Patron: HRH The Prince of Wales
Chorus Master: Gavin Carr
Accompanist: Timothy End
Arts Council England

Concerts & Recordings 1957

Thursday 31 October 1957

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Kingsway Hall, London

Aase Nordmo-Løvberg - soprano
Christa Ludwig - mezzo-soprano
Waldemar Kmentt - tenor
Hans Hotter - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Otto Klemperer

Further recording sessions held on 21, 22 and 23 November 1957

Recording Producers - Walter Legge and Walter Jellinek

Recording Engineer - Robert Gooch and Douglas Larter

Recorded by EMI

7:30pm Tuesday 12 November 1957

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Aase Nordmo-Løvberg - soprano
Christa Ludwig - mezzo-soprano
Waldemar Kmentt - tenor
Hans Hotter - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Otto Klemperer

7:30pm Friday 15 November 1957

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Aase Nordmo-Løvberg - soprano
Christa Ludwig - mezzo-soprano
Waldemar Kmentt - tenor
Hans Hotter - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Otto Klemperer

Concert recorded by EMI

Recording Engineers - Walter Jellinek, Robert Gooch and Christopher Parker

Recording subsequently issued by Testament SBT 1177