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Carmina Burana

Youth Twinning concert

Saturday 13 July, 7pm at Town Hall, Oxford

We are very pleased to announce OSJ’s inaugural Youth Music Twinning Project; a celebration of youth, music and friendship.

In this new collaboration, gifted musicians aged 12 to 23 from Oxford and from Oxford’s twin cities past and present will come together for a week of music making, led throughout by John Lubbock.

The project will culminate in a performance of Carmina Burana with the OSJ Voices in Oxford Town Hall.

OSJ Voices
Belinda Gifford-Guy soprano
Hannah Davey soprano
Dominic Bevan tenor
Daniel Barrett
bass

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13 July 2024
Town Hall, Oxford St Aldates
Oxford, OX1 1DP United Kingdom
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We are very pleased to announce OSJ's inaugural Youth Music Twinning Project; a celebration of youth, music and friendship.
In this new collaboration, gifted musicians aged 12 to 23 from Oxford and from Oxford's twin cities past and present will come together for a week of music making, led throughout by John Lubbock.
The project will culminate in a performance of Carmina Burana with the OSJ Voices in Oxford Town Hall.

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£5.00 – £20.00 492 tickets left Buy Now
21 December 2024
Dorchester Abbey Oxfordshire
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A musical rite of the holiday season, the Baroque-era oratorio still awes listeners more than 250 years after the composer’s death.
Featuring at Dorchester John Lubbock’s new reorchestration for winds.

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£5.00 – £25.00 309 tickets left Buy Now
22 December 2024
SJE Arts Iffley Road
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A seasonal classic performed by renowned soloists, backed by the full forces of the Orchestra of St. John’s and the OSJ Voices. Join us for a festive performance of Handel’s great oratorio, The Messiah.
In the traditional scoring at SJE Arts.

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£5.00 – £25.00 370 tickets left Buy Now
31 December 2024
Dorchester Abbey Oxfordshire
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Waltzes, Marches and Polkas Galore!
Our ever-popular New Year Concert returns. A concert to set the feet tapping, the hands clapping with its joyous dance music, dispelling all thoughts of winter’s cold.
Featuring Derek Paravicini and Ashleigh Turley on piano, with Poppy McGhee on violin.

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£5.00 – £20.00 300 tickets left Buy Now
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A richly varied programme of concerts, both orchestral and choral, at SJE Arts in Oxford, and at Dorchester Abbey.

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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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 Fostering talented young singers and instrumentalists in the early stages of their professional careers and inviting them to perform alongside OSJ’s established musicians.

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