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

Information is gleaned from many sources and the Trust cannot be held responsible for external content information which is subsequently changed. It is advisable to check with the organiser before making a special journey.

Thursday 30 January at 7:15pm
Helen Martin Studio, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick CV4 7AL
Mozart: Quartet in D K499 Hoffmeister
John Ireland: Quartet No 1 in D minor
Beethoven: Quartet in C Op 59 No 3 ‘Razumovsky’
Coul Quartet
Warwick Arts Centre
www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Sunday 16 February at 3:00pm-4.30pm
Trio Concert Schubert Society of Great Britain, 35 Craven Terrace, London W2 3EL
Schubert: piano trio no.2 in Eflat
Ireland: Phantasie piano trio
Rachmaninov: Vocalise arr. Madeleine Mitchell
Free admission, donations invited, and followed by refreshments
Madeleine Mitchell, violin
Joseph Spooner, cello
Philip Pilkington, piano
https://schubert-society.org.uk/concert-calendar/

Sunday 23 February 2020 at 3:00pm
Ivor Gurney Hall, Pitt Street, GL1 2BH
Gloucester Music Society
Tomkins: O sing unto the Lord
Byrd: Civitatis Sanctis Tui, Laudibus in Sanctis
Bennett: All Creatures Now
Weelks: As Vesta was from Latmos Hill descending
Tavener: Mother of God her I stand
Macmillan: O Radiant Dawn
Britten: Hymn to the Virgin, The Evening Primrose
Howells: The Scribe
Ireland: The Hills
Finzi: Nightingales, I praise the tender flower, My spirit sang all day
Delius: 3 songs from Six Early Songs
Pearsall: Lay a Garland
Bairstow: Music when soft voices die
Quilter: Daffodils
Holst: Lisa Lan
Vaughan Williams: The Cloud Capp’d Towers, Linden Lea
Octavo
www.gloucestermusicsociety.org.uk

Tuesday 3 March 2020 at 12:45pm
Upper Chapel, Sheffield, Yorkshire and the Humber S1 2JD
Schumann, Robert: Fantasiestücke, Op.73
Widmann, Jörg: Fantasy for solo clarinet
Ireland: Fantasy Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
Ensemble 360
https://ensemble360.co.uk/

Wednesday 4 March 2020 at 7:30pm
St George’s Hall, Liverpool, Liverpool
Jennifer Johnston: A Journeywoman’s Tale
Head: Sweet Chance that led my steps abroad
Gurney: In Flanders
Ireland: Earth’s Call
Ives: Tom Sails Away
Britten: Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 3: O Waly, Waly
Warlock: My own country
Vaughan Williams: Songs of Travel
Wolf: Kennst du das Land?
Wolf: Mignon Lieder
Schumann: Gedichte der Königin Maria Stuart (Poems of Mary Queen of Scots), for voice and piano, Op.135
Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Jennifer Johnston, Mezzo-soprano
Joseph Middleton, Piano
https://www.jenniferjohnstonmezzo.com/

Saturday 7 March 2020 at 7:45pm
Boxgrove Priory, Church Lane, Boxgrove, Chichester PO18 0EE
James, Nathan: On Windover Hill (World Premiere)
Ireland: The Hills
Gipps, Ruth: Goblin Market (Finale)
Bridge: Music when soft voices die
Coleridge-Taylor, Avril: Wyndore (First performance since 1953)
Harlequin Chamber Choir
Corra Sound
Amy Bebbington, Conductor
Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
https://www.rpo.co.uk/about/rpco

Sunday 8 March 2020 at 7:30pm
St.John’s Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8TY
Elgar: Imperial March
Ireland: Piano Concerto
Elgar: Symphony No.3 (realised Payne)
Elgar Sinfonia
http://www.elgarsinfonialondon.co.uk/concerts/

Thursday 12 March 2020 at 8:00pm
Holywell Music Room, Oxford OX1 3BN
Love’s Voice: Intimations in Song ​
Gerald Finzi: O Fair to See
Ian Venables: Venetian Love Songs
John Ireland: Songs Sacred and Profane
Eric McElroy: Palimpsest (premiere)
7:15pm – pre-concert talk with composer, Ian Venables
Anando Mukerjee, tenor
Eric McElroy, piano
Supported by Merton College and Oxford University’s TORCH Network
http://www.eric-mcelroy.com

Friday 13 March 2020, 7.30pm
High Street Methodist Church, Witney, Oxon. OX28 6HG
Witney Music Society
‘Tis Nature’s Voice’
Howells: The Summer is coming
Elgar: The Shower & The Fountain
Sibelius: Sydämeni laulu (Song of my heart)
Madetoja: Kevätunta (Dreams of Spring)
Langgaard: Lokkende toner (Enticing tones)
Ireland: Spring, the sweet Spring
Elgar: Owls: An Epitaph & O Wild West Wind
Delius: On Craig Ddu (An Impression of Nature)
Reger: Schweigen (Silence)
Vaughan Williams: Silence and Music
Pärt: The Deer’s Cry
Edwards: Sacred Kingfisher Psalms
The Carice Singers
George Parris, Conductor
www.thecaricesingers.co.uk

Saturday 14th March 2020, 7.30pm (pre-concert talk 6.45pm)
St Peter ad Vincula, Church St, Hampton Lucy, Warks.CV35 8BE
‘Tis Nature’s Voice
Howells: The Summer is coming
Elgar: The Shower & The Fountain
Sibelius: Sydämeni laulu (Song of my heart)
Madetoja: Kevätunta (Dreams of Spring)
Langgaard: Lokkende toner (Enticing tones)
Ireland: Spring, the sweet Spring
Elgar: Owls: An Epitaph & O Wild West Wind
Delius: On Craig Ddu (An Impression of Nature)
Reger: Schweigen (Silence)
Vaughan Williams: Silence and Music
Pärt: The Deer’s Cry
Edwards: Sacred Kingfisher Psalms
The Carice Singers
George Parris, Conductor
www.thecaricesingers.co.uk

Saturday 21 March 2020 at 7:30pm
Oaklands School, Stakes Hill Road, Waterlooville Hampshire PO7 7BW
John Ireland: A London Overture
Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite no.1, Op.46
Antonín Dvořák: The Noon Witch, Op.108
Edward Elgar: Violin Concerto, Op.61
Charlie Lovell-Jones, violin
Jonathan Butcher, Conductor
Havant Symphony Orchestra
https://www.havantorchestras.org.uk/

Saturday 4 April 2020 at 7:30pm
St. Stephen’s Church, Enfield
Fantastic Chronicles
Ireland: Piano Concerto
Elgar: ‘Froissart‘ Overture
Vaughan Williams: ‘Fantasia on Greensleeves’.
Arnold: ‘Symphony No. 2’
Southgate Symphony Orchestra
Rustam Khanmurzin, piano
www.southgatesymphony.co.uk

Sunday 5 April at 2.30pm
Ludlow Song Festival
St Laurence’s Church, Ludlow
Butterworth: Bredon Hill and other songs
Rhian Samuel: Spring Diary
John Ireland: Sea Fever, Santa Chiara, Great Things
Roderick Williams: 3 Housman Parodies
Folksong arrangements by Butterworth and Britten
Roderick Williams, baritone
Iain Burnside, piano
http://ludlowenglishsongweekend.com/whats-on/

Saturday 18 April (refer to website for time)
Dorking Halls, Dorking, Surrey
Leith Hill Musical Festival
Richard Blackford: Mirror of Perfection
Mendelssohn: Hear my prayer
John Ireland: The Hills
Choirs of Bookham, Dorking, Holm. St. Mary, Mickleham
Josephine Goddard, soprano
Southern Pro Musica
Festival Conductor, Jonathan Willcocks
http://www.lhmf.org.uk/

Monday 11 May, 7:30pm
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
https://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
http://www.leamingtonmusic.org/event/roderick-williams-baritone-susie-allan-piano/

Friday 22 May, 7.30pm
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, 10.45am
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, 2.15pm
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
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 at 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: Tongues of Fire – settings of poems by Grevel Lindop (premiere)
7:15pm: pre-concert talk by Grevel Lindop
Supported by Merton College and Oxford University’s TORCH Network.
Andrew Randall, baritone
Eric McElroy, piano
www.eric-mcelroy.com

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, John: A Downland Suite
Orquesta de Cámara de Bellas Artes
Daniela Candellari, Conductor
Evan Wong, Piano
https://ocba.inba.gob.mx/

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
https://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