Guaranteed to come to life at night and entertain the rest of your toys with music and witticisms, this miniature composer is the perfect gift for any music lover and small enough to fit in your pocket or fist should his knowing glare become too intimidating.
With more movable joints.
Equally as talkative as many living composers.
Plus, download your very own Ludwig sized printable piano here
Hear the real deal at our next concertRead More
As I end my three-month placement within the OAE as the Marketing and Press trainee, I have compiled a list of the 5 reasons YOU should apply for the position.Read More
Beethoven’s 7th Symphony will be featured in our upcoming concert on 8 April in Royal Festival Hall (and 5 April at the Anvil in Basingstoke) Here are a few things you (probably) didn’t know about it…Read More
On 25 March we had the pleasure of playing with Sigiswald Kuijken on the violoncello da spalla. Here is what you had to say about the concert.Read More
Ahead of our last concert featuring the Violoncello da Spalla, tomorrow night at Southbank Centre, here’s a video with Sigiswald Kuijken talking about and demonstrating the instrument.Read More
You might have seen that the beeb have their own specially erected pod, currently housing them in the Southbank Centre and we’re pleased to announce that tomorrow’s concert of Gamechangers: A Forgotten Cello will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 at 7pm.Read More
In the lead up to tomorrow’s concert featuring the violoncello da spalla, we spoke with director and violoncello da spalla player Sigiswald Kuijken.Read More
In this week’s Current Distractions, a new opera house and what rich people should be spending their money on.Read More
On 8 April we’ll be joined by Semyon Bychkov at the Royal Festival Hall for Symphonic Greats, featuring two monumental masterpieces; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 and Schubert’s Great Symphony No. 9.
Listen to the Spotify playlist below for a taste of what to expect.Read More
Many of you may have noticed Violoncello da spalla player Sigiswald Kuijken, on yesterday’s edition of Newsnight. Sigiswald joined Emily Maitless to play the show out with a rendition of Bach’s Bourrée No.1 from Suite No. 3 BWV 1009. For those of you who missed it, you can watch it below.Read More
We’ve just released some more seats for our previously sold out performance at Southbank Centre on 25 March featuring Sigiswald Kuijken and the Violoncello da spalla.Read More
This includes post-concert reception with Sir Simon Rattle and other leading artists; a programme of the evening signed by Sir Simon Rattle and other members of the Orchestra; an invitation to the final rehearsal of The Creation; two top-price tickets to the concert; invitations to a pre-concert reception and interval drinks; a programme credit; ticket booking through the OAE Development team for the concert.Read More
This includes the opportunity to go backstage post-concert and meet players; pre-concert reception and interval drinks; two tickets to the Royal Festival Hall for the concert; a programme credit; ticket booking through the OAE Development team for the concertRead More
This includes one ticket to the Royal Festival Hall for the concert; ticket booking through OAE Development team for the concert and a programme creditRead More
This includes one ticket to the Royal Festival Hall for the concert; invitation to a pre-concert reception and interval drinks; ticket booking through OAE Development team for the concert; programme creditRead More
We’re excited to announce a very limited 3 day flash sale event – allowing you to purchase best available bargain tickets for our next The Works event for just £10.*Read More
In this week’s Current Distractions – street art, a dressed up dad, a matchstick Hogwarts, mind music, a lady singing in a lake and much, much more.
Actually, no, that’s pretty much everything.Read More
The past month at the OAE has been filled with various animal-related hilarity, involving two of my favourite education events so far; OAE TOTS Animal Time, and the Carnival of the Animals family concert.Read More
On 20 February, we performed with Katia and Marielle Labèque in a programme featuring Saint-Saëns, Ravel, Debussy and Ibert. We’ve heard your thoughts so now it’s time to look at what the press had to say…Read More
There were steady tortoises, speeding fingers and even cops and robbers. But what did you have to say about our recent concert with Katia and Marielle Labèque…Read More