Mornington Sinfonia is a friendly, welcoming orchestra in North London which is particularly suitable for intermediate players. We meet each Thursday evening during term time.
We're currently in the middle of our summer term of rehearsals. Please note that there's no rehearsal on Thursday 30 May 2013 because it's half term. The last session this term is on Thursday 27 June 2013.
Repertoire for this term is:
Rossini: Overture The Silken Ladder
Since October 2008 we've had great fun playing Fauré: Pelléas et Mélisande Suite, Ravel: Pavane pour une infante defunte, Elgar: Enigma Variations, Schubert: Symphony No 6, Hérold: Zampa Overture, Dvorak: Slavonic Dances Op 46 Nos 1-4, Johann Strauss II: The Blue Danube, J Strauss I: Radetzky March, Zena Robinson: Dika (parts I, II and III), Schumann's Genoveva Overture, Haydn's Symphony No 99, Mozart's Haffner Symphony, Suppé's overture Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna, Lutoslawski's Lacrimosa (with soprano soloist Eva Phoenix), Schubert's Symphony No 8 (Unfinished), Beethoven: Symphony No 7, Beethoven's Coriolan Overture, Mozart's Symphony No 31 (Paris), Mendelssohn's Symphony No 4 (Italian), Mozart's Don Giovanni Overture, a new piece for harmonica and orchestra by Eva Phoenix, Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony, Bizet's Symphony in C, Bizet's L'Arlesienne Suite No 2, Beethoven's Symphony No 2, Rossini's Silken Ladder Overture, Butterworth's A Shropshire Lad, Brahms' Hungarian Dance No 5, Mozart's Laudate Dominum (with soprano soloist Marije Rommes and the Leon Singers), two of Copland's Old American Songs, Weber's overture Der Freischutz, Schumann's Symphony No 2, Borodin's Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor, Bizet's L'Arlesienne Suite No 1, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto (with our leader, Ann Binks, as soloist), Haydn's Symphony No 102 and Surprise Symphony, Beethoven's Fidelio Overture, Brahms' Symphony No 1, Mendelssohn's Symphony No 1, Rossini's overture The Italian Girl in Algiers, Beethoven's Symphony No 4, Dvorak's Symphony No 7, Brahms' Academic Festival Overture, Haydn's Clock Symphony, Bruch's Violin Concerto (soloist: Ann Binks), Schubert's Marche Militaire No 1 (orchestrated by Richard Lawrence), Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel Overture, Tchaikovsky's Little Russian Symphony, Mendelssohn's Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage overture, Schubert's Overture in the Italian Style (in C), Mendelssohn's Reformation Symphony (No 5 in D minor), Dvorak's Symphony No 6, Weber's Euryanthe Overture, Elgar's Three Dances From the Bavarian Highlands, and Beethoven's Symphony No 1.
We often change some of the repertoire twice a term to get experience performing different pieces.
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