Forthcoming Concerts...

Sun 9th Jul 2017 - 3pm
Cheltenham Festival
Parabola Arts Centre, Parabola Road, Cheltenham, GL50 3AA
World premiere, featuring John Tomlinson and Rozanna Madylus, of Kokoschka's Doll (John Casken) and The Art of Love: Alma Mahler's Life and Music, with works by Alma and Gustav Mahler, Zemlinsky and Wagner, including new arrangements by David Matthews

Sat 15th Jul 2017 - 7.30pm
Deal Festival
St George's Church, St George's Road, Deal, CT14 6BA
Kokoschka's Doll and The Art of Love: Alma Mahler's Life and Music (see above)

Wed 19th Jul 2017 - 7.30
Buxton Festival
St John's Church, St John’s Road, Buxton, SK17 6BE
Kokoschka's Doll and The Art of Love: Alma Mahler's Life and Music (see above)

Thu 16th Nov 2017
Wimbledon International Festival
American Dream with Willard White

Past Concerts...

Sat 19th Apr 2008 - 7.30pm
Champs Hill
Coldwaltham, nr Pulborough, West Sussex
See The Spectral Horseman on Programmes page. Workshop performance of Edward Rushton's On the Edge

Fri 25th Apr 2008 - 8pm
Djanogly Recital Hall
Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham University
See Ghosts before Breakfast on Programmes page. World premiere of Edward Rushton's On the Edge and of Jean Hasse's score for Ghosts before Breakfast
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Thu 15th May 2008 - 7.30pm
Newbury Spring Festival at the Corn Exchange
Newbury
See The Spectral Horseman on Programmes page
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Wed 25th Jun 2008 - 7.45pm
Chelsea Festival at St Luke's Church
Sydney Street, London SW3 6NH
See Lights and Shadows on Programmes page
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Thu 10th Jul 2008 - 7.30pm
City of London Festival at The Charterhouse
London EC1
See The Sad Monk on Programmes page. London premiere of Edward Rushton's On the Edge. World premiere of James Francis Brown's arrangement of Wagner's Siegfried Idyll
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Thu 24th Jul 2008 - 3pm
Buxton Festival at the Palace Hotel
Buxton
See The Sad Monk on Programmes page. Iain Farrington replaces Helen Reid for this concert and will be performing Liszt's Isoldes Verklärung

Sat 22nd Nov 2008 - 8pm
St Peter's College Chapel
New Inn Hall Street, Oxford
See The Sad Monk on Programmes page

Sun 23rd Nov 2008 - 8pm
Fitzwilliam College Auditorium
Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
See Ghosts before Breakfast on Programmes page

Tue 25th Nov 2008 - 7.30pm
St George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol
Great George Street, off Park Street, Bristol
See Ghosts before Breakfast on Programmes page
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Wed 21st Jan 2009 - 7.30pm tbc
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
University of York
See Ghosts Before Breakfast programme. Caroline Balding is guest leader for this concert.
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Wed 18th Feb 2009 - 8pm - £14 (£8 students)
Byre Theatre
Abbey St, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9LA
See Ghosts Before Breakfast programme.
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Sun 7th Jun 2009 - 7.30pm
Ulverston Festival at Coronation Hall, Ulverston
World premieres of John Casken's Deadly Pleasures and two Wordsworth settings by James Francis Brown. Plus works by Grieg, Liszt and Ysaÿe
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Wed 24th Jun 2009 - 7.30pm tbc
Corsham Festival at The Pound
Pound Pill, Corsham, Wiltshire SN13 9HX
Programme includes works by Liszt, Wagner, Grieg, Szymanowski and a new commission from John Casken: Deadly Pleasures
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Tue 24th Nov 2009 - 7.30pm
University Concert Hall, Cardiff
Corbett Road, Cardiff
Programme includes Grieg's melodrama Bergliot, John Casken's Deadly Pleasures, Judith Weir's The King of France, Szymanowski's Chant de Roxane and Wagner's Liebestod arr. Liszt

Mon 1st Mar 2010 - 1pm
Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton
Programme includes John Casken's Deadly Pleasures, Grieg's Bergliot and Szymanowski's Chant de Roxane
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Mon 29th Mar 2010 - 8pm
Kings Place, London
Kings Place, York Way, London N1
Programme includes John Casken's Deadly Pleasures (London premiere), Kagel's MM51/Nosferatu, a new film score by Jean Hasse and the world premiere of Ross Lorraine's Not more Lovely.
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Tue 30th Mar 2010 - 7pm
Austrian Cultural Forum London
28 Rutland Gate London SW7 1PQ
Melodramas and other works by Schubert, Schumann, Liszt and Wagner performed by Johanna Lonsky and Iain Farrington. Entry free but seating limited: www.acflondon.org; 020 7225 7300

Tue 4th May 2010 - 1pm
Brighton Festival
Pavilion Theatre, Church Street, Brighton, BN1 1EE
Programme includes world premiere of David Matthews' Actaeon, with John Casken's Deadly Pleasures and Suzanna's River Song by Martin Butler.

Sat 8th May 2010
Music at Woodhouse
Woodhouse Copse, Holmbury St Mary, Surrey, RH5 6NL
This concert has been cancelled
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Mon 17th May 2010 - 8pm
Weston Auditorium, University of Hertfordshire
De Havilland Campus, off St Alban's Road West, Hatfield, Herts
Programme includes Jean Hasse's The Fall of the House of Usher, Kagel's MM51/Nosferatu and Edward Rushton's On the Edge

Fri 21st May 2010
Kingston University
Programme includes John Casken's Deadly Pleasures

Fri 15th Oct 2010 - 8pm
Wooburn Festival
St Paul's Parish Church, Wooburn
Cabaret-style programme to include Weill: Suite from Threepenny Oper; Schulhoff: Hot Sonata; Gillespie: Lights and Shadows; Copland: Piano Blues; Britten/Runswick Blues; plus songs by Spoliansky and Hollaender.

Mon 25th Oct 2010 - 8pm
Kings Place, London
Kings Place, York Way, London N1 9AG
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Thu 17th Mar 2011
Norden Farm Centre for the Arts
Altwood Road, Maidenhead
The Romantic Landscape. Schumann: Violin Sonata No.2 in D minor, Arabeske; Die Flüchtlinge; Vaughan Williams: Six Studies on English Folksong; David Matthews: Actaeon
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Sat 14th May 2011
Cookham Festival
Programme includes David Matthews' Actaeon, Casken's Deadly Pleasures and a new arrangement of Walton's Facade by Iain Farrington

Sat 4th Jun 2011 - 6pm
Music at Woodhouse
Programme includes David Matthews' Actaeon and Adonis, and a new arrangement of Walton's Façade by Iain Farrington

Sun 10th Jul 2011 - 11.00
Cheltenham Festival
Parabola Arts Centre
Programme includes David Matthews' Actaeon; Walton's Facade and the world premiere of Pandora, Organic Machine by Edward Rushton

Tue 11th Oct 2011 - 8pm
Little Missenden Festival
Programme to include Liszt: The Sad Monk; Liszt/Wagner: Isolde's Liebestod; David Matthews: Actaeon; Charlotte Bray: new work; Walton: Façade

Sat 12th Nov 2011 - 7.30
Ivy House
London NW3
Lights and Shadows – cabaret programme featuring Eleanor Bron
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Thu 21st Jun 2012 - 2pm
Clare College Chapel, Cambridge
Concert and workshop with the Manor School

Fri 29th Jun 2012 - 7.30pm
City of London Festival at the Innholders' Hall
College Street EC4
Programme includes Edward Rushton's Pandora – Organic Machine (UK premiere), HK Gruber's The Expulsion from Paradise, and Walton's Façade (new arrangements by Iain Farrington)

Fri 7th Sep 2012 - 7pm
Sainsbury Wing Theatre, The National Gallery
Programme includes David Matthews' Actaeon

Sun 21st Oct 2012 - 2.30pm
St Andrews Voices Festival
Programme includes David Matthews' Actaeon, Walton's Façade and Britten's Cabaret Suite, arr. Iain Farrington
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Sat 3rd Nov 2012 - 1pm
Sound Festival, Aberdeen
Programme includes H K Gruber's The Expulsion from Paradise and John Casken's Deadly Pleasures
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Sun 2nd Dec 2012 - 3.30pm
London Jewish Cultural Centre
Ivy House, London NW11
The American Dream. Following its sell-out concert last year, the ensemble returns to Ivy House with the much-loved baritone Donald Maxwell for an evening evoking the passions and sensual allure of song and dance across the Americas. Highlights include favourites by Gershwin, Dizzy Gillespie and the Master of Tango, Astor Piazzolla.

Thu 24th Jan 2013
Potton Hall
Recording for Deux-Elles of David Matthews's Actaeon, John Casken's Deadly Pleasures, and Britten's Cabaret Suite (arr. Farrington) and Six Metamorphoses after Ovid

Tue 21st May 2013 - 7.30pm
Corn Exchange
Market Place, Newbury RG14 5BD
American Dream. An evening of words, music and dance evoking the passions and sensual allure of song and dance across the Americas. Highlights include favourites by Gershwin, Dizzy Gillespie and the master of the tango, Astor Piazzolla, plus movements from Britten’s jazzy Cabaret Suite, a group of Aaron Copland’s delightful Old American Songs, Jacob Gade’s ‘Jealousy’ (one of the most famous tangos of all time) and Noël Coward’s wicked take on the genre: ‘Señorita Nina from Argentina’.
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Fri 9th Aug 2013 - 8pm
Lake District Summer Music at Kendal Town Hall
American Dream: music of the Americas by Copland, Gershwin, Dizzy Gillespie, Piazzolla, etc with visuals and dance

Sun 29th Sep 2013 - 4pm
Kings Place, London
Premieres of Charlotte Bray's Soft City and Russell Hepplewhite's Urban Abstract

Wed 6th Nov 2013 - tba
Lunchtime concert at Bristol University
Works by Charlotte Bray, Russell Hepplewhite and Jean Hasse

Thu 21st Nov 2013 - tba
Norden Farm Arts Centre
American Dream programme

Sun 1st Dec 2013 - 2.30pm
Fellowship House, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, NW11
Music by, Walton, Britten, Alwyn and David Matthews

Fri 4th Jul 2014 - 8pm
The Stables
Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, Milton Keynes, MK17 8LU
American Dream: music of the Americas by Copland, Gershwin, Dizzy Gillespie, Piazzolla, etc with visuals and dance
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Sat 18th Apr 2015 - 7.30pm
Hoddesdon Music Club
United Reformed Church
'I got the blues': Walton's Facade Suite, Gershwin songs, Britten Cabaret Suite and Piazzolla Devil Suite
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Thu 9th Jul 2015 - 7.30pm
Deal Festival
St George's Church, Deal
A programme of British music featuring David Matthews' Actaeon, Britten's Cabaret Suite and Walton's Facade with Eleanor Bron as narrator
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Sun 22nd Nov 2015 - 3pm (tbc)
Wimbledon International Music Festival
Family concert featuring Iain Farrington's brilliantly imaginative Animal Parade and other music on an animal theme.
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Sun 6th Dec 2015 - 3pm (tbc)
Fellowship House
Willifield Way
Works by Weill, Schulhoff, Spoliansky and Hollaender

Thu 30th Jun 2016 - 7.45
Proms at St Jude's
St Jude-on-the-Hill, Central Square
See American Dream on Programmes page.

Thu 28th Jul 2016 - tbc
Petworth Festival
St Mary's Petworth
See American Dream on Programmes page

Fri 5th Aug 2016 - tbc
The Barn, Carlton
Hill House, Carlton
See American Dream on Programmes page

Fri 20th Jan 2017 - 8pm
Plaza Centre
600 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 2PT
American Dream with Donald Maxwell
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Mon 27th Feb 2017 - 7.30pm
Luton Library Theatre
St George's Square, Luton, LU1 2NG
Programme of music and film, including Milhaud's La Création du Monde, Ghosts Before Breakfast, Fall of the House of Usher, new film score by Jean Hasse, plus music by Satie and Iain Farrington
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