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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Thursday 9 November 2023, 19:30
St Peter’s Church, Eaton Square, London, SW1W 9AL
Vaughan Williams, Ralph O Taste and See
Byrd, William Mass for Four Voices: Kyrie
Panufnik, Roxanna Kyrie after Byrd
Byrd, William Mass for four voices: Gloria
Tallis, Thomas O nata lux
MacMillan, Sir James The Strathclyde Motets: O Radiant Dawn
Byrd, William Mass for four voices: Sanctus and Benedictus
Morley, Thomas
Nolo mortem peccatoris
Byrd, William Agnus Dei
Harvey, Jonathan Come, Holy Ghost
Wilbye, John The Lady Oriana
Vaughan Williams, Ralph A Garland for the Queen: Silence and Music
Marson, George The Nymphs and Shepherds Danced
Tippett, Michael Dance, Clarion Air
Dowland, John (Flow, my tears (Lacrimae Pavane)
Ireland: The Hills
Johnson, Edward The Triumphs of Oriana: Come, blessed bird
Britten, Benjamin Gloriana, Op.53: Choral Dances
Mark Forkgen, Conductor

Saturday 11 November 2023, 19:30
All Saints Church, The Causeway, Marlow SL7 2AA
Abide with me – music for remembrance and reflection
Geraint Lewis – The souls of the righteous
John Tavener – Song for Athene
John Ireland – Greater love hath no man
William Henry Monk – Abide with me
Kerensa Briggs – Requiem
Wooburn Singers
Directed by Jonathon Cole-Swinard
Bethany Horak-Hallett (mezzo-soprano)
Richard Carr (organ)

Saturday 11 November 2023, 19:30
Downside Abbey Church, Stratton-on-the-Fosse, Somerset BA3 4RH
Howells: Requiem
Hywel Davies: Eternal Father
Vaughan Williams: Valiant for Truth
Ireland: Greater Love
Downside Chamber Choir
The Swan Singers

Sunday 12 November, 15:00
Chichester Cathedral, West Sussex
Choral Evensong
Responses: Bernard Rose
Canticles: William H. Harris in A
Anthem: Greater love hath no man (John Ireland)

Friday 17 November 2023, 19:30
The Flavel, Dartmouth, Devon TQ6 9ND
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

Saturday 18 November 2023
Magdalen College Chapel, Oxford
Jonathan Harvey: I Love The Lord
Ireland: Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis
Choir of Magdalen College, Oxford
Mark Williams, organ

Monday 20 November 2023, 20:00
Palau de la Música: Petit PalauC/ Palau de la Música, 4-6, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08003, Spain
Mahler, Gustav Des Knaben Wunderhorn: Ablösung im Sommer
Chausson, Ernest Le colibri, based on a poem by de Lisle, Op.2 no.7
Ireland: The three ravens
Brahms, Johannes Lerchengesang (Song of the Larks), Op.70 no.2
Fauré, Gabriel Le papillon et la fleur, Op.1 no.1
Quilter, Roger Three Songs of William Blake, op. 20: The Wild Flower’s Song
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Das Veilchen, K476
Rachmaninov, Sergei Ditya! Kak tsvetok tï prekrasna
Bingham, Judith Casanova in Lockdown
Flanders, Michael The Whale
Schubert, Franz Die Forelle (Schubart), D.550
Clarke, Rebecca The Seal Man
Mahler, Gustav Des Knaben Wunderhorn: Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt
Porter, Cole Fifty Million Frenchmen: Tale of the Oyster
James Newby, Baritone
Joseph Middleton, Piano

Friday 24 November 2023, 13:00
Regent Hall, 275 Oxford Street, London W1C 2DJ
Free admission
Sonata for clarinet and piano – Herbert Howells
Fantasiestücke, for clarinet and piano Op 73 – Robert Schumann
Fantasy Sonata in E flat for clarinet and piano – John Ireland
Nikolai Iaushev, clarinet
Mariia Saakian, piano

Friday 24 November 2023 19:00
St Thomas Becket Church, Tugby LE7 9ED
ARKangel’s “As I Walked Out….”
Through music and word, trace the journey of Lauri Lee, violinist and dreamer … from the comfort of rural Gloustershire to the deprvations of life on the road … from the smouldering gypsies of Malaga to the fire-blackened Christ of Almunecar … from the naivety of a nineteen-year=old to the Spanish Socialists call to arms — interwoven with music of Vaughan Williams, John Ireland, Manuel de Falla, Rodrigo, Lorca, traditional Andalusian song …

Saturday 25 November 2023, 19:30
Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul, Chatteris
Sing Joyfully!
Works by Weelkes, Byrd
Jonathan Dove: Vadam et circuibo civitatem
Piano solos by John Ireland
Brahms: Choruses from Ein Deutsches Requiem
Ely Consort
Anne Reece, Piano
Christopher Moore, Piano

Sunday 26 November 2023, 18:30
Hampstead Garden Suburb Free Church, London NW11 7AG
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast
Britten: Violin Concerto
Ireland: Greater Love
Barnet Symphony Orchestra
Royal Free Music Society Choir
Queen’s Park Singers

Sunday 3 December 2023, 15:00
Ivor Gurney Hall, Pitt Street GL1 2BH
Gloucester Music Society
Alwyn: Sonata alla toccata
Bliss: Masks
Doreen Carwithen: Sonatina
John Ireland: Sarnia
Ian Venables: Caprice
Robert Matthew-Walker: Three American Pieces
Gloucester Music Society
Mark Bebbington, piano

Thursday 21 December, 2023, 19:30
Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ
Candlelight Carol – John Rutter
Jingle Bells – Traditional, arranged by Ralph Allwood
Carol of the Bells – Mykola Dmytrovich Leontovych, arranged by Peter J Wilhousky
In dulci jubilo – Traditional German, arranged by Robert Lucas Pearsall
In the bleak midwinter – Harold Darke
The Little Road to Bethlehem – Michael Head
O magnum mysterium – Morten Lauridsen
All bells in paradise – John Rutter
Coventry Carol – John Dankworth
The Holy Boy (orchestral version) – John Ireland
The Twelve Days of Christmas – Traditional English, arranged by John Rutter
God rest ye merry, gentlemen – Traditional, arranged by Sir David Willcocks
The First Nowell – Traditional, arranged by Sir David Willcocks
Unto us is born a son – Traditional, arranged by Sir David Willcocks
O come, all ye faithful, ‘Adeste fideles’ – Traditional, arranged by Sir David Willcocks
Hark! the herald angels sing – Felix Mendelssohn, arranged by Sir David Willcocks
City of London Choir
Camilla Kerslake, soprano
City of London Orchestra
Benjamin Pope, conductor

– 2024 –

Saturday 6 January, 19.30
St Andrew’s Church, Linton Road, Oxford OX2 6UG
Bruckner – Te Deum
Rutter – Gloria
Purcell – Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary
John Ireland – Vexilla Regis
East Oxford Community Choir

Saturday 20 January 2024, 19:30
St Andrew’s Church, 12 St Andrew’s Road, Surbiton, Surrey KT6 4DS
William Walton arr. by Tom Winpenny: March for ‘A History of the English-Speaking Peoples’
Judith Bingham: St. Bride, assisted by angels
Percy Whitlock: Fantasie Choral no. 1 in D-flat major
Philip Moore: Impromptu
Kerensa Briggs: Light in Darkness
Edward Elgar arr by George Martin: Imperial March
Francis Pott: Laudes
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Three Impromptus
John Ireland arr by David Maw: Threnody, from Concertino Pastorale
Percy Whitlock: Scherzetto, from Organ Sonata in C minor
Charles Villiers Stanford: Fantasia and Toccata in D minor
Benjamin Sheen (organ)

Friday 26 January 2024, 19:30
Routh Hall, Bromsgrove School, B61 7DU
Mendelssohn: Songs without Words (selection)
Ireland: The Ireland Spell / Moonglade
Schubert: Impromptus D899 Nos. 2-4
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No.6
Do Xiao, piano

Thursday 1 February 2024, 19:30
Wigmore Hall, London, W1U 2BP
Schubert, Franz L’incanto degli occhi, / Fahrt zum Hades (Mayrhofer) / Auf der Donau (Mayrhofer) / Der Schiffer (Im Winde, im Sturme) (Mayrhofer)
Mussorgsky, Petrovich Songs and Dances of Death
Mozart, Aria for Bass, “Per questa bella mano”, K612
Brahms, Mit vierzig Jahren (At Forty), Op.94 no.1 / Steig auf, geliebter Schatten (Arise, Beloved Ghost), Op.94 no.2 / Mein Herz ist schwer (My Heart is Heavy), no.3 / Kein Haus, keine Heimat (No House, no Homeland), Op.94 no.5
Ireland: Sea Fever
Finzi, Gerald Fear no more the heat of the sun
Gurney, Ivor By a Bierside
Head, Michael 6 Sea Songs: Limehouse Reach
Warlock, Peter Captain Stratton’s Fancy
Brindley Sherratt, Bass
Julius Drake, Piano
Leon Bosch, Double Bass

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

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
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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

Friday 19 April 2024 19:30
Usher Hall, Edinburgh EH1 2EA
Saturday 20 April 2024 19:30
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall 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 and Chorus
Stephen Doughty Choirmaster / chorus director

Saturday 18 May 2024, 19:30
Holywell Music Room, Oxford OX1 1AB
Works by Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Works by Boccherini, Dvořák, Milhaud, Ireland
Peter Adams, Cello
Mats Lidström, Cello
Nicola Eimer, Piano

Saturday 6 July 2024 7.30pm
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