Forthcoming performances of works by John Ireland:

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

The Trust cannot be held responsible for external content information which is subsequently changed so it is advisable to check with the organiser before making a special journey.

Sunday 27th May 2018 at 12:00pm - 7:00pm

Henry Wood Hall, Trinity Church Square, London SE1 4HU
Elgar: The Music Makers
Ireland: These things shall be
Vaughan Williams: Toward the unknown region
Diana Bickley, Conductor
FREE Open Rehearsal: for friends and groupies: 5.30pm
Cost: £10 for adults; £5 for students; coach from Swindon approx £20
Run-Thru’ Sessions in Swindon on Mon April 23rd, 30th; Sun May 6th, Mon 21st
(all dates optional) in London on Sun April 22nd,  29th, May 13th, 20th
Generously supported by the John Ireland Charitable Trust, the Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust and the Elgar Society
Contact Diana at with a ‘yes’ or a ‘maybe’ and you will then be sent further details.
Supported by the John Ireland Charitable Trust

Monday 28th May 2018 at 7:00pm

English Music Festival
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxon
Dyson: Woodland Suite for string orchestra
Warlock: Serenade for the 60th birthday of Delius
Delius: Air and Dance
Herbert Howells: First Suite
Arwel Hughes: Fantasia in A minor
John Ireland: Elegaic Meditation
Gerald Finzi: Romance
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Charterhouse Suite
Camerata Wales
Owain Arwel Hughes (conductor)
Supported by the John Ireland Charitable Trust

Wednesday 30th May 2018 at 3:00pm 

Steyning Festival
Jarvis Music Room, Jarvis Lane, Steyning, West Sussex, BN44 3GL.  
Debussy: Prélude No. X - La cathédrale engloutie                                                                 
Prélude No. XII Minstrels                                                
Ireland: Ballade of London Nights                                                                              
Ireland/Roderick Williams: Sea Fever   
Roderick Williams: Goodwood by the Sea                                                            
Schubert/Liszt: Schwanengesang D957:                                                               
Aufenthalt/Am Meer/Liebesbotschaft 
Mike Abrams: Scherzo piccolo – world premiere                                                                                                      
Clara Schumann: Soirées Musicales Op. 6 Notturno/Polonaise 
Maria Marchant, piano
Sponsored by the John Ireland Trust

Saturday 9th June 2018 at 7:30pm

St Mary's Church, Wendover
5 Bagatelles for clarinet and piano Op 23 - Gerald Finzi
Fantasy Sonata in E flat for clarinet and piano - John Ireland
Sonatina for clarinet and piano Op 29 - Sir Malcolm Arnold
Première rhapsodie, for clarinet and piano - Claude Debussy
Introduction et rondo Op 72 - Charles-Marie Widor
Sonatina for clarinet and piano - Joseph Horovitz
Michael Collins (clarinet) 
Michael McHale (piano) 

Sunday 17th June 2018 at 11:00

Münchner Künstlerhaus, Munich
8. Kammerkonzert "Auf dem Weg zur Symphonie"
Turner, Sonate für Horn und Streicher
Ireland, Sextet
Schubert, Octet in F major, D.803, Op.166
Qi Zhou, Violin
Yusi Chen, Violin
Konstantin Sellheim, Viola
Sissy Schmidhuber, Cello
Shengni Guo, Double Bass
Alexandra Gruber, Clarinet
Raffaele Giannotti, Bassoon
Jörg Brückner, French horn

30th June 2018 at 8:00pm

Armscote Manor, Stratford upon Avon CV37 8DA 
Preceded by fizz & canapes at 7.15pm 
Orchestra of the Swan (members)
Vaughan Williams (arr David Le Page): The Lark Ascending
Ireland: A Downland Suite
David Le Page, conductor
Supported by the John Ireland Charitable Trust

Sunday 26th August at 3.00pm

Down Ampney Church, Gloucestershire
The Vaughan Williams Festival
Ralph Vaughan Williams Introit: O Taste and See 
John Ireland Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis in F
Ralph Vaughan Williams Anthem: Lord, thou hast been our refuge
Hymns Come Down O Love Divine (Down Ampney)
He Who Would Valiant Be
Choir of Hendon St. Mary, London – Directed by Richard Morrison
Preacher; The Very Reverend Professor Martyn Percy (Christ Church, Oxford University) 
Organist, tbc

Friday 12th October at 1:00pm

Jerwood Hall, LSO St Lukes, London
'War's Embers'
Ireland, Piano Trio no. 2 in E minor
Elgar, Piano Quintet in A minor, Op.84
Nash Ensemble

Sunday 14th October 2018 at 3.00pm

CD Launch – From the Shadow of the Great War
Razumovsky Music Studio, 56 College Road, London NW10 5ET
We invite you to come and celebrate 100 years since peace was reached at the end of World War I, with the launch of our CD of English Music for ‘Cello & Piano, much of the music on the disc being influenced by The Great War:
F. Delius – ‘Cello Sonata
J. Ireland – Sonata for ‘Cello & Piano in G Minor
F. Bridge – Sonata for ‘Cello & Piano in D Minor
F. Bridge – Berceuse, Elegie, Spring Song, Cradle Song & Serenade
John Paul Ekins, piano and Liubov Ulybysheva, 'cello.
The event will feature a short talk about the project and the works recorded, and a performance of selected works featured on the recording.
Refreshments provided.
Free entry by emailing: to book your place.

Friday 2nd November 2018 at 7:30pm

Kings Place: Hall One, London
Before Life and After – Roderick Williams & Iain Burnside
Britten, Winter Words for soprano or tenor and piano, Op.52 (Before Life and After)
Finzi, Earth and Air and Rain: The Clock of the years, Op.15 no.8
Finzi, Earth and Air and Rain: Proud Songsters, poem by Thomas Hardy, Op.15 no.10
Finzi, The Too Short Time: Amabel (Before and after Summer)
Ireland, Three Songs to Poems by Hardy: Summer Schemes
Roderick Williams, Baritone
Iain Burnside, Piano
Harriet Walter, Narrator


Tuesday 26th February 2019 at 7:30pm

Guildhall School of Music & Drama: Milton Court Hall, London
Butterworth, A Shropshire Lad
Fauré, Mirages, Op.113
Ireland, Santa Chiara; Sea Fever; Great Things
Vaughan Williams, Songs of Travel
Ravel, Don Quichotte à Dulcinée
Wigglesworth, New work (world première)
Roderick Williams, Baritone

10th March 2019 at 11:00am

LSO St Luke's
Come and spend the day getting to know some great works for choir by Vaughan Williams and Ireland with the LSO's Choral Director Simon Halsey.
Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs and O Clap Your Hands
Ireland: Greater Love
Accompanied by piano
Simon Halsey, conductor

Information provided on this page was accurate at the time of entry.  However, when booking tickets it would be advisable to enquire whether there have been any changes to the programme, venue, timing etc.  The Trust cannot be held responsible for any subsequent changes.

The Trust is registered as a charity. Reg. No. 255004
Trustees: David Wordsworth, Graham Parlett, Simon Wright.

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