New Tyneside Orchestra

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Sunday, 20th May 2018
St Nicholas Cathedral
Newcastle upon Tyne at 7:30pm

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Rehearsal Schedule Spring 2018

Datebefore coffeeafter coffeeNotes
24 March 2018Concert at Kings Hall at 19:30Dress Rehearsal 14:00 - 16:00
Reverse concert order
26 March 2018Complete read-through of Dvorak: The Spectre's BrideIf necessary we'll run a bit after 21:30
2 April 2018No rehearsalEaster Monday
9 April 2018Scene 2 (movements 5 to 12) 
16 April 2018Tricky bits from Scene 2Scene 3 (movements 13 to 18) 
23 April 2018Tricky bits from Scene 3Prelude and Scene 1 (movements 1 to 4) 
30 April 2018Whole piece except 2 and 17
Philipp Mestrinel will be here, and may conduct some of the rehearsal
with Timpani
7 May 2018Tricky bits from Scene 1 (and others...)Movements 2 and 17 
14 May 2018  
19 May 2018Rehearsal with choir in St Nicholas Cathedral
Set up from 3:30pm
Rehearsal 4:30pm to 7:00pm
20 May 2018Warm-up rehearsal 5:30pm to 6:30pm in St Nicholas Cathedral
Concert 7:30pm

On our return from Switzerland, there will be 3 "read-through" sessions, each featuring an orchestra member as concerto soloist.
Before coffee: rehearsal
After coffee: "performance" - run-through of the pieces

4 June 2018Josef Haydn - Cello concerto in C major - Soloist: Kirsty McDowell

Emilie Mayer - Symphony no. 3 "Militair"
2 flutes + picc, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timps, percussion, strings
11 June 2018Max Bruch - Double concerto for clarinet and viola - Soloists: Jonny Caudle and Jonathan Trevor

Antonin Dvorak - Symphony no. 8 in G op. 88
2 flutes, 2 oboes + cor, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timps, strings
18 June 2018Alexander Borodin - Overture "Prince Igor"

Cecile Chaminade - Concertino for flute - Soloist: Andrew Martin

Followed by quiz presented by John Pearce
2 flutes + picc, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, harp, strings

Please note that this schedule can be subject to change at any time, any changes will be made in red text.
All changes will also be announced at rehearsals.

Rehearsal Location
Chillingham Road Sports and Arts Hall, Ninth Avenue, Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 5XL map for Chillingham Road Sports and Arts Hall
  Please note the road ends from The Avenues have been pedestrianised with no entry from Chillingham Rd. When approaching from the Coast Rd. along Chillingham Rd turn right into Meldon Terrace and 1st left to Ninth Ave. Parking available in the school yard, enter from Tenth Ave.
New arts building on the left, first there enter building via Chillingham Rd entrance and open rear door (grey colour) to yard and car parking. The arts room is at the front of the building overlooking Chillingham Rd.

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