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Forthcoming Concerts and Talks

Details of forthcoming concerts containing works by Delius can be sent to: Publicity@TheDeliusSociety.org.uk
Venues shown in RED CAPS are outside the British Isles.  
We cannot be held responsible for external content information which is subsequently changed so please check with the organiser before making a special journey. 

2019

Monday 19th August 2019 at 1:10pm

St James's Church, Piccadilly, London
Lunchtime concert - Free admission 
Joaquin Nin: Seguida española, for violin and piano
Delius: Romance
Faure: Sonata for Cello and Piano No 2 in G minor Op 117
Javier Romero, cello
Horacio López Redondo, piano 
www.sjp.org.uk

Friday 20th September 2019 at 7:30pm

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe
Best of British
Hess: A Christmas Overture
Delius: A Walk to the Paradise Garden
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Walton: Spitfire prelude and fugue
Jenkins: Palladio
Elgar: Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Stephen Bell, Conductor
Duncan Riddell, Violin
www.rpo.co.uk

Sunday 29th September 2019 at 2.30pm

St. Andrew's Church, Aysgarth, Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3SR
English Music Festival - Yorkshire
Finzi: Earth and Air and Rain, op.15
Gurney: Snow; Desire in Springtime
Trimble: Green Rain
Gurney: The Fiddler of Dooney
Warlock: The Fox; Jillian of Berry
Ireland: Three Songs to Poems by Thomas Hardy; The Trellis; My true love hath my heart
Delius: The Bird’s Song; Summer Landscapes; I-Brasil
Elizabeth Thompson, soprano
Lorna Day, mezzo-soprano
Peter Lidbetter, bass-baritone
David Jones, piano
www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk/2019-autumn-festival/programme.php

Wednesday 9th October 2019 at 7:30pm 

Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH 
English Pastoral
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy
Johanna Roehrig, Violin
Orchestra of St John’s
John Lubbock, Conductor
www.osj.org.uk

Sunday 13th October 2019 at 3:00pm

Ivor Gurney Hall, Pitt Street, Gloucester GL1 2BH
Gloucester Music Society
Bliss: Elegiac Sonnet
Delius: Late Swallows
Gurney: Ludlow and Teme
Vaughan Williams: String Quartet no 2
Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge
Fitzwilliam Quartet,  James Gilchrist, tenor, Anna Tillbrook, piano
www.gloucestermusicsociety.org.uk

Tuesday 15th October 2019, 7:15pm - 9:15pm

1901 Arts Club, 7 Exton Street, Waterloo, London SE1 8UE
An exclusive event hosted by the Delius Society:
'Delius's Choral Music' - A talk and recorded music, with conductors David Hill and John Gibbons.

Non-members please book using the link provided from the following page:
www.delius.org.uk/forthcomingevents.htm

Wednesday 16th October 2019 at 8:00pm

NATIONAL CONCERT HALL, DUBLIN
Prokofiev: Symphony no. 1 in D major "Classical", Op.25
Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 25 in C major, K503
Delius: On hearing the first cuckoo in spring
Haydn: Symphony no. 104 in D major "London"
London Mozart Players
Howard Shelley, piano
www.londonmozartplayers.com

Thursday 17th October 2019 at 7.30pm

Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX
Roxanna Panufnik: Four Choral Seasons (world premiere)
Bloch:  Schelomo - Hebraic Rhapsody for cello and orchestra
Debussy: La Mer
Delius: Sea Drift
Raphael Wallfisch, cello
Duncan Rock, baritone
The Bach Choir
Philharmonia Orchestra
David Hill, conductor
www.thebachchoir.org.uk/concerts/panufnik-four-choral-seasons
Supported by the Delius Trust

Friday 18th October at 7:30pm

Malmesbury Abbey, Malmesbury
Autumn Serenade 
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Delius: Two Aquarelles
Elgar: Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op.20
Haydn: Symphony no. 83 in G minor "The Hen"
Bristol Ensemble
Roger Huckle, Violin
www.malmesburyabbey.com

Monday 21st October 2019 at 7:30pm

Wigmore Hall, London
Debussy: 24 Preludes, Op.28: extracts (arr. White)
Enescu: Impromptu concertant in G flat major
Ireland: Cello Sonata
Debussy: Nocturne et Scherzo for cello and piano
Delius: Romance for Cello and Piano
Moeran: Prelude for cello and piano
Strauss R.: Sonata for violin and piano in E flat major, Op.18
Roberto Ruisi, violin
Toby White, cello
Sten Heinoja, piano
Marina Staneva, piano
www.wigmore-hall.org.uk

Thursday 5th December 2019 at 7:30pm

Cadogan Hall, London
The Magic of Christmas
Finzi: In Terra Pax
Warlock: Three Carols
Vaughan Williams: Folk songs of the Four Seasons
Delius: Sleigh Ride
Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor
Julia Doyle, Soprano
William Dazeley, Baritone
City of London Choir
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
www.rpo.co.uk

Friday 6th December 2019 at 8:00pm

STADTPARK SCHUTZENHOF, HERFORD, GERMANY
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Poulenc: Les Biches
Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet: intermezzo
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: excerpts
North West German Philharmonic
Yves Abel, Conductor
https://www.nwd-philharmonie.de/

Saturday 7th December 2019 at 7:30pm

KONZERTHALLE, BAD SALZUFLEN, GERMANY
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Poulenc: Les Biches
Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet: intermezzo
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: excerpts
North West German Philharmonic
Yves Abel, Conductor
https://www.nwd-philharmonie.de/

Sunday 8th December at 5:00pm

THEATER IM PARK, BAD OEYNHAUSEN, GERMANY
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Poulenc: Les Biches
Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet: intermezzo
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: excerpts
North West German Philharmonic
Yves Abel, Conductor
https://www.nwd-philharmonie.de/

Monday 9th December 2019 at 8:00pm

STADTHALLE: GROSSER SAAL, GUTERSLOH, GERMANY
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Poulenc: Les Biches
Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet: intermezzo
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: excerpts
North West German Philharmonic
Yves Abel, Conductor
https://www.nwd-philharmonie.de/

Tuesday 10th December 2019 at 7:30pm

MUSIKHOCHSCHULE: KONZERTHAUS, DETMOLD, GERMANY
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Poulenc: Les Biches
Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet: intermezzo
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: excerpts
North West German Philharmonic
Yves Abel, Conductor
https://www.nwd-philharmonie.de/

Wednesday 11th December 2019 at 7:30pm

PADERHALLE, PADERBORN, GERMANY
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Poulenc: Les Biches
Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet: intermezzo
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: excerpts
North West German Philharmonic
Yves Abel, Conductor
https://www.nwd-philharmonie.de/

2020

Wednesday 12th February 2020, 7:15pm - 9:15pm

Lady Violet Room, National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2HE
An exclusive event hosted by the Delius Society:
Arrangements and Transcriptions of Delius - a talk by Tony Summers

A personal, wide-ranging review of arrangements of Delius’s works, including recorded extracts, explaining how these can promote the music of the composer.
Non-members please book using the link provided from the following page:
www.delius.org.uk/forthcomingevents.htm

Sunday 23rd February 2020 at 3:00pm

Ivor Gurney Hall, Pitt Street, Gloucester GL1 2BH
Gloucester Music Society
Tomkins: O sing unto the Lord
Byrd: Civitatis Sanctis Tui, Laudibus in Sanctis
Bennett: All Creatures Now
Weelks: As Vesta was from Latmos Hill descending
Tavener: Mother of God her I stand
Macmillan: O Radiant Dawn
Britten: Hymn to the Virgin, The Evening Primrose
Howells: The Scribe
Ireland: The Hills
Finzi: Nightingales, I praise the tender flower, My spirit sang all day
Delius: Three songs (from Six Early Songs)
Pearsall: Lay a Garland
Bairstow: Music when soft voices die
Quilter: Daffodils
Holst: Lisa Lan
Vaughan Williams: The Cloud Capp'd Towers, Linden Lea
Octavo (8-part vocal)
www.gloucestermusicsociety.org.uk

March 2020, 6th, 15th, 22nd mat, 28th

OPER FRANKFURT, FRANKFURT AM MAIN, HESSE, GERMANY
Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet
Dietrich Volle, Manz
Magnús Baldvinsson, Marti
Jonathan Abernethy, Sali (adult)
Esther Dierkes, Vreli (adult)
Johannes Martin Kränzle, The Dark Fiddler
Elias Grandy, Conductor
Eva-Maria Höckmayr, Director
Tilman Michael, Choirmaster / chorus director
Frankfurt Opera Chorus
Opera Frankfurt Orchestra
https://oper-frankfurt.de/en/season-calendar/romeo-und-julia-auf-dem-dorfe/

Tuesday 17th March 2020, 7:15pm - 9:15pm

Lady Violet Room, National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, London, SW1A 2HE
An exclusive event hosted by the Delius Society: 'How American Culture Changed European Music'
Jack Sullivan, Professor of English at Rider University, New Jersey, picks up threads from his book, 'New World Symphonies' - a talk with recorded music.
Non-members, please book using the link provided on the following page:
www.delius.org.uk/forthcomingevents.htm

Thursday 16th April 2020 at 7:30pm

BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS - 201 SW 5TH AVENUE, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33312, USA
Stravinsky: The Firebird (complete)
Beethoven: Coriolan Overture
Delius: Piano Concerto
South Florida Symphony Orchestra
Mark Bebbington, Piano
https://www.southfloridasymphony.org/event/masterworks-iv-3/?instance_id=133

Friday 17th April 2020 at 7:30pm

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS THEATER - 5901 COLLEGE ROAD, KEY WEST, FL 33040 USA
Stravinsky: The Firebird (Complete Ballet Score)
Beethoven: Coriolan Overture
Delius: Piano Concerto
South Florida Symphony Orchestra
Mark Bebbington, Piano
https://www.southfloridasymphony.org/event/masterworks-iv-4/?instance_id=134

Saturday 18th April 2020 at 7:30pm

TEMPLE ISRAEL MIAMI, 137 NE 19TH STREET, MIAMI, FL 33132, USA
Stravinsky: The Firebird (Complete Ballet Score)
Beethoven: Coriolan Overture
Delius: Piano Concerto
South Florida Symphony Orchestra
Mark Bebbington, Piano
https://www.southfloridasymphony.org/event/masterworks-iv-5/?instance_id=135

Friday 1st May 2020 at 7:30pm

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham
English Serenade with Classic FM
Arnold: English Dances, Set 1, Op.27
Binge: Elizabethan Serenade
Coates: By the Sleepy Lagoon
Delius: On hearing the first cuckoo in spring
Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4 in G Major, Op.39
Foulds: Keltic Suite Op.29
Goodwin: Theme from "Miss Marple"
Grainger: Handel in the Strand
Ketelbey: In a Monastery Garden
Smyth: The Wreckers
Sullivan: Overture di Ballo
Vaughan Williams,:Fantasia on "Greensleeves"
Walton: Façade: Suite no. 1
Wood: My Native Heath: Barwick Green (Theme from The Archers)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Michael Seal, Conductor
https://www.thsh.co.uk/event/cbso-english-serenade

Friday 3rd May 2020 at 7:30pm

Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4AA
Brahms: Sonatensatz
Delius: Sonata No. 2
Prokofiev: Sonata in D major
Schubert: Impromptu in G flat major, Op 90 No 3 (Andrey Gugnin solo piece)
Strauss: Sonata
Szymanowski: Notturno e Tarantelle 
Tasmin Little, violin
Andrey Gugnin, piano
www.leamingtonmusic.org/event/tasmin-little-violin-andrey-gugnin-piano

Thursday 7th May 2020 at 7:30pm

Cadogan Hall, London
English Idylls
Vaughan Williams: The Wasps Overture
Delius: Piano Concerto
Butterworth: The Banks of the Green Willow
Elgar: ‘Enigma’ Variations
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Mark Bebbington, piano
Christoph Altstaedt, conductor
https://cadoganhall.com/whats-on/rpo1920-english-idylls

21st, 23rd, 25th, 29th and 31st July 2020

Delius: Margot la Rouge/Puccini: Le Villi double-bill
Opera Holland Park has announced that their 2020 Season will feature five new productions, including Delius’s Margot la Rouge.  This is a rare opportunity to  see Delius’s only verismo opera, and the project will be generously supported by the Delius Trust.  Further information will be posted in due course.
https://operahollandpark.com/season-and-events/2020-season/​​​​​​


Information provided on this page was accurate at the time of entry and is published in good faith.  However, when booking tickets it would be advisable to enquire whether there have been any changes to the programme, venue, timing etc.  The Society cannot be held responsible for any subsequent changes.

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