Performances 1990

Tuesday January 16th 1990, 1pm
St Paul's Church, Hockley, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: String Quartet No 2
Isis String Quartet:
Michael Seal, Leon Gee (violins)
Gary Doidge (viola)
Fa-Fa Jin (cello)


Tuesday January 16th 1990, 7.30pm
Sutton Coldfield Library, West Midlands
Andrew Downes: String Quartet No 2
Isis String Quartet
Michael Seal, Leon Gee (violins)
Gary Doidge (viola)
Fa-Fa Jin (cello)


Wednesday January 17th 1990, 7.30pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 2 Pianos
(Recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on May 7th 1990)
Bracha Eden and Alexander Tamir (pianos)


Friday January 19th 1990
Birmingham Town Hall
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Ensemble
Conductor Reg Reid


Friday January 26th 1990
Birmingham Town Hall
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony (Brass Band version)
Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Band
Conductor Reg Reid


Saturday January 27th 1990
Birmingham Town Hall
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony (Brass Band version)
Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Band
Conductor Reg Reid


Friday February 16th 1990
Birmingham Town Hall
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Ensemble
Conductor Reg Reid


Friday February 23rd 1990
Birmingham Town Hall
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony (Brass Band version)
Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Band
Conductor Reg Reid


Wednesday April 4th 1990, 7.30pm
Countess of Huntingdon Hall, Worcester
Andrew Downes: String Quartet No 2
Isis String Quartet:
Michael Seal, Leon Gee (violins)
Gary Doidge (viola)
Fa-Fa Jin (cello)


Monday May 7th 1990, 11.47am
BBC Radio 3 broadcast. Programme entitled Inspired by Israel 
(Recorded at Recital on January 17th in Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham)
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 2 Pianos
Bracha Eden and Alexander Tamir (pianos)


Saturday May 26th 1990
Birmingham Town Hall
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Ensemble
Conductor Frank Downes


Wednesday June 13th 1990, 8pm
The Place Theatrre, London WC1
Andrew Downes: String Quartet No 2
Isis String Quartet:
Michael Seal, Leon Gee (violins)
Gary Doidge (viola)
Fa-Fa Jin (cello)


Friday June 15th 1990, 8pm
The Place Theatrre, London WC1
Andrew Downes: String Quartet No 2
Isis String Quartet:
Michael Seal, Leon Gee (violins)
Gary Doidge (viola)
Fa-Fa Jin (cello)


Saturday June 16th 1990, 7.30pm
Birmingham Cathedral
Andrew Downes: The Temple of Solomon
Brian Rayner Cook (baritone)
Birmingham Festival Choral Society
Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Band
Conductor Jeremy Patterson


Sunday July 22nd 1990, 2.20pm
BBC Radio 3 broadcast
Programme entitled Early Life and After Life
Songs from Spoon River (World Premiere)
Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano)
Roger Vignoles (piano)


Saturday August 18th 1990, 7pm
Laurentius Hall, Lohja, Finland
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Michael Neaum (piano)
Conductor Pamela Cook


Saturday September 22nd 1990, 10pm (Peking time)
Central Peking Radio broadcast
With Introduction to the Composer
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 1
Recording of concert performance by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mark Foster, in Holy Trinity Church, Cheltenham, as part of the 1984 Cheltenham Festival


Sunday September 23rd 1990, 10am (Peking time)
Central Peking Radio broadcast
With Introduction to the Composer
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 1
Recording of concert performance by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mark Foster, in Holy Trinity Church, Cheltenham, as part of the 1984 Cheltenham Festival


Saturday September 29th 1990, 10pm (Peking time)
Central Peking Radio broadcast
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 2
Recording of concert performance by Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Anthony Miller, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, in 1988
Andrew Downes : Centenary Firedances
Recording made in January 1989 by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jonathan Del Mar, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham


Sunday September 30th 1990, 10am (Peking time)
Central Peking Radio broadcast
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 2
Recording of concert performance by Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Anthony Miller, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, in 1988
Andrew Downes : Centenary Firedances
Recording made in January 1989 by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jonathan Del Mar, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham


Saturday October 13th 1990, 10pm (Peking time)
Central Peking Radio broadcast
With Introduction to the Composer
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 1
Recording of concert performance by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mark Foster, in Holy Trinity Church, Cheltenham, as part of the 1984 Cheltenham Festival


Sunday October 14th 1990, 10am (Peking time)
Central Peking Radio broadcast
With Introduction to the Composer
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 1
Recording of concert performance by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mark Foster, in Holy Trinity Church, Cheltenham, as part of the 1984 Cheltenham Festival


Saturday October 20th 1990, 10pm (Peking time)
Central Peking Radio broadcast
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 2
Recording of concert performance by Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Anthony Miller, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, in 1988
Andrew Downes : Centenary Firedances
Recording made in January 1989 by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jonathan Del Mar, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham


Sunday October 21st 1990, 10am (Peking time)
Central Peking Radio broadcast
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 2
Recording of concert performance by Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Anthony Miller, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, in 1988
Andrew Downes : Centenary Firedances
Recording made in January 1989 by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jonathan Del Mar, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham


Friday December 7th 1990, 7.30pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Birmingham Conservatoire Music Extra Festival
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 13 Brass Instruments
Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Ensemble
Director Reg Reid


Tuesday December 11th 1990, 1pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Dream-Land
Catherine James (soprano voice)
Nigel Wood (soprano saxophone)
Malcolm Wilson (piano)











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