Our latest Corona Chronicle (Number 3), with Desert Island Disc selections is now available (27th May 2020)

Our Corona Chronicles are temporarily replacing our weekly Newsletters. The first one can be viewed from the link below. They can also be be viewed on the website from our Newsletter page HERE Our Vice Chairman writes: Dear Member,Below is the link to the 3rd issue of Corona Chronicle, with thanks to all who have …

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A Millennium Hymn (the words resonate with the current crisis)

Many of you have had an association with the Bushey Festival in the past and will know Rilla Paterson, who wrote this Millennium Hymn. Here’s what Rilla says about it: This Millennium Hymn from 1999 was an entry in a competition run by St Paul’s Cathedral. It didn’t get anywhere and I just stuck it in …

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The Programme That Never Was (25th April 2020)

Since we should have been performing Messiah to a full house at the Colosseum today, we thought you would like to see the Programme.Sadly, much of the content is now no longer appropriate including the Future Concerts page, advertisements for other events and our lovely supporters in the hospitality trade. We know that Zincos, the …

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A Historical List of Watford Philharmonic Society Concerts (1935-2019)

This is a chronological list of all the Watford Philharmonic Society concerts from the first in 1935 to the most recent in 2020. The default order is from oldest to the newest. This can be reversed to display the newest to the oldest simply by tapping/clicking on the DATE column heading. If you tap/click any …

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Timpanist Tristan Fry will join us for Messiah on 25th April 2020

We are delighted to announce that timpanist Tristan Fry is to join us for Messiah on 25th April 2020. Do you remember the progressive rock group Sky in the eighties and nineties? Founded by world-renowned classical guitarist John Williams, and drummer, Tristan Fry, their version of Bach’s Toccata & Fugue in D minor made it …

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