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 promoter before making a special journey.

– 2024 –

Friday 16 February, 2024
Austro-British Society, Vienna
Concert to include Ireland: Violin Sonata 2
Plus music by Gurney and Ian Venables
Chu-Yu Yang, violin / Eric McElroy, piano
Supported by the John Ireland Charitable Trust

Sunday 18 February 2024 15:00
Central Hall, The Dolphin Centre, Horsemarket, Darlington, DL1 5RP
Darlington Piano Society
Ireland: Decorations
Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit
Ireland: Sonata
Ayo Bankole: Variations for little Ayo
Nabil Benabdeljalil: Nocturne no.4
Fred Onovwerosuoke: 24 Studies in African Rhythms (selection)
Rebeca Omordia, piano
Supported by the John Ireland Charitable Trust

Thursday 14 March 2024, 7:30pm
The Glasshouse, Sage Two
Newcastle International Chamber Music Series
John Ireland: Great Things
Dilys Elwyn-Edwards The Cloths of Heaven
Robert Schumann Dichterliebe
Richard Strauss Selection of songs
Gustav Mahler Selection from Des Knaben Wunderhorn
Sarah Tynan, soprano
James Newby, baritone
Adam Johnson, piano

Saturday 16 March 2024, 13:00
Wigmore Hall, London W1U 2BP
Mozart Sonata in B flat major for Keyboard Four-Hands
Schubert, Fantasia for piano 4 hands in F minor, D.940
Ireland: Mai-Dun
Poulenc, Sonata for piano four hands, FP 8
Brahms, Johannes Hungarian Dances, for piano, WoO 1(selection)
Allan Schiller and John Humphreys, Piano (shown in photo)

21 – 22 March 2024
Music at St Andrews University of St Andrews, Scotland
Wednesday 21 March
Ireland Songs, with Mark Stone (baritone), followed by a talk ‘John Ireland and his World’ given by David Wordsworth
Thursday 22 March
John Ireland Song Competition
Adjudicated by Mark Stone and David Wordsworth
Supported by the John Ireland Charitable Trust

Saturday 23 March, 19:30
St Mary Magdalene Church Bristol, BS9 1QJ
Dag Wiren: Serenade for Strings
Marcello: Oboe Concerto in D minor
Béla Bartók: An Evening in the Village
Finzi: Romance
John Ireland: Downland Suite
Bristol Chamber Orchestra
Sebastian See-Schierenberg, Conductor
Sam Willsmore, Oboe

Sunday 24 March 2024, 15.00
Huntingdon Hall, Deansway, Worcester WR1 2ES
Worcester Concert Club
Beethoven: Quartet in A major
John Ireland: Quartet no. 1
Brahms: Quartet in A minor
Maggini Quartet

Sunday 24 March 2024, 15:30
Cadogan Hall, London SW1X 9DQ
Quintessential Quintets
Ireland: Phantasie Trio in A minor
Vaughan Williams: Piano Quintet in C minor
Elgar: Piano Quintet in A minor
Mark Bebbington, piano
Principals of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra:
Tamás András, violin
Andrew Storey, violin
Abigail Fenna, viola
Jonathan Ayling, cello
Benjamin Cunningham, double bass
Supported by the John Ireland Charitable Trust

Friday 19 April 2024 19:30
Usher Hall, Edinburgh EH1 2EA
Saturday 20 April 2024 19:30
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall G2 3NY
John Ireland: The Forgotten Rite
Elgar, Sea Pictures
Holst, The Planets, Op.32
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
John Wilson, Conductor
Alice Coote Mezzo-soprano
RSNO and Chorus
Stephen Doughty Choirmaster / chorus director

Saturday 18 May 2024, 19:30
Holywell Music Room, Oxford OX1 1AB
Works by JS Bach, Boccherini, Dvořák, Milhaud, Ireland
Peter Adams, Cello
Mats Lidström, Cello
Nicola Eimer, Piano

Saturday 25 May 2024, 13:30
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, OX10 7HH
English Music Festival
Finzi: Oh Fair to See
Ireland: Piano Sonata
Frank E. Tours: From the Valley, Mother o’mine, West o’ the sun
Somervell: Maud
Brian Thorsett, baritone
Richard Masters, piano

Saturday 25 May 2024, 21:30
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, OX10 7HH
English Music Festival
Robert White: Christe qui jux es et dies III
Tobias Hume: Lamentations
Henry Purcell: When I Am Laid in Earth
John Eccles: Air from The Mad Lover
Henry Eccles: Sonata Quinta in E minor
John Stanley: Sonata no. 2
John Henry Maunder: Espagnola
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Orpheus with His Lute
John Ireland: Cavatina
Herbert Howells: Luchinushka
John W. Duarte: English Suite no. 1
Trad.: The Bonnie Banks o’ Loch Lomond
Trad.: Wild Mountain Thyme
Trad: The Bucks of Oranmore
The Flutes and Frets Duo
Beth Stone, flute; historical flutes
Daniel Murphy, lute; theorbo; guitar

Sunday 26 May 2024, 13:30
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, OX10 7HH
English Music Festival
Rawsthorne: Sonatina
Ireland: Sarnia
Bowen: Toccata Op.155
Rawsthorne: Theme & Four Studies
Dyson: Four Twilight Preludes
Leighton: Six Studies “Study-Variations” Op.56
Philip Leslie, piano

Monday 27 May 2024, 10:30
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, OX10 7HH
English Music Festival
George Dyson: Barcarolle
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Demande et Reponse
John Ireland: Bagatelle
Vaughan Williams: Suite for Viola and piano
Benjamin Britten: ‘Lachrymae’ op. 48a
Rebecca Clarke: Viola Sonata
Shiry Rashkovsky, viola
Richard Uttley, piano

Monday 27 May 2024, 13:30
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, OX10 7HH
English Music Festival
Gustav Holst: Greeting
Frederick Delius: Over the mountains high / Caprice and Elegy
Percy Hilder Miles: Piano Trio
Rebecca Clarke: Piano Trio
John Ireland: Phantasie
Ensemble Kopernikus

Monday 27 May 2024, 19:15
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, OX10 7HH
English Music Festival
Howells: Serenade
Dyson: Woodland Suite
Finzi: Romance
Warlock: Capriol Suite
Delius: Air and Dance
Milford: Elegy: Duke of Monmouth
Rawsthorne: Light Music for Strings
Bliss: Two Contrasts
Ireland: Elegy, Downland Suite
Carwithen: Lento for Strings, (arr. Woods from String Quartet)
English Symphony Orchestra
John Andrews, conductor

Saturday 15 June 2024, 19:30
St Botolph’s Church St Botolph’s Street, Colchester, CO2 7EE
Ireland: A London Overture
Finzi: Dies Natalis
Holst: The Planets
Colchester Symphony Orchestra

Saturday 6 July 2024, 19.30
All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes, BN7 2LE
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G major BWV 1048,
including Hans Keller’s (wordless) Functional Analysis No 13 of the same work (1963)
John Ireland: Concertino Pastorale
Robert Hinchliffe Terpsichore for Cor Anglais and Strings (First performance) – Cor Anglais: Robert Hinchliffe
Carl Nielsen Little Suite, Op.1
Musicians of All Saints, Lewes
Conductor, Sophia Bartlette
Supported by the John Ireland Charitable Trust