Information for Members

Information for the September 2022 session and concerts:

The conductor is Bujar Llapaj, with piano soloist John Paul Ekins. The concerts are in Harpenden and London.

Programme (*) see note re music below:

Cherubini (1760-1842) Overture to ‘Lodoïska’ (1791)  2222 2210 T str - 10'

Ravel (1875-1937) Piano Concerto in G  2222 2110 T+2 hp str  - 20' [Solo piano: John Paul Ekins]

Ravel (1875-1937) Suite 'Ma mère l'Oye' 2*2*22* 2000 T+3 cel hp str - 17'

Stravinsky (1882-1971) Pulcinella suite 2*202 2110 solo str 5tet + str - 22’

 

Rehearsals – weekend  2,3,4 September 2022: all rehearsals in Redbourn Village Hall, 63 High St, Redbourn, St Albans AL3 7LW

Friday 2 Sep  supper 7pm, rehearsal 8 – 10pm
Saturday 3 Sep  rehearsal 9.30am–12.45pm with coffee break; pub lunch 1.00pm; tea 4pm; rehearsal 4.30–6.30pm; dinner 6.30pm at the hall; 7.30–9pm rehearsal at St Nicholas Church Harpenden with piano soloist
Sunday 4 Sep  rehearsal 9.30am–12.45pm with coffee break; pub lunch 1pm; rehearsal 2–4pm

Concerts – Sat 10 September 7.30pm St Nicholas Church, Church Green, Harpenden AL5 2TP (reh 2:30–5.30) for Mencap Harpenden charity.
Sun 11 September 6.30pm St Mary-at-Hill, Lovat Lane, London EC3R 8EE (reh 4pm).

PLEASE BRING A STAND TO ALL REHEARSALS AND BOTH CONCERTS. You may also need a stand light.

 

The HCO concert clothes for gentlemen has changed – it is now all black, with DJ jacket as necessary (ie no bow tie or white shirt!). Ladies long black as before.

Music:

These are the IMSLP links, with where to go on the page once you are there (NB this is particularly important for the Ravel: Suite 'Ma mère l'Oye'):

https://imslp.org/wiki/Lodo%C3%AFska_(Cherubini,_Luigi) => Sheet Music => Parts => Overture => 11 more

 

https://imslp.org/wiki/Piano_Concerto_in_G_major_(Ravel%2C_Maurice) => Sheet Music => Parts => 14 more

 

(NB this has been filed incorrectly on IMSLP - follow these instructions carefully)

https://imslp.org/wiki/Ma_m%C3%A8re_l%27Oye_(suite)_(Ravel%2C_Maurice) => Sheet Music => Arrangements and Transcriptions => Flute 1/2 (2 also Piccolo) => 13 more

Other string parts: