Concert St George’s Bristol Saturday 5th March 2022  7.45pm

Andres Kaljuste – Conductor

Beethoven Leonore Overture No. 3

Rachmaninov 2nd Piano Concerto – soloist Alexandra Dariescu

Alberga Symphony – Strata – world premiere

Rehearsals :

Sunday 20th February 2pm-5pm – rehearsal on symphony only

Sunday  27th February xxx      10am to 5pm   Tutti

Tuesday 1st March  7pm to 10pm Strings

Wed 2nd or Thurs 3rd March – 7pm to 10pm Wind (date to be confirmed)

Friday  4th March    7pm to 10pm Tutti

Saturday March St George’s 2pm-5pm

Info

Please bring a stand to all rehearsals.

Concert dress – long black for ladies, black DJ trousers and black shirt for men

Last update 20th Nov 2021


Sunday May 8th 2022 Concert 5pm – Wedmore Church as part of the Wedmore Festival

Conductor Catherine Larsen-Maguire

Rehearsals

Thursday 5th May 7-10pm in Bristol

Sunday 8th May 1.30-4pm at the church

We will be offered tea and cake between the rehearsal and the concert

Programme (provisional)

Elgar Serenade for Strings, Warlock Capriol Suite, VW Lark Ascending – Violin solo Poppy McGhee with piano, Oblivion, Mozart 29

Last update 20th Nov 2021


Saturday 7th May – Fun Music Day with Catherine Larsen-Maguire (provisional plan)

Following the very successful concert with Catherine on 13th November there is a real appetite to have a chance to work with Catherine when she is here for the Wedmore gig. We haven’t yet decided what the repertoire will be but watch this space…

2-4.30 pm – work on a piece with Catherine

4.45-5.45pm – conducting masterclass with Catherine

6.00-6.30pm – play through the piece we worked on with invited friends

7pm – pizza party at 12 Julian Road

Last update 20th Nov 2021


Saturday May 21st 2022 Concert – Somerset Singers, Daniel Cushing – St Cuthbert’s Church Wells, 7.30pm

Programme and Scoring

Rutter – Requiem
2 Flutes, 1 Oboe, 2 Clarinets in B Flat, 1 Bassoon, 2 Horns in F, 3 Pedal Timpanist, Glockenspiel, Harp & Basic Standard String Size.

Stanford – Songs of the Fleet 
2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets in B Flat, Two Bassoons, 2 Horns in F (supposed to be 4 but I will be arranging this so it suffices with 2 as the choir couldn’t afford to hire 4), Two Trumpets, Three Trombones, Tuba, Timpani (2 percussion players), Harp & Basic Strings

Rehearsal on the day 4-6pm

Info

Please bring a stand to all rehearsals.

Concert dress – long black for ladies, black DJ trousers and black shirt for men

Last update 21st November 2021


Sunday 12th June 2022 , 7.45pm – St George’s – NOTE SUNDAY CONCERT

Conductor – TBC

Programme – TBC

Rehearsals :

Sunday  5th June xxx      10am to 5pm   Tutti

Tuesday 7th June xxx 7pm to 10pm Strings

Friday  10th June   7pm to 10pm Tutti

Sunday 12th June St George’s 2pm-5pm

Info

Please bring a stand to all rehearsals.

Concert dress – long black for ladies, black DJ trousers and black shirt for men

Last update 20th Nov 2021


Saturday 12th November 2022 – St George’s

Conductor – Grant Llewellyn

Programme – to include Mozart Clarinet Concerto (soloist Benjamin Aldren). This is the re-scheduling of the concert which should have happened in November 2020

Rehearsals :

Sunday  5th November xxx      10am to 5pm   Tutti

Tuesday 7th November xxx 7pm to 10pm Strings

Friday  11th November 7pm to 10pm Tutti

Saturday 12th November St George’s 2pm-5pm

Info

Please bring a stand to all rehearsals.

Concert dress – long black for ladies, black DJ trousers and black shirt for men


PROVISIONAL DATES FOR 2023

Saturday 18th or Saturday 25th February


Saturday 20th May 2023 – St Cuthbert’s Church Wells, 7.30pm – confirmed

Vaughan Williams – Toward the Unknown Region
3 Flutes, 2 Oboes, Cor Anglais, 2 Clarinets in B Flat, Bass Clarinet, 2 Bassoons, 4 Horns, 3 Trumpets, 3 Trombones, Tuba, Timpani, 2 Harps (Something we could look at being on a keyboard reduction if needs be), Organ and Basic Strings.
A reduced orchestration is also possible (2.1.2.2. 2.2 0.0. timpani, piano & strings)

Jenkins – The Armed Man
Piccolo, 2 flutes (both doubling piccolo), 2 Oboes, Cor Anglais, 2 Clarinets in B Flat, Bass Clarinet, 2 Bassoons, Contrabassoon, 4 Horns, 4 Trumpets, 3 Trombones, Tuba, Timpani, Basic Strings & 5 Percussionists.

Rehearsal on the day – time TBC

Last update 20th Nov 2021


Sunday 4th or Sunday 11th June


CONFIRMED DATE

Saturday 11th November


CONFIRMED DATE FOR 2024

Saturday March 9th

Last update 20th Nov 2021