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On the road with the OAE, Sir Simon Rattle and the Labèque Sisters

Thu May 31 2012

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Here are Matt Truscott (violin) and Cecelia Bruggemeyer (double bass) at our intimate Meet The Band event… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…


As we’re about to hit the road with Sir Simon again we thought it was a good time to post this video from last year’s tour with him, when we visited Luxembourg, Paris, Dublin and of course, London. Included is behind-the-scenes footage from rehearsals and backstage, interviews with OAE players about life on tour, and we also have a chance to talk to the Labèque Sisters themselves.

We’re reunited with Sir Simon tomorrow, as we rehearse for our forthcoming tour with him – which also features pianist Pierre Laurent Aimard – the first time we have worked with him. This time the tour is even more extensive, and we’ll be visiting Paris (4 June), Rotterdam (5 June), Brussels (6 June), Cologne (7 June) and Hamburg (9 June) before returning to London for a last concert (and a Night Shift) on Sunday 10 June. Phew!

There are still a few tickets left for the 7pm concert at the Royal Festival Hall in London, so do join us for this unique opportunity to hear the OAE and Sir Simon make a very rare foray into this later repertoire. Details and information.

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