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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.  
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2019

Friday 29 November 2019 at 7:45pm

East Sussex College, Mountfield Road, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2XH
Purcell: Fantasia No 10 in C minor 
Delius: Late Swallows
Julian Broughton: Nocturne 'Valdemosa' 
Elgar: In Smyrna 
Vaughan Williams: String Quartet No 2 in A minor 
Elgar: Quintet for piano and strings in A minor Op 84 
Fitzwilliam String Quartet:
Lucy Russell, violin
Marcus Barcham Stevens, violin
Alan George, viola
Sally Pendlebury, cello
Nancy Cooley, piano
www.fitzwilliamquartet.com

Thursday 5 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
Julia Doyle, Soprano
William Dazeley, Baritone
City of London Choir
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor
www.rpo.co.uk

Friday 6 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
www.nwd-philharmonie.de/

Saturday 7 December 2019 at 7:30pm

All Saints’ Church, Lovelace Road, West Dulwich, London SE21 8JY
Ethel Smyth: The Wreckers overture
Delius: Violin Concerto
Holst: The Planets Suite
Lambeth Orchestra
Michael Cobb, Conductor
Michael Foyle, violin
www.lambeth-orchestra.org.uk

Saturday 7 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
www.nwd-philharmonie.de/

Sunday 8 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
www.nwd-philharmonie.de/

Monday 9 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
www.nwd-philharmonie.de/

Tuesday 10 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
www.nwd-philharmonie.de/

Wednesday 11 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
www.nwd-philharmonie.de/

Saturday 14 December 2019 at 7:30pm

St Luke's Church, 194 Ramsden Road, London SW12 8RQ
Brahms: Sonatensatz FAE
Delius: Sonata No. 2
Brahms Sonata No 3 in D minor
Amy Beach: Romance
Lili Boulanger: Nocturne
Franck: Sonata in A major
Tasmin Little, violin
Piers Lane, piano
Pre-concert talk at 6:30pm
https://www.slms.org.uk/concert/tasmin-little-with-piers-lane/3/

Saturday 14 December 2019 at 7:30pm

All Saints’ Church, Bark Hart Road, Orpington, Kent BR6 0QD
Mozart: ‘Overture’ from Le Nozze di Figaro 
Delius: Two Pieces for Small Orchestra: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring and Summer Night on the River
Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in Eb
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in Bb Op. 60
Orpington Symphony Orchestra
Zoë Perkins, trumpet
Daniel Hogan, Conductor
http://orpingtonsymphonyorchestra.co.uk/

Sunday 15 December 2019 at 3:00pm

The Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Road, Worthing, West Sussex BN11 1HQ
Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel: Overture
Leroy Anderson: Sleigh Ride
Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kijé: Troika
Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Delius: Sleigh Ride
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite: Excerpts
Worthing Philharmonic Orchestra
Worthing Choral Society
Sompting Village Primary School Choir
Dominic Grier, Music Director
Aedan Kerney, Choral Director
https://worthingtheatres.co.uk/show/wpo-christmas-concert/

Saturday 21 December 2019 at 7.30pm

Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape Maltings, Snape, Suffolk, IP17 1SP
(Limited Availability) 
Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel Overture 
Delius: Sleigh Ride 
Holst: The Mystic Trumpeter 
Arnold arr. Palmer: Fantasy on The Holly and the Ivy 
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Act II 
BBC Concert Orchestra
Barry Wordsworth, conductor
Susan Gritton, soprano
https://snapemaltings.co.uk/whats-on/the-nutcracker/


2020

Friday 17 January 2020 at 7:30pm

Stoller Hall, Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1DA
Grieg: Holberg suite: Praeludium
Stephen Barlow: Nocturne for clarinet, marimba and strings
Kurt Schwertsik: Now you hear me, now you don’t
Delius: Two Aquarelles
Dvorak: Serenade for Strings, Op.22
Colin Currie, percussion
Northern Chamber Orchestra
Nicholas Ward, Director
www.ncorch.co.uk/events/manchester-colin-currie-percussion/

Saturday 18 January 2020 at 7:30pm

Heritage Centre, Roe Street, Macclesfield SK11 6UT
Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K.525: 1st movement
Kurt Schwertsik: Now you hear me, now you don’t
Delius: Two Aquarelles
Dvorak: Serenade for Strings, Op.22
Colin Currie, percussion
Northern Chamber Orchestra
Nicholas Ward, Director
www.ncorch.co.uk/events/macclesfield-colin-currie-percussion/

Tuesday 28 January 2020 at 7:30pm

Please note, this concert is currently SOLD OUT
The Menuhin Hall, Yehudi Menuhin School, Stoke d'Abernon, Surrey KT11 3QQ
Brahms: Sonatensatz
Delius: Sonata No. 2
Brahms: Violin Sonata No.3
Amy Beach: Romance
Lili Boulanger: Nocturne
Franck: Sonata
Tasmin Little, violin
Piers Lane, piano
www.themenuhinhall.co.uk/event/book/tasmin-little-and-piers-lane/25600/27200

Wednesday 12 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 23 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

Saturday 7 March 2020 at 7.30pm

The Epsom Playhouse, Epsom, Surrey KT18 5AL
'This Sceptered Isle'
Walton: Spitfire Prelude and Fugue           
Vaughan Williams: Greensleeves Fantasia                 
Delius: Violin Concerto                             
Elgar: Symphony No. 2                            
Epsom Symphony Orchestra
Michael Foyle, Violin
Darrell Davison, Conductor
http://www.epsomsymphony.co.uk

6, 15, 22 mat, 28 March 2020

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
Frankfurt Opera Chorus
Opera Frankfurt Orchestra
Elias Grandy, Conductor
Eva-Maria Höckmayr, Director
Tilman Michael, Choirmaster / chorus director
www.oper-frankfurt.de/en/season-calendar/romeo-und-julia-auf-dem-dorfe/

Tuesday 17 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 16 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
Mark Bebbington, piano
South Florida Symphony Orchestra
Sebrina María Alfonso, conductor 
www.southfloridasymphony.org/event/masterworks-iv-3/?instance_id=133

Friday 17 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
Mark Bebbington, piano
South Florida Symphony Orchestra
Sebrina María Alfonso, conductor
www.southfloridasymphony.org/event/masterworks-iv-4/?instance_id=134

Saturday 18 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
Mark Bebbington, Piano
South Florida Symphony Orchestra
Sebrina María Alfonso, conductor
www.southfloridasymphony.org/event/masterworks-iv-5/?instance_id=135

Friday 1 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
www.thsh.co.uk/event/cbso-english-serenade

Friday 3 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 7 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
Mark Bebbington, piano
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Christoph Altstaedt, Conductor
www.cadoganhall.com/whats-on/rpo1920-english-idylls

21, 23, 25, 29 and 31 July 2020

Opera Holland Park
Delius: Margot la Rouge/Puccini: Le Villi
double-bill (new production)
This is a rare opportunity to  see Delius’s only verismo opera.  Sung in French, libretto by Rosenval, English sub-titles.
Anne Sophie Duprels, Margot la Rouge
Samuel Sakker, Sergeant Thibault
Paul Carey Jones, L’Artiste
Nadine Benjamin Lili Béguin
Claire Mitcher Nini
Francesco Cilluffo, Conductor
Martin Lloyd-Evans, Director
City of London Sinfonia
Opera Holland Park Chorus
Supported by The Delius Trust
Further information: Opera Holland Park - Margot La Rouge


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.

Photograph - Worthing Symphony Orchestra

Worthing Symphony Orchestra

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