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MONDAYS: Virtual Symphony Orchestra Rehearsals

Alex Cross
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Nov 16, 2020

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Repertoire: Mvt 9 & 10 from Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. We'll prioritise Mvt 10, The Bogatyr Gates, and end with Mvt 9, The Hut on Hen's Legs if there's time.
Date: Monday 16 November
Time: 7-8:15pm with Rob Guy and student conductors taking sectionals.

This week, 16th November, the rehearsal will be followed by a Q&A session with Laura Murphy, a double bassist in the LPO, ending at 9pm.

Originally from Wrexham, Laura studied with Richard Lewis of the LPO, Thomas Millar (CBSO), and later Kevin Rundell (LPO) at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Laura subsequently enjoyed a year in Southbank Sinfonia, and went on to participate in the Hallé/RNCM String Leadership Scheme. She enjoyed a successful freelance career before becoming a member of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra in 2018, and then becoming a member of the LPO in February 2020.

Link to the sheet music:
https://imslp.org/.../Pictures_at_an_Exhibition...
(We'll be using first set of parts - the orchestration by Ravel) If the link doesn't work it's easy to find via IMSLP website. We're not expecting you to know the part beforehand unless you want to learn it, just come along with your instrument!

We will be playing along to this recording:
https://youtu.be/Ws5TfoNvvfY

Zoom link will be emailed out on Monday an hour before the rehearsal.

Please contact: Euan Au headconcertmanager@mumusicsociety.co.uk if you have any further
questions.

Alex Cross
Alex is the Vice President of the society for 2020/21. She is in charge of all things publicity, and heavily involved in all MUMS events.

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