Autumn term 2021 Arrangements

We return to a more normal orchestra rehearsals on Friday 17th September leading up to an exciting concert on Sunday Nov 28th featuring the Mozart Requiem with a professional choir and soloists as the closing concert to this year’s Stratford Music Festival.

Here is the updated SSO Covid-19 rehearsal-risk-assessment 16th Sept 2021 and SSO-Covid-19-rehearsal-procedure-Sept-2021 which all players must follow.

For completeness here are the Shottery memorial hall key Covid-19 related documents:

Rehearsal schedule

  • Sept 17th – Beethoven and Weber
  • Sept 24th – Mozart
  • Oct 1st – Sectionals – all repertoire – Jon (wind) and Phil (strings)
  • Oct 8th – Mozart
  • Oct 15th – Beethoven and Weber
  • Oct 22nd – Sectionals – Mozart – Dan (wind) and Richard (strings)
  • Oct 29th – half term
  • Nov 5th – Mozart
  • Nov 12th – Mozart
  • Nov 19th – Beethoven, and Weber with Becky
  • Nov 26th – Mozart
  • Nov 28th – Concert Day

Program & Instrumentation

  • Beethoven Egmont – 2222 – 4200 – tmp – str
  • Weber Bassoon Concerto – 2202 – 2200 – tmp – str
  • Mozart Requiem – 002*2 – 0230 – tmp – str (*basset horn parts to be played on clarinet)

Soloists

  • Rebecca Eldridge – Bassoon
  • Elinor Rolfe Johnson – Soprano
  • Hilary Brooks – Contralto
  • James Atherton – Tenor
  • Julian Godlee – Bass

 

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:

Recorded performance on July 4th