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.
May 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmSt John’s Smith Square, St John's Smith Square
Famous people discuss music that has meant the most to them in their lives. OSJ plays their choice of pieces. Lord Archer Author and politician is interviewed by Paul Blezard about his life and musical influences.
September 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmDorchester Abbey, High Street
Join us at Dorchester Abbey to hear BBC Young Musician of the Year 2016 Winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason perform Tchaikovsky’s stunning Rococo Variations, accompanied by Orchestra of St John’s. Mendelssohn’s evocative Hebrides Overture and the exhilarating Italian Symphony complete this beautiful programme – perfect for a late summer evening.
October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmAshmolean Museum, Beaumont Street
Performers from the evening concert will give a ‘relaxed’ concert for people with disabilities, at 12 noon in the galleries of the Ashmolean Museum, before the February and October 2018 Ashmolean Prom concerts. All welcome. No tickets required.
Booking through the Ashmolean Education team:
T 01865 278015
November 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmRoyal 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.