Our Next Virtual Rehearsal, 25th January 2021.

Details and joining instructions for our first 2021 virtual “Zoom” rehearsal on Monday 11th January were e-mailed out to all members on Monday 4th January. Note that this new Spring Term joining link replaces that used for the Winter sessions and can be used for joining all the scheduled sessions for this term. Happy New …

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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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Our Christmas Corona Chronicle (Number 9), is now available (7th December 2020)

Our Corona Chronicles are temporarily replacing our weekly Newsletters. They can be viewed from the links below or viewed from our Newsletter page HERE Christmas Corona Chronicle (Issue 9) Thanks to Judy’s collection and curation of all your creative contributions, (plus a fair amount of creativity herself) here is the long awaited and keenly anticipated …

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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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