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

Concerts & Recordings 1989

7:30pm Wednesday 8 February 1989

Ravel - Daphnis et Chloé Suite No.1

Royal Festival Hall, London

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

The Philharmonia
conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen

Lutslawski Festival

BBC Radio 3 live relay

7:30pm Sunday 19 February 1989

Rossini - Stabat Mater

Royal Festival Hall, London

Katia Ricciarelli - soprano
Anne Sophie von Otter - mezzo-soprano
Peter Lindroos - tenor
Simone Alaimo - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

The Philharmonia
conducted by Giuseppe Sinopoli

7:30pm Sunday 5 March 1989

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Julia Varady - soprano
Margarita Zimmermann - mezzo-soprano
Keith Lewis - tenor
Gwynne Howell - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

The Philharmonia
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

7:30pm Tuesday 7 March 1989

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Julia Varady - soprano
Margarita Zimmermann - mezzo-soprano
Keith Lewis - tenor
Gwynne Howell - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

The Philharmonia
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

9:00pm Saturday 18 March 1989

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Auditorio de la Música, Madrid

Anne Evans - soprano
Margarita Zimmermann - mezzo-soprano
Keith Lewis - tenor
Gwynne Howell - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

The Philharmonia
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

9:00pm Sunday 19 March 1989

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona

Anne Evans - soprano
Margarita Zimmermann - mezzo-soprano
Keith Lewis - tenor
Gwynne Howell - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

The Philharmonia
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

7:30pm Sunday 26 March 1989

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Royal Albert Hall, London

Katia Ricciarelli - soprano
Claire Powell - mezzo-soprano
Dennis O'Neill - tenor
Gwynne Howell - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

The Philharmonia
conducted by Jan Latham Koenig

7:30pm Tuesday 18 April 1989

Mozart - Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Lynne Dawson - soprano
Frederica von Stade - mezzo-soprano
Keith Lewis - tenor
Simon Estes - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

The Philharmonia
conducted by Carlo Maria Guilini

Wednesday 19 April 1989

Mozart - Requiem

Walthamstow Town Hall, London

Lynne Dawson - soprano
Jard van Nes - mezzo-soprano
Keith Lewis - tenor
Simon Estes - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

The Philharmonia
conducted by Carlo Maria Guilini

Further recording session on 21 April 1989

Recording Producer - David Mottley

Recording Engineer - Michael Sheady

Recording for Sony Classical


7:30pm Thursday 20 April 1989

Mozart - Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Lynne Dawson - soprano
Frederica von Stade - mezzo-soprano
Keith Lewis - tenor
Simon Estes - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

The Philharmonia
conducted by Carlo Maria Guilini

8:00pm Sunday 14 May 1989

Kalomiris - Levendia Symphony

Royal Festival Hall, London

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

The Philharmonia
conducted by Marios Papadopoulos

The Greek Festival in London

8:00pm Saturday 24 June 1989

Britten - The Building of the House
Berlioz - La mort d'Orphée
Britten - Ballad of Heroes

The Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape

Adrian Thompson - tenor

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

The Philharmonia
conducted by Oliver Knussen

Aldeburgh Festival

7:30pm Saturday 15 July 1989

Vaughan Williams - Symphony No.7, Sinfonia Antarctica

St Albans Abbey

Elizabeth Lane - soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

The Philharmonia
conducted by Norman del Mar

St Albans International Organ Festival

7:30pm Sunday 16 July 1989

Berlioz - Grand Messe des Morts

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Maldwyn Davies - tenor

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

The Philharmonia
conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes

Welsh Proms

7:30pm Saturday 30 September 1989

Mahler - Symphony No.2 'Resurrection'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Lucia Popp - soprano
Waltraud Meier - mezzo-soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

The Philharmonia
conducted by Giuseppe Sinopoli

7:30pm Thursday 19 October 1989

Shostakovitch - Symphony No.2 'To October'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

The Philharmonia
conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen

BBC Radio 3 live relay

7:30pm Monday 23 October 1989

Ligeti - Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Sarah Leonard - soprano
Anne Howells - mezzo-soprano

London Sinfonietta Chorus
Chorus Master - Terry Edwards

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

The Philharmonia
conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen

BBC Radio 3 live relay

Sunday 5 November 1989

David Cullen - Paris, Rock Opera

Advision Studios, London

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Stephen Wiilder

Recording for June Productions Ltd

7:30pm Thursday 9 November 1989

Berlioz - Grande Messe des Morts

Concertgebouw, Amsterdam

Keith Ikaia-Purdy - tenor

Düsseldorf Musikverein
Chorus Master - Harmut Schmidt

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
conducted by Neeme Järvi

7:30pm Friday 10 November 1989

Berlioz - Grand Messe des Morts

Concertgebouw, Amsterdam

Keith Ikaia-Purdy - tenor

Düsseldorf Musikverein
Chorus Master - Harmut Schmidt

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
conducted by Neeme Järvi

7:30pm Saturday 2 December 1989

Holst - The Planets

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Richard Farnes

The Philharmonia
conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes

3:15pm Sunday 10 December 1989

Chabrier - À La Musique
Poulenc - Gloria

Royal Festival Hall, London

Lynne Dawson - soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

The Philharmonia
conducted by John Eliot Gardner

Recorded by BBC Radio 3 for future transmission