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

Concerts & Recordings 1987

7:30pm Sunday 8 February 1987

Haydn - The Creation

Royal Festival Hall, London

Margaret Marshall - soprano
Maldwin Davies - tenor
Benjamin Luxon - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Andrew Davis

7:30pm Wednesday 11 February 1987

Haydn - The Creation

Corn Exchange, Cambridge

Lynne Dawson - soprano
Maldwin Davies - tenor
Benjamin Luxon - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Andrew Davis

Saturday 14 February 1987

Music from the Masses - Programme 1

St John's Smith Square

Extracts from:
Berlioz - Grand Messe des Morts
Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem
Britten - War Requiem
Fauré - Requiem
Mozart - Requiem
Ockeghem - Requiem
Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Helen Kucharek - soprano
Maldwyn Davies - tenor
David Wilson-Johnson - baritone
Daniel Ludford-Thomas - treble

Westminster Cathedral Choir
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes

Recorded by BBC1 Television and broadcast on 13 April 1987 (Holy Week)

Sunday 15 February 1987

Music from the Masses - Programme 2

St John's Smith Square, London

Extracts from:
Berlioz - Grand Messe des Morts
Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem
Britten - War Requiem
Cherubini - Requiem
Mozart - Requiem
Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Alan Opie - baritone
Graeme Broadbent - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes

Recorded by BBC1 Television and broadcast on 14 April 1987 (Holy Week)

Friday 6 March 1987

Music from the Masses - Programme 3

St John's Smith Square, London

Extracts from:
Berlioz - Grand Messe des Morts
Britten - War Requiem
Fauré - Requiem
Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Janice Cairns - soprano
John Graham Hall - tenor

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes

Recorded by BBC1 Television and broadcast on 15 April 1987 (Holy Week)

Saturday 7 March 1987

Music from the Masses - Programme 4

St John's Smith Square, London

Extracts from:
Berlioz - Grand Messe des Morts
Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem
Britten - War Requiem
Cherubini - Requiem
Donizetti - Messa di Requiem
Fauré - Requiem
Verdi - Messa da Requiem
Mozart - Requiem

Janice Cairns - soprano
Maldwyn Davies - tenor
David Wilson-Johnson - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes

Recorded by BBC1 Television and broadcast on 16 April 1987 (Holy Week)

7:30pm Sunday 22 March 1987

Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Marie McLaughlin - soprano
Benjamin Luxon - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Giuseppe Sinopoli

6:00pm Sunday 10 May 1987

Bach - Mass in B minor

Auditorio di Via della Conciliazione, Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome

Elly Ameling - soprano
Anne- Sophie von Otter - mezzo-soprano
Thomas Moser - tenor
Andreas Schmidt - bass

Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Chorus Master - Norbert Balatsch

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

Radio Tre live relay

9:00pm Monday 11 May 1987

Bach - Mass in B minor

Auditorio di Via della Conciliazione, Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome

Elly Ameling - soprano
Anne- Sophie von Otter - mezzo-soprano
Thomas Moser - tenor
Andreas Schmidt - bass

Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Chorus Master - Norbert Balatsch

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

7:30pm Tuesday 12 May 1987

Bach - Mass in B minor

Auditorio di Via della Conciliazione, Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome

Elly Ameling - soprano
Anne- Sophie von Otter - mezzo-soprano
Thomas Moser - tenor
Andreas Schmidt - bass

Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Chorus Master - Norbert Balatsch

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

8:30pm Tuesday 9 June 1987

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Chapelle du Lycée Corneille, Rouen

Julia Varady - soprano
Florence Quivar - mezzo-soprano
Tonio di Paolo - tenor
Martti Talvela - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Rafael Frübeck de Burgos

Festival d'été, Rouen

7:30pm Sunday 14 June 1987

Mozart - Coronation Mass in C, K317
Fauré - Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Alison Hargen - soprano
Anne Howells - mezzo-soprano
Robert Tear - tenor
Gwynne Howell - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Sir Colin Davis

7:30pm Thursday 18 June 1987

Holst - The Planets

Royal Festival Hall, London

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Andrew Davis

7:30pm Saturday 18 July 1987

Beethoven - Choral Fantasia
Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Ian Hobson - piano

Miriam Bowen - soprano
Della Jones - mezzo-soprano
Arthur Davies - tenor
Philip Joll - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes

Welsh Proms

8:00pm Sunday 19 July 1987

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham

Miriam Bowen - soprano
Della Jones - mezzo-soprano
Arthur Davies - tenor
Philip Joll - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes

The 43rd Cheltenham International Festival of Music

Thursday 30 July 1987

Holst - The Planets

Watford Town Hall, Watford

Philharmonia Chorus

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Sir Charles Groves

Recording Engineer - Brian Culverhouse

Recorded for Nimbus

7:30pm Monday 3 August 1987

Schoenberg - Gurrelieder

Royal Albert Hall, London

Tove - Jessye Norman
Wood-dove - Elizabeth Laurence
Waldemar - Walter Raffeiner
Klaus the Fool - Kenneth Riegel
Peasant - John Bröcheler
Speaker - Gerd Nienstedt

BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Chorus
Chorus Master - Gareth Morrell

Brighton Festival Chorus
Royal Choral Society
Chorus Master - Laszlo Heltay

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Michael Lloyd

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
conducted by Pierre Boulez

BBC Radio 3 and BBC 2 live relay

BBC World Service live relay (Part 1 only)

8:00pm Wednesday 7 October 1987

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Eurogress Aachen

Elaine Woods - soprano
Alfreda Hodgson - mezzo-soprano
Ryland Davies - tenor
David Wilson-Johnson - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Städtisches Orchester Aachen
conducted by Yoram David

Concert to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the birth of Wilhelm Pitz

8:00pm Thursday 8 October 1987

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Tonhalle, Düsseldorf

Elaine Woods - soprano
Alfreda Hodgson - mezzo-soprano
Ryland Davies - tenor
David Wilson-Johnson - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Städtisches Orchester Aachen
conducted by Yoram David

8:00pm Saturday 10 October 1987

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Kölner Philharmonie

Elaine Woods - soprano
Alfreda Hodgson - mezzo-soprano
Ryland Davies - tenor
David Wilson-Johnson - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Städtisches Orchester Aachen
conducted by Yoram David

7:30pm Saturday 17 October 1987

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Brangwyn Hall, Swansea

Janice Cairns - soprano
Linda Finnie - mezzo-soprano
Jeffrey Talbot - tenor
David Wilson-Johnson - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes

Swansea Festival

7:30pm Saturday 21 November 1987

Mozart - Requiem

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Elizabeth Harwood - soprano
Anne Gjevang - mezzo-soprano
Peter Seiffert - tenor
Robert Lloyd - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

7:30pm Sunday 22 November 1987

Mozart - Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Elizabeth Harwood - soprano
Anne Gjevang - mezzo-soprano
Peter Seiffert - tenor
Robert Lloyd - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

Concert to mark the 30th Anniversary of the Philharmonia Chorus

7:30pm Monday 23 November 1987

Mozart - Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Elizabeth Harwood - soprano
Anne Gjevang - mezzo-soprano
Peter Seiffert - tenor
Robert Lloyd - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

Concert to mark the 30th Anniversary of the Philharmonia Chorus

7:30pm Wednesday 2 December 1987

Handel - Messiah

Royal Festival Hall, London

Helen Donath - soprano
Anne Collins - mezzo-soprano
Robert Tear - tenor
David Wilson-Johnson - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Simon Preston