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Compelling composer and conductor Eric Whitacre performs an all-American programme, including pieces by Bernstein, John Adams and Copland.

The Grammy-winning composer is known for his charismatic conducting style and inventive and complex choral compositions.

His own works complete the concert’s repertoire, culminating before the interval in the dynamic and epic Equus.

Lux Aurumque – Whitacre’s choral composition that became an internet sensation – follows, and the lively Godzilla Eats Las Vegas! concludes the evening.

BERNSTEIN Overture, Candide
WHITACRE October; Songs of immorality; Equus
WHITACRE Lux Aurumque (Light of Gold)
ADAMS Short Ride in a Fast Machine
COPLAND Quiet City
WHITACRE Godzilla eats Las Vegas; Sleep

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Eric Whitacre, conductor
City of London Choir
15 May 2019 7:30pm, SE1 8XX
Royal Festival Hall Southbank Centre, London,

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At just 22 years old, Mozart vowed to write a mass as a celebration of his marriage for his beloved Constanze, the result was his stirring ‘Great’ Mass in C minor. Skilfully written for voices and orchestra, this mass exploits the full range of emotions and ends in jubilant and celebratory style.Framed by two further Mozart miniatures is Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 2, showcasing the ‘simply heavenly playing’ (The Guardian) of pianist Llŷr Williams.
MOZART Regina coeli
MOZART Ah, lo previdi
MENDELSSOHN Piano Concerto No. 2
MOZART Mass in C minor K. 427 (‘Great’)
Hilary Davan Wetton,conductor
Llŷr Williams, piano
Rebecca Bottone, soprano
Rachel Nicholls, soprano
Richard Robbins, tenor
Thomas Humphreys, baritone
City of London Choir
Tuesday 19th March 2019, 7.30pm
Cadogan Hall, London, SW1X 9DQFor more information and ticket availability, click here

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We are delighted to return to St John’s Smith Square on December 8th for our annual celebration of Christmas. Don’t miss this “carol concert with bells on” (in the words of the Guardian), featuring settings by Vaughan Williams, John Tavener, Cecilia MacDowell, David Willcocks, John Rutter and many more. With classic carols, new favourites and plenty of audience participation, this is an annual highlight of the year for adults and children alike (recommended minimum age 6 years).

Tickets and further information available here

If you miss out on tickets for this sell-out event, you can also see us at the Barbican on Thursday 20th December for our ‘Christmas Classics’ event with the London Concert Orchestra, and on Tuesday 4th December at the Carers’ Trust Christmas Carol Concert at St Mary-le-Bow.

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Blazing trumpets, thunderous drums and a grand chorus summon forth the power and emotion of Verdi’s choral masterpiece.

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the thrill of Verdi’s powerful music in the glorious surroundings of the Royal Albert Hall.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Jac van Steen Conductor
City of London Choir
Brighton Festival Chorus
Helena Dix Soprano
Alessandra Volpe Mezzo-soprano
David Butt Philip Tenor
Roland Wood Baritone

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20 November 2018 7:30pm, Royal Albert Hall

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“the combined choirs brought an otherworldly element of Ravel’s score as well as youthful ardour and virile power… The final ‘Bacchanal’ exuded electrifying energy and excitement. So said Classical Source of our performance of Ravel’s Daphnis & Chloe with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the BBC Symphony Chorus under the baton of Alain Atinoglu on the second night of the BBC Proms this summer. Read the full review here.

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Celebrate warmth in the air and sun in the sky with this evening of sumptuous music by Fauré, Ravel and Saint-Saëns with the London Mozart Players at Cadogan Hall. For full details and to book, click here.

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We are delighted to be taking part in the opening and closing concerts of a new festival this summer, taking place in beautiful City churches. For full details, see our concerts page or visit the festival website

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Join us on Sunday April 15th at Cadogan Hall for Haydn’s Harmoniemesse and Mozart’s ever-popular clarinet concerto, featuring Katherine Lacey, Principal Clarinet of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. For more information please click here.

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Enjoy the countdown to Christmas with The Nation’s Favourite Carols! Get in the festive spirit and hear us singing with the wonderful Bryn Terfel, Grace Davidson and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Hilary Davan Wetton.

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Join us for a Classical Christmas celebration on Wednesday 13th December 2017 with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and acclaimed baritone Roderick Williams. Led by Hilary Davan Wetton, the programme includes stunning pieces by Vaughan Williams and Howells, as well as your favourite carols.

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