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!


Sunday, 3 November 2019

Play4Peace Concert – Sunday 10 November 2019

Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra will be performing in the Play4Peace concert, which will take place in the Lindsay Stewart Lecture Theatre at Napier University's Craiglockhart campus on Sunday 10th November, 2pm-3.15pm.

The concert will be performed to mark Remembrance Day and will bring together musicians from across the world, performing in unison.

Last year's concert can be seen here: https://bit.ly/2ltQzxo

You can watch the live stream, from the university's YouTube channel here: https://bit.ly/2kfFrnC

We hope to see you there!

Thursday, 12 September 2019

New term begins: 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
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 Violin in G Major
            Boyce Symphony 5
            Mozart Symphony 13


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!