Next season – 2020/2021

Our 2020/2021 season includes

John Adams  Harmonium  Edward Gardner*
Beethoven  Choral Fantasy  Daniele Rustioni*
Beethoven  Symphony No. 9  Neville Creed*
Beethoven  Symphony No. 9  Daniele Rustioni*
Enescu  Symphony No. 3  Vladimir Jurowski*
Sofia Gubaidulina  Über Liebe und Hass  Edward Gardner
Handel  Zadok the Priest  Daniele Rustioni*
James MacMillan  Christmas Oratorio  Vladimir Jurowski*
Mahler  Symphony No. 2  Klaus Mäkelä
Szymanowski  Symphony No. 3  Thomas Søndergård*
Wagner  Götterdämmerung  Vladimir Jurowski

* These concerts have been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.


Beethoven  Symphony No. 9
Saturday 19 September 2020
7.30 pm,  Royal Albert Hall

Neville Creed  conductor
Tom Poster  piano
Elizabeth Watts  soprano
Renata Pokupić  mezzo-soprano
David Butt Philip  tenor
Jonathan Lemalu  bass-baritone

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Beethoven  Piano Concerto No. 5
Beethoven  Symphony No. 9

This concert has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

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John Adams  Harmonium
Saturday 26 September 2020
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Edward Gardner  conductor*

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

R Strauss  Also sprach Zarathustra
Mendelssohn  Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
John Adams  Harmonium

* Position supported by Mrs Christina Lang Assael.

This concert has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Beethoven & Handel
Saturday 24 October 2020
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Daniele Rustioni  conductor
Nicolas Namoradze  piano
Sophie Bevan  soprano
Jade Moffat  mezzo-soprano
Toby Spence  tenor
Bryn Terfel  bass-baritone

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Handel  Zadok the Priest
Beethoven  Choral Fantasy
Beethoven  Symphony No. 9

Concert generously supported by Mrs Aline Foriel-Destezet.

This concert is in honour of HRH The Duke of Kent celebrating 40 years of royal patronage of the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

This concert has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Night Under the Stars
20th Anniversary Gala

Tuesday 10 November 2020
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Toby Purser  conductor

Orion Orchestra
Streetwise Opera
London Philharmonic Choir

Night Under the Stars: 20th Anniversary Gala

This concert has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Szymanowski  Symphony No. 3
Wednesday 25 November 2020
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Thomas Søndergård  conductor
Michael Weinius  tenor

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Prokofiev  Symphony No. 1 (Classical)
Schubert  Symphony No. 5
Magnus Lindberg  Two Episodes
Szymanowski  Symphony No. 3 (The Song of the Night)

This concert has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Enescu  Symphony No. 3
Wednesday 2 December 2020
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Vladimir Jurowski  conductor
Tamara-Anna Cislowska  piano

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Trinity Boys Choir
London Philharmonic Choir

J S Bach  Orchestral Suite No. 1
Elena Kats-Chernin  Piano Concerto No. 3 (European première)
Enescu  Symphony No. 3*

* Generously supported by the Romanian Cultural Institute.

This concert has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

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James MacMillan  Christmas Oratorio
Saturday 12 December 2020
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Vladimir Jurowski  conductor
Mary Bevan  soprano
Christopher Maltman  baritone

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

James MacMillan  Christmas Oratorio (world première)

This concert has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Wagner  Götterdämmerung
Sunday 31 January & Wednesday 10 February 2021
3.00 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Vladimir Jurowski  conductor
Torsten Kerl  Siegfried
Lise Lindstrom  Brünnhilde
Brindley Sherratt  Hagen
Stephen Gadd  Gunther
Anna Samuil  Gutrune
Robert Hayward  Alberich
Kai Rüütel  Waltraute
Angharad Lyddon  First Norn/Flosshilde
Wallis Giunta  Second Norn
Elizabeth Atherton  Third Norn/Wellgunde
Alina Adamski  Woglinde

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Wagner  Götterdämmerung

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Sofia Gubaidulina  Über Liebe und Hass
Saturday 27 February 2021
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Edward Gardner  conductor*
Alban Gerhardt  cello
Giselle Allen  soprano
Robert Murray  tenor
Leigh Melrose  baritone
Joshua Bloom  bass

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Eric Tanguy  Affettuoso (London première)
Brett Dean  Cello Concerto (UK première)
Sofia Gubaidulina  On Love and Hatred (UK première)

Concert generously supported by Victoria Robey OBE.

Part of Southbank Centre’s SoundState.

* Position supported by Mrs Christina Lang Assael.

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Mahler  Symphony No. 2
Saturday 13 March 2021
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Klaus Mäkelä  conductor
Camilla Tilling  soprano
Jamie Barton  mezzo-soprano

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Mahler  Symphony No. 2 (Resurrection)

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