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:

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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

Saturday July 4, 2020, 7:30pm CANCELLED 
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

Saturday 1 August 2020 CANCELLED
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

25 – 27 September 2020
Hellens English Music Weekend
Hellens Manor, Much Marcle, Herefordshire, HR8 2LY

Friday 25 September, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
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

Saturday 26 September, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
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

Sunday 27 September, 7:30pm – 10:00pm
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

Saturday, 26th September
Chiesa di San Siro, Piazza S. Siro, 1, 16038 Santa Margherita Ligure GE, Italy
Sibelius Festival
Henry Purcell: Suite from ‘The Fairy Queen’
Edward Elgar: Serenade for Strings
Jean Sibelius: Impromptu for Strings Op.5
Benjamin Britten: Simple Symphony
Charles Avison: Concerto in A major Op.9 no. 11
Harold Darke: Meditation on Brother James’s Air
John Ireland arr. Parlett: Cavatina and Bagatelle
Clive Jenkins: Tarte au Citron
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Concerto Grosso
Chamber Ensemble of London
Peter Fisher, Director
Concert supported by the John Ireland Trust and the Vaughan William Charitable Trust

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

Sunday 21 February 2021, 7:00pm
Konserthuset Stockholm, Grünewaldsalen, Hötorget 8, Stockholm, 103 87, Sweden
From Mozart to Cole Porter: James Newby recital
Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn: Ablösung im Sommer
Chausson: Le colibri, based on a poem by de Lisle, Op.2 no.7
Ireland, John: The three ravens
Brahms: Lerchengesang – Song of the Larks , Op.70 no.2
Fauré: Le papillon et la fleur, Op.1 no.1
Quilter: Three Songs of William Blake, op. 20: The Wild Flower’s Song
Mozart: Song, Das Veilchen, K476
Rachmaninov: Child, thou art as beautiful as a flower, Op.8 no.2
Bingham, Judith: New work
Swann, Donald: The Whale
Schubert: Die Forelle (Schubart), D.550
Clarke, Rebecca: The Seal Man
Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn: Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt
Porter, Cole: Fifty Million Frenchmen: Tale of the Oyster
James Newby, Baritone
Joseph Middleton, Piano