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.

Saturday 15th December 2018 at 7:30pm

Exeter Cathedral, Exeter
Exeter Festival Chorus 
Roderick Williams (baritone) 
The Band of HM Royal Marines Commando Training Centre Lympstone 
Nigel Perrin (conductor) 
25th Anniversary Fanfare - Paul Patterson
When music sounds - Paul Patterson
The Christmas Truce - Graham Fitkin
Sea Fever - John Ireland
Bethlehem Down - Peter Warlock
Drake's Drum, from Songs of the sea - Sir Charles Villiers Stanford
Excerpts, from The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace - Sir Karl Jenkins
The trumpet shall sound, from Messiah HWV 56 - George Frideric Handel
The Holly and the Ivy - Traditional, arranged by Martin Ellerby
Away in a manger - Traditional, arranged by Martin Ellerby
Ding dong merrily on high - Traditional, arranged by Martin Ellerby
The Three Kings - Peter Cornelius
Lully, lulla, lullay - Philip Stopford
Good King Wenceslas - arranged by Sir David Willcocks
Hark! the herald angels sing - Traditional, arranged by Sir David Willcocks
Stille Nacht, 'Silent Night' - Traditional

Sunday 16th December 2018 at 6:30pm

Conway Hall, Holborn
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, from Solomon HWV 67 - George Frideric Handel
Ave Maria, 'Ellens Gesänge III', from 7 Gesänge aus Walter Scotts 'Fräulein vom See' Op 52 - Franz Schubert
Serenade for Strings in E minor Op 20 - Sir Edward Elgar
Simple Symphony Op 4 - Benjamin Britten
Overture, from L'Olimpiade RV 725 - Antonio Vivaldi
Air on the G string, from Orchestral Suite No 3 in D BWV 1068 - Johann Sebastian Bach
Praeludium and Allegro in the style of Pugnani - Fritz Kreisler
Cavatina, for violin and piano - John Ireland
Bagatelle for violin and piano - John Ireland

Tarte au Citron - Clive Jenkins
Serenade No 13 in G for strings, 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik' K 525 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Hoe-down, from Rodeo - Aaron Copland
Chamber Ensemble of London 


Wednesday 30th January 2019 at 1:00pm

Emmanuel United Reform Church, Cambridge
Lunchtime Recital Series
Maurice Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales
W.A. Mozart: Rondo in A minor, KV511
John Ireland: Sarnia - An Island Sequence
Eric McElroy, piano

Saturday 2nd February at 1:30pm

Eglesfield Musical Society, The Queen's College, Oxford
Maurice Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales
Frederic Rzewski/Stephen Sondheim: I'm Still Here
John Ireland: Sarnia - An Island Sequence
Eric McElroy, piano

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, London
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

Thursday 21st March 2019 at 7:30pm

Konzerthaus: Mozart Saal, Vienna
Poulenc, Le travail du peintre
Vaughan Williams,The Vagabond, Youth and Love, The Infinite Shining Heavens
Somervell, A Shropshire Lad: There pass the careless people, no. 3
Ireland, The three ravens
Warlock, My own country
Warlock, Cradle Song
Warlock, Piggesnie
Ireland, Sea Fever
Schubert, Ausgewählte Lieder
Wolf, Ausgewählte Lieder
Simon Keenlyside, Baritone
Malcolm Martineau, Piano
Simon Keenlyside

Saturday 30th March 2019 at 7:30pm

St Mary's Church  Chart Lane  Reigate  Surrey  RH2 7DZ
John Ireland: Downland Suite 
Maurice Duruflé:  Requiem, Op.9 
Ralph Vaughan Williams:  Five Mystical Songs 
Ola Gjeilo: The Ground 
Reigate and Redhill Choral Society

Thursday 4th April 2019 at 7:30pm

St John's Smith Square, London
Fauré, Nocturne for piano in D flat major, Op.63
Franck, Prelude, Chorale and Fugue
Satie, Gnossienne no. 4
Satie, Embryons desséchés
Ireland: Sarnia: An Island Sequence
Chopin, Nocturne no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.9 no.1
Chopin, Nocturne no. 15 in F minor, Op.55 no.1
Chopin, Ballade no. 1 in G minor, Op.23
Mark Bebbington, Piano

Friday 5th April 2019 at 7.00pm

Ludlow Song Festival
St Laurence’s Church, Ludlow, Shropshire
Songs by John Ireland and other British composers including:
Hawthorn Time

The Land of Lost Content
The Lent lily
Goal and wicket
The vain desire
The Encounter

Rowan Pierce, soprano
Elgan Llŷr, Thomas tenor
David Ireland, bass baritone
Michael Foyle, violin
Iain Burnside, piano

Friday 24th – Monday 27th May 2019

English Music Festival
Programme announced on 1st January. Ireland to be featured in the programme.

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.

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Trustees: David Wordsworth, Graham Parlett, Simon Wright.

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