Forthcoming performances of works by John Ireland:

Notification of forthcoming concerts and events which include works by John Ireland should be sent, in the format as shown below, to the Publicist: publicity@johnirelandtrust.org

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UPDATE AS OF APRIL/MAY 2020
GIVEN THE CURRENT CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC, PUBLIC GATHERINGS ARE NOT PERMITTED AND CONCERTS AND EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL THE GOVERNMENT RELAXES RESTRICTIONS.  CONCERTS ARE LISTED PURELY FOR INFORMATION, THEREFORE.

Saturday 9 May, 7:30pm – CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
SJE Arts, St John the Evangelist Church, Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EH
Roderick Williams: New Commission
Gerald Finzi: Let us garlands bring (for baritone/string orchestra)
Dag Wirén: Serenade
John Ireland: Concertino Pastorale
Corona Strings
Janet Lince, conductor
Roderick Williams, baritone
www.ticketsoxford.com/whats-on/all-shows/let-us-garlands-bring/13494

Monday 11 May, 7:30pm – CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
St Martin’s Church, East Woodhay, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 0AL
Newbury Spring Festival
‘Tis Nature’s Voice
Herbert Howells: The summer is coming
Elgar: The Shower; The Fountain
Sibelius: Sydämeni laulu (Song of my heart)
Leevi Madetoja: Kevätunta (Dreams of Spring)
John Ireland: Spring, the sweet Spring
Rued Langgaard: Lokkende Toner (Enticing tones)
Edward Elgar Owls: An Epitaph; O Wild West wind
Delius: On Craig Ddu (An impression of nature)
Max Reger: Schweigen (Silence)
Vaughan Williams: Silence and music
Arvo Pärt: The Deer’s Cry
Ross Edwards: Sacred Kingfisher Psalms
The Carice Singers
George Parris, Conductor
www.newburyspringfestival.org.uk/event/carice-singers/

Sunday 17 May, 3:00pm
King’s Hall, King’s High School, Banbury Road, Warwick, CV34 6YE
Leamington Music Festival
‘The Great Outdoors’
Songs by Butterworth, Ireland, Warlock, Gurney, Vaughan Williams and Britten.
Roderick Williams, baritone
Susie Allan, piano
www.leamingtonmusic.org/event/roderick-williams-baritone-susie-allan-piano/

Friday 22 May, 7.30pmCANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, OX10 7HH
English Music Festival
Holst: Marching Song
Ireland: Te Deum and Jubilate in F
Bainton: Christ in the Wilderness
Howells: Music for a Prince
Howells: Hymn to St Cecilia
Vaughan Williams: Willow Wood
Finzi: extracts from Love’s Labour’s Lost
Holst: This have I done for my true love
Delius: Irmelin Prelude
Howells: King David
The Holst Orchestra
Godwine Choir
Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor
Roderick Williams, baritone
www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk

Saturday 23 May, 10.45amCANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, OX10 7HH
English Music Festival
Bliss: Sonata for Piano and Violin
Howells: Sonata for Violin and Piano no.3 in E minor
Delius: Sonata for Violin and Piano no.3
Bainton: Willows
The Making of the Nightingale
Variations and Fugue in B minor (World Premiere Performance)
Finzi: Elegy
Ireland: Sonata for Violin and Piano no.2 in A minor
Rupert Marshall-Luck, violin
Duncan Honeybourne, piano
www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk

Sunday 24 May, 2.15pmCANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
Silk Hall, Radley College, Oxfordshire, OX14 2HR
English Music Festival
MacMillan: Cecilia Virgo
Bliss: Put thou thy trust in the Lord
Delius: Three Preludes for Piano
Wood: Full fathom five
MacFarren: Orpheus, with his lute
Ireland: The Hills
Dyson: Evening
Dyson: Nocturne
Dyson: The Moon
Gardner: Fear no more
Wood: Hail, Gladdening Light
Stanford: Three Motets
Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor
The Addison Chamber Choir
David Wordsworth, conductor
www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk

Monday 25 May, 7.00pm – CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, OX10 7HH
English Music Festival
Warlock: Capriol Suite
Ades: O Albion
Vaughan Williams: Concerto Accademico
Leigh: Music for Strings
Holst: St Paul’s Suite
Ireland: A Downland Suite
Orchestra of the Swan
David Curtis, conductor
www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk

Thursday 4 June 2020, 8:00pm
Palacio de Bellas Artes: Sala Manuel M. Ponce Av. Juárez, Esquina Eje Central, Centro Histórico, Mexico City, Federal District, C.P. 06050, Mexico
Montero, Claudia: Ausencias (National premiere)
Chopin: Piano Concerto no. 1 in E minor, Op.11
Razaz, Gity: Arizona Dreams (National premiere)
Ireland, John: A Downland Suite
Orquesta de Cámara de Bellas Artes
Daniela Candellari, Conductor
Evan Wong, Piano
https://ocba.inba.gob.mx/

Saturday 6 June 2020, 8:00pm
Holywell Music Room, Oxford OX1 3BN
Transformations: Songs of Place and Memory
John Ireland: Marigold – Three Impressions
Ian Venables: The Pine Boughs Past Music
Ivor Gurney: a selection of songs
Eric McElroy: tbc (premiere)
7:15pm: pre-concert talk
Supported by Merton College and Oxford University’s TORCH Network.
Andrew Randall, baritone
Eric McElroy, piano
www.eric-mcelroy.com

Saturday 6 June, 7:30pm
Espressivo Concerts
Elmslie House, 8 Avenue Road, Malvern, Worcs. WR14 3AG
Mozart: Sonata for Piano 4-Hands in B flat K358
Mozart: Fantasie in F minor K594
Malcolm Hawkins: ‘On Stage’
Schubert: Allegro in A minor ‘Lebensstürme’ D947
Ireland: Mai-Dun (arranged for 4 hands by the composer)
Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Dvorak: Three Slavonic Dances
Allan Schiller and John Humphreys, piano duo
www.courtyard.org.uk

Sunday 7 June 2020, 12:00
Auditorio Silvestre Revueltas – Conservatorio Nacional de Música
Av. Presidente Masaryk 582, Col. Polanco, Mexico City, Federal District, 11560, Mexico
Montero, Claudia: Ausencias (National premiere)
Chopin: Piano Concerto no. 1 in E minor, Op.11
Razaz, Gity: Arizona Dreams (National premiere)
Ireland: A Downland Suite
Orquesta de Cámara de Bellas Artes
Daniela Candellari, Conductor
Evan Wong, Piano
https://ocba.inba.gob.mx/

Monday 29 June 2020 7:30pmCANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
Wigmore Hall, London
A Hardy Songbook
Benjamin Britten Winter Words Op. 52 At day-close in November
Gustav Holst In a wood Op. 15 No. 4
John Ireland: Summer Schemes
Benjamin Britten Winter Words Op. 52Midnight on the Great Western
John Ireland: Great Things
Benjamin Britten Winter Words Op. 52 Proud songsters
Judith Weir The Voice of Desire Written on Terrestrial Things
Arnold Bax The Market Girl
Ian Venables A Kiss Op. 15
Benjamin Britten Winter Words Op. 52 At the railway station, Upway
James Burton when I set out for Lyonnesse
Ralph Vaughan Williams Buonaparty
Ivor Gurney The night of Trafalgar
Hugh Wood An Ancient to Ancients
Benjamin Britten Winter Words Op. 52 Before life and after
Gerald Finzi Before and After Summer Op. 16
Roderick Williams, baritone
Christopher Glynn, piano
https://wigmore-hall.org.uk/whats-on/roderick-williams-christopher-glynn-202006291930

Saturday July 4, 2020, 7:30pm
St Peter’s Church, Streatham, London
5 Mystical Songs: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Te Deum: John Rutter
Greater love hath no man – John Ireland
Songs of the Fleet Op 117 – Sir Charles Villiers Stanford
Streatham Choral
Richard Leach, piano
Calum Fraser, conductor
www.streathamchoral.com/

Saturday 1 August 2020 (time tbc)
Worcester Cathedral
Three Choirs Festival
Ireland: A London Overture
Beethoven: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Vaughan Williams: Songs of Travel
Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast
Philharmonia Orchestra
Božidar Smiljanić 
Samuel Hudson, conductor
www.3choirs.org

25 – 27 September 2020
Hellens English Music Weekend
Hellens Manor, Much Marcle, Herefordshire, HR8 2LY
www.hellensmanor.com/events

25 September, 19:30 – 21:30
Hellens English Music Weekend
Hellens Manor, Much Marcle, Herefordshire, HR8 2LY
Alwyn: Sonata all Toccata
Leighton: Sonatina No 2
Vaughan Williams: The Lake in the Mountains
Matthew-Walker: Piano Sonata No 3 ‘Hamlet’, A Bad Night in Los Angeles
Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring (Piano Duet with Irene Loh) Three Piano Preludes
Ireland: Sarnia: An Island Sequence
Mark Bebbington, piano

26 September, 19:30 – 21:30
Hellens English Music Weekend
Hellens Manor, Much Marcle, Herefordshire, HR8 2LY
Ireland: String Quartet No 1 in D minor
Ian Venables: Piano Quintet Op.27
Elgar: Piano Quintet in A minor Op.84
Coull Quartet
Mark Bebbington, piano

27 September, 19:30 – 22:00
Hellens English Music Weekend
Hellens Manor, Much Marcle, Herefordshire, HR8 2LY
Finzi: Five Bagatelles
Vaughan Williams: Six Studies in English Folksong
Derek Smith: Trio – ‘Deadly Sins’ (première)
Delius: Cello Sonata
Ireland: Fantasy Sonata
Gordon Jacob: Trio
Peter Cigleris, clarinet
Nicholas Roberts, cello
Mark Bebbington, piano

Monday 12 October 2020 7:30pm
St George’s Hall Concert Room, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
A Thomas Hardy Songbook
Britten: At Day-close in November
Holst: In a Wood
John Ireland: Summer Schemes
Britten: Midnight on the Great Western (or The Journeying Boy)
John Ireland: Great Things
Britten: Proud Songsters (Thrushes, Finches and Nightingales)
Judith Weir: Written on Terrestrial Things
Bax: The Market Girl
Ian Venables: The Kiss
Britten: At the Railway Station, Upway (or The Convict and Boy with the Violin)
James Burton: When I set out for Lyonnesse
Vaughan Williams: Buonaparty
Ivor Gurney: The Night of Trafalgar
Hugh Wood: An Ancient to Ancients
Britten: Before Life and After
Finzi: Before and After Summer, Op.16
Roderick Williams, baritone
Christopher Glynn, piano
https://www.liverpoolphil.com/whats-on/classical-music/roderick-williams-baritone/3762