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Access for rehearsals

We rehearse in Ealing Green Church, Ealing Green, W5 5QT. Access is via the main front door, once a keyholder has opened up. We have the church from 1920 to 2220, with playing from 1935 to 2205 latest. There’s no parking at the church itself (the few spaces there are for the adjacent flats), but Grange Road is available from 1930.

The final rehearsal before a concert is often held at the concert venue; see the schedule below.

Rehearsal Schedule:

For October 6th St Barnabas:
GLINKA: Overture, Russlan and Ludmilla*: T.0: Stgs
BLISS: Piano Concerto (Poom Prommachart) T.0: Stgs
BRAHMS: Variations on a theme of Haydn
3*.2.2.3*: T.1: Stgs
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5
3*.2.2.3*: T.0: Stgs

Thursday September 6th
1935: Brahms, Beethoven
2045: Bliss

Thursday September 13th
1935: Brahms, Glinka
2045: Beethoven

Thursday September 20th
1935: Beethoven I-III, IV
2045: Glinka, Bliss

Thursday September 27th
1935: Brahms, Beethoven
2045: Bliss, Glinka

Thursday October 4th, St Barnabas Church
1845: Set up
1930: Glinka, Bliss
2045: Beethoven, Brahms

Saturday, October 6th, St Barnabas Church
1330: Set up
1415: Rehearsal

For November 24th St Barnabas:
ELGAR: Cockaigne
2*.2.2.3*: T.5: Stgs
MEDTNER: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Gaspar Hunt) T.0: Stgs (violas divisi)
STRAUSS: Ein Heldenleben
4*.4*.4=.4*: T.4: 2 harps: Stgs

Thursday October 11th
1935: TBA

Thursday October 18th
1935: TBA

Thursday October 25th
1935: TBA

Thursday November 1st
1935: TBA

(Saturday November 3rd
possible Musical Museum silent film concert)

Thursday November 8th
1935: TBA

Thursday November 15th
1935: TBA

Thursday November 22nd, St Barnabas Church
1935: TBA

Saturday November 24th, St Barnabas Church
1330: Set up
1415: Rehearsal

Thursday November 29th
1935: TBA

Thursday December 6th
Rehearsal including AGM

Saturday December 15th, Ealing Green Church

Thursday December 20th
Likely date for CHRISTMAS PARTY

Thursday January 3rd
First rehearsal after Christmas

Saturday January 26th, St Barnabas

Saturday April 6th, Ealing

Thursday April 25th
First rehearsal after Easter

Saturday April 27th, St Albans Abbey
CONCERT with St Albans Chamber Choir, Wormser Kantorei

Saturday June 22nd, St John’s, Smith Square
CONCERT for British Music Society 40th anniversary

Sunday July : CHAMBER CONCERT (St Mary’s Perivale)

July 13th, St Barnabas


Download the full season programme for 2018/19 as at 24/7/18 from here. Here are the latest AGM minutes, and the ESO’s Constitution.