Performances 1994


Tuesday January 4th 1994, 8pm
Halesowen Parish Church
Andrew Downes: Ballads for Christmas
Halesowen Girls' Choir
Soloists: Paula Downes, Anna Downes, Catherine Pickford, Chloe Marks, Alexandra Rudge, Elizabeth Rudge
Keith Bradley (piano)
Conductor Margaret Pickford


Friday February 4th 1994
Symphony Hall, Birmingham
At the opening and closing of 2 Open University Graduation Ceremonies 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony (4 performances)
Birmingham Conservatoire Brass
Director Reginald Reid


Wednesday February 9th 1994
(Calcutta) Kolkata School of Music, India
Andrew Downes : Sonata for Violin and Piano (Indian Premiere)
John Mayer (violin)
Gillian Mayer (piano)


Friday February 11th 1994, 2pm-5pm
University of Burdwan
Indian Music Congress, Fourth Annual Conference
Andrew Downes: Chaired Special Symposium on Music Criticism


Friday February 11th 1994
Symphony Hall, Birmingham
At the opening and closing of 2 Open University Graduation Ceremonies 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony (4 performances)
Birmingham Conservatoire Brass
Director Reginald Reid


Friday February 18th 1994
Symphony Hall, Birmingham
At the opening and closing of 2 Open University Graduation Ceremonies 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony (4 performances)
Birmingham Conservatoire Brass
Director Reginald Reid


Friday March 4th 1994
Symphony Hall, Birmingham
At the opening and closing of 2 Open University Graduation Ceremonies 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony (4 performances)
Birmingham Conservatoire Brass
Director Reginald Reid


Sunday May 1st 1994
Arts Centre, University of Warwick
Sainsbury's Choir of the Year, Audition Festival Day
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Halesowen Girls' Choir
Keith Bradley (piano)
Conductor Margaret Pickford


Tuesday May 3rd 1994, 8pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Special concert dedicated to the memory of Ernest Element
Andrew Downes : Sonata for Violin and Piano (World Premiere)
Roger Huckle (violin)
John Bishop (piano)


Friday May 20th 1994
Symphony Hall, Birmingham
At the opening and closing of Open University Graduation Ceremony 
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony (2 performances)
Birmingham Conservatoire Brass
Director Reginald Reid


Tuesday May 24th 1994, 8pm
Bristol Music Club
Andrew Downes : Sonata for Violin and Piano
Roger Huckle (violin)
John Bishop (piano)


Friday July 1st 1994, 3pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
At the opening of the Birmingham Conservatoire Awards Congregation  
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony 
Birmingham Conservatoire Brass
Director Reginald Reid


Sunday July 10th 1994, 7.30pm
Derngate, Northampton
Andrew Downes: Centenary Firednces
Northamptonshire County Training Orchestra
Conductor Alaster Thom


Sunday July 17th 1994
Halesowen Parish Church
Recording
Andrew Downes: Anthem for Gibraltar
Andrew Downes (baritone)
Halesowen Girls' Choir
Conductor Margaret Pickford


Monday July 18th 1994, 7.30pm
Carr's Lane Church, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Fanfare from Prelude, Fanfare and Postlude for Organ
Richard Silk (organ)


Sunday August 14th 1994
Canadian TV
Andrew Downes: Blazon form  Brass Quintet No 2
Brass Pages


Thursday August 18th
Tanglewood Festival, Tanglewood Bowl, Massachusetts USA
Competition winner's Recital
Andrew Downes: Songs from Spoon River
Stephanie Blythe (mezzo soprano) - New York Metropolitan Opera soloist


August 1994
Minamata City and Casals Hall, Tokyo, Japan (2 performances)
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Cantamus Gils' Choir
Director Pamela Cook


August 1994
Lima Peru (several performances)
Andrew Downes: Centenary Firedances
Orchestra led by Richard Leigh
Conductor Stephen Ellery


Thursday September 8th 1994
Halesowen Parish Church
Andrew Downes: Anthem for Gibraltar
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Haleowen Girls' Choir
Keith Bradley (piano)


Saturday September 10th 1994, 1pm
St Anne's Church Centre, Bewdley, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: Anthem for Gibraltar
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Haleowen Girls' Choir
Keith Bradley (piano)


Thursday November 10th 1994
Birmingham Cathedral
Andrew Downes: Festival Fanfare for Save the Chilren
Gemini Brass


Monday November 14th 1994, 1pm
Recital Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire
Andrew Downes: the Death of Goliath
Natalie Clifton Griffith (soprano)
Wendy Nieper (mezzo soprano)
George Newton-Fitzgerald (baritone)
Paul Halpin (piano)


Saturday December 3rd 1994, 7.30pm
St Peter's Church, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset
Andrew Downes: Ballads for Christmas
The Rilstone Singers
Conductor Martin Schellenberg


Monday December 5th 1994, 6pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Andrew Downes : Sonata for Violin and Piano
John Mayer (violin)
Gillian Mayer (piano)


Saturday December 10th 1994, 3pm
Chapel of Royal Holloway, University of London
Nine Lessons and Carols
Andrew Downes: Shepherd's Carol from Ballads for Christmas
Royal Holloway Chapel Choir
Conductor Lionel Pike


Saturday December 10th 1994, 5pm
Chapel of Royal Holloway, University of London
Andrew Downes: Ballads for Christmas
Royal Holloway Chapel Choir
Conductor Lionel Pike


Sunday December 11th 1994, 3pm
Chapel of Royal Holloway, University of London
Nine Lessons and Carols
Andrew Downes: Shepherd's Carol from Ballads for Christmas
Royal Holloway Chapel Choir
Conductor Lionel Pike


























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