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Véronique Gens © Franck Juery
Oxford

A tour d'horizon of French song; Gens and Manoff enchant Oxford

By , 24 October 2018
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Dorottya Láng © Shirley Suarez
Oxford

Eros in Oxford: Brahms, Janáček and gypsies at the Lieder Festival

By , 16 October 2018
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Kate Howden (Cendrillon) and Bradley Smith (Prince Ramir) © Bampton Classical Opera
Oxford

Une princesse inconnue: Isouard's Cendrillon from Bampton Classical Opera

By , 20 July 2018
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Richard Strauss
Oxford

In Memoriam: Strauss and Brahms from the Soloists of the Oxford Philharmonic

By , 11 November 2017
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Khatia Buniatishvili © Julia Wesley
Oxford

Caprice and conviction in the Oxford Philharmonic's Russian concert

By , 26 October 2017
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Nathalie Chalkley (Ernestina), Rhiannon Llewellyn (Countess), Alessandro Fisher (Count) © Anthony Hall | Bampton Classical Opera
Oxford

Green-eyed miracle: Salieri’s The School of Jealousy

By , 22 July 2017
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Anna-Liisa Bezrodny © Kaupo Kikkas
Oxford

Last minute replacement fails to dampen enthusiasm for an enjoyable evening at the Sheldonian

By , 06 March 2017
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Karina Canellakis © Todd Rosenberg
Oxford

Karina Canellakis skippers a French voyage with the Oxford Philharmonic

By , 28 January 2017
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Martha Argerich © Adriano Heitman
Oxford

Scintillating in Prokofiev, seductive in Schumann: Martha Argerich at Oxford

By , 21 January 2017
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Dame Felicity Lott © Christina Raphaelle
Oxford

Three recitals, two Op.39s, and a Schumann rarity at the Oxford Lieder Festival

By , 26 October 2016
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Christian Gerhaher © Jim Rakete | Sony Classical
Oxford

Mastery in Schumann: Christian Gerhaher launches Oxford Lieder Festival

By , 14 October 2016
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Christopher Turner (Jupiter) © Anthony Hall for Bampton Classical Opera
Oxford

Opera for a summer garden: Gluck and Arne rarities from Bampton Classical Opera

By , 22 July 2016
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Matthew Stiff (Trofonio) © Anthony Hall | Bampton Classical Opera
Oxford

Just what the Philosopher ordered: Salieri's La grotta di Trofonio at Bampton Classical Opera

By , 17 July 2015
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Christoph Prégardien © Marco Borggreve
Oxford

Spacious Schubert from Prégardien at the Oxford Lieder Festival

By , 19 October 2014
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Nigel Kennedy © Paul Marc Mitchell | Sony Classical
Oxford

A musical misfire from Nigel Kennedy in Oxford

By , 03 June 2014
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Gabriel Jackson © Malcolm Crowthers
Oxford

Gabriel Jackson’s compelling new Passion at Merton College, Oxford

By , 04 April 2014
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Paul Lewis © Jack Liebeck
Oxford

Imaginative recital programming from Paul Lewis in Oxford

By , 21 March 2014
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Oxford

Plateosaurus processional in Hertford Bruckner Orchestra's exhilarating Beethoven

By , 08 March 2014
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Maxim Vengerov
Oxford

Passionate dialogue at the Sheldonian: Vengerov commences his residency with the Oxford Philomusica

By , 01 December 2013
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Marios Papadopoulos conducting Oxford Philomusica
Oxford

An excellent Beethoven 8 as Oxford Philomusica's cycle continues

By , 16 November 2013
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Carducci String Quartet  ©  Andy Holdsworth photography
Oxford

The Carducci Quartet over coffee in Oxford

By , 10 November 2013
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Sylvia Schwartz  ©  Enrico Nawrath
Oxford

Sylvia Schwartz performs with the Oxford Philomusica

By , 04 November 2013
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Imogen Cooper and Wolfgang Holzmair  ©  Benjamin Ealovega
Oxford

Wolfgang Holzmair and Imogen Cooper impress at the Oxford Lieder Festival

By , 22 October 2013
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Roderick Williams  ©  Benjamin Ealovega
Oxford

Roderick Williams stands out in a programme of Goethe settings in the Oxford Lieder Festival

By , 14 October 2013
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Jac van Steen  ©  Ross Cohen
Oxford

Unstoppable Brahms with Jac van Steen and the Philharmonia in Oxford

By , 04 October 2013
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Avi Avital  ©  Guy Hecht
Oxford

A celebration of strings: Mandolinist Avi Avital joins members of the Oxford Philomusica

By , 29 June 2013
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Allegri String Quartet  ©  David Fisher
Oxford

Beethoven and Brahms from the Allegri String Quartet in Oxford

By , 23 June 2013
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The Serdet and Parke violins  ©  Beare Violins Ltd
Oxford

The Dawn of the Stradivarius: James Ehnes and La Serenissima in Oxford

By , 14 June 2013
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Brian Cox
Oxford

Brian Cox and Oxford May Music present The Planets

By , 02 May 2013
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Maxim Vengerov with Oxford Philomusica, conducted by Marios Papadopoulos  ©  Brendon Fraser
Oxford

Exceptional Britten and Dvorák from Maxim Vengerov and the Oxford Philomusica

By , 10 April 2013
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Natalia Lomeiko  ©  Sasha Gusov
Oxford

Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich and a world première from the Oxford Philomusica

By , 07 March 2013
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Oxford

Hertford Bruckner Orchestra's tremendous evening of Bruckner and Wagner

By , 02 March 2013
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Marios Papadopoulos conducting Oxford Philomusica
Oxford

Bruckner and Mozart from the Oxford Philomusica

By , 23 February 2013
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Christopher Redgate and the new oboe  ©  Colin Still
Oxford

The virtuoso oboe: Christopher Redgate, Michael Finnissy and Abbey Oboes

By , 01 February 2013
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Oxford

The Sixteen and Harry Christophers get ready for Christmas in Oxford

By , 20 December 2012
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Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway  ©  Paul Cox
Oxford

A Christmas carol: Christmas with Sir James Galway and the Orchestra of St John's

By , 02 December 2012
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The English Chamber Orchestra with Nicholas Cleobury at the Sheldonian Theatre  ©  Graham Chamberlain
Oxford

Superlative Britten in Oxford: World première of Two Psalms

By , 01 December 2012
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Alice Coote
Oxford

French song from Alice Coote and Julius Drake at the Oxford Lieder Festival

By , 26 October 2012
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Fflur Wyn (Iphis) and WNO Chorus  ©  Bill Cooper
Oxford

Welsh National Opera at the New Theatre, Oxford: Handel's Jephtha

By , 23 October 2012
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Priya Mitchell
Oxford

Dark fantasies at the Oxford Chamber Music Festival

By , 05 October 2012
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Menahem Pressler  ©  CAMI
Oxford

Oxford Philomusica with Menahem Pressler: Mendelssohn and Mozart

By , 04 August 2012
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Oxford Baroque  ©  Ralph Williamson
Oxford

Modern première of Lulier's oratorio Santa Maria Maddalena de' Pazzi in Oxford

By , 18 May 2012
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The Cardinall's Musick  ©  Dmitri Gutjahr
Oxford

Cardinall's Musick's Byrd Tour: More Passion?

By , 31 March 2012
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OperaUpClose's La Bohème
Oxford

OperaUpClose to Perfection

By , 23 March 2012
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Oxford

Hertford Bruckner Orchestra rise to the challenge of Bruckner's Eighth

By , 03 March 2012
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Daniel Cohen
Oxford

Daniel Cohen shines in debut with Oxford Philomusica

By , 01 March 2012
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Autograph score of Winterreise, no. 2: ‘Die Wetterfahne’
Oxford

Mark Padmore and Paul Lewis: Wintereise

By , 11 February 2012
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New Chamber Opera performing Orpheus in the Underworld
Oxford

New Chamber Opera: Orpheus in the Underworld

By , 03 February 2012
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John Mark Ainsley
Oxford

John Mark Ainsley and Roger Vignoles: A night of dreams in Oxford

By , 28 January 2012
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Owen Webb (Harlequin) and Gillian Keith (Zerbinetta) - Credit Richard H Smith
Oxford

Welsh National Opera perform Ariadne auf Naxos

By , 30 November 2010
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