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

Concerts & Recordings 1970

7:30pm Saturday 17 January 1970

Orff - Carmina Burana

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Margaret Price - soprano
Gerald English - tenor
John Hauxvell - baritone

Wandsworth School Boys Choir
Chorus Master - Russell Burgess

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Sergiu Comissiona

7:30pm Sunday 18 January 1970

Orff - Carmina Burana

Royal Festival Hall, London

Margaret Price - soprano
Gerald English - tenor
John Hauxvell - baritone

Wandsworth School Boys Choir
Chorus Master - Russell Burgess

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Sergiu Comissiona

9:00pm Monday 9 February 1970

Mendelssohn - Elijah

Teatro Real, Madrid

Sheila Armstrong - soprano
Norma Procter - contralto
Alexander Young - tenor
Forbes Robinson - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

Orquesta Nacional de España
conducted by Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos

7:30pm Sunday 8 March 1970

Schubert - Mass in E flat

Royal Festival Hall, London

Anne Pashley - soprano
Helen Watts - mezzo-soprano
Robert Tear - tenor
Neil Jenkins - tenor
John Shirley-Quirk - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Lorin Maazel

7:30pm Saturday 4 April 1970

Haydn - Die Schöpfung

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Heather Harper - soprano
Robert Tear - tenor
Simon Estes - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos

7:30pm Sunday 5 April 1970

Haydn - Die Schöpfung

Royal Festival Hall, London

Heather Harper - soprano
Robert Tear - tenor
Simon Estes - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos

8:00pm Tuesday 30 June 1970

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Teresa Zylis-Gara - soprano
Janet Baker - mezzo-soprano
George Shirley - tenor
Theo Adam - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Otto Klemperer

These concerts celebrate Beethoven's bicentenary and Otto Klemperer's 85th birthday

BBC Radio 3 live relay

8:00pm Thursday 2 July 1970

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Teresa Zylis-Gara - soprano
Janet Baker - mezzo-soprano
George Shirley - tenor
Theo Adam - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Colin Davis

These concerts celebrate Beethoven's bicentenary and Otto Klemperer's 85th birthday

8:00pm Monday 6 July 1970

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

St Paul's Cathedral, London

Heather Harper - soprano
Janet Baker - contralto
Robert Tear - tenor
Marius Rintzler - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

Festival of the City of London

8:00pm Wednesday 8 July 1970

Mozart - Requiem

St Paul's Cathedral, London

Heather Harper - soprano
Janet Baker - contralto
Robert Tear - tenor
Marius Rintzler - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

Festival of the City of London

7:30pm Wednesday 22 July 1970

Elgar - The Dream of Gerontius

Royal Albert Hall, London

Alfreda Hodgson - contralto
John Mitchinson - tenor
Forbes Robinson - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Russell Burgess

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Sir Adrian Boult

BBC Promenade Concert

BBC Radio 3 live relay

Tuesday 15 September 1970

Beethoven - Mass in C

All Saints Tooting, London

Elly Ameling - soprano
Janet Baker - mezzo-soprano
Theo Altmeyer - tenor
Marius Rintzler - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

Recording Producer - Suvi Raj Grubb

Recording Engineer - Christopher Parker

Recorded by EMI

7:30pm Sunday 20 September 1970

Beethoven - Mass in C

Royal Festival Hall, London

Elly Ameling - soprano
Janet Baker - mezzo-soprano
Theo Altmeyer - tenor
Marius Rintzler - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

8:00pm Tuesday 24 November 1970

Beethoven - Choral Fantasia

Royal Albert Hall, London

Clifford Curzon - piano

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Edward Downes

St Cecilia's Day concert, in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, and His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales

7:30pm Sunday 6 December 1970

Petrassi - Magnificat
Verdi - Quattro Pezzi Sacri

Royal Festival Hall, London

Jenny Hill - soprano

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Masters - Wilhelm Pitz and Russell Burgess

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

8:00pm Wednesday 16 December 1970

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Royal Festival Hall, London

Martina Arroyo - soprano
Anna Reynolds - mezzo-soprano
Robert Tear - tenor
Marius Rintzler - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Wilhelm Pitz

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

Royal Philharmonic Society Concert

Beethoven bicentenary concert, in the presence of Her Royal Highness Princess Anne