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Macmillan in Mainz

This week sees Alexander Shelley again conducting the music of James Macmillan as he works for the first time with the Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Mainz. The all-British first half contrasts the concise and angular lines of Macmillan’s “Tryst” with Christian Poltéra’s interpretation of Edward Elgar’s lyrical cello concerto, …

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“Polski Blues” kicks off with press conference

After an eventful start to the run of Romeo and Juliet performances—which sadly saw the Premiere cancelled after 7 minutes due a breakdown of the main stage elevator—Alexander Shelley begins March with a return to Copenhagen for his third performance of Gounod’s opera and the following day travels on to Bremen where he will take part in a press conference and hold a workshop for some of the students involved in the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie’s latest Zukunftslabor project “Polski Blues”. …

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Romeo and Juliet premiere in Copenhagen

After an intensive rehearsal period with a double cast throughout January, Alexander Shelley this week conducts the first of ten performances of Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet at the Royal Opera in Copenhagen. The production, directed by Olivier Py and his team led by Wissam Arbache, is a co-production with Netherlands Opera …

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The Scandal: World Premiere in Cologne

Together with his close musical friends in the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Alexander Shelley on January 1st welcomed the New Year with a concert at the Cologne Philharmonie presenting music by Poulenc, Bernstein and Korngold and premiering a brand new work by firebrand American organist Cameron Carpenter. …

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CD Release

Following the success of the “Nuremberg Symphony Live in Prague” CD which was released in June 2010, Colosseum Records this week launched the latest instalment in the continuing series, this time documenting the orchestra’s recent performance in the Golden Hall of Musikverein, Vienna. …

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Immediate re-invitation to the Musikverein

Following their hugely successful debut in the Vienna Musikverein last week, Alexander Shelley and the Nuremberg Symphony were extended an immediate re-invitation to the perform at the venue in the 2013 season. The concert, given in front of a capacity audience of 2,200, was recorded as part of the Nuremberg Symphony’s “live in…” series …

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