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

  • Paravicini-Quartet-thumb
    03 Aug

    A programme of folk songs and jazz Derek Paravicini Jazz Quartet Derek Paravicini: Piano Hannah Davey: Singer Ben Holder: Violin Ollie Howell: Drums OSJ Ashmolean Voices Doors open at 6.30pm Ticket prices: £25 Chair / £10 bring your own cushion…

  • JanSchmolk
    09 Sep

    Recital by Jan Schmolk with Francis Angell Stravinsky: Suite italienne for violin and Piano Elgar: Violin sonata in e minor, op.82 Saint-Saens: Swan or Faure: Elegy for cello and piano Mendelssohn: Trio in d minor op.49 Jan, familiar to OSJ…

  • 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

    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 Lady Jeanne Galway: Flute 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: Suite No. 2 in B minor,…

  • 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 Maki Sekiya: Piano Bach: Brandenburg Concertos nos 2, 4 and 5 Bach: Piano concerto in F minor Booking phone: 020 7222 1061 In Person: St John’s Smith Square, London, SW1P 3HA

  • 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…

  • 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…

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