2019 Christmas Concert Photos


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A selection of photographs of the orchestra and the members of the Tottenham Community Choir in rehearsal and concert in the 2019 Christmas Concert at St Mellitus Church

LMO Orchestra
LMO Orchestra

The orchestra takes a well deserved bow
Ollie starts the rehearsal
Ollie starts the rehearsal

Conductor Olliver Till starts the rehearsal with a firm downbeat
First violins get to grips
First violins get to grips

The leader takes the first violins through their paces
The mighty trombone
The mighty trombone

Underpinning the brass section with that fantastic sound
Getting to grips
Getting to grips

Lots of notes and lots of finger positions but still smiling!
Section leader takes charge
Section leader takes charge

A quick chat about bowing? Or just another Viola joke?....
Churches can be chilly
Churches can be chilly

Our clarinets keep themselves warm during a chilly rehearsal
Focussed fiddling
Focussed fiddling

The second violins focus on that tricky pizzicato section
Intensity
Intensity

Glued to the conductor's beat or just noticed the cameraman?
Horns a plenty
Horns a plenty

Not the easiest instrument in the world to play but the horn section is smashing it!
Don't forget the seconds
Don't forget the seconds

Nichola leads the second violins through their paces
Glockenspiel?
Glockenspiel?

Who knows the difference between a Glockenspiel and a Xylophone? Our player certainly does!
Christmas Cello
Christmas Cello

What better way to keep warm in a cold rehearsal that your favourite christmas jumper!
A smile goes a long way
A smile goes a long way

See how much our players enjoy rehearsing?
Ollie leads Geoff
Ollie leads Geoff

Here we go - thousands of Viola notes with some tricky corners for the orchestra
Lessons in keeping warm
Lessons in keeping warm

Now there's a way to keep warm in rehearsal as well as all that jumping around. Nicki takes the choir and the orchestra through the work
Heavenly music
Heavenly music

Best seats in the house for the Tottenham Community Choir!
In full voice
In full voice

The members of the TCC give their all in a fine example of choral singing
Look at the dots
Look at the dots

A great view from the back of the orchestra
Where are we going from again?
Where are we going from again?

Is this a last minute question for our lead cellist just before the downbeat?
Basso Profundo?
Basso Profundo?

The powerhouse of the string section that're the double basses
Finesse
Finesse

Ollie demonstrates a precise touch in this section
Spectacular Viola
Spectacular Viola

Geoff Irwin gives a stunning performance
More Vaughan Williams
More Vaughan Williams

Geoff makes a fantastic sound in this amazing piece
Beautifully lyrical
Beautifully lyrical

Geoff shows us what beautiful sounds the Viola can make in the slow movements
Well deserved applause
Well deserved applause

Geoff takes a bow after completing a fantastic performance of the Vaughan Williams
Ollie conducts
Ollie conducts
Heavenly Horns
Heavenly Horns

The horn section show us the instrument at its best
Big drums
Big drums

Poised to make that most distinctive orchestral sound on the kettle drums
Playing together
Playing together

Nicki conducts the orchestra and the choir
TCC in full flow
TCC in full flow

Members of the Tottenham Community Choir give it some welly in those christmas carols
Viola concentration
Viola concentration

The team polish off a tricky section with aplomb
Sleighbells
Sleighbells

What Christmas concert could possibly be without them?!
Concentration
Concentration

Even when you're not playing you have to count and think ahead!
Something funny?
Something funny?

Clearly something the conductor said has tickled this viola!
Highest of the high
Highest of the high

Do you know you can hear a piccolo play above an entire symphony orchestra at full volume? It might be small but...
Just checking
Just checking

Doesn't hurt to check your desk partner is ready to make the page turns
You don't get much lower than this
You don't get much lower than this

The bassoons - powerhouse of the woodwind section and vital for support and tuning
Golden glow
Golden glow

Great shot of the beautiful wood on this violinist's instrument
Altogether now
Altogether now

The orchestra woodwind section show off their ensemble playing to great effect