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Current Distractions

Thu 3 Apr 2014

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In this week’s Current Distractions – sexism, crime, nudity and wild animals. Plus, classical music.

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Mendelssohn Violin Concertos, Alina Ibragimova

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The young violinist Alina Ibragimova is already established as an admired recording artist, standing alongside great artists of the past and present with her versions of Bach and Beethoven’s violin works. She appears on this latest release with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Vladimir Jurowski (in his Hyperion premiere) in a programme which includes a classic of the concerto repertoire: Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op 64.

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OAE at the Edinburgh International Festival

Fri 26 Aug 2011

OAE: At the Edinburgh International Festival [video]

 

We’re really excited to be part of the Edinburgh International Festival and are taking our tour with the brilliant Vladimir Jurowski to the Usher Hall tonight where he’ll be conducting a programme of Weber, Liszt’s dramatic Faust Symphony and Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E with Alina Ibragimova.

Here’s a taster of what’s to come tonight, plus why the OAE can be compared to a very famous cat and mouse duo…

OAE at the Edinburgh International Festival

Tickets for the concert can be bought online or by phoning the EIF Box Office on 0131 473 2000.

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Jurowski tour: Spotify playlist

Wed 17 Aug 2011

Vladimir Jurowski on the cover of the Beethoven DVD

Later this week we’re reunited with our Principal Artist, Vladimir Jurowski to start rehearsals for a tour with him. The first two dates of the tour take in San Sebastian and Edinburgh (for the festival), with a programme of Weber, Mendelssohn (the violin concerto with Alina Ibragimova) and Liszt’s epic Faust Symphony. While you may know the Weber and Mendelssohn, you may well not know the Liszt, so we’ve put together a Spotify playlist of the entire programme for your listening pleasure. More on the tour in due course…

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