Music for Autism

OSJ’s mission is “to serve our communities by promoting concerts of unrivalled artistic excellence“. Working with the most extraordinary musicians we aim to make the emotion, drama and culture of live classical music available to everyone.

Orchestra of St John's

OSJ’s mission is “to serve our communities by promoting concerts of unrivalled artistic excellence“. Working with the most extraordinary musicians we aim to make the emotion, drama and culture of live classical music available to everyone.

Orchestra of St John's

OSJ’s mission is “to serve our communities by promoting concerts of unrivalled artistic excellence“. Working with the most extraordinary musicians we aim to make the emotion, drama and culture of live classical music available to everyone.

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forthcoming concerts

My Music at SJSS – Joanna Lumley

September 10 @ 1:05 pm - 2:00 pm St John’s Smith Square, St John's Smith Square

Famous people discuss music that has meant the most to them in their lives, with OSJ playing arrangements of their choice of music live in the concert hall.

Sheku Kanneh-Mason plays Tchaikovsky at Dorchester

September 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Dorchester Abbey, High Street

CURRENTLY SOLD OUT. TO JOIN THE WAITING LIST PLEASE EMAIL admin@osj.org.uk

Piano and strings at SJE Arts

September 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm SJE Arts, 109A Iffley Road

Since winning First Prize at the 2002 Maria Canals International Piano Competition in Barcelona, Viv McLean has enjoyed a successful career in the UK and internationally. He has performed in concerto with the Royal Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, English Chamber and Scottish Concert Orchestras and is touring this season with the London Concert Orchestra performing ‘Simply Gershwin’ at the Royal Festival Hall and around the UK.

OSJ Ashmolean Prom – Music from Czechoslovakia

October 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street

Music from Czechoslovakia

Handel and Bach at Dorchester

October 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Dorchester Abbey, High Street

Handel Zadok the Priest
Bach Cantata 51
Handel Messiah ‘Halleluia chorus’
Handel Samson ‘Let the bright seraphim’
Bach Brandenburg 2
Handel Messiah ‘Worthy is the Lamb’

Schools Prom at the Royal Albert Hall

November 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Royal Albert Hall, Kensington

John Lubbock will be training 60 instrumentalists from the Oxfordshire Music Service
to take part in the 2018 Schools Prom at the Royal Albert Hall.
This is part of the Buddy scheme where students with disabilities get a helping hand from their friends.

OSJ oratorio series – Faure Requiem in Chester Cathedral

November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Chester Cathedral, St Werburgh St

The choir of Chester Cathedral and the Orchestra of St John come together to bring you the first in the new OSJ Oratorio series:

OSJ Ashmolean Proms – November ‘relaxed’ concert

November 14 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street

Performers from the evening concert will give a ‘relaxed’ concert for people with disabilities, at 11.30am in the galleries of the Ashmolean Museum, before the February and November 2018  Ashmolean Prom concerts. All welcome.  No tickets required.
Booking through the Ashmolean Education team:
E education.service@ashmus.ox.ac.uk
T 01865 278015

OSJ Ashmolean Prom – ‘Variations’

November 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street

‘Variations’

Galway plays Mozart at Dorchester

November 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Dorchester Abbey, High Street

OSJ 50th Anniversary Concert
All Mozart: Clarinet concerto, Flute concerto, Symphony 40 plus a new commission
Sir James Galway flute
Ian Scott clarinet
Orchestra of St John’s, John Lubbock conductor

Handel Messiah at St John’s Smith Square

December 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm St John’s Smith Square, St John's Smith Square

Handels Messiah in the exciting new orchestration for wind by John Lubbock
OSJ Voices
Orchestra of St John’s
John Lubbock conductor

Carols at Dorchester

December 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Dorchester Abbey, High Street

Traditional carols and Christmas motets

OSJ Ashmolean Proms – Christmas Carols

December 9 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street

Traditional carols and Christmas Motets

Handel Messiah at Dorchester Abbey

December 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Dorchester Abbey, High Street

Handels Messiah in the exciting new orchestration for wind by John Lubbock
OSJ Voices
Orchestra of St John’s
John Lubbock conductor

New Year’s Eve Strauss Gala at SJSS

December 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm St John’s Smith Square, St John's Smith Square

Strauss Gala at St John’s, Smith Square

2pm

Wonderful waltzes and polkas mostly by Johann Strauss Junior, plus well-known songs and arias from Strauss and Lehar. Including final scene, act I of La Boheme

New Year’s Eve Strauss Gala in Dorchester Abbey

December 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Dorchester Abbey, High Street

Strauss Gala at Dorchester Abbey

7pm

Wonderful waltzes and polkas mostly by Johann Strauss Junior, plus well-known songs and arias from Strauss and Lehar. Including final scene, act I of La Boheme