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

Concerts & Recordings 1967

7:30pm Sunday 29 January 1967

Mozart - Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Edith Mathis - soprano
Yvonne Minton - mezzo-soprano
Peter Schreier - tenor
Franz Crass - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Daniel Barenboim

7:30pm Sunday 12 February 1967

Holst - The Planets

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Chorus
conducted by Sir Adrian Boult

7:30pm Sunday 9 April 1967

Purcell - The Seasons from The Fairy Queen
Britten - Spring Symphony

Royal Festival Hall, London

Heather Harper - soprano
Helen Watts - mezzo-soprano
James Bowman - counter-tenor
Martin Lane - counter-tenor
Peter Pears - tenor
John Shirley-Quirk - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Benjamin Britten

7:30pm Sunday 30 April 1967

Verdi - Quattro Pezzi Sacri

Royal Festival Hall, London

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

8:00pm Thursday 4 May 1967

Verdi - Quattro Pezzi Sacri

Royal Festival Hall, London

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

9:00pm Saturday 13 May 1967

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Teatro Communale, Florence

Heather Harper - soprano
Marga Höffgen - mezzo-soprano
Aldo Bottion - tenor
Raffaele Arie - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Guilini

Concerts to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Arturo Toscanini

3:30pm Sunday 14 May 1967

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Teatro Regio, Parma

Heather Harper - soprano
Marga Höffgen - mezzo-soprano
Aldo Bottion - tenor
Raffaele Arie - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Guilini

Concerts to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Arturo Toscanini

Wednesday 17 May 1967

Mozart - Requiem

Kingsway Hall, London

Edith Mathis - soprano
Grace Bumbry - mezzo-soprano
George Shirley - tenor
Marius Rintzler - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Rafael Frübeck de Burgos

Further recording sessions on 19 and 20 May 1967

Recording Producer - Suvi Raj Grubb

Recording Engineer - Christopher Parker

Recorded by EMI

8:00pm Tuesday 13 June 1967

Mendelssohn - Symphony No.2 'Lobgesang'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Helen Donath - soprano
Rohtraud Jansmann - soprano
Waldemar Kmentt - tenor

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch

Wednesday 14 June 1967

Mendelssohn - Symphony No.2 'Lobgesang'

Walthamstow Town Hall, London

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch

Further recording sessions on 21 and 23 June 1967

Recorded by Phillips

8:00pm Saturday 26 August 1967

Bach - Mass in B minor

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Irmgard Stadler - soprano
Janet Baker - mezzo-soprano
Richard Lewis - tenor
Robert El Hage - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Chorus
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

Edinburgh Festival

7:30pm Sunday 15 October 1967

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Royal Albert Hall, London

Heather Harper - soprano
Janet Baker - mezzo-soprano
Peter Schreier - tenor
Theo Adam - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Wilhelm Pitz

Concert to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Philharmonia Chorus and Wilhelm Pitz's 70th birthday

7:45pm Saturday 18 November 1967

Brahms - Alto Rhapsody

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Janet Baker - alto

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

8:00pm Thursday 30 November 1967

Brahms - Alto Rhapsody

Royal Festival Hall, London

Janet Baker - alto

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

7:30pm Sunday 10 December 1967

Mahler - Symphony No.2 'Resurrection'

Royal Albert Hall, London

Elsie Morison - soprano
Norma Procter - mezzo-soprano

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Rafael Kubelik