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Beethoven and his Colleagues VI

Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra Solo Cello Mats Lidström is joined by Sholto Kynoch to resume our series of Beethoven’s cello sonatas, beginning with a genuine rarity: the composer’s own cello arrangement of his perky Horn Sonata in F major. As well as works by the composer’s…

Angela Gheorghiu

Our season of great singers continues with the Oxford debut of Angela Gheorghiu. It was Verdi with which the Romanian soprano sprang to international attention more than two decades ago, and it is Verdi to which she returns in this concert, featuring arias from two…

Summer Series II – The Eight Seasons

Not four seasons, but eight seasons. Vivaldi’s set of four concertos depicting scorching sun, searing storms and spring dances sound as evocative today as they did in the early 18th century. Few composers have matched the Italian’s combination of virtuosity with melodic outpouring and…

Oxfordshire Senior Concerto Competition

Prepare to be astounded by three exceptional young soloists as they join the Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra to perform a movement of a concerto of their choice. The final of the Concerto Competition is judged by a panel of distinguished adjudicators, with the Competition’s…

FUNomusica: Animal Antics

Chamber Music Workshop (Strings) with Charlotte Scott and Jon Thorne

Both Jon Thorne and Charlotte Scott are valued members of the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, as Solo Viola and Associate Concertmaster respectively. Charlotte trained as a violinist at the Royal Academy of Music, where Jon is now a Professor of Viola and Chamber Music. As members of the Badke Quartet from…

OPO at Carnegie Hall

OXFORD PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Debut concert at the carnegie hall Tuesday 7 June 2022Carnegie Hall, Isaac Stern Auditorium, Ronald O. Perelman Stage, 19:30  Sarasate Navarra for Two Violins and Orchestra, Op. 33*Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26Brahms Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68 Maxim…

The Orchestral Music of Afghanistan: Looking Forward

The Orchestral Music of Afghanistan: Looking Forward Tuesday 5 July 2022EartH, 11-17 Stoke Newington Road, London N16 8BH, 19:30 Musicians in Afghanistan have been silenced by the Taliban. Many are now in hiding or have fled the country. In this concert we stand in solidarity with our musical colleagues…

Opo at Newbury spring festival

Oxford Philharmonic orchestra at Newbury Spring Festival Saturday 21 May 2022Newbury Spring FestivalSt Nicolas Church, West Mills Newbury, Berkshire RG14 5HG, 19:30 Borodin Overture Prince IgorTchaikovsky Violin ConcertoTchaikovsky Polonaise and Waltz from Eugene OneginSibelius Symphony No. 5 Oxford Philharmonic OrchestraChloe Hanslip violinMarios Papadopoulos conductor We are delighted to confirm that…

SUMMER SERIES III – THE MASTERY OF MOZART

Mozart’s best-known earworm opens this portrait of music’s supreme combiner of energy and grace.