News

  • Membership 2017-2018 – Latest news…

    More than 100 singers took part in the Workshop on 11th November. This was a fabulous day with great music making. We are looking forward to the Concert next February. Due to the large number of registrations we do now need to start managing applications, […]

  • Discounted Concert tickets for Members

    Audience tickets for our concert on 17th February will go on sale from 1st January at £10/ticket. As usual, members will have an opportunity to purchase at a discounted price, of £7.50/ticket. Discounted tickets will be on sale at our Workshop day, 11th November; and […]

  • Soloists for 2017

    We’re delighted to announce that our soloists this year will be: Hye-Youn Lee soprano (www.hyeyounlee.com) Olivia Ray alto Robin Horgan tenor   Brian McAlea bass  

  • Sir Thomas Allen

    Our Patron, Sir Thomas Allen, will be in Oxford  for a performance on October 18 of Strauss’s Enoch Arden as part of the Oxford Lieder Festival. Strauss’s setting of Tennyson’s Enoch Arden was hugely successful in its day. This is a rare chance to hear […]

  • Welcome to our new website

    We’re delighted to share our new website with you. We hope that you like it, and we would welcome any feedback. If you’d like to share your thoughts about the the site, please email enq.oxfordorpheus@gmail.com

  • Charitable status

    We’re delighted to announce that Oxford Orpheus is now a registered UK Charity. Our Charity Commission registration number is 1169023.

  • Dvorak’s intensely moving Stabat Mater was the chosen work for our annual performance on Saturday 22nd February 2014

    The concert also saw the inauguration of the Oxford Orpheus Orchestra to accompany the Oxford Orpheus Choir. We had an exciting line up of soloists for the concert who were Anna Jeruc-Kopec (soprano) Clare Presland (mezzo-soprano) Andrew Goodwin (tenor) and Ashley Riches (bass-baritone). All these […]

  • November Workshop 2012

    On November 3rd 2012 at The Newman Rooms, Oxford, we held our first choral workshop under the name Oxford Orpheus which was attended by 85 enthusiastic singers who were not disappointed – see some of their comments below. Whilst one of the intentions of Oxford […]

  • Choral singing reduces stress and promotes well-being.

    Research published in the Journal of Applied Arts and Health has found that those singing in a choir report a positive impact on their psychological health. The study of seventy college students discovered that choir rehearsal was associated with reduced anxiety and decreased negative moods […]