Putney Music Programme

An exciting season of talks on music ahead

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Meetings are held in The Dryburgh Hall, Putney Leisure Centre, Dryburgh Road, at the junction with Upper Richmond Road, Putney, SW15 1BL.

Meetings usually take place fortnightly on Monday evenings at 8.00 p.m. from September to April. They last for about two hours with a short interval when coffee and cakes are available.

Putney Music is a Registered Charity, Reg’n No. 1066524

Affiliated to the Federation of Recorded Music Societies

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Putney Music is a society of music lovers who meet fortnightly from September to April to hear some of the world’s most celebrated musicians talk about their lives and work. Guest speakers come from all fields of music – the concert hall, recital platform, opera, ballet, television and film; and also include producers, broadcasters, critics and writers.


March 2nd Dame Janet Ritterman. “Full of life all the time.” The Royal College of Music through the eyes of a former Director.

March 16th Film Director,Tony Palmer, with a mystery guest.

March 30th Mendelssohn. ”So much more than a talent to amuse.” Vice-President, David Mellor, offers a 200th anniversary assessment.

April 6 “Seeking Haydn.” Vice-President, Piers Burton-Page, celebrates the Haydn Bicentenary with a tour in words and music of some of the places in Austria associated with this many-sided composer. *

April 20 Annual General Meeting followed by wine, buffet and raffle.

Why not join and become part of one of London’s most distinguished and exciting music societies? Meet new people with an interest in the study and appreciation of music.

Joining the Putney Music Society

The annual subscription is £24.00

Senior citizens and full time students £22.00

(Subscriptions for January to April at half the normal fee)

Visitors: temporary membership per meeting £5.00 (Refundable if joining within 14 days or at next meeting)

Young persons under 18 FREE

Additional donations to the Society are always welcome.

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