Programme

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Dates for the 66th (2019/20) season

Autumn 2019

Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina Prelude 
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 
Dvorak: Symphony No.7 

Sept 16 (Refreshments, Upper Strings)
Sept 23 (Refreshments, Upper Strings)
Sept 30 – Full rehearsal 7:30pm. Sectionals from 8pm. (Refreshments, Upper Strings)
Oct 7 (Refreshments, Upper Strings)
Oct 14 (Refreshments, Upper Strings)
(Oct 21 no rehearsal, half term)
Oct 28 – Sectionals (Refreshments, Lower Strings)
Nov 4  (Refreshments, Lower Strings)
Nov 11  (Refreshments, Lower Strings)
Nov 18   (Refreshments, Lower Strings)
Nov 25: (Refreshments, Lower Strings at St Paul’s)
Nov 30: Rehearsal and concert at St Pauls, 56 Grove Park Road, W4 3SB

Spring 2020

Bax: Tintagel, Symphonic Poem 
Elgar: Sea Pictures for Alto Voice and Orchestra (Soloist tbc)
Further piece TBA

Jan 6 (Refreshments, Woodwind/Brass)
Jan 13 (Refreshments, Woodwind/Brass)
Jan 20 (Refreshments, Woodwind/Brass)
Jan 27 (Refreshments, Woodwind/Brass)
Feb 3 (Refreshments, Woodwind/Brass)
Feb 10 (Refreshments, Upper Strings)
(Feb 17, no rehearsal, half term)
Feb 24 (Refreshments, Upper Strings)
March 2 (Refreshments, Upper Strings)
March 9 (Refreshments, Upper Strings)
March 16 (Refreshments, Upper Strings)
March 21 Rehearsal and concert at St Mary’s, Osterley Road, Isleworth TW7 4PW

Summer 2020

Beethoven: Symphony No. 1
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending, with soloist Nicola Garty
Elgar: Serenade for String Orchestra 
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

April 20  (Refreshments, Lower Strings)
April 27 (Refreshments, Lower Strings)
May 4, is a bank holiday but there IS a rehearsal. (Refreshments, Lower Strings)
May 11 (Refreshments, Lower Strings)
May 18 (Refreshments, Lower Strings)
(May 25 bank holiday no rehearsal, half term)
June 1 (Refreshments, Woodwind/Brass)
June 8 (Refreshments, Woodwind/Brass)
June 15 (Refreshments, Woodwind/Brass)
June 22 (Refreshments, Woodwind/Brass)
June 29  (Refreshments, Woodwind/Brass)
July 4, Rehearsal and concert at St Mary’s, Osterley Road, Isleworth TW7 4PW

Refreshments Instructions:

Week before:
Check stock of tea, coffee, cups and biscuits. Ask your fellow refreshments organizers for their contact details, if you are going to need to communicate during the week.
On the day:
Bring 2 pints of milk, plus additional supplies as necessary. Arrive as close to 7.00pm as possible and bring the table forward ready for use.

All the equipment is in the low cupboards to the right of the robing room. Half fill and plug in urn. Set at no.6 and switch on (the switch is on the side of the urn).

Once water has boiled, turn down to 2.5 and leave ready for interval. Make sure bowl and notice are conspicuous for donations.

During interval: fill tea-pots (2 /3 tea-bags in each pot) and supervise.
After rehearsal: clear away. Give cash to Olivia. If she isn’t present, take cash home and bring to the next rehearsal.
Both Tom and Joan often arrive early if there are any problems.