ESSEX SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA



Essex Symphony Orchestra Reg. Charity No. 1000732


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We meet to rehearse on:              

Mondays from 7.30 - 9.45 pm

Lower Hall

St John Payne School

Patching Hall Lane

Chelmsford   CM1 4BS


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For a printable (pdf) version of the rehearsal schedule click here


Rehearsals

Concert dates for next season


Autumn Concert      25th November 2017

Spring Concert         3rd March 2018

Summer Concert      30th June 2018

Essex Symphony Orchestra

Programme 1:

Rossini            La gazza ladra : Overture                 10’

2[1.pic]222 — 421[btbn]0* — tmp+4 — str

perc: bd, tri, 2sd

Haydn           Concerto for trumpet                        13’        Soloist : Matilda Lloyd

2202 — 2200 — tmp — str

Schubert       Symphony in C major                        42’

3[1.2.pic]222 — 4230 — tmp — str

*NB depends on edition; some have brass of 4231

Rehearsals (all 19:30-21:45 at St John Payne School unless stated)

18 September - Schubert only

25 September - Schubert, Rossini

2 October - SECTIONALS 1: windbrass only (strings evening off)

9 October - SECTIONALS 2: strings only (windbrass evening off)

16 October - (tutti) Rossini, Schubert

23 October – half term, no rehearsal

30 October - Schubert, Haydn from 21:00

6 November - Schubert, Rossini Haydn from 21:00

13 November - Rossini, Haydn with Matilda Lloyd (TBC)

20 November - Schubert, Rossini

25 November – concert day

Schubert    14:15 - 15:45

Break

Rossini       16:00 - 16:30

Haydn        16:30 - 17:15


27 November – no rehearsal, committee meeting

4 December - Repertoire evening: Nielsen, Suite from Aladdin

11 December - Repertoire evening: Beethoven Symphony No.3


Programme 2 – With Phil Sunderland

Strauss                          Vier Letzte Lieder   24’

Solo soprano

4[1.2.3/pic2.pic1]  3[1.2.Eh]  3[1.2.bcl]  3[1.2.3/cbn] — 4  3  3  1 — tmp — hp — cel — str

Rachmaninoff              Symphony No.2    60’

3[1.2.3/pic]  3[1.2.3/Eh]  3[1.2.bcl(A)]  2 — 4  3  3  1 — tmp+3 — str

perc: bd, cym, sd, glock

January 8

January 15

January 22

January 29

February 5

February 12 – half term, no rehearsal

February 19

February 25  Sunday 10 – 1 timing tbc

February 26

March 3 – concert day

March 5 – AGM

Programme 3 – ESO at the Movies! (incorporates Concert for Young People)

Bernstein   West Side Story: Symphonic Dances (1957) 24’

3[1.2.3/pic] 3[1.2.Eh]  4[1.2.Ebcl.bcl]  3[1.2.cbn] — 4 3 3 1 - asx - tmp+4 or 5 - hp -  pf/cel - str

perc: vib, timbales, congas, bd, tomtom, set, cym, tambn, woodblk, tri, tamtam, xyl, glock, chimes, td, 4pitched dr, 2sd, finger cym, 2pr marac, 3cowbells, police whistle, 3bongos, 2sus cym, guiro


Zimmer / Badelt            Pirates of the Caribbean c.5’ Orch TBC

INTERVAL

Williams   Flying Theme from E.T.  3’ Orch TBC

Williams  Star Wars Suite 24’3 (1.2.3/picc) 2 (1.2/EH) 3 (1.2.bcl) 2 – 4331 – tmp+5 – hp – pf/cel – str

Perc: bd, cym, sus cym, tri, tamtam, glock, vib, 2sd

Williams  Raiders of the Lost Ark – final march  6’ Orch TBC


March 12 Workshop

March 19 Workshop

March 26 Workshop

April 2 EASTER

April 9 EASTER

April 16 - Williams

April 23 - Williams

April 30 - Williams

May 7 BANK HOLIDAY

May 14 - ernstein

May 21 - ernstein

May 28 BANK HOLIDAY

June 4 - Bernstein / Williams

June 11 - Bernstein / Williams / Badelt

(Tom N/A, conductor TBC)

June 18 - Bernstein / Williams / Badelt

June 25 –  Concert for young people   times TBC

June 30 – Concert Day

14:15 Bernstein

15:45 break

16:00 – 17:15 Badelt, Williams


July 2 committee meeting

July 9 social event