VIOLINIST | VIOLIST | MUSICOLOGIST
RÉSUMÉ

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A PDF of this resume is available for download from this page.

 

 

SECTION LINKS

CHAMBER MUSIC

Sankt Nikolai kyrka (Stockholm Cathedral), Stockholm August 2018
Gustaf Vasa kyrka, Stockholm August 2018
2018 YORKSHIRE FESTIVAL OF ENGLISH MUSIC October 2018
The Georgian Recital Room, York October 2018
THE ATELIER CONCERTS | The American Church, Paris January 2019
Recital tour, South Africa February 2019
     
SUMMARTÓNAR 2018 | The Nordic House, The Faroe Islands; and other venues July 2018
Schott’s, London April 2018
LUNCHKONSERT | Svenska kyrka i London March 2018
WORCESTER CONCERT CLUB February 2018
Jesus College, Cambridge November 2017
MusikValvet Baggen, Stockholm October 2017
THE EMF AUTUMN FESTIVAL October 2017
SOLO BACH CYCLE | Shrewsbury Abbey September 2017
Shrewsbury Abbey August 2017
LUNCHKONSERT | The Swedish Church in London March 2017
GLOUCESTER MUSIC SOCIETY | Gloucester Cathedral February 2017
MEMORIAL CONCERT FOR THE HON. LAURA PONSONBY | London September 2016
The Temple Church, London February 2016
MALVERN CONCERT CLUB February 2016
Riverhouse Arts Centre, Walton-on-Thames January 2016
EMF YORKSHIRE FESTIVAL | Recitals of works for solo violin September 2015
EMF YORKSHIRE FESTIVAL | Recital of works for violin & piano September 2015
Ancien Palais des Evêques de Comminges, France July 2015
Brasenose College, Oxford June 2015
THE ENGLISH MUSIC FESTIVAL May 2015
Launch of EMR CD029 | The Chapter House, Gloucester Cathedral May 2015
All Saints’ Church, Wyke Regis, Weymouth May 2015
BRITANNIA IN BAMBERG: TAGE DER BRITISCHEN MUSIK | Bamberg, Germany March 2015

 

 

CONCERTO PERFORMANCES

P. SHERWOOD: CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN AND CELLO
Joseph Spooner (vc) | Westminster Philharmonic Orchestra | Jonathan Butcher
March 2019
   
R. BLACKFORD: VIOLIN CONCERTO (UK Première)
English Symphony Orchestra | John Andrews
May 2018
F. DELIUS: CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN AND CELLO
Joseph Spooner (vc) | English Symphony Orchestra | John Andrews
May 2018
E.J. MOERAN: VIOLIN CONCERTO
Greifswald & Stralsund | Philharmonisches Orchester Vorpommern | Florian Csizmadia
January 2018
P. CARR: VIOLIN CONCERTO (World Première performance)
THE ENGLISH MUSIC FESTIVAL | Bath Philharmonia | Jason Thornton
May 2016
P. SHERWOOD: CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN AND CELLO (World Première performance)
THE ENGLISH MUSIC FESTIVAL | Joseph Spooner (vc) | ESO | John Andrews
May 2016
E.J. MOERAN: VIOLIN CONCERTO (BBC RADIO 3 BROADCAST)
THE ENGLISH MUSIC FESTIVAL | BBC Concert Orchestra | Martin Yates
May 2014
PAUL CARR & DAVID MATTHEWS: NEW WORKS FOR VIOLIN & ORCHESTRA
THE ENGLISH MUSIC FESTIVAL | The Orchestra of St Paul’s | Ben Palmer
May 2013
C.V. STANFORD: VIOLIN CONCERTO NR 2
ST JOHN’S, SMITH SQUARE | The Orchestra of St Paul’s | Ben Palmer
February 2013

 

 

RECORDINGS
EDWARD ELGAR & NIMROD BORENSTEIN: Works for violin & piano | EM RECORDS July 2019
GRAHAM WHETTAM: Works for solo violin | EM RECORDS June 2018
ANDREW DOWNES: Works for violin and viola | EM RECORDS March 2017
RICHARD III: Works for solo violin by PAUL CARR, PAUL LEWIS, RICHARD PANTCHEFF, FRANCIS POTT and LIONEL SAINSBURY | EM RECORDS: EMR CD045–46 September 2016
P. SHERWOOD: Concerto for Violin and Cello
BBC Concert Orchestra | EM RECORDS
June 2016
C. HUBERT H. PARRY: The Complete Works for Violin & Piano | EM RECORDS April 2016
Works for violin and orchestra by PAUL CARR and DAVID MATTHEWS
BBC Concert Orchestra | EM RECORDS: EMR CD037–38
January 2016
SUMSION, DARKE: Sonatas for Violin & Piano; PANTCHEFF: Sonata for Violin & Organ
EM RECORDS: EMR CD029
December 2014
KELLY, SOMERVELL, BAX: Works for Violin & Piano | EM RECORDS: EMR CD030 November 2014
MILFORD, STANFORD: Violin Concertos | EM RECORDS: EMR CD023 January 2014
HOWELLS: The Complete Music for Violin & Piano | EM RECORDS: EMR CD019–20 November 2013
BANTOCK, SCOTT, SACHEVERELL COKE: Violin & Viola Sonatas | EM RECORDS: EMR CD018 July 2013
GURNEY, ELGAR, SAINSBURY: Works for Violin & Piano | EM RECORDS: EMR CD011 September 2012
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, HOLST, WALFORD DAVIES: Works for Violin & Piano
EM RECORDS: EMR CD006
April 2012
JOHN PICKARD: Chamber works | TOCCATA CLASSICS: TOCC 0150 January 2012
BANTOCK & HOLBROOKE: Viola & Violin Sonatas | EM RECORDS: EMR CD003 October 2011
BLISS, WALFORD DAVIES, YORK BOWEN: Violin Sonatas | EM RECORDS: EMR CD001 March 2011

 

 

BROADCASTS

BBC RADIO 3 | ‘IN TUNE’ May 2015
BBC RADIO 3 | E.J. MOERAN: VIOLIN CONCERTO | BBC Concert Orchestra; Martin Yates May 2014
BBC RADIO 4 | ‘TALES FROM THE STAVE’ May 2014
BBC RADIO 3 | ‘IN TUNE’ February 2013
BBC RADIO 3 | ‘IN TUNE’ May 2010

 

 

FILMS

RICHARD III: Works for solo violin by PAUL CARR, PAUL LEWIS, RICHARD PANTCHEFF, FRANCIS POTT and LIONEL SAINSBURY | Filming for DVD | EM RECORDS May 2017
‘AN UNEXPECTED GENRE’: THE WORKS FOR VIOLIN & PIANO OF HUBERT PARRY
Promotional film
September 2014
FELIX DRAESEKE: VIOLIN CONCERTO | Promotional film November 2013
C.V. STANFORD & ROBIN MILFORD: VIOLIN CONCERTOS | Promotional film May 2013

 

 

CD BOOKLET NOTES

‘DREAM SHADOWS’ | Works for violin & piano by F.S. Kelly, Bax and Somervell EMR CD030
‘KING OF INSTRUMENTS; INSTRUMENT OF KINGS’ EMR CD029
STANFORD AND MILFORD: Violin Concertos EMR CD023
HOWELLS: The Complete Works for Violin & Piano EMR CD019–20
BANTOCK: Sonata no.3 in C major for Violin and Piano; SCOTT: Sonata for Viola and Piano; SACHEVERELL COKE: Sonata no.1 in D minor for Violin and Piano EMR CD018
GURNEY: Sonata in E-flat major for Violin and Piano; SAINSBURY: Soliloquy; ELGAR: Sonata in E minor for Violin and Piano, op.82 EMR CD011
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Sonata in A minor for Violin and Piano; HOLST: Five Pieces for Violin and Piano; WALFORD DAVIES: Sonata in E-flat major for Violin and Piano EMR CD006
HOLBROOKE: Sonata in F major for Violin and Piano (‘The Grasshopper’); BANTOCK: Sonata in F major for Viola and Piano EMR CD003
BLISS: Sonata for Piano and Violin; WALFORD DAVIES: Sonata no.2 in A major for Violin and Piano; YORK BOWEN: Sonata in E minor for Violin and Piano, op.112 EMR CD001

 

 

PUBLISHED WRITINGS & ARTICLES

THE SONGS AND CHAMBER MUSIC OF RAPLH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS

edition text + kritik | Richard Boorberg Verlag, Munich

Autumn 2018
   

EVOCATIVE EXPRESSION: THE VIOLIN AND VIOLA WORKS OF ANDREW DOWNES

Spirited

December 2017
‘A VIOLINIST’S PERSPECTIVE’: prefatory material to the score of the Sonata in B minor for Violin & Piano by Herbert Howells | Boosey & Hawkes; ISMN 9790060127663 April 2015
‘STREAMLINED AND SYSTEMATISED: THOMAS MORLEY AND MUSIC IN ENGLAND’
Spirited
Issue 5
pp.31–36
‘ATTENTION TO SMALL DETAILS: ELGAR’S NOTATION AS EXPRESSION’
G. Henle Verlag website | Versions in English and German
April 2013
‘CHARLES VILLIERS STANFORD: ARTIST AND CRAFTSMAN’ | Spirited Issue 3 | pp.14–16
‘GURNEY’S VIOLIN SONATA IN E-FLAT: AN HISTORICAL AND ANALYTICAL OVERVIEW’ |Spirited Issue 1 | pp.37–39
‘THE EDITING AND DISCOVERY OF THE SONATA FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO OF ARTHUR BLISS’
The Arthur Bliss Society Newsletter
Vol.8, no.2 | pp.18–29
‘THEATRICAL CLARITY; DRAMATIC INTENT: THE A MAJOR SONATA OF WALFORD DAVIES’
Spirit of England
Issue 8 | Spring 2010
‘“THE YEAR’S LAST, LOVELIEST SMILE”: YORK BOWEN’S VIOLIN SONATA – A PERSONAL VIEW’
Spirit of England
Issue 7 | Winter 2009
‘AN UNSUSPECTED GENRE: THE VIOLIN SONATAS OF C. HUBERT H. PARRY’
British Music Society Newsletter
no.118 | pp.281–286
‘ARTHUR BLISS: “THEME AND CADENZA” FOR VIOLIN’ | The Arthur Bliss Society Newsletter Vol.5, no.2 | pp.31–32

 

 

PUBLISHED EDITIONS

ELGAR: SONATA FOR VIOLIN & PIANO, op.82 | G. Henle Verlag, Munich Summer 2018
   
SCOTT: SONATA FOR VIOLA & PIANO (1953)
EM Publishing | EMP SP006
June 2015
ELGAR: ‘SALUT D’AMOUR’ | G. Henle Verlag, Munich | HN 1188; HN 1189; HN 1190 Autumn 2014
BANTOCK: SONATA NR 3 IN C MAJOR FOR VIOLIN & PIANO | EM Publishing | EMP SP003 April 2013
GURNEY: SONATA IN E-FLAT MAJOR FOR VIOLIN & PIANO
EM Publishing | EMP SP004; EMP SP004-2V
February 2013
WALFORD DAVIES: SONATA NR 2 IN A MAJOR FOR VIOLIN & PIANO
EM Publishing | EMP SP002
June 2012
HOLST: FIVE PIECES FOR VIOLIN & PIANO | EM Publishing | EMP SP001 June 2012

 

 

PREPARED EDITIONS

SACHEVERELL COKE: SONATA NR 1 IN D MINOR FOR VIOLIN & PIANO May 2012
WALFORD DAVIES: SONATA NR 1 IN E-FLAT MAJOR FOR VIOLIN & PIANO April 2012
HOLBROOKE: SONATA IN F MAJOR FOR VIOLIN & PIANO (‘THE GRASSHOPPER’)
Reconstruction of 1917 version
July 2011
BLISS: SONATA FOR PIANO & VIOLIN August 2010

 

 

SUMMER SCHOOLS AND COURSES

Guest faculty member
The DaPonte Quartet: Summer School Chamber Music Institute | Maine, USA
June 2019

Director and faculty member

The EMF Summer Chamber Music Institute | Giggleswick, Yorkshire

August 2019

 

 

SEMINARS AND MASTERCLASSES

‘HIS NAME WILL ALWAYS BE SPOKEN... WITH THE DEEPEST RESPECT’: ELGAR AND PARRY – WRITING FOR THE VIOLIN | Elgar Society Branches March – May 2019
   
‘ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THINGS YOU HAVE EVER UTTERED’: A VOYAGE THROUGH THE VIOLIN-AND-PIANO WORKS OF HUBERT PARRY | The Festival of English Music May 2018
MASTERCLASSES | Huntingdon Hall, Worcester
(in association with Worcester Concert Club)
February 2018
FROM EYES TO EARS: USING EDITIONS IN PERFORMANCE | Royal Academy of Music October 2016
ECHOES OF A MOUNTAIN SONG | The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester February 2016
THE UNKNOWN IN THE KNOWN | The Elgar Society October 2015
AN UNEXPECTED GENRE | The English Music Festival May 2015
BRITANNIA IN BAMBERG: TAGE DER BRITISCHEN MUSIK | Bamberg, Germany March 2015
PRACTISING FOR PERFORMANCE | Birmingham Conservatoire February 2015
‘IT SEEMED THAT OUT OF BATTLE I ESCAPED’: FREDERICK KELLY’S ‘GALLIPOLI’ SONATA
‘The Music of War’ | The British Library, London
August 2014
PULLING STRINGS: TECHNIQUES FOR COMPELLING PERFORMANCES
St Gregory’s Centre for Music, Canterbury
February 2014
MASTERCLASSES | Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama January 2014
FROM EYES TO EARS: USING EDITIONS IN PERFORMANCE | Birmingham Conservatoire
followed by performance classes
January 2014