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:



    SEP 6: Gershwin / Bernstein / Rachmaninov

    SEP 13: Rachmaninov / Tchaikovsky

    SEP 20: Gershwin / Bernstein / Rachmaninov

    SEP 27: Mahler 2 (1st + 2nd mvts)


    OCT 4: Gershwin / Bernstein / Rachmaninov / Tchaikovsky

    OCT 11: Mahler 2 (3rd, 4th, 5th mvts)

    OCT 18: Gershwin / Bernstein / Rachmaninov

    OCT 25: (Half Term, No Rehearsal)


    NOV 1: Rachmaninov / Bernstein (no need for extra instruments if not already attending for the other pieces) / Tchaikovsky

    NOV 8: Gershwin / Bernstein / Rachmaninov

    NOV 15: Rachmaninov / Tchaikovsky

    NOV 22: Gershwin / Bernstein / Rachmaninov / Tchaikovsky


    Saturday 26 Nov 2022, Holy Trinity, Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1X 9BZ

    Get-in: 2pm.

    2:30 Percussion Sectional.

    Tutti Rehearsal: 3:30 – 6:15.

    3:30 – Tchaikovsky
    4:10 – Break
    4:30 – Rachmaninov
    5:30 – Gershwin
    6pm – Bernstein

    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: The Rising Sun, 44-46 Ebury Bridge Rd, London SW1W 8PZ


    All new strings enjoy an introductory first rehearsal free. Termly 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 & 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.