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The Amadeus Orchestra is one of the world's foremost training orchestras for young professionals and music students. They meet several times a year for coaching at the highest level. The Amadeus has helped launch careers with every major British orchestra, and others as far afield as the Boston Symphony and the Hong Kong Philharmonic, and their concerts have become renowned for their quality and vitality.
2015 marks the Amadeus Orchestra's 25th birthday
To celebrate, we gave two performances of Mahler's 8th Symphony, the so called 'Symphony of a Thousand'. These took place in Poole and Exeter back in July and shook two packed houses to their foundations!
June 25, 2015
New leader appointed
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Madeleine Pickering as the new leader of the orchestra as we say a sad farewell to Michael Foyle. Madeleine is currently co-leader of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and holds the distinction of being Amadeus Orchestra’s youngest ever leader. Her first task will be to lead us in Mahler’s Eighth Symphony in Poole and Exeter on 23rd and 24th July.
April 11, 2014
We are delighted to announce our new assistant conductor, Sam Poppleton. Sam recently graduated from Queen’s College Oxford with a first class degree in music and is currently the conducting apprentice to John Lubbock and the orchestra of St John. We look forward to working with Sam on Rachmaninov’s “The Bells” this summer.
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