Performances

Performances in 2020

Nov 26, 2020

New work for NYMAZ - make music happen - created during the summer and put together by students from across the UK, along with Femmes Fortissimo and tenor horn Siobhan Bates. Featuring ideas from a consultation session with the young musicians - a family argument culminating with a kitchen percussion fight and the tenor horns playing peacemaker at the end. Due to be published by Brookwright Music.

Jun 22, 2020

Barcarolle, Quasi Horn Quartet, online

Jun 20, 2020

new song (world premiere), Valley Rock Voices, Cerys Bevan, Brangwyn Hall, Swansea *postponed*

Jun 9, 2020

Ballad, Claire Alsop - piano, online

Jun 4, 2020

Bluebird project | miniature songs from Liz, Belinda Evans and friends (ongoing) | facebook.com/bluebirdcollaborative, twitter.com/bluebirdcollab

May 12, 2020

Diamond Fantasia for ottavino, Colin Booth, online

May 4, 2020

Talking Brass Bands, Episode 2 - Liz Lane, podcast with Jame Alexander

Apr 30, 2020

Where do you get your inspiration from? ! Brass Bands England webinar

Apr 6, 2020

Song from Silver Rose, Quasi Horn Quartet, online

Mar 26, 2020

Constellations (world premiere), Cantoribus Ensemble, Bill Strang, The Hub Theatre, Open University, Milton Keynes *postponed*

Mar 1, 2020

A different kind of urban, Open University Choir, Cantoribus Ensemble, Bill Strang, The Hub Theatre, Open University, Milton Keynes *postponed*

Feb 1, 2020

Innovation 216, Lydbrook Band, City of Bristol, Lydbrook and Lydney Training Bands, Gurt Lush Choir, Bristol MAN Chorus, Ian Holmes, Aerospace Bristol, Bristol

Performances in 2019

Dec 8, 2019

Light a Candle and Red Sky at Night, Cavalcade of Contemporary Carols, St Helen's Church, Alveston

Dec 7, 2019

Light a Candle, University of the West of England Singers and Orchestra, Ian Holmes, UWE Christmas Concert, Bristol Cathedral

Dec 6, 2019

Serenata, City of Bristol Brass Band, Ian Holmes, Horfield Methodist Church, Bristol

Nov 30, 2019

Serenata, Family Christmas Concert, City of Bristol Brass Band, Ian Holmes, St Michael's Centre, Bristol

Nov 30, 2019

Serenata, City of Bristol Brass Band, Ian Holmes, St Michael's Church, Filton, Stoke Gifford, Bristol

Nov 29, 2019

CityScape (world premiere), National Youth Fanfare Orchestra, Fanfare Repertoire Festival, The Netherlands

Nov 23, 2019

The Story of St Alban, St Alban & the Martyrs, St Albans Choral Society and school choirs, Carl Heap (narrator), Michael Burke (tenor), Orchestra Nova, George Vass (conductor), St Albans Cathedral

Nov 8, 2019

Robin Robin, release on UFO recording, Steven Mead, Brighouse and Rastrick Band, David Thornton

Nov 2, 2019

Stars are not too far (recording), Jim Hayes aka Jonny Midnight, The Cooperation Band, Michael Fowles (conductor), Glasgow

Oct 20, 2019

The Grand Union Waltz, Cory Band, Philip Harper, Victoria Hall, Stoke on Trent

Oct 15, 2019

Welcome to the Weather, Maria Johannsen (soprano) and Guily Johannsen (piano), Burgh House Museum, Hampstead, London

Oct 14, 2019

Welcome to the Weather, Maria Johannsen (soprano) and Guily Johannsen (piano), St Michael's at the North Gate, Oxford

Oct 13, 2019

Welcome to the Weather (world premiere in this version), Maria Johannsen (soprano) and Guily Johannsen (piano), St Thomas' Church, Wells, Somerset

Oct 6, 2019

Age against the Machine - Grand Finale (world premiere), combined choirs and dancers, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London

Sep 28, 2019

The Grand Union Waltz, Cory Band, Philip Harper, Brass Open Lesquin 2019 Gala Concert, Lille

Sep 22, 2019

The Grand Union Waltz, Cory Band, Philip Harper, Corn Exchange, Devizes

Sep 21, 2019

Welcome to the Weather, (world premiere in this version), Maria Johannsen (soprano), Julie Solevad (horn) and Guily Johannsen (piano), Metronomen, Copenhagen

Sep 21, 2019

The Grand Union Waltz, Cory Band, Philip Harper, Chandlers Ford Methodist Church, Southampton

Sep 8, 2019

The Grand Union Waltz, Cory Band, Philip Harper, Gala Concert, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Aug 18, 2019

The Grand Union Waltz, massed band, Philip Harper, Hamamatsu Band Camp, Hamamatsu, Japan

Jul 12, 2019

Ballad (world premiere), Clare Hammond (piano), Tetbury Goods Shed, Gumstool Hill, Tetbury, GL8 8DG

Jul 11, 2019

Tide and Time, SA Band Camp, Dorothy Gates, USA

Jun 30, 2019

The Grand Union Waltz, Cory Band, Philip Harper, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff

Jun 30, 2019

Serenata, Lydbrook Band, Ian Holmes, Malvern Bandstand

Jun 29, 2019

Robin Robin (recording), Steven Mead, Brighouse and Rastrick Band, David Thornton (conductor)

Jun 26, 2019

The Eagle, Luke Pallister (cornet), Alison Howell (piano), UWE Computer Science and Creative Technology Department Flow, Arnolfini, Bristol

May 25, 2019

Serenata, Lydbrook Band, Tom Brevik (conductor), Miejski Dom Kultury - Filia Giszowiec, godz, Katowice, Poland

May 25, 2019

Serenata (world premiere), Lydbrook Band, Tom Brevik (conductor), Kościół Mariacki, Katowice, Poland

May 21, 2019

The Eagle (world premiere), Luke Pallister (cornet), Ruth Webb (piano), Royal Northern College of Music

May 11, 2019

Counting Stars, Nigel Howard, Berkshire

Apr 20, 2019

Song (world premiere in this version), euphonium quartet, private wedding

Feb 2, 2019

Diamond Fanfare, Hugh Morris, University of Manchester Brass Band, Unibrass, Bangor University

Feb 2, 2019

Song (world premiere in this version), Saxhorn Fest, massed tenor horns and baritone horns and Festival Quartet (Helen Varley, Nat Martin, Katrina Marzella, Mike Kavanagh), Richmond, Yorkshire

Performances in 2018

Dec 15, 2018

Hall of Memory, Goring and Streatley Concert Band, Andrew McBirnie, Goring Village Hall

Nov 15, 2018

Serenade (world premiere), Fanfare Repertoire Festival, Ede, Holland

Nov 10, 2018

Silver Rose, Lydbrook Band, Micha Lazurus (narrator), Ian Holmes, Trinity College, Cambridge

Nov 9, 2018

Slate, Sea and Sky, Richard Marshall (cornet) masterclass, Salford University

Oct 19, 2018

Silver Rose, Royal Northern College of Music Brass Band, narrator Samuel Snowden, Captain Peter Woffenden, Regents Hall, London

Oct 18, 2018

Silver Rose, Royal Northern College of Music Brass Band, narrator Samuel Snowden, Captain Peter Woffenden, Royal Northern College of Music

Oct 12, 2018

Silver Rose (world premiere in this version), Newmains and District Brass Band, narrator Ian Sommerville, Katrina Marzella (baritone), Michael Marzella, Coltness Memorial Church, Newmains

Sep 18, 2018

Brightest Day a Cloud (world premiere), Corde di Gioia, Holburne Museum, Bath

Sep 16, 2018

excerpts from Brightest Day a Cloud, Corde di Gioia, Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire

Aug 29, 2018

Innovation 216, Lydbrook Band, City of Bristol, Lydbrook and Lydney Training Bands, Gurt Lush Choir, Bristol MAN Chorus, Ian Holmes, St George's Bristol

Jun 30, 2018

Surtaal Suite No. 1, Lydbrook Band, RSVP Bhangra, Ian Holmes, Proms in the Park, Speech House Hotel, Gloucestershire

Jun 23, 2018

Robin Robin, David Thornton (euphonium), Keith Teepen (piano), The 15th Annual International Euphonium Tuba Festival, Georgia, USA

May 15, 2018

To sorte træsko from Brightest Day a Cloud, Corde di Gioia, Denmark

May 2, 2018

excerpts from Brightest Day a Cloud, Corde di Gioia, Denmark

Apr 7, 2018

Tide and Time, National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain, Bramwell Tovey, Wells Cathedral

Apr 6, 2018

Tide and Time, National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain, Bramwell Tovey, Cheltenham Town Hall

Mar 12, 2018

Lecture: New music to commemorate the First World War: Two musical commissions from inception to peformance, Rotary Club of Cotswold Tyndale, Berkeley

Feb 3, 2018

Robin Robin, John Storey (euphonium), Caryl Congar (piano), The United States Army Band Tuba-Euphonium Workshop, Fort Myer, Arlington, VA

Jan 26, 2018

Tide and Time, Foden's Band, Michael Fowles, RNCM Brass Band Festival

Performances in 2017

Nov 23, 2017

A different kind of urban (world premiere), The Open University Choir and brass ensemble, Bill Strang, The Hub Theatre, Open University, Milton Keynes

Nov 23, 2017

Antiphonary, The Open University brass ensemble, Bill Strang

Nov 18, 2017

Counting Stars, Nigel Howard (trombone), Andrew McBirnie (piano), Astoon Tirrold United Reformed Church, Didco

Sep 30, 2017

Diamond Fanfare II, Lydbrook Band, Ian Holmes, Forest Theatre, Coleford

Sep 30, 2017

The Grand Union Waltz (world premiere), Lydbrook Band, Ian Holmes, Forest Theatre, Coleford

Sep 29, 2017

City Lights (world premiere), South West Open Youth Orchestra, Bristol Youth Choir, Doug Bott, David Ogden, Breaking the Glass Ceiling symposium, Colston Hall

Sep 29, 2017

City Bridges, Bristol Youth Choir, Ashleigh Turley, David Ogden, Breaking the Glass Ceiling symposium, Colston Hall

Jun 27, 2017

City Bridges, Bristol Youth Choir, David Ogdon, St James Priory, Bristol

Jun 23, 2017

City Bridges (world premiere), Bristol Youth Choir with Ashleigh Turley, David Ogdon, Bristol Zoo Event, Bristol-Hannover-Bordeaux 70th anniversary celebrations

Jun 22, 2017

Rivers of Song, Year 5 singers, Oasis Warndon Academy and instrumentalists, Worcester Cathedral grounds, Worcester Riv

Jun 21, 2017

Silver Rose, Birmingham Conservatoire Brass Band, Ian Porthouse, Brass Splendour: Past, Present and Future, St Paul's Church, St Paul's Square, Birmingham, B3 1QZ

Jun 11, 2017

Silver Rose, Lydbrook Band, Brian Jackson (narrator), Ian Holmes, Stroud Subscription Rooms

Jun 11, 2017

Silver Rose, (world premiere soprano version), Lydbrook Band, Donna Lennard (soprano), Ian Holmes, Lydbrook Church Music Festival.

Jun 10, 2017

Somewhere Unknown, Thornbury Orchestra, Chris Hill, St Mary's Church, Berkeley, Gloucestershire.

Apr 30, 2017

Begyndelse and To sorte træsko (world premiere), Corde di Gioia, Classics for Peace, Denmark

Apr 26, 2017

Robin Robin, David Thornton, Ruth Webb, Sandbach concert series, St Mary's Church Hall, Market Square, Sandbach

Apr 19, 2017

Robin Robin, David Thornton, Ruth Webb, Casino Maltese, Valletta, Malta

Feb 18, 2017

Brightest Day a Cloud, Corde di gioia, Heiliggeistkirche, Heidelberg, Germany

Feb 14, 2017

Innovation 216, Triangle Radio broadcast

Feb 6, 2017

Lecture: New music to commemorate the First World War: Two musical commissions from inception to peformance, Hereford Music Circle lecture

Jan 31, 2017

Brightest Day a Cloud, Corde di gioia, Alderbridge School, Aldermaston, Reading.

Jan 21, 2017

The Grand Union Waltz (world premiere), Lydbrook Band, Ian Holmes, The Barn at Cattle Country (private event)

Jan 15, 2017

Antiphonary, Frank Renton's Brass Machine, Frank Renton, Butlins Mineworkers Open National Brass Band Festival, Skegness

Performances in 2016

Dec 11, 2016

Adam Lay Ybounden, Clifton Singers, Nicholas Barlow, Cotham Parish Church, Bristol

Dec 9, 2016

The River's Daughter Song | Bridge Song (Boats, Tunnels and Bridges), Sinfonia Cymru education project, Chepstoe School and Thornwell Primary School, Chepstow School Arts Hall

Nov 27, 2016

Innovation 216 (world premiere), Lydbrook Band, Gurt Lush Choir, Bristol MAN Choir, UWE Singers, City of Bristol Training Band, Lydney Training Band, Lydbrook Training Band, Ian Holmes, St Georges's, Bristol. Part of St George's Bristol Art of Flight: a celebration of fugue and flight in 2016. Commissioned by Bristol800.

Nov 12, 2016

Important Matters, Singing and Aphasia: Meet the UWE ReVoice Choir, Cathy Warner, Colston Hall Foyer. Bristol Festival of Ideas.

Nov 11, 2016

Dance where the Spirit Enlightens (world premiere), Arts Council England 70 anniversary concert with Sir Christopher Frayling, Arnolfini, Bristol. Bristol Festival of Ideas.

Oct 20, 2016

Antiphonary, Lydbrook Band, Ian Holmes, Murcia Cathedral, Murcia, Spain

Oct 18, 2016

Counting Stars, Brett Baker, Peel Hall, Salford University

Sep 10, 2016

Slate, Sea and Sky [CD release], Jim Hayes, The Co-operative Funeralcare Band, Michael Fowles

Aug 31, 2016

Recitative and Aria, Kammermusik, Oxford University, Oxford

Aug 18, 2016

Brightest Day a Cloud, Corde di gioia, Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire

Jul 16, 2016

Silver Song, South-West Open Youth Orchestra, Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon

Jun 12, 2016

Diamond Fanfare, Bands in the Park, Lydbrook Band, Ian Holmes, Malvern Bandstand, Malvern

Jun 11, 2016

Diamond Fanfare, Queen's 90th birthday concert, Lydbrook Band, Ian Holmes, Forest Theatre, Coleford, Forest of Dean

Jun 3, 2016

Important Matters (world premiere), UWE ReVoice Choir, Cathy Warner, The Lantern, Colston Hall, BBC Radio 3 broadcast.

Jun 3, 2016

Silver Song (world premiere), South-West Open Youth Orchestra, Doug Bott, The Lantern, Colston Hall, BBC Radio 3 broadcast.

May 21, 2016

Antiphonary, Foden's Band, Michael Fowles, Bury St Edmunds Festival, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

May 6, 2016

Call, Eastern Virginia Brass, ESO Arts Center, Belle Haven, VA, USA

Apr 26, 2016

Lecture: New music to commemorate the First World War: Two musical commissions from inception to peformance, Vega Probus, Ross on Wye

Apr 23, 2016

Antiphonary, Open University Choir brass ensemble, Bill Strang, St Mary and St Giles Church, Stony Stratford

Apr 16, 2016

Silver Rose, Lydbrook Band, Ian Holmes, UWE Singers, South-West Open Youth Orchestra, Barry Farrimond, Bristol Cathedral

Mar 6, 2016

Call, Eastern Virginia Brass, Mildred McDaniel Concert Series, Newport News, VA, USA

Feb 22, 2016

Call​, Eastern Virginia Brass, Cape Henry Collegiate School, Virginia Beach, VA, USA

Feb 14, 2016

Slate, Sea and Sky [recording], Jim Hayes (cornet), The Co-Operative Funeralcare Band

Jan 30, 2016

Antiphonary, ​Aldbourne Band, David Johnson, Immanuel United Reformed Church, Swindon

Jan 7, 2016

Antiphonary [radio broadcast], Aldbourne Band, David Johnson, Swindon 105.5 Community Radio. Recorded at Immanuel United Reformed Church, Swindon

Performances in 2015

Apr 29, 2016

Recitative and Aria [radio broadcast], Carducci Quartet, Colin Booth, Music of our Mothers, WFCF, Flagler College Radio, 88.5FM, (iheartradio.com). St Augustine, Florida, USA

Dec 10, 2015

On That Night, University of the West of England Singers, Ian Holmes, University Carol Service, Bristol Cathedral

Dec 6, 2015

I Have Heard Tell, University of the West of England Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Hull, Colston Hall

Nov 20, 2015

Robin Robin, Charlotte Newstead (soprano), Geoffrey Poole (piano), The Christian Community, 73 Cainscross Road, Stroud, GL5 4HB

Nov 19, 2015

Robin Robin, Charlotte Newstead (soprano), Geoffrey Poole (piano), St Paul's Church, St Paul's Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1LP

Nov 10, 2015

Bright Lights, Salford Youth Trombone Quartet, Rishworth Chapel, Halifax

Sep 26, 2015

Tactus, Colin Booth, 'Dark Harpsichord Music', 20th Sligo Festival of Baroque Music, The Model, Sligo, Ireland

Sep 19, 2015

Silver Rose, Lydbrook Band, Henry Goodman (narrator), Ian Holmes, High Tide Festival, Aldeburgh Jubilee Hall, Suffolk

Jul 12, 2015

The Story of St Alban, St Albans Choral Society, Michael Bundy, St Albans Special Junior Chorus, Ensemble Orchestra Nova, George Vass. Words by Andy Rashleigh. Weston Auditorium, De Havilland Campus, Hertfordshire University, Hatfield

Jun 20, 2015

Their Songs of Freedom, Lydbrook Band, Ian Holmes. Words by Andy Rashleigh. Proms in the Park event, Speech House Hotel, Forest of Dean

May 30, 2015

Bright Lights, Salford University Senior Trombone Quartet, Brunts School, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

Apr 29, 2015

Tactus [radio broadcast], Carducci Quartet, Colin Booth, Music of our Mothers, WFCF, Flagler College Radio, 88.5FM, (iheartradio.com). St Augustine, Florida, USA

Apr 20, 2015

Mirage, Norfolk Chamber Consort, Andrey Kasparov, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA

Mar 8, 2015

Tactus, Colin Booth, Dillington House, Ilminster

Mar 1, 2015

Recitative and Aria, ​Orchestra da Camera, Ann Krinitsky, San Domenico School, San Anselmo, California, USA

Performances in 2014

Dec 14, 2014

Lecture: New music to commemorate the First World War: Two musical commissions from inception to peformance, Wells Evening Society, Wells Town Hall

Dec 11, 2014

In Flanders Fields, Open University Choir, Bill Strang, Hub Lecture Theatre, Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes

Dec 11, 2014

In Flanders Fields, University of the West of England Chamber Choir, Ian Holmes, The Octagon, UWE

Dec 8, 2014

In Flanders Fields, University of the West of England Chamber Choir, Ian Holmes, Berkeley Castle

Nov 9, 2014

Silver Rose, Lydbrook Band, Ian Holmes, Robert Hardy CBE, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

Nov 4, 2014

Lecture - New music to commemorate the First World War: Two musical commissions from inception to performance, Wells Evening Society lecture, Wells Town Hall, Somerset

Nov 3, 2014

Call, Eastern Virginia Brass, Virginia Wesleyan College Concert Series, Hofheimer Theater, Virginia, USA

May 17, 2014

Bright Lights, Salford University Junior Trombone Quartet, Ensemble Competition, Peel Hall, Salford University

Apr 7, 2014

Call, ​Old Dominion Brass Trio, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA

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