Ernest Read Symphony Orchestra Schedule

Concert 4 – 6.30pm on 19 June 2022 –  St Peter’s Church, Acton Green,

Conductor: Chris Stark

Soloist: winner of 2022 ERSO Soloist of the Year

Overture TBC

Brahms – Symphony no 4

(2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, triangle, strings)

Concerto – TBC (Winner of ERSO Finalist of the Year 2022)

(Strings required 12.10.8.8.4) 

Rehearsals (all at Camden School for Girls apart from concert day) 

8th May           10-1, 2-5pm

10 – 1  run Brahms and work on soloist concerti

(trombones called from 11am, tuba from 12pm)

2 – 5    Final of ERSO Soloist of the Year

Time

Finalist

Piece

Orchestration

2 – 2.40

Izabela

Shostakovich violin concerto no 1

Three flutes, piccolo, three oboes, English horn, three clarinets, bass clarinet, three bassoons, contrabassoon, four horns, tuba, timpani, percussion, harp, celeste and strings.

2.40 – 3.20

Ellen

Elgar cello concerto

2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in A, 2 bassoons, 4 horns in F, 2 trumpets in C, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani and strings.

Break

3.40 – 4.20

Penny

Ibert Flute Concerto

2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, trumpet, timpani (2), strings.

4.20 – 5.00

Hannah

Michele Mangani Bass Clarinet Concerto

Flutes 1+2, Oboes 1+2, clarinets in Bb 1+2, bassoons 1+2, horns 1+2, trombones 1+2, timpani + strings.

15th May        10-1, 2-5pm (trombones called from 12)

                        10 – 1 tutti

1 – 2.30pm Trombone sectional with Chris

                        2-5 string sectional with John Crawford 

 

22th May       

10 – 1 (no trombones) 

2-5 tutti

 

12 June            10-1 (no trombones)

                          2-5pm tutti

 

19 June            2.30–5.30pm, concert 6.30pm

Venue

St Peter’s Church, Acton Green,  London, W4 1BB, www.stpetersactongreen.co.uk

The nearest stations are Turnham Green, Chiswick Park, South Acton and Acton Central.

Turnham Green and Chiswick Park are on the London Underground District Line, South Acton and Acton Central are on the London Overground North London Line.

The E3 bus connects St Peter’s Church with Acton Town Station (for connections to Heathrow Airport), Turnham Green Station and Chiswick (South Western Railway) Station.

The journey from Turnham Green Station is about 5 minutes by bus, and about 10 minutes from Acton Town Station.

Draft Schedule 2022/23 season

Concert 1 – “Schubert and Schumann”

6.30pm on 30th October 2022, St John’ s Waterloo

Schumann Fuge über den Namen B-A-C-H (orch Vlieger)  – (2  2  2  2 — 2  2  3  0 — tmp — str)

Schubert  – Symphony no 9 – (2  2  2  2 — 2  2  3  0 — tmp — str)

Concerto TBC (probably a runner up from soloist comp)

Strings required – 10.8.7.6.4

Rehearsals

Sunday 9th October               10-1, 2 – 5

10-1, Full

2-5pm Full (no trumpets, trombones)

Sunday 16th October            10-1, 2 – 5

10 – 1 String Sectional

2 – 5pm Full

Sunday 23rd October             2 – 5pm  

Sunday 30th October

2.30 – 5.30pm rehearsal

6.30pm            Concert

Novemberproject with children from Camden Music – TBC

Concert 3 – “Exploring Walton’s 1st Symphony”

6.30pm on 26th February 2023, St John’ s Waterloo

Walton Symphony no 1

two flutes (one doubling piccolo), two oboes, two clarinets in B♭ (doubling clarinets in A), two bassoons, four horns in F, three trumpets in C, three trombones, tuba, timpani (two players), snare drum, cymbals, tam-tam and strings.

Strings – 14.12.12.10.8

Jan 8th           10-1pm, 2-5pm (tutti)

Jan 15th         2-5pm (tutti)

Jan 22nd        2-5pm (string sectional)

Jan 29th         10am-1pm (tutti)

Feb 5th           2-5pm (tutti)

Feb 12th         10am-1pm, 2-5pm (tutti)

Feb 19th         2-5pm (tutti)

Feb 26th         2.30–5.30pm, concert 6.30pm

Marchproject with children from Camden Music – TBC

Concert 5 – 6.30pm on 18 June 2023 – Waterloo Festival concert at St John’s Waterloo

Soloist: winner of 2023 ERSO Soloist of the Year

Overture?

Sibelius Symphony no 6

2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, harp, strings

Concerto – TBC (Winner of ERSO Finalist of the Year 2023)

Strings – 12.10.10.8.6

Rehearsals

7th May                       10am – 1pm & 2-5pm

14th May                     2-5pm

21st May                    10am – 1pm (string sectional) & 2-5pm (tutti_

June 4th                       2-5pm

June 11th                      2-5pm including open event at St John’s Waterloo

18 June                        2.30–5.30pm, concert 6.30pm