
THE ENDELLION QUARTET CONCERT
The Endellion Quartet

  • Haydn: Quartet Op 74, No. 3 - "The Rider"

  • Shostakovich: Quartet No. 3

  • Beethoven: Quartet Op 74 "The Harp"

26th November: 1881st Concert
THE MEMBERS' CONCERT
Featuring a variety of works performed by Balliol members and friends.




Hilary Term


21st January: 1882nd Concert
THE TOMMY USBORNE CONCERT:
Antonio Galera Lopez (Piano)

  • M. de Falla: Canción -- Nocturno (ca. 6')

  • F. Chopin: Two Nocturnes op. 27 (ca. 12'), Barcarolle op. 60 in f sharp Major (ca. 9')

  • E. Granados: Goyescas (Los Major Enamorados)

  • E. Granados: Allegro de Concierto op. 46 (ca. 8')

4nd February: 1883rd Concert
THE JOHN FARMER CONCERT:
Anna Dennis and Emma Abbate

  • Robert Schumann: From Mignon Songs

  • Claude Debussy: Trois Chansons de Bilitis

  • Ottorino Respighi: O falce di luna calante, Nevicata, Nebbie, L'ultima ebbrezza

  • Modest Mussorgsky: The Nursery

  • Benjamin Britten: a selection of folk song arrangements

9th February:
THE ENDELLION LECTURE RECITAL
TBC

18th February: 1884th Concert
THE MEMBERS' CONCERT
Featuring a variety of performances by Students from Balliol and the whole university.

4th March: 1885th Concert
THE STEPHEN TEMPLE CONCERT:
Sean Shibe (Classical Guitar)

  • SCOTTISH LUTE MUSIC: from the Balcarres, Rowallan, Straloch and Wemyss manuscripts

  • DOWLAND: Praeludium, Forlorn Hope Fancy, and Fantastia 1A

  • VILLA-LOBOS: A selection of Etudes and Preludes introduced by Sean Shibe

  • J.S. BACH: Lute Suit No.2 in a minor (originally in c minor) BWV 997




Trinity Term


29th April: 1886th Concert:

Sophie Rosa (Violin), Sholto Kynoch (Piano)

  • Johannes Brahms (1833-1897): Canción -- Sonata no. 1 in G major, Hungarian Dances arr. Joachim: no 1 and no. 5

  • Claude Debussy (1862-1918): Violin Sonata in G minor

  • Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962): Libeslied, Libesfreud

  • Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944): Sérénade Espagnol, Op.150 (arr. Kreisler), Rondeau, Op.97, Capriccio, Op.18

13th May: 1887 th Concert
THE MEMBERS CONCERT:
Featuring a variety of works by Balliol members and friends.


20th May: 1888th Concert
THE ENDELLION LECTURE QUARTET

  • Schubert: Quartettsatz

  • Tippett 2

  • Brahms 1

27th May: 1889th Concert
THE PEGGOTY GRAHAM CONCERT
Sam Haywood (Pianist) -- Chopin Connections

  • Schubert Impromptus D899 Nos 3,4

  • Chopin Impromptus Nos 3,4

  • Alkan: Barcarolle

  • Chopin: Barcarolle Op.60

  • Stanford 2 Preludes

  • Chopin Preludes Nos 15 (Raindrop) and No.16

  • Schubert: Scherzo in B flat

  • Chopin: Scherzo No.2 Op.31

  • Sam Haywood: Nocturne

  • Chopin: Nocturne in D flat major Op.27 No.2

  • FX Mozart (Mozart's son): Polonaise in C minor

  • Chopin: Polonaise No.6 Op.53