A richly varied programme of concerts, both orchestral and choral, 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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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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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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25 June 2021
SJE Arts

SCHUBERT Drei Klavierstücke D946
LISZT Transcendental Etudes, No11 in D flat (Harmonies du Soir)
BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata in F minor, No 23 Op 57 "Appassionata"

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26 June 2021
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Carmina Burana by Carl Orff

Orchestrated for two pianos, timpani and percussion

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27 June 2021
SJE Arts

Composed in memory of the Fauré's father and performed at the composer's own funeral, Fauré’s gorgeous Requiem speaks of a better world beyond this one. Its uplifting melodies and serene character will be performed alongside Brahms' beautiful, ethereal Songs for Female Voices, Horns and Harp.

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28 June 2021
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Reflecting some of the key questions of our time, including the environment and social equality, this multisensory performance will present live OSJ’s newest commissions for string orchestra and film, Many Worlds in One Place, Earth Flow and Reaching Water. Alongside will sit gorgeous music by some of the silver screen's finest composers including Shostakovich and John Williams, as well as Arvo Pärt’s Spiegel im Spiegel, accompanied by film and live artwork created in response to the music.

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