Performance Diary

Monday 31st December 2018

British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra

New Year's Eve Gala Concert

Buxton Opera House

 

Saturday 12th January 2019

Sophistication Strings

80th Birthday Party

Le Brasserie, Kidderminster

 

Sunday 20th January 2019, 3pm

British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra

A Viennese Strauss Gala

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

 

Saturday 26th January 2019

MYO Alumni Orchestra

Commemoration Concert

for Stephen Williams

Williams : In Search of Altruism

Bruch : Violin Concerto

Tchaikovsky : Symphony no 5

Concert Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire

 

Sunda 27th January 2019

English Pro Musica

A Night at the West End

Birmingham Town Hall

 

Saturday 2nd February 2019

RSA 'Saving Music in Schools' Symposium

Foleyan Centre, Old Swinford Hospital

 

Thursday 14th February 2019

English Symphony Orchestra

Wagner : Die Walkure - Act 1

Countess of Huntingdon Hall, Worcester

 

Saturday 16th February 2019,

English Symphony Orchestra

Wagner : Die Walkure - Act 1

Swan Theatre, Worcester

 

Wednesday 6th March 2019

Adjudicator for the Andrew Downes

Performance Prize

Birmingham Conservatoire

 

Sunday 10th March 2019

Himley Duo Recital

Music by Beethoven, Downes and Schubert

St Mary and St Margaret Church

Castle Bromwich

 

Saturday 23rd March 2019

Gig Caritas

Handel - Messiah

St Thomas's Church, Stourbridge

 

Saturday 6th April 2019

Bewdley Baroque Soloists

A programme of music for strings

St Anne's Church, Bewdley

 

Sunday 7th April

British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra

Rodgers and Hammerstein Gala

Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

 

Sunday 7th-Sat 13th April 2019

Top Hat (Pit Orchestra)

TAB Theatre Company

Brierley Hill Civic Hall

 

Saturday 13th April 2019

Mozart : Cosi Fan Tutte

Vivaldi : Gloria

Beethoven : Mass in C

Derby Choral Union and

Central England Camerata

Conductor : Richard Dacey

Derby Cathedral, Derby

 

Saturday 13th April 2019

Heart of England Singers and Orchestra

Leader - Anna Downes

Mendelssohn - Elijah

Venue tbc

 

Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Recital : Himley Trio

Lunchtime Concerts Series

Music by Downes, Bridgewater and Schubert

Great St Mary's, Cambridge

 

Saturday 27th April 2019

Sophistication String Duo

Wedding ceremony and reception

St John's Church, Whittington

The White Lion Hotel

Whittington, Oswestry

 

Saturday 27th April 2019

Emerald Strings

Wedding reception

 

Wed 1st / Thurs 2nd May 2019

OSH Ensembles

Director of Music - Anna Downes

May Concerts

Old Swinford Hospital, Stourbridge

 

Saturday 4th May 2019

Sophistication String Duo

Turner Exhibition

Worcester Museum and Art Gallery

 

Saturday 4th May 2019

Himley Trio Recital

Local and Live Concert Series

Music by Bridgewater, Downes and Beethoven

St James' Church, Wollaston

 

Friday 17th May 2019

Interview with Joe Seager on

The Music of Andrew Downes

Birmingham and Midland Institute

 

Saturday 18th May 2019

Hagley Music Festival

Come and Sing Faure Requiem

Downes - Celtic Rhapsody

Central England Camerata

St John's Church, Hagley

 

Sunday 19th May 2019

Central England Camerata

Recording session

Downes : Celtic Rhapsody

 

Friday 24th May 2019

Emerald Strings

Retirement Party

Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

 

Saturday 25th May 2019

Himley Duo Recital

Programme to include music

by Beethoven, Downes and Schubert

St Mary's, Oldswinford

 

Tuesday 28th May 2019

Himley Duo Recital

Lunchtime Concert Series

Music by Beethoven, Downes and Schubert

St Andrew's Church, Rugby

 

Wednesday 29th May 2019

Himley Duo Recital

Lunchtime Concert Series

Music by Beethoven, Downes and Schubert

St Alphege's Church, Solihull

 

Friday 7th June 2019

Hereford Chamber Choir

Central England Camerata

Monteverdi : Beatus Vir

Gabrielli : Jubilate Deo

Handel : Dixit Dominus

Hereford Cathedral

 

Saturday 22nd June 2019

Emerald Strings

Wedding ceremony and reception

The Mill Barns, Alverley

 

Wed 26-Thurs 27 June 2019

'West End Highlights'

OSH Music Department

Stourbridge Town Hall

 

Sat 6th-Friday 12th July 2019

OSH Concert Tour to Paris

 

Sunday 7th July 2019

OSH Ensembles in Concert

Jardin de Luxembourg, Paris

 

Monday 8th July 2019, 11am

Recital - OSH Choirs

Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris

 

Tuesday 9th July 2019, 11am

OSH Ensembles in Concert

Place Jean XXIII, Paris

 

Wednesday 10th July 2019,

OSH Choirs in Concert

Eurodisney, Paris

 

Sunday 25th August 2019

The Himley Duo Recital

Schubert : Sonata in A major

Downes : Sonata for Violin and Piano

Beethoven : Sonata in C minor

Great Witley Church, Worcestershire

 

Wednesday 28th August 2019

The Himley Trio

Emmanuel URC, Cambridge

 

Saturday 7th September 2019

Emerald Strings

Wedding ceremony and reception

Dunsley Hall, Kinver

 

Saturday 21st September 2019

Strings Adjudicator

Solihull Music Festival

 

Tuesday 8th-Saturday 12th October 2019

Pit Orchestra

Jekyll and Hyde

Civic Hall, Brierley Hill