Performances 1988

Friday February 19th 1988
Birmingham Town Hall
Birmingham Polytechnic Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Conductor Reg Reid


Friday February 19th 1988, 4.25pm
BBC Radio 3
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Conductor Pamela Cook


Friday March 4th 1988
Birmingham Town Hall
Birmingham Polytechnic Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Conductor Reg Reid


Saturday March 19th
Solihull Sixth Form College
Incorporated Society of Musicians Conference
Andrew Downes: Talk: 'Listening' from the point of view of a composer


Friday March 25th 1988
Birmingham Town Hall
Birmingham Polytechnic Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Conductor Reg Reid


Friday April 4th 1988 to Wednesday 13th 1988
Cantamus Girls Choir North American Tour
St James Church, Syracuse (Broadcast)
Westfield College, Massachusetts
Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, Boston
Buckley Recital Hall, Amherst College, South Hadley, Massachusetts
Five College Festival, Smith College
Westerly Arts Centre, Rhode Island
St Ann's Brooklyn Heights, New York City
Andrew Downes: O Vos Omnes 
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Conductor Pamela Cook


Monday April 18th 1988, 1pm
Recital Hall, Birmingham School of Music
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 2 Pianos
Malcolm Wilson and Philip Martin (pianos)


Saturday April 23rd 1988, 2.30pm
Birmingham Town Hall
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Conductor Frank Downes


Monday May 16th 1988, 1pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: O Vos Omnes
Birmingham School of Music Singers
Conductor Pamela Cook


Friday May 20th 1988, 7.30pm
Adrian Boult Hall Birmingham
Andrew  Downes: Symphony No 2
Birmingham School of Music Chamber Orchestra
Conductor Anthony Miller


Monday July 18th 1988, 7.30pm
Tuesday July 19th 1988, 7.30pm
St John's Church, Hagley, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: Odysseus and the Cyclops
Children's Opera
Libretto by Cynthia and Andrew Downes
Cyclops: David Pettit
Odysseus: James Picardo
Odysseus' men and Marching Band, Elders and Islanders: children from Hagley schools
Cyclops Orchestra: instrumentalists from Hagley, led by Cynthia Downes
Directed by Wendy Pettit and Heather Barnett


Friday November 11th 1988, 1.10pm
Birmingham Cathedral
Andrew Downes: Lost Love
Catherine James (soprano)
The Musica Antiqua Soloists:
Patricia Bird (recorder)
Jean Gubbins (baroque cello)
David Walters (harpsichord)


Wednesday December 7th 1988, 1pm
Recital Hall, Birmingham School of Music
Andrew Downes: Dream-Land (World Premiere)
Antonietta Pelosi (soprano voice)
Nigel Wood (soprano saxophone)
Caroline Costello (piano)


Thursday December 8th 1988, 2.30-5.30pm
St George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol
Recording for BBC Radio 3
Andrew Downes: Songs from Spoon River
Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano)
Roger Vignoles (piano)








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