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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.



Saturday 21st May 2022 at 7.30pm

Conductor: Leon Bosch (unless indicated)

Violin: Fenella Humphreys

Mussorgsky - Night on a Bare Mountain

Glazunov - Violin Concerto

Sam Redfern - Awakening (first performance)

Mussorgsky arr. Ravel - Pictures at an Exhibition

Mar 2: Pictures - beginning through to no. 5

Mar 9: Cond. ML, Pictures - no. 5 to finale, other Pictures and NoaBM runthrough

Mar 16: Pictures continued, NoaBM

Mar 23: NoaBM

Mar 30: Pictures from the beginning

Apr 6: NoaBM, Pictures conclusion

Apr 13: Redfern, Glazunov

Apr 20: Glazunov with rehearsal soloist Alun Thomas, Redfern

Apr 27: Cond. ML, Pictures movements, Redfern and Pictures runthrough

May 4: Larger orchestration Pictures movements, NoaBM, Pictures runthrough

May 11: Cond. ML, smaller pictures, Redfern, Glazunov. No trombones, tuba, bass clarinets, contra required

May 18:

May 20 (Friday): Glazunov with Fenella Humphreys

May 21: 1pm-4pm rehearsal in concert order, 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

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