Ronald Corp

Conductor & Composer

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The Royal Festival Hall and south bank from Waterloo Bridge.
Photo © Richard Haughton.

Saturday 9 July, 2011, 7.30 pm

Corp: The Wayfarer (In Homage to Mahler) for sixteen soloists and orchestra (World première)
Corp: And All the Trumpets Sounded for baritone, chorus, children’s chorus and orchestra
Orff: Carmina Burana

Claire Rutter, soprano
Christopher Lemmings, tenor
Mark Stone, baritone
Sixteen soloists – young singers who received awards and grants through the Musicians Benevolent Fund

Highgate Choral Society
London Chorus
New London Children’s Choir
New London Orchestra
Ronald Corp, conductor

Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX

In a pre-concert event, Ron was interviewed on the RFH stage by Richard Morrison when he discussed his early musical influences, how he became a conductor, and how the darker aspects of Mahler’s sensibility are at odds with his own.

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Click on photo to magnify.  The Sixteen soloists in The Wayfarer – young singers who received awards and grants through the Musicians Benevolent Fund

Photo © John Reddihough


The sixteen soloists in The Wayfarer:

Eleanor Dennis, soprano
Susanna Hurrell, soprano
Alison Rose, soprano
Hannah Sandison, soprano

Rebecca Afonwy-Jones, mezzo-soprano
Rosie Aldridge, mezzo-soprano
Hanna-Liisa Kirchin, mezzo soprano
Laura Smith, mezzo-soprano

Oliver Clarke, tenor
Anthony Gregory, tenor
Iain Milne, tenor
Nicky Spence, tenor

Frederick Long, bass-baritone
Ben McAteer, baritone
Joseph Padfield, baritone
Ashley Riches, bass-baritone

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Gallery photographs © John Reddihough

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