Next Event

Taster Day with Graham Kidd (WCMF members only)
Saturday 16th February 2-4pm
Littleton Memorial Hall

Our next concert will be at Romsey Abbey
Saturday 18th May 2019 at 7.30pm



WCMF Joint rehearsal dates

Sunday 17th March, 2-4.30, Littleton

Sunday 7th April, 2-4.30, Littleton

Wednesday 15th May, 7.30 – 9.30, Jewry Street

Summer sing 2018

Winchester City Festival Choir Summer Sing 2018

Graham Kidd and choir members welcome singers to join us to learn seven songs by: Elgar; Stanford; Sullivan; Vaughan-Williams and Wood – further music information and downloads below.

Six Wednesday drop-in sessions at 7.45 – 9.30pm

Dates: 23rd May; 6th June; 13th June; 20th June*; 27th June; . . . → Read More: Summer sing 2018

May concert choices

Option 1:

Winchester on 11th May 2018 with John Sutton

Rossini – Stabat Mater

Puccini – Messa di Gloria


Option 2:

Romsey on 18th May 2018 with Graham

Britten – St. Nicholas

Vivaldi – Beatus Vir in B flat

Vivaldi – Magnificat

February 2019

Concert schedule:

1st half Monteverdi: Beatus vir (no soloists required) rough timing 10 minutes LISTEN Leonarda: Dixit dominus (soloists from the choir) rough timing 10 minutes LISTEN D Scarlatti: Iste confessor (soloist required) rough timing 5 minutes LISTEN Carissimi: Jephthe (soloists required + soloists from the choir) rough timing 20 minutes LISTEN 2nd half JS . . . → Read More: February 2019

January concert 2018

NEW concert resources:


Concert flyer

Tips for selling tickets


Rehearsal schedule

A reminder of the programme:

David Briggs: God’s Grandeur

Leonard Bernstien: Chichester Psalms (American composer writing for a British commission)

John Rutter: Mass of the children (British composer writing for an American commission)

See also the WCFC concert 2018 – a letter . . . → Read More: January concert 2018

2017 AGM

The 2017 AGM took place on Wednesday 5th July


AGM 2016 minutes

Chair’s report


Treasurer’s report

Secretary’s report

MD report


Reviews from previous concerts

Mendelssohn: St Paul

Winchester Cathedral, May 2017

The Winchester and County Music Festival began life in 1921 with the aim of providing an opportunity for smaller choirs to perform more demanding works which they would be unable to undertake with their own resources. For 2017 singers from Botley, Overton, Twyford and . . . → Read More: Reviews

January Concert

. . . → Read More: January Concert

Joint rehearsal dates and information

WCMF Concert Combined rehearsals dates for our 13th May 2017 performance of Mendelssohn’s St Paul to be conducted by David Burgess in Winchester Cathedral. Fortunately we have only TWO extra rehearsals as the third is on our regular choir evening, so please make sure you are able to attend them.

Sunday 19th March 2017 at . . . → Read More: Joint rehearsal dates and information

WCMF concert 2017 key information

NEW: Concert information

Recommended learning files for St Paul:




Joint rehearsal dates


Posters for promoting the programmes at the Cathedral and the Abbey


Rehearsal schedule

Downloadable PDF version

Date Movements 25.01.17 2, 3, 5, 8. 9. 11 01.02.17 14 – 16, 22 – 23 08.02.17 26, 28, 29*, 35, 38, . . . → Read More: WCMF concert 2017 key information