The Orchestre d'Harmonie de la Région Centre (OHRC), created in 1982, has been supported by the 'Centre-Val de Loire' region since 2003, due to its high quality of interpretations.
Composed of 70 musicians, all voluntary, whether they are professional musicians, future professionals finishing their training or very proficient amateurs, the ORHC maintains a quasi-professional level, and acts as a showcase for the ongoing tradition and accomplishment of Wind Orchestras in France.
Directed by Philippe Ferro since 1992, the orchestra has contributed to the discovery of lesser-known composers and works and to the enrichment of the repertoire by commissionning works by : Ton That Tiêt, Marc Lys, Alain Louvier, Jean-Christophe Cholet, Philippe Geiss, Nicolas Bacri, Michael Levinas, Henri Dutilleux, Roger Boutry, Désiré Dondeyne, Ida Gotkovsky, Jacques Castérède, Edith Canat de Chizy, Michel Merlet, Frank Ticheli, Pascal Zavaro, Jean-Pascal Beintus, Richard Dubugnon, Philippe Hersant, ...
The OHRC won 1st International Prize at the Eolia competition in Strasbourg in 2000 and 2004 and the 2nd place in the Concert Division at Kerkrade in 2005.
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