Performances 1987

Monday January 26th 1987
The Chapel of Royal Holloway, University of London
Andrew Downes: The Souls of the Righteous
Chapel Choir of Royal Holloway
Conductor Lionel Pike


Saturday January 31st 1987
Birmingham Cathedral
Andrew Downes: Lost Love
Catherine James (soprano)
Halcyon Ensemble:
Alan Davis (recorder)
Oliver Brookes (bass viol)
David Ponsford (harpsichord)


Saturday February 7th 1987, 7.30pm
St Philip Neri's Church, Mansfield
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Michael Neaum (piano)
Director Pamela Cook


Monday February 23rd 1987
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


Wednesday February 25th 1987, 7.30pm
Josiah Mason Hall, Birmingham
Concert in aid of Save the Children
Andrew Downes: The Death of Goliath
Wife of Goliath: Jacqueline Parker (soprano)
David: Jane Gibson (mezzo-soprano)
Goliath: Leon Storey (baritone)
Graham Price (piano)
Singers coached by Pamela Cook
Cantata produced By Fiona Swainston


Sunday March 1st 1987, 7.30pm
Alington Hall, Shrewsbury School
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 1, scored for Organ, Brass, Percussion and Strings  (Movement 1)
Shrewsbury School Strings, Brass, Percusion and Organist
Conductor Andrew Auster


Friday March 6th 1987
Birmingham Town Hall
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Recorded on video
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Conductor Frank Downes


Tuesday March 7th 1987
Music Department, Manchester University
Andrew Downes: Toccata for Small Orchestra
Manchester University Chamber Orchestra
Conductor Ruth Jacobs


Monday March 16th 1987
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


Tuesday March 17th 1987, 7.30pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Schools' Song Festival 1987 in aid of Save the Children
Andrew Downes: Festival Fanfare for Save the Children
Gemini Brass


Tuesday April 21st 1987, 8.45pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham 
Incorporated Society of Musicians Annual Conference
Opening Concert
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Michael Neaum (piano)
Director Pamela Cook


Sunday May 10th 1987, 2-5pm
BBC Pebble Mill, Birmingham 
Recording for Broadcast on BBC Radio 3
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Michael Neaum (piano)
Director Pamela Cook


Wednesday June 24th 1987, 10.15am
Recital Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire
Birmingham Conservatoire 20th Century Workshop
Open Workshop
Andrew Downes: Lost Love
Gillian Robinson (soprano)
Instrumentalists of the 20th Century Workshop


Saturday June 27th 1987, 7.30pm
Saint Mary's Church, Nottingham
Andrew Downes: O Vos Omnes
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Director Pamela Cook


Thursday July 2nd 1987, 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


Sunday July 5th 1987, 3pm 
Church of St Philip and St James, Cheltenham
Cheltenham International Festival of Music
Andrew Downes: O Vos Omnes
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Michael Neaum (piano)
Director Pamela Cook


Sunday July 12th 1987, 7.30pm
Adrian Boult, Birmingham
Concert in aid of the Interdenominational Society for Soviet Jewry
Andrew Downes; Sonata for 2 Pianos (World Premiere)
Joseph Weingarten and Margaret Newman (pianos)


Saturday July 18th 1987, 4pm
Peckleton Festival, Leicestershire
Andrew Downes: Talk about his compositions with recordings
of performances


Monday August 17th 1987, 10.05pm
BBC Radio 3
Programme entiled Magnum Opus '...in which the emphasis is on the composer rather than on the performer'
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Michael Neaum (piano)
Director Pamela Cook


Saturday October 31st 1987, 7.30pm
Birmingham Cathedral
Andrew Downes: The Marshes of Glynn
John Mitchinson (tenor)
Birmingham Festival Choral Society
Birmingham Festival Choral Society Orchestra
Conductor Jeremy Patterson


Monday November 30th 1987
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


Tuesday December 1st 1987, 7.30pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Concert of New Music by the Paradise Music Group 
Andrew Downes: Old Love's Domain
John Mitchinson (tenor)
Mark Racz












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