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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.



Sunday 3rd November 2019 – William Aston Hall, Glyndŵr University

Conductor: Russell Gray (unless indicated)

Wagner - Ride of the Valkyries

Strauss - Oboe Concerto

Elgar - Three movements from “Enigma Variations” (IX, XIII, XIV)

Beethoven - Symphony No. 5 (first movement)

Tchaikovsky - Excerpts from Swan Lake (movements 1,3,5,2)

Shore - Lord of the Rings

Williams - Star Wars “The Force Awakens”

Sep 4: AGM, Elgar

Sep 11: Tchaikovsky, Williams, Elgar

Sep 18:

Sep 25:

Oct 2:

Oct 9:

Oct 16:

Oct 23:

Oct 30: B07 TBA

Nov 1:

Nov 3: Morning rehearsal, 3.30 concert


Sunday 19th January 2020 – William Aston Hall, Glyndŵr University

Conductor: Mark Lansom (unless indicated)

Including:

Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture

Tchaikovsky - Capriccio Italien

Britten - Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

And music by John Williams, Leroy Anderson and others.

Nov 6:

Nov 13:

Nov 20: B07 TBA

Nov 27: B07 TBA

Dec 4:

Dec 11:

Dec 18: followed by Christmas party!

Jan 8:

Jan 15:

Jan 17:

Jan 19: Morning rehearsal, 3.30 concert


Saturday 29th February 2020 – William Aston Hall, Glyndŵr University

Conductor: Mark Lansom (unless indicated)

Berlioz - Overture “King Lear”

Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 3

Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique

Jan 22:

Jan 29:

Feb 5:

Feb 12:

Feb 19:

Feb 26:

Feb 28:

Feb 29: 1.30-4.30 rehearsal, 7.30 concert


Saturday 20th June 2020 - Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Conductor: Richard Howarth (unless indicated)

Mahler - Symphony No. 8

Mar 4:

Mar 7: String sectional 10-12.30 tbc

Mar 11:

Mar 18:

Mar 25:

Apr 1:

Apr 8:

Apr 15:

Apr 22:

Apr 25: String sectional 10-12.30 tbc

Apr 29:

May 6:

May 9: String sectional 10-12.30 tbc

May 13:

May 20:

May 27:

Jun 3:

Jun 10:

Jun 13: Parrs Wood High School. 2-6pm with all choirs

Jun 17:

Jun 19:

Jun 20: Bridgewater Hall. 1.30-4.30 rehearsal, 7.30 concert


Saturday 18th July 2020 – William Aston Hall, Glyndŵr University

Dukas – Fanfare from La Péri

Berlioz – Roman Carnival Overture

Rimsky-Korsakov – Trombone Concerto

Brahms – Variations on a Theme by Haydn

Shostakovich – The Gadfly

Jun 24:

Jul 1:

Jul 8:

Jul 15:

Jul 17:

Jul 18: 1.30-4.30 rehearsal, 7.30 concert



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