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

Concerts & Recordings 1994

Monday 31 January 1994

Mahler - Symphony No.3

Abbey Road Studios, London

Hanna Schwarz - mezzo-soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Giuseppe Sinopoli

Recorded by Deutsche Grammophon

7:30pm Wednesday 16 February 1994

Mahler - Symphony No.3

Royal Festival Hall, London

Christa Ludwig - mezzo-soprano (London farewell)

New London Chamber Choir

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by James Levine

7:30pm Saturday 19 February 1994

Berlioz - La Damnation de Faust

Royal Festival Hall, London

Maria Ewing - mezzo-soprano
Gary Lakes - tenor
José van Dam - bass-baritone
Roderick Earle - bass-baritone

New London Chamber Choir
Chorus Master - Ronald Corp

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
Conducted by James Levine

BBC Radio 3 live relay

8:00pm Friday 25 March 1994

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Françoise Pollet - soprano
Jard van Nes - mezzo-soprano
Richard Margison - tenor
Alastair Miles - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

7:30pm Saturday 26 March 1994

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Françoise Pollet - soprano
Jard van Nes - mezzo-soprano
Richard Margison - tenor
Alastair Miles - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini

7:30pm Wednesday 8 June 1994

National Anthem Arr. Britten
Burgon - First Was the World (world première)
Walton - Belshazzar's Feast

Barbican Hall, London

James Bowman - counter-tenor
Thomas Allen - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Sir David Willcocks

Bank of England Tercentenary Concert

7:30pm Sunday 12 June 1994

Orff - Carmina Burana

Royal Festival Hall, London

Nancy Argenta - soprano
Bonoventura Bottone - tenor
Anthony Michaels-Moore - baritone

New London Children's Choir
Chorus Master - Ronald Corp

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

Philharmonia Orchestra
Conducted by Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos

8:00pm Friday 15 July 1994

Schoenberg - Gurrelieder

Royal Albert Hall, London

Karita Mattila - soprano
Ann Murray - mezzo-soprano
Neil Breeden - tenor
Philip Langridge - tenor
David Wilson-Johnson - bass-baritone
Hans Hotter - speaker

BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Chorus
Chorus Master Stephen Jackson

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

BBC Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Andrew Davis

BBC Promenade Concert

BBC Radio 3 live relay

Tuesday 23 August 1994

D'Avalos - Maria di Venosa

All Saints Church, Tooting

Susan Bullock - soprano
Hilary Summers - contralto

Apollo Voices

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
Conducted by Fernando D'Avalos

Recording Producer and Engineer - Brian Culverhouse

Recording by Chandos

7:30pm Friday 9 September 1994

Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 'Choral'

Royal Albert Hall, London

Nina Rautio - soprano
Linda Finnie - mezzo-soprano
John Horton Murray - tenor
Gregg Baker - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Lorin Maazel

BBC Promenade Concert

BBC Radio 3 live relay

7:30pm Thursday 22 September 1994

Schoenberg - Gurrelieder

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Rita Hunter - soprano
Christine Cairns - mezzo-soprano
John Mitchinson - tenor
Ian Caley - tenor
Brian Bannatyne-Scott - baritone
Franz Mazura - bass-baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Sir Simon Rattle

7:30pm Saturday 24 September 1994

Schoenberg - Gurrelieder

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Rita Hunter - soprano
Christine Cairns - mezzo-soprano
John Mitchinson - tenor
Ian Caley - tenor
Brian Bannatyne-Scott - baritone
Franz Mazura - bass-baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Conducted by Sir Simon Rattle

7:30pm Monday 10 October 1994

Berlioz - Te Deum

Royal Festival Hall, London

John Aler - tenor

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

New London Children's Choir
Chorus Master - Ronald Corp

BBC Symphony Orchestra
onducted by Andrew Davis

7:30pm Sunday 23 October 1994

Rachmaninov - All Night Vigil

Winchester Cathedral

Sarah Fryer - mezzo-soprano
Peter Butterfield - tenor

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Conducted by David Hill

8:00pm Saturday 12 November 1994

Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 'Choral'

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Luba Organazova - soprano
Ann Murray - mezzo-soprano
Hans Peter Blochwitz - tenor
Stephen Roberts - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt

7:30pm Sunday 13 November 1994

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Luba Organazova - soprano
Ann Murray - mezzo-soprano
Hans Peter Blochwitz - tenor
Stephen Roberts - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt

7:30pm Saturday 26 November 1994

Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Barbara Bonney - soprano
Jose van Dam - bass-baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by James Levine

7:30pm Monday 19 December 1994

Christmas with the Choir of King's College, Cambridge

Royal Albert Hall, London

Bach - Magnificat
Holst - Christmas Fantasia
Carols

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Stephen Cleobury