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.

We are thrilled to be planning a live concert in aid of Jessie’s Fund in September 2021, featuring a lovely Mozart programme with clarinet soloist Lesley Schatzberger.

Our next Concert is in St Olave’s Church York

Saturday 25th September 2021, 8 pm *

Directed by Alan George
  • MOZART: Clarinet Concerto in A  soloist Lesley Schatzberger
  • BOYCE: Symphony No. 4 in F
  • MOZART: Symphony No. 40 in G minor

* Programmes and venues may be subject to change.  Please check this website in the week of the concert for the latest COVID-19 precautions being taken.

The concert will be supporting Jessie’s Fund.

Concert Poster

St Olave’s Church can be accessed with a wheelchair. There is a sloping path which avoids the main steps up from Marygate and a wheelchair accessible toilet at the back of the church.

Tickets – SOLD OUT!!

The ticket prices are £15 and £5 for accompanied children (18 and under).

Advance Purchase

  • Buy tickets in advance online using the Buy tickets online button and download / print your tickets.
  • Tickets are available online only (there is no booking fee).
  • Please see “Ticket holders’ Information” on this page for the Covid measures in place for this concert.


    Please consider making a donation to the Academy of St Olave’s to help us put on superb chamber orchestra concerts in the future.

    Due to COVID-19 it is likely that there will be continue to be restrictions on audience sizes and additional costs for concerts for many months, so your support would be greatly appreciated.

    Donations can be made in multiples of £1, £5, £10 or £15.

    Thank you!

    Please note that online ticket purchases and donations are fulfilled by Web Ticket Manager, so the Make a donation button will open the Academy of St Olave’s ticket page on the Web Ticket Manager website.

    Ticket holders’ Information for September 25th Concert 2021

    In order to provide continued and practicable reassurance for both audience and orchestra members, the Covid precautions remain much as stated on the ticketing website:

    Please would adults be prepared to show, if requested by our stewards, one of the following:

    • Proof of double vaccination at least 14 days ago. (The little card given on vaccination is fine)
    • A negative test result within 48 hours prior to the concert
    • Evidence that you have recovered from Covid 19 in the last 6 months

    Please wear a mask to help protect us all.

    Please do not attend if you have symptoms, have tested positive, or have been asked to self isolate. We will refund your ticket if you let us know via our website.

    Do wrap up warm as the church doors will remain open for ventilation purposes.

    As there is only a 5 minute interval, there will be no refreshments.

    Please arrive not earlier than 7.15pm with your ticket in either printed or electronic form.

    Please observe any directions and instructions provided by our stewards in church.

    The orchestra is very much looking forward to seeing and playing for you!