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Canada bound: William Norris to leave the OAE

Thu 11 Jun 2015

William Norris (c) Joe Plommer

After ten and a half years at the OAE, William Norris, Communications and Creative Programming Director, is moving on to pastures new. Pastures quite far away, in fact.

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OAE office playlist March 2011

Fri 11 Mar 2011

As it’s Friday afternoon, and the office are making the final preparations to next week’s US tour, we thought you might want to know what music was keeping us going!

Wolf and I by Oh Land What Became Of The Likely Lads by The Libertines Hound Dog as sung by Big Mama Thornton Forget You by Cee Lo Green Sospiri, Op. 70 by Elgar Fire by Kasabian I’ll Forget You by Lior Fire with Fire by Scissor Sisters Heartbeats by The Knife Symphony No. 9, Movement 2 by Schubert Don’t Talk To Me About Love by Altered Images Band On The Run by Foo Fighters Going Underground by The Jam Footloose by Kenny Loggins

You can listen to the whole playlist on Spotify here: OAE office playlist March 2011

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Office Warming

Wed 24 Dec 2008

I hope somebody is reading the blog today as I am currently updating from Cafe Nero on Christmas Eve – its fairly close to being hideous in here…

Anyway, as I mentioned below last week we had our Office Warming and Christmas Party. We actually moved into our new office at Kings Place in July, but it’s taken us a while to get all the last details fixed, not to mention find a spare date in the diary for a party! We wanted to have one to thank all the people who physically made the move possible – architect, office fit out company etc, as well as show off our new office to the arts industry! The new office has been a revelation – our previous offices were cramped, sweltering in summer and mostly smelt of food due to being above several restaurants. They also had virtually no windows. Our new offices are bright, airy, air-conditioned and have a lovely view over the canal – its just a far more pleasant place to work – and of course we are now in the same building as many of our rehearsals, as 2 floors below us is ‘Hall 2’ where we now do much of our rehearsing. Anyway, my time on the internet is limited here so I will leave it there – a few pics are posted below. I’ll take this opportunity to wish our readers a very happy Christmas!

Will, Marketing Director

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