Remembrance

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Our Autumn 2016 concert will be rather special and will feature the Western Front Violin. To remember the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme we will present a programme of appropriately themed and well loved music including a hauntingly beautiful solo piece played on the the Western Front Violin which comes back to Watford on loan from the Imperial War Museum.

Watford Philharmonic Christmas Concert

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A Celebration of Christmas – 14th December 2016 at 7pm The choir and orchestra of Watford Philharmonic Society return with their Christmas concert at Watford Colosseum. We will delight you with a concert of traditional Christmas music and carols featuring the … Continued

Proms at the Colosseum

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Watford Philharmonic brings you a fun filled summer proms concert with a varied programme of familiar music including Henry Wood’s Fantasia on British Sea Songs, Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, Elgar’s Sea Pictures and excerpts from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific.

Weekly Newsletters

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Each week, the choir are provided with a newsletter that provides messages from the committee, information about upcoming events and guidance on what needs to be rehearsed at home prior to the next choir rehearsal. The updated list of “Come … Continued

Open rehearsal success

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“Early days, but my first impressions were positive!” was how one new singer described the choir’s Open Rehearsal held on 14th September. The Open Rehearsal was attended by 15 new members, each assigned to a buddy from their vocal position. … Continued

Terry Edwards – President

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Terry Edwards was Conductor and Chorus Master for Watford Philharmonic from 2006 to 2014 and is now the President of the Society. He gave a Q&A to the Watford Observer prior to his final concert in June 2015 in which he … Continued

Richard Baker OBE – Vice President

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Our Vice-President – Richard Baker OBE With sadness we have learned that Richard Baker has died, aged 93. Most will remember Richard as a consummate radio and TV broadcaster. He was the BBC news anchor man for many years and … Continued