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

Concerts & Recordings 2008

7:30pm Thursday 21 February 2008

Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 'Choral'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Elizabeth Atherton - soprano
Diana Montague - alto
Timothy Robinson - tenor
Matthew Rose - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Mark Griffiths

Philharmonia Voices
Chorus Master - Aidan Oliver

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Mikhail Pletnev


8:00pm Thursday 28 February 2008

Dvorák - Requiem

Lütfi Kirdar Concert Hall, Istanbul

Valentina Valente - soprano
Romina Boscolo - alto
Mathias Stier - tenor
Massimiliano Viapiano - baritone

Philaharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Mark Griffiths

Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Gürer Aykal

7:30pm Friday 21 March 2008

Dvorák - Stabat Mater

The Chapel of King's College, Cambridge

Rachel Nicholls - soprano
Louise Crane - mezzo-soprano
Justin Lavender - tenor
Peter Savidge - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Aidan Oliver

BBC Concert Orchestra
conducted by Stephen Cleobury

Easter at King's Festival

BBC Radio 3 live relay

7:30pm Saturday 26 April 2008

Verdi - Messa da Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Barbara Frittoli - soprano
Ildiko Komlosi - mezzo-soprano
Massimo Giordano - tenor
Ferruccio Furlanetto - bass

London Philharmonic Choir
Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Neville Creed

London Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Vladimir Jurowski

7:30pm Saturday 28 June 2008

Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Heidi Grant Murphy - soprano
Simon Keenlyside - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Principal Guest Chorus Master - Stefan Bevier

Philharmonia Voices
Chorus Master - Aidan Oliver

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Lorin Maazel


7:30pm Saturday 19 July 2008

Mendelssohn - Elijah

St David's Hall, Cardiff

William Dutton - treble
Rebecca Evans - soprano
Sara Fulgoni - mezzo-soprano
Rhys Merion - tenor
Bryn Terfel - baritone

Cardiff Ardwyn Choir
Chorus Master - Neil Ferris

Cardiff Ardwyn Singers
Chorus Master - David Leggett

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Edward Caswell

Orchestra of Welsh National Opera
conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes


Tuesday 12 August 2008

Chaslin - Wuthering Heights

Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, Valencia

Olga Peretyatko - soprano
Constance Haumann - soprano
Andrew Richards - tenor
Leigh Melrose - baritone
Wolfgang Rauball - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master – Madeleine Lovell

Orquesta de Valencia
conducted by Frédéric Chaslin

Recording

7:30pm Friday 24 October 2008

Berlioz - Te Deum

Royal Albert Hall, London

Timothy Robinson - tenor

New London Children's Choir
Chorus Master – Ronald Corp

Goldsmiths Choral Union
Chorus Master – Brian Wright

The London Chorus
Chorus Master – Ronald Corp

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master – Aidan Oliver

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Brian Wright

7:30pm Tuesday 28 October 2008

Bernstein - Symphony No.3 (Kaddish)

Barbican Hall, London

Kelley Nassief - soprano
Samuel Pisar - narrator

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master – Edward Caswell

Trinity Boys Choir

Lucerne Symphony Orchestra
conducted by John Axelrod

Concert to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of Kristallnacht

7:00pm Thursday 27 November 2008

Wagner - Der fliegende Holländer

Barbican Hall, London

Concert performance by London Lyric Opera

Gweneth-Ann Jeffers - Senta
Anne-Marie Owens - Mary
James Hancock - Holländer
Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts - Erik
Karl Huml - Daland
Richard Roberts - Steuermann

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Madeleine Lovell

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Lionel Friend


1:30pm Sunday 30 November 2008

Lunchtime concert at the Royal Festival Hall

The Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall, London

Vivaldi - Gloria (movements 2, 7 & 11)
Haydn - Awake the Harp, Achieved is the Glorious Work from The Creation
Mozart - Ave Verum Corpus
Fauré - Cantique de Jean Racine
Brahms - Wie lieblig from Ein deutches Requiem
Sullivan - The Long Day Closes

Elizabeth Shepherd - piano

Philharmonia Chorus
conducted by Aidan Oliver


8:00pm Saturday 13 December 2008

Classic Carols

Royal Albert Hall, London

Trad. arr. Cullen - Joy to the World
Trad. arr. Cullen - Quelle est cette odeur
Trad. arr. Wilberg - Still, Still, Still
Joubert - Torches
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Goss. arr. Willcocks - See amid the Winter's snow
Trad. arr. Willcocks - Masters in the Hall
Adams - The Holy City
Darke - In the Bleak Midwinter
Rutter - The Star Carol
Trad. arr. Sargent - The Zither Carol
Berlin arr. Bennett - White Christmas
Pierpont arr. Willcocks - Jingle Bells
Trad. arr. Willcocks - The Twelve Days of Christmas
Elms - Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Trad. arr. Warren - We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Mark Stone - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Edward Caswell

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Robert Dean


7:30pm Thursday 18 December 2008

Christmas with the Choir of King's College, Cambridge

Royal Albert Hall, London

Haydn - The Creation (Part 1)
Frank - Panus Angelicus
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Carols

Ruby Hughes - soprano
John McMunn - tenor
Giles Underwood - bass

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

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Edward Caswell

Cambridge University Music Society
Chorus Master - Stephen Cleobury

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Stephen Cleobury