Jun
17
8:00 pm20:00

Choeur de Radio France / Magnus Lindberg

Magnus Lindberg Graffiti; Arena

Einojuhani Rautavaara Apotheosis

Debussy Le Martyre de saint Sébastien (fragments symphoniques)

Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France - Mikko Frank, conductor

Choeur de Radio France - Matthew Hamilton, guest chorus master

Maison de la Radio, Paris

Jun
11
7:00 pm19:00

NLCC @ Spitalfields Festival

Iain Bell London's Fatal Fire (world premiere)*

Berio Cries of London

Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen Three Stages

Bo Holten Pavane-Fantasia

Sven-David Sandström Hear my prayer

*co-commissioned by NLCC and Spitalfields Music

New London Chamber Choir

St Leonard's Church, Shoreditch, London

Apr
23
7:30 pm19:30

...full of Noises / Reading Bach Choir

Frank Martin Songs of Ariel

Eriks Ešenvalds No longer mourn for me (UK premiere)

Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare Songs; No longer mourn for me

Gabriel Jackson Ave gloriosa mater salvatoris

Richard Meehan He wishes for the cloths of heaven

Gibbons O clap your hands

Ramsey How are the mighty fallen; When David heard

Philips Tibi laus, tibi gloria

Reading Bach Choir

St Thomas of Canterbury, Goring, Oxfordshire

Programme repeated on 30/4/16 at St John's Church, Riga, and on 1/5/16 at Great Hall, Riga Latvian Society, Riga.

Apr
21
7:30 pm19:30

Hallé / Bach, Stravinsky & Schumann

Bach Magnificat in D*

Stravinsky Chorale Variations on Von Himmel Hoch*

Schumann Symphony No. 3 "Rhenish"

Halle

Halle Choir* Matthew Hamilton, Choral Director

Ryan Wigglesworth, Conductor

Feb
27
7:30 pm19:30

Hallé / Echoes of a Mountain Song

Stravinsky Four Norwegian Moods

Delius Song of the High Hills*

Rachmaninov Three Russian Songs*

Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini

Halle

Halle Choir* Matthew Hamilton, Choral Director

Sir Mark Elder, Conductor

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Feb
6
7:45 pm19:45

Buxtehude / Bach / Sandström

JS Bach Komm, Jesu, Komm; Singet dem Herrn

Buxtehude Fried-und Freudenreiche Hinfahrth; Eins bitte ich vom Herrn

Sven-David Sandström Komm, Jesu, Komm; Es ist genug

Reading Bach Choir

Con Amici Barocco

Douai Abbey, Berkshire

Dec
12
7:30 pm19:30

Hallé - Messiah

Handel Messiah

Hallé, Laurence Cummings - conductor

Hallé Choir, Matthew Hamilton - choral director

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Nov
26
7:30 pm19:30

Hallé - Poulenc Gloria

Poulenc Gloria

Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

Hallé, Christian Macelaru - conductor

Hallé Choir, Matthew Hamilton - choral director

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Nov
14
7:30 pm19:30

Duruflé / Britten / O'Regan

Duruflé Requiem, Quatre motets

Britten Rejoice in the Lamb

Tarik O'Regan agnificat & Nunc Dimittis - variations for choir

Reading Bach Choir, Nick Shaw - organ

All Saints Church, Wokingham

Oct
24
3:00 pm15:00

CBSO - Brahms Requiem

Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem

Mozart Piano Concerto No 25

CBSO, Andrew Manze, conductor

CBSO Chorus, Matthew Hamilton, guest chorus Master

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Oct
22
7:30 pm19:30

CBSO - Brahms Requiem

Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem

Mozart Piano Concerto No 25

CBSO, Andrew Manze, conductor

CBSO Chorus, Matthew Hamilton, guest chorus Master

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Aug
14
10:00 am10:00

BBC Singers

Studio recording for BBC Radio 3

Works by Brett Dean, Jack Body, David Hamilton

Aug
13
7:30 pm19:30

Prom 38: London Symphony Chorus

John Foulds Mantras*

Messiaen Turangalîla Symphony

*London Symphony Chorus (Matthew Hamilton, chorus master)

BBC Philharmonic

Juanjo Mena - conductor

Royal Albert Hall, London

Jul
4
7:30 pm19:30

Spem in alium - Reading Bach Choir

Thomas Tallis Spem in alium; Loquebantur

Peter Philips Tibi laus, tibi gloria; Ascendit Deus 

Orlando Gibbons O clap your hands 

Patrick Gowers Viri Galilaei

Jonathan Dove Ecce beata lucem

Judith Bingham The darkness is no darkness

Gabriel Jackson To morning

Reading Bach Choir

Douai Abbey

 

 

May
23
7:30 pm19:30

Durufle Requiem

Duruflé Requiem

Dupré Motets

Manchester Chamber Choir

Wayne Marshall - organ

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

May
15
9:00 pm21:00

NLCC's Animals! @ Brighton Festival

Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen Four madrigals from the natural world

Giles Swayne The Tiger

Judith Bingham Unpredictable but providential

Roberto Sierra Cantos Populares

Meredith Monk Panda Chant II

Banchieri Contrapunto bestiale

Janequin Le chant des oyseaux

New London Chamber Choir

All Saints Church, Brighton

 

Apr
25
7:30 pm19:30

After the Victory - music from the Baltic states

Pēteris Vasks Mūsu māšu vārdi (Our mothers' names)

Arvo Pärt Dopo la vittoria; Summa

Algirdas Martinaitis Alleluia

Vytautas Miškinis Lucis creator optime

Gabriel Jackson Our flags are wafting in hope and grief

Reading Bach Choir

Reading Minster

Mar
28
7:30 pm19:30

Luigi Gatti - Requiem

Haydn Te Deum for the Empress Marie Therese

Haydn Symphony No. 48 in C "Marie Therese"

Gatti (1740-1817) Requiem in C (first UK performance)

Salford Choral Society

Manchester Camerata 

Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

Mar
21
7:30 pm19:30

Back to Baroque

Domenico Scarlatti Stabat Mater

Henry Purcell I was glad; Hear my prayer, O Lord; Remember not, O Lord; Jehovah, quam multi sunt hostes mei

Domenico Gabrielli Ricercari

Keele Bach Choir

Claire Babington - cello

Pete Durrant - chamber organ

Keele University Chapel

Feb
13
7:30 pm19:30

Brett Dean - BBC Symphony Chorus

Brett Dean The Last Days of Socrates 

BBC Symphony Orchestra - John Storgårds, conductor

BBC Symphony Chorus - Matthew Hamilton, chorus master

Barbican, London

Jan
30
8:00 pm20:00

"Animals!" New London Chamber Choir

Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen Four madrigals from the natural world

Giles Swayne The Tiger

Judith Bingham Unpredictable but providential

Elizabeth Maconchy Creatures

Roberto Sierra Cantos Populares

Meredith Monk Panda Chant II

Wilton's Music Hall, London

Nov
29
7:30 pm19:30

Keele Bach Choir

Vic Nees Magnificat

Herbert Howells Requiem; Take him, earth, for cherishing

Jonathan Harvey I love the Lord

Keele University Chapel

Nov
10
8:00 pm20:00

ChorWerk Ruhr - Shakespeare 450

John Tavener Three Shakespeare Sonnets

Jaakko Mäntyjärvi Four Shakespeare Songs

Frank Martin Songs of Ariel

Ralph Vaughan Williams No longer mourn for me

Ralph Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare Songs

Eriks Esenvalds New Work - ChorWerk Ruhr commission

Stadhalle, Kleve, Germany

Nov
9
5:00 pm17:00

ChorWerk Ruhr - Shakespeare 450

John Tavener Three Shakespeare Sonnets

Jaakko Mäntyjärvi Four Shakespeare Songs

Frank Martin Songs of Ariel

Ralph Vaughan Williams No longer mourn for me

Ralph Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare Songs

Eriks Esenvalds New Work - ChorWerk Ruhr commission

Robert-Schumann-Saal, Düsseldorf, Germany