Johann Sebastian Bach: Erbarme dich, mein Gott from St. Matthew Passion
Malcolm Forsyth: A Ballad of Canada for chorus & orchestra (UK premiere)
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No.9 (Choral)

Pinchas Zukerman directs one of the greatest works of all time, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony.

In keeping with music that celebrates a unified vision, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra joins forces with the National Arts Centre Orchestra to perform this majestic work.

The evening also features JS Bach's Erbarme Dich from the St Matthew Passion, with Pinchas Zukerman providing violin obbligato.

This concert is part of the National Arts Centre Orchestra’s Performance and Education Tour of the UK, in commemoration of the First World War centenary and under the Royal Patronage of HRH The Prince of Wales.

Monday 27 October at 6.45pm, Riverside Terrace at Royal Festival Hall.
Join the Reverie Choir for a 15-minute pre-concert performance of Songs of the Poets. The NAC is the lead commissioner of this powerful tribute to the soldiers of the First World War by Canadian composer Abigail Richardson. Free.


Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
National Arts Centre Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman conductor
Lisa Milne soprano
Patricia Bardon mezzo-soprano
Barry Banks tenor
David Stout
London Philharmonic Choir