Next season – 2021/2022

Our 2021/2022 season includes

Beethoven  Symphony No. 9  Neville Creed
Lili Boulanger  Psalm 129  Edward Gardner
Brahms  A German Requiem  Edward Gardner
Tan Dun  Buddha Passion  Tan Dun
James MacMillan  Christmas Oratorio  Sir Mark Elder
Tippett  The Midsummer Marriage  Edward Gardner


Beethoven  Symphony No. 9
Saturday 18 September 2021
7.30 pm,  Royal Albert Hall

Neville Creed  conductor
Tom Poster  piano
Elizabeth Watts  soprano
Renata Pokupić  mezzo-soprano
Stuart Jackson  tenor
Jonathan Lemalu  bass-baritone

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Beethoven  Piano Concerto No. 5
Beethoven  Symphony No. 9

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Tippett  The Midsummer Marriage
Saturday 25 September 2021
6.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Edward Gardner  conductor
Robert Murray  Mark
Sophie Bevan  Jenifer
Ashley Riches  King Fisher
Jennifer France  Bella
Toby Spence  Jack
Felicity Palmer  Sosostris
Susan Bickley  She-Ancient
Clive Bayley  He-Ancient

London Philharmonic Orchestra
English National Opera Chorus
London Philharmonic Choir

Tippett  The Midsummer Marriage

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James MacMillan  Christmas Oratorio
Saturday 4 December 2021
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Sir Mark Elder  conductor
Lucy Crowe  soprano
Roderick Williams  baritone

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

James MacMillan  Christmas Oratorio (UK première)

Commissioned by the London Philharmonic Orchestra with the generous support of The Boltini Trust, NTR Zaterdagmatinee, Radio 4’s concert series in The Concertgebouw Amsterdam, The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Tan Dun  Buddha Passion
Saturday 19 February 2022
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Tan Dun  conductor
Sen Guo  soprano
Huiling Zhu  mezzo-soprano
TBC  tenor
Shenyang  bass-baritone

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Tiffin Boys’ Choir
London Philharmonic Choir

Tan Dun  Buddha Passion (UK première)

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Movie Legends
Friday 25 March 2022
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Ludwig Wicki  conductor
Colin Currie  percussion

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Danny Elfman  Alice in Wonderland Suite
Danny Elfman  Batman Suite
Danny Elfman  Percussion Concerto (world première)
Howard Shore  Lord of the Rings Symphony (excerpts)

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Brahms  A German Requiem
Lili Boulanger  Psalm 129

Saturday 2 April 2022
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Edward Gardner  conductor
Christiane Karg  soprano
Roderick Williams  baritone

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Lili Boulanger  Psalm 129
Messiaen  Le tombeau resplendissant
Brahms  Ein deutsches Requiem

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