Concerts & Events

Portrait painting of Ludwig van Beethoven.
Concert

Beethoven's Ninth

Oliver Gooch – conductor
Ivana Gavric – piano
Claire Rutter – soprano
Heather Shipp – mezzo-soprano
Toby Spence – tenor
Neal Davies – bass-baritone
The Bach Choir

  • Mendelssohn Overture, The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave)
  • Grieg Piano Concerto
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 9, Choral
Royal Festival Hall

Soprano Gweneth Ann Rand
Concert

Brighton Festival: A Sea Symphony

Ilan Volkov – conductor
Gweneth-Ann Rand – soprano
Duncan Rock – baritone
Brighton Festival Chorus

  • Kaija Saariaho Oltra Mar
  • Vaughan Williams A Sea Symphony
Brighton Dome

Harpist Emily Harris in black blouse smiling.
Small-ensemble performance

Foundling Museum: MMSF Fellow Lunchtime Recital

Emily Harris – harp
Naori Takahashi – violin
Edward Leung – piano

  • Ibert Entr’acte, Duo for Violin and Harp
  • Handel Harp Concerto in Bb major, First movement
  • Spohr Fantasia for Harp
  • Robert Schumann Romance No. 2
  • Fauré Berceuse for Violin
  • Paganini Cantabile
  • Saint-Saëns Fantaisie for Violin and Harp
Foundling Museum

Live screening

2001: A Space Odyssey Live

Robert Ziegler – conductor
London Voices

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
Royal Festival Hall

Pianist Samson Tsoy
Concert

Bold Tendencies: Poems of Ecstasy and Fire

Gergely Madaras – conductor
Samson Tsoy – piano

  • Scriabin The Poem of Ecstasy
  • Scriabin Prometheus: The Poem of Fire
Bold Tendencies, Peckham

Horn player Zoë Tweed in black blouse smiling.
Small-ensemble performance

Cranleigh Arts: MMSF Fellow Lunchtime Recital

Zoë Tweed – horn
Edward Leung – piano

  • Gilbert Vinter Hunter’s Moon
  • Jean-Michel Damase Pavane Varieé
  • Draeseke Adagio
  • Jane Vignery Horn Sonata
Cranleigh Arts Centre

Principal Conductor Santtu Matias-Rouvali conducts the Philharmonia.
Friends event

Open Rehearsal - Santtu conducts Mahler

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Mari Eriksmoen – soprano
Jennifer Johnston – mezzo-soprano
Philharmonia Chorus

  • Mahler Symphony No. 2, ‘Resurrection’
Royal Festival Hall

Principal Conductor Santtu Matias-Rouvali conducts the Philharmonia.
Concert

Santtu conducts Mahler

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Mari Eriksmoen – soprano
Jennifer Johnston – mezzo-soprano
Philharmonia Chorus

  • Mahler Symphony No. 2, ‘Resurrection’
Royal Festival Hall

Booking for Friends of the Philharmonia opens at 10am on Thursday 4 November. General booking opens at 10 am on Thursday 11 November.

Soprano Natalya Romaniw in shite tshirt and dark green jacket in nature.
Opera

Rusalka

Douglas Boyd – conductor
Natalya Romaniw – Rusalka
Gerard Schneider – Prince
Musa Ngqungwana Vodník
Sky Ingram – Foreign Princess
Christine Rice Ježibaba
John Findon – Gamekeeper
Grace Durham – Kitchen Boy
Marlena Devoe – First Nymph
Heather Lowe – Second Nymph
Stephanie Wake-Edwards – Third Nymph
Mark Nathan – Hunter

  • Dvořák Rusalka
Garsington Opera, Stokenchurch

The Philharmonia and Oxford Bach Choir in performance at Royal Festival Hall.
Concert

Oxford: Beethoven's Ninth

Benjamin Nicholas – conductor
Susan Gritton – soprano
Hilary Summers – mezzo-soprano
Luis Gomes – baritone
James Rutherford – bass
Oxford Bach Choir

  • Alissa Firsova To Spring
  • Poulenc Gloria
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 9, Choral
Oxford Town Hall

Opera

The Turn of the Screw

Mark Wigglesworth – Conductor
Louisa Muller – Director
Verity Wingate – Governess
Robert Murray – Quint/Prologue
Ben Fletcher / Isaac Rogers – Miles
Adrianna Forbes – Dorant
Maia Greaves – Flora
Susan Bickley – Mrs Grose
Helena Dix – Miss Jessel
Christopher Oram – Designer
Malcolm Rippeth – Lighting Designer

  • Britten The Turn of the Screw
Garsington Opera, Stokenchurch

Mezzo Soprano Catherine Carby
Concert

Three Choirs: Dvořák's Requiem

Geraint Bowen – conductor
Anita Watson – soprano
Catherine Carby – mezzo soprano
Ruairi Bowen – tenor
Matthew Brook – bass
Three Choirs Festival Chorus

  • Dvořák Requiem
Hereford Cathedral

Soprano Elizabeth Llewellyn in black dress on dark green couch.
Concert

Three Choirs: Mahler 4

Emilia Hoving – conductor
Elizabeth Llewellyn – soprano

  • Rolf Martinsson Ich denke Dein... (UK Premiere)
  • Mahler Symphony No. 4
Hereford Cathedral

Soprano Jess Dandy brightly smiling.
Concert

Three Choirs: Quo Vadis

Adrian Partington – conductor
Rebecca Hardwick – soprano
Jess Dandy – contralto
James Oxley – tenor
Alex Ashworth – bass
Three Choirs Festival Chorus

  • Dyson Quo Vadis
Hereford Cathedral

Baritone Roderick Williams in black shirt looking left smiling.
Concert

Three Choirs: Pietà

Samuel Hudson – conductor
Jess Dandy – contralto
Roderick Williams – baritone
Amy Dickson – saxophone
Three Choirs Festival Chorus
Worcester Cathedral Choristers

  • Bach arr. Webern Ricercare
  • Strauss Metamorphosen
  • Richard Blackford Pietà
Hereford Cathedral