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Ernest Read Symphony Orchestra

Rehearsal and Concert Schedule 2018/19

Concert dress is all black.  Please remember to bring a stand to all rehearsals.

Concert 1 – Sunday 14 October 2018 – St John’s Waterloo – 6.30pm

Soloist – Michael Stowe (Finalist ERSO Soloist of the Year 2018)

Weber Der Freischütz overture (2.2.2.2-4.2.3.0-timps) 10mins

Strauss Oboe concerto (2.1.2.2-2.0.0.0) 25 mins

Dvorak Symphony No. 7 (3.2.2.2-4.2.3.0-timps) 40 mins

Rehearsals (all Sundays):

23 September              2 – 5 (horns and 2 trumpets called, no trombones called)  Drinks to welcome Chris Stark at The Draft House, opposite Camden Road

30 September              10 – 1 (full orchestra minus brass), 2 – 5 (sectionals)

7 October                    10 – 1 (with full brass)

14 October                 2.30–5.30pm

 

Concert 2 – Sunday 25 Nov – Camden School for Girls – 4.30pm

Children’s Concert “In Disguise,” Presenter – Tim Keasley

Britten Courtly dances from Gloriana (2.2.2.2-4.2.3.1- timps plus 2) 10 mins

Khachaturian Masquerade Suite 20 mins (2.2.2.2-4.2.3.1-perc) 20 mins

Rehearsals (all Sundays):

11 November              10 – 1, 2-5pm

18 November              10 – 1, 2-5pm

25 November             1 – 4pm

1 – 2.30pm      ERSO only rehearsal

2.30 – 4pm     Children from Camden Training orchestra will rehearse with ERSO

4.30pm            Concert

 Concert 3 – Sunday 17 February 2019 – St John’s Waterloo – 6:30pm

Mussorgsky Khovanshchina prelude (arr. Rimsky Korsakov) (2.2.2.2-4.0.0.0-timps, tam tam, harp)  6mins

Prokofiev – Cinderella Suite No. 1  (3232/4331/timp.perc/glock.xyl.cel.pf.hp/str)

Shostakovich Symphony No. 6 (3.3.3.3-4.3.3.1-timps, harp, celeste) 30 mins

Rehearsals (all Sundays):

20 January                   2 – 5pm

27 January                   10am-1pm and 2-5pm (sectionals in pm)

3 February                   10am – 1pm

10 February                 10am – 1pm

17 Feb Concert          2.30–5.30pm

 

Concert 4 – “Spotlight on the Set Works” – Sunday 24 March 2019, 6pm

With Camden School for Girls

St Mary the Virgin Church, Primrose Hill, Elsworthy Road, NW3 3DJ

Soloists – Caroline Welsh and Jaga Klimaszewska (Finalists in ERSO Soloist of the Year 2018)

Title & date Length Orchestration
Bach Brandenburg 5, 1721 21 Solo flute, violin, harpsichord plus strings
Vivaldi Gloria, 1716

With school choir

5 mins oboe, trumpet, strings (2 violins, viola), continuo
Stravinsky Overture to Pulcinella   1 – 2 mins 2(II=picc).2.0.2-2.1.1.0-string quintet(1.1.1.1.1)-strings
Ravel – Pavane for a Dead Princess 6 mins

 

 2 flutes, oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 3 trumpets, harp, strings
Stravinsky Firebird Finale 3 mins 28s With Junior String, Wind and Brass, using BBC 10 Piece arrangement
Holst Mars from the Planets 4mins

 

With Junior String, Wind and Brass, using BBC 10 Piece arrangement
Stravinsky Symphony of Winds   9 mins

 

3 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 3 clarinets, 3 bassoons (3rd doubling contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, and tuba.
Milhaud – Le boeuf sur le toit 3 – 5 mins 2*.1.2.1-2.2.1.0 + perc [guiro, tambourine, bass drum, cymbals] + strings)
Ives Unanswered Question 5 mins 2.1.1.0-0.1.0.0 strings
Shostakovich 5  4th movement 10 mins 2 flutes & piccolo, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets & E-flat clarinet, 2 bassoons & contra, 4 horns, 3 B♭ trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, 2 harps (one part), piano, celeste

Rehearsals (all Sundays):

3 March           10am-1pm

10 March         10am-1pm, 2- 5pm

17 March         10am-1pm, 2 – 5pm

24 March        2 – 5pm, Concert at 6pm

 

Concert 5 – Sunday 16 June 2019 – St John’s Waterloo – 6:30pm

This concert is part of the Waterloo Music Festival.

Concerto will be played by the ERSO Soloist of the Year

Mahler Symphony No. 1  – 4 flutes (2nd, 3rd, 4th also piccolo), 4 oboes (3rd also English horn), 4 clarinets (B♭, A, C) (3rd, 4th also E♭, 3rd also bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (3rd also contrabassoon), 7 horns (F), 4 trumpets (B♭, F), 3 trombones, tuba, 2 timpani, cymbals, triangle, tam-tam, bass drum, harp, strings

Rehearsals (all Sundays):

12 May            10am-1pm and 2-5pm.

19 May            2 – 5pm

2 June              10am-1pm and 2-5pm

9 June              2 – 5pm

16 June           2.30 – 5.30.