Artistic Director: Priya Mitchell
Composer in Residence: Pēteris Vasks


Priya Mitchell, Hugo Ticciati: Violin
Nathan Braude: Viola
Gareth Lubbe: Viola and Overtone Singer
Matthew Barley, Claude Frochaux: Cello
Natacha Kudritskaja, Polina Leschenko: Piano
Reto Bieri: Clarinet
Evelyn Glennie: Percussion
Tom Fetherstonhaugh: Organ
John Warner: Conductor  
Sukwinder Singh: Tabla
Soumik Dattar: Sarod
Lydia Kavina: Theremin
O/MODERNT: Ensemble

Fata Morgana OCMF 2017

Wednesday 27th September 2017

Sheldonian Theatre
Schools’ Concert  
2:00pm – 3:00pm

with guest artists Evelyn Glennie and Lydia Kavina.
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis 15’
Askell Másson: Prím (Prime) for solo snare drum with introduction 10’
Lydia Kavina : “Fata Morgana” for Theremin and loop station 10’
Improvisation and audience participation with OCMF musicians 15’

Wednesday 27th September 2017

Sheldonian Theatre

Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
Pēteris Vasks: Lonely angel for violin and strings
Arvo Pärt: Tabula Rasa
James Tenney: ‘Having Never Written A note for Percussion’ Solo for Tam Tam (EG)
Jill Jarman: Mindstream​ (EG)


Thursday 28th September 2017

Holywell Music Room

Schnittke: Suite in the old style
Pēteris Vasks: Landscape with birds
Ravel: Tombeau Du Couperin
Rosza: Spellbound for Theremin and ensemble

Thursday 28th September

St John the Evangelist, Iffley Road

Golijov: Dreams of Isaac the blind
Messiaen: Louange a l’éternité de Jésus
Pēteris Vasks: Distant light violin concerto

Improvisations/Overtone singing with Hugo Ticciati, Reto Bieri, Gareth Lubbe and other festival musicians

Friday 29th September

Holywell Music Room

Britten: Lachrymae
Pēteris Vasks: Bass Trip for double bass
Brahms: Piano quartet no. 3 in c minor

Friday 29th September

Merton College Chapel
Rush Hour concert – 5pm 

Supporting Merton’s Organ Scholar Tom Fetherstonhaugh
Pēteris Vasks: Musique du Soir for organ and cello solo
Bach: Mirror fugue
Bach: Adagio and Fuga No.1 in G minor

Pēteris Vasks: Plainscapes for violin, cello and choir
Messiaen: Apparition de l’eglise eternelle

Friday 29th September

Holywell Music Room
Beethoven: String Quintet Op.104
Schubert: Death and the Maiden

[others to be confirmed]

Friday 29th September

Dinner and Late night Vaults/St Mary’

Programme to include Giya Kancheli Night Prayers for clarinet and strings and musical masterpieces associated with musical mirages and Fata Morgana

Saturday 30th September

Holywell Music Room

Illustrated Lecture and questions and answers with Pēteris Vasks composer in residence

Saturday 30th September

Holywell Music Room

Glazunov: Oriental Reverie
Arensky: Quartet for 2 cellos Op.35
Pēteris Vasks: DUO for violin and cello
Schnittke: Double concerto for two violins and harpsichord  (prepared piano)

Sunday 1st October

Wolfson College Coffee morning concert at Wolfson Hall 

Children’s Concert

Programme to be announced

Sunday 1st October

Holywell Music Room

Programme includes:
Impro/devised piece  on Arvo Pärt’s ‘Spiegel  im Spiegel’
Sultan Khan: Song of Separation & Waiting cello and tabla .
The Beatles : Indian inspired songs From: Sexy Sadie, Norwegian Wood, Within You Without You, Tomorrow Never Knows
Sollima: Lamentatio
Terry Riley : Half-wolf dances  mad in the mooonlight
Bach: G major Prelude (and variations)  cello, tabla, sarod, violin
Anon: Raag Bhairavi, into devised piece
The Beatles: Across the Universe

Matthew Barley: Cello;   Sukwinder Singh:  Tabla;  Soumik Datta: Sarod

Hugo Ticciati , Priya Mitchell: Violins;  O/Modernt Ensemble.

Note: The information provided in this document is provisional and intended for informational purposes only. Artists and repertoire may be subject to change without notice.