Concert Listings

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Thurs 23, Fri 24 and Sat 25 March 2017
Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa
Enigma Variations
Huang / Beethoven
Zhang Zuo, Piano;
Pacific Symphony Orchestra, Darrell Ang, Conductor

Fri 24 March 2017, 7.30 pm
The Hexagon, Reading, Berkshire
Fri 31 March 2017, 7.30pm
Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Chanson de Matin
(plus music by Delius, Vivaldi, Coates, Grainger, Vaughan Williams, Strauss)
Ann-Marie Minhall, presenter;
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Julian Wilkins, conductor
Tickets: £25.50 £22.50 Telephone: 0118 960 6060

Fri 24 March 2017, 7.30pm
Community Arts Centre, Pershore
Serenade for Strings
(plus music by Holst, Purcell,
Walton, Britten, Tippett)
Orchestra of the Swan, David Curtis, conductor
Tickets: £15.50 Telephone: 01386 555488

Sat 25 March 2017, 7.30 pm
St Michael and All Angels Church, Robins Lane, Bramhall, Cheshire
Introduction and Allegro
Cello Concerto
(plus music by Brahms)
Simon Turner, cello;
Cheshire Sinfonia, Peter Stallworthy, conductor
Tickets: £12 (concessions £10) (under 18 £3)
Telephone: 07967 852986

Sat 25 March 2017, 7.30pm
Sage, Gateshead
Symphony no. 1
Wagner / R Strauss
Erin Wall, Soprano;
Royal Northern Sinfonia, Thomas Dausgaard, Conductor

Sat 25 March 2017, 7.30pm
Town Hall, Leeds
The Music Makers
Cello Concerto
Stanford
Tim Hugh, Cello;
Jennifer Johnston, Mezzo-soprano;
Leeds Philharmonic Chorus;
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, David Hill, Conductor

Sat 25 March 2017, 7.30pm
Kidderminster Town Hall
The Kingdom
Nelson, Stevenson, Pierce, Hayes
Marcus Huxley, Organ
Kidderminster Choral Society, The Elgar Sinfonia, Geoffrey Weaver, Conductor
www.kidderminsterchoralsociety.co.uk

Thurs 30 March 2017, 7.30pm
Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavik
Enigma Variations
(plus music by Fauré, Barber)
James Ehnes, Violin;
Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Yan Pascal Tortelier, Conductor

Thurs 30 March and Mon 3 April 2017
Kursaal Auditorium, San Sebastián
Tues 4 April 2017, 8.00pm
Palacio Euskalduna, Bilbao
Violin Concerto
(plus music by Tchaikovsky)
Pinchas Zukerman, Violin; Amanda Forsyth, Cello;
Euskadiko Orkestra Sinfonikoa, Christoph König, Conductor

Fri 31 March 2017, 7.30pm
Hall for Cornwall, Truro
Cello Concerto
Beethoven / Sibelius
Guy Johnston, Cello;
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Michael Seal, Conductor

Sat 1 April, 7.30 pm
Salisbury Cathedral
The Kingdom
Nicholls, Rudge, Lyons, Jeffery
Salisbury Musical Society
Chelsea Opera Group Orchestra, David Hall, conductor

Sat 1 April 2017, 2.00 pm
Benaroya Hall, University Street, Seattle WA (USA)
Enigma Variations
(plus music by Barraine, Korngold, Holst, Delius)
Alena Hove, violin;
Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra, Adam Stern, conductor
Tickets: $30 ($20 seniors & students)
http://seattlephil.org/

Sat 1 April 2017, 9.30 am
College Hall, King’s School, College Green, Worcester
Come and Sing: Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius
Worcester Festival Choral Society, Christopher Allsop, conductor
Tickets:  £20  (full-time students £10)

Sat 1 April, 2017, 7.30 pm
The Bourne, Southgate N14
‘Concert for Youngsters and Oldsters’
Wand of Youth (complete)
(plus music by Coates, Kleinsinger)
Southgate Symphony, Adrian Brown, conductor
http://www.southgatesymphony.co.uk/

Sat 1 April 2017, 7.30pm
St James’ Church, Paddington
Enigma Variations
(plus music by Arnold, Sospiri)
Sinfonia Tamesa

Sat 1 April 2017 at 7.30 pm
St John’s and St Peter’s Church, Ladywood, Birmingham
My love dwelt in a Northern land
As Torrents in Summer
(plus music by Chopin, Parry, Joubert, Pearsall, Brahms, Whitacre, Tavener, Fauré, Chilcott)
Birmingham Festival Choral Society, Kevin Gill, piano, David Wynne, conductor
Tickets:  £14  (£7 students) https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/EJFLMD

Tue 4 April 2017, 8.00pm
Palacio Euskalduna, Bilbao
Violin Concerto
(plus music by Tchaikovsky)
Zukerman / Forsyth / Euskadiko Orkestra Sinfonikoa / König

Fri 7 April 2017, 7.30 pm
King George’s Hall, Northgate, Blackburn
Serenade for Strings
(plus music by Finzi, Vaughan Williams, Britten)
Bradley Creswick, violin; Timothy Orpen, clarinet;
Royal Northern Sinfonia, Bradley Creswick, conductor
Tickets: £29 £26 £22 £17 Telephone: 0844 847 1664

Fri 7 and Sat 8 April 2017
Palacio de Congresos y Auditorio de Navarra, Pamplona
Introduction and Allegro
Arnold / Vaughan Williams
Craig Ogden, Guitar;
Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra, Rumon Gamba, Conductor

Fri and Sat April 7 and 8 2017
Joseph Keilberth Saal, Bamberg
The Dream of Gerontius
Coote / Appleby / Bamberg Symphony Chorus & Orchestra / Zinman

Fri 7 April 2017, 7.30pm
King Georges Hall, Blackburn
Serenade in E minor
(plus music by Finzi, Vaughan Williams, Britten)
Orpen / Royal Northern Sinfonia / Creswick

Sat, 8 April, 2017, 7.30pm
Eton College School Hall, SL4 6DW
The Spirit of England
The Music Makers
Serenade for Strings
Susan Piggott,  Royal Free Singers,
Orchestra of London, Benedict Gunner, conductor
Box Office phone: 07434 626045
Website: www.rfs.royal-windsor.com

Sat 8 April 2017, 8.00 pm & Sun 9 April 2017, 2.00 pm
Richard B. Fisher Center, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
The Dream of Gerontius
Murphy, Tetelman, Burchett
Bard College Chamber Singers, Vassar College Choir, and Cappella Festiva Chamber Choir
The Orchestra Now, Leon Botstein, conductor
Tickets: $25-35 Telephone: 1 845 758 7900
http://theorchestranow.org/gerontius

Sun 9 April 2017, 2.00pm
Musical Instrument Museum, East Mayo Blvd, Phoenix AZ (USA)
Piano Quintet
(plus music by Franck)
Soloists including Steven Moeckel, violin;
Melita Hunsinger, cello; Joanna Goldstein, piano
Tickets: $45 $35 Telephone:  1 602 495 1999

Weds 12, Thurs 13 and Fri 14 April 2017
Dvorák Hall, Prague
Cello Concerto
(plus music by Barber, Mendelssohn)
Sol Gabetta, Cello;
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, David Zinman, Conductor

Sat 15 April 2017, 7.30pm
Vigadó Concert Hall, Budapest
Piano Quintet
(plus music by Kodály, Ravel)
Dóczi / Pintér / Tornyai / Ujházi

Sat 15 April 2017, 6.00pm
Festspielhaus, Baden Baden
Violin Concerto
(plus music by Tchaikovsky)
Zukerman / Berliner Philharmoniker / Mehta

Sun 16 April 2017, 7.30pm
Vigadó Concert Hall, Budapest
Une Voix dans le Desert
(plus music by Stravinsky, Fauré, Debussy, Kodály)
Rácz / Baksai / Tornyai / Zétényi

Thurs 20 April 2017, 7.30pm
Grieghallen, Bergen
Symphony No. 1
(plus music by Grieg, Bartók)
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Piano;
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Edward Gardner, conductor
Tickets: 500 to 340 Kr.
Telephone: +47  55 21 61 50

Thurs 20 April 2017, 7.30pm
City Hall, Hull
In the South
(plus music by Walton, Bizet, Debussy)
Tasmin Little, Violin;
BBC Philharmonic, Jac van Steen, Conductor

Thurs 20 April 2017, 7.30 pm
Fri 21 April 2017, 11.00 am
Sat 22 April 2017, 8.00 pm
Tues 25 April 2017, 7.30 pm
Lincoln Center, New York, NY
In the South
(plus music by Berlioz, Andres, Beethoven)
Jonathan Biss, piano
New York Philharmonic, Courtney Lewis, conductor
Telephone:  1 212 875 5656 Tickets:  $119 to $29

Thurs 20 April 2017, 7.30pm
Grieghallen, Bergen
Symphony no. 1
(plus music by Bartók, Grieg)
Bavouzet / Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra / Gardner

Thurs 20 April 2017, 7.30pm
City Hall, Hull
In the South
(plus music by Walton, Bizet, Debussy)
Little / BBC Philharmonic / van Steen

Fri 21 April 2017, 7.30pm
Corn Exchange, Bedford
Cello Concerto
(plus music by Smetana, Dvorák)
Alban Gerhardt, Cello;
Philharmonia Orchestra, Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor

Fri 21 April 2017, 7.00 pm
City Hall, Barker’s Pool, Sheffield
Symphony No 1
(plus music by Watkins, Britten)
Hallé Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder, conductor
Tickets: £21 £19 £16 (£5 students) Telephone: 0114 278 9789

Fri 21 April 2017 at 7.30 pm
St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square
Serenade for Strings
(plus music by Boccherini, Purcell, Mozart)
James Lisney, piano
Thames Chamber Orchestra, Keith Marshall, conductor
Tickets:  £24  £20  £16  £13  £9 Telephone:  020 7766 1100

Sat 22 April 2017, 7.30 pm
Sa?ron Hall, Sa?ron Walden, Essex
Enigma Varations / Sospiri
Vaughan Williams, Moeran, Delius
Sa?ron Walden Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hull, conductor
Tickets: £15 (children: £3) Box o?ce: 0845 548 7650
www.saffronhall.com

Sat 22 April 2017, 7.00pm
L’Auditori: Sala Pau Casals, Barcelona
Cello Concerto
(plus music by Mendelssohn, Beethoven)
Young Soloists of Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya,
Lawrence Foster, Conductor

Sat 22 April 2017, 7.30pm
De Montfort Hall, Leicester
Cello Concerto
(plus music by Holst)
Alban Gerhardt, Cello;
Philharmonia Orchestra, Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor

Sat 22 April 2017, 8.00pm
Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver
Serenade for Strings
Introduction and Allegro
Britten / Vaughan Williams
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, James Ehnes, Violin, Viola, Director

Sun 23 April 2017, 3.00pm
Royal Festival Hall, London
Cello Concerto
Smetana / Holst
Alban Gerhardt, Cello;
Philharmonia Orchestra, Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Conductor

Sun 23 April 2017, 3.00pm
St John’s Smith Square, London
Serenade for Strings
(plus music by Byrd, Bryars, Carpenter, Nyman, Gregory)
Ferio Saxophone Quartet

Sun 23 April 2017, 3.00pm
St John’s Smith Square, London
Serenade for Strings
Byrd / Bryars / Carpenter / Nyman / Gregory
Ferio Saxophone Quartet
(Huw Wiggin, Ellie McMurray,
Jose Banuls, Shevaughan Beere)

Weds 26 April 2017, 2.15pm
Thurs 27 April 2017, 7.30pm
Fri 30 April 2017, 7.30pm
Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Sat 29 April 2017, 7.30pm
Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham
Introduction and Allegro
(plus music by Weber, Tchaikovsky)
Julian Bliss, Clarinet;
Hallé Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder, Conductor

Thurs 27 April 2017, 7.30pm
City Halls, Glasgow
Symphony no. 3 (elaborated by A Payne)
Britten
Ian Bostridge, Tenor; Christopher Parkes, French horn;
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, John Wilson, Conductor

Fri, Sat and Sun April 28, 29, 30 2017
Sala Pau Casals, Barcelona
Music by Bach, Stokowsky, Caillet, Schoenberg, Holst, Respighi and Elgar.
Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya / Macelaru

Fri 28 April 2017, 7.30pm
University of Southampton
Sospiri
(plus music by Richter, Barber, Vaughan Williams)
Gould / Browning

Sat 29 April 2017, 2.00 pm
St Peter-ad-Vincula, Coggeshall, Essex
Essex Organists’ Association : Elgar and the Organ
Organ Sonata in G
(plus illustrated talk)
Christopher Moore
Tickets: £8 : see www.essexorganists.net

Sat 29 April 2017, 7.30pm
Sun 30 April 2017, 3.00pm
Grace Church on the Hill, Lonsdale Road, Toronto ON (Canada)
The Apostles
Meredith Hall; Krisztina Szabo;
Brett Polegato; Lawrence Wiliford;
Dion Mazerolle; Giles Tomkins;
Pax Christi Chorale and Orchestra, Stephanie Martin, conductor
www.paxchristichorale.org

Sat 29 April 2017, 7.30 pm
River Run Centre, Woolwich Street, Guelph ON, Canada
Enigma Variations
(plus music by Estacio)
Coral Solomon, piano;
Guelph Youth Symphony Orchestra;
Guelph Symphony Orchestra, Judith Yan, conductor
Tickets: $39.55 ($19.21 29 & under) ($11.30 14 & under)
Telephone: 1 519 763 3000 or 1 877 520 2408

Sat 29 April 2017, 7.30pm
Leisure Centre, Kendal
Violin Concerto
Brahms
Tasmin Little, Violin;
BBC Philharmonic, Michael Seal, Conductor

Sat April 29 2017, 7:30 pm
Sun April 30 2017, 3:00pm
Grace Church on-the Hill, Toronto
The Apostles
(first complete performance in Canada)
Meredith Hall, Krisztina Szabo, Lawrence Wiliford,
Daniel Lichti, Brett Polegato, Michael Uloth
Etobicoke School of the Arts Youth Choir
Pax Christi Chorale and Orchestra, Stephanie Martin, conductor
www.paxchristichorale.org

Sun 30 April 2017, 8.00pm
Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver
Piano Quintet
Enigma Variations
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra;
Bramwell Tovey, Conductor, Piano

Weds 3 and Thurs 4 May 2017
BASF-Feierabendhaus, Ludwigshafen
Cello Concerto
Bruckner
Harriet Krijgh, Cello;
Bruckner Orchester Linz, Dennis Russell Davies, Conductor

Thurs 4 May 2017, 7.30pm
Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
Falstaff
Nicolai / Brahms
Garrick Ohlsson, Piano;
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor

Thurs 4 May 2017, 8.00 pm
Sat 6 May 2017, 8.00 pm
Dana Auditorium, West Friendly Avenue, Greensboro NC, USA
Cello Concerto
(plus music by Wagner, Dvorák)
Zuill Bailey, cello;
Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor
Tickets: $46 $40 $34 Telephone: 1 336 335 5456

Sat 6 May 2017, 7.30pm
Watford Colosseum, Watford WD17 3JN
The Music Makers, The Spirit of England, Polonia
(plus music by Knowles)
Leslie Davis, mezzo soprano; Colin Judson, tenor;
English Philharmonia and Chorus;
Graham Wili, conductor
Tickets £10, £15, £20, £25 Tel:  01923 571102
Supported by The Elgar Society

Sat 6 May 2017, 7.00 p.m.
Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Su?olk
Enigma Variations
(plus music by Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony)
Alice Privett; Edward Grint; University of Essex Choir;
Essex Sinfonia, Richard Cooke, conductor
Tickets: £25 £20 £16 £12 Box o?ce: 01728 687110
www.aldeburgh.co.uk
www.universityofessexchoir.org

Saturday 6 May 2017, 7.30 pm
West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge
Serenade for Strings
(plus music by Beethoven, Haydn)
Gulsin Onay, piano;
East Anglian Chamber Orchestra, Andrew Watkinson, conductor
Email: tickets@eacho.org.uk or see www.eacho.org.uk

Saturday 6 May 2017, 7.30 pm
Cathedral, Coventry
Enigma Variations
(plus music by Vaughan Williams, Walton)
Gareth John, baritone;
Saint Michael’s Singers;
Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra, Paul Leddington Wright, conductor
Tickets: £25 £20 £15 (concessions £2 off)
Telephone: 0844 477 1000

Sun 7 May 2017, 2.00 pm
Broadway Presbyterian Church, W 114th St, New York NY
Cello Concerto
(plus music by Brahms)
Sophie Shao, cello
Broadway Bach Ensemble, Teresa Cheung, conductor
http://www.broadwaybach.org

Tue 9 May 2017, 7.00pm
Temple Church, London
Serenade
(plus music by Vaughan Williams, Strauss R, Osborne)
Outcry Ensemble / Henshaw

Weds 10 May 2017, 7.30pm
Lighthouse Centre, Poole
Thurs 11 May 2017, 7.30pm
Colston Hall, Bristol
Fri 12 May 2017, 7.30pm
G Live, Guildford
Symphony No 1
(plus music by Wagner, Schumann)
Yulianna Avdeeva, piano;
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Karl-Heinz Steffens, conductor
Tickets: £36 to £11 Telephone: 01202 280000

Weds 10, Thurs 11 and Fri 12 May 2017, 7.30pm
Besední dum, Brno
Cello Concerto
Pärt / Beethoven
Matthew Barley, Cello;
Brno Philharmonic, Alexander Joel, Conductor

Weds 10 May 2017, 7.30pm
Sage, Gateshead
Sea Pictures
Wagner / R Strauss / Dvorák
Claudia Huckle, Contralto;
Hallé Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder, Conductor

Thurs 11 May 2017, 9.15pm
Fri 12 May 2017, 8.15pm
Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
Enigma Variations
(plus music by Britten, Wigglesworth, Knussen)
Félix Dervaux, Horn;
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Ryan Wigglesworth, Conductor

Fri 12 May 2017, 8.00 pm
Carnegie Hall, New York NY, USA
The Apostles
Paul McNamara, tenor;
Bard Festival Chorale;
American Symphony Orchestra, Leon Botstein, conductor
Tickets: $54 $39 $29 Telephone: 1 212 868 9276
http://americansymphony.org/apostles/

Fri 12 May 2017, 7.30pm
Barbican Hall, London
Enigma Variations
Bliss
Emily Birsan, Soprano; Ben Johnson, Tenor;
BBC Symphony Chorus;
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor

Fri 12 May 2017, 7.30 pm
G Live, Guildford
Symphony No 1
(plus music by Wagner, Schumann)
Yulianna Avdeeva, piano;
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Karl-Heinz Steffens, conductor
Tickets: £25.50 £37 £40.50 £42 Telephone: 01483 369350

Fri and Sat May 12, 13 2017
Uihlein Hall, Milwaukee
Symphony no. 1
(plus music by Mozart, Beethoven)
Brautigam / Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra / de Waart

Sat 13 May 2017, 7.30 pm
Snape Maltings Concert Hall
The Dream of Gerontius
Weston, Edgar-Wilson, Tebb
Beccles Choral Society, Gippeswyk Singers
Lambeth Orchestra, Geoff Lavery, conductor
Tickets:  £22  £18  £15  £10 Telephone:  01728 687110

Sat 13 May 2017, 7.30pm
Hoylake Chapel, Hoylake, Wirral
In the South
(plus music by Respighi, Piazzolla, Bottesini)
Wirral Symphony Orchestra, Jonathan Small, Conductor

Sat 13 May 2017, 8.00 pm
Carpenter Theatre Dominion Arts Center, Richmond VA, USA
Cello Concerto
(plus music by Paine, Brahms)
Gary Hoffman, cello;
Richmond Symphony, Steven Smith, conductor
Tickets: $80 to $10 Telephone: 1 804 788 1212

Sat 13 May 2017, 7.30 pm
Priory Place Methodist Church, Doncaster
Coronation Ode (excerpt)
(plus music by Parry, Bach, Handel)
Clare Wheat, soprano;
Jonathan Gooing, piano/organ;
Doncaster Choral Society, Simon Lindley, conductor
Tickets: £12 Telephone: 01302 840 728

Sat 13 May 2017, 7.30pm
Trinity Church, Harrow
Sea Pictures
Sibelius / Elgar / Tchaikovsky
Victoria Simmonds, Mezzo-soprano;
Trinity Orchestra Harrow, Holly Mathieson, Conductor

Sun 14 May 2017, 3.00 pm
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Alumni Drive, College Park MD, USA
Enigma Variations
(plus music by Tchaikovsky, Mozart)
Brian Ganz, piano;
Prince George’s Philharmonic, Anna Binneweg, conductor
Telephone:  1 301 405 2787

Sun 14 May 2017, 2.45 p.m.
Lion Walk United Reformed Church, Colchester
Violin Sonata
(plus music by Bridge, Schubert)
King?sher Ensemble
Tickets: £12 (senior citizens: £10; students: £2)
Admission by programme at the door
www.kingfishersinfonietta.co.uk

Mon 15 May 2017, 8.00pm
Philharmonie, Berlin
Enigma Variations
(plus music by Fauré, Chopin)
Nobuyuki Tsujii, Piano;
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Conductor

Mon 15 May 2017, 7.30pm
Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
Symphony no. 1
(plus music by Schubert, Mozart)
Eberle / Philharmonia Orchestra / Ashkenazy

Fri 19 May 2017, 8.00 pm
National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin
The Dream of Gerontius
Mark Le Brocq, tenor;
Neal Davies, baritone; Anna Stéphany, mezzo-soprano;
RTÉ Philharmonic Choir;
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Gerhard Markson, conductor
Tickets: €17 to €38 Telephone: 353 01 417 0000

Sat 20 May 2017, 7.30 p.m.
Crowstone Christian Centre, Westcli?, Essex
The Dream of Gerontius
Southend Choral Society
Tickets: £10 (concessions: £8)
Information: 01268 780029 or www.southendchoral.org

Sat 20 May 2017, 7.30 pm
St Michael and All Angels Church, Robins Lane, Bramhall, Cheshire
Enigma Variations
(plus music by Delius, Duruflé)
Cheshire Chorale;
Cheshire Sinfonia, Peter Stallworthy, conductor
Tickets: £12 (concessions £10) (under 18 £3)
Telephone: 07967 852986

Sat 20 May 2017, 8.00 pm
Sunday 21 May 2017, 3.00 pm
First Baptist Church, Beacon Street, Newton Centre MA, USA
Enigma Variations
(plus music by Brahms)
Alexander Velinzon, violin;
New Philharmonia Orchestra, Francisco Noya, conductor
Tickets: $48 to $10 Telephone: 1 617 527 9717

Sat 20 May 2017, 6.00pm
Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona
Cockaigne
Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1
Bruch / Haydn
Teimuraz Janikashvili, Violin;
Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès, James Ross, Conductor

Sat 20 May 2017, 7:30pm
Exeter Cathedral
The Dream of Gerontius
Exeter Philharmonic Choir, Andrew Millington, conductor
Tickets: http://www.exephil.org.uk/tickets

Weds 24 May 2017, 7.30pm
Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid
Symphony no. 1
(plus music by Vaughan Williams)
Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid, Ivor Bolton, Conductor

Thurs 25 and Fri 26 May 2017
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
The Dream of Gerontius
Anna Stéphany, Mezzo-soprano;
Jeremy Ovenden, Tenor; Andrew Foster-Williams, Bass;
Gulbenkian Choir;
Gulbenkian Orchestra Lisbon, Paul McCreesh, Conductor

Fri 26 May 2017, 7.30 pm
The Apex, Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Serenade for Strings
(plus music by Vaughan Williams, Finzi, Martelli, Montgomery)
Savitri Grier, violin
John Anderson, oboe
Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra, Leslie Olive, conductor
Tickets:  £34  £28  £23  £16 Telephone: 01284 758000

Sat 27 May 2017, 7.30pm
Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham
In the South
(plus music by Grieg, Walton)
Andrew Tyson, piano; Benedict Nelson, baritone;
Nottingham Harmonic Choir;
Hallé Orchestra, Rory Macdonald, conductor
Tickets: £34.50 to £10 Telephone: 0115 989 5555

Sat 29 April 2017, 7.30 pm
Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham
Introduction and Allegro for Strings
(plus music by Weber, Tchaikovsky)
Julian Bliss, clarinet;
Hallé Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder, conductor
Tickets: £34.50 to £10 Telephone: 0115 989 5555

Fri 2 to Sun 4 June 2017
Fittleworth, Bedham & Stopham, West Sussex
Elgar in Sussex : A Village Weekend of Chamber Music
Friday 2 June 2017, 6.30 pm
The Mill House, Fittleworth
Introduction to the Brinkwells music
Saturday  3 June 2017, 3.00 pm
St Mary the Virgin, Fittleworth
String Quartet
Saturday 3 June 2017, 7.00 pm
Village Hall, Fittleworth
Violin Sonata and Piano Quintet
Sunday 4 June 2017, 2.00 pm
Village Halls of Fittleworth, Bedham, Stopham
A walk through the woods including a performance of selected part songs
Sunday 4 June 2017, 6.00 pm
St Mary’s Church, Stopham
Choral Evensong including How calmly the evening
Contact: Toby Hawks, 128 Western Road, Lewes, BN7 1RR, East Sussex
01273 478422 or 07741460708 or tobyhawks@gmail.com
http://elgarinsussex.weebly.com

Fri 2 and Sat 3 June 2017
Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid
Enigma Variations
(plus music by de Falla, Torres)
Iñaki Alberdi, Accordion; Elena de la Merced, Soprano;
Jose Manuel Sanchez, Tenor; Alfredo García, Baritone;
Orquesta Nacional de España, Juanjo Mena, Conductor

Fri 2 June 2017, 7.30pm
Sat 3 June 2017, 6.00pm
Philharmonic Concert Hall, Warsaw
Cello Concerto
(plus music by Mahler)
Moser / Vesin / Petsch
Warsaw Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra / Kaspszyk

Fri and Sat June 3, 4 2017
Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo
In the South
(plus music by Davies, Walton)
Deas / Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus & Orchestra / Falletta

Fri 2 June 2017, 7.30pm
Sun 4 June 2017, 5.00pm
Kultur-Casino, Bern
Symphony no. 2
Webern / Vivaldi / Bach
Alexis Vincent, Violin; Albrecht Mayer, Oboe;
Bern Symphony Orchestra, Rumon Gamba, Conductor

Sat 3 June 2017, 6.00pm
Halberstadt Cathedral
The Apostles
de Montmillon, Fuchs, Macfarlane, Böhm, Hempel, Schmidt
Domchor Magdeburg, Kantorei Halberstadt
Mitteldeutsche Kammerphilharmonie Schönebeck, Mitteldeutsches Kammerorchester,
Claus-Erhard Heinrich, Conductor
Tickets: 10€ to 25€  +49 3941 609539
Pre-concert talk at 5.00 pm by Wolfgang-Armin Rittmeier,
in the High Choir of the Cathedral

Sun 4 June 2017, 3.00pm
University of Southampton
Enigma Variations
Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4
(plus music by Morton)
Norris / Browning

Tues 6 June 2017, 7.30 pm
Royal Festival Hall, London
Froissart Overture
(plus music by Tchaikovsky, Walton)
John Lill, piano;
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Tadaaki Otaka, conductor
Tickets: £50 £40 £30 £20 £10 Telephone: 020 7960 4200

Thu 8 June 2017, 8.30pm
Auditorium Rai, Turin
Violin Concerto
(plus music by Mendelssohn)
Frang / Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale RAI / Tate

Fri 9 and Sat 10 June 2017
Concert Hall, Perth WA
Symphony no. 2
Debussy / R Strauss
Stefan Dohr, French horn;
West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Johannes Debus, Conductor

Sat 10 June 2017, 8.00pm
Hagia Eirene Museum, Istanbul
Cello Concerto
(plus music by Shostakovich, Brahms)
Kniazev / Russian Chamber Philharmonic St Petersburg / Gilbo

Saturday 10 June 2017, 7.45 pm
Princes Hall, Aldershot, Hampshire
Enigma Variations
(plus music by Bray, Walton)
Nicholas Bootiman, viola;
Farnborough Symphony Orchestra, Holly Mathieson, conductor
Tickets: £13.50 (£6.75 children) Telephone: 01252 329155

Sun 11 June 2017, 7.30pm
Orchard Theatre, Dartford
Enigma Variations
(plus music by Mendelssohn, Sibelius, Mozart)
Lacy / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Phillips
Tickets:  £43  £33  £30  £26  £16 Telephone:  01322 220000

Sun 11 June 2017, 9.00pm
Galgenbergschlucht, Halle
Music by Handel, Mozart, Elgar
Halle University Choir / Rundfunk-Jugendchor Wernigerode
Staatskapelle Halle / Horstmann

Mon 12 June 2017, 8.15pm
St George’s, Hanover Square, London
Presented by the London Branch of The Elgar Society
Salut d’Amour
Baggs / Patrick

Weds 14 June 2017, 7.30pm
Cadogan Hall, London
Introduction and Allegro
Enigma Variations
Sibelius
Pekka Kuusisto, Violin, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Conductor

Fri 16 June 2017, 8.00pm
L’Auditorium, Lyon
Symphony no. 1
Takemitsu / Mendelssohn
Anne-Sophie Mutter, Violin;
Orchestre National de Lyon, Leonard Slatkin, Conductor

Sat 17 June 2017, 7.00 pm
The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook, Ipswich
The Dream of Gerontius
Holbrook Choral Society; Royal Hospital School Chapel Choir;
Phoenix Singers, Reade Orchestra, William Saunders, conductor
Tickets:  £10  (£7 concessions) Telephone:  01206 573948

Sun and Mon June 18, 19 2017
Badisches Staatstheater, Karlsruhe
(plus music by Langer, Strauss R, Brahms)
The Music Makers
Tier / Bollinger / Pantzier
Badischer Staatsopernchor
Extrachor der Badischen Staatsoper
Badische Staatskapelle Karlsruhe / Brown
http://www.staatstheater.karlsruhe.de/programm/info/2391/

Weds 21 June 2017, 7.30pm
Baths Hall, Scunthorpe
Fri 23 June 2017, 7.30pm
Marina Theatre, Lowestoft
Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1
(plus music by Rossini, Tchaikovsky, Arne, Parry)
Redgwick / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Bell

Thurs 22 June 2017, 10.00 am
Sala São Paulo, Praça Julio Prestes 16, São Paulo, Brazil
Sospiri
(plus music by Finzi, Guarnieri, Mignone)
Sérgio Burgani, clarinet
Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo, Neil Thomson, conductor
Tickets:  R$10 Telephone:  55 11 3367 9500

Thurs 22 June 2017, 9.00 pm
Fri 23 June 2017, 9.00 pm
Sat 24 June 2017, 4.30pm
Sala São Paulo, Praça Julio Prestes 16, São Paulo, Brazil
Sospiri
(plus music by Finzi, Guarnieri, Mignone)
Sérgio Burgani, clarinet
Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo, Neil Thomson, conductor
Tickets:  R$213 – R$46 Telephone:  55 11 3367 9500

Sat 24 June 2017, 7.30 pm
St Mary Redcliffe Church, Colston Parade, Bristol
Fantasia and Fugue in C minor (arr Elgar)
(plus music by Poulenc, Bruckner)
Andrew Kirk, organ;
Bristol Concert Orchestra, Stefan Hofkes, conductor
Tickets: £10 £15 (concessions £2 off)

Sat 24 June 2017, 7:30pm
Southwell Minster, Nottinghamshire
Symphony No 1
(plus music by Mahler, Bruckner)
Helen Sherman, mezzo-soprano;
Nottingham Philharmonic Orchestra, Mark Heron, conductor
Tickets: £15 £11 (children/students £5)
Telephone: 0115 989 5555

Sat 24 June 2017, 7.30pm
Colston Hall, Bristol
The Dream of Gerontius
Auty / Johnston / Le Poidevin
City of Bristol Choir / Exultate Singers / Bristol Ensemble / Ogden
Tickets:  £30  £24  £18  £12 Telephone:  0844 887 1500

Sat 24 June 2017
St Botolph’s Church, Colchester, Essex
An Elgar Evening
From the Bavarian Highlands
A selection of choral songs
Violin Sonata
Colchester Choral Society conducted by Ian Ray
www.colchesterchoralsociety.co.uk

Sun 25 June 2017, 11.00am
Victoria Hall, Geneva
In the South
Rota / Tchaikovsky
Héctor Sapiña Lledó, Double Bass;
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Jamie Phillips, Conductor

Thurs 29 June 2017, 7.30pm
Royal Festival Hall, London
Cello Concerto
MacMillan / Vaughan Williams
Sally Matthews, Soprano;
Roderick Williams, Baritone;
Raphael Wallfisch, Cello;
The Bach Choir;
Philharmonia Orchestra, David Hill, Conductor
Tickets: £49 to £10 Telephone: 0844 875 0073

Fri 30 June 2017, 7.30pm
St David’s Hall, Cardiff
Cello Concerto
R Strauss
Steffan Morris, Cello; Jeffrey Howard, Organ;
Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra, Michael Bell, Conductor

Sat 1 July 2017, 4.00pm
St Brendan’s Church, Bantry
Violin Sonata
(plus music by Respighi)
Waley-Cohen / Watkins

Sat and Sun July 1, 2 2017
Royal Festival Hall, London
The Dream of Gerontius
Jones / Bardon / Rose
English National Opera Chorus & Orchestra / Young

Sat 1 July 2017, 7.30 pm
Wymondham Abbey, Norfolk
Cello Concerto
plus music by Weber, Dvorák)
Andrew Harsley, cello;
Wymondham Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Parnell, conductor
Tickets: £12 (children: £2)
Telephone: 01953 798 784
www.wymondhamsymphonyorchestra.org.uk

Mon 3 July 2017, 8.00pm
Bantry House, Bantry
Piano Quintet
(plus music by Brahms, Wolfe)
Pacifica Quartet / Doric String Quartet

Fri 7 July 2017, 7.30pm
Elgar Birthplace Museum
Concert with Adnan Ahmedic, Guitar

Sat 8 July 2017, 7.30 pm
Ely Cathedral
The Spirit of England
(plus music by Parry, R Strauss)
Stephanie Corley;
Cambridge Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, Timothy Redmond, conductor
Tickets: £25, £20, £15, £10 (students: £10 on the door)
Box o?ce: 01353 660 349
tickets.elycathedral.org
www.cam-phil.org.uk
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Sunday 9 July 2017, 7.30pm
St Mary Magdalene, Enfield
Sea Pictures
(plus music by Sibelius)
Janice Watson, mezzo-soprano;
Southgate Symphony, Adrian Brown, conductor
http://www.southgatesymphony.co.uk/

Sat 15 July 2017, 7.30 pm
Merton College Chapel, Oxford
Serenade for Strings
(plus music by Britten, Bach, Purcell, Grieg)
Strings of Oxford Philharmonic, Yuri Zhislin, director
Tickets: £35 £25 £17 £10 Telephone: 01865 980 980

Tues 18 July 2017, 8.00pm
Ravinia Park, Highland Park IL (USA)
Enigma Variations
(plus music by Brahms)
Yefim Bronfman, piano;
Chicgao Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner, conductor
Tickets: $75 $25 ($10 lawn) Telephone: 1 847 266 5100

Tue 25 July 2017, 11.00 a.m.
Town Hall, Kings Lynn, Norfolk
Violin Sonata
(plus music by Bach,Kennet, Wieniawski)
Emily Sun and Jennifer Hughes
Tickets on sale from 24 April
www.kingslynnfestival.org.uk

Fri 28 July 2017, 7.30pm
Town Hall, Melbourne
Sospiri
Enigma Variations
Bizet / Saint-Saëns
Kristian Chong, Piano;
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Northey, Conductor

Thurs 3 August 2017, 8.00pm
Ravinia Park, Highland Park IL (USA)
Deux Chansons for violin and orchestra
(plus music by Mozart, Tchaikovsky)
Pinchas Zukerman, violin;
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
Tickets: $90 $25 ($10 lawn) Telephone:  1 847 266 5100

Fri 25 August 2017, 8.00pm
Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
Sun 27 August 2017, 11.00am
Auditorium, Grafenegg
Serenade for Strings
(plus music by Grieg, Mozart)
Festival Strings Lucerne

Wed 9 August 2017, 7.00pm
Norwich Cathedral
Organ works by Elgar,
Bach, Mendelssohn, Whitlock, Leighton and Farrington
Daniel Moult, organ
Admission free (retiring collection)
www.cathedral.org.uk

Fri 11 August 2017, 8.00pm
Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf
Erin Wall, Robert Dean Smith, Matthew Rose
Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Philharmonia Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Tickets: £13 to £47 available to purchase from 25 March
from Hub Tickets (The Hub, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NE)
Telephone 0131 473 2000 or via www.eif.co.uk
Supported by Joscelyn Fox
With additional support from The Elgar Society

Sun 3 September 2017, 6.30pm
Concert Hall, Lucerne
Cello Concerto
(plus music by Rachmaninov)
Capuçon / City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Gražinyte-Tyla

Thu 14 September 2017, 7.30pm
Barbican Hall, London
Enigma Variations
(plus music by Grime, Birtwistle, Adès, Knussen)
Tetzlaff / London Symphony Orchestra / Rattle

Sun 24 September 2017, 12.15pm
Barbican Hall, London
Enigma Variations
(plus music by Stravinsky)
Guildhall School Musicians / London Symphony Orchestra / Rattle

Sat 30 September 2017, 8.00 pm
St Mary-the-Virgin, Stoke by Nayland, Su?olk
The Dream of Gerontius
Roman River Festival Choir and Orchestra
Orlando Jopling, conductor
www.romanrivermusic.org.uk

Thurs 5 October 2017, 7.30 pm
Caird Hall, City Square, Dundee
Violin Concerto
(plus music by Higgins, Stravinsky)
Nicola Benedetti, violin;
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Peter Oundjian, conductor
Tickets: £19 £14.50 Telephone: 01382 434 940

Sun 5 November 2017, 7.30pm
Royal Festival Hall, London
In the South
(plus music by Phibbs, Walton)
van de Wiel / Wood / Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra / Gardner

Fri 6 October 2017, 7.30 pm
Usher Hall, Lothian Road, Edinburgh
Violin Concerto
(plus music by Higgins, Stravinsky)
Nicola Benedetti, violin;
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Peter Oundjian, conductor
Tickets: £41 £31 £23 £18 £12.50 Telephone:  0131 228 1155

Sat 7 October 2017, 7.30 pm
Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
Violin Concerto
(plus music by Higgins, Stravinsky)
Nicola Benedetti, violin;
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Peter Oundjian, conductor
Tickets: £37 £29 £23 £17.50 £12.50 Telephone:  0141 353 8000

Sun 12 November 2017, 4.00pm
Corn Exchange, Ipswich
Cello Concerto
(plus music by Copland, Barber, Beethoven)
Su?olk Philharmonic Orchestra, Leslie Olive, conductor
Tickets: apps.ipswich.gov.uk and www.suffolkphil.org

Sat 18 November 2017, 7.30 pm
Chelmsford Cathedral
The Dream of Gerontius
Waltham Singers
www.walthamsingers.org.uk

Sun 26 November 2017
Konzerthaus, Dortmund
Wed 29 November 2017
De Doelen, Rotterdam
Fri 1 December 2017
Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg
Sat 2 December 2017
Grande salle Pierre Boulez, Paris
Enigma Variations
(plus music by Mercure, Berlioz, Saint-Saëns)
Lemieux / Queyras / Orchestre Métropolitain / Nézet-Séguin

Sun 3 December 2017, 6.30pm
Kings Place, London
Introduction and Allegro
I. Holst / Ireland / Rubbra / Britten
Raphael Wallfisch, Cello;
Orchestra of the Swan, David Curtis, Conductor

Fri 15 December 2017, 7.30pm
Kings Place, London
Serenade for Strings
Watts / Schumann / Dvorák
Laura van der Heijden, Cello;
Academy of St Martin in the Fields

Thurs, Fri, Sat 11, 12, 13 January 2018
Verizon Hall, Philadelphia
Piano Quintet
(plus music by Handel, Britten)
Nézet-Séguin / Kim / Chang / Ni

Wed 7 February 2018, 7.30 pm
Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
Symphony No 1
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Karl-Heinz Steffens, conductor
Tickets: £25 Telephone: 0141 353 8000

Thu 8 February 2018, 7.30pm
Barbican Hall, London
Symphony no. 1
(plus music by Bartók)
Piemontesi / London Symphony Orchestra / Elder

Fri 9 February 2018, 7.30 pm
Usher Hall, Lothian Road, Edinburgh
Symphony No 1
(plus music by Britten, Schumann)
Jan Vogler, cello;
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Karl-Heinz Steffens, conductor
Tickets: £41 £31 £23 £18 £12.50 Telephone:  0131 228 1155

Sat 10 February 2018, 7.30 pm
Royal Concert Hall, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
Symphony No 1
(plus music by Britten, Schumann)
Jan Vogler, cello;
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Karl-Heinz Steffens, conductor
Telephone: 0141 353 8000 Tickets: £37 £29 £23 £17.50 £12.50

Sun 11 February 2018, 7.00pm
Barbican Hall, London
Symphony no. 2
(plus music by Dvorák, Bruch)
Znaider / London Symphony Orchestra / Elder

Fri 23 February 2018, 7.30pm
Royal Festival Hall, London
Cello Concerto
(plus music by Stravinsky, Rimsky-Korsakov)
Brantelid / London Philharmonic Orchestra / Petrenko

Sat 3 March 2018, 7.30pm
Royal Festival Hall, London
In the South
(plus music by Strauss R, Brahms)
Damrau / London Philharmonic Orchestra / Pappano

Thurs, Fri and Sun March 15, 16, 18 2018
Grote Zaal, Rotterdam
Enigma Variations
(plus music by Barber, Dvorák)
Mørk / Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra / Zinman

Sun 15 April 2018, 7.00pm
Barbican Hall, London
Cello Concerto
(plus music by Giguère, Sibelius)
Müller-Schott / London Symphony Orchestra / Mälkki

Thurs, Fri and Sat May 10, 11, 12 2018
Lincoln Center, New York City
Cello Concerto
(plus music by Tchaikovsky)
Wang / New York Philharmonic Orchestra / Znaider

Thurs 10 May 2018, 7.30pm
Royal Festival Hall, London
Cello Concerto
(plus music by Parry, Vaughan Williams)
Hecker / Dennis / Gloucester Choral Society
Philharmonia Orchestra / Partington

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