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Oxley, James (tenor)
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James Oxley (tenor)

James Oxley was brought up in Suffolk and, following his studies on the cello at the Royal College of Music, was awarded a Scholarship to Oxford. He subsequently developed his singing, working with Rudolf Piernay, Paul Farrington and Eric Tappy.

His engagements have taken him throughout Europe, especially to France where he has worked with Herreweghe, Niquet and Rousset. Further afield, he has sung Acis and Galatea in San Francisco, Britten’s Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, given concerts in Tel Aviv, Hong Kong and Singapore, and sung Schumann’s Dichterliebe with pianist David Owen Norris in Australia.

Other ensembles he has worked with include the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Britten Sinfonia, City of London Sinfonia, Les Talents Lyriques, Israel Camerata, Wiener Akademie, Collegium Vocale Gent, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, the Monteverdi Choir, The Sixteen, and the Gabrieli Consort and Players.


Christmas through the ages
NOEL1Super-budget price sampler — Download only
Mozart: Missa solemnis & other works
Studio Master: CDA67921Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Tavener: Sacred Music
CDH55414Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Tomkins: Cathedral Music
CDH55066Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

Above the stars my Saviour dwells (Tomkins)
God is with us 'A Christmas proclamation' (Tavener)
Laudate Dominum  
Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace  
Missa in C major 'Missa solemnis', K337 (Mozart)
My soul doth magnify the Lord  
Nunc dimittis  
O be joyful in the Lord  
Te Deum  
Third Service 'Great' (Tomkins)
Vesperae solennes de Dominica, K321 (Mozart)
We praise thee, O God