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March 2024 Concert

Date: Saturday 23rd March 2024 at 7.30 pm
Venue: St Andrew's Church, Surbiton
Conductor: Lewis Gaston
Leader: Julia Wilson

Rehearsals started: Friday 19th January
Composer   Work  
Hebrides Overture(Fingal's Cave) 
Clarinet Concerto no 2  in E flat major
Symphony No 4  in E flat major

Download the concert arrangements.

Concerts to note

Michael Bevan is giving a concert on Saturday 13th May in Tolworth. For details see here.

Amy Tress's quartet is giving a concert on Sunday 14th May, 6.30pm in Kings Place, near King's Cross Station. For details see here.

Unless otherwise indicated, rehearsals are on a Friday Night in Thames Ditton Community Centre, at 7.30pm for a prompt 7.45 start. For further details, use the buttons at the top of the page.

Rehearsal location:
Thames Ditton Community Centre, Mercer Close, Thames Ditton KT7 0BS
For full details, click the Rehearsal venues and times button above

Note:Each section takes it in turn to organise the refreshments, as shown in the Refreshments column
Cynthia has offered to bring the refreshment bag and supply milk and biscuits.

Jobs for each section:
Pre rehearsal: Boil kettles and fill plastic vacuum flasks. Unpack refreshment bag. Get cups out.

During break: Serve drinks and take money. Wash up cups where used. Repack refreshment bag. Leave Kitchen clean and tidy.

  Date Week Music Refreshments
19th January 24 1 Bruckner 1, 2 first violins
26th January 24 2 Bruckner 3, 4
second violins
2nd February 24 3 String Sectional only
WW Sectional cancelled
9th February 24 4 Bruckner 1, 4 cellos / basses
16th February 24 5 -- break --
23rd February 24 6 Bruckner 3, 4
wind / brass
1st March 24 7 Bruckner 1, 2
first violins
8th March 24 8 Bruckner 3, 4
second violins
15th March 24 9 Bruckner violas
22nd March 24 10 Mendelssohn
Weber with soloist
cellos / basses
23rd March 24 11 Afternoon rehearsal
7.30pm Concert