Performances 2003

Friday January 3rd 2003, 7.30pm
Halesowen Parish Church, Halesowen, West Midlands
Andrew Downes: Ballads for Christmas
Halesowen Girls’ Choir, conductor Margaret Pickford


Wednesday  January 15th 2003, 5.15pm
Exeter Cathedral, Exeter, Devon
Andrew Downes: Responses, Magnificat and Nunc Dimitis (Runnymede Service)
Chapel Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London
Conductor Lionel Pike


Thursday January 23rd 2003 
St Jude’s Church, Egham, Surrey
Andrew Downes: Magnificat and Nunc Dimitis (Runnymede Service)
Chapel Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London
Conductor Lionel Pike


Friday February 21st 2003
Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent
Andrew Downes: Responses (Runnymede Service)
Chapel Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London
Conductor Lionel Pike


Saturday March 8th 2003, 7.30pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Celtic Rhapsody
Paula Downes (Soprano), Midland Youth Orchestra, conductor Anthony Bradbury


Sunday March 9th 2003, 12 noon
National Gallery (Hugh Lane Gallery)
Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 2 (World Premiere)
Duncan Honeybourne, piano


Monday March 10th 2003, 1pm
Royal Irish Academy of Music
Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 2
Duncan Honeybourne, piano


Wednesday March 19th 2003
Czech Radio broadcast
Andrew Downes: Concerto for 4 Horns and Orchestra 
Radek Baborak, Ondrej Vrabec, Stanislav Suchanek, Zdenek Divoky (solo horns)
Czech Radio Orchestra


Tuesday March 25th 2003, 7.30pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Concerto for Native American Flute and Strings
World Premiere
Rebecca Massey, Native Flute
Central England Ensemble, conductor Richard Laing


Friday April 4th 2003, 2pm
Y Tabernacl, Machynlleth, Wales
Andrew Downes: Old Loves’ Domain
Paula Downes, soprano: David Trippett, piano


Sunday April 6th 2003, 7.30pm
St Saviour’s Church, Hagley, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: Concerto for Native American Flute and Strings
Rebecca Massey, Native Flute
Central England Ensemble, conductor Richard Laing


Wednesday April 9th 2003, 7.30pm
Christchurch, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 1
Duncan Honeybourne, piano


Monday April 28th 2003, 7.30pm
University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC, USA
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 5, scored for Flute Orchestra
UNC Flute Choir, conductor Mark Thomas


Saturday May 2nd 2003, 7.30pm
Royce Auditorium, St Cecilia Music Society, Grand Rapids, West Michigan, USA
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 5, scored for Flute Orchestra
(movements 3 and 4)
West Michigan Flute Orchestra, directed by Darlene Dugan


Thursday May 15th 2003
Chapel of Royal Holloway, University of London
Andrew Downes: In Peace I will lie down and sleep
Schola Cantorum of Royal Holloway, directed by Lionel Pike


Saturday June 7th 2003, 10.30am
Auer Hall, University of Indiana. 35th International Horn Symposium
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 4 Horns
David G. Elliott, Joanne Filkins, Mick Sehman, Karin Sehman


Thursday June 12th 2003, 7.30pm 
St Augustine’s Church, Queensgate, London
Andrew Downes: In Peace I Will Lie Down and Sleep
New London Singers
Conductor Ivor Setterfield


Wednesday June 18th 2003, 7.30pm
Wednesbury Art Gallery (Sandwell Arts Festival), Wednesbury, West Midlands
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 2 (UK Premiere)
Duncan Honeybourne, piano


Saturday June 28th 2003
Jeanne Baxtresser's International Masterclass, Pittsburg, PA, USA
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 5 scored for Flute Orchestra
(Movement 2)
West Michigan Flute Orchestra, directed by Darlene Dugan


Saturday July 5th 2003, 3pm
Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 1
Duncan Honeybourne, piano


Thursday July 31st 2003, 1pm
Weymouth Music Club, Weymouth, Dorset
Andrew Downes: Old Loves’ Domain
Paula Downes, soprano: Duncan Honeybourne, piano


Friday August 8th 2003, 7.30pm
Oban Cathedral, Oban, Scotland
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 2
Duncan Honeybourne, piano


Sunday August 10th 2003, 2pm
Capri Rooms, Riviera Hotel Las Vegas. USA National Flute Association Convention
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir
(Movements 1 and 4)
USA National High School Flute Choir, directed by Teresa Beaman


Monday August 11th 2003, 7.30pm
Elgin Library, Elgin, Scotland
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 2
Duncan Honeybourne, piano


Tuesday August 12th 2003, 7.30pm
Woodwick House Arts, Woodwick House Hotel, Orkney, Scotland
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 2
Duncan Honeybourne, piano


Monday September 1st 2003, 1pm
St Lawrence Church, Jewry, London
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 2
Duncan Honeybourne, piano


Saturday September 13th 2003, 12noon
Kidderminster Town Hall, Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: Maurice weep not  from Songs from Spoon River
Andrew Downes: The curtains now are drawn from Old Loves’ Domain
Paula Downes, soprano, David Trippett, piano


Tuesday September 30th 2003, 1pm
Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 2
Duncan Honeybourne, piano


Saturday October 11th 2003, 7.30pm
Frazer Noble Hall, Leicester
Andrew Downes: The Lord is my Shepherd
The Souls of the Righteous
Kingfisher Chorale, conductor David Fisher


Monday October 13th 2003, 5pm
Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Songs of Autumn
1200 Birmingham Schoolchildren
Ensemble from City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Jeffrey Skidmore


Wednesday October 22nd 2003, 6pm
Recital Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 1
Anne Madison, piano


Saturday November 2nd 2003, 7.30pm
New York Historical Society, Museum, New York, USA
Andrew Downes: Dream-Land (USA Premiere)
Deborah Saverance, soprano
Paul Cohen (soprano sax)
David Maiullo (piano)


Wednesday November 5th 2003, 1pm
Kidderminster Library, Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 2
Duncan Honeybourne, piano


Saturday November 15th 2003, 7.30pm
St Cecilia Music Society, Grand Rapids, West Michigan, USA
Andrew Downes: Fantasia for Alto and Bass Flute Solos and Flute Choir
West Michigan Flute Orchestra, conductor Darlene Dugan


Wednesday November 19th 2003, 7.30pm
South Hampstead High School for Girls, Hampstead, London
Andrew Downes: Songs of Autumn (4 songs)
School Choir and Ensemble, conductor Paula Downes


Sunday November 23rd 2003, 7.30pm
California State University, California, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir
CSU Flute Choir


Saturday November 29th 2003, 7.30pm
Hagley Free Church, Hagley, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: Shepherd’s Dance
Paula Downes, soprano: HFC Ensemble, conductor Cynthia Downes


Thursday December 11th 2003, 2pm
Hagley Free Church Hall, Hagley, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: Lullaby from Christmas Cantata
Haybridge High School Strings Group, conductor Cynthia Downes


Wednesday December 17th 2003, 7.30pm
St Saviour’s Church, Hagley, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: Lullaby from Christmas Cantata
Haybridge High School Strings Group, conductor Cynthia Downes


Saturday December 20th 2003, 7.30pm
Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, Longmont, Colorado, USA
Andrew Downes: Mountain Song (World Premiere)
Colorado Flute Orchestra, conductor Nancy Spidel


Saturday December 27th 2003
(For the wedding of Anna Rebecca Downes and Michael Jason Price)
St John’s Church, Hagley
Andrew Downes: Anna’s Bridal March 
Ian and Jo Hattersley (trumpets)
Claire Becket and Phil Dawes (horns)
Duncan Honeybourne (organ)

The Holly Bough and New Year Bells from Ballads for Christmas
Halesowen Girl’s Choir, conducted by Margaret Pickford
Fanfare from Prelude, Fanfare and Postlude for Organ.
Duncan Honeybourne (organ)



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