Information for players

Upcoming concerts are shown below with rehearsal details.

Upcoming concerts

Autumn 2020

Sunday 18 October 2020 at 3:45 pm at St. Edburg's, Bicester
Conductor: Sam Laughton

Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra (opening)
John Williams: Star Wars (Suite for Orchestra)
John Williams: Harry Potter Symphonic Suite
Alan Menken: Highlights from Beauty and the Beast
John Williams: Theme from Schindler's List
Howard Shore: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Symphonic Suite

Also Sprach all players 2'
Star Wars 3232/4331 timp/4perc/hp/cel 24'
Harry Potter 2232/4331 4perc/hp/cel 7'
Beauty and the Beast strings 2perc/piano 5'
Schindler’s List 3233/3030 perc/hp/cel 5'
Lord of the Rings 3232/4331 timp/3perc 10'


  • Thursday 24 September 7:30-10pm: complete run through
  • Thursday 1 October 7:30-10pm: strings only
  • Thursday 8 October 7:30-10pm
  • Thursday 15 October 7:30-10pm
  • Sunday 18 October 1pm-3pm: rehearsal, then concert at 3:45pm; finished by 6pm

Spring 2021

Sunday 21 March 2021 at 3:45 pm at St. Edburg's, Bicester
Conductor: Sam Laughton

Brahms: Tragic Overture
Elgar: Sea Pictures (soloist Morag Boyle - contralto)
Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 (From the New World)

Brahms 2+pc222 4231 T 14'
Elgar 2222+cb 4231 T perc hp org ad lib. 24'
Dvorak 2222 4231 T perc 40'


  • Thursday 25 February 7:30-10:00pm: complete run through
  • Thursday 4 March 7:30-10:00pm: strings only
  • Thursday 11 March 7:30-10:00pm
  • Thursday  18 March 7:30-10:00pm
  • Sunday 21 March 1pm rehearsal; concert at 3:45pm; finished by 6pm