Oxford Coffee Concerts

The Oxford Coffee Concerts began in 1986 and have since established themselves as one of the most successful chamber music series in the country. The concerts are held nearly every Sunday morning throughout the year in the stunning setting of the Holywell Music Room, with performances by the best musicians and ensembles from this country and abroad.

The Oxford Coffee Concerts have been described by The Independent as one of the top ten things to do in Oxford, and they are recognised as one of the most successful chamber music series in the country.


£12 adults, £11 full time students, senior citizens and under 16s
Free admission to children ages 5 -10 accompanied by an adult (under 5s not permitted entry)

Season tickets are also available: £135 adults, £120 concessions

For information on how to be a Patron please phone 07711 606996 or download this form

Tickets are available on the door        

Advance booking available on 01865 305305 or on the Oxford Playhouse Box Office website: www.ticketsoxford.com


All Oxford Coffee Concerts start at 11.15am

Coffee served at:    The Vaults and Garden Café from 9.00am

September 21



Navarra String Quartet

Ravel String Quartet

Schubert String Quartet “Death and the Maiden”


September 28




Solem String Quartet

Haydn String Quartet op.20 no.1

Debussy String Quartet


October 5


Cavaleri String Quartet
with Chris Windass (Viola)

Smetana Quartet no. 1 in E Minor “From My Life”
Mendelssohn String Quintet no.2 in B Flat Major op.87


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October 12
London Bridge Ensemble

Dvorak Piano Quartet no.1
Dvorak Piano Quartet no.2

October 19


Michael Petrov (cello)

Ashley Fripp  (piano)

Schubert Arpeggione Sonata
Franck Sonata in A

October 26




Anna Blackmur (violin)
Anna Beryl (cello) & Tom Poster (piano)

Elgar Violin Sonata in E Minor op.82
Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D Minor op.49

November 2


Zielinski String Quartet

Mozart String Quartet in D Major K575
Janacek String Quartet no.2

November 9


Heath String Quartet

Haydn String Quartet op.64 no.6
Beethoven String Quartet op.131

November 16


Carducci String Quartet
with Peter Caelen (piano)

Mozart Quartet K421
Schumann Piano Quintet

November 23


Petr Limonov (piano)

Bach-Brahms Chaconne in D Minor
Chopin Preludes op.28

November 30


Adderbury Ensemble
with Viv Mclean (piano)

Schubert Trout Piano Quintet

December 7


John Myerscough
Bach Suite no.3 in C Major
Britten Suite

December 14

Adderbury Ensemble
Viv Mclean (piano), Chris Windass (viola)
David Le Page (viola), Katherine Sharman (cello)
To include: Brahms Piano Quartet no.1 in G Minor

December 21

Adderbury Ensemble with Julian Sperry (flute)
Christmas Concert


Corelli Christmas Concerto

Pachelbel Canon

Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 5

Handel concerto grosso op6 no1

Coffee served at:    The Vaults and Garden Café from 9.00am