Apart from the major work of the Symphony No. 103 by Joseph Haydn, the other pieces played at the 2018 Winter Orchestra Workshop will be:
Italian Girl in Algiers – Overture by Gioachino Rossini
- The Barber of Seville – Overture by Gioachino Rossini
- Aida – Grand March by Giuseppe Verdi
- The Snow Maiden – Dance of the Tumblers by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
For more information, go to the Winter Orchestra Workshop page.
To apply, start with the Winter Orchestra Workshop Application Form.
The main work will the Symphony No. 103 in E♭ Major. Whose Symphony No. 103? Only one composer to date has written 103 different symphonies, so it must be Joseph Haydn.
The camp will run from the afternoon of 6th July 2018 (Friday) to 8th July 2018 (Sunday).
Other details may be found on the Winter Orchestra Workshop page.
To apply, use the new Winter Orchestra Workshop Application Form.
Some final notes for those attending the camp, friends and family…
If you need to contact us during the camp:
Applicants will have received a complete timetable for the camp in e-mail.
7th July 2017 (Friday)
9th July 2017 (Sunday)
||Open rehearsal begins
||Leave site by this time
Rehearsals, including the open rehearsal, will all be held in the Assembly Hall. This room is in the same building as the Camp Clayton Office and the Dining Room. It is to the left of the Camp Clayton Reception and to the right of the Dining Room Foyer.
What to Bring
The complete list of what to bring is in the Information Sheets.
During the camp we will be reading from the Bärenreiter Urtext edition of the Beethoven Symphony No. 3. You are no longer required to bring your own sheet music.
As of Friday morning, the weather forecast for Ulverstone gives an 80% chance of rain on Friday, 60% on Saturday and 20% on Sunday. We recommend packing a raincoat.
Temperatures will range from 3°C to 12°C. Pack sheets, blankets, sleeping bags and hot water bottles accordingly.
Along with the Winter Orchestra Workshop, the LYCO organises the annual Residential Summer String Camp, now in its 28th year. This will run from 14th January 2018 to 20th January 2018, and applications are now open.
To apply, start at the RSSC Application page.
The main work will be Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 in E♭ major (“Eroica”). The fee is $225, or $200 for LYCO members, with a $20 increase after 31st May 2017. The camp will run from the afternoon of 7th July 2017 (Friday) to 9th July 2017 (Sunday).
Other details and application forms may be found on the Winter Orchestra Workshop page.
This site now has its first recordings from 2016:
We have also filled in a decade of older concert and workshop recordings. These may be on their own pages within the Galleries.