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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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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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We are joining forces with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to perform Mendelssohn’s choral epic, Elijah at the Barbican Centre on February 13th 2018. Click here to find out more.

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We are excited to announce that the internationally renowned tenor Daniel Norman will be the City of London Choir’s first Artist in Residence for the season 2017/18. Daniel has recently appeared in Billy Budd for Opera North, Die Meistersinger for Glyndebourne Festival, and Bach’s St Matthew Passion with the Dunedin Consort. He will be joining us on the stage for Haydn’s Creation Mass in October 2017 and Harmoniemesse and Mendelssohn’s Elijah in 2018 (details of all of which can be found on our concerts page). For more details about Daniel, please click here.