Private concert of Sir John Tavener’s music in conjunction with the Royal Academy of Arts’ private viewing of an exhibition of Russian icons, in the presence of the composer. Soloists: Patricia Rozario & Steven Isserlis. Broadcast by Classic FM and over 200 public service broadcast stations across the USA
A programme dominated by funerary music, but that need not make it an unduly miserable occasion!
A concert for Northern Stage, the North of England’s largest professional theatre company, preceded by a workshop themed around Howard Skempton’s The Flight of Song
Linking music from four countries of the Baltic: Finland, Estonia, Russia and Denmark
With the City of London Chamber Players. Handel’s Dixit Dominus and verse anthems by Purcell
Sacred music by Britten, Howells, Lennox Berkeley, Peter Maxwell Davies and Andrzej Panufnik
The opening concert in the 1999 York Late Music Festival
With the Australian Voices. A rare opportunity for British and Australian choirs to sing together, in a programme of late twentieth century choral works from two widely separated countries
A concert to mark the fortieth birthday of the choir’s founder, Matthew Greenall.
Guest conductor: Robert Hollingworth
Part of the Hoxton New Music Days/Almeida 2000 Festival
Twentieth century settings of the metaphysical poets. The choir’s first self-promotion under new musical director, Sam Laughton. Soloist: James Gilchrist
With the Royal College of Music Chamber Orchestra. Settings of the words of Blake and other poets by John Tavener. Introduced by the composer. Soloist: Patricia Rozario. Sponsored by the Tate Gallery