Adventures in Sound

OSJ has been making the best live classical music available to everyone for almost 50 years by giving international performances with the world’s top soloists, developing exciting young talent and playing music for autistic children.


Forthcoming Concerts

  • richardmilone2
    09 Sep

    Recital by Richard Milone violin, John Heley cello and Frances Angell piano Haydn: Trio in G, Hob XV, no.25 ‘Gipsy Rondo’ Fauré: Elegie for cello and piano Elgar: Salut d’Amour and Chanson du Matin for violin and piano Mendelssohn:…

  • Maki
    10 Sep

    Piano Recital by Maki Sekiya and Ilya Chetverikov Bach-Busoni: Chorale Prelude “Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland” Schubert: Sonata in A major D664 Scriabin: Sonata Op.53 Debussy: “Petite Suite” for 4 hands: En Bateau, Minuet,…

  • benholder
    11 Sep

    Ben Holder, the violinist from Derek Paravicini’s Jazz Quartet Maki Sekiya, piano Public are welcome to attend.

  • Paravicini-Quartet-thumb
    11 Sep

    Derek Paravicini Jazz Quartet Derek Paravicini: Piano Ben Holder: Violin Hannah Davey: Singer Ollie Howell: Drums We can expect a dazzling performance from the Quartet of Hannah Davey singing alongside star pianist Derek Paravacini, top jazz…

  • risingstars
    12 Sep

    Rising Opera Stars – a recital by the Birmingham Conservatoire students of Christine Cairns “OSJ Young Performers” present a concert of virtuoso songs and arias performed by the award-winning young opera singers from the Birmingham Conservatoire…

  • jamesgalway1
    13 Sep

    Sir James Galway: Flute Howard Moody: Harpsichord Richard Milone: Violin Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major, BWV 1046 Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048 Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050 Bach:…

  • osjvoices
    14 Sep

    OSJ Voices sing Bach and Gibbons JS Bach: Komm, Jesu, Komm Orlando Gibbons: Almighty and Everlasting God Orlando Gibbons: O Clap Your Hands Together Orlando Gibbons: Hosanna to the Son of David JS Bach: Jesu meine Freude Conductor Jeremy Jackman…

  • Maki
    14 Sep

    Sir James Galway: Flute Lady Jeanne Galway: Flute Maki Sekiya: Piano Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047 Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049 Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051 Bach:…

  • jamesgalway1
    15 Sep

    Sir James Galway: Flute Lady Jeanne Galway: Flute Richard Milone: Violin Christopher O’Neal: Oboe Paul Archibald: Trumpet Maki Sekiya: Piano Bach: Brandenburg Concertos nos 2, 4 and 5 Bach: Piano concerto in F minor Booking phone: 020…

  • JamesLady-Galway
    16 Sep

    Sir James Galway: Flute Lady Jeanne Galway: Flute Howard Moody: Keyboard Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D major, BWV1050 Bach: Keyboard Concerto No.5 in F minor, BWV1056 Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G major, BWV1049 Bach: Brandenburg…

  • philippullman
    18 Sep

    Author of His Dark Materials trilogy and winner of the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Book of the Year Award, Philip Pullman will be in conversation with author and broadcaster Paul Blezard revealing a life’s memories and the music…

  • richard-dawkins
    27 Sep

    World-famous scientist and author of The Selfish Gene and The God Delusion Professor Richard Dawkins discusses his life and musical loves with author and broadcaster Paul Blezard. OSJ will perform Dawkins’s favourite musical works. Dawkins…

  • henryneill
    07 Oct

    Henry Neill: Baritone Gemma Lois Summerfield: Soprano Elgar: Elegy Vaughan Williams: Silent Noon, Sleep, Songs of Travel, Four Last songs, Linden Lea Finzi: Prelude Ireland: The Holy Boy Walton: Death of Falstaff, Touch Her Soft lips and Part…

  • ashmolean
    19 Nov

    OSJ Young Performers’ Ensemble from the Royal Academy of Music Mozart: Oboe Quartet Mozart: Flute Quartet Mozart: Clarinet Quintet Ticket prices: £25 Chair / £10 bring your own cushion Booking phone: 0845 680 1926 In Person: Blackwell’s…

  • sjss
    01 Dec

    The best-loved oratorio of them all. OSJ Voices John Lubbock conductor Box Office: 020 7222 1061

  • ashmolean
    14 Dec

    A programme of Christmas music with OSJ Ashmolean Voices

  • dorchester
    20 Dec

    The best-loved oratorio of them all. Handel Messiah, HWV 56 OSJ Voices John Lubbock conductor Box Office: 00845 680 1926

  • sofialarsson
    22 Dec

    The best-loved oratorio of them all. Handel Messiah, HWV 56 Sofia Larsson soprano Tai Oney countertenor Peter Kirk tenor Bozidar Smiljanic bass OSJ Voices John Lubbock conductor Box Office: 020 7520 1490

  • OSJ-logo_justletters
    23 Dec

    The best-loved oratorio of them all with four wonderful singers from the OSJ Young Performers Scheme. Handel Messiah, HWV 56 OSJ Voices John Lubbock conductor Box Office: 00845 680 1926

  • sophiepullen
    31 Dec

    As well as wonderful waltzes and polkas mostly by Johann Strauss Junior, Sophie Pullen who will be singing some very well know songs from Strauss and Lehar, including arias from Strauss’ glorious operetta ‘Die Fledermaus’.…

  • dorchester
    31 Dec

    A wonderful way to celebrate the New Year. John Lubbock conductor Box Office: 0845 680 1926

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