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Thomas Kemp conducts the OAE in concerts for Orchestras Live in Hereford, Bristol and...

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Richard Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier was premiered at the Dresden Semperoper on 26th January 1911. Almost fifteen years to the day, on 10th January 1926, the theatre hosted another Rosenkavalier ‘premiere’, with the screening of a silent film version of the opera, directed by Robert Wiene - best known for his expressionistic masterpiece The Cabinet of...

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At the brilliantly programmed Oxford Lieder Festival, a silent film version of Rosenkavalier made you wonder what might have been Read full article...

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Thomas will be conducting the OAE at the Vienna Konserthaus in May 2018 in a performance of Der Rosenkavalier.  Filmed in the Schoenbrunn Palace in 1925 - this will be taking the film back to where it was conceived and where Strauss and Hugo von Hoffmanstahl collaborated on the movie with film director Robert Weine...

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Thomas will be conducting Strauss in Shanghai this December with the...

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Thomas will be conducting performances as part of the Music@Malling Festival.  He will be giving four performances of Paul Patterson - Little Red Riding Hood and conducting a concert of British classics including the Elgar Cello Concerto with soloist Richard Harwood, Alexander Goehr - Broken Lute and Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending and Thomas...

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Thomas will conduct two concerts with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment this October as part of the Oxford Lieder Festival.  The opening concert of the Festival will be in the iconic Sheldonian Theatre conducting salon arrangements of Mahler - Das Lied von Der Erde,  Mahler - Lieder lines Fahrenden Gesellen and the premiere...

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Thomas will be conducting Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier in a rarely heard salon version from 1925 accompanying a silent film of the opera.  The performance is part of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Southbank Series - Visions, Illusions and Delusions -  and includes premieres of Strauss songs arranged for silent film, sung by...

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Thomas spent a week in Lapland conducting Stravinsky, Vaughan Williams, Walton and Jolivet. The Pojolan Sanomat praised the performance for its "perfect balance of sound and soulful interpretation....The string section threw themselves into a frenzied rhythm under the masterful direction of Thomas...

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