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Posted by Andrew Downes Composer on Saturday, November 21, 2020

£2,939.10 raised so far!!!

If you would like to donate to Stoke Mandeville Spinal Research for our year of concerts celebrating Andrew Downes' 70th Birthday, please click here and use AD70 as the reference.

Many thanks from the Downes Family xx

Preview of the premiere of Andrew Downes' 6th Symphony:

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Music by Andrew Downes features on this calendar, which makes a lovely gift for family and friends!

View the beautiful documentaries below on the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra recordings of Andrew Downes' orchestral works.

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Fantastic new video by Nigel Wood of 'Saxtet' of their 1991 premiere performance of Andrew Downes' Earth Dances for Saxophone Quartet:


Purchase Andrew Downes' latest CD!!

Read about the CD Launch on January 6th

Here is a sample track:


Multitrack Promotional Recordings by Paula Downes - complete playlist:

"Gorgeous writing"
BBC Radio 3

"Ranks today among the internationally acclaimed personalities" 
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

"Has an impressive command of his art" 
Opera News

"Modern tonal chamber music at its finest" 
The Horn Call

"Of remarkable craftmanship and interest, his language is replete with that indefinable term, meaning
Fanfare Magazine


If you have performed in any of Andrew Downes' works or come to listen, please share your experiences in the Premieres Blog! Also see what others have said. Thank you so much for your contribution.


Andrew Downes. Photo by Paul Cartwright