Munich Premiere of Piano Particles

On the eve of June 5th Anno 2014, over a hundred alumni from the Oxford Society of Munich and our partner clubs at Harvard and LSE gathered for the premiere concert of Piano Particles new album “Blue”. Piano Particles combine elements of classical, pop and electronic music with visual installations. Indeed, we were enchanted by a […]

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Christmas Dinner 2013

The intimate „Große Openerstube“ of the newly renovated Spatenhaus was again venue for the annual Christmas dinner of the Munich branch of the Oxford Society. Similar to last year, about 80 Oxonians joined the dinner to celebrate the end of an eventful year 2013 and to enjoy the inspiring discussions with other fellow members, the […]

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Oxford Alpine Excursion

A few days after the last Oktoberfest songs had been sung and the last tankards of beer had been emptied, the Oxford Society Munich gathered for a slightly more sober and sporty activity, to burn those calories from the previous weeks. On 13th October around about 20 Oxonians braved a7amstart on a Saturday to hike […]

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Oxford Goes Oktoberfest 2013

Fifth Season in Munich: the Oktoberfest is not just one of the largest festivals in the world but also one of the biggest events in the Bavarian social calendar. Of course, the Oxford University Alumni Society – Munich Branch did not miss out! 30 Alumni held up the Oxonian flag in one of the most […]

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Gallery Tour through Schwabing

A secretive courtyard in the heart of Schwabing was the rendezvous of 30 OUS Munich members, who met up on May 2nd, 2013 for an exclusive guided tour through some of the most delightful galleries ofMunich’s thriving art district. Dr. Florentine Rosemeyer, a well-known German art expert, guided us through hand-picked galleries and fascinated the […]

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Christmas Dinner 2012

To celebrate the end of an eventful Oxonian year, the Munich branch of the Oxford Society again hosted its annual Christmas dinner. Due to the high level of interest in the year before, the committee opted for a much larger venue with fabulous views of the Munich State Opera House. The attendance of over 90 […]

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OUS Munich – Oxonian World Premiere – Theatinerkirche

After Friedrich Nietzsche famously proclaimed the death of God back in the 1880s, can there be Sacred Music today? The Theatinerkirche München has commissioned the award winning Oxford Composer Alexander Campkin (St Catherine’s College 2002) to tackle the question. Earlier this month (October 13-14th) saw the long-awaited World Premiere of Alexander Campkin’s new mass “Missa […]

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Splendours of the BSB (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München)

Thirteen members of OUS Munich had the chance to explore this season’s cultural highlight at the Hypo Cultural Foundation, “Magnificent Manuscripts – Treasures of Book Illumination from 780 through 1180”. The exhibition, held under the patronage of Federal President Joachim Gauck, shows 75 of the most precious examples of German book illumination from the Carolingian, […]

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OUS Munich – Cultural Highlight in Munich

The OUS Munich branch recently kicked off a series of events in Munich with a guided tour of Thomas Ruff’s exhibition of his art work (painting and photography) in the Haus der Kunst. Demand for this event was strong and the 30 available spots were filled up quickly. The exhibition was the first comprehensive presentation […]

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Oktoberfest Outing 2012

About 30 Oxford Alumni donned their best Dirndl and Lederhosen outfits at this year’s highly popular “Oxford goes Oktoberfest” event at the traditional Armbrustschützenzelt. Thanks to an abundance of beer and good music, everyone was soon on their feet and dancing in true Oxford style on benches and tables. Besides letting Oxonians enjoy the culinary […]

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