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toby purser - photo by Jonathan Myles-Lea

'Most impressive of all was the vivid conducting of rising young talent, Toby Purser.'
(David Mellor, Mail on Sunday, June 12th 2011)

' [Purser] ...raised the performance to the level of the truly incredible performance.'
(Music OMH)

...a superb musician....

a conductor needs three things :
intelligence, technique and passion.
Toby has them all."

(Ilya Musin)

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My Next Concert
  Tuesday 30th June 2015, 7.30pm
Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London.

Celebrating '2015 the Year of Mexico in the UK', a musical and visual programme of works from both countries. Alongside established greats such as Danzón No. 2 by Márquez and Moncayo's Huapango, the programme features the world première of Gonzalez Orduna's piano concerto, and Thomas Adés' Polaris performed with video projections designed by BAFTA-award winning artist Tal Rosner. The charity Ojos che Sieten will also feature, with specially commissioned images by blind and partially sighted photographers inspired by listening to the Danzón No. 2 projected during its performance. In the presence of HE The Mexican Ambassador to London, and patrons The Rt.Hon Nick Clegg MP and Miriam González Durántez.

Raul Jimenez - piano
Tal Rosner - video artist
Toby Purser - conductor

Booking info: Tickets £50 (Premier seats),£35, £22, £15, £10.
Concessions 50% discount

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Panos Karan plays Rachmaninov III
Toby Purser (Conductor),
Orion Symphony Orchestra (Orchestra),
Format: Audio CD

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Excerpt from the CD (finale)