Welcome to the 2013-14 season at the Wathen Hall
A brand new season, a brand new experience
First concert of the new season
One of the country's leading lyric tenors James Gilchrist kicks off the new season of concerts with accompanist Anna Tilbrook.
Out of the Blue
Oxford's all-male, all-vocal sensation, and stars of Britain's Got Talent visit the Wathen Hall with their unique blend of dazzling harmonies
Matthew Barley & Shai Wosner
Probably the world's most adventurous cellist, Matthew Barley, and artistic and insightful pianist Shai Wosner, combine forces in the intimate setting of the Wathen Hall.
One of the giants of the British jazz scene
Chris Barber and his band bring an exciting evening of world-class jazz to the Wathen Hall
Concerto soloist, recitalist and chamber musician, Danny Driver is known internationally for his impeccable technique and musicianship.
“...he is now unsurpassed among lyric tenors in sweetness and technical security, and for his musical intelligence.”
—The Independent on James Gilchrist.
"Driver's playing is always beautifully measured and marked by an exquisitely deft precision."
—Graham Lock, International Piano.
"Very funny, very original", "I love you - brilliant", "I thoroughly enjoyed it, boys it was a triumph."
—Louis Walsh, Michael McIntyre and Amanda Holden - Judging Out of the Blue on Britain's Got Talent 2011.
“One of the giants of the British Jazz scene for more than 60 years.”
—Adrian Edwards, BBC Music.
"As always, Barley’s playing is fearless."
—Gramophone, April 2013.