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Awards for Festmusik

Coming to the end of the year and a number of publications and commentators are pulling together their best recordings of 2021 and its good to see Festmusik: A Legacy is receiving its fair share of attention. First piece of silverware has been awarded by the website, 4 Bars Rest, and its CD of the…

Group to Feature On In Tune Christmas Special

Tuesday 21st December sees Onyx team up with the BBC Radio 3 In Tune Show for their annual Christmas Special. Broadcast live at 5pm, we will be playing some of our favourite seasonal numbers throughout the programme. Also hosts Sarah Walker and Sean Rafferty will be having a chat with Dave to catch up with…

Onyx Two Days in Devon and Hertfordshire

September 17th and 18th see the group travelling around in their return to some semblance of normality after the last eighteen months. First up is a visit to Hertfordshire and a concert to open the Sarratt Festival of Music 2021. This was originally a concert that was scheduled one year ago but was postponed due…

Group to Premiere Music For Rooftops in Eastbourne

Saturday 28th August sees Onyx Brass visiting Eastbourne to perform the premiere of Clive Whitburn’s Music for Rooftops. In what will be a perfect piece for our outdoor, socially distant times, it forms the centre piece of a recital taking place on the balcony of the town’s Congress Theatre. The composer writes: “As dusk falls…

Onyx to Premiere Rhombus

Tuesday 13th July sees us return to a live audience for the first time in 2021 and only the second time since the pandemic began back in March 2020. While we haven’t been idle, returning to a semblance of normality is hugely exciting and it’s fitting that one of our main supporters, JAM, are giving…

JAM on the Marsh 2021

It’s JAM on the Marsh time, and this year is especially exciting due to live audiences being allowed back after last year’s virtual offering. In keeping with the festival’s commitment to commissioning new music and giving second (or more) performances of these commissions, both concerts we are involved in contain world premieres and the revisiting…