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Carnegie Hall Debut

Carnegie Hall Debut

30 July 2022 — Concert, Orchestra

In early June 2022, the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra had its Carnegie Hall debut: a landmark event in our calendar and hugely exciting.

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What’s on in Oxford this summer

What’s on in Oxford this summer

28 June 2022 — Concert, Orchestra

Our 2021/22 season may be drawing to a close, but we sure are going out with a bang! We have a busy few weeks ahead, so read on to find out what’s on in Oxford this summer…

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Side-by-Side the Oxford Phil

Side-by-Side the Oxford Phil

15 June 2022 — Concert, Orchestra, Education

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 — Concert, Orchestra, Education, Primary Education

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 — Orchestra, Outreach, Education, Primary Education

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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OPO have rebranded: 
looking to the future

OPO have rebranded: looking to the future

04 February 2022 — Composers, Concert, Interview, Orchestra

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 — Composers, Concert, Interview, Orchestra

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 — Composers, Concert, Interview, Orchestra

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 — Composers, Concert, Interview, Orchestra

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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Errollyn Wallen

Errollyn Wallen

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

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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