Watford Philharmonic at Watford Colosseum – Saturday 29 June 2019 at 7.30pm Join us for our wonderful Summer Prom concert with a varied programme of music for a Summer evening.
Read Anne and Elaine’s review off our successful “Come and Sing” Day. On Saturday, 18th June about 120 members and guests of Watford Philharmonic Society gathered at the magnificent Bushey Academy for a Come and Sing Workshop for “The Armed … Continued
Watford Philharmonic Society at Watford Colosseum, Saturday 29th April 2017 at 7.30pm War and Peace with internationally renowned baritone Andrew Shore Our Spring 2017 concert will feature the choral symphony Morning Heroes by Sir Arthur Bliss, Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical … Continued
David Pyatt is Patron of Watford Philharmonic Society and a world renowned Horn player. David is Principle Horn for London Philharmonic Orchestra as well as a popular soloist, performing at the BBC Proms and Edinburgh Festival. He is Professor of Horn at the Guildford School of music and the National Youth Orchestra. David’s support is much welcomed to the WPS. Read more about David here.
Our Spring concert will feature Handel’s Alexander’s Feast. This lesser known work is full of drama and brilliantly written choruses. It describes a banquet held by Alexander the Great and his mistress Thais during which the musician Timotheus sings and plays his lyre arousing various moods in Alexander. Although it was traditional in Handel’s day to incorporate three additional concertos during the work, we will incorporate just one – his Harp Concerto Opus 4 No. 6.
Rehearsals for our Handel concert started on 11th January 2016. There are some changes to the rehearsal schedule so please see the Members’ Area for details. Extended rehearsals for vocal training are planned for February – part of our ongoing … Continued