Forthcoming performances of works by John Ireland:

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October 2021
St. John the Evangelist Church, Oxford
Six songs from A Shropshire lad – George Butterworth
Les nuits d’été Op 7 – Hector Berlioz
O my deir hert – Herbert Howells
When there is Peace – Herbert Howells
King David – Herbert Howells
Her Song – John Ireland
My True love hath my heart – John Ireland, words by Sir Philip Sidney
Dame Sarah Connolly, mezzo-soprano
Julius Drake, piano
Charles Cunliffe, bass
Gus Tredwell, piano

Friday October 15, 2021 at 19:30
Courtenay Centre, Kingsteignton Road, Newton Abbot Devon TQ12 2QA
Prélude, choral et fugue Op 21 – César Franck
Sonata for Piano No 23 in F minor, ‘Appassionata’ Op 57 – Ludwig van Beethoven
Sarnia: An Island Sequence – John Ireland
Liebestod from ‘Tristan und Isolde’ S 447 – Richard Wagner, transcribed by Franz Liszt
Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s ‘Rigoletto’ S 434 – Franz Liszt
Mark Bebbington, piano

Friday 15 October, 7:30pm
King’s High School, Banbury Road, Warwick, CV34 6YE
Leamington Music
Butterworth, Ireland, Warlock, Gurney, Vaughan Williams and Britten
Roderick Williams, baritone
Susie Allan, piano

Saturday 17 October 2021, 15:00 (check time )
St Mary de Lode Church, Gloucester GL1 2TB
Gloucester Music Society
John Ireland: Marigold – three Impressions 
Eric McElroy: The Fetch – Five Poems of Gregory Leadbetter (2019)
Ivor Gurney: selected songs
Ian Venables: The Pine Boughs Past Music, Op 39
Andrew Randall, baritone
Eric McElroy, piano
Gregory Leadbetter, poet

Friday 22 October 2021, 17:45 – 18:45
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building
St Hilda’s College, Oxford
After the Voices
Eric McElroy: After the Voices: Six Poems of W.S. Merwin
Eric McElroy: setting of Alice Oswald, Oxford Professor of Poetry – new commission (world premiere)
Works by Lennox Berkeley and Doreen Carwithen
John Ireland: Marigold
James Gilchrist, Tenor
Eric McElroy, pianist and composer
This performance will be in-person and livestreamed.

Saturday 30 October 2021, 11.30am
Ludlow English Song Festival
St Laurence’s Church, Ludlow, Shropshire SY8 1AN
John Ireland:
The Bells of San Marie
Earth’s Call
Sea Fever
Santa Chiara
The Salley Gardens
Great Things
Rebecca Clarke:
The Donkey
Cradle Song
Tiger, Tiger
Liza Lehman:
The Swing
Magdalen at Michael’s Gate
Frank Bridge: When most I wink
Herbert Howells: Come sing and dance
Herbert Howells: King David
Frank Bridge: Love went a-Riding
Natalya Romaniw, soprano
Benson Wilson, baritone
Iain Burnside, piano

Friday 29 October 2021 at 13:00
Regent Hall, 275 Oxford Street, London W1C 2DJ
Free admission – no ticket required
Orribile lo scempio, from Tito Manlio RV 738 – Antonio Vivaldi
Non più andrai, from Le nozze di Figaro, ‘The Marriage of Figaro’ K 492 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Verborgenheit – Hugo Wolf
Gebet, from Mörike Lieder – Hugo Wolf
Dank, from ‘2 Lieder’ Op 1/1 – Arnold Schoenberg
Abschied, from ‘2 Lieder’ Op 1/2 – Arnold Schoenberg
Del cabello más sutil – Fernando J Obradors
La Rosa y el Sauce – Carlos Vicente Guastavino
Rojotango – Pablo Ziegler
Sea Fever – John Ireland
Sure on this shining night, from 4 Songs Op 13 – Samuel Barber
George, from 12 Cabaret Songs – William Bolcom
Jacob Bettinelli (baritone)
Bradley Wood (piano) 

Saturday 30 October 2021 at 7:30pm
Thornden Hall, Winchester Road, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, Hants., SO53 2DW
Mozart: Magic Flute Overture
R. Strauss: Serenade
Ireland: Piano Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
Southampton Concert Orchestra
Paul Ingram, Conductor
Keelan Carew, Piano

13 November 2021, 11:00am
St. Mary’s Church, Causeway, Horsham, RH12 1HE
English Music Festival in Horsham
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Delius: Légende
Ireland: Sonata no. 1 in D minor
Elgar: Salut d’Amour
Chanson de Nuit
Chanson de Matin
Sonata for Violin and Piano
Rupert Marshall-Luck, violin
Nathan Williamson, piano

13 November 2021, 7.30pm
St. Mary’s Church, Causeway, Horsham, RH12 1HE
English Music Festival in Horsham
Ireland: The Land of Lost Content
Down by the Salley Gardens
Lights Out
Bridge: Four Songs
Carwithen: Three Songs to Poems by Walter de la Mare
Holst: A Vigil of Pentecost
The Ballad of Hunting Knowe from Twelve Humbert Wolfe Songs: Persephone; A Little Music; The Floral Bandit; Betelgeuse
Dring: Five Betjeman Songs
James Gilchrist, tenor
Nathan Williamson, piano

Saturday 11 December 2021 – time and venue tbc.
Following Holst Society AGM (members only), a public recital
Holst: Egdon Heath (new arrangement for piano by Iain Farrington)
and music by Stephenson, Ireland and Littolf.
James Willshire, piano

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

12 March, 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)

Sunday 15 May 2022, 18.00
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