Forthcoming Schedule

Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 19:30
St James's Church, Piccadilly, London

South London Sinfonietta (George Mattar, leader)
Peter Fender, conductor
Emmanuel Bach, violin

Rossini: Barber of Seville Overture 
Paganini: Violin concerto no.1 
Peter Fender: Another Lie (world première)

Beethoven: Symphony No.5 From the great overture to Rossini's timeless comedy, to the virtuosic yet wonderfully singing music of Paganini, and from the great struggle embodied in Beethoven's most famous work, to the brand-new piece 'Another Lie' inspired by a Peter Stefanovich video! A concert to celebrate Peter Fender's 60th birthday - come and join the party :)

St James’s Church follows the government’s guidance on Covid protocol. All visitors are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings when inside the church if they can, and to check in on arrival using the NHS Covid-19 app.  Also, the balcony will be available as a 'distancing zone' for anyone who wants to maintain physical distance from others.

STREAM this concert free at

Sunday, November 7, 2021 - 10:30
67 Lewisham Hill, London SE13 7PL

The first in-person conducting course since February 2020!

See the Courses page for full details and to sign up.

Reference: Courses page
Friday, November 12, 2021 - 18:30
St Gabriel's Halls, Pimlico, London

A course, with full, professional, orchestra on the 3rd day, studying: Stravinsky, Dumbarton Oaks / Puccini, I Crisantemi.

For full details and to sign up go to the Courses page

Reference: Courses page
Saturday, November 27, 2021 - 19:30
St Mary Magdalene, Munster Square, London NW1 3PT

Rameau: Suite from the opera Hippolyte & Aricie (arr. Peter Fender)
Rodrigo: Guitar concerto 'Fantasia para ungentilhombre'
Beethoven: Symphony No.6 'Pastoral'

Eleftheria Kotzia, guitar
Peter Fender, conductor

Reference: Camden Philharmonia
Sunday, December 5, 2021 - 17:00
St Silas, Risinghill Street, London N1 9UL

Brahms: Tragic Overture
Marie Jaell: 'Cello Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5

Alexandra Fletcher, violoncello
Peter Fender, conductor

Reference: Angel Orchestra
Friday, December 17, 2021 - 19:30
St James's Church, Piccadilly, London

Handel: Messiah

Helen Semple, soprano
Tbc, Alto
John Upperton, tenor
Tbc, baritone

Six Centuries Chamber Choir

Peter Fender, conductor

Reference: South London Sinfonietta