Current season – 2016/2017

Our 2016/2017 season includes

Beethoven  Missa Solemnis  Sir Mark Elder
Beethoven  Symphony No. 9  Kazushi Ono
Beethoven  Symphony No. 9  Gareth Hancock
Berlioz  Requiem  François-Xavier Roth
Handel  Messiah  Oliver Gooch
Haydn  The Creation  Sir Roger Norrington
Mahler  Symphony No. 8  Vladimir Jurowski
Mozart  Requiem  Nathalie Stutzmann
Orff  Carmina Burana  Hilary Davan Wetton
Schoenberg  Gurrelieder  Sir Mark Elder
Tallis  Spem in Alium  Vladimir Jurowski
Verdi  Requiem  Brian Wright


Verdi  Requiem
Saturday 24 September 2016
7.30 pm,  Royal Albert Hall

Brian Wright  conductor
Katherine Broderick  soprano
Susan Bickley  mezzo-soprano
Peter Auty  tenor
Graeme Broadbent  bass

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir
Huddersfield Choral Society
Royal Choral Society

Verdi  Requiem

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Beethoven  Symphony No. 9
Sunday 9 October 2016
3.00 pm,  Royal Albert Hall

Gareth Hancock  conductor
Danny Driver  piano
Elizabeth Watts  soprano
Heather Shipp  mezzo-soprano
Gwyn Hughes Jones  tenor
David Soar  bass-baritone

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Beethoven   Piano Concerto No. 5
Beethoven   Symphony No. 9

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Beethoven  Missa Solemnis
Saturday 5 November 2016
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Sir Mark Elder  conductor
Lucy Crowe  soprano
Paula Murrihy  mezzo-soprano
Allan Clayton  tenor
Peter Rose  bass

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Beethoven  Missa Solemnis

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"The orchestral playing was wonderfully vibrant, and the choral singing outstandingly secure and controlled throughout, the polyphony crystal clear over a wide dynamic range."
The Guardian

Beethoven Missa Solemnis,  Elder


Berlioz  Requiem
Sunday 13 November 2016
7.30 pm,  Royal Albert Hall

François-Xavier Roth  conductor
Toby Spence  tenor

BBC Symphony Orchestra
BBC Symphony Chorus
Crouch End Festival Chorus
London Philharmonic Choir

Berlioz  Requiem (Grande messe des morts)

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Handel  Messiah
Friday 9 December 2016
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Messiah by candlelight

Oliver Gooch  conductor
Laura Mitchell  soprano
Clare Presland  mezzo-soprano
David Butt Philip  tenor
Morgan Pearse  baritone

Mozart Festival Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Handel  Messiah

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Classic Carols
Tuesday 20 December 2016
7.30 pm,  Royal Albert Hall

Timothy Henty  conductor
Grant Doyle  baritone
Alan Titchmarsh  presenter

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Classic Carols

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Haydn  The Creation
Saturday 4 February 2017
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Sir Roger Norrington  conductor
Lucy Crowe  soprano
Thomas Hobbs  tenor
Christopher Maltman  bass

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Haydn   The Creation

This performance will be sung in English.

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Orff  Carmina Burana
Friday 24 February 2017
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Hilary Davan Wetton  conductor
Sarah Tynan  soprano
Robert Murray  tenor
William Dazeley  baritone

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Trinity Boys Choir
City of London Choir
London Philharmonic Choir

Rimsky-Korsakov  Sheherazade
Orff  Carmina Burana

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Mozart  Requiem
Saturday 25 March 2017
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Nathalie Stutzmann  conductor
Kateryna Kasper  soprano
Sara Mingardo  contralto
Robin Tritschler  tenor
Leon Košavić  baritone

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Strauss  Death and Transfiguration
Mozart  Requiem (Süssmayr completion)

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"The London Philharmonic Choir sang with great dignity and immaculate dynamic control."
The Guardian

Mozart Requiem,  Stutzmann


Tallis Spem in Alium
Mahler  Symphony No. 8

Saturday 8 April 2017
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Vladimir Jurowski  conductor
Judith Howarth  soprano
Anne Schwanewilms  soprano
Sofia Fomina  soprano
Michaela Selinger  mezzo-soprano
Patricia Bardon  mezzo-soprano
Barry Banks  tenor
Stephen Gadd  baritone
Matthew Rose  bass

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir
London Symphony Chorus
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Tiffin Boys’ Choir

Tallis  Spem in Alium
Mahler  Symphony No. 8

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Last Night of the Spring Proms
Saturday 29 April 2017
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Stephen Bell  conductor
Joo Yeon Sir  violin
Sky Ingram  soprano
Adrian Dwyer  tenor

London Concert Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Last Night of the Spring Proms

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Beethoven  Symphony No. 9
Saturday 6 May 2017
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Kazushi Ono  conductor
Gweneth-Ann Rand  soprano
Justina Gringyte  mezzo-soprano
David Butt Philip  tenor
Jihoon Kim  bass

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Magnus Lindberg  Two Episodes (Commissioned by BBC Radio 3, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Helsinki Festival and Casa da Música, Porto)
Beethoven   Symphony No. 9

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Schoenberg  Gurrelieder
Sunday 4 June 2017
6.30 pm,  Bridgewater Hall

Sir Mark Elder  conductor
Brandon Jovanovich  Waldemar, tenor
Emily Magee  Tove, soprano
Alice Coote  Wood Dove, mezzo-soprano
Graham Clark  Klaus the Fool, tenor
Johan Reuter  Bauer, bass
Sir Thomas Allen  Speaker

Hallé
BBC Philharmonic
Hallé Choir
Gentlemen of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Gentlemen of the London Philharmonic Choir

Schoenberg  Gurrelieder

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