Performances 1986

Monday January 27th 1986
The Chapel of Royal Holloway, University of London
Andrew Downes: The Souls of the Righteous
Chapel Choir of Royal Holloway
Conductor Lionel Pike


Monday February 17th 1986
The Chapel of Royal Holloway, University of London
Andrew Downes: In Peace I will lie down and sleep
Chapel Choir of Royal Holloway
Conductor Lionel Pike


Thursday February 20th 1986, 7.30pm
Adrian Boult Hall
Celebration Concert to mark the 
Royal Opening of the Adrian Boult Hall by HRH The Duchess Of Gloucester
Andrew Downes: The Marshes of Glynn (World Premiere)
Specially commissioned for this event
John Mitchinson (tenor)
The Birmingham School of Music Choir and Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Damian Cranmer
Performance recorded for LP record


Monday February 24th 1986
The Chapel of Royal Holloway, University of London
Andrew Downes: O Love the Lord, all ye his Saints
Chapel Choir of Royal Holloway
Conductor Lionel Pike


Thursday March 6th 1986, 7.30pm
Adrian Boult Hall
Birmingham Conservatoire Centenary Concert
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Michael Neaum (piano)
Director Pamela Cook


Wednesday March 19th 1986
Gainsborough Music Club, Lincolnshire
Andrew Downes: Brass Quintet No 1
Cambrian Brass Quintet


Friday March 21st 1986, 7.30pm
Adrian Boult Hall
Andrew Downes: The Marshes of Glynn
Repeat performance by popular request
John Mitchinson (tenor)
The Birmingham School of Music Choir and Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Damian Cranmer


Saturday April 12th 1986, 2.30pm
Colston Hall, Bristol
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Conductor Frank Downes


Saturday April 19th 1986, 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 April 26th 1986, 2.30pm
Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Donald Burrows


Sunday April 27th 1986, 11am
The Collegiate Church of the Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon
Andrew Downes: I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills
(World Premiere)
Anthem for SATB Choir and organ, specially commissioned for this event
The Choir of the Collegiate Church of the Holy Trinity,
Stratford-upon-Avon
Peter Summers (organ)
Directed by Andrew Downes


Saturday May 3rd 1986
City Hall, Belfast
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Conductor Frank Downes


Saturday May 10th 1986
City Hall, Cardiff
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Conductor Frank Downes


Saturday May 10th 1986
Guildford Cathedral
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Conductor Frank Downes


Saturday May 10th 1986
Adrian Boult Hall
Children's Song Festival in aid of Save the Children
Andrew Downes: Festival Fanfare for Save the Children
(World Premiere)
Gemini Brass


Saturday May 17th 1986
The Assembly Rooms, Derby
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Conductor Frank Downes


Saturday May 24th 1986, 2.30pm
Birmingham Town Hall
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Conductor Frank Downes
Ceremony recorded on video


Thursday May 29th 1986, 7.30pm
Congregational Centre, Castlegate, Nottingham
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Michael Neaum (piano)
Director Pamela Cook


Saturday May 31st 1986
Ely Cathedral
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Conductor Frank Downes


Saturday May 31st 1986, 7.30pm
Shaw Theatre, London
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Michael Neaum (piano)
Director Pamela Cook


Saturday June 7th 1986, 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 14th 1986, 2.30pm
Leeds Town Hall
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Donald Burrows


Tuesday June 17th 1986, 1.05pm
St Paul's Church, Hockley, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Meditations for Solo Trumpet
(World Premiere)
Richard Adams (trumpet)


Saturday June 21st 1986
Guildhall, Preston
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Conductor Frank Downes


Saturday June 28th 1986, 2.30pm
Wembley Conference Centre
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Conductor Frank Downes


Thursday July 3rd 1986, 12.30pm
Town Hall, Grimsby
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata No 1
Clare Russell (piano)


Saturday July 5th 1986
Derngate, Northampton
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Conductor Frank Downes



Friday July 11th 1986, 3pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Birmingham School of Music Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Conductor Reg Reid


Friday August 15th 1986
Forest of Dean Arts, Lydney, Gloucestershire
Andrew Downes: Brass Quintet No 1
Cambrian Brass Quintet


Saturday 16th August 1986, 8pm
Gloucester Cathedral
Opening concert of the Three Choirs Festival
Andrew Downes: Overture: In the Cotswolds
(World Premiere)
Specially commissioned for this event
Gloucestershire Youth Orchestra
Conductor Mark Foster


Wednesday September 24th 1986, 7.45pm
Kelly College Concert Society, Tavistock, Devon
Andrew Downes: Brass Quintet No 1
Cambrian Brass Quintet


Saturday October 11th 1986
Pershore High School
Concert with Pershore Choral Society
Andrew Downes: Brass Quintet No 1
Cambrian Brass Quintet



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