Une « Pathétique » déjà historique

12 janvier 2008 Gilles Lesur 0

En ce début d’année 2008, la venue d’Ozawa avec les Berliner et Anne-Sophie Mutter faisait figure d’évènement attendu. Le prétexte était l’année Karajan (né en 1908) et un concert hommage d’abord donné à Berlin puis au cours d’un court périple […]

Thomas Hampson dans Mozart

12 janvier 2006 Gilles Lesur 0

N’en déplaise à Nikolaus Harnoncourt qui s’insurgeait le 27 janvier dernier contre le côté commercial de l’année Mozart… celle-ci a quand même du bon.Ainsi, la parution d’un magnifique CD « Arias » chantés, en compagnie du Consentus Musicus Wien… dirigé […]

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14 mai 2003 Jean-Jacques Renard 0

Conrad Wilson Wednesday 14 May 2003 02.03 BST Obituary Arthur Oldham Founder of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus, he mastered the most complex works If Wilhelm Pitz, who simultaneously trained the Bayreuth Festival Chorus in Germany and the Philharmonia Chorus in […]

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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 […]