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Oxford Symphony Orchestra

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Oxford Symphony Orchestra brings together committed local players and exceptional soloists, enriching music in the city with enterprising programmes and exciting performances. Friendly and welcoming in outlook and with the professional musical direction of Robert Max the orchestra continues to grow in stature. Discover more

Alim Beisembayev

Saturday 17 November, Oxford Town Hall

Tchaikovsky Rachmaninov Stravinsky

An evening of some of the most popular Russian classical favourites: Tchaikovsky's delightful Nutcracker Suite, Rachmaninov's captivating Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini for piano and orchestra , Mussorgsky's Night on a Bald Mountain and Stravinsky's dazzling Firebird Suite. Piano soloist Alim Beisembayev 'is impressive and clearly worth watching’ Wall Street Journal Mail me when tickets available

Robert Max

Saturday 16 March, Oxford Town Hall

Poem of Ecstasy

Scriabin's unachieved ambition was to compose a multimedia 'synthesis of all arts.' His celebrated, lush Poem of Ecstasy must reveal something of what that work might have been. Benjamin Nabarro (violin) 'an outstanding artist' and Gemma Rosefield ('cello) 'a phenominal talent' feature in rhapsodic, lyrical works by Delius and Saint-Saëns and the concert opens with an evocative overture.