The new term starts on Wednesday 10 April at 8.45 at Cluny. The programme for the term is Rossini’s Overture ‘La Semiramide’ and Beethoven’s Symphony no 8. The concert will be on Saturday 1 June at the Canongate Kirk.
Coldingham weekend is 14-16 June – details of the programme to follow.
This term’s concert is at the Canongate Kirk on Saturday 1st June 2013 at 7:30 pm, with a rehearsal from 5:30 -6:30 pm. Other dates:
- Coldingham weekend is on the weekend of 15/16 June
Just a reminder that the first rehearsal of the new term is at 7.45pm on Wednesday 5 September at Cluny. The programme for the term is:
Dvorak Symphony no 8
Haydn Sinfonia Concertante
New piece by Elisabeth Cowe
The concert date is Sunday 2 December at the Canongate Kirk. Rehearsals will go on until Wednesday 19 December, with a break on Wednesday 17th October.
The arrangements for the Coldingham weekend (June 14-16 2013) are as follows:
- The charge is £20 for whole weekend or £5 per session (Sunday counts as a single session).
- A room has been booked for Sunday lunch. The menu will be available on Saturday so that the food can be ordered in advance.
- Rehearsal times: Friday evening, 7.30-10:00 pm; 10:00 am-1:00 pm and 7.30-10:00 pm on Saturday; 10.00 am – 1:00 pm on Sunday morning
- The concert is at 3.00 pm on Sunday afternoon.
Usual reminder: all music must be handed in at the end of the weekend.
January 25 Lehar, Chabrier. Prokfiev (brass required)
February 1 Lehar, Chabrier.
February 8 Lehar, Chabrier. Prokfiev (brass required)
February 15 Lehar. Prokfiev (NO brass or Horns required for 2nd ½ of rehearsal)
February 22 Lehar, Chabrier. Prokfiev (brass required)
February 29 Lehar, Chabrier.
March 7 Lehar, Chabrier. Prokfiev (brass required)
March 14 Lehar, Chabrier (tbc)
March 21 Prokofiev (brass required) with Narrator
March 28 Lehar, Chabrier, Prokfiev
March 31 rehearsal 5:30 – 6:30 concert 7:30 Canongate Kirk
The Falla Ritual Fire Dance will also be rehearsed occasionally when time allows.
Rehearsals begin again this Wednesday (11 January) at Cluny. The programme for this term is
Lehar, Gold & Silver Waltz; Falla, Ritual Fire Dance; Chabrier, Espana; Prokofiev, Peter & the Wolf.
The concert will be on Saturday 31 March 2011, at the Canongate Kirk.
A few people have asked about dates for the rest of the year. We are currently rehearsing for the concert on Saturday 21 March 2011, venue Canongate Kirk. Programme: Lehar, Gold & Silver Waltz; Falla, Ritual Fire Dance; Chabrier, Espana; and Prokofiev, Peter & the Wolf.
Concert Saturday 19 May 2012, Canongate Kirk, programme tbc
Coldingham weekend 8-10 June 2012.
As previously notified, the orchestra’s AGM will take place next week (7 December).
The following week (14 December) will be the last meeting of term, and as usual, we will play Christmas music in the first half and the second half will be a social occasion. Please bring a small contribution of food or drink.
Rehearsals will start again after Christmas on Wednesday 11 January.
The rehearsal and concert program for 2011/2012 are up; see the programme page for details.
It’s nearly time for rehearsals to start again. The first meeting of the new season will by in Cluny Church Centre at 7.45 on Wednesday 1st September.