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

Concerts & Recordings 1995

7:30pm Sunday 23 April 1995

Dvorak - Te Deum

Royal Festival Hall, London

Yvonne Kenny - soprano
Alastair Miles - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Claus Peter Flor

Philharmonia Orchestra 50th Anniversary Gala Concert

Tuesday 25 April 1995

Berlioz - La Damnation of Faust

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Faust - Keith Lewis
Méphistophélès - Bryn Terfel
Marguerite - Anne Sofie von Otter
Brander - Victor von Halem
Voix céleste - David Nicklass

Eton College Boys Choir
Chorus Master - Ralph Allwood

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Masters - David Hill and Simon Halsey

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Myung-Whun Chung

Further recording sessions on 26 April and 1 May 1996, and on 10 June 1996

Executive Producer - John Fisher

Recording Producer and Supervisor - Lennart Dehn

Balance Engineer - Wolfgang Mitlehner

Recording Engineers - Jobst Eberhardt, Stephan Flock, Rainer Höpfer

Recorded by Deutsche Grammophon

7:30pm Saturday 6 May 1995

Philharmonia Chorus and the Wallace Collection

Winchester Cathedral

Gabrieli - Jubilate Deo a 8
Gabrieli - O Magnum Mysterium
Schubert - Nachtgesang im Walde D913
Gabrieli - Magnificat a 14
Bruckner - Mass in E minor

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

The Wallace Collection
conducted by David Hill

Sunday 7 May 1995

50th Anniversary of VE Day

Hyde Park, London

Songs of the British Isles - Hingley
Various Choral Works

50th Anniversary of VE Day

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Massed Choirs

European Union Youth Orchestra
conducted by Sir David Willcocks

7:30pm Thursday 18 May 1995

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Jane Eaglen - soprano
Linda Finnie - mezzo-soprano
Dennis O'Neill - tenor
Alastair Miles - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Carlo Rizzi

9:30pm Friday 9 June 1995

Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 'Choral'

Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon

Anna Singer - soprano
Liliana Bizineche - mezzo-soprano
Maurizio Septien - tenor
Jorge Vaz de Carvalho - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa
conducted by Miguel Graca Moura

9:30pm Saturday 10 June 1995

Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 'Choral'

Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon

Anna Singer - soprano
Liliana Bizineche - mezzo-soprano
Maurizio Septien - tenor
Jorge Vaz de Carvalho - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa
conducted by Miguel Graca Moura

Thursday 29 June 1995

Verdi - Inno delle Nazioni

Watford Town Hall, Watford

Luciano Pavarotti - tenor

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Stephen Layton

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by James Levine

Recorded by Decca

Tuesday 4 July 1995

Verdi - 'Amici!....Ebben' from Act 2 of Alzira
Bellini - Aria from La Somnambula

Walthamstow Town Hall

Ruth Anne Swenson - soprano
Placido Domingo - tenor
Thomas Hampson - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Eugene Kohn

Recorded by EMI

7:30pm Saturday 15 July 1995

Mozart - Krönungsmesse K. 317

Ayia Eireni, Istanbul

Ibolya Verebics - mezzo-soprano
Jolan Santa - mezzo-soprano
Helmut Wildhaber - tenor
Johannes Mannov - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - John Gibbons

Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
conducted by Adam Fischer

7:30pm Sunday 16 July 1995

Haydn - Die Jahreszeiten

Ayia Eireni, Istanbul

Ibolya Verebics - mezzo-soprano
Helmut Wildhaber - tenor
Johannes Mannov - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - John Gibbons

Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
conducted by Adam Fischer

8:00pm Friday 21 July 1995

Mahler - Symphony No. 8

Royal Albert Hall, London

Faye Robinson - soprano
Amanda Roocroft - soprano
Yvonne Kenny - soprano
Jane Henschel - mezzo-soprano
Jean Rigby - mezzo-soprano
Kim Begley - tenor
Anthony Michaels-Moore - baritone
Carsten Stabell - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

BBC Symphony Chorus
Chorus Master - Stephen Jackson

City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

The Choristers of St Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Abbey & Westminster Cathedral

BBC Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Andrew Davis

First Night of the BBC Proms

BBC Radio 3 live relay

Wednesday 26 July 1995

Tracks for a new recording of Beatles Music

Air Studios, London

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Martin Merry

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Sir George Martin

7:45pm Saturday 5 August 1995

Bruckner - Mass in E Minor
Borodin - Polovtsian Dances

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Stephen Layton

National Youth Wind Orchestra of Great Britain
conducted by Adrian Brown

Sunday 20 August 1995

50th Anniversary of VJ Day

Horse Guard's Parade & Buckingham Palace, London

Parry - I was glad
Speaks - The Road to Mandalay
Parry - Jerusalem
Loy Webber - Pie Jesu from 'Requiem'
Holst - I vow to Thee My Country
Bourgeois - All People that on Earth do Dwell
Monk - Abide With Me
Scholefield - The Day Thou Gavest, Lord, Is Ended

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Other choirs

Massed Forces Bands
conducted by Sir David Willcocks

BBC TV live relay

8:00pm Wednesday 27 September 1995

Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 'Choral'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Judith Howarth - soprano
Jean Rigby - mezzo-soprano
Ian Caley - tenor
Willard White - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Martin Merry

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Kurt Sanderling

7:30pm Wednesday 25 October 1995

Berlioz - La Damnation de Faust

Royal Festival Hall, London

Marguerite - Jennifer Larmore
Faust - Keith Lewis
Méphistophélès - José van Dam
Brander - Nathan Berg

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Robert Dean

London Philharmonic Choir
Chorus Master - Neville Creed

London Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Roger Norrington

7:30pm Tuesday 21 November 1995

Rachmaninov - The Bells

Royal Festival Hall, London

Regina Nathan - soprano
Alexei Martynov - tenor
Dimitri Kharitonov - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Djong Victorin Yu

7:30pm Tuesday 12 December 1995

Borodin - Polovtsian Dances

Royal Festival Hall, London

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Robert Dean

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Gennadi Rozhdestvensky

7:30pm Monday 18 December 1995

Christmas Concert at the Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall, London

Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Carols

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Winchester Cathedral Choir

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by David Hill