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

Welcome!

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 25th June 2016 at 8 pm in St Olave’s Church.

Mozart in Prague

Saturday 25 June 2016, 8 pm

St Olave’s Church, Marygate, York

Director: Alan George, Leader: Claire Jowett
  • Overture and Arias from The Marriage of Figaro
    Soloists: Judith Cunnold, Bethany Seymour, Jo Rondel, Jonathan Hanley, Jack Comerford
  • Symphony No. 38 in D major K.504 Prague

Tickets

The ticket prices are £12, £11 for concessions and £5 for students. Buy in advance or on the day.
Advance Purchase
  • Buy tickets online and have them delivered or collect from Visit York
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  • Purchase from Visit York, 1 Museum Street, York YO1 7DT, Tel: 01904 550099
On the day of the concert
  • Buy on the day at the concert venue, from 1 hour before the start of the concert.

St Olave’s Church Roof Repairs

by Tina Sanderson

On a mild Sunday morning in mid-December 2015 the congregation of St Olave’s Church, York were told the shocking news that the church would be closed for 3-4 months starting at the beginning of January. But what of the church bookings – and the Academy of St Olave’s concert in January?

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This Season's Concerts *

Saturday 19 September 2015 – A Triple 150th Anniversary Concert

  • GLAZUNOV: Rêverie Orientale Opus 14
  • NIELSEN: Symphony No. 1 in G minor Op. 7
  • SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5 in E flat major Op. 82

Saturday 23rd January, 2016

  • BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major BWV 1046
  • MENDELSSOHN: Overture Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Op.27
  • BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7 in A major Op.92

Saturday 25th June, 2016 – Mozart in Prague

  • Overture and Arias from The Marriage of Figaro
  • Symphony No. 38 in D major K.504 Prague

Next Season's Concerts *

Saturday 24th September, 2016

  • SIBELIUS: Pelléas et Mélisande Op. 46
  • HAYDN: Symphony No. 45 in F sharp minor Farewell
  • SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 5 in B flat major D.485

Saturday 21st January, 2017

Saturday 24th June, 2017

*   May be subject to change