Orchestra of St John's with Prue Leith

Prue Leith CBE is one of the country’s foremost authorities on all things culinary. Chef, author, business woman and broadcaster, Prue Leith is now widely known as a presenter and judge on the hugely popular C4 series The Great British Bake Off.

Join Prue as she talks about her life and musical influences, and shares a selection of pieces from classical to jazz, to be played  by The Orchestra of St John’s under its Musical Director, John Lubbock.

The Orchestra of St John’s was founded fifty years ago and its original home was St John’s Smith Square in Westminster, where it still performs. OSJ appears regularly in London and at concert halls and festivals throughout the country. The orchestra has strong links with Oxford and performs in various venues throughout the year.

Orchestra of St John’s
Hannah Davey soprano
Derek Paravicini piano
Margarita Balanas cello
John Lubbock conductor

Excerpts from
Gershwin Summertime
Ella Fitzgerald Skylark and Cry me river
Dory Previn Beware of Young Girls
Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, 1st movt
Elgar Cello Concerto Adagio
Haydn Cello concerto 3rd movt
Fauré Requiem Pie Jesu


Date: Thursday 4 July 2019

Time: 20:00-21:30

Venue: MCS Dining Hall

Tickets: £15/£12/£2