Performances 1982

Saturday March 20th 1982
Carr's Lane Church, Birmingham
Peace Concert
Andrew Downes: A Child is Singing (World Premiere)
Michael Dowding (baritone soloist)
Peter Dempsey (tenor soloist)
The Clarion Singers
Malcolm Wilson (piano)
Conductor Aubrey Bowman
Producer Val Stevens


Monday March 22nd 1982
Conservatoire de Musique, Lyon, France
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony (French Premiere)
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 13 Brass Instruments
(Finale)
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday March 27th 1982
Conservatoire de Musique, Lyon, France
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 13 Brass Instruments
(Finale)
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday April 10th 1982, 4pm
English Reformed Church, Amsterdam
Easter Saturday Concert
Andrew Downes: O Vos Omnes (World Premiere)
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Director Pamela Cook


Thursday April 15th 1982, 8pm
Immanuel-Kant-Gymnasium, Heiligenhaus, Germany
Andrew Downes: O Vos Omnes (German Premiere)
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Director Pamela Cook


Saturday May 1st 1982
Highgate School, Birmingham 
Andrew Downes: A Child is Singing
Michael Dowding (baritone soloist)
Peter Dempsey (tenor soloist)
The Clarion Singers
Tony Cross (piano)
Conductor Aubrey Bowman
Producer Val Stevens


Saturday May 8th 1982, 2.30pm
Birmingham Town Hall
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday May 15th 1982, 2.30pm
The Assembly Rooms, Derby
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday May 22nd 1982
Walsall Town Hall 
Andrew Downes: A Child is Singing
Michael Dowding (baritone soloist)
Peter Dempsey (tenor soloist)
The Clarion Singers
Malcolm Wilson (piano)
Conductor Aubrey Bowman
Producer Val Stevens


Saturday May 22nd 1982
Welbeck Abbey, Worksop
Andrew Downes: O Vos Omnes (UK Premiere)
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Director Pamela Cook


Thursday May 27th 1982, 7pm
Temple Speech Room, Rugby School
Rugby Schools Music Association Production
Andrew Downes: Odysseus and the Cyclops
Children's Opera (World Premiere)
Polyphemus: Tom Cowig
Odysseus: Andrew Miles
Elders and Islanders from 28 Rugby Middle Schools
Orchestra from Rugby High Schools
Mary Littlemore (piano)
Directors: Val Brodie and Gwen Proudlock


Friday May 28th 1982, 7pm
Temple Speech Room, Rugby School
Rugby Schools Music Association Production
Andrew Downes: Odysseus and the Cyclops
Children's Opera

Polyphemus: Tom Cowig
Odysseus: Catherine Doherty
Elders and Islanders from 28 Rugby Middle Schools
Orchestra from Rugby High Schools
Mary Littlemore (piano)
Directors: Val Brodie and Gwen Proudlock


Tuesday June 1st 1982, 8pm
Senior Common Room, Birmingham Univerity
Concerts in the Staff House series
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 4 Horns
James Lowe Horn Quartet:
Julian Faultless, Ruth Wilkinson James Lowe, Richard Duckett


Saturday June 5th 1982, 2.30pm
Cambridge Sports Hall
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday June 26th 1982
Civic Theatre, Mansfield
Andrew Downes: O Vos Omnes
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Director Pamela Cook


Friday July 9th 1982, 5pm
Central Hall, Corporation Street, Birmingham
Birmingham School of Music Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday July 10th 1982, 2.30pm
Wembley Conference Centre
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Sunday July 11th 1982, 10am
Pfarre St Michael, Vienna, Austria
Youth & Music in Vienna 1982
Andrew Downes: O Vos Omnes (Austrian Premiere)
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Director Pamela Cook
Winners of the Vienna Youth & Music Prize and the City of Vienna Prize


Sunday July 11th 1982, 6pm
Burg Guessing, Burgenland, Vienna, Austria
Youth & Music in Vienna 1982
Andrew Downes: Toccata for Small Orchestra (World Premiere)
Birmingham Academy Chamber Orchestra
Leader and Director Margaret Faultless
Winners of the Vienna Youth & Music Prize and the City of Vienna Prize


Monday July 12th 1982, 7.30pm
Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria
Concert broadcast on Austrian Radio (ORF)
Andrew Downes: Toccata for Small Orchestra
Birmingham Academy Chamber Orchestra
Leader and Director Margaret Faultless
Winners of the Vienna Youth & Music Prize and the City of Vienna Prize


Tuesday July 13th 1982, 3pm
Pensionistenheim Liebhartstal Vienna, Austria
Youth & Music in Vienna 1982
Andrew Downes: O Vos Omnes
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Director Pamela Cook
Winners of the Vienna Youth & Music Prize and the City of Vienna Prize


Wednesday July 14th 1982, 10am
Pensionistenheim Doebling, Vienna, Austria
Andrew Downes: Toccata for Small Orchestra
Birmingham Academy Chamber Orchestra
Leader and Director Margaret Faultless
Winners of the Vienna Youth & Music Prize and the City of Vienna Prize


Sunday July 18th 1982, 10am
Pfarrkirche Herrnau, Salzburg, Austria
Andrew Downes: Toccata for Small Orchestra
Birmingham Academy Chamber Orchestra
Leader and Director Margaret Faultless
Winners of the Vienna Youth & Music Prize and the City of Vienna Prize


Friday September 3rd 1982, 8.30pm
Birmingham Cathedral
Andrew Downes: Toccata for Small Orchestra (UK Premiere)
Birmingham Academy Chamber Orchestra
Leader and Director Margaret Faultless


Sunday September 19th 1983, 2pm
Great Hall, Trent Building, Nottingham University
Recording for LP Record
Andrew Downes: O Vos Omnes
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Director Pamela Cook


Saturday September 25th 1982, 7.30pm
Walsall Town Hall
Joint Concert with the Midland Boy Singers
Andrew Downes: O Vos Omnes
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Director Pamela Cook


Monday October 4th 1982
Luton
Andrew Downes: Cain and Abel
The Midland Boy Singers
Alvena Grant (piano)
Director Peter Grant


Wednesday November 24th 1982, 7.30pm
St Augustine's Church, Edgbaston, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: The Temple of Solomon
Michael Dowding (baritone)
Birmingham School of Music Chorus and Brass Band
Conductor Peter James

















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