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2015



3 April 2015
England
London

St John's, Smith Square

Iestyn Davies regrets that he has been forced to cancel this performance due to unforeseen circumstances
J S Bach: St John Passion
Polyphony



8 May 2015
England
Oxford
Sheldonian Theatre
J S Bach:
Widerstehe doch der Sünde
BWV 54
Schlummert ein from Ich habe genug, BWV 82
Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust from BWV 170
Arcangelo
Jonathan Cohen





9 May 2015
England
London
Sam Wanamaker Theatre


J S Bach:
Widerstehe doch der Sünde
BWV 54
Schlummert ein from Ich habe genug, BWV 82
Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust from BWV 170
Arcangelo
Jonathan Cohen





23 May 2015
France
Queille Festival

'The Art of Melancholy'
Robert Johnson: Have you seen the bright lily grow?
Thomas Campion: I care not for these ladies;  Never Weather Beaten Sail
John Danyel: Can Doelful notes? - No, let chromatic tunes; Uncertain certain turns
John Dowland: Come Again; Flow My Tears; Can She Excuse My Wrongs; In Darkness Let Me Dwell; Sorrow Stay; Now o now I needs must part
Thomas Dunford, lute




24 May 2015
France
Queille Festival

Song recital
Julius Drake, piano




6 June 2015
England
London
Barbican

J Dowland: If my complaints could passions move
B Britten: Lachrymae
A Vivaldi: Stabat Mater
N Muhly: Sentences (world premiere)
Lawrence Power, viola
Britten Sinfonia
Nico Muhly, conductor

Pre-concert talk with Nico Muhly, Fountain Room 6.30 pm




7 June 2015
France
Paris
St Denis Festival

J Dowland: If my complaints could passions move
B Britten: Lachrymae
A Vivaldi: Stabat Mater
N Muhly: Sentences (world premiere)
Lawrence Power, viola
Britten Sinfonia
Nico Muhly, conductor




13 June 2015
England
Lewes Chamber Music Festival

NB: late night concert:
9:45pm - 10:45pm
'The Art of Melancholy'
Robert Johnson: Have you seen the bright lily grow?
Thomas Campion: I care not for these ladies;  Never Weather Beaten Sail
John Danyel: Can Doelful notes? - No, let chromatic tunes; Uncertain certain turns
John Dowland: Come Again; Flow My Tears; Can She Excuse My Wrongs; In Darkness Let Me Dwell; Sorrow Stay; Now o now I needs must part
Thomas Dunford, lute




21 June 2015
Germany
Cologne
Kölner Philharmonie

B Britten: Lachrymae
A Vivaldi: Stabat Mater
N Muhly: Sentences (world premiere)
Lawrence Power, viola
Britten Sinfonia
Nico Muhly, conductor




23 July 2015
England
Glyndebourne Festival Opera




G F Handel: Saul (David)
Christopher Purves (Saul)

Lucy Crowe, soprano
Paul Appleby, tenor
OAE, Ivor Bolton




26 July 2015
England
Glyndebourne Festival Opera




G F Handel: Saul (David)
Christopher Purves (Saul)
Lucy Crowe, soprano
Paul Appleby, tenor
OAE, Ivor Bolton





29 July 2015
England
Glyndebourne Festival Opera




G F Handel: Saul (David)
Christopher Purves (Saul)
Lucy Crowe, soprano
Paul Appleby, tenor
OAE, Ivor Bolton





19 August 2015
Scotland
Edinburgh International Festival
Queen's Hall


This concert will start at 11:00 and be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3


Orpheus Britannicus: The Music of Henry Purcell
With Ensemble Guadagni:
Richard Egarr, harpsichord
Pamela Thorby and Tabea Debus, recorders
Bojan Čičić and Sophie Gen, violins
Huw Daniel, violin/viola
Alison McGillivray, viola da gamba
William Carter, theorbo/Baroque guitar




12 September 2015
England
London
Wigmore Hall




'Senesino in London' - details to follow
The English Concert
Harry Bicket

September 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30
England
London
Duke of York's Theatre
Farinelli and the King
by
C van Kampen
Mark Rylance as King
Philip V of Spain
Iestyn Davies as Farinelli





October 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
England
London
Duke of York's Theatre
Farinelli and the King
by
C van Kampen
Mark Rylance as King
Philip V of Spain
Iestyn Davies as Farinelli




7 November 2015
England
York University
Jack Lyons Concert Hall


'England's Orpheus'
Music by Dowland, Purcell and Handel
Recital with Elizabeth Kenny, lute
In aid of Jessie's Fund




November 2, 3, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30
England
London
Duke of York's Theatre
Farinelli and the King
by
C van Kampen
Mark Rylance as King
Philip V of Spain
Iestyn Davies as Farinelli




19 November 2015
England
London
Wigmore Hall
Purcell Retrospective series
Andreas Scholl
The English Concert
Trevor Pinnock




December 1, 5
England
London
Duke of York's Theatre
Farinelli and the King
by
C van Kampen
Mark Rylance as King
Philip V of Spain
Iestyn Davies as Farinelli




15 December 2015
England
London
Barbican Hall

G F Handel: Messiah
Carolyn Sampson, soprano
Allan Clayton, tenor
Christopher Purves, bass
Britten Sinfonia Voices
Britten Sinfonia
Eamonn Dougan, conductor






2016




14 January 2016
England
London
LSO St Luke's


BBC Lunchtime Concert (live broadcast Radio 3)
- part of Shakespeare 400 celebrations
Programme to be announced
Elizabeth Kenny, Lute




30 January 2016
England
London
South Bank Centre
Royal Festival Hall

Alexander Raskatov: Green Mass (World premiere)
Elena Vassilieva, soprano
John Daszak, voice
Nikolay Didenko, bass
EuropaChorAkademie
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor




1 March 2016 England
London
Barbican Hall

G F Handel: Orlando (Orlando)
Erin Morley, Angelica
Carolyn Sampson, Dorinda
Sasha Cook, Medoro
Kyle Ketelsen, Zoroastro
The English Concert
Harry Bicket, conductor




18 March 2016
England
London
Barbican Hall

G Benjamin: Dream of the Song (UK première)
BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Oliver Knussen conductor




23 April 2016
England
London
South Bank Centre
Royal Festival Hall

Shakespeare 400 Anniversary Gala Concert
G Verdi: Excerpts from Otello
P I Tchaikovsky: Excerpts from Hamlet
R Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music
B Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act 1, Scene 1
F Mendelssohn: Excerpts from the Incidental Music to A Midsummer Night's Dream
H Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette, Part 1
S Prokofiev: Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet, Op.64
T Adès: Excerpts from The Tempest
W Walton: Excerpts from Henry V Suite
G Verdi: Falstaff, Act 3, Scene 2

Soloists include:
Kate Royal, soprano
Allison Bell, soprano
Ronald Samm, tenor
Simon Keenlyside, baritone
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor
Simon Callow, director




29 April 2016 USA
Boston
Symphony Hall
Handel + Haydn Society
G F Handel: Saul (David)
Jonathan Best, bass-baritone (Saul)
Robert Murray, tenor (Jonathan)
Elizabeth Atherton, soprano (Merab)
Joélle Harvey, soprano (Michal)
Handel and Haydn Society Chorus
Harry Christophers, conductor