Another important evening programmed by DANSOX, and not to be missed.  As the Richard Alston Dance Company prepares and undertakes its final performances before the company’s closure in the spring after 25 years, major contemporary choreographer Sir Richard Alston brings dancers from his company to the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building prior to their performance at Oxford’s New Theatre on Wednesday 22nd January, to demonstrate his work as he and distinguished dance and music scholar Professor Stephanie Jordan reflect on his life and career.

Date:  Monday, 20th January, 5.30pm

Venue:  Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda’s College, Cowley Place, Oxford OX4 1DY

Tickets: The event is free and open to all, but booking is essential. Book online here

Refreshments will be available.

 

This forthcoming DANSOX event offers fascinating examination from a range of perspectives of a great work by a world leading choreographer, Mark Morris’s L’Allegro ed Il Penseroso ed Il Moderato.  DANSOX brings together distinguished lecturers from the disciplines of literature, music and dance to share their knowledge; Dr Jonathan Williams on Handel’s music, Dr Margaret Kean on the poetry of John Milton which inspired it, and Guest Lecturer Professor Stephanie Jordan from Roehampton University on Mark Morris’ uniquely musical choreographic invention.

Date:  Thursday June 9th 2016, 5.15pm  followed by Drinks Reception

Venue:  Jacqueline du Pré Building, St Hilda’s College, Cowley Place, Oxford OX4 1DY

Booking:  Free and open to all, but book your place via Eventbrite here

Find out more about Dance Scholarship Oxford (DANSOX) here

Or contact Dr Susan Jones here