Good Friday Messiah

25th March, 2016, 2.30pm
Royal Albert Hall, London

Come to an open rehearsal

 

City of London School for Girls, Barbican, London


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Britten: War Requiem

Royal Albert Hall, Remembrance Sunday, 2014

'I can't think of a better way of commemorating the centenary of the start of the Great War than this enthralling concert.' David Mellor, Mail on Sunday

The Royal Choral Society

Making Music since 1872

View our You Tube video
to celebrate our 140th Anniversary

Concerts

The RCS performs a wide range of repertoire regularly in the Royal Albert Hall and other venues around the country and abroad with professional soloists and orchestras.

Details of our next concerts are listed below. Click onto each concert to reveal further details:

 

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Classical Spectacular

Thursday 17th March 2016, 7.30pm

Saturday 19th March 2016, 3.00pm

Saturday 19th March 2016, 7.30pm

Venue: Royal Albert Hall

The UKís most popular classical music show returns to the Royal Albert Hall in March. From the very best classical music and state of the art technology to electrifying multi-coloured laser displays and our famous thundering finale to the music of the 1812 Overture Ė the March 2016 season promises to be bigger and more thrilling than ever

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Royal Choral Society
John Rigby: conductor
Jeffrey Gwaltney: tenor
Wyn Pencarreg :baritone
Classical Spectacular Dancers
Muskets and Cannons of the Moscow Militia




For tickets, call the RAH Box Office on 0845 401 5034 www.royalalberthall.com


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Messiah 2016 - click here for full details

Friday 25th March 2016, 2.30pm

Venue: Royal Albert Hall

The Royal Choral Society presents its 140th annual Good Friday performance of Handelís Messiah featuring the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and a stellar line-up of soloists, conducted by the choirís Music Director, Richard Cooke, who celebrated 20 years conducting the RCS in 2015.

ROYAL CHORAL SOCIETY
Conductor: RICHARD COOKE
ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Richard Pearce organist

Mary Bevan - soprano
Madeleine Shaw - mezzo-soprano
Jamie MacDougall - tenor
Simon Bailey - bass


To buy tickets, please call the Royal Albert Hall Box Office on 0845 401 5034 or via the RAH website: www.royalalberthall.com



Ticket prices: choir east/west £16.00 rear circle £22.00 front circle £25.00 rear arena £29.00 front arena £32.00 2nd tier (box for 5) £38.00 loggia (box for 8) £40.00 Grand Tier (box for 10) £42.00 Stalls £40.00 Booking fees may apply.


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Gala for St George

Saturday 30th April 2016, 7.30pm

Venue: Royal Albert Hall

Celebrate Englandís national day as Robert Powell presents a selection of favourite English songs, poems and readings. Programme includes:
ELGAR Nimrod
WALTON Crown Imperial
HANDEL Zadok the Priest, Hallelujah Chorus
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
HANDEL Le Rejouissance from Music for the Royal Fireworks
Plus a host of English favourites including:
The White Cliffs of Dover
Scarborough Fair
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
Rule Britannia!
Jerusalem
Land of Hope and Glory

Anthony Inglis conductor
Laura Wright mezzo soprano
Royal Choral Society
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


To buy tickets, please call the Royal Albert Hall Box Office on 0845 401 5034 or via the RAH website: www.royalalberthall.com


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The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace

Sunday 3rd July 2016, 3.00pm

Venue: Royal Albert Hall

Recently-knighted Sir Karl Jenkins returns to the Royal Albert Hall to conduct one of his best-loved works, The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace.

This popular choral/orchestral work was commissioned by the Royal Armouries Museum as part of the millennium celebrations and was given its world premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in April 2000. The resulting album has been in the classical chart for almost 700 weeks, cementing itself in the countryís consciousness.

Karl Jenkins, conductor
Tony Robinson, special guest
David Childs, euphonium
Kathryn Rudge, mezzo soprano
Royal Choral Society
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Tickets via Royal Albert Hall Box Office or online www.royalalberthall.com

 

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