Peter Fender

Johannes Brahms
February 18, 2016

This weekend will see me conducting an extraordinary musical marathon ... all of Brahms four symphonies plus his German Requiem! This is a fundraising event with 50% of proceeds going to the fabulous charity Music Fund ...

January 31, 2016

Peter is again taking an orchestra to the beautiful baroque town of Scicli in south-eastern Sicily this Summer. The orchestral course and concert will be complemented by visits to places of local attraction, the beach, and wonderful food ...

November 12, 2015

On 20-21 February next year Peter will be conducting a Brahms marathon (Symphonies 1-4 and Ein Deutsches Requiem). Applications are now being accepted for the orchestra and the choir ...

November 06, 2015

Christmas is the time for giving they say ... and so I'm giving away two MP3 tracks from my album Speechless. One is appropriately based on a biblical text about the Christmas story ('All For Love'). The other is an upbeat overture ('Chiaroscuro Overture') ...

October 30, 2015

On 2 and 3 December there will be auditions for the solo parts in Rameau's great opera 'Hippolyte et Aricie'. This is in advance of performances of the opera in London on 18-19 June 2016. This was Rameau's first opera, premièred in 1733 ...

October 28, 2015

The phone app for my new piece 'Blow, blow' has been finished and is now available on iTunes and Google Play. I'm very excited! Very many thanks to the developers Joe Fender and Luke Fanning! Make sure you're in St James's Piccadilly, London on 27 Nov ...

October 27, 2015

Five students weaved their ways back to Scotland, Northern Ireland, Switzerland, America and France on Sunday night after an intense and tiring yet very satisfying weekend working on music by Haydn and Mozart ...

October 09, 2015

10 students descended on Lewisham in SE London recently for a day learning the basics of conducting (the course is called Foundation 1). They came from Ireland, Denmark, Bristol, Newmarket, and various bits of London. As well as hailing from ...

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