Onyx Brass

“easily the classiest brass ensemble in Britain” – BBC Music Magazine

Onyx by the seaside!

Onyx Brass are off to the Vale of Glamorgan Festival on Sunday for a day by the sea. They’ll be performing for FREE all over the place. A couple of short blasts here and there, and then a longer recital at 4pm at the Eastern Shelter on Barry Island. You can find all the details…

Fanfares Recording Project

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April 6th and 7th sees the first of our two studio projects for 2017. Fanfares is a recording that will bring together 14 British Composers of the 20th Century, 46 different fanfares, John Wilson, Onyx Brass and a few friends. Including many premiere recordings we have been reconstructing a lot from manuscripts that we’ve found…

Brass Day at Eton College

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On March 15th we will be hosting a brass day at Eton College. 70 local school children from around the area will be coming together for a day of coaching and performing in the music school of Eton. It’s catering for all levels and will give a chance for young brass players to get some…

Onyx to Visit the North East

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A quick two day trip of North East England is on the agenda this February with a visit to Newcastle University and Helmsley. 9th February and we are working with students of the brass department of Newcastle University. This will lead them to join us for our lunchtime concert which includes premieres of music by…

Christmas 2016 for Onyx

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Hard to think about Christmas while in the heat and humidity of Malaysia. However in barely two days we start our annual run of seasonal shows. Here’s an outline schedule if you ant to see us (and the many excellent choirs we team up with) over the next few weeks. 10th Henley, two concerts with…

Onyx Brass to Visit Malaysia

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On Monday 5th December we kick off our busy month by making a trip to the island of Borneo and the Malaysian city of Kuching. Somewhere that none of us have been, we are so excited to be playing and working with the amazing St. Joseph’s School Band. Last year they won the Yamaha Cup…

Onyx to Celebrate the 90th Birthday of Joseph Horowitz

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We have back to back lunchtime concerts at educational establishments coming up in November and sees us working and performing with a number of their students as well. Thursday 3rd November and it is our annual visit for the lunchtime series at Imperial College. For this we will be celebrating the 90th Birthday of Joseph…