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.
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: