Past events in this series

London Soloists Ensemble

Thursday 21 June 2012, 7.30pm

London Soloists Ensemble

A concert to include pieces from opposing ends of Ireland's compositional career; the early Trio for Clarinet, Cello & Piano (1913, later withdrawn by the composer but rescued by...

The Berkeley Ensemble

Friday 22 June 2012, 1.00pm

The Berkeley Ensemble

The first lunchtime concert of the festival features The Berkeley Ensemble, who have done much to champion the work of twentieth century British composers. Ireland's 'Sextet for...

Roderick Williams, The Addison Singers, The Bernardi Chamber Orchestra, Members of Sloane Square Choral Society and Holy Trinity Choir

Friday 22 June 2012, 7.30pm

Roderick Williams, The Addison Singers, The Bernardi Chamber Orchestra, Members of Sloane Square Choral Society and Holy Trinity Choir

A concert at Ireland's 'other' Chelsea church brings together three choirs; the Addison Singers, Sloane Square Choral Society and the Choir of Holy Trinity, the Bernardi Chamber...

Janet Obi-Keller & David Wordsworth, piano duet

Saturday 23 June 2012, 12.00pm

Janet Obi-Keller & David Wordsworth, piano duet

Janet Obi-Keller and David Wordsworth's lunchtime concert focuses on Ireland the orchestral composer, but in transcriptions for piano duet that the composer himself made of his...

April Fredrick, soprano & Mark Bebbington, piano

Saturday 23 June 2012, 3.00pm

April Fredrick, soprano & Mark Bebbington, piano

Mark Bebbington's recordings and concert performances of Ireland's piano music have been much praised and here he presents a recital of some of the composers best known works,...

Kitty Whately, mezzo-soprano, Andrew Staples, tenor, William Vann, piano

Saturday 23 June 2012, 8.00pm

Kitty Whately, mezzo-soprano, Andrew Staples, tenor, William Vann, piano

William Vann's evening programme includes rarely heard songs by pupils Alan Bush, Geoffrey Bush and Richard Arnell alongside two major Ireland cycles; 'The Land of Lost Content'...

The Addison Singers & East London Brass Band

Sunday 24 June 2012, 2.00pm

The Addison Singers & East London Brass Band

The award-winning East London Brass Band raise the roof of St Luke's with works by Ireland pupils Helen Perkin, Benjamin Britten and Alan Bush, brand new transcriptions by Phillip...

Roderick Williams, Timothy West, Matthew Hough, Maria Marchant, David Wordsworth, The Addison Singers

Sunday 24 June 2012, 8.00pm

Roderick Williams, Timothy West, Matthew Hough, Maria Marchant, David Wordsworth, The Addison Singers

Ireland the miniaturist is the focus of this concert that includes some of the composer's best-loved songs, sung by Roderick Williams, piano solos, played by Maria Marchant and...

Rupert Marshall-Luck, Julian Lloyd Webber, Jiaxin Cheng & John Lenehan

Monday 25 June 2012, 7.30pm

Rupert Marshall-Luck, Julian Lloyd Webber, Jiaxin Cheng & John Lenehan

Some of Ireland's greatest champions, including festival patron Julian Lloyd Webber, join forces for a concert of three of Ireland's greatest chamber works; the Sonata for Cello &...

John Ireland in Chelsea

A unique five-day Festival to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of the English composer, John Ireland, concentrating on his music, the work of his teacher (Stanford) and his distinguished pupils (Britten, E.J. Moeran, Alan Bush, Arnell, Geoffrey Bush and Helen Perkin).

Patron: Julian Lloyd Webber
Artistic Director: David Wordsworth
Sponsored by The John Ireland Trust

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Discount Information

Festival pass (including free programme): £75 (a saving of £45)