ONYX BRASS

Recordings

Festmusik is getting closer

All the audio editing is done, now it’s the turn of the video. Here are some stills from the three big pieces that are coming your way on our new John Wilson/Chandos Records recording, A Legacy. Alongside Festmusik der Stadt Wien there are new transcriptions of two gorgeous sixteen part Strauss motets, Der Abend and…

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…

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…

Onyx to Release New Single

Way back in 2014 we recorded the music that Dave had composed for his sister’s wedding. Originally planned as just a personal momento, the recording was taken in studio conditions so what better than to release it as a single to lighten moods in these dark days of Winter and Covid-19 lockdowns. In two versions,…

New Christmas Recording with Winchester College Chapel Choir

Released on 16th October 2020, by Signum Records, this is a beautiful collection of Christmas music fantastically sung by Winchester College Chapel Choir directed by Howard Ionascu featuring added sparkle from Onyx Brass. It includes many of the popular seasonal numbers in brand new arrangements especially for this recording, and features two solo quintet numbers,…