Weekly Notices

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 and sing” events is also included in the newsletter. Please note that printed copies are …

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(Heading 4 Subheading) Watford Philharmonic at Watford Colosseum – (extended concert title) 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme featuring the Western Front Violin – (concert date) 29th October 2016 at 7pm Starting the post Standard paragraph for blog post – if possible first 2 lines should say who, what, where, when, how. Limit to 10 …

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David Pyatt

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.

Andrew Shore

Andrew Shore is Patron of the Watford Philharmonic Society and world renowned Baritone, performing regularly with the English National Opera. He is Laurence Olivier Award-nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Opera. Andrew’s support is much welcomed to the WPS. Read more about Andrew here.

Watford Philharmonic Society’s Orchestra and Choir

The Watford Philharmonic Society was founded in 1935 in association with Sir Henry Wood, of BBC Proms fame. With over 170 members in our choir & orchestra, Watford Philharmonic is now one of the largest amateur choral societies in the country. We perform 4 or 5 full-scale concerts each year, mainly at the Watford Colosseum. We also …

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Michael Cayton – Conductor

Michael Cayton was appointed as conductor to Watford Philharmonic in September 2014, succeeding Terry Edwards who is now our President. Prior to that Michael was guest conductor for a performance of Britten’s War Requiem in March 2014. Michael has a truly varied and distinguished professional career, as an organist, trumpeter and conductor. In his early career …

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