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Jubilant Review for Royal Philharmonic Debut

On March 14th Alexander Shelley made his debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at a concert in the Hexagon, Reading and three days later at London’s Cadogan Hall. Conducting Strauss’s “Don Juan” and Sibelius’s 5th Symphony, Shelley was joined in the first concert by RPO principal horn Laurence Davies and at the subsequent concert by Guy Johnston, interpreting Elgar’s Cello Concerto. …

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Alexander Shelley and Hilary Hahn speak with Dean Dalton

Click here to listen to Alexander Shelley and Hilary Hahn speaking to Dean Dalton on Houston’s 91.7 kuha.fm about their programme with the Houston Symphony Orchestra at Jones Hall last week. …

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Houston Symphony debut with Hilary Hahn

This week sees Alexander Shelley making his debut with the Houston Symphony Orchestra, performing three concerts in the orchestra’s home venue of Jones Hall and a concert in Sugarland Baptist Church as part of the “Access” series. …

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Klangkörper with the Kammerphilharmonie

Alexander Shelley spent the second week of March with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen and 130 dancers from the inspiring new “Klangkörper1” project. The school-children, young adults, mentally and physically disadvantaged individuals and retirees who made up the dance group had been training for six months with choreographer and director Alexander Hauer and were, almost without exception performing on stage for the first time. …

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Charity Evening raises 10,000 Euros

As Patron of the “Black and White Night” of Nuremberg’s “House Meets Charity” foundation, Alexander Shelley hosted a club night on February 25th to raise money for socially disadvantaged children. Alongside Kerstin Jehle and Thorsten Webe_mdash;the initiators of the project—Shelley met the several hundred individuals who had made donations to the charity during a formal meet-and-greet to open the evenings proceedings. …

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Beethoven’s 9th for the New Year

On January 5th and 6th Alexander Shelley begins the new year with two sold out performances of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony in the Meistersingerhalle, Nuremberg. The concerts with the Nuremberg Symphony and the Nuremberg Philharmonic Choir mark the beginning of a year in which Shelley—fresh from extending his contract through until 2017—and his orchestra will continue to build on the successes of the previous seasons, including a tour to China in the Autumn. …

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