Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

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Vladimir Jurowski

Conductor

‘They are an inspiration to me.’  Principal Artist Vladimir Jurowski tells us what makes the OAE so special.

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Video Profile: Chi-Chi Nwanoku

Fri 13 Apr 2012

In the first of a series of in-depth video profiles of key OAE players, Jon Jacob talks to Principal Double Bass Chi-chi Nwanoku MBE. In it she talks about how she made the transition from piano to double bass, (via athletics!), fast twitch muscles, how life in the self-governing OAE works and how the high pressure situation of live musical performance is not a world away from sport.

Find out more about Chi-chi on her player profile.

 

 

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Flutes: Conical vs Cylindrical

Mon 17 Jan 2011

In our latest video ahead of our concerts of Mahler, Wagner and Liszt this week we speak to our Principal Flute, Lis Beznosiuk. She talks about which flutes she is using for the concert, a task made difficult by the quite wide period of time (and hence flute-evolution) that the music spans, and also about why she loves Mahler so much.

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