November and December performances

Thursday November 10th Sir Harlequin Amy Thompson (bassoon). Tailleferre Ensemble, St Johns Smith Square, 1.05pm.

Thursday November 17th the forest, the strand the sea.. James Willshire (piano).  Stoller Hall, Chetham’s School, Manchester 7.30 pm.


Saturday November 19th In the Forests of the Night Nürnberg and Wurzburg saxophone ensembles. Nürnberg Hochschule für Musik, 7.30pm.


Sunday November 20th In the Forests of the Night Nuremberg, Wurzburg and Lübeck saxophone ensembles. Lübeck Hochschule für Musik, 7.30pm.


Saturday December 3rd  Piano Trio and premiere of Gemini Quartet.

Gemini: Nicola LeFanu at 75: A portrait and a celebration. York Late Music series, 

St Saviourgate Chapel, York. 7.30 pm.


Thursday December 8th The Tongue and the Heart (text: John Fuller). Sydney, Australia. Halcyon  - Jane Sheldon (soprano), Rosanne Hunt (Cello).

October Performances 2022


Sunday September 11th But Stars Remaining Mimi Doulton (soprano). 

Colourscape Festival, Clapham Common London, c.1.30pm.


Saturday October 1st String Quartet no2 Bingham String Quartet. York Late Music series , St Saviourgate Chapel, York. 7.30 pm.


Saturday October 15th In the Forests of the Night RWCMD saxophone ensemble. Whirlwinds Festival, RWCMD Cardiff, 3.30 pm


Tuesday October 18th Songs for Jane Heloise Werner (soprano), Rosalind Ventris (viola).  Oxford Lieder Festival, J du Pre Music Building, St Hilda’s College, 5pm..

Triptych performance and Portuguese broadcasts

'Triptych' received another fine performance in Wales on May 23rd: WCO, conductor Anthony Hose, soloist, Jeremy Huw Williams.

Two chamber works, 'Songs without Words' and 'The Swan', were broadcast on Portuguese radio on May 2nd and May 9th.

April performances

 On April 2nd, Steve Bingham played 'A Cherub Dances' for solo violin, at Late Music York. On April 5th, as well as performing 'The Bourne' in Cardiff, Heloise Werner (soprano) and Anne Denholm (harp) performed it at the Leicester Music Festival.

Premiere of solo piano 'the forest, the strand, the sea'

 James Willshire gives the premiere of 'the forest, the strand, the sea' for solo piano, on Saturday March 26th 2022, 4pm at St Philip and St James' Church, Leckhampton, Cheltenham.

On March 17th, Aleksander Szram played 'Chiaroscuro' in a recital at Trinity Laban.

Vocal and choral performances

 March 3rd, 2022, 'On the Wind' (SATB) was broadcast on BBC R3 by the BBC Singers. A fine new CD recording of Misterium Mirabile (SSA) has been made by the In Mulieribus choir from Portland, Oregon; and there is also a link to a lovely performance of it on the website of the Chapter House Choir of York Minster.

Live performances of solo voice pieces include  March 5th, Anna Snow in York (from 'A Penny for a Song'), March 19th, James Gilchrist in Oxford (Auden, 'Lullaby') and April 5th, Cardiff,  Heloise Werner (Rossetti, 'The Bourne').

Triptych premiere and live stream

 Triptych  received its live premiere on 26/11/2021, Jeremy Huw Williams (baritone) with the Welsh Chamber Orchestra, conductor Anthony Hose. Triptych sets three poems by Rowan Williams.

There are further performances at Rhyl, Holyhead and Blackwood. 

The Holyhead performance on December 4th will be live-streamed:

October performances

Quintet for strings 

Premiere: Sacconi Quartet with Tim Lowe, cello. BMS Commission

Friday October 1st, York, Lyons Concert Hall

In the Forests of the Night, for saxophone orchestra. 

Premiere: Megalopolis saxophone orchestra commission 

Saturday October 9th Di Menna Center, New York City

(live and live-streamed) 

Sunday Oct 10th – Roulette, Brooklyn, NY.

(live and live-streamed) 

The Bourne arr. Denholm, for soprano and small ensemble

Tuesday October 19th, Hermes Ensemble 

Oxford, JdP.

(live and live-streamed)

The Moth Ghost for soprano and piano. Text: James Harpur

Premiere: Gabriella Di Laccio and Clelia Iruzun;  Di Laccio commission

Thursday October 21st London, St James's Church, Surrey Gardens

Wednesday Oct 27th Oxford, Wolfson College.

September performances

 'Harlequin Memories' for bassoon and string quartet has two performances on Saturday Sept. 25th at the Oxshott and Cobham Music Society: Holy Trinity Church Claygate, 5pm and 8pm. Catriona McDermid, bassoon, with the Florian quartet.

'Three Piano Miniatures' - after Bach's Goldberg Variations - will be played by Rachel Fryer in her 'Variations Down the Line' project. Sept. 10th, Brighton, Sept. 20th, Hurstpierpoint and Sept 25th, Trunch (Norfolk).

Sir Harlequin for solo bassoon - Nanci Belmont

 Sir Harlequin for solo bassoon receives a superb performance from Nanci Belmont and is featured at the International Double Reed Society. It will be streamed live on July 29th 2021, 15.45 UK time. (10.45 EST), on this link: