Conductor & Founder and Music Director of Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, Marios Papadopoulos MBE joins Yulia Chaplina to talk about Beethoven as part of our new series, celebrating his life and work for his 250th anniversary.
Papadopoulos has conducted the complete cycle of Beethoven symphonies and directed from the keyboard the five piano concertos in the Oxford Philharmonic’s 2008 Beethoven Festival, a feat he repeated to celebrate the Orchestra’s 15th anniversary in the 2013/14 concert season, and again with the Oxford Beethoven Festival 2020, celebrating the composer’s 250thanniversary.
A prolific recording artist, Papdopoulos’s catalogue includes his critically acclaimed Beethoven Sonatas.
Dubbed ‘impressively virtuosic with terrific control and powerful playing’ by The Classical Reviewer, ''...intense and full of energy' by Presto International and ''one to watch" by the International Piano Magazine, host Yulia Chaplina is the winner of 7 international piano competitions. Find out more about Yulia here: www.yuliachaplina.com