The orchestra is run by its members, and we ask everyone to give a very small amount of their time to help make each concert runs smoothly. It might be helping set up the stage, or handing out programmes, or organising a social event.

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UCL Academy, 80 Avenue Road, London NW8 3AQ - entrance in Adelaide Road

This is a very short walk from Swiss Cottage Station and there is ample parking on single yellow lines after 6.30pm

Saturday 9th June 2018 7pm St John's Smith Square - Orlando Jopling
Beethoven Piano Concerto 5 (Emperor)  Sibelius Symphonies 6 & 7
Boris Giltburg (piano)

Mon 14 May 7pm-9.40pm UCLA Strings only
Mon 21 May 7pm-9.40pm UCLA Sibelius - w/w horns and strings -
no trpts, tromb, harp or timp
Wed 23 May 7pm-9.40pm UCLA  - AGM full - Sibelius - start with 6th - no harp
Sun 3 June 1pm-6pm St Silas, Penton Street, N1 9UL  Individual string sectionals
Mon 4 June 7pm-9.40pm UCLA Beethoven
Thu 7 June 7pm-9.40pm UCLA 7pm Sibelius - start with 6th
8.20-9.45 Beethoven - with Boris Giltburg
Sat 9 June 2pm-5.15pm SJSS 2pm Sibelius 4pm Beethoven

Sunday 11 November 2018, 5pm St John's Smith Square

Britten Sinfonia da Requiem
3 (3rd db picc & alto), 3 (2 + ca), 4 (2 + bass db E-flat + alto sax), 3 (2 + contra) (13 wind), 4331 (11 brass)
tmp + bd, sd, cym, tamb, whip, xylo (2/3 perc players), hp, pno, str 12 10 8 6 4 (40 strings) = 68 players

Elgar Cello Concerto with Tim Hugh (cello)
Instrumentation within above

Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem
3223 (3rd is contra) (10 wind), 4231 (10 brass) tmp + BD, TD, SD, cym, tam, tri, tamb, glock, bell (?3 perc)
hp, str 12 10 8 6 4 (40 strings) = 63 players

Mon 29 Oct 7pm-9.40pm UCLA Vaughan Williams - orchestra only
Thu 1 Nov 7pm-9.40pm UCLA Britten
Sun 4 Nov  1pm - 6pm St Silas, Penton Street Full string sectional
Mon 5 Nov 7pm-10pm UCLA Britten
Thu 8 Nov 7pm-9.40pm UCLA Elgar - with Soloist in second half
Sat 10 Nov 10am-1pm UCLA

Vaughan Williams - with chorus

Sun 11 Nov 12.30pm -3.30pm SJSS

12.30pm Britten, 2pm Vaughan Williams