Rehearsal Schedule

Rehearsal Schedule


Unless indicated otherwise, full rehearsals will take place at Sandhills Community Primary School, Terrett Avenue, OX3 8FN every Monday during the school term at 7.30 pm. Lifts may be available.


After the rehearsal some members gather at The Mason’s Arms, Quarry School Place, OX3 8LH (Headington Quarry). All are welcome. You might find this sketch map useful.


2019

Mon 7 Jan
Term starts

Mon 21 Jan
Sectional rehearsals

Mon 18 Feb
Sectional rehearsals

Sun 3 Mar
Concert
Butterworth: A Shropshire Lad
Bruch: Concerto for viola and clarinet
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
St Michael and All Angels Church, Summertown
Rehearsal: 1.00 pm.; Concert: 3.30 pm

Mon 4 Mar
No rehearsal

Mon 1 Apr
Term ends

Mon 29 Apr
Term starts

Mon 27 May
Sectional rehearsals

Sun 23 Jun
Concert
Mozart: Overture to “La Clemenza di Tito”
Mozart: Three ConcertAarias (soloist: Anousheh Bromfield)
Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2
St Michael and All Angels Church, Summertown
Rehearsal: 1.00pm.; Concert: 3.30pm

Mon 24 Jun
No rehearsal

Mon 1 Jul
Term ends

Mon 2 Sep
Term starts

Mon 16 Sep
Sectional rehearsals
(Strings at Sandhills; wind and brass tbc)

Mon 28 Oct
First reading of Haydn’s Creation

Mon 18 Nov
Rehearsal in St Michael and All Angels Church, Lonsdale Road, Summertown

Sun 24 Nov
Concert
Beethoven: Overture “Coriolan”
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 (soloist: Ashwin Tennant)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 (“Pathétique”)
St Michael and All Angels Church, Summertown
Rehearsal: 1.00pm; Concert: 3.30pm

Mon 25 Nov
No rehearsal

Mon 16 Dec
Term ends

2020

Mon 6 Jan
Term starts

Mon 13 Jan
Sectional rehearsals

Mon 10 Feb
Sectional rehearsals

Mon 17 Feb
Normal rehearsal (half-term)

Mon 24 Feb
Rehearsal in St Michael’s and All Angels Church, Summertown (tbc)

Sun 1 Mar
Concert
Andrew Claxton: New composition (title tbc)
Lalo: Cello Concerto (soloist: Jacqueline Johnson)
Dvořák: Symphony No. 6
St Michael and All Angels Church, Summertown
Rehearsal: 1.00pm; Concert: 3.30pm

Mon 23 Mar
Term ends

Mon 20 Apr
Term starts

Fri 22 May
Rehearsal with choir (tbc)

Sat 23 May
Concert
Haydn: The Creation
(with East Oxford Community Choir and a choir from Grenoble)
St John the Evangelist, Iffley Road
Rehearsal: tbc; Concert: 7.30pm

Sun 24 May
Concert
Haydn: The Creation
(with East Oxford Community Choir and a choir from Grenoble)
St Michael’s Church, Abingdon
Rehearsal: tbc; Concert: 4.00pm

Mon 25 May
No rehearsal

Mon 29 June
Concert with young soloists (tbc), Sandhills

Mon 6 July
Term ends