Monday, 11 October 2021

2021 Autumn Concert


AGM 2021

The 2021 AGM will be held after the rehearsal on Sunday 7th November.  

If you have any queries, apologies or would like to stand for a position on the committee, please contact a member of the committee.

Thursday, 19 November 2020

AGM 2020

 There will not be a rehearsal on Sunday 6th December 2020.  The AGM will be held instead via Zoom at 2pm; details will be sent under separate cover.

If you have any queries, apologies or would like to stand for a position on the committee, please contact a member of the committee.

Thursday, 3 September 2020

Sunday 6th September 2020 – Strings Only Rehearsal - Places MUST be Booked in Advance

We are pleased to announce that there will be a strings-only rehearsal on Sunday 6th September.  

We will be rehearsing music from the delayed May concert and also some string orchestra pieces, conducted by Francis Griffin.  

Rehearsal Instructions:

1. You MUST pre-book – no-one will be allowed in without pre-booking.  Please include your telephone number and email address when you reply.

2. Only the first 27 people who pre-book will be allowed to attend.

3. All players should arrive wearing masks but may remove them once seated if they so wish.

4. There will be a one-way system: please enter by the usual door and use the hand sanitizer inside the door but exit via the side fire door. NB: if you need to use the loo, you must exit via the fire door, then enter via the main door.

5. For the loos, there is a rule of ‘one in, one out’. Only one person is allowed in at any one time. The upstairs loos will remain locked.

6. Please bring your own music stand and observe social distancing once inside the hall.

7. Please bring your own drinks, mugs and/or biscuits etc. Hot water will be provided for those who wish to make tea/coffee.

We are all looking forward to our first rehearsal in a long time!

Sunday, 5 April 2020

2020 Spring Concert - CANCELLED

Please note that we regret to inform you that the concert that was scheduled to take place on May 9th 2020 has been cancelled due to the current Coronavirus situation.  
This website will be updated when we have new concert and rehearsal information.

Sunday, 15 December 2019

2020 Young Soloist Concert

We are delighted to announce our third Young Soloist Concert, which will take place in the Tatsfield Village Hall on Sunday January 5th 2020

NDS welcomes talented flautist Daniel Pengelly to perform Chaminade’s Flute Concertino and Hue’s Flute Fantasie with the orchestra. We will also be performing Barry Stronge’s Overture to a Lost Opera and a movement of Dvorak’s 5th Symphony. 

Free tea, coffee and biscuits will be available from 3.45pm on the day, with a 4pm concert start. Tickets are £2 on the door and FREE to all children and students. 

Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Welcome to the North Downs Sinfonia

North Downs Sinfonia
We are an amateur symphony orchestra which plays a wide repertoire of orchestral music, with concerts twice a year at Tatsfield Village Hall, in Surrey.

Preparations are well underway for our Autumn concert when Mariela will be back to play Beethoven's Piano Concerto no. 3. The other pieces we will perform are Mendelssohn's Beautiful Melusine overture and Schubert's Symphony no. 6.

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