WELCOME TO THE ESO
2015 is our 35th season
Results of the
ESO Young Soloist Competition 2015
Birley Centre, Carlisle Road, Eastbourne BN21 4EF
Round one, Saturday and Sunday 10 and 11 January; final, Sunday 1 February
Results of the 2015 final
(18 and over category)
1st ESO Young Soloist Award: Gen Li (piano)
2nd Cox Memorial Prize: Emma Halnan (flute)
3rd Colonel Howes Award: Naufal Mukumi (pianist)
Runners-up: Stephanie Childress (violin) and Thomas Isaac (cello)
(17 and under category)
1st Duke of Devonshire Award: Stephanie Childress (violin)
2nd St Cecilia Bequest: Andrew Samarasekara (violin)
Pictures of the final round are on competition tab then results and judges' comments
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(dedicated code is ESO):
ESO AGM 2015 followed by hot buffet supper
Friday 7pm 20 March 2015
More details on tab 'About us' and 'meetings'
ESO Choral Concert 2015
Sunday 19 April 2015, Choral Concert, 7.30pm, St Saviour's Church BN21 4UT
Soprano Elizabeth Roberts
Tenor Andrew Mackenzie-Wicks
Bass Jozik Kotz
For more details, contact firstname.lastname@example.org 07780 993801
Click here for a rehearsal schedule for players and singers (including singers workshops*)
*As last year, there are two Saturday afternoon workshops (£10 for one or both) for those who are unable to join us for our regular Tuesday evening rehearsals but who know the work and would like to sing in the concert. These workshops can also be attended by those who are able to join us for the regular Tuesday evening rehearsals (no extra charge above the regular subscription).
ESO Summer Concert 2015
Sunday 14 June 2015, Summer Concert, 7pm, St Saviour's Church BN21 4UT
Sun 14 Jun, Summer Concert, 7pm, St Saviour’s Church
Players rehearsals (2–5pm): 16 May* (St Sav); 6 Jun (Birley Centre); 13 (note venue is St Sav);
14 Jun (St Saviour’s Church)
*note new date
The Wasps Overture Vaughan Williams
Chanson de Matin and Chanson de Nuit Elgar
Piano Concert No 2 Shostakovich
Symphony No 7 Beethoven
Soloist Gen Li, Winner of the ESO Young Soloist Competition
Conductor Graham Jones
Leader Lisa Wigmore
ESO Autumn Concert 2015
Sunday 11 October 2015, Autumn Concert, 7pm, St Saviour's Church BN21 4UT
Click on the orchestra tab for a gallery of photographs of the orchestra.
Click on the events tab for a list of all concerts (from our first one in January 1980)
which can be sorted according to date, composer, work etc.
Under the events tab, we are, when time permits, archiving all documents we have of previous concerts.
Please contact email@example.com or 07780 993801 for more information.
The orchestra always welcomes new players and we are keen to hear from anyone who is interested in joining us.
We are particularly keen to fill spaces in our brass, percussion and string sections.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 07789 988477.
Concert and rehearsal schedule and other dates for the 2016 season
2016 Sat 9 Jan, Sun 10 Jan, Young Soloist Competition 1st round, Birley Centre
2016 Sun 31 Jan or Sun 7 Feb, Young Soloist Competition Final, 2pm, Birley Centre
2016 Fri 18 Mar, AGM followed by hot buffet supper, 7pm, Social SCR, Eastbourne College
2016 Sun 24 Apr, ESO Choral Concert, 7.30pm, St Saviour’s Church
Players rehearsals (2–5pm Birley Centre): 12 Mar, 16 Apr, 23 Apr
Singers rehearsals (7.30–9pm Eastbourne College Chapel): 12, 19, 26 Jan; 2, 9, 23 Feb; 1, 8, 15 Mar; 19 Apr
Singers workshops (2.30–4.30pm Eastbourne College Chapel): 13 Feb; 5 Mar (dates to be confirmed)
Dress rehearsal (2.30–5.30pm St Saviour’s Church); 24 Apr
2016 Sun 19 Jun, Summer Concert, 7pm, St Saviour’s Church
Players rehearsals (2–5pm): 4 Jun (Birley Centre) 11 Jun (Birley Centre); 18 (note venue is St Sav), 19 Jun (St Saviour's Church)
2016 Sun 23 Oct Autumn Concert, 7pm, St Saviour’s Church
Players rehearsals (2–5pm Birley Centre): 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct; 23 Oct (St Saviour’s Church)
This 2016 list was last updated on 23 Jan 2015