Performances 1992

Sunday January 5th 1992
Royal Festival Hall Foyer, London
(before world tour performing the work)
Andrew Downes: Earth Dances for Saxophone Quartet´╗┐
(extract)
'Saxtet' Saxophone Quartet


Wednesday January 29th 1992, 1pm
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Andrew Downes: String Quartet No 2
Almira String Quartet


Thursday February 19th 1992, 3.30pm
Church of the Christian Community, Stroud
Andrew Downes: String Quartet No 2
Almira String Quartet


Sunday March 8th 1992, 3pm
Hagley Community Centre, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: String Quartet No 1 (Movement 3)
Hagley String Orchestra
Conductor Joan Best


Friday March 20th 1992, 7.30pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 13 Brass Instruments
Birmingham Conservatoire Brass
Conductor Nigel Somerville


Tuesday March 24th 1992, 7.30pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 2
Sinfonia of St Paul's
Conductor Fa Fa Jin


Tuesday April 14th 1992
Hagley Middle School
Gym and Dance Display
Andrew Downes: Centenary Firedances (movement 1)
Hagley Middle School Dance  Club
Recording by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Jonathan Del Mar



Tuesday April 14th 1992
Hagley Middle School
Gym and Dance Display
Andrew Downes: Spectrum
Electonic recording
Paula Downes and Emma Williams (dancers)


Saturday May 16th 1992, 8pm
The Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 2
Leamington Chamber Orchestra
Conductor Andrew Mogrelia


Saturday May 30th 1992, 2.30pm
International Convention Centre, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Ensemble
Conductor Frank Downes


Saturday May 30th 1992, 7.30pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Suite No 1 for Brass Quintet
Forum Brass Quintet
Simon Jones, Amy Wiseman (trumpets)
Nigel Evans (horn)
Matthew Doubleday (trombone)
Robin Norman (tuba)


Saturday June 27th 1992, 2.20pm
Catshill First School, Worcestershire
Catshill Competitive Music Festival
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Halesowen Girls' Choir, directed by Margaret Picford
(awarded first prize)


Sunday June 28th 1992
Halesowen Parish Church
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Halesowen Girls' Choir, directed by Margaret Picford


Sunday June 28th 1992, 8pm
Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham
Fireworks Fantasia, National Music Day
Andrew Downes: Centenary Firedances
Paradise Sinfonietta
Conductor Steve Mayer


Monday September 16th 1992, 7.30pm
Halesowen Parish Church
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Halesowen Girls' Choir, directed by Margaret Picford


Wednesday September 23rd 1992
BBC Radio 3
Andrew Downes: Centenary Firedances
CD recording by
Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Jonathan Del Mar


Tuesday December 1st 1992, 2.15pm
Hagley Middle School, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: Shepherd's Dance from Ballads for Christmas
(Arr. Cynthia Downes) (World Premiere)
Hagley Middle School Chamber Orchestra
Director Cynthia Downes


Sunday December 6th 1992, 7.30pm
Adrian Boult Hall
Birmingham Conservatoire Music Extra Festival
Andrew Downes: Dream-Land
Margaret Field (soprano voice)
Mark Racz (piano)
Nigel Wood (soprano saxophone)


Tuesday December 9th 1992, 8pm
St Savior's Church, Hagley, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: Shepherd's Dance from Ballads for Christmas
(Arr. Cynthia Downes)
Hagley Middle School Chamber Orchestra
Director Cynthia Downes


Wednesday December 10th 1992, 8pm
St Savior's Church, Hagley, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: Shepherd's Dance from Ballads for Christmas
(Arr. Cynthia Downes)
Hagley Middle School Chamber Orchestra
Director Cynthia Downes


Thursday December 17th 1992, 1.10pm
Birmingham Cathedral
Andrew Downes: Ballads for Christmas (World Premiere)
Bartley Green Girls' Choir
Robert Johnston (harp)
Concuctor Valerie Pither







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