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.


Download the current concert season brochuire for Oxford Bach Choir


Parry: Songs of Farewell performed by Oxford Bach Choir on Friday 23 November 2018 at St John the Evangelist Church, Oxford. Conductor: Benjamin Nicholas Carols for All at the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford on Saturday 15 December 2018 Mozart Requiem and J S Bach: Trauer-Ode Come and Sing with Oxford Bach Choir and Brian Kay Handel: Athalia performed by Oxford Bach Choir on Saturday 8 June 2019 at the Sheldonian Theatre Oxford

Auditions to join the Oxford Bach Choir


Membership of the choir is by audition. Prospective members wishing to join are invited to audition with Benjamin Nicholas on:

  • Wednesday 29 August
  • Thursday 6 September
  • Thursday 27 September

Read more about joining the Choir here ...



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...

Benjamin Nicholas new principal conductor of Oxford Bach Choir

Benjamin Nicholas    Photo by John Cairns

Principal Conductor





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