The Royal Choral Society, which is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2022, has a long association with the Royal Albert Hall, having held its first concert there in in 1872. This annual performance of carols and Christmas music old and new by the society’s 150-strong choir is a key constituent of the Hall’s Christmas programme. Works to be performed include pieces by Handel, Holst, Tchaikovsky and Vaughan Williams. Award-winning soprano Mary Bevan will perform Dvorak’s Song to the Moon and Walford Davies’s O Little Town of Bethlehem, as well as solos from Messiah. The Orchestra is the Royal Philharmonic which recently celebrated its own 75th anniversary.
12 Dec 2022