Performances 1989

Tuesday January 31st 1989
Israel Philharmonic Guest House Concert Hall, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 2 Pianos (Israel Premiere)
Bracha Eden and Alexander Tamir (pianos)


Thursday February 23rd 1989 11.30am-3.30pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Chamber Orchestra Workshop with John Rutter
Andrew Downes: Song of the Prairies
Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Orchestra
Directed by John Rutter


Friday March 3rd 1989, 7.30pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Centenary Firedances (World Premiere)
Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Jonathan Del Mar


Sunday March 12th 1989
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Recording
Andrew Downes: Centenary Firedances 
Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Jonathan Del Mar


Saturday April 15th 1989, 8pm
Alington Hall, Shrewsbury School
Andrew Downes: Song of the Prairies (World Premiere)
Jacueline Parker (soprano)
Sally Burchell (mezzo-soprano)
Elfred Thomas (tenor)
Darron Moore (bass)
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Massed National Chorus for the Shrewsbury School Singing Weekend
Director John Rutter


Saturday May 6th 1989, 7.30pm
St John's Church, Hagley, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: O Love the Lord all Ye His Saints
Andrew Downes: The Souls of the Righteous
Andrew Downes: In Peace I will lie down
Clent Hills Singers
Director Andrew Downes


Saturday May 27th 1989
Birmingham Town Hall
Open University Graduation Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Ensemble
Conductor Frank Downes


Monday June 12th 1989
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 June 22nd 1989, 7pm
Birmingham Conservatoire
The Doris Newton Music Club Prize
Andrew Downes: Meditations for Solo Trumpet
Martin Orgill (trumpet)


Friday June 24th 1989, 10.30pm
Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham
Fireworks Fantasia
Andrew Downes: Centenary Firedances
Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Jonathan Del Mar


Saturday November 11th 1989, 7.30pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Birmingham Conservatoire Schools' Song Festival
in aid of Save the Children
Andrew Downes: Festival Fanfare for Save the Children
Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Ensemble


Saturday December 2nd 1989, 7.30pm
St John's Church, Hagley, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: Coventry Carol
Clent Hills Singers
Director Andrew Downes


Monday December 4th 1989
The Chapel of Royal Holloway, University of London
Andrew Downes: In Peace I will lie down
Chapel Choir of Royal Holloway
Conductor Lionel Pike


Tuesday December 5th 1989, 1pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Festival of New Music and Art
Andrew Downes: String Quartet No 2
Isis String Quartet:
Michael Seal, Leon Gee (violins)
Gary Doidge (viola)
Fa-Fa Jin (cello)


Wednesday December 6th 1989, 7.30pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Festival of New Music and Art
Andrew Downes: Cain and Abel
Angel: Sarah Wills
Adam: Frank Harrington
Cain: Gloria Close
Birmingham Conservatoire Creative Vocal Ensemble
John Webb (piano)
Directors Frank Harrington and John Webb




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