Every child’s favourite fairy tale, this is the classic story of love and innocence, mystery and magic set to Tchaikovsky’s sublime score.
Browse our growing guide to the best Classical Music Concerts, Opera & Ballet events and festivals in Oxford and across Oxfordshire.
Prepare to be engrossed in one of opera’s most thrilling mysteries as The Makropulos Affair leads us on a journey to reveal the real identity of this intriguing woman.
WNO’s timeless production paints a vivid portrait of bohemian life in Paris at the turn of the 19th century, enhanced with atmospheric projections and Puccini’s gloriously romantic music.
The Oxford Lieder Festival is the focal point of Oxford Lieder’s year, and the broad focus of this year’s festival is on Friendship.
Didcot Concert Orchestra – Concert 9 opens with the Prelude to Wagner’s opera Parsifal – a superb demonstration of the composer’s gift for melody and rich harmony.
Joe Davies conducts a programme of Mozart’s overture the ‘Abduction from Seraglio’, Beethoven’s ‘Ruins of Athens’, Mozart’s 3rd Violin Concerto and Haydn’s Symphony No 100 (the ‘Military’).
With eight productions this summer, Waterperry Opera Festival 2023 is the perfect opportunity to fall in love with this splendid art form.
Leonard Bernstein’s Candide is a supercharged wild ride in which 18th-century France crashes into 20th-century post-war America.
For this culmination of the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra’s season at the Sheldonian Theatre, Marios Papadopoulos conducts Bruckner’s symphony here after Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2
This is a tale of mismatched love across different social classes. Climb aboard to find out and enjoy a feast of fun along the way. Hip hip hooray!
Find stunning views of the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside for HMS Pinafore on the outdoor stage at lakeside amphitheatre at Heath Farm.
Experience the magic of world-class live ballet right on your doorstep when the Ballet Central Tour performs at Chipping Norton Theatre.
This powerful new adaptation of one of the world’s most cherished classical ballets stars English Youth Ballet’s international principals and talented young dancers from the local area.