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Orchestra Course – OCYO

A two-day project with Oxfordshire's most advanced young musicians

04th January 2013

Central Music School, Oxfordshire

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9.00am

John conducts a short course for the Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra.

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CSO Family Concert: Music Around the World

A concert for all the family

19th January 2013

Central Hall, Southampton

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11.00am

Join John and the City of Southampton Orchestra for a fun packed concert suitable for all ages.  Phil Cheeseman returns to narrate and compere (www.csorchestra.org).

 

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Lecture-Recital: AMP Workshop

John collaborates with pianist Yllka Istrefi and composer Ash Madni

25th January 2013

Mary Ogilivie Theatre, St. Anne's College, University of Oxford

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6.00pm

John will direct a Harmony and Composition workshop for the Oxfordshire Advanced Musicianship Programme, in collaboration with St. Anne's College, University of Oxford. This event is part of the St. Anne’s Recital Series , and Oxfordshire Advanced Musicianship Programme, and includes a recital by pianist Yllka Istrefi at 6pm (http://yllka.com), and interview with composer Ash Madni.

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University of Oxford Conducting Seminar

John workshops advanced conductors on Mussorgsky's 'Pictures at an Exhibition'

01st February 2013

Denish Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, University of Oxford

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3.00-4.30pm

Providing a regular series of conducting and composition workshops at the University of Oxford, John leads advanced students through Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, in preparation for the full orchestra workshop with OCYO on Saturday 2nd February 2013.

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OCYO: Concerts for Schools

Two concerts, programme to include Mussorgsky (Ravel): Pictures at an Exhibition

01st February 2013

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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11.00am and 1.30pm

Fun concerts for younger audiences - programme to include Mussorgsky (arr. Ravel) Pictures at an Exhibition

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University of Oxford Conducting Workshop

John workshops advanced conductors on Mussorgsky's 'Pictures at an Exhibition'

02nd February 2013

Central Music School, Oxford

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9.30-12.30pm

Providing a regular series of conducting and composition workshops at the University of Oxford, John leads advanced students through Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. This event is with full orchestra, with the participation of the Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra.

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Nexus Orchestra – 4 premieres

John premieres new works by Golburn, Lunn, Furber, and Bond

14th February 2013

Dora Stoutzker Hall, Cardiff

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1.00pm

A programme of four concerto premieres, by composers Christopher Bond, Lewis Furber, Ben Lunn, and James Golborn.

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CHROMA

John conducts a workshop of new works by Oxford University composers

15th February 2013

Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, University of Oxford

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10.00-1.00, 2.00-5.00pm

John conducts visiting ensemble, CHROMA, in a workshop of compositions by leading undergraduate and postgraduate composers at the University of Oxford. (www.chromaensemble.co.uk / www.music.ox.ac.uk)

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Ensemble ISIS @ Oxford University

18th February 2013

Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, University of Oxford

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1.00pm

A programme of works by postgraduate composers at the University of Oxford, to include Dan Jeffries She was a German Doctor called Julia, Chris Garrard Night or nothing, Luke Lewis  ...and all watched over by machines of loving grace, Sam Fernando Half Moon and Utterance, and Eugene Birman Red Dessert.

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RWCMD Contemporary Music Group

Lutoslawski: Chain I, Birtwistle: Tragoedia, Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No.1

21st February 2013

Dora Stoutzker Hall Foyer, Cardiff

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6.00pm

This event concludes the RWCMD Contemporary Music Ensemble collaboration with the BCMG.

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OCYO: Oxfordshire Concerto Competition

Oxford Philomusica and the Oxfordshire County Music Service

02nd March 2013

Central Music School, Oxford

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7.30pm

Semi-final of the Oxfordshire Concerto Competition: Strauss Horn Concerto No.1, I (Sarah Johnson), Korngold Violin Concerto, I (Makoto Nakata), Nielsen Flute Concerto (Ellie Nugent), Ney Rosauro Concerto for Marimba, I and IV (Jack Chown), York Bowen Concerto for Viola (Anna Hughes), Bruch Violin Concerto (Bethan Rose, Leo Appel)

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Oxford Philomusica

Composition workshop for the University of Oxford

07th March 2013

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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10.00-12.00pm

John will conduct the Oxford Philomusica in a workshop of compositions by students from Oxford University (www.oxfordphil.com / www.music.ox.ac.uk)

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Lecture-Recital: AMP Workshop

John collaborates with Laura Lucas (Flute) and Daniel Swain (Piano)

08th March 2013

Mary Ogilivie Theatre, St. Anne's College, University of Oxford

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6.00pm

John will direct a Harmony and Composition workshop for the Oxfordshire Advanced Musicianship Programme, in collaboration with St. Anne's College, University of Oxford.  This event is part of the St. Anne’s Recital Series and includes a recital by Laura Lucas (flute) and Daniel Swain (piano) at 6pm

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Lecture-Recital: AMP Workshop

John collaborates with pianist Madalina Rusu

08th March 2013

Mary Ogilivie Theatre, St. Anne's College, University of Oxford

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6.00pm

John will direct a Harmony and Composition workshop for the Oxfordshire Advanced Musicianship Programme, in collaboration with St. Anne's College, University of Oxford.  This event is part of the St. Anne’s Recital Series and includes a recital by pianist Madalina Rusu at 6pm.

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NSO, with Madalina Rusu

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5, Brahms: Symphony No.2

09th March 2013

Corn Exchnage, Newbury

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7.30pm

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Royal Holloway Symphony Orchestra

Britten: Passacaglia, Poulenc: Gloria, Dvorak Symphony No.9

16th March 2013

The Great Hall, City of London School

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7.30pm

Poulenc Gloria (conducted by Rupert Gough, Director of Choral Music, Royal Holloway), Britten Passacaglia from Peter Grimes, Dvorak Symphony No.9

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Instrumental Workshop 1 – Symphony Hall, Birmingham / OCMS commission

John works with young instrumentalists from across Oxfordshire

22nd March 2013

Chilton Primary School, and Willowcroft School, Didcot

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9.00-11.00am, 11.00-1.00pm

John's school visits continue, working with First Access instrumentalists across Oxfordshire as part of the OCMS 2014 massed ensemble commission, to be premiered  on Friday 14th March 2014 at Symphony Hall, Birmingham (for Symphony Orchestra plus 300 young singers and instrumentalists)

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CSO: Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky

The Fairy's Kiss, Romeo and Juliet, Symphony No.5

23rd March 2013

St. Mary's Church, Southampton

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7.30pm

John conduct's the City of Southampton Orchestra -  Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet,  Stravinsky  Divertimento from ‘The Fairy’s Kiss’, and Tchaikovsky Symphony no.5. Also see www.csorchestra.org

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RWCMD Concert Orchestra

Recording session

28th March 2013

Dora Stoutzker HaLL, Cardiff

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10.00am-5.00pm

John will conduct and record 7 new works by RWCMD composers, with the RWCMD Concert Orchestra

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John works with maestro Valery Gergiev

Oxford Philomusica, University of Oxford residency

01st April 2013

Sheldonian Theatre

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2.00pm

John will be mentored by maestro Valery Gergiev on Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings, with the Oxford Philomusica (see 'events' for other performances with the Oxford Philomusica)

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OCYO residency @ Radley

2nd-5th April 2013

02nd April 2013

Radley College, Oxfordshire

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OCYO starts work on Strauss: Don Juan, Britten: Four Sea Interludes, and Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2, in preparation for their summer tour to Italy.

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Oxford Philomusica: Oxfordshire Concerto Competition 2013

Korngold: Violin Concerto, Strauss: Horn Concerto No.1, Liebermann: Flute Concerto

20th April 2013

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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7.30pm

Korngold Violin Concerto, op.35 (Makoto Nakata), Lowell Liebermann Flute Concerto (Ellie Nugent), Strauss Horn Concerto, op.11 (Sarah Johnson).

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University of Oxford Conducting Seminar

John workshops advanced conductors on Mussorgsky's 'Pictures at an Exhibition'

22nd April 2013

Denish Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, University of Oxford

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3.00-4.30pm

Providing a regular series of conducting and composition workshops at the University of Oxford, John leads advanced students through Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, in preparation for the full orchestra workshop with OCYO on Saturday 27th April 2013.

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City of Southampton Orchestra, with Juliette Roos

Sibelius: Symphony No.7, Bruch: Violin Concerto, Dvorak: Symphony No.8

27th April 2013

Romsey Abbey, Hampshire

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7.30pm

John and the CSO welcome Juliette Roos, recipient of the BBC Young Musician Walter Todds Bursary Prize.

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University of Oxford Conducting Workshop

John workshops advanced conductors on Mussorgsky's 'Pictures at an Exhibition'

27th April 2013

Central Music School, Oxford

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9.30-12.30pm

Providing a regular series of conducting and composition workshops at the University of Oxford, John leads advanced students through Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. This event is with full orchestra, with the participation of the Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra.

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Composer Workshop 1 of 3 – Symphony Hall, Birmingham / OCMS commission

John works with young composers from across Oxfordshire

04th May 2013

Central Music School, Oxford

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1.00-3.00pm

John's presents the first of three composer workshops, working with young Oxfordshire composers, for his OCMS massed ensemble commission, to be premiered  on Friday 14th March 2014 at Symphony Hall, Birmingham (for Symphony Orchestra plus 300 young singers and instrumentalists)

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Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

CSO and WSO

11th May 2013

Taunton's College, Southampton

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2.30-7.00pm (performance at 6.15pm)

John conducts the final instalment of the collaboration between the City of Southampton Orchestra and Winchester Symphony Orchestra.  This unique education project has featured professional, amateur, and student musicians, from across Hampshire.

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Oxford Philomusica

Britten Tribute: English String

17th May 2013

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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8.00pm

Elgar Introduction and Allegro (Charlotte Scott, Alexandra Wood, Jon Thorne, Sebastian Comberti)

Tippet Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli (Alexandra Wood, Charlotte Scott, Sebastian Comberti)

Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings (John Mark Ainsley, Richard Dilley)

Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge

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Newbury Spring Festival – Family Concert

Poulenc: The Story of Babar the Elephant (Chris de Souza), and works by Britten

18th May 2013

Corn Exchange, Newbury

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3.00pm

Britten Courtly Dances from Gloriana

Poulenc The Story of Babar the Elephant (narrated by Chris de Souza)

Brahms Hungarian Dance No.5

Britten Matinees Musicales

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Composer Workshop 2 of 3 – Symphony Hall, Birmingham / OCMS commission

John works with young composers from across Oxfordshire

25th May 2013

Central Music School, Oxford

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10.00am-12.00pm

John's presents the second of three composer workshops, working with young Oxfordshire composers, for his OCMS massed ensemble commission, to be premiered  on Friday 14th March 2014 at Symphony Hall, Birmingham (for Symphony Orchestra plus 300 young singers and instrumentalists)

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Premiere: Fanfare for Two Trumpets

London Fanfare Trumpets

01st June 2013

Aylesford Priory, Kent

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2.00pm

London Fanfare Trumpets premiere John's latest ceremonial commission - http://www.londonfanfaretrumpets.com/

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Instrumental Workshop 2 – Symphony Hall, Birmingham / OCMS commission

John works with young instrumentalists from across Oxfordshire

04th June 2013

Wallingford School and Edward Field Primary School

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9.00-11.00am, 2.00-4.00pm

John's school visits continue, working with First Access instrumentalists across Oxfordshire as part of the OCMS 2014 massed ensemble commission, to be premiered  on Friday 14th March 2014 at Symphony Hall, Birmingham (for Symphony Orchestra plus 300 young singers and instrumentalists)

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Recital – David Sadlier (Tenor), Lelia Sadlier (Piano)

Programme to include Traill: Two Songs to Celebrate the Benjamin Britten Centenary

07th June 2013

St. Anne's College, University of Oxford

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6.00pm

David and Lelia Sadlier, on tour from the USA, present the first of their performances of John's Two Songs to Celebrate the Benjamin Britten Centenary (premiered Dec 2012, St. Martins-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London)

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Composer Workshop 3 of 3 – Symphony Hall, Birmingham / OCMS commission

John works with young composers from across Oxfordshire

08th June 2013

Central Music School, Oxford

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1.00-3.00pm

John's presents the final composer workshop, working with young Oxfordshire composers, for his OCMS massed ensemble commission, to be premiered  on Friday 14th March 2014 at Symphony Hall, Birmingham (for Symphony Orchestra plus 300 young singers and instrumentalists)

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Composer-in-Residence, Cornish American Song Institute

A one-week residency involving performances, lectures, and workshops

15th June 2013

Falmouth, Cornwall

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9.00am

John's collaboration with the Cornish American Song Institute continues for another year. For more details please see http://casonginstitute.org/

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Recital – David Sadlier (Tenor), Lelia Sadlier (Piano)

Programme to include Traill: Two Songs to Celebrate the Benjamin Britten Centenary

23rd June 2013

The Foundling Museum, London

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1.00pm

David and Lelia Sadlier, on tour from the USA, present another performance of John's Two Songs to Celebrate the Benjamin Britten Centenary (premiered Dec 2012, St. Martins-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London)

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Recital – David Sadlier (Tenor), Lelia Sadlier (Piano)

Programme to include Traill: Two Songs to Celebrate the Benjamin Britten Centenary

24th June 2013

St. Peter’s Church, Notting Hill, London

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1.00pm

David and Lelia Sadlier, on tour from the USA, present another performance of John's Two Songs to Celebrate the Benjamin Britten Centenary (premiered Dec 2012, St. Martins-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London)

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OCYO Gala Concert 2013

Strauss: Don Juan, Bruch: Violin Concerto, Britten: Four Sea Interludes

05th July 2013

Town Hall, Oxford

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7.30pm

The Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra presents it's final concert before the summer tour programme begins. Programme to also include John Rutter's The Sprig of Thyme with a massed choir from Oxfordshire schools.  The soloists will feature in the Bruch - Leo Appel, Bethany Rose, and Alexander Guinesekera

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OCYO @ NFMY

Strauss: Don Juan

06th July 2013

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

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10.00am

The Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra feature in the National Festival of Music for Youth's final exhibition, having qualified from the regionals earlier this year, performing Richard Strauss' epic tone poem, Don Juan.

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OCYO Italy Tour 2013, Concert 1

Strauss: Don Juan, Britten: Four Sea Interludes, Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2

22nd July 2013

Basilica di San Pietro, Perugia, Italy

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9.00pm

The first of five OCYO tour concerts begins at the stunning Basilica di San Pietro, Perugia, Italy.

 

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OCYO Italy Tour 2013, Concert 2

Strauss: Don Juan, Britten: Four Sea Interludes, Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2

23rd July 2013

Chiesa San Francesco, Terni, Italy

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9.00pm

The second of five OCYO tour concerts at the stunning Chiesa San Francesco, Terni, Italy.

 

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OCYO Italy Tour 2013, Concert 3

Strauss: Don Juan, Britten: Four Sea Interludes, Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2

24th July 2013

Orvieto Duomo, Orvieto, Italy

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5.00pm

The third of five OCYO tour concerts at the stunning Orvieto Duomo, Orvieto, Italy.

 

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OCYO Italy Tour 2013, Concert 4

Strauss: Don Juan, Britten: Four Sea Interludes, Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2

25th July 2013

Museo San Francesco, Montefalco

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9.00pm

The penultimate OCYO tour concert at the stunning Museo San Francesco, Montefalco, Italy.

 

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OCYO Italy Tour 2013, Concert 5

Strauss: Don Juan, Britten: Four Sea Interludes, Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2

28th July 2013

Town Hall, Oxford

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7.30pm

OCYO present their final year concert.

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Oxford Proms Orchestra, with Michael Collins

10th August 2013

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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7.30pm

Arvo Part Cantus in Memorium Benjamin Britten, Mozart Clemenza di Tito overture, Clarinet Concerto (soloist Michael Collins), Haydn Symphony No. 104 (‘London’).

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Oxford Proms Orchestra – ‘Classical Pops’

An evening of the most popular classics

17th August 2013

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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7.30pm

Grieg Concert for Piano in A minor (soloist Mami Shikimori), Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending, Saint-Saens ‘the swan’ from Carnival of the Animals, Fantasia on Greensleaves, Offenbach Orpheus and the Underworld overture, and other popular classics.

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OCYO: Workshop

Analysis and Composition workshop, with orchestra, for the AMP

12th October 2013

Centre for Music, Oxford

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11am

John conducts a workshop with the Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra, for the Oxfordshire Advanced Musicianship Programme.  Repertoire to include Bernstein Candide Overture, Borodin Polovtsien Dances, and Britten Passacaglia from Peter Grimes.

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Robert Saxton Birthday Concert

Ensemble ISIS, with Simon Desbruslais (Trumpet)

11th November 2013

Holywell Music Room, Oxford

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8.00pm

A celebratory concert in the presence of the composer. Programme to include Psalm - A song of Ascents (1992), Shakespeare Scenes for Solo Trumpet and String Orchestra (2013), and a new work John and past/present Oxford composers that have worked with Robert, built upon his Little Prelude, written for Ensemble ISIS in 2003.

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OCYO @ the Royal Albert Hall

Strauss Don Juan, Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No.1

12th November 2013

Royal Albert Hall

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7.30pm

John and OCYO conclude the National Festival for Youth 'Proms' at the Royal Albert Hall

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CSO: Britten, Bourgeois, and Shostakovich

with Michael Buchanan (Trombone)

16th November 2013

Thornden Hall, Chandlers Ford

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7.30pm

John conducts his 10th season with the City of Southampton Orchestra, opening with Britten Pas de Six from Prince of the Pagodas, Bourgeois Trombone Concerto (Michael Buchanan, prize-winner, Haverhill Sinfonia Concerto Competition 2013), and Shostakovitch Symphony No.8.                                                

 

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Britten Centenary: ‘Friday Afternoons’

Massed choir and orchestra, from across Oxfordshire

22nd November 2013

Sheldonian Theatre

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12.30pm

On what would have been Benjamin Britten's 100th birthday, John conducts a massed performance of his Friday Afternoons op.7, accompanied by the Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra.

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NSO, with Christopher Terepin

Dvorak: Cello Concerto, Sibelius: Finlandia, Symphony No.7

23rd November 2013

St. Nicholas Church, Newbury

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7.45pm

Newbury Symphony Orchestra, on of the oldest nonprofessional orchestras in the UK, launch their 2013-14 season.

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Conducting Workshop, University of Oxford

Wagner Siegfried Idyll

30th November 2013

Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, Oxford

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2-5pm

John leads a workshop of student conductors. Repertoire: Wagner Siegfried Idyll. Orchestra provided by OUMS (Oxford University Music Society).  A preparatory seminar, for participants, will precede this event, on Monday 25th November 2013 (MT wk 7), LRA, Faculty of Music, 2-4pm.

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OCYO: Christmas Concert

07th December 2013

Central Music School

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11.00am (tbc)

Programme to follow

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Lord Mayor’s Carol Concert

22nd December 2013

Town Hall, Oxford

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2.30pm (tbc)

Merry Christmas!

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CSO: Family Concert

'Music and Animals'

25th January 2014

Central Hall, Southampton

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11.00am

Another fun-packed concert for all the family - programme to include Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf, Elgar Wand of Youth Suite (excerpts), John Williams Jurassic Park, Saint Saens Carnival of the Animals (excerpts). Phil Cheeseman narrates.

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OCYO: Concerts for Schools

Two concerts, programme to include Bernstein Candide and Borodin Polovtsien Dances

31st January 2014

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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11.00am and 1.30pm

Fun concerts for younger audiences - programme to include Bernstein Candide and Borodin Polovtsien Dances

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Oxfordshire Concerto Competition, Semi-final

   

09th February 2014

Centre for Music, Oxford

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7.30pm

EDVARD GRIEG – Piano Concerto in A minor, I. Allegro molto moderato (Zizhou Zhang)

ÉDOUARD LALO - Cello Concerto in D minor, I. Prelude, lento - Allegro maestoso (Frankie Carr)

JEAN SIBELIUS - Violin Concerto, Op. 47, I. Allegro moderato (Enyuan Khong)

RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS - Concerto in A minor for Oboe and Strings III. (Tim Keasley)

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART - Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466, I. Allegro (Francesco Browne)

CARL NIELSEN - Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, D.F.119, I. Allegro moderato (Daniel Shao)

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Ensemble ISIS, Composition Workshop

7 new works by leading Oxford composers, with Robert Saxton and Martyn Harry

10th February 2014

Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, Oxford University

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1.30-4.30pm

Cydonie Banting Ithaca

Finn Keane Canario

Lewis Coenen-Rowe A Machine Like No Other

Jo Currie Fugitive Places

Toby Huelin Time Piece

Daniel Lewis Phi

Frankie Perry Elegy

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Oxford Philomusica

Composition Workshop

22nd February 2014

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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10am

John conducts a workshops of new works by leading composers at the University of Oxford

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Ensemble ISIS with Judith Weir

A recital for Judith Weir's residency at Oxford University

26th February 2014

Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, Oxford University

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1.00pm

Judith Weir Tiger under the Table (2002)

Joseph Currie Invisible Priests (2014)

Judith Weir Rain and Mist Are on the Mountain, I’d Better Buy Some Shoes (2005)

Nick Morish Praecox

Judith Weir Blue-Green Hill (2013)

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CHROMA @ OXFORD

28th February 2014

Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, Oxford University

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10.00-1.00pm, 2.00-5.00pm

John conducts a workshop of compositions by undergraduate and postgraduate composers at the University of Oxford

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Oxford Philomusica: Oxfordshire Concerto Competition 2014

Programme details of the Final concert to be announced mid-February 2014

06th March 2014

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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7.30pm

Programme details of the Final concert to be announced mid-February 2014

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OCYO at Symphony Hall

John Traill 'Lightbobs' for massed choir and orchestra (premiere)

15th March 2014

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

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7.30pm

OCYO conclude the Oxfordshire County Music Service Gala event at Symphony Hall, Birmingham.

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NSO: Rachmaninov Symphony No.2

29th March 2014

St. Nicholas Church, Newbury

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7.45pm

Newbury Symphony Orchestra's mid-season concert features a return to St. Nicholas church with Rachmaninov's celebrated second symphony.

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Brasilia Residency, St Anne’s Camarata with Simon Desbruslais

7th-13th April, 2014. Featuring world premiere of John's Serenade for Flugelhorn and String Orchestra

07th April 2014

University of Brasilia Music School, Brazil

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A series of conducting, composition, and performance workshops, and a final concert:

Mozart Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K.546

Purcell Trumpet Sonata

Warlock Capriol Suite

Handel Trumpet Suite in D Major

Britten Six Metamorphosen After Ovid, ‘Niobe’   (trumpet)

Elgar Serenade for Strings   

Traill Serenade for Flugelhorn and String Orchestra (World Premiere)

Bruch Kol Nidrei    (arr. Paul Wood)

Elgar Salut d’amore  (arr. Christo Pavlov)

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OCYO residency @ Radley 2014

14th-17th April 2014. Strauss, Respighi, Shostakovich

14th April 2014

Radley College, Oxfordshire

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Strauss Der Rosenkavalier Suite

Respighi Pines of Rome

Shostakovich Symphony no.5

 

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Conducting Workshop, University of Oxford

with the Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra

03rd May 2014

OCMS, Bayards Hill School, Waynflete Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 8GA

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9.30am-12.45pm

John leads a workshop of student conductors. Repertoire: Respighi Pines of Rome. This event is in partnership with the Oxfordshire County Music Service.  A preparatory seminar, for participants, will take place on Monday 28th April 2014, LRA (Faculty of Music), 2-4pm.

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CSO, with Joseph Shiner

Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel, Weber: Clarinet Concerto no.2, Saint-Saens: Symphony No.3 ("Organ")

10th May 2014

Romsey Abbey

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7.30pm

The CSO welcomes Making Music Young Concert Artist, Joseph Shiner, to perform the Weber Clarinet Concerto no.2, in this animated programme.

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CSO @ Hilliers, Romsey

Fun for all the family - open air concert with fireworks!

07th June 2014

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Romsey

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7.30pm

Strauss - Radetsky March

Sibelius Finlandia
Grieg peer gynt suite no1

Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet

RVW English Folk Song Suite
Strauss The Blue danube
Filmscores, to include Gladiator, and The Dambusters
Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture

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NSO with Kennet Opera

08th June 2014

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7.30pm

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Cornish American Song Institute

9th-29th June 2014. Composer in Residence, Cornish American Song Institute

09th June 2014

Oxford and Cornwall

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Composer in Residence, writing, lecturing, and conducting.

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Ensemble ISIS and Birtwistle

A concert for Sir Harrison Birtwistle, celebrating his honorary doctorate at Oxford

25th June 2014

Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford

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7.15pm

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CSO Summer Concert

Nielson: Helios Overture, Grieg: Peer Gynt Suites, Sibelius: Symphony No.1

05th July 2014

St. Mary's Church, Southampton

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7.30pm

John and the CSO conclude the 2013-14 season.

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‘Two Songs for the Britten Centenary’

David and Lelia Sadlier perform John's songs at the American Church, Berlin

06th July 2014

American Church, Berlin

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7.30pm

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‘Two Songs for the Britten Centenary’

David and Lelia Sadlier perform John's songs in Kiefersfelden, Germany

09th July 2014

Kiefersfelden, Germany

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7.30pm

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OCYO Gala Concert

11th July 2014

Town Hall, Oxford

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7.30pm

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OCYO – Bad Schmiederberg, Germany

2014 Germany Tour

21st July 2014

Festhalle, Bad Schiedeberg, Germany

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7.30pm

Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier Suite

Respighi - Pines of Rome

Shostakovich - Symphony No.5

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OCYO – Dresden

2014 Germany Tour

22nd July 2014

St Pauli Ruine, Dresden

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7pm

Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier Suite

Respighi - Pines of Rome

Shostakovich - Symphony No.5

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OCYO – Grimma, Germany

2014 Germany Tour

23rd July 2014

Frauenkirche, Grimma

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7.30pm

Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier Suite

Respighi - Pines of Rome

Shostakovich - Symphony No.5

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OCYO – Quidlingberg

2014 Germany Tour

24th July 2014

Palais Saalfeldt

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8pm

Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier Suite

Respighi - Pines of Rome

Shostakovich - Symphony No.5

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OCYO Grand Gala Concert

27th July 2014

Town Hall, Oxford

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7.30pm

After a successful tour to Germany, OCYO present their final 2013-14 concert.

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OCYO – Oxford

2014 Germany Tour - Final Concert

27th July 2014

Town Hall, Oxford

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7.30pm

Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier Suite

Respighi - Pines of Rome

Shostakovich - Symphony No.5

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Oxford Proms Orchestra – Sheherazade

16th August 2014

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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7.30pm

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Op 18

Rimsky - Korsakov  Symphonic Suite Sheherazade Op 35

Oxford Proms Orchestra

Mami Shikimori – piano

John Traill – conductor

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CSO – Adams, Beethoven, Stravinsky

The CSO launches their 2014/15 season!

15th November 2014

Thornden Hall, Hampshire

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7.30pm

John Adams - Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Beethoven - Violin Concerto

Stravinsky - Petrushka (1947)

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NSO

Season Launch

22nd November 2014

St Nicholas Church, Newbury

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7.30pm

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St Anne’s Camerata @ the JdP

St Anne's Camerata perform for the M@SH Marathon at the Jacqueline du Pre Music Building

23rd January 2015

Jacqueline du Pre Music Building, St Hilda's College, Oxford

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7.00pm

A varied programme of contemporary music, including the premier of John's Equale for Horn, String Quartet and String Orchestra

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CSO – Family Concert

All aboard!

24th January 2015

Central Hall, Southampton

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11am

All aboard! - for a travel themed concert for all the family!

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St Anne’s Camerata Workshop

Outreach programme for Oxfordshire composers

30th January 2015

Mary Ogilvie Theatre, Oxford

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6.00pm

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OCYO @ the Sheldonian

OCYO present Adams Short Ride in a Fast Machine and more!

30th January 2015

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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11am and 1.45pm

Adams Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Williams Star Wars

Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade

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Oxfordshire Concerto Competition

OCMS and the Oxford Philomusica present the third year of this competition

08th February 2015

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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7.00pm

Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue, Elgar Cello Concerto, Saint-Saens Violin Concerto No.3

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Ensemble ISIS with Joe Cutler

Composition Workshop

09th February 2015

Denis Arnold Hall, Oxford

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2pm

John conducts works by University of Oxford composers

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Beyond the Dots series: Christopher Redgate

Informative recitals that open up music!

13th February 2015

Mary Ogilvie Theatre, Oxford

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6.30pm

Christopher Redgate presents five oboes, including the Lupophon!

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Ensemble ISIS – the music of Rebecca Saunders

26th February 2015

Denis Arnold Hall, Oxford

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1pm

John conducts a varied programme of music by Rebecca Saunders and postgraduate composers at the University of Oxford

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New Music Players

Composition workshops at the University of Oxford

27th February 2015

Denis Arnold Hall, Oxford

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10-1, 2-5

Contemporary music workshop at Oxford University

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Beyond the Dots series: New Music Players

Informative recitals that open up the music!

27th February 2015

Mary Ogilvie Theatre, Oxford

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6.30pm

John and the NMP open up music by Xenakis and Skempton

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St Anne’s Camerata

with the Maxwell Quartet and Pippa Hampton

13th March 2015

Mary Ogilvie Theatre, St Anne's College, Oxford

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7.00pm

Traill Equale

Harry Come, Spring

F. Strauss Nocturne

Sibelius Serenade in C

Holmes Aurora (premier)

Hyde String Quartet

Saxton String Quartet No.3

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NSO – Strauss, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky

14th March 2015

St Nicholas Church, Newbury

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7.30pm

Strauss Horn Concerto No.1

Mendelssohn Nocturne from A Midsummer Night's Dream

Tchaikovsky Symphony No.5

 

 

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OCYO @ the Sheldonian Theatre

OMEP Partnership concert featuring University Orchestrators and Oxfordshire Choirs

14th March 2015

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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11am

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CSO – Smetena, Strauss, Dvorak

21st March 2015

Thornden Hall

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7.30pm

Smetena - Wallenstein's Camp

Strauss  - Horn Concerto No.2

Dvorak - Symphony No.6

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RWCMD Orchestra Recordings

18 works by RWCMD composers!

23rd March 2015

Dora Stoutsker Hall, RWCMD, Cardiff

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2-9pm

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OCYO @ Radley

OCYO Easter Residential Course 2015

30th March 2015

Radley College, Oxon

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Copland Symphony no.3

Bernstein Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Stravinsky Firebird Suite

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Oxford Conducting Institute

Workshop with OCYO for conducting students at the University of Oxford

02nd May 2015

CMS, Oxfordshire

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10am

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CSO – Romsey Abbey

16th May 2015

Romsey Abbey, Hampshire

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7.30pm

Holst - The Perfect Fool

Mussorgsky / Ravel - Pictures at an Exhibition

Brahms - Symphony No.4

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St Anne’s Camerata, with Greg Martin

05th June 2015

Mary Ogilvie Theatre, Oxford

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6.30pm

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City of Southampton Orchestra @ Hilliers

Summer concert with fireworks!

06th June 2015

Hilliers Gardens, Romsey

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7pm

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Newbury Symphony Orchestra – BBC TEN PIECES

07th June 2015

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3pm

Beethoven Symphony No.5

Mozart Horn Concerto No.3

Traill Equale

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Beyond the Dots Series: CASI @ St Anne’s

12th June 2015

Mary Ogilvie Theatre, Oxford

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6.30pm

The premier of four new songs for the Cornish American Song Institute, part of John's 2014-15 Composer-in-Residence

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OCYO @ Dorchester Abbey

10th July 2015

Dorchester Abbey

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7pm

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OCYO Poland Tour

Copland, Bernstein, Stravinsky!

25th July 2015

Poland

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Copland Symphony No.3

Bernstein Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Stravinsky Firebird Suite

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OCYO @ the Sheldonian: Copland, Stravinsky, Bernstein

28th July 2015

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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Oxford Proms Orchestra @ the Sheldonian

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15th August 2015

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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7.00pm

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St Anne’s Camerata – End of Summer Concert

John and the St Anne's Camerata perform at the college alumni garden party

19th September 2015

Mary Ogilvie Theatre, Oxford

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6.30pm

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St Anne’s Camerata: Beyond the Dots 2015-16 launch

John and the St Anne's Camerata launch the 2015-16 Beyond the Dots series, with guest soloist Simon Desbruslais (trumpet)

23rd October 2015

Mary Ogilvie Theatre, St Anne's College, Oxford

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6.30pm

Grieg Two Melodies, Op.53

I. Norwegian, II. The First Meeting

 Elgar Elegy, Op.58

 Grieg Two Elegiac Melodies, Op.34

I. Heart’s Wound, II. Last Spring

 Haydn Concerto for Trumpet in Eb major

I. Allegro, II. Andante, III. Allegro

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OCI: Conducting Seminar

John (Director) and Cayenna Ponchione (Conducting Associate) lead the Oxford Conducting Institute introductory seminar for students at Oxford University (This event is a precursor to the Thursday 12th November workshops)

04th November 2015

Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music Oxford

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2pm

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Ensemble ISIS David Blake 80th Birthday concert

Ensemble ISIS, conducted by John Traill, will perform the music of David Blake, to mark the composer’s 80th birthday on 4 November in the DAH at 5.15pm. The concert will feature his great work for 11 piece ensemble From the Mattress Grave. Also featured are DPhil composer Joseph Currie’s Fugitive Pieces and solo piano pieces by Hanns Eisler performed by DMus Robert Keeley.

04th November 2015

Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, Oxford University

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5.15pm

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OCI: Conducting Workshop, Grieg Holberg Suite

John Traill (Director, OCI) and Cayenna Ponchione (Conducting Associate) leads the Oxford Conducting Institute in workshops at the University of Oxford

07th November 2015

Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, Oxford University

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2pm

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OCI: Conducting Seminar

John (Director) and Cayenna Ponchione (Conducting Associate) lead the Oxford Conducting Institute introductory seminar for students at Oxford University (This event is a precursor to the Thursday 12th November workshops)

09th November 2015

Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music Oxford

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2pm

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OCI: Conducting Workshop, Grieg Holberg Suite

John Traill (Director, OCI) and Cayenna Ponchione (Conducting Associate) leads the Oxford Conducting Institute in workshops at the University of Oxford

12th November 2015

Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music Oxford

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11am-1pm, 2pm-5pm

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CSO: Adams, Sibelius, Rachmaninov

John and the CSO open the season with Adams Chairman Dances, Sibelius Violin Concerto, Rachmaninoff Symphonic Dances

14th November 2015

Thornden Hall, Chandlers Ford, Southampton

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7.30pm

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Conducting Workshops, University of Hull

John leads conducting workshops at the University of Hull

04th December 2015

University of Hull

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10am-5pm

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St Anne’s Camerata, London

Join the St Anne's Camerata, the London Pipes and Drums, and massed youth choirs from Oxfordshire, for a Christmas concert for all the family!

10th December 2015

Freemasons Hall, London

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7pm

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BBC Young Musician of the Year

John will be on the adjudication panel for the second round of the percussion competition.

12th December 2015

Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

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BBC Young Musician of the Year 2016

John will be on the adjudication panel for the second round of the percussion competition.

13th December 2015

Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

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The Bonn Choir and OCYO, Lord Mayor’s Carol Concert

Join the Lord Mayor, OCYO, The Bonn Choir, conducted by John

20th December 2015

Town Hall, Oxford

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3pm

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OCYO Christmas Course

2-day orchestra course: Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances and Strauss Death and Transfiguration

21st December 2015

Centre for Music, Bayards Hill, Oxford

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CSO: FAMILY CONCERT – BLAST OFF!

An intergalactic adventure for all the family! We were delighted to welcome dancers from New Forest School of Dance and Alex Boxley from Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium to make these our most fun-packed family concerts yet!

23rd January 2016

Central Hall, Southampton

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11.00am and 14.00pm

Barry Gray – Thunderbirds March
arr. Custer – Star Trek Through The Years
Debussy arr. Caplet – Claire de Lune
Daniel Dorff – Blast Off!
Holst – Venus from The Planets
John Williams – Leia's Theme from Star Wars
John Williams – Star Wars: Main Title Theme

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St Anne’s Camerata – M@SH Marathon

A concert with soloist Simon Desbruslais (trumpet) and composer Deborah Pritchard, also including the premiere of Flight by Richard English

29th January 2016

Jacqueline du Pre Music Building, Oxford

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7.00pm

Deborah Pritchard Skyspace (soloist Simon Desbruslais)

Richard English Flight (world premiere)

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Premiere: Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra (Simon Desbruslais)

Bringing together secondary school audiences, Simon and John premiere a new trumpet concerto, alongside other symphonic repertoire with OCYO. Supported by Artswork and Arts Council England.

29th January 2016

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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2.00pm

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OCYO Concerts for Schools

Educational concerts with the Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra, to 1000+ schoolchildren from across the region. 10am and 11.30am.

29th January 2016

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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10am and 11.30am

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Oxfordshire Concerto Competition, Semi-final

John conducts OCYO and six semi-finalists

06th February 2016

OCMS Centre for Music, Oxford

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7.30pm

Prokofiev Violin Concerto no.2 (Emma Lisney)

Grieg Piano Concerto (Harry Baker)

Strauss Horn Concerto no.1 (Myrddin Rees-Davies)

Mozart Clarinet Concerto (Ben Clapin and David Mears)

Dvorak Cello Concerto (Rebecca McNaught)

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Ensemble ISIS Composition Workshop

John conducts large ensemble works by the finest Oxford composers, with Martyn Harry and Robert Saxton

08th February 2016

Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, University of Oxford

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2.00pm

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St Anne’s Camerata

Workshop and recording of new works by budding Oxfordshire composers

12th February 2016

Mary Ogilvie Theatre, St Anne's College, Oxford

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7.00pm

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Ensemble ISIS with Bent Sorensen

Ensemble ISIS present a concert of music with Bent Sorensen and Oxford University composers

24th February 2016

Dennis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, University of Oxford

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5.15pm

Bent Sorensen Pantomimes (soloist Carson Becke, piano)

John Willis new work

Bent Sorensen Nocturnal (soloist William Foster, trombone)

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CHROMA @ Oxford Faculty of Music

John conducts CHROMA in a day of composition workshop at the Oxford University Faculty of Music

26th February 2016

Faculty of Music, University of Oxford

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10.00-17.00

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OCI Workshop: Elgar and Walton

Oxford Conducting Institute workshop for Oxford University Conductors

27th February 2016

OCMS Centre for Music

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9.30-12.30

Walton Johannesburg Festival Overture

Elgar Enigma Variations

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Oxfordshire Concerto Competition, Final

John conduct's three finalists and the Oxford Philharmonic orchestra. More details...

10th March 2016

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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7.30pm

Prokofiev Violin Concerto no.2 (Emma Lisney)

Strauss Horn Concerto no.1 (Myrddin Rees-Davies)

Mozart Clarinet Concerto (David Mears)

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Outreach: Percussion workshop

John and Joint Venture Percussion Duo lead a day of workshops for 400 Oxfordshire Children, featuring John's new Double Concerto for Vibraphone and Marimba

16th March 2016

OCMS Centre for Music

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10.00-19.00

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Premiere: Double Concerto for Vibraphone and Marimba

John conducts OCYO with soloists Joint Venture Percussion Duo in a programme also featuring a major new work by Bob Chilcott and a massed choir, organised by Age Concern UK.

18th March 2016

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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7.30pm

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CSO, JVP2, and John’s new concerto

Joint Venture Percussion Duo premiere, with conductor Cayenna Ponchione, John's Double Concerto for Vibraphone and Marimba

19th March 2016

Thornden Hall, Chandlers Ford

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7.30pm

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Premiere: John’s ‘Three Orchestral Minatures’

The culmination of a 3 month composition project at Burford School, this piece incorporates features from Ralph Vaughan Williams English Folk Suite in a fun educational way.

23rd March 2016

Burford School

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7.30pm

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Harmony Course for AS and ALevel

Intensive harmony course for AS and A level students, presented by the Oxfordshire County Music Service Advanced Musicianship Programme, 31st March - 1st April 2016

31st March 2016

Central Music Service, Oxford

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2-day course

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OCYO Easter Residential, 5th-8th April

Intensive orchestral training course on Rachmaninoff Symphonic Dances, Strauss Death and Transfiguration, and Dvorak Carnival Overture

05th April 2016

Radley College

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St Anne’s Camerata: Spring Serenades

A varied programme of string repertoire, including contemporary works by Martyn Harry and Richard English

16th April 2016

Mary Ogilvie Theatre, St Anne's College, Oxford

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6.00pm

Kalinnikov             Serenade for Strings

Richard English    Flight

Grieg                      ‘Norwegian’, from Two Melodies, op.53; ‘Last Spring’, from Two Elegiac Melodies,op.34

Martyn Harry         Come, Spring

Elgar                        Serenade for Strings in E minor, op.20

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CSO: Alexandra Lomeiko and Elgar Symphony No.2

Smyth The Wreckers Overture, Butterworth A Shropshire Lad, Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending, Elgar Symphony No.2

21st May 2016

Romsey Abbey

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7.30pm

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Premiere: Four Cornish Songs

David and Lelia Sadlier premiere John's Four Cornish Songs at the award winning Beyond the Dots recital series. More details to follow.

03rd June 2016

Mary Ogilvie Theatre, St Anne's College, Oxford

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6.30pm

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OCI: Conducting Seminar, Strauss ‘Death and Transfiguration’

John (Director) and Cayenna Ponchione (Conducting Associate) lead a preparatory seminar for Oxford University conductors, ahead of the Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra workshop on Saturday 11th June 2016.

06th June 2016

Denis Arnold Hall, Faculty of Music, Oxford University

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2pm

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Cornish American Song Institute 2016

Bringing their week residency to a close, working with John as composer-in-residence, the Cornish American Song Institute present a varied programme, showcasing 24 artists.

10th June 2016

Mary Ogilvie Theatre, St Anne's College, Oxford

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6.30pm

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OCI: Conducting Workshop, Strauss ‘Death and Transfiguration’

John (Director) and Cayenna Ponchione (Conducting Associate) lead a workshop for Oxford University conductors, with the Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra

11th June 2016

Centre for Music, Bayards Hill, Oxford

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9.30am

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CSO: Hilliers Gardens 2016 Summer Fireworks Spectacular!

An evening of classical music in the beautiful surrounding of the Gardens, finishing with a firework finale. Bring a picnic.

11th June 2016

Hilliers Gardens, Romsey, Hampshire

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7.30pm

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OCI Conducting Studies Conference 2016

This conference will explore issues pertaining to the study of conducting from a range of perspectives by bringing together research across a variety of disciplines including musicology, ethnomusicology, music education, philosophy, psychology, anthropology and sociology as well as from practitioners. The tripartite aims of the conference will be to engage researchers and practitioners in productive dialogue, promote practice as research, and raise awareness of the state of research in the field of conducting. Organized by the Oxford Conducting Institute, the committee members include Dr John Traill, St. Anne's College (Director, OCI), University of Oxford; Dr Anthony Gritten, Royal Academy of Music; Cayenna Ponchione-Bailey, University of Oxford; and Benjamin Loeb, Executive Director, Quad City Symphony Orchestra. Please visit the conference website for information about the programme and registration or the Facebook page: OCI Conducting Studies Conference. For more details you can also email: oci.conference.info@gmail.com

24th June 2016

St Anne's College, Oxford

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OCI Conducting Studies Conference 2016 – Day 2

25th June 2016

St Anne's College, Oxford

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This conference will explore issues pertaining to the study of conducting from a range of perspectives by bringing together research across a variety of disciplines including musicology, ethnomusicology, music education, philosophy, psychology, anthropology and sociology as well as from practitioners. The tripartite aims of the conference will be to engage researchers and practitioners in productive dialogue, promote practice as research, and raise awareness of the state of research in the field of conducting.

Organized by the Oxford Conducting Institute, the committee members include Dr John Traill, St. Anne's College (Director, OCI), University of Oxford; Dr Anthony Gritten, Royal Academy of Music; Cayenna Ponchione-Bailey, University of Oxford; and Benjamin Loeb, Executive Director, Quad City Symphony Orchestra.

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OCI Conducting Studies Conference 2016 Day 3

26th June 2016

St Anne's College, Oxford

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This conference will explore issues pertaining to the study of conducting from a range of perspectives by bringing together research across a variety of disciplines including musicology, ethnomusicology, music education, philosophy, psychology, anthropology and sociology as well as from practitioners. The tripartite aims of the conference will be to engage researchers and practitioners in productive dialogue, promote practice as research, and raise awareness of the state of research in the field of conducting.

Organized by the Oxford Conducting Institute, the committee members include Dr John Traill, St. Anne's College (Director, OCI), University of Oxford; Dr Anthony Gritten, Royal Academy of Music; Cayenna Ponchione-Bailey, University of Oxford; and Benjamin Loeb, Executive Director, Quad City Symphony Orchestra.

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OCYO at Dorchester Abbey

Dvorak Carnival Overture, Strauss Death and Transfiguration Wood Fantasia on British Sea Songs, Elgar 'Nimrod' from the Enigma Variations, Grainger Londonderry Air, Strauss Radetsky March, Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No.1

01st July 2016

Dorchester Abbey

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7.30pm

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Premiere: Brahms German Requiem, Manchester Camerata, Lichfield Festival

Ben Gernon conducts the Manchester Camerata in the premiere of a new arrangement of Brahms' German Requiem, by Deborah Pritchard and John Traill

01st July 2016

Lichfield Cathedral

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7.30pm

Deborah Pritchard We Remember Them (world premiere conducted by Ben Lamb)

Samuel Barber Adagio for Strings

Deborah Pritchard Seven Halts On The Somme: Trumpet Concerto (world premiere)

Johannes Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem (arr.Deborah Pritchard & John Traill)

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Winchester Concerto Competition

John joins David Owen Norris to adjudicate the Winchester Concerto Competition

03rd July 2016

New Hall, Winchester

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3pm

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OCYO: Concert in the Hangar

OCYO present a unique 80th birthday concert for Queen Elizabeth II, in the magnificent Bicester Aircraft Hanger. Dvorak Carnival Overture, Strauss Death and Transfiguration Wood Fantasia on British Sea Songs, Elgar 'Nimrod' from the Enigma Variations, Grainger Londonderry Air, Strauss Radetsky March, Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March No.1

09th July 2016

Dorchester Abbey

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Hong Kong Summer School

John directs a week of music classes for St Anne's College, Oxford, at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

16th July 2016

Chines University of Hong Kong

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OCYO: Iglesia de la Asuncion de Nuestra Señora, Melgar de Fernamental

OCYO present four concerts in Spain (Melgar, Penafiel, Leon, and Carrion). Programme: Dvorak Carnival Overture, Strauss Death and Transfiguration, Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances

23rd July 2016

Melgar de Fermental, Spain

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9.00pm

Built to replicate Burgos Cathedral, the Asuncion in Melgar de Fernamental is a 15th century temple of large proportions.  Located in close proximity to the Pilgrimage Santiago de Compostela rout, many pilgrims would stop here on their way north.

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OCYO: Bodegas Protos

OCYO present four concerts in Spain (Melgar, Penafiel, Leon, and Carrion). Programme: Dvorak Carnival Overture, Strauss Death and Transfiguration, Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances

24th July 2016

Bodegas Protos, Peñafiel, Spain

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9.00pm

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OCYO: Roman Cloister of the Real Basilica – Colegiata de San Isidoro

OCYO present four concerts in Spain (Melgar, Penafiel, Leon, and Carrion). Programme: Dvorak Carnival Overture, Strauss Death and Transfiguration, Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances

25th July 2016

Roman Cloister of the Real Basilica – Colegiata de San Isidoro, León, Spain

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9.30pm

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OCYO: Monasterio San Zoilo

OCYO present four concerts in Spain (Melgar, Penafiel, Leon, and Carrion). Programme: Dvorak Carnival Overture, Strauss Death and Transfiguration, Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances

26th July 2016

Monasterio San Zoilo, Carrion de los Condes, Spain

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7.30pm

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OCYO GALA CONCERT 2016

Dvorak Carnival Overture, Strauss Death and Transfiguration, Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances

29th July 2016

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

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7.30pm

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