All concerts take place at Petersfield Festival Hall except for the recitals in St Peter’s Church on Tuesday lunchtime and Wednesday evening.


AChoired Taste with the Hampshire Guitar Orchestra

Friday 11 March
7.30 pm

AChoired Taste sings music in a range of styles but mainly from the lighter genres such as musicals and popular songs. The choir aims to celebrate the gift of music with the joy its members experience through singing.

Musical Director: Lou Bundy
Accompanist: Rob Gallop

The Hampshire Guitar Orchestra (hago), formerly Havant Area Guitar Orchestra, began in 1999. It has a reputation for unusual music presented with a real sense of fun and the aim of changing its audience's perception of classical guitar.

Musical Director: Derek Hasted


Carl Orff: Carmina Burana
Constant Lambert: The Rio Grande
Milhaud: Scaramouche and other works for piano duet

Saturday 12 March
7.30 pm

Alton, Rogate and Petersfield Choral Societies
Froxfield Choir
Mark Dancer and Emilie Capulet: pianos
Percussion section of Southern Pro Musica
Conductor: Paul Spicer


Youth Concert

Monday 14 March
7.00 pm

Singers and instrumentalists from local schools and youth music organisations.


Lunchtime Recital: Struntz-Timossi Duo

Tuesday 15 March
1.00 pm
St Peter’s Church


Organ Recital: Malcolm Archer

Wednesday 16 March
7.00 pm
St Peter’s Church

Malcolm Archer is currently Director of Chapel Music at Winchester College in the heart of England, where he trains and conducts the Quiristers and Chapel Choir and teaches organ in the College.


Youth Concert

Wednesday 16 March
7.00 pm

Singers and instrumentalists from local schools and youth music organisations.


The Petersfield Orchestra

Thursday 17 March
7.30 pm


Swinging at the Cotton Club
Harry Strutters Hot Rhythm Orchestra with the Jiving Lindy Hoppers

Friday 18 March
7.30 pm

Swinging At The Cotton Club features Harry Strutters Hot Rhythm Orchestra with the Jiving Lindy Hoppers along with vocalists Marlene Hill and Megs Etherington in an action-packed show which celebrates the music, dance and songs of the Cotton Club — the famous night-club which flourished in New York’s Harlem in the 1920s and 1930s. Exciting dance routines are recreated by the fabulous Jiving Lindy Hoppers, the world’s premier jazz dance company.


Weber: Mass in E Flat
Mendelssohn: Verleih uns Frieden; Hear my prayer

Saturday 19 March
7.30 pm

With Schubert: ‘Unfinished’ Symphony and
Weber: Concertino for Clarinet

Fernhurst and Petersfield Choral Societies
Midhurst Music Society
Southern Pro Musica
Conductor: Paul Spicer