Concerts

2018
 
8-19 AUGUST
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
KILKENNY FESTIVAL
 
12-17 JUNE
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Jörg Widmann, conductor. Mendelssohn, Mozart, Widmann. Limerick, Dublin, Wurzburg.
 
25-27 MAY
KILLALOE MUSIC FESTIVAL
25th, PHOENIX PIANO TRIO, Mendelssohn Piano Trio in C minor. 26th, Strauss Metamorphosen, string septet version. 27th, Schubert String Quintet with Carducci Quartet.
 
4-6 MAY
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO, “The English Impressionist: John Ireland and his Influences.” Martin Randall Tours, Castle Hotel, Taunton.
 
2-21 APRIL
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Mozart “The Marriage of Figaro”. Wexford, Dublin.
 
20-28 MARCH
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Jörg Widmann, conductor. Mendelssohn, Widmann, Weber, Schumann. 22nd Limerick, 23rd Dublin, 25th Essen, 27th Heidelberg.
 
18 MARCH
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Dublin.
 
14-16 MARCH
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Copehagen, TBC.
 
7 MARCH
CLITHEROE CONCERTS SOCIETY
Ensemble Perpetuo, Fenella Humphreys, violin; Andrew Berridge, viola; Christian Elliott, cello. Schubert – String Trio in Bb, D.471, Sibelius – String Trio in G minor, Martinu – Three Madrigals
for violin and viola, Adrian Sutton – Spring Masque for violin & viola, Mozart – Divertimento in Eb, KV563. Clitheroe, 7:30PM.
 
1-2 MARCH
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
James MacMillan “Stabat Mater”, Dublin.
 
12-18 FEBRUARY
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusic, Strauss Duet Concertino, Mendelssohn/Widmann Andante, Mendelssohn String Symphony No.10, Prokofiev Trapeze. 14th Limerick, 15th Dublin, 18th Leverkusen.
 
11 JANUARY
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO
Imperial College, London. lunchtime concert.
 
2017
 
11-15 DECEMBER
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Christmas programme including Sibelius Andante Festivo, Grieg Holberg Suite. Ailish Tynan, soprano.
 
30 NOVEMBER
ELGAR CELLO CONCERTO
ST. ANDREWS UNIVERSITY. Chris George, conductor.
 
13-16 NOVEMBER
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Schubert Symphony No. 9 conducted by Jörg Widman, Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor, Carolin Widmann, violin. Dublin, Limerick.
 
6-10 NOVEMBER
UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK
ACADEMOS
Shostakovich and Mendelssohn String Octets. Limerick, Cork.
 
25-27 OCTOBER
ULSTER ORCHESTRA
Guest Principal Cello. Grieg Peer Gynt Suites 1&2, Rachmaninov Paganini Variations, Nielsen Symphony No.5. Eivind Gullberg Jensen, conductor. Simon Trpcski, piano. *INCLUDED ENCORE OF RACHMANINOV CELLO AND PIANO SONATA, 3RD MVMT*
 
23-24 OCTOBER
ULSTER ORCHESTRA
Guest Principal Cello. Mendelssohn “Midsummer Nights Dream” Overture, Anna Clyne “Within her Arms”, Copland Variations on a Quaker Theme, Bernstein “On the Town”. Joshua Weilerstein, conductor.
 
16-22 OCTOBER
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
CPE Bach Concerto for cello and orchestra in A minor, Christian Elliott, cello. Vivaldi Concerto for two celli in G minor, Christian Elliott & Aoife Nic Athlaoich, celli. Purcell Fairy Queen, CPE Bach Bassoon Concerto, directed by Peter Whelan. Glor Ennis, Monkstown, Letterkenny An Grianan, The Model Sligo.
 
11-13 OCTOBER
ULSTER ORCHESTRA
Guest Principal Cello. Kodaly Peacock Variations, Britten Piano Concerto, Firebird Suite 1949. Gergely Madaras, conductor. Steven Osborne, piano.
 
25-29 SEPTEMBER
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Brahms G major Sextet for Strings, arr. string orchestra, conducted by Gabor Takacs-Nagy. Dublin, Cork, Limerick.
 
24 AUGUST
BRECON BAROQUE
Edinburgh International Festival.
 
9-20 AUGUST
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Kilkenny International Festival. Schubert “Death and the Maiden” arr. Mahler, directed by Katherine Hunka, violin & Christian Elliott, cello, St. Canices Cathedral. “De Profundis” with Stephen Rea, music by Neil Martin, Watergate Theatre. Widmann Octet, Watergate Theatre. Widmann “Freie Stucke”, Schubert Shepherd on the Rocks, Ailish Tynan, soprano, Schubert Symphony No.9, Jörg Widmann, conductor, St. Canices Cathedral.
 
25-29 JULY
SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Guest Principal Cello.
 
10 JULY
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO
recording, London.
 
19-20 JUNE
ULSTER ORCHESTRA
guest principal cello, Sibelius Symphony No.5 in E-flat, Schumann Piano Concerto. Christian Kluxen, conductor. Michael McHale, piano.
 
13-18 JUNE
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Barber, Bernstein, Adams. Navan, Monkstown, Galway, Monaghan.
 
3 JUNE
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO
Haydn Piano Trio in E-flat, Ireland Piano Trio No. 3, Schubert Piano Trio in B-flat. Wotton House.
 
26-29 MAY
Killaloe Chamber Music Festival. premiere of piano trio by Sam Perkin, Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht for string sextet.
 
17 MAY
ARONOWITZ ENSEMBLE
Vaughan Williams, Schubert. Newbury.
 
30 APRIL – 15 MAY
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Handel Radamisto with Northern Ireland Opera Company. Limerick, Cork, Dublin, Belfast.
 
20 APRIL
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO
Eaton Square Concerts
 
10-13 APRIL
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Dvorak Serenade for Strings, Barber Capricorn Concerto, Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht, conducted by Thomas Zehetmair. Limerick, Dublin.
 
5 APRIL
recital with Robin Green, piano. Pharos Arts Foundation, Cyprus.
 
19-28 MARCH
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
concerts Limerick, Dublin, Vienna, Prague, Heidelberg Festival. Mendelssohn Reformation Symphony, conducted by Jörg Widman.
 
17 MARCH
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO, British Music Society, York.
 
28 FEBRUARY-11 MARCH
ZEHETMAIR QUARTET, Haydn op.3/5, Hindemith Quartet no.5, Haydn op.76/3 “Emperor”. Barcelona, Geneva, Zug, Winterthur, Vevey, Brussels, Eindhoven.
 
16 FEBRUARY
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO
Bedford Music Club. Haydn, Ireland, Brahms.
 
15 FEBRUARY
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO, St. John the Evangelist Church, Oxford.
 
8 FEBRUARY
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO, Kensington & Chelsea Music Society. Haydn, Ireland, Brahms.
 
22 JANUARY
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO, Balliol College Music Society, Oxford.

2016

6-11 DECEMBER
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Shostakovich Quartet No. 8 arr. string orchestra, Haydn Symphony No.83, conducted by Jean-Christophe Spinosi. Limerick, Waterford.
Versuch uber di Fuge with Jörg Widmann and Mojca Erdmann. recording in Limerick.
 
27 NOVEMBER
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO. Kempe Studio, Stratford-upon-Avon.
 
24 NOVEMBER
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO. Shostakovich Blok Romances. Wolfson College, Oxford.
 
20 NOVEMBER
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO. Haydn E flat Trio, Gade Noveletten, Schubert B flat Trio. London Chamber Music Society, Kings Place, London.
 
12 NOVEMBER
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO. Shostakovich Blok Romances. Sheffield.
 
10 NOVEMBER
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO
Imperial College London. Schubert B flat Trio.
 
9 NOVEMBER
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO. Haydn E flat Trio, Gade Noveletten, Schubert B flat Trio. Bangor.
 
6 NOVEMBER
recital with Robin Green, piano. Beethoven Sonatas Nos. 2,4,5. Royal Overseas League, London.
 
25-27 OCTOBER
AURORA ORCHESTRA
Mozart Symphony No.40, conducted by Baldur Bronniman. Bilbao.
 
19-21 OCTOBER
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO. Oxford Lieder Festival. Clara Schumann Trio, Schumann F major, Gade Noveletten, Mendelssohn C minor Trio.
 
4-7 OCTOBER
AURORA ORCHESTRA
Brett Dean “Testament”, Strauss Oboe Concerto with Francois Leleux, Mozart Symphony No.41, conducted by Nicholas Collon. Bonn.
 
29 SEPTEMBER-3 OCTOBER, 9 OCTOBER
Janacek “Kreutzersonate”, with Samuel West and Jemima Rooper. Bristol, Clwyd, London Southbank.
 
12-15 SEPTEMBER
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Tchaikovsky “Souvenir de Florence”, conducted by Gabor Takacs-Nagy. Dublin, Limerick.
 
29 AUGUST-1 SEPTEMBER
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO. recording at St. John the Evangelist Church, Oxford. Clara Schumann Piano Trio, Robert Schumann Trio in F major, Brahms Trio in B major.
 
3-14 AUGUST
IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA – principal cello. Kilkenny Festival.
 
21 JULY
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO. Shostakovich Piano Trio no. 2, Ryedale Festival.
 
18-20 JULY
PHOENIX PIANO TRIO. recording at St. John the Evangelist Church, Oxford. Gade Noveletten & Mendelssohn C minor Piano Trio.
 
17-20 JUNE – IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA – guest principal cello. Directed by Jörg Widman. Zurich, Wurzburg.
 
8 JUNE – PHOENIX PIANO TRIO, 7:30 PM, Phoenix Piano Trio give a performance for Chichester Concerts celebrating Schumann’s 206th birthday! Programme to include Schumann’s 2nd Trio, in F, and the Beethoven “Archduke” trio, Op. 97
 
15-31 MAY – WELSH NATIONAL OPERA – Pagliaci and Cavaliera Rusticana. Cardiff.
 
11-13 APRIL – RTE CONCERT ORCHESTRA – guest principal cello. Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture, Elgar Sea Pictures, Beethoven Symphony No.6, conducted by John Wilson. Dublin
 
4-8 APRIL – IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA – guest principal cello. 1916, Revolution and Rhetoric, directed by Katherine Hunka. Dublin, Limerick, Ennis.
 
17-18 MARCH – ST JOHN PASSION – continuo and obligato cello. Directed by Les Shankland, Canongate Church, Edinburgh.
 
13-16 MARCH – IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA – guest principal cello. Mendelssohn, Widman, and Weber, directed by Jörg Widman. Limerick & Dublin.
 
11 MARCH – PHOENIX PIANO TRIO, 7:30 PM, Witney Music Society, Woodstock Road, Witney.
 
1 MARCH – The World According to Bob Gilmore. works by Zimmerman, Vivier, Volans, Ben Johnston. with Benjamin Gilmore & Sijie Chen, violins, and Hannah Shaw, viola.
 
25 FEBRUARY – world premiere of new work by Christian James Elliott for piano four hands, performed by the Françoise-Green Piano Duo, St. John’s Smith Square.
 
7-11 FEBRUARY. IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA – guest principal cello. Death and the Maiden, directed by Gábor Tákacs-Nagy. Dublin, Limerick.
 
24 JANUARY – 5 FEBRUARY. ZEHETMAIR QUARTET. Haydn op.3/5 in F, Hindemith Quartet no. 5, op.32, Haydn op. 76/3 “Kaiser”. Jan.27 Vienna, Feb.01 Florence, Feb.03,05 Amsterdam.
 
18 JANUARY – PHOENIX PIANO TRIO, 7:30 PM, house of Vernon Ellis. Haydn “Gypsy” Trio, Schumann F major, Brahms B major. London.
 
16 JANUARY – PHOENIX PIANO TRIO, 7:30, Sevenoaks. Neils Gade Noveletten, Schumann F major, Beethoven op.70 no.2 in E-flat.
 
5-10 JANUARY – WELSH NATIONAL OPERA ORCHESTRA – guest principal cello. Strauss Don Juan, Four Last Songs, Mahler Symphony No.4, directed by Lothar Koenigs. Cardiff.

2015

14-18 DECEMBER – IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA – guest principal cello. A Scandinavian Christmas, directed by Katherine Hunka. Limerick, Mullingar.
 
6 DECEMBER – PHOENIX PIANO TRIO. Holywell Music Rooms, Oxford. Haydn “Gypsy” Trio, Schumann F major, Brahms B major.
 
17 NOVEMBER- ST. ANDREWS YOUNGER HALL. St. Andrews University Orchestra. Dvorak Concerto in B minor, op.104. Christopher George, conductor.
 
6 NOVEMBER – THE GLAMIS CASTLE MUSICALE. with Nancy Crook, piano. Mendelssohn “Variations Concertantes” in D, Brahms Sonata in G (arranged for cello in D major), as well as selections by Fauré, Davidoff, Elgar, Tchaikovsky, Kreisler.
 
26-30 OCTOBER – SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, guest principal cello. Tuomas Hannikainen, conductor. Pekka Kuusisto, violin. Wennäkoski “Verdigris” (SCO commission), Nielson Violin Concerto, Sibelius (arr. Hannikainen) “The Maiden in the Tower” orchestra suite.
 
22 OCTOBER – PHOENIX TRIO. OXFORD LIEDER FESTIVAL. Janacek “Kreutzersonate” for piano trio, Fauré Trio in D minor.
 
13-18 OCTOBER – SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHSTRA. Robin Ticciati, conductor. Brahms Symphony No.2.
 
6-10 OCTOBER – IRISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, guest principal cello. Katherine Hunka director, Finghin Collins Piano. Mozart Symphony KV 196/121 La Finta Giardiniera, Stravinsky Concerto in D, Haydn Piano Concerto Hob XVIII:11 D major, Stravinsky Septet, Mozart Symphony Nr. 29 KV 201 A-major
 
19-27 SEPTEMBER – IMS PRUSSIA COVE. Penderecki Sextet & Sibelius String Quartet.
 
5 SEPTEMBER – ZEHETMAIR QUARTET. Esterházy Palace. Haydn op.3/5 in F, Hindemith op.32, Haydn op.76/3 in C “The Emperor”. Fertöd, Hungary.
 
29 AUGUST – 1 SEPTEMBER – ORCHESTRA OF THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT. BBC PROMS with Marin Alsop, conductor. Brahms Symphony No.1. Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.
 
27 AUGUST – ZEHETMAIR QUARTET. Edinburgh International Festival. Haydn op.3/5 in F, Hindemith op.32, Haydn op.76/3 in C “The Emperor”. Queens Hall, Edinburgh, UK.
 
17,19,21 AUGUST – BEETHOVEN CELLO & PIANO SONATA CYCLE, with Robin Green, piano. Beethoven Sonatas Op.5/1-2, Op.69, Op.102/1. Royal Overseas League, Edinburgh, UK. 9:30 AM 17 August, Sonata in F op.5/1. 9:30 AM 19 August, Sonata in C op.102/1 & Sonata in A op.69. 9:30 AM 21 August, Sonata in G minor op.5/2
 
28-30 JULY – HALLE ORCHESTRA, BBC PROMS with Mark Elder, conductor. Elgar Symphony No.2 in E-flat. Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.
 
18-25 JULY – PHOENIX TRIO, Haydn Gypsy Trio in G, Korngold Trio op.1, Brahms Trio in B major. 18th Ryedale Festival, 23rd Paxton House, 24th Petworth, 25th Allendale.
 
17-20 JUNE – ZEHETMAIR QUARTET. Haydn op.3/5 in F, Hindemith op.32, Haydn op.76/3 in C “The Emperor”Haydn. Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria.
 
1 MAY – PHOENIX TRIO. recording Cheryl Frances-Hoad “The Forgiveness Machine”. Champs Hill, UK.
 
28 APRIL – RECITAL with John Bryden, piano. Mendelssohn Sonata No. 1 in F, Mendelssohn Variations Concertantes in D, Schubert Sonata in A minor “Arpeggione”. Bowhill, UK.
 
13-18 APRIL – SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, guest principal cello. Richard Egarr, conductor. Weber Symphony in C, Mozart Horn Concerto (Alec Frank-Gemmill,horn), Beethoven Symphony No.8 in F. St. Andrews (15th), Dumfries (16th), Glasgow (17th), Edinburgh (18th).
 
25 MARCH – PHOENIX TRIO. Cheryl Frances-Hoad: ‘The Forgiveness Machine’, Beethoven Archduke Trio. Leicester, UK.
 
22 MARCH – UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH STRING ORCHESTRA. Soloist in Vivaldi Cello Concerto in G major, RV413, and Vivaldi Concerto for Violin and Cello in F, RV544, with Sijie Chen, violin. Christopher George, conductor. 19:30 Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh, UK
 
27 FEBRUARY-15 MARCH – ZEHETMAIR QUARTET. Hindemith Quartet op.32, Mozart Quartet K.464 in A major, Debussy Quartet in G minor op.10. Budapest Franz Liszt Academy (5th), Stockholm Konserthuset (7th), Gothenburg Konserthus (8th), Brussels Palais des Beaux-Arts (11th), Gent Stedelijke Concertzaal de Bijloke (12th), Hamburg (14th)
 
25 FEBRUARY – PHEONIX TRIO. Haydn Piano Trio Hob XV:30 in E-flat, Cheryl Frances-Hoad: ‘The Forgiveness Machine’, Beethoven Archduke Trio. Rhyl, Wales.
 
5-26 JANUARY – HALLE ORCHESTRA. Mark Elder, conductor. Tchaikovsky Symphony No.6, Sibelius Symphony No.5, Elgar Symphony No.2, Vaughn-Williams Fantastia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, Brahms Tragic Overture, Schumann Piano Concerto and Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No.2 (Martin Stadtfeld, piano), Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto & Shostakovich Violin Concerto No.2 (Henning Kraggerud, violin). Manchester Bridgewater Hall, Valencia, Madrid, Sheffield, Bristol.
 
1-2 JANUARY – WNO ORCHESTRA, guest principal cello. Xian Zhang, conductor. Dubai Zabeel Park, UAE.

2014

DECEMBER 7-8 – BARONY ENSEMBLE. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
 
DECEMBER 5 – BARONY ENSEMBLE. Angus Arts.
 
NOVEMBER 23 – ZEHETMAIR QUARTET, Hindemith Prize. Hindemith String Quartet op.32. Hanau, Germany
 
NOVEMBER 18-20 – HALLE ORCHESTRA, Bartok Concerto for Orchestra with Cristian Macelaru. Manchester UK
 
NOVEMBER 14 – RAEBURN QUARTET, Heriot Watt University; Mendelssohn op.13 in A minor. Edinburgh UK
 
NOVEMBER 9 – ‘WEST END RECAST 2’, Pheonix Theatre, London
 
OCTOBER 26 – “Big Ears Little Ears” SCO CONNECT with Sijie Chen & Elita Poulter, violins; Brian Schiele, viola. Glasgow City Halls
 
OCTOBER 24 – RAEBURN QUARTET, Heriot Watt University; Beethoven op.74 in E-flat “The Harp”. Edinburgh UK
 
OCTOBER 21-24 – SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, Haydn Harmoniemesse & Symphony No.90 with Tonu Kaljuste. Edinburgh & Glasgow UK
 
OCTOBER 17 – RAEBURN QUARTET, Heriot Watt University; Mozart K.464 in A major. Edinburgh UK
 
OCTOBER 13-18 – SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, Mahler Kindertotenlieder & Haydn Symphony No.104 with Robin Ticciati. St. Andrews, Edinburgh, Glasgow UK
 
OCTOBER 10 – RAEBURN QUARTET, Heriot Watt University; Haydn op. 20/2 in C. Edinburgh UK
 
OCTOBER 6-10 – SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, Mahler Symphony No.4 with Robin Ticciati. Edinburgh & Glasgow, UK
 
SEPTEMBER 21-28 – Prussia Cove IMS, Open Chamber Music; Arensky Piano Trio No.1 in D minor with Sijie Chen, violin, and Dana Duisen, piano; Beethoven String Trio op.3 in E-flat with Michael Gurevich, violin, and Hanne Skjelbred, viola. Penzance, UK
 
SEPTEMBER 14 – Haydn Piano Trio in C, HobXV:27; Malcolm Arnold, Piano Trio; Tchaikovsky Trio in A minor; with Maia Broido, violin, and Robin Green, piano. London, UK
 
AUGUST 30 – ZEHETMAIR QUARTET – Holliger String Quartet No.2, Holliger world premiere for soprano and string quartet, Debussy Quartet in G minor op.10 – LUCERNE FESTIVAL – LUKASKIRCHE
 
AUGUST 20 – EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL, Usher Hall – SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA – directed by Philippe Herreweghe: Haydn “Nelson” Mass, Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms
 
AUGUST 11-14 – BBC PROMS, London, Royal Albert Hall, with BBC PHILHARMONIC – directed by John Storgärds; Sibelius Finlandia, Bridge “Oration” (Leonard Elschenbroich, cello), Maxwell-Davies Symphony No.5, Sibelius Symphony No.2 in D
 
AUGUST 8-9 – HAPPY DAYS ENNISKILLEN INTERNATIONAL BECKETT FESTIVAL – Shostakovich Piano Trio No.2 in E minor, Schubert Trio No.2 in E-flat, Schubert Piano Quintet “Die Forelle”, with Jonathan Stone, violin & Sholto Kynoch, piano
 
JULY 22 – ZEHETMAIR QUARTET – Luigi Boccherini: “La musica notturna delle strade di Madrid” op. 30/6, Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in F major, op. 3/5 “Serenade Quartet”, Heinz Holliger: String Quartet No 2, W. A. Mozart: Serenade in G major, KV 525 “Eine kleine Nachtmusik”, Selected texts from “Nachtwachen von Bonaventura”, Gerd Anthoff – Speaker – HERRENCHIEMSEE
 
JULY 7 – Mendelssohn Cello Sonata in B-flat op.45 & Variations Concertantes in D, op.17, with John Bryden, piano (private concert)
 
JULY 4 – SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA – East Neuk Festival, directed by Clemens Schuldt, Sibelius Symphony No.7
 
JUNE 21 – ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC – BARBICAN, 7:30PM – Beethoven Symphony No.9, directed Richard Egarr
 
JUNE 5-7 – SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA – South of Scotland tour, directed by Florian Donderer, violin
 
MAY 30 – RAEBURN QUARTET – ANGUS ARTS – works by Schubert & Mendelssohn
 
MAY 27 – HALLE ORCHESTRA – ALBERT HALL, NOTTINGHAM – Mahler Symphony No.9, directed by Mark Elder
 
MAY 22 – HALLE ORCHESTRA – BRIDGEWATER HALL, MANCHESTER – Brahms “Nänie” & Mahler Symphony No.9, directed by Mark Elder (live recording for the Halle label)
 
MAY 15 – ARONOWITZ ENSEMBLE – KINGS PLACE, LONDON, 7:30PM – Schubert Adagio & Rondo in F for piano quartet, Dohnanyi Piano Quintet in C minor, op.1, Tchaikovsky “Souvenir de Florence”
 
MAY 11 – ARONOWITZ ENSEMBLE – MUSIC IN ADDERBURY, Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, 7:45PM – Sibelius String Trio in G minor, Mozart Piano Quartet in E-flat & Schumann Piano Quintet
 
MAY 11 – ARONOWITZ ENSEMBLE – OXFORD COFFEE CONCERTS, Holywell Music Room, Oxford, 11:45AM – Mozart Piano Quartet in E-flat & Schumann Piano Quintet
 
MAY 10 – ARONOWITZ ENSEMBLE – VINEHALL MUSIC SOCIETY, Vinehall School, East Sussex, 7:30PM – Schubert Adagio & Rondo in F for piano quartet, Dohnanyi Piano Quintet in C minor, op.1, Tchaikovsky “Souvenir de Florence”
 
MAY 8-9 – SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA – Usher Hall, Edinburgh (8th) 7:30PM & City Halls, Glasgow (9th) 7:30PM – Schumann Overture, Scherzo, & Allegro, Beethoven Symphony No.9, directed by Emmanuel Krivine
 
MAY 2 – WELSH NATIONAL OPERA ORCHESTRA (guest principal cello) – TRURO – Owain Arwel Hughes, conductor, Brahms Academic Festival Overture, Elgar Cello Concerto (with Alice Neary, cello), Dvorak Symphony No.8
 
APRIL 25 – WELSH NATIONAL OPERA ORCHESTRA (guest principal cello) – ST. DAVID’S HALL, CARDIFF, 19:30 – Lothar Koenigs, conductor, Messiaen “L’Ascension” & Bruckner Symphony No.8
 
APRIL 8-12 – ZEHETMAIR QUARTET – Janacek Quartet No.1 “Kreuzersonate”, Schubert Quartet No. 10 in E-flat op.87, Debussy Quartet in G minor op.10
8 – WIEN KONZERTHAUS
9 – WIEN KONZERTHAUS
10 – AMSTERDAM – HET CONCERTGEBOUW
12 – AMSTERDAM – HET CONCERTGEBOUW
 
APRIL 1, 5 – WELSH NATIONAL OPERA (guest principal cello) – Simon Phillippo, conductor, Verdi “La Traviata”
1 – LLANDUDNO – VENUE CYMRU
5 – LLANDUDNO – VENUE CYMRU
 
MARCH 13-18 – ZEHETMAIR QUARTET – Janacek Quartet No.1 “Kreuzersonate”, Schubert Quartet No. 10 in E-flat op.87, Debussy Quartet in G minor op.10
13 – BERLIN, KONZERTHAUS
14 – LONDON, WIGMORE HALL
16 – ZÜRICH TONHALLE – KLEINER SAAL
17 – BERN, KONSERVATORIUM GROßER SAAL
18 – THÉATRE DE VEVEY
 
MARCH 1-29 – WELSH NATIONAL OPERA (guest principal cello) – Simon Phillippo, conductor, Verdi “La Traviata”
1 – CARDIFF – DONALD GORDON THEATRE
4 – BIRMINGHAM – HIPPODROME THEATRE
8 – BIRMINGHAM – HIPPODROME THEATRE
22 – SOUTHAMPTON – THE MAYFLOWER THEATRE
25 – PLYMOUTH – ROYAL THEATRE
29 – PLYMOUTH – ROYAL THEATRE
 
FEBRUARY 11, 25 – WELSH NATIONAL OPERA (guest principal cello) – Simon Phillippo, conductor, Verdi “La Traviata”
11 – CARDIFF – DONALD GORDON THEATRE
25 – CARDIFF – DONALD GORDON THEATRE
 
JANUARY 18 – BBC PHILHARMONIC (guest principal cello) – Juanjo Mena, conductor, Steven Isserlis, cello, Strauss “Also Sprach Zarathustra”, 3 Hymns, “Don Quixote” – BRIDGEWATER HALL, MANCHESTER

2013

14 DECEMBER – CADENZA (directed by Jenny Sumerling) – POLWARTH PARISH CHURCH 7:30 PM, EDINBURGH – Élégie op.24 & Romance op.69, Saint-Saens Prière op.158 (with Michael Harris, piano & organ), John Rutter “Carol of the Magi” & Ola Gjeilo “O Magnum Mysterium” (with Cadenza)
 
5 DECEMBER – REID HALL 7:30 PM, EDINBURGH – Lutoslawski Sacher Variation, Grave & Metamorphosis (with Karin Schistek, piano)
 
4 NOVEMBER – PERTH CONCERT HALLS 1:00PM – RAEBURN QUARTET – Schubert Quartettsatz in C minor, D.703 & Mendelssohn Quartet op.13 in A minor
 
24 SEPTEMBER – The Forge, London, with the MERCURY ENSEMBLE
http://charlottebray.co.uk/2013/07/the-mercury-quartet-premiere-new-work-24-september/
 
15-16 SEPTEMBER – Lammermuir Festival, with the ARONOWITZ ENSEMBLE
 http://www.lammermuirfestival.co.uk/event/romantic-chamber-music
 http://www.lammermuirfestival.co.uk/event/aronowitz-ensemble-plays-mozart
 
8-14 SEPTEMBER – Prussia Cove International Musicians Seminar, Open Chamber Music Sessions, string quartets by Bartòk and Webern
 
20 AUGUST – Edinburgh Fringe Festival, BARONY ENSEMBLE, St. Paul’s and St. George’s Church, Edinburgh, works by Hindemith, Gál, and Khatchaturian
  read edinburghguide review here
 
10 JUNE – Cottier Chamber Project, University of Glasgow Memorial Chapel, 1 PM
RAEBURN QUARTET, Haydn op.50/6 in D “The Frog”, Mozart K.575 in D major, 1st “Prussian” quartet
 
4 JUNE – Cottier Chamber Project, Cottier’s Theatre, Glasgow, 8:30 PM
Martinu String Trio no.1, Hindemith Clarinet Quartet
with Jean Johnson, clarinet; Aisling O’Dea, violin; Edward Cohen, piano
 
12-13 MAY – recording Kevin Malone’s “Requiem77” for solo cello and recorded voices, Prima facie label, Manchester
 
16 MARCH – SCO Subscribers Concert, Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh
Haydn Divertimento No. 8 in B-flat, Beethoven String Trio op.9 no.2 in D, with Sijie Chen, violin, and Jane Atkins, viola
 
9 MARCH – SCO Subscribers Concert, Cowdray Hall, Aberdeen
Haydn Trio in G Hob.XVI:40, Beethoven String Trio op.9 no.2 in D, with Sijie Chen, violin, and Jane Atkins, viola
 
4 MARCH – RAEBURN QUARTET, Perth Lunchtime Series, Perth Concert Hall
Haydn op.50/6 in D “The Frog”, Mozart K.575 in D major, 1st “Prussian” quartet
 
10 FEBRUARY – SCO Subscribers Concert, Glasgow City Halls,
Haydn Divertimento No. 8 in B-flat, Beethoven String Trio op.9 no.1 in G, with Sijie Chen, violin, and Jane Atkins, viola
 
2 FEBRUARY – SCO Subscribers Concert, St. Andrews Younger Hall,
Haydn Divertimento No. 8 in B-flat, Beethoven String Trio op.9 no.1 in G, with Sijie Chen, violin, and Jane Atkins, viola
 

2012

SEPTEMBER 21 – “RAEBURN QUARTET” performs Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven on classical period instruments, with Sijie Chen & Sarah Bevan-Baker, violins; Brian Schiele, viola; Christian Elliott, cello
The Burn House, Glenesk, Aberdeenshire
http://www.angusarts.org/currentevents.html

 

SEPTEMBER 16 – “RAEBURN QUARTET” performs Beethoven, Locatelli, Boccherini, J.S. Bach, and Dittersdorff, an evening of music interspersed with narration by Robert Hardy from the “Master and Commander” book series by Patrick O’Brian
LAMMERMUIR FESTIVAL, 8:00 PM, St. Michael’s Church, Inveresk
http://www.lammermuirfestival.co.uk/event/master-and-commander-with-robert-hardy-2012

 

SEPTEMBER 8 – “LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS”, performing arrangements by Christian Elliott, with David Watkin, Donald Gillan, Eric de Wit, & Christian Elliott, cellos

 

AUGUST 26, 29-31 – member of SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, conducted by Robin Ticciati, Edinburgh International Festival, Usher Hall

 

AUGUST 18 – cellist of “MURRAY ENSEMBLE”, performing Purcell’s In Nomine 2 for seven players, and Richard Strauss “Metamorphosen” arr. Rudolf Leopold, with Sijie Chen & Daniel Roberts, violins; Charlotte Bonneton & Sara Roberts, violas; Christian Elliott & Su-a Lee, cellos; Nikita Naumov, double bass – 1:10 PM, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh

 

AUGUST 14-18 – member of SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, directed by Isabelle van Keulen, violin – Inverness, Perth, and Dumfries

 

AUGUST 1-26 – cellist in “WITHOUT YOU”, a musical presented by Anthony Rapp, produced by the Menier Chocolate Factory, Underbelly, Bristo Square, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 22:30 (1hr15min duration)

 

JULY 27-29 – guest principal cellist of NORTHERN SINFONIA, directed by Bradley Creswick, violin

 

JULY 21 – PREMIERE OF “AMULET” FOR STRING SEXTET BY CHRISTIAN JAMES ELLIOTT, COMMISSIONED FOR 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF IMS PRUSSIA COVE AT WIGMORE HALL – performed by Andrea Hallam & Hannah Dawson – violins; William Coleman & Ruth Gibson – violas; Bartholomew Lafollette & Christian Elliott – cellos