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

Concerts & Recordings 2007

Friday 26 January 2007

Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 'Choral'

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Elizabeth Atherton - soprano
Lilli Paasikivi - mezzo-soprano
Toby Spence - tenor
Matthew Rose - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Members of Bristol Choral Society
Chorus Master - Adrian Partington

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

7:30pm Tuesday 30 January 2007

Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 'Choral'

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Elizabeth Atherton - soprano
Lilli Paasikivi - mezzo-soprano
Toby Spence - tenor
Matthew Rose - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Members of Bristol Choral Society
Chorus Master - Adrian Partington

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

7:30pm Thursday 1 February 2007

Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 'Choral'

Colston Hall, Bristol

Elizabeth Atherton - soprano
Lilli Paasikivi - mezzo-soprano
Toby Spence - tenor
Matthew Rose - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Members of Bristol Choral Society
Chorus Master - Adrian Partington

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

7:30pm Wednesday 14 March 2007

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Westminster Cathedral, London

Tatiana Serjan - soprano
Olga Borodina - mezzo-soprano
Guiseppe Sabbatini - tenor
Petri Lindroos - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Robert Dean

Philharmonia Voices
Chorus Master - Aidan Oliver

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Riccardo Muti

Philharmonia Chorus 50th Anniversary Concert

In the presence of HRH The Prince of Wales

Monday 19 March 2007

Rouse - Karolju
Lutoslawski - Twenty Polish Christmas Carols

Watford Colosseum

Julia Doyle - soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Deborah Miles-Johnson

BBC Symphony Orchestra
conducted by David Zinman

Recording Producer - Steven Epstein

Recording Engineer - Simon Hancock

Recorded by Sony

7:30pm Saturday 7 April 2007

Vaughan Williams - Five Mystical Songs
Elgar - The Light of Life

The Chapel of King's College, Cambridge

Majella Cullagh - soprano
Louise Crane - mezzo-soprano
Justin Lavender - tenor
Russell Smythe - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Donald Nally

BBC Concert Orchestra
conducted by Stephen Cleobury

Easter at King's Festival

Recorded by BBC Radio 3 for broadcast at 19.00 on Easter Monday, 9 April

7:30pm Wednesday 2 May 2007

Verdi - Te Deum from the Four Sacred Pieces

Royal Festival Hall, London

Wendy Rippon - soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Aidan Oliver

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Robin O'Neill

Royal Festival Hall Acoustic Tuning Event

Thursday 24 May 2007

Elgar - The Dream of Gerontius

Westminster Cathedral, London

Catherine Wyn-Rogers - mezzo-soprano
James Gilchrist - tenor
Peter Sidhom - bass-baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Robert Dean

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Sir Andrew Davis

5:00pm Sunday 10 June 2007

Beethoven -Symphony No. 9 'Choral', Fourth Movement with words by Billy Bragg

Royal Festival Hall, London

Lenia Safiropoulou - soprano
Kathryn Rudge - mezzo-soprano
Allan Clayton - tenor
Vuyani Mlinde - bass

Members of Bach Choir, BBC Symphony Chorus, Billingshurst Choral Society
The Angmering Chorale, Blackbird Leys Choir, Chantage, Chapel Choir of Abbots
Bromley School for Girls, Crouch End Festival Chorus, Farnham Youth Choir
London Forest Choir, London Orpheus Choir, London Philharmonic Choir
National Youth Choir, Philharmonia Chorus, Royal Choral Society, St Catherine's Singers,
South London Choir, Brighton City Singers, Voicelab Surge

No chorus master required

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Paul Daniel

7:30pm Monday 11 June 2007

Beethoven - Symphony N.9 'Choral' Fourth Movement

Royal Festival Hall, London

Joan Rodgers - soprano
Patricia Bardon - mezzo-soprano
Simon O'Neill - tenor
Neil Davies - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Pär Fridberg

London Philharmonia Choir
Chorus Master - Neville Creed

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Christoph von Dohnányi

Royal Festival Hall Gala Re-opening Concert

7:30pm Friday 15 June 2007

Beethoven - Fidelio

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

Marzelline - Sarah Redgwick
Leonore - Lisa Houben
Florestan - Philip O'Brien
Jaquino - Richard Edgar Wilson
Don Pizzaro - Roderick Earle
Don Fernando - Quentin Hayes
Rocco - Johann Tilli
1st Prisoner - Phillip Hayes
2nd Prisoner - James Shirras

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Mark Griffiths

Oxford Philomusica
conducted by Marios Papadopoulos

7:30pm Friday 13 July 2007

Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 'Choral'

Royal Albert Hall, London

Maria Haan - soprano
Patricia Bardon - mezzo-soprano
Paul Groves - tenor
Rene Pape - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Robert Dean

BBC Symphony Chorus
Chorus Master - Stephen Jackson

BBC Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Jirí Belohlavek

BBC Prom Concert

BBC Radio 3 live relay

7:30pm Saturday 1 September 2007

Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 'Choral'

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

Naomi Harvey - soprano
Elinor Carter - mezzo soprano
Adrian Thompson - tenor
Lynton Black - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Justin Doyle

Oxford Sinfonia
conductor - Ian Brown

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

7:30pm Saturday 22 September 2007

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Christiane Oelze - soprano
Lilli Paasikivi - mezzo-soprano
Roberto Sacca - tenor
Egils Silins - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Members of the Bristol Choral Society
Chorus Master - Robert Dean

Philharmonia Voices
Chorus Master - Aidan Oliver

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by David Parry


7:30pm Tuesday 25 September 2007

Beethoven - Symphony No.9 'Choral'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Christiane Oelze - soprano
Lilli Paasikivi - mezzo-soprano
Roberto Sacca - tenor
Egils Silins - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Robert Dean

Philharmonia Voices
Chorus Master - Aidan Oliver

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Christoph von Dohnányi


7:30pm Thursday 27 September 2007

Classic FM 15th Birthday Concert

Royal Albert Hall, London

Handel - Zadok the Priest
Jenkins - Benedictus from The Armed Man
Puccini - Nessun Dorma
Verdi - Act 2 Finale from Aida
Fauré - In Paradisum from Requiem

Alfie Boe - tenor

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Aidan Oliver

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by David Parry

Recorded by Classic FM for future transmission

7:30pm Wednesday 10 October 2007

Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 'Choral' Fourth Movement with words by Billy Bragg

Royal Festival Hall, London

Emma Bell - soprano
Susan Bickley - mezzo-soprano
Philip Langridge - tenor
Sir Willard White - bass

London Philharmonic Choir
Philharmonia Chorus
Angmering Chorale
Billingshurst Choral Society
London Forest Choir
Voicelab Surge
Royal Choral Society

London Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Paul Daniel

Royal Gala Concert in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen

6:30pm Sunday 11 November 2007

Foulds - A World Requiem

Royal Albert Hall, London

Jeanne-Michéle Charbonnet - soprano
Catherine Wyn-Rogers - mezzo-soprano
Stuart Skelton - tenor
Gerald Finley - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Madeleine Lovell

BBC Symphony Chorus
Chorus Master - Stephen Jackson

Crouch End Festival Chorus
Chorus Master - David Temple

Trinity Boys Choir

BBC Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Leon Botstein

Armistice Day Concert

BBC Radio 3 live relay


7:30pm Tuesday 20 November 2007

Orff - Carmina Burana

Royal Festival Hall, London

Claire Rutter - soprano
David Kuebler - tenor
William Dazeley - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Mark Griffiths

Choristers of the Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Chorus Master - Stephen Cleobury

Choristers of the Choir of St John's College, Cambridge
Chorus Master - Andrew Nethsingha

Philharmonia Orchestra

Conductor - Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos


8:00pm Saturday 15 December 2007

Classic Carols

Royal Albert Hall, London

Trad. arr. Wilberg - I saw three ships
Trad. arr. Willcocks - The First Nowell
Trad. arr. Rutter - Sans Day Carol
Bach/Gounod - Ave Maria
Mattias - Sir Christemas
Mason arr. Rutter - Joy to the World
Hopkins arr. Elms - We Three Kings
Trad. arr. Willcocks - Deck the Hall
Gruber arr. Dean - Silent Night
Trad. arr. Willcocks - Here we come a-wassailing
Trad. arr. Willcocks - It came upon the midnight clear
Pierpoint arr. Willcocks - Jingle Bells
Broadhurst arr. Sargent - Cowboy Carol
Burt arr. Cullen - Caroling, Caroling

Julian Gavin - tenor

Phliharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Robert Dean

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Robert Dean

7:30pm Friday 21 December 2007

Christmas with the Choir of King's College, Cambridge

Royal Albert Hall, London

Vivaldi - Gloria
Trad. arr. Wilberg - Ding! Dong! Merrily on High
Trad. arr. Sandstrom - es ist ein Ros' entsprungen
Ledger - A Spotless Rose
Bullard - Glory to the Christ Child
Rutter - Dormi Jesu
Cornelius arr. Atkins - The Three Kings
Gardner - Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Elgar - Sursum Corda
Elgar - Te Deum
Trad. arr. Rutter - The Twelve Days of Christmas
Carols

Sarah-Jane Davies - soprano
Alexandra Sherman - alto

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Philip Sunderland

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Stephen Cleobury