Information for players

Upcoming concerts are shown below with rehearsal details.

To register to sing in our performance of Beethoven's 9th symphony on 14 July 2024 please see this page: Come and Sing

Upcoming concerts

Summer 2024

Sunday 23 June 2024 at 4:00 pm at St Edburg's, Bicester
Conductor: Andrew Gray

Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major
Haydn - Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major (soloist Gerard Flotats)
Mozart - Symphony No. 36 (Linz)

Bach: 0200 0300 T continuo 20'
Haydn: 0200 2000 24'
Mozart: 0202 2200 T 36'

Rehearsals:

  • Thursday 30 May 7:30-10:00pm: complete run through: Bach, Mozart (8pm), Haydn (9pm)
  • Thursday 6 June 7:30-10:00pm: strings only, Church Hall
  • Thursday 13 June 7:30-10:00pm: tutti (Haydn with soloist, Mozart from 9pm)
  • Thursday 20 June 7:30-10:00pm: tutti (mainly Mozart, Bach)
  • Sunday 23 June 1:00pm-3:00pm: rehearsal, then concert at 4pm; finished by 6pm

July 2024 Beethoven 9

Sunday 14 July 2024 at 4:00 pm at St Edburg's, Bicester
Conductor: Sam Laughton

A performance of Beethoven's 9th Symphony, to commemorate 200 years since its first performance (Vienna, 1824)

2+pc222+cb 4230 T perc SATB 65'

Rehearsals:

  • Sunday 26 May 2-5pm: choral workshop with Helen Swift
  • Thursday 27 June 7:30-10pm: complete orchestral run through
  • Thursday 4 July 7:30-10pm: strings/wind only
  • Thursday 11 July 7:30-10pm: tutti (orchestra only)
  • Sunday 14 July 1-3pm: rehearsal with choir and soloists, mainly last movement, then concert at 4pm; finished by 5:30pm

 

Autumn 2024

Sunday 13 October 2024 at 4:00 pm at St Edburg's, Bicester
Conductor: Sam Laughton

Berlioz - Carnival Overture
Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Dvorak - Carnival Overture
Stephen Bulla (arr.) - 007: Through the Years
John Williams - Jurassic Park (highlights)

Berlioz - 2222 4430 T 4perc
Britten - 3222 4231 T 4perc hp
Dvorak - 3322 4231 T perc hp
Stephen Bulla - 2131 4331 T 3perc pno
John Williams - 3232 4331 T 3perc synth

Rehearsals:

  • Thursday 19 September 7:30-10pm: complete run through
  • Thursday 26 September 7:30-10pm: strings only (Church Hall)
  • Thursday 3 October 7:30-10pm: tutti
  • Thursday 10 October 7:30-10pm: tutti
  • Sunday 13 October 1:00pm-3:00pm: rehearsal, then concert at 4pm; finished by 6pm