I am new to the OAE and have been planning to write on this blog for some time now. I have had a wonderful time with the OAE so far and have thoroughly enjoyed meeting so many new people from players to audience members.
Recently I have been focusing on our Haydn Series and have been busy preparing for a Haydn event which took place last week at the Austrian Embassy. The event was a huge success and we were delighted with the beautiful surroundings and welcoming hostess – the Austrian Ambassador. There was great buzz all night with everyone appearing to enjoy the food, wine and beautiful music. We were really pleased that so many people at this event were completely new to the OAE– it was a fantastic way to introduce new people to the Orchestra. We have had a very positive response from many who attended and I am looking forward to start planning our next one! There are a few pics below of the beautiful Embassy building.
Claire Lenyk, Development Manager