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OPO Outreach: Afghan Children’s Songbook

OPO Outreach: Afghan Children’s Songbook

29 September 2023 — Education, Outreach

This summer, we hosted a truly special project called the Afghan Children's Songbook Project, with the aim to share and celebrate the unique musical culture of Afghanistan through song.

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OPO Outreach: ‘Noah’s Flood’ at Wood Farm Primary

OPO Outreach: ‘Noah’s Flood’ at Wood Farm Primary

05 May 2023 — Education, Primary Education, Outreach

Over the course of three days in March 2023, the Oxford Philharmonic held a project called 'Opera in a Week: Noah's Flood' at Wood Farm Primary School in Headington.

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Recent Masterclasses: Violin, Clarinet, Conducting and More

Recent Masterclasses: Violin, Clarinet, Conducting and More

17 March 2023 — Masterclass, Education

A recap of the fantastic masterclasses we have presented so far in our 2022/23 season, as part of our Residency programme.

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A Conversation with Two Student Composers

A Conversation with Two Student Composers

07 November 2022 — Interview, Education, Composers

Two pieces were chosen from our 2022 Composers’ Workshop to be premiered in our 2022/23 season – we caught up with Kevin and Jieun ahead of their premieres about their interest in composition and their creative process.

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Oxford Piano Festival 2022

Oxford Piano Festival 2022

12 August 2022 — Education, Piano Festival, Masterclass, Concert

Last week we held our annual Oxford Piano Festival – a jam-packed week of masterclasses, concerts and recitals around Oxford.

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6 LGBTQ+ Classical Composers

6 LGBTQ+ Classical Composers

22 June 2022 — Education, Pride Month, Composers

Throughout history, queer composers have been at the heart of the classical music scene. This Pride Month we celebrate 6 LGBTQ+ classical composers, from prolific composers to those lesser known, who have been great contributors to classical music history.

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Side-by-Side the Oxford Phil

Side-by-Side the Oxford Phil

15 June 2022 — Orchestra, Education, Concert

Launched in 2019, our Side-by-Side scheme is well underway, despite a hiatus of concerts during the height of the pandemic. Now nearing the conclusion of our second season featuring Side-by-Side, we have welcomed many young musicians from in and around Oxford to play alongside our professional orchestra members, experiencing music at the highest level.

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FUNomusica: Classical Music for Kids

FUNomusica: Classical Music for Kids

25 May 2022 — Orchestra, Education, Primary Education, Concert

Earlier this month we held our third and final FUNomusica Family Concert of our 2021/22 season. After a long hiatus during the pandemic, it…

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OPO Outreach schools’ Project: Stringmasters!

OPO Outreach schools’ Project: Stringmasters!

18 March 2022 — Outreach, Education, Primary Education, Orchestra

On 8 March 2022, the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra welcomed 80 pupils – of whom 60 were from seven state primary schools in the Oxford area…

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Errollyn Wallen

Errollyn Wallen

30 October 2020 — Orchestra, Education, Black History Month, Composers

Classical music has a long and detailed history, which regularly includes works by some of the greatest composers ever to have lived, from B…

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