Alexander Shelley’s latest series with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off at Cadogan Hall this Thursday evening in a concert featuring cellist Kian Soltani.
Every season, Alexander curates a new series of concerts with the RPO at their home in Chelsea and this year he focuses in closely on the lives and times of three composers: Shostakovich, Wagner and Lili Boulanger.
Alexander Shelley last week returned to Leipzig’s Gewandhaus for a programme of music by Wolfgang Rihm, Chopin and Brahms with the MDR Symphony Orchestra.
On Saturday, October 5th, the NAC hosted its Golden 50th Anniversary Gala and announced the news of an astonishing $10 million gift from philanthropists Janice and Earle O’born.
This week, Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra celebrates its 50th Birthday with two special concerts in Southam Hall and a series of free lunchtime performances. The two symphonic programmes were conceived by Alexander Shelley to highlight the breadth of programming and artistic excellence of the orchestra.
Alexander Shelley and Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra open their 50th anniversary season tonight with the first of three performances of Verdi’s Requiem.
Following a spectacular two week tour of South Africa, Alexander Shelley and the National Youth Orchestra of Germany (Bundesjugendorchester) tonight give their final concert together, at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg.