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OAE move into Acland Burghley School

OAE move into Acland Burghley School

The residency – a first for a British orchestra – will allow us to live, work and play amongst the students of the school.

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The value of digital art is in making it accessible beyond the 7.30pm club

article written by John Holmes, joint CEO of Spare Tyre participatory theatre company

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Who we are in VR

Who we are in VR

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Bach's BWV 138; often described as one of his most experimental and modern cantatas, drawing upon the conflicting feelings of anxiety from the unknown. #Relatable.

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Live Panel Q&A

Live Panel Q&A

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What is the value of digital art? The OAE presents a live Q&A with an expert panel to discuss this question and more. 

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Who we are

Who we are

Three decades ago, a group of inquisitive London musicians took a long hard look at that curious institution we call the Orchestra, and decided to start again from scratch. They began by throwing out the rulebook. Put a single conductor in charge? No way. Specialise in repertoire of a particular era? Perfect a work and then move on? Too lazy. The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment was born. On these pages we look at our story, our musicians and their instruments, where we play and more.

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