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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Saturday 27 May 2023, 10.45am
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, OX10 7HH
English Music Festival
Frederick Delius: Sonata no. 3 for Violin and Piano
Herbert Howells: Sonata no. 3 for Violin and Piano
Gustav Holst: Five Pieces
John Ireland: Sonata no. 2 in A minor
Rupert Marshall-Luck, violin
Peter Cartright, piano

Saturday 27 May 2023, 7.00pm
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, OX10 7HH
English Music Festival
Elgar: Introduction and Allegro
Herbert Howells: Requiem
George Dyson: Songs for Sailors
Cecil Armstrong Gibbs: Miniature Dance Suite
John Ireland: The Hills
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Valiant-for-Truth
Gustav Holst: Two Psalms
The Holst Orchestra
Godwine Choir
Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor

29 May 2023, 10:45am
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxon OX10 7HH
English Music Festival
Frederick Delius: Four Old English Lyrics
Gerald Finzi: A Young Man’s Exhortation
Ethel Smyth: The Clown
Ethel Smyth: Possession
Ethel Smyth: On the Road
John Ireland: The Land of Lost Content
Daniel Norman, tenor
Sholto Kynoch, piano

Wednesday 7 June, 7:30pm
St Leonard’s Church, Bledington
Bledington Music Festival
The programme will include works by Brahms, Schumann, John Ireland, Poulenc and Finzi.
Sarah Williamson, clarinet and Sam Haywood, piano
Supported by the John Ireland Trust

Thursday 8 June, 7:30pm
St Leonard’s Church, Bledington
Bledingtom Music Festival
Beethoven’s Sonatas in C minor op. 13 the ‘Pathetique’ and
Sonata in F minor op. 57 the ‘Appassionata’.
John Ireland: Sarnia 
Liszt/Wagner: ‘Liebestod’ from “Tristan and Isolde”
Liszt/Verdi: “Rigoletto” Paraphrase de Concert
Mark Bebbington, piano
Supported by the John Ireland Trust

Saturday June 10, 2023 at 18:00
Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road, London SE3 9RQ
Wasserfahrt, from ‘6 Songs’ Op 50 No 4 – Felix Mendelssohn
Arion, from 14 Romances, for voice and piano Op 34 – Sergey Rachmaninov
Säv, säv, susa, from 6 Songs Op 36 – Jean Sibelius
Herbst D945 – Franz Schubert
La mer est plus belle que les cathédrales, from Trois mélodies de Paul Verlaine L 81 – Claude Debussy
Liebestreu from ‘6 Lieder’ Op 3/1 – Johannes Brahms
Lied eines Schiffers an die Dioskuren D360 – Franz Schubert
Spring Nostalgia – Huang Zi
Gretchen am Spinnrade D 118 – Franz Schubert
I Live Upstream of the Yangtze River – Qing Zhu
Sea Pictures Op 37 – Sir Edward Elgar: Sea Slumber Song/In Haven/Where corals lie
Song to the Seals – Sir Granville Bantock
The Seal Man – Rebecca Clarke
Seascape, from On this Island Op 11 – Benjamin Britten
Full Fathom Five – John Ireland
Helen Lacey (soprano)
Lucy Gibbs (mezzo soprano)
Daniel Adipradhana (piano)
Stella Lorenz (piano)
Jocelyn Freeman (piano)

Tuesday 25 July 2023, 14:30
Holy Trinity Church, Church Road, Gloucester GL2 0AJ
Three Choirs Festival
Debussy, Claude Rhapsody for alto saxophone and piano, L. 98
Watson, Jennifer Rhapsody (World premiere)
Debussy, Claude Estampes: La Soirée dans Grenade
Phibbs, Joseph (b. 1974) Night Paths (World premiere)
Farrington, Iain Paganini Patterns
Coates, Eric Saxo-Rhapsody
Ireland, John Summer Evening
Liszt, Franz Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2 in C minor, for orchestra, S 359/4 (arr. Iain Farrington)
Huw Wiggin Saxophone
John Lenehan Piano

Saturday 19 August 2023 19:30
St. Andrew’s Church, Aysgarth
Wensleydale Concert Series
Haydn: Sonata in C major Hob XVI:50
Beethoven: Sonata in F minor op. 57 “Appassionata”
John Ireland: Sarnia
An Island Sequence
Liszt/Wagner: Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Liszt/Verdi: Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto
Mark Bebbington, piano
Supported by the John Ireland Trust

Sunday 5 November, 18:00
Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 NAG – concert for London Chamber Music Society
Henry Purcell: Chacony in G minor, arr. Britten
Edward Elgar: Serenade for Strings
Malcolm Arnold: Concerto for Two Violins
George Frideric Handel: La Réjouissance from Music for the Royal Fireworks
Clive Jenkins: Sinfonietta for Strings
John Ireland arr. G. Parlett: Cavatina and Bagatelle
Peter Warlock: Capriol Suite
Chamber Ensemble of London
Peter Fisher, violin/Director
Supported by the John Ireland Trust

Friday 17 November, 7.30pm
Beethoven: Sonata in C minor Op.13 ‘Pathetique’
Schubert: 3 Impromptus D.935 Nos. 2,3&4
Debussy: 3 Preludes Book 1 Nos.10-12
John Ireland: 3 Pieces: The Island Spell; The Darkened Valley; Ragamuffin
Liszt: Sonetto del Petrarca 104 LISZT: Legend No.2 St. Francis Walking on the Waves
Martin Roscoe, piano
Supported by the John Ireland Charitable Trust

– 2024 –

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