Choral workshop 28 September
Annual General Meeting

Festival of Young Composers
Festival 2020

Open choral workshop 
Saturday 28 September
Explore the rich repertoire of British folksong in choral settings, in this workshop day led by top choral director Ben Parry.  We shall be singing from Folk-songs for Choirs volume 1, edited by John Rutter, together with unpublished settings by Ben Parry, and sea songs arranged by Alan Drake, conductor of Rogate Choral Society. 
Download full details and booking form here.
Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Petersfield Musical Festival will be held at 6.30 pm on Thursday 19 September in St Laurence's Church Hall, Station Road, Petersfield GU32 3ED. (Please note that the time and venue are different from last year).

The meeting is open to the public and anyone is welcome to attend. Friends of the Festival and singers subscribing to the Festival chorus are entitled to vote. Please come and join us to share your views about the Festival.

Download the agenda here
Festival of Young Composers

Do you know a talented young composer? The Festival of Young Composers, run by the Michael Hurd Memorial Fund, offers cash prizes, expert guidance and performance opportunities to young composers in three age groups: 14 and under, 17 and under, and 19 and under. Scores must be submitted in early December and the music must be performed live in front of an audience at the adjudication day on Saturday 1 February.  Download entry forms and guidelines here.
Festival 2020 - Dates for your diary
Download full details of the choral concerts and how to take part in them here.

Friday 13 March 
ZRI - classical/gypsy fusion band, including music to a screening of Charlie Chaplin's The Adventurer.

Saturday 14 March   
Choral and orchestral concert.
Music by Richard Blackford, Andrew Carter and Dag Wirén.
Festival Chorus. Highfield School Chapel Choir
Southern Pro Musica.
Conductor: Paul Spicer.

Sunday 15 March 
Family Concert with Basingstoke Symphony Orchestra

Monday 16 and Wednesday 18 March 
Youth Concerts

Tuesday 17 March  
Lunchtime recital at St Peter's Church
Beethoven chamber music and songs
John Barker, baritone; Helen Cawthorne, piano,
Hilaryjane Parker, violin; Alexandra Mackenzie, cello

Wednesday 18 March  
Recital at St Peter's Church
Viennese piano duets: Mozart, Schubert and Beethoven
Mark Dancer and Emilie Capulet

Thursday 19 March 
The Petersfield Orchestra, with Cordelia Williams, piano.
Programme includes Beethoven Piano Concerto no. 3 and
Mendelssohn's 'Scottish' Symphony

Friday 20 March   
Mozart: Don Giovanni 
The Merry Opera Company   

Saturday 21 March 
Choral and orchestral concert.
Music by Vivaldi, Bach and Haydn.
Festival Chorus, SouthDowns Camerata.
Conductor: Paul Spicer
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