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Music Moves Only in Time


18 June | New College Chapel | 8pm

George Xiaoyuan Fu | Kirit Singh | Jasdeep Singh | Echéa Quartet | John Myerscough

Oliver Messiaen

Catalogue d'Oiseaux

  1. Le chocard des alpes

  2. Le loriot

  3. Le merle bleu


Drupad & Dhamā

Hindustani vocal recital



Franz Schubert

String Quintet in C major D. 956

Join us for the second night of our festival as we journey through a myriad of soundscapes. We are first plunged into the exquisite landscape of Messiaen's seminal Catalogue d'Oiseaux, each piece portraying in kaleidoscopic harmonies a bird in its own environment. Performed by American pianist, George Xiaoyuan Fu. 

Next we hear a performance of drupad and dhamar, considered to be the oldest surviving genres of Hindustani classical music, given by the exceptional specialists of the genre, Kirit Singh and Jasdeep Singh.

The evening culminates in a performance of Schubert’s celebrated String Quintet, performed by the vibrant Echéa Quartet who join forces with the dynamic and brilliant John Myerscough (Doric Quartet).


Use of the chapel is by kind permission of the Warden and Scholars of New College.


Where:  New College Chapel |  Oxford

When: 18 June | 8pm

Duration: 2 hrs, including one 15-minute interval

Tickets: £20 | £10 | Students £5 | Festival Pass £50

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