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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 15th September 2018 at 6pm - The British Ironwork Centre, Whitehall, Aston, Oswestry SY11 4JH

Conductor: Richard Howarth (unless indicated)

Proms in the Park

Dvorak - Carnival

Dukas - Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Prokofiev - Montagues and Capulets from “Romeo and Juliet”

Puccini - Nessun Dorma from “Turandot”

J Strauss II - Czardas from “Die Fledermaus”

Puccini - Love duet from Act 1 of “La Boheme”

Tchaikovsky - Overture "1812"

Coates - Dambusters March

Goodwin - 633 Squadron

Williams - ET Flying Theme

Elgar - Nimrod from “Enigma Variations”

Arne - Rule Britannia

Elgar - Pomp & Circumstance No. 1

Parry - Jerusalem

National Anthems

Sep 5:

Sep 12:

Sep 14: British Ironworks Centre.

Sep 15: British Ironworks Centre. Afternoon rehearsal tba. Concert 6pm.


Saturday 24th November 2018 – William Aston Hall, Glyndŵr University

Conductor: Stephen Threlfall (unless indicated)

Walton - Spitfire Prelude and Fugue

Ravel - Le Tombeau de Couperin

Hindemith - Trauermusik

Butterworth - A Shropshire Lad

Elgar - Sospiri

Elgar - Nimrod from “Enigma Variations”

National Anthems

Panufnik - Sinfonia Sacra

Williams - Dartmoor 1912 from “War Horse”

Sep 19: AGM. Rehearsal cond. ML

Sep 26:

Oct 3:

Oct 10:

Oct 17:

Oct 24:

Oct 31:

Nov 7:

Nov 14:

Nov 21:

Nov 23:

Nov 24: 1.30-4.30. 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

FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY GALA CONCERT

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 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!





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