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

Concerts & Recordings 2009

7:30pm Tuesday 17 February 2009

Beethoven - Fidelio

Cadogan Hall, London

Concert performance by London Lyric Opera

Leonore – Elizabeth Connell
Florestan - Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts
Rocco – Richard Wiegold Marzelline
Rachel Nichols Jacquino – Andrew Staples
Don Pizarro – James Hancock
Don Fernando – Paul Goodwin-Green
First Prisoner – Nicky Spence
Second Prisoner – Charles Gibbs

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master – Edward Caswell

The Choir of Queens' College Cambridge
Chorus Master - Madeleine Lovell

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Madeleine Lovell


7:30pm Thursday 12 March 2009

Berlioz - La Damnation de Faust

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Faust - Jean-Pierre Furlan
Marguerite - Ruxandra Dunose
Méphistophélès - Nicholas Cavallier
Brander - Jonathan Lemalu

City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Chorus Master - David Lawrence

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Edward Caswell

City of Birmingham Symphony Youth Chorus
Chorus Master - Shirley Court

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Ludovic Morlot


7:30pm Wednesday 1 April 2009

An Hour of Music at Dusk

Union Chapel, Islington, London

Bruckner - Three Motets
Pârt - Seven Magnificent Antiphons
Pärt - ...which was the son of....
Rachmaninov - Vespers from the All-night Vigil (movements 1-6)

Francis Jellard - mezzo-soprano
Matthew Long - tenor

Philharmonia Chorus
conducted by Edward Caswell


7:00pm Saturday 25 April 2009

Berlioz - La Damnation de Faust

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Faust - Gregory Kunde
Marguerite - Monica Groop
Méphistophélès - Ildar Abdrazakov
Brander - James Rutherford

City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
Chorus Master - David Lawrence

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Edward Caswell

City of Birmingham Symphony Youth Chorus (Seniors)
Chorus Master - Simon Halsey

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Gianandrea Noseda

Recorded by BBC Radio 3 and broadcast on 11 January 2010

7:00pm Tuesday 16 June 2009

Strauss - Die Fledermaus

Cadogan Hall, London

Concert performance by London Lyric Opera

Gabriel von Eisenstein - Charne Rochford
Rosalinde - Sarah Redgwick
Alfred - Garrie Davislim
Dr Falke - Simon Thorpe
Prince Orlofsky - Lise Christensen
Frank - Jeffrey Black
Adele - Ana James
Ida - Edel Shannon
Dr Blind - Nicky Spence
Frosch - Bernard Horsfall -

Special Guest Appearance by Leslie Howard

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Edward Caswell

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Madeleine Lovell

7:00pm Friday 19 June 2009

Strauss - Die Fledermaus

Cadogan Hall, London

Concert performance by London Lyric Opera

Gabriel von Eisenstein - Charne Rochford
Rosalinde - Sarah Redgwick
Alfred - Garrie Davislim
Dr Falke - Simon Thorpe
Prince Orlofsky - Lise Christensen
Frank - Jeffrey Black
Adele - Ana James
Ida - Edel Shannon
Dr Blind - Nicky Spence
Frosch - Bernard Horsfall -

Special Guest Appearance by Leslie Howard

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Edward Caswell

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Madeleine Lovell

7:30pm Saturday 4 July 2009

Fauré Requiem in Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral

Mendelssohn - Mitten wir Leben sind
Mendelssohn - Herr, nun lässest du deinen Diener in Frieden fahren
Kodaly - Laudes Organi
Pärt - ...which was the son of...
Fauré - Requiem

Eleanor Bonney - soprano
Richard Latham - baritone

Daniel Cook - organ

Philharmonia Chorus
conducted by Edward Caswell


Tuesday 4 August 2009

Rob Lane - Music for 'Merlin'

Angel Studios, Islington, London

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Edward Caswell

Recording of choral music for the BBC 1 TV Series, 'Merllin'

Broadcast on BBC1, September to December 2009

7:30pm Thursday 24 September 2009

Classic FM Live!

Royal Albert Hall, London

Orff - 'O Fortuna' from Carmina Burana
Handel - Zadok the Priest
Frank - Panus Angelicus
Lloyd Webber - 'Pie Jesu' from Requiem
Jenkins - 'Benedictus' from The Armed Man
Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Edward Caswell

Northern Sinfonia
conducted by Jonathan Schiffman

Recorded by Classic FM and broadcast on 30 September 2009


7:30pm Saturday 24 October 2009

Orff - Carmina Burana

Royal Albert Hall, London

Sarah Tynan - soprano
Mark Wilde - tenor
Richard Morrison - baritone

Stephen Disley - Organ

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Nicholas Jenkins

Royal Choral Society
Chorus Master - Richard Cooke

English Concert Chorus
Chorus Master - Roy Wales

The Southend Boys' Choir
Chorus Master - Roy Humphrey

Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
conducted by Andrew Greenwood

7:30pm Saturday 12 December 2009

Classics for Christmas

Royal Albert Hall, London

Bach - Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage' from the Weihnachtsoratorium
Trad. arr. Willcox - Sussex Carol
Trad. arr. Wood - Ding Dong! Merrily on High
Berlioz - The Shepherd's Farewell, from L'enfance du Christ
Cullen - Angels from the Realms of Glory
Richards - A Merry Little Christmas
Rutter - The Shepherd's Pipe Carol
Trad. arr. Cullen - I Saw Three Ships
Gardner - Tomorrow Shall be my Dancing Day
Pearsall - In Dulci Jubilo
Trad. arr. Cullen - Joy to the World
Elms - Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Rutter - The Twelve Days of Christmas
Warrell - We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Mary Plazas - soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Edward Caswell

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Christopher Warren-Green

7:30pm Thursday 17 December 2009

Classic Carols

Royal Albert Hall, London

Anderson - A Christmas Festival
Trad. arr. Willcox - Sussex Carol
Trad. arr. Willcox - The Cherry Tree Carol
Berlioz - The Shepherd's Farewell from L'enfance du Christ
Trad. arr. Wood - Ding Dong! Merrily on High
Mozart - Laudate Dominum
Trad. arr. Cullen - Angels from the Realms of Glory
Trad. arr. Rutter - The Twelve Days of Christmas
Richards - A Merry Little Christmas
Rutter - A Shepherd's Pipe Carol
Trad. arr. Cullen - I Saw Three Ships
Gardner - Tomorrow Shall be my Dancing Day
Pearsall - In Dulce Jubilo
Trad. arr. Cullen - Joy to the World
Sargent - Cowboy Carol
Elms - Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Warrell - We Wish you a Merry Christmas

Mary Plazas - soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Edward Caswell

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Robert Dean

7:30pm Monday 21 December 2009

Christmas with the Choir of King's College, Cambridge

Royal Albert Hall, London

Rutter - Gloria
Handel - For unto us a child is born, Glory to God, Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah
Carols

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Edward Caswell

Cambridge University Music Society Chorus
Chorus Master - Stephen Cleobury

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Stephen Cleobury