Performances 2013

Tuesday 22nd January 2013, 6.30pm 
Birmingham Conservatoire Recital Hall 
Andrew Downes: 7 Preludes for Solo Piano 
Mark Lockett (piano)

 

Tuesday February 5th 2013, 6.30pm                                                 Chapel of Selwyn College, Cambridge 
Andrew Downes: Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis 
Choir of Selwyn College Cambridge                                               conducted by Sarah EA Macdonald  


Sunday February 17th 2013, 4pm
Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Petoskey, Michigan, USA
Part of the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra's Sunday Series
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Violin, Horn and Piano
Paula Sonner (violin)
Julie Schleif (horn)
Steve Larson (piano)


Monday March 25th and Tuesday March 26th 2013
Recording Studio, Birmingham Conservatoire
Recordings for Soundcloud and video
Sound Engineer: Matthew O'Malley
Andrew Downes: O Vos Omnes
Paula Downes (soprano)
Andrew Downes 'Piano'
Paula Downes (soprano)
David Trippett (piano)
Andrew Downes: The Dancers of Huai Nan
Paula Downes (soprano)
Andrew Downes: Gibraltar, our Homeland
Paula Downers (soprano)
Ballads for Christmas
Paula Downes (soprano)
Rita Schindler (harp)



Wednesday April 24th 2013, 8.30pm
St John's Church, Hagley, Worcestershire 
Andrew Downes: Concerto for Flute, Oboe and Orchestra
Diane McCreedy (flute)
Nadia Accili (oboe)
Hagley Community Orchestra
conductor Cynthia Downes
(Hagley Music Festival)


Sunday April 28th 2013, 8pm
Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center, Medford, Medford
(near Boston), Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes
Tufts University Flute Ensemble
Conductor Nina Barwell



Friday May 17th 2013, 7.30pm
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Naples Plaza
Long Beach, California, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes
Pacific Flute Ensemble
Conductor Darrin Thaves



Sunday May 26th 2013, 11am
Silk Hall, Radley College, Radley, Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Andrew Downes: In Memoriam Herbert Howells
Duncan Honeybourne (piano)
(part of the English Music Festival)



Friday May 31st  2013, 11.40am
Lecture Room 2, Birmingham Conservatoire
Andrew Downes: Idyll, In the Gardens of Burdwan
Josh Hall (oboe), Jo Sealey (piano)
(Third year recitals)



Sunday June 2nd  2013, 2pm
Winchester Discovery Centre, Winchester, Hants.
Andrew Downes: The Song of the Eagle
‘Flautissimo’ – Southampton Flute Orchestra
Conductor Joanna Price
(British Flute Society event)



Monday July 8th 2013, 7pm
Histon Baptist Church, near Cambridge
Andrew Downes: ‘Piano’
Sine Nomine Youth Choir
Conducted by Paula Downes


Sunday September 1st 2013, 1pm
Carrs Lane Church Centre, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Anna Downes (violin)
Anthony Bridgewater (piano)



Wednesday September 11th 2013, 7.30pm
Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery
Wednesbury, West Midlands
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Violin, Cello and Piano
(transcribed by Cynthia Downes from Sonata for Violin, Horn and Piano)
Anna Downes (violin)
Joanne Jefferis ('cello)
Duncan Honeybourne (piano)

 

Friday September 27th 2013, 7.30pm
St John’s Church, Hagley, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Anna Downes (violin)
Anthony Bridgewater (piano)


Saturday October 5th 2013
University School of Music, Canberra, Australia
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Contrabass Flute and Piano  (movements 2 and 3)
Peter Sheridan (contrabass flute)
Part of the 2013 Australian Flute Festival



Saturday October 26th 2013, 4pm
Menheniot Parish Church, Cornwall
Andrew Downes: Jubilate (World Premiere)
Paula Downes (soprano)
Callington Singers
Conductor Graham Williams
Commissioned by the Callington Singers to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the choir.



Saturday November 2nd  2013, 7.30pm
St James’ Church, Wollaston, Stourbridge
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir
National Flute Orchestra (founder Margaret Lowe)
Conductor Tony Bridgewater



Friday November 8th, 12.30pm 
St Martins in the Bullring, Birmingham 
Andrew Downes: Mass for Solo Violin 
Anna Downes (violin)



Saturday November 23rd 2013 
Several Open University Degree Ceremonies
Symphony Hall Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Paul Carr (organ)

 

Sunday December 15th 2013, 5.30pm
Suk Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Violin, Horn and Piano
Brahms Trio Prague
Xenia Dohnalova (violin)
Ondrej Vrabec (Horn)
Daniel Wiesner (piano)


Sunday December 22nd 2013, 6.30pm
St Saviour's Church, Hagley, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: The Holly Bough from Ballads for Christmas
Paula Downes (soprano)
Hagley Community Orchestra
Conductor Cynthia Downes


December 2013
Central Composer's Alliance
Andrew Downes is made
COMPOSER OF THE MONTH
http://www.composersalliance.com/composers/blog.cfm?blog=59




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