Performances 2005-2006

2005-06 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.

Mark-Anthony Turnage was appointed Composer in Residence, a position he held until 2010.

Wednesday 21 September 2005
Friday 23 September 2005

Ion Marin conductor
Paul Lewis piano

Strauss Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme
Mozart Piano Concerto 25 in C, K.503
Stravinsky Concerto in D for Strings
Mozart Symphony 39 in E flat

Wednesday 26 October 2005
Friday 28 October 2005

Vassily Sinaisky conductor
Pieter Wispelwey cello

Glinka Jota aragonesa
Dvorák Cello Concerto in B minor
Tchaikovsky Symphony 3 in D (Polish)

Wednesday 9 November 2005
Friday 11 November 2005

Thomas Zehetmair conductor and violin

Schubert Overture: Alfonso und Estrella
Mozart Violin Concerto 4 in D, K.218
Mendelssohn Symphony 3 in A minor (Scottish)

Wednesday 23 November 2005

Paolo Olmi conductor
Lucia Aliberti soprano
Francesca Provvisionato mezzo-soprano
David Alegret tenor
Manrico Signorini bass
London Philharmonic Choir

Mozart Symphony 40 in G minor
Rossini Stabat Mater

Sunday 27 November 2005

Alexander Briger conductor
Matthew Sharp presenter
London Philharmonic Choir

Handel in the House
Handel Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (from the oratorio, Solomon)
Water Music - Air and Hornpipe
Zadok the Priest
Music for the Royal Fireworks - Overture
The Messiah (excerpt)


Friday 2 December 2005
Wednesday 7 December 2005

Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Simon Trpceski piano
Paul Beniston trumpet

Haydn Symphony 60 in C (Il distratto)
Shostakovich Piano Concerto 1
Bartók Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste

Saturday 10 December 2005

Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Boris Garlitsky, Pieter Schoeman violins
Katie Van Kooten soprano
Liora Grodnikaite mezzo-soprano
Andrew Kennedy tenor
Darren Jeffery bass-baritone
London Philharmonic Choir

Mozart Masonic Funeral Music
Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Pärt Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
Pärt Tabula Rasa
Mozart Requiem

Thursday 15 December 2005
Friday 16 December 2005

Alexander Briger conductor
Penelope Thwaites piano

Mozart Piano Concerto 22 in E flat, K.482
Mahler Symphony 4 in G

Wednesday 18 January 2006
Friday 20 January 2006

Mark Elder conductor
Anna Larsson contralto

Mozart Symphony 34 in C
Wagner (arr. Henze) Wesendonck Lieder
Stravinsky Dumbarton Oaks
Strauss Metamorphosen

Friday 27 January 2006
Saturday 28 January 2006

Tadaaki Otaka conductor
Steven Isserlis cello

Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto 2 in D minor
Fauré Pelléas et Mélisande Suite
Bizet Symphony in C

Monday 30 January 2006

Marin Alsop conductor
Martin Robertson soprano saxophone

Satie Parade
Adès Chamber Symphony
Turnage Hidden Love Song (world première)
MacMillan The Confession of Isobel Gowdie
Stravinsky Jeu de Cartes

Sunday 12 February 2006

Paul Watkins conductor
Steven Osborne piano

Stravinsky Danses concertantes
Mozart Piano Concerto 12 in A, K.414
Dvorák Wind Serenade
Stravinsky Pulcinella Suite

Wednesday 15 February 2006
Friday 17 February 2006

Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Alexander Vinogradov bass

Shostakovich Jazz Suite 1
Mozart Arias
Mozart A Musical Joke, K.522
Shostakovich King Lear, Ten Songs of the Fool
Shostakovich Suite, Hypothetically Murdered

Saturday 18 February 2006

Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Tatiana Monogarova soprano
Sergei Leiferkus bass

Mozart Symphony 41 in C (Jupiter)
Shostakovich Symphony 14

Wednesday 22 February 2006
Friday 24 February 2006

Jirí Belohlávek conductor
Isabelle Faust violin

Wagner Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod
Dvorák Violin Concerto in A minor
Brahms Symphony 1 in C minor

In association with
Genius of the Violin
The International Violin Festival
22 February - 5 March 2006
For more information see:

Thursday 30 March 2006

Stephen Layton conductor
Nicholas Carpenter basset clarinet
Graeme Broadbent bass
London Philharmonic Choir

Gabrieli Canzona noni toni
Handel Zadok the Priest
Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A
Mozart Te Deum Laudamus
Gabrieli Sonata pian' e forte
Handel Dettingen Te Deum

Friday 7 April 2006
Saturday 8 April 2006

Emmanuel Krivine conductor
Nelson Goerner piano

Mendelssohn Overture: The Hebrides
Chopin Piano Concerto 1 in E minor
Berlioz Romeo and Juliet: Love Scene
Mendelssohn Symphony 4 in A (Italian)

Wednesday 12 April 2006

Dmitry Sitkovetsky conductor and violin
Boris Garlitsky violin
Alexander Zemtsov viola
Henri Demarquette cello

Strauss Sextet from Capriccio
JC Bach Sinfonia concertante in A for violin and cello
JS Bach (arr. Sitkovetsky) Goldberg Variations

Wednesday 19 April 2006
Friday 21 April 2006

Marin Alsop conductor
Melvyn Tan piano

Brahms Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn
Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor
Brahms Symphony 4 in E minor

Friday 28 April 2006
Saturday 29 April 2006

Kurt Masur conductor
Natalia Gutman cello

Schumann Overture: Genoveva
Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor
Schumann Symphony 2 in C

Wednesday 3 May 2006

Louis Langrée conductor
Claire-Marie Le Guay piano

Ravel Mother Goose Suite
Ravel Piano Concerto in G
Beethoven Symphony 7 in A

Wednesday 17 May 2006
Friday 19 May 2006

Tomas Netopil conductor
Daniel Hope violin

Haydn Symphony 22 in E flat (The Philosopher)
Schumann Violin Concerto in D minor
Stravinsky Suite 2
Mozart Symphony 38 in D (Prague)

Monday 19 June 2006

Rumon Gamba conductor
Ana-Maria Vera piano

Milhaud La Création du Monde
Copland Appalachian Spring Suite (1944)
Poulenc Aubade
Ibert Divertissement