OSJ Ashmolean Proms series

Join the Orchestra of St John's for these specially-curated concerts, attracting musicians from around the world
Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont St, OX1 2PH, 20th March, 9th April, 15th May, 1st June, 9th October, 13th November and 15th December 2019, 7.30pm start, £8-16.

Ensconced in the museum's inspiring atrium, guests to these concerts will be treated to world-class performers selected by the orchestra, which has a reputation as 'classical music's best-kept secret'.

Events

OSJ Ashmolean Proms - The Beauty of the Cello

Join longstanding member, and cornerstone of Orchestra of St John’s, John Heley for the rarely-performed baroque cello concerto from Monn. The rest of the programme features the talents of OSJ Voices in Handel’s Dixit Dominus, rounded off with Purcell’s beautiful Chaconne. The perfect accompaniment to a summer’s eve.
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street Oxford
Sat 1st June, 7.30pm
£8-16

OSJ Ashmolean Proms - English Pastoral Evening

Autumn is coming in, the year is settling down for its winter nap, and we’ve still got one foot in the summer holiday. Join us! Delius and Vaughan Williams indulge our nostalgia for longer and warmer days, with a surge of passion from violinist extraordinaire Sarasate.
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street Oxford
Wed 9th October, 7.30pm
£8-16

OSJ Ashmolean Proms - Songs From Childhood

Soprano Ilona Domnich joins Orchestra of St John’s in an exploration of music written for children. Don’t be fooled though - this evening is a mix of stunning, intriguing, and challenging repertoire, enough to leave even the most demanding of inner children satisfied.
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street Oxford
Wed 13th November, 7.30pm
£8-16

OSJ Ashmolean Proms - Christmas Carols

OSJ Ashmolean Voices sing in Christmas with motets, carols, and seasonal classics. Come along to hear a carefully selected mix of well-known Christmas carols and lesser known traditional repertoire: an enchanting evening for the depths of winter.
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street Oxford
Sun 15th December, 7.30pm
£8-16
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