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

Brahms - Ein deutsches Requiem in Spain

Brahms Requiem in Alicante

The Philharmonia Chorus took part in two performances of Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem in Spain with soprano Regine Hangler, baritone José Antonio López, and the Orquesta de Valencia conducted by Yaron Traub.

The first performance was on Friday 22 April in the Iturbi Hall, Palau de la Música, Valencia, and the second on Saturday 23 April in the Auditorio de la Diputación, Alicante.

The performance in Valencia was recorded by Radio Clásica for future transmission.

Mahler's Second Symphony with Vladimir Jurowski

OAE Mahler 2

On Tuesday 12 April the Philharmonia Chorus took part in a second performance of Mahler's Ressurection Symphony within three weeks, in an unusual period performance with soprano Adriana Kučerová, mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly, and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment conducted by Vladimir Jurowski at the Royal Festival Hall.

Parsifal in Valencia

Parsifal in Valencia

The Philharmonia Chorus took part in a performance of Act 3 of Wagner's Parsifal in the Iturbi Hall, Palau de la Música in Valencia on Saturday 28 March, with soloists Sir John Tomlinson, José Ferrero, and Roman Trekel. The Orquesta de Valencia was conducted by Yaron Traub.

Mahler's Second Symphony with Vasily Petrenko

The Philharmonia Chorus appeared for the first time with conductor Vasily Petrenko at the Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday 22 March, and joined soprano Ailish Tynan, mezzo-soprano Alice Coote and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of Mahler's Symphony No.2, 'Resurrection'.

World première of John Powell's A Prussian Requiem

The Philharmonia Chorus gave the world première of A Prussian Requiem by English composer John Powell on Sunday 6 March at the Royal Festival Hall with tenor Javier Camarena, baritone Ashley Riches and the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by José Serebrier.

John Powell is best known for his scores to motion pictures. Based in Los Angeles since 1997, he has composed the scores to over fifty feature films. A Prussian Requiem is an oratorio that commemorates the centenary of World War 1 has a libretto by Michael Petry.

Rossini Stabat Mater in Valencia

Rossini

The Philharmonia Chorus took part in a performance of Rossini's Stabat Mater at 7.30pm on Friday 26 February in the Iturbi Hall, Palau de la Música, Valencia.

The Chorus was joined by soprano Chen Reiss, mezzo-soprano Aurhelia Varak, tenor Sung Min Song and bass Daniel Kotlinski. The Orquesta de Valencia was conducted by Yaron Traub.

The concert was recorded by Spain's Radio Clásica for future broadcast.