Rehearsals are Tuesdays 7:30-9:45pm at St Botolph’s-without-Aldersgate (EC1A 4EU) in the City of London, which has excellent transport links to:

St Paul’s (3 min walk)
Barbican (6 min walk)
City Thameslink (8 min walk)

St Botolph’s is just south of the Museum of London roundabout, a 3 minute walk north from St. Paul’s Tube. Walk past Tesco on your right with St. Paul’s dome behind you and walk towards the Museum of London Roundabout.

Don’t go to Bishopsgate or Aldgate.

If you need to be absent from rehearsal, please let us know using this form:



APR 23: Shostakovich, Bernstein

APR 30: Shostakovich, Elgar


MAY 7: Sectionals
Wind/brass: Hall of St Botolph’s Bishopsgate with Chris Goodman
Strings: as normal
Percussion: night-off

MAY 14: Shostakovich, Bernstein

MAY 21: (Sectionals, as May 7)

MAY 28: Elgar (with soloist), Shostakovich


JUN 4: Shostakovich, Bernstein

JUN 11: Shostakovich, Elgar

JUN 18: Shostakovich, Bernstein

JUN 25: Shostakovich, Bernstein

JUL 2: Elgar (with soloist), Shostakovich


Saturday 6 July, 2019
Holy Trinity, Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1X 9BZ

Get-in: 2pm. Rehearsal 3:30-6:15

Concert: 7:30pm

Concert dress: all black

Men: black open neck shirts, no DJ’s, no bow ties/ties

  • Please bring a music stand
  • Cellos and basses: please bring spike holders

After Show Party: venue tbc


All new strings enjoy an introductory first rehearsal free. Summer Term 2019 subs are £88 (£66 for students, interns and the unemployed). Subs are due by the second rehearsal. If you join part way through the term, your sub is reduced pro rata. Subs for double-basses are waived. Subs are non-refundable. Please pay by cheque or bank transfer. Sort Code: 40-02-26, Account No: 52514478, Account Name: Amati Orchestra Limited. Cheques are payable to “Amati Orchestra Limited”.