Performances 2000-2001

2000-01 Season at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall

Kurt Masur's first season as Principal Conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra

Saturday 16 Sep 2000

Kurt Masur conductor
Scott Stroman conductor for Youssou N D'our
Janice Watson soprano
Willard White bass
London Philharmonic Choir

Thomas Adés America (first London performance)
George Gershwin Songs: I Got Plenty O' Nuttin', A Foggy Day in London Town, Our Love is Here to Stay, Love Walked In, Slap that Bass
Latin Beats with Alex Wilson and his Octet
Songs by Youssou N'Dour

Saturday 16 Sep 2000

John Harle conductor
Herbie Hancock piano

Hancock Maiden Voyage

Scott Stroman conductor

Youssou N'Dour
Songs by Youssou N'Dour

Kurt Masur conductor

Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade

Wednesday 11 Oct 2000

Sir Roger Norrington conductor
Emanuel Ax piano

Weber Overture, Euryanthe
Beethoven Piano Concerto 4 in G
Elgar Symphony 1 in A flat

Friday 13 Oct 2000

Bramwell Tovey conductor
Steven Osborne piano

Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol
Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain
Bizet Suite from Carmen
Ravel Rapsodie espagnole

Friday 20 Oct 2000

Bramwell Tovey conductor
Steven Osborne piano

Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol
Falla Nights in the Gardens of Spain
Bizet Suite from Carmen
Ravel Rapsodie espagnole

Saturday 21 Oct 2000

Kent Nagano conductor
Kathleen Battle soprano

Thomas Adés These Premises are Alarmed
Mozart Arias: Un moto di gioia, De vieni non tardar (recit & aria), Overture from the Marriage of Figaro, Misera dove son
Mozart Exsultate Jubilate
unaccompanied spiritual
Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra

Thursday 9 Nov 2000

Paul Daniel conductor
Christian Tetzlaff violin

Mozart Violin Concerto 5 in A, K.219
Bruckner Symphony 6 in A

Wednesday 22 Nov 2000

Mark Elder conductor
Elisabeth Leonskaja piano

Sibelius The Oceanides
Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor
Tchaikovsky Symphony 2 in C minor (Little Russian)

Friday 24 Nov 2000

Mario Venzago conductor
David Garrett violin

Weber (orch. Berlioz) Invitation to the Dance
Saint-Saens Violin Concerto 3
Ravel La Valse
Ravel Bolero

Wednesday 29 Nov 2000

Paul Mann conductor
Alexander Lonquich piano
London Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

Janacek Jealousy
Dvorak Piano Concerto in G minor
Brahms Symphony 2 in D

Friday 1 Dec 2000

Mario Venzago conductor
David Garrett violin

Weber (orch. Berlioz) Invitation to the Dance
Saint-Saens Violin Concerto 3
Ravel La Valse
Ravel Bolero

Saturday 2 Dec 2000

Carl Davis

The Gold Rush
with music by Charlie Chaplin, adapted by Carl Davis and performed on stage by the London Philharmonic Orchestra

Saturday 9 Dec 2000

Paavo Jarvi conductor
Steven Isserlis cello

Sibelius Finlandia
Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor
Brahms Serenade 1 in D

Friday 15 Dec 2000

Ingo Metzmacher conductor
Joshua Bell violin

Tchaikovsky Fantasy Overture, Romeo and Juliet
Schumann Violin Concerto in D minor
Tchaikovsky L'Orage
Janacek Sinfonietta

Saturday 20 Jan 2001

Carl Davis

Intolerance (PG)
A screening of D W Griffith's 1916 silent film with music by Carl Davis performed on stage by the London Philharmonic Orchestra

Saturday 27 Jan 2001

Kent Nagano conductor
Till Fellner piano

Rossini Overture, William Tell
Mozart Piano Concerto 20 in D minor, K.466
Shostakovich Symphony 15 in A

Wednesday 31 Jan 2001

Yuri Temirkanov conductor
Lars Vogt piano

Stravinsky Suite from Pulcinella
Mozart Piano Concerto 24 in C minor, K.491
Brahms Symphony 4 in E minor

Sunday 4 Feb 2001

Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor
Anna Larsson contralto
Ladies of the London Philharmonic Choir

Mahler Symphony 3

Friday 9 Feb 2001

Paolo Olmi conductor
Judith Howard soprano
Patricia Bardon mezzo soprano
Peter Wedd tenor
D'arcy Bleiker bass
London Philharmonic Choir

Verdi Requiem

Friday 16 Feb 2001

Paolo Olmi conductor
Judith Howard soprano
Patricia Bardon mezzo soprano
Peter Wedd tenor
D'arcy Bleiker bass
London Philharmonic Choir

Verdi Requiem

Wednesday 21 Feb 2001

Paavo Berglund conductor
Tasmin Little violin

Brahms Tragic Overture
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor
SebeliusSymphony 4 in A minor

Saturday 24 Feb 2001

Jukka-Pekka Saraste conductor
Orla Boylan soprano
Barry Banks tenor
Jeffrey Black baritone
London Philharmonic Choir
New London Children's Choir (*all soloists for Carmina Burana)

Terremoto De Jerrez Ensemble: Flamenco Song
Medieval settings of Songs of Songs with The Hillard Ensemble
Sufi Music with the Kudsi Erguner Ensemble
Carl Orff Carmina Burana*

Wednesday 28 Feb 2001

Manfred Honeck conductor
Barbara Bonney soprano

Weber Overture, Der Freischütz
Richard Strauss Songs: 'Ich wollt' ein Sträusslein binden', 'Freundliche Vision', 'Ruhe, meine Seele', 'Morgen', 'Die heiligen drei Könige aus Morgenland'
Mahler Symphony 5

Friday 9 Mar 2001

Leon Botstein conductor
Paul Lewis piano

Brahms Variations on a Theme of Haydn
Schubert (arr. Liszt) Wanderer Fantasy
Bach (arr. Stokowski) Passacaglia
Elgar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)

Saturday 10 Mar 2001

Kurt Masur conductor
Stephen Kovacevich piano

Beethoven Piano Concerto 5 in E flat (Emperor)
Shostakovich Symphony 5 in D minor

Wednesday 14 Mar 2001

Mark Elder conductor
Thomas Hampson baritone

Webern Im Sommerwind
Mahler Kindertotenlieder
Rachmaninov Symphony 3 in D minor

Friday 16 Mar 2001

Leon Botstein conductor
Paul Lewis piano

Brahms Variations on a Theme of Haydn
Schubert (arr. Liszt) Wanderer Fantasy
Bach (arr. Stokowski) Passacaglia
Elgar Variations on an Original Theme (Enigma)

Wednesday 21 Mar 2001

Kurt Masur conductor
Christopher Lamb percussion

Tan Dun Concerto for Water Percussion and Orchestra (UK première)
Bruckner Symphony 9 in D minor

Friday 20 Apr 2001

Iona Brown conductor
David Theodore oboe

Elgar Overture, Cockaigne
Mozart Oboe Concerto
Tchaikovsky Symphony 5 in E minor

Saturday 21 Apr 2001

Ingo Metzmacher conductor
Andreas Haefliger piano

Thomas Adés Asyla
Beethoven Piano Concerto 2 in B flat
Richard Strauss Ein Heldenleben

Friday 27 Apr 2001

Iona Brown conductor
David Theodore oboe

Elgar Overture, Cockaigne
Mozart Oboe Concerto
Tchaikovsky Symphony 5 in E minor

Saturday 28 Apr 2001

Itzhak Perlman conductor / violin

Beethoven Romance 1 in G and Romance 2 in F for Violin and Orchestra
Beethoven Overture, Egmont
Prokofiev Symphony 1 (Classical)
BrahmsSymphony 3 in F

Wednesday 2 May 2001

Libor Pesek conductor
Hilary Hahn violin

Brahms Violin Concerto in D
Dvorak Symphony 9 in E minor (From the New World)

Saturday 5 May 2001

Sir John Eliot Gardiner conductor
Melanie Diener soprano
Ian Bostridge tenor
Christopher Maltman baritone
London Philharmonic Choir

Britten War Requiem

Tue 22 May 2001

Stephen Kovacevich conductor / Piano
London Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

Beethoven Overture, Coriolan
Beethoven piano Concerto 1 in C
Beethoven Symphony 7 in A