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Odyssey Festival Orchestra in the Press

Odyssey In The Press

Welcome to our press page! Here you can find articles and interviews about Odyssey that have been featured in the media. Read on to discover more about our orchestra and the work we do.

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Odyssey Festival Orchestra: a brand new young person's orchestra 

Click here for the article in RAMpage change edition

Odyssey Festival Orchestra (OFO) is a newly formed orchestra for and by 18 to 30 year-olds presenting philosophically-engaging concerts exploring musical masterpieces in the context of their time....Concerts in our 2023/24 season will continue to explore and question culture, politics, society, sustainability and more, and we welcome ideas for the stories we tell and how we tell them. Art does not exist in a vacuum, and we see this as an exciting opportunity and core responsibility.

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Combining classical music with entertainment: Odyssey Festival Orchestra’s first steps

Click here for the article in Seen and Heard International

"For their inaugural concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, the newly-formed Odyssey Festival Orchestra curated a brilliant programme which took us on a journey from nineteenth-century fin-de-siècle Paris to New York in the Roaring Twenties, simultaneously juxtaposing the views of the nostalgic and embittered Frenchman that is Maurice Ravel with that of the excited and curious American George Gershwin through the enthusiastic narration of actor David Suchet."

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Odyssey Festival Orchestra:

On the quest for innovation

Click here for the article in Music Teacher Magazine.

 

"Odyssey Festival Orchestra is a new London-based youth orchestra committed to reexamining the concert experience and providing high-quality musical opportunities for talented musicians, regardless of their backgrounds. Violinist Martha Neugarten shares her experience of Odyssey so far"

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