Summer term 2022 arrangements

We return to rehearsals on Friday May 6th

Rehearsal Schedule

May 6th     Saint-Saens                         Dan
May 13th   Berlioz & Lalo                     Dan
May 20th   Sectionals                           Phil/Dan
May 27th   Saint-Saens                        Dan
June 3rd    Half term
June 10th  Berlioz & Lalo                    Dan

June 12th   Playday at the GGS    Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Ravel)

June 17th   Sectionals                         Richard/Dan
June 24th   TBC                                  Dan
July 1st      Lalo with Richard              Dan
July 8th     Saint-Saens & Berlioz       Jon
July 15th   Saint-Saens with Peter     Dan
July 17th  Concert day at the Stratford Playhouse

2:00  Saint-Saens
3:15  Break
3:30  Berlioz
4:00  Lalo with Richard
4:30  End of rehearsal

7:30  Concert

Programme and instrumentation

Berlioz King Lear
2,2,2,2 – 4,2,3,1 – tmp, str

Lalo Cello concerto with Richard Jenkinson
2,2,2,2 – 4,2,3,0 – tmp, str

Saint-Saens Symphony no. 3 (Organ) with Peter Harris
3,3,3,3 – 4,3,3,1 – tmp+3, pf(4h), org, str


Pictures from our latest dress rehearsal (courtesy of Elaine)

Listening Project recordings from Autumn 2020 & Spring/Summer 2021

We ran “The listening project” with Dan on a Friday evening using Zoom.  Some of the session involved playing along (on mute) and Dan’s talks were recorded and can be accessed from the links below if you didn’t make it live: