JOHN IRVING  |  DIARY ARCHIVE

2014 – 2019 Seasons

24-8 January: Salzburg MozartWoche – Lectures/ lecture-recitals for Martin Randall Cultural Tours

25 January: Mozarteum, Salzburg Ensemble Saal 9.30 and 14.00 ‘Mozart as Composer-Performer’

11-14 February: Residency at Benslow Music with Ensemble DeNOTE

2 March: Workshop Series, Lewes (Beethoven violin and piano sonatas) with Andrew Roberts, 4.30pm

1 March: St. Luke’s, Brighton (Beethoven violin and piano sonatas) with Andrew Roberts, 4.00pm

10 March: Music in New Malden (Beethoven violin and piano sonatas) with Andrew Roberts, 3.00pm

19 March: Chichester Cathedral – Lunchtime Recital with Jane Booth (solos and duos by Mozart and Beethoven), 1.00pm

18 May: Saxon Shore Early Music Kenardington Mozart and Beethoven Chamber Music (Marcus Barcham-Stevens, Oliver Wilson, Ruth Alford, John Irving)

9 June: Music in New Malden (Bach harpsichord concertos) with ‘Original Blend’ baroque strings, 3.00pm.

22 June: Hertfordshire Music Festival (Haydn sonatas and trios) with Ensemble DeNOTE Quaker Meeting House, Hertford, 4.00pm

8 July: Deal Festival of the Arts (Bach ‘French Suites’) St. Andrews’, Deal, 6.30pm

28 July: Sundays at Six, Cardiff (Mozart and Danzi) with Jane Booth 6.00pm

25 August: Suffolk Villages Festival (Mozart, Beethoven and Danzi) with Jane Booth 6.30pm

21 September 2019: Kingston Chamber Concerts (Beethoven Trios and Duos – including Symphony No.2 Trio arrangement) All Saints’ Kingston 7.30pm (http://kingstonchamberconcerts.org/events/) with Marcus Barcham-Stevens, Oliver Wilson, Ruth Alford

16 October: Liverpool University Concert Series (Beethoven and Danzi) with Jane Booth 1.00pm

13 November 2019: Manoel Theatre, Valletta, Malta: Mozart Chamber Music with Marcus Barcham-Stevens, Oliver Wilson, Ruth Alford, Jane Booth

31 January – 5 February: Salzburg Festival Tour with Martin Randall Travel

11 February: Recital at Music in New Malden – Piano Trios by Mozart and Beethoven with Peter Hanson and Robin Michael, 3pm

19-22 February: Residency at Benslow Music with Ensemble DeNOTE

8 April: Classics By Arrangement – the first of a 3-concert series at St John’s, Smith Square exploring chamber music arrangements of works by Mozart and Beethoven with Ensemble DeNOTE, 3.00pm

20 May Classics By Arrangement – the second of a 3-concert series at St John’s, Smith Square exploring chamber music arrangements of works by Mozart and Beethoven with Ensemble DeNOTE, 3.00pm

25 May:  Duos and Trios by Mozart, Stamitz and Vanhal – with Jane Booth and Elitsa Bogdanova. Music Around the Park (new concert series), St Michael’s Community Centre Barnes SW13 0NX), 7.30pm

10 June Classics By Arrangement – the last of a 3-concert series at St John’s, Smith Square exploring chamber music arrangements of works by Mozart and Beethoven with Ensemble DeNOTE, 3.00pm

4-8 August: Masterclasses and Seminars on Mozart Piano Music at Fondation Royaumont, Centre Culturelle de Rencontres, with Kristian Bezuidenhout

30 September: ‘Sunday at Six’ series – Canton Uniting Church, Cowbridge Road East, Canton, Cardiff, CF5 1LQ (Beethoven Piano Sonatas, Opp.13, 27/2, 31/2) 6.00pm (www.sundayatsix.co.uk)

8 October: Kingston Chamber Concerts (Beethoven Piano Sonatas, Opp.13, 27/2, 31/2) All Saints’ Kingston 7.30pm (http://kingstonchamberconcerts.org/events/)

20 October: The Finchcocks Charity – “Mozart and early Beethoven on the Viennese Fortepiano” (Beethoven Piano Sonatas, Opp.13, 27/2; Mozart Adagio in B minor, K.540 and Fantasias)  7.30pm

25 October: Martin Harris Centre, University of Manchester (Beethoven Trios with Ensemble DeNOTE)

8 November: King’s Hall, University of Newcastle – Lunchtime Recital with Jane Booth (solos and duos by Danzi and Beethoven), 1.10pm

11  November: Music in New Malden, KT3 4BY with Jane Booth (solos and duos by Danzi and Beethoven), 3.00pm

21 November: Bach, Mozart and Beethoven on Early Keyboards Workshop Day at Queen Mary, University of London 2-7pm (solo recital at 5pm)

30 November: St. Gregory’s Music Centre, Canterbury – Lunchtime Recital with Jane Booth(solos and duos by Mozart and Beethoven), 1.00pm

15 January: Valletta International Baroque Festival (Bach: French Suites)

22 January: All Saints, Putney (Bach French Suites),  7.00pm

28 January: Sneaton Castle, North Yorkshire (Haydn Sonatas). Chamber music programme with Jane Booth and Danesgarth Quartet, 7.30pm [fundraiser for Lythe Chamber Music 2017]

31 January – 5 February: Salzburg Festival Tour with Martin Randall Travel

13-16 February: Residency at Benslow Music with Ensemble DeNOTE

1-2 March: Residency and Concert at University of Hull (with Ensemble DeNOTE) as part of Hull’s “UK City of Culture 2017” programme. Bach and Beethoven

18 May: Recital (Haydn & Mozart sonatas), Kingston Chamber Music series, All Saints’, Kingston, 7.30pm

4 June: Recital (Haydn & Mozart sonatas), David Garrick Studio Theatre, Lichfield, 3pm

11 June: Recital (Bach, Mozart, Beethoven) Music in New Malden, 3pm

21 July: 11 June: Recital (Bach, Mozart, Beethoven) Music in New Malden, 1pm

25-9 July: Lythe Chamber Music Course 2016

26 July: St Mary’s, Sandsend Bach, Mozart and Beethoven sonatas with Madeleine Easton (violin), 7.00pm

1 October: National Physical Laboratory Concerts (Bach French Suites nos.1-3).  Bushy House, Queen’s Road Teddington London TW11 0EB, 12.45pm

11 October: Knockholt Village Hall, Kent (Haydn and Beethoven Sonatas) with Ruth Alford, 6.00pm

21 October: Saddleworth Concerts Society (Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven Solos, Duos and Trios) with Marcus Barcham- Stevens, Ruth Alford, 7.30pm

14 November: Deal Festival ‘Mozart: Prodigy of Nature’ (Mozart “London Notebook”, Fantasias and Sonatas) St Andrew’s Deal, 7.30pm

5 December: Sneaton Castle, North Yorkshire (Bach French Suites 4,1 and 6; Handel Sonatas and Suites) with Jane Booth, 7.30pm [Fundraiser for Lythe Chamber Music 2016]

10 January: Music in New Malden (Mozart Piano Concerto K.595 in B flat) with Jane Booth and Boxwood & Brass, 3.00pm

12 January: St. Peter’s, Streatham (Mozart Piano Concerto K.595 in B flat) with Jane Booth and Boxwood & Brass, 7.30pm

31 January: Workshop Series, Lewes (Beethoven, Vanhal, Haydn and Mozart sonatas) with Jane Booth, 4.00pm

15-19 February 2016: Residency at Benslow Music with Ensemble DeNOTE

13 March: Music in New Malden (Baroque sonatas and suites) with Jane Booth and James Brookmyre, 3.00pm

14-16 March: Masterclasses and Seminars at Conservatorio Giacomo Rossini, Pesaro (Bach French Suites; Haydn Sonatas)

16 March: Bach French Suites nos.1 & 4 (Taskin and Grimaldi harpsichords); Mozart Fantasia in D minor, K.397; Haydn Sonata Hob.XVI:49 (Clementi square piano). Sala dei Marmi, Pesaro 4.30pm.

15 April 2016: Mozart Concertos (K.413/ K.622) with Jane Booth and Hull Camerata, University of Hull, 1.00pm

16 April 2016: Viennese Quartets (Mozart, Hummel, Beethoven) with Jane Booth, Marcus Barcham-Stevens, Rachel Roberts, Ruth Alford Hull Chamber Concerts Society 7.45pm

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19-20 April 2016: Mozart Project LIVE! Mozart Chamber Music with Jane Booth, Marcus Barcham-Stevens, Rachel Roberts, Ruth Alford Key Theatre, Peterborough

7 May: Sneaton Castle, North Yorkshire (Mozart Piano Concerto in F, K.413; Kegelstatt Trio, K.498; Clarinet Quintet K.581) with Jane Booth and Danesgarth Quartet, 7.30pm

4 June: Bach French Suites and Haydn Sonatas in the Queen Mary, University of London Keyboard Festival, 12.00-18.00

12 June: Music in New Malden (Bach French Suites 3, 4 and 6), 3.00pm

30 July: St Mary’s Sandsend (Beethoven Sonatas and Trios with Jane Booth and Ruth Alford) 7.00pm

31 July-4 August: Lythe Chamber Music Course 2016

 

 

21-4 January 2015: Masterclasses/Lecture-recital at Conservatorio dell Svizzera Italiana, Lugano (Mozart sonatas)

27 January: Wigmore Hall, London (Mozart Violin Sonatas – lecture-recital with Henry Tong), Bechstein Room 3.00pm

13 February 2015: Lunchtime Recital at University College, London (Mozart’s 1764 ‘London Notebook’), 1.00pm

22 February 2015: Milton Court, Barbican Centre, London (The Genesis of Genius – Mozart’s 1764 ‘London Notebook’) 11.30am http://www.classicalopera.co.uk/the-genesis-of-genius/

25 February 2015: Lecture-recital (Haydn sonatas) at the ORPHEUS Institute, Gent, 4.30pm

8 March 2015: Music in New Malden (Beethoven Cello Sonata Op.5 no.1 and Trio, Op.11) with Jane Booth and Emily Robinson, 3.00pm

9 March 2015:  Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester (Beethoven, Mozart and Hummel Piano and Clarinet Quartets) with Jane Booth, Peter Hanson, Rachel Roberts and Ruth Alford, 7.30pm

10 March 2015: Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester (Lecture-recital on Mozart Piano works), 6.00pm

16 May 2015: St Peter’s, Wallingford (Mozart chamber music concert) with Jane Booth, Marcus Barcham Stevens, Oliver Wilson, 7.30pm

24 May 2015: All Saints, Putney (Mozart chamber music concert) with Jane Booth and Elitsa Bogdanova,  7.00pm

14 June 2015: Music in New Malden: (Mozart Concerto for Two Pianos, K.365 and W.F Bach Sonata for Two Pianos) with Steven Devine, Jane Booth and Boxwood & Brass, 3.00pm

16 June 2015: St. Peter’s, Streatham: (Mozart Concerto for Two Pianos, K.365 and W.F Bach Sonata for Two Pianos) with Steven Devine, Jane Booth and Boxwood & Brass, 7.00pm

7-11 July 2015: residency at Fondazione Cini, Venice (including video recordings on 1787 Longman & Broderip and 1823 Matthias Jakesch pianos)

10 July 2015: Fondazione Cini, Venice: (Haydn sonatas), 8.00pm

27 July 2015: Bach ‘French Suites’ nos. 1-3, Alan Davies Gallery, High Farm, Wades Lane, East Barnby YO21 3SB,  6.00pm (part of Lythe Chamber Music, 2015)

 

January 

12th Music in New Malden: Baroque programme, Bach, Kirnberger, Kuhnau, Telemann with Leo  Duarte (baroque oboe), 3.00pm

19th Sowerby Music St Oswald’s Church Sowerby, Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 1JG: “Clarinets By Arrangement” with Jane Booth, 3.00pm  http://www.sowerbymusic.org.uk/charity/home.php

February 

3rd Music Hall, Guildhall School of Music & Drama: Chamber Music by Mozart and Beethoven with Aisslinn Nosky (violin), 7.00pm

18th Firth Hall, University of Sheffield: Beethoven, Mozart and Hummel Piano and Clarinet Quartets with Jane Booth, Peter Hanson, Peter Collyer and Jennifer Morsches 7.30pm

26th Holburne Museum, Bath: “Uncovering the Soundworld of Mozart and Haydn” Mozart and Haydn Sonatas on the Schantz fortepiano, 7.00pm

March 

5th Bristol University: Haydn keyboard sonatas, 1.15pm

13th St Andrews University: Baroque programme, Bach, Kirnberger, Kuhnau, Telemann with Leo  Duarte (baroque oboe), 7.30pm

24-28th Beethoven CD recording with Ensemble DeNOTE 

April

23rd St Oswald’s, Lythe, North Yorkshire: Haydn Sonatas Recital, 7.00pm

24-8 Haydn sonatas CD recording

May

2nd Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance: Mozart Sonatas Festival (all-day event, to include lecture-recital in the Stuart Room, King Charles Court, 12.30pm)

June

8th Music in New Malden: Mozart Piano Concerto in A, K.488 (arr. for piano and Wind Sextet by R. Percival), 3.00pm