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

Concerts & Recordings 1974

7:30pm Monday 14 January 1974

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Margaret Price - soprano
Yvonne Minton - mezzo-soprano
Werner Hollweg - tenor
Norman Bailey - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Walter Hagen-Groll

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conduced by Rafael Kubelik

Otto Klemperer Memorial Concert

BBC Radio 3 live relay

Recording subsequently released by BBC Legends

7:30pm Thursday 7 February 1974

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Marita Napier - soprano
Norma Procter - mezzo-soprano
Helge Brilioth - tenor
Karl Ridderbusch - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Walter Hagen-Groll

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Seiji Ozawa

8:00pm Tuesday 12 February 1974

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Luisa Bosabalian - soprano
Anna Reynolds - mezzo-soprano
Placido Domingo - tenor
Agostino Ferrin - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Walter Hagen-Groll

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Riccardo Muti

Gala Concert to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the New Philharmonia Orchestra and the New Philharmonia Chorus

9:00pm Saturday 2 March 1974

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Coliseu dos Recreios, Lisbon

Pilar Lorengar - soprano
Kerstin Meyer - mezzo-soprano
Werner Hollweg - tenor
Hans Sotin - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Walter Hagen-Groll

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Lorin Maazel

9:00pm Monday 4 March 1974

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Coliseu dos Recreios, Lisbon

Pilar Lorengar - soprano
Kerstin Meyer - mezzo-soprano
Werner Hollweg - tenor
Hans Sotin - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Walter Hagen-Groll

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Lorin Maazel

7:30pm Tuesday 19 March 1974

Berlioz - Grande Messe des Morts

Royal Albert Hall, London

Alberto Remedios - tenor

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Walter Hagen-Groll

Städtischer Musikverein, Düsseldorf
Chorus Master - Harmut Schmidt

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by John Pritchard

7:30pm Sunday 28 April 1974

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Royal Festival Hall, London

Heather Harper - soprano
Anna Reynolds - mezzo-soprano
Werner Hollweg - tenor
Martti Talvela - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Walter Hagen-Groll

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conduced by Lorin Maazel

7:30pm Wednesday 12 June 1974

Beethoven - Choral Fantasia

Royal Festival Hall, London

John Ogden - piano

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Walter Hagen-Groll

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conduced by Youval Zaliouk

8:00pm Wednesday 12 June 1974

Mahler - Symphony No.3

Bernadette Greavy - mezzo-soprano

Wandsworth School Boys Choir
Chorus Master - Russell Burgess

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Walter Hagen-Groll

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Bernhard Klee

7:30pm Sunday 23 June 1974

Berlioz - La Damnation de Faust

Felicity Palmer - mezzo-soprano
André Turp - tenor
Thomas Hemsley - baritone
Paul Hudson - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Laszlo Heltay

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Louis Fremaux

8:00pm Thursday 27 June 1974

Brahms - Alto Rhapsody
Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Sheila Armstrong - soprano
Anna Reynolds - mezzo-soprano
John Shirley Quirk - baritone

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Walter Hagen-Groll

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Rudolf Kempe

9:00pm Saturday 27 July 1974

Berlioz - Grande Messe des Morts

Théâtre Antique, Orange

Stuart Burrows - tenor

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Walter Hagen-Groll

Stadtischer Musikverein, Dusseldorf
Chorus Master - Harmut Schmidt

Orchestre de Paris
conducted by Lorin Maazel

7:30pm Friday 13 September 1974

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Royal Albert Hall, London

Heather Harper - soprano
Helen Watts - mezzo-soprano
John Mitchinson - tenor
Marius Rintzler - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Masters - Walter Hagen-Groll and Laszlo Heltay

BBC Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Andrew Davis

BBC Promenade Concert

BBC Radio 3 live relay

8:00pm Wednesday 25 September 1974

Holst - The Hymn of Jesus
Holst - The Planets

Royal Festival Hall, London

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Laszlo Heltay

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Sir Charles Groves

8:00pm Thursday 17 October 1974

Debussy - Three Nocturnes

Royal Festival Hall, London

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - John Bate

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Andrew Davis

7:30pm Saturday 26 October 1974

Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Helen Donath - soprano
Victor Braun - baritone

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Masters - Walter Hagen-Groll and John Bate

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conduced by Lorin Maazel

7:30pm Sunday 27 October 1974

Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Helen Donath - soprano
Victor Braun - baritone

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Masters - Walter Hagen-Groll and John Bate

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conduced by Lorin Maazel

8:00pm Sunday 24 November 1974

Verdi - Quattro Pezzi Sacri

Royal Festival Hall, London

Felicity Palmer - soprano

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Masters - Walter Hagen-Groll and John Bate

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Riccardo Muti

7:30pm Saturday 7 December 1974

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Anna Tomova-Sintov - soprano
Helen Watts - mezzo-soprano
Dieter Weimann - tenor
Gwynne Howell - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Walter Hagen-Groll

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Kurt Masur

7:30pm Sunday 8 December 1974

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Royal Festival Hall, London

Anna Tomova-Sintov - soprano
Helen Watts - mezzo-soprano
Dieter Weimann - tenor
Gwynne Howell - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Walter Hagen-Groll

New Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Kurt Masur

8:30pm Tuesday 17 December 1974

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Eglise des Invalides, Paris

Edda Moser - soprano
Josephine Veasey - mezzo-soprano
Peter Schreier - tenor
Franz Crass - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Walter Hagen-Groll

Orchestre de Paris
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

8:30pm Wednesday 18 December 1974

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Palais des Congrès, Paris

Edda Moser - soprano
Josephine Veasey - mezzo-soprano
Peter Schreier - tenor
Franz Crass - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Walter Hagen-Groll

Orchestre de Paris
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

Gala Concert

8:30pm Thursday 19 December 1974

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Palais des Congrès, Paris

Edda Moser - soprano
Josephine Veasey - mezzo-soprano
Peter Schreier - tenor
Franz Crass - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Walter Hagen-Groll

Orchestre de Paris
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

10:00am Saturday 21 December 1974

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Théâtre des Champs-Élyées, Paris

Edda Moser - soprano
Josephine Veasey - mezzo-soprano
Peter Schreier - tenor
Franz Crass - bass

New Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Walter Hagen-Groll

Orchestre de Paris
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini