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Our Young Professionals scheme supports emerging artists
Our musicians play for children in special educational needs schools
Distance learning with the Institute of Music in Afghanistan
'My Music' distinguished personalities talk about their lives, in the concert hall
Collaborative projects for children from migrant, refugee and underprivileged backgrounds
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Audience feedback to our summer fundraising concert

Bravo to Jan and Tim. And to Chris and John the recording engineers. ‘Wonderful performance! I also enjoyed the introductions as well as the tour of the gardens.’ Andre Mensch ‘We have missed the live concerts, but are most grateful…

New release – Steve and Jo’s Music for Autism online workshops

Our first feedback from the Early Years teacher at Reynalds’s Cross School…… “What a fab series! Those sessions are lovely. I think parents would love them” Steve Harper and Jo May have produced ten new Music for Autism online videos….

OSJ recording of Handel’s Messiah

See ‘Ox In A Box‘ article on John Lubbock’s reorchestration of Handel’s Messiah. The Orchestra of St John’s takes to YouTube with unique version of Messiah Listen on our YouTube channel HERE You can buy a copy of our Messiah…

ACE Covid-19 grant award

We are proud to announce that Orchestra of St John’s has been awarded a grant in the current ACE Covid-19 funding round. This money will allow us to kickstart these new projects: ‘Serenading’ patients and staff  in mental health wards…

Newly released Autumn concerts at Dorchester Abbey
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29 August 2020
Dorchester Abbey, High Street
Dorchester on Thames, OX10 7HH
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Karlowicz 'Serenade op 2 for Strings' Florence Price 'Adoration' Tchaikovsky 'String Serenade' Strings of Orchestra of St John’s John Lubbock conductor This is the first of four socially distanced chamber concerts at Dorchester Abbey during the autumn. Each orchestral concert...

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26 September 2020
Dorchester Abbey, High Street
Dorchester on Thames, OX10 7HH
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Bloch 'Concerto Grotto' Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Petite 'Suite de Concert Op. 77: La Tarantelle Frétillante' Dvorak 'Serenade for strings' Strings of Orchestra of St John’s John Lubbock conductor This is the second of four socially distanced chamber concerts at Dorchester Abbey...

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17 October 2020
Dorchester Abbey, High Street
Dorchester, OX10 7HH
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Mozart  'Sonata in B Flat, KV 454' Brahms 'Sonata No 2 in A major op. 100' Ravel 'Tzigane' Jan Schmolck violin Tim Horton piano This is the third of four socially distanced chamber concerts at Dorchester Abbey during the autumn....

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28 November 2020
Dorchester Abbey, High Street
Dorchester on Thames, OX10 7HH
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Glazunov 'Intermezzo Romantico' Faure 'Four songs' Samuel Coleridge-Taylor 'Petite Suite de Concert Op. 77: La Tarantelle Frétillante' and 'African Suite: Danse nègre' Wagner 'Siegfried idyll' Ilona Domnich soprano Orchestra of St John’s John Lubbock conductor This is the fourth of...

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