Maxim Vengerov to start residency in Oxford

5 November 2013, 16:24

The violinist is to be Oxford Philomusica's new artist-in-residence for three years, starting in December.

Vengerov is no stranger to Oxford's Sheldonian Theatre after appearing there with the Philomusica orchestra in April this year, performing Britten and Dvořák.

"I am delighted to have been appointed artist-in-residence with Oxford Philomusica and am looking forward to working regularly with this fantastic orchestra, and collaborating with them to support and celebrate music-making in the great city of Oxford," said Vengerov.

Vengerov will be playing Franck, Saint-Saëns and Tchaikovsky in a concert on 1 December, followed by a three day tour in Oxford, Manchester and Basingstoke. He'll also be taking masterclasses with students at the University of Oxford.

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