Performances Outside the UK


These are known performances. Each year, however, others come to light and are added.
Performances attended by Andrew Downes are marked (attended) at the end of the relevant entry.

 

Thursday August 5th 1976, 9pm
Chateau de Montal, Saint Cere, France 
St Cere Festival, Lot, France
Andrew Downes: Overture for St Cere (French Premiere)
Birmingham School of Music Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Frank Downes
(attended)


Saturday August 22nd 1981, 6pm
Kaiser-Willhelm-Gedaechtniskirche, West Berlin
Andrew Downes: Cain and Abel (World Premiere)
Midland Boy Singers
Alvena Grant (piano)
Conductor Peter Grant
(Commissioned for their 20th anniversary celebrations)
(attended)


Monday March 22nd 1982
Conservatoire de Musique, Lyon, France
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony (French Premiere)
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 13 Brass Instruments 
(Finale)
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday March 27th 1982
Conservatoire de Musique, Lyon, France
Andrew Downes: Fanfare for a Ceremony
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 13 Brass Instruments
(Finale)
Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble
Director Frank Downes


Saturday April 10th 1982, 4pm
English Reformed Church, Amsterdam
Easter Saturday Concert
Andrew Downes: O Vos Omnes (World Premiere)
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Director Pamela Cook


Thursday April 15th 1982, 8pm
Immanuel-Kant-Gymnasium, Heiligenhaus, Germany
Andrew Downes: O Vos Omnes (German Premiere)
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Director Pamela Cook



Sunday July 11th 1982, 10am
Pfarre St Michael, Vienna, Austria
Youth & Music in Vienna 1982
Andrew Downes: O Vos Omnes (Austrian Premiere)
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Director Pamela Cook
Winners of the Vienna Youth & Music Prize and the City of Vienna Prize


Sunday July 11th 1982, 6pm
Burg Guessing, Burgenland, Vienna, Austria
Youth & Music in Vienna 1982
Andrew Downes: Toccata for Small Orchestra (World Premiere)
Birmingham Academy Chamber Orchestra
Leader and Director Margaret Faultless
Winners of the Vienna Youth & Music Prize and the City of Vienna Prize


Monday July 12th 1982, 7.30pm
Sofiensaal, Vienna, Austria
Concert broadcast on Austrian Radio (ORF)
Andrew Downes: Toccata for Small Orchestra
Birmingham Academy Chamber Orchestra
Leader and Director Margaret Faultless
Winners of the Vienna Youth & Music Prize and the City of Vienna Prize


Tuesday July 13th 1982, 3pm
Pensionistenheim Liebhartstal Vienna, Austria
Youth & Music in Vienna 1982
Andrew Downes: O Vos Omnes 
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Director Pamela Cook
Winners of the Vienna Youth & Music Prize and the City of Vienna Prize


Wednesday July 14th 1982, 10am
Pensionistenheim Doebling, Vienna, Austria
Andrew Downes: Toccata for Small Orchestra
Birmingham Academy Chamber Orchestra
Leader and Director Margaret Faultless
Winners of the Vienna Youth & Music Prize and the City of Vienna Prize



Sunday July 18th 1982, 10am
Pfarrkirche Herrnau, Salzburg, Austria
Andrew Downes: Toccata for Small Orchestra
Birmingham Academy Chamber Orchestra
Leader and Director Margaret Faultless
Winners of the Vienna Youth & Music Prize and the City of Vienna Prize


Saturday July 27th 1985 
Viviers
Sunday July 28th 1985 
Valence
Monday July 29th 1985 
Annonay
Stage Franco-Britannique, Viviers, Ardeche, France
Assocation Regional de Diffusion et D'Initiation Musicales
Centre Polyphonique Regional
Andrew Downes: Toccata for Small Orchestra
Director Mark Foster


Tuesday January 31st 1989
Israel Philharmonic Guest House Concert Hall, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Concert in aid of Refusniks from the Soviet Union
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 2 Pianos (Israel Premiere)
Bracha Eden and Alexander Tamir (pianos)
(attended)


Saturday August 18th 1990, 7pm
Laurentius Hall, Lohja, Finland
Andrew Downes: 'Piano'
Cantamus Girls' Choir
Michael Neaum (piano)
Conductor Pamela Cook


Saturday September 22nd 1990, 10pm (Peking time)
Central Peking Radio broadcast
With Introduction to the Composer
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 1
Recording of concert performance by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mark Foster, in Holy Trinity Church, Cheltenham, as part of the 1984 Cheltenham Festival



Sunday September 23rd 1990, 10am (Peking time)
Central Peking Radio broadcast
With Introduction to the Composer
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 1
Recording of concert performance by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mark Foster, in Holy Trinity Church, Cheltenham, as part of the 1984 Cheltenham Festival


Saturday September 29th 1990, 10pm (Peking time)
Central Peking Radio broadcast
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 2
Recording of concert performance by Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Anthony Miller, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, in 1988
Andrew Downes : Centenary Firedances
Recording made in January 1989 by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jonathan Del Mar, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham


Sunday September 30th 1990, 10am (Peking time)
Central Peking Radio broadcast
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 2
Recording of concert performance by Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Anthony Miller, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, in 1988
Andrew Downes : Centenary Firedances
Recording made in January 1989 by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jonathan Del Mar, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham


Saturday October 13th 1990, 10pm (Peking time)
Central Peking Radio broadcast
With Introduction to the Composer
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 1
Recording of concert performance by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mark Foster, in Holy Trinity Church, Cheltenham, as part of the 1984 Cheltenham Festival


Sunday October 14th 1990, 10am (Peking time)
Central Peking Radio broadcast
With Introduction to the Composer
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 1
Recording of concert performance by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Mark Foster, in Holy Trinity Church, Cheltenham, as part of the 1984 Cheltenham Festival



Saturday October 20th 1990, 10pm (Peking time)
Central Peking Radio broadcast
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 2
Recording of concert performance by Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Anthony Miller, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, in 1988
Andrew Downes : Centenary Firedances
Recording made in January 1989 by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jonathan Del Mar, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham


Sunday October 21st 1990, 10am (Peking time)
Central Peking Radio broadcast
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 2
Recording of concert performance by Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Anthony Miller, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, in 1988
Andrew Downes : Centenary Firedances
Recording made in January 1989 by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jonathan Del Mar, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham


1992
World tour: Bombay, Los Angeles, Singapore, Malaysia, Borneo, Wellington, New Zealand, Perth and many other venues.
Andrew Downes: Earth Dances for Saxophone Quartet
'Saxtet' Saxophone Quartet


Tuesday July 20th 1993 3pm
Hotel Die Schwaene, Bruges Belgium
Andrew Downes: Shepherd's Dance from Ballads for Christmas
(Arr. Cynthia Downes) (Belgian Premiere)
Hagley Middle School Chamber Orchestra
Director Cynthia Downes


Thursday July 22nd 1993 3pm
Sint-Amandus Rusthuis, Bruges, Belgium
Andrew Downes: Shepherd's Dance from Ballads for Christmas
(Arr. Cynthia Downes) 
Hagley Middle School Chamber Orchestra
Director Cynthia Downes



Thursday July 22nd 1993 3pm
St Josefs Chapel, Rusthuis St Josef, Bruges, Belgium
Andrew Downes: Shepherd's Dance from Ballads for Christmas
(Arr. Cynthia Downes) 
Hagley Middle School Chamber Orchestra
Director Cynthia Downes


Friday November 5th 1993, 8.15pm
Hosmer Hall, Crane School of Music, Potsdam College, State University of New York
Andrew Downes: A St Luke Passion (USA Premiere)
Alexander Spacher (baritone soloist)
Crane Concert Choir
Crane Chamber Orchestra
Conductor Andrew Downes
(attended)


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)
(attended)

 

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


Thursday August 18th 1994
Tanglewood Festival, Tanglewood Bowl, Massachusetts USA
Competition winner's Recital
Andrew Downes: Songs from Spoon River (USA Premiere)
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


Monday March 27th 1995, 7.30pm
Keller Hall, University of New Mexico
University of New Mexico 1995 Composers' Symposium
Andrew Downes: Songs from Spoon River
Carin Logue (mezzo-soprano)
Joe McCanna (piano)
(attended)


Tuesday March 28th 1995, 7.30pm
Keller Hall, University of New Mexico
University of New Mexico 1995 Composers' Symposium
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 4 Horns (USA Premiere)
Ellen Campbell
Doug Campbell
Stanislav Suchanek
Jim Lowe
(attended)


Wednesday March 29th 1995, 7.30pm
Keller Hall, University of New Mexico
University of New Mexico 1995 Composers' Symposium
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Horns (World Premiere)
Stanislav Suchanek
Ellen Campbell
Doug Campbell
Jim Lowe
Cori Tardif
Jason Eklund
Derek Ross
Julie Rochau
Conductor Alejandro Rutty
(attended)



Wednesday August 9th 1995, 8pm
Dedrinos Chapel/Recital Hall
Interlochen Centre for the Arts Faculty Concert
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Horns
Ellen Campbell
Lynda Pickney
Douglas Campbell
Jim Lowe
Randall Faust
Jennifer Oliva
Monica Parker
Eric Brummit
(attended)


Friday October 13th 1995
Salle des Arts, St Germain en Laye, Paris
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 2 Pianos (French Premiere)
Duo Scaramouche
Filippo Antonelli and Malvina Renault (pianos)
(attended)


Tuesday October 17th 1995
University of Oregon
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 4 Horns
The Doug Campbell Horn Quartet


Friday November 17th 1995, 12.45pm
Maison de Radio France Musique, Paris
Live broadcast
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 2 Pianos
Duo Scaramouche
Filippo Antonelli and Malvina Renault (pianos)
(attended)

 


Monday February 12th 1996, 7pm
Air India Auditorium, Mumbai
Air India Concert Series
Andrew Downes: Mela Kamavardhani (Indian Premiere)
Indo-Jazz Fusions
Director John Mayer
(attended)



Tuesday February 13th 1996, 7pm
Patkar Hall, Mumbai
Concert for the Time & Talents Club
Andrew Downes: Mela Kamavardhani
Indo-Jazz Fusions
Director John Mayer
(attended)


Saturday February 17th 1996, 7pm
Dalhousie Institute, Kolkata School of Music, India
Andrew Downes: Mela Kamavardhani
Indo-Jazz Fusions
Director John Mayer
(attended)


Monday February 19th 1996, 7pm
City Hall, Burdwan, India
Andrew Downes: Mela Kamavardhani
Indo-Jazz Fusions
Director John Mayer
(attended)


Wednesday February 21st 1996, 6pm
Sir Shankar Lal Concert Hall, Delhi University
Andrew Downes: Mela Kamavardhani
Indo-Jazz Fusions
Director John Mayer
(attended)


Saturday February 24th 1996, 6pm
New Delhi YMCA
Concert organised by Delhi Music Theatre and Air India
Andrew Downes: Mela Kamavardhani
Indo-Jazz Fusions
Director John Mayer
(attended)



Monday March 11th 1996, 8pm
Chiesa Sant'Andrea, Barletta, Italy
Performance and interview with the composer broadcast on Italian
Radio and TV
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Two Pianos (Italian Premiere)
Duo Scaramouche
Malvina Renault-Vieville, Filippo Antonelli (pianos)
(attended)


Saturday June 22nd 1996
University of Oregon School of Music
International Horn Society Convention, Grand Finale Concert
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Horns
Douglas Hill, Virginia Thompson, Douglas  Campbell, James Lowe,
Michelle Stebleton, Stephen Lawson, Johnny Pherigo, Lisa Bontrager
(horns)
Conductor Wayne Bennett
(attended)


Sunday August 18th 1996, 2.30 pm
Marriott Marquis, New York, USA
USA National Flute Convention
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir 
(World Premiere)
National Flute Association Professional Flute Choir
(attended)



Wednesday December 11th 1996, 7.30 pm
Zwolle Conservatoire of Music, Holland
Andrew Downes: Idyll: 'In the Gardens of Burdwan' - Sonata for Oboe and Piano (Netherlands Premiere)
Hazel Wright (oboe)
David Brock (piano)
(attended)



1997
Ecole Franco-Italienne, Paris
Andrew Downes: Sonatina for Piano 
Included as recommended work in International Competition
Played by students from all over the world.


Friday April 18th 1997, 8pm
Rowe Recital Hall, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir
UNC Charlotte Flute Choir
Conductor Mark Thomas


Sunday April 20th 1997, 7.30pm
Keller Hall, University of New Mexico, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir
University of New Mexico Flute Ensemble
Conductor Tedeu Coelho
(attended)


Saturday May 3rd 1997
Teatro de la Opera de Maracay
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir
National Flute Orchestra of Venezuela
Conductor Carol Kniebusch Noe


Sunday May 4th 1997
Teatro Teresa Carreno, Sala Jose Felix Ribas
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir
National Flute Orchestra of Venezuela
Conductor Carol Kniebusch Noe


Saturday August 2nd 1997
International Horn Class '97
Nove Straseci, Prague, Czech Republic
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Horns (Czech Premiere)
Horns of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra



Wednesday January 21st 1998, 7.30pm
Suk Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic 
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Horns
Horns of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
(attended)



Friday January 23rd 1998, 7.30pm
K.o.L. Josephina (Josephina Catholic Fraternity), Vienna
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 4 Horns (First Austrian performance)(Horn Choir performance)
Horns of the Wiener Walhornverein (Vienna Horn Society)
(attended)



Wednesday March 11th 1998, 8.30pm
Salle Cortot, Paris
Andrew Downes: Concerto for 2 Pianos and String Orchestra (French Premiere)
Duo Scaramouche
Avison Chamber Orchestra
Conductor Steven Lloyd
(attended)



Saturday May 16th 1998
Portland Oregon
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir
Rose City Flute Choir, directed by Carol Kniebusch Noe


Friday August 14th 1998, 1pm
USA National Flute Convention, Phoenix Civic Plaza, Arizona
Flute Choir Showcase
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir (Movement 2)
Massachusetts Flute Choir, directed by Danielle Boudrot
(attended)




Friday August 14th 1998, 11am
USA National Flute Convention, Phoenix Civic Plaza, Arizona
Flute Choir Masterclass with John Barcellona and Rae Terpenning
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir 
Massachusetts Flute Choir, directed by Danielle Boudrot
(attended)


Saturday August 15th 1998, 1pm
USA National Flute Convention, Phoenix Civic Plaza, Arizona
America honours Albert Cooper concert
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir 
Massachusetts Flute Choir, directed by Danielle Boudrot
(attended)



Tuesday August 18th 1998, 5.30pm
Lichtenstein Palace, Prague, Czech Republic 
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Horns
Horns of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
(attended)


1998
Dvorak Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
Recording for CD 
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Horns
Czech Philharmonic Horns


Saturday May 15th 1999
Conservatoire d'Aubervilliers, Paris
Andrew Downes: Talk
Andrew Downes talks about his compositions with recorded illustrations
(attended)



August 1999
Candili Singing Course (Greece)
Andrew Downes: Old Love's Domain (First performance in Greece)
Paula Downes (soprano)
Verene Rimlinger (piano)



Thursday November 4th 1999, 12.30pm
The American Cathedral, Paris
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Flute and Piano (World Premiere)
Carol Kniebusch Noe (flute)
Vicli Bereneking (piano)
(attended)



Thursday November 11th 1999, 8pm
Wilson Hall, James Madison University, Virginia, USA
Andrew Downes: Fantasia for Alto and Bass Flutes with Flute Choir Accompaniment
James Madison University Flute Choir
Conductor Carol Kniebusch Noe
(attended)

 

Thursday January 27th to Sunday January 30th 2000
James Madison University, Virginia, USA
Recordings for CD entitled Sounds and Colors
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Flute Choir

Andrew Downes: Fantasia for Alto & Bass Flute soloists with 5 part Concert Flute Choir

Andrew Downes: Song of the Eagle

James Madison University Flute Choir, Virginia, USA
Director Carol Kniebusch Noe
Thursday March 30th 2000
James Madison University, West Virginia, USA


Friday March 31st 2000
Wilson Hall of James Madison Univerity, West Virginia, USA
PROFESSOR ANDREW DOWNES: PRE-CONCERT TALK
'From Plainsong to Folk and World Music'
The composer talks about his flute music and his musical heritage, and the influence of many styles on his compositions, with recorded
illustrations from the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, John
Mitchinson, the strings of the CBSO and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
(attended)



Friday March 31st 2000
Wilson Hall of James Madison University, West Virginia, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Flute and Piano (American premiere)
Andrew Downes: Fantasia for Alto & Bass Flute Solos with 5 Part Concert Flute Accompaniment
Andrew Downes: Song of the Eagle (World premiere)
Carol Kniebusch Noe (flute)
Viicki Berneking (piano)
James Madison Flute Choir of Virginia, USA
Conductor Carol Kniebusch Noe
(attended)



Saturday April 1st 2000
Wilson Hall of James Madison Univerity, West Virginia, USA
Andrew Downes: Song of the Eagle
James Madison Flute Choir of Virginia, USA
Conductor Carol Kniebusch Noe
(attended)




Thursday April 6th 2000
Follen Church, Arlington, Mass. USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes
Andrew Downes: Fantasia for Alto & Bass Flute Solos with 5 Part Concert Flute Accompaniment
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Flute and Piano
Michael Gordon (flute)
Thomas Stumpf (piano)
Massachusetts High School Flute Choir,
conductor Danielle Boudrot
(attended)


Spring 2000
The Studio, Belgrade Avenue, Roslindale, MA, USA
Recordings for CD entitled Pastorale Sounds
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Flute Choir

Andrew Downes: Fantasia for Alto & Bass Flute soloists with 5 part Concert Flute Choir
Massachussetts Flute Choir
Director Danielle Boudrot


Sunday April 9th 2000
Keller Hall, University of New Mexico
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 4 Horns
University Horn Quartet
 


Wednesday April 12th 2000
Conservatoire Franco-Italienne, Paris, France
PROFESSOR ANDREW DOWNES: TALK
'From Plainsong to Folk and World Music'
The composer talks about his piano music, his musical heritage, and the influence of many styles on his compositions, with recorded
illustrations from the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, John
Mitchinson, the strings of the CBSO and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
(attended)


Monday April 24th 2000
Michelsen Hall, Fine Arts Centre, University of Wisconsin-Stevens
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes
University Flute Choir


Thursday October 26th 2000
Middachten Castle, Netherlands (Netherlands Premiere)
Andrew Downes: Piano Quartet
(Arrangement by Cynthia Downes of Andrew Downes 5 Movements for Piano & Strings)
The Nevski Ensemble


2000 and 2001
Andrew Downes: Sacred Mass for Solo Violin
Performances (including world premiere) in monasteries in Normandy and Southern France)
James Coles (violin)



Wednesday February 21st 2001
Dvorak Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Brass Sextet (World premiere)
Czech Philharmonic Brass Sextet
(attended)


Saturday March 17th 2001
Theresianische Akademie, Vienna
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Horn and Piano (World Premiere)
James Lowe (horn)
Anne Madison (Piano)


Saturday April 7th 2001
Radio Netherlands CD broadcast
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Horns
Czech Philharmonic Horns


Saturday April 7th 2001
Radio Netherlands CD broadcast
Andrew Downes: Concerto for Guitar, Bass Guitar and Strings
Simon Dinnigan (acoustic guitar)
Fred T. Baker (electric bass guitar)
Strings of the City of Birmingham
Conductor Andrew Downes


Saturday April 7th 2001
Radio Netherlands CD broadcast
Andrew Downes: Concerto for Guitar, Bass Guitar and Strings
Simon Dinnigan (acoustic guitar)
Fred T. Baker (electric bass guitar)
Strings of the City of Birmingham
Conductor Andrew Downes



Friday April 20th 2001
Conservatoire Nationale d’Aubervilliers, Paris, France
Andrew Downes: Songs from Spoon River (French Premiere)
Paula Downes (soprano)
Laura Témim (piano)
(attended)



February-May 2001
Baumgarten Studios, Vienna, Austria
Recording for CD entitled Schlosskonzert
Andrew Downes: Suite for 6 Horns 
(World Premiere)
Wiener Waldhornverein


February-May 2001
Baumgarten Studios, Vienna, Austria
Recording for CD entitled Messen und Sonaten
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 4 Horns 
Wiener Waldhornverein


February-May 2001
Baumgarten Studios, Vienna, Austria
Recording for CD entitled Schlosskonzert
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Horn and Piano 
James Lowe (horn)
Anne Madison (piano)




May 2001
Baumgarten Studios, Vienna, Austria
Recording for CD entitled Messen und Sonaten
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 1 
Anne Madison (piano)


Monday June 11th 2001
Salon concert organised by Roland Horvath, Vienna
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Horn and Piano
James Lowe (horn)
Anne Madison (piano)


Sunday July 1st 2001
Radio Netherlands CD broadcast
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Horns
Czech Philharmonic Horns


Sunday July 1st 2001
Radio Netherlands CD broadcast
Andrew Downes: Concerto for Guitar, Bass Guitar and Strings
Simon Dinnigan (acoustic guitar)
Fred T. Baker (electric bass guitar)
Strings of the City of Birmingham
Conductor Andrew Downes



Thursday July 5th 2001
Church of Mosta, Malta
Andrew Downes: The Lord is my Shepherd
Chapel Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London
Conductor Lionel Pike

Thursday November 29th 2001 
Mid-City Conservatory, Nebraska, USA
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 1
Anne Madison (piano)


Friday December 7th 2001 
Ӧsterreichische Gesellschaft fὔr Musik, Vienna
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 1
Anne Madison (piano)
(attended)


Friday December 7th 2001
Ӧsterreichische Gesellschaft fὔr Musik, Vienna
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Horn and Piano
James Lowe (horn)
Anne Madison (piano)
(attended)


Wednesday December 12th 2001
Suk Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic 
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Horns
Horns of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
(attended)


Saturday January 26th 2002
Lecture Theatre GW1, University of Bremen, Germany
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 2
Orchestra of the University of Oldenburg, Germany
Conductor Rida Murtada
(attended)


Thursday 31st January 2002
University Hall, University of Oldenburg, Germany
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 2
Orchestra of the University of Oldenburg, Germany
Conductor Rida Murtada


Thursday February 28th 2002, 7.30pm
Dvorak Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic
Andrew Downes: Concerto for 4 Horns and Orchestra
(World Premiere)
Radek Baborak, Ondrej Vrabec, Stanislav Suchanek, Zdenek Divoky (horns)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Vladimir Valek 
(attended)


Friday March 1st  2002, 7.30pm
Dvorak Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic
Andrew Downes: Concerto for 4 Horns and Orchestra 
Radek Baborak, Ondrej Vrabec, Stanislav Suchanek, Zdenek Divoky (horns)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Vladimir Valek
(attended)

Thursday May 2nd 2002
Salon concert organised by Smrzka family, Vienna
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 1
Anne Madison (piano)


Friday June 14th 2002
Saint Paul’s Church, Episcopal, 15 St Paul’s Street, Brookline, MA, USA
Andrew Downes: Song of the Eagle
Massachusetts Flute Choir
Conductor Danielle Boudrot


Sunday July 21st  2002
Conservatorio Niccolo Paganini, Genoa, Italy
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Pianists playing 4 Pianos
(Italian Premiere)
Pianists:
Malcolm Wilson
Philip Martin
Malvina Renault
Filippo Antonelli
Paola Biondi
Debora Brunialti
Cecile Deneau
Laure Pinsmail
(attended)


Friday 16th August 2002
Lichtenstein Palace, Prague, Czech Republic 5.30pm
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Horns
Czech Philharmonic Horns


Saturday 17th August 2002
International Horn Course, Nove Straseci, Czech Republic
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Horns
Czech Philharmonic Horns


Sunday August 18th 2002
Washington Hilton Hotel, Washington DC, USA
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 5 scored for Flute Orchestra
(USA Premiere) 
National Flute Association Annual Convention Professional Flute Choir Conductor Carol Kniebusch Noe
(attended)
 


Saturday August 24th 2002
Costa Classica Cruise Ship (sailed from Venice 19.08)
Festival “Musique en Mer”
Andrew Downes: Old Love’s Domain
Paula Downes (soprano)
David Trippett (piano)


Saturday August 24th 2002
Costa Classica Cruise Ship (sailed from Venice 19.08)
Festival “Musique en Mer”
Andrew Downes: Songs from Spoon River
Paula Downes (soprano)
David Trippett (piano)


Saturday August 24th 2002
Costa Classica Cruise Ship (sailed from Venice 19.08)
Festival “Musique en Mer”
Andrew Downes: Sonatina for Piano
David Trippett (piano)


Saturday August 24th 2002
Costa Classica Cruise Ship (sailed from Venice 19.08)
Festival “Musique en Mer”
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 1
David Trippett (piano)


Tuesday August 27th 2002
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Horn and Piano (movement 3)
James Lowe (horn)
Anne Madison (piano)


Saturday November 9th 2002
Royce Auditorium, Grand Rapids Community College, W.Michigan, USA
Symphony no.5 scored for Flute Orchestra
Movements 1and 2
W.Michigan Flute Orchestra, directed by Darlene Dugan


2002
Austrian Radio 2 CD broadcasts
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Horns
Czech Philharmonic Horns


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
(attended)



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



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


Monday April 28th 2003, 7.30pm
Rowe Recital Hall, 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



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


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


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


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)



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



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


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
(attended)


Saturday 20th March 2004     
Anthony Seeger Auditorium, James Madison University, Virginia, USA      Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir
(movements 1,3,4)     
JMU Flute Choir conducted by Jill Massimore 



Sunday March 28th 2004     
Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 901 NJ SE In Tacoma, USA     
Andrew Downes: various pieces for flute choir (unspecified)     
The Northwest Flute Collegium 



Tuesday April 6th 2004     
Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Iowa State University, Iowa, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes
ISU Flute Ensemble 



Friday April 16th 2004, 7.30pm     
Xochipilli Concert Hall, Escuela National de Musica     
Xicotencatl 126 Col del Carmen, Coyoacan, Mexico, DF 04100     
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 5 scored for Flute Orchestra    
(Mexican Premiere)
Mexico National Flute Ensemble, conducted by Jenny Brooks 



Sunday April 18th 2004    
Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Dumont, New Jersey, USA      
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes      
Uptown Flutes, directed by Virginia Schulze-Johnson


Sunday April 25th 2004     
Eastminster Presbyterian Church, Riverside Drive and 5th Avenue, Indialantic, USA     
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 5 scored for Flute Orchestra
(first movement)     
The Space Coast Flute Orchestra 



Monday April 26th 2004     
Michelsen Hall, Fine Arts Center, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, USA     
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir    
UWSP Flute Ensemble 



Wednesday June 9th 2004, 7pm      
Haus der Componisten, Vienna, Austria        
Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 1      
Anne Madison (piano)
(attended) 



Wednesday June 9th 2004, 7pm      
Haus der Componisten, Vienna, Austria        
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Horn and Piano (Movement 3)     
James Lowe (horn), Anne Madison (piano)
(attended) 



Monday June 14th 2004     
Dutch Radio     
Andrew Downes: Concerto for Guitar, Bass Guitar and Strings    
Simon Dinnigan/Fred T Baker/Strings of the City of Birmingham 
Conductor Andrew Downes


Monday June 14th 2004     
Dutch Radio     
Andrew Downes: Cool Largo     
Simon Dinnigan/Fred T Baker
 

Sunday July 1st 2004     
Dutch Radio     
Andrew Downes: Concerto for Guitar, Bass Guitar and Strings     
Simon Dinnigan/Fred T Baker/Strings of the City of Birmingham
Conductor Andrew Downes 


Sunday July 1st 2004     
Dutch Radio     
Andrew Downes: Cool Largo    
Simon Dinnigan/Fred T Baker 


Friday August 13th 2004     
Presidential Ballroom, Opryland Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee, USA      Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir
(fourth movement)     
USA National Flute Association Convention Professional Flute Choir
Conductor Phyllis Louke 



Saturday August 14th 2004     
Hermitage CD, Opryland Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee, USA     
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 5 scored for Flute Orchestra
(second movement)     
USA National Flute Association Convention     
West Michigan Flute Orchestra
Conductor Darlene Dugan 



Sunday August 15th 2004     
Hermitage CD, Opryland Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee, USA     
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir                    (fourth movement, played as encore)      
USA National Flute Association Convention     
USA National Flute Association Convention Professional Flute Choir
Conductor Phyllis Louke 


Sunday September 26th 2004     
Jesus Christ Prince of Peace Chapel, William Paterson University, 219 Pompton Rd, Haledon, NJ, USA     
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes     
Uptown Flutes, director Virginia Schulze-Johnson


Thursday September 30th 2004     
Shea Performing Arts Center, William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, NJ, USA     
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes     
Uptown Flutes, director Virginia Schulze-Johnson  


Friday November 12th 2004     
Madison Presbyterian Church, Madison, New Jersey, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes     
Uptown Flutes
Conductor Virginia Schulze-Johnson



Saturday November 20th 2004, 11am      
Eleventh Annual Columbia Flute Choir Festival, Columbia Institute of Fine Arts in Falls Church, Virginia.     
Andrew Downes: Mountain Song     
Columbia Flute Choir
Conductor Sharyn Byer 


Sunday 6th March 2005, 7.30pm
Dorothy Young Center for the Performing Arts
Drew University, Madison, New Jersey, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes
Uptown Flutes
Virginia Schulze-Johnson director



Tuesday 29th March 2005, 8pm
Bremen-Walle, Immanuel-Kirche
Bremen, Germany
Andrew Downes: Celtic Rhapsody
Paula Downes (soprano)
Central England Ensemble (Anna Downes- leader)
Conductor Anthony Bradbury 



Wednesday 30th March 2005, 7pm
Katholische Kirche St Marien, Cuxhaven, Germany
Andrew Downes: Celtic Rhapsody
Paula Downes (soprano)
Central England Ensemble (Anna Downes- leader)
Conductor Anthony Bradbury 



Thursday 31st March 2005, 7.30pm
Tonspur 26, Volkshochschule Bremerhaven, Germany
Andrew Downes: Celtic Rhapsody
Paula Downes (soprano)
Central England Ensemble (Anna Downes- leader)
Conductor Anthony Bradbury 


Tuesday 10th May 2005,  8.30pm
Theatre du Beauvaisis, Beauvais, France
Andrew Downes: Music for 8 Cellos and 5 Timpani
Octuor de Cellos de Beauvais et Percussions de Strasbourg


Friday 5th August 2005, 6.00pm
Mozart Museum, Bertramka, Prague
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Horns
Horns of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra



Saturday 6th August 2005, 7.30pm
Nove Straseci, Czech Republic
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Horns
Horns of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra


Sunday 9th October 2005
Zamecku Hall, Revnice, Prague
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Horns
Horns of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra


Tuesday 18th October 2005, 7.30pm
Dvorak Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague
Andrew Downes: Five Dramatic Pieces for 8 Wagner Tubas
(World Premiere)
Horns of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
(attended)



Wednesday 26th October 2005, 1.30pm
Adams House, Harvard University, Cambridge,
Massachusetts, USA
ANDREW DOWNES IN DISCUSSION:
"From Plainsong to Folk and World Music"
The English composer Andrew Downes talks about his
musical heritage, and the influence of many styles on his
compositions, with recorded illustrations from the Czech
Philharmonic Orchestra, John Mitchinson, the strings of the
CBSO, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and members of
the composer's own family.
(attended)


Wednesday 26th October 2005, 7pm
Adams House, Harvard University, Cambridge,
Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes: Dream-Land
Paula Downes (soprano)
Anna Downes (violin)
David Trippett (piano)
(attended)



Wednesday 14th December 2005, 7.30pm
Friends Meeting House
Cambridge, Massachussets, USA
Andrew Downes: Ballads for Christmas (USA Premiere)
Millennium Scholars, directed by Paula Downes


Thursday 6th April 2006, 6.30pm
Linnaean Community School
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes: Songs of the Skies (excerpts)
Directed by Paula Downes



Friday 21st April 2006, 8.00pm
Lower Common Room, Adams House, Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes: O Vos Omnes (USA Premiere)
Millennium Scholars
Directed by Paula Downes 



Thursday 10th August 2006, 7.00pm
Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
USA National Flute Association Convention
Andrew Downes: Mountain Song
(Tone Poem for Flute Choir, Harp and String Bass)

Columbia Flute Choir
Director Sharyn Byer
(attended)

 

Tuesday 22nd August 2006, 12.15pm
King's Chapel, Boston, MA, USA
Lunchtime concert of Sacred Vocal Music by Andrew Downes
O Vos Omnes
The Lord is my Shepherd from The Runnymede Service 
(USA Premiere)
The Lord's Prayer from The Runnymede Service (USA Premiere)
Judas Mercator Pessimus from A St Luke Passion
Tenebrae Factae Sunt from A St Luke Passion
Motet and Missa Brevis 'O Magnum Misterium' (USA Premiere)
O Love the Lord (USA Premiere)
The Souls of the Righteous (USA Premiere)
In Peace I will Lie Down and Sleep (USA Premiere)
Millennium Scholars
Directed by Paula Downes
(attended)

 

Tuesday 10th October 2006, 12.15pm
Kings Chapel, Boston, Mass., USA
Andrew Downes: Lost Love (USA Premiere)
Paula Downes (soprano)
David Trippett (harpsichord)
Arielle Hansen (flute)
Elizabeth Main (cello)
(attended)



Thursday 12th October 2006, 12.20pm
Shea Center for Performing Arts
William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes
Uptown Flutes
Director Virginia Schulze-Johnson


Thursday 26th October 2006, 8.30pm
Roman Catholic Cathedral, Corfu Town, Corfu.
Andrew Downes: String Quartet no 1 (movements 2 and 3)
Volante Strings led by Angela Ritchey



Friday 27th October 2006, 8.30pm
Casa Lucia, Sgombou, Corfu.
Andrew Downes: String Quartet no 1 (movements 2 and 3)
Volante Strings led by Angela Ritchey



Sunday 5th November 2006, 11.15am
Church of the Advent, Boston, Mass. USA
Andrew Downes: O Love the Lord all Ye His Saints
Choir of the Advent
Director Edith Ho
(attended)



Saturday December 16th 2006, 7.30pm
Vance Brand Civic Auditorium, Longmont, Colorado, USA
Andrew Downes: Mountain Song
Silver Winds Inc. Colorado Flute Choir
Director Nancy Spidel


Thursday 1st February 2007, 12.15pm
University Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes: Songs of Love (World Premiere)
Paula Downes - Soprano
David Trippett - Piano
(attended)



Wednesday 14th February 2007, 4pm
Eglise de la Madeleine, Paris, France
Andrew Downes: String Quartet no 1 (first movement, "Jubilate")
Central England Ensemble
(attended)



Wednesday 14th February 2007, 4pm
Eglise de la Madeleine, Paris, France
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 4 Horns (second movement, "Gloria")
Central England Ensemble
(attended)



Friday 16th February 2007, 8pm
American Cathedral, Paris, France
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 2
Central England Ensemble
Conductor Anthony Bradbury
(attended)



Friday 17th February 2007, 8pm
American Church, Paris, France
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 2
Central England Ensemble
Conductor Anthony Bradbury
(attended)



Wednesday 7th March 2007, 7.30pm
Regenstein Recital Hall, Evanston, Illinois, USA
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 5 scored for Flute Orchestra
Northwestern University Flute Ensemble
Conductor Walfrid Kujala



Wednesday 14th March 2007, 8.40am
Appleton Chapel, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Broadcast WHRB Radio
Andrew Downes: Postlude from Prelude Fanfare and Postlude for Organ
Carson Cooman (organ)



Wednesday 14th March 2007, 8.40am
Appleton Chapel, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Broadcast WHRB Radio
Andrew Downes: The Lord is my Shepherd from The Runnymede Service
Harvard University Chapel Choir
Director Edward Jones


Sunday May 6th 2007, 3pm
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation Church, Phoenix, Arizona
Andrew Downes: Concerto for Alto Flute and Strings
(USA premiere)
Alexander Viazovtsev (alto flute)
Fine Arts String Orchestra
Conductor Warren Cohen



Wednesday 20th June 2007, 8pm
St Thomas' Episcopal Church, Rochester, NY, USA
Andrew Downes: Prelude, Fanfare and Postlude for Organ
(USA premiere)
Carson Cooman (organ)



Sunday 24th June 2007, 3pm
First Parish, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes: Gibraltar, Our Homeland (USA premiere)
Schizophonic:
Paula Downes (soprano)
Anney Gilotte (soprano)
Allegra Martin (mezzo-soprano)


Saturday 11th August 2007, 2.40pm
Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
USA National Flute Convention
Andrew Downes: Mountain Song
Colorado Flute Choir
Conductor Nancy Spidel


Sunday 12th August 2007, 2pm
Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
USA National Flute Convention
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 5 Scored for Flute Orchestra
USA National Flute Assn High School Flute Choir
Conductor Jenny Brooks



November 4th 2007
Harvard Memorial Church
(Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA)
Andrew Downes: The Souls of the Righteous
Harvard Choral Fellows
Director Edward E Jones



Wednesday 14th November 2007, 12.15pm
Cathedral Church of St Paul, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes: Songs from Spoon River (excerpts)
Song iv.  Dora Williams
Song v. Sarah Brown
Paula Downes (soprano)
David Trippett (piano)



Sunday 18th November 2007, 4pm
Taylor House, Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA, USA
Andrew Downes:  Songs from Spoon River (excerpts)
Song iv.  Dora Williams
Song v. Sarah Brown
Paula Downes (soprano)
David Trippett (piano)


Tuesday 5th February 2008, 7.30pm
Suk Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Violin, Horn and Piano  (World Premiere and CD release date)
Performed by the Brahms Trio Prague
Monika Vrabcova violin
Ondrej Vrabec horn
Daniel Wiesner piano
(attended)



Thursday 6th March 2008, 12.05pm
MIT Chapel, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes: Mass for Unaccompanied Solo Voice (World Premiere)
Paula Downes soprano
(attended)



Thursday 6th March 2008, 12.05pm
MIT Chapel, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes: Sacred Mass for Solo Violin (USA Premiere)
Anna Downes - violin
(attended)



Sunday 16th March 2008, 11am
Harvard Memorial Church
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes:  I Was Glad from The Runnymede Service 
The Choir of Harvard University Memorial Church 
Director Edward E Jones
This performance was broadcast live 
on www.whrb.org at 4pm (UK time)



March/April 2008
Dvorak Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic
Recording for CD on Artesmon Label:
Music for Horns and Wagner Tubas
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 4 Horns
Andrew Downes: Suite for 6 Horns

Andrew Downes: Five Dramatic Pieces for 8 Wagner Tubas
Horns of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra


Saturday April 5th 2008, 7pm
Ames High School, Ames, Iowa, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir
(1st movement)
Ames Youth Flute Choir Conductor Mary Peterson



Sunday April 6th 2008, 7.30pm
Seattle Town Hall, Seattle, Washington, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir
(1st movement and 3rd movement)
Seattle Flute Society Flute Choir conducted by Kate Kralik



Saturday April 26th 2008, 7.30pm
St Cecilia Music Center, Royce Auditorium, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir
(2nd, 4th and 5th movements)
West Michigan Flute Association Flute Choir conducted by Darlene Dugan



Sunday April 27th 2008, 7pm
Ames High School, Ames, Iowa, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir
(1st movement)
Ames Youth Flute Choir Conductor Mary Peterson



Wednesday 30th April 2008, 5.30pm
Church of St John the Evangelist, Bowdoin Street,
Boston, MA, USA.
Andrew Downes: Songs from Spoon River
Paula Downes (soprano)
David Trippett (piano)



Tuesday 6th May 2008, 7pm
Music Building Recital Hall, Central Washington University, WA, USA
Andrew Downes: Symphony no.5 scored for Flute Orchestra
Movements 1 & 4
Central Washington University Flute Choir
Director Hall Ott



Wednesday May 14th 2008, 7.30pm
Our Lady of the Magnificat Church, Kinnelon,
New Jersey, USA.
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes
Uptown Flutes
Directed by Virginia Schulz-Johnson


Sunday June 22nd 2008
Memorial Church, Harvard University,Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes: Introduction and Allegro for Solo Organ 
(World Premiere)
Carson Cooman (organ)



Sunday July 13th 2008, 7.30pm
Christ Episcopal Church, Portola Valley, California, USA
Andrew Downes: Introduction and Allegro for Solo Organ
Carson Cooman - organ



Monday July 14th 2008, 7.30pm
First Unitarian Society, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes: Introduction and Allegro for Solo Organ
Carson Cooman - organ



Sunday August 17th 2008, 7.30pm
Christ United Church, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes: Introduction and Allegro for Solo Organ
Carson Cooman - organ



Friday August 22nd 2008, 7.30pm
Salem Hills Parish, Nantucket, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes: Introduction and Allegro for Solo Organ
Carson Cooman - organ



Saturday 20th September 2008, 5pm
Villa Bertramka, Prague, Czech Republic
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Horn & Piano (Czech Premiere)
Ondrej Vrabec - french horn
Daniel Wiesner - piano
(attended)

 

Saturday 20th September 2008, 5pm
Villa Bertramka, Prague, Czech Republic
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Violin, Horn & Piano
Brahms Trio Prague ( Monika Vrabcova - violin,
Ondrej Vrabec - horn, Daniel Wiesner - piano)
(attended)



Wednesday 24th September 2008, 5.30pm
Church of St John the Evangelist, Bowdoin Street,
Boston, MA, USA.
Andrew Downes: Old Loves' Domain
Paula Downes - soprano
David Trippett - piano



Saturday 27th September 2008, 7.30pm
Engelbert Schmid GmbH Concert Hall
Bellerweg 3, 86513 Mindelzell, Germany
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Horns
Horns of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra



Sunday 28th September 2008, 4pm
St Clements Church, Hawthorne, New Jersey, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes
Uptown Flutes directed by Virginia Schulze-Johnson



Sunday 5th October 2008, 11am
Harvard Memorial Church
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes:  I Was Glad from The Runnymede Service
The Choir of Harvard University Memorial Church 
Director Edward E Jones
This performance was broadcast live 
on www.whrb.org at 4pm (UK time)



Tuesday 28th October 2008, 7.30pm
Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes: Songs from Spoon River
Paula Downes (soprano)
David Trippett  (piano)
(Recital for the Musica Eclectica Concert Series)


Thursday November 27th 2008
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Sound recording for Films by Paula Downes
Andrew Downes: Songs from Spoon River
Paula Downes (soprano)
David Trippett  (piano)


Thursday January 29th 2009, 7.30pm
Morphy Recital Hall, University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Andrew Downes: Idyll: In the Gardens of Burdwan
(USA Premiere)
Marc Fink oboe
Todd Wellbourne piano


Thursday 12th February 2009, 12.05pm
MIT Chapel, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes: Lost Love
Paula Downes soprano
Jen Bliss recorder
Hannah Thomas cello
David Trippett harpsichord


Saturday February 28th 2009, 7.30pm
Martinu Hall, Academy of Performing Arts, Prague, Czech Republic
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Violin, Horn and Piano
Brahms Trio Prague (Monika Vrabcova, violin; Ondrej Vrabec, horn; Daniel Wiesner, piano)



Tuesday March 3rd 2009, 7.30pm
Podebrady Castle, Podebrady, Czech Republic
Andrew Downes: Suite for 6 Horns (Czech premiere)
Horns of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra


Wednesday March 11th 2009, 7pm
Town Theatre, Jablonec, Czech Republic
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Violin, Horn and Piano
Brahms Trio Prague (Monika Vrabcova, violin; Ondrej Vrabec, horn; Daniel Wiesner, piano)


Friday March 27th 2009, 7.30pm
Pusey Room, Memorial Church, Harvard University, Harvard Yard
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes: Finished Fields (cycle of songs to poems by Wilfred Owen) (USA premiere)
Paula Downes (soprano)
David Trippett (piano)



Sunday March 29th 2009, 11am
Harvard Memorial Church
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes: The Lord is my Shepherd from The Runnymede Service
Harvard University Choir (cond. Edward E Jones)
This performance  broadcast live, and can be
accessed in the UK via internet at www.whrb.org 


Sunday March 29th 2009, 12 noon
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR), Wisconsin, USA
Andrew Downes: Idyll: In the Gardens of Burdwan
Marc Fink oboe
Todd Wellbourne piano


Thursday April 2nd 2009, 1.10pm
Music Auditorium, Monash University
Clayton,Victoria, Australia
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Contrabass Flute and Piano (World Premiere)
Peter Sheridan (contrabass flute)
Claire Cooper (piano)



Sunday May 17th 2009, 10am
Old North Church, Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA
Andrew Downes: The Lord is my Shepherd from The Runnymede Service
Old North Church Senior Choir
Conductor Maria VanKalken


Friday May 29th 2009, 1.15pm
Melba Hall, Royal Parade, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Violin, Horn and Piano (Australian premiere)
Bridget Graham (violin)
Andrew Young (horn)
Lauren Simpkins (piano)



Sunday 16th August 2009
USA National Flute Convention
Marriot Marquis, Times Square, New York
Andrew Downes: Song of the Eagle
Texas Woman's University/Brookhaven Flute Choir
Conductor Pamela Youngblood


Tuesday 27th October 2009, 7.30pm
Margo Jones Performance Hall, Texas Women's University,
Denton, Texas, USA
Andrew Downes: Mountain Song
Texas Woman's University/Brookhaven Flute Choir
Conductor Pamela Youngblood


Tuesday 27th October 2009
Sigurd Lie Hall, Kristiansand, Norway
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Flute Choir
Agder Universty Flute Ensemble



Wednesday 2nd December 2009
Recital Hall, Joseph Clayes III Performing Arts Centre,
California State University
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Flute Choir
California State University Flute Ensemble
Director Cynthia Ellis


2009
Recording for CD entitled 21st Century Gems
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes
Uptown Flutes directed by Virginia Schulze-Johnson



Saturday January 16th 2010, 5.15pm
Conservatoire National a Rayonnement Regional de Nice, France
(3e Convention Internationale de Flute de Nice)
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Flute Choir
Ensemble de Flutes de l’universite d’Agder (Norway)


Sunday October 3rd 2010, 5pm
Bloch Performance Hall
West Virginia University, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes
WVU Flute Choir
Rebekah Doppelhauer conductor



Sunday November 14th 2010, 7.30pm
St Martin's Episcopal School, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Flute Choir
(Movement 1, Andante misterioso – Allegro Vivace)
Valdosta State University Flute Choir
conducted by Dr. Elizabeth Goode


Sunday February 20th 2011, 1pm
Gimlemoen, Kristiansand, Norway
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Flute Choir
Agder University Flute Ensemble



Thursday March 3rd 2011
Universite Sorbonne-Nouvelle, Paris, France
Andrew Downes: Far from the Madding Crowd (DVD of opera)
Included as part of paper on adaptations of Thomas Hardy's novel, Far from the Madding Crowd, given by Dr Lorence Estanove.




Monday April 4th 2011, 8pm
Nicholas Music Center, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Andrew Downes: Dream-Land
Rachel Hall (soprano)
Jordan Smith (soprano saxophone)
Kathy Shanklin (piano)



Saturday April 23rd 2011, 3pm
University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
Andrew Downes: In the Gardens of Burdwan
James Drayton (oboe)
Paul Schwartz (piano)



Saturday April 30th 2011, 7.30pm
Cedar Hills United Church of Christ
Beaverton, Oregon, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes
Rose City Flute Choir
Conductor Phyllis Louke



Wednesday May 11th 2011, 7.30pm
Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 5 (scored for Flute Orchestra)
Northwestern University Flute Ensemble
Conductor Walfrid Kujala



Friday June 24th 2011
Frederick Wood Theatre, University of British Columbia
(Department of Theatre and Film)
Vancouver, Canada
Andrew Downes: Songs from Spoon River
Vancouver International Song Institute
Theatrical Production directed by
Rena Sharon



Sunday July 10th 2011, 12 noon
Spandau Freilichtbühne an der Zitadelle, Berlin, Germany
Andrew Downes: String Quartet no 1 
(Movement 2 "Andante with Jazz")
Oldswinford Hospital Chamber Ensemble
Conductor Anna Downes



Sunday July 10th 2011, 5pm
Heilig Kreuz Kirche, Kreuzburg, Berlin, Germany
Andrew Downes: String Quartet no 1 
(Movement 2 "Andante with Jazz")
Oldswinford Hospital Chamber Ensemble
Conductor Anna Downes



Tuesday July 12th 2011, 12 noon
Kaiser Willhelm Gedächtniskirche, Berlin, Germany
Andrew Downes: String Quartet no 1 
(Movement 2 "Andante with Jazz")
Oldswinford Hospital Chamber Ensemble
Conductor Anna Downes



Sunday July 17th 2011
International Chamber Music Festival
Brandys nad Labem, Prague, Czech Republic
Andrew Downes: Concerto for French Horn and Symphony Orchestra
(Movements 1 and 2 in a pre-premiere performance with computer generated accompaniment)
Ondrej Vrabec (horn)
The world premiere of this work was given in a concert in aid of Paraplegic Sports on Sunday October 21st, 2012. The concert took place in Birmingham Town Hall (UK). Ondrej Vrabec (principal and solo horn Czech Philharmonic Orchestra) was accompanied by the Central England Ensemble, leader Anna Downes, conductor Anthony Bradbury. The concert was sponsored by Irwin Mitchell (solicitors)



Sunday August 14th 2011, 11.30am
USA National Flute Association Convention
Westin Hotel, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Flute Choir
NFA Collegiate Flute Choir
Conductor Roger Martin


Saturday October 1st 2011, 7.30pm
Philharmonic Hall, Lviv, Ukraine
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Violin, Horn and Piano (Ukrainian premiere)
Brahms Trio Prague
Monika Vrabcova (violin)
Ondrej Vrabec (horn)
Daniel Wiesner (piano)


Friday October 21st 2011, 8pm
University of Tasmania Conservatorium of Music
Sandy Bay Rd, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Horn and Piano (Australian premiere)
Robert Stonestreet (horn)
Amander Hodder (piano)


Saturday May 5th 2012, 7.30pm
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Andrew Downes: Symphony no.5 scored for Flute Orchestra
West Michigan Flute Association
conductor Darlene Dugan
(performance recorded for CD)



Sunday June 3rd 2012, 8.30pm
Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
Andrew Downes: One Blessing had I from Songs of Love
Harrah Friedlander (soprano)
Jason Carlson (piano)



Wednesday June 27th 2012
La Croisee des Arts - Pole Culturel Provence Verte
Saint Maximin la Sainte Baume, Haut Var, France
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes
National Flute Orchestra of Norway


Sunday June 10th 2012, 2pm
Forest Theatre, Revnice, Czech Republic
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 4 Horns
Horns of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Ondrej Vrabec, Zdenek Divoky, Jindrich Kolar, Jana Rerichova


Sunday August 12th 2012, 12.30 pm
Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
(USA National Flute Convention)
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes (excerpts)
Pacific Flute Ensemble
Conductor Darrin Thaves



Sunday September 2nd 2012, 7.30 pm
Synagogue, Floss, Germany
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 4 Horns
Horns of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Ondrej Vrabec, Zdenek Divoky, Jindrich Kolar, Jana Rerichova



Friday September 28th 2012, 5pm
St Wenceslaus Concert Hall
Nove Vcelnice, South Bohemia
Czech Republic
Andrew Downes: Suite for 6 Horns
Horn Students of the Brno Academy
Directed by Ondrej Vrabec



Sunday October 28th 2012, 4pm
Brozany nad, Ohri - fortress
JAMU, Brno, Czech Republic
Andrew Downes: Suite for 6 Horns
Za rohem Horns Ensemble
Ondrej Vrabec - Director



Sunday December 2nd 2012, 7.30pm
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
5872 Naples Plaza
Long Beach, California, USA
Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes
Pacific Flute Ensemble, conductor Darrin Thaves 


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)


Sunday April 28th 2013, 8.30pm
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


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


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)


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)


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.'


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



February - May 2015
Dvorak Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic
Recording for 2 CDs
Andrew Downes: Overture: 'In the Cotswolds'
Andrew Downes: Concert Overture: 'Towards a New Age'
Andrew Downes: Symphony No 1 for Organ , Brass, Percussion & Strings
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 2 scored for Chamber Orchestra
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 3: 'Spirits of the Earth'
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 4 scored for Concert Wind Band
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Ondrej Vrabec



Friday May 1st 2015, 7pm
Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music,
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Andrew Downes: Symphony no.5, scored for Flute Orchestra
(mvt 1)
Monash University Flute Ensemble
Director Peter Sheridan


Tuesday December 1st 2015
Suk Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic
Launch of 2 CDs and Documentary DVD
Andrew Downes: Overture: 'In the Cotswolds'
Andrew Downes: Concert Overture: 'Towards a New Age'

Andrew Downes: Symphony No 1 for Organ , Brass, Percussion & Strings
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 2 scored for Chamber Orchestra
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 3: 'Spirits of the Earth'
Andrew Downes: Symphony no 4 scored for Concert Wind Band
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Ondrej Vrabec


Thursday March 24th 2016
Broadcast on Czech Radio during interview with Ondrej Vrabec
Andrew Downes: Symphony No.1
(one movement)
Andrew Downes: Symphony No.2
(one movement)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Ondrej Vrabec


Saturday 16th April 2016, 6pm
Evangelical Church
Ransbach-Baumbach
Germany
Andrew Downes: Sonata for Flute Choir (German Premiere)
FlutEmotion flute ensemble


KNOWN PERFORMANCES/UNKNOWN YEAR

Andrew Downes: Piano and O Vos Omnes
Cantamus Girls' Choir, conductor Pamela Cook
Japan, USA, Germany, Finland


Andrew Downes: Five Movements for Piano Quartet
The Nevski Ensemble
Luxembourg



Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Flutes or Flute Choir
Since world premiere in New York in August 1996, performances all over the world: USA, Japan, Australia, France, Norway.


Andrew Downes: Sonata for Contrabass Flute and Piano
Peter  Sheridan has performed this work on numerous occasions on his recital tours around the world.



Broadcast on numerous occasions on Musicians Page Radio, Los Angeles, USA:-

Andrew Downes: Songs from Spoon River
CD recording by Paula Downes (soprano) & David Trippett (piano)
July 2000

Andrew Downes: Runnymede Choral Evensong Service
Andrew Downes: O Love the Lord, all ye his Saints

The Souls of the Righteous

In Peace I will lie down and sleep

O Sing unto the Lord a New Song

I will lift up mine eyes unto the Hills

CD recording by the Chapel Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London, with Brian Moles (organ), directed by Lionel Pike, made in Arundel Cathedral in January 2001.

Andrew Downes: Sonatina for Piano
CD recording by Duncan Honeybourne (piano), May 2005

Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 1
CD recording by Duncan Honeybourne (piano), May 2005

Andrew Downes: Piano Sonata no 2
CD recording by Duncan Honeybourne (piano), May 2005

Andrew Downes: Sonata for 2 Pianos
Recording of concert performance by Joseph Weingarten, Margaret Newman (pianos) in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, in July 1987

Andrew Downes: Sonata for Violin, Horn and Piano 
Recording on CD entitled Brahms Trio Prague
Performed by the Brahms Trio Prague
Monika Vrabcova violin
Ondrej Vrabec horn
Daniel Wiesner piano

Andrew Downes: Concerto for Guitar, Bass Guitar and Strings
CD Recording made at Birmingham Conservatoire in 2000 by
Simon Dinnigan (acoustic guitar)
Fred T. Baker (electric bass guitar)
Strings of the City of Birmingham
Conductor Andrew Downes

Andrew Downes: Symphony No 2
Recording of concert performance by Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Anthony Miller, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, in 1988

Andrew Downes : Centenary Firedances
CD recording, made in January 1989 by Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jonathan Del Mar, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham

Andrew Downes: The Marshes of Glynn
Recording made in February 1986 by Birmingham Conservatoire Chorus & Symphony Orchestra, with John Mitchinson (tenor), conducted by Damian Cranmer, in the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham

Andrew Downes: Sonata for 8 Horns
Recording for CD entitled Czech Philharmonic Horns
by the Horns of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra


Andrew Downes: Sonata for 4 Horns
Andrew Downes: Suite for 6 Horns
Andrew Downes: Five Dramatic Pieces for 8 Wagner Tubas
Recording for CD entitled Music for Horns and Wagner Tubas
by the Horns of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Andrew Downes: Sonata for Flute Choir
Andrew Downes: Fantasia for Alto & Bass Flute soloists with 5 part Concert Flute Choir
Andrew Downes: Song of the Eagle
Recordings for CD, entitled Sounds and Colors, by James Madison University Flute Choir, Virginia, USA, directed by Carol Kniebusch Noe,
in March 2000 at James Madison University, West Virginia, USA

Andrew Downes: Sonata for Flute Choir
Andrew Downes: Fantasia for Alto & Bass Flute soloists with 5 part Concert Flute Choir
Recordings made for CD, entitled Pasorale Sounds, by Massachussetts Flute Choir, directed by Danielle Boudrot in 2000 in The Studio, Belgrade Avenue, Roslindale, MA, USA


 



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