Forthcoming Concerts

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Beethoven's Choral Symphony

Saturday 16th March 2019, 7.30pm
Venue: Royal Festival Hall

Royal Choral Society, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Oliver Gooch conductor
Mari Samuelsen violin
Sophie Bevan soprano, Susan Bickley mezzo-soprano
Peter Auty tenor, Christopher Maltman baritone  

Mendelssohn: Overture, The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave)
Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 (Choral)

The Royal Choral Society joins the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for a programme of great classics crowned by Beethoven's monumental Choral Symphony with its climactic Ode to Joy.
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Classical Spectacular

Thursday 21st March 2019, 7.30pm
Saturday 23rd March 2019, 3.00pm
Saturday 23rd March 2019, 7.30pm
Venue: Royal Albert Hall

Royal Choral Society
John Rigby
conductor
Anna Patalong soprano
Alexander James Edwards tenor
Thomas Gould violin soloist
Classical Spectacular Dancers
The British Imperial Military Band
Muskets and Cannons of the Moscow Militia

The UK’s most popular classical show returns to the Royal Albert Hall celebrating 30 years with a very special season of concerts this March.

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Messiah on Good Friday

Friday 19th April 2019, 2.30pm
Venue: Royal Albert Hall

Royal Choral Society
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Richard Cooke – Conductor
Richard Pearce – Organist

Soprano: Mhairi Lawson
Mezzo-soprano: Madeleine Shaw
Tenor: Jamie MacDougall
Bass: Božidar Smiljanić

The Royal Choral Society has performed Handel’s Messiah on Good Friday afternoon at the Royal Albert Hall every year since 1876.

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Albert and Victoria: the Coburg Connection

Saturday 25th May 2019, 7.30pm
Venue: Cadogan Hall

Royal Choral Society
Coburg Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductors: Richard Cooke, Roland Kluttig
Laura Incko soprano
Francesca Paratore soprano
Peter Aisher tenor

Mendelssohn:
Lobgesang (Hymn of Praise)
‘Reformation’ Symphony
Hear My Prayer

Save the date for a wonderful concert that celebrates the 200th anniversary of the births of both Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

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A Sea Symphony: Winchester Festival

Saturday 6th July 2019, 7.30pm
Venue: Winchester Cathedral

Royal Choral Society
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor: Richard Cooke

Soprano Elin Pritchard
Bass Božidar Smiljanić

Parry: I Was Glad
Elgar: Enigma Variations
Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony


The Royal Choral Society and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra perform Vaughan Williams' choral masterpiece in a concert that's sure to be a highlight of the 2019 Winchester Festival.

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