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.

Thursday 30th November at 7.30pm

Menuhin Hall, Yehudi Menuhin School, Cobham Road, Stoke D'Abernon, Surrey KT11 3QQ
'His (Head)master’s Voice'
Bach Three Arias
Martin Trio sur des mélodies populaires irlandaises
Haydn Three English Canzonettas
Duparc, Saint-Saëns, Massenet Three Songs
Ireland: Phantasie Trio in A minor
Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs
Richard Hillier Baritone
Thomas Carroll Cello
Nigel Hutchison Piano,
Svitlana Kosenko Piano, 
Akiko Ono Violin 
James O’Donnell Organ
All proceeds from the concert will go to the School’s bursary fund

3rd December 2017 at 6:30pm

Kings Place: Hall One, London
Elgar: Introduction and Allegro for string quartet and string orchestra, Op.47
Holst I.: The Fall of the Leaf
Ireland: Cello Sonata
Rubbra: Soliloquy
Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge for string orchestra, Op.10
Orchestra of the Swan
David Curtis, Conductor
Raphael Wallfisch, Cello

Sunday 17th December 2017 at 7:30pm

St John's Smith Square, London
Britten Saint Nicolas
Fletcher, Ring out, wild bells
Fraser, This Christmastide
Carol Canning, Lullay my liking
Traditional, Silent Night
Traditional, I wonder as I wander
Ireland: The Holy Boy
Traditional, O Holy Night
Britten, Saint Nicolas for mixed chorus, strings, piano (4 hands), percussion and organ, Op.42
London Choral Sinfonia
Gallery Choir of Westminster Cathedral Choir School
Francisco Chiejina, Soprano
Nick Pritchard, Tenor
Michael Waldron, Organ

18th January 2018 at 1:00pm

Bournville Lunchtime Concert
Friends Meeting House, 65 Linden Rd, Birmingham B30 1JT
John Ireland: London Pieces
John Ireland: Ballade of London Nights

Arnold Bax: Sonata No. 1
Eric McElroy, piano

20th January 2018, 7.15pm

Medina Theatre, Isle of Wight
Epic March: Ireland
Violin Concerto in B Minor: Elgar
Symphony No. 1 in F minor: Shostakovitch
Soloist: Melina Mandozzi
Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra

25th January at 1.10pm

St. James's Piccadilly
John Ireland: Two Songs of Rupert Brooke, Blind and The Cost
Eric McElroy, piano
April Fredrick, soprano

Wednesday 31 January

Bob Boas, 22 Mansfield Street, London W1G 9NR
Mark Padmore – tenor
Roderick Williams – baritone
Julius Drake – piano
In aid of The St Endellion Summer Festival. “ Songs of the Sea” by Haydn, Schubert, Brahms, Faure, Stanford, Ireland and Britten.
Drinks and canapés after.
£80 including £50 donation payable to 'St Endellion Festivals Trust Special Projects' or BAC to St Endellion Festivals Trust Special Projects Account Sort code: 40-52-40 a/c 0009 3949 (with name in the reference field) 
Book by email – If you do not have email then 'phone 020 7436 0344 or write to address above.

Friday 2nd February,2018 at 7.30pm

St. Luke's Church, Brighton
Haydn: Sonata No.60 in C major Hob.XVI/50
Chopin: Nocturne in F sharp minor Op.48 No.2
Ballade No.3 in A flat Op.47
John Ireland: London Pieces
Peter Copley: Aubade (UK premiere)
Rachmaninoff: Two Moments Musicaux Op.16
Supported by the John Ireland Trust

Wednesday 14th February 2018 at 2:30pm

Town Hall, Birmingham
Orchestra of the Swan
Roderick Williams (baritone)
Patrycja Pieczara (conductor)
5 Variants on 'Dives and Lazarus' - Ralph Vaughan Williams
5 Mystical Songs - Ralph Vaughan Williams
Let us garlands bring Op 18 - Gerald Finzi
Romance for Strings in E flat Op 11 - Gerald Finzi
A Downland Suite, for brass ensemble - John Ireland

Saturday 24th February 2018 at 7.30pm 

The Central Theatre, Chatham
British Classics
Vaughan-Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
John Ireland: Piano Concerto
Robert Saxton: Music to Celebrate the Resurrection
Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36 ("Enigma Variations")
City of Rochester Symphony Orchestra
Peter Bassano, Conductor
Meng Yang Pan, Piano
Supported by the John Ireland Charitable Trust

19th March 2018

Österreichisch-Britische Gesellschaft, Vienna
'The Slaughter of the Times': English Piano Music and the First World War
British Embassy (Vienna, Austria)
Cyril Scott: Britain's War March
Lord Berners: Trois Petites Marches funebres
William Baines: Seven Preludes
John Ireland: London Pieces
Arnold Bax: Sonata No. 2
Eric McElroy, piano

4th - 6th May 2018

The Phoenix Piano Trio - The 'English Impressionist': John Ireland and his influences
The Phoenix Piano Trio perform works by composers who became dominant influences on John Ireland.
The weekend culminates in a performance of Ireland’s Piano Trio No.3 in E.
Pre-concert talks are also included (speaker to be confirmed).
Stay for two nights at the Castle Hotel in Taunton, where all the events of the weekend take place.

4th - 7th May 2018

'Parry and his Pupils'
Gala Concert:
Parry: I was glad
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis
Holst: Hymn of Jesus
John Ireland: Greater Love
Parry: Ode on the Nativity
Parry: Jerusalem
Gloucester Choral Society

Saturday 20th May at 7.30pm

GLive, Guildford
Guildford Symphony Orchestra Summer Prom
Orb and Sceptre March: Walton
Largo and Rejoice Greatly: Walton
A Song Before Sunrise: Delius
Piano Concerto: Ireland
Enigma Variations: Elgar
Sea Songs Fantasia: Wood
Songs From the Last Night of the Proms
Guildford Symphony Orchestra
Alexandra Stevenson, Soprano
John Paul Ekins, Piano
David Leonard, Narrator
Supported by the John Ireland Trust

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

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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