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finding inspiration in lockdown

Yu-Wei Hu and Johan Löfving

Sunday 2nd August, 3pm

St John Passion

Oxford Bach Soloists and Positive Note present

Bach’s St John Passion performed from isolation.

April – May 2020

Watch our Easter Oratorio performance


Watch the entire performance of J. S. Bach’s Easter Oratorio (BWV 249) recorded live on 20th April 2019 in New College Chapel by kind permission of the Warden and Scholars of New College, Oxford.

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Choral Scholar Focus: Richard Douglas

Choral Scholar Focus: Richard Douglas

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A message from our Artistic Director: I am writing to you today with an update on OBS’ response to the coronavirus crisis. The Headline  Following discussion with the Board of Trustees, we have taken the decision to cancel all OBS concerts currently planned through to...

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Choral Scholar Focus: Florian Störtz

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