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New Commissions open Nuremberg Season

Alexander Shelley and the Nuremberg Symphony kick off their new season in style this week with 3 World Premieres, Prokofiev’s 1st Violin Concerto and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. The new works, all commissioned by Shelley and the Nuremberg Symphony …

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70,000 attend Klassik Open Air 2013

The 2013 Klassik Open Air in Nuremberg last weekend broke all previous records with an attendance in excess of 70,000 people. Conducting and presenting the concert for the fifth consecutive year, Alexander Shelley took the audience through the programme titled “Ein Klavier, Ein Klavier!”—in reference to the famous Loriot sketch—which was dedicated to the influence of the piano on music over the last two centuries. …

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2013–2014 Season Announced

Alexander Shelley’s concert diary for the 2013–2014 is now available to view in the concerts section of this site. The year includes many highlights: Alexander will conduct the German National Youth Orchestra on tour around Germany, including performances at the Philharmonie in Berlin, Staatsoper Hamburg and the Philharmonie in Cologne. At the invitation of the Berliner Philharmoniker, Shelley and the Youth Orchestra will also perform on Easter Sunday at the Baden-Baden Festival.

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DSO Debut at the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival

Alexander Shelley this week received glowing reviews for his debut with Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin at the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festvial. “One was already able to vouch for the artistic authority of the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and now one can say the same thing of Alexander Shelley” commented the Ostsee-Zeitung, continuing “He let Debussy unfold in all possible colours …

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Keynote Speech in Bremen

Alexander Shelley is the keynote speaker at today’s Graduation Ceremony for the degree and PhD students of the Jacobs University in Bremen. Prof. Dr. Heinz-Otto Peitgen, president of the university and major supporter of the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, invited Shelley to speak …

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Shelley ignites “a glowing stream of beauty” in Liverpool

Alexander Shelley received glowing reviews for his performances with the Liverpool Philharmonic this week. “… young yet, nevertheless, hugely experienced and supremely talented Alexander Shelley takes this sublime team of musicians through each mini-symphony with such poise and grace, sorrow, happiness and impediment—Variation X has the woodwind imitate Elgar enthusiast’s, Dorry Penny, slight Stammer—so that, by journey’s end, the audience are applauding loudly in appreciation” …

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