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2016 is our 36th season

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Concert and rehearsal schedule and other dates for the 2016 season

more details from concertmanager@eso.org.uk

 

 

Sun 19 June, Summer Concert, 7pm, St Saviour’s Church

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Conductor Graham Jones

Leader Lisa WSigmore

Beethoven Egmont Overture

Butterworth (died 1916) The Banks of Green Willow

Walton Henry V (Death of Falstaff, Touch her Soft Lips and Part)

Sibelius Karelia Suite

Dvořák Cello Concerto

Soloist Jamal Aliyev

(winner of the 2016 ESO Young Soloist Competition)

Players rehearsals (2–5pm) St Saviour’s Church Hall: 4 Jun, 11 Jun

18 Jun (St Saviour's Church)

19 Jun (St Saviour’s Church)

 

Sun 30 October, Autumn Concert, 7pm, St Saviour’s Church

Programme to include

Glière Horn Concerto

Soloist Ben Goldscheider

(a finalist in the ESO Young Soloist Competition)

Congratulations to Ben who was a finalist in the

BBC Young Musician 2016

 

Players rehearsals (2–5pm) St Saviour’s Church Hall: 8 Oct, 22 Oct

29 Oct (St Saviour's Church)

30 Oct (St Saviour’s Church)

 

This 2016 list was last updated on 15 May 2016

 


 

 

Concert and rehearsal schedule and other dates for the 2017 season

 

ESO Young Soloist Competition 2017 ESO Young Soloist Competition

1st round, pm, Birley Centre Sat 14 January and Sun 15 January 2017

ESO Young Soloist Competition Final, 2pm, Birley Centre Sun 29 January 2017

 

Please note that the AGM will be at the 10 June orchestra rehearsal

 

Saturday 22 April 2017, 7.30pm, St Saviour’s Church

(Easter Day is 16 Apr) 

Players rehearsals (2-5pm) St Saviour's Church Hall: 18 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr

Players and singers rehearsal (2.30-5.30pm) St Saviour's Church: 22 April

Singers rehearsals: tbd

  

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

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

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)

 

This 2017 list was last updated on 15 May 2016

 


 

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.