Information for orchestra members

Rehearsal Schedule
19:30 - 21:30 - At Milton Road Primary School unless otherwise stated.

Summer Term 2018
Rehearsals: begin again on Thursday 19th April
Half term break:  Thursday May 31st (no rehearsal) 
Concert Date and Venue: Saturday 30th June at St George's, Chesterfield Road
Programme:      Verdi - Force of Destiny Overture
                              R. Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier (sections for 3 sopranos)
                                                   Act 2: Presentation of the Rose, Act 3: Trio 
                                                   (soloists: Hazel Neighbour, Jessica Laurence-Hares,  Rachel Godsill)
                              Berlioz - Roman Carnival Overture

Autumn Term 2018
Rehearsals: begin again TBC
Half term break:  TBC
Concert Date and Venue: Saturday 1st December at St. Pauls, Hills Road
Programme:      Mendelssohn - 'Hebrides' Overture
                              Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue (soloist:  Oliver Cope)
                              Sibelius - Symphony No. 5

Spring Term 2019 - PROVISONAL
Peter is organising two large choir concerts in late March which are likely to involve some Sinfonietta players.  We may do a small-scale concert (no brass) in early April. 
Rehearsals: begin again TBC
Half term break:  TBC
Provisional Concert Date and Venue: Thursday 4th April at St. Lukes, Victoria Road
Possible Programme:      Mozart - Symphony No. 35
                                              piece for strings - possibly Grieg Holberg Suite
                                              piece for wind - Peter's Beethoven piano sonata arrangement


For general information about the orchestra and how to become a member, please see about us.

The orchestra is a charity, the aims and organisation of which are described in the constitution.

There is also a document of guidance for members covering general good practice.