the London Recorder Orchestra



The London Recorder Orchestra usually has 30-40 members but always welcomes new players. Prospective members should have a good standard of playing and sight-reading and be prepared to play any of the usual sizes of recorder (descant, treble, tenor or bass) as required. Players of larger instruments (great bass and contrabass recorders) are particularly welcome.
For more information about playing standards required etc, please contact Joanna Brown

The orchestra normally rehearses from 10.30am - 1pm on the second Saturday of each month. Rehearsals are held at Macaulay School, Victoria Rise, Clapham, London SW4 and members are asked to pay a modest annual subscription of 40 (17.50 students) to cover the hire of the hall.

Here is a full list of rehearsal dates for the 2014/15 season;

SEPTEMBER 13th 2014
OCTOBER 11th 2014
NOVEMBER 8th 2014
DECEMBER 13th 2014
JANUARY 10th 2015
FEBRUARY 14th 2015
MARCH 14th 2015
APRIL 11th 2015
MAY 9th 2015
JUNE 13th 2015


We usually give a concert at the end of each season (June/July). The music we play covers a wide range of styles and includes both 'in house' arrangements and original compositions. Sometimes we invite other groups to perform in the concert - either on their own or with the orchestra. If you are interested in seeing us in action, you will be very welcome at our next concert!

Our last concert, was at 7.00pm on Saturday 28th June 2014 at Holy Apostles Church Hall, Cumberland Street, London SW1. The programme included:

Lustspiel-Overture - B Keler
Pater Nostra - F Guerrero
Three Movements from 'Gloria' - A Vivaldi
Canzon Decimanona - R Trofeo
English Folk Song Suite - R Vaughan Williams
In the Steppes of Central Asia - A Borodin
Khayelitsha Sunrise - D Moses
Bavarian Dance - E Elgar


Tickets 9.00 (conc. 6.00) available at the door.



If you would like further information about the orchestra, please contact Joanna Brown


The London Recorder Orchestra is affiliated to the Society of Recorder Players, a Registered Charity No. 282751, Scottish Registered Charity No. SC038422

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