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Mozart@Augsburg Festival Gala

Alexander Shelley this week leads the Camerata Salzburg in the opening Gala concert of the Mozart@Augsburg Festival. Pianist Sebastian Knauer, Soprano Mojca Erdmann are the featured soloists in a celebration of Mozart's music, including his concert aria with obligato keyboard "Ch'io mi scordi di te" and the Piano Concerto in A-Major K488. Shelley will round off the programme with a performance of the 39th Symphony K543. For more information on the repertoire and performers and to purchase tickets, please visit the Festival website click here.

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Summer Festivals in Germany

Following a week of workshops for new creation projects with the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Alexander Shelley this week returns to Germany for two weeks of touring, which will culminate on August 8th with Nuremberg’s “Klassik Open Air” concert - Europe’s largest annual classical open air concert. Alexander will be conducting and hosting this event for the 7th time. The City of Nuremberg expects last year’s attendance of 75,000 to be equalled if not surpassed. Bavarian Radio will be streaming the performance live and broadcasting highlights on national television at a later date. Prior to...

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Complete 2015-2016 Season Announced

The Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra today presented their new season to the press, marking the final announcement of Alexander Shelley’s packed 2015-2016 season. Alongside his Music Directorship in Nuremberg, Shelley will begin his tenure as Music Director of the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa and inaugurate his signature series as Principal Associate Conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: “From Paris to New York” which will be based at Cadogan Hall, London. He will return twice to Leipzig’s Gewandhaus Orchestra as well as to the Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and the NDR...

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