Programme for 2017/18

14th October 2017 at St Michael and All Angels W4 [6 rehearsals from 5th September]

  • Webern: Passacaglia op.1 [2+p.2+ca.2+bcl.2+cfg)/4331/T 2p Hp stgs]  11 min
  • Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs [3+2p.2+ca.2+bcl.2+cfg/4331/T Hp cel stgs]  soloist Nadine Benjamin 24 min
  • Mahler: Symphony no 4 [3+2p.2+ca.3(Eb/bcl).2+cfg/4300/T 4p Hp stgs solo sop] soloist Nadine Benjamin  54 min

25th November 2017 at St Michael and All Angels W4 – 500th anniversary of the Reformation [6 rehearsals from 17th October]

  • Bach/Stokowski: Ein feste Burg [4.2+ca.3+bcl.3+cfg/4441/T 3p stgs]  3 min
  • Cecilia McDowall: Floreat Oriana [2+p.2.2.2+cfg/4331/T 1p stgs]  10 min
  • Wagner: Parsifal, Prelude [3.3+ca.3.3+cfg/4331/ T stgs]  13 min
  • Wagner: Parsifal, Good Friday Music [3.3+ca.3+bcl.3+cfg/4331/T stgs] 11 min
  • Mendelssohn Symphony no. 5 – “Reformation” [223.2+cfg/2231/T stgs]  29 min

Sunday 10th December 2017 at 3.00 (tbc) at St. Michael and All Angels – Family concert [1 rehearsal on 5th December]

  • Programme TBA but expected orchestration for most of the music will be 2222/4231/T p

3rd February 2018 at St. Michael and All Angels W4 [1 rehearsal on 28th November and 5 rehearsals from 2nd January]

  • Bartok: Rumanian Folk Dances [2(p)022/2000 stgs]  6 min
  • Richard Strauss: Oboe Concerto [2.ca.22/2000 stgs] soloist Bruno Bower 23 min
  • Sibelius: Symphony no. 7 [2(p)222/4330/T stgs]  23 min
  • Malcolm  Arnold: English Dances [3(p)222/4331/T 2p Hp cel stgs] 17 min

17th March 2018 at St. Barnabas Pitshanger Lane W5 [6 rehearsals from 6th February]

  • Elgar: Introduction and Allegro [stgs and stg quartet] 15 min
  • MacMillan: The Confession of Isobel Gowdie [2(p)2(ca)2(bcl)2(cfg)/4331/ T 2p stgs]  20 min
  • Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique [2(p)2(ca)2(Eb)4/44(2tp2ct)32/4T 2p 2(12) Hp stgs]  52 min

12th May 2018 at St. Michael’s Sutton Court W4 – Ida Doddridge memorial concert [4 rehearsals from 17th April or 5 from 10th April.  Possibly a run-through on 20th or 27th March]

  • Beethoven: Egmont Overture [3(p)222/4200/T stgs 3(p)222/4200/T stgs]  8 min
  • Beethoven: Piano Concerto no 5 “Emperor” soloist Ashley Fripp [2222/2200/T stgs]
  • Dvorak: Symphony no 7 [2222/4230/T stgs]  38 min

25th – 28th May 2018 – Potential Tour [2 rehearsals from 15th May]

  • Bartok: Rumanian Folk Dances [2(p)022/2000 stgs]  6 min
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4 [2+p.222/4231/T 3p stgs] 42 min

7th July 2018 at St. James’s Piccadilly SW1 [5 rehearsals from 5th June or 6 from 29th May]

  • Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto no 3 soloist Viv McLean [2222/4231/ T 2p stgs]] 40 min
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade [2+p.2(ca).2.2/4231/ T 5p Hp  stgs] 46 min