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.

forthcoming concerts

Season Ticket for OSJ Ashmolean Proms 2018

29th September 2017 @ 8:00 am - 6th September 2018 @ 5:00 pm Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street

2018 SEASON TICKET FOR ALL EIGHT OSJ ASHMOLEAN PROMS  AVAILABLE FOR £80

Beethoven and Bruch – Dorchester Abbey

October 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Dorchester Abbey, High Street

Beethoven Eroica symphony, Bruch violin concerto Jan Schmolck violin soloist

OSJ Ashmolean Proms – November music for autism event

November 14 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 pm Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street

A string quartet (performers from the evening concert) will give a relaxed concert for people with disabilities, at 12 noon in the Headley Lecture Theatre of the Ashmolean Museum, before the March, June and November Ashmolean Prom concerts.

OSJ Ashmolean Proms – Mozart Brahms Schubert

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

Chamber music masterpieces with Royal Academy of Music prizewinning students
Brahms sextet in B flat (Behn Quartet plus Dominika Rembowska and Annabelle Oomens)
Mozart viola quintet in g minor (Behn Quartet plus Dominica Rembowska)
Schubert Quartetsatz (Kirkman Quartet)

Newark Music Club

November 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Palace Theatre, Newark, Appleton Gate

Newark Music Club

Music in Woodstock

November 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm St Mary Magdalene Woodstock, Park Street

Vivaldi Seasons
Faure Cantique de Jean Racine
Mozart Laudate Dominum
Handel Organ concerto

Handels Messiah 2017 at St John’s Smith Square

December 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm St John’s Smith Square, St John's Smith Square

Handel’s Messiah in its original scoring
Eline Vandenheede soprano
Charlotte Tetley mezzo
John Findon tenor
Christian Valle bass-baritone
OSJ Voices
Orchestra of St John’s
John Lubbock conductor

Handel Messiah 2017 – Dorchester Abbey

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

Handel’s Messiah in its original scoring

Christmas Carols at Fawley Court

December 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Fawley court,

Christmas Motets and other carols with OSJ Ashmolean Voices at Fawley court, near Henley
“A thoroughly modern 300 seat concert hall”
A QUINTESSENTIALLY BRITISH STATELY HOME DESIGNED BY SIR CHRISTOPHER WREN AND LANDSCAPED BY CAPABILITY BROWN
Conductor John Lubbock

OSJ Ashmolean Proms – Christmas Carols and more

December 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street

Christmas Motets and other carols with the OSJ Ashmolean Voices

‘Christmas Carols Plus’ 2017 at Dorchester Abbey

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

‘Christmas Carols Plus’ with The Ex Swingle Singers, conducted by John Lubbock.
Christmas motets and carols. Bach instrumental music.

Paravicini jazz quartet at the Beacon, Wantage

December 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Beacon, Portway

Derek Paravicini Jazz Quartet. An evening of jazz standards.

Strauss Gala 2017 at SJSS 2pm

December 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 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 tunes from Strauss and Lehar. SJSS at 2pm.

Strauss Gala 2017 – Dorchester Abbey 7pm

December 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Dorchester Abbey, High Street

Wonderful waltzes and polkas mostly by Johann Strauss Junior. Plus well-known tunes from Strauss and Lehar.  Dorchester Abbey at 7pm.

OSJ Ashmolean Proms – Music for Valentine’s Day

14th February 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street

Music for Valentines Day

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Featured CD from our online shop

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Price £15.00 for DVD or double CD   BUY NOW
This is a beautiful recording of Handel’s Messiah in a re-orchestration by John Lubbock for Wind Orchestra, Soloists and Choir. Performed by OSJ at St John’s Smith Square in London on 5th March 2016.
Available as DVD or double CD, it features Nardus Williams (soprano), Roderic Morris (countertenor), Christopher Turner (tenor), Bozidar Smiljanic (bass) and OSJ Voices with Jeremy Jackman (chorus master), John Lubbock (conductor).

 

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Concerts leaflet 2017
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Ashmolean Concerts October to December 2017

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Listen to John Lubbock on BBC Radio 4 Saturday Live

Listen to our Artistic Director, John Lubbock, talking on BBC Radio 4’s Saturday Live programme about the origins of OSJ and his mission to take classical music out into the community.

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