Pulham Orchestra
Rehearsal and Event Dates 2016

Rehearsals: Every second and fourth Tuesday of the month (and fifth, when applicable)

Time: 2pm-4pm

Venue: Memorial Hall, Pulham Market (except those shown as taking place at the Methodist Hall, Pulham Market)

January 2016
Rehearsals 12th, 26th

February 2016
Rehearsals 9th, 23rd


Valentine's Concert, St Remigius Church, Hethersett NR9 3JW 
Saturday 13 February, 7.30pm

Concert Rehearsal
4.30pm at the church. Bring packed tea, hot drinks provided
Concert Dress
Ladies: long black skirt/trousers, coloured shirt
Gents: black/dark grey trousers, white shirt, bow tie

Programme (not in order)
Bizet:  Overture: Dr Miracle
Wolf-Ferrari: Susanna's Secret
Cooper: Three Thirties Tunes
Mendelssohn: Dance of the Clowns, Wedding March and Nocturne from A Midsummer Night's Dream
Rodgers & Hammerstein: Selection from 'South Pacific'
Sullivan: A solo from "HMS Pinafore'
Tchaikovsky: Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
...and a little something from the Baroque

March 2016
Rehearsals 8th, 22nd, 29th

April 2016
Rehearsals 12th, 26th

Come and Play Day 
Sunday 17th April, 10am - 4pm with John Barnett and Margery Baker. Venue: Pulham Market Memorial Hall. Full details, including repertoire and booking form.

May 2016
Rehearsals 10th, 24th
Rehearsal on 31st May: (NB: This rehearsal is in the Methodist Hall and is for the Albinoni oboe concerto to be performed in Bunwell. Strings only 2 - 3.15pm, rest or orchestra please arrive to start at 3.15pm until 4.30 (note later finish time).

June 2016
Rehearsals 14th, 28th

Concert at Bunwell Village Hall
Saturday 4 June, evening, 8pm (NOTE: late start time)
Bunwell is situated on the B113, west of Norwich

Concert Rehearsal: In Village Hall on the day, rehearsal 5.50pm (NOTE: late rehearsal time). 
Refreshments: Supper will be provided for the Orchestra before the concert. There will also be substantial refreshments for the audience, during the 30-minute interval.
Concert Dress: Ladies: long black skirt/trousers, coloured shirt
Gentlemen: black/charcoal grey trousers, white shirt, bow tie.
Tickets: £9.50 on the door or £7.50 if bought in advance (Tel: Sue Pennell, 01953 788283) to include savouries and soft drinks during the interval

Theme: Great Ends and Beginnings. To include (not in order):

Mozart: Overture Cosi fan Tutte
Wolf-Ferrari: Overture Susannah's Secret
Albinoni: Oboe Concerto (strings)
Bizet: Overture Dr Miracle
Stravinsky: Firebird - Danse Infernale, Berceuse and Finale
Beethoven: Symphony No 5 (1st movement, no repeat, 3rd movement from bar 279 to end of Finale)
Faure: Overture Masques et Bergamasques

July 2016

Rehearsals 12th, 26th (rehearsal will be in the Chapel at Ditchingham, 2-4pm, All Hallows Convent Chapel, Belsey Bridge Road, Ditchingham, Bungay, Suffolk NR35 2DT).

Orchestra Garden Party (date to be confirmed)

Afternoon Concert
Saturday 30 July, 2pm at All Hallows Convent Chapel, Belsey Bridge Road, Ditchingham, Bungay, Suffolk NR35 2DT. We will be sharing the concert with a young pianist.
Rehearsal: 12 noon on the day at the Chapel, for one hour. Please bring your own refreshments.
Concert Dress: Ladies: long black skirt/trousers, coloured shirt
Gentlemen: black/charcoal grey trousers, white shirt, bow tie.

Programme (not in order)

Rodgers: South Pacific
Wolf-Ferrari: Susannah's Secret
Mendelssohn: Nocturne and Wedding March
Cooper: Three Thirties Tunes
Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty Waltz
Stravinsky: Firebird, Danse Infernale, Berceuse and Finale
Gluck: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Schubert: 1st Entr'act from Rosamund

August 2016
Rehearsals 9th, (NB: 23rd no rehearsal - Vintage Tea at Pennoyers, see below), 30th

Vintage Tea with Music at Pennoyer Centre, Pulham St Mary.

September 2016
Rehearsals 13th, 27th

October 2016
Rehearsals 11th, 25th


Waveney Valley Orchestral Workshop Weekend
Friday 28th October - Sunday 30th October

Venue: Archbishop Sancroft High School, Harleston
Musical Director: Ian Hytch
Provisional Repertoire: Humperdinck's
Hansel and Gretel Dream Sequence, Rossini's Semiramide Overture, Vaughan Williams Symphony No 8 in D Minor

November 2016

Rehearsals 8th, 22nd, 29th

December 2016
Rehearsals 13th (NB rehearsal takes place in Pulham Market Church)

Wednesday 14 December - Christmas concert.
7pm at Pulham Market Church. More details to follow.