Concert 1 – 6.30pm on 31 October 2021, St Andrew’s Holborn

Conductors: Chris Stark and William Barnes-McCallum

Rameau – Suite from Les Boreades – flute, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, strings

Schubert  – Symphony no 5 – flute, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, strings

#Bring Back the Brass –  4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 horn

1) Earle of Oxford March by Byrd

2) Elgar Serenade for Strings arr. Chris Stark

3) Kraken by Chris Hazell

Strings required 8.6.5.4.2

 

Schubert / Rameau players

Brass players

25th September

2.00 – 5.00 Full with Chris

****NO BRASS THIS WEEK****

2nd October

2.00 – 3.00 Strings with John

3.00 – 5.00 Full with Chris

1.30 – 2.00 Elgar with Chris

2.00 – 2.45 Byrd with Chris

2.45 –  3.00 Kraken with Chris

3.30 – 3.40 Kraken with Will

3.40 – 4.30 Elgar with Will

9th October

2.00 – 2.45 Strings with John

2.45 – 5.00 Full with Chris

1.30 – 2.00 Elgar with Chris

2.00 – 2.45 Byrd with Chris

2.45 – 3.40 Kraken with Will

3.40 – 4.30 Elgar with Will

16th October

2.00 – 5.00 Full with Chris

1.30 – 2.00 Kraken with Chris

2.00 – 2.45 Byrd with Will

3.00 – 4.00 Elgar with Will

4.00 – 4.30 Kraken

 

23rd October

2.00 – 5.00 Full with Chris

1.30 – 2.00 Elgar with Chris

2.00 – 2.30 Elgar with Will

2.45 – 3.30 Byrd with Will

3.30 – 4.30 Kraken with Will

31 October     2.30–5.30pm, concert 6.30pm

 

November – workshops and classical playthroughs

2-5pm November 6th – First read through of our winning composer’s piece of solo tuba and orchestra

Alex Papp Flashes of Light in a Hall of Mirrors with tuba soloist Grady Hassan

*2,*2,*2,2; brass at 4,3,3,1; timpani plus 2 percussion (standard orchestral percussion instruments); harp; and strings

 

2-5pm November 13th – Classical playthrough

Haydn The Bear Symphony no 82  – flute, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns (or 2 trumpets), timpani, strings

 

2-5pm November 20th – Afternoon workshop with the Camden Training orchestra

 

2-5pm November 27th – String only playthrough of Bartok Divertimento

 

 

Concert 3 – 4pm on 6th March 2022 – 90th Birthday concert at the Duke’s Hall, RAM

Conductors: Chris Stark, Peter Stark, Howard Williams

Soloist: Grady Hassan

Piece

Conductor

Orchestration

Length

Papp – Eurythmia

Chris

 2222-4221 – perc WITH KIDS

 

3

Bonis – Danse Sacree

Howard

1(Picc.).1.2.1.-2.0.0.0., Timp, Str WITH KIDS

4

Boulanger – D’un matin de printemps

Peter

2+1, 2+1, 2+1, 2+1; 4331, triangle, suspended cymbal, small snare drum (alternatively castanets), harp, celesta, and strings.

6

Arnold – Cornish Dances

Peter

(picc.2.2.2.2 – 4331 – timp – perc(2): t.bells/cyms/tam-t/vib/BD/susp.cym/tamb/SD/TD – harp – strings )

10

Papp – Flashes of light in a hall of mirrors

Chris

3222 – 4431 – perc, harp

 

10

Length excluding talking 33 minutes

INTERVAL

Debussy –Prélude à l’après-midi d’un Faune

Chris

3 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (A), 2 bassoons, 4 horns (F), 2 harps, 2 crotales, strings

10

Williams audience participation song

Howard

WITH KIDS

10

Sibelius Karelia Suite

Chris

(piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, tambourine, triangle, cymbals, bass drum, strings WITH KIDS

16

Length excluding talking 36 minutes

 (Strings required 12.10.8.6.4)

Rehearsals (8 half days) will probably begin on weekend of 8/9th January. 

Dates TBC including whether we will move to Sunday rehearsals again. 

Includes workshop time with the children from the Camden Sinfonia  – either one whole day or two Saturday afternoons.

 

Concert 4 – 6.30pm on 19 June 2022 – Waterloo Festival concert at St John’s Waterloo

Conductor: Chris Stark

Soloist: winner of 2022 ERSO Soloist of the Year

Papp – Birthday Fanfare 2222-4221 – perc

Strauss –  Alpine Symphony (2 piccolos (also flutes), 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn (also oboe), heckelphone/bass oboe, clarinet (E♭), 2 clarinets (B♭), bass clarinet (B♭, also clarinet (C)), 3 bassoons, contrabassoon (also bassoon), 4 horns (F), 4 Wagner tubas (also horns 5-8), 4 trumpets (2 B♭, 2 in E, C), 4 trombones, 2 tubas, timpani (2 sets), percussion (snare drum, bass drum, cymbals, triangle, tam-tam, cowbells, wind machine, thundersheet, glockenspiel) 2 harps, celesta, organ, strings,

Offstage brass (12 horns (E♭), 2 trumpets (C), 2 trombones)

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

(Strings required 14.12.10.8.6) 

 

Rehearsals (10 half days) will begin in April. 

Dates TBC including whether we will move to Sunday rehearsals again. 

Includes:

12 June            2-5pm.  Open Event at St John’s Waterloo

19 June            2.30–5.30pm, concert 6.30pm