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A Conversation with Two Student Composers

A Conversation with Two Student Composers

07 November 2022 — Education, Composers, Interview

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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Puccini Fantasy world premiere: A Conversation with Mats Lidström

Puccini Fantasy world premiere: A Conversation with Mats Lidström

13 May 2022 — Interview, World Premiere, Composers, Concert

On Thursday 19 May, the Oxford Phil will perform the world premiere of Puccini Fantasy for Cello and Orchestra, written by our very own Solo…

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OPO have rebranded: 
looking to the future

OPO have rebranded: looking to the future

04 February 2022 — Interview, Orchestra, Composers, Concert

The Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra now have an exciting new visual identity. This includes a new logo, OPO colour palette, website, and conce…

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RPS / ABO Salomon Prize awarded to Oxford Philharmonic violinist Jamie Hutchinson

RPS / ABO Salomon Prize awarded to Oxford Philharmonic violinist Jamie Hutchinson

13 December 2021 — Interview, Orchestra, Composers, Concert

Launched in 2012, the Salomon Prize is a joint annual award from the Royal Philharmonic Society and the Association of British Orchestras th…

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Beethoven: A Conversation with Laura Tunbridge

Beethoven: A Conversation with Laura Tunbridge

15 October 2021 — Interview, Orchestra, Composers, Concert

Could you imagine a worse 250th birthday? A quarter of a millennium after his birth in 1770, most of the musical world embarked on a hu…

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11 women composers: from the 9th century to present day

11 women composers: from the 9th century to present day

08 March 2021 — Interview, Orchestra, Composers, Concert

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day on 8 March 2021, we’re taking a look at the works of women composers throughout the…

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A Conversation with Yoheved Kaplinsky

A Conversation with Yoheved Kaplinsky

07 August 2020 — Interview, Piano Festival

Due to return to the Oxford Piano Festival this year for her fourth time as a faculty member, we spoke to pianist Yoheved Kaplinsky about he…

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A Conversation with Mats Lidström

A Conversation with Mats Lidström

26 June 2020 — Orchestra, Composers, Interview

Mats Lidström is Solo Cello of the OPO, and a distinguished composer and teacher. Ahead of our now cancelled 28 June concert, which would ha…

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OPO Players’ Music Recommendations

OPO Players’ Music Recommendations

26 May 2020 — Interview, Orchestra

We asked some of our musicians what they are currently listening to. Check out their answers below, and maybe you will get some musical insp…

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A Conversation with Grace-Evangeline Mason

A Conversation with Grace-Evangeline Mason

02 April 2020 — Composers, Interview

Grace-Evangeline Mason’s To Breathe Now was one of two pieces chosen through our 2019 Composers’ Workshop to be programmed into an OPO conce…

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