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
Rehearsal
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. Venue TBA




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
2/6/19
Concert Crichton Collegiate Church
8/6/19
Concert East Linton


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



Thursday, 8 March 2018

Spring concert – Wednesday 14 March 2018

Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra's spring concert will take place on Wednesday 14 March, 7.30pm at Morningside United Church, with a programme that includes: 


Mendelssohn – Reformation Symphony

Wagner – Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral

Léon Boëllmann – Fantaisie Dialoguée




Tickets: £10 (Price includes refreshment)

Hope to see you there!

Sunday, 17 December 2017

Next rehearsal – Wednesday 10th January 2018

Our first rehearsal following the Christmas break will take place on Wednesday 10th January at Morningside United Church. As ever, we welcome new members.

We will be rehearsing for a spring concert, to take place at Morningside United on Wednesday 14th March. The programme includes:

Mendelssohn Symphony No 5 (Reformation)
Saint Saens   Cello Concerto No 1       

Hope to see you there!

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Christmas concert – Wednesday 6 December 2017

Our Christmas concert will take place on Wednesday 6th December, 7.30pm at Morningside United Church, with a programme of classics and Christmas carols, including:

JS Bach          Overture No 1
Boyce             Symphony No 3
Giuliani           Guitar Concerto No 1 (First Movement)
Handel            Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

Tickets: £10 (Price includes refreshment)

Hope to see you there!

Monday, 19 June 2017

Rehearsal schedule 2017-18 – New members welcome

Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra's first rehearsal following our summer break will take place on Wednesday 4th October, 7.30pm at Morningside United Church. As ever, we welcome new members,  particularly upper string players.

Our Christmas concert will take place on Wednesday 6th December, 7.30pm at Morningside United, with a programme of classics and Christmas carols, including:

JS Bach          Overture No 1

Boyce             Symphony No 3
Giuliani           Guitar Concerto No 1
Handel            Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

Following the Christmas holiday, the spring term begins on Wednesday 10 January, leading up to a concert on Wednesday 14th March, 7.30pm at Morningside United Church, with a programme to include:

Mendelssohn Symphony No 5 (Reformation)
Saint Saens   Cello Concerto No 1        

Our summer term begins on Wednesday 18th April and will culminate in a concert at Crichton Collegiate Church, Pathhead, Midlothian on the afternoon of Sunday 10th June, at which we will be reprising the Bach Overture, Handel's Arrival of the Queen of Sheba and the Giuliani Guitar Concerto

For further enquiries about joining or details of our concerts please contact us: edinburghchamber@gmail.com