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.

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City of Rochester Symphony Orchestra

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 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
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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Chamber Ensemble of London

Smith, John Christopher (1712-1795) The Fairies: overture
Delius, Légende for violin and orchestra (arr. Jenkins)
Jenkins, Clive (b. 1938) Concertino for piano and strings, Op.169
Vaughan Williams Concerto grosso
Finzi Eclogue, Op.10
Britten Simple Symphony (for strings), Op.4

Peter Fisher Artistic Director, Violin
Chamber Ensemble of London
Margaret Fingerhut Piano

01/05/2022 12:00 am
6:30 pm
Kings Place, Hall One - 90 York Way London N1 9AG
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English Music Festival in Oxfordshire (Petite Suite - first professional performance)

Elgar: The Spanish Lady Comedy Overture (World Premiere)
Delius: Petite Suite pour Orchestre (First professional performance)
Coleridge-Taylor: Violin Concerto in G minor (First performance of new edition)
Alwyn: Concerto Grosso no.1 in B-flat
Hely-Hutchinson: Variations, Intermezzo, Scherzo and Finale
Vaughan Williams: Old King Cole

BBC Concert Orchestra
Martin Yates, Conductor
Rupert Marshall-Luck, Violin

27/05/2022 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Dorchester Abbey - High Street, Dorchester OX10 7HH
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English Music Festival in Oxfordshire

Finzi: extracts from Love’s Labour’s Lost
Ireland: Te Deum and Jubilate in F
Bainton: Christ in the Wilderness
Howells: A Hymn for Saint Cecilia
Vaughan Williams: Willow Wood
Howells: Music for a Prince
Holst: This have I done for my true love
Delius: Irmelin (Prelude)
Howells: King David
Dyson: In honour of the City

The Holst Orchestra
Godwine Choir
Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor
Roderick Williams, baritone

28/05/2022 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
Dorchester Abbey - High Street, Dorchester OX10 7HH
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English Music Festival in Oxfordshire

Vaughan Williams: Prayer to the Father of Heaven
Bliss: Put thou thy trust in the Lord
Delius: Three Preludes for Piano (Matthew Hough, piano)
Charles Wood: Full fathom five
Macfarren: Orpheus, with his lute
Ireland: The Hills
Dyson: Evening; Nocturne; The Moon
John Gardner: Fear no more
Charles Wood: Hail, Gladdening Light
Stanford: Three Motets
Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor

The Addison Singers
David Wordsworth, Conductor

29/05/2022 2:15 pm
2:15 pm
Silk Hall, Radley College - Kennington Road, Abingdon OX14 2HR
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William Byrd Singers

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

William Byrd Singers

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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Opera Holland Park: Margot la Rouge

Delius: Margot la Rouge / Puccini: Le Villi

(production postponed from previous season due to the pandemic)

21, 23, 27 and 29 July and 2, 4 and 6 August at 7.30pm
Discovery Matinee on 31 July at 2pm

Booking details will be announced in due course.

21/07/2022 12:00 am
7:30 pm
Holland Park Theatre - Opera Holland Park Theatre, Ilchester Place, London W8 6LU
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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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