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2012-2013 pictures. Teaser No.11

Fri 27 Apr 2012

The last of this week’s teaser pictures is rather athletic…

Just a few of these left now. Next week we’ll be releasing a little video about the new pictures and how we got on finding audience members with a ‘strong look’.

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Romeo & Juliet in rehearsal

Thu 5 Apr 2012

Taken us a while to put these up…but cast your mind back about 2 months and we were playing Berlioz’s huge Romeo & Juliet. Here are some pictures of us in rehearsal with OAE Principal Artist Sir Mark Elder at the Royal Festival Hall, on the morning of our evening performance there ( inbetween the Philharmonia gave a family concert, it was quite a busy day for the Festival Hall!). All pictures are by Joe Plommer and you can view the entire set over on our Flickr profile.

 

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Spinal Chords in pictures

Tue 27 Mar 2012

Last month we gave the world premiere performances of Sally Beamish’s Spinal Chords, one of the PRS for Music 20×12 comissions for the Olympic year. The music is set to text by Melanie Reid, and was for these first performances, narrated by Juliet Stevenson. Here are a few pictures from the rehearsal and London performance. All pictures by Joe Plommer.

 

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The Night Shift: in pictures

Wed 12 Oct 2011

Charles Hazlewood at The Night Shift 29 September

Here’s a few pictures from our Night Shift event at the Southbank Centre at the end of September.
Apologies for the delay- we’ve had a very busy few weeks, launching  our new concert series, The Works, and launching this new website!

You can view the full set (all taken by Joe Plommer) over on The Night Shift’s Facebook page or on Flickr.

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The Night Shift in pictures and video

Wed 13 Jul 2011

Alistair Appleton and Elin Manahan Thomas at The Night Shift

 

Here’s a little audio-visual recap of The Night Shift which we held at Village Underground a few weeks back. Project Director Ceri’s account of how her Night Shift day went is below, but in this post we have a little video with footage from the event plus audience reaction – make sure you watch it right to the end…

Also a selection of pics – you can view the full set over on The Night Shift’s Facebook page or instead on Flickr, if you prefer.

 

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Rattle tour – Megan's pics

Mon 4 Jul 2011

The Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

OAE Projects Manager Megan Russell is a keen photographer and took some great pictures from the Luxembourg and Paris legs of the tour – here are a selection:

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The Night Shift in (official) pictures

Tue 7 Jun 2011

DJ at The Night Shift

So below we posted some rather scary unofficial pictures from the last Night Shift, which mainly seemed to consist of people screaming at the camera. Now we can post some other, perhaps more beautiful, official pictures, taken by Joe Plommer. The full set can be viewed here. The Night Shift returns on 24 June as part of the Spitalfields Music Summer Festival.

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In the Green Room: Karen Robinson pics, part 2

Mon 28 Jun 2010

Here’s a second set of pics taken backstage around our performance of L’estro Armonico earlier this year, taken by Karen Robinson. This set is from the afternoon rehearsal.

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In the Green Room: Karen Robinson pics, part 1

Thu 17 Jun 2010

A while back, photographer Karen Robinson was commissioned by Southbank Centre to take pictures of the Resident Orchestras and their major artists, with a view to using the images for the Southbank Centre’s 2010-2011 Classical Music Season. You may well have already seen the photographs in the Southbank’s Classical Music Guide. As part of the project, Karen spent a day with the OAE as we rehearsed and performed Vivaldi’s L’estro armonico at the Queen Elizabeth Hall. The results are fantastic, and a wonderful glimpse into what happens backstage at a concert. Here’s an initial selection (from the afternoon rehearsal), and more will follow.

William Norris, Marketing Director

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Gaffer tape is so 2010 baby…

Fri 5 Mar 2010

The pictures we used for our 2009-2010 season seemed to stir up a fair amount of interest, debate and comment, and now it’s already time for us to think about next season. How are we going to top our current look (which most seem to have described as ‘American Gothic’)? Well the photoshoot is in a couple of weeks time and all we’re prepared to say is that it’s going to feature gaffer tape…

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Night Shift in rehearsal

Sat 30 Jan 2010

Well, a full report will follow later, but in short, we had a fantastic time at the Roundhouse last night, a capacity crowd, a great atmosphere, and superb music, what more could you ask for? We’ll have lots of pictures in the coming days, but here are a few I took yesterday while we rehearsed.

William, Marketing Director

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Spain in Pictures

Fri 19 Dec 2008

Here’s a photogallery from our 2 days in Spain, thanks to Megan for being our resident paparazzi! Yesterday the OAE flew back to the UK for a days break and today they are off to Birmingham for a concert in the fabulous acoustic of Symphony Hall. Then tomorrow they fly to Germany for the final leg of the tour.

Some slightly fuzzzy heads in the OAE office today – we had our office warming and Christmas party last night. Pics to follow soon!

Will, Marketing Director

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Vienna in pictures

Wed 17 Dec 2008

A picture gallery from our recent couple of days in Vienna. The Orchestra is currently in Spain, look out for news very soon.

William, Marketing Director

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