Get a taste of what we have in store for you over the year ahead with our just-released 2013-2014 trailer. In it we look back at highlights from the last 12 months and give you a taste of some of the most exciting treats we have in store for you.Read More
Our late night series, The Night Shift is off on a pub crawl, starting Monday…Read More
Our Projects Director, Ceri Jones, is leaving the OAE for new adventures today (insert very sad expressions from the office team). Here’s a little last blog from her, with some of her highlights from her time with us. Ceri – you will be much missed!Read More
As many of you know, running alongside our ‘regular’ concerts we have a now well-established late-night series, The Night Shift. Now running for 7 years, the series presents our music in a relaxed late-night setting where many of the usual conventions of concert-going are suspended.Read More
There’s only a few days left to help us reach our £1200 goal, letting us take our Night Shift gigs to London pubs all over the capital.
We’re so grateful to everyone who’s donated already and we’re nearly there…but even with a sell-out crowd, each event loses a little money, once the musicians, DJ, room hire and publicity have all been paid for – so we need YOUR help to make up the difference and to make them happen.
We’ve got £400 left to raise- if just 80 people gave a fiver, we’d reach our target! In return, there’s loads of thank you’s up for grabs, including a pint with the players, a VIP package at a future event or even a group hug from the office team.
So if you’re feeling generous, please do spare a few pounds to help us make this great project possible.
You can read more about the project and donate online here.Read More
‘Music in a pub? I see no reason not to like it.’
So said our presenter Jon Jacob when talking about our very first pub event this September. And we agree – what could be better than listening to great live music in your local?
Our Night Shift series of events has been pushing the boundaries of classical concerts for a while, with late-night performances that get rid of some of the often rigid etiquette of classical performances. We’ve brought a different vibe to our Southbank Centre home and also explored venues including the Roundhouse and Village Underground, taking classical music to unexpected places.Read More