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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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Nuremberg, Liverpool and Montepellier in May

April sees a busy mix in Alexander Shelley’s schedule, which leads him through Germany, England and France. He begins the the month in Franconia working with his Nürnberger Symphoniker on several programmes including Dvorak’s New World Symphony, Franck’s D-minor Symphony, Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess and Haydn’s 85th “La Reine”. …

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Royal Philharmonic and National Arts Centre Reviews

Alexander Shelley returned in mid-April to both the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London and long-time collaborators the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa. Shelley was joined by pianist Peter Jablonski in England, performing Rachmaninov’s Paganini Variations and by Lars Vogt in Canada, interpreting Mozart’s 24th Concerto. …

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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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