ESSEX SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA



Essex Symphony Orchestra Reg. Charity No. 1000732


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We meet to rehearse on:              

Mondays from 7.30 - 9.45 pm

Lower Hall

St John Payne School

Patching Hall Lane

Chelmsford   CM1 4BS


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For a printable (pdf) version of the rehearsal schedule click here


Rehearsals

Concert dates for next season


Autumn Concert      25th November 2017

Spring Concert         3rd March 2018

Summer Concert      30th June 2018

Essex Symphony Orchestra

Essex Symphony Orchestra: 2017-2018 season schedule

Updated : 3 May

Programme 3 – ESO at the Movies! (incorporates Concert for Young People)

Bernstein       West Side Story: Symphonic Dances (1957)    24’

3[1.2.3/pic] 3[1.2.Eh] 4[1.2.Ebcl.bcl] 3[1.2.cbn] -4 3 3 1 - asx - tmp+4 - hp - pf/cel - str

perc: vib, timbales, congas, bd, tomtom, set, cym, tambn, woodblk, tri, tamtam, xyl, glock, chimes, td, 4pitched dr, 2sd, finger cym, 2pr marac, 3cowbells, police whistle, 3bongos, 2sus cym, guiro 

Zimmer / Badelt            Pirates of the Caribbean      c.5’

213 (1.2.bcl) 1 – 4331 – tmp+2 – pno(opt.) – str

Perc : Mallets, (marimba), cym, suscym, hi-hat, toms, gong, bd, sd, chimes (d,e,f), bells (?),


INTERVAL


Williams                  Flying Theme from E.T.                   3’

3 (1.2.3/picc) 2 2 3 – 4331 – tmp+2  – hp – pf/cel – str

Perc:  cym, sus cym, 2xtri, glock, chimes

Williams                  Theme from Schindler’s List

Orch TBC, solo violin Philippa Barton

Williams                   Star Wars Suite                              24’

3 (1.2.3/picc) 2 (1.2/EH) 3 (1.2.bcl) 2 – 4331 – tmp+5 – hp – pf/cel – str

Perc: bd, cym, sus cym, tri, tamtam, glock, vib, 2sd

Williams                  Raiders of the Lost Ark – Final march  6’

3 (1.2.3/picc) 2 (1.2/EH) 3 (1.2.bcl) 3 (1.2.contra) – 4441 – tmp+2 – hp – pf/cel – str

Perc: ad, bd, cym, tri, glock, vib


Rehearsals (all at St John Payne, 19:30 – 21:45 unless stated)

May 7 BANK HOLIDAY – NO REHEARSAL

May 14 Bernstein, Williams (E.T.)

May 21 Bernstein, Williams (Star Wars)   NB Last 45’ of rehearsal strings only

May 28 BANK HOLIDAY – NO REHEARSAL

June 4  Bernstein / Williams (Star Wars)  NB Last 45’ of rehearsal windbrass only

June 11 Williams (Raiders, Star Wars, Schindler’s List) / Badelt With Guest Conductor

June 18 All repertoire


Monday June 25 –  Concert for young people

11:00 rehearsal with Church open at 10:00.  Concert starting, as usual, at 1-30


June 30 – Concert At Christchurch

Rehearsal

13:15 – 14:30 All John Williams pieces, and Pirates of the Caribbean

14:30 – 14:45 Break

14:45 – 16:15 Bernstein

Concert

18:30 – c.20:30 performance :

West Side Story – interval – Everything else!


July 2 committee meeting

July 9 social event.  End of season dinner at Il Palazzo, Duke St, Chelmsford.  7:30 pm.


Entrance to car park

Rehearsal Hall