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

Concerts & Recordings 2012

Saturday 7 January 2012

Mahler - Symphony No.2, 'Resurrection'

Watford Colosseum

Mia Persson - soprano
Sarah Connolly - mezzo-soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Stefan Bevier

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Benjamin Zander

Recording Engineers - Robert Friedrich and Elaine Martone

Recording subsequently issued by Linn Records

7:30pm Thursday 16 February 2012

Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Susan Gritton - soprano
Thomas Hampson - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Stefan Bevier

Philharmonia Voices
Chorus Master - Aidan Oliver

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Christoph von Dohnányi

BBC Radio 3 live relay


7:30pm Sunday 25 March 2012

Britten - War Requiem

Royal Festival Hall, London

Nancy Gustafson - soprano
Mark Padmore - tenor
Matthias Goerne - baritone

Tiffin Boys Choir

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Stefan Bevier

BBC Symphony Chorus
Chorus Master - Stephen Jackson

Philharmonia Voices
Chorus Master - Aidan Oliver

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Lorin Maazel

Chamber orchestra conductor - Aidan Oliver

Saturday 7 April 2012

Elgar - The Apostles

The Chapel of King's College, Cambridge

Blessed Virgin/Angel Gabriel - Ailish Tynan
Mary Magdalene - Susan Bickley
St John/Narrator - Timothy Robinson
St Peter - Mark Stone
Jesus - Roderick Williams
Judas - David Wilson-Johnson

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Nicholas Chalmers

BBC Concert Orchestra
conducted by Stephen Cleobury

Easter at King's Festival

Recorded by BBC Radio 3 for later transmission

7:30pm Wednesday 6 June 2012

Opera's Greatest Stars

Royal Albert Hall, London

Gounod - 'Le veau d'Or' from Faust
Puccini - 'Humming Chorus from Madam Butterfly'
Verdi - 'Merce, dilette amiche' from I Vespri Siciliani
Verdi - 'Va Pensiero' from Nabucco
Kalman - 'Heia, in den Bergen' from Die Csárdásfürstin
Sorozabal - 'Despierta Negro' from La Tabernera del puerto

Anna Netrebko - soprano
Ramon Vargas - tenor
Erwin Schrott - baritone

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Stefan Bevier

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Claudio Vandelli

7:45pm Friday 22 June 2012

Mahler - Symphony No.2 'Resurrection'

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Kate Royal - soprano
Monica Groop - mezzo-soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Stefan Bevier

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen

7:30pm Thursday 28 June 2012

Mahler - Symphony No.2 'Resurrection'

Royal Festival Hall, London

Kate Royal - soprano
Monica Groop - mezzo-soprano

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Stefan Bevier

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen

BBC Radio 3 live relay


9:00pm Sunday 2 September 2012

Berlioz - Grande Messe des morts

Château Louis XI, La Côte-Saint-André

Steve Davislim - tenor

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Stefan Bevier

Choeur d'oratorio de Lyon
Chorus Master - Bernard Tétu

Choral Arts Society of Washington DC
Chorus Master - Norman Scribner

Orchestre National de Lyon
conducted by Leonard Slatkin

Final concert of the 2012 Berlioz Festival

8:00pm Tuesday 4 September 2012

Berlioz - Grande Messe des morts

Auditorium de Lyon, Lyon

Steve Davislim - tenor

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Stefan Bevier

Choeur d'oratorio de Lyon
Chorus Master - Bernard Tétu

Choral Arts Society of Washington DC
Chorus Master - Norman Scribner

Orchestre National de Lyon
conducted by Leonard Slatkin

Recorded by Medici TV

8:00pm Wednesday 5 September 2012

Berlioz - Grande Messe des morts

Auditorium de Lyon, Lyon

Steve Davislim - tenor

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Stefan Bevier

Choeur d'oratorio de Lyon
Chorus Master - Bernard Tétu

Choral Arts Society of Washington DC
Chorus Master - Norman Scribner

Orchestre National de Lyon
conducted by Leonard Slatkin

Recorded by Medici TV

7:00pm Sunday 16 September 2012

Elgar - The Dream of Gerontius

Laeiszhalle, Hamburg

Alice Coote - mezzo-soprano
Brenden Gunnell - tenor
Kristinn Sigmundsson - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Stefan Bevier

Hamburg Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Jeffrey Tate

7:45pm Wednesday 26 September 2012

Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 'Choral'

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Giselle Allen - soprano
Anne-Marie Owens - mezzo-soprano
Andrew Kennedy - tenor
James Rutherford - bass

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Stefan Bevier

Philharmonia Orchestra
conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen

Wednesday 19 December 2012

Christmas with the Choir of King's College, Cambridge

Royal Albert Hall, London

Bach - Weihnachts-Oratorium, Part 1
Handel - O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion, Worthy is the Lamb, Amen from Messiah
Elgar - The Snow
Rutter - Star Carol
Trad. arr. Gardner - The Holly and the Ivy

The Choir of King's College, Cambridge

Philharmonia Chorus
Chorus Master - Gavin Carr

Philharmonia Orchestra
onducted by Stephen Cleobury