Orchestra Rehearsals

Normal reahearsal times and venues:

Tuesday rehearsals: 19.15 - 21.45hrs
     the main school hall (Eaton Grove) at Norwich High School, Newmarket Road, Norwich. (NHS in the list below)
Details of rehearsal venue are on the rehearsal venues map
Friday rehearsals (the week of the concert only): 19.15 - 21.45hrs
    for orchestral concerts: the main school hall (Eaton Grove) at Norwich High School
    for choral concerts: St Andrew’s Hall
Saturday rehearsals (day of concert only):14.15 – 17.15hrs, in St Andrew’s Hall, Norwich (SAH in the list below)
Concerts: 19.30hrs in St Andrew’s Hall, Norwich

Members are expected to be available for all the relevant dates listed below, unless a special arrangement is made with your section leader (strings and wind: Rob Barnes, brass: Laurence Thistlewood, percussion: Andy Newman).
In addition, please inform your section leader if there is a last-minute problem about getting to a rehearsal. Only if you fail to make contact by this method should you try to phone Rob Barnes (01508 521029) or Mike Nutt (01603 503718)or another member known to be coming to the rehearsal.

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of Rehearsal Schedule for the 2017-18 season.

(rehearsal schedule below last updated 16:15, Sun 7 January 2018)
PLEASE NOTE the players required, repertoire and venues may be subject to future changes. Such changes are always posted here as soon as possible after they are announced.

Date Venue Time Players required
Tuesday 2nd January Open 19:15pm Strings ONLY, (Suk and Martinů)
NB rehearsal is at Open, Bank Plain, Norwich, NR2 4SF.
Pedestrian access from top of London Street. Directions here. Please note that there is no parking on site (except a few spaces at stage door for double basses). Nearest parking is at Castle Mall or Rose Lane NCP.
Tuesday 9th January NHS 19:15pm Strings and Woodwind (Martinů, Kabalevsky, Suk)
Tuesday 16th January NHS 19:15pm Strings, woodwind, horns, piano, harp (Martinů, Kabalevsky, Rach)
Tuesday 23rd January NHS 19:15pm Full (Martinů, Kabalevsky)
Tuesday 30th January NHS 19:15pm Full (note venue for this rehearsal is the Drama Studio)
Friday 2nd February SFA 19:15pm Full (note venue St Francis of Assisi School, Jessop Rd)
Saturday 3rd February SAH 2:00pm Full
Home match: Norwich City v Middlesbrough. Allow extra travel/parking time.

Saturday 3rd February

SAH

7:30pm

Concert (Kabalevsky Colas Breugnon, Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.2, Suk Meditace, Martinů Symphony No. 3)

       
Tuesday 6th February NHS 19:15pm Full
Tuesday 13th February     (no rehearsal - school half term week)
Tuesday 20th February NHS 19:15pm 2 sectionals: Strings: NHS Main Hall, WW/Hns:Drama Studio
Tuesday 27th February NHS 19:15pm
Strings, woodwind, horns
Tuesday 6th March NHS 19:15pm
Strings, woodwind, horns
Home match: Norwich City v Nottingham Forest. Allow extra travel/parking time.
Tuesday 13th March HEW-WR 19:15pm Full + Choir
Note venue Walter Roy Theatre, Hewett School
Friday 16th March SAH 19:15pm
Full + Choir (note venue St Andrews Hall)
Saturday 17th March SAH 2:15pm Full + Choir
Home match: Norwich City v Reading. Allow extra travel/parking time.

Saturday 17th March

SAH

7:30pm

(Concert: Brahms Song of Destiny, Mendelssohn Hymn of Praise)

 

Make a note in your diary for the 2018-2019 season concert dates: 3rd Nov, 8th Dec, 18th Dec, 9th Feb, 16th Mar.