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Information for Orchestra Members

Rehearsals normally take place on Fridays at 7.45 at the Lynch Chapel Hall, The Lynch, Winscombe (click here for directions).

2018-2019 Season

We shall perform three programmes during the year.

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Autumn Programme 2018

  • First rehearsal - 7th September 2018
  • Half term break - 2nd November - No rehearsal
  • Final rehearsal - Thursday 15th November - Churchill
  • Concert - Friday 16th November - Churchill Academy & Sixth Form School, Churchill Green, Churchill, BS25 5QN
    (Please note change of venue.)

Programme:

  • Mozart: Magic Flute Overture
  • Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Soloist Cristina Dimitrova
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 6

Social Evening

Friday 23rd November - venue TBA
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Spring Programme 2019

  • First rehearsal - 11th January 2019
  • Half term break - 22nd February - No rehearsal
  • Final rehearsal - Thursday 28th March - Yatton
  • Concert - Saturday 30th March - St Mary's Church, Yatton

Programme:

  • Weber: Der Freischütz Overture
  • Mozart: Flute concerto in G Major, Soloist Eliza Woodward
  • Dvořák: Symphony no 6

Summer Programme 2019

  • First rehearsal - 5th April 2019
  • Easter break - 12th April and 19th April - no rehearsals
  • First rehearsal after Easter break - 26th April
  • WMO AGM - 3rd May, starting at 7:30pm. rehearsal starts at 8:00pm
  • Half term break - 31st May - no rehearsal
  • Final rehearsal - Thursday 27th June - Sidcot
  • Concert - Friday 28th June, The Friends Meeting House, Sidcot

Programme:

  • Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 1
  • Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1 - soloist Gunda Baranauskaite
  • Franck: Symphony in D

2019-2020 Season

We shall perform three programmes during the year.

Autumn Programme 2019

  • First rehearsal - 13th September
  • Half-term - 1st November - No rehearsal
  • Final rehearsal - Thursday 28th November - Sidcot
  • Concert - Friday 29th November, The Friends Meeting House, Sidcot

Programme:

  • Glinka: A Life For The Tsar
  • Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor - soloist Emilie Godden
  • Borodin: Symphony No. 1

Spring Programme 2020

  • First rehearsal - 10th January
  • Half-term - 21st February - No rehearsal
  • Final rehearsal - Thursday 19th March - Churchill School
  • Concert - Friday 20th March, Churchill School

Programme:

  • Schumann: Julius Caesar Overture
  • Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 2
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Symphony No. 1

Summer Programme 2020

  • First rehearsal - 27th March
  • Easter break - 10th, 17th and 24th April April - no rehearsals
  • First rehearsal after Easter break - 1st May
  • Half-term - 29th May - No rehearsal
  • Final rehearsal - Thursday 25th June - Weston
  • Concert - Friday 26th June, All Saints Church, Weston-Super-Mare

Programme:

  • Schubert: Rosamunde Overture
  • Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn (Saint Anthony Variations)
  • Dvořák: Symphony No. 8

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