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.

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

Piano and Strings at SJE Arts

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

Viv McLean joins OSJ Strings in a wide-ranging programme, part of SJE Arts International Piano Series 2018.

OSJ Ashmolean Prom – Music from Czechoslovakia

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

Music to get your feet tapping and heart bursting from the heart of Europe.

Handel and Bach at Dorchester

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

Extracts from Messiah and other Baroque classics featuring fantastic soprano Hannah Davey with OSJ Voices.

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

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

Season ticket – OSJ Ashmolean Proms 2019

1st January 2019 @ 8:00 am - 1st December 2019 @ 8:00 am Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street

2019 SEASON TICKET FOR ALL EIGHT OSJ ASHMOLEAN PROMS AVAILABLE FOR £80
Tickets available via the BUY TICKETS link below.
When you purchase tickets, please do consider adding a voluntary donation to support our work in the community.

‘Displaced Voices’ at Kings Place – music and poetry by children and refugees

19th January 2019 King’s Place, 90 York Way

‘Displaced Voices’ at Kings Place, London
Engaging with refugees, migrants and asylum seekers through hands on music-making activities while collecting stories and experiences to be set for voice and orchestra and performed by the Orchestra of St John’s. A new collaboration with Campsfield House Immigration Removal Centre and Oxford Spires Academy.

Music for Valentines Day – OSJ Ashmolean Prom

14th February 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street

A concert for Valentines Day

Sir Vince Cable – My Music at Wigmore Hall

28th February 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore St, Marylebone

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.

Afghan Womens Orchestra at Lancaster House

18th March 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Lancaster House, Stable Yard, St. James's

Afghan Women’s Orchestra

Musicians from Kabul – side by side with OSJ players

Admission by invitation.

Event hosted by the Foreign and Commonwealth office.

When you purchase tickets, please do consider adding a voluntary donation to support our work in the community.