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

Friday 30th March 2018 7.30pm St James' Piccadilly - Sam Laughton and the Elysian Singers
Bach - St John Passion
2 flutes, 2 oboes, bassoon, 8 violins, 3 violas, 2 cellos, double bass, organ

Sun 18 March  1pm - 5pm St Silas, Penton Street, N1 9UL  Strings only
Mon 19 March 7pm - 9.40pm UCLA Tutti with choir
Wed 21 March 7pm - 9.40pm UCLA AGM to confirm main AGM on 23/5 Tutti Orchestra only
Mon 26 March 7pm - 9.40pm UCLA Orchestra, choir and evangelists
Wed 28 March 7pm - 9.40pm UCLA Orchestra and soloists
Fri 30 March 4pm - 6.30pm SJP Full

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
Possible extra performance on Saturday 10 November in the Cirencester Parish Church

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

Work tbc 
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 - orchestra only
Sun 4 Nov  1pm - 6pm St Silas, Penton Street Full string sectional
Tue 6 Nov 7pm-10pm Baden Powell House, Queens Gate Vaughan Williams FULL with choir and soloists
Thu 8 Nov 7pm-9.40pm UCLA Britten -full
The rehearsal times below before the concert(s)are not confirmed.  If we are doing the concert on the Saturday, then we will rehearse on Saturday morning in Cirencester and probably have only a short rehearsal on the Sunday at SJSS to check balance.  Please keep the weekend free and WATCH THIS SPACE!!
Sat 10 Nov TBA Cirencester Concert
Sun 11 Nov 12.30pm -3.30pm SJSS

12.30pm Britten, 2pm Vaughan Williams