Performances 1979

Wednesday January 10th 1979, 7pm
Recital Hall, Birmingham School of Music
Andrew Downes: The Death of Goliath (World Premiere)
Goliath: Michael Dowding (bass-baritone)
Wife of Goliath: Catherine James (soprano)
David: Andrew Downes (counter-tenor)
Malcolm Wilson (piano)


Friday January 26th 1979, 2.30pm
Town Hall, Birmingham
Birmingham Polytechnic Arts & Social Sciences Awards Ceremony 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Friday February 16th 1979, 2.30pm
Town Hall, Birmingham
Birmingham Polytechnic Awards Ceremony 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Wednesday February 21st 1979, 7.30pm
Hereford Cathedral
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 13 Brass Instruments
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday February 24th 1979, 7.30pm
Ludlow Town Hall
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 13 Brass Instruments
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Friday March 2nd 1979, 7.30pm
St Cuthbert's Church, Wells
Wells Cathedral School Subscription Concert
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 13 Brass Instruments
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Monday March 5th 1979, 12 noon
Recital Hall, Birmingham School of Music
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 13 Brass Instruments
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday March 10th 1979, 7.30pm
Church of the Ascension, Hall Green, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 13 Brass Instruments
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Andrew Downes


Tuesday April 17th 1979
St Paul's Church, Hockley, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Prelude, Fanfare and Postlude for Organ
Martin Schellenberg (organ)


Saturday April 21st 1979, 2.30pm
Assembly Rooms, Derby
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday April 28th 1979, 2.30pm
York Minster
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Donald Burrows


Thursday May 3rd 1979
Chester Cathedral
Andrew Downes: Prelude, Fanfare and Postlude for Organ
Martin Schellenberg (organ)


Saturday May 5th 1979, 2.30pm
Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Donald Burrows


Saturday May 10th 1979, 2.30pm
Guildhall, London
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday May 12th 1979, 2.30pm
City Hall, Southampton
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday May 19th 1979, 2.30pm
Tunbridge Wells Town Hall
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday May 26th 1979, 2.30pm
Town Hall, Birmingham
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday June 2nd 1979, 2.30pm
Guildhall, Preston
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday June 9th 1979, 2.30pm
Colston Hall, Bristol
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday June 9th 1979, 7pm
St Paul's Church, Hockley
Performance recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio Birmingham
Andrew Downes: The Death of Goliath
Goliath: Michael Dowding (bass-baritone)
Wife of Goliath: Catherine James (soprano)
David: Andrew Downes (counter-tenor)
Malcolm Wilson (piano)


Monday June 11th 1979, 7.45pm
St Paul's Church, Hockley
Recorded performance broadcast on BBC Radio Birmingham
Andrew Downes: The Death of Goliath
Goliath: Michael Dowding (bass-baritone)
Wife of Goliath: Catherine James (soprano)
David: Andrew Downes (counter-tenor)
Malcolm Wilson (piano)


Saturday June 16th 1979, 2.30pm
Newcastle upon Tyne Civic Centre
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Donald Burrows


Saturday June 16th 1979, 2.30pm
Cambrigde Sports Hall
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Tuesday June 19th 1979, 7.30pm
Hereford Cathedral
Andrew Downes: Prelude, Fanfare and Postlude for Organ
Robert Green (organ)


Saturday June 23rd 1979, 2.30pm
City Hall, Cardiff
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday June 30th 1979, 2.30pm
Town Hall, Coleraine, Northern Ireland
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday July 7th 1979, 2.30pm
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Friday July 27th 1979
King's Norton Parish Church, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Prelude, Fanfare and Postlude for Organ
Martin Schellenberg (organ)


Saturday August 4th 1979
Llandaff Cathedral
Andrew Downes: Prelude, Fanfare and Postlude for Organ
Martin Schellenberg (organ)


Saturday August 11th 1979
Boston Parish Church, Lincolnshire
Andrew Downes: Prelude, Fanfare and Postlude for Organ
Martin Schellenberg (organ)


Monday September 3rd 1979, 7.45pm
St Paul's Church, Hockley
Repeat of performance broadcast on 11.6.79 
BBC Radio Birmingham

Andrew Downes: The Death of Goliath
Goliath: Michael Dowding (bass-baritone)
Wife of Goliath: Catherine James (soprano)
David: Andrew Downes (counter-tenor)
Malcolm Wilson (piano)


Tuesday November 13th 1979
St Augustine's Church, Edgbaston, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Prelude, Fanfare and Postlude for Organ
Martin Schellenberg (organ)


Saturday December 15th 1979, 7.30pm
Hereford Cathedral
Andrew Downes: Veni Emmanuel
Andrew Downes: The Coventry Carol
Hereford Choral Society
Choristers of Hereford Cathedral
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Conductor Roy Massey



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