Performances 2006-2007

2006-07 Season at Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall

Season Highlights: During this season the London Philharmonic Orchestra performed in the smaller Queen Elizabeth Hall while the Royal Festival Hall was closed for refurbishment.

This season marked the end of Kurt Masur's period as Principal Conductor of the LPO.

Friday | 22 September 2006 | 7.30pm
Saturday | 23 September 2006 | 7.30pm

Paavo Berglund conductor
Karen Cargill mezzo soprano

Sibelius Lemminkäinen and the Maidens of Saari; The Swan of Tuonela
Berlioz Les nuits d'été
Beethoven Symphony 6 in F (Pastoral)

Wednesday | 27 September 2006 | 7.30pm
Friday | 29 September 2006 | 7.30pm

Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Leonidas Kavakos violin

Stravinsky Pulcinella Suite
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D
Bizet/Shchedrin Carmen Suite

Friday | 6 October 2006 | 7.30pm
Sunday | 8 October 2006 | 7.30pm

Kurt Masur conductor
Helen Huang piano

Mendelssohn Overture, The Hebrides
Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor
Brahms Symphony 2 in D

Sunday | 29 October 2006 | 7.30pm

Carl Davis conductor

Carl Davis' 70th birthday celebration
A screening of Buster Keaton's Our Hospitality and Charlie Chaplin's short The Fireman with music by Carl Davis performed live on stage by the London Philharmonic Orchestra

Wednesday | 1 November 2006 | 7.30pm
Friday | 3 November 2006 | 7.30pm

Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Baiba Skride violin
Isabelle Van Keulen viola

Haydn Symphony 49 in F minor (La Passione)
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, K.364
Tchaikovsky Symphony 1 in G minor (Winter Daydreams)

Friday | 8 December 2006 | 7.30pm

Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Boris Garlitsky violin

Barber Adagio for Strings
Shostakovich Violin Concerto 2 in C sharp minor
Stravinsky The Fairy's Kiss

Sunday | 10th December 2006 | 7.30pm

Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Rachel Masters harp
Pieter Schoeman violin
Alexander Zemtov viola
Anthony Michaels-Moore baritone
New London Children's Choir
London Philharmonic Choir

Britten A Ceremony of Carols
Britten Double Concerto for violin and viola
Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Honegger Christmas Cantata

Wednesday | 13 December 2006 | 7.30pm

Roberto Minczuk conductor
Marina Piccinini flute

Prokofiev Symphony 1 in D (Classical)
Stravinsky Apollon musagète
Hindson House Music (flute concerto - world première)
Weill Suite from The Threepenny Opera

Friday | 15 December 2006 | 7.30pm

Roberto Minczuk conductor
Marina Piccinini flute (Bach)

Prokofiev Symphony 1 in D (Classical)
Stravinsky Apollon musagète
J. S. Bach Suite 2 in B minor
Weill Suite from The Threepenny Opera

Saturday | 16 December 2006 | 7.30pm

Neville Creed conductor
London Philharmonic Choir

Purcell (arr. Bissill) Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem
J.S. Bach Cantata No. 118 (O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht)
Stravinsky Mass
R. Strauss Suite Op. 4
Respighi Lauda per la Nativitá del Signore

Wednesday | 10 January 2007 | 7.30pm

Steven Sloane conductor
Yvette Bonner and Rachel Nicholls sopranos
Iestyn Davies counter-tenor
Thomas Walker tenor
Joao Fernandes bass
London Philharmonic Choir

Sheriff Akeda (The Sacrifice of Isaac) (UK première)
Handel Dixit Dominus
McCabe Symphony on a Pavane (world première)
Bernstein Chichester Psalms

Friday | 12 January 2007 | 7.30pm

Steven Sloane conductor
Daniel Gortler piano
Yvette Bonner and Rachel Nicholls sopranos
Iestyn Davies counter-tenor
Thomas Walker tenor
Joao Fernandes bass
London Philharmonic Choir

Handel Dixit Dominus
Mozart Piano Concerto 21 in C, K.467
Bernstein Chichester Psalms

Friday | 9 February 2007 | 7.30pm

Marin Alsop conductor
Tasmin Little violin

Barber Symphony 1
Bruch Violin Concerto 2 in D minor
Beethoven Symphony 5 in C minor

Saturday | 10 February 2007 | 7.30pm

Marin Alsop conductor
Colin Currie percussion

Barber Symphony 1
MacMillan Veni, Veni, Emmanuel
Beethoven Symphony 5 in C minor

Wednesday | 14 February 2007 | 7.30pm
Friday | 16 February 2007 | 7.30pm

David Parry conductor
Majella Cillagh soprano
Gwyn Hughes Jones tenor

Rossini Overture, Semiramide
Donizetti 'Una furtiva lagrima' from L'elisir d'amore
Mascagni Cherry Duet from L'amico Fritz
Verdi 'Mercè, dilette amiche' from I vespri siciliani
Gounod Two movements from Ballet Music and Duet 'O Nuit d'amour' from Faust
Bizet Suite from L' Arlésienne
Charpentier 'Depuis le jour' from Louise
Bizet 'La fleur que tu m'avais jetée' from Carmen
Thomas 'Je suis Titania' from Mignon
Puccini Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut; 'Che gelida manina'; 'Si, mi chiamano Mimì'; and Duet - 'O soave fanciulla' from La Bohème

Wednesday | 21 February 2007 | 7.30pm
Friday | 23 February 2007 | 7.30pm

Kazushi Ono conductor
Katrine Karnéus mezzo soprano

Fauré Dolly
Ravel Pavane pour une infante défunte
Ravel Shéhérazade
Sibelius Symphony 2 in D

Friday | 9 March 2007 | 7.30pm

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conductor
Herbert Schuch piano

Debussy Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Beethoven Piano Concerto 4 in G
Dvorvák Symphony 6 in D

Friday | 16 March 2007 | 7.30pm
Saturday | 17 March 2007 | 7.30pm

Ingo Metzmacher conductor
Christine Schafer soprano

Mozart Symphony 40 in G minor
Mozart Concert Arias: Ah, lo previdi, K.272
Misera, dove son, K.369
Shostakovich Age of Gold Suite
Shostakovich Symphony 1 in F minor

Wednesday | 21 March 2007 | 7.30pm
Friday | 23 March 2007 | 7.30pm

Joseph Wolfe conductor
Pieter Wipelwey cello

Schubert Symphony 8 in B minor (Unfinished)
Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto 1 in A minor
Sibelius Symphony 1 in E minor

Wednesday | 28 March 2007 | 7.30pm

Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Martin Robertson alto saxophone
Artur Pizarro piano
Rchael Masters harp

Honegger Pastorale d'été
Debussy Rhapsody for alto saxophone and orchestra
Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto 5 in F (Egyptian)
Debussy Danse sacrée et danse profane
Honegger Symphony 4

Friday | 13 April 2007 | 7.30pm

Merin Alsop conductor
Yossif Ivanov violin

Britten Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge
Barber Violin Concerto
Beethoven Symphony 7 in A

Saturday | 14 April 2007 | 7.30pm

Vernon Handley conductor
Melvyn Tan piano

Britten Simple Symphony
Beethoven Piano Concerto 3 in C minor
Vaughan Williams Symphony 5 in D

Sunday | 15 April 2007 | 7.30pm

Marin Alsop conductor
Anthony Marwood violin

Brahms Tragic Overture
Britten Violin Concerto
Dvorák Symphony 7 in D minor

Friday | 20 April 2007 | 7.30pm
Saturday | 21 April 2007 | 7.30pm

Ingo Metzmacher conductor
Marc-André Hamelin piano

Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht
Stravinsky Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments
Beethoven Symphony 4 in B flat

Sunday | 13 May 2007 | 7.30pm

Neville Creed conductor (Bach, Bruckner)
Vladimir Jurowski conductor (Mozart)
Katie Van Kooten soprano
Liora Grodnikaite mezzo soprano
James Edwards tenor
Darren Jeffery baritone
London Philharmonic Choir

London Philharmonic Choir's 60th birthday
J. S. Bach Lobet den Herrn
Bruckner Motets: Locus iste; Os justi; Christus factus est; Virga Jesse, floruit; Ave Maria
Mozart Requiem

Friday | 1 June 2007 | 7.30pm

Ola Rudner conductor
Pekka Kuusisto violin

Mendelssohn Overture, A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor
Schubert Symphony 9 in C (The Great)

Sunday | 29 October 2006 11am - 12pm or 1pm - 2pm

FUNHarmonics: Family concerts

David Angus conductor
Chris Jarvis presenter

Haunting Harmonies
Turnage Momentum
Patterson Little Red Riding Hood (with text adapted by Donald Sturrock from Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes)
Arnold Overture, Tam O'Shanter

Sunday | 11 March 2007 11am - 12pm or 1pm - 2pm

Matthew Rowe conductor
Matthew Sharp presenter
London Philharmonic Choir

Haydn in the House
Haydn Excerpts from: Trumpet Concerto, The Seasons, Symphony 94 in G (The Surprise), Symphony 100 in G (Military), Symphony 101 (The Clock), Little Organ Mass, The Creation, Symphony 45 in F sharp minor (Farewell)

Sunday | 20 May 2007 11am - 12pm or 1pm - 2pm

Stuart Stratford conductor
Chris Jarvis presenter

Huff and Puff
Britten The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Patterson The Three Little Pigs
(with text by Roald Dahl and Donald Sturrock)