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Nuremberg Symphony present 2013–14 Season

Today Alexander Shelley and the Nuremberg Symphony present their programme for the coming season. A host of exciting new works, including a major commission and several Nuremberg premieres, stand alongside the stalwarts of the repertoire and compliment an enviable list of guest soloists. Clarinetist Sabine Meyer, organist Wayne Marshall, violinist Alexandra Soumm, cellist Nicolas Altstaedt and pianists Louis Lortie and Michael Roll will all collaborate with Shelley throughout the season both in Nuremberg and on tour. …

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440Hz and Tango

Now in it’s 7th season, the hugely successful “440hz” project continues this weekend in Düsseldorf. Conceived by Alexander Shelley, Eckart Schulze-Neuhoff (director of the Schumann Saal) and his colleague Ulla Baumeister, the series was designed back in 2005 to attract a younger audience to Classical music through a much more varied and stylistically daring set of programmes in conjunction with guest artists from completely different musical genres. …

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Klangkörper 2013

Alexander Shelley this week teams up with the NDR Radiophilharmonie, regular collaborator choreographer Alexander Hauer and 130 dancers for the second “Klangkörper” production in two years. The project has seen Hauer working for months with schools for children with learning disabilities, speech impediments, autism and social and emotional difficulties as well retirees and members of social support networks in order to prepare a 70 minute choreography. …

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Double Jubilee Concert in Nuremberg

This weekend the Nuremberg Symphony teams up with the orchestra of the Nuremberg Music College to celebrate 10 years of cooperation between the two institutions. The focal point of the programme will be Stravinsky’s seminal Rite of Spring which celebrates its 100 year anniversary this year. …

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Monte Carlo Debut

After a hugely successful week with Verdi’s Requiem in Salzburg which the press described as an “individual, intelligent, persuasive and seriously conceived interpretation”, Alexander Shelley this week moves on to Monaco where he makes his debut with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo in a romantic Valentine’s Day concert …

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Verdi in Salzburg

Returning to the Mozarteum Orchestra, Alexander Shelley this week tackles Verdi’s mighty Requiem at the prestigious Festspielhaus Salzburg alongside soloists Evelina Dobraceva, Irina Tchistyakova, Peter Lodahl and Nikolay Didenko and the Bachchor Salzburg. …

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