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

Our next orchestra concert is on 23 June 8pm in St Olave’s Church York. The concert marks our 40th anniversary and features music by Felix Mendelssohn, William Boyce, Richard Strauss and Ludwig van Beethoven.

Forthcoming Orchestra Concerts in York, in St Olave's Church*

40th Anniversary Season

ASO 40 years logo

Saturday 23rd June 2018, 8 pm – 40th ANNIVERSARY GALA CONCERT

Guest Conductor: John Bryan

  • MENDELSSOHN: Hebrides Overture
  • BOYCE: Symphony No. 4 in F
  • RICHARD STRAUSS: Concertino for clarinet and bassoon
    (Lesley Schatzberger clarinet, Isabel Dowell bassoon)
  • BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8

Saturday 22nd September 2018, 8 pm

  • VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on Greensleeves
  • NIELSEN: The Fog is Lifting
  • NIELSEN: Little Suite for Strings, Op.1
  • MOZART: Gran Partita in B flat, K.361
  • MOZART: Symphony No.32 in G major, K.318


Saturday 26th January 2019, 8 pm

To celebrate Alan George’s 10th season directing the orchestra

  • WEBER: Oberon Overture
  • SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto (soloist Jacob George)
  • BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.5 in C minor

Saturday 6th July 2019, 8 pm

  • BERLIOZ: Les Nuits d’Été
  • PURCELL: Music from Dido and Aeneas
  • SCHUBERT: Symphony No.6 in C

* Programmes and venues may be subject to change


Access by ramps, slopes and/or manual doorsSt Olave’s Church can be accessed with a wheelchair. There is a sloping path which avoids the main steps up from Marygate and a new wheelchair accessible toilet at the back of the church.
Orchestra Concerts in York - June 2018


Prices are £14, concessions £13,  students £5. Buy online, at the box office, or at the concert venue an hour before the concert.

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