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March


Sunday 8th at 3pm
Marlborough College

Southbank SInfonia. Conductor, Simon Over
Music by Beethoven, Mozart, Farrenc


Saturday 7th at 4pm – THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED TO UNKNOWN DATE
Wakefield Cathedral

Fundraising concert by the UK-Beijing Arts Centre to help fight the Coronavirus.
William Tell Overture and Yellow River Piano Concerto.
Conductor, Jack Wong. Soloist. Yuanfan Yang.


Thursday 5th at 6pm
St John’s Waterloo

Southbank Sinfonia, Rush Hour Concert #3
Music by Rameau and Mozart. Christian Cyrnun, conductor.

Tickets: Free but required


February

Thursday 27th at 5.15pm
Music & Ideas, Royal College of Music

Cellist Erlend Vestby and conductor Christopher Quentin McMullen-Laird discuss early 20th century orchestral playing based on their recent performance of the Elgar Cello Concerto. Elgar’s own recordings will be paired with a historically informed recording and live examples to illustrate extreme tempo rubato, the use of portamento, and other performance practices. The RCM library owns the autograph manuscript of the concerto and Beatrice Harrison’s personal copy of the solo part; both will be on display.

Tickets: Free but required


Thursday 13th at 6.00pm
St. John’s Waterloo. Rush hour concert with Southbank Sinfonia.
Farrenc: Overture No 2
Beethoven: Symphony No 6
Simon Over, conductor

Free tickets


Saturday 1st at 7.30pm
F. Cavalli: “La Calista” with Ensemble OrQuesta at London Cockpit Theatre

Tickets: £17/£12


January

Friday 31st at 7.30pm
F. Cavalli: “La Calisto” with Ensemble OrQuesta at London Cockpit Theatre

Tickets: £17/£12


Thursday 30th at 7.30pm
F. Cavalli: “La Calista” with Ensemble OrQuesta at London Cockpit Theatre

Tickets: £17/£12


Wednesday 29th at 7.30pm
F. Cavalli: “La Calista” with Ensemble OrQuesta at London Cockpit Theatre

Tickets: £17/£12


Saturday 18th at 7.30pm
Christchurch Priory, Dorset.
J.S. Bach “Christmas Oratorio” with the Grange Choral Society and Ensemble OrQuesta.

Tickets £5 – £18


Friday 10th, Saturday 11th, Sunday 12th
Open Strings Cello Festival, Lyngby, Copenhagen
J.S. Bach: Cello Suite No 1
E. Elgar: Cello Concerto (self arranged for 12 celli)
D. Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No 1 (arranged for 12 celli by soloist Jakob Kullberg)


2019

December

Thursday 5th at 7.30pm
Christ Church, Kensington
G.F. Händel “Messiah”


OCTOBER

Saturday 12th at 7.30pm
Great Hall, London House, Goodenough College

Goodensemble plays at London’s Bloomsbury Festival:
Mendelssohn – Hebride Overture
Rodrigo – Concierto de Aranjuez
Mahler – Das lied von der erde

Conductor: Owen Ho
Guitar: Michael Poll

Tickets: £12/£10


SEPTEMBER

Sunday 29th at 7.30pm
Constellations: Zodiac, the World premiere of an immersive installation of new music by Nino Russell.

Cre8 Studios London
The Old Baths
80 Eastway
London E9 5JH

Tickets: £15


Tuesday 24th at 7.30pm
The Curtain – 45 Curtain Road, London EC2A 3PT
Violinist Philippa Mo, cellist Jakob Kullberg, conductor Bjorn Bantock and cello students from the Royal College of Music, London. Shostakovich Cello Concerto, Dvorak Romance, Sollima Violoncelles – Vibrez! and more music by Bloch, Glasunov and Tchaikovsky.


Monday 23rd at 3.30pm
Jakobs Cafe, 20 Gloucester Rd, Kensington, London SW7 4RB
Cellist Jakob Kullberg with a cello ensemble from the Royal College of Music.


AUGUST

Thursday 22nd at 12 noon
Lunctime concert in St Leonard’s Church, South Stoke, West Sussex.
“Le Roi s’amuse”
Rameau            Suite from Dardenus
Blavet               Flute Concerto in A minor
Leclair               Trio Sonata in A major
Corette             Concerto Comiques Op.25 Les Sauvages 


Wednesday 21st at 12 noon
Lunchtime concert in St Leonard’s Church, South Stoke, West Sussex.
“The Italian Connection”
A Scarlatti         Sonata nona in A minor
Corelli               Trio Sonata in G minor
Locatelli            Flute Sonata in C major Op.2 No.1
D Scarlatti         Harpsichord Sonatas x 2
Vivaldi              La follia trio sonata


Saturday 17th at 7.30 pm
Performance of “Hippolyte et Aricie” by Jean-Phillipe Rameau in Arcola Theatre as part of Grimeborn Festival.


Friday 16th at 7.30 pm
Performance of “Hippolyte et Aricie” by Jean-Phillipe Rameau in Arcola Theatre as part of Grimeborn Festival.


Wednesday 14th at 7.30 pm
Performance of “Hippolyte et Aricie” by Jean-Phillipe Rameau in Arcola Theatre as part of Grimeborn Festival.


Tuesday 13th at 7.30 pm
Performance of “Hippolyte et Aricie” by Jean-Phillipe Rameau in Arcola Theatre as part of Grimeborn Festival.


Friday 9th at 7.45pm
Performance of Händel’s Saul in Dartington Hall as part of the Dartington International Summer School and Festival. Conducted by Lawrence Cummings.


Thursday 8th at 7.45pm
Performance of Händel’s Agrippina in Dartington Hall as part of the Dartington International Summer School and Festival. Conducted by Robert Howarth


JULY

Saturday 27th at 5.00pm
Final concert of the Open Strings Academy. Festival “I Djurs og Molls” in Dråby Church, Denmark


19th-27th
Open Strings Academy and “I Djurs og Molls” Festival in Ebeltoft, Denmark


Monday 1st at 7.00pm
One-act operas (string quintet and winds) in RCM Britten Theatre

Berkeley: “A Dinner Engagement”
Bernstein: “Trouble in Tahiti”


JUNE

Saturday 29th at 7.00pm
One-act operas (string quintet and winds) in RCM Britten Theatre

Berkeley: “A Dinner Engagement”
Bernstein: “Trouble in Tahiti”


Friday 28th at 7.00pm
One-act operas (string quintet and winds) in RCM Britten Theatre

Berkeley: “A Dinner Engagement”
Bernstein: “Trouble in Tahiti”


Wednesday 26th at 7.00pm
One-act operas (string quintet and winds) in RCM Britten Theatre

Berkeley: “A Dinner Engagement”
Bernstein: “Trouble in Tahiti”


Tuesday 25th at 7.30pm
RCM in Residence – Cadogan Hall

Program:
Bach                 Concerto in c minor for oboe and violin
Handel              Sonata a 5


Tuesday 11th at 12.20-1.20pm
Final recital in the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music.

J.S. Bach Cello Suite No 3 in C Major
S. Rachmaninov Cello and Piano Sonata in G minor

Jennifer Huges, piano


Thursday 6th at 12.00pm
Chamber music of Bach, Handel and Purcell at Hatchlands Park, Guildford.


MAY

Thursday 16th at 9.30am
Lecture recital of my Master project – Edward Elgar Performance Practice. I will discuss and perform the 3rd mvt of the Cello Concerto in a historically informed manner based on Elgar’s own recordings from 1919 and 1928.
Royal College of Music, Recital Hall


APRIL

Wednesday 10th at 12.00pm
Baroque chamber music concert at the Queens Gallery, Buckingham Palace.


Sunday 7th at 11.00am
J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion together with Florilegium Ensemble and The Bach Choir in Royal Festival Hall.


Wednesday 3rd at 1.00pm
Lunchtime concert with the RCM Historical Performance Faculty. Part of London Handel Festival at St. George’s Hanover Square.


MARCH

Saturday 30th at 7.30pm
Concert in Holy Trinity, Eltham

Programme:
Mozart – Missa Brevis In D Major (K194)
Haydn – Missa Sancti Joannis (Little Organ Mass)
Mozart – Ave Verum
Mozart – Divertimento In D 


Saturday 16th at 7.00pm
Performance of J.S. Bach St John Passion on modern instruments at St Paul’s Church Knightsbridge.


Friday 8th at 7.00pm
Performance of “Lotus Wire” for five cellos by composer Matthew Lomax in the Schott Music Shop London.


FEBRUARY

Tuesday 12th at 7.30pm
I am playing obligato and continuo in a program that includes two of J.S. Bach Cantatas together with the RCM Baroque orchestra and choir.

JANUARY

Thursday 31st at 7.30pm
I am co-leading the cello section of the RCM Symphony Orchestra conducted by Rafael Payare in the Amaryllis Flemming Concert Hall.

Program:
Scriabin: Poem of Ecstasy
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben


Wednesday 30th at 7.30pm
“The Grand Miscellaneous Concert” in Britten Theatre, RCM
Obligato and continuo in a diverse program of various baroque composers.

“Unlike concerts today, in the late eighteenth century concert programmes emphasised miscellany, and celebrated the juxtaposition of many different items to have a deliberate impact on the pacing and general reception of each work, and on the event as a whole. ‘The Grand Miscellaneous Concert’ takes inspiration from historical concert programmes within the Royal College’s collection.
Gabriella Jones will direct an ensemble of RCM students and guest performers.”


Friday 25th at 5.30pm
“Opera Scenes”
Performance of scenes from various operas by Handel.
Britten Theatre, RCM


2018

DECEMBER

Tuesday 18th
Recording of J.S. Bach Cello Suite No 1 in G Major in the great hall of NOSPR (The Polish National Radio Orchestra), Katowice, Poland. Producer: Beata Jankowska.


Thursday 13th at 7.00pm
Performance of music by composers who worked for Catherine the Great of Russia. Part of the Russia: Royalty and the Romanovs exhibition at Queens Gallery, Buckingham Palace.


Sunday 9th at 6.00pm
Royal College of Music Christmas Concert
Christopher McMullen-Laird, conductor


NOVEMBER

Monday 19th at 1.05pm
Performance of Haydn Symphony No 44 “Trauer” with musicians from RCM Historical Faculty, led by Junior Fellow Gabriella Jones. Amaryllis Flemming Concert Hall, RCM.


Sunday 11th at 3.00pm
World premiere of “How The Great News Was Received” by Matthew Lomax written for string quartet and harp. Royal College of Music, London.


Sunday 4th at 7.30pm local time
Performance of Mozart Requiem in Stokka Church, Norway.
Ghislain Gourvennec, conductor


Saturday 3rd at 6.00pm local time
Performance of Mozart Requiem in Sandnes Church, Norway.
Ghislain Gourvennec, conductor


OCTOBER

Thursday 25th at 7.30pm
RCM Symphony Orchestra
Soloist, Nikola Avramovic
John Wilson, conductor

Program:
Vaughan Williams: A Pastoral Symphony
Ravel: Piano Concerto for left hand
Ravel: La Valse


Saturday 20th at 7.00pm
Concert with Bellott Ensemble at St Peter’s Belsize Park. Music by Telemann and Vivaldi.


Friday 5th at 6.15pm
Chamber orchestra led by members of Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Performance of J. Brahms Symphony No 2 in Amaryllis Flemming Concert Hall, RCM.


JUNE

Friday 29th at 1.05pm
Concert with Bellott Ensemble at St Mary-at-Hill, Eastcheap.


Thursday 28th at 7.30pm
Orchestral masterclass with Maxim Vengerov. Beethoven Violin Concerto in D Major.


Thursday 28th
Recording of excerpts from Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, orchestral suite, with RCM Symphony Orchestra and conductor Howard Williams in Abbey Road Studios.


Tuesday 26th at 6.15pm
RCM Symphony Orchestra
Vicente Chavarria, conductor
Howard Williams, conductor

Program:
J.S. Bach: Concerto for Harpsichord in D minor for two marimbas, BWV 1052
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, excerpts from the orchestral suite


Friday 22nd at 6.30pm
Unaccompanied solo recital at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.
Music to include Bach, Nørgård, Vestby, Taube, Bjørnstad and Sommerro.


Wednesday 13th at 7.00pm local time
Final Diploma recital at the University of Stavanger (IMD), Norway.
Program:
J.S. Bach: Cello Suite No 1 in G Major
J. Brahms: Sonata for piano and cello No 1 in e minor, Op. 38

Bartosz Sosnowski, piano


Monday 4th at 1.05pm
Lunch time concert at Austrian Cultural Forum.
P. Nørgård: Solo Intimo


MAY

Wednesday 23rd at 2.40pm
Final recital at the RCM.

Program:
J.S. Bach: Cello Suite No 1 in G Major, BWV 1007
Prélude
Sarabande
Gigue

P. Nørgård: Solo Intimo, Op. 8

J. Brahms: Sonata for piano and cello No 1 in e minor, Op. 38
Allegro non troppo
Allegretto quasi Menuetto – Trio
Allegro

Craig White, piano


Thursday 17th at 7.30pm local time
Final Concert of the Shanghai Spring International Music Festival. Performance with students from Shanghai Conservatory of Music in Shanghai Oriental Arts Centre. World premiere of a symphonic fantasy written by composers from Shanghai.

“The symphonic fantasy “Ode to Yan and Yellow Emperor” is composed by the creative team (including Prof. ZHOU Xianglin, Prof. ZHAO Guang, Prof. YIN Mingwu, Prof. ZHANG Xuru) of Shanghai Conservatory of Music, whose theme is based on the genesis mythology of Yan Emperor and Yellow Emperor, who are both Chinese ancestors, and the epic from the very beginning of the universe to the unification of Chinese nations. The Symphony comprises 4 movements: Origin, Growth, Change, Harmony, which pays tribute to the great ancient civilization and looks forward to a better future of Great Harmony.”


APRIL

Friday 27th at 7.30pm
“Conductors Podium” – concert in Amaryllis Flemming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music.


MARCH

Thursday 1st at 7.00pm
Concert with RCM Baroque Ensemble in the Queens Gallery, Buckingham Palace. Music favoured by King Charles II.


FEBRUARY

Wednesday 21st at 10.00pm
World premiere of my composition “Out of the Mist” for solo violin. Performed by Karen Silva in Salvador, Brazil.


Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd at 7.30pm
Royal College of Music (RCM) Symphony Orchestra.
Martin James Bartlett, soloist
Bernard Haitink, conductor

Program:
Mozart: Piano Concert No 24, K. 491
Strauss: An Alpine Symphony


JANUARY

Wednesday 24th at 7.30pm
Concert with the Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra (YMSO) in St John’s Smith Square. James Blair, conductor

Program:
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G Major
Mahler: Symphony No 6


Monday 8th at 7.00pm
Concert with students from the Royal Academy of Music (RAM), London in Duke’s Hall RAM.
Bertie Baigent, conductor

Program:
Mozart: Overture to ‘Der Schauspieldirektor’
Copland: Music for the Theatre
Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D major ‘Prague’