The Academy of St Olave's

The City of York's leading chamber orchestra, based in the beautiful setting of St Olave's Church, Marygate, in York


The Academy of St Olave’s is the City of York’s leading chamber orchestra, based in the beautiful setting of St Olave’s Church, Marygate, in York

Our next concert will be on Saturday 19th September 2015 at 8 pm in St Olave’s Church, Marygate, York.

Triple 150th Anniversary Concert

September 2015 Poster

Saturday 19 September 2015, 8pm

St Olave’s Church, Marygate, York

Director: Alan George, Leader: Claire Jowett


GLAZUNOV: Rêverie Orientale Op. 14

NIELSEN: Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Op. 7

SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 82

Alexander Glazunov

Alexander Glazunov

1865 - 1936

Carl Nielsen

Carl Nielsen

1865 - 1931

Jean Sibelius

Jean Sibelius

1865 - 1957


The ticket prices are £12, £11 for concessions and £5 for students.

  • Buy tickets online:
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  • or from Visit York, 1 Museum Street, York YO1 7DT, Tel: 01904 550099


  • or on the day at the concert venue, from 1 hour before the start of the concert.

Next season's concert dates

Programmes may be subject to change


Saturday 19 September 2015 – A Triple 150th Anniversary Concert

  • GLAZUNOV: Rêverie Orientale Opus 14
  • NIELSEN: Symphony No. 1
  • SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5

Saturday 23rd January, 2016

  • MENDELSSOHN: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
  • BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
  • BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7

Saturday 25th June, 2016 – A Mozartfest