Concerts

A richly varied programme of concerts, both orchestral and choral, at SJE Arts in Oxford, at Dorchester Abbey and at Wigmore Hall in London.

Mucisians and Participants during the Session:" Closing Performance" at the Annual Meeting 2017 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, January 20, 2017.

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Connections

Our ‘Connections’ programme brings together the wide range of social and community engagement work that we do. For over fifty years, this has been a key part of the OSJ’s ethos and work.

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Music for Autism

A cornerstone of ‘Connections’, our Music for Autism programme has been running continuously for over 20 years. OSJ’s musicians spend around 70 days a year in special schools, both locally and nationally, playing to and engaging with children and young people with autism.

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Young Artists Scheme

Fostering and actively supporting talented young performers has long been an integral part of the OSJ’s ethos.

Concerts
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  • Dorchester Abbey
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  • SJE Arts
  • Wigmore
30 January 2021
Dorchester Abbey, OX10 7HH
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CANCELLED BY LOCKDOWN
Glazunov Intermezzo Romantico
Faure Four songs Papillon, Fleur Jetee, Au bord de l'eau, Le secret
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Danse nègre
Wagner Siegfried idyll

Ilona Domnich soprano

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£15
14 February 2021
SJE Arts, Oxford, OX4 1EH
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Glazunov Intermezzo Romantico
Faure Four songs Papillon, Fleur Jetee, Au bord de l'eau, Le secret
Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Songs for Valentines Day

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£15
27 February 2021
Dorchester Abbey, OX10 7HH
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Schoenberg Notturno for strings and harp
George Walker Idyll
Debussy Dances for strings and harp
Suk Serenade

Gwenllian Llyr harp

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£15
13 March 2021
Dorchester Abbey, OX10 7HH
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Bach St Matthew Passion
Orchestra of St John's
OSJ Ashmolean Voices
John Lubbock conductor

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£15 – £20
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John Lubbock recorded at the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford