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Onyx visit the Great Birmingham Brass Fest

January 20th 2020 saw Onyx visit the Great Birmingham Brass Fest 2020 which was held at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and organised by our very own Amos Miller who is head of brass at the conservatoire. From performing two world premieres to appearing alongside horn playing superstar, Sarah Willis in one of her Horn Hangouts,…

A Day with the Guards

January 6th saw Onyx Brass spend a day working with the brass musicians of the Household Division at Wellington Barracks. Split up into informal discussions and some joint blowing, it gave us a great opportunity for us to get some rehearsal in for our joint concert at the Royal Military Chapel at the Barracks on…

New series of videos to be called 1 Minute of…

We are in the process of shooting and uploading a new series of pure and simple videos with a single camera and no editing. One Minute of… will be shot during rehearsals for performances. Our first is a clip of the sublime Bach Chorale Prelude, Nun Komm der Heiden Heiland. Over the coming months more will appear as we tour the country. Also the sheet music and full audio recordings will all be available to stream, purchase and download.

New music video for Onyx Noir

 

Onyx’s newest release, Onyx Noir, celebrates the British jazz scene with 12 new works from 12 of the greatest contemporary jazz composers. To continue the celebration, Onyx have released a new music video to Laurence Cottle’s ‘Holy Chalcedony’.

Fanfares and Onyx Noir reviewed in Gramophone Magazine

It’s always a good day when you get a recording review in Gramophone and we have had one or two over twenty five years. However imagine our joy to find out that in the June issue we have reviews for Fanfares and Onyx Noir. The Chandos Fanfares with John Wilson is described as a “superb…

Four Concerts and a CD Release

Coming up this May we have a busy little period of ten days. First of all there are four opportunities to see Onyx in concert. 10th May 1pm Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BA Programme to include music from Fanfares and Fugues. FREE 12th May 730pm Mayfield Festival, St Dunstans Church, Mayfield TN20 6AB Its…