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Fri 17th May at 8:00pm
The Oxford Philomusica Orchestra
@ Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford
Featuring: The Oxford Philomusica Orchestra
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Britten Tribute 5: English Strings Concert: The Oxford Philomusica Orchestra
"Elgar Introduction and Allegro, Op. 47.
Tippett Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli.
Britten Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10.
Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, Op. 31.
John Mark Ainsley, tenor.
Richard Dilley, horn.
The Philomusica presents four 20th century English string compositions, beginning with Elgar's Introduction and Allegro, and ending with two of Britten's works for string orchestra. The Serenade will be performed by two outstanding British musicians, including OP's own principal horn, Richard Dilley. 01865 980 980."
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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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Venue: Sheldonian Theatre
OX1 3AZ 51.754364, -1.255029
Enquiries: 01865 798600
→ Oxford 13 min walk