Fantasy for Oboe

Fantasy for Oboe

jueves, 12 de septiembre de 2019

Jesús Bal y Gay: "Divertimento for four wind instruments" by Moonwinds

Heitor Villa Lobos - Dúo para oboe y fagot
I. Allegro
II. Lento
III. Allegro Vivace

Oboe: Sarah Roper
Fagot: Eric Stomberg

Recital "IDRS en Murcia"
AFOES Congreso IV, September 24, 2016
18:15 Auditorio y Centro de Congresos, Murcia.

Click on the link and go to 0:12:50 on the video:

webtv.7tvregiondemurcia. Recitales-congreso-afoes-murcia

miércoles, 24 de julio de 2019

SARAH ROPER, ARAM, KA.1, BMus (hons), LRAM, Prof.Cert.RAM
Solista de Oboe, Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla.

      Sarah Roper, Solo Oboe of the Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla, Spainsince 1996, was born in New Zealand but grew up and was educated in England. She studied the oboe at the Royal Academy of Music, London, with George Caird and Celia Nicklin, whilst reading music at London University simultaneously. At the RAM she was awarded the Robert Rendell prize. The “DAAD” (German government) scholarship enabled her to study at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik, Karlsruhe, Germany, with Thomas Indermühle, attaining distinction for the postgraduate “Künstlerische Ausbildung 1” diploma. 

      Sarah held the Associate Oboe position in the Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, Spain, 1995-1996 and was the Associate Oboe in the Auckland Philharmonia, New Zealand2008-2009. She has performed and recorded as Solo Oboe with Klangforum, Vienna and orchestras and ensembles in Spain (OBC, Real Filharmonía de Galicia, Orquesta Moonwinds, Orquestra de Cadaqués) Germany (SWR Orchester) and in the UK (BBC Philharmonic, Halle Orchestra and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra). 

     She is a founding member of the chamber music groups which perform regularly in festivals throughout Spain: Sevilla Wind Quintet, Sono Reale, Trio Ágora, Trio MeSaMor and Cuarteto Emispherio with whom she released the CD in 2015 “Quartets for Oboe and Strings” with Consequently, she recorded and released "Fantasy for Oboe” by Malcolm Arnold in 2017, also with Oboe Classics.

     As a recitalist and soloist, Sarah has appeared in the UK, Austria, Germany, Spain, Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic, Japan, USA, Brazil, Australia and New Zealand. In 2013 Sarah gave solo recitals during the first Monteverdi Oboe Festival in Bolzano, Italy and gave masterclasses and performed in the ABPD (Brazilian Double Reed Society) International Conferences in João Pessoa (2017) and in Sao Paulo (2018), Brazil. She has performed solo recitals during the IDRS (International Double Reed Society) Conferences 2012 Ohio (world premiere of “Soledad Habitada” for oboe and piano by Jesús Sancho), 2015 Tokyo and 2014 New York, where she served on the jury of the Young Artist Competition, she was also on the jury of the Gillet- Fox Competition 2017 in Appleton, USA. In July 2019 she world premiered Silentium Amoris for oboe and piano by Jesús Torres during the IDRS 2019 conference in Tampa, Florida.

   Sarah, a professor of the Master’s degree in Orchestral Studies and at the Academia de Estudios Orquestales at the Barenboim-Said Foundation in Seville, is regularly invited to give masterclasses during international summer courses and at music schools such as the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik and Darstellende Kunst, Stuttgart, the Royal Academy of Music, London, Auckland University, NZ, the Australian Double Reed Society in Adelaide and the Oficina de Musica,Curitiba in Brazil. She collaborates with local youth orchestras such as the Youth Orchestra of South Spain (OJA) and the Orquesta Escuela Filarmonía de Sevilla. She is a founding member of the ADCS (Seville Double Reed Society) and held the International Relations post in AFOES (Spanish Double Reed Society) 2012 -2018. Since November 2018 Sarah is President of AFOES and since January 2018 she serves as First Vice President of IDRS

     Sarah is an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music and plays a Howarth of London LXV oboe.

martes, 9 de julio de 2019

IDRS 2019 Tampa
July 14-18
University of South Florida

Sarah will be taking part in the following activities: 

16th July
10:00, Concert Hall
"Silent Love: Oboe and Piano" 
Piano: Gerald Steichen

Jesús Torres  (1965 - )  - Silentium Amoris for oboe and piano (2018) 
(Tritó Edicions)
Based on the poem Silentium amoris by Oscar Wilde. World premiere. 
Richard Rodney Bennett (1936-2012) - After Syrinx 1 for oboe and piano (1982)(Novello)

17th July
9:15, Composition Lab 
"Double Reed Dish Live Podcast !"
Hosted by Jacqui Wilson (bassoon) and Galit Kaunitz (oboe)

13:15, Barness Recital
"Gordon Hunt and Friends" 
Oboes: Gordon Hunt, Sarah Roper 
Cor anglais: Martin Schuring 

Detailed notes on the the Fantasy for Oboe by Sarah Roper at Oboe Classics:

jueves, 6 de junio de 2019

Interview with Double Reed Dish Episode 54 (2019)

See the Double Reed Dish website at:

ENTREVISTA con Sarah Roper - MusicBayside Oboe (22 May 2019)

See the Music Bayside Oboe project by Nuria Cabezas website here: