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


Michaelmas Term

20th October: 1901st Concert
THE MEMBERS CONCERT

Featuring a variety of works performed by Balliol members and friends.


    3rd November: 1902nd Concert
    THE BALLIOL SOCIETY CONCERT
    Kosmos Ensemble (Accordion, Violin and Viola)

    Featuring a program inspired by Greek, Gypsy, Jewish, Japanese and tango music

    17th November: 1903rd Concert
    THE ERNEST WALKER CONCERT
    Lucy Crowe (Soprano) and Anna Tilbrook (Piano)

    • Franz Schubert: Lieder

    • Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs

    • Alban Berg: Sieben Fruhe Lieder

    • Selection of English songs and folksongs

    1st December: 1904th Concert
    Navarra Quartet (String Quartet) - 'Love and Death'

    • Turina: "La Oracion del Torero" (Bullfighter's prayer) op. 34

    • Kurtag: Ligatura Y

    • Puccini: Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums) for string quartet

    • Kurtag: Ligatura - Messages to Frances-Marie

    • Janacek: String Quartet No.1 "Kreutzer Sonata"


      INTERVAL
    • Kurtag: Arioso Interrotto (from Officium breve op.28)

    • Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 "Death and the Maiden"

    Hilary Term

    26th January: 1905th Concert

    Endellion Quartet

    • Beethoven: String Quartet Op. 18 no. 2

    • Bartok: String Quartet no. 6

      INTERVAL

    • Mendelssohn: String Quartet op. 44 no. 2

    9th February: 1906th Concert
    THE MEMBERS CONCERT

    • Featuring a variety of works by Balliol members and friends

    23rd February: 1907th Concert
    THE JOHN FARMER CONCERT
    Reiko Fujisawa (Piano) and Paul Ansdell (narrator)

    • Beethoven: 32 Variations in C minor WoO 80

    • Clementi: Sonata in B flat op. 24 no. 2

    • Czerny: Etude no. 12 in D minor op. 740

    • Schubert: Impromptu no. 3 in G flat D. 899

    • Liszt: Etude d’Execution Transcendante no. 10

      INTERVAL

    • Beethoven: Bagatelle in A minor no. 25 (Fur Elise)

    • Beethoven: Sonata in A flat op. 110

    • Wagner arr. Liszt: Isoldens Liebestod


    8th March: 1908th Concert
    Mozart Piano Quartet

    • Schumann: Piano Quartet in E flat op. 47

      INTERVAL

    • Brahms: Piano Quartet in G minor op. 25