Coronavirus update

Live music events are once again being planned now that public gatherings are permitted following lockdown, due to the Coronavirus. It would be prudent to book in advance where possible and to check with the promoter before making a special journey to ensure that any performance is going ahead as planned.

Events marked with a box and arrow take place outside the British Isles.

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British Art Song Competition (BASC) 2021- sponsored by The Delius Society

The annual masterclass and BASC, this year given and adjudicated by Dame Sarah Connolly, will take place as part of the London Song Festival.

The public masterclass takes place between 2-5 and 6-9pm. Each semi-finalist will perform a work by Delius in their programme. The winning duo will receive a cash prize, sponsored by The Delius Society, and offered a recital at next year’s London Song Festival.

11/12/2021 2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1901 Arts Club - 7 Exton St, London SE1 8UE
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City of Rochester Symphony Orchestra

time tbc

McCunn: The Land of the Mountain and the Flood
Cantaloube: Songs of the Auvergne
Delius: The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Beethoven: Symphony no. 6
City of Rochester Symphony Orchestra
Peter Bassano, Music Director

12/02/2022 12:00 am

The Central Theatre - 170 High St, Chatham, Kent ME4 4AS
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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Mozart: Symphony No.31, ‘Paris’
Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1
Delius: Prelude to Irmelin
Elgar: Enigma Variations

Jennifer Pike, violin
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Jamie Phillips, conductor

19/02/2022 12:00 am
7:30 pm
G Live - London Road, Guildford, Surrey GU1 2AA
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Chloe Hanslip plays Delius

Beethoven: Violin Sonata no 10 in G op. 96
Debussy: Violin Sonata
Hahn: Nocturne in Eb for Violin and Piano
Boulanger: D'un matin du printemps
Delius: Violin Sonata in B op. posth.

Chloe Hanslip, violin
Danny Driver, piano

25/03/2022 12:00 am
7:30 pm
Kelso Old Parish Church - The Knowes, Kelso TD5 7BH
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Lexington Symphony Orchestra

Love and Life
Delius arr. Beecham: The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Saint-Saëns: Le rouet d’Omphale, Op. 31
Mozart (Sussmayr): Requiem

Lucy Fitz Gibbon, soprano
Emily Marvosh, contralto
Charles Blandy, tenor
David Kravitz, baritone
Lexington Symphony Orchestra
Jonathan McPhee, Music Director

02/04/2022 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Cary Hall - Isaac Harris Cary Memorial Building, 1605 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420, United States
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William Byrd Singers: Songs of Springtime, Songs of Summer

Thomas Morley: Three madrigals
Now is the month of Maying
Hard by a crystal fount
Fyer, fyer!
Ernest Moeran: Songs of Springtime
Brahms: Sonata for Violin & Piano Op.100, 1st movement: Allegro amabile
Delius: Two unaccompanied partsongs (to be sung of a summer night on the
water); Midsummer Song

Finzi: Three partsongs
My spirit sang all day
I have loved flowers that fade (solo trio)
White-flowering days
Britten: Sally in our alley (solo)
Walton: Three movements from Façade (2nd suite)
Scotch rhapsody
Popular song
Britten: Five Flower Songs

11/06/2022 12:00 am
7:30 pm
Christ Church - Darley Avenue, West Didsbury Manchester M20 2ZD
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The Delius Society Musical Commissions Concert, 2022 AGM and Annual Lunch

Members, please keep the date free. The concert will be open to non-members. Further information to follow

26/06/2022 12:00 am

Royal Academy of Music - Marylebone Road, London NW1 5HT
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The Carwithen Music Festival

Carwithen: Violin Sonata

Delius: Legende

Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending

Christopher Gunning: New Commission

Minna Keal: Fantasie in C Minor

Susan Spain Dunk: Lorelei

Fenella Humphreys, Violin

Nathan Williamson, Piano

02/07/2022 12:00 am
6:30 pm
St Mary's Church - Church End, Haddenham, Aylesbury, Bucks. HP17 8AH
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The Carwithen Music Festival

Carwithen: Sonatina

Delius: 3 Preludes

Schubert: Impromptu in G flat major

William G Still: Bells

Medtner: Sonata Romantica Op. 53 No. 1

Clare Hammond, piano

03/07/2022 12:00 am
1:00 pm
St Mary's Church - Church End, Haddenham, Aylesbury, Bucks HP17 8AH
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Events marked with a box and arrow take place outside the British Isles.

Details of forthcoming concerts containing works by Delius can be sent to:

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

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