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

Concerts & Recordings 1993

Tuesday 12 January 1993

Mendelssohn - Die erste Walpurgisnacht

Watford Town Hall, Watford

Jean Rigby - mezzo-soprano
Robert Tear - tenor
Anthony Michaels-Moore - baritone
Richard Van Allan

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Francesco D'Avalos

Further recording sessions held on 14 and 15 January 1993

Recorded by Pickwick

Saturday 16 January 1993

Schumann - Nachtlied

Watford Town Hall, Watford

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Francesco d'Avalos

Recorded by Pickwick

7:30pm Monday 26 April 1993

Mendelssohn - Elijah

Royal Festival Hall, London

Edith Wiens - soprano
Jacquelyn Fugelle - soprano
Carolyn Watkinson - mezzo-soprano
Jard van Nes - mezzo-soprano
Thomas Moser - tenor
Ian Bostridge - tenor
Håken Hagegård - baritone
Nathan Berg - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Kurt Masur

7:30pm Friday 11 June 1993

Mozart - Missa Brevis in D, K.194
Szymanowski - Stabat Mater

Royal Festival Hall, London

Sylvia Greenberg - soprano
Linda Finnie - mezzo-soprano
Thomas Randle - tenor
Anthony Michaels-Moore - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Claus Peter Flor

Sunday 13 June 1993

Szymanowski - Stabat Mater

Abbey Road Studios, London

Sylvia Greenberg - soprano
Linda Finnie - mezzo-soprano
Thomas Randle - tenor
Anthony Michaels-Moore - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Claus Peter Flor

7:30pm Friday 30 July 1993

Elgar - The Dream of Gerontius

Winchester Cathedral

William Kendall - tenor
Sally Burgess - mezzo-soprano
Anthony Michaels-Moore - bass-baritone

Phliharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
conducted by David Hill


7:30pm Tuesday 10 August 1993

Beethoven - Meeresstille und Glückliche Fahrt
Szymanowski - Symphony No.3 (The Song of the Night)

Royal Albert Hall, London

Jadwiga Gadulanka - soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Claus Peter Flor

Saturday 14 August 1993

Szymanowski - Symphony No.3 'Song of the Night'

Abbey Road Studios, London

Judith Howarth - soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Claus Peter Flor

7:30pm Sunday 29 August 1993

Pavarotti at Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle

Verdi - Va Pensiero from Nabucco
Verdi - O Signore dal tetto natio from I Lombardi
Verdi - O Guerriero Vindice from Aida

Luciano Pavarotti - tenor
Cynthia Lawrence - soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Robert Dean

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Leone Magiera

9:00pm Sunday 5 September 1993

Mahler - Symphony No.2 'Resurrection'

Teatro Antico, Taormina

Angela Maria Blasi - soprano
Hanna Schwartz - mezzo-soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Guiseppe Sinopoli

9:00pm Tuesday 7 September 1993

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Teatro Antico, Taormina

Margaret Price - soprano
Hanna Schwartz - mezzo-soprano
Vincenzo La Scuola - tenor
Carlo Columbara - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Guiseppe Sinopoli

7:30pm Wednesday 15 September 1993

Rachmaninov - All Night Vigil

The London Oratory, London

Sarah Fryer - mezzo-soprano
William Kendall - tenor

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Conducted by David Hill

8:00pm Monday 27 September 1993

Rachmaninov - Francesca da Rimini

Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels

Concert performance

Francesca - Tatyana Kravtsova
Lanceotto Malatesta - Yuri Marusin
Paolo - Alexander Gergalov
Dante - Lawrence Albert
Ombre de Virgile - Zegar Vandersteen

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - John Gibbons

Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
conducted by Marek Janowski

Flanders International Festival


2:00pm Saturday 16 October 1993

Great Britain v New Zealand - Rugby League International

Wembley Stadium, London

Pre-match entertainment

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - John Gibbons

Band of the Scots Guards
conducted by Lt Col. Price

7:30pm Tuesday 16 November 1993

Fauré - Cantique de Jean Racine
Debussy - Trois Chansons de Charles d'Orleans
Fauré - Requiem

Central Hall Theatre, Chatham

David Wilson-Johnson - baritone
Stephen Ryde-Weller - treble

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by David Hill

Saturday 4 December 1993

Rachmaninov - All Night Vigil

All Hallows Gospel Oak, London

Sarah Fryer - mezzo-soprano
Peter Butterworth - tenor

Philharmonia Chorus
conducted by David Hill

Further recording session held on 5 December 1993

Recorded by Nimbus


7:30pm Thursday 16 December 1993

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Nina Rautio - soprano
Clare Powell - mezzo-soprano
Roberto Alagna - tenor
Gregg Baker - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Lorin Maazel