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Mon 20 Mar 2017

Royal Festival Hall, London

Steven Isserlis performs Haydn

Hayley Pullen
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Haydn La fedeltà premiata
Haydn Cello Concerto in C
Beethoven Symphony No 7

Adam Fischer conductor
Steven Isserlis cello

Haydn’s Cello Concerto in C is one of music’s enigmatic pieces, lost for two centuries before its rediscovery in the 1960s.

It demands great skills from the soloists, so who better to perform it than British cello legend Steven Isserlis, under the careful guidance of Haydn expert Ádám Fischer. Then enjoy Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony, made famous all over again as the soundtrack to Colin Firth’s eve of war address to Britain in the film The King’s Speech.

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A cello of one’s own

Tue 1 Dec 2015

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You know what’s really hard? Learning to play an instrument but never really getting a chance to play it.

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Cellist Josh Salter joins the OAE on tour to Eisenstadt, Austria

Mon 28 Sep 2015

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I recently had the great pleasure of joining the OAE on a little tour to Eisenstadt, Austria, playing a little bit of Schubert and lots of Haydn in the Esterhazy Palace where he worked. It was my first international tour, and my first freelance work with the OAE, having been a member of the Ann and Peter Law Experience Scheme this year.

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Luise Buchberger: Speed Interview

Thu 17 Apr 2014

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Luise was recently announced as the OAE’s new Co-Principal Cello.  We had a chance to chat with her about her musical background, why she was attracted to the OAE and what career she would have if she was not a cellist (the answer may surprise you!)

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Luise Buchberger announced as new Co-Principal Cellist

Thu 3 Apr 2014

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We are pleased to announce, after a two year audition process, that Luise Buchberger has been appointed as our new Co-Principal Cellist. 

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Gaffer tape pics – No.11

Thu 27 May 2010

Today’s is of Susan Sheppard, cello

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Gaffer tape pics – No.9

Tue 25 May 2010

The office team here at OAE towers are all about to head off to Southbank Centre shortly for tonight’s concerts, but there’s just time to post another pic – this time of Jonathan Manson, cello. If you’re coming to our concerts tonight you should be able to pick up a copy of the brochure there, but if not we’ll be posting an online version very soon.

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Gaffer tape pics – No.4

Thu 13 May 2010

Today’s pic is of Helen Verney, cello.

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Gaffer tape pics – No.3

Tue 11 May 2010

Today’s picture is of cellist Vladimir Waltham, one of the participants in our apprenticeship scheme, the Ann and Peter Law OAE Experience.

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