Performances in 2013

Date Venue Artists Works
Saturday 9th February at 2.30pm St George’s Anglican Church, Battery Point Tasmania. Michael Lampard (baritone) and Karen Smithies (piano) ‘Songs of Eternity and Sorrow’ Op.36 (Australian Premiere)
Sunday 17th March at 3pm Festival Market Drayton Centre, Market Drayton, Shropshire Richard Jenkinson (‘cello) and Benjamin Frith (piano) Elegy for Cello and Piano Op.2
Sunday 28th April at 11am Mendelssohn-Haus Leipzig Kristian Sorensen (tenor), Andreas Lehnert (Clarinet) and Hsiao-Lan Wang (piano) Song cycle ‘On the Wings of Love’ Op.38
Thursday 2nd May at 7.30pm The Malvern Concert Club, The Forum, Malvern Theatres. For advanced tickets tel 01684 892277 or online at www.malvern-theatres.co.uk Roderick Williiams (baritone), Carducci String Quartet and Tom Poster (piano) Premiere of The Song of the Severn Op.43 for baritone, string quartet and piano
Sunday 2nd June at 2.30pm English Song Weekend, Assembly Rooms, Ludlow, Box office no 01584 878141 for tickets or www.ludlow-english-song-weekend.org.uk Elizabeth Atherton (sop) Stuart Jackson (ten) Ashley Riches (bar) and Iain Burnside (piano) Song: Invitation to the Gondola Op.22 no 3
Saturday 8th June at 3pm St Andrew’s Church, Montpellier Street, Cheltenham GL50 1SP Tickets:£15 for talk and Recital are available in advance from Cheltenham Tourist Info Office on 01242 522765 Ian Venables (speaker) and the Duo Karady’s Ian Venables with give a talk to the Arthur Bliss Society entitled, ‘A Golden Age’- British Viola Music in the 20th Century The recital of Viola and Piano music that follows is given by Carol Hubel and Alan MacLean. It includes a performance of the Bliss Viola Sonata and Ian Venables’ Soliloquy Op.26
Monday 22nd July at 7.30pm The 44th Fishguard International Festival Festival Ricahrd Jenkinson (‘cello) and Benjamin Frith (piano) The Frith Piano Quartet and Soprano Clare Prewer A recital of British ‘Cello and Piano music. This recital will include the Ian Venables’ Elegy Op.2, Poem Op.29, ‘When the Moon Sails Out’ Op.42 and arrangements for ‘cello and piano of ‘It Rains’ Op. 33, no 2 and ‘At Malvern’ Op.24 The evening concert to include a performance ‘Songs of Eternity and Sorrow Op.36
Monday 23rd September at 6pm Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne, Australia, Michael Lampard (baritone) and Rhodri Clarke (piano) ‘The Pine Boughs Past Music Op.39’
Friday 25th October at 7.30pm Kidderminster Classical Music Society, Holy Innocents Community Hall, Foley Park Ian Venables Ian Venables will give a talk entitled ‘Going for a song’ – an introduction to English art song.
Sunday 6th October 2013, at 3.00pm The Lion Ballroom (off Broad Street), Leominster Stella Seaton-Sims (soprano)and Michael Jones (pianist) Song ‘Invitation to the Gondola’ Op.22 no 3 Temple to Apollo (from The Stourhead Follies Op.4)
Friday 1st November at 8pm Slater Hall, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, USA Suzanne Bona (Flute) and Greg Kostraba (piano) Sonata for Flute and Piano Op.23
Sunday 10th November at 2pm Williamstown Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Michael Lampard (baritone) and Philippa Safey (piano) Selected Solo Songs
Monday 18th November at 7.45pm Luton Music Club Library Theatre,St George’s Square, Luton LU1 2NG For tickets tel 01582 547474 or e-mail theatre@luton.gov.uk Ashok Klouda (cello) and John Reid (piano) Elegy for Cello and Piano Op.2
Sunday 15th December at 2pm St George’s Church, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Michael Lampard (baritone) Piano (TBA) Selected Solo Songs

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