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:

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.

Friday 24 March 2023, 7:15pm
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff
The John Ireland Competition
The Competition is taking place for a second year at the RWCMD,
and will be adjudicated by pianist John Lenehan and David Wordsworth (Dir. John Ireland Trust)

Sunday 26 March, 3.00pm
Huntingdon Hall, Worcester
Worcester Concert Club
Handel – Chaconne in G
Grieg – Lyric Pieces – Arietta, Op. 12 No.1; Butterfly, Op. 43 No.1
Debussy – La cathédrale engloutie – Preludes book 1
Schubert – Impromptu in G flat D899, No. 3
Sibelius – Impromptus, Op. 5
Roderick Williams – Goodwood by the Sea
Ireland arr Roderick Williams – Sea Fever
Ireland – London Pieces
Clara Schumann – Soirées musicales, Op. 6
Joanna Gill – Colourful Symmetry
Rachmaninoff – Prelude in B minor, Op. 32 No. 10
Roderick Williams – Chaconne at Five
Maria Marchant, piano

Saturday 1 April, 7:30pm
Church of St James the Greater 216 London Road Leicester LE2 1NE
Lili Boulanger: Hymne au Soleil
Holst: Hymns from the Rig Veda (Third Group/no. 2 Fourth Group)
Ireland: The Hills
Stanford: The Blue Bird
Dove: Vast Ocean of Light
Elgar, arr. Phelps: Sea Pictures
Leicester Bach Choir

Sunday 30 April, 2:00pm
St John the Evangelist Church, 109A Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EH
Holst: Jesu Sweet, from 4 songs for voice and violin Op 35
Three Old English Songs – Rebecca Clarke
The seeds of love – Vaughan Williams
How cold the wind doth blow, from Folk songs from Sussex – Vaughan Williams
Holst: The Heart Worships
The Cloths of Heaven – Thomas Dunhill
Spleen, from Marigold – John Ireland
The Sky above the Roof/Dirge for Fidele/It was a lover and his lass: Ralph Vaughan Williams
A Dream – Rebecca Clarke
Slow, Slow, Fresh Fount – Grace Williams
La belle dame sans merci – Stanford
2 English Folksongs for Voice and Violin – Vaughan Williams
Searching for lambs
The Lawyer
The Sound of Hidden Music, from English Lyrics, 12th Set – Parry
A Hymn to God the Father – Elizabeth Maconchy
The Last Invocation – Ina Boyle
Two Vocal Duets, for soprano, baritone, violin and piano – Vaughan Williams
Ailish Tynan, soprano
Nicky Spence, tenor
Jack Liebeck, violin
William Vann, piano

Saturday 27 May 2023, 10.45am
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, OX10 7HH
English Music Festival
Frederick Delius: Sonata no. 3 for Violin and Piano
Herbert Howells: Sonata no. 3 for Violin and Piano
Gustav Holst: Five Pieces
John Ireland: Sonata no. 2 in A minor
Rupert Marshall-Luck, violin
Peter Cartright, piano

Saturday 27 May 2023, 7.00pm
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, OX10 7HH
English Music Festival
Elgar: Introduction and Allegro
Herbert Howells: Requiem
George Dyson: Songs for Sailors
Cecil Armstrong Gibbs: Miniature Dance Suite
John Ireland: The Hills
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Valiant-for-Truth
Gustav Holst: Two Psalms
The Holst Orchestra
Godwine Choir
Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor

29 May 2023, 10:45am
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxon OX10 7HH
English Music Festival
Frederick Delius: Four Old English Lyrics
Gerald Finzi: A Young Man’s Exhortation
Ethel Smyth: The Clown
Ethel Smyth: Possession
Ethel Smyth: On the Road
John Ireland: The Land of Lost Content
Daniel Norman, tenor
Sholto Kynoch, piano

Wednesday 7 June, 7:30pm
St Leonard’s Church, Bledington
Bledington Music Festival
The programme will include works by Brahms, Schumann, John Ireland, Poulenc and Finzi.
Sarah Williamson, clarinet and Sam Haywood, piano
Supported by the John Ireland Trust

Thursday 8 June, 7:30pm
St Leonard’s Church, Bledington
Bledingtom Music Festival
Beethoven’s Sonatas in C minor op. 13 the ‘Pathetique’ and
Sonata in F minor op. 57 the ‘Appassionata’.
John Ireland: Sarnia 
Liszt/Wagner: ‘Liebestod’ from “Tristan and Isolde”
Liszt/Verdi: “Rigoletto” Paraphrase de Concert
Mark Bebbington, piano
Supported by the John Ireland Trust

Saturday 19 August 2023 19:30
St. Andrew’s Church, Aysgarth
Wensleydale Concert Series
Haydn: Sonata in C major Hob XVI:50
Beethoven: Sonata in F minor op. 57 “Appassionata”
John Ireland: Sarnia
An Island Sequence
Liszt/Wagner: Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Liszt/Verdi: Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto
Mark Bebbington, piano