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

Concerts & Recordings 1958

7:30pm Monday 3 March 1958

Wolf - Morgenhymnus, Elfenlied, Der Feuerreiter
Borodin - Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor)

Royal Festival Hall, London

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch

Friday 19 September 1958

Donizetti - Al dolce guidami castel natio (Anna Bolena, Act 2)
Thomas - A vos jeux, mes amis (Hamlet, Act 4)

Abbey Road Studios

Maria Callas - soprano
Monica Sinclair - mezzo-soprano
John Langan - tenor
Duncan Robertson - tenor
Joseph Rouleau - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Nicola Rescigno

Further recording sessions on 20, 21, 24 and 25 September

Recording Producers - Walter Legge and Walter Jelinek
Recording Engineers - Neville Boyling and Douglas Larter

Recorded by EMI

7:30pm Sunday 30 November 1958

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Aase Nordmo-Løvberg - soprano
Marta Höffgen - mezzo-soprano
Jon Vickers - tenor
Hans Hotter - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Paul HIndemith

7:30pm Thursday 4 December 1958

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Aase Nordmo-Løvberg - soprano
Marta Höffgen - mezzo-soprano
Jon Vickers - tenor
Hans Hotter - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Paul HIndemith