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Concert Dress

Concert dress is all black, with black shirt with no bow tie or jacket for men. Any change to these stipulations will appear here!

Rehearsal Schedule

Rehearsals are in the William Aston Hall from 7.15-9.30 unless indicated. Please bring a music stand. If you are unable to be at any rehearsal, please let us know as soon as you can, as we may be able to reflect this in the rehearsal schedule. Retrospectively the schedule will endeavour to show what was actually rehearsed if it differed from what was planned.

You can download a copy of the current concert schedule for printing here.

Saturday 23rd February 2019 – William Aston Hall, Glyndŵr University

Conductor: Leon Bosch (unless indicated)

Mezzo Soprano: Rebecca Afonwy Jones

Beethoven - Overture “Egmont”

Elgar - Sea Pictures

Prokofiev - Symphony No. 5

Nov 28: Movt. 1, Egmont

Dec 5: Movt. 2, runthrough movt. 1, Egmont (strings only)

Dec 12: Cond. ML. All Prokofiev. Rehearsal followed by Christmas party!

Jan 9: Movt. 4, excerpts from movts. 1 and 2

Jan 16: Movt. 3, excerpts from other movements

Jan 23: B07. Elgar and Prokofiev

Jan 30: B07. Cond. ML. Prokofiev 4,3,2

Feb 6: B07. Prokofiev and Elgar

Feb 13: B07.

Feb 20: B07.

Feb 22: B07. (NOTE we are actively trying to negotiate different rooms for some of these dates)

Feb 23: 1.30-4.30. 7.30 concert

Saturday 4th May 2019 – William Aston Hall, Glyndŵr University


Conductor: Mark Lansom (unless indicated)

Leader: Craig Clewley

Piano: Vicky Yannoula

Stravinsky: Firebird Suite

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2

Rimsky Korsakov: Scheherazade

Feb 27:

Mar 6:

Mar 13:

Mar 20:

Mar 27:

Apr 3:

Apr 10:

Apr 17:

Apr 24:

May 1:

May 3:

May 4: 1.30-4.30. 7.30 concert

Saturday 8th June 2019 - The British Ironwork Centre, Oswestry

Saturday 20th July 2019 (note change of date) – William Aston Hall, Glyndŵr University

Conductor: Richard Howarth (unless indicated)

Violin: Sophie Rosa

Shostakovich: Festive Overture

Sibelius: Violin Concerto

Holst: The Planets

May 8:

May 15:

May 22:

May 29:

Jun 5:

Jun 7: Ironwork Centre (tbc)

Jun 8: Ironwork Centre 1.30-4.30, evening concert

Jun 12:

Jun 19:

Jun 26:

Jul 3:

Jul 10:

Jul 17:

Jul 19:

Jul 20: 1.30-4.30. 7.30 concert