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:

    REHEARSAL SCHEDULE – JAN 2024 (PROVISIONAL) (Next term start date tbc)


    JAN 9: Strauss | Dukas | Rachmaninov

    JAN 16: With Oi Ching Chan – Strauss | Dukas

    JAN 23: Strauss | Dukas | Rachmaninov

    JAN 30: Strauss | Dukas


    FEB 6: Strauss | Dukas | Rachmaninov

    FEB 13: Strauss | Dukas | Rachmaninov

    FEB 20: Strauss | Dukas | Rachmaninov

    FEB 27: Strauss | Dukas | Rachmaninov


    MAR 5: N.B. at Holy Trinity Sloane Square, with Antonina Suhanova. Rachmaninov all evening.

    MAR 12: Strauss + Dukas, with Dominic


    Sat 16 Mar 2024, St John’s Smith Square, London, SW1P 3HA

    Get-in: 2pm

    Tutti Rehearsal: 3 – 6
    Rachmaninov | Dukas | Strauss

    Concert: 7:30pm

    Concert dress: all black. Men: black open neck shirts, no DJ’s, no bow ties/ties

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

    After Show Party: TBC


    All new strings enjoy an introductory first rehearsal free. Termly subs are £93 (£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 & violas are waived. Subs are non-refundable. Please pay by bank transfer. Sort Code: 30-98-97, Account No: 84202162, Account Name: Amati Orchestra Limited.