Hertfordshire Philharmonia Rehearsals & Concerts

Position as at 3rd December 2017

All details remain subject to change.
MAPS for some of our venues are available below.

All rehearsals (unless otherwise announced) are at Applecroft School, Applecroft Road, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL8 6JZ, from 7.30pm to 10.15pm. All concerts (unless otherwise announced) start at 7.30pm and are preceded by a final rehearsal, at the concert venue, 2.30pm-5.30pm. It is usually possible to remain in the venue between the rehearsal and the concert. Concert dress unless otherwise announced for any particular concert:

for ladies: all-black
for gentlemen: In general, and subject to further members' vote: all-black


2017-2018 season

Saturday 24th February 2018

St Mary’s Church, The Walk, Potters Bar, EN6 1QQ
Conductor: Rupert Bond
Soloist: Melanie White 


Thursday 18th January 2018
Thursday 25th January 2018
Thursday 1st February 2018
Thursday 8th February 2018
No rehearsal Thursday 15th February (Half Term)
Thursday 22nd February 2018

Dvořák: Serenade for Wind Instruments (0,2,2,2(+!); 3,0,0,0; 1vc,1cb)
Elgar: Serenade for Strings
Mozart: Concerto for Flute & Harp
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 (2,2,2,2; 2,2,0,0; t)

Saturday 24th March 2018

Coptic Cathedral, Stevenage
Conductor:  Stephen Bullamore


Thursday 8th March 2018
Thursday 15th March 2018
Thursday 22nd March 2018 in Hitchin with choir

Ethyl Smyth: Mass in D
Cecilia McDowall: Magnificat

Saturday 9th June 2018

St Saviour’s Church, Sandpit Lane, St Albans, AL1 4DF
Conductor: Lev Parikian


Thursday 3rd May 2018
Thursday 10th May 2018
Thursday 17th May 2018
Thursday 24th May 2018
No rehearsal Thursday 31st May (Half Term)
Thursday 7th June 2018

Latham: Doppler Shift
Walton: Viola Concerto
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 ‘New World’

Saturday 30th June 2018

All Saints Hockerill Bishops Stortford
Conductor: Richard Brain

with Bishop's Stortford Choral Society

Rehearsals: TBA

Mendelssohn: Elijah

Saturday 21st July 2018

St Mary’s Church, Hitchin
Conductor:  Stephen Bullamore

with North Herts Guild of Singers

Rehearsals: TBA

Haydn: Nelson Mass
+ Anthems

Venue Maps

Boxmoor (Hemel), St John's Church
Hitchin, St Mary's Church
Potters Bar, St John's Methodist Church
Stevenage, Coptic Cathedral