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  • Performance feedback..
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    A little late in providing this feedback, but this is what one of our audience members posted… ongratulations on a stunning first performance last night! Many, many positive comments about Launceston’s newest Orchestra heard and received.  

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  • September 6 Concert Repertoire
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    The repertoire for the September 6th Concert has been finalised.  Players are asked to download their music and prepare their parts. Repertoire List Glinka: Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture (http://imslp.org/wiki/Ruslan_and_Lyudmila_(Glinka,_Mikhail)#tab3) Prokofiev: Lieutenant_Kijé Suite, Op.60 (http://imslp.org/wiki/Lieutenant_Kijé_(suite),_Op.60_(Prokofiev,_Sergey)#tab3) Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5, Op.64 (http://imslp.org/wiki/Symphony_No.5,_Op.64_(Tchaikovsky,_Pyotr)#tab3)  

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  • Are you interested in playing with the LPO
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    Following the successful participation in two evenings of music with the St Cecilia Chamber Orchestra and the UTAS Wind Orchestra respectively, the City of Launceston Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) intends to formally launch itself with its own concert programme on Saturday September 6. For the LPO to be a successful organisation, both musically and administratively, it is necessary…

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  • LPO on stage @ City Baptist
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    City of Launceston Philharmonic Orchestra on stage at City Baptist Church What a great concert from the LPO and the Wind Orchestra.  It is great to see an 58 piece orchestra on stage 🙂

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  • Information for the Concert
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    There have been a few requests for the concert order for tomorrow night’s performance.  We commence the concert and the UTAS wind Orchestra perform the second half of the concert.  Here is the order of our repertoire. Finale from “The Reformation” Symphony – Mendelssohn Danse Macabre – Saint-Saens Winter from the Four Seasons – Vivaldi…

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  • Rehearsal Plan – May 22
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    As usual there is so much going on in our city and Thursday evening is no exception.  I have decided to get to my planning this weeks rehearsal earlier than usual to try and lessen the impact on other ensembles that have their regular rehearsals on Thursday evening. Please find below the schedule for Thursday’s…

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  • Second rehearsal done!
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    We had our second rehearsal for the upcoming May 31st concert.  It was great to see everyone keen and eager to make music again. The rehearsal commenced with a call for the string  section and this allowed us to sort out a few technical issues, work on balance and blend, and to continue our development…

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  • Rehearsal May 17
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    This week’s rehearsal will start with a string section to enable us to fine tune, pardon the pun, some of the more technical aspects of the repertoire.  The winds and percussion will join us for the last half of rehearsal. Come prepared for some hard work and great music making.

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  • Rehearsal for May 31st Concert
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    ast Saturday (May 3) we had our first rehearsal for the concert on May 31 – Symphonic Masterworks.  It was a promising start to what looks like it will be an exciting concert.  Jason George (Principal Timpani) posted this picture on his Facebook page with the following comment: “First rehearsal of the new Launceston Philharmonic…

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