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

Concerts & Recordings 1998

7:30pm Sunday 1 March 1998

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Janice Watson - soprano
Markella Hatziano - mezzo-soprano
Bonaventura Bottone - tenor
Alistair Miles - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

BBC National Choir of Wales
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
conducted by Mark Wigglesworth

Recorded by BBC Radio 3 for future broadcast

7:30pm Sunday 8 March 1998

Haydn - Missa in Angustiis (Nelson Mass)

Royal Festival Hall, London

Susan Gritton - soprano
Ruby Philogene - mezzo-soprano
Toby Spence - tenor
Neal Davies - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - David Hill

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Christoph von Dohnanyi

7:30pm Thursday 9 April 1998

Brahms - Schicksalslied
Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem

Royal Albert Hall, London

Amanda Roocroft - soprano
Bo Skovhus - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Robert Dean

London Philharmonic Choir
Chorus Master - Neville Creed

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Daniele Gatti

7:30pm Thursday 23 April 1998

Verdi - Aida

Earl's Court, London

Staged performance

Aida - Wilhelmina Fernandez
Radames - Dennis O'Neill
Amneris - Malgortzata Waleswka
Amonasro - Walter Donati
Ramfis - Luigi Roni
Il Re - Giancarlo Bodrini
Sacerdotessa - Anne Aldridge
Messaggero - Timothy Richards

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Robert Dean

The Operama Ballet

Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
conducted by Guiseppe Raffa

7:30pm Friday 24 April 1998

Verdi - Aida

Earl's Court, London

Staged performance

Aida - Anna Valdetarra
Radames - Antonio Ordoñez
Amneris - Roberta Mattelli
Amonasro - Walter Donati
Ramfis - Luigi Roni
Il Re - Giancarlo Bodrini
Sacerdotessa - Anne Aldridge
Messaggero - Timothy Richards

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Robert Dean

The Operama Ballet

Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
conducted by Emir Saul

7:30pm Saturday 25 April 1998

Verdi - Aida

Earl's Court, London

Staged performance

Aida - Wilhelmina Fernandez
Radames - Dennis O'Neill
Amneris - Malgortzata Waleswka
Amonasro - Walter Donati
Ramfis - Luigi Roni
Il Re - Giancarlo Bodrini
Sacerdotessa - Anne Aldridge
Messaggero - Timothy Richards

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Robert Dean

The Operama Ballet

Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
conducted by Ino Turturo

8:30pm Thursday 2 July 1998

Beethoven - Missa Solemnis

Salle Erasme, Palais de la Musique et des Congrès, Strasbourg

Marina Mescheriakova - soprano
Catherine Wyn-Rogers - mezzo-soprano
Donald Litaker - tenor
Frode Olsen - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Martin Pickard

Orchestra Philharmonique de Strasbourg
conducted by Jan Latham-Koenig

7:30pm Tuesday 28 July 1998

Ravel - Daphnis et Chloé

Royal Albert Hall, London

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Adrian Partington

BBC National Chorus of Wales
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
conducted by Mark Wigglesworth

BBC Prom Concert

BBC Radio 3 live relay

7:30pm Sunday 9 August 1998

Prokofiev - Cantata for the 20th Anniversary of the October Revolution

Royal Albert Hall, London

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Robert Dean

BBC Symphony Chorus
Chorus Master - Stephen Jackson

BBC Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Mark Elder

BBC Prom Concert

BBC Radio 3 live relay

7:30pm Wednesday 23 September 1998

Haydn - Missa in Angustiis (Nelson Mass)

St Luke's Church, Chelsea, London

Emma Kirkby - soprano
Susan Bickley - mezzo-soprano
Daniel Norman - tenor
Michael George - bass-baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Robert Dean

Academy of St Martin in the Fields
conducted by Adam Fischer

7:30pm Sunday 11 October 1998

Mahler - Das Klagende Lied (1st Version 1880, London première)

Royal Albert Hall, London

David Wigram - boy soprano
Timothy Webb - boy alto
Catherine Bott - soprano
Michelle DeYoung - mezzo-soprano
Robert Tear - tenor
Olaf Bär - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Robert Dean

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Neeme Jarvi

7:30pm Tuesday 8 December 1998

The Philharmonia Chorus with London Musici

Southwark Cathedral, London

Sweelinck - Hodie Christus Natus Est
Britten - A Ceremony of Carols
Poulenc - Quatre Motets pour un temps de Noël
Handel - Dixit Dominus

Helen Meyerhoff - soprano
Stephanie Marshall - mezzo-soprano
Mark Millidge - tenor
Adrian Salter - baritone

Lucy Wakeford - Harp

London Musici
conducted by Robert Dean