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2017 is our 37th season

 We are archiving details (programmes, photos, reviews etc) of concerts. It is a work in progress

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Here is a link to the last concert (30 October 2016)


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  Concert and rehearsal schedule and other dates for the 2017 season

more details from concertmanager@eso.org.uk

 

Annual Choral Concert  

Sunday 19 March 2017, 7.30pm, St Saviour’s Church

Brahms' Requiem

Graham Jones Conductor

Lisa Wimore Leader

Máire Flavin Soprano

Matthew Sprange Bass

£14 (in advance) £15 (on the door)

Reid and Dean, 43-45 Cornfield Road

boxoffice@eastbourne-college.co.uk (01323 452255)


 

ESO last performed this on 15 March 1992 in the Congress Theatre click here for programme 

Click here for a poster for the 2017 concert


Players rehearsals (2-5pm) St Saviour's Church Hall: 25 Feb, 11 Mar; (church) 18 Mar

Players and singers rehearsal (2.30-5.30pm) St Saviour's Church: 19 Mar

Singers rehearsals and workshops (note the venue is All Saints' Church)

Sat 21 Jan 2.30-4.30 All Ss Church choir prac workshop
Thu 26 Jan 7.30-9pm All Ss Church choir prac
Thu 2 Feb 7.30-9pm All Ss Church choir prac
Thu 9 Feb 7.30-9pm All Ss Church choir prac
Thu 23 Feb 7.30-9pm All Ss Church choir prac
Sat 4 Mar 2.30-4.30pm All Ss Church choir prac workshop
Thu 9 Mar 7.30-9pm All Ss Church choir prac
Thu 16 Mar 7.30-9pm All Ss Church choir prac

New singers are always welcome

Brahms’ Requiem in English (New Novello Choral Edition) – please provide your own copy

£5 per rehearsal or £25 for all (or as many as you can attend) – payable at the rehearsal

More details from concertmanager@eso.org.uk or 07780 993801

 

Sunday 18 June 2017, 7pm, St Saviour’s Church

Soloist: Coco Tomita (violin), winner of the ESO Young Soloist Competition 2017

Conductor: Graham Jones

Leader: Lisa Wigmore

Programme to be decided

Players rehearsals: (2-5pm) St Saviour's Church Hall:  3 Jun (including the AGM), 10 Jun

17 Jun (St Saviour's Church)

18 Jun (St Saviour's Church)

 

(Provisional) 

Sun 22 October 2017, Autumn Concert, 7pm, St Saviour’s Church

Players rehearsals (2–5pm) St Saviour’s Church Hall: 7 Oct, 14 Oct

21 Oct (St Saviour's Church)

22 Oct (St Saviour’s Church)

 

2018 is our 38th season

 

ESO 31st Young Soloist Competition

Birley Centre

Round One

Saturday (*from 2pm) and Sunday (*from 12noon) 6 and 7 January 2018

*exact timings to be decided

Final

Sunday 28 January 2–6pm 2018

 

(Provisional)

 

Annual Choral Concert  

Sunday 18 March 2018, 7.30pm, St Saviour’s Church

Players rehearsals (2-5pm) St Saviour's Church Hall: 24 Feb, 10 Mar; (church) 17 Mar

Players and singers rehearsal (2.30-5.30pm) St Saviour's Church: 18 Mar

Singers rehearsals and workshops to be decided

 

This list was last updated on 22 January 2017

 


 

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 concertmanager@eso.org.uk 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 orchestramanager@eso.org.uk or 07789 988477.