Thursday, 12 September 2019

Next rehearsal: Wednesday 25 September 2019

Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra will be returning to rehearsals on Wednesday 25 September, 7.30pm at  Greenbank Parish Church.

As ever we welcome new string players. Either email the orchestra: edinburghchamber@gmail.com or just turn up on the night.

The full year's rehearsal and concert schedule is here:

http://edinburghchamberorchestra.blogspot.com/2019/05/rehearsal-schedule-2019-20-announced.html

Friday, 24 May 2019

Rehearsal schedule 2019-20 announced


The Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra will commence rehearsals for its 2019-20 season on Wednesday 25 September at 7.30pm in Greenbank Parish Church

As ever we welcome new members, in particular upper strings. If you are interested in joining please email the orchestra at edinburghchamber@gmail.com or simply turn up on the night and have a tryout with the orchestra.
The full year's rehearsal schedule and repertoire is below.


        
            Winter Term
            Elgar Serenade for Strings (Slow Movement)
            Finzi Romance
            Hans Gal Music for String Orchestra op 73 (Slow Movement)
            JS Bach Air on a G String
            Boyce Symphony No 5 (Last Movement)
            Haydn Concerto for Organ, Oboes and Trumpets (Last Movement)
          

25/9/19
Rehearsal
2/10/19
Rehearsal
9/10/19
Rehearsal
16/10/19
Break
23/10/19
Rehearsal
30/10/19
Rehearsal
6/11/19
Rehearsal at Napier University
10/11/19
Concert: Remembrance Event Napier University
13/11/19
Rehearsal
20/11/19
Rehearsal
27/11/19
Rehearsal
4/12/19
Rehearsal
7/12/19
Concert: Greenbank Church


Spring Term

            Haydn Concerto for Organ, Oboes and Trumpets
            Boyce Symphony 5
            Mozart Symphony 20


8/1/20
Rehearsal
15/1/20
Rehearsal
22/1/20
Rehearsal
29/1/20
Rehearsal
5/2/20
Rehearsal
12/2/20
Break
19/2/20
Rehearsal
26/2/20
Rehearsal
4/3/20
Rehearsal
11/3/20
Rehearsal
18/3/20
Rehearsal
21/3/20
Concert: Greenbank Parish Church
  


Summer Term

            Earl of Kelly Symphony in Bb
            Durrante Concerto for String orchestra in F minor
            McGibbon Trio Sonata No 5
            Elgar Serenade for Strings



29/4/20
Rehearsal
6/5/20
Rehearsal
13/5/20
Rehearsal
20/5/20
Rehearsal
27/5/20
Rehearsal
31/5/20
Concert: East Linton 
3/6/5/20
Rehearsal
7/6/20
Concert Crichton Collegiate Church, Pathhead, Midlothian

All rehearsals are at Greenbank Parish Church at 19.30 unless otherwise stated.

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Summer concerts

Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra will be performing two afternoon concerts in May / June, with the programme to include:

JS Bach          Violin Concerto in A minor
Stanley           Organ Concerto in D minor
Avison           Concerto for String Orchestra in E minor

The first will take place at Greenbank Parish Church at 4pm on Sunday 26 May.
Tickets: £10 (students: £5, children: free)

The second is our annual baroque concert at Crichton Collegiate Church, Pathhead, Midlothian, which this year takes place at 3pm on Sunday 9 June.
Tickets: tbc.

We hope to see you there!

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Spring concert: Wednesday 3 April 2019 – Greenbank Parish Church

Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra will be playing our spring concert in the sanctuary at Greenbank Parish Church on Wednesday 3 April 2019 at 7.30pm.
Tickets: £10 on the door.
Students: £5
Children: Free

The programme is as follows:

Haydn             Symphony No 42
Pleyel             Symphony in D major, Opus 3 no.1.
Boyce             Symphony No 4

We hope to see you there!

Saturday, 8 December 2018

New rehearsal venue: Greenbank Parish Church

We're on the move!

From Wednesday 9 January 2019, the Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra will begin rehearsing in the lower hall at Greenbank Parish Church, Braidburn Terrace, EH10 6ES.

Our rehearsal schedule for 2018-19 remains unchanged and our concert schedule will be updated as soon as possible. As ever, our rehearsals will take place from 7.30-9.30pm on Wednesday evenings with a short coffee break.

We are always keen to welcome new members. If any string players are interested in joining us, please get in touch using the information on the "contact us" page.

Monday, 3 December 2018

Christmas Concerts 2018

Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra will be performing two concerts during this year's festive season.

The programme is as follows:

JS Bach          Violin Concerto in A minor
Stanley           Organ Concerto in D minor
Avison           Concerto for String Orchestra in E minor

As well as a selection of Christmas carols.

The first concert takes place at Morningside United Church on Wednesday 12 December at 7.30pm.
Tickets: £10, at the door.

Our final concert of the year takes place at St Anne's Church, Dunbar on Saturday 15 December at 3pm.
Soloist: Carlo Massimo
Entry: by donation.

Merry Christmas!

Thursday, 5 July 2018

Rehearsal schedule 2018-19 announced

The Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra will commence rehearsals for its 2018-19 season on Wednesday 3 October at 7.30pm in Morningside United Church
As ever we welcome new members, in particular upper strings. If you are interested in joining please email the orchestra at edinburghchamber@gmail.com or simply turn up on the night and have a tryout with the orchestra.
The full year's rehearsal schedule is below.


Winter            Term 
JS Bach          Violin Concerto in A minor
Stanley           Organ Concerto in D minor
Avison           Concerto for String Orchestra in E minor

Date (2017)
Session
3/10/18
Rehearsal
10/10/18
Rehearsal
17/10/18
Break
24/10/18
Rehearsal
31/10/18
Rehearsal
7/11/18
Rehearsal
14/11/18
Rehearsal
21/11/18
Rehearsal
28/11/18
Rehearsal
5/12/18
Rehearsal
12/12/18
Concert Morningside United Church, 7.30pm
15/12/18
Concert Dunbar St Anne's, 3pm



Spring Term
Haydn             Symphony No 42
Pleyel              Symphony in D major, Opus 3 no.1.
Boyce             Symphony No 4

Date (2018)
Session
9/1/19
Rehearsal
16/1/19
Rehearsal
23/1/19
Rehearsal
30/1/19
Rehearsal
6/2/19
Rehearsal
13/2/19
Half-term break
20/2/19
Rehearsal
27/2/19
Rehearsal
6/3/19
Rehearsal
13/3/19
Rehearsal
20/3/19
Rehearsal
27/3/19
Rehearsal
3/4/19
Concert. Greenbank Parish Church




Summer Term


JS Bach          Violin Concerto in A minor
Avison           Concerto for String Orchestra in E minor
Stanley           Organ Concerto in D minor
Stamitz          Symphony in G minor

Date (2018)
Session
1/5/19
Rehearsal
8/5/19
Rehearsal
15/5/19
Rehearsal
22/5/19
Rehearsal


29/5/19
Rehearsal
9/6/19
Concert:   Crichton Collegiate Church




All rehearsals are at Morningside United Church at 19.30 unless otherwise stated