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Punto in the pub

Wed 21 Sep 2016

Last time The Night Shift was at Shadwell’s George Tavern, we played all sorts of fun french horn music by little-known composers.

Here’s a polacca (a type of Polish dance) by Giovanni Punto, performed by Kati Debretzeni (violin), John Crockatt (viola), Jonny Byers (cello) and Roger Montgomery (horn).

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The horns in Mahler’s Second Symphony

Wed 23 Mar 2016

“It’s easy to think Mahler 2 is all about horns. Which it is really.”

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Best of Both / The Classic Hovis Advert

Tue 3 Mar 2015

The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment’s homage to Ridley Scott’s classic Hovis advert, featuring horn player Roger Montgomery.

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Mozart, Complete Horn Concertos CD

Mozart: Complete Horn Concertos
Price: £9.99 Buy Now

This CD from our OAE RELEASED Label features the Orchestra’s Principal Horn, Roger Montgomery, as soloist in Mozart’s Horn Concertos, in performances directed by OAE Leader Margaret Faultless.

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2013 Staff Highlights

Fri 31 Jan 2014

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With the first month of 2014 nearly behind us, we look back at some of our concert highlights from 2013…

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And now for something completely different…

Thu 16 May 2013

It’s that time of year again, when we reveal our ‘look’ for the new season. You might have seen a few things that hinted at our forthcoming brochure, most notably our recent video showing it on the printing presses, but here for the first time we can reveal the full set of pictures.

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Our New Year’s Resolutions

Fri 4 Jan 2013

As 2013 begins to take hold, most people come up with a New Year’s resolution or two, but in reality only 1 in 10 of us will keep at it for the whole year…depressing isn’t it?!

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On the cusp of romance – listen again + first reviews

Wed 2 Nov 2011

Last night’s concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall with conductor Frans Bruggen (pictured) was broadcast live by BBC Radio 3 and you can listen to it again for the next 7 days.

 

We had lots of reaction to the concert on Twitter, with a few of our favourite reactions below, and there are reviews on Classical Source and in the Daily Telegraph.

 

miuz_journal

was in wonderful concert by bruggen & @theoae. i enjoyed funny haydn 60, amazing weber horn concerto w natural horn! & lovely schubert 5.

 

johnsandell

Incredible performance of Weber’s Horn Concertino by Roger Montgomery with @theoae. Difficult! #livingdangerously

 

potterwigham

@theoae This Weber is astonishing but then should be used to the quality of your concerts by now! #rfh

 

nahokomusic

That was AMAZING!! Roger Montgomery played Weber’s Concertino for horn on valveless horn with such cool wizardry! @theoae

 

Wimblebear

Aamazing Horn Concerto at the Queen Elizabeth Hall. Loving the period sound! #parp @theoae

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Gaffer tape pics – No.16

Thu 3 Jun 2010

This morning we have Antony Pay, clarinet and Roger Montgomery, horn.

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