Concert Dates for 2024

  • 7/4/2024 Concert 1.                                                               Rehearsals start Mon    12/2 19/2 26/2 4/3 6/3 11/3 18/3 25/3 1/4
  • 30/6/2024  Concert 2.                                                                                                                       6/5 13/5 20/5 27/5 3/6 10/6 17/6 24/6
  • 22/9/2024 Concert 3.                                                                                                                     29/7 5/8 12/8 19/8 26/8 2/9 9/9 16/9
  • 8/12/2024 Concert 4.                                                                                                                    14/10 21/10 28/10 4/11 11/11 18/11 25/11 2/12

 Concert Dates for 2025

  • 6/4/2024 Concert 1.                                                               Rehearsals start Mon         10/2 17/2 24/2 3/3 10/3 17/3 24/3 31/3
  • 29/6/2024  Concert 2.                                                                                                                       5/5 12/5 19/5 26/5 2/6 9/6 16/6 23/6
  • 21/9/2024 Concert 3.                                                                                                                     28/7 4/8 11/8 18/8 25/8 1/9 8/9 15/9
  • 7/12/2024 Concert 4.                                                                                                                    13/10 20/10 27/10 3/11 10/11 17/11 24/11 1/12

Easter Sunday-20/4/2025

Public School Holidays 2025  – School starts Fri 31/1   T1 hol Sat 12/4/-Sun 27/4    T2 hol Sat 5/7-Sun 20/7    T3  Sat 27/9-Sun 12/10    T4 hol starts Sat 20/12 

Concert One 2024: Memories of Spain

Sunday April 7, 2.30pm Cheltenham Girls High School, Cheltenham

Conductor: Joanna Drimatis          Soloist: Andrew Blanch

Repertoire and Instrumentation

Link to Margaret Brandman Piece- Fiesta De La Luz

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1PD6ULgcVG2Oj7bpqlp1YDzpN0P5PpylH?usp=sharing

Miriam Hyde: Happy Occasion Overture

Full Orchestra: Flutes, Oboes, Clarinets, Bassoons, Horns, Trumpets, Glockenspiel, Trombones, Timpani, Strings.

Music:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1M3hB2RRneGVl6z-wfa58BZXujyJ-LIBE?usp=drive_link

Recording:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50i9eCAti6g&t=11s

 

Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez

Full Orchestra: Flutes, Oboes, Clarinets, Bassoons, Horns, Trumpets, Trombones, Percussion, Timpani, Strings.

Music

Hire only TBA

Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-oxH-7VklBI&t=2s

 

Bizet: Les Toreadors from Carmen Suite No. 1

Full Orchestra: Flutes, Oboes, Clarinets, Bassoons, Horns, Trumpets, Trombones, Percussion, Timpani, Strings.

Music

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1M3hB2RRneGVl6z-wfa58BZXujyJ-LIBE?usp=drive_link

Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZxcctxmkxU&t=10s

 

Rimsky Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol Op.34

Full Orchestra: Flutes, Oboes, Clarinets, Bassoons, Horns, Trumpets, Trombones, Percussion, Timpani, Strings.

Music

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1M3hB2RRneGVl6z-wfa58BZXujyJ-LIBE?usp=drive_link

Youtube:

Chabrier: Espana

Full Orchestra: Flutes, Oboes, Clarinets, Bassoons, Horns, Trumpets, Trombones, Percussion, Timpani, Strings

Music:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1M3hB2RRneGVl6z-wfa58BZXujyJ-LIBE?usp=drive_link

Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_aCpAcK4l8&t=18s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvlD7XYbI_U&t=6s  BBC Orchestra with Leonard Slatkin

 

 

The rehearsal schedule below indicates which works will be rehearsed which weeks.  Please arrive promptly for a 7:30pm downbeat.  Please note that some rehearsals finish at 9:30pm and the last five rehearsals finish at 10:00pm. Rehearsals are at Carlingford High School in the Gym. Please enter the carpark via Roselea Way which is off North Rocks Road.

 

 

Rehearsal

Date Works Notes
1st 12/2 All repertoire- No Concerto 7.30pm-9.30pm
2nd 19/2 All repertoire- with Concerto 7.30pm-9.30pm
3rd 26/2 All repertoire- possible sectional 7.30pm-9.30pm
4th 4/3 All repertoire 7.30pm-10pm
5th 11/3 All repertoire 7.30pm-10pm
6th 18/3 All Repertoire- 7.30pm-10pm
7th 25/3

All Repertoire-

7.30pm- 8.30pm with Soloist TBC

7.30pm-10pm
8th 1/4

All Repertoire- with soloist at start of rehearsal TBC

7.30pm-8.30pm

 

7.30pm-10pm