Mailing Lists

BSO celli

This list is used to inform Bromley Symphony Orchestra cello players about cello-specific rehearsals and events.

Fw: Cello for hire

January 8th 2018

Hi, just so you know, Pamela Bell - whom some of you know - is willing to loan Becky one of her *two* fine cellos (the one I used to play) until Feb. 12, at least. . . XXAlice ------ Forwarded Message ------ From: "Gav & Bec via BSO celli" <> To: "BSO celli" <> Sent: 08/01/2018 18:07:23 Subject: Cello for hire To the lovely members of the cello section,   I am looking to borrow/hire a cello whilst ...Continue Reading

BSO committee

This is a private list for use by the Bromley Symphony Orchestra committee.

BSO members

This list is used to inform Bromley Symphony Orchestra members about rehearsals and events.

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February 21st 2018

Dear All, Please see the attached from Alice. It’s for a very good cause and hope to see as many of you there as possible. Paul   Virus-free. ...Continue Reading

BSO news

This is a low-volume email list, to remind audience members about Bromley Symphony Orchestra concerts and events. If you prefer an annual paper newsletter, use our contact form at to join our postal mailing list and get preferential booking.

BSO concert reminder for Saturday 27th Jan

January 13th 2018

This is a reminder that the next concert of our 2017-18 season is on Saturday 27th January at Langley Park Centre for the Performing Arts BR3 3BP. There are good seats still available including free seats for children in the circle slips, nearest the orchestra.  Nielsen’s 3rd Symphony (the ‘Espansiva’) is light and joyous – not ‘typical’ Nielsen at all. Its famous slow movement, which Nielsen himself described as a ‘landscape Andante,’ uses offstage solo voices to marvellous effect. Vaughan Williams then ...Continue Reading

BSO strings

This list is used to inform Bromley Symphony Orchestra string players about string-specific rehearsals and events.

Smetana rehearsal numbers

February 3rd 2018

Dear all,You may have noticed that the Smetana is much the most demanding piece for us, so we'll spend quite a bit of Monday's sectional on it. You'll also have noticed that there are three systems for rehearsing it:  (1) printed rehearsal letters A to D (thanks, publishers!)    (2) pencilled rehearsal numbers from 1 to 47    (3) pencilled bar numbers.I think (2) the pencilled rehearsal numbers are probably the most useful, so while you're brushing up the bowings o ...Continue Reading

BSO violins

This list is used to inform Bromley Symphony Orchestra violin players about violin-specific rehearsals and events.

All bowed violin parts now ready for bowing and practice.

January 30th 2018

Second violin parts as well.  -- Phil McKerracher+44 7565  ...Continue Reading

BSO wind

This list is used to inform Bromley Symphony Orchestra wind players about wind-specific rehearsals and events.

Sectionals on Monday

September 28th 2013

Dear winds As some of you already know, Adrian is unable to take the sectional on Monday so Simon has kindly agreed to cover for him. The order will be Britten, then Beethoven, then Wagner Act 1 if time. Although this email should , in theory, reach everyone, perhaps section principles could just check that their sections know this? Thanks! See you on Monday. Caroline Sent from my iPad ...Continue Reading