Sit on our hands for months? Are you having a laugh?
We present a series of our favourite pieces, performed in quarantine from our homes across the world.
Watch the first video of the series here.
More to follow in the coming weeks!
Discover our Period Instruments
At the OAE, we play on the kind of instruments that the composers would have known and written for. Click here to view a complete gallery of our popular YouTube series, focusing on our unique baroque instruments and find out how they differ from their modern cousins.
Help us reach 100K subscribers on YouTube
Did you know that the OAE has a YouTube channel full of quirky, nerdy videos about historically informed performance?
Find out about our ambitious campaign to reach 100K Subscribers here and please hit the red ‘YouTube’ button below to help us reach our goal before September!
Musicians On Call
For many years, we have been running a programme called ‘Musicians on Call’ in care homes, hospices and day care centres. Now we present a weekly online version of this lively programme on YouTube and here on our website. Each episode is about 30 minutes long and includes tours of musicians’ homes, games and sing-along participation. Tune in every Wednesday from 4pm for a new episode!
OAE Illustrated Theory of Music
We are busy working on a potted, and downright potty summary of everything you ever wanted to know about music. Stay tuned as videos will be added over the coming weeks.
Keep your youngest music lovers captivated with OAE TOTS online, this video introduces children aged 2-5 to the magic of the double bass. The 30-minute video is interactive, with lots of action, songs and activity for your tots to enjoy. Tune in from Sunday 3 May, 10:30 am BST
Support the Orchestra
Click here to find out all the ways you can support us during the pandemic outbreak.