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Beverley: The Age Old Story

Fri 27 May 2016

OAE Education Director and oboe player, Cherry Forbes, updates us on what’s happening up in Yorkshire. 

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St Matthew Passion: Bristol

Thu 2 Apr 2009

Monday was the first concert in our long St Matthew Passion tour around Europe in time for Easter, which saw the OAE journey to the west of England to St George’s Bristol. As I’m sure the St Matthew Passion is going to gain plenty of coverage in the blog in the next few weeks or so, I’d like to blog about the pre-concert event.  The title of the event was ‘The OAE’s look at the development of the Passion’ and we decided to do something a little bit different by combining a film showing of an Education project that had taken place in Bristol earlier in the Spring, with an insightful introduction from Mark Padmore about how he with the OAE has approached the performance of the Passion this time round, and the challenges of being without a conductor.

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