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Open Day in Nuremberg

The Nüremberger Symphoniker on Saturday present a host of events and concerts to celebrate the open day of their recently refurbished and refitted “Musiksaal” in the Coliseum Nuremberg. Following tours of the backstage area, including the offices and dressing rooms of the orchestra, and following a youth symphony concert and performances by several of the orchestra’s chamber music ensembles, the event culminates in an evening concert with Alexander Shelley conducting an all-American programme of Bernstein, Porter and Gershwin. …

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klasse.im.puls in Nuremberg

Further building on his already extensive youth projects in Bremen (Zukunftslabor) and Dusseldorf (440Hz), Alexander Shelley tonight leads the Nuremberg Symphony orchestra and several hundred Nuremberg school-children in a concert as part of the new government initiative “klasse.im.puls”. …

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“Cheering, whistling, clapping, stamping, bawling” at 440hz

Cheering, whistling, clapping, stamping, bawling. Simone Kermes, the star-soprano with the fire-red hair has literally just shot the last “Ha-ha-ha” of Bernstein’s “Glitter and be Gay” into the audience in the best tradition of the limelight-loving Diva. Outrageously cheeky and impulsive and at the same time with humour and humility towards the wonderful music. The audience roar….

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440hz version 5.0

Following last week’s hugely successful debut with the Mozarteum in Salzburg, with a subsequent re-invitation for several projects over the coming seasons, Alexander Shelley this week returns to Düsseldorf to continue the 440Hz Festival in the Schumann-Saal. Now in its fifth year, …

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Nuremberg, Porto, Salzburg

Having closed the subscription season in Nuremberg to rave reviews on Saturday (see press), Alexander Shelley this week travels to Porto where he will be conducting the Orquestra Sinfónica in an all-American programme of Copland’s Appalachian Spring, Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F and I’ve got Rhythm Variations (soloist Peter Jablonski) as well as John Adams vast symphonic work “City Noir” which was premiered …

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Polski Blues

Tonight sees Alexander Shelley conducting the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie in the premiere of the latest “Zukunftslabor” project in Bremen’s Osterholz-Tenever district. Examining themes of integration, culture, music, history and language in Poland through an adaptation of Janosch’s eponymous novel, “Polski Blues” involves several hundred school-children …

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