Please Read this Message from Pam Allanson our new Chair (18th March 2021)

As we race towards the last rehearsal of this term and the Easter break it is wonderful to appreciate the first signs of Spring and the gradual lightening of the restrictions that have encroached so much on our lives. With every day and every vaccination we are getting closer to some form of normality! Our …

Read morePlease Read this Message from Pam Allanson our new Chair (18th March 2021)

The Final Corona Chronicle (Number 11), is now available (10th March 2021)

Our Corona Chronicles are temporarily replacing our weekly Newsletters. They can be viewed from the links below or viewed from our Newsletter page HERE Corona Chronicle issue 11 Here it is! Just one more issue of Corona Chronicle – and this will definitely be the last. But before all that, we are absolutely delighted to …

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MESSAGES FROM DAVID AND MICHAEL TO ALL MEMBERS (December 2020)

END OF YEAR MESSAGE FROM OUR CHAIRMAN DAVID POLLAK Last Monday, at our final rehearsal of the year, I said that this had been a funny old year. Against all the odds, we, the Watford Philharmonic Society, had overcome all the hurdles that had been put in our way and had soldiered on. We maintained …

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A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS GREETING FROM THE WATFORD PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY

In spite of the impossibility of normal rehearsals and performances in 2020, our musical director Michael Cayton with the choir, orchestra and guest soloists, has created a virtual Christmas Musical Greeting. Click anywhere on the three pictures below to play the three musical videos. ‘WHITE CHRISTMAS‘ A video recording of choir, orchestra and soloists performing …

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17th November 2020, Message from Jeanne Mann (WPS Orchestra Leader)

We were delighted to receive the message below from our Leader of the WPS Orchestra, Jeanne Mann. It seems that she has managed to continue with some musical projects during lockdown. Thanks Jeanne and we all look forward to getting together again as soon as we possibly can. Pam Allanson It’s been such a long …

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OUR PATRON ANDREW SHORE IN CONCERT 23rd OCTOBER 2020

Andrew writes: “For a number of years I have been invited by the Bristol University Music Department to provide a recital in their lunchtime concert series. Lasting about 45minutes and with piano accompaniment provided by my old friend Christopher Northam, it’s an opportunity to share my experience of the operatic roles which have been central …

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THE NEW SEASON BECKONS – ALL MEMBERS PLEASE READ THIS! (22nd August 2020)

Messages about the coming 2020-2021 season from our Chairman (David Pollak), Musical Director (Michael Cayton) and Treasurer (Paul Buckley) CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE For those of you who were unable or unwilling (only joking!) to read my recent message posted to our website, I’ve repeated the same message with a couple of important additions, written in italics …

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