THE ACADEMY of ST OLAVE’S – Forthcoming Orchestra Concerts in York

Our next concert is on Saturday 24th September 2022, featuring the wonderful concerto for two bassoons by Vanhal and Beethoven’s Symphony No 3 Eroica.

Our Forthcoming Orchestra Concerts in York

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St Olave's Church York*

Saturday 24th September 2022, 8pm

Directed by Alan George
  • MOZART: Overture to Lucio Silla
  • VANHAL: Concerto for 2 Bassoons soloists Isabel Dowell and David Baker
  • BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 Eroica

This concert is in aid of the charity Sunflowers in York, helping Ukrainian refugee children and families to settle and thrive in York.  To further support the charity, accompanied children can attend this concert free of charge and will not need a ticket.

York St John University, Creative Centre*

Saturday 21st January 2023, 8pm

Directed by Alan George
  • BEETHOVEN: Overture Leonora No. 3
  • SCHUBERT: Incidental music from Rosamunde
  • SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 3 Rhenish

St Olave’s Church York*

Sunday 18th June 2023, 8pm

Directed by Alan George
  • HAYDN: Symphony No. 100 Military
  • MOZART: Symphony No. 1 in E flat major
  • DELIUS: Summer Night on the River
  • VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Harnham Down

* Concert dates, venues and programmes may be subject to change. 

Entrance to St Olave's Church


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.


Prices are £15 for adults and usually £5 for full-time students and accompanied children (18 and under). Buy in advance to secure your seats.

How to find us

Maps and all the information you need to get to our concerts, whether by car, bus, train or on foot.