REHEARSALS

 Updated 10th April 2021

FORTHCOMING CONCERTS:

Our Committee is continuing to take account of current Government guidance in place relating to Covid-secure rehearsals for amateur orchestras.    At present rehearsals are not permitted under the terms of the national restrictions announced on 4th January.   Dates scheduled for rehearsal and detailed below will be informed by this guidance, as will other Covid-secure arrangements such as deep cleaning the rehearsal venue and putting other social distancing precautions in place.

Performance 1:    Sunday 6th June at 6pm: St Michael and All Angels, Amersham:  We will perform music composed by Mozart and Haydn in the year 1775, including Haydn’s Overture Il Ritorno di Tobia and Symphony No. 60 in C Major, and Mozart’s Violin Concerto No 5 in A Major with Hana Mizuta-Spencer.

Rehearsals 1 :   

18th, 25th May (strings only), 1st June (full orchestra) 3rd June (possible additional rehearsal if required):     At present rehearsals are not permitted under the terms of the national restrictions announced on 4th January, so this timetable assumes lifting of restrictions in line with Government roadmap.  Rehearsals will take place from 7.45pm – 10pm at Holmer Green Baptist Church (Sat Nav HP15 6TD)    The Committee has arranged for additional special cleaning of the space.

6th June (Concert Day):   Arrive at 1.30pm promptly please for preparation and rehearsal 2-5pm.   Rehearsal will take place at St Michael and All Angels Church, Amersham (Sat Nav HP6 5DR with some parking behind the church, nearest public car park is 2 minutes walk away HP6 5EQ)

Members are additionally requested FOR EACH REHEARSAL to fill in the declaration forms below, to confirm their Covid-secure status and for the purposes of Track and Trace.   These form can be printed out and placed in a box at the rehearsal (pdf) or edited with your answers (word) and emailed to Judy Hunter.  

Chiltern Camerata Pre-rehearsal questionnaire_October 2020   (Word doc)

Chiltern Camerata Pre-rehearsal questionnaire_October 2020  (pdf)

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Performance 2:  (provisional) 3rd July 2021:    in Marlow with the Camerata Consort of singers,  to include Mozart’s Coronation Mass is K317 and Solemn Vespers K339.

Rehearsals 2:  (provisional) 15th, 22nd, 29th June

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For details of membership please contact  info@chiltern-camerata.org.uk or 01494 481146

Other contacts:
Violins                     Linda Miller lindajillmiller@hotmail.com   01494 793506
Violas                       Judy Hunter judyhunter47@gmail.com  01494 481146
Cellos/Basses         Virginia McMurtrie  virginiam@btopenworld.com 07760 131526

Because the size of group is dependent on the programme to be performed, players are selected by invitation on a concert by concert basis.  For this reason, please don’t just turn up at rehearsals before checking that you are expected!

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