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:



JAN 8: Tchaikovsky, Glinka

JAN 15: Tchaikovsky, Schumann

JAN 22: Tchaikovsky (mvt 3, 4, 1), Glinka

JAN 29: Sectionals:
Wind/Brass: Hall of St Botolph’s Bishopsgate with Chris Goodman
Strings: as normal
Percussion: night off


FEB 5: Sectionals

FEB 12: Tchaikovsky (mvt 1, 2) Schumann

FEB 19: Half Term. No rehearsal.

FEB 26: Schumann, with soloist, at Holy Trinity Sloane Square. Please also bring Glinka.


MAR 5: Tchaikovsky (3, 4, 1), Schumann

MAR 12: Tchaikovsky (1, 2), Glinka

MAR 19: Tchaikovsky (3, 4, 1), Schumann

MAR 26: All, as needed. N.B. Change of venue: Holy Trinity, Sloane Square


Saturday 30 March 2019
Holy Trinity, Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1X 9BZ

  • Get-in | 2:00pm
  • Rehearsal | 3:30-6:15pm
  • 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


All new strings enjoy an introductory first rehearsal free. Spring 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”.