Ernest Read Symphony Orchestra Schedule

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

Papp – Eurythmia

2222-4221 – perc.  With the Camden Sinfonia

Bonis – Danse Sacree               

1(Picc.).1.2.1.-2.0.0.0., Timp, Str. With the Camden Sinfonia

Boulanger – D’un matin de printemps

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

Arnold – Cornish Dances         

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

Papp – Flashes of light in a hall of mirrors        

3222 – 4221 – perc, harp

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

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

Williams audience participation song. With the Camden Sinfonia

Walton – Crown Imperial

3 flutes (third doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon – 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba – timpani, 2 percussion (bass drum, side drum, tenor drum, cymbals, triangle, glockenspiel, tubular bell, large gung) – harp – organ (optional) WITH KIDSTBC. With the Camden Sinfonia

(Strings required 12.10.8.6.4)

Rehearsals  – note a mixture of Saturdays and Sundays

Sun Jan 9th                 10 – 1pm

Sun Jan 16th               10 – 1pm

Sun Jan 23rd               10 – 1pm (no brass)

Sat Jan 29th                 2-5pm with the Camden Sinfonia

Sat Feb 5th 11.15 -1 Camden Sinfonia rehearsal (selected players only)

Sun Feb 6th                 10 – 1pm (no brass)

NO REHEARSAL Sun Feb13th

Sun Feb 20th               10 – 1pm & 2-5pm

Sat Feb 26th 11.15 -1 Camden Sinfonia rehearsal (selected players only)

Sun Feb 27th               10 – 1pm

Concert day  – Sun March 6th

10.30 – 12.15               ERSO rehearsal

Debussy

Papp Flashes of Light in a Hall of Mirrors

Boulanger (with Peter)

Arnold (with Peter)

12.15 – 1.00                lunch

1.00 – 2.15                  ERSO rehearsal with kids

Papp Eurythmia

Final piece (with Oliver Till, conductor of Camden Sinfonia)

2.15 – 2.30                  BREAK

2.30 – 3.30                  ERSO rehearsal with kids and Howard

Williams audience participation sing

Bonis Danse Sacree

3.30 – 4pm                  BREAK

4 – 4.45pm                  Concert first half

4.45 – 5.15                  Interval

5.15 – 6pm                  Second half

 

 

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  

10th April         10-1, 2-5pm

includes Final of ERSO Soloist of the Year

8th May            10-1, 2-5pm

(no brass)

15th May          10-1, 2-5pm

22nd May         10-1, 2-5pm

12 June            2-5pm.  Open Event at St John’s Waterloo    (event at 4pm)

19 June            2.30–5.30pm, concert 6.30pm