Concert Management, artistic
and programme co-ordination


Archery Concert Productions handles all elements of concert management, from artistic programming, initial venue booking, box office, printed programme production, through to marketing, advertising and on-site assistance. We also work with Trusts and Funds to help secure financial assistance. We are currently managing the following both independently and in collaboration.
PREVIOUS EVENTS
Tuesday 25th October 2016
Ruddock Hall, The Ruddock Performing Arts Centre,
King Edward’s Schools, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2UA

‘Jane Eyre’ – the World Premiere concert performance of the opera by John Joubert

Jane Eyre - April Fredrick, soprano; Edward Rochester - David Stout, baritone, and supporting cast.
English Symphony Orchestra, Conductor Kenneth Woods

http://www.ruddockpac.co.uk
http://eso.co.uk/concerts/jane-eyre-the-opera
15th - 16th October 2016
The 11th Malcolm Arnold Festival:
Royal & Derngate, Northampton

www.malcolmarnoldfestival.com
Sunday 16th October 2016
St Mary Magdalene, Oxford OX1 3AE

Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Dvorak: Nocturne, Op.40
Nielsen: Suite for Strings Op.1
Grieg: Two Norwegian Airs, Op.63
Bartok: Romanian Dances

Corona Strings, Conductor, Janet Lincé
www.coronastrings.co.uk/concerts.htm
16th July 2016
Holy Trinity, Sloane Square, London SW1X 9BZ

‘Into the Twilight’ - Romantic choral music from the fringes of Europe

Kuula: Auringon noustessa (Sunrise);
Siell on kauan jo kukkineet omenapuut (Yonder the apple trees have long been in bloom)
Ireland: The Peaceful Western Wind
Moeran: Under the Greenwood Tree;
The River-God’s Song from Songs of Springtime
Grieg: Våren (Last Spring)
Elgar: As Torrents in Summer from Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf
Madetoja: Voi, jos ilta joutuisi (O if Evening Soon Would Fall)
Delius: To be sung of a summer night on the water
Elgar: Evening Scene
Stenhammar: September
Norwegian folksong: Jeg Lagde Mig Så Sildig (I Lay Down So Late) arr. Eyvind Alnæs
Kuula: Nuku (Sleep)
Sibelius: Drömmarna (Dreaming)
Ireland: Twilight Night

The Carice Singers. George Parris, Director
Thursday 30th June 2016
Perrins Hall, The Royal Grammar School, Worcester WR1 1HP

First World War commemorative Song Recital and UK Premiere of: ‘Through These Pale Cold Days’ Op. 46
Five songs of War and Remembrance for Tenor, Viola and Piano by Ian Venables


Vaughan Williams: 4 Hymns: no. 1 Lord! Come away
Vaughan Williams: Come Love, Come Lord
Schumann: Märchenbilder for viola and piano, Op.113
Gurney: Sleep
Finzi: Since we loved, from Oh fair to See Op 13
Quilter: Now sleeps the crimson petal, Op.3 no.2
Britten: Sally in our Alley; The last rose of summer; Oliver Cromwell

Nick Pritchard, Tenor
Louise Williams, Viola
Benjamin Frith, Piano
Sunday 19th June 2016 at 7.30pm
St. John’s Iffley Road, Oxford

Mozart: Serenade No 13 In G Major, K 525 ‘Eine kleine Nachtmusik’
Tchaikovsky: Serenade
Shostakovitch: Concerto for Piano, Trumpet and Strings (Viv McLean, Piano; Stuart Essenhigh, Trumpet)
Sibelius: Romance in C op. 42
Corona Strings Janet Lince, conductor

www.coronastrings.co.uk/concerts.htm
26th - 30th May 2016
The 10th English Music Festival
Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk
Saturday 7th May 2016
St Andrew’s Church Centre, Station Road, Churchdown, Gloucester GL3 2JT

Promoted by the Ivor Gurney Society and Archery Concert Productions Midori Komachi (violin), Simon Callaghan (piano)

Midori gave the premiere of Ivor Gurney's 'Slow Movement' for violin and piano, composed in 1919-1921, with pianist Simon Callaghan. Centered around Gurney's work, this recital featured works by English composers, who, along with Gurney, were inspired by the colours of nature. Furthermore, many of these composers visited the beautiful landscapes of Churchdown.

Holst: Song without Words
Gurney: Violin Sonata in F (slow movement) – world premiere
Venables: Three Pieces
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Delius: Sonata for Violin and Piano No.3
Elgar: Gavotte
Saturday 7th May 2016 at 7.30pm
LSO St Luke's, London EC1V 9NG

Alexander Baillie's 60th Birthday
Celebrating Alexander Baillie's 60th Birthday and 35 years of duo playing with
John Thwaites. The Duo launch their new recording of Brahms's Cello Sonatas,
on SOMM, and celebrate the success of their recordings of the British twentieth
century repertoire.

Brahms: Sonata for Piano and Cello No.1 in E minor Op.38
John Ireland: Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor (1923)
Richard Rodney Bennett: Sonata for Cello and Piano (1991)
(First London Performance by its dedicatee)
Brahms: Sonata for Piano and Cello No.2 in F Op.99
Alexander Baillie, cello and John Thwaites, piano

http://lso.co.uk
Thursday 28th April 2016 at 1.00pm
St Olave's Church, 8 Hart Street, London EC3R 7NB
Free lunchtime concert

Programme to include John Ireland's Sonata for cello and piano Jiaxin Lloyd Webber,
cello, and Rebeca Omordia, piano

www.sanctuaryinthecity.ne
Wednesday 13th April 2016 at 1.10pm
St James's Church, Piccadilly, London
An Archery Concert Productions recital – free lunchtime concert

Brahms: Scherzo
Lili Boulanger: Nocturne, Cortege
Brahms: Sonata No. 2
Ian Venables: Three pieces for Violin & Piano Senar Duo: Anna Ovsyanikova,
violin and Julia Sinani, piano

www.sjp.org.uk
Sunday 14th February 2016 at 11.00am
Recital Room, Blackheath Halls,
23 Lee Road, London SE3 9RQ

Bach: Adagio in G
Fauré: Elegy Op.24
Bach: Cello Suite No.1 (Prelude and Gigue)
John Ireland: Decorations for Piano: The Island Spell; The Scarlet Ceremonies;
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor
Rachmaninov: Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor,
Op.19 Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, cello and Rebeca Omordia, piano

www.trinitylaban.ac.uk

Saturday 6th February 2016 at 7.30pm
St John the Evangelist Church, Oxford OX4 1EH

Elgar: Introduction and Allegro
Elgar: Serenade for Strings
Britten: ‘Les Illuminations’ (Erica Eloff, Soprano)
Ireland: Concertino Pastorale
Corona Strings
Janet Lince, conductor
Erica Eloff, soprano

www.coronastrings.co.uk/concerts.htm

Sunday 4th October 2015
The Ralph Vaughan Williams Society
‘Meet the Conductor’ with Andrew Manze

A private event for members of the
Ralph Vaughan Williams Society

Sunday 25th January
Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, London
‘Meet Conductor John Wilson’ with BBC Radio 3’s Sarah Walker.

A private event for members of the Ralph Vaughan Williams Society

Sally-Wigan Wednesday 28th January 2015 at 1.10pm
St James's Church, Piccadilly, London
An Archery Concert Productions lunchtime recital
A British Showcase

Doreen Carwithen: Sonatina
William Alwyn: Preludes (selection)
John Tavener: Mandoodles
Michael Tippett: Sonata No.1, movements 2 and 4
Sally Wigan, piano
Supported by the William Alwyn Foundation

www.sjp.org.uk/lunchtime-recitals.html
CORONASerenade Saturday 7th February 2015 at 7.30pm
St John the Evangelist Church, Oxford OX4 1EH
Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings
Tippett: Concerto for Double String Orchestra
Holst: St Paul’s Suite
Purcell: Chacony
Corona Strings
Janet Lince, conductor
Adrian Thompson, tenor
Richard Dilley, horn

www.musicatoxford.com
Rebeca-Omordia Tuesday 17th March 2015
Arthur Bliss: Suite for piano
John Ireland: Piano Sonata
Ravel: Scarbo from Gaspard de la nuit
Rebeca Omordia, piano

www.rebecaomordia.com
Tuesday 21st April at 7.30pm
St Paul's Church, Bedford Street, London WC2E 9ED
An English Music Festival concert
Malcolm Arnold: Serenade for small orchestra
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves
Paul Patterson: Serenade for violin and orchestra
Dowland (arr. Ben Palmer): In this trembling shadow UK première
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Britten: Serenade for tenor, horn and strings
Orchestra of St Paul's
Midori Komachi, violin
TBC, tenor
Katy Woolley, horn
Ben Palmer, conductor

www.orchestraofstpauls.org/events/serenade
Friday 22nd – Monday 25th May 2015
The Ninth English Music Festival
Dorchester-upon-Thames, Oxfordshire

Featuring the BBC Concert Orchestra under Martin Yates with Raphael Wallfisch, and Roderick Williams performing Butterworth’s ‘A Shropshire Lad’.

Highlights for 2015 include the World Première of George Butterworth’s Fantasia for Orchestra, performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra in a concert also featuring Finzi’s haunting Cello Concerto with Raphael Wallfisch; Roderick Williams starring in a concert of Butterworth, Holst and Boughton, and choral music by Howells, Vaughan Williams, Finzi, Harris and Walton from the Elysian Singers. From British folk-songs and chamber recitals to early music and a 1930s dance band, the Festival offers a wealth of music to discover and explore in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside.
Tickets available on the door and through the website.

www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk

14th – 16th June 2015: Birmingham Conservatoire’s British Piano Festival
Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham City University, Paradise Place, B3 3H
Tickets available from www.eventbrite.co.uk and on the door.

www.bcu.ac.uk/conservatoire

Sunday 14th June 2015 at 7.30pm, Adrian Boult Hall
Birmingham Conservatoire, in association with Archery Concert Productions.


A unique triple-bill of sparkling and energetic 20th century piano concertos performed by Mark Bebbington and the Innovation Chamber Ensemble (strings from the CBSO), conducted by Richard Jenkinson.

Gordon Jacob: Concerto No.1 for piano and string orchestra
Malcolm Williamson: Concerto No.2 for piano and string orchestra
Doreen Carwithen: Concerto for piano and string orchestra

An evening of pianistic panache and bravura launches Birmingham Conservatoire’s British Piano Festival with a unique triple-bill, when pianist Mark Bebbington will perform three unjustly neglected piano concerto rarities by Gordon Jacob, Malcolm Williamson and Doreen Carwithen with the Innovation Chamber Ensemble (strings from the CBSO) and conductor Richard Jenkinson. Bringing together a dazzling eclecticism of styles; enjoy the playful, energetic and toe-tapping rhythms in the Concertos for Piano and Strings by Gordon Jacob and Malcolm Williamson, and, although a rarity on the concert platform, Doreen Carwithen’s Concerto is a work of immediate and lasting appeal, with a heart-stopping slow movement. Tickets available on the door or through http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/british-piano-festival-2015-mark-bebbington-tickets-16782886064?aff=eac2

The Festival continues with an opportunity to enjoy some rare and familiar works from the twentieth century when students and guest artists showcase rarely-performed and contrasting works by Bridge, Howells, Holbrooke, Bowen, Ireland and Ferguson as well as by contemporary composers including Anthony Payne, Ian Venables and Robert Matthew-Walker.

Listen to samples of the works here:

Gordon Jacob: Concerto No.1 for piano and string orchestra (3rd movement)


Malcolm Williamson: Concerto No.2 for piano and string orchestra (1st movement)


Doreen Carwithen: Concerto for piano and string orchestra (2nd movement)


With thanks to SOMM Records
Monday 15th June at 7.30pm, Adrian Boult Hall
This programme has a particular focus on early works by Frank Bridge, together with a powerful, significant and much-loved Clarinet Sonata by Howells, and a much more unusual work for the Bass Clarinet. Programme to include:

Frank Bridge: Three Sketches; Elegy; Two Pieces
Herbert Howells: Clarinet Sonata
Josef Holbrooke: Ballade for Bass Clarinet
York Bowen: Toccata; Quintet for Bass Clarinet and Strings
Ian Venables: Elegy for Cello
Ronald Woodley, Bass Clarinet
Luke English, Clarinet
David Quigley, Piano
Jiali Wang, Piano
Sebastian Suhardi Jiang, Piano
Lydia Handy, Viola
Thieres Brandini, Cello
Boya Yang, Piano
Primrose Piano Quartet: Susanne Stanzeleit, Violin, Dorothea Vogel, Viola, Andrew Fuller, Cello and John Thwaites, Piano, with Daniel Roberts, Violin

http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/british-piano-festival-2015-bridge-howells-holbrooke-bowen-venables-tickets-16783522969?aff=eac2
Tuesday 16th June at 1.05pm, Recital Hall
Anthony Payne: Piano Quartet (2015) (Birmingham Premiere)
Brahms: Piano Quartet in A, Op.26

Primrose Piano Quartet: Susanne Stanzeleit, Violin, Dorothea Vogel, Viola, Andrew Fuller, Cello and John Thwaites, Piano

http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/british-piano-festival-2015-primrose-piano-quartet-tickets-16783489870?aff=eac2
Tuesday 16th June at 7.30pm, Adrian Boult Hall
Mark Bebbington performs a significant Piano Sonata by a living British composer, whilst APD student Sofia Sarmento tackles Ireland’s great piano cycle ‘Sarnia’. Programme to include:

Robert Matthew-Walker: Fantasy-Sonata: ‘Hamlet’ (Piano Sonata No. 3) Op. 34 (Mark Bebbington, piano)
Howard Ferguson: Bagatelles
John Ireland: ‘Sarnia’ and ‘The Island Spell’
Ian Venables: Three Pieces for Violin & Piano
Vaughan Williams: Suite de Ballet (for flute & piano)
David Westcombe, Flute
Rebecca Tan, Piano
Sofia Sarmento, Piano
Peck Yoon Leong, Piano
Joanne Sealey, Piano
Violinist tbc

http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/british-piano-festival-2015-mark-bebbington-and-sofia-sarmento-tickets-16783014448?aff=erellivorg
Saturday 18th July at 7.00pm
St Barnabas Church, Ealing W5 1QG
John Ireland: Legend
Janacek: Taras Bulba
Holst: The Planets
Ealing Symphony Orchestra
John Gibbons conductor
Rebeca Omordia, piano

www.ealingso.org.uk/concerts.php
Friday 21 August at 1.10pm
St James’s Church, Piccadilly, London
An Archery Concert Productions recital

Razvan Suma, cello, Rebeca Omordia, piano
John Ireland: Sonata for cello and piano in G minor
Dvořák: Rondo Op.94
Schumann: Adagio and Allegro Op.70
Martinů: Variations on a Theme of Rossini
John Ireland: Sea Fever (arr. Julian Lloyd Webber)

www.sjp.org.uk/lunchtime-recitals.html
11th-13th September 2015
English Music Festival:
Yorkshire Autumn Festival

Honouring and inspired by the life and reign of King Richard III (1452-1485), the English Music Festival’s unique series of six concerts takes place in the beautiful and atmospheric churches at Aysgarth, Thornton Steward and Richard’s own home, Middleham in Leyburn, Yorkshire, over 11th- 13th September 2015. These intimate recitals will showcase works by British greats including Parry, Elgar, Holst, Bliss and Walton; with organ and solo violin recitals, vibrant young choral group Albion singing traditional folk songs, a performance of Elgar’s much-loved Violin Sonata, and timeless song-cycles by Finzi, Butterworth and Vaughan Williams. Artists taking part include Rupert Marshall-Luck, Duncan Honeybourne, Matthew Rickard and Philip Lancaster.

www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk/forthcoming-events.html
Saturday 17th – Sunday 18th October 2015
The 10th Malcolm Arnold Festival,
Royal & Derngate, Northampton

www.malcolmarnoldfestival.com
Pianist,-Penelope-Thwaites Sunday 25th October 2015 at 11.30am
Hall One, Kings Place, London Coffee Concerts

A Poet at War: Pianist Penelope Thwaites marks the centenary of her poet father Michael Thwaites, with a concert of his poetry, interspersed with evocative works by Chopin, Bach, Schumann, Debussy and more.

Winner of the King’s Gold Medal for Poetry, Michael Thwaites served in the British Navy during the second world war. Some notable poems came out of that experience – including The Jervis Bay a stirring and moving account of the sea battle which saved one of the vital convoys in the North Atlantic.

Penelope is delighted to be joined by actor, Timothy West (sta), in this special programme.

http://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on-book-tickets/music/a-poet-at-war-pianist-penelope-thwaites-marks-the-centenary-of-her-poet-#.VUD3po5Viko
2014-15 Season - Worthing Symphony Orchestra
with Conductor, John Gibbons

www.worthingsymphony.co.uk
Saturday 22nd November at 7.30pm
Church of St John the Evangelist, 109A Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EH

Finzi: Dies Natalis, soprano Rebecca Evans
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
Grieg: Holberg Suite
Wirén: Serenade for Strings
Corona Strings
Conductor, Janet Lincé

www.sje-oxford.org/events/event/2014
Friday 7th November 2014
at St John’s, Smith Square, London

A British Contemporary Piano Recital
given by Mark Bebbington


including works by John McCabe, Robert Matthew-Walker,
Richard Causton and David Briggs.
Wednesday 8th October 2014
at Kings Place, London

Penelope Thwaites’ 40th Anniversary Celebration

Bach: Fantasia and fugue in G minor, BWV 532 Grieg:
17 Norwegian Folk Dances (Slåtter), Op.72 (Selection)
Grainger: Six folk song settings
Grainger: Youthful Piano Concerto movement (world premiere)
Dvořák: Piano Quintet no. 2 in A major, Op.81
Penelope Thwaites, piano
Fitzwilliam String Quartet
Sat 18th - Sun 19th October 2014
Royal & Derngate, Northampton

The 9th Malcolm Arnold Festival
Saturday 27th September 2014
at St John the Evangelist Church, Oxford

Holst: A Fugal; Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda Concerto; Savitri (staged)
Corona Strings
Choros
Janet Lincé, conductor
Susanna Fairbairn, soprano; Mark Chaundy, tenor; Matthew Hargreaves, bass-baritone
Wednesday 13th August
Royal Albert Hall, London

Meet Conductor Sakari Oramo
A private event for members of the Ralph Vaughan Williams Society
Friday 8th August 2014
at St James’s Church, Piccadilly, London

An Archery Concert Productions lunchtime recital
John Ireland: Columbine, Amberley Wild Brooks,
The Scarlet Ceremonies
Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit
Liszt: 'Weinen, klagen' Variations on a Motiv by Bach
Rebeca Omordia, piano
Thursday 17th July,
St James’s Church, Piccadilly, London

An Archery Concert Productions recital

A popular piano recital performed by Mark Bebbington:
Haydn, Beethoven, Chopin, Ireland
Saturday 12th July 2014
Leith Hill Place, Surrey

The National Trust in association with
Archery Concert Productions


Works by the sultry tango-inspired sounds of Argentinian composer, Piazzolla,
and a myriad of influences from early 20th century American, Viennese, light classical,
gypsy, and Broadway styles which are all represented in Schoenfield‘s ‘Café Music’.

The programme also includes the Phantasy Trio by English composer Frank Bridge,
and two less familiar works; a Trio by Norman O’Neill, a contemporary of Vaughan Williams who became a professor of composition at the Royal Academy, and one by Hans Sitt, who was a teacher of Delius at The Leipzig Conservatoire.

The Hepplewhite Trio: Amy Littlewood, Hetti Price, John Paul Ekins
Saturday 5th July 2014
Leith Hill Place, Surrey

The National Trust in association with
The Ralph Vaughan Williams Society


A special programme to commemorate the anniversary of the Great War with songs by Gurney, Somervell, Ireland, Ives, Browne, Farrar, Butterworth, Finzi, Vaughan Williams, Ian Venables and Anthony Payne.

Roderick Williams, baritone
Gary Matthewman, piano
John Greening, reader
Saturday 28th June 2014
Leith Hill Place, Surrey

The National Trust in association with
The Ralph Vaughan Williams Society


Ravel: Violin Sonata in A (1897)
Vaughan Williams: Two Pieces for violin and piano ‘Romance and Pastorale’
‘The Lark Ascending’
Ravel: Tzigane
Vaughan Williams: Six studies in English Folk Song for violin and piano
Ravel: Violin Sonata
Midori Komachi, violin; Simon Callaghan, piano
Monday 19th May 2014
St James’s Church, Piccadilly, London

An Archery Concert Productions lunchtime recital

Shostakovich: Five Preludes
Poulenc: Sonata
Delius: Legende
Saint-Saens: Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso
Anna Ovsyanikova, violin; Sally Wigan, piano