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Diary

2019

February 6th Presteigne Festival London Fundraiser at The Nicholas Boas Charitable Trust,
22 Mansfield Street, London W1G 9NR at 19:30

An Evening of Schubert including  – Four Impromptus, D899
A selection of Lieder, Rebecca Afonwy-Jones, mezzo-soprano Timothy End, piano
“The Trout Quintet”, D667
 featuring Tim Horton, piano Benjamin Nabarro, violin Gemma Rosefield, cello and Rachel Roberts, viola and tbc, double bass.

Drinks and canapés after: £45, payable to The Presteigne Festival     **SOLD OUT**

February 11thMay 10th Sara (cover) | ROBERTO DEVEREUX | Welsh National Opera

Conductor  – Carlo Rizzi / James Southall | Director – Alessandro Talevi

February 17th The Colours of Mozart including the Clarinet Concerto & REQUIEM with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Conductor – Adrian Partington at Royal & Derngate Northampton

February 23rd Elgar | SEA PICTURES for Wrexham Symphony Orchestra’s 50th Anniversary year, William Aston Hall, Wrexham together with Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony & Beethoven Egmont Overture | Conductor – Leon Bosch.

March 16th Elgar | DREAM OF GERONTIUS | Colchester Choral Society, St Botolph’s Colchester| Conductor – Ian Ray

March 23rd Bach | ST. JOHN PASSION | St. Alban’s Cathedral | Conductor – George Vass

April 6th Bach | ST.JOHN PASSION | St. George’s Hall |Bristol Bach Choir | Conductor – Christopher Finch

April 13th Bach | ST. JOHN PASSION | Shrewsbury Abbey for Shropshire Charity Concerts | Conductor – John Moore

April 15-18th  St. Endellion Festival, Cornwall

A major highlight of the 2019 Festival will be a specially commissioned St Mark’s Passion by Oliver Tarney, long standing member of the Easter Festival with a fast developing reputation as a composer.  This new work will be performed on Good Friday along with Bach’s Cantata No. 4 and Haydn’s 26th Symphony.

April 22nd4th June in rehearsal for Wellgunde | DAS RHEINGOLD

April 25th Manuel de Falla | THE THREE CORNERED HAT | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Cadogan Hall as part of Seeking New Horizons: Political Protest III | Alexander Shelley – conductor

June 6 / 8 / 11 / 13th Wellgunde | DAS RHEINGOLD | Longborough Festival Opera | Anthony Negus – conductor | Amy Lane – director

July 20th / 21st  Orlofsky | DIE FLEDERMAUS | West Green House Opera | Jonathan Lyness – conductor | director – Richard Studer

July 24th Suzuki | MADAM BUTTERFLOP| Tete a Tete Festival | Coal Drops Yard, Kings Cross| Bill Bankes-Jones – Director | Tim Burke – Musical Director

July 31st Mendelssohn | ISRAEL IN EGYPT | British premiere of this work after Handel at Three Choirs Festival, Gloucester Cathedral

 Season 2019/2020

September 18,20,21,24,25,27,28

October 1,2,4,5 Rosina | THE BARBER OF SEVILLE | The Tobacco Factory Theatre, Bristol | Jonathan Lyness – conductor | Richard Studer – director

September 26th Elgar | SEA PICTURES | North Wales International Music Festival | St. Asaph Cathedral| Robert Guy – conductor | NEW Sinfonia

November 2nd Mahler | Lieder eines fahrenden gesellen | Jonathan Lyness – conductor

December 4,5,6 Bach WEIHNACHTSORATORIUM | The Norwegian Wind Ensemble |  Sarpsborg, Halden & Moss, Norway

Archive Season 2018/2019

September 21st – November 23rd Flora | LA TRAVIATA | Welsh National Opera

Conductor – James Southall | Revival Director – Sarah Crisp

Further details of touring will be posted or follow link to Welsh National  for venues and dates

September 22nd REQUIEM REFLECTIONS at St. Asaph Cathedral 19:30

North Wales International Music Festival

Soprano – Katy Thomson | Mezzo – Rebecca Afonwy-Jones | Tenor Robert Lewis | Bass – Julian Close

Conductor – Robert Guy

Tickets and details available on Theatr Clwyd page

October 11th BBC Radio 3 In Tune | Live in the BBC studio with Timothy End, piano

October 21st JULIANA | London Premiere at St. John’s Smith Square | 20:00

Pre-performance talk at 19:00

Further details on home page. Tickets available by clicking here

November 30th Release of MESSIAH with BBC Singers & The Norwegian Wind Ensemble on Resonus Classics.

December 22nd MESSIAH Shrewsbury Abbey conducted by John Moore for Shrewsbury Charity Concerts