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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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 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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JOIN OUR WPS VIRTUAL REHEARSALS FROM MONDAY 11th JANUARY

Happy New Year! We welcome in 2021 with perhaps more hope in our hearts than thought possible as we descended through the Tiers into complete lockdown once again in December. Vaccinations seem to be rolling out pretty quickly across the area and there is better news on the status of our beloved Colosseum. Oh for …

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Milly Forest our Haydn Creation Soprano Soloist – “Great Story!!”

Milly Forrest is the young soprano who made such a good impression recentlyas one of our soloists in The Creation. She is currently completing herstudies at the Royal College of Music and is an emerging new talent opera world. Milly has a delightful back-story which you can read here: Click here for Milly’s story Listen …

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