Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor VLADIMIR JUROWSKI* Principal Guest Conductor YANNICK NÉZET-SÉGUIN Leader pieter schoeman Composer in Residence JULIAN ANDERSON Patron HRH THE DUKE OF KENT KG Chief Executive and Artistic Director TIMOTHY WALKER AM SOUTHBANK CENTRE’S ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL Saturday 24 November 2012 | 7.30pm YANNICK NÉZET-SÉGUIN conductor sarah-jane brandon soprano sarah connolly mezzo-soprano ROBIN TRITSCHLER tenor HANNO MÜLLER-BRACHMANN bass-baritone london philharmonic choir haydn Missa in Angustiis (Nelson Mass), Hob. XXII/11 (43’) Interval r strauss Ein Heldenleben (‘A Hero’s Life’), Op. 40 (46’) FREE Barlines post-concert discussion The Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall Artists involved in the performance will discuss the evening’s programme. All welcome, no booking required. * supported by the Tsukanov Family and one anonymous donor CONCERT PRESENTED BY THE LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA PROGRAMME £3 CONTENTS 2 Welcome / Leader 3 About the Orchestra 4 Tonight’s performers 5 Yannick Nézet-Séguin 6 Sarah-Jane Brandon / Sarah Connolly 7 Robin Tritschler / Hanno Müller-Brachmann 8 London Philharmonic Choir 9 Programme notes 11 Nelson Mass text 13 Programme notes contd. 15 Next concerts 16 Birthday Appeal 2012/13 17 Supporters 18 Orchestra news 19 Christmas gifts from the LPO 20 LPO administration The timings shown are not precise and are given only as a guide.