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.


Auditions are still available on 14 and 21 October if you would like to join the choir for the 2019-20 season. There are vacancies in all voice parts, but tenors and basses are particularly welcome.

Further details about auditioning are available on the Join Us page but please book your time slot now by emailing our Membership Secretary, Pia Key, on membership@oxfordbachchoir.org



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2019-2020 season launched...

After a triumphant end to the choir's 2018-19 season with a rare performance of Handel's oratorio Athalia to celebrate the Sheldonian's 350th birthday, we're delighted to announce our new season commencing Michaelmas term 2019. An exciting programme of concerts opens with Elgar's Dream of Gerontius followed by Beethoven's Missa Solemnis in March 2020 and closes in the June with a performance of Scarlatti's Stabat Mater and Vaughan Williams' Mass in G minor - not forgetting of course, our ever popular Carols for All this December. Full details and how to book tickets go to our Concerts webpage. Download a copy of our new season brochure.