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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 24th November 2018 – William Aston Hall, Glyndŵr University

Conductor: Stephen Threlfall (unless indicated)

Williams - Dartmoor 1912 from “War Horse”

Hindemith - Trauermusik

Butterworth - A Shropshire Lad

Ravel - Le Tombeau de Couperin

Elgar - Sospiri

Elgar - Nimrod from “Enigma Variations”

National Anthems

Panufnik - Sinfonia Sacra

Walton - Spitfire Prelude and Fugue

Sep 19: AGM. Rehearsal cond. ML Walton, Panufnik

Sep 26: Walton, Williams, Panufnik

Oct 3: STRINGS ONLY. Sospiri, Hindemith, Walton

Oct 10: Williams, Butterworth, Panufnik

Oct 17: Cond. ML Panufnik, Butterworth, Ravel

Oct 24: Cond. ML Panufnik, Hindemith

Oct 31: B07. TBA

Nov 7: Panufnik, other full orch music tba

Nov 14: CHANGE TO SCHEDULE - full orchestra call, all pieces

Nov 21: Full Orch - start with Butterworth, then Elgar

Nov 23: Catrin Finch Centre. Full orch ending with 2 string works

Nov 24: 1.30 String + harp pieces. 2pm Ravel, Butterworth, Nimrod, Williams. 3.15 Walton, Panufnik, general logistics. End 4.30. 7.30 concert

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:

Dec 5:

Dec 12:

Dec 19: tbc

Jan 2 2019: tbc

Jan 9:

Jan 16:

Jan 23:

Jan 30:

Feb 6:

Feb 13:

Feb 20:

Feb 22:

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:

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Apr 17:

Apr 24:

May 1:

May 3:

May 4: 1.30-4.30. 7.30 concert

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

Conductor: Richard Howarth (unless indicated)

Violin: Sophia Rosa

Shostakovich: Festive Overture

Sibelius: Violin Concerto

Holst: The Planets

May 8:

May 15:

May 22:

May 29:

Jun 5:

Jun 12:

Jun 19:

Jun 26:

Jul 3:

Jul 6: Save in diary

Jul 10:

Jul 17:

Jul 19:

Jul 20: 1.30-4.30. 7.30 concert

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!