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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…

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,…

A Very Onyx Christmas

There’s a lot of brass music around at Christmas, but we think no-one does it quite so classily as Onyx. Last Friday they played live on Radio 3 with the BBC Singers and their conductor Ben Parry. The concert of Christmas music old and new, including a couple of solo items from Onyx themselves, is…

New CD Released!

We’re pleased to announce the release of our début Christmas recording, “Canite Tuba”, or “Sound the Trumpet”  from Resonus Classics, which features settings of well-loved English carols by Holst, tranquil motets from Monteverdi, Palestrina, Parsons and Schütz, and arrangements from some of the best Christmas works from across Europe, including Berlioz’s 1854 Oratorio “L’enfance du Christ”…