Performances 2014



Tuesday January 21st 2014, 7.30pm
Kimball Recital Hall, University of Nebraska,
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
Andrew Downes: Idyll: In the Gardens of Burdwan
William McMullen (oboe)
Catherine Herbener (piano)


Friday January 24th 2014, 12.30pm
St Martins in the Bullring, Birmingham 
Andrew Downes: Mass for Solo Violin 
Anna Downes (violin)


Friday January 24th 2014, 12.30pm
St Martins in the Bullring, Birmingham 
Andrew Downes: Mass for Solo Voice 
Paula Downes (soprano)


Sunday February 9th 2014, 6pm                                                
Chapel of Selwyn College, Cambridge
Andrew Downes: Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis 
Choir of Selwyn College Cambridge                                               
Director Sarah EA Macdonald


Sunday February 16th 2014, 4pm
Exeter Cathedral (Evensong)
Andrew Downes: Jubilate
Callington Singers
Director Graham Williams


Tuesday February 25th 2014, 7.30pm
Bristol Music Club
76 St Paul's Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1LP
Andrew Downes: Old Love's Domain
Paula Downes (soprano)
David Trippett (piano)


Wednesday February 26th 2014, 7.30pm
Birmingham Conservatoire
Andrew Downes Performance Prize sponsored by Lynwood Music
Performed in Final:
Andrew Downes: String Quartet No.1
The Belgrave String Quartet
Zhivko Georgiev (violin)
Liz Goble (violin)
Gabriella Gemesi (viola)
Tom McMahon (cello)
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Piccolo and Piano
Arjun Jethwa (piccolo)
Charles Matthews (piano)


Friday March 14th 2014, 7.30pm
Herbert Lumby Room, Elgar School of Music, Worcester, UK
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)


Tuesday April 8th 2014, 7.30pm
Canadian Music Centre
20 St Joseph St, Toronto, Ontario, M4y 1J9, Canada
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Flute Choir
University of Toronto Flute Choir
'Our program will include masterpieces for flute choir such as Andrew Downes "Sonata for Flute Choir," Ian Clarke's "Within," selections of Doran's famous "Floctet," as well as works by Mozart, Smetana, Adler and more.'


Sunday April 14th 2014, 3pm
Gunislake Church, Cornwall
Andrew Downes: Jubilate
Callington Singers
Director Graham Williams


April 2014
Move Records Studio, Melbourne, Australia
Completion of recording for CD
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Contrabass Flute and Piano
Peter Sheridan (contrabass Flute)
Jane Hammond (piano)


Sunday May 11th 2014, 2.19pm
Classic FM Radio broadcast
Andrew Downes: Prelude, 'The Forest At Dawn'
Duncan Honeybourne (piano)


Saturday May 17th 2014, 7.30pm
St Saviour's Church, Hagley, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: 5 Movements for Piano and Orchestra
(Movements 2, 3 and 4, arranged for piano with strings, woodwind and keyboards by Cynthia Downes)
Hagley Community Orchestra
Conductor Cynthia Downes



Thursday May 22nd 2014 (Wagner's birthday), just after 7am
BBC Radio 3
Andrew Downes: 5 Dramatic Pieces for 8 Wagner Tubas           (Movement 5 - Jubilate)
Horn section of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
("Gorgeous writing", Petroc Trelawny, BBC Radio 3)



Saturday June 14th 2014
Symphony Hall, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Performances at several Open University Degree Ceremonies
Paul Carr (organ)


Saturday July 5th 2014, 7.30pm                                                      
St Mary's Church, Nottingham
                                                                  Andrew Downes: Butterfly (World Premiere)
Cantamus
Accompanists Michael Neaum & Philip Robinson                                                                                   C
onductor Ann Irons                                                                     Concert to celebrate the life of Pamela Cook MBE



Sunday August 3rd 2014, 10am
Truro Cathedral (Communion Service)
Andrew Downes: Jubilate
Callington Singers
Director Graham Williams


Wednesday August 27th 2014, 1pm
Peterborough Cathedral
Andrew Downes: Dream-Land
Paula Downes (soprano)
Anna Downes (violin)
Duncan Honeybourne (piano)


Sunday August 31st 2014, 7.30pm
Foleyan Centre, Oldswinford Hospital, Stourbridge
Andrew Downes: By the Banks of Allan Water from Far from the Madding Crowd
Andrew Downes: Hazel, Hazel from The Ballad of St Kenelm
Paula Downes (soprano)

Central England Camerata, leader Anna Downes
Conductor Anthony Bradbury



Sunday October 12th 2014, 7.30pm
Oldswinford Hospital School, Stourbridge, West Midlands
Andrew Downes Composers' Competition sponsored by Lynwood Music
Central England Ensemble, leader Anna Downes, conductor Anthony Bradbury, performed a number of new works specially composed for the competition.
The winning work performed by CEE on Sunday 26th October at 7.30pm at King Edward's School, Edgbaston, Birmingham.


Saturday October 18th 2014
St John the Baptist Church, Halesowen, West Midlands
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Halesowen Girls' Choir
Conductor Margaret Pickford


Sunday October 26th 2014, 6pm                                                
Chapel of Selwyn College, Cambridge                                               Andrew Downes: Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis 
Choir of Selwyn College Cambridge                                               
Director Sarah EA Macdonald



Thursday November 6th 2014  12 noon
Bay Theatre, Weymouth, Dorset
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Violin, Cello and Piano
(transcribed by Cynthia Downes from Sonata for Violin, Horn and Piano)
Amabile Trio:
Anna Downes (violin)
Joanne Jefferis (cello)
Duncan Honeybourne (piano)



Sunday November 9th 2014, 11am
Broughton St Mary's Parish Church, Edinburgh
Andrew Downes: The Last Trumpet
Ruari Wilson (trumpet)
(part of Service of Remembrance)



Tuesday December 2nd 2014  7.30pm
Birmingham Conservatoire, Paradise Place, Birmingham
Andrew Downes: String Quartet no 1
Belgravia String Quartet
(winners of the 2014 Andrew Downes Performance Prize)



Saturday December 13th 2014,  8pm
Notre Dame de Kerbonne, Brest, France
Andrew Downes: Jubilate
Callington Singers
Kantorei Barsbuettel (Germany)
Chorale Chanterelle de Guipavas (France)
Conductor Graham Williams



Sunday December 14th 2014, 8pm
Eglise Paroissiale, Guipavas, Brittany, France
Andrew Downes: Jubilate
Callington Singers
Kantorei Barsbuettel (Germany)
Chorale Chanterelle de Guipavas (France)
Conductor Graham Williams


Sunday December 21st 2014, 6.30pm
St Saviour's Church, Hagley, Worcestershire
Andrew Downes: Shepherds' Dance from Ballads for Christmas
(arranged from the original by Cynthia Downes)
Hagley Community Orchestra
Conductor Cynthia Downes







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