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Sunday 9th June 2019

Delius Prize and AGM 
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham B4 7XR
Approx. timings 11am - 5.30pm  

By the generous invitation of its Principal, our Vice President Julian Lloyd-Webber, the magnificent new Royal Birmingham Conservatoire will host the 2019 Delius Prize.  The RBC will also be the venue for our Society’s 2019 AGM and Annual Lunch.  Paul Guinery, our former Vice Chairman, and Chairman of the Delius Trust, will adjudicate the public final round of the Delius Prize Competition. 

The Conservatoire is within a short walk of Birmingham New Street Station, or a brief taxi ride.  All members can attend the AGM at no cost, but for those who wish to take advantage of the day package, to include coffee and biscuits on arrival, admission to the Prize Final Competition and a three-course served lunch, the cost will be £39 per person.  AGM papers, application and menu choice forms, will be mailed to members during April.


Tuesday 15th October 2019

Delius's Choral Music
with conductors, David Hill, MBE and John Gibbons

venue to be confirmed and further details to be announced in due course

Renowned for his fine musicianship, David Hill is widely respected as both a choral and orchestral conductor. His talent has been recognised by his appointments as Musical Director of The Bach Choir, Music Director of Leeds Philharmonic Society, Associate Guest conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Principal Conductor of Yale Schola Cantorum, and International Chair in Choral Conducting at the Royal Northern College of Music. He was Chief Conductor of the BBC Singers from September 2007 to September 2017 and is a former Music Director of Southern Sinfonia. 

John Gibbons has conducted numerous performances for Opera Holland Park and with most of the major British orchestras.  He is Principal Conductor of Worthing Symphony Orchestra - the professional orchestra of West Sussex, Northampton Symphony Orchestra and Ealing Symphony Orchestra and is also choral director at Clifton Cathedral and Music Director of the St Albans Chamber Choir. 

Both have conducted many worthy performances and recordings of Delius over the years.

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