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.


£11 adults, £10 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


Ben Baker Benjamin Baker (violin)  and Peter Liminov (piano)

Mozart Piano Sonata in B flat Major, K378

Brahms Sonata No 1 in G major

Wagner Abumblatt Wienawski polonaise in D






New season of concerts from 27 April 2014


27 April 2014

Aquinas Piano Trio
Ruth Rogers (violin)
Katherine Jenkinson (cello)
Martin Cousin (piano)
Haydn Piano Trio Hob XV:27
Brahms Piano Trio op.8

4 May 2014
Zielinski Quartet
Warren Zielinski (violin)
Patrick Kiernan (vioin)
Bruce White (viola)
Martin Loveday (cello)
Haydn op.76 no.1
Beethoven op.59 no.2

11 May 2014
Aronowitz Ensemble
Nadia Wijzenbeek (violin)
Anna Blackmur (violin)
Tom Hankey (viola)
Christian Elliott (cello)
Tom Poster (piano)
Mozart Piano Quartet in E Flat Major K493
Schumann Piano Quintet in E Flat Major op.44

18 May 2014

Members of the Sacconi String Quartet
with Sarah Beatty (clarinet) & Alasdair Beatson (piano)

Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time

25 May 2014


Adderbury Ensemble
Simon Lewis (violin)

Leo Payne (violin)
Christopher Windass (viola)
Katherine Sharman (cello)

Mozart String Quartet in G Major

Borodin String Quartet no.2

1 June 2014
Lawrence Power (violin/viola)
Simon Crawford-Philips (piano)
Brahms Sonatas

8 June 2014
Fournier Piano Trio
Chiao- Ying Chang (piano)
Sulki Yu (violin)
Pei- Jee Ng (cello)
Mendelssohn Piano Trio no.1
Mendelssohn Piano Trio no.2

15 June 2014
Bartosz Woroch (violin)
Robert Thompson (piano)
John Cage 6 Melodies
Beethoven “Kreutzer” Sonata op.47
Elgar Chanson de Matin and Chanson de Nuits”

22 June 2014
Carducci String Quartet
Matthew Denton (violin)
Michelle Fleming (violin)
Eoin Schmidt-Martin (viola)
Emma Denton (cello)
Haydn String Quartet op.33 no.2
Shostakovich String Quartet no.11

29 June 2014
Heath String Quartet
Oliver Heath (violin)
Cerys Jones (violin)
Gary Pomeroy (viola)
Christopher Murray (cello)
Beethoven String Quartet op.18 no.5
Beethoven String Quartet op.132