Paul Gambaccini


The Villiers Quartet, the Oxford University Faculty of Music Quartet-in-Residence, will be joined by outstanding music presenter and Oxford alumnus Paul Gambaccini, as host of the final round for the international 2016 VQ New Works Competition Final. The Villiers Quartet will perform the works of the three finalists, Andrew Guo (USA), Ian Munro (AUSTRALIA), and Kristina Wolfe (USA/DENMARK). The concert will take place on Friday, May 27th at 7:00pm at the Jacqueline Du Pre Music Building. The concert will also be livestreamed. The winner will be determined by audience vote. Tickets can be purchased at the JDP Music Building website.



Andrew Guo (USA) – Fantasy

Ian Munro (Australia) – String Quartet No. 1 'from an exhibition of Australian woodcuts'

Kristina Wolfe (USA/Denmark) – Planctus

with special guest host,

BBC presenter Paul Gambaccini