The Oxford Concert for Peace with the World Orchestra for Peace

The World Orchestra for Peace playing at the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford on 21st September, their only UK 2019 performance

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Performing without a conductor, twenty of the world’s leading string players from 15 different countries will come together to promote peace. This will be the first of only 3 performances world-wide featuring the orchestra in 2019

On UN World Peace Day, Rotarians in Oxfordshire and the Thames Valley in collaboration with The World Orchestra for Peace are proud to present The Oxford Concert for Peace.

Join us for an evening of classical music from a global orchestra.

All the first violinists are concert masters in their own right and as such each piece will be lead by a different 1st violinist, so there will be no conductor which is very rare.

  • Eine Kleine Nachtmusik K525 W.A. Mozart
  • Holberg Suite Opus 40 Edvard Grieg
  • Serenade for String Orchestra Opus 20 Edward Elgar
  • Serenade for String Orchestra Opus 48 Tchaikovsky
  • plus a surprise piece!

Charles Kaye (co-founder) will speak briefly about the orchestra along with one of the musicians as well as a couple of Rotary Peace Fellows about their work.

Tickets From £25  book through the Sheldonian website  
or through eventbrite The World Orchestra for Peace presents The Oxford Concert for Peace 2019

There are a limited number of special packages to enjoy a pre-concert reception to meet some of the musicians and rotary peace fellows as well as having a reserved chair seat. Please email rotary4peace@gmail for more information.

More updates on the Facebook page Rotary4Peace 1090

watch the 2 1/2 minute promotional video, an interview with Charles Kaye

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District Peace Grants

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Apply for a Rotary Peace Fellowship

more information for those interested in applying for a Rotary Peace Fellowship

Thames Valley District Supporting Peace Fellows


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Rotary Working for Peace

back Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution is a top priority for members of Rotary and one of the organisation's Six Areas of Focus.