Next season – 2022/2023

Our 2022/2023 season includes

Berlioz  La damnation de Faust  Edward Gardner
Janáček  Glagolitic Mass  Edward Gardner
Elena Langer  The Dong with a Luminous Nose  Andrey Boreyko
Schoenberg  Gurrelieder  Edward Gardner
Tan Dun  Buddha Passion  Tan Dun
Tippett  A Child of Our Time  Edward Gardner


Schoenberg  Gurrelieder
Saturday 24 September 2022
7.00 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Edward Gardner  conductor
Lise Lindstrom  Tove
Karen Cargill  Wood-Dove
David Butt Philip  Waldemar
Robert Murray  Klaus the Fool
James Creswell  Peasant

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir
Members of the London Symphony Chorus

Schoenberg  Gurrelieder

Please note start time is 7pm.
Sung in German with English surtitles

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Tippett  A Child of Our Time
Saturday 26 November 2022
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Sunday 27 November 2022
3.00 pm,  Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden

Edward Gardner  conductor
Nadine Benjamin  soprano
Sarah Connolly  mezzo-soprano
Kenneth Tarver  tenor
Roderick Williams  baritone

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir
London Adventist Chorale
Soloists of the Royal College of Music

Vaughan Williams  Serenade to Music
Tippett  A Child of Our Time

Generously supported by Mrs Aline Foriel-Destezet

Sat 26 Nov, Royal Festival Hall – more info

Sun 27 Nov, Saffron Hall – more info


Tan Dun  Buddha Passion
Sunday 22 January 2023
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

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

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir
London Chinese Philharmonic Choir

Tan Dun  Buddha Passion (UK première)

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Berlioz  The Damnation of Faust
Saturday 4 February 2023
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Edward Gardner  conductor
Karen Cargill  Marguerite
David Junghoon Kim  Faust
Christopher Purves  Méphistophélès
Jonathan Lemalu  Brander

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir
Members of the London Symphony Chorus
London Youth Choir

Berlioz  La damnation de Faust

Sung in French with English surtitles

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Elena Langer  The Dong with a Luminous Nose
Saturday 18 March 2023
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Andrey Boreyko  conductor
Kristina Blaumane  cello*

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Victoria Vita Polevá  Nova (world première)
Elena Langer  The Dong with a Luminous Nose (world première)
Shostakovich  Symphony No. 5

*Chair supported by Bianca and Stuart Roden.

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Janáček  Glagolitic Mass
Saturday 6 May 2023
7.30 pm,  Royal Festival Hall

Edward Gardner  conductor
Alina Ibragimova  violin
Sara Jakubiak  soprano
Madeleine Shaw  mezzo-soprano
Toby Spence  tenor
Matthew Rose  bass
Catherine Edwards  organ

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Dvořák  Four Slavonic Dances
Bartók  Violin Concerto No. 1
Janáček  Glagolitic Mass

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