Monday, 24 August 2020

Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra: Autumn Term Cancelled

Sadly we have decided to cancel all ECO rehearsals and concerts until further notice due to the ongoing Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. However, we will keep the situation under review, so please watch this space for future announcements. 

 All good wishes to our members and supporters.

Saturday, 1 August 2020

Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra: Programme and Rehearsal Schedules 2020-21

All rehearsals are at Greenbank ChurchBraidburn Terrace, Edinburgh, EH10 6ES
at 19.30 unless otherwise stated. The church is easily reached via Lothian Buses Nos. 5, 11, 16 (get off at Braidburn) and X15 (get off at Braid Hills Hotel), but check bus routes and timetables before travelling.  There is plenty of car parking close to the church but please take care not to obstruct residents’ driveways in Braidburn Terrace.

As ever we welcome new members, especially upper strings.

Note: All rehearsal dates are subject to Scottish Government recommendations
because of the Covid 19 pandemic

Winter Term           

Haydn: Violin Concerto in G major
Beethoven: Dances Wo08 and Contredances Wo14
Mozart: Symphony in F KV 112
Excerpts of Christmas carols


Date (2020)
Session
30/9/20
Rehearsal
7/10/20
Rehearsal
14/10/20
Rehearsal
21/10/20
Break
28/10/20
Rehearsal
4/11/20
Rehearsal
11/11/20
Rehearsal
18/11/20
Rehearsal
25/12/20
Rehearsal
2/12/20
Rehearsal
9/12/20
Rehearsal




Spring Term

Beethoven: Two Arias for Bass and Orchestra
Beethoven: Romance in F major
Mozart: Symphony no 29

Date (2021)
Session
6/1/21
Rehearsal
13/1/21
Rehearsal
20/1/21
Rehearsal
27/1//21
Rehearsal
3/2/21
Rehearsal
10/2/21
Break
17/2/21
Rehearsal
24/2/21
Rehearsal
3/3/21
Rehearsal
10/3/21
Rehearsal
17/3/21
Rehearsal



Summer Term

Boyce: Symphony no 8 in D Minor
Earl of Kelly: Symphony in Eb
McGibbon: Trio Sonata No 5

Date (2021)
Session
21/4/21
Rehearsal
28/4/21
Rehearsal
5/5/21
Rehearsal
12/5/21
Rehearsal
19/5/21
Rehearsal
26/5/21
Rehearsal







Wednesday, 15 April 2020

Summer Term and Crichton Concert CANCELLED

We greatly regret that, due to the ongoing situation with Covid-19 and social distancing, we will no longer be going ahead with our summer term rehearsals and the annual concert at Crichton Collegiate Church.

We hope to announce our 2020-21 rehearsal and concert schedule very soon so please watch this space for details.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Monday, 16 March 2020

Concert on Saturday 21st March CANCELLED

In light of the latest advice from government on measures to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus, the Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra has taken the decision to postpone its planned concert on Saturday 21st March 2020.

We will also not go ahead with our rehearsal on Wednesday 18th March.

Further announcements about rehearsals in the summer term will be posted on this site as soon as possible.

Thank you for your support!

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Spring Concert – Saturday 21 March 2020

Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra will be performing our spring concert in the sanctuary at Greenbank Parish Church on Saturday 21 March at 7.30pm.

The programme includes:

Haydn Concerto for Violin in G Major
Boyce Symphony 8 in D Minor
Mozart Symphony 13 in F Major

Tickets: £10 on the door
Students: £5
Children: Free.

We hope to see you there!

Friday, 3 January 2020

Spring Term begins – Wednesday 8 January 2020

Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra will begin rehearsals for our spring term on Wednesday 8 January 2020 at 7.30pm at Greenbank Parish Church.

We will be rehearsing for our spring concert on Saturday 21 March, with the programme to include the Haydn Concerto for Violin in G Major, the Boyce Symphony No 5 and the Mozart Symphony No 13.

As ever, we welcome new members.

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Christmas concert: Saturday 7 December 2019

Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra will be performing our Christmas Concert in the sanctuary at Greenbank Parish Church on Saturday 7 December 2019 at 7.30pm.

The programme includes:

Elgar Serenade for Strings (Slow Movement)
Finzi Romance
Boyce Symphony No 5 (Last Movement)
Haydn Concerto for Organ, Oboes and Trumpets (Last Movement)
... and a selection of Christmas carols.

Tickets: £10 on the door
Students: £5
Children: Free.

We hope to see you there!