IAO Music Festival
Sunday 23rd July 2017 - Thursday 27th July 2017
Various Venues
Classical Concerts
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Season Ticket IAO MUSIC FESTIVAL 2017 OXFORD - 23 – 27 July 2017 The 2017 Incorporated Association of Organists Music Festival will be held in the historic university city of Oxford, home to probably more organs per square metre than any other UK city except Cambridge. It will include visits to five colleges, with recitals at The Queen’s College (Frobenius ii, 1965), Keble College (Tickell iv, 2011), Merton College (Dobson iii, 2013), St John’s College (Aubertin iii, 2008) and Exeter College (Walker ii, 1994). The Festival will also include a half-day visit to Blenheim Palace where we will have a guided tour of the Palace and hear the famous organ in the Long Library (Willis, iv, 1891). There will also be a day trip to Eton College where we be given a guided tour of the College and see and hear some of the college’s collection of five organs, including the organ in College Chapel (Hill iv, 1885). We will spend a day at the Holywell Music Room in Oxford, where we will hear, amongst other events, a piano recital and a concert by the Edington String Quartet. The Festival Dinner will be in the Hall of Exeter College, which dates back to 1618, preceded by a service of Choral Evensong with a choir directed by Matthew Martin. Artists performing include Dame Gillian Weir (Masterclass and Interview), David Goode (Organ), Matthew Martin (Organ), Benjamin Nicholas (Organ), Peter King (Organ), John Reid (Piano), and the Edington Quartet. Further details of events may be found on the IAO website The Festival Dinner is booked separately. The Festival ticket also includes: lunch at Eton College, and tea & coffee and transport where appropriate. You are invited to arrange your own accomodation. Members of the Festival Committee will be at Travelodge Oxford, Abingdon Road, OX1 4XG, Travelodge.co.uk, 0871 984 6407; and you may like to consider this an option. Early booking is recommended. The collection point & drop off for coaches to Blenheim Palace and Eton College will be from the centre of Oxford and this hotel. Buy your Season Ticket before 18th March to recieve an Early Bird discount (£179 instead of £199)

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Sunday 23rd July 2017

09:00:00 - 00:00:00

Monday 24th July 2017

09:00:00 - 00:00:00

Tuesday 25th July 2017

09:00:00 - 00:00:00

Wednesday 26th July 2017

09:00:00 - 00:00:00

Thursday 27th July 2017

09:00:00 - 00:00:00

Event Address

Various Venues

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