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Details of forthcoming concerts containing works by Delius can be sent to: Publicity@TheDeliusSociety.org.uk
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Thursday 16th February 2017 at 7.30pm

Princess Alexandra Hall, Royal Over-Seas League, Park Place, SW1
Delius in France - celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Cello Sonata and String Quartet No 2
Under the patronage of the French Ambassador, HE Mme Sylvie Bermann
Delius: Cello Sonata (1916)

Talk by Professor Daniel Grimley
Delius:  Violin Sonata No 3 (1930)
Delius: Settings of Verlaine for mezzo-soprano and piano
Delius: String Quartet No 2 (1916)

Ella Rundle cello, Gamal Khamis piano
Michael Royle violin, Maxim Stsura piano
Bianca Andrew mezzo-soprano, Dylan Perez piano
Alke String Quartet
Tickets available at the door (discount for Delius Society Members)

Friday 17th February 2017 at 7:30pm, Saturday 18th February 2017 at 7:30pm,
Sunday 19th February 2017 at 2:00pm

SYMPHONY HALL, PHOENIX, AZ, USA        
Delius: The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings 
Vaughan Williams: Symphony No 5
Paul Appleby, tenor
Cassie Walck, horn
The Phoenix Symphony
James Feddeck, conductor
http://tickets.phoenixsymphony.org/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=9475

Saturday 18th February 2017 at 3.00pm                                

Gloucester Music Society
Chapter House, Gloucester Cathedral GL1 2LX
Bliss: Sonata for Piano and Violin
Graham Whettam: Solo-violin Sonata No 1
Havergal Brian: Legend
Delius: Violin Sonata No 2
Holst: Five Pieces
Gurney: Violin Sonata in E flat
Rupert Marshall Luck, violin
Matthew Rickard, piano
http://www.gloucestermusicsociety.org.uk/booktickets/cat_990027-Concert-4-18-February-2017-MarshallLuckRickard.html

Monday 20th February 2017 at 7:30pm

Luton Music Club, Central Library, St George’s Square, Luton LU1 2NG
Programme to include:
Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring (arr Warlock)
Delius: Aquarelles

Chiquinha Gonzaga: Gaucho
Delius: Dance Rhapsody No 1 (arr Heseltine)
Rachmaninov: Symphony No 2 Op 27 (arr Wilschau)
Parnassius Duo (Simon Callaghan and Hiro Tachenouchi, pianos)
http://www.tashmina.co.uk/concert/luton-music-music-on-mondays-bedfordshire-4-2/

Friday 3rd March 2017 at 7:30pm  

1901 Arts Club, 7 Exton Street, Waterloo, London SE1 8UE 
A recital with illustrated talk by Midori Komachi, exploring the significance of violinist Albert Sammons’ contributions in the Sonatas by Delius, Elgar and Ireland.
Delius: Sonata for Violin and Piano No 2
Ireland: Sonata for Violin and Piano No 2
Elgar: Sonata for Violin and Piano 
Midori Komachi, violin
Simon Callaghan, piano
Supported by the John Ireland Trust
https://www.midorikomachi.com/home/schedule/2017/

Saturday 4th March 2017 at 7:00pm

Bournemouth Pavilion, Bournemouth
Spring Into Summer
Goldmark: Overture: In the Spring
Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Delius: Summer Night on the River

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Concerto in E major, (Spring)
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Concerto in G minor, (Summer)
Copland: Appalachian Spring: Suite
Bernstein: On the Town: Three Dance Episodes
Clio Gould, violin
Catherine Bott, presenter
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Victor Aviat, conductor
https://www.bsolive.com/event/?Events_ID=12512&pPK=a27cfd1c-52ea-4038-aa3a-9a2233e2b8f0

Wednesday 8th March 2017 at 1:10pm

Hertford College, Oxford
Razvan Suma & Rebeca Omordia UK tour
Britten: Sonata in C major for cello and piano, Op 65: Scherzo Pizzicato
Delius: Romance for Cello and Piano
Enescu: Cello Sonata in F minor: Allegro
Matthew-Walker: Fast Music, for cello and piano, Op 158
Ireland: Cello Sonata
Bridge: Scherzetto for cello and piano
Venables: Elegy
Elgar: Salut d'Amour (Liebesgruss) for violin and piano, Op 12
Rebeca Omordia, piano
Razvan Suma, cello
Sponsored by the Romanian Cultural Institute and the John Ireland Trust
http://www.rebecaomordia.com/concerts/

Thursday 9th March 2017 at 7:30pm

Romanian Cultural Institute, London
Razvan Suma & Rebeca Omordia UK tour
Britten: Sonata in C major for cello and piano, Op 65: Scherzo Pizzicato
Delius: Romance for Cello and Piano
Enescu: Cello Sonata in F minor: Allegro
Matthew-Walker: Fast Music, for cello and piano, Op 158
Ireland: Cello Sonata
Bridge: Scherzetto for cello and piano
Venables: Elegy
Elgar: Salut d'Amour (Liebesgruss) for violin and piano, Op 12
Rebeca Omordia, piano
Razvan Suma, cello

Sponsored by the Romanian Cultural Institute and the John Ireland Trust
http://www.rebecaomordia.com/concerts/

Friday 10th March 2017 at 1.00pm

Birmingham and Midland Institute
Razvan Suma & Rebeca Omordia UK tour
Britten: Sonata in C major for cello and piano, Op 65: Scherzo Pizzicato
Delius: Romance for Cello and Piano
Enescu: Cello Sonata in F minor: Allegro
Matthew-Walker: Fast Music, for cello and piano, Op 158
Ireland: Cello Sonata
Bridge: Scherzetto for cello and piano
Venables: Elegy
Elgar: Salut d'Amour (Liebesgruss) for violin and piano, Op 12
Rebeca Omordia, piano
Razvan Suma, cello
Sponsored by the Romanian Cultural Institute and the John Ireland Trust
http://www.rebecaomordia.com/concerts/

Saturday 11th March 2017 at 1.10pm

Blackheath Halls: Great Hall, London
Razvan Suma & Rebeca Omordia UK tour
Britten: Sonata in C major for cello and piano, Op 65: Scherzo Pizzicato
Delius: Romance for Cello and Piano
Enescu: Cello Sonata in F minor: Allegro
Matthew-Walker: Fast Music, for cello and piano, Op 158
Ireland: Cello Sonata
Bridge: Scherzetto for cello and piano
Venables: Elegy
Elgar: Salut d'Amour (Liebesgruss) for violin and piano, Op 12
Rebeca Omordia, piano
Razvan Suma, cello
Sponsored by the Romanian Cultural Institute and the John Ireland Trust
http://www.rebecaomordia.com/concerts/

Saturday 11th March 2017 at 7.00pm

All Hallows' Church, Gospel Oak, London NW3 2JP
Delius: The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Delius: Sea Drift

Elgar: The Music Makers
Catherine Hopper, mezzo soprano
Marcus Farnsworth, baritone
Highgate Choral Society
New London Orchestra
Ronald Corp, conductor
http://www.hcschoir.com/

Tuesday 14th March 2017 at 1:05pm

Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham
Razvan Suma & Rebeca Omordia UK tour
Britten: Sonata in C major for cello and piano, Op 65: Scherzo Pizzicato
Delius: Romance for Cello and Piano
Enescu: Cello Sonata in F minor: Allegro
Matthew-Walker: Fast Music, for cello and piano, Op 158
Ireland: Cello Sonata
Bridge: Scherzetto for cello and piano
Venables: Elegy
Elgar: Salut d'Amour (Liebesgruss) for violin and piano, Op 12
Rebeca Omordia, piano
Razvan Suma, cello
Sponsored by the Romanian Cultural Institute and the John Ireland Trust
http://www.rebecaomordia.com/concerts/

Friday 17th March 2017 at 11.00am

Town Hall, King's Lynn
Delius: Fennimore and Gerda (Two interludes)
Poulenc: Sonata for oboe and piano
Dring: Italian Dance, for oboe and piano
Schubert: Nacht und Träume (M. v. Collin), D.827 (song transcription)
Schumann C: Die gute Nacht (song transcription)
Vaughan Williams: Orpheus with his lute (song transcription)
Silvestrini: Hotel des Roches noires à Trouville
Marcello: Oboe Concerto in D minor
Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana (Intermezzo)
Hannah Morgan, oboe
Daniel King-Smith, piano

http://www.kingslynnfestival.org.uk/whats-on?vieweventdetails&eventid=358&event=Coffee-Concert-Hannah-Morgan-oboe-and-Daniel-King-Smith-piano

Friday 17th March 2017 at 1.10pm

St James's Church, Piccadilly, London
Razvan Suma & Rebeca Omordia UK tour
Britten: Sonata in C major for cello and piano, Op 65: Scherzo Pizzicato
Delius: Romance for Cello and Piano
Enescu: Cello Sonata in F minor: Allegro
Matthew-Walker: Fast Music, for cello and piano, Op 158
Ireland: Cello Sonata
Bridge: Scherzetto for cello and piano
Venables: Elegy
Elgar: Salut d'Amour (Liebesgruss) for violin and piano, Op 12
Rebeca Omordia, piano
Razvan Suma, cello
Sponsored by the Romanian Cultural Institute and the John Ireland Trust

http://www.rebecaomordia.com/concerts/

Friday 17th March 2017 at 8:00pm

MAISON DE RADIO FRANCE, STUDIO 104, PARIS, FRANCE
Delius: Deux chansons pour choeur

Vaughan Williams: Folk songs of the Four Seasons
Dvorák: Mass in D major Version I (soli, mixed choir, org)
Chœur de Radio France
Maîtrise de Radio France
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
Sofi Jeannin, conductor
http://www.maisondelaradio.fr/evenement/concert-classique/delius-vaughan-williams-dvorak

Monday 20th March 2017 at 1.10pm

St Martin-in-the-Fields, London
Razvan Suma & Rebeca Omordia UK tour
Britten: Sonata in C major for cello and piano, Op 65: Scherzo Pizzicato
Delius: Romance for Cello and Piano
Enescu: Cello Sonata in F minor: Allegro
Matthew-Walker: Fast Music, for cello and piano, Op 158
Ireland: Cello Sonata
Bridge: Scherzetto for cello and piano
Venables: Elegy
Elgar: Salut d'Amour (Liebesgruss) for violin and piano, Op 12
Rebeca Omordia, piano
Razvan Suma, cello

Sponsored by the Romanian Cultural Institute and the John Ireland Trust
http://www.rebecaomordia.com/concerts/

Wednesday 22nd March 2017 at 7:30pm

Lewes Town Hall, Lewes, Sussex
Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet
Luke Sinclair, Sali
Kirsty Taylor-Stokes, Vrenchen
Ian Beadle, The Dark Fiddler
Rob Gildon, Mainz
Geoffrey Moses, Marti
New Sussex Opera Chorus
Kantanti Ensemble
Lee Reynolds, conductor
Supported by The Delius Trust
http://www.newsussexopera.org/

Thursday 23rd March 2017 at 7:30pm

Petersfield Festival Hall, Petersfield
Schubert: Overture in the Italian Style
Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto No 1
Delibes:  Suite - Le Roi s'amuse
Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Mendelssohn: Symphony No 4 in A - Italian
Richard Stegall, horn
Petersfield Orchestra
Christopher Braime, conductor
http://www.petersfieldmusicalfestival.org.uk/programme

Friday 24th March 2017 at 8.00pm

PHILHARMONIE, BERLIN
Delius: Sea Drift
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major
Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin 
Roderick Williams, baritone
Louis Lortie, piano
Rundfunkchor Berlin
David Jones, chorus master
Mark Elder, conductor
https://www.berliner-philharmoniker.de/en/concerts/calendar/details/24134/

Friday 24th March 2017 at 7:30pm

The Hexagon, Reading
Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings No 1 in E (Spring)
Coates: Springtime
Grainger: Country Gardens (In an English Country Garden)
Vaughan Williams: Overture, The Wasps
Elgar: Chanson de Matin Op 15 No 2
Johan Strauss II: Fruhlingsstimmen, 'Voices of Spring' Op 410 
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 
Ann-Marie Minhall, presenter
Julian Wilkins, conductor
http://www.readingarts.com/hexagon/whats-on/city-birmingham-symphony-orchestra

Sunday 26th March 2017 at 4.00pm

E M Forster Theatre, Tonbridge, Kent
Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet
Luke Sinclair, Sali
Kirsty Taylor-Stokes, Vrenchen
Ian Beadle, The Dark Fiddler
Rob Gildon, Mainz
Geoffrey Moses, Marti
New Sussex Opera Chorus
Kantanti Ensemble
Lee Reynolds, conductor
Supported by The Delius Trust
http://www.newsussexopera.org/

Tuesday 28th March 2017 at 7:00pm

Cadogan Hall, Sloane Square, London
Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet
Luke Sinclair, Sali
Kirsty Taylor-Stokes, Vrenchen
Ian Beadle, The Dark Fiddler
Rob Gildon, Mainz
Geoffrey Moses, Marti
New Sussex Opera Chorus
Kantanti Ensemble
Lee Reynolds, conductor
Supported by The Delius Trust
http://www.newsussexopera.org/

Friday 31st March 2017 at 7:30pm

Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks, Kent
Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet
Luke Sinclair, Sali
Kirsty Taylor-Stokes, Vrenchen
Ian Beadle, The Dark Fiddler
Rob Gildon, Mainz
Geoffrey Moses, Marti
New Sussex Opera Chorus
Kantanti Ensemble
Lee Reynolds, conductor
Supported by The Delius Trust
http://www.newsussexopera.org/

Friday 31st March 2017 at 7:30pm

Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Strings No 1 in E (Spring)
Coates: Springtime
Grainger: Country Gardens (In an English Country Garden)
Vaughan Williams: Overture, The Wasps
Elgar: Chanson de Matin Op 15 No 2
Johan Strauss II: Fruhlingsstimmen, 'Voices of Spring' Op 410 
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 
Ann-Marie Minhall, presenter
Julian Wilkins, conductor
https://cbso.co.uk/event/spring-classics

Sunday 2nd April 2017 at 4.00pm

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne, Sussex
Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet
Luke Sinclair, Sali
Kirsty Taylor-Stokes, Vrenchen
Ian Beadle, The Dark Fiddler
Rob Gildon, Mainz
Geoffrey Moses, Marti
New Sussex Opera Chorus
Kantanti Ensemble
Lee Reynolds, conductor
Supported by The Delius Trust
http://www.newsussexopera.org/

Thursday 6th, Saturday 8th April 2017 at 8:00pm

LA MAISON SYMPHONIQUE DE MONTREAL, MONTREAL, CANADA
Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Vaughan Williams: Piano Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Louis Lortie, piano
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
http://www.osm.ca/fr/concerts/sir-andrew-davis-louis-lortie/

Thursday 20th April 2017 at 7.30pm, Friday 21st April 2017 at 11.00am, Saturday 22nd April 2017 at 8.00pm

SEVERANCE HALL, CLEVELAND
Don Quixote
Delius: Brigg Fair
Vaughan Williams: Oboe concerto in A minor
Strauss R: Don Quixote, Op.35
Frank Rosenwein, oboe
Mark Kosower, cello
Cleveland Orchestra
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
https://www.clevelandorchestra.com/1617-concerts-pdps/1617---tco-classical-series-concerts/week-18/?performanceNumber=14595

Sunday 23rd April 2017 at 3.00pm

GERMAN SOCIETY OF PENNSYLVANIA, 611 SPRING GARDEN STREET, PHILADELPHIA PA 19123
Delius:  Suite for Violin & Orchestra (arranged for violin and piano)
Finzi:  Romance (arranged for string quartet)
Bax:  Piano Quintet in G minor
Nancy Bean violin
Marcantonio Barone piano
The Wister Quartet
http://www.germansociety.org/classes/the-delius-society-presents-the-wister-quartet-with-marcantonio-barone-piano/

Saturday 13th May 2017 at 7:30pm

Macclesfield Heritage Centre
Summer Night
Sibelius: Rakastava
Mozart: Piano Concerto no 20 K466
Beethoven: Romance in F
Grieg: Dance of the Trolls
Delius: Summer Night on the River
Vaughan Williams: Folk Song Suite
Lara Melda, piano – winner, BBC Young Musican 2010
Northern Chamber Orchestra
Nicholas Ward, director
Concert supported by The Delius Trust
http://www.ncorch.co.uk/events/macclesfield-season-lara-melda-piano/

Saturday 13th May 2017 at 8.00pm

Wentz Concert Hall, Naperville, Illinois, USA
Springtime Celebration
Delius: Florida Suite
Copland: Appalachian Spring
DuPage Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Barbara Schubert
http://www.dupagesymphony.org/web/events.aspx

Friday 19th May 2017 at 9.45pm

Ludlow Song Festival
Late Night Film: Delius: Composer, Lover, Enigma introduced by its director, eminent film-maker John Bridcut.    
Ludlow Assembly Rooms
http://ludlowenglishsongweekend.com/whats-on/

Friday 26th, Saturday 27th May 2017 at 7.30pm, Sunday 28th May 2017 at 3.00pm

ROY THOMSON HALL, TORONTO, CANADA
Chan Ka Nin: Sesquie for Canada 150
Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16
Griffes: Poem for flute and orchestra
Beethoven: Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
Nora Shulman, flute
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
https://www.tso.ca/concert/beethoven-symphony-7

Friday 26th May at 7.30pm

Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxon.
English Music Festival - Opening Concert     
Vaughan Williams: Henry V Overture (orchestral version)
Delius: In a Summer Garden (original version) World Premiere Performance
Vaughan Williams: EFDS Folk Song March World Premiere Performance
Holst: The Mystic Trumpeter
Stanford: Concert Overture World Premiere Performance
Montague Phillips: Symphony in C minor World Premiere Performance
BBC Concert Orchestra
Martin Yates (conductor)
Illona Domnich (soprano)
Mini-bus transfer from Dorchester-on-Thames, and Didcot Parkway, see website.
http://www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk/programme.html

Monday 29th May at 10.45am

Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxon.   
English Music Festival
Delius: Summer Eve
Delius: Twilight Fancies
Delius: Young Venevil
Delius: Longing

Britten: A Charm of Lullabies, op.41
Bliss: from Seven American Poems: Gone, gone again is summer; Fair Annet’s Song; Siege
Head: Three Songs of Venice: The Gondolier; St Mark’s Square; Rain storm
Boughton: Symbol Songs: Mother May; Honeysuckle; Blue in the Woods; Fierce Love Song; The New Madonna
Dring: from Seven Shakespeare Songs: It was a Lover and his Lass; Take, o take those Lips away; Crabbed age and youth; Blow, blow, thou winter Wind   Anna Huntley (mezzo-soprano)
Emma Abbate (piano) 
Mini-bus transfer from Dorchester-on-Thames, and Didcot Parkway, see website.
www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk/programme.html

Monday 29th May at 2.15pm

All Saints’ Church, Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire 
English Music Festival
Warlock: The Full Heart
Delius: On Craig Ddu
Ireland: The peaceful western Wind
Delius: Frülingsanbruch
Moeran: Songs of Springtime
Delius: To be sung of a summer night on the water
Warlock (arr. Tomlinson): Three Belloc Songs
Bax: Five Greek Folksongs
Ireland: They told me, Heraclitus
Ireland: Twilight Night 
The Carice Singers, Director George Parris
Mini-bus transfer from Dorchester-on-Thames, and Didcot Parkway, see website.
www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk/programme.html

Saturday 8th July 2017 at 7:30pm

Oaklands School, Waterlooville
Reach for the Stars!
Delius: Brigg Fair
Khachaturian: Piano Concerto in D flat major, Op.38
Holst: The Planets, Op.32
Peter Foggitt, piano
Havant Symphony Orchestra
Jonathan Butcher, conductor
http://www.havantorchestras.org.uk/progjul17.php

17th July 2017

Grez sur Loing
Delius: Romance
Delius: Cello Sonata

​​​​John Ehde, cello

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
 

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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