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  • 2024
    Friday 22nd March 2024 ST JOHN PASSION St Giles Cripplegate Samuel Boden, Evangelist Themba Mvula, Christus Augusta Hebbert, soprano Anna Harvey, mezzo soprano Will Frost, baritone Mark Williams, conductor
  • 2023
    Thursday 21st December 2023 JOY TO THE WORLD! Carols for choir, orchestra and audience including premieres of The Stable and The Carol of the Manger by Ben Morales Frost City of London Choir & Orchestra (leader: Clio Gould) Camilla Kerslake, soprano Benjamin Pope, conductor Wednesday 13th December 2023 St Paul's Knightsbridge CAROLS FOR THE CARERS TRUST Hilary Davan Wetton conductor | James Orford organ/piano | Margaret Keys soprano Wednesday 22nd November 2023 FAURE Pavane CANTELOUBE Songs of the Auvergne: Book 5 BRAHMS German Requiem Cadogan Hall Sophie Bevan soprano Gareth Brynmor John baritone Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Daniel Hyde conductor Sunday 30th September 2023 HOLST The Planets Royal Albert Hall Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Hilary Davan Wetton conductor Thursday 15th June 2023 PANTHEON: BLISS PASTORAL & HAYDN NELSON MASS Hilary Davan Wetton Farewell concert BLISS Pastoral: Lie Strewn the White Flocks HAYDN Mass No. 11 in D minor, 'Nelson Mass' St Giles Cripplegate Rachel Nicholls, soprano Marta Fontanals-Simmons, mezzo-soprano Mark Wilde, tenor James Cleverton, baritone Ileana Ruhemann, flute London Mozart Players | Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Saturday 1st April 2023 CARMINA BURANA SIBELIUS: Finlandia BRUCH: Violin Concerto ORFF: Carmina Burana Royal Festival Hall Chloe Hanslip, violin Ailish Tynan, soprano Robyn Lyn Evans tenor Samuel Dale Johnson baritone City of London Choir Winchester College Quiristers Cardinal Vaughan Schola Cantorum Trebles Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Tuesday 14th March 2023 VERDI: REQUIEM Barbican Hall Rachel Nicholls, soprano Rosie Aldridge, mezzo soprano Alexander James Edwards, tenor Stephen Gadd, baritone Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor
  • 2022
    Sunday 11th December 2022, St John's Smith Square CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT including VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on Christmas Carols HOLST Christmas Day FROST What will this new day bring? (world premiere) Samuel Evans baritone | Bozidar Vukotic cello | Timothy End piano | Richard Gowers organ Hilary Davan Wetton conductor Saturday 10th December 2022, Royal Festival Hall DICKENSIAN CAROLS Stephen Mangan speaker | Hilary Davan Wetton conductor | London Concert Brass Tuesday 6th December 2022, St George's Hanover Square CAROLS FOR THE CARERS TRUST Hilary Davan Wetton conductor | Richard Gowers organ/piano | Margaret Keys soprano Thursday 10th November 2022, Cadogan Hall RAVEL | VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (3) RAVEL Menuet antique VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Serenade to Music RAVEL Le tombeau de Couperin VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Dona nobis pacem Hilary Davan Wetton conductor | Anita Watson soprano | Maya Colwell mezzo-soprano John Cuthbert tenor | Ashley Riches baritone | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Sunday 23rd October 2022 MAHLER 8: SYMPHONY OF A THOUSAND Vasily Petrenko conductor | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Sarah Wegener soprano | Jacquelyn Wagner soprano | Regula Mühlemann soprano Jennifer Johnston mezzo-soprano Benedict Nelson tenor| Michael Nagy baritone | James Platt bass Philharmonia Chorus | Bournemouth Symphony Chorus | City of London Choir Tiffin Boys’ Choir | Schola Cantorum of The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School Tuesday 21st June 2022, St Giles Cripplegate RVW150: G MINOR MASS & MUSIC FOR THE QUEEN HANDEL Zadok the Priest HARRIS Bring us O Lord VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Festival Te Deum VAUGHAN WILLIAMS G Minor Mass HANDEL Let Thy hand be strengthened HANDEL The King shall rejoice WALTON Orb & Sceptre SS WESLEY Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace PARRY I Was Glad Emily Armour soprano | Sophie Overin alto | John Cuthbert tenor | Ian Lyon bass Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor | Richard Gowers, organ Tuesday 3rd May 2022, Barbican RVW150: A SEA SYMPHONY VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Overture to The Wasps VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Norfolk Rhapsody No 1 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia (Quasi Variazione) on the 'Old 104th' Psalm Tune VAUGHAN WILLIAMS A Sea Symphony Sophie Bevan soprano | Roderick Williams baritone | Mark Bebbington piano Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Hilary Davan Wetton conductor Thursday 10th March 2022, Cadogan Hall RAVEL | VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (2) VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Five Mystical Songs RAVEL Piano Concerto in G VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (arr. Jacob) English Folk Song Suite RAVEL Don Quichotte à Dulcinée VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Benedicite Hilary Davan Wetton conductor | Hilary Cronin soprano | Jamie W. Hall baritone Llŷr Williams piano | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • 2021
    Saturday 18th December, St John's Smith Square CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT (two performances) Richard Gowers organ | Timothy End piano | Hilary Davan Wetton conductor Sunday 12th December, Cadogan Hall DICKENSIAN CAROLS (two performances) Kevin Whateley speaker | London Concert Brass | Hilary Davan Wetton conductor Tuesday 7th December 2021, Cadogan Hall A CHORAL CHRISTMAS Njabulo Madlala | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Hilary Davan Wetton Wednesday 1st December 2021, St George's Hanover Square CAROLS FOR THE CARERS TRUST Hilary Davan Wetton conductor | Richard Gowers organ/piano | Margaret Keys soprano Wednesday 3rd November 2021, CADOGAN HALL GRAND OPERA GALA CONCERT Mozart: Pasha Selim (Il Seraglio) Mascagni: Easter Hymn (Cavalleria rusticana) Verdi: Chorus of Scottish refugees (Macbeth) Verdi: Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves (Nabucco) Bizet: Habenera (Carmen) Verdi: Libiamo ne’ lieti calici (Brindisi) (La traviata) Tali Ketzef soprano | Catherine Carby mezzo-soprano | Alexander James Edwards tenor Colin Schachat baritone | London Mozart Players | Benjamin Pope conductor Friday 22nd October 2021, St Martin-in-the-Fields MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR THE GARRICK CLUB STANFORD Beati quorum via FAURE In Paradisum Kontakion for the Departed Tuesday 19th October 2021, Cadogan Hall VAUGHAN WILLIAMS | RAVEL | FAURE (1) RAVEL Pavane pour une infante défunte FAURE Cantique de Jean Racine VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Toward the Unknown Region FAURE Requiem Rebecca Bottone soprano | James Cleverton baritone | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Hilary Davan Wetton conductor Saturday 18th September 2021, Royal Albert Hall HOLST: THE PLANETS Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Hilary Davan Wetton Saturday 26th June 2021, St Giles Cripplegate SUNSHINE AFTER RAIN City of London Choir | Njabulo Madlala, baritone | Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Andrew Vinter, piano | Andrew Pask, double bass | Mike Smith, drums ELGAR As Torrents in Summer SHEARING Songs and Sonnets of Shakespeare FINZI My Spirit Sang All Day STANFORD The Blue Bird ELGAR The Shower HOROVITZ Captain Noah & His Floating Zoo
  • 2020
    Wednesday 12th February 2020, Cadogan Hall Mendelssohn’s Elijah City of London Choir; London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Elin Manahan Thomas, soprano; Katie Bray, mezzo-soprano; Ed Lyon, tenor; Colin Schachat, baritone. Remaining concerts scheduled for 2020 cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic.
  • 2019
    Friday 20th December 2019, Barbican Christmas Classics London Concert Orchestra; City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Saturday 14th December 2019, St John’s Smith Square Carols by Candlelight City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Rebecca Bottone, soprano; Timothy End, piano; Richard Gowers, organ Thursday 5th December 2019, Cadogan Hall The Magic of Christmas Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Julia Doyle, soprano; William Dazeley baritone Tuesday 3rd December 2019, St George’s Hanover Square Carers Trust Carol Concert City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Crispian Steele-Perkins, trumpet; Northamptonshire Carers Choir Wednesday 13th November 2019, Cadogan Hall Choral Majesty MOZART The Magic Flute Overture MOZART Laudate Dominum MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto in E minor MENDELSSOHN Psalm 43 MENDELSSOHN Verleih uns Frieden gnädiglich MOZART ‘Coronation’ Mass Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Chloë Hanslip, violin; Grace Davidson, soprano; Stephanie Wake-Edwards mezzo-soprano; Edward Ross, tenor; Jacob Phillips, baritone Friday 28th June 2019, St Giles-without-Cripplegate Summer Music in City Churches: A Midsummer Night’s Serenade WALTON Henry V Suite FINZI Love’s Labours Lost VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Serenade to Music MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night’s Dream London Mozart Players; City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Tama Matheson, narrator; Rebecca Bottone, soprano; Maya Wheeler-Colwell, mezzo soprano Thursday 20th June 2019, St Giles-without-Cripplegate Summer Music in City Churches: Voice & Verse FINZI My spirit sang all day (Robert Bridges) STANFORD The blue bird (Mary Coleridge) STERNDALE BENNETT Come live with me (Christopher Marlowe) VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Three Shakespeare songs PEARSALL Lay a garland (Beaumont & Fletcher) ELGAR As torrents in summer (Henry Longfellow) VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Five mystical songs (excerpts) (George Herbert) BRITTEN Rejoice in the Lamb (Christopher Smart) HARRIS Faire is the heaven (Edmund Spenser) ELGAR The shower & The fountain (Henry Vaughan) PARRY Blest pair of sirens (John Milton) City of London Choir; Richard Gowers, organ; Thomas Humphreys, baritone; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Wednesday 15th May 2019, Royal Festival Hall BERNSTEIN Overture, Candide WHITACRE October; Songs of immorality; Equus WHITACRE Lux Aurumque (Light of Gold) ADAMS Short Ride in a Fast Machine COPLAND Quiet City WHITACRE Godzilla eats Las Vegas; Sleep Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Eric Whitacre, conductor; City of London Choir Friday 26th April 2019, Royal Festival Hall WALTON Crown Imperial DELIUS The Walk to the Paradise Garden PARRY Blest Pair of Sirens BUTTERWORTH The Banks of Green Willow ELGAR Enigma Variations: Nimrod ELGAR Enigma Variations: Finale HANDEL Messiah: Worthy is the Lamb / Amen HANDEL Zadok the Priest (Coronation Anthems) ELGAR Pomp & Circumstance March No. 4 Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Thomas Gould, violin; Alan Titchmarsh, presenter; City of London Choir Tuesday 19th March 2019, Cadogan Hall MOZART Regina coeli MOZART Ah, lo previdi MENDELSSOHN Piano Concerto No. 2 MOZART Mass in C minor K. 427 (‘Great’) Hilary Davan Wetton,conductor; Llŷr Williams, piano; Rebecca Bottone, soprano; Rachel Nicholls, soprano; Maya Wheeler-Colwell, mezzo-soprano; Richard Robbins, tenor; Thomas Humphreys, baritone; City of London Choir
  • 2018
    Thursday 20th December 2018, 7:30 pm, Barbican Christmas Classics City of London Choir; London Concert Orchestra; Hilary Davan-Wetton, conductor; William Dazeley, baritone Saturday 8th December 2018, 6:30 pm, St John’s Smith Square Carols by Candlelight City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Adam Mathias, organ; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, brass and percussion. Tuesday 4th December 2018, 7.30pm, St Mary-le-bow Carers Trust Christmas Carol Concert City of London Choir; Hilary Davan-Wetton, conductor Tuesday 20th November 2018 7:30pm, Royal Albert Hall VERDI Requiem Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Jac van Steen, Conductor; City of London Choir; Brighton Festival Chorus; Helena Dix, soprano; Alessandra Volpe, mezzo-soprano; David Butt Philip, tenor; Roland Wood, baritone Wednesday 3rd October 2018, Cadogan Hall Choral Splendour MOZART Der Schauspieldirektor Overture (The Impresario) MENDELSSOHN Von Himmel hoch, da komm ich her MENDELSSOHN Piano Concerto No 1 MOZART Requiem City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Leon McCawley, piano; Julia Doyle, soprano; Anna Harvey, mezzo-soprano; Nick Pritchard, tenor; Benjamin bevan, baritone Saturday, 28th July 2018, Christ Church, Totland Bay Including: HANDEL Zadok the Priest LOTTI Crucifixus HANDEL The King shall rejoice ELGAR Give unto the Lord STANFORD Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in C Friday 27th July 2018, All Saints Church, Ryde ELGAR Give unto the Lord ELGAR Great is the Lord HOLST Nunc dimittis DURUFLÉ Requiem City of London Choir Camerata Chamber Choir Saturday 14 July, Royal Albert Hall Prom 2: Mozart, Ravel and Fauré FAURÉ Pavane MOZART Piano Concerto No 27 in B flat major RAVEL Daphnis and Chloe City of London Choir; BBC Symphony Chorus; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Alain Altinoglu, conductor; Francesco Piemontesi, piano Friday 29th June 2018, St Giles’ Cripplegate Summer Music in City Churches: Flowers of the Field WARLOCK Capriol Suite BUTTERWORTH (ORCH. RODERICK WILLIAMS) Songs from A Shropshire Lad HAWES I Know the Music BUTTERWORTH The Banks of Green Willow ELGAR Chanson de Matin Op 15 No 2 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS The Lark Ascending FINZI (ED.CHRISTIAN ALEXANDER) Requiem da Camera City of London Choir; London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Roderick Williams, baritone; Ruth Rogers, violin Thursday 21st June 2018, St Giles’ Cripplegate Summer Music in City Churches: Storm and Refuge ELGAR Psalm 29 Give unto the Lord Op 74 HOLST Nunc dimittis THALBEN-BALL Elegy ELGAR Psalm 48 Great is the Lord Op 67 DURUFLÉ Requiem Op 9 City of London Choir; Marta Fontanals-Simmons, soprano; Mark Williams, organ; Bozidar Vukotic, cello; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Sunday 18th June 2018, Cadogan Hall FAURÉ Pavane SAINT-SAËNS Danse macabre RAVEL Piano Concerto in G FAURÉ Requiem City of London Choir; London Mozart Players; Vitaly Pisarenko, piano; Cecilia Osmond, soprano; Thomas Humphreys, baritone; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor. Sunday 15th April 2018, Cadogan Hall HAYDN Insanae et vanae curae MOZART Clarinet Concerto HAYDN Harmoniemesse (XXII:14) City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra;Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Katherine Lacy, clarinet; Joanne Lunn, soprano; Marta Fontanals-Simmons, mezzo-soprano; Daniel Norman, tenor; James Cleverton, baritone Saturday 14th April 2018, Royal Festival Hall WAGNER Prelude to Act 3 from Lohengrin SAINT-SAENS Symphony No.3 (Organ) HOLST The Planets City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Christopher Warren-Green, conductor Tuesday 13th February 2018, Barbican Mendelssohn: Elijah City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Rachel Nicholls, soprano; Diana Moore, mezzo-soprano; Daniel Norman, tenor; Njabulo Madlala, baritone.
  • 2017
    Thursday 21st December 2017, Royal Albert Hall The Glory of Christmas City of London Choir; London Concert Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Nicky Spence, tenor; Crispian Steele-Perkins, trumpet; Trinity Boys Choir Friday 15th December 2017, Royal Festival Hall Messiah by Candlelight Handel: Messiah City of London Choir; Mozart Festival Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Jennifer France, soprano; Rebecca Afonwy-Jones, mezzo-soprano; Nick Pritchard, tenor; George Humphreys, bass. Wednesday 13th December 2017, Cadogan Hall A Choral Christmas City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Gareth Brynmor John, baritone. Saturday 9th December 2017, St Johns Smith Square Carols by Candlelight City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Timothy End, piano; Adam Mathias, organ; Scott Bywater, timpani. Tuesday 5th December 2017, St Mary le Bow Carols for the Carers Trust City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Tuesday 24th October 2017, Cadogan Hall HAYDN Te Deum for Empress Maria Theresa MOZART Piano Concerto No.22 in E flat K482 HAYDN Creation Mass HOB. XXII:13 City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Llŷr Williams, piano; Laura Mitchell, soprano; Anna Harvey; mezzo-soprano; Daniel Norman, tenor; Edward Grint, bass-baritone Wednesday 31st May 2017, Royal Albert Hall WHITACRE Water Night KILAR Orawa WHITACRE A Boy and a Girl WHITACRE Five Hebrew Love Songs WHITACRE Godzilla Eats Las Vegas J S BACH ARR. LONDON Bach (Again) Come Sweet Death WHITACRE Bachianus Americanus (world premiere) WHITACRE Deep Field Eric Whitacre, conductor; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; City of London Choir Thursday 23rd March 2017, Cadogan Hall MOZART Tantum Ergo in B flat, K142 MOZART Piano Concerto No. 24, K491 HAYDN Mass in B-flat major, H. XXII:12, “Theresienmesse” City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Leon McCawley, piano; Grace Davidson, soprano; Catherine Carby, mezzo soprano; Nicholas Pritchard, tenor; Tristan Hambleton, baritone
  • 2016
    Sunday 11th December 2016, St John’s Smith Square Carols by Candlelight City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Stephen Farr, organ; Timothy End, piano; Lucy Wakeford, harp Thursday 8th December 2016, Methodist Central Hall, Westminster VSO Christmas Carol Concert City of London Choir; Goodrich Community Primary School Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Jo N’Gala, drums; Mary-Jess, soloist; Benjamin Zephaniah, speaker; Indira Varmer, speaker; Alex Jennings, speaker Tuesday 6th December 2016, Cadogan Hall A Choral Christmas City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Friday 21st October 2016, Cadogan Hall Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 20 in D minor (K 466) Haydn: Heiligmesse City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Alexandra Dariescu, piano Sunday 29th May 2016, Dorchester Abbey Bliss: Pastoral – Lie Strewn the White Flocks Rawsthorne: Light Music for Strings Elgar: Elegy Sterndale Bennett: Come live with me and be my love; Sweet Stream Havergal Brian: Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day; Blow, blow thou winter wind Howells: A spotless Rose John Dankworth: Sleep On; Jenny kissed me Lennox Berkeley: Serenade Tuesday 12th April 2016, Cadogan Hall Mozart Piano Concerto No.21 in C major, K.467; Haydn Mass in Time of War, Hob. XXII:9 Mozart: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, K.492 Mozart: Laudate Dominum, K.339 Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 21 in C major K.467 Haydn: Mass in Time of War (Paukenmesse) Hob.XXII:9 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Leon McCawley, piano; Grace Davidson, soprano; Anna Harvey, mezzo-soprano; Mark Wilde, tenor; Ashley Riches, baritone Saturday 2nd April 2016, Royal Festival Hall Last Night of the Spring Proms London Concert Orchestra, Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Monday 7th March 2016, Barbican Brahms: A German Requiem Strauss: Four Last Songs Brahms: Psalm 98 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Claire Rutter, soprano; Stephen Gadd, baritone
  • 2015
    Monday 21st December 2015, Barbican Centre Christmas in the City City of London Choir, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Timothy End, piano; Jeremy Cole, organ; Thursday 17th December 2015, Royal Albert Hall Classic Carols City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Ilona Domnich, soprano Thursday 10th December 2015, Methodist Central Hall, Westminster VSO Christmas Carol Concert – in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Stephen Farr, organ; Mary-Jess, soloist, Inner Voices chamber choir; Ed Watkins, director of Inner Voices; Angélique Kidjo, soloist, Jyotsna Srikanth, violinist Saturday 5th December 2015, St John’s Smith Square Christmas Carols with the City of London Choir City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Stephen Farr, organ; Timothy End, piano; Chriss Blundell, percussion Thursday 26th November 2015, St John’s Smith Square Mozart & The Sisters Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Regina Coeli, K276 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mass in C minor, K427 City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Robyn Allegra Parton, soprano; Marta Fontanals-Simmons, mezzo; Ben Thapa, tenor; George Humphreys, bass Monday 2nd November 2015, Cadogan Hall Mozart Piano Concerto No.23 in A Major, K488; Haydn Nelson Mass, Hob. XXII:11 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Regina Coeli, K.276 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Ch’io mi scordi di te? K.505 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No.23 in A Major, K.488 Joseph Haydn: Nelson Mass (Missa in Angustiis) Hob.XXII:11 City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Tom Poster, piano; Rachel Nicholls, soprano; Catherine Hopper, mezzo-soprano; Jeffrey Lloyd Roberts, tenor, Darren Jeffery, bass-baritone Saturday 26th September 2015, Royal Albert Hall Beethoven’s Ninth City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Alexandra Dariescu, piano; Emma Bell, soprano; Christine Rice, mezzo-soprano; Timothy Robinson, tenor; David Wilson-Johnson, baritone. Thursday 25th June 2015, St John’s Smith Square Blow Your Trumpets, Angels! Giovanni Gabrieli: Sonata pian’e forte Giovanni Gabrieli: Jubilate Deo Giovanni Gabrieli: Nunc dimittis Matthew Locke: Music for His Majesty’s Sackbuts and Cornetts Henry Purcell: Funeral music for Queen Mary Heinrich Schütz: Selig sind die Toten Heinrich Schütz: Psalm 100 (Jauchzet dem Herrn) Giovanni Gabrieli: Buccinate in neomenia tuba Philip Moore: At the round earth’s imagined corners - (first London performance) Gustav Holst: Nunc dimittis John Rutter: Gloria City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Brass; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Stephen Farr, organ; Oliver Jones, tenor. Friday 27th March 2015, St John’s Smith Square J S Bach: St John Passion Music for Awhile; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Mark Wilde, Evangelist; Darren Jeffery, Christus; Rebecca Bottone, soprano; Tim Mead, counter-tenor; Benjamin Bevan, baritone. Friday 20th & Sunday 22nd March 2015, Royal Albert Hall Classical Spectacular Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Band of the Royal Logistics Corps; John Rigby, conductor; James Edwards, tenor; Sarah Redgwick, soprano
  • 2014
    18 December 2014, Royal Albert Hall Classic Carols Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Darren Jeffery, baritone 4 December 2014, Westminster Cathedral Carols for VSO Mark Williams, conductor; Njabulo Madlala, baritone; Peter Stevens, organ 7 December 2014, St John’s Smith Square Carols by Candlelight including Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Stephen Gadd, baritone; Bozidar Vukotic, cello; Philip Scriven, organ 13 November 2014, St John’s Smith Square Finzi: Requiem da Camera Haydn: Missa in Tempore Belli (Paukenmesse) Tippet: Five Spirituals (from A Child of Our Time) Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow London Mozart Players Hilary Davan Wetton and Mark Williams, conductors Mary Nelson, soprano; Wendy Dawn Thompson, mezzo-soprano; Matthew Long, tenor; William Berger, baritone. 7 June 2014, Royal Albert Hall Mozart Requiem Steven Devine, conductor Mozart Festival Orchestra 24 May 2014, Dorchester Abbey (English Music Festival) Flowers of the Field Elgar: Give Unto The Lord O’Neill: Pastorale Butterworth: Loveliest Of Trees Butterworth: The Lads In Their Hundreds Butterworth: Is My Team Ploughing? Gurney: The Trumpet Coles: Behind The Lines Parry: My Soul, There Is A Country Holst: How Mighty Are The Sabbaths Vaughan Williams: Five variants on ‘Dives and Lazarus’ Finzi: Requiem da Camera Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Holst Orchestra Tristan Hambleton, baritone; Philip Scriven, organ Sat 10th May, Royal Festival Hall Last Night of the Spring Proms Anthony Inglis, conductor 19 March 2014, Royal Albert Hall Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Royal Philharmonic Orchestra City of London Choir with Guildford Choral Society, Leicester Philharmonic Choir and St Paul’s Girls’ School: Senior Choir and Paulina Voices Andrew Staples, tenor; Diana Moore, mezzo-soprano; Jacques Imbrailo, baritone
  • 2013
    19 December 2013 Royal Albert Hall Classic Carols Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Sir John Tomlinson, Bass 12 December 2013 St Paul’s Cathedral Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Simon Johnson, Organ; Thames Fanfare Brass 8 December 2013 St John’s, Smith Square Carols by Candlelight Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano; Scott Bywater, Timpani 14 November 2013 St John’s, Smith Square CLC 50th Anniversary Concert Bach: Magnificat in D Boyce: Symphony No.4 Handel: Dettingen Te Deum Purcell: Chacony in G minor Music for A While; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Julia Doyle, Soprano; Robin Blaze, Counter-Tenor; Matthew Long, Tenor; William Berger, Baritone 27 October 2013 King’s Cross Station War Memorial Service of Rededication Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Brass Ensemble 12 June 2013 St John’s, Smith Square In Paradisum Fauré: Requiem Dyson: Hierusalem Finzi: God is Gone Up Gardner: Stabat Mater Holst Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Lucy Hall, Soprano; Thomas Humphreys, Baritone; Philip Scriven, Organ 26 May 2013 Dorchester Abbey (English Music Festival) Dyson: Three Hymns of Praise Vaughan Williams: Rhosymedre Finzi: God is Gone Up Gardner: Stabat Mater Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs Holst Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Lucy Hall, Soprano; Thomas Humphreys, Baritone; Philip Scriven, Organ 10 May 2013 Cadogan Hall Mozart: Requiem Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor 23 March 2013 St John’s, Smith Square Handel: Messiah Music for Awhile; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Martene Grimson, Soprano; Tim Mead, Counter-Tenor; Sam Furness, Tenor; William Berger, Baritone 31 January 2013 Fairfield Halls, Croydon Mozart: Requiem London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor
  • 2012
    20 December 2012 Royal Albert Hall Classic Carols Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Rebecca Bottone, Soprano 16 December 2012 The Swiss Church in London, Covent Garden Carol Concert Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Peter Yardley-Jones, Organ 11 December 2012 St George the Martyr, Borough High St Carol Service Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor 9 December 2012 St John’s, Smith Square Carols for Choir and Audience Holst Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Stephen Farr, Organ 6 December 2012 St Martin-in-the-Fields Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor Stephen Farr, Organ 26 November 2012 Barbican Hall For the Fallen: Spirit of England Elgar: Spirit of England Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending Walton: Henry V Suite Butterworth: A Shropshire Lad Rhapsody Parry: The Chivalry of the Sea Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Jamie Parker, Narrator; Claire Rutter, Soprano; Clio Gould, Violin 19 June 2012 St John’s, Smith Square Mozart’s Coronation Mass and Music for a Royal Jubilee Mozart : Coronation Mass Handel : The King Shall Rejoice Purcell : Trumpet Tune SS Wesley: Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace Parry: I Was Glad Handel: Zadok the Priest Walton: Coronation Te Deum London Mozart Players; Mark Williams, Conductor; Lucy Hall, Soprano; Belinda Williams, Mezzo-soprano; Nicholas Scott, Tenor; Johnny Herford, Baritone; Ashley Grote, Organ; Westminster Boys’ Choir 20 May 2012 Royal Festival Hall Karl Jenkins Live: The Peacemakers Philharmonia Orchestra; Trinity Boys’ Choir; Karl Jenkins, Conductor 17 May 2012 Lloyds of London Live@Lloyds (Charity gala concert) Programme including music by: Handel Parry Warlock Walton Elgar and a specially commissioned fanfare by Howard Goodall Trumpeters of the Life Guards; Musicians from the Royal College of Music; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor 6 April 2012 Chichester Cathedral JS Bach: St Matthew Passion The Hanover Band; Choristers of Chichester Cathedral; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Andrew Staples, Evangelist; Marcus Farnsworth, Christus; Angharad Gruffydd-Jones, Soprano; Katherine Nicholson, Contralto; Edward Price, Baritone 25 March 2012 St John’s, Smith Square JS Bach: St Matthew Passion The Hanover Band; Ripieno choir of children from London primary schools; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Andrew Staples, Evangelist; Marcus Farnsworth, Christus; Angharad Gruffydd-Jones, Soprano; Katherine Nicholson, Contralto; Roderick Williams, Baritone
  • 2011
    11 December 2011 St John’s, Smith Square Carols by Candlelight Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Edward Price, Baritone; Philip Scriven, Organ; Timothy End, Piano; Bozidar Vukotic, Cello 1 December 2011 St Martin-in-the-Fields Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Thomas Humphreys, Baritone; Stephen Farr, Organ 22 November 2011 St John’s, Smith Square Mr Handel’s Charitable Works Handel : From Heavenly Harmony (excerpts from Ode to St Cecilia) Handel : How beautiful are the feet (Anthem on the Peace) Handel : Foundling Hospital Anthem Handel : Eternal source of light divine (excerpts from Ode for the birthday of Queen Anne) Handel : Excerpts from Solomon Music for Awhile; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Juliet Fraser, Soprano; Michael Chance, Countertenor; Matthew Long, Tenor 23 June 2011 St John’s, Smith Square Howells: English Mass Duruflé: Requiem London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Marta Fontanals-Simmons, Mezzo-soprano; Mark Williams, Organ 14 June 2011 St George the Martyr, Borough High Street Duruflé: Requiem The David Idowu Children’s Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Marta Fontanals-Simmons, Mezzo-soprano; Mark Williams, Organ 29 May 2011 Dorchester Abbey (English Music Festival) Vaughan Williams: Festival Te Deum Holst: When first we met Holst: Sorrow and Joy Gardner: Sinfonia Piccola Holst: Brook Green Suite Holst: Love on my Heart Holst: Nunc Dimittis Holst: Two Psalms Gardner: O Clap your Hands Howells: English Mass The Holst Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Stephen Farr, Organ 5 April 2011 Barbican Hall Mendelssohn: Psalm 98 (Sing unto the Lord a new song) Mendelssohn: Verleih uns Frieden (Grant us peace) Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 2 ‘Lobgesang’ (Hymn of Praise) Royal Phiharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; So Ock Kim, Violin; Lucy Crowe, Soprano; Ruby Hughes, Soprano; Andrew Staples, Tenor 18 March 2011 & 20 March 2011 Royal Albert Hall Classical Spectacular Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; The Band of the Welsh Guards; Muskets & Cannons of the Moscow Militia; John Rigby, Conductor; Wynne Evans, Tenor; Kevin Greenlaw, Baritone
  • 2010
    20 December 2010 St John’s, Smith Square Carols by Candlelight Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Stephen Farr, Organ; Ileana Ruhemann, Flute 12 December 2010 The Swiss Church The Swiss Church Carol Concert Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Stephen Farr, Organ 2 December 2010 St Martin-in-the-Fields Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Stephen Farr, Organ 21 November 2010 St John’s, Smith Square St Nicolas and the Coming of Christ Holst: Two Psalms Holst: The Coming of Christ Britten: St Nicolas Cantata London Mozart Players; Trebles from the Westminster Boys’ Choir; St Paul’s Girls’ School Chamber Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Timothy Bentinck, Narrator; Justin Lavender, Tenor; Stephen Farr, Organ; Timothy End, Piano 17 June 2010 St John’s, Smith Square Entente Cordiale – A celebration of French and English song Wood: Full Fathom Five Saint-Saëns: Calme des Nuits Saint-Saëns: Les Fleurs et les Arbres Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine Pearsall: Lay a Garland Poulenc: Sonata for flute and piano Stanford: The Blue Bird Stanford: Heraclitus Holst: I Love my Love Finzi: My Spirit Sang Elgar: My Love Dwelt in a Northern Land Fauré: Madrigal Fauré: Nocturne no. 6 in D flat Elgar: As Torrents in Summer Bridge: Five Partsongs Debussy: Syrinx John Dankworth: Three Songs Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Timothy End, Piano; Ileana Ruhemann, Flute 29 May 2010 Dorchester Abbey (English Music Festival) Wood: Full Fathom Five Pearsall: Lay a Garland Stanford: Heraclitus Holst: I Love my Love Britten: Prelude and Fugue on a Theme of Vittoria Finzi: My Spirit Sang Elgar: My Love Dwelt in a Northern Land Elgar: As Torrents in Summer Bridge: Five Part-Songs Howells: Master Tallis’s Testament Holst: The Coming of Christ Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Sebastian Thomson, Organ; David Owen-Norris, Piano; Jerry Clack, Trumpet 22 April 2010 Freemasons’ Hall, Great Queen St, London WC2 Mozart: Serenata Notturna (K. 239) Mozart : Ave Verum Corpus (K. 618) Mozart : Requiem (K. 626) London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Sarah Moule, Soprano; Kathryn McAdam, Mezzo-soprano; Edward Lee, Tenor; Matthew Stiff, Baritone 27 February 2010 Barbican Hall (Hilary Davan Wetton 20th Anniversary Season) Beethoven: Choral Fantasy in C minor (op 80) Beethoven: Piano Concerto in E flat major‘Emperor’ (op 73) Beethoven: Der Glorreiche Augenblick –‘The Glorious Moment’ (op 136) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Boys’ Choir of Westminster Under School; Hilary Davan Wetton Conductor; Leon McCawley, Piano; Claire Rutter, Soprano; Matilde Wallevik, Mezzo-Soprano; Paul Nilon, Tenor; Stephen Gadd, Baritone
  • 2009
    12 December 2009 St John’s, Smith Square Carols by Candlelight Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Stephen Farr, Organ/Piano; Lucy Wakeford, Harp 3 December 2009 St Martin-in-the-Fields Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Stephen Farr, Organ/Piano; Lucy Wakeford, Harp 12 November 2009 St John’s, Smith Square Haydn: Nelson Mass Handel: Foundling Hospital Anthem Boyce: Symphony No. 5 Hanover Band; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Laura Mitchell, Soprano; Stephanie Lewis, Mezzo-soprano; Matthew Long, Tenor; Samuel Evans, Baritone; Mark Williams, Organ 18 June 2009 St John’s, Smith Square Sun, Moon and Stars Vaughan Williams: G Minor Mass Vaughan Williams: Sun, Moon, Stars and Man Holst: Nunc Dimittis Holst: Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda Foulds: Keltic Lament Britten: Choral Dances from Gloriana Parry: Songs of Farewell Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Piano; Sally Pryce, Harp 25 May 2009 Dorchester Abbey (English Music Festival) Vaughan Williams: G Minor Mass Vaughan Williams: Sun, Moon, Stars and Man Foulds: Keltic Lament Holst: Choral Hymns from Rig Veda Britten: Choral Dances from Gloriana Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Piano; Sally Pryce, Harp 18 April 2009 Cadogan Hall Port of London Authority Centenary Concert Haydn: Nelson Mass Plus excerpts from: HMS Pinafore Fantasia of British Sea Songs (Rule, Britannia!) Water Music London Pride Old Father Thames Presented by Catherine Bott, Soprano; London Mozart Players; Fanfare Trumpeters of the Royal British Legion; Watermen of the Port of London; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Frances Bourne, Mezzo-Soprano; Adrian Ward, Tenor; Julien Debreuil, Baritone; Jonathan Cohen, Piano 11 April & 12 April 2009 The O2 Arena Star Wars: A Musical Journey London Concert Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Dirk Brosse, Conductor; Anthony Daniels, Narrator 1 April 2009 St John’s, Smith Square JS Bach: St John Passion Hanover Band; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Wilde, Evangelist; Jonathan Arnold, Christus; Laura Mitchell, Soprano; William Purefoy, Countertenor; Daniel Norman, Tenor; William Berger, Baritone
  • 2008
    11 December 2008 St Martin-in-the-Field Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Cecilia Osmond, Soprano; Mark Williams, Organ; Ben Glassberg, Percussion 30 November 2008 Barbican Centre Vaughan Williams: Winter (from Four Folk Songs of the Four Seasons) Finzi: The Fall of the Leaf Finzi: In Terra Pax Vaughan Williams: Hodie Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; The Boys’ Choir of Westminster Under School; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Janice Watson, Soprano; Peter Hoare, Tenor; Stephen Gadd, Baritone; Mark Williams, Organ; Introduced by Michael Brearley OBE 19 June 2008 St John’s, Smith Square Tippett : Five Spirituals Vaughan Williams: Folk Songs for the Four Seasons (Spring & Summer) Vaughan Williams: Festival Te Deum Rutter: Requiem Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Laura Mitchell, Soprano; Mark Williams, Organ 13 May 2008 Queen Elizabeth Hall Notes from a Small Island Bliss: Pastoral: ‘Lie strewn the white flocks’ Holst: Two Psalms Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending Vaughan Williams: An Oxford Elegy The London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Heather Shipp, Mezzo-soprano; Timothy West, Speaker; So-Ock Kim, Violin; Ileana Ruhemann, Flute; Mark Williams, Organ 26 April 2008 St Barnabas’ Church, Tunbridge Wells Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine Fauré: Requiem Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Stephen Farr, Organ 12 March 2008 The Swiss Church Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine Fauré: Requiem Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ 6 March 2008 St John’s, Smith Square Haydn: Theresienmesse Mozart: Dominican Vespers Mozart: Regina Coeli The London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton Conductor; Katherine Manley, Soprano; Laura Trayhurn, Mezzo-soprano; Nathan Vale, Tenor; Samuel Evans, Baritone
  • 2007
    17 December 2007 St John’s, Smith Square Carols by Candlelight Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Stephen Gadd, Baritone; Mark Williams, Organ 6 December 2007 St Martin-in-the-Field Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; U’zambezi; Mark Williams, Organ 21 November 2007 St John’s, Smith Square Masters of the Baroque JS Bach: Cantata No.10, ‘Meine Seel erhebt den Herren’ Handel : Chandos anthem No.9, ‘O praise the Lord with one consent Vivaldi : Gloria The Hanover Band; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Julia Doyle, Soprano; Grace Davidson, Soprano; Ruth Massey, Contralto; Andrew Tortise, Tenor; William Berger, Bass; Mark Williams, Continuo 14 June 2007 St John’s, Smith Square Voices of Faith Elgar: Great is the Lord; Give unto the Lord Holst: Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda (group III) Bernstein: Chichester Psalms Kodály: Missa Brevis Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Christopher Sladdin, Boy Alto; Laurette Pope, Harp; Scott; Bywater, Percussion; Mark Williams, Organ 29 March 2007 St John’s, Smith Square Holst: Two Psalms Bliss: Pastoral Duruflé: Requiem The English Chamber Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Heather Shipp, Mezzo-soprano; Martin Oxenham, Baritone; Mark Williams, Organ
  • 2006
    20 December 2006 Queen Elizabeth Hall Carols for Choir & Audience Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano; Harry Winstanley, Flute 12 December 2006 Royal Albert Hall José Carreras BBC Concert Orchestra; José Carreras, Tenor 10 December 2006 Swiss Church, Covent Garden Carols Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ 7 December 2006 St Martin-in-the-Field Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano 23 November 2006 St John’s, Smith Square JS Bach: Magnificat Handel : Dettingen Te Deum Boyce: Symphony no.2 The Hanover Band; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Julia Doyle, Soprano; Heather Shipp, Mezzo-soprano; Iestyn Davies, Countertenor; Andrew Tortise, Tenor; Michael George, Bass; Mark Williams, Continuo 22 October 2006 Dorchester Abbey (English Music Festival) Vaughan Williams: Oxford Elegy Holst: Two Psalms Milton Keynes Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Jeremy Irons, Narrator; Mark Williams, Organ 15 June 2006 St John’s, Smith Square Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle Vaughan Williams: Three Shakespeare Songs George Shearing: Songs and Sonnets of Shakespeare Mark Williams, Conductor; Elizabeth Franklin-Kitchen, Soprano; Frances Bourne, Mezzo-soprano; Andrew Tortise, Tenor; Stephen Gadd, Baritone; Robert Houssart, Piano; Christopher Whitton, Harmonium; Chris Hill, Double Bass 6 April 2006 St John’s, Smith Square Fauré: Requiem Janácek: Otce nás (The Lord’s Prayer) Mass in E flat The English Chamber Orchestra; Milton Keynes Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Cecilia Osmond, Soprano; Martin Oxenham, Baritone; Laurette Pope, Harp
  • 2005
    19 December 2005 Queen Elizabeth Hall Carols for Choir & Audience Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano; Crispian Steele-Perkins, Trumpet 1 December 2005 St Martin-in-the-Fields Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano; Crispian Steele-Perkins, Trumpet 17 November 2005 St John’s, Smith Square JS Bach: Lutheran Mass no. 4 in G major Haydn: St Nicolas Mass Samuel Wesley: Symphony no. 5 in E flat London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Sophie Bevan, Soprano; Frances Bourne, Mezzo-soprano; Ben Johnson, Tenor; Jacques Imbrailo, Baritone October 2005 Tonbridge School Chapel Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610 The Parley of Instruments; Tonbridge Chapel Choristers; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Isabelle Adams, Soprano; Katherine Dain, Soprano; Andrew Radley, Countertenor; Richard Butler, Tenor; Gareth Malone, Tenor; Martin Oxenham, Bass; Stuart Young, Bass 16 June 2005 St John’s, Smith Square Bruckner: Mass in E minor Dvorák: Serenade for winds Tavener: Svyati Milton Keynes Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Gerard Le Feuvre, Cello 17 March 2005 St John’s, Smith Square Palestrina: Stabat Mater D Scarlatti: Stabat Mater Schütz: Stabat Mater Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Katherine Bond, Soprano; April Frederick, Soprano; Andrew Radley, Countertenor; Humphrey Berney, Tenor; Gareth Malone, Tenor; Julian Empett, Bass; Simon Oberst, Bass; Mark Williams, Continuo 5 February 2005 Royal Festival Hall Mozart: Requiem Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Guildford Choral Society; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Julie Unwin, Soprano; Heather Shipp, Mezzo-soprano; Mark Luther, Tenor; Gareth Malone, Tenor; Christopher Foster, Bass
  • 2004
    22 December 2004 Queen Elizabeth Hall Carols for Choir & Audience Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Claire Bessent, Soprano; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano 16 December 2004 Christchurch, Spitalfields (Spitalfields Festival) Christmas Carols Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano 13 December 2004 Royal Festival Hall Christmas Carols BBC Concert Orchestra; Christopher Warren-Green, Conductor 2 December 2004 St Martin-in-the-Fields Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano 11 November 2004 St John’s, Smith Square Mozart: C minor Mass Mozart: Solemn Vespers London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Julie Kennard, Soprano; Heather Shipp, Mezzo-soprano; Mark Wilde, Tenor; Håkan Ekenäs, Baritone 17 June 2004 St John’s, Smith Square Tallis: Spem in Alium Gibbons: O clap your hands Purcell: Hear my prayer Byrd: Fantasia Sheppard: Libera Nos Parsons: Ave Maria Vaughan Williams: Te Deum Holst: Nunc Dimittis Bridge: Adagio in E Tippett: Spirituals Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ 1 April 2004 St John’s, Smith Square Handel : Messiah The Hanover Band; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Cecilia Osmond, Soprano; Jonathan Peter Kenny, Countertenor; Mark Le Brocq, Tenor; Humphrey Berney, Tenor; Peter Savidge, Baritone
  • 2003
    22 December 2003 Queen Elizabeth Hall Carols for Choir & Audience Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Håkan Ekenäs, Baritone; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano; Gerard Le Feuvre, Cello 14 December 2003 Royal Festival Hall Christmas Galore BBC Concert Orchestra; Robin Stapleton, Conductor 10 December 2003 Royal Albert Hall José Carreras Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hayley Westenra, Soprano; José Carreras, Tenor 4 December 2003 St Martin-in-the-Fields Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano 3 November 2003 Barbican 40th Anniversary Concert Haydn: Mass in time of war (Paukenmesse) Vaughan Williams: Dona nobis pacem Beethoven: Egmont overture Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Lynne Dawson, Soprano; Juilianne de Villiers, Mezzo-soprano; Joseph Cornwell, Tenor; Ian Caddy, Baritone 2 November 2003 Royal Albert Hall Great Choral Classics Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Owain Arwel Hughes, Conductor 13 June 2003 St John’s, Smith Square Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610 The Parley of Instruments; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Emily Benson, Soprano; Hannah Garner, Soprano; Robin Tyson, Countertenor; Joseph Cornwell, Tenor; Daniel Norman, Tenor; Alex Ashworth, Bass; Philip Lawson, Bass 10 April 2003 St John’s, Smith Square JS Bach: St John Passion Florilegium; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Neil Mackie, Evangelist; James Harrison, Christus; Miriam Ryen, Soprano; Elizabeth Ife, Mezzo-soprano; Thomas Walker, Tenor; Håkan Ekenäs, Baritone; Mark Williams, Continuo
  • 2002
    23 December 2002 Queen Elizabeth Hall Carols for Choir & Audience Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Cecilia Osmond, Soprano; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano; David Corkhill, Percussion; Jennifer Raven, Flute 21 December 2002 Queen Elizabeth Hall Carols for SOS with Stars at Christmas Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor 5 December 2002 St Martin-in-the-Fields Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano 14 November 2002 St John’s, Smith Square Britten: St Nicolas Haydn: St Nicolas Mass Milton Keynes Orchestra; Members of the Chapel Choristers of Tonbridge School; Choir of the City of London School for Girls; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Hanna Garner, Soprano; Alexandra Sherman, Contralto; Mark Wilde, Tenor; Alex Ashworth, Bass 13 June 2002 Temple Church Parry: I Was Glad Gant: Hymn for the Golden Jubilee Handel: Coronation anthems Guildhall Brass Ensemble; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ 2 June 2002 Royal Festival Hall Gala concert in honour of the Golden Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen Orff: Carmina Burana Parry: I Was Glad Gant: Hymn for the Golden Jubilee Walton: Coronation Te Deum Dove: Overture for London Elgar: The Crown of India Suite BBC Concert Orchestra; Guildford Choral Society; The Chapel of HM Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Janice Watson, Soprano; John Graham Hall, Tenor; Leigh Melrose, Baritone 21 March 2002 St John’s, Smith Square Duruflé: Requiem Haydn: Salve Regina Mozart: Serenata notturna London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Katherine Manley, Soprano; Julianne Young, Contralto; Nathan Vale, Tenor; Mathias Hausmann, Baritone
  • 2001
    21 December 2001 Queen Elizabeth Hall Carols for Choir & Audience Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Graham Trew, Baritone; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano; David Corkhill, Percussion 13 & 14 December 2001 Fairfield Halls, Croydon/Royal Festival Hall Christmas Celebration BBC Concert Orchestra; Roderick Dunk Conductor 6 December 2001 St Martin-in-the-Fields Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Graham Trew, Baritone; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano 15 November 2001 St John’s, Smith Square Handel : Dixit Dominus Pergolesi: Magnificat JS Bach: Wachet auf The Hanover Band; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Jeni Bern, Soprano; Cecilia Osmond, Soprano; Louise Poole, Mezzo-soprano; Mark Wilde, Tenor; Håkan Vramsro, Baritone June 2001 St John’s, Smith Square Holst: Ode on a Grecian Urn Tippett: Five Spirituals Dankworth: Thy Kingdom Gone Rutter: Magnificat Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Cecilia Osmond, Soprano; Alison Duguid, Mezzo-soprano; Lionel Steuart Fothringham, Organ 16 May 2001 Royal Festival Hall Classical Masterworks BBC Concert Orchestra April 2001 St John’s, Smith Square At the foot of the Cross – Music for Passiontide Lotti: Crucifixus Corelli: Sonata in G minor Purcell : Pavan in B flat Caldara: Stabat Mater Schütz: Musicalische Exequien The Pepys Ensemble; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Elizabeth Cragg, Soprano; Rebecca Gresson, Soprano; Andrew Radley, Countertenor; Robert Murray, Tenor; Oliver J White, Tenor; Mark Chaundy, Bass; Austin Gunn, Bass
  • 2000
    December 2000 Queen Elizabeth Hall Carols for Choir & Audience Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Graham Trew, Baritone; Jane Watts, Organ/Piano; Crispian Steele-Perkins, Trumpet; Emma Baldock, Cello November 2000 St John’s, Smith Square Purcell : Hail, Bright Cecilia Handel : O praise the Lord with one consent Clarke: Music on the Death of Henry Purcell Florilegium; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Louise Cannon, Soprano; Jonathan Peter Kenny, Countertenor; Robin Tyson, Countertenor; Daniel Norman, Tenor; Roderick Williams, Baritone June 2000 St John’s, Smith Square/St Sepulchre-without-Newgate Gabrieli: In ecclesiis, Sonata pian’e forte, Jubilate Deo Schütz: Psalm 150 Monteverdi: Beatus Vir Chilcott: Jubilate Rutter: Gloria Guildhall School of Music; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Kate Royal, Soprano; Rachael Lloyd, Contralto; Darrell Forkin, Tenor; Haydn Jones, Bass; Lionel Steuart Fotheringham, Organ April 2000 Royal Albert Hall Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast Poulenc: Gloria Brahms: Academic Festival Overture Finzi: Fall of the Leaf Dove: Fanfare for a New Theatre Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Leicester Philharmonic Choir; Guildford Choral Society; Brussels Choral Society; Mary Hegarty, Soprano; Anthony Michaels-Moore, Baritone
  • 2024
    Friday 22nd March 2024 ST JOHN PASSION St Giles Cripplegate Samuel Boden, Evangelist Themba Mvula, Christus Augusta Hebbert, soprano Anna Harvey, mezzo soprano Will Frost, baritone Mark Williams, conductor
  • 2023
    Thursday 21st December 2023 JOY TO THE WORLD! Carols for choir, orchestra and audience including premieres of The Stable and The Carol of the Manger by Ben Morales Frost City of London Choir & Orchestra (leader: Clio Gould) Camilla Kerslake, soprano Benjamin Pope, conductor Wednesday 13th December 2023 St Paul's Knightsbridge CAROLS FOR THE CARERS TRUST Hilary Davan Wetton conductor | James Orford organ/piano | Margaret Keys soprano Wednesday 22nd November 2023 FAURE Pavane CANTELOUBE Songs of the Auvergne: Book 5 BRAHMS German Requiem Cadogan Hall Sophie Bevan soprano Gareth Brynmor John baritone Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Daniel Hyde conductor Sunday 30th September 2023 HOLST The Planets Royal Albert Hall Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Hilary Davan Wetton conductor Thursday 15th June 2023 PANTHEON: BLISS PASTORAL & HAYDN NELSON MASS Hilary Davan Wetton Farewell concert BLISS Pastoral: Lie Strewn the White Flocks HAYDN Mass No. 11 in D minor, 'Nelson Mass' St Giles Cripplegate Rachel Nicholls, soprano Marta Fontanals-Simmons, mezzo-soprano Mark Wilde, tenor James Cleverton, baritone Ileana Ruhemann, flute London Mozart Players | Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Saturday 1st April 2023 CARMINA BURANA SIBELIUS: Finlandia BRUCH: Violin Concerto ORFF: Carmina Burana Royal Festival Hall Chloe Hanslip, violin Ailish Tynan, soprano Robyn Lyn Evans tenor Samuel Dale Johnson baritone City of London Choir Winchester College Quiristers Cardinal Vaughan Schola Cantorum Trebles Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Tuesday 14th March 2023 VERDI: REQUIEM Barbican Hall Rachel Nicholls, soprano Rosie Aldridge, mezzo soprano Alexander James Edwards, tenor Stephen Gadd, baritone Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor
  • 2022
    Sunday 11th December 2022, St John's Smith Square CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT including VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia on Christmas Carols HOLST Christmas Day FROST What will this new day bring? (world premiere) Samuel Evans baritone | Bozidar Vukotic cello | Timothy End piano | Richard Gowers organ Hilary Davan Wetton conductor Saturday 10th December 2022, Royal Festival Hall DICKENSIAN CAROLS Stephen Mangan speaker | Hilary Davan Wetton conductor | London Concert Brass Tuesday 6th December 2022, St George's Hanover Square CAROLS FOR THE CARERS TRUST Hilary Davan Wetton conductor | Richard Gowers organ/piano | Margaret Keys soprano Thursday 10th November 2022, Cadogan Hall RAVEL | VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (3) RAVEL Menuet antique VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Serenade to Music RAVEL Le tombeau de Couperin VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Dona nobis pacem Hilary Davan Wetton conductor | Anita Watson soprano | Maya Colwell mezzo-soprano John Cuthbert tenor | Ashley Riches baritone | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Sunday 23rd October 2022 MAHLER 8: SYMPHONY OF A THOUSAND Vasily Petrenko conductor | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Sarah Wegener soprano | Jacquelyn Wagner soprano | Regula Mühlemann soprano Jennifer Johnston mezzo-soprano Benedict Nelson tenor| Michael Nagy baritone | James Platt bass Philharmonia Chorus | Bournemouth Symphony Chorus | City of London Choir Tiffin Boys’ Choir | Schola Cantorum of The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School Tuesday 21st June 2022, St Giles Cripplegate RVW150: G MINOR MASS & MUSIC FOR THE QUEEN HANDEL Zadok the Priest HARRIS Bring us O Lord VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Festival Te Deum VAUGHAN WILLIAMS G Minor Mass HANDEL Let Thy hand be strengthened HANDEL The King shall rejoice WALTON Orb & Sceptre SS WESLEY Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace PARRY I Was Glad Emily Armour soprano | Sophie Overin alto | John Cuthbert tenor | Ian Lyon bass Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor | Richard Gowers, organ Tuesday 3rd May 2022, Barbican RVW150: A SEA SYMPHONY VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Overture to The Wasps VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Norfolk Rhapsody No 1 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Fantasia (Quasi Variazione) on the 'Old 104th' Psalm Tune VAUGHAN WILLIAMS A Sea Symphony Sophie Bevan soprano | Roderick Williams baritone | Mark Bebbington piano Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Hilary Davan Wetton conductor Thursday 10th March 2022, Cadogan Hall RAVEL | VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (2) VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Five Mystical Songs RAVEL Piano Concerto in G VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (arr. Jacob) English Folk Song Suite RAVEL Don Quichotte à Dulcinée VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Benedicite Hilary Davan Wetton conductor | Hilary Cronin soprano | Jamie W. Hall baritone Llŷr Williams piano | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • 2021
    Saturday 18th December, St John's Smith Square CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT (two performances) Richard Gowers organ | Timothy End piano | Hilary Davan Wetton conductor Sunday 12th December, Cadogan Hall DICKENSIAN CAROLS (two performances) Kevin Whateley speaker | London Concert Brass | Hilary Davan Wetton conductor Tuesday 7th December 2021, Cadogan Hall A CHORAL CHRISTMAS Njabulo Madlala | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Hilary Davan Wetton Wednesday 1st December 2021, St George's Hanover Square CAROLS FOR THE CARERS TRUST Hilary Davan Wetton conductor | Richard Gowers organ/piano | Margaret Keys soprano Wednesday 3rd November 2021, CADOGAN HALL GRAND OPERA GALA CONCERT Mozart: Pasha Selim (Il Seraglio) Mascagni: Easter Hymn (Cavalleria rusticana) Verdi: Chorus of Scottish refugees (Macbeth) Verdi: Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves (Nabucco) Bizet: Habenera (Carmen) Verdi: Libiamo ne’ lieti calici (Brindisi) (La traviata) Tali Ketzef soprano | Catherine Carby mezzo-soprano | Alexander James Edwards tenor Colin Schachat baritone | London Mozart Players | Benjamin Pope conductor Friday 22nd October 2021, St Martin-in-the-Fields MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR THE GARRICK CLUB STANFORD Beati quorum via FAURE In Paradisum Kontakion for the Departed Tuesday 19th October 2021, Cadogan Hall VAUGHAN WILLIAMS | RAVEL | FAURE (1) RAVEL Pavane pour une infante défunte FAURE Cantique de Jean Racine VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Toward the Unknown Region FAURE Requiem Rebecca Bottone soprano | James Cleverton baritone | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Hilary Davan Wetton conductor Saturday 18th September 2021, Royal Albert Hall HOLST: THE PLANETS Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Hilary Davan Wetton Saturday 26th June 2021, St Giles Cripplegate SUNSHINE AFTER RAIN City of London Choir | Njabulo Madlala, baritone | Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Andrew Vinter, piano | Andrew Pask, double bass | Mike Smith, drums ELGAR As Torrents in Summer SHEARING Songs and Sonnets of Shakespeare FINZI My Spirit Sang All Day STANFORD The Blue Bird ELGAR The Shower HOROVITZ Captain Noah & His Floating Zoo
  • 2020
    Wednesday 12th February 2020, Cadogan Hall Mendelssohn’s Elijah City of London Choir; London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Elin Manahan Thomas, soprano; Katie Bray, mezzo-soprano; Ed Lyon, tenor; Colin Schachat, baritone. Remaining concerts scheduled for 2020 cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic.
  • 2019
    Friday 20th December 2019, Barbican Christmas Classics London Concert Orchestra; City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Saturday 14th December 2019, St John’s Smith Square Carols by Candlelight City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Rebecca Bottone, soprano; Timothy End, piano; Richard Gowers, organ Thursday 5th December 2019, Cadogan Hall The Magic of Christmas Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Julia Doyle, soprano; William Dazeley baritone Tuesday 3rd December 2019, St George’s Hanover Square Carers Trust Carol Concert City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Crispian Steele-Perkins, trumpet; Northamptonshire Carers Choir Wednesday 13th November 2019, Cadogan Hall Choral Majesty MOZART The Magic Flute Overture MOZART Laudate Dominum MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto in E minor MENDELSSOHN Psalm 43 MENDELSSOHN Verleih uns Frieden gnädiglich MOZART ‘Coronation’ Mass Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Chloë Hanslip, violin; Grace Davidson, soprano; Stephanie Wake-Edwards mezzo-soprano; Edward Ross, tenor; Jacob Phillips, baritone Friday 28th June 2019, St Giles-without-Cripplegate Summer Music in City Churches: A Midsummer Night’s Serenade WALTON Henry V Suite FINZI Love’s Labours Lost VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Serenade to Music MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night’s Dream London Mozart Players; City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Tama Matheson, narrator; Rebecca Bottone, soprano; Maya Wheeler-Colwell, mezzo soprano Thursday 20th June 2019, St Giles-without-Cripplegate Summer Music in City Churches: Voice & Verse FINZI My spirit sang all day (Robert Bridges) STANFORD The blue bird (Mary Coleridge) STERNDALE BENNETT Come live with me (Christopher Marlowe) VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Three Shakespeare songs PEARSALL Lay a garland (Beaumont & Fletcher) ELGAR As torrents in summer (Henry Longfellow) VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Five mystical songs (excerpts) (George Herbert) BRITTEN Rejoice in the Lamb (Christopher Smart) HARRIS Faire is the heaven (Edmund Spenser) ELGAR The shower & The fountain (Henry Vaughan) PARRY Blest pair of sirens (John Milton) City of London Choir; Richard Gowers, organ; Thomas Humphreys, baritone; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Wednesday 15th May 2019, Royal Festival Hall BERNSTEIN Overture, Candide WHITACRE October; Songs of immorality; Equus WHITACRE Lux Aurumque (Light of Gold) ADAMS Short Ride in a Fast Machine COPLAND Quiet City WHITACRE Godzilla eats Las Vegas; Sleep Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Eric Whitacre, conductor; City of London Choir Friday 26th April 2019, Royal Festival Hall WALTON Crown Imperial DELIUS The Walk to the Paradise Garden PARRY Blest Pair of Sirens BUTTERWORTH The Banks of Green Willow ELGAR Enigma Variations: Nimrod ELGAR Enigma Variations: Finale HANDEL Messiah: Worthy is the Lamb / Amen HANDEL Zadok the Priest (Coronation Anthems) ELGAR Pomp & Circumstance March No. 4 Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Thomas Gould, violin; Alan Titchmarsh, presenter; City of London Choir Tuesday 19th March 2019, Cadogan Hall MOZART Regina coeli MOZART Ah, lo previdi MENDELSSOHN Piano Concerto No. 2 MOZART Mass in C minor K. 427 (‘Great’) Hilary Davan Wetton,conductor; Llŷr Williams, piano; Rebecca Bottone, soprano; Rachel Nicholls, soprano; Maya Wheeler-Colwell, mezzo-soprano; Richard Robbins, tenor; Thomas Humphreys, baritone; City of London Choir
  • 2018
    Thursday 20th December 2018, 7:30 pm, Barbican Christmas Classics City of London Choir; London Concert Orchestra; Hilary Davan-Wetton, conductor; William Dazeley, baritone Saturday 8th December 2018, 6:30 pm, St John’s Smith Square Carols by Candlelight City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Adam Mathias, organ; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, brass and percussion. Tuesday 4th December 2018, 7.30pm, St Mary-le-bow Carers Trust Christmas Carol Concert City of London Choir; Hilary Davan-Wetton, conductor Tuesday 20th November 2018 7:30pm, Royal Albert Hall VERDI Requiem Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Jac van Steen, Conductor; City of London Choir; Brighton Festival Chorus; Helena Dix, soprano; Alessandra Volpe, mezzo-soprano; David Butt Philip, tenor; Roland Wood, baritone Wednesday 3rd October 2018, Cadogan Hall Choral Splendour MOZART Der Schauspieldirektor Overture (The Impresario) MENDELSSOHN Von Himmel hoch, da komm ich her MENDELSSOHN Piano Concerto No 1 MOZART Requiem City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Leon McCawley, piano; Julia Doyle, soprano; Anna Harvey, mezzo-soprano; Nick Pritchard, tenor; Benjamin bevan, baritone Saturday, 28th July 2018, Christ Church, Totland Bay Including: HANDEL Zadok the Priest LOTTI Crucifixus HANDEL The King shall rejoice ELGAR Give unto the Lord STANFORD Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in C Friday 27th July 2018, All Saints Church, Ryde ELGAR Give unto the Lord ELGAR Great is the Lord HOLST Nunc dimittis DURUFLÉ Requiem City of London Choir Camerata Chamber Choir Saturday 14 July, Royal Albert Hall Prom 2: Mozart, Ravel and Fauré FAURÉ Pavane MOZART Piano Concerto No 27 in B flat major RAVEL Daphnis and Chloe City of London Choir; BBC Symphony Chorus; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Alain Altinoglu, conductor; Francesco Piemontesi, piano Friday 29th June 2018, St Giles’ Cripplegate Summer Music in City Churches: Flowers of the Field WARLOCK Capriol Suite BUTTERWORTH (ORCH. RODERICK WILLIAMS) Songs from A Shropshire Lad HAWES I Know the Music BUTTERWORTH The Banks of Green Willow ELGAR Chanson de Matin Op 15 No 2 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS The Lark Ascending FINZI (ED.CHRISTIAN ALEXANDER) Requiem da Camera City of London Choir; London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Roderick Williams, baritone; Ruth Rogers, violin Thursday 21st June 2018, St Giles’ Cripplegate Summer Music in City Churches: Storm and Refuge ELGAR Psalm 29 Give unto the Lord Op 74 HOLST Nunc dimittis THALBEN-BALL Elegy ELGAR Psalm 48 Great is the Lord Op 67 DURUFLÉ Requiem Op 9 City of London Choir; Marta Fontanals-Simmons, soprano; Mark Williams, organ; Bozidar Vukotic, cello; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Sunday 18th June 2018, Cadogan Hall FAURÉ Pavane SAINT-SAËNS Danse macabre RAVEL Piano Concerto in G FAURÉ Requiem City of London Choir; London Mozart Players; Vitaly Pisarenko, piano; Cecilia Osmond, soprano; Thomas Humphreys, baritone; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor. Sunday 15th April 2018, Cadogan Hall HAYDN Insanae et vanae curae MOZART Clarinet Concerto HAYDN Harmoniemesse (XXII:14) City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra;Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Katherine Lacy, clarinet; Joanne Lunn, soprano; Marta Fontanals-Simmons, mezzo-soprano; Daniel Norman, tenor; James Cleverton, baritone Saturday 14th April 2018, Royal Festival Hall WAGNER Prelude to Act 3 from Lohengrin SAINT-SAENS Symphony No.3 (Organ) HOLST The Planets City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Christopher Warren-Green, conductor Tuesday 13th February 2018, Barbican Mendelssohn: Elijah City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Rachel Nicholls, soprano; Diana Moore, mezzo-soprano; Daniel Norman, tenor; Njabulo Madlala, baritone.
  • 2017
    Thursday 21st December 2017, Royal Albert Hall The Glory of Christmas City of London Choir; London Concert Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Nicky Spence, tenor; Crispian Steele-Perkins, trumpet; Trinity Boys Choir Friday 15th December 2017, Royal Festival Hall Messiah by Candlelight Handel: Messiah City of London Choir; Mozart Festival Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Jennifer France, soprano; Rebecca Afonwy-Jones, mezzo-soprano; Nick Pritchard, tenor; George Humphreys, bass. Wednesday 13th December 2017, Cadogan Hall A Choral Christmas City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Gareth Brynmor John, baritone. Saturday 9th December 2017, St Johns Smith Square Carols by Candlelight City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Timothy End, piano; Adam Mathias, organ; Scott Bywater, timpani. Tuesday 5th December 2017, St Mary le Bow Carols for the Carers Trust City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Tuesday 24th October 2017, Cadogan Hall HAYDN Te Deum for Empress Maria Theresa MOZART Piano Concerto No.22 in E flat K482 HAYDN Creation Mass HOB. XXII:13 City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Llŷr Williams, piano; Laura Mitchell, soprano; Anna Harvey; mezzo-soprano; Daniel Norman, tenor; Edward Grint, bass-baritone Wednesday 31st May 2017, Royal Albert Hall WHITACRE Water Night KILAR Orawa WHITACRE A Boy and a Girl WHITACRE Five Hebrew Love Songs WHITACRE Godzilla Eats Las Vegas J S BACH ARR. LONDON Bach (Again) Come Sweet Death WHITACRE Bachianus Americanus (world premiere) WHITACRE Deep Field Eric Whitacre, conductor; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; City of London Choir Thursday 23rd March 2017, Cadogan Hall MOZART Tantum Ergo in B flat, K142 MOZART Piano Concerto No. 24, K491 HAYDN Mass in B-flat major, H. XXII:12, “Theresienmesse” City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Leon McCawley, piano; Grace Davidson, soprano; Catherine Carby, mezzo soprano; Nicholas Pritchard, tenor; Tristan Hambleton, baritone
  • 2016
    Sunday 11th December 2016, St John’s Smith Square Carols by Candlelight City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Stephen Farr, organ; Timothy End, piano; Lucy Wakeford, harp Thursday 8th December 2016, Methodist Central Hall, Westminster VSO Christmas Carol Concert City of London Choir; Goodrich Community Primary School Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Jo N’Gala, drums; Mary-Jess, soloist; Benjamin Zephaniah, speaker; Indira Varmer, speaker; Alex Jennings, speaker Tuesday 6th December 2016, Cadogan Hall A Choral Christmas City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Friday 21st October 2016, Cadogan Hall Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 20 in D minor (K 466) Haydn: Heiligmesse City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Alexandra Dariescu, piano Sunday 29th May 2016, Dorchester Abbey Bliss: Pastoral – Lie Strewn the White Flocks Rawsthorne: Light Music for Strings Elgar: Elegy Sterndale Bennett: Come live with me and be my love; Sweet Stream Havergal Brian: Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day; Blow, blow thou winter wind Howells: A spotless Rose John Dankworth: Sleep On; Jenny kissed me Lennox Berkeley: Serenade Tuesday 12th April 2016, Cadogan Hall Mozart Piano Concerto No.21 in C major, K.467; Haydn Mass in Time of War, Hob. XXII:9 Mozart: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, K.492 Mozart: Laudate Dominum, K.339 Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 21 in C major K.467 Haydn: Mass in Time of War (Paukenmesse) Hob.XXII:9 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Leon McCawley, piano; Grace Davidson, soprano; Anna Harvey, mezzo-soprano; Mark Wilde, tenor; Ashley Riches, baritone Saturday 2nd April 2016, Royal Festival Hall Last Night of the Spring Proms London Concert Orchestra, Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Monday 7th March 2016, Barbican Brahms: A German Requiem Strauss: Four Last Songs Brahms: Psalm 98 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Claire Rutter, soprano; Stephen Gadd, baritone
  • 2015
    Monday 21st December 2015, Barbican Centre Christmas in the City City of London Choir, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Timothy End, piano; Jeremy Cole, organ; Thursday 17th December 2015, Royal Albert Hall Classic Carols City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Ilona Domnich, soprano Thursday 10th December 2015, Methodist Central Hall, Westminster VSO Christmas Carol Concert – in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Stephen Farr, organ; Mary-Jess, soloist, Inner Voices chamber choir; Ed Watkins, director of Inner Voices; Angélique Kidjo, soloist, Jyotsna Srikanth, violinist Saturday 5th December 2015, St John’s Smith Square Christmas Carols with the City of London Choir City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Stephen Farr, organ; Timothy End, piano; Chriss Blundell, percussion Thursday 26th November 2015, St John’s Smith Square Mozart & The Sisters Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Regina Coeli, K276 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mass in C minor, K427 City of London Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Robyn Allegra Parton, soprano; Marta Fontanals-Simmons, mezzo; Ben Thapa, tenor; George Humphreys, bass Monday 2nd November 2015, Cadogan Hall Mozart Piano Concerto No.23 in A Major, K488; Haydn Nelson Mass, Hob. XXII:11 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Regina Coeli, K.276 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Ch’io mi scordi di te? K.505 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No.23 in A Major, K.488 Joseph Haydn: Nelson Mass (Missa in Angustiis) Hob.XXII:11 City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Tom Poster, piano; Rachel Nicholls, soprano; Catherine Hopper, mezzo-soprano; Jeffrey Lloyd Roberts, tenor, Darren Jeffery, bass-baritone Saturday 26th September 2015, Royal Albert Hall Beethoven’s Ninth City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Alexandra Dariescu, piano; Emma Bell, soprano; Christine Rice, mezzo-soprano; Timothy Robinson, tenor; David Wilson-Johnson, baritone. Thursday 25th June 2015, St John’s Smith Square Blow Your Trumpets, Angels! Giovanni Gabrieli: Sonata pian’e forte Giovanni Gabrieli: Jubilate Deo Giovanni Gabrieli: Nunc dimittis Matthew Locke: Music for His Majesty’s Sackbuts and Cornetts Henry Purcell: Funeral music for Queen Mary Heinrich Schütz: Selig sind die Toten Heinrich Schütz: Psalm 100 (Jauchzet dem Herrn) Giovanni Gabrieli: Buccinate in neomenia tuba Philip Moore: At the round earth’s imagined corners - (first London performance) Gustav Holst: Nunc dimittis John Rutter: Gloria City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Brass; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Stephen Farr, organ; Oliver Jones, tenor. Friday 27th March 2015, St John’s Smith Square J S Bach: St John Passion Music for Awhile; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Mark Wilde, Evangelist; Darren Jeffery, Christus; Rebecca Bottone, soprano; Tim Mead, counter-tenor; Benjamin Bevan, baritone. Friday 20th & Sunday 22nd March 2015, Royal Albert Hall Classical Spectacular Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Band of the Royal Logistics Corps; John Rigby, conductor; James Edwards, tenor; Sarah Redgwick, soprano
  • 2014
    18 December 2014, Royal Albert Hall Classic Carols Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Darren Jeffery, baritone 4 December 2014, Westminster Cathedral Carols for VSO Mark Williams, conductor; Njabulo Madlala, baritone; Peter Stevens, organ 7 December 2014, St John’s Smith Square Carols by Candlelight including Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor; Stephen Gadd, baritone; Bozidar Vukotic, cello; Philip Scriven, organ 13 November 2014, St John’s Smith Square Finzi: Requiem da Camera Haydn: Missa in Tempore Belli (Paukenmesse) Tippet: Five Spirituals (from A Child of Our Time) Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow London Mozart Players Hilary Davan Wetton and Mark Williams, conductors Mary Nelson, soprano; Wendy Dawn Thompson, mezzo-soprano; Matthew Long, tenor; William Berger, baritone. 7 June 2014, Royal Albert Hall Mozart Requiem Steven Devine, conductor Mozart Festival Orchestra 24 May 2014, Dorchester Abbey (English Music Festival) Flowers of the Field Elgar: Give Unto The Lord O’Neill: Pastorale Butterworth: Loveliest Of Trees Butterworth: The Lads In Their Hundreds Butterworth: Is My Team Ploughing? Gurney: The Trumpet Coles: Behind The Lines Parry: My Soul, There Is A Country Holst: How Mighty Are The Sabbaths Vaughan Williams: Five variants on ‘Dives and Lazarus’ Finzi: Requiem da Camera Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Holst Orchestra Tristan Hambleton, baritone; Philip Scriven, organ Sat 10th May, Royal Festival Hall Last Night of the Spring Proms Anthony Inglis, conductor 19 March 2014, Royal Albert Hall Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor Royal Philharmonic Orchestra City of London Choir with Guildford Choral Society, Leicester Philharmonic Choir and St Paul’s Girls’ School: Senior Choir and Paulina Voices Andrew Staples, tenor; Diana Moore, mezzo-soprano; Jacques Imbrailo, baritone
  • 2013
    19 December 2013 Royal Albert Hall Classic Carols Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Sir John Tomlinson, Bass 12 December 2013 St Paul’s Cathedral Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Simon Johnson, Organ; Thames Fanfare Brass 8 December 2013 St John’s, Smith Square Carols by Candlelight Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano; Scott Bywater, Timpani 14 November 2013 St John’s, Smith Square CLC 50th Anniversary Concert Bach: Magnificat in D Boyce: Symphony No.4 Handel: Dettingen Te Deum Purcell: Chacony in G minor Music for A While; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Julia Doyle, Soprano; Robin Blaze, Counter-Tenor; Matthew Long, Tenor; William Berger, Baritone 27 October 2013 King’s Cross Station War Memorial Service of Rededication Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Brass Ensemble 12 June 2013 St John’s, Smith Square In Paradisum Fauré: Requiem Dyson: Hierusalem Finzi: God is Gone Up Gardner: Stabat Mater Holst Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Lucy Hall, Soprano; Thomas Humphreys, Baritone; Philip Scriven, Organ 26 May 2013 Dorchester Abbey (English Music Festival) Dyson: Three Hymns of Praise Vaughan Williams: Rhosymedre Finzi: God is Gone Up Gardner: Stabat Mater Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs Holst Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Lucy Hall, Soprano; Thomas Humphreys, Baritone; Philip Scriven, Organ 10 May 2013 Cadogan Hall Mozart: Requiem Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor 23 March 2013 St John’s, Smith Square Handel: Messiah Music for Awhile; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Martene Grimson, Soprano; Tim Mead, Counter-Tenor; Sam Furness, Tenor; William Berger, Baritone 31 January 2013 Fairfield Halls, Croydon Mozart: Requiem London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor
  • 2012
    20 December 2012 Royal Albert Hall Classic Carols Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Rebecca Bottone, Soprano 16 December 2012 The Swiss Church in London, Covent Garden Carol Concert Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Peter Yardley-Jones, Organ 11 December 2012 St George the Martyr, Borough High St Carol Service Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor 9 December 2012 St John’s, Smith Square Carols for Choir and Audience Holst Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Stephen Farr, Organ 6 December 2012 St Martin-in-the-Fields Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor Stephen Farr, Organ 26 November 2012 Barbican Hall For the Fallen: Spirit of England Elgar: Spirit of England Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending Walton: Henry V Suite Butterworth: A Shropshire Lad Rhapsody Parry: The Chivalry of the Sea Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Jamie Parker, Narrator; Claire Rutter, Soprano; Clio Gould, Violin 19 June 2012 St John’s, Smith Square Mozart’s Coronation Mass and Music for a Royal Jubilee Mozart : Coronation Mass Handel : The King Shall Rejoice Purcell : Trumpet Tune SS Wesley: Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace Parry: I Was Glad Handel: Zadok the Priest Walton: Coronation Te Deum London Mozart Players; Mark Williams, Conductor; Lucy Hall, Soprano; Belinda Williams, Mezzo-soprano; Nicholas Scott, Tenor; Johnny Herford, Baritone; Ashley Grote, Organ; Westminster Boys’ Choir 20 May 2012 Royal Festival Hall Karl Jenkins Live: The Peacemakers Philharmonia Orchestra; Trinity Boys’ Choir; Karl Jenkins, Conductor 17 May 2012 Lloyds of London Live@Lloyds (Charity gala concert) Programme including music by: Handel Parry Warlock Walton Elgar and a specially commissioned fanfare by Howard Goodall Trumpeters of the Life Guards; Musicians from the Royal College of Music; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor 6 April 2012 Chichester Cathedral JS Bach: St Matthew Passion The Hanover Band; Choristers of Chichester Cathedral; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Andrew Staples, Evangelist; Marcus Farnsworth, Christus; Angharad Gruffydd-Jones, Soprano; Katherine Nicholson, Contralto; Edward Price, Baritone 25 March 2012 St John’s, Smith Square JS Bach: St Matthew Passion The Hanover Band; Ripieno choir of children from London primary schools; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Andrew Staples, Evangelist; Marcus Farnsworth, Christus; Angharad Gruffydd-Jones, Soprano; Katherine Nicholson, Contralto; Roderick Williams, Baritone
  • 2011
    11 December 2011 St John’s, Smith Square Carols by Candlelight Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Edward Price, Baritone; Philip Scriven, Organ; Timothy End, Piano; Bozidar Vukotic, Cello 1 December 2011 St Martin-in-the-Fields Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Thomas Humphreys, Baritone; Stephen Farr, Organ 22 November 2011 St John’s, Smith Square Mr Handel’s Charitable Works Handel : From Heavenly Harmony (excerpts from Ode to St Cecilia) Handel : How beautiful are the feet (Anthem on the Peace) Handel : Foundling Hospital Anthem Handel : Eternal source of light divine (excerpts from Ode for the birthday of Queen Anne) Handel : Excerpts from Solomon Music for Awhile; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Juliet Fraser, Soprano; Michael Chance, Countertenor; Matthew Long, Tenor 23 June 2011 St John’s, Smith Square Howells: English Mass Duruflé: Requiem London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Marta Fontanals-Simmons, Mezzo-soprano; Mark Williams, Organ 14 June 2011 St George the Martyr, Borough High Street Duruflé: Requiem The David Idowu Children’s Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Marta Fontanals-Simmons, Mezzo-soprano; Mark Williams, Organ 29 May 2011 Dorchester Abbey (English Music Festival) Vaughan Williams: Festival Te Deum Holst: When first we met Holst: Sorrow and Joy Gardner: Sinfonia Piccola Holst: Brook Green Suite Holst: Love on my Heart Holst: Nunc Dimittis Holst: Two Psalms Gardner: O Clap your Hands Howells: English Mass The Holst Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Stephen Farr, Organ 5 April 2011 Barbican Hall Mendelssohn: Psalm 98 (Sing unto the Lord a new song) Mendelssohn: Verleih uns Frieden (Grant us peace) Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 2 ‘Lobgesang’ (Hymn of Praise) Royal Phiharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; So Ock Kim, Violin; Lucy Crowe, Soprano; Ruby Hughes, Soprano; Andrew Staples, Tenor 18 March 2011 & 20 March 2011 Royal Albert Hall Classical Spectacular Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; The Band of the Welsh Guards; Muskets & Cannons of the Moscow Militia; John Rigby, Conductor; Wynne Evans, Tenor; Kevin Greenlaw, Baritone
  • 2010
    20 December 2010 St John’s, Smith Square Carols by Candlelight Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Stephen Farr, Organ; Ileana Ruhemann, Flute 12 December 2010 The Swiss Church The Swiss Church Carol Concert Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Stephen Farr, Organ 2 December 2010 St Martin-in-the-Fields Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Stephen Farr, Organ 21 November 2010 St John’s, Smith Square St Nicolas and the Coming of Christ Holst: Two Psalms Holst: The Coming of Christ Britten: St Nicolas Cantata London Mozart Players; Trebles from the Westminster Boys’ Choir; St Paul’s Girls’ School Chamber Choir; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Timothy Bentinck, Narrator; Justin Lavender, Tenor; Stephen Farr, Organ; Timothy End, Piano 17 June 2010 St John’s, Smith Square Entente Cordiale – A celebration of French and English song Wood: Full Fathom Five Saint-Saëns: Calme des Nuits Saint-Saëns: Les Fleurs et les Arbres Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine Pearsall: Lay a Garland Poulenc: Sonata for flute and piano Stanford: The Blue Bird Stanford: Heraclitus Holst: I Love my Love Finzi: My Spirit Sang Elgar: My Love Dwelt in a Northern Land Fauré: Madrigal Fauré: Nocturne no. 6 in D flat Elgar: As Torrents in Summer Bridge: Five Partsongs Debussy: Syrinx John Dankworth: Three Songs Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Timothy End, Piano; Ileana Ruhemann, Flute 29 May 2010 Dorchester Abbey (English Music Festival) Wood: Full Fathom Five Pearsall: Lay a Garland Stanford: Heraclitus Holst: I Love my Love Britten: Prelude and Fugue on a Theme of Vittoria Finzi: My Spirit Sang Elgar: My Love Dwelt in a Northern Land Elgar: As Torrents in Summer Bridge: Five Part-Songs Howells: Master Tallis’s Testament Holst: The Coming of Christ Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Sebastian Thomson, Organ; David Owen-Norris, Piano; Jerry Clack, Trumpet 22 April 2010 Freemasons’ Hall, Great Queen St, London WC2 Mozart: Serenata Notturna (K. 239) Mozart : Ave Verum Corpus (K. 618) Mozart : Requiem (K. 626) London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Sarah Moule, Soprano; Kathryn McAdam, Mezzo-soprano; Edward Lee, Tenor; Matthew Stiff, Baritone 27 February 2010 Barbican Hall (Hilary Davan Wetton 20th Anniversary Season) Beethoven: Choral Fantasy in C minor (op 80) Beethoven: Piano Concerto in E flat major‘Emperor’ (op 73) Beethoven: Der Glorreiche Augenblick –‘The Glorious Moment’ (op 136) Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Boys’ Choir of Westminster Under School; Hilary Davan Wetton Conductor; Leon McCawley, Piano; Claire Rutter, Soprano; Matilde Wallevik, Mezzo-Soprano; Paul Nilon, Tenor; Stephen Gadd, Baritone
  • 2009
    12 December 2009 St John’s, Smith Square Carols by Candlelight Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Stephen Farr, Organ/Piano; Lucy Wakeford, Harp 3 December 2009 St Martin-in-the-Fields Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Stephen Farr, Organ/Piano; Lucy Wakeford, Harp 12 November 2009 St John’s, Smith Square Haydn: Nelson Mass Handel: Foundling Hospital Anthem Boyce: Symphony No. 5 Hanover Band; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Laura Mitchell, Soprano; Stephanie Lewis, Mezzo-soprano; Matthew Long, Tenor; Samuel Evans, Baritone; Mark Williams, Organ 18 June 2009 St John’s, Smith Square Sun, Moon and Stars Vaughan Williams: G Minor Mass Vaughan Williams: Sun, Moon, Stars and Man Holst: Nunc Dimittis Holst: Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda Foulds: Keltic Lament Britten: Choral Dances from Gloriana Parry: Songs of Farewell Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Piano; Sally Pryce, Harp 25 May 2009 Dorchester Abbey (English Music Festival) Vaughan Williams: G Minor Mass Vaughan Williams: Sun, Moon, Stars and Man Foulds: Keltic Lament Holst: Choral Hymns from Rig Veda Britten: Choral Dances from Gloriana Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Piano; Sally Pryce, Harp 18 April 2009 Cadogan Hall Port of London Authority Centenary Concert Haydn: Nelson Mass Plus excerpts from: HMS Pinafore Fantasia of British Sea Songs (Rule, Britannia!) Water Music London Pride Old Father Thames Presented by Catherine Bott, Soprano; London Mozart Players; Fanfare Trumpeters of the Royal British Legion; Watermen of the Port of London; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Frances Bourne, Mezzo-Soprano; Adrian Ward, Tenor; Julien Debreuil, Baritone; Jonathan Cohen, Piano 11 April & 12 April 2009 The O2 Arena Star Wars: A Musical Journey London Concert Choir; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Dirk Brosse, Conductor; Anthony Daniels, Narrator 1 April 2009 St John’s, Smith Square JS Bach: St John Passion Hanover Band; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Wilde, Evangelist; Jonathan Arnold, Christus; Laura Mitchell, Soprano; William Purefoy, Countertenor; Daniel Norman, Tenor; William Berger, Baritone
  • 2008
    11 December 2008 St Martin-in-the-Field Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Cecilia Osmond, Soprano; Mark Williams, Organ; Ben Glassberg, Percussion 30 November 2008 Barbican Centre Vaughan Williams: Winter (from Four Folk Songs of the Four Seasons) Finzi: The Fall of the Leaf Finzi: In Terra Pax Vaughan Williams: Hodie Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; The Boys’ Choir of Westminster Under School; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Janice Watson, Soprano; Peter Hoare, Tenor; Stephen Gadd, Baritone; Mark Williams, Organ; Introduced by Michael Brearley OBE 19 June 2008 St John’s, Smith Square Tippett : Five Spirituals Vaughan Williams: Folk Songs for the Four Seasons (Spring & Summer) Vaughan Williams: Festival Te Deum Rutter: Requiem Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Laura Mitchell, Soprano; Mark Williams, Organ 13 May 2008 Queen Elizabeth Hall Notes from a Small Island Bliss: Pastoral: ‘Lie strewn the white flocks’ Holst: Two Psalms Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending Vaughan Williams: An Oxford Elegy The London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Heather Shipp, Mezzo-soprano; Timothy West, Speaker; So-Ock Kim, Violin; Ileana Ruhemann, Flute; Mark Williams, Organ 26 April 2008 St Barnabas’ Church, Tunbridge Wells Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine Fauré: Requiem Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Stephen Farr, Organ 12 March 2008 The Swiss Church Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine Fauré: Requiem Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ 6 March 2008 St John’s, Smith Square Haydn: Theresienmesse Mozart: Dominican Vespers Mozart: Regina Coeli The London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton Conductor; Katherine Manley, Soprano; Laura Trayhurn, Mezzo-soprano; Nathan Vale, Tenor; Samuel Evans, Baritone
  • 2007
    17 December 2007 St John’s, Smith Square Carols by Candlelight Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Stephen Gadd, Baritone; Mark Williams, Organ 6 December 2007 St Martin-in-the-Field Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; U’zambezi; Mark Williams, Organ 21 November 2007 St John’s, Smith Square Masters of the Baroque JS Bach: Cantata No.10, ‘Meine Seel erhebt den Herren’ Handel : Chandos anthem No.9, ‘O praise the Lord with one consent Vivaldi : Gloria The Hanover Band; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Julia Doyle, Soprano; Grace Davidson, Soprano; Ruth Massey, Contralto; Andrew Tortise, Tenor; William Berger, Bass; Mark Williams, Continuo 14 June 2007 St John’s, Smith Square Voices of Faith Elgar: Great is the Lord; Give unto the Lord Holst: Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda (group III) Bernstein: Chichester Psalms Kodály: Missa Brevis Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Christopher Sladdin, Boy Alto; Laurette Pope, Harp; Scott; Bywater, Percussion; Mark Williams, Organ 29 March 2007 St John’s, Smith Square Holst: Two Psalms Bliss: Pastoral Duruflé: Requiem The English Chamber Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Heather Shipp, Mezzo-soprano; Martin Oxenham, Baritone; Mark Williams, Organ
  • 2006
    20 December 2006 Queen Elizabeth Hall Carols for Choir & Audience Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano; Harry Winstanley, Flute 12 December 2006 Royal Albert Hall José Carreras BBC Concert Orchestra; José Carreras, Tenor 10 December 2006 Swiss Church, Covent Garden Carols Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ 7 December 2006 St Martin-in-the-Field Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano 23 November 2006 St John’s, Smith Square JS Bach: Magnificat Handel : Dettingen Te Deum Boyce: Symphony no.2 The Hanover Band; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Julia Doyle, Soprano; Heather Shipp, Mezzo-soprano; Iestyn Davies, Countertenor; Andrew Tortise, Tenor; Michael George, Bass; Mark Williams, Continuo 22 October 2006 Dorchester Abbey (English Music Festival) Vaughan Williams: Oxford Elegy Holst: Two Psalms Milton Keynes Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Jeremy Irons, Narrator; Mark Williams, Organ 15 June 2006 St John’s, Smith Square Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle Vaughan Williams: Three Shakespeare Songs George Shearing: Songs and Sonnets of Shakespeare Mark Williams, Conductor; Elizabeth Franklin-Kitchen, Soprano; Frances Bourne, Mezzo-soprano; Andrew Tortise, Tenor; Stephen Gadd, Baritone; Robert Houssart, Piano; Christopher Whitton, Harmonium; Chris Hill, Double Bass 6 April 2006 St John’s, Smith Square Fauré: Requiem Janácek: Otce nás (The Lord’s Prayer) Mass in E flat The English Chamber Orchestra; Milton Keynes Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Cecilia Osmond, Soprano; Martin Oxenham, Baritone; Laurette Pope, Harp
  • 2005
    19 December 2005 Queen Elizabeth Hall Carols for Choir & Audience Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano; Crispian Steele-Perkins, Trumpet 1 December 2005 St Martin-in-the-Fields Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano; Crispian Steele-Perkins, Trumpet 17 November 2005 St John’s, Smith Square JS Bach: Lutheran Mass no. 4 in G major Haydn: St Nicolas Mass Samuel Wesley: Symphony no. 5 in E flat London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Sophie Bevan, Soprano; Frances Bourne, Mezzo-soprano; Ben Johnson, Tenor; Jacques Imbrailo, Baritone October 2005 Tonbridge School Chapel Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610 The Parley of Instruments; Tonbridge Chapel Choristers; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Isabelle Adams, Soprano; Katherine Dain, Soprano; Andrew Radley, Countertenor; Richard Butler, Tenor; Gareth Malone, Tenor; Martin Oxenham, Bass; Stuart Young, Bass 16 June 2005 St John’s, Smith Square Bruckner: Mass in E minor Dvorák: Serenade for winds Tavener: Svyati Milton Keynes Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Gerard Le Feuvre, Cello 17 March 2005 St John’s, Smith Square Palestrina: Stabat Mater D Scarlatti: Stabat Mater Schütz: Stabat Mater Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Katherine Bond, Soprano; April Frederick, Soprano; Andrew Radley, Countertenor; Humphrey Berney, Tenor; Gareth Malone, Tenor; Julian Empett, Bass; Simon Oberst, Bass; Mark Williams, Continuo 5 February 2005 Royal Festival Hall Mozart: Requiem Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Guildford Choral Society; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Julie Unwin, Soprano; Heather Shipp, Mezzo-soprano; Mark Luther, Tenor; Gareth Malone, Tenor; Christopher Foster, Bass
  • 2004
    22 December 2004 Queen Elizabeth Hall Carols for Choir & Audience Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Claire Bessent, Soprano; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano 16 December 2004 Christchurch, Spitalfields (Spitalfields Festival) Christmas Carols Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano 13 December 2004 Royal Festival Hall Christmas Carols BBC Concert Orchestra; Christopher Warren-Green, Conductor 2 December 2004 St Martin-in-the-Fields Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano 11 November 2004 St John’s, Smith Square Mozart: C minor Mass Mozart: Solemn Vespers London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Julie Kennard, Soprano; Heather Shipp, Mezzo-soprano; Mark Wilde, Tenor; Håkan Ekenäs, Baritone 17 June 2004 St John’s, Smith Square Tallis: Spem in Alium Gibbons: O clap your hands Purcell: Hear my prayer Byrd: Fantasia Sheppard: Libera Nos Parsons: Ave Maria Vaughan Williams: Te Deum Holst: Nunc Dimittis Bridge: Adagio in E Tippett: Spirituals Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ 1 April 2004 St John’s, Smith Square Handel : Messiah The Hanover Band; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Cecilia Osmond, Soprano; Jonathan Peter Kenny, Countertenor; Mark Le Brocq, Tenor; Humphrey Berney, Tenor; Peter Savidge, Baritone
  • 2003
    22 December 2003 Queen Elizabeth Hall Carols for Choir & Audience Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Håkan Ekenäs, Baritone; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano; Gerard Le Feuvre, Cello 14 December 2003 Royal Festival Hall Christmas Galore BBC Concert Orchestra; Robin Stapleton, Conductor 10 December 2003 Royal Albert Hall José Carreras Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hayley Westenra, Soprano; José Carreras, Tenor 4 December 2003 St Martin-in-the-Fields Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano 3 November 2003 Barbican 40th Anniversary Concert Haydn: Mass in time of war (Paukenmesse) Vaughan Williams: Dona nobis pacem Beethoven: Egmont overture Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Lynne Dawson, Soprano; Juilianne de Villiers, Mezzo-soprano; Joseph Cornwell, Tenor; Ian Caddy, Baritone 2 November 2003 Royal Albert Hall Great Choral Classics Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Owain Arwel Hughes, Conductor 13 June 2003 St John’s, Smith Square Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610 The Parley of Instruments; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Emily Benson, Soprano; Hannah Garner, Soprano; Robin Tyson, Countertenor; Joseph Cornwell, Tenor; Daniel Norman, Tenor; Alex Ashworth, Bass; Philip Lawson, Bass 10 April 2003 St John’s, Smith Square JS Bach: St John Passion Florilegium; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Neil Mackie, Evangelist; James Harrison, Christus; Miriam Ryen, Soprano; Elizabeth Ife, Mezzo-soprano; Thomas Walker, Tenor; Håkan Ekenäs, Baritone; Mark Williams, Continuo
  • 2002
    23 December 2002 Queen Elizabeth Hall Carols for Choir & Audience Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Cecilia Osmond, Soprano; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano; David Corkhill, Percussion; Jennifer Raven, Flute 21 December 2002 Queen Elizabeth Hall Carols for SOS with Stars at Christmas Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor 5 December 2002 St Martin-in-the-Fields Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano 14 November 2002 St John’s, Smith Square Britten: St Nicolas Haydn: St Nicolas Mass Milton Keynes Orchestra; Members of the Chapel Choristers of Tonbridge School; Choir of the City of London School for Girls; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Hanna Garner, Soprano; Alexandra Sherman, Contralto; Mark Wilde, Tenor; Alex Ashworth, Bass 13 June 2002 Temple Church Parry: I Was Glad Gant: Hymn for the Golden Jubilee Handel: Coronation anthems Guildhall Brass Ensemble; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Mark Williams, Organ 2 June 2002 Royal Festival Hall Gala concert in honour of the Golden Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen Orff: Carmina Burana Parry: I Was Glad Gant: Hymn for the Golden Jubilee Walton: Coronation Te Deum Dove: Overture for London Elgar: The Crown of India Suite BBC Concert Orchestra; Guildford Choral Society; The Chapel of HM Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Janice Watson, Soprano; John Graham Hall, Tenor; Leigh Melrose, Baritone 21 March 2002 St John’s, Smith Square Duruflé: Requiem Haydn: Salve Regina Mozart: Serenata notturna London Mozart Players; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Katherine Manley, Soprano; Julianne Young, Contralto; Nathan Vale, Tenor; Mathias Hausmann, Baritone
  • 2001
    21 December 2001 Queen Elizabeth Hall Carols for Choir & Audience Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Graham Trew, Baritone; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano; David Corkhill, Percussion 13 & 14 December 2001 Fairfield Halls, Croydon/Royal Festival Hall Christmas Celebration BBC Concert Orchestra; Roderick Dunk Conductor 6 December 2001 St Martin-in-the-Fields Carols for VSO Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Graham Trew, Baritone; Mark Williams, Organ/Piano 15 November 2001 St John’s, Smith Square Handel : Dixit Dominus Pergolesi: Magnificat JS Bach: Wachet auf The Hanover Band; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Jeni Bern, Soprano; Cecilia Osmond, Soprano; Louise Poole, Mezzo-soprano; Mark Wilde, Tenor; Håkan Vramsro, Baritone June 2001 St John’s, Smith Square Holst: Ode on a Grecian Urn Tippett: Five Spirituals Dankworth: Thy Kingdom Gone Rutter: Magnificat Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Cecilia Osmond, Soprano; Alison Duguid, Mezzo-soprano; Lionel Steuart Fothringham, Organ 16 May 2001 Royal Festival Hall Classical Masterworks BBC Concert Orchestra April 2001 St John’s, Smith Square At the foot of the Cross – Music for Passiontide Lotti: Crucifixus Corelli: Sonata in G minor Purcell : Pavan in B flat Caldara: Stabat Mater Schütz: Musicalische Exequien The Pepys Ensemble; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Elizabeth Cragg, Soprano; Rebecca Gresson, Soprano; Andrew Radley, Countertenor; Robert Murray, Tenor; Oliver J White, Tenor; Mark Chaundy, Bass; Austin Gunn, Bass
  • 2000
    December 2000 Queen Elizabeth Hall Carols for Choir & Audience Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Graham Trew, Baritone; Jane Watts, Organ/Piano; Crispian Steele-Perkins, Trumpet; Emma Baldock, Cello November 2000 St John’s, Smith Square Purcell : Hail, Bright Cecilia Handel : O praise the Lord with one consent Clarke: Music on the Death of Henry Purcell Florilegium; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Louise Cannon, Soprano; Jonathan Peter Kenny, Countertenor; Robin Tyson, Countertenor; Daniel Norman, Tenor; Roderick Williams, Baritone June 2000 St John’s, Smith Square/St Sepulchre-without-Newgate Gabrieli: In ecclesiis, Sonata pian’e forte, Jubilate Deo Schütz: Psalm 150 Monteverdi: Beatus Vir Chilcott: Jubilate Rutter: Gloria Guildhall School of Music; Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Kate Royal, Soprano; Rachael Lloyd, Contralto; Darrell Forkin, Tenor; Haydn Jones, Bass; Lionel Steuart Fotheringham, Organ April 2000 Royal Albert Hall Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast Poulenc: Gloria Brahms: Academic Festival Overture Finzi: Fall of the Leaf Dove: Fanfare for a New Theatre Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor; Leicester Philharmonic Choir; Guildford Choral Society; Brussels Choral Society; Mary Hegarty, Soprano; Anthony Michaels-Moore, Baritone
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