Performances in 2014

Date Venue Artists Works
Monday 20th January at 7.45 Luton Music Club Library Theatre, St George’s Square Luton LU1 2NG For tickets tel 01582 547474 or e-mail: theatre@luton.gov.uk Geraldine McGreevy (mezzo-soprano) and Christopher Gould (piano) SONGBOOK 2014:Premiere of ‘Frutti di Mare Op.41,no2
Sunday 26th January at 3pm Worcester Concert Club Michael Bochmann (violin) and Michael Blackmore (piano) Three Pieces Op.11 for Violin and Piano
Monday 27th January at 7.45pm Luton Music Club Library Theatre,St George’s Square Luton LU1 2NG

The Benyounes String Quartet String Quartet Op.32
Tuesday 11th March at 12.30 Melbourne Ladies College, Australia Micheal Lampard (baritone) and Rhodri Clarke (piano) Songs (TBC)
Friday 21st March at 8pm Bromsgrove Concerts. The Artrix, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire B60 1AX. For advanced tickets tel 01527 577330 or visit www.artrix.co.uk Cavaleri String Quartet and Timothy Orpen (clarinet) Premiere of ‘Canzonetta’ for Clarinet and String Quartet
Saturday 22nd March at 7.30 pm Droitwich Concert Club. The Methodist Church, Worcester Rd, Droitwich WR9 8AN. For advanced tickets tel 01905 775246 Cavaleri String Quartet and Timothy Orpen (clarinet) 2nd Performance of ‘Canzonetta’ for Clarinet and String Quartet
Wednesday 18th June at 7.30 King Edward Sixth Form College, Stourbridge – ‘Piano Festival’ Michael Jones ‘The Rose and the Nightingale’ Op.8
Saturday 5th July at 7.30 pm Leith Hill Place Summer Recital Series Roderick Williams (baritone) and Gary Matthewman (piano) Songs: Flying Crooked Op.28, no 1 and Pain Op.10
Tuesday 15th July at 12 noon. Buxton Festival Venue:Pavillion Arts Centre Roderick Williams (baritone) and Gary Matthewman (piano) Songs: Flying Crooked Op.28, no 1 and Pain Op.10
Sunday 20th July at 3pm ‘Celebrating English Song’, at St Bartholomew’s Church, Tardebigge B60 3AH. Elizabeth Atherton (soprano), Michael Pollock (piano) and Robert Plane (clarinet) ‘On the Wings of Love’ Op.38 song cycle for voice, clarinet and piano. Pre-concert talk at 2 pm – Ian Venables and Graham Lloyd
Saturday 26th July at 2.30 pm Three Choirs Festival Song Recital, – ‘A Shropshire Lad’ Huntingdon Hall, Worcester. Roderick Williams (baritone) and Gary Matthewman (piano) Songs: Flying Crooked Op.28, no 1 and Pain Op.10
Friday 1st August at 7.30pm The Oxted and Limpfield Music Soicety. Centenary Theatre, Hazelwood School, Wolfs Hill, Limpsfield, RH8 0QU Roderick Williams (baritone) and Gary Matthewman (piano) Songs: Flying Crooked Op.28, no 1 and Pain Op.10
Saturday 16th August at 6 pm A Summer Concert featuring the music of Dunhill, Vaughan Williams, Copland, Gershwin and Ian Venables. Venue: St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 101 Gold Mine Dr, San Francisco, CA 94131 Artists: Sally Porter Munro: Mezzo soprano, Sarah Wood: Violin, David Ryther: Violin, Omid Assadi: Viola, David Wishnia: Cello, Natalie Parker: Clarinet, Bryan Baker : Piano US premiere of Canzonetta Op.44 for Clarinet Quintet. Songs with String Quartet, including ‘The Night has a Thousand Eyes’ Op.41, no 3 US premiere); Song, ‘I caught the changes of the year Op.45, no 1 (US premiere)
Friday 5th September at 8pm Oxford 1st World War Poetry Conference, Wadham College, Holywell Rooms, Holywell St, Oxford. Roderick Williams (baritone) and Gary Matthewman (piano) Songs: Flying Crooked Op.28, no 1 and Pain Op.10
Monday October 20th at 7.30 pm Ross Classical Music Society, Christ Church, Edde St, Ross . For advanced tickets please visit www.rossclassicalmusic.org A talk given by Ian Venables The Composer will discuss his chamber music and its relationship to that of other 20th century British Composers.
Friday 7th November at 7.30 St John’s Smith Square, London SW1 P3HA Mark Bebbington presents a programme of Contemporary British Piano Music Caprice Op. 35
Saturday 8th November at 7.30 Philomusica Tewkesbury Abbey Choral and Orchestral Concert to commemorate the centenary of the 1st WW. Programme includes Elgar’s ‘The Spirit of England’. Ivor Gurney’s Orchestral songs.’Severn Meadows’ and ‘Even Such is Time’, orchestrated by Ian Venables

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