Watford Philharmonic at Watford Colosseum – Songs for a Summer Evening – 27 June 2018 at 7.30pm A summer concert of contrasts! Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana has been described as the most frequently performed choral work of the 21st … Continued
Watford Philharmonic at Watford Colosseum – From Major to Minor – 28th April 2018 at 7.30pm Two works make up the programme for our Spring concert: Dvořák’s Mass in D Major and Beethoven’s Symphony Number 9. The 9th Symphony, considered to … Continued
A Celebration of Christmas – 13th December 2017 at 7pm The choir and orchestra of Watford Philharmonic Society return with their Christmas concert at Watford Colosseum. Our traditional concert of Christmas music and carols will be a great start to … Continued
Watford Philharmonic – Bach’s Mass in B Minor – November 2017 The orchestra and choir will perform one of the last compositions of Johann Sebastian Bach, the mass in B minor. This work was completed in 1749, the year before his death. Much of … Continued
Watford Philharmonic Orchestra – Sunday Night at Clarendon Muse, Watford Grammar School for Boys – 18th June 2017 at 7pm We are really excited to be presenting an orchestral concert that is perfect for a summer’s evening. Sunday Night at … Continued
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.
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
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
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.