We plan to get back to Sunday rehearsals as soon as the school allow this to happen.  Please bear with us during the season –  as events unfold the plan will need to be reviewed and adjusted as necessary.

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Ernest Read Symphony Orchestra Schedule for 2020/21

Concert dress is all black.

Concert 1 – 6.30pm on Sunday 25 October 2020, St Andrew’s Holborn

Conductor: Chris Stark

Haydn – 99th Symphony       2222 – 2200 – timp

Mozart  – Ballet music from Idomeneo         2222 – 2200 – timp

Mozart parts: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/x1wcvu1klyhrkcv/AABZIVLJDwoXGjonWApq6vNna?dl=0

Haydn parts: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/14nfndmyx_P-l9AHZGhHZ7Z143Dz4zm3v?usp=sharing

Strings required 8.6.5.4.2

Rehearsals are on SATURDAY afternoons, concert on SUNDAY

26 September                          2-5pm tutti

3 October                                2 – 4.15pm tutti

                                                4.15 – 5pm strings only

10 October                              2 – 4.15pm tutti

                                                4.15 – 5pm strings only

17 October                              2-5pm tutti

Sunday 25 October               2.30–5.30pm, concert 6.30pm

Concert 2 –28 November at Camden School for Girls

Conductor: Chris Stark

Programme TBC

(Strings required TBC)

Rehearsals and concert are on SATURDAY afternoons

November 7th            2 – 5pm

November 14th          2 – 5pm

November 21st          2-5pm

November 28th          2 – 4pm, informal concert at 4pm at Camden Girls School

 

Xmas online project

As not all of our players will be able to join us in the autumn, we thought it would be fun to create an online Christmas project – details TBC.

Concert 3 – 7th February

Workshop and 4.30pm concert with Camden Sinfonia at Camden School for Girls

Massenet – Suite d’orchestre No.7

2 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 cornets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, strings, off-stage drums, bugles, bell, strings

Sibelius Karelia Suite 16 mins (with Camden Sinfonia)

 (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

Rehearsals TBC – we need to see if the school will allow us to rehearse on Sundays post Xmas

January 24th             10-1, 2-5pm

January 31st              10-1, 2-5pm

February 7th             10 –4pm workshop and 4.30pm concert with Camden Sinfonia at Camden School for Girlss

 

Concert 4 – 6.30pm on 21 March at St John’s Waterloo

Conductors: Chris Stark

Soloist: one of the finalists from 2020 ERSO Soloist of the Year

Destro – Fanfare         3232-4231 – perc

Concerto  – TBC (Finalist of ERSO Finalist of the Year 2020)

Strauss – Symphony no 2      2222 – 42 (F and C)31 – timp

Strings required 12.10.10.8.6

Rehearsals TBC – we need to see if the school will allow us to rehearse on Sundays post Xmas

Feb 28th                     10-1, 2-5pm

March 7th                  10-1, 2-5pm

March 14th                10-1, 2-5pm

March 21st                 concert

 

 

Concert 5 – 6.30pm on 20 June 2021 – Waterloo Festival concert at St John’s Waterloo

Conductors: Chris Stark

Soloist: winner of 2021 ERSO Soloist of the Year

Papp – Birthday Fanfare
2222-4221 – perc

Concerto – TBC (Winner of ERSO Finalist of the Year 2021)

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)

(Strings required 14.12.10.8.6) 

Rehearsals TBC – we need to see if the school will allow us to rehearse on Sundays post Xmas

25 April           2-5pm

9 May              10-1, 2-5pm (pm will be the final of E0RSO soloist of the Year)

16 May            10-1 (string sectionals), 2-5pm (tutti)

23 May            10-1, 2-5pm

6 June              10-1, 2-5pm (incl soloist rehearsal)

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

20 June            2.30–5.30pm, concert 6.30pm