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Happy Christmas and a much better New Year!

2020 has been a tough year for us all so we would like to offer our thanks to everyone who has supported us through these trying times. While our concert work has almost all disappeared, special thanks go to JAM on the Marsh, the Malcolm Arnold Society, and Music at the Tower for engaging us…

New Shostakovich Fugue Video

To go with the December sale on at Onyx Brass Publishing, we’ve created a two and a half minute video of all the Shostakovich fugues mashed together! It’s an attempt to highlight some of the best bits of all ten that we recorded on Fugue. See what you think!

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For those interested in the order:
1, G major 2, B minor 3, D major 4, A flat major 5, E minor 6, C major 7, G minor 8, G sharp minor 9, D flat major 10, D minor

A Winter’s Night chosen as Album of the Weekend by Scala Radio

Great to see that A Winter’s Night has received another accolade and has been chosen as “Album of the Weekend” for Scala Radio on the weekend before Christmas. Starting on Angellica Bell’s 7am Saturday morning show on the 19th December, tracks will be played from the recording throughout the weekend. Since its release in October…

A Winter’s Night chosen as Classic FM’s Album of the Week

Really chuffed to find out that A Winter’s Night has been chosen as Alexander Armstrong’s Classic FM Album of the Week. Recorded by Signum Records, it’s such a fabulous collection of Christmas music, new and old, and includes two solo quintet numbers alongside the carols we perform with the Choristers of Winchester College School and…

Recorded concert at Imperial College to be released in New Year

On Tuesday 8th December in normal times we would have been giving our annual concert for the Imperial College Concert Series. While we couldn’t perform to a live audience, we were so pleased that Oliver Gooch has enabled us to present a show that has been videoed for release in the New Year by IC…

Christmas Concert Sunday 13th December

LIVE MUSIC ALERT! Very pleased to announce that we will be performing in a real live concert to a real live audience with real live singers! (Weather permitting!) On Sunday 13th December at 5pm we will be joining Mary Bevan and the Fairfield Singers in a outdoor Christmas concert as part of her successful post…

Review of A Winter’s Night

“The sound of Onyx Brass lifts this collection of Christmas favourites from Winchester College Chapel Choir – Cecilia McDowall’s A Winter’s Night is a particularly effective miniature cycle, and the traditional carols are resplendent in festal arrangements for choir, organ and brass.” Presto Classical, Dec 2020 Now we are entering the Christmas season it’s good to see…