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Lyrische Szenen (Lyrical Scenes)

Lyrical music by John Williams, Alexander Goedicke, Franz Liszt, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Manuel de Falla and Edvard Grieg.   ALBERT CASTILLO, trumpet CHIUNG-WEN HSU, piano 12€/erm.8€ Tickets / Kartenreservierung

Celebrating Leonardo

About the event RESPIGHI Three Botticelli Pictures MANUEL MARTINEZ BURGOS New commission (world premiere) MUSSORGSKY Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Ravel) Professor Martin Kemp presenter Marios Papadopoulos conductor 500 years after the death of Leonardo da Vinci, a leading authority on the Italian polymath leads a celebration of his legacy and vision. Professor Martin Kemp, the University …

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Petite Symphonie

About the event MOZART Serenade No. 12 for Winds in C minor, K. 388, ‘Nachtmusik’ FRANCAIX Sixtuor JANACEK Mladi GOUNOD Petite symphonie The Soloists of the Oxford Philharmonic Only in his eighth decade did Leos Janacek allow the spirit and enthusiasm of youth to impregnate his works, but when he did the result was life-affirming. …

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Krzysztof Penderecki

About the event: KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKI Adagio for String Orchestra from Symphony No. 3 Viola Concerto Sinfonietta for String Orchestra Concertino for Trumpet and Orchestra Yuri Zhislin viola Gabor Boldoczki trumpet Krzysztof Penderecki conductor Krzysztof Penderecki’s musical and personal journey has produced some of the most remarkable music of the last 70 years. Across strikingly different musical styles, he …

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The Ghosts of War

About the event: KELLY Elegy for Strings ‘In Memoriam Rupert Brooke’ SCHUMANN Violin Concerto in D minor BARTOK Concerto for Orchestra, BB 123 Jessica Duchen presenter Alena Baeva violin Marios Papadopoulos conductor It’s one of the strangest stories in the history of music: could Robert Schumann’™s lost violin concerto really have been discovered by means of a seance …

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Steven Osborne in Cheltenham

About the event STRAVINSKY Concerto in E flat major, ‘Dumbarton Oaks’ SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102 RAVEL Pavane pour une infante defunte, M. 19 BIZET Symphony in C major Steven Osborne ‚piano Marios Papadopoulos conductor ‘One of the very finest of pianists’ (The Guardian) Steven Osborne makes his debut with the Orchestra …

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Steven Osborne

About the event: STRAVINSKY Concerto in E flat major, ‘Dumbarton Oaks’ SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102 RAVEL Pavane pour une infante defunte, M. 19 BIZET Symphony in C major Steven Osborne piano Marios Papadopoulos conductor ‘One of the very finest of pianists’ (The Guardian) Steven Osborne makes his debut with the Orchestra …

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Angela Gheorghiu

About the event: MAHLER Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 RICHARD STRAUSS Don Juan, Op. 20 GIORGOS KOUMENDAKIS Amor Fati (UK premiere) RICHARD STRAUSS Four Last Songs Angela Gheorghiu soprano Marios Papadopoulos conductor 25 years after her sensational international breakthrough at Covent Garden, the Romanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu makes her debut with the Orchestra in her first public …

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Korngold & Tchaikovsky

About the event KORNGOLD Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64 Carmine Lauri violin Ben Gernon conductor Fate dealt a cruel hand to both Tchaikovsky and Korngold. As the former composer felt his world falling apart, he railed against his impending destiny with inspiring optimism in the fifth …

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