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13 mai 2003 Jean-Jacques Renard 0

The independent – Tuesday 13 May 2003  Arthur Oldham – Founder of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus Arthur Oldham created the Edinburgh Festival Chorus in 1965 for one of the earliest British performances of Mahler’s Eighth Symphony. He nurtured his singers […]

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12 mai 2003 Jean-Jacques Renard 0

 Arthur Oldham, composer and choirmaster Born: 6 September, 1926, in London Died: 4 May, 2003, in Paris  ARTHUR Oldham, whose funeral takes place in Paris today, will be particularly remembered for establishing his worldwide reputation with the Edinburgh Festival Chorus. […]

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7 mai 2003 Jean-Jacques Renard 0

ARTHUR Oldham, the composer and choirmaster who founded the Edinburgh Festival Chorus, has died, aged 78. Mr Oldham had been suffering from cancer for at least a year, but had only recently retired as chorus master of the Orchestre de […]

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7 mai 2003 Jean-Jacques Renard 0

Arthur Oldham Composer, teacher, and founder of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus who was renowned here and abroad CONRAD WILSON Wednesday 7 May 2003 If anyone deserved to be called Mr Chorusmaster, it was Arthur Oldham. His death in Paris at […]

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Edinburgh Festival 1994

26 août 1994 Jean-Jacques Renard 0

Friday 26 August 1994  Edinburgh Festival: The master of chorus masters: The man at the back – Arthur Oldham, for 30 years master of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus – is bowing out. Sabine Durrant talked to him before his final […]