The orchestra meets several times a year to play through new repertoire. This is also an opportunity for new players to come (please contact our fixers if you are interested).
Unless otherwise indicated all take place at 19:45 at St. Edburg's, Bicester (please arrive promptly).
Thursday 7 February 2019 (conductor: Chloe Rooke)
Thursday 22 November 2018 (conductor: Ted Smyth)
Chabrier - España: 2+pc224 42+2ct31 2hp T perc 7'
Butterworth - A Shropshire Lad: 2332 4231 T hp 10'
Elgar - Coronation March: 3333 4331 org 2hp T perc 11'
Previous dates and repertoire
Thursday 9 November 2017 (conductor: James Ham)
Beethoven - Symphony No.7: 2222 2200 T 42'
Mozart - Symphony No.36: 0202 2200 T 36'
Thursday 4 May 2017 (conductor: James Ham)
Beethoven - Symphony No.1: 2222 2200 T str
Thursday 10 November 2016 (conductor: James Ham)
Dvorak - Symphony No. 8: 2/picc 2/cor 22 4231 T str
April 2016 (conductor: Tom Horn)
Glinka - A life for the Tzar - 2222 4230 T
John Williams - Star Wars
Borodin - Symphony No. 2 - 2222 4230 T
October 2015 (Jonathan Timms)
Dukas - Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Dvorak - Carnival Overture
September 2015 (Jonathan Timms) - strings only
Bach - Violin and Oboe Concerto
Elgar - Serenade for Strings
Mendelssohn - String Symphony
April 2015 (Tom Horn)
Saint-Saens - Danse-Macabre
September 2014 (Sam Laughton)
Gade - Echoes of Ossian overture, Op. 1
Berwald - Symphony No. 3 (Singulière)
May 2014 (Tom Horn)
Beethoven - Symphony No. 4
November 2013 (Sam Laughton)
Rossini - William Tell
Dvorak - Symphony No. 7
January 2013 (Jerry Lanning)
Prokofiev Symphony No. 1
Mendelssohn -Symphony No. 4 (Italian)
cancelled bad weather
September 2012 (Jerry Lanning)
Schumann - Symphony No. 3
Sibelius - Karelia Suite
Tchaikovsky - Nutcracker
January 2012 (Jerry Lanning)
Elgar - Froissart
Brahms - Symphony No.2
Tchaikowsky - Romeo and Juliet