Oxford Bach Choir

Founded in 1896, Oxford Bach Choir is considered to be one of the best large amateur choirs in the UK today.

The Choir has 150 singing members and performs with professional orchestras and soloists in the splendour of Christopher Wren’s Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford.

Please use our website to find out more about the Choir, our concerts, buying tickets and how you can be involved.

Join the Oxford Bach Choir

Membership of the Choir is by audition.

Prospective members wishing to join the Choir in January are warmly invited to attend the open rehearsal on Monday 15th January from 7.30 – 9.30pm, and to arrange for an audition with Ben Nicholas.

Audition dates are January 12th, 14th and 18th. There are vacancies in all voice parts, and we particularly welcome potential tenors and basses.

Please contact the Membership Secretary (membership@oxfordbachchoir.org) if you wish to join the rehearsal, for more information or to arrange a time. Further details can be found on the ‘Join us’ page.

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2018-19 Concert Season

The Oxford Bach Choir’s 2018–19 season commences in October under direction of Principal Conductor, Benjamin Nicholas. More details here

  • Download 2018-19 brochure
    Our programme for this season includes three big concerts at some of the greatest venues in Oxford, a "Come and Sing" event with Brian Kay, the traditional "Carols for all" and much more....
  • Box Office
    Tickets for our concerts are available through our Box Office and our partners. Don't miss the opportunity to listen to our Choir and great Orchestras and Soloists: visit our page clicking on the link above!
  • Sponsorship and special events
    We welcome enquiries from organizations wishing to associate their names with the Oxford Bach Choir as sponsors. Members of the Choir are also delighted to sing for special events such as weddings and anniversaries. Contact us for more information.