OUPhil Preview: Mahler and Bartók

On 2nd March, OUPhil perform their termly concert in the Sheldonian Theatre. They will be tackling Mahler’s mammoth 2nd Symphony “The Resurrection”, and Bartok’s Viola Concerto, with third-year Music student, Rachel Maxey, as soloist. We spoke to both the conductor, John Warner, and Rachel about the concert. The OxStu: With both choir and orchestra, Mahler […]

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Interview: Wolf Alice

2015 was an impressive year for British-band Wolf Alice. Having secured a Brit award nomination for Best British Breakthrough Act and a Grammy nomination for Best Rock Performance (with their track ‘Moaning Lisa Smile’), the band are now getting ready for another UK tour. They play at the O2 Academy in Oxford on Sunday 13th […]

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Interview: Hugh Brunt, OUO’s guest conductor

On 13th February OUO performs their termly concert in the Sheldonian Theatre. Continuing on from last term’s massive undertaking of Mahler’s 7th Symphony, OUO will perform Debussy’s Ronde de Printemps from Images, Tchaikovsky’s The Tempest, culminating in Stravinsky’s earth-shattering Rite of Spring. Hugh Brunt, chief conductor of London Contemporary Orchestra (LCO) and alumnus of New […]

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What’s On This Week: 1st week

What’s on this week Sunday 1st Week (April 21st), 10:00am – 11:30am Still Sundays A chance to relax at the Pitts Rivers Museum – a space to draw, study or stand and stare. FREE — Monday 1st Week (April 22nd), 7:00pm Poetry Night Keble Cafe presents some of the hottest contemporary poets. FREE — Tuesday 1st Week (April […]

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