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:

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Sunday 27 February 2022, 21:00 FREE
The Marlborough House, 9 Ling Street, Marlborough, NH 03455 USA
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Ireland: Sonata 1 in D minor
Elgar: Violin Sonata
Steinberg Duo: Louisa Stonehill, Violin & Nicholas Burns, Piano

Saturday 12 March 2022, 7.00pm
Wigmore Hall, London
A Celebration of Myra Hess and her National Gallery Lunchtime Concerts in WWII
Beethoven: Piano Trio in E flat major Op.70 No.2
Songs with piano:
George Dyson: A Poet’s Hymn; Arnold Bax: The White Peace; Henry Balfour Gardiner: Winter; Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Sons of the sea; Frederick Keel: Trade winds; Peter Warlock: Captain Stratton’s Fancy
Ireland: Phantasie-Trio in A minor
Mozart: Fantasia in C minor for piano K475
Mozart: Serenade in B flat major (Gran Partita) for wind and double bass K361
Marcus Farnsworth (baritone), Alasdair Beatson (piano), Stephanie Gonley (violin), Adrian Brendel (cello)

Wednesday 16 March 2022, 7:00pm
The Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
The John Ireland Prize
Adjudicated by Mark Bebbington, Robert Plane and David Wordsworth

Monday 21 March 2022, 1:00pm
University of Southampton
Fourth John Ireland Prize
Adjudicated by David Owen Norris, Professor Vincent Emery (donor of the prize) and David Wordsworth

Saturday 2 April 2022, 7.30pm
St Michael and All Angels Church, Mount Dinham, Exeter
‘Tis Nature’s Voice
Purcell: ‘Tis Nature’s Voice and works by Camille Saint-Saëns, Nilsson and James Macmillan, Britten’s Five Flower Songs, the iconic The Hills by John Ireland and Kerry Andrew’s haunting O Nata Lux, and a dramatic depiction of the bitterness and pleasures of our winter season will feature in John Rutter’s cycle of choral settings When Icicles Hang.
Interspersed with dramatic readings by students from the Cygnet Theatre.
Exeter Festival Chorus
Divertimento ensemble
Peter Adcock piano
Andrea Brown musical director

Wednesday 20 April 2022, 7:30pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn London WC1R 4RL
Suite, from The Fairy Queen Z 629 – Henry Purcell
Seven Pieces for String Orchestra – Giles Farnaby, arranged by Sir Granville Bantock
Cavatina – John Ireland, arranged by Graham Parlett
Bagatelle, for violin and piano – John Ireland, arranged for cello and strings by Graham Parlett
Chamber Ensemble of London
Chamber Ensemble of London
Peter Fisher (violin/director)
Turkish music introduced and conducted by Emre Araci

Sunday 8 May 2022 at 6:30pm
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn London WC1R 4RL
String Quartet No. 19 in C major (Dissonance) K 465 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
String Quartet No 1 in D minor – John Ireland
String Quartet No 6 in F minor Op 80 – Felix Mendelssohn
Maggini Quartet

Sunday 15 May 2022, 6.00pm
Göteborgs Konserthus
Leiviskä: Piano Trio
Tailleferre: Adagio for Violin and Piano
Ireland: Cello Sonata
Weill: Concerto for Violin and Wind Orchestra
Weill: September Song
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra musicians
Simon Crawford-Phillips, piano and conductor
Marja Inkinen Engström, violin
Antonio Hallongren, cello

Sunday 12 June 2022
Turner Sims Hall, University of Southampton
On the 60th anniversary of the death of John Ireland, Turner Sims hosts a Music & Earthworks afternoon, Timothy Champion will speak about Maiden Castle and Thomas Hardy, who popularised its Celtic name, Mai-Dun.
David Owen Norris and Duncan Honeybourne will play the piano duet versions of John Ireland’s ‘The Forgotten Rite’ and ‘Mai’Dun’.