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With a playing style that combines gripping presence and infinite subtlety of tone, Dutch violinist Janine Jansen has critics reaching for every superlative in the book. She is a recipient of the highest distinction an artist can receive in the Netherlands, the Dutch Music Prize from the Ministry of Culture, and the NDR Musikpreis for outstanding artistic achievement. She brings to Oxford her visionary interpretation of Brahms's Violin Concerto -a breathtaking synthesis of lyrical beauty and the spice of Hungarian gypsy music - before Music Director Marios Papadopoulos directs the Orchestra in Brahms's mighty fourth symphony.
Outstanding classical violinist from Holland who first took up the instrument at the age of six, made her debut at the age of fourteen and has since played with leading orchestras around the world.
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Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
The Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra is one of the leading orchestras in the UK. Praised as "excellent" by Gramophone Magazine and ˜thoroughly impressive" by BBC Music Magazine, the Orchestra's reputation is based on the uncompromising artistic standards of its founder and Music Director, Marios Papadopoulos, and maintained by some of the finest musicians in the UK. Established in 1998 and formerly known as Oxford Philomusica, the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra occupies a unique position within the UK orchestral landscape. As an orchestra of the highest quality, the Oxford Philharmonic attracts some of the world's greatest artists to appear in its series at Christopher Wren's Sheldonian Theatre, including Sir Andras Schiff, Valery Gergiev, Lang Lang, Maria-Joao Pires, Renee Fleming, Pinchas Zukerman, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Anne-Sophie Mutter and Nigel Kennedy.
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