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

Concerts & Recordings 1984

7:30pm Saturday 11 February 1984

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Sheila Armstrong - soprano
Felicity Palmer - mezzo-soprano
Dennis Bailey - tenor
John Shirley-Quirk - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Heinz Mende

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy

7:30pm Sunday 12 February 1984

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Assembly Rooms, Derby

Sheila Armstrong - soprano
Felicity Palmer - mezzo-soprano
Dennis Bailey - tenor
John Shirley-Quirk - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Heinz Mende

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy

7:30pm Monday 13 February 1984

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Sheila Armstrong - soprano
Felicity Palmer - mezzo-soprano
Dennis Bailey - tenor
John Shirley-Quirk - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Heinz Mende

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy

7:30pm Monday 5 March 1984

Britten - War Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Alison Hargen - soprano
Keith Lewis - tenor
David Wilson-Johnson - baritone

Boys of Wandsworth School Choir
Chorus Master - Glynn Harvey

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Heinz Mende

Young Musician's Symphony Orchestra
conducted by James Blair

7:30pm Sunday 18 March 1984

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Royal Festival Hall, London

Helen Donath - soprano
Alfreda Hodgson - contralto
Robert Tear - tenor
John Shirley Quirk - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Bernard Haitink

BBC Radio 3 live relay

7:30pm Saturday 24 March 1984

Bach - Cantata No.147
Elgar - Coronation Ode

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Isobel Buchanan - soprano
Alfreda Hodgson - contralto
Maldwyn Davies - tenor
Brian Rayner-Cook - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Andrew Davis

3:15pm Sunday 25 March 1984

Bach - Cantata No.147
Elgar - Coronation Ode

Royal Festival Hall, London

Isobel Buchanan - soprano
Alfreda Hodgson - contralto
Maldwyn Davies - tenor
Brian Rayner-Cook - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Andrew Davis

7:30pm Wednesday 11 April 1984

Mahler - Symphony No.2 'Resurrection'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Alison Hargen - soprano
Florence Quivar - mezzo-soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Simon Rattle

BBC Radio 3 live relay

9:00pm Friday 27 April 1984

Les Choeurs célèbres dans les opéras

Basilique du Rosaire de Lourdes

Beethoven - 'O welche Lust, in freier Luft' from Fidelio
Beethoven - Heil sei dem Tag' from Fidelio
Verdi - 'Patria oppressa' from Macbeth
Verdi - 'Va, pensiero' from Nabucco

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz
conducted by Kurt Redel

Festival de Pâques, Lourdes

9:00pm Friday 27 April 1984

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Basilique du Rosaire de Lourdes

Gilah Yaron - soprano
Ingeborg Russ - mezzo-soprano
Jan Caals - tenor
Wout Oosterkamp - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz
conducted by Kurt Redel

Festival de Pâques, Lourdes

9:00pm Sunday 29 April 1984

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Basilique du Rosaire de Lourdes

Gilah Yaron - soprano
Ingeborg Russ - mezzo-soprano
Jan Caals - tenor
Wout Oosterkamp - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz
conducted by Kurt Redel

Festival de Pâques, Lourdes

7:30pm Tuesday 15 May 1984

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Margaret Price - soprano
Felicity Palmer - mezzo-soprano
Kenneth Collins - tenor
Robert Lloyd - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Giuseppe Sinopoli

7:30pm Friday 18 May 1984

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Margaret Price - soprano
Felicity Palmer - mezzo-soprano
Kenneth Collins - tenor
Robert Lloyd - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Giuseppe Sinopoli

7:30pm Sunday 1 July 1984

Cherubini - Coronation Mass

Royal Festival Hall, London

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Roberto Benaglio

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Riccardo Muti

Tuesday 3 July 1984

Cherubini - Coronation Mass

Abbey Road Studios, London

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Roberto Benaglio

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Riccardo Muti

Recording Producer - John Willan

Recording Engineer - Michael Sheady

Recorded by EMI

7:30pm Saturday 21 July 1984

Holst - The Planets

Royal Albert Hall, London

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Stephen Westrop

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Bernhard Haitink

BBC Prom Concert

BBC Radio 3 live relay

7:00pm Tuesday 28 August 1984

Mahler - Symphony No.2 'Resurrection'

Royal Albert Hall, London

Edith Wiens - soprano
Jessye Norman - soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Seiji Ozawa

BBC Prom Concert

BBC Radio 3 live relay

7:30pm Friday 14 September 1984

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Royal Albert Hall, London

Helen Donath - soprano
Alfreda Hodgson - contralto
Robert Tear - tenor
Gwynne Howell - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Heinz Mende

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Stanislaw Skrowaczewski

BBC Prom Concert

BBC Radio 3 live relay

7:30pm Sunday 23 September 1984

Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Kathleen Battle - soprano
Sigmund Nimagern - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Roberto Benaglio

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

7:30pm Tuesday 25 September 1984

Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Kathleen Battle - soprano
Sigmund Nimagern - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Roberto Benaglio

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

7:30pm Monday 26 November 1984

Mahler - Symphony No.2 'Resurrection'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Lucia Popp - soprano
Brigitte Fassbänder - mezzo-soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Giuseppe Sinopoli

7:30pm Tuesday 11 December 1984

Christmas Concert

Royal Festival Hall, London

Bach - Gloria in Excelsis Deo, Cantata No.191,
Mathias - Sir Christèmas
Warlock - Tyrley, Tyrlow
Pierpoint arr. Cleobury - Jingle Bells
Trad. arr. Rutter - The Twelve Days of Christmas

Julie Kennard - soprano

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Stephen Cleobury