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TICKET SHOP – SUMMER CLOSURE

1 July 2020

Our ticket shop will be closed from July 24th to August 14th (included). Reopening on August 17th. Until July 24th, we are keeping reduced opening hours:  Monday to Friday, from 10am to 12am.   Thank you for your understanding and have a nice summer ! +41 21 345 00 25   Booking openings for SEASON …

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EUGÈNE ONÉGUINE – CANCELLED

1 July 2020

October 2020 The Opéra de Lausanne announced the cancellation of Eugène Onéguine on October 4, 7, 9 & 11 2020. More information : https://www.opera-lausanne.ch/show/eugene-oneguine/  

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THE OCL IN MENTON – CANCELLED

10 June 2020

Thursday August 13th 2020 The Menton Music Festival announced the adaptation of its 2020 edition, which will take place from August 1st to August 10th under a digital form. The OCL concert, which was scheduled on August 13th is unfortunately cancelled. More information: https://www.festival-musique-menton.fr  

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RENAUD CAPUÇON APPOINTED ARTISTIC DIRECTOR FROM 2021-2022 SEASON

26 May 2020

The board of the Foundation of the Orchestre de Chambre Lausanne (OCL) is delighted to announce the appointment of the French violinist and conductor Renaud Capuçon as Artistic Director from the 2021-2022 season. He succeeds Joshua Weilerstein, who will step down from the position in summer 2021.   “The partnership between the OCL and Renaud …

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SEASON 2020-2021 UNVEILED

28 April 2020

POWERFUL COMEBACK ! The OCL hits the cymbals for its season 2020-2021, the last under Joshua Weilerstein’s artistic direction. In order to celebrate Beethoven’s 250th anniversary, and hopefully our audience return to the Salle Métropole, the orchestra offers the complete symphonies during four FREE concerts from September 4th to 12th 2020.   These free concerts …

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REPLAY – CONCERT WITH RENAUD CAPUÇON

18 April 2020

Find the concert of the OCL with Renaud Capuçon until April 4th in replay on the Arte Concert website. Cancelled for the audience because of the restrictions linked to the coronavirus, this concert took place on March 4th and 5th in camera at the Salle Métropole Lausanne. Filmed by the RTS on March 4th, it …

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NEW RECORD RELEASE

28 February 2020

On February 28th 2020, Music for viola and chamber orchestra was released (by Claves Records), recorded under the direction of Jamie Philipps, with the English violist Timothy Ridout, winner of the Thierry Scherz Award at the Sommets musicaux de Gstaad in 2019. CD for sale at our ticket office ! MORE INFORMATION   The wealth …

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ANTONY ERNST TO BECOME NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AS FROM AUGUST 2020

12 December 2019

The Foundation Council of the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne is pleased to announce that Antony Ernst was appointed executive director of the orchestra, and will take office as from August 1st 2020. Before joining the OCL, Mr. Ernst was the director of the Royal Danish Orchestra. He will succeed Benoît Braescu, who will leave …

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