Peter Fender

Gustav Mahler
June 23, 2015

On 23rd January next year Peter will conduct Philharmonia Britannica in a performance of Mahler's Symphony no.10. This was Mahler's final sympyhony. He wrote it in the summer of 1910 but by his death in May 1911 although Mahler ...

May 14, 2015

Last weekend an international group of students parted company after two hard days working on great music for string orchestra. We spent the first day working working with the pianist Robert Keeley, who did an extraordinary job of score reading the ...

March 26, 2015

Peter is forming a new choir. It will be called ‘The Six Centuries Chamber Choir’ – and, just like it says on the tin, it will sing something from each of the centuries from the 16th up to the 21st! The singing will be interspersed with instrumental music and poetry ...

February 28, 2015

February saw two conucting courses: one Foundational course (one-day course for beginners) and a weekend course working on opera arias and accompanied recitatives. Both were well attended and hugely enjoyable! On the weekend course ...

January 22, 2015

Peter is delighted to announce the inauguration this September of the London Mahler Conducting Course. This five-day course from 7-11 September will focus on Mahler's Symphoy No.4 in G. The final two of those days will be ...

December 19, 2014

I have had the pleasure of hearing the first outings of two of my compositions in recent days. Firstly Hugh Rosenbaum organised a wind quintet to play my Christmas Quintet at the Hampstead Music Club at their Christmas concert ...

October 27, 2014

Three of Peter's compositions will be performed over the next few weeks. Firstly a perforamance of the Chiaroscuro Overture with Worcester Philharmonia Orchesatra at Pershore Abbey on 15 November ...

October 23, 2014

The Angel Orchestra will be playing all the Beethoven symphonies over a weekend early next year in Islington, London. It's a fundraising event with the money going partly to the orchestra and partly to Music Fund ...

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