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New Video for 30th Birthday Recording

To prepare for the upcoming release of The Sun is Free to Flow with the Sea, on 23rd June, we’ve put together a little teaser trailer to raise the excitement levels! To purchase, download or stream, click here To get the chance to hear this live, come along to World Heart Beat Embassy Gardens for…

30th Anniversary Recording Released 23rd June

Containing ten new works for brass and with all except one work commissioned by Onyx Brass, The sun is free to flow with the sea is a celebration of not only our reaching the grand old age of 30, but also of the ethos of the group from its inception three decades ago. We are…

Premieres of Music by Wallen and Perinpanayagam at RAM

March 22nd & 23rd March has us visiting the Alma Mater of many of us in Onyx, the Royal Academy of Music, where we will be spending 2 days working with the students side by side in preparation for a concert on 23rd. The evening will include the Strauss Motets from Festmusik and Tim Jackson’s…

Onyx to Premiere Turnage New Work as Part of Birthday Celebrations

In under 2 weeks, one of the highlights of our 30th year is to take place at St. Bride’s Church London with the premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s new work, Onyx 30. A co-commission with JAM, it will form part of their 2023 Music of Our Time series. The annual concert that features new music for…

Happy 30th Birthday to us!

For Onyx, it is a very happy new year indeed. We are thirty years old and have decided to celebrate. As a birthday present to ourselves, we have commissioned some fabulous new music for brass. The year starts with us recording these for the NMC label and then our concerts will feature them as the…