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Forthcoming Concerts and Talks

Details of forthcoming concerts containing works by Delius can be sent to: Publicity@TheDeliusSociety.org.uk
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Thursday 5th October 2017 at 7:30pm

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
The Birds
Korngold, Theme from Sea Hawk
Delius, On hearing the first cuckoo in spring
Delius, Summer Night on the River
Respighi, The Birds (Suite)
Stravinsky, The Firebird (original version, 1910)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko, Conductor

Saturday 7th October 2017 at 7:30pm

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra 
Savitri Grier (violin) 
Leslie Olive (conductor) 
Overture, from Così fan tutte K 588 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The Banks of Green Willow - George Butterworth
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E minor Op 64 - Felix Mendelssohn
On hearing the first cuckoo in spring - Frederick Delius
Pavane Op 50 - Gabriel Fauré
Symphony No 4 in A, 'Italian' Op 90 - Felix Mendelssohn

Friday 6th - Sunday 8th October 2017

English Music Festival 2017 Yorkshire Autumn Festival
St Andrew’s Church, Aysgarth

www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk

Saturday 7th October 2017 at 11.00am
Alwyn: Sonata alla Toccata
Delius: Three Preludes
Howells: Sonatina
Milford: Prelude, Air and Finale
Vaughan Williams: Hymn Tune Prelude on ‘Song 13’ (Orlando Gibbons);
The Lake in the Mountains
Ireland: Sarnia
Duncan Honeybourne, piano

3.00pm
Fogg: Poem
Cooke: Sea Croon
Delius: Sonata
Alwyn: Two Folk-Songs
Ireland: Sonata
Milford: Threne
Joseph Spooner, cello
Duncan Honeybourne, piano

7.30pm
Howells: Sonata No.1
Havergal Brian: Legend
Vaughan Williams: Violin Sonata
Delius: Violin Sonata No.2
Ireland: Violin Sonata No.1
Rupert Marshall-Luck, violin
Duncan Honeybourne, piano

Sunday 8th October 2017 at 7.30pm
Moeran: Loveliest of Trees
Butterworth: The Lads in their Hundreds
Bax: When I was one-and-twenty
Orr: Along the Field
Ireland: In Boyhood
Sommervell: Into my heart an air that kills
Delius: To Daffodils; The Violet; In the Seraglio Garden
Finzi: Let us Garlands Bring: Come away, come away death; Who is Sylvia; O Mistress Mine; Fear no more the heat o’ the sun; It was a lover and his lass;
Armstrong Gibbs: Old wine in new bottles; Silver
Howells: Five Songs for Low Voice: The Valley of Silence; When the dew is falling; By the Grey Stone
Howells: St Bride’s Song; When there is Peace
Vaughan Williams: The House of Life
Christopher Foster, bass-baritone
Duncan Honeybourne, piano

Sunday 22nd October 2017 at 3:00pm

St Gregory's Centre, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury
Juliette Bausor (flute) 
Daniel Bates (oboe) 
Simon Lepper (piano) 
Trio for flute, oboe and piano - Madeleine Dring
Intermezzo, from Fennimore and Gerda - Frederick Delius
Suite Bourgeoise - Sir Malcolm Arnold
Divertimento for flute, oboe and piano Op 24 - William Mathias
Bacchus, from 6 Metamorphoses after Ovid, for oboe Op 49 - Benjamin Britten
Pastorale - Geoffrey Robbins
Heatwave - Iain Farrington

Friday 27th October 2017 at 2.00pm

Performance and live broadcast on BBC Radio 3 from MediaCity, Salford
Frederick Delius: Eventyr (Once Upon a Time)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 4 in G major
Jean Sibelius: King Christian II Suite, Op 27
BBC Philharmonic
Rory MacDonald, conductor
Pavel Kolesnikov, piano
Limited tickets available (9-15 October)
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ewhz3d

Wednesday 1st November at 7.00pm

GINZA OJI HALL, TOKYO, JAPAN
Book launch (Delius as I knew him, translated into Japanese) and recital
Delius:  Violin Sonatas
Midori Komachi, violin
Tadahiro Yonezu, piano

Friday 3rd November at 6.00pm

MUPA: FESTIVAL THEATRE, BUDAPEST
Ellen Nisbeth
Grainger, La Scandinavie (arr. H Palmqvist and E. Nisbeth)
Leyman, New work for solo viola
Delius, Violin Sonata no. 2 (transcription L. Tertis)
Ellington, Anatomy of a Murder (Suite): Low Key Lightly (tr. H. Palmqvist and E. Nisbeth)
Ellington, Anatomy of a Murder (Suite): Flirtibird (tr. H. Palmqvist and E. Nisbeth)
Bach, Violin partita no. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Gigue (transcription E. Nisbeth)
Grainger, Train Music - signal melody for solo viola
Grainger, To a Nordic Princess (tr. H. Palmqvist and E. Nisbeth)
Grieg, Violin Sonata no. 3 in C minor, Op.45 (transcription T. Riebl)
Ellen Nisbeth, Viola
Bengt Forsberg, Piano

Saturday 4th November 2017 at 7.30pm

St George's Bristol, Bristol
The Walk to the Paradise Garden - Frederick Delius
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in A minor Op 54 - Robert Schumann
Adagietto, from Symphony No 5 in C sharp minor - Gustav Mahler
Symphony No 4 in E minor Op 98 - Johannes Brahms
Bristol Symphony Orchestra 
Nicola Meecham (piano) 
William Goodchild (conductor) 

9th and 10th November 2017 at 8.00pm

TEATRO MONUMENTAL, MADRID
Delius, Idylle de Printemps, RTvi/5
Debussy, Printemps
Ravel, Piano Concerto in D major for the left hand
Ravel, Daphnis et Chloé
Benedetto Lupo, Piano
Juanjo Mena, Conductor
Orquesta Sinfónica de RTVE

Sunday 12th November 2017 at 2:30pm

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: Montagues and Capulets
Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F major
Gershwin, Lullaby for Strings
Delius, The Walk to Paradise Garden
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

17th and 18th November, mat

Symphony Hall, Osaka
The 221st Subscription Concert
Mendelssohn, Hebrides Overture "Fingal's Cave", Op.26
Bruch, Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra, Op.46
Delius, Complete incidental music to James Elroy Flecker's 'Hassan' (Interlude and Serenade)
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
Japan Century Symphony Orchestra
David Atherton, Conductor
Sunao Goko, Violin

Sunday 19th November 2017 at 6.30pm

Kings Place: Hall One, London
Paul & Huw Watkins – First World War: Channel Crossings
Scott: Pastoral and Reel
Delius: Cello Sonata
Fauré: Cello Sonata No.1 in D minor, Op.109
Webern: Sonate für Violoncello und Klavier
Boulanger: 3 Pieces for cello and piano: no.1 Modere
Bridge: Sonata for cello and piano in D minor, H 125
Paul Watkins, cello
Huw Watkins, piano

http://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/music/paul-huw-watkins-first-world-war-channel-crossings#.WFz8TlOLTIU

Monday 20th November 2017 at 7.30pm

Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
Manchester Chamber Concerts Society
Scott, Pastoral and Reel
Delius, Cello Sonata
Fauré, Cello Sonata No.1 in D minor, Op.109
Debussy, Cello sonata in D minor
Boulanger, 3 Pieces for cello and piano: no.1 Modere
Webern, Sonate für Violoncello und Klavier
Bridge, Sonata for cello and piano in D minor, H 125
Paul Watkins, Cello
Huw Watkins, Piano

Saturday 25th November 2017 at 7:30pm

Southport Orchestra 
Melanie Foster (leader) 
Gregor Cuff (cello) 
Jeff Rimmer (conductor) 
The Banks of Green Willow - George Butterworth
Concerto for cello and orchestra in E minor Op 85 - Sir Edward Elgar
La Calinda, from 'Koanga' - Frederick Delius
Bucolic Suite - Ralph Vaughan Williams
Song for Lesley - Hilary Burgoyne

Thursday 30th November at 7:00pm

Ishikawa Ongakudo: Concert Hall, Kanazawa
The 396th Subscription Concert
Elgar, Chanson de Matin and Chanson de Nuit for small orchestra, Op.15
Birtwistle, Virelai (Sus une fontayne)
Delius, Complete incidental music to James Elroy Flecker's 'Hassan' (Intermezzo and Serenade)
Britten, Simple Symphony (for strings), Op.4
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa
David Atherton, Conductor

Sunday 3rd December 2017 at 3.00pm 

NEUMANN UNIVERSITY MEAGHER THEATRE
Dukas: La Péri Fanfare for Brass
Fauré: Masques et bergamasques Suite
Delius: Brigg Fair
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4
Delaware County Symphony
Joseph Caminiti, Music Director
Ching-Yun Hu, piano

http://www.dcsmusic.org/symphony-series

7th and 8th December, mat

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
A Russian Christmas
Prokofiev, Lieutenant Kije
Shostakovich, Piano Concerto no. 2 in F major, Op.102
Rimsky-Korsakov, The Snow Maiden: suite
Delius, Sleigh Ride
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Elim Chan, Conductor
Kathryn Stott, Piano

Saturday 13th January 2018 at 7.30pm

Leeds Town Hall, Leeds
The Hallé
Delius, Paris: A Nocturne "The Song of a Great City"
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
Bach, Fantasia (Prelude) and Fugue in C Minor, BWV537
Elgar, Enigma Variations on an Original Theme for Orchestra, Op.36
The Hallé
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
Anna Tsybuleva, Piano

Thursday 8th February 2018 at 6:00pm

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: Montagues and Capulets
Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F major
Gershwin, Lullaby for Strings
Delius, The Walk to Paradise Garden
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Simon Emery, Choirmaster / chorus director
Ian Buckle, Piano
Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

Saturday 10th February 2018 at 7.30pm

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG
An Ealing Music and Film Festival concert
Delius: Appalachia
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess, Concert Version (arr. Robert Russell Bennett)
Ealing Symphony Orchestra
John Gibbons, conductor

Saturday 17th February 2018 at 7.30pm

Leeds Town Hall, Leeds
European Union Chamber Orchestra
Handel, Water Music, HWV 348-50
Haydn, Cello Concerto no. 1 in C major, Hob VIIb:1
Delius, Two Aquarelles
Mozart, Symphony no. 29 in A major, K201 (K186a)
European Union Chamber Orchestra
Hans-Peter Hofmann, Conductor
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Cello

Wednesday 21st February 2018 at 7.30pm

Royal Festival Hall, London
Debussy, Printemps
Ravel, Piano Concerto in D major for the left hand
Delius, Idylle de Printemps
Stravinsky, Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
Juanjo Mena, Conductor
Benedetto Lupo, Piano
London Philharmonic Orchestra

Wednesday 21st February 2018 at 7.30pm

King's Lynn Music Society
Assembly Room, Trinity Guildhall (Town Hall), Saturday Market Place, King's Lynn
Michael Green (formerly Vice Chair of the Delius Society) will give an illustrated talk on Delius.
http://www.klmusicsoc.org.uk/programme.html

Sunday 4th March 2018 at 2:30pm

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet: Montagues and Capulets
Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F major
Gershwin, Lullaby for Strings
Delius, The Walk to Paradise Garden
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Simon Emery, Conductor
Ian Buckle, Piano

Saturday 17th March 2018 at 7.30pm

Oaklands School, Waterlooville
Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2 in C sharp minor, S 244/2
Dvoƙák, Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
Delius, Walk to the Paradise Garden
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition (arr Ravel)
Alexander Sitkovetsky, Violin
Jonathan Butcher, Conductor
Havant Symphony Orchestra

Sunday 25th March 2018 at 7.00pm

STOCKHOLM CONCERT HALL (KONSERTHUSET):  GRUNEWALDSALEN, STOCKHOLM
Grainger, La Scandinavie (arr. E. Nisbeth)
Leyman, New piece for viola solo
Delius, Violin Sonata no. 2 (arr. Lionel Tertis)
Ellington, Anatomy of a Murder (Suite): Low Key Lightly (arr. Hans Palmqvist/E. Nisbeth)
Ellington, Anatomy of a Murder (Suite): Flirtibird (arr. Hans Palmqvist/E. Nisbeth)
Bach, Violin partita no. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Gigue (Version in G minor for viola)
Grainger, In a Nutshell: Arrival Platform Humlet
Grainger, To a Nordic Princess (arr. Hans Palmqvist/E. Nisbeth)
Grieg, Violin Sonata no. 3 in C minor, Op.45 (arr. Thomas Riebl)
Ellen Nisbeth, Viola
Bengt Forsberg, Piano

Saturday 12th May 2018 at 7:30pm

Trinity Church, Nether Street, London
'Times and Seasons'
Bliss, Aubade for Coronation Morning
Brahms, Der Abend - The Evening , Op.64 no.2
Delius, 2 songs to be sung of a Summer Night on the Water
Kodály, Evening Song
Gershwin, Porgy and Bess: Summertime
David Lardi, Conductor
Finchley Chamber Choir
Finchley Chamber Ensemble

Saturday 20th May 2018 at 7.30pm

GLive, Guildford
Guildford Symphony Orchestra Summer Prom
Orb and Sceptre March: Walton
Largo and Rejoice Greatly: Walton
A Song Before Sunrise: Delius
Piano Concerto: Ireland
Enigma Variations: Elgar
Sea Songs Fantasia: Wood
Songs From the Last Night of the Proms
Guildford Symphony Orchestra
Alexandra Stevenson, Soprano
John Paul Ekins, Piano
David Leonard, Narrator
Supported by the John Ireland Trust
http://www.g-s-o.org.uk/

Tuesday 3rd July 2018 at 7.30pm

St John's Smith Square, London
Delius, A Song of Summer
Bridge, The Sea
Sibelius, Symphony no. 6 in D minor, Op.104
Kensington Symphony Orchestra
Russell Keable, Conductor

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 wise 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 - Midori Komachi, violin, and Simon Callaghan, piano

The Villiers Quartet

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