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

Concerts & Recordings 1982

7:30pm Sunday 21 February 1982

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Royal Festival Hall, London

Helen Donath - soprano
Alfreda Hodgson - contralto
Anthony Rolfe Johnson - tenor
Marius Rintzler - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Heinz Mende

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Rudoph Barshai

8:00pm Monday 29 March 1982

Walton - Belshazzar's Feast

Royal Festival Hall, London

Thomas Allen - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by André Previn

Concert given in honour of Sir William Walton's 80th birthday

In the presence of Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra and Sir William and Lady Walton

BBC Radio 3 and BBC2 TV live relays

7:30pm Saturday 17 April 1982

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Heather Harper - soprano
Alfreda Hodgson - contralto
Keith Lewis - tenor
Willard White - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Antonin Tucapsky

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by André Previn

7:30pm Sunday 18 April 1982

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Heather Harper - soprano
Alfreda Hodgson - contralto
Keith Lewis - tenor
Willard White - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Antonin Tucapsky

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by André Previn

8:00pm Friday 23 April 1982

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Wells Cathedral, Wells

Heather Harper - soprano
Alfreda Hodgson - contralto
Keith Lewis - tenor
Willard White - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Antonin Tucapsky

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by André Previn

7:30pm Monday 31 May 1982

Beethoven - Choral Fantasia

Royal Albert Hall, London

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch

7:30pm Sunday 13 June 1982

Haydn - The Creation

Royal Festival Hall, London

Sheila Armstrong - soprano
Juliet Evans - mezzo-soprano
Robert Tear - tenor
Benjamin Luxon - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Heinz Mende

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Seiji Ozawa

9:00pm Friday 30 July 1982

Puccini - Manon Lescaut

Teatro Poliziano, Montepulciano

Staged performance

Manon Lescaut - Anna Maria Pizzoli
Lescaut - Mario D'Anna
Il Cavaliere Renato des Grieux - Eduardo Alvares
Geronte di Ravoir - Giancario Tosi
Edmondo - Luigi Petroni
L'Oste - Frederick Mole
Il Maestro di Ballo - Luigi Petroni
Un musico - Barbro Netin
Un sergente degli arieri - Giancario Tosi
Un lampionaio - Luigi Petroni
Un commandante - Raymond Matthias
Un parrucchiere - Paolo Quadri

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Orchestra Sinfonica del Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte
conducted by Jan Latham Koenig

7º Cantiere Internazionale D'Arte, Montepulciano

9:00pm Monday 2 August 1982

Puccini - Manon Lescaut

Teatro Poliziano, Montepulciano

Staged performance

Manon Lescaut - Anna Maria Pizzoli
Lescaut - Mario D'Anna
Il Cavaliere Renato des Grieux - Eduardo Alvares
Geronte di Ravoir - Giancario Tosi
Edmondo - Luigi Petroni
L'Oste - Frederick Mole
Il Maestro di Ballo - Luigi Petroni
Un musico - Barbro Netin
Un sergente degli arieri - Giancario Tosi
Un lampionaio - Luigi Petroni
Un commandante - Raymond Matthias
Un parrucchiere - Paolo Quadri

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Orchestra Sinfonica del Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte
conducted by Jan Latham Koenig

7º Cantiere Internazionale D'Arte, Montepulciano

9:00pm Wednesday 4 August 1982

Fauré - Requiem
Poulenc - Gloria

Tempio di San Biagio, Montepulciano

Teresa Cahill - soprano
Donald Bell - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Antonin Tucapsky

Orchestra Sinfonica del Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte
conducted by Bruno Moretti

9:00pm Friday 6 August 1982

Puccini - Manon Lescaut

Teatro Poliziano, Montepulciano

Staged performance

Manon Lescaut - Anna Maria Pizzoli
Lescaut - Mario D'Anna
Il Cavaliere Renato des Grieux - Eduardo Alvares
Geronte di Ravoir - Giancario Tosi
Edmondo - Luigi Petroni
L'Oste - Frederick Mole
Il Maestro di Ballo - Luigi Petroni
Un musico - Barbro Netin
Un sergente degli arieri - Giancario Tosi
Un lampionaio - Luigi Petroni
Un commandante - Raymond Matthias
Un parrucchiere - Paolo Quadri

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Orchestra Sinfonica del Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte
conducted by Jan Latham Koenig

7º Cantiere Internazionale D'Arte, Montepulciano

9:30pm Saturday 7 August 1982

From Palestrina to Britten

Palazzo Piccolomina, Pienza

Byrd - Alleluja
Byrd - Cognoverunt Discipuli
Weelkes - Gloria in Excelsis
Verdi - Ave Maria
Britten - Hymn to St Cecilia
Monteverdi - Cor mio mentre vi miro
Monteverdi - Sovra tenere erbette
Marenzio - O Rex Glorias

Philharmonia Chorus
conducted by Antonin Tucapsky

7º Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte, Montepulciano

11:00am Sunday 8 August 1982

From Palestrina to Britten

Auditorio di San Francesco

Byrd - Alleluja
Byrd - Cognoverunt Discipuli
Weelkes - Gloria in Excelsis
Verdi - Ave Maria
Britten - Hymn to St Cecilia
Monteverdi - Two madrigals
Marenzio - O Rex Glorias

Philharmonia Chorus
conducted by Antonin Tucapsky

7º Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte, Montepulciano

9:00pm Sunday 8 August 1982

Mahler - Symphony No.2 'Resurrection'

Tempio di San Biagio, Montepulciano

Teresa Cahill - soprano
Ria Bollen - contralto

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Martin Penny

Orchestra Sinfonica del Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte
conducted by Jan Latham Koenig

Recorded by RAI TV for future transmission

Closing concert of the 7º Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte, Montepulciano

9:00pm Tuesday 10 August 1982

Mahler - Symphony No.2 'Resurrection'

Duomo, Bolzano

Teresa Cahill - soprano
Ria Bollen - contralto

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Martin Penny

Orchestra Sinfonica del Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte
conducted by Jan Latham Koenig

9:00pm Wednesday 11 August 1982

Mahler - Symphony No.2 'Resurrection'

Castello San Giusto, Trieste

Teresa Cahill - soprano
Ria Bollen - contralto

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Martin Penny

Orchestra Sinfonica del Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte
conducted by Jan Latham Koenig

7:30pm Thursday 19 August 1982

Faurê - Requiem

Royal Albert Hall, London

Jennifer Smith - soprano
Stephen Roberts - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Antonin Tucapsky

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Andrew Davis

BBC Prom Concert

BBC Radio 3 live relay

Thursday 2 September 1982

Bridge Over Troubled Waters, America

Abbey Road Studios, London

Philharmonia Chorus

Recording for K-Tel

8:00pm Monday 4 October 1982

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Alison Hargen - soprano
Felicity Palmer - mezzo-soprano
Anthony Rolfe Johnson - tenor
Malcolm King - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Heinz Mende

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Lovro von Matacic

BBC Radio 3 live relay

8:00pm Tuesday 2 November 1982

Prokofiev - Alexander Nevsky

Royal Festival Hall, London

Irina Arkhipova - mezzo-soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Heinz Mende

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Riccardo Muti

BBC Radio 3 live relay

7:30pm Saturday 4 December 1982

Elgar - The Dream of Gerontius

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Janet Baker - mezzo-soprano
Ryland Davies - tenor
John Shirley-Quirk - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Andrew Davis

Philharmonia Chorus 25th Anniversary Concert

3:15pm Sunday 5 December 1982

Elgar - The Dream of Gerontius

Royal Festival Hall, London

Janet Baker - mezzo-soprano
Ryland Davies - tenor
John Shirley-Quirk - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Andrew Davis

Philharmonia Chorus 25th Anniversary Concert

7:30pm Tuesday 7 December 1982

Elgar - The Dream of Gerontius

Royal Festival Hall, London

Janet Baker - mezzo-soprano
Ryland Davies - tenor
John Shirley-Quirk - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Andrew Davis

Gala Concert in the presence of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince and Princess of Wales, in aid of the Elgar Foundation

Philharmonia Chorus 25th Anniversary Concert


8:00pm Monday 13 December 1982

Christmas Concert

Royal Festival Hall, London

Vaughan Williams - Hodie
Carols

Yvonne Kenny - soprano
Anthony Rolfe Johnson - tenor
Stephen Roberts - baritone

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Philip Ledger


Tuesday 21 December 1982

The Much Loved Music Show Christmas Special

BBC Television Centre, Shepherd's Bush, London

Christmas Music

Janet Baker - mezzo-soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

BBC Concert Orchestra
conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes

Recorded for BBC2 TV for transmission on 23 December