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November Concert 2008

Time:
16 Nov 2008, 7:30 p.m.
Venue:
Oldham Hulme Grammar School, Chamber Road, Oldham OL8 4BX
School website

By car: From the M60: Exit at Junction 22 and join the A62 Manchester Rd (signposted Oldham). Travel for just over a mile and turn right into Chamber Road. Proceed uphill for a further mile, cross Frederick Street (B6192) and the schools' main buildings are immediately on the right.

From the A627(M): Leave the motorway by the slip road signed Oldham at the roundabout take the second exit on to Chadderton Way A627. Remain on the A627 across the next roundabout to the following intersection and leave by the slip road. At the roundabout turn right to join the A62 Manchester Street. Travel for approximately half a mile and turn left into Frederick Street (B6192). Travel for a further half a mile and turn left into Chamber Road. The schools' main buildings are immediately on the right.

Parking is available at the school.

By bus: The school is served by the following bus routes: (pdf timetables linked)

Conductor:
Richard Waldock

Soloists

Jeremy Young

This is a portrait of Jeremy Young

Jeremy Young performs throughout the world as a chamber musician and soloist. Recent concerts include the Lincoln Center (New York), the Herbst Theater (San Francisco), Esplanade Concert Hall (Singapore), Jin Mao Concert Hall (Shanghai),National Concert Hall (Dublin), performances in Beijing, Macau, Hong Kong and Kazachstan and recitals at the Mecklenberg Voppernmen (Germany) and Graz (Austria) international music festivals. In the UK he gives concerts at the Wigmore Hall, Bridgewater Hall, South Bank Centre and appears in festivals including Lake District, Harrogate, Brighton, Petworth, Endellion, City of London and Dartington. Jeremy has made broadcasts for BBC Radio 3, Classic FM, RTE Lyric FM, BBCTV, Channel 4, S4C, Hong Kong Radio 4 and radio in China, USA, Kazachstan, Russia and much of Europe. He has released CD’s for EMI Asia, Decca and Somm record labels and has future projects with Meridian in 2008.

As well as being a founder member of Ovid Ensemble and the Manchester Piano Trio, Jeremy has worked alongside such artists as the cellist Liwei, (winner of the Naumberg Competition, USA), Karine Georgian (winner of the Tchaikowsky Competition, Russia) and Mengla Huang (winner of the Pagganini Violin Competition, Italy).

Jeremy studied as a scholar at the Purcell School of Music, the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal Northern College of Music. His piano teachers included Christopher Elton, Frank Wibaut and Vladimir Ovchinkov. He studied chamber music with the Amadeus String Quartet, Andras Schiff and Joseph Seiger at the Royal Academy, Menahem Pressler at the Banff Centre of the Performing Arts in Canada and Dr. Christopher Rowland at the RNCM. He is a senior professor of piano and chamber music at the Royal Northern College of Music and a visiting lecturer in piano at the University of Manchester.

In 2007 Jeremy was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM) for distinguishing himself in his field, the same year he was appointed Deputy Director of Chamber Music at the Royal Northern College of Music.

Jeremy is the co-founder and artistic director of the Alfriston Summer Music Festival in Sussex, England.

With OSO he played Rachmaninov 2nd Piano Concerto in Novmber 2008.

Programme

Anton Bruckner: Symphony No 4 in Eb 'Romantic'

Sergei Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Op 18

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