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Forthcoming Concerts and Talks

Details of forthcoming concerts containing works by Delius can be sent to: Publicity@TheDeliusSociety.org.uk
Venues shown in RED CAPS are outside the British Isles.  
We cannot be held responsible for external content information which is subsequently changed so please check with the organiser before making a special journey. 

2020

Friday 17 January 2020, 7:30pm

Stoller Hall, Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1DA
Grieg: Holberg suite: Praeludium
Stephen Barlow: Nocturne for clarinet, marimba and strings
Kurt Schwertsik: Now you hear me, now you don’t
Delius: Two Aquarelles
Dvorak: Serenade for Strings, Op.22
Colin Currie, percussion
Northern Chamber Orchestra
Nicholas Ward, Director
www.ncorch.co.uk/events/manchester-colin-currie-percussion/

Saturday 18 January 2020, 7:30pm

Heritage Centre, Roe Street, Macclesfield SK11 6UT
Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K.525: 1st movement
Kurt Schwertsik: Now you hear me, now you don’t
Delius: Two Aquarelles
Dvorak: Serenade for Strings, Op.22
Colin Currie, percussion
Northern Chamber Orchestra
Nicholas Ward, Director
www.ncorch.co.uk/events/macclesfield-colin-currie-percussion/

Tuesday 28 January 2020, 7:30pm

Please note, this concert is currently SOLD OUT
The Menuhin Hall, Yehudi Menuhin School, Stoke d'Abernon, Surrey KT11 3QQ
Brahms: Sonatensatz
Delius: Sonata No. 2
Brahms: Violin Sonata No.3
Amy Beach: Romance
Lili Boulanger: Nocturne
Franck: Sonata
Tasmin Little, violin
Piers Lane, piano
www.themenuhinhall.co.uk/event/book/tasmin-little-and-piers-lane/25600/27200

Wednesday 12 February 2020, 7:15pm - 9:15pm

Lady Violet Room, National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2HE
An exclusive event hosted by the Delius Society:
Arrangements and Transcriptions of Delius - a talk by Tony Summers

A personal, wide-ranging review of arrangements of Delius’s works, including recorded extracts,
explaining how these can promote the music of the composer.
Non-members please book using the link provided from the following page:
www.delius.org.uk/forthcomingevents.htm

Friday 14 February 2020, 7:30pm 

Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, Ul. Sienkiewicza 10, Warsaw, Masovia, Poland
Strauss: Die Liebe der Danae (Symphonic fragment)    
Kreisler: Three Old Viennese Dances: Schön Rosmarin; Liebesfreud; Liebesleid    
Rota: Sinfonia sopra una canzone d’amore    
Szpilman: Waltz in the Olden Style    
Waxman: Carmen Fantasy    
Bernstein: Wonderful Town: Overture    
Delius: Walk to the Paradise Garden    
Khachaturian: Masquerade: suite    
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra    
Ewa Strusinska, Conductor
Bomsori Kim, Violin
http://filharmonia.pl/

Saturday 15 February 2020, 6:00pm

Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, Ul. Sienkiewicza 10, Warsaw, Masovia, Poland
Strauss: Die Liebe der Danae (Symphonic fragment)    
Kreisler: Three Old Viennese Dances: Schön Rosmarin; Liebesfreud; Liebesleid    
Rota: Sinfonia sopra una canzone d’amore    
Szpilman: Waltz in the Olden Style    
Waxman: Carmen Fantasy    
Bernstein: Wonderful Town: Overture    
Delius: Walk to the Paradise Garden    
Khachaturian: Masquerade: suite    
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra    
Ewa Strusinska, Conductor
Bomsori Kim, Violin
http://filharmonia.pl/

Sunday 23 February 2020, 3:00pm

Ivor Gurney Hall, Pitt Street, Gloucester GL1 2BH
Gloucester Music Society
Tomkins: O sing unto the Lord
Byrd: Civitatis Sanctis Tui, Laudibus in Sanctis
Bennett: All Creatures Now
Weelks: As Vesta was from Latmos Hill descending
Tavener: Mother of God her I stand
Macmillan: O Radiant Dawn
Britten: Hymn to the Virgin, The Evening Primrose
Howells: The Scribe
Ireland: The Hills
Finzi: Nightingales, I praise the tender flower, My spirit sang all day
Delius: Three songs (from Six Early Songs)
Pearsall: Lay a Garland
Bairstow: Music when soft voices die
Quilter: Daffodils
Holst: Lisa Lan
Vaughan Williams: The Cloud Capp'd Towers, Linden Lea
Octavo (8-part vocal)
www.gloucestermusicsociety.org.uk

Saturday 7 March 2020, 7.30pm

The Epsom Playhouse, Epsom, Surrey KT18 5AL
'This Sceptered Isle'
Walton: Spitfire Prelude and Fugue           
Vaughan Williams: Greensleeves Fantasia                 
Delius: Violin Concerto                             
Elgar: Symphony No. 2                            
Epsom Symphony Orchestra
Michael Foyle, Violin
Darrell Davison, Conductor
www.epsomsymphony.co.uk

6, 15, 22 mat., 28 March 2020

OPER FRANKFURT, FRANKFURT AM MAIN, HESSE, GERMANY
Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet
Dietrich Volle, Manz
Magnús Baldvinsson, Marti
Jonathan Abernethy, Sali (adult)
Esther Dierkes, Vreli (adult)
Johannes Martin Kränzle, The Dark Fiddler
Frankfurt Opera Chorus
Opera Frankfurt Orchestra
Elias Grandy, Conductor
Eva-Maria Höckmayr, Director
Tilman Michael, Choirmaster / chorus director
www.oper-frankfurt.de/en/season-calendar/romeo-und-julia-auf-dem-dorfe/

Friday 13 March 2020, 7.30pm

High Street Methodist Church, Witney, Oxon. OX28 6HG
Witney Music Society
'Tis Nature's Voice'

Howells: The Summer is coming
Elgar: The Shower & The Fountain
Sibelius: Sydämeni laulu (Song of my heart)
Madetoja: Kevätunta  (Dreams of Spring)
Langgaard: Lokkende toner (Enticing tones)   
Ireland: Spring, the sweet Spring 
Elgar: Owls: An Epitaph & O Wild West Wind       
Delius: On Craig Ddu (An Impression of Nature)
Reger: Schweigen (Silence)
Vaughan Williams: Silence and Music 
Pärt: The Deer’s Cry
Edwards: Sacred Kingfisher Psalms
The Carice Singers
George Parris, Conductor
www.thecaricesingers.co.uk

Saturday 14th March 2020, 7.30pm (pre-concert talk 6.45pm)

St Peter ad Vincula, Church St, Hampton Lucy, Warks.CV35 8BE
Tis Nature's Voice
Howells: The Summer is coming
Elgar: The Shower & The Fountain
Sibelius: Sydämeni laulu (Song of my heart)
Madetoja: Kevätunta  (Dreams of Spring)
Langgaard: Lokkende toner (Enticing tones)   
Ireland: Spring, the sweet Spring 
Elgar: Owls: An Epitaph & O Wild West Wind       
Delius: On Craig Ddu (An Impression of Nature)
Reger: Schweigen (Silence)
Vaughan Williams: Silence and Music 
Pärt: The Deer’s Cry
Edwards: Sacred Kingfisher Psalms
The Carice Singers
George Parris, Conductor
www.thecaricesingers.co.uk

Monday 16 March 2020, 1:00pm

Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street, London, Greater London, W1U 2BP
Schumann: Fünf Lieder, Op.40 (Märzveilchen, Muttertraum, Der Soldat, Der Spielmann, Verratene Liebe)    
Grieg: To Brune Ojne (Two Hazel Eyes), Op.5 no.1; Jeg elsker Dig (I love you), Op.5 no.3; En Svane (A Swan), Op.25 no.2; Mit einer Wasserlilie, Op.25 no. 4   Prinsessen: Fra Monte Pincio, Op.39 no.1    
Delius: Seven Songs from the Norwegian: Evening Voices (Twilight Fancies) and Sweet Venevil    
Five Songs from the Norwegian: The Nightingale and Longing    

Frumerie: Hjärtats sånger (Songs of the Heart), for voice and piano, Op.27    
Alessandro Fisher, Tenor
Roger Vignoles, Piano
https://wigmore-hall.org.uk/whats-on/alessandro-fisher-tenor-202003161300

Tuesday 17 March 2020, 7:15pm - 9:15pm

Lady Violet Room, National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, London, SW1A 2HE
An exclusive event hosted by the Delius Society: 'How American Culture Changed European Music'
Jack Sullivan, Professor of English at Rider University, New Jersey, picks up threads from his book, 'New World Symphonies' - a talk with recorded music.
Non-members, please book using the link provided on the following page:
www.delius.org.uk/forthcomingevents.htm

Wednesday 18 March 2020, 7.30pm 

Influence Church, Victoria Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire DL10 4AS
Tis Nature's Voice
Howells: The Summer is coming
Elgar: The Shower & The Fountain
Sibelius: Sydämeni laulu (Song of my heart)
Madetoja: Kevätunta  (Dreams of Spring)
Langgaard: Lokkende toner (Enticing tones)   
Ireland: Spring, the sweet Spring 
Elgar: Owls: An Epitaph & O Wild West Wind       
Delius: On Craig Ddu (An Impression of Nature)
Reger: Schweigen (Silence)
Vaughan Williams: Silence and Music 
Pärt: The Deer’s Cry
Edwards: Sacred Kingfisher Psalms
The Carice Singers
George Parris, Conductor
www.thecaricesingers.co.uk

Sunday 22 March 2020 at 18:30

Kings Place, Hall One, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG
Delius: On hearing the first cuckoo in spring and Summer Night on the River    
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64    
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)    
Haydn: Symphony no. 83 in G minor "The Hen"    
Firebird Orchestra
Conductor, George Jackson
Violin, Emmanuel Bach
Coloratura, Samantha Hay
www.londonfirebird.com/event/the-first-cuckoo

Thursday 16 April 2020, 7:30pm

BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS - 201 SW 5TH AVENUE, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33312, USA
Stravinsky: The Firebird (complete)
Beethoven: Coriolan Overture
Delius: Piano Concerto
Mark Bebbington, piano
South Florida Symphony Orchestra
Sebrina María Alfonso, conductor 
www.southfloridasymphony.org/event/masterworks-iv-3/?instance_id=133

Friday 17 April 2020, 7:30pm

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS THEATER - 5901 COLLEGE ROAD, KEY WEST, FL 33040 USA
Stravinsky: The Firebird (Complete Ballet Score)
Beethoven: Coriolan Overture
Delius: Piano Concerto
Mark Bebbington, piano
South Florida Symphony Orchestra
Sebrina María Alfonso, conductor
www.southfloridasymphony.org/event/masterworks-iv-4/?instance_id=134

Saturday 18 April 2020, 7:30pm

TEMPLE ISRAEL MIAMI, 137 NE 19TH STREET, MIAMI, FL 33132, USA
Stravinsky: The Firebird (Complete Ballet Score)
Beethoven: Coriolan Overture
Delius: Piano Concerto
Mark Bebbington, Piano
South Florida Symphony Orchestra
Sebrina María Alfonso, conductor
www.southfloridasymphony.org/event/masterworks-iv-5/?instance_id=135

Friday 1 May 2020, 7:30pm

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham
English Serenade with Classic FM
Arnold: English Dances, Set 1, Op.27
Binge: Elizabethan Serenade
Coates: By the Sleepy Lagoon
Delius: On hearing the first cuckoo in spring
Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4 in G Major, Op.39
Foulds: Keltic Suite Op.29
Goodwin: Theme from "Miss Marple"
Grainger: Handel in the Strand
Ketelbey: In a Monastery Garden
Smyth: The Wreckers
Sullivan: Overture di Ballo
Vaughan Williams,:Fantasia on "Greensleeves"
Walton: Façade: Suite no. 1
Wood: My Native Heath: Barwick Green (Theme from The Archers)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Michael Seal, Conductor
www.thsh.co.uk/event/cbso-english-serenade

Friday 3 May 2020, 7:30pm

Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4AA
Brahms: Sonatensatz
Delius: Sonata No. 2
Prokofiev: Sonata in D major
Schubert: Impromptu in G flat major, Op 90 No 3 (Andrey Gugnin solo piece)
Strauss: Sonata
Szymanowski: Notturno e Tarantelle 
Tasmin Little, violin
Andrey Gugnin, piano
www.leamingtonmusic.org/event/tasmin-little-violin-andrey-gugnin-piano

Thursday 7 May 2020, 7:30pm

Cadogan Hall, London
English Idylls
Vaughan Williams: The Wasps Overture
Delius: Piano Concerto
Butterworth: The Banks of the Green Willow
Elgar: ‘Enigma’ Variations
Mark Bebbington, piano
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Christoph Altstaedt, Conductor
www.cadoganhall.com/whats-on/rpo1920-english-idylls

Friday 22 May 2020, 7.30pm 

Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, OX10 7HH
English Music Festival
Holst: Marching Song
Ireland: Te Deum and Jubilate in F
Bainton: Christ in the Wilderness
Howells: Music for a Prince
Howells: Hymn to St Cecilia
Vaughan Williams: Willow Wood
Finzi: extracts from Love’s Labour’s Lost
Holst: This have I done for my true love
Delius: Irmelin Prelude
Howells: King David
The Holst Orchestra
Godwine Choir
Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor
Roderick Williams, baritone
www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk

Saturday 23 May, 10.45am 

Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, OX10 7HH
English Music Festival
Bliss: Sonata for Piano and Violin
Howells: Sonata for Violin and Piano no.3 in E minor
Delius: Sonata for Violin and Piano no.3
Bainton: Willows
The Making of the Nightingale
Variations and Fugue in B minor (World Premiere Performance)
Finzi: Elegy
Ireland: Sonata for Violin and Piano no.2 in A minor
Rupert Marshall-Luck, violin
Duncan Honeybourne, piano
www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk

Sunday 24 May, 10.45am 

Silk Hall, Radley College, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 2HR (mini-bus transfer provided)
English Music Festival
Warlock: A Lake and a Fairy Boat
Delius: Five Songs from the Norwegian
Warlock: Take, O take those lips away
Warlock: The Cloths of Heaven
Bax: To Eire
The White Peace
Shieling Song
A Milking Sian
Warlock: When as the rye
Mourne no more
There is a Lady
Sweet Content
Moeran: Seven Poems by James Joyce
Warlock: The Bachelor
Rest, sweet nymphs
Hey Trolly Lolly
Ha’nacker Mill
The Night
My own Country
Belloc’s Fancy
Maltworms
Captain Stratton’s Fancy
The Fox
Sleep
Gareth Brynmor John, baritone
Christopher Glynn, piano
www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk

Sunday 24 May, 2.15pm 

Silk Hall, Radley College, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 2HR
English Music Festival
MacMillan: Cecilia Virgo
Bliss: Put thou thy trust in the Lord
Delius: Three Preludes for Piano
Wood: Full fathom five
MacFarren: Orpheus, with his lute
Ireland: The Hills
Dyson: Evening
Dyson: Nocturne
Dyson: The Moon
Gardner: Fear no more
Wood: Hail, Gladdening Light
Stanford: Three Motets
Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor
The Addison Chamber Choir
David Wordsworth, conductor
www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk

Sunday 24 May, 7.30pm 

Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, OX10 7HH (mini-bus provided)
English Music Festival
Elgar: The Spanish Lady Comedy Overture (World Premiere Performance)
Delius: Petite Suite no.2 
Coleridge-Taylor: Violin Concerto in G minor
Alwyn: Concerto Grosso no.1 in B-flat
Cowan: Symphony no.4 'The Welsh' (First Modern Performance)
BBC Concert Orchestra
Martin Yates, conductor
Rupert Marshall-Luck, violin
www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk

Tuesday 26 May 2020, 7:30pm

Vogler BBC Philharmonic, Wellber Kulturpalast Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Delius: Walk to the Paradise Garden    
Schnittke: Cello Concerto no. 1    
Beethoven: Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92    
Jan Vogler, Cello
Omer Meir Wellber, Conductor
BBC Philharmonic    

21, 23, 25, 29 and 31 July 2020

Opera Holland Park
Delius: Margot la Rouge/Puccini: Le Villi
double-bill (new production)
This is a rare opportunity to see Delius’s only verismo opera.  Sung in French, libretto by Rosenval, English sub-titles.
Anne Sophie Duprels, Margot la Rouge
Samuel Sakker, Sergeant Thibault
Paul Carey Jones, L’Artiste
Nadine Benjamin Lili Béguin
Claire Mitcher Nini
Francesco Cilluffo, Conductor
Martin Lloyd-Evans, Director
City of London Sinfonia
Opera Holland Park Chorus
Supported by The Delius Trust
Further information: Opera Holland Park - Margot La Rouge


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