Oxford Chamber Music Society

Oxford Chamber Music Society

Sunday concerts at 3pm in the historic Holywell Music Room

Beethoven Opus 130

From ‘nous’, Ancient Greek for ‘mind’, ‘perception’ but also ‘heart’, ‘soul’, ‘creativity’, we get a hint of the versatility and interpretative originality of Quartetto Noûs, whom we are delighted to welcome to open the 2022/23 season. With string quartets by Antonio...

Elgar piano quintet

Long established as a collective of outstanding musicians the Pixels Ensemble returns to the OCMS with a wonderful programme: a Rebecca Clarke composition for two violins and piano, Mozart’s piano concerto K449 and Elgar’s great piano quintet composed in 1918.  Alice,...

A global tour with Atéa Quintet

Formed in 2009 and double prize-winners at the 2015 Karl Nielsen International Chamber Music Competition, the  Atéa Quintet is the foremost British wind quintet of its generation.  Featuring the work of American, French, Cuban and British composers, they promise an...

Entrancing trios

Founded at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Trio Isimsiz, a multiple international prize-winner, is one of the finest piano trios around. ‘…it’s hard to know how Trio Isimsiz could have bettered such artistry and distinctiveness’ wrote The Strad in 2018. For...

English genius

Playing on a fine collection of instruments, including a Stradivarius and Guarnerius, the Albion Quartet unites four outstanding young string players in playing that ‘…is masterly in its vividness, freedom and sensitivity.’ (Sunday Times). Their many acclaimed...

Baroque Travels

‘Bojan Čičić has this repertoire in his blood, and this shows in performances of exhilarating beauty…. The softly glowing Illyria Consort give sympathetic support. A thrilling musical discovery…’ (Classical Music Daily). This being but one of many such...

Music from the Vltava

Long established as one of the finest Czech string quartets, it is a pleasure to welcome the Martinů Quartet from Prague. Award winners at many international festivals and for their numerous recordings, the quartet instinctively conveys its deep affinity with the...