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London Recorder Orchestra

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The London Recorder Orchestra currently has over 40 members but always welcomes new players of an appropriate standard.  Prospective members should have a good standard of playing and sight-reading – and be prepared to play any of the usual sizes of recorder (descant, treble, tenor or bass) as required. Players of larger instruments (great bass and contrabass recorders) are particularly welcome.

For more information about playing standards required etc, please contact Joanna Brown

The orchestra normally rehearses from 10.30am – 1pm on the second Saturday of each month. Rehearsals are held at Macaulay School, Victoria Rise, Clapham, London SW4 and members are asked to pay a modest annual subscription of £40 (£17.50 students) to cover the hire of the hall.

Here is a full list of rehearsal dates for the 2016/17 season;

SEPTEMBER 10th 2016

OCTOBER 8th 2016

NOVEMBER 12th 2016

DECEMBER 10th 2016

JANUARY 14th 2017

FEBRUARY 11th 2017

MARCH 11th 2017

APRIL 29th 2017 (note the change of date!)

MAY 13th 2017

JUNE 10th 2017

JUNE 24th 2017 – CONCERT

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We usually give a concert at the end of each season (June/July). The music we play covers a wide range of styles and includes both ‘in house’ arrangements and original compositions. Sometimes we invite other groups to perform in the concert – either on their own or with the orchestra. If you are interested in seeing us in action, you will be very welcome at our next concert! You can also visit our Facebook Page.

Our next concert will be at 7.00pm on Saturday 24th June 2017 at St Matthew’s Church, 29 St Petersburgh Place, London W2 4LA.

The programme may include:

Spanish Lustspiel Overture – B Keler

Octet-Partita – Krommer

Celtic Lament – A Rawsthorne

Edge – D Moses

Music for the Royal Fireworks – G Handel

The Imps of Lincoln – P Richards

Mountain Mosaic – G Shannon

Tickets £10.00 (concessions £6.00) will be available at the door and include interval refreshments.

For those of you who missed it, you can hear a couple of items from our last concert on our  Facebook Page.

If you would like further information about the orchestra, please contact Joanna Brown

The London Recorder Orchestra is affiliated to the Society of Recorder Players a Registered Charity No. 282751, Scottish Registered Charity No. SC038422

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