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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 February 27th 2022 at 3pm

Conductor: Stephen Threlfall (unless indicated)

Korngold - The Sea Hawk

Barber – Knoxville: Summer of 1915

Dvorak - Silent Woods

Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 “From The New World”

Dec 15 2021: First rehearsal followed by break for Christmas. Symphony all movements

Jan 5 2022: Selection from all pieces, strings only

Jan 12: Hall - Strings cond. ST/ML Korngold, Symphony 1. B07 - wind and brass cond. BP/ST Korngold, Symphony

Jan 19: Hall - Strings cond. ST/ML  B07 - wind and brass cond. BP/ST

Please note that whilst we are working separately the original schedule has had to be altered. Please be on call for all pieces.

Jan 26: Barber, Silent Woods

Feb 2: Korngold, Barber

Feb 9: Symphony 2,3,4

Feb 16: Symphony, Korngold

Feb 23: Cond. ML, TBA

Feb 25 (Friday): Korngold, Barber with soloist

Feb 27 10.45-1pm rehearsal, Silent Woods, Barber, Symphony, Korngold. 3pm concert

Saturday 21st May 2022 at 7.30pm

Conductor: Leon Bosch

Violin: Fenella Humphries

Mussorgsky - Night on a Bare Mountain

Glazunov - Violin Concerto

Mussorgsky arr. Ravel - Pictures at an Exhibition

Mar 2:

Mar 9:

Mar 16:

Mar 23:

Mar 30:

Apr 6:

Apr 13:

Apr 20:

Apr 27:

May 4:

May 11:

May 18:

May 20 (Friday):

May 21: 1pm-4pm rehearsal, 7.30pm concert

Saturday 16th July 2022 at 7.30pm

Conductor: Richard Howarth

Dukas - Fanfare from La Peri

Berlioz - Roman Carnival Overture

Rimsky-Korsakov - Trombone Concerto

Brahms - Variations on a Theme by Haydn

Shostakovich - Gadfly Suite

May 25:

Jun 1:

Jun 8:

Jun 15:

Jun 22:

Jun 29:

Jul 6:

Jul 13:

Jul 15 (Friday):

Jul 16: 1pm-4pm rehearsal, 7.30pm concert

Mozart - Overture “The Magic Flute”

Britten - Simple Symphony

MacCunn - Land of the Mountain and the Flood

Dvorak - Symphony No. 8

Rehearsals for this concert (which began in mid 2021) will recommence later in 2022.

Mahler - Symphony No. 8 - downloads here for next time!

Document from RH - beating patterns

Document from RH - section of special interest!

Bowed parts: Violin 1 Violin 2 Viola Cello Bass