Classical music

Mozart's Great Mass & Schumann's Piano Concerto

Part of Classical Season 2018/19

Hear a popular combined choir from north and south of the river on their return to Royal Festival Hall with masterworks by Brahms, Schumann and Mozart.

Welcome back the 300 voices of Hackney Singers and Lewisham Choral Society, following three previous performances to packed halls.

In music from both the classical and romantic eras, they are joined once again by the renowned London Mozart Players, under the baton of Dan Ludford-Thomas.

Mozart’s late masterpiece, his Great C minor Mass, was first performed with the composer’s wife Constanze as soloist. And 63 years later, it was Schumann’s wife Clara who premiered his lyrical Piano Concerto.

Tonight’s soloist is the award-winning Nico de Villiers. The choirs start the concert with Brahms’s delightful Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny).


London Mozart Players
Dan Ludford-Thomas conductor
Nico de Villiers piano
Elin Manahan Thomas soprano
Helen Meyerhoff soprano
Peter Davoren tenor
Philip Tebb bass
Hackney Singers
Lewisham Choral Society


Brahms: Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny)
Schumann: Piano Concerto
Mozart: Mass in C minor (Great)

Dates & times

22 Mar 2019
Approximate run time: 135 mins
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Royal Festival Hall


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