Oxford Chamber Music Festival 2017 ‘Fata Morgana’

/ Sep

Oxford Chamber Music Festival 2017 ‘Fata Morgana’

Start Time
07:30 pm

Beyond the Horizon

Franz Schubert: ‘Der Doppelgänger’ arr. Liszt for solo piano
Pēteris Vasks: Distant Light for solo violin and strings
Osvaldo Golijov: The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind for clarinet and string quartet
Ibrahim Keivo: Bedouin songs

The theme of this year’s Oxford Chamber Music Festival is ‘FATA MORGANA’ exploring the mysterious world of illusion and reality, reflections, mirrors, mirages, double identities, transformation and metamorphosis, and the secrets of hidden codes.

This concert BEYOND THE HORIZON features the moving violin concerto Distant Light by world renowned composer in residence Pēteris Vasks and performed by virtuoso violinist Hugo Ticciati, the great clarinettist, Reto Bieri, performing the haunting Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind, and the celebrated Syrian folk singer Ibrahim Keivo, singing and playing Bedouin songs from the lost tribes of Syria on the Buzuq/Oud, with Hugo Ticciati, Priya Mitchell, Gareth Lubbe, Reto Bieri and other festival musicians.

More details of this year’s Festival at ocmf.net

TICKETS: £25 from Oxford Playhouse, http://www.ticketsoxford.com/, tel 01865 305305