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

Tickets are available on the door. (Please note ticket prices are now: £9 adult / £6 concession / £2 child)
Venue Address

    St George's Church
    Chesterfield Road
    Cambridge
    CB4 1LN

Arrangements for Orchestra Members on the Day

Final Rehearsal will be at 2pm at the venue on the day. (Reminder that volunteers to help set up beforehand, from 1pm, would be much appreciated!)
Rehearsal running order: Strauss, Berlioz, Verdi
Concert running order: Verdi, Strauss, Berlioz

The concert begins at 7.30pm

Dress Code: 
    Gentlemen: DJ + Black Tie
    Ladies: All black, or black bottom/white top

The usual party afterwards open to Orchestra and audience - orchestra members please bring food contributions as normal. Volunteers to help set up and clear away would be much appreciated!

Autumn Term 2018
Rehearsals begin: Thursday 13th September
Half term break:  TBC
Concert Date and Venue: Saturday 1st December at St. Pauls, Hills Road
Programme:      Mendelssohn - 'Hebrides' Overture (or Wagner - 'Mastersingers'  Overture)
                              Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue (soloist:  Oliver Cope)
                              Sibelius - Symphony No. 5

Spring Term 2019
Rehearsals: begin again TBC
Half term break:  TBC
Provisional Concert Date and Venue: Thursday 4th April at TBC (final rehearsal Wednesday 3rd April)
Possible Programme:    Rossini - 'Thieving Magpie'  Overture
                                             Mozart - Symphony No. 35
                                             Tchaikovsky - 'Swan Lake' Suite

Summer Term 2019
Rehearsals: begin again TBC
Half term break:  TBC
Provisional Concert Date and Venue: Thursday 4th July at TBC (final rehearsal Wednesday 3rd July)
Possible Programme:    Mendelssohn - 'Midsummer Night's Dream' Overture
                                             Hummel - Trumpet Concerto
                                             Edwin Sung - new piece 

Autumn Term 2019
Rehearsals: begin again TBC
Half term break:  TBC
Provisional Concert Date and Venue: Thursday 12th December at TBC 
Possible Programme:    TBC


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.