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

Concerts & Recordings 1990

Saturday 6 January 1990

Debussy - Nocturnes (Sirènes)

St Jude's on the Hill, London

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Geoffrey Simon

Recorded by Havant Records

9:30pm Saturday 14 April 1990

Handel - Messiah

Coliseu do Porto, Oporto

Amanda Roocroft - soprano
Michael Chance - counter-tenor
Mark Tucker - tenor
Peter Rose - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

Orquestra de Porto
conducted by Jan Latham Koenig

9:30pm Sunday 15 April 1990

Handel - Messiah

Aula Magna, Lisbon

Amanda Roocroft - soprano
Michael Chance - counter-tenor
Mark Tucker - tenor
Peter Rose - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

Orquestra de Porto
conducted by Jan Latham Koenig

8:00pm Thursday 10 May 1990

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Palais de Beaux Arts, Brussels

Marion Vernette Moore - soprano
Alexandrina Miltcheva - mezzo-soprano
Guiseppe Morino - tenor
Jaakko Ryhänen - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Flanders
conducted by Gunter Neuhold

8:00pm Friday 11 May 1990

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

deSingel, Antwerp

Marion Vernette Moore - soprano
Alexandrina Miltcheva - mezzo-soprano
Guiseppe Morino - tenor
Jaakko Ryhänen - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Flanders
conducted by Gunter Neuhold

7:30pm Sunday 20 May 1990

Beethoven - Fidelio (Finale)

Royal Festival Hall, London

Concert performance

Leonora - Anne Evans
Marzelline - Cynthia Hamon
Jacquino - Damon Evans
Florestan - John Treleaven
Don Ferrando - John Tomlinson
Rocco - Willard White
Don Pizarro - David Wilson-Johnson

Chorus of English National Opera
Chorus Master - Martin Handley

Chorus of the Royal Opera House
Chorus Master - Robin Stapleton

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

The Philharmonia
conducted by John Mauceri

Music for Life
Part of a Gala Concert for Cruisaid

7:30pm Sunday 27 May 1990

Beethoven - Missa Solemis

Royal Festival Hall, London

Alison Hargan - soprano
Claire Powell - mezzo-soprano
Philip Langridge - tenor
Gwynne Howell - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

The Philharmonia
conducted by Roger Norrington

8:00pm Saturday 9 June 1990

Copland - The Tender Land

Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape

Semi-staged performance

Beth Moss - Maria Jette
Ma Moss - Janis Hardy
Mr Splinters - Vern Sutton
Laurie Moss - Elisabeth Comeaux
Top - James Bohn
Martin - Dan Dressen
Grandpa Moss - LeRoy Lehr
Mr Jenks - Bryan Drake
Mrs Jenks - Anne Todd Hawath
Mrs Splinters - Margaret Maguire

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

City of London Sinfonia
conducted by Philip Brunelle

Stage director - Vern Sutton

Aldeburgh Festival

7:30pm Saturday 16 June 1990

Berlioz - La Damnation de Faust

Royal Festival Hall, London

Marguerite - Maria Ewing
Faust - Jerry Hadley
Méphistophélès - David Wilson-Johnson
Brander - Roderick Earle

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

The Philharmonia
conducted by Charles Dutoit

7:30pm Saturday 14 July 1990

Mahler - Symphony No.8

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Jane Eaglen - soprano
Rita Cullis - soprano
Amanda Roocroft - soprano
Jean Rigby - mezzo-soprano
Christine Cairns - mezzo-soprano
John Michinson - tenor
Benjamin Luxon - baritone
Anthony Michaels-Moore - bass

King's College School Choir
Chorus Master - Michael Jenkins

Philharmonia Chorus
Horst Neumann

Brighton Festival Chorus
Chorus Master - Laszo Heltay

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes

The Welsh Proms

8:30pm Wednesday 25 July 1990

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

St Paul's Cathedral, London

Jane Eaglen - soprano
Linda Finnie - mezzo-soprano
Arthur Davies - tenor
Aage Haugland - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

The Philharmonia
conducted by Yuri Simonov

City of London Festival

8:00pm Saturday 28 July 1990

Mahler - Symphony No.8

Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury

Jane Eaglen - soprano
Rita Cullis - soprano
Amanda Roocroft - soprano
Jean Rigby - mezzo-soprano
Christine Cairns - mezzo-soprano
John Michinson - tenor
Benjamin Luxon - baritone
Anthony Michaels-Moore - bass

King's College School Choir
Chorus Master - Michael Jenkins

Philharmonia Chorus
Horst Neumann

Brighton Festival Chorus
Chorus Master - Laszo Heltay

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes

8:00pm Wednesday 17 October 1990

Bach - Mass in B minor

Teatro all Scala, Milan

Lynn Dawson - soprano
Bernadette Manca di Nissa - mezzo-soprano
Keith Lewis - tenor
Rodney Gilfrey - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Orchestra Della Scala
conducted by Carlo Maria Guilini

8:00pm Thursday 18 October 1990

Bach - Mass in B minor

Teatro alla Scala, Milan

Lynn Dawson - soprano
Bernadette Manca di Nissa - mezzo-soprano
Keith Lewis - tenor
Rodney Gilfrey - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Orchestra Della Scala
conducted by Carlo Maria Guilini

8:00pm Friday 19 October 1990

Bach - Mass in B minor

Teatro alla Scala, Milan

Lynn Dawson - soprano
Bernadette Manca di Nissa - mezzo-soprano
Keith Lewis - tenor
Rodney Gilfrey - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

Orchestra Della Scala
conducted by Carlo Maria Guilini

2:00pm Saturday 27 October 1990

Great Britain v Australia, Rugby League International

Wembley Stadium, London

Elgar - Land of Hope and Glory
Trad. arr. Elgar - The National Anthem
McCormick - Australian National Anthem

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

Band of the Royal Irish Guards
conducted by SC Barnwell


7:30pm Sunday 4 November 1990

Mahler - Das klagende Lied

Royal Festival Hall, London

Lucia Popp - soprano
Waltraud Meier - mezzo-soprano
Paul Frey - tenor
Thomas Allen - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

The Philharmonia
conducted by Giuseppe Sinopoli

7:30pm Friday 30 November 1990

Mahler - Symphony No.8

Royal Festival Hall, London

Cheryl Studer - soprano
Angela Maria Blasi - soprano
Sumi Jo - soprano
Waltraud Meier - mezzo-soprano
Kazuko Nagai - mezzo-soprano
Keith Lewis - tenor
Thomas Allen - baritone
Hans Sotin - bass

Southend Boys Choir
Chorus Master - Michael Crabb

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

The Philharmonia
conducted by Giuseppe Sinopoli

Saturday 1 December 1990

Mahler - Symphony No.8

All Saints Church Tooting, London

Cheryl Studer - soprano
Angela Maria Blasi - soprano
Sumi Jo - soprano
Waltraud Meier - mezzo-soprano
Kazuko Nagai - mezzo-soprano
Keith Lewis - tenor
Thomas Allen - baritone
Hans Sotin - bass

Southend Boys Choir
Chorus Master - Michael Crabb

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Horst Neumann

The Philharmonia
conducted by Giuseppe Sinopoli

Recording Producer - Wolfgang Stengel

Recording Engineer - Klaus Hiemann

Recorded by Deutsche Grammophon

7:30pm Thursday 13 December 1990

Beethoven - Fidelio

Royal Festival Hall, London

Concert performance

Luana Devol - soprano
Lillian Watson - soprano
Thomas Moser - tenor
Monte Pederson - baritone
Dean Peterson - baritone
Kurt Rydl - bass-baritone

Ambrosian Singers
Chorus Master - John McCarthy

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

The Philharmonia
conducted by Lorin Maazel

7:30pm Monday 17 December 1990

Christmas Concert

Royal Festival Hall, London

Bach - Cantata BWV 191
Mendelssohn - Vom Himmel Hoch
Vinter - A Christmas Fantasy

Fiona O'Neill - soprano
Christopher Gillett - tenor
Robert Poulten - baritone

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Andrew Greenwood

The Philharmonia
conducted by Stephen Cleobury