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December 2014

Monday, 1 December 2014  |   Worthing Choral Society |  Christian Aid Advent Hope Service

Aedan Kerney, conductor  |  Jonathan Lilley, organ

  • Service to include: 
  • Cecilia McDowall A Winter's Night 
  • 7.30pm |  Lancing College, Sussex, UK

Wednesday, 3 December 2014  |   Singing Shakespeare  |   Lunchtime Recitals in Mayfair

Robyn Allegra Parton, soprano  |  Tom Primrose, piano

  • recital to include: 
  • Cecilia McDowall Four Shakespeare Songs 
  • 1.10pm |  Grosvenor Chapel, 24 South Audley Street, Mayfair, London,

Friday, 5 December 2014  |   A Classic Brass Christmas  |   Choralis US premiere  | Washington D.C.

Choralis  |  Gretchen Kuhrmann, conductor  |  The Classical Brass Quintet 

  • Cecilia McDowall A Winter's Night (US premiere)
  • 8.00pm |  Falls Church Presbyterian Church, 225 East Broad Street, Falls Church, Washington DC, VA, US
  • http://www.choralis.org/concert.php?n=3

Friday, 5 December 2014  |   Charleston Southern University Christmas Concert, South Carolina

Bel Canto, Concert Singers, the Singing Buccaneers and the University Children's Chorus

Ricard Bordas, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm |  Lightsey Chapel, Charlston Southern University, North Charleston, South Carolina, US

Friday, 5 December 2014  |   Festival of Lights  |  California

Santa Clara University Choirs  |   Dr Scot Hanna-Weir, conductor   

  • Cecilia McDowall: Ad Lucem (US premiere)
  • 7.30pm |  Santa Clara Mission Church. Santa Clara, CA, US
  • http://scupresents.org/performances/music-and-choral-ensembles-festival-lights-santa-clara-university-choirs

Saturday, 6 December 2014  |   A Classic Brass Christmas  |  Washington D.C.

Choralis  |  Gretchen Kuhrmann, conductor  |  The Classical Brass Quintet 

  • Cecilia McDowall A Winter's Night (US premiere)
  • 5.00pm |  Falls Church Presbyterian Church, 225 East Broad Street, Falls Church, Washington DC, VA, US
  • http://www.choralis.org/concert.php?n=3

Saturday, 6 December 2014  |   New Lamps for Old by Candlelight  |  St John's, Smith Square

Alistair Dixon, director  |  Chapelle du Roi 

  • O Sapientia Sarum Chant   
  • David Braid O Sapientia (World Premiere) 
  • Thomas Tallis Magnificat
  • Samuel Bordoli Nunc Dimittis
  • Thomas Tallis Nunc Dimittis 
  • John Sheppard Cantate Mass  
  • Robert Hugill Advent Prose (World Premiere)
  • Advent Prose Gregorian Chant    
  • Norman Harper Verbum Caro (World Premiere) 
  • John Sheppard Verbum Caro   
  • Jonathan Darbourne No Man's Land 1914 (World Premiere) 
  • Cecilia McDowall:Alma Redemptoris 
  • Tomas Luis de Victoria Alma Redemptoris 

  • Tickets: £25.00 / £20.00 / £15.00 / £10.00
  • http://www.chapelleduroi.com/diary/2014_12_06/2014_12_06.shtml
  • 7.30pm |  St John's Smith Square, London, SW1P 3HA, UK

Saturday, 6 December 2014  | Rejoice and Sing!  |  Sonoran Desert Chorale, Arizona

Jeff Harris, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm |  First United Methodist Church of Mesa, Mesa, Arizona, US

Saturday, 6 December 2014  |   Festival of Lessons and Carols   | Virginia

Dr Erik Jones, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall Of a Rose
  • 3.00pm |  St James' Episcopal Church, Leesburg, Virginia, US

Saturday, 6 December 2014  |   Portal to the Season  |  California

Peninsula Women's Chorus  |  Martin Benvenuto, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall Cradle Song (US premiere)
  • 2.30pm |  St Mark's Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado, Palo Alto, CA, US
  • http://www.pwchorus.org/?q=pwc/concert/1973

Saturday, 6 December 2014  |   Nairobi Music Society  |  Africa

Nairobi Music Society Choir  |  Nairobi orchestra |  Joshua Harper, Mark Statler, conductors  

  • Cecilia McDowall Christus natus est (African premiere)
  • 7.30pm |  All Saints Cathedral, Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya, Africa

Saturday, 6 December 2014  |   Advent Choral Concert  |  Michigan

From Age to Age 

  • Join From Age to Age as they sing titles of leading female composers Abbie Betinis and Cecilia McDowall
  • as well as the most inspired works of the season through Mary's eyes. 
  • 2.00pm |  Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 418 Eighth Ave. NE, Brainerd, Michigan, US

Saturday, 6 December 2014  |   Charity Candlelit Concert

Nicholas Carter, conductor  |  Chapel Choir of Queen Mary's School  |  Mary Reid, harp

  • Britten: A Ceremony of Carols
  • Cecilia McDowall: Lonely Hearts
  • 7.00pm |  St John’s Church, Sharow near Ripon, Yorks, UK
  • Tickets @£10 with accompaniedU16 free available on the door,  or enquiries to admin@queenmarys.org, refreshments afterwards. 

Sunday, 7 December 2014  |   Bruton Parish Church  |  Williamsburg, Virginia  

Bruton Parish Church Choirs  |  Beckie Davy, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall O Oriens 
  • 9.15 |  Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, US

Sunday, 7 December 2014  |   Nairobi Music Society  |  Africa

Nairobi Music Society Choir  |  Nairobi orchestra |  Joshua Harper, Mark Statler, conductors  

  • Cecilia McDowall Christus natus est (African premiere)
  • 3.00pm |  All Saints Cathedral, Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya, Africa

Sunday, 7 December 2014  |   Advent Carols by Candlelight   | nr Oxford

Janet Lince, conductor  |  Choros 

  • Cecilia McDowall Advent Moon (UK premiere)
  • 6.30pm |  St Peter and St Paul, Deddington, OX15 0SA, UK

Sunday, 7 December 2014  |   Advent Concert   | Sweden

Maria Norberg, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall Advent Moon
  • 4.00pm |  The Church of Högalid, Stockholm, Sweden

Sunday, 7 December 2014  |   Festival of Lessons and Carols   | Washington D.C.

Dr Erik Jones, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall Of a Rose
  • 7.00pm |  The Falls Church Episcopal, Falls Church, Washington DC, VA, US

Sunday, 7 December 2014  |  Rejoice and Sing!  | Sonoran Desert Chorale, Arizona 

Jeff Harris, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall Christus natus est
  • 3.00pm |  Valley Presbyterian Church, 6947 E McDonald Drive, Paradise Valley, AZ, US

Tuesday, 9 December, 2014 |   Joy of the Season  |  North Carolina

Alfred E. Sturgis, Music Director  | North Carolina Master Chorale and NCMC Chamber Choir  

  • concert to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: Now may we singen
  • 7.30pm |  Meymandi Concert Hall, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, North Carolina, US

Wednesday, 10 December, 2014 |   Dollar Academy Annual Christmas Concert, Scotland

John McGonigle, conductor  

  • concert to include
  • Cecilia McDowallGaudete (from Christus natus est)
  • 7.30pm |  Usher Hall, Edinburgh, UK

Friday, 12 December, 2014 |   Festival of Lessons and Carols  |  Southwark Cathedral

Richard Mayo, conductor  |  John Carnelley, organ  |  Dulwich College Chapek Choir  

  • concert to include
  • Cecilia McDowallA Heavenly Song
  • 7.30pm |  Southwark Cathedral, London, UK

Friday, 12 December, 2014 |  Chorale de la Vallée Verte   |  Haute Savoie  

Sylvie Nody, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall Christus natus est
  • Time tbc |  Boege, Haute Savoie, France

Saturday, 13 December 2014  |   Christmas Carol Concert  |  Shropshire

Marches Community Choir  |  Anthony Pinel, organ  |  John Bowen, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall Christus natus est
  • John Rutter: Shepherd's Pipe Carol
  • Heinrich Schütz: The Christmas Story
  • 7.30pm |  Church of St John the Baptist, Church Street, Bishops Castle, SY9 5FD, UK

Saturday, 13 December 2014  |   Festival of Lessons and Carols  |  Virginia

Dr Erik Jones, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall Of a Rose
  • 7.00pm |  Our Saviours Way, Ashburn, VA, US

Saturday, 13 December 2014  |   Valley Concert Chorale  |  California

John Emory Bush, conductor  

  • concert to include
  • Bach Cantata 140 Wachet Auf
  • Cecilia McDowall Ave maris stella
  • 7.30pm |  Trinity Lutheran Church, 1225 Hopyard, Pleasanton, US

Saturday, 13 December 2014  |   Portal to the Season  |  California

Peninsula Women's Chorus  |  Martin Benvenuto, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall Cradle Song (US premiere)
  • 2.30pm |  St Mark's Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado, Palo Alto, CA, US
  • http://www.pwchorus.org/?q=pwc/concert/1973

Saturday, 13 December 2014  |   W11 Opera

Philip Sunderland, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall and Christie Dickason: Deep Waters
  • 3.30pm |  The Posk Theatre, Hammersmith, London W6 0RF, UK

Saturday, 13 December 2014  |   W11 Opera

Philip Sunderland, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall and Christie Dickason: Deep Waters
  • 7.00pm |  The Posk Theatre, Hammersmith, London W6 0RF, UK

Saturday, 13 December 2014  |   Sacramento Master Singers |  A Celtic Christmas  |  California

Dr Ralph Hughes, conductor  

  • works by Michael McGlynn, James MacMillan and Cecilia McDowall 
  • 8.00pm |  Saint Francis Church, 1066 26th St., Sacramento, California, US

Saturday, 13 December 2014  |   Godalming Choral Society  |  Christmas Carol Concert

Michael Veazey, conductor  

  • works by Chris Williams, John Rutter, Bernstein
  • Cecilia McDowallChristus natus est
  • 7.30pm |  Charterhouse School, Hall, Surrey, UK

Saturday, 13 December 2014  |   Harrow Choral Society  |  Christmas Carol Concert

Simon Williams, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowallChristus natus est
  • 7.30pm |  Harrow School Speech Room, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex, UK

Saturday, 13 December 2014  |   Virginia Choral Society  |  Christmas Carol Concert

James Powers, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowallBefore the paling of the stars
  • 3.00pm |  First United Church (Todds Lane), Hampton, Virginia, US

Sunday, 14 December 2014  |   Virginia Choral Society  |  Christmas Carol Concert

James Powers, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowallBefore the paling of the stars
  • 3.00pm |  Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Hampton, Virginia, US

Sunday, 14 December 2014  |   Portal to Season  |  California

Peninsula Women's Chorus  |  Martin Benvenuto, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall Cradle Song 
  • 7.00pm |  Valley Presbyterian Church, 945 Portola Road, Portola Valley, CA, US
  • http://www.pwchorus.org/?q=pwc/concert/1973

Sunday, 14 December 2014  |   Lessons and Carols  |  Richmond, Virginia

Stan Baker, music director  

  • Cecilia McDowall and Angier Brock: Advent Moon
  • 5.00pm |  Centenary United Methodist Church, Richmond, Virginia, US

Sunday, 14 December 2014  |   W11 Opera

Philip Sunderland, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall and Christie Dickason: Deep Waters
  • 3.30pm |  The Posk Theatre, Hammersmith, London W6 0RF, UK

Sunday, 14 December 2014  |   W11 Opera

Philip Sunderland, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall and Christie Dickason: Deep Waters
  • 7.00pm |  The Posk Theatre, Hammersmith, London W6 0RF, UK

Sunday, 14 December 2014  |   Festival of Lessons and Carols   | Virginia

Dr Erik Jones, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall Of a Rose
  • 5.00pm |  Trinity Episcopal, Upperville, VA, US

Sunday, 14 December 2014  |   Valley Concert Chorale  |  California 

John Emory Bush, conductor  

  • concert to include
  • Bach Cantata 140 Wachet Auf
  • Cecilia McDowall Ave maris stella
  • 3.00pm |  First Presbyterian Church, 4th and I Streets, Livermore, US

Sunday, 14 December 2014  |   Noel!  |  Lafayette Chamber Singers, Indiana  

Clayton Lein, conductor  

  • concert to include works by Britten, Eleanor Daley, John Joubert, Kverno, Palestrina, Steven Sametz and 
  • Cecilia McDowall
  • 3.00pm |  Unitarian Universalist Church, 333 Meridian Street, West Layfayette, US
  • http://www.lafayettechambersingers.org/

Sunday, 14 December 2014  |   Sing We All Nowell!  |  Washington D.C.

Thomas Circle Singers  |  James Kreger, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall Christus natus est
  • 4.00pm |  St Paul's Lutheran Church, 4900 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington DC, VA, US
  • http://thomascirclesingers.org/concert-series/

Sunday, 14 December 2014  |   Sacramento Master Singers |  A Celtic Christmas  |  California

Dr Ralph Hughes, conductor  

  • works by Michael McGlynn, James MacMillan and Cecilia McDowall 
  • 7.00pm |  Harris Center at Folsom Lake College, 10 College Parkway, Folsom, California, US

Tuesday, 16 December 2014  |   Keswick Choral Society |  A Festival of Christmas Music

Ian Hare, conductor  

  • concert to include works by Chilcott, Parry, Pearsall, Praetorius, Rutter, Shaw
  • Cecilia McDowall Christus natus est 
  • 7.30pm |  Crosthwaite Church, Keswick, Cumbria, UK

Wednesday, 17 December 2014  |   City Chamber Choir |  Christmas Concert

Stephen Jones, conductor  

  • concert to include 
  • Cecilia McDowall A Heavenly Song
  • 6.00pm |  St Anne and St Agnes Church, Gresham Street London EC2V 7BX, UK

Thursday, 18 December 2014  |   Sacramento Masters Singers |  A Celtic Christmas  |  California

Dr Ralph Hughes, conductor  

  • works by Michael McGlynn, James MacMillan and Cecilia McDowall 
  • 7.00pm |  Saint Francis Church, 1066 26th St., Sacramento, California, US

Friday, 19 December 2014  |   Virginia Choral Society Christmas Concert  |  Virginia, US

James Powers, conductor  

  • concert include works by John Rutter, Thomas Hewitt-Jones
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before the paling of the stars
  • 7.30pm |  Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Hampton, Virginia, US

Friday, 19 December 2014  |   Bristol Bach Choir |  Spirit of Christmas  |  Bristol, UK

Christopher Finch, conductor  |  Liberty Brass  

  • Cecilia McDowall: Chirstus natus est 
  • 7.30pm |  Saint George's, Bristol, UK

Saturday, 20 December 2014  |   Virginia Choral Society Christmas Concert  |  Virginia, US

James Powers, conductor  

  • concert include works by John Rutter, Thomas Hewitt-Jones
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before the paling of the stars
  • 7.30pm |  Trinity Lutheran Church, Newport News, Virginia, US

Saturday,  20 December 2014  |   Bristol Bach Choir |  Spirit of Christmas  |  Bristol, UK

Christopher Finch, conductor  |  Liberty Brass 

  • Cecilia McDowall: Chirstus natus est 
  • 7.30pm |  Saint George's, Bristol, UK

Saturday, 20 December 2014  |   Concordia Voices |  Carols by Candlelight 

William Petter, conductor  |  Surrey Brass 

  • carols for all and
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est 
  • 7.30pm |  Landmark Arts Centre, teddington, Surrey, UK

Saturday, 20 December 2014  |   Valentine Singers |  Christmas Carol Concert 

Christine Gywnne, conductor  

  • carols for all and
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est 
  • 7.30pm |  St John Vianney Church, Stoneleigh Road, Clayhall IG5 0JB, UK

Sunday, 21 December 2014  |   Sacramento Masters Singers |  A Celtic Christmas  |  California

Dr Ralph Hughes, conductor  

  • works by Michael McGlynn, James MacMillan and Cecilia McDowall 
  • 7.00pm |  Saint Francis Church, 1066 26th St., Sacramento, California, US

Sunday, 21 December 2014  |   A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols  |  Cincinnati, Ohio

Stephen Casurella, conductor  

  • service include works by Britten, Boc Chilcott, Stephen Cleobury, John Rutter and David Willcocks and 
  • Cecilia McDowall: Now may we singen 
  • 5.00pm |  Christchurch Cathedral, Cincinnati, US

Sunday, 21 December 2014  |   Christmas Lessons & Carols |  New Mexico, US

Maxine Thévenot, conductor  

  • service include works by Boris Ord, Philip Ledger, Stanford, Philip Moore, John Rutter, Michael Praetorius
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before the paling of the stars
  • 4.00pm |  The Cathedral of St. John, 318 Silver SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico, US

Sunday, 21 December 2014  |   Virginia Choral Society Christmas Concert  |  Virginia, US

James Powers, conductor  

  • concert include works by John Rutter, Thomas Hewitt-Jones
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before the paling of the stars
  • 8.00pm |  Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Newport News, Virginia, US

Monday, 22 December 2014  |   Virginia Choral Society Christmas Concert  |  Virginia, US

James Powers, conductor  

  • concert include works by John Rutter, Thomas Hewitt-Jones
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before the paling of the stars
  • 8.00pm |  Trinity Lutheran Church, Newport News, Virginia, US

Tuesday, 23 December 2014  |   Christmas Concert  |  Ely Cathedral

Paul Trepte, Sarah MacDonald, conductors 

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before the paling of the stars
  • 7.30pm |  Ely Cathedral, Cambs, UK

Tuesday, 23 December 2014  |   Sacramento Masters Singers |  A Celtic Christmas  |  California

Dr Ralph Hughes, conductor  

  • works by Michael McGlynn, James MacMillan and Cecilia McDowall 
  • 7.00pm |  Saint Francis Church, 1066 26th St., Sacramento, California, US

Wednesday, 24 December 2014  |   Carols before Eucharist  |  Cincinnati, Ohio

Stephen Casurella, conductor  

  • service include works by Bob Chilcott, Willcocks and Stephen Cleobury
  • Cecilia McDowall: Now may we singen 
  • 10.30am |  Christchurch Cathedral, Cincinnati, US

Wednesday, 24 December 2014  |   Sung Eucharist  |  New Mexico, US

Maxine Thévenot, conductor  

  • service include works by Philip Moore, John Rutter, Michael Praetorius
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before the paling of the stars
  • 8.00pm |  The Cathedral of St. John, 318 Silver SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico, US

Wednesday, 31 December 2014  |   St Paul's Cathedral  |  London

Choir of Christ Church St Laurence  |   Dr Neil McEwan, conductor 

  • service to include works by Herbert Howells and Rose
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before the paling of the stars
  • 5.00pm |  St Paul's Cathedral, London, UK

2014


Sunday 6 January, 2014  |  BBC Radio 3  |  The Choir  |  Fieri Consort

Fieri Consort 

  • programme included:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina Caeli
  • 4.30pm

Tuesday 8 January, 2014  |  The Bayside Trio  |  Lunchtime recital

Nicole Rabata, flute, Ani Kalayjian, cello, Anastasia Antonacos, piano 

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Not just a place
  • 12.00 |  Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, Maine, US

Thursday 16 January, 2014 |  Lunchtime recital

Peter Fisher, violin,  Peter Hewitt, piano 

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Strange violin, are you following me?
  • Brahms: Sonata Op.108
  • tbc |  Glasgow University, Scotland, UK

Thursday 16 January, 2014  |  The Choir the Chapel Choir of Oakham  |  Brandenburg Festival

Peter Davis, conductor 

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Light out of darkness (London premiere)
  • 7.30 |  St Clement Danes, Strand, London, UK

Sunday 19 January, 2014  |  Blenheim Concert  |  Piano recitial  |  Contrasts

Nico de Villiers, piano

  • Schubert: Four impromptus D.899
  • Cecilia McDowall: Four Piano solos (London premiere)
  • Shades of Solace, Vespers in Venice, Pavane, Tapsalteerie
  • Beethoven: Piano sonata in A flat Major
  • 3.30 |  Catholic Centre, Duke's Avenue, Chiswick, London, W4, UK

Thursday 23 January, 2014  |  Choral Evensong  |  Gonville and Caius, Cambridge

Precentor, Dr Geoffrey White  |  Wilfred Holland  |  Liam Crangle, organ scholar

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Regina
  • Howard Skempton: Ave Virgo sanctissima
  • 6.30 |  Gonville and Caius College Chapel, Cambridge, UK

Sunday 26 January, 2014  |  Choral Evensong  |  St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh

Duncan Ferguson, Master of the Music  |  Donald Hunt, assistant organist

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Church bells beyond the stars
  • 3.30 |  St Mary's Cathedral, Pamlerston Place, Edinburgh, UK

Sunday 2 February, 2014  |  Choral Evensong  |  Selwyn College, Cambridge  Candlemas

Sarah MacDonald, Master of the Music  |  Timothy Parsons, John Bachelor, organ

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sounding heaven and earth
  • 6.00 |  Selwyn College, Cambridge, UK

Friday, 7 February, 2014  |  Volanti Flute Quartet  |  Princeton, New Jersey

Volanti Flute Quartet  |  Barbara Williams |  Jill Crawford |  Ellen Fisher Deerberg  |  Katherine McClure

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Hotfoot
  • 7.00 |  Miller Chapel, Princeton Campus, (near the intersection of Alexander and Dickinson Streets) New Jersey, US

Saturday, 22 February, 2014  |  Mid-Atlantic Flute Fair  |  The Flute Music of Cecilia McDowall

Teresa Bowers, flute  |  Scott Crowne, piano  |  Flute students from Sunderman Conservatory, Gettysburg College, PA

  • presentation to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Piper's Dream (1997)
  • Cecilia McDowall: The Moon Dances (2003)
  • Cecilia McDowall: Hotfoot (1998)
  • Cecilia McDowall: Extracts from Soundtracks (1998)  |  Russian Encounter  |  Star Time
  • Cecilia McDowall: Shuffle by the Seaside(1992)
  • Cecilia McDowall: Eleven (1999)
  • 1.30pm |  Sheraton Reston Hotel, 1180 Sunrise Valley Dr., Reston VA 20191, US

Monday, 24 February, 2014  |  Chopin Festival. Warsaw

Nico de Villiers, piano

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Four piano solos (Polish premiere)
  • 7.00pm | Scena Chopin, ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 66, Warsaw, Poland

Monday, 24 February, 2014  |  Sunderman Woodwind Quintet  |  Notes at Noon

Teresa Bowers, flute  |  Ed Stanley, oboe  |  Ken Bell, French horn  |  Aaron Scott, clarinet  |  Beth Ann Clare, bassoon

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Subject to the weather
  • 12.00pm | Musselman Library, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA, US

Saturday, 1 March, 2014  |  Cecilia Consort  |  A Little Jazz Mass

Janet Coxwell, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Bob Chilcott: A Little Jazz Mass
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • Rutter, Tavener, Dove, Whitacre, Mathias, Gorecki, Lauridsen, Hawes and Goodall
  • 7.30pm | St Nicolas Church, West Mills, Newbury, RG14 5HG, UK
  • Tickets available from: ceciliatickets@gmail.com
  • or 07775 743445

Sunday, 2 March, 2014  |  Sunderman Woodwind Quintet  |  Fine Arts at First

Teresa Bowers, flute  |  Ed Stanley, oboe  |  Ken Bell, French horn  |  Aaron Scott, clarinet  |  Beth Ann Clare, bassoon

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Subject to the weather (US premiere)
  • 3.00pm | First Lutheran Church, Carlisle, PA, US

Saturday, 8 March, 2014  |  Allmänna Sången |  Uppsala, Sweden  |  International Women's Day

Maria Goundorina, conductor 

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli (Swedish premiere)
  • Malin Bång (1974) Sweden - Hav (Sea)
  • Nana Forte (*1981) Slovenien - Libera me
  • Margit Schenker (*1954) Switzerland - Geschichten (Stories)
  • Andrea Tarrodi (*1981) Sweden -  Lume (Light)
  • Tebogo Monnakgotla (*1972) Sweden - Apelsiner har mognat (The oranges are ripe)
  • Karin Rehnqvist (*1957) Sweden - Tilt
  • Ylva Skog (*1963) Sweden - Rännil (Creek) 
  • Clara Lindsjö (*1991) Sweden - The Find
  • 3.00pm |  Mission Church, Uppsala, SwedenSaturday, 15 March, 2014  |  Piano Recital  |  Maine, US

Thursday, 13 March, 2014  |  Ripon Cathedral Lunchtime Concert  |  The Choir of Queen Mary's School

Nicholas Carter, conductor 

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Would like to meet (from Lonely Hearts)
  • 1.15pm |  Ripon Cathedral, Yorks, UK

Saturday, 15 March, 2014  |  Piano Recital  |  Maine, US

Anastasia Antonacos, piano 

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Four Piano solos (US premiere)
  • Shades of Solace, Vespers in Venice, Pavane, Tapsalteerie
  • Colour is the Keyboard
  • 8.00pm |  University of Southern Maine Corthell Hall, Gorham, Maine, US

Tuesday, 18 March, 2014  |  The Chandos Singers and Chamber Ensemble

Ian Caley, conductor

Kiara Kottegoda, flute | Adina Wineman, clarinet | Miriam Keogh, harp | Michelle Mui, violin | Ilana Ledermann, Viola | Judy Sayers, cello

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Lonely Hearts (premiere)
  • 7.30pm |  The performing Arts Centre, The North London Collegiate School, Dalkeith Grove, London HA7 4SQ, UK

Saturday, 22 March, 2014  | University of Portsmouth Choir |  In communion

George Burrows, conductor 

  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • Cecilia McDowall: Laudate
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ad Lucem
  • Cecilia McDowall: Maginifcat
  • 7.30pm |  St Mary’s Church, Fratton Road, Portsmouth, UK
  • Tickets £10, (£8 concessions) 023 9284 3023 www.music@port.ac.uk

Monday, 24 March, 2014  |  Enfield Young Symphony Orchestra |  Enfield Youth Wind Band

Philip Colman, conductor

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Rain, Steam and Speed (London premiere)
  • 7.30pm |  Palmers Green United Reform Church, Burford Road, London N13, UK

Tuesday, 25 March, 2014  |  Sunderman Woodwind Quintet  |  Recital

Teresa Bowers, flute  |  Ed Stanley, oboe  |  Ken Bell, French horn  |  Aaron Scott, clarinet  |  Beth Ann Clare, bassoon

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Subject to the weather
  • 7.30pm |  Lyceum, Alexandria, PA, US

Thursday, 27 March, 2014  |  Choralia  |  Wells Cathedral School Chapel Choir  |  Wells Cathedral 

Christopher Finch, conductor

  • concert to include works by Orff, Gustav Holst, Tarik O'Regan, Sir John Tavener, James MacMillan, James Whitbourn:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli 
  • 7.30pm |  Wells Cathedral, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2PA, UK

Thursday, 27 March, 2014  |  Sunderman Woodwind Quintet  |  Pennsylvania Music Educators

Teresa Bowers, flute  |  Ed Stanley, oboe  |  Ken Bell, French horn  |  Aaron Scott, clarinet  |  Beth Ann Clare, bassoon

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Subject to the weather
  • 7.30pm |  Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA, US

Friday, 28 March, 2014  |  Trumpet and percussion recital  |  Royal College of Music

Catherine Knight, trumpet

  • recital to include:
  • Judith Bingham: Enter Ghost for Solo Trumpet 
  • Dani Howard: Strings for Trumpet, Trombone and Percussion
  • Barbara Strozzi: arr. by Jim Alexander Che Si puo Fare for Trumpet and Harp 
  • Cecilia McDowall: Cool It for Trumpet in C and Percussion
  • Alexsandra Pakhmutova: Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra  
  • 6.20pm |  Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, London, UK

Saturday, 29 March, 2014  |  Micklegate Singers  |  The Alabaster Box

Nicholas Carter, conductor 

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Canterbury Mass
  • 7.30pm |  Unitarian Chapel, St Saviourgate, York, UK
  • Tickets £12, £8 concessions or £6 students.
  • Website: http://www.micklegatesingers.org.uk/concerts-text.html

Saturday, 29 March, 2014  |  Fulham Camerata  |  Songs for my mother: a concert for Mother's Day 

Christopher Wray, musical director  |  Fulham Camerata Choir and orchestra 

  • concert to works by Lars Ericsson, Bruckner, Alexander Campkin, John Tavener and Dvorak
  • Cecilia McDowall: extracts from Magnificat
  • 7.30pm |  St Andrew's Church, Greyhound Road, Fulham, London W14 9SA, UK
  • Tickets £14/£10 available on the door or from 
  • fulhamcamerata@gmail.cpm / 0207 736 2761

Saturday, 29 March, 2014  |  Pentland Singers  |  30th Anniversary Concert

Bede Williams, conductor 

  • concert to include:
  • Schubert: Mass in G
  • Paul Mealor: Ubi Caritas
  • Cecilia McDowall: extracts from Northlight
  • 7.30pm |  St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh, UK
  • Tickets £12, £5 children and under.

Saturday, 29 March, 2014  |  Teddington Choral Society |  Spring Concert

Patrick Martin, conductor  |  Geoffrey Bower, piano

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Magnificat
  • 7.30pm |  Landmark Arts centre, Teddington TW11 9NN, UK
  • Tickets £12 in advance, £14 on the door
  • Tel: 020 8977 7558

Saturday, 29 March, 2014  |  Cantallini Chamber Choir |  Spring Concert

Giles Ridley, conductor 

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 7.30pm |  St James Church. Prebend Street, London N1 8PF, UK

Sunday, 30 March, 2014  |  Organ Recital  |  Benefit Concert

Rhonda Edgington, organ 

  • recital to include works by Petr Eben, Libby Larsen, Rachel Laurin:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Church bells Beyond the Stars
  • 3.00pm |  Hope Church, 77 West 11th Street, Holland, Michigan, US

Saturday, 12 April, 2014  |  Piano Recital  |  Maine, US

Anastasia Antonacos, piano 

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Four Piano solos (US premiere)
  • Shades of Solace, Vespers in Venice, Pavane, Tapsalteerie
  • Colour is the Keyboard
  • 8.00pm |  Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum, Springvale, Maine, US

Sunday, 13 April, 2014  |  Palm Sunday  |  Lenten Choral Mysteries  |  Sacramento, US

Donald Kendrick, conductor  |  Dr. Ryan Enright 

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: The Lord is Good
  • 2.00pm |  Sacred Heart Church 39th & J Street, Sacramento, CA, US
  • website: http://scholacantorum.com/concerts.html

Sunday, 13 April, 2014  |  Piano Recital  |  Maine, US

Anastasia Antonacos, piano 

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Four Piano solos (US premiere)
  • Shades of Solace, Vespers in Venice, Pavane, Tapsalteerie
  • Colour is the Keyboard
  • 3.00pm |  Saco Baptist Church, Saco, Maine, US

Wednesday, 16 April, 2014  |  Londinium  |  Ruins and Reflections

Andrew Griffiths, conductor

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: The Lord is Good
  • 7.30pm |  St Sepulchre-without-Newgate, Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2DQ, UK

Monday, 21 April, 2014  |  Sunderman Woodwind Quintet  |  Bethany Village

Teresa Bowers, flute  |  Ed Stanley, oboe  |  Ken Bell, French horn  |  Aaron Scott, clarinet  |  Beth Ann Clare, bassoon

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Subject to the weather
  • 3.00pm |  Bethany Village, Mechanicsburg, PA, US

Saturday, 26 April, 2014  |  Piano Recital  |  Maine, US

Anastasia Antonacos, piano 

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Four Piano solos (US premiere)
  • Shades of Solace, Vespers in Venice, Pavane, Tapsalteerie
  • Colour is the Keyboard
  • 7.30pm |  Ogunquit Performing Arts Center, Ogunquit, Maine, US

Sunday, 27 April, 2014  |  Choral Evensong  |  Selwyn College, Cambridge

Sarah MacDonald, conductor 

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 6.00pm |  Selwyn College, Cambridge, UK

Sunday, 27 April, 2014  |  Choral Evensong  |  Jesus College, Cambridge

Mark Williams, conductor 

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Preces and Responses
  • 6.00pm |  Jesus College, Cambridge, UK

Sunday, 27 April, 2014  |  Sunday Evening Music among Friends

The Bromley Symphony Wind Soloists 

  • Mozart: Serenade in E flat K.375
  • Cecilia McDowall: Century Dances
  • Dvorak: Serenade for Winds Op.44
  • 7.30pm |  Colour House Theatre, Merton Abbey Mills, Bromley, UK

Saturday, 10 May, 2014  |  Kantorei, Iowa   

Timothy Stalter, conductor 

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Regina
  • 7.30pm |  Riverside Recital Hall, University of Iowa School of Music campus, Iowa, US

Sunday, 11 May, 2014  |  Choral Eucharist  |  The Choir of St Pancras Church  |  LFCCM  

Christopher Batchelor, conductor 

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Light Eternal (London premiere)
  • 10.00am |  St Pancras Church, London, UK

Sunday, 11 May, 2014  |  Choral Evensong  |  LFCCM

Christopher Batchelor, conductor 

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Responses 
  • 6.00pm |  St Pancras Church, London, UK

Sunday, 11 May, 2014  |  Choral Evensong  |  Jesus College, Cambridge

Mark Williams, conductor 

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Preces and Responses
  • 6.00pm |  Jesus College, Cambridge, UK

Sunday, 11 May, 2014  |  Choral Evensong  |  Durham Cathedral

James Lancelot, conductor 

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Jesu, the very thought of thee
  • 3.30pm |  Durham Cathedral, UK

Tuesday, 13 May, 2014  |  LFCCM Organ Recital

Nicholas Morris, organ

  • recital to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sounding heaven and earth
  • 1.15pm |  Lincoln's Inn Chapel, London, UK

Tuesday, 13 May, 2014  |  City Chamber Choir 

Stephen Jones, conductor 

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Night Flight (London premiere)
  • Samuel Wilson: You will soar (premiere)
  • 7.30pm |  St Paul's, Covent Garden, London, UK

Friday, 16 May, 2014  |  The Choir of St Pancras Church  |  National Gallery  |  LFCCM

Christopher Batchelor, conductor 

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: I know my Redeemer liveth
  • 6.00pm |  National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London, UK

Friday, 16 May, 2014  |  Organ Recital  |  Music at the Meeting House Concert Series, Connecticut

Rhonda Edgington, organ 

  • recital to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Church bells beyond the stars
  • Time tbc |  First Congregation Church, Madison, Connecticut, US

Saturday, 17 May, 2014  |  Oxford Collutorium  |  Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford  |  In aid of Motor Neurone Disease Research at the John Radcliffe Hospital 

Will Orr, conductor 

  • concert to include works by Gabriel Jackson, Thomas Tallis, Steven Stucky, RVW and
  • Cecilia McDowall: The Lord is Good
  • 8.00pm |  Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, UK
  • Tickets on the door, £15

Sunday, 18 May, 2014  |  The Choir of St Pancras Church  |  LFCCM

Christopher Batchelor, conductor  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Church bells beyond the stars
  • 10.00pm |  St Pancras Church, London, UK

Sunday, 18 May, 2014  |  Organ Recital  |  Hanover, New Hampshire

Rhonda Edgington, organ 

  • recital to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Church bells beyond the stars
  • 4.00pm |  Church of Christ at Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, US

Sunday, 27 May, 2014  |  Choral Evensong  |  Jesus College, Cambridge

Mark Williams, conductor 

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Preces and Responses
  • 6.00pm |  Jesus College, Cambridge, UK

Thursday, 5 June, 2014  |  Swedish Radio  |  Afternoon broadcast

  • Cecilia McDowall: Y deryn pur for oboe quartet
  • 5.14 pm |  Sveriges Radio, Sweden

Friday, 6 June, 2014  |  Portsmouth University Choir in Poland

George Burrows, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 7.00pm |  St. Catherine's Church, Krakow, Poland

Sunday, 8 June, 2014  |  Dorking Camerata

Amy Bebbington, conductor  

  • concert to include works by Rutter, Ben Finn, Janet Wheeler, Gabrielle Nobel and Amy Bebbington
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • 6.30pm |  Ranmore Church, Ranmore Common, near Dorking, Surrey, UK

Monday, 9 June, 2014  |  Bedford Park Festival

Andrew Carter, piano  |  Lynn Carter, oboe  |  Colin Kitching, viola  |  Ruth Ridley, cello  |  Louise Grattan, violin  |  Patrick Grattan, flute  

  • concert to include works by Britten, Gaubert, Elgar, Madeleine Dring
  • Cecilia McDowall: Y deryn pur (London premiere)
  • 8.00pm |  12, Woodstock Road, Chiswick, London, UK

Friday, 13 June, 2014  |  Moving Chamber Choir |  Songs for a Summer Evening

Tom Scratchley, conductor  |  Frances Hill, piano  

  • concert to include madrigals, folksongs
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • 8.00pm |  Lauderdale House, Highgate Hill, London, N6 5HG, UK

Friday, 13 June, 2014  |  Swedish Radio  |  Klassik morgon

  • Cecilia McDowall: Y deryn pur for oboe quartet
  • 8.18am |  Sveriges Radio, Klassik morgon, Sweden

Saturday, 14 June, 2014  |  The Leconfield Singers  | Summer Concert with the English Philharmonia  |  In aid of  Macmillan Cancer Care

Graham Wili, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 7.30pm |  Midhurst Rother College, Wisborough Green, UK

Friday, 20 June, 2014  | Trio d'Art  |  Beechwood  Park Concert Series

Paul Archibald, trumpet  |  Helen Reid, piano  |  John Kenny, trombone  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Le Temps Viendra
  • 7.00pm |  Beechwood Park School, Pickford Road, Markyate, AL3 8AW, (Sat Nav AL3 8AP), Herts, UK

Friday, 20 June, 2014  |  St Giles Cathedral Choir  |  A century of inspiration

  • concert to include works by Holst, Bairstow, Stanford, Sally Beamish and
  • Cecilia McDowall
  • 8.00pm |  St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh, UK

Saturday, 28 June, 2014  |  Felicitas

Simon Winters, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • 7.30pm |  Woodford Green United Free Church, 4 High Elms, Woodford Green, Essex IG8 0UP, UK
  • Tickets £10 - children and ful time students under 25, free  |  Tel: 020 8925 4000 or tickets on the door until sold out

Saturday, 28 June, 2014  |  Royal College of Music Junior Department Choral Concert

Joy Hill, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Drink the sky (Premiere)
  • 6.15pm |  Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall Royal College of Music, London, UK
  • Tickets £5

Saturday, 28 June, 2014  |  Trinity Orchestra 

Andrew Morley, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Great Hills
  • 7.30pm |  Trinity Church, Harrow. Middx, UK
  • website: http://www.trinityorchestra.org.uk/th_event/june-concert/

Monday, 30 June, 2014  |   The Sound of St Martin's

Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields  |  Choral Scholars of St Martin-in-the-Fields  |  St Martin's Voices  

 Andrew Earis, conductor  |  Nicholas Wearne, organ  

  • concert to include:
  • Arvo Part: Littlemore tractus
  • John Tavener: Apolytikion of St Martin’s
  • Philip Moore: This is St Martin’s
  • Cecilia McDowall: Magnificat
  • Will Todd: Amazing Grace
  • 6.30pm |  St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, UK
  • website: http://www.stmartin-in-the-fields.org/event/the-sound-of-st-martins/
  • Phone: 020 7766 1100

Friday, 4 July, 2014  |   Lunchtime concert  |  Hungarian Inspirations

Caroline Collingridge, flute  |  Margaret Grimsdell, piano  

  • concert to include:
  • Ferenc Farkas: Early Hungarian Dances from 17th Century
  • Bela Bartok: Three Folksongs from the County of Csik
  • Cecilia McDowall: Eleven
  • Franz Doppler:Hungarian Pastoral Fantasy, Op.26
  • Franz Schubert: Hungarian Melody in D Minor (D817)
  • Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5
  • 1.00pm |  The Unitarian Church, New Road, Brighton, Sussex, UK

Saturday, 5 July, 2014  |   Cadogan Hall |  Lewisham Choral Society

Dan Ludford-Thomas, conductor  |  Nico de Villiers, piano/organ  Nicholas Bootiman, viola  

  • concert to include:
  • James Whitbourn: Luminosity
  • RVW: In Windsor Forest
  • RVW: Serenade to Music
  • Cecilia McDowall: Four piano solos
  • 7.300pm |  Cadogan Hall, Sloane Square, London, UK

Saturday, 5 July, 2014  |   St Albans Choral Society

George Vass, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall Northlight
  • Bob Chilcott The Lily and the Rose
  • Cecilia McDowall A Wedding Blessing
  • Bob Chilcott The Skye Boat Song
  • Giocchino Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle
  • 7.30pm |  St Saviour's Chuch, Sandpit Lane, St Albans, UK

Wednesday, 9 July, 2014  |   The Chapel Choir of Queen Mary's School

Nicholas Carter, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall Missa Mariae (premiere)
  • 7.30pm |  Holy Trinity Church, Ripon, Yorks, UK

Saturday, 12 July, 2014  |   Dunblane Cathedral  |  Organ Recital

John Kitchen, organ 

  • recital to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall Church bells beyond the stars
  • 12.00pm |  Dunblane Cathedral, Dunblane, UK

Sunday, 13 July, 2014  |   Durham Cathedral 

James Lancelot, conductor 

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall Jesu, the very thought of Thee
  • 5.15pm |  Durham Cathedral, UK

Sunday, 13 July, 2014  |   Cathedral of the Isles, Cumbrae  |  Organ Recital

John Kitchen, organ 

  • recital to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall Church bells beyond the stars
  • 3.00pm |  Cathedral of the Isles, Cumbrae, UK

Tuesday, 15 July, 2014  |  Eastern Music Festival  |  North Carolina

Eastern Music Chamber Players  |    Karen Birch Blundell, oboe  |  Anthony Taylor, clarinet  |  Anthony Anurca

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Century Dances

Tuesday, 15 July, 2014  |  Portsmouth University  |  Graduation Ceremony

Dr David Price, organ

  • ceremony to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Celebration (premiere)
  • 10.30am and 2.30pm |  The Guildhall, Portsmouth, Hants, UK

Wednesday, 16 July, 2014  |  Portsmouth University  |  Graduation Ceremony

Dr David Price, organ

  • ceremony to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Celebration
  • 10.30am and 2.30pm |  The Guildhall, Portsmouth, Hants, UK

Thursday, 17 July, 2014  |  Portsmouth University  |  Graduation Ceremony

Dr David Price, organ

  • ceremony to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Celebration
  • 10.30am and 2.30pm |  The Guildhall, Portsmouth, Hants, UK

Friday, 18 July, 2014  |  Portsmouth University  |  Graduation Ceremony

Dr David Price, organ

  • ceremony to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Celebration
  • 10.30am and 2.30pm |  The Guildhall, Portsmouth, Hants, UK

Friday, 18 July, 2014  |  Organ recital  |  Notting Hill, London

Edward Kemp-Luck, organ

  • recital  to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Wo Gott der Herr nicht bei uns halt
  • 7.00pm |  St John's Church, Notting Hill, Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, London, W11, UK

Monday, 21 July, 2014  |  Portsmouth University  |  Graduation Ceremony

Dr David Price, organ

  • ceremony to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Celebration
  • 10.30am and 2.30pm |  The Guildhall, Portsmouth, Hants, UK

Tuesday, 22 July, 2014  |  Portsmouth University  |  Graduation Ceremony

Dr David Price, organ

  • ceremony to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Celebration
  • 10.30am and 2.30pm |  The Guildhall, Portsmouth, Hants, UK

Tuesday, 22 July, 2014  |   St George's, Hanover Square  |  Organ Recital

John Kitchen, organ 

  • recital to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall Church bells beyond the stars
  • 1.10pm |  St George's, Hanover Square, London, UK

Wednesday, 23 July, 2014  |  Portsmouth University  |  Graduation Ceremony

Dr David Price, organ

  • ceremony to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Celebration
  • 10.30am and 2.30pm |  The Guildhall, Portsmouth, Hants, UK

Thursday, 24 July, 2014  |  Portsmouth University  |  Graduation Ceremony

Dr David Price, organ

  • ceremony to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Celebration
  • 10.30am and 2.30pm |  The Guildhall, Portsmouth, Hants, UK

Thursday, 24 July, 2014  |  London Concord Singers  |  The very distant days

Malcolm Cottle, conductor

  • concert  to include:
  • Judith Bingham: The very distant days (premiere)
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • and Victoria, Phillips, Weelkes, Kodaly and many more works
  • 7.30pm |  St Michael's Church, Chester Square, London SW1 9HH, UK

Saturday 26 July, 2014  |  Southbank Sinfonia in Italy |  Percussion

Rebecca Crawshaw, trumpet  |  Oliver Patrick, percussion

  • concert  to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Cool It
  • 6.00pm |  Piazza Mameli, Anghiari, Italy

Tuesday, 29 July, 2014  |  Lunchtime organ recital  |  St Albans

Richard Harvey, organ

  • recital  to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sounding heaven and earth
  • 12.30pm |  Marlborough Road Methodist Church Road, St Albans, Herts, UK

Tuesday, 29 July, 2014  |   An evening at the opera  |  Prometheus Drown'd  |  Airborne

George Vass, conductor  |  Clare McCaldin, mezzo soprano  |  Christopher Good, narrator  |  

Donna Lennard, soprano  |  Henry Manning, baritone  |  Nova Music Ensemble  

  • Stephen McNeffPrometheus Drown'd
  • Cecilia McDowall Airborne (premiere)
  • 8.15pm |  Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Rosslyn Hill, London NW3 1NG, UK
  • Tickets £28 from the Box Office at St John's Smith Square  |  020 7222 1061  on sale now
  • http://www.novamusic.org.uk/current.htm
  • Prometheus Drown'd Stephen McNeff and Airborne  Cecilia McDowall. United by a common theme of misadventure, but distinct enough to engage and excite on many levels, this pair of new chamber operas make perfect performing partners.

Wednesday, 30 July, 2014  |   An evening at the opera  |  Prometheus Drown'd  |  Airborne

George Vass, conductor  |  Clare McCaldin, mezzo soprano  |  Christopher Good, narrator  |  

Donna Lennard, soprano  |  Henry Manning, baritone  |  Nova Music Ensemble  

  • Stephen McNeffPrometheus Drown'd
  • Cecilia McDowall Airborne 
  • 8.15pm |  Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Rosslyn Hill, London NW3 1NG, UK
  • Tickets £28 from the Box Office at St John's Smith Square  |  020 7222 1061  on sale now
  • http://www.novamusic.org.uk/current.htm
  • Prometheus Drown'd Stephen McNeff and Airborne  Cecilia McDowall. United by a common theme of misadventure, but distinct enough to engage and excite on many levels, this pair of new chamber operas make perfect performing partners.

Thursday, 31 July, 2014  |   An evening at the opera  |  Prometheus Drown'd  |  Airborne

George Vass, conductor  |  Clare McCaldin, mezzo soprano  |  Christopher Good, narrator  |  

Donna Lennard, soprano  |  Henry Manning, baritone  |  Nova Music Ensemble  

  • Stephen McNeffPrometheus Drown'd
  • Cecilia McDowall Airborne 
  • 8.15pm |  Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Rosslyn Hill, London NW3 1NG, UK
  • Tickets £28 from the Box Office at St John's Smith Square  |  020 7222 1061  on sale now
  • http://www.novamusic.org.uk/current.htm
  • Prometheus Drown'd Stephen McNeff and Airborne  Cecilia McDowall. United by a common theme of misadventure, but distinct enough to engage and excite on many levels, this pair of new chamber operas make perfect performing partners.

Thursday, 31 July, 2014  |   Flute and piano lunchtime recital  |  Summer Fantasies  

Ruth Molins, flute  |  Dorothy Raven, piano 

  • Concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall Seven Impressions for piccolo 
  • 1.00pm |  St Stephen's Church, Exeter, UK
  • Entry FREE

Saturday, 2 August, 2014  |  London Concord Singers  |  Netherlands tour

Malcolm Cottle, conductor

  • concert  to include:
  • Judith Bingham: The very distant days (premiere)
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • and Victoria, Phillips, Weelkes, Kodaly and many more works
  • 7.30pm |  Sint Janskerk Maastricht, Vrijthof 24, 6211 LE, Maastricht, Netherlands

Sunday, 3 August, 2014  |  Organ recital in Poland

John Kitchen, organ

  • recital  to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Church Bells beyond the Stars
  • 7.00pm |   Church of God's Providence, Wrocław, Poland

Monday, 4 August, 2014  | Swedish Radio  | Morning Classics/Klassisk Morgon

  • Cecilia McDowall: Y deryn pur (oboe quartet)
  • 8.30am |  Sweden

Saturday, 9 August, 2014  |  Lunchtime song recital  | The countertenor - a modern wonder

Jake Barlow, countertenor  |  Michael Hoeg, piano

  • Purcell/Britten: Sweeter than roses, Music for a while, if Music be the Food of Love and I attempt from love's sickness
  • Rossini: Agnus Dei
  • Samuel Barber: Sure on this shining night
  • Benjamin Britten: I know a bank
  • Michael Tippett: Songs of Ariel
  • Cecilia McDowall: White Bee (premiere)
  • Purcell/Britten: Evening Hymn
  • 12.00pm |  Parish Church of King Charles the Martyr, Falmouth, Cornwall

Thursday, 14 August, 2014  |  Gaudeamus Chorale  |  Chichester Cathedral

Graham Wili, conductor

  • concert  to include:
  • RVW, Parry, Fauré
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 7.30pm |  Chichester Cathedral, Hants, UK

Friday, 15 August, 2014  |  The Choir of Queen's College, Oxford  |  Westminster Abbey

Owen Rees, conductor

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Regina
  • 5.00pm |  Westminster Abbey, London, UK

Friday, 15 August, 2014  |  Gaudeamus Chorale  |  Salisbury Cathedral

Graham Wili, conductor

  • concert  to include:
  • RVW, Parry, Fauré
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 8.00pm |  Salisbury Cathedral, Hants, UK

Saturday, 16 August, 2014  |  Gaudeamus Chorale  |  Winchester Cathedral

Graham Wili, conductor

  • concert  to include:
  • RVW, Parry, Fauré
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 7.30pm |  Winchester Cathedral, Hants, UK

Thursday, 21 August, 2014  |   An evening at the opera  |  Prometheus Drown'd  |  Airborne  | Presteigne Festival

George Vass, conductor  |  Clare McCaldin, mezzo soprano  |  Christopher Good, narrator  |  

Donna Lennard, soprano  |  Henry Manning, baritone  |  Nova Music Ensemble  

  • Stephen McNeffPrometheus Drown'd
  • Cecilia McDowall Airborne 
  • 8.00pm |  St Andrew's Church, Presteigne, LD8 2AF, Wales, UK
  • Tickets £30 | £27.50 | £16 | £10   on sale now   |  Box Office 01544 267800 
  • http://www.novamusic.org.uk/current.htm
  • Prometheus Drown'd Stephen McNeff and Airborne  Cecilia McDowall. United by a common theme of misadventure, but distinct enough to engage and excite on many levels, this pair of new chamber operas make perfect performing partners.

Sunday, 24 August, 2014  |   Presteigne Festival, Festival Eucharist  |  Presteigne Festival Chamber Choir

George Vass, conductor  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall Missa Mariae
  • 11.00am |  St Andrews Church, Presteigne, Wales, UK

Sunday, 24 August, 2014  |   Fieri Consort in Australia  |  Evensong

Fieri Consort  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall Regina caeli
  • 11.00am |  St John's Cathedral, Brisbane, Australia

Monday, 25 August, 2014  | Swedish Radio  | Morning Classics/Klassisk Morgon

  • Cecilia McDowall: Y deryn pur (oboe quartet)
  • 7.00am |  Sweden

Monday, 1 September, 2014  | Swedish Radio  | Morning Classics/Klassisk Morgon

  • Cecilia McDowall: Autumn Migration (Lonely Hearts)
  • 10.00am |  Sweden

Friday, 5 September, 2014  |  piano recital tour in South Africa 

Nico de Villiers, piano 

  • recital to include:
  • Szymanowski: Etude in b flat minor, op. 4 nr. 3 
  • Beethoven: Sonata in A flat major, op. 2
  • Cecilia McDowallFour piano solos (Shades of Solace, Vespers in Venice, Pavane, Tapsalterie
  • Mozart: Fantasy in c minor, K475
  • André Tchaikowsky Two Dances (1981)
  • 7.30pm |  Ladybird International Arts Academy, Ladybrand, Free State, South Africa

Sunday, 7 September, 2014  |  piano recital tour in South Africa 

Nico de Villiers, piano 

  • recital to include:
  • Szymanowski: Etude in b flat minor, op. 4 nr. 3 
  • Beethoven: Sonata in A flat major, op. 2
  • Cecilia McDowallFour piano solos (Shades of Solace, Vespers in Venice, Pavane, Tapsalterie
  • Mozart: Fantasy in c minor, K475
  • André Tchaikowsky Two Dances (1981)
  • 7.30pm |  19 Woolston Road, Westcliffe, Gauteng, South Africa 

Wednesday, 10 September, 2014  |  organ recital  |  Gloucester Cathedral

Jonathan Hope, organ 

  • recital to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall Sacred and hallowed fire
  • 8.00pm |  Gloucester Cathedral, College Street, Glos, UK

Tuesday, 16 September, 2014  |  Lunchtime organ recital  |  St Andrews University

Nicholas Morris, organ 

  • recital to include works by Kenneth Leighton, Francis Pott and:
  • Cecilia McDowall Sounding heaven and earth
  • 1.10pm |  St Salvator’s Chapel, St Andrew's University, St Andrews, Scotland, UK

Thursday, 18 September, 2014  |  Radio RTP  |  Portugal

Richard Shaw, piano 

  • Cecilia McDowall Vespers in Venice

Saturday, 20 September, 2014  |  Armstrong Gibbs Music Festival, Chelmsford  

Simon Warne, conductor  |  Gibbs Festival Ensemble  | Children from St John's C of E Primary School, Danbury  |  Danbury Park Community School  |  Priory Primary School  |  St Mary's C of E Primary School, Woodham Ferrers  |  The Sandon School

  • Festival to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall King Leo - an eco musical
  • 11.00am |  Church Green, Main Rd, Danbury, Chelmsford CM3 4NG, UK

Monday, 22 September, 2014  |  Lunchtime recital  

Gelachter Wind Trio

  • recital to include works by Mozart, Gordon Jacob, Andrew Wilson
  • Cecilia McDowall Century Dances
  • 1.00pm |  St Peter's Church, Kensington park Road, London, W11 2PN, UK

Sunday 28 September, 2014  |  Swedish Choir goes to Russia

Maria Goundorina, conductor  |  Allmänna Sången  

  • Festival to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall Regina caeli
  • 7.00pm |  Evangelival-Lutheran Stt.Peter-and-Paul’s Cathedral, Russia

Thursday 2 October  |  Shakespeare 450  |  City of London

Donna Lennard, soprano  |  Gavin Roberts, piano

  • Recital to include works by Samuel Barber, Alison Bauld, Charles Gounod and Joseph Horovitz:
  • Cecilia McDowall Give me my robe (Cleopatra) from Four Shakespeare Songs
  • 1.10pm |  St Botolph's-without-Bishopsgate, London, UK

Sunday 5 October  |  Harvest and Creation  |  Canterbury

City of Canterbury Chamber Choir |  George Vass, conductor  |  Edward Kemp-Luck, organ

  • Concert to include works by Thomas Hyde, John Rutter, Gabriel Jackson
  • Cecilia McDowall Missa Mariae
  • 6.30pm |  St Peter's Methodist Church, St Peter's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2BE

Tuesday 7 October, 2014  |  Organ Recital in the McEwen Hall  Edinburgh 

John Kitchen, organ

  • concert to include works by Jackson, Guilmant, Bach and Widor:
  • Cecilia McDowall Church bells beyond the stars 
  • 7.30pm |  McEwen Hall, Edinburgh, UK 
  • Admission Free

Tuesday 7 October, 2014  |  Lunchtime Recital in celebration of the Dylan Thomas Centenary  |  Cardiff  

Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone  |  Nigel Foster, piano

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall If I touched the earth (premiere)
  • 1.00pm |  St David's Hall, The Hayes, Cardiff CF10 1AH 
  • Box Office: 029 2087 8444
  • http://www.stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk/English/Jeremy-Huw-Williams-and-Nigel-Foster-7/10/14/index.asp

Wednesday 8 October, 2014  |  Celebrate Brass Festival  |  Wisconsin 

The Wisconsin Brass Quintet

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall Tango Oscura
  • 7.30pm |  Mills Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison University, US 

Wednesday 8 October, 2014  |  Gelachter Trio  |  Leeds College of Music  

  • concert to include works by :
  • Andrew Wilson: Suite of Sweets
  • Cecilia McDowall: Century Dances
  • Gordon Jacob: Trio
  • Timothy Salter: Dovetail (premiere)
  • 6.00pm |  The Recital Room, Leeds College of Music, UK 

Saturday 11 October, 2014  |  Matthew Buchan (trumpet)  |  Emily Zurowski (Horn)  |  Project Zambia  

  • concert to include works by :
  • Cecilia McDowall: Bells in the air
  • tbc |  The Burn, Glenesk, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK 

Thursday, 16 October, 2014  |  Herne Hill Music Festival

Gelachter Wind Trio

  • recital to include works by Gordon Jacob, Andrew Wilson and Timothy Salter (London Premiere)
  • Cecilia McDowall Century Dances
  • 7.30pm |  Contemporary Arts and Learning, 198 Railton Road, London SE 24, UK

Saturday 18 October, 2014  |  Choralis, Washington D.C  

Choralis  |  Gretchen Kuhrmann, conductor 

  • concert to include Carmina Burana, and works by Francis Pott and Andrew Gant
  • Cecilia McDowall Would like to meet (from Lonely Hearts) (US premiere)

  • 7.00pm  |   The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria Campus, 4915 East Campus Drive, Alexandria, Virginia, US

Saturday 18 October, 2014  |  Equator's Women of the World Concert Series at King's Place  

Kent school choirs including, Tonbridge Girls' Grammar, Highworth Girls Grammar, Bridge and Patrixbourne Primary, Landmark Show Choir, Maddie's melody Makers

  • concert to include works by Carmen Souza, and Priti Paintal and many more:
  • Cecilia McDowall Drink the sky 
  • 4.00-5.00pm |  King's Place, London, UK 
  • Online tickets: £12.50 (online saver £9.50)
  • www.kingsplace.co.uk/equatorWOW

Saturday 18 October, 2014  |  Chromatica  |  Fall Concerts, California

David Huff, conductor 

  • concert to include works by Bernstein, Brahms, Cherubini, Copland and Trank Ticheli
  • Cecilia McDowall A red, red rose 

  • 6.00pm  |   Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church,  433 Moraga Way, Orinda, CA, US

Saturday 18 October, 2014  |  The Cecilia Consort  |  Eternal Light

Janet Coxwell, conductor 

  • concert to include works by Howard Goodall, John Rutter, Gabriel Jackson
  • Cecilia McDowall Ave maris stella 

  • 7.45pm  |   Douai Abbey, Upper Woolhampton, Berkshire, UK

Sunday 19 October, 2014  |  Chromatica  |  Fall Concerts, California

David Huff, conductor 

  • concert to include works by Bernstein, Brahms, Cherubini, Copland and Trank Ticheli
  • Cecilia McDowall A red, red rose 

  • 6.00pm  |   Peace Lutheran Church, Danville, Cailfornia, US

Tuesday 21 October, 2014  |  Organ Recital  | Richmond, Virginia

Rhonda Edgington, organ 

  • recital to include works by Bach, Buxtehude, Boehm, Luebeck, and Rachel Lauren, Patricia van Ness, Margaret Sandresky, Gwenyth Walker
  • Cecilia McDowall Church bells beyond the stars 

  • 7.30pm  |   St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Richmond, VA, US

Friday 24 October, 2014  |  Chromatica  |  Fall Concerts, California

David Huff, conductor 

  • concert to include works by Bernstein, Brahms, Cherubini, Copland and Trank Ticheli
  • Cecilia McDowall A red, red rose 

  • 7.00pm  |   Rossmoor Evenet Center, Walnut Creek, Cailfornia, US

Saturday 25 October, 2014  |  Chromatica  |  Fall Concerts, California

David Huff, conductor 

  • concert to include works by Bernstein, Brahms, Cherubini, Copland and Trank Ticheli
  • Cecilia McDowall A red, red rose 

  • 6.00pm  |   Clayton Valley Presbyterian Church, 1578 Kirker Pass Rd, Cailfornia, US

Saturday 25 October, 2014  |  Vocaal Ensemble  |  Holland

David van Roijen, conductor

  • concert to include works by Jetse Bremer, Antonin Dvorák, Stevan Mokranjac, Vaughan Williams and
  • Cecilia McDowall 

  • 8.00pm  |   Waalse Kerk, Grote Kerkstraat 222, Leeuwarden, Holland

Sunday, 26 October, 2014  |   An evening at the opera  |  Prometheus Drown'd  |  Airborne  | Canterbury Festival

George Vass, conductor  |  Clare McCaldin, mezzo soprano  |  Christopher Good, narrator  |  

Donna Lennard, soprano  |  Henry Manning, baritone  |  Nova Music Ensemble  

  • Stephen McNeffPrometheus Drown'd
  • Cecilia McDowall Airborne 
  • 7.30pm |  The Colyer-Fergusson Music Building, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NB
  • Tickets £25 | £12 students (Booking fees apply) Box Office 01227 787787  |  http://www.canterburyfestival.co.uk/whats-on.aspx
  • http://www.novamusic.org.uk/current.htm
  • Prometheus Drown'd Stephen McNeff and Airborne  Cecilia McDowall. United by a common theme of misadventure, but distinct enough to engage and excite on many levels, this pair of new chamber operas make perfect performing partners.

Saturday, 1 November, 2014  |   Organ Recital at Finedon

Jonathan Harris, organ (Director of Music,St Mary's Finedon)  

  • Recital to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall Church bells beyond the stars 

  • 11.00am |  St Mary the Virgin, Finedon, Northamptonshire, UK

Saturday, 1 November, 2014  |   An evening at the opera  |  Prometheus Drown'd  |  Airborne  | The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

George Vass, conductor  |  Clare McCaldin, mezzo soprano  |  Christopher Good, narrator  |  

Donna Lennard, soprano  |  Henry Manning, baritone  |  Nova Music Ensemble  

  • Stephen McNeffPrometheus Drown'd
  • Cecilia McDowall Airborne 
  • 7.30pm |  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TS, UK
  • Tickets £20 | £17  |  £15  |  £5  |   Box Office 0121 414 73333
  • http://www.novamusic.org.uk/current.htm
  • Prometheus Drown'd Stephen McNeff and Airborne  Cecilia McDowall. United by a common theme of misadventure, but distinct enough to engage and excite on many levels, this pair of new chamber operas make perfect performing partners.

Sunday, 2 November 2014  |   Organ Recital |  Massachusetts 

Rhonda Edgington, organ  

  • Recital to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall Church bells beyond the stars
  • 3.00pm |  First Church in Deerfield, MA, US

Saturday, 8 November 2014  |   Fairhaven Singers  |  Queens' College Chapel, Cambridge 

Ralph Woodward, conductor  

  • Concert to include works by Mendelssohn, MacMillan and Vaughan Williams
  • Cecilia McDowall Joy and Woe are woven fine
  • 7.30pm |  St Saviour's Church, Sandpit Lane, St Albans, AL1 4DF, UK

Saturday 8 November, 2014  |  St Albans Choral Society  

George Vass, conductor  |  Ross Ramgobin, baritone  |  Choir of Parmiter's School, Garston

  • concert to include works by Gabriel Jackson, James Francis Brown and Will Todd
  • Cecilia McDowall Stabat Mater

  • 7.30pm  |  St Saviour's Church, Sandpit Lane, St Albans, AL1 4DF, UK

Sunday, 9 November 2014  |   Williamsburg Choral Guild  |  Virginia 

Jay Be Ville, conductor  |  Warhill High School treble Ensemble 

  • Concert to include works by Bach and Haydn
  • Cecilia McDowall Ave maris stella
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 4.00pm |  Warhill High School Auditorium, 4615 Opportunity Way, Williamsburg, VA, US

Sunday, 9 November 2014  |  A Multitude of Voices  |  Oxford 

Christopher Watson, conductor  |  Susanna Fairbairn, soprano  |  Sospiri

  • Concert to include works by John Duggan, Alexander L'Estrange, Richard Allain, David Bednall and Frank Ferko and many more 
  • Cecilia McDowall Standing as I do before God (premiere)
  • 7.30pm |  St John the Evangelist, Iffley Road, Oxford, UK
  • Box Office: www.ticketsoxford.com or 01865 305305

Wednesday, 12 November 2014  |  Durham Cathedral Choir  |  BBC Radio 3 Choral Evensong 

James Lancelot, conductor  |  The Choir of Durham Cathedral  |  Francesca Massey, organ

  • Service to include:
  • John Casken: Canticles and Sacrificium
  • Cecilia McDowall Jesu, the very thought of Thee (commissioned by the Right Reverend Stephen Sykes for his funeral service)
  • 3.30pm |  Durham Cathedral, UK

Friday, 14 November 2014  |   Chantage  |  15th Anniversary Concert

Chantage |  James Davey, conductor  

  • Herbert Howells: Requiem
  • Cecilia McDowall O Oriens
  • Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor
  • 7.00pm |  St Andrew's Church, Holborn, London, UK
  • http://www.chantage.org/

Friday, 14 November 2014  |   Choral Evensong  |  St Albans Cathedral

Tom Winpenny, conductor  |  Quire (Girls)

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall St Albans Service
  • 5.00pm |  St Albans Cathedral, UK

Saturday, 15 November 2014  |   Worthing Choral Society |  Sinfonia of Arun Ensemble

Aedan Kerney, conductor  |  Jonathan Lilley, organ

  • Concert to include works by Jonathan Dove, Neil Turner, William Lloyd Webber and John Rutter
  • Cecilia McDowall A Winter's Night (World premiere)
  • 7.30pm |  St George's Church, St George's Road, Worthing, BN11 2DS, UK

Sunday, 16 November 2014  |  Durham Cathedral Choir  |  BBC Radio 3 Choral Evensong 

James Lancelot, conductor  |  The Choir of Durham Cathedral  |  Francesca Massey, organ

  • Service to include:
  • John Casken: Canticles and Sacrificium
  • Cecilia McDowall Jesu, the very thought of Thee (commissioned by the Right Reverend Stephen Sykes for his funeral service)
  • 4.00pm |  Durham Cathedral, UK

Saturday, 22 November 2014  |   Micklegate Singers  |  York

Nicholas Carter, conductor  

  • Concert to include works by Alonso Lobo, Hubert Parry
  • Cecilia McDowall Standing as I do before God
  • 7.30pm |  St Denys Church, Walmgate, York, UK

Sunday, 23 November 2014  |   Choral Evensong St Cecilia's Service  |  St Pancras, London

Christopher Batchelor, conductor  

  • service to include: London Festival of Contemporary Church Music
  • Cecilia McDowall: Preces and responses
  • 6.00pm |  St Pancras Church, London, UK

Saturday, 29 November 2014  |   The English Baroque Choir  |  A Thanksgiving Concert  |  London  

Jeremy Jackman, conductor  |  Bridging the Atlantic  

  • Concert to include works by Bernstein, Lauridsen, Whitacre, Britten, Finzi, McDowall and others
  • Cecilia McDowall A Fancy of Folksongs
  • 7.30pm |  St Sepulchre-without-Newgate. Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2DQ, UK
  • http://www.ebc.org.uk/

Saturday, 29 November 2014  |   Horsham Chamber Choir  |  War and Peace  

Jenny Hansell, conductor  

  • Concert to include works depicting battles bu Jannequin and Guerrero and works commemorating peace by John Ireland and
  • Cecilia McDowall Ave maris stella
  • 7.30pm |  St Mary's Church, The Causeway, Horsham, RH12 1HE, UK
  • Tickets £12 (students £6) available on information@horsham-chamberchoir.org.uk or call 07730 983314.

Sunday 30 November, 2014  |   Advent Carol Service  |  Finedon Church  

Jonathan Harris, music director  

  • Service to include 
  • Cecilia McDowall Church bells beyond the stars
  • 6.00  |  St Mary the Virgin, Finedon, Northamptonshire, UK

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Sunday 29 December, 2013  |  Chapel Royal, Hampton Court  |  Evensong

Carl Jackson, director of music 

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before the paling of the stars
  • 3.30 |  The Chapel of Hampton Court, Surrey, UK

Tuesday 24 December, 2013  |  Grosvenor Chapel Choir, Mayfair  |  Midnight Mass 

William Drake, organ 

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before the paling of the stars
  • 23.00  |  Grosvenor Chapel, 24 South Audley Street, London W1K 2PA, UK

Tuesday 24 December, 2013  |  Royal Memorial Chapel Choir, The Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst  |  Midnight Mass 

Peter Beavan, conductor 

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before the paling of the stars
  • 23.30  |  Royal Memorial Chapel, Sandhurst, Camberly, Surrey, UK

Tuesday 24 December, 2013  |  Christmas Lesson and Carols  |  Cathedral of St John, Albuquerque

Maxine Thevenot, conductor 

  • carols to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before paling of the stars
  • tbc  |  The Cathedral of St Johns, Albuquerque, New Mexico, US

Monday 23 December, 2013  |  Hallé Choir Carol Concert

Stephen Bell, conductor 

  • carols to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Annunciation
  • 7.30pm  |  The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK

Sunday 22 December, 2013  |  Christmas Lesson and Carols  |  Cathedral of St John, Albuquerque

Maxine Thevenot, conductor 

  • carols to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before paling of the stars
  • 3.30pm  |  The Cathedral of St Johns, Albuquerque, New Mexico, US

Sunday 22 December, 2013  |  Hallé Choir Carol Concert

Stephen Bell, conductor 

  • carols to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Annunciation
  • 3.00pm  |  The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK

Sunday 22 December, 2013  |  Phoenix Chorale  |  A Chorale Christmas

Charles Bruffy, conductor 

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: O Oriens 
  • 3.00pm  |  Christ Church of the Ascension, Phoenix, Arizona, US

Sunday 22 December, 2013  |  Hallé Choir Carol Concert

Stephen Bell, conductor 

  • carols to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Annunciation
  • 7.30pm  |  The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK

Saturday 21 December, 2013  |  Hallé Choir Carol Concert

Stephen Bell, conductor 

  • carols to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Annunciation
  • 3.00pm  |  The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK

Saturday 21 December, 2013  |  Phoenix Chorale  |  A Chorale Christmas

Charles Bruffy, conductor 

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: O Oriens (US premiere)
  • 2.00pm  |  All Saints of the Desert Episcopal Church, Phoenix, Arizona, US

Saturday 21 December, 2013  |  Phoenix Chorale  |  A Chorale Christmas

Charles Bruffy, conductor 

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: O Oriens 
  • 7.30pm  |  Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Phoenix, Arizona, US

Friday 20 December, 2013  |  Phoenix Chorale  |  A Chorale Christmas

Charles Bruffy, conductor 

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: O Oriens 
  • 7.30pm  |  Brophy Chapel, Phoenix, Arizona, US

Thursday 19 December, 2013  |  Phoenix Chorale  |  A Chorale Christmas

Charles Bruffy, conductor 

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: O Oriens (US premiere)
  • 7.30pm  |  Brophy Chapel, Phoenix, Arizona, US

Wednesday 18 December, 2013  |  Bearsden Choir  |  The Holy Birth

Frikki Walker, conductor 

  • carols to include the Christmas cantata:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  |  New Kilpatrick Church, Bearsden, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Sunday 15 December, 2013  |  Peninsula Women's Chorus |  Illuminate this night

Martín Benvenuto, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • James MacMillan: Os Mutorum
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Maria
  • Ron Jeffers: Hannukkah
  • Gruber: Stille Nacht
  • 4.00pm  |  St. Patrick’s Seminary, 320 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, California, US

Saturday 14 December, 2013  |  Matthew Schellhorn  |  Piano Recital

Goldsmith, University of London

  • Concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Haydn Seek
  • 4.30pm  |  Room 167, Richard Hoggart Building, Goldsmith, University of London, UK

Saturday 14 December, 2013  |  Dumfries Choral Society |  Christmas Concert

Ian Hare, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.00pm  |  St John’s Church, Dumfries, Scotland, UK

Saturday 14 December, 2013  |  Peninsula Women's Chorus |  Illuminate this night

Martín Benvenuto, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • James MacMillan: Os Mutorum
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Maria
  • Ron Jeffers: Hannukkah
  • Gruber: Stille Nacht
  • 2.30pm  |  St Mark's Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado Ave, Palo Alto, California, US

Saturday 14 December, 2013  |  Alton Choral Society |  Christmas Concert

Chris Gardner, conductor  |  Alton Concert Orchestra

  • Concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  |  Alton Maltings Centre, Alton, Hants, UK

Saturday 14 December, 2013  |  Woodstock Music Society |  Peace on Earth

Paul Ingram, conductor  |  Clare Morgan, soprano  |  Jamie Rock, baritone

  • concert to include:
  • Finzi: In Terra Pax 
    Holst: Christmas Day
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • Britten: two movements from A Ceremony of Carols
  • Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow
  • Mendelssohn: Nocturne, and Andante from Symphony No.4
  • 7.30pm  |  St Mary Magdalene Church, Park Street, Woodstock OX20 1SN, UK

Saturday 14 December, 2013  |  Portsmouth Choral Union  |  Christmas Concert

David Gostick, conductor  |  Southern Pro Musica

  • Concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  |  St Mary's Church, Portsmouth, Hants, UK

Friday 13 December, 2013  |  Woodstock Music Society |  Peace on Earth

Paul Ingram, conductor  |  Clare Morgan, soprano  |  Jamie Rock, baritone

  • concert to include:
  • Finzi: In Terra Pax 
    Holst: Christmas Day
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • Britten: two movements from A Ceremony of Carols
  • Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow
  • Mendelssohn: Nocturne, and Andante from Symphony No.4
  • 7.30pm  |  St Mary Magdalene Church, Park Street, Woodstock OX20 1SN, UK

Wednesday 11 December, 2013  |  Orlando Chamber Choir  |  Christmas Concert

Will Dawes, conductor  |  Andrew Macmillan, organ

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: O Oriens
  • 7.45pm  |  St James's, Sussex Gardens, London W2 3UD, UK

Monday 9 December, 2013  |  Evensong at Ely Cathedral

Sarah MacDonald, conductor and Edward Wickham, conductors |  The joint girls' choirs of St Catharine's College, Cambridge and Ely Cathedral

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: St Albans Canticles
  • tbc  |  Ely Cathedral, Cambs, UK

Monday 9 December, 2013  |  Portsmouth University Christmas Carol Service

Colin Jagger, conductor

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before the paling of the stars
  • 7.00pm  |  St John’s Cathedral, Edinburgh Rd, Portsmouth PO1 3HQ, UK

Monday 9 December, 2013  |  Cardiac Risk in the Young Carol Concert

George Vass, conductor  |  The Choir of Royal Holloway, conductor Rupert Gough

  • works to include the Christmas cantata:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  |  St John's Smith Square, London, UK

Sunday 8 December, 2013  |  St Charles Singers, Chicago  |  Candlelight Carols

Jeff Hunt, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Now may we singen
  • 3.00pm  |  Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, St Charles, Chcago, US

Sunday 8 December, 2013  |  The Choral Society of the Hamptons  |  Christmas Concert

Mark Mangini, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Gerald Finzi: In Terra Pax
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Maris Stella
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols
  • 3.00pm  |  First Presbyterian Church, Bridgehampton, New York, US

Sunday 8 December, 2013  |  Selwyn College Chapel, Cambridge  |  Choral Evensong 

Sarah MacDonald, conductor

  • Service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before the paling of the stars 
  • tbc  |  Selwyn College Chapel, Cambridge, UK

Saturday 7 December, 2013  |  Royal College of Music  |  Girls' Choir

Joy Hill, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Maria
  • 2.30pm  |  Royal College of Music, London, UK

Saturday 7 December, 2013  |  St Charles Singers, Chicago  |  Candlelight Carols

Jeff Hunt, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Now may we singen
  • 7.30pm  |  Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, St Charles, Chicago, US

Saturday 7 December, 2013  |  Isle of Purbeck Arts Club Choir  |  Christmas Concert

Janet Buckle, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  |  St Mary's Church, Swanage, Dorset, UK

Saturday 7 December, 2013  |  Peninsula Women's Chorus |  Illuminate this night

Martín Benvenuto, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • James MacMillan: Os Mutorum
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Maria
  • Ron Jeffers: Hannukkah
  • Gruber: Stille Nacht
  • 2.30pm  |  St Mark's Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado Ave, Palo Alto, California, US

Saturday 7 December, 2013  |  Choralis, Washington  |  A Classic Brass Christmas 

Gretchen Kuhrmann, conductor  |  Brass Quintet and the Cantus Youth Choirs

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before the paling of the stars 
  • 5.00pm  |  New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1313 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, US

Friday 6 December, 2013  |  St Charles Singers, Chicago  |  Candlelight Carols

Jeff Hunt, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Now may we singen
  • 7.30pm  |  4th Presbyterian Church, Chicago, US

Friday 6 December, 2013  |  Choralis, Washington  |  A Classic Brass Christmas 

Gretchen Kuhrmann, conductor  |  Brass Quintet and the Cantus Youth Choirs

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before the paling of the stars 
  • 8.00pm  |  Falls Church Presbyterian Church, 225 East Broad Street, Falls Church, Virginia, US

Thursday 5 December, 2013  |  Bruton Parish Church Choir, Williamsburg, US 

Beckie Davy, conductor

  • Concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Advent Moon 
  • tbc  |  Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, US

Thursday 5 December, 2013  |  Selwyn College Chapel, Cambridge  |  Choral Evensong 

Sarah MacDonald, conductor

  • Service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before the paling of the stars 
  • tbc  |  Selwyn College Chapel, Cambridge, UK

Wednesday 4 December, 2013  |  The Choir of Royal Holloway | Lunchtime concert 

Rupert Gough, conductor

  • Concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est 
  • tbc  |  University of Royal Holloway Chapel, Surrey, UK

Sunday 1 December, 2013  |  Bruton Parish Church Choir, Williamsburg, US 

Beckie Davy, conductor

  • Service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Advent Moon (world premiere)
  • tbc  |  Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, US

Saturday 30 November, 2013  |  The Hythe Singers  |  Advent Carol Concert 

Robert Hanson, conductor

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: O Oriens
  • 7.30pm  |  St Mary's Church Thorpe, Surrey, UK

Saturday 23 November, 2013  |  The Briantspuddle Singers  |  From Victoria to McDowall 

Robert Dishington, conductor  |  Neil Sissons, organ

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sounding heaven and earth
  • 7.30pm  |  United Church, Dorchester, Dorset, UK

Saturday 23 November, 2013  |  Southwark (Roman Catholic) Cathedral  |  Lunchtime recital

Matthew Schellhorn, piano  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Haydn Seek
  • 2.30pm  |  St George’s Cathedral Southwark, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HY, UK

Saturday 23 November, 2013  |  Psallitte Women's Choir  |  Salve Regina

Nancy Hadden, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Maria, Regina Caeli and Time between tides
  • 7.30pm  |  Glenilla Church, Glenilla Road, Belsize Park, London, UK

Thursday 21 November, 2013  |  King's College Chapel  |  Choral Evensong 

Douglas Tang, organ

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sounding heaven and earth
  • 7.30pm  |  King's College Chapel, Cambridge, UK

Sunday 17 November, 2013  |  The Choir of Merton College Chapel 

Benjamin Nicholas, conductor

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Vita Mundo (world premiere)
  • 5.45pm  |  Merton College Chapel, Oxford, UK

Sunday 17 November, 2013  |  75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht Concert 

The Zemel Choir, the choir of West London Synagogue  |  Benjamin Wolf, conductor

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Through a glass, darkly
  • tbc  |  West London Synagogue, London, UK

Sunday 17 November, 2013  |  Penn State Behrend Choir  |  Behold the Star 

Gabrielle Dietrich, conductor

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 4.00pm  |  tickets, free  |  First United Methodist Church of Erie, 707 Sassafras St, Erie, Pennsylvania, US

Sunday 17 November, 2013  |  Choral Arts, Chattanooga  |  Concert featuring Women Composers 

Keith Reas, conductor

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • 3.00pm  |  tickets $15 or $5  |  Second Presbyterian Church on Pine St. Chattanooga, Tennessee, US

Sunday 10 November, 2013  |  A Service of Solemn Remembrance and Hope on the 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht at Westminster Abbey 

The Zemel Choir, the choirs of Belsize Square Synagogue, the choir of West London Synagogue  |  Benjamin Wolf, conductor

  • Service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Through a glass, darkly (world premiere)
  • 6.30pm  |  Westminster Abbey, London, UK

Sunday 10 November, 2013  |  Choralis, Washington  |  I was glad 

Gretchen Kuhrmann, conductor

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Celestial Fire (US premiere)
  • 4.00pm  |  Falls Church Presbyterian Church, 225 East Broad Street, Falls Church, Virginia, US

Sunday 3 November, 2013  |  Trinity College, Cambridge Organ Recital 

Michael Waldron, organ

  • Lubeck: Praeludium in E
  • Leighton: Fantastia on Lumetto
  • Cecilia McDowall: Church bells beyond the stars
  • Leighton: Fantastia on Rockingham
  • Bach - Fantasia and Fugue in C
  • 5.30pm  |  Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge, UK

Sunday 27 October, 2013  |  Sunday Concerts and Cafe  |  Arco Ensemble  |  New Jersey 

Stewart Robertson, conductor 

  • Hubert Parry: Movements from Lady Radnor Suite
  • Lennox Berkley: Serenade for Strings
  • Gerald Finzi: Romance
  • Cecilia McDowall: Crossing the bridge (US premiere of string version)
  • Benjamin Britten: Simple Symphony
  • 3.00pm  |  Enlow Recital Hall, Kean University, New Jersey, US

Saturday 26 October, 2013  |  Stained Glass Concert Inspiring Masterworks  |  Sacramento  

Donald Kendrick, conductor  |  Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra  |  Dr Ryan Enright, organ

  • Handel: Organ concerto in Bb
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • Haydn: Missa Cellensis
  • 8.00pm  |  Fremont Presbyterian Church, 5770 Carlson Drive, Sacramento, US

Saturday 12 October, 2013  |  Leighton Buzzard Festival Singers  |  Music with Royal Connections 

Alan Childs, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Mathias, Stopford and Willcocks
  • Chilcott: the King shall rejoice
  • Parry: Jerusalem
  • Handel: Zadok the priest
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • 7.30pm  |  St Barnabas Parish Church, Linslade, Leighton Buzzard, UK

Saturday 12 October, 2013  |  Tyler Civic Chorale  |  'She walks in beauty'  | Honouring women with music written by, for and about women.

Donald W. Duncan, artisitc and executive director  |  Judy Wilkins, accompanist

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 7pm  | Sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church, 230 West Rusk Street, Tyler, Texas, US

Saturday 12 October, 2013  |  Guildford Chamber Choir  |  In aid of the Prostate Project 

Stephen Grahl, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 7.30pm  | Holy Trinity Church, High Street, Guildford, UK

Sunday 6 October, 2013  |  City of Canterbury Chamber Choir  

George Vass, conductor  |  Edward Kemp-Luck, organ

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Deus portus pacis
  • 7.30pm  |  Dartford Parish Church, Dartford, Kent, UK

Friday 27 September, 2013  |  Music in Quiet Places  |  Oundle Festival 

Horns Aloud  

  • Works to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Nocturnes
  • 7.30pm  |  All Saints Church, Polebrook, near Peterborough, UK

Friday 20 September, 2013  |  Lunchtime flute and piano recital  |  New Road, Brighton 

Caroline Collingridge, flute  |  Margaret Grimsdell, piano 

  • Works to include:
  • Bach, Saint-Saens, Barry Mills
  • Cecilia McDowall: Six Pastiches
  • 12.30-1.15pm  |  The Unitarian Church, New Road, Brighton, UK

Sunday 15 September, 2013  |  Ely Cathedral  |  Choral Evensong BBC Radio 3 

Edmund Aldhouse, organ 

  • service to include organ voluntary:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sounding heaven and earth
  • 4.00pm  |  Ely Cathedral, UK

Wednesday 11 September, 2013  |  Ely Cathedral  |  Choral Evensong BBC Radio 3 

Edmund Aldhouse, organ 

  • service to include organ voluntary:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sounding heaven and earth
  • 3.30pm  |  Ely Cathedral, UK

Sunday 8 September, 2013  |  Neresheim Abbey  |  Royal Academy Chamber Choir 

Paddy Russill, conductor 

  • Works to include:
  • Hildegard of Bingen, Orlando di Lassus, Bach, Bruckner and Britten
  • Cecilia McDowall: O Oriens
  • 8.00pm  |  Neresheim Abbey  |  Germany

Sunday 1 September, 2013  |  Ely Cathedral Organ Recital series 2013 

Edmund Aldhouse, organ 

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sounding heaven and earth
  • 5.15pm  |  Ely Cathedral, UK

Monday 26 August 2013  |  Presteigne Festival of Music and the Arts  |  Sine Nomine International Touring Choir 

Susan Hollingworth, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall:Deus portus pacis
  • Gabriel Jackson: Requiem
  • 11.30am, St Mary's Parish Church, Pembridge, UK

Saturday 24 August 2013  |  Presteigne Festival of Music and the Arts 

Sara Trickey, violin  |  Sarah-Jane Bradley, viola  |  Tim Lowe, cello

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall:Time Between Tides
  • 11.30am, Church of St Mary Magdalene, Leintwardine, UK

Saturday 17 August 2013  |  Yale School of Music  |  Summer Course

Chamber Choir and Choral Conducting Workshop

Simon Carrington, conductor  

  • Works to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Crow Landing (from Night Flight)
  • Norfolk, Connecticut, US

Friday 16 August 2013  |  St Giles Cathedral Choir

Choral Celebration of Benjamin Britten

Michael Harris, conductor  | Peter Backhouse, organ 

  • Concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Aurea Luce
  • St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh, UK

Thursday 4-11 August 2013  |  Sherborne Summer School of Music  |  Jeremy Jackman, choral director   | Week 2

'Choral Masterpieces of Three Centuries'

Jeremy Jackman, conductor  |  James Keefe, accompanist

  • Works to include:
  • Vaughan Williams: Towards the unknown region
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • Pearsall:Light of my soul
  • Canford School, Dorset, UK

Sunday 28 July 2013  |  Aurora Nova  |  St Paul's Cathedral

Patrick Craig, conductor  

  • service to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: St Albans Service
  • 3.15pm St Paul's Cathedral, London, UK

Sunday 21 July 2013  | Organ Recital as part of the Annual Festival of New Organ Music  |  Westminster Abbey

Martin Stacey, organ

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sacred and Hallowed Fire
  • 5.45pm  | Westminster Abbey, London, UK

Sunday 21 July 2013  |  Bayside Trio  |  Maine

Anastasia Antonacos, piano  |  Nicole Rabata, flute  |  Ben Noyes, cello

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Not just a place
  • 1.00pm  |  Yarmouth Clam Festival, Yarmouth, Maine, US

Sunday 21 July 2013  |  The 24  |  Paxton Festival

Jonathan Brigg, conductor  

  • programme to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 1.00pm Paxton House, Berwick-upon-Tweed, UK

Thursday 11-21 July 2013  |  10th Oratorio Choir Academy 2013 |  Hungary  

An orchestral conducting course for Choral Conductors  |  Peter Broadbent, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Magnificat
  • Hungarian Choral Castle, Pomáz, Hungary
  • Website for more information: http://www.koruskastely.hu/index.php/home/207-10th-oratorio-choir-academy-2013-

Saturday 20 July 2013  |  The 24  |  Scarborough Seafest

Jonathan Brigg, conductor  

  • programme to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • time and venue tbc, Scarborough, UK

Friday 19 July 2013  |  The 24  |  York

Jonathan Brigg, conductor  

  • programme to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 7.30pm, National Centre for Early Music, York, UK

Friday 19 July 2013  |  Buxton Festival  |  The Fibonacci Sequence

Christopher O'Neal, oboe  |  Julian Farrell, clarinet  |  Richard Skinner, bassoon

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Century Dances
  • 2.00  |  Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, UK

Sunday 14 July 2013  |  New College, Oxford  |  Ryedale Festival  |  Before Britten and After

Edward Higginbottom, conductor  

  • programme to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: Deus, qui claro lumine
  • 8.00pm, St Mary's, Lastingham, North Yorkshire, YO62 6TN, UK

Sunday 14 July 2013  |  Evensong  |  Winchester Cathedral

Jonathan Hope, organ 

  • service to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sacred and hallowed
  • 3.30pm, Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire, UK

Sunday 14 July 2013  |  The 24  |  German Tour and collaboration with EXtraCHORd

Jonathan Brigg, conductor  

  • programme to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 7.00pm, Sängerhalle, Saulheim, Germany

Saturday 13 July 2013  |  Writtle Singers  |  Essex  

Christine Gwynn, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Shipping Forecast
  • 7.30pm  |  All Saints Church, Writtle, Essex, UK

Saturday 13 July 2013  |  Harrow Choral Society  |  Southwold  

Simon Williams, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • 7.30pm  |  St Edmund's Church, Southwold, Suffolk, UK

Saturday 13 July 2013  |  The 24  |  German Tour and collaboration with EXtraCHORd

Jonathan Brigg, conductor  

  • programme to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 7.00pm, Sängerhalle, Saulheim, Germany

Saturday 13 July 2013  |  Llangollen Festival  |  Female choirs category

Barry Clark, conductor  |  Belcanto Kettering

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli (for upper voices)
  • Vaughan Williams: Five English Folksongs
  • details tbc, UK

Friday 12 July 2013  |  St Albans Abbey  |  Evensong  |  Abbey Girls' Choir

Tom Winpenny, conductor  

  • service to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: St Albans Service
  • 5.00pm, St Albans Abbey, St Albans, UK

Friday 12 July 2013  |  The 24  |  German Tour and collaboration with EXtraCHORd

Jonathan Brigg, conductor  

  • programme to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 7.30pm, Hotel Schloss, Montabur, Germany

Friday 12 July 2013  |  Fringe in the Fens  |  Trombone Recital  

Michael Buchanan, trombone  |  Helen Reid, piano  

  • programme to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: Skerry and Fjord
  • 11.00am  |  Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul, Fenstanton, Cambs., UK

Wednesday 10 July 2013  |  The Usher Hall  |  Organ Recital  

John Kitchen, organ  

  • programme to include works by Michel Corrette, J.L. Krebs, Derek Bourgeois, Christopher Maxim
  • Cecilia McDowall: Church bells beyond the stars
  • 1.10pm, St Salvator's Chapel, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland, UK

Sunday 7 July 2013  |  Bayside Trio  |  Maine

Anastasia Antonacos, piano  |  Nicole Rabata, flute  |  Ben Noyes, cello

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Not just a place
  • 3.00pm  |  Belfast Library, Belfast, Maine, US

Saturday 6 July 2013  |  Fringe in the Fens Festival  |  The Choir of Clare College

Graham Ross, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Night Flight (UK premiere)
  • Time tbc  |  Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul, Fenstanton, Cambridgeshire, UK

Saturday 6 July 2013  |  Harrow Choral Society  

Simon Williams, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • Time and venue tbc, UK

Saturday 6 July 2013  |  Malvern Priory |  From the Grass Roots

Birmingham Festival Choral Society Chorus & Chamber Ensemble  |  Patrick Larley, conductor

  • John Rutter: A Sprig of Thyme
  • John Rutter: Suite Antiqua for solo flute
  • Patrick Larley: Two Folksongs arrangements
  • Britten: Two Folksongs
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • Vaughan Williams: Five English Folksongs
  • Time tbc  |  Malvern Priory, UK

Saturday 6 July 2013  |  Bayside Trio  |  Maine

Anastasia Antonacos, piano  |  Nicole Rabata, flute  |  Ben Noyes, cello

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Not just a place
  • 8.15pm  |  Claremont Hotel, Southwest Harbor, Maine, US

Friday 5 July 2013  |  Bayside Trio  |  Maine

Anastasia Antonacos, piano  |  Nicole Rabata, flute  |  Ben Noyes, cello

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Not just a place
  • 7.00pm  |  Piper Shores, Scarborough, Maine, US

Saturday 29 June 2013  |  Kingston Choral Society  

Andrew Griffiths, conductor  |  Leanne Singh-Levett, piano 

  • programme to include:
  • Graham Ross: new work
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • 7.30pm  | St Andrew's Church, Surbiton, Surrey, UK

Saturday 29 June 2013  |  Teddington Choral Society  

Patrick Martin, conductor  |  Geoffrey Bowyer, piano 

  • programme to include:
  • John Rutter: A Sprig of Thyme
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • 7.30pm  | Waldegrave School for Girls, Fifth Cross Road, Twickenham, Middlesex TW2 5LH, UK

Saturday 29 June 2013  |  Belcanto - Kettering  

Barry Clark, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 7.00pm  | St Owen Church, Bromham, Northants. UK

Tuesday 18 June 2013  |  The Usher Hall  |  Organ Recital  |  Organ music inspired by bells

John Kitchen, organ  

  • programme to include works by, Herbert Murrill, Maurice Duruflé, Bernard Rose, S.S.Wesley, Arthur Wills, Alfred Hollins, Louis Vierne and
  • Cecilia McDowall: Church bells beyond the stars
  • 1.10pm, Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Tuesday 18 June 2013  |  Radio New Zealand  |  Concert

George Vass, conductor   |  Orchestra Nova  Choir of Merton College, Oxford

  • programme to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: Shipping Forecast
  • Cecilia McDowall: Rain, Steam and Speed
  • 7.35am  |  Radio New Zealand with Kate Mead

Monday 17 June 2013  |  The 24  |  York Minster

Graham Bier, conductor  

  • programme to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 2.00pm, St John the Evangelist Church, Leeds, UK

Sunday 16 June 2013  |  The 24  |  Leeds

Graham Bier, conductor  

  • programme to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 2.00pm, St John the Evangelist Church, Leeds, UK

Saturday 15 June 2013  |  The 24  |  York

Graham Bier, conductor  

  • programme to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 7.30pm, Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York, UK

Saturday 15 June 2013  |  Nottingham High School Choir   

Stefan Reid, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Gaude et laetare (premiere)
  • time tbc | Church of St Mary the Virgin, Lacemarket, Nottingham, UK

Friday 14 June 2013  |  Trio Petrus  |  Ely Concert Society

Peter Hewitt, piano  |  Peter Fisher, violin  |  Peter Adams, cello  

  • Haydn: Piano Trio in C Hob.XV:27
  • Brahms: Piano Trio No.1 in B Op.8
  • Cecilia McDowall: The Colour of Blossoms
  • Mendelssohn:  Piano Trio No.1 in D minor Op.49
  • Tickets: contact Lisa Bushell (01353 653931) email: lisabushell@kingsely.org
  • 7.30pm  |  Recital Hall, The King's School, Ely, Cambs, CB7 4DB, UK

Wednesday 12 June 2013  |  All Saints Church, Hertford  |  Lunchtime recital

Gelachter Wind Trio 

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Century Dances
  • 1.10  |  All Saints Church, Hertford, UK

Tuesday 11 June 2013  |  Britain Japan 400 

Tamsin Waley-Cohen, violin  |  Noriko Ogawa, piano  |  Anna Beryl, cello  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella and Colour of Blossoms
  • 7.30pm  | All Saints, Fulham, London, UK

Sunday 9 June 2013  |  The 24  |  Tour in Serbia

Graham Bier, conductor  

  • service to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 11am, Roman Catholic church in Niš, Serbia

Sunday 9 June 2013  |  The 24  |  Tour in Serbia

Graham Bier, conductor  

  • programme to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 7pm, City Hall, Niš, Serbia

Sunday 9 June 2013  |  Bollington Festival Choir  

Donald Judge, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • 7.30pm  | St Oswald's Church, Bollington Road, Bollington, SK10 5EG, UK

Saturday 8 June 2013  |  Commotio  |  Oxford 

Matt Berry, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Joy and Woe
  • 7.30pm |  St John the Evangelist, Iffley Road, Oxford.Oxford (see http://www.commotio.org)

Saturday 8 June 2013  |  newChoir  |  For all Seasons  |  Oxford  

Janet Lince, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Jonathan Dove: The Passing of the Year 
  • Cecilia McDowall: Shipping Forecast
  • Ernest Moeran: Songs of Springtime
  • Sumer is icumen in (anon)
  • 7.30pm |  St Margaret's Church, St Margaret's Road, Oxford (see www.newchoir.org.uk)

Saturday 8 June 2013  |  Cranford Choral Society 

Ann Wright, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Michael Haydn: Missa Tempore Quadragesimae
  • Mozart: Missa in C
  • and work by Eric Whitacre, Bob Chilcott, John Rutter and 
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • 7.30pm  | St Mary-le-More, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK

Saturday 8 June 2013  |  Portsmouth Choral Union

David Gostick, conductor  

  • Stanford and Puccini motets
  • Cecilia McDowall: Magnificat
  • Vivaldi: Gloria
  • 7.00pm  | St Mary's Church, Portsmouth, UK

Saturday 8 June 2013  |  Pentland Singers, Balerno

Bede Williams, conductor  

  • programme to include
  • Paul Mealor: Ubi caritas
  • Cecilia McDowall: Northlight
  • Time and venue to be confirmed, near Edinburgh, UK

Saturday 8 June 2013  |  The 24  |  Tour in Serbia

Graham Bier, conductor  

  • programme to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 7pm, Concert and Gallery Hall of the faculty of Arts, University of Niš, Serbia

Tuesday 6 June 2013  |  Wolfson College  |  Oxford 

Sospiri, John Duggan, music director 

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Joy and Woe
  • 6.15pm |  New College, Oxford, UK

Tuesday 4 June 2013  |  New College  |  Oxford 

Edward Higginbottom, conductor  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Deus, qui claro lumine
  • 6.15pm |  New College, Oxford, UK

Sunday 26 May 2013  |  Northsong  |  Vermont

Anne K. Hamilton, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 4.00pm (tbc)  |  United Church, Newport, Vermont, US

Saturday 25 May 2013  |  Oakham School Chapel Choir  |  Speech Day Concert

Peter Davis, conductor  

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Light out of darkness: three motets
  • Light Eternal
  • Candlemas
  • Lighten with celestial fire
  • 10am  |  Oakham School Chapel, Oakham, Rutland, UK

Friday 24 May 2013  |  Northsong  |  Vermont

Anne K. Hamilton, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 7.00pm (tbc)  |  United Church, Barton, Vermont, US

Sunday 19 May 2013  |  London Festival of Contemporary Church Music  |  Choral Eucharist

Christopher Batchelor, conductor

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Missa brevis: Tongues of fire (world premiere of organ version)
  • 10.30am  |  St Pancras Parish Church, London, UK

Sunday 19 May 2013  |  London Festival of Contemporary Church Music  |  Parish Mass 

Conductor. tbc

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Canterbury Mass
  • 11.00am  | St Magnus-the-Martyr, London, UK

Sunday 19 May 2013  |  The Thorne Trio |  Woking Concert Society 

Ilid Jones, oboe  |  Esther Sheridan, clarinet  |  Alexandra Callanan, bassoon

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Century Dances
  • 7.30pm  | Kemp Room, HG Wells Centre, Woking, Surrey, UK

Saturday 18 May 2013  |  Edinburgh Society of Organists  | St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh

John Kitchen, organ  

  • service to include newly commissioned voluntary to mark the centenary of the Edinbugh Society of Organists
  • Cecilia McDowall: Church bells beyond the stars
  • 3.30pm  |  St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh, UK

Saturday 18 May 2013  |  Spring, the sweet spring |  Cambridge 

Full Score  |  Ralph Woodward, conductor  

  • Finzi: Romance in E flat major for strings, Op.11
  • Elgar: Serenade in E minor for strings, Op.20 
  • Parry: Lady Radnor's Suite
  • Parry: My delight and thy delight
  • Stanford: The Blue Bird, Op.118/iii
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 7.30pm  |  Emmanuel United Reformed Church, Cambridge, UK

Friday 17 May 2013  |  London Festival of Contemporary Church Music

Christopher Batchelor, conductor

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Lighten with celestial fire (London premiere)
  • 1.15pm  |  St Pancras Parish Church, London, UK

Tuesday 14 May 2013  |  St Catharine's Choir for Girls  |  Evensong  |  Cambridge

Edward Wickham, conductor

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Nunc Dimittis
  • 6.30pm  |  St Catharine's Chapel, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, UK

Sunday 12 May 2013  |  Recital  |  Clare College, Cambridge

Michael Buchanan, trombone

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Skerry and Fjord
  • 5.30pm  |  Clare College Chapel, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, UK

Tuesday 7 May 2013  |  Classical Revolution  |  Soho, London

Gelachter Wind Trio  |  Tamsin Waley-Cohen, violin  |  Matthew Barley, cello

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Century Dances
  • 6.30pm doors open  |  7.30pm show  |  9.00pm  Chamber Jam
  • Venue: The Green Carnation, 2-4 Greek Street, Soho, W1D 4DD
  • website: http://www.classicalrevolutionlondon.org/

Saturday 4 May 2013  |  Oakham School Chapel Choir  |  Confirmation Service

Peter Davis, conductor  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Celestial fire (premiere)
  • time tbc  |  Oakham School Chapel, Oakham, Rutland, UK

Friday 3 May 2013  |  St John's, Waterloo  |  Lunchtime recital

Gelachter Wind Trio 

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Century Dances
  • 1.10  |  St John's, Waterloo, London, UK

Friday 3 May 2013  |  Northsong  |  Vermont

Anne K. Hamilton, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 7.00pm (tbc)  |  United Church, Barton, Vermont, US

Thursday 2 May 2013  |  Evensong at Selwyn College, Cambridge

Sarah MacDonald, conductor  |  Chapel Choir of Selwyn College  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 6.30pM  |  Selwyn College, Cambridge, UK

Sunday 28 April 2013  |  City of Canterbury Chamber Choir  |  Pilgrim's Hospice Charity Concert  

Edward Kemp-Luck, organ and piano  |  George Vass, conductor  

  • Benjamin Britten: Choral Dances from Gloriana, Op 53
  • Cecilia McDowall: Northlight
  • Benjamin Britten: Five Flower Songs, Op 47
  • J S Bach: Motet: Komm, Jesu, komm, BWV229
  • Claudio Monteverdi: Cantate Domino
  • Tomos Luis de Victoria: O vos omnes
  • Claudio Monteverdi: Christe, adoramus te
  • Tomos Luis de Victoria: Ave Maria
  • Antonio Lotti: Crucifixus a 8
  • Tomos Luis de Victoria: O quam gloriosum
  • J S Bach: Motet: Lobet den Herrn alle Heiden, BWV230
  • Tickets: 01227 731293  |  £12, £6 (Students) under 16s free
  • 7.30pm  |  St Peter's Methodist Church, St Peter's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2BE, UK

Sunday 28 April 2013  |  Trinity Choir Wall Street  

Julian Wachner, director of music  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Jesu the very thought of thee
  • 11.15am  |  Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York, US

Saturday 27 April 2013  |  Evensong at King's, Cambridge     

Douglas Tang, organ  

  • service to include the organ voluntary:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sounding heaven and earth
  • 5.30pm  |  King's College, Cambridge, UK

Saturday 27 April 2013  |  Belcanto - Kettering  

Barry Clark, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 7.00pm  | Kettering Salvation Army, Kettering, Northants. UK

Sunday 21 April 2013  |  Vasari Singers |  Durham Cathedral    

Jeremy Backhouse, conductor  |  Matins  

  • service to include the anthem:
  • Cecilia McDowall: The Lord is Good
  • 10.00am  |  Durham Cathedral, Durham, UK

Monday 8 April 2013  |  Piano 40 |  South Bank Centre  

Piano 40 - 8 hands, two pianos  

  • Cecilia McDowall: Piano Forty
  • Richard Nye: 8 ‘Til Late
  • Robert Walker: Ling Kub Suer (World Premiere)
  • Peter Lawson: Song of the Lizard Orchid (World Premiere)
  • Michael Omer: L’Ombra della Sera
  • Kyong Mee Choi: Water Bloom (European Premiere)
  • Nimrod Borenstein: Scenes de Ballet
  • Duncan Ward: new work (World Premiere)
  • Rory Boyle: All Blether
  • 7.30pm  |  Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London, UK

Sunday 7 April 2013  |  Bel Voce Chamber Choir |  Pennsylvania

Teresa Bowers, conductor  |  Elizabeth Asmus, harp  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • 3.00pm  |  Camp Hill United Methodist Church, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, US

Sunday 24 March 2013  |  Psallite Women's Choir

Nancy Hadden, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Victoria, Morales, Clemens non Papa motets, Byrd Mass for three voices, Alain, Poulenc, Judith Cloud Spell of Creation and
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Maria
  • St Michael's Church, Bishop's Stortford, Herts, UK

Sunday 24 March 2013  | Organ Recital  |  Westminster Abbey  |  Palm Sunday

Robert Quinney, organ

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sacred and Hallowed Fire (premiere)
  • 5.45pm  | Westminster Abbey, London, UK

Tuesday 19 March 2013  | Contemporary Music Venture at Bristol University

Contemporary Music Venture

  • Works by Bartok
  • Cecilia McDowall: Rousseau's Execution
  • 7.30pm  | Victoria Rooms, Bristol, Queen's Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1SA, Dorset, UK

Saturday 16 March 2013  | Sherborne Chamber Choir |  Sherborne Abbey

Paul Ellis, conductor  |  David Bednall, organ

  • David Briggs: Mass for Notre Dame 
  • and works by Jonathan Dove, Gabriel Jackson
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina Caeli
  • 7.30pm  | Sherborne Abbey, Dorset, UK

Tuesday 12 March 2013  | Choral Evensong  |  Jesus College, Cambridge

The Choir of Jesus College, Cambridge  |  Mark Williams, conductor

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Regina
  • 6.30pm  | Jesus College, Cambridge, UK

Sunday 10 March 2013  | BBC Radio 4 Mothering Sunday Service  |  York Minster  |  The 24 

Graham Bier, conductor  |  Robert Sharpe

  • Service to include works by John Amner, Joseph Jennings and
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 8.10am  | York Minster, York, UK

Sunday 10 March 2013  | Choral Eucharist  |  Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York

Julian Wachner, conductor

  • Choral Eucharist: LENT IV
  • Byrd: Ne irascaris
  • Cecilia McDowall: The Lord is Good
  • 11.15am  | Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York, US

Sunday 10 March 2013  | Afternoon Concert  |  Poetic Saxophone

Hayley Lambert, saxophones  | Paul Turner, piano  |  Aileen Thompson, soprano

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Mein blaues Klavier
  • 4.00pm  | St George's, Bloomsbury, London, UK

Saturday 9 March 2013  | Awake Aeolian Harp  |  Martineau Singers

Philip White, conductor  | Harpists from the Royal Academy of Music

  • Philip White: Welcome (Choir and harps)
  • John Thomas: Cambria's Homage to our Empress Queen
  • Music for Celtic Harp (harp solo)
  • Philip White: Little David play on your harp
  • Rawsthorne: Lament for a Sparrow
  • Andrès: Elégie pour la mort d’un berger (harp solo)
  • Britten: four movements from Ceremony of Carols
  • Salzedo: Tango & Rumba (harp duet)
  • Holst: Rig Veda (Part 1)
  • John Thomas: Welsh Folksong selection (harp solo)
  • Danby: Awake Aeolian Lyre
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • Ola Gjeilo: The Ground (Pleni sunt Coeli)
  • 7.30pm  | Dorking United Reformed Church Hall, Dorking, Surrey, UK

Friday 8 March 2013  | Marian Consort  |  St Martins-in-the Fields

Rory McCleery, director

  • Juan Navarro: Regina caeli
  • Hilary Campbell: Ave Maria
  • Francisco Guerrero: Agnus Dei from ‘Missa Sancta et Immaculata’
  • Cecilia McDowall: Alma Redemptoris Mater
  • Orlando Lassus: Ave Maria
  • Andrea Gabrieli: Chi chi li chi
  • 1.00pm  | St Martins-in-the-Fields, London, UK

Friday 8 March 2013  | I Solisti Veneti  |  Donne in Musica  | Padua

Claudio Scimone, conductor

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Dancing Fish (Italian premiere)
  • Janet Beat: Cry of the Peacock (world premiere)
  • Paola Ciarlantini: E quinci il mar da lungi e quindi il monte 
  • Elizabeth Gonzalez: Orientala (Italian premiere)
  • 8.30pm  | Pollini Auditorium, Padua, Italy

Sunday 3 March 2013  | Phoenix Chorale  |  Vox Femina

Charles Bruffy, director

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Night Flight 
  • 3.00pm  | Christ Church of the Ascension, 4015 E.Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley, Arizona, US

Saturday 2 March 2013  | Sydney Brass

Paul Goodchild, director

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Salon Argentina
  • Private function  | Sydney, Australia

Saturday 2 March 2013  | Phoenix Chorale  |  Vox Femina

Charles Bruffy, director

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Night Flight (US premiere)
  • 2.00pm  | American Lutheran Church, 17200 Del Webb Blvd., Sun City, US

Saturday 2 March 2013  | Phoenix Chorale  |  Vox Femina

Charles Bruffy, director

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Night Flight 
  • 7.30pm  | 100 W.Roosevelt St, Phoenix, Arizona, US

Saturday 2 March 2013  | Commotio 

Matt Berry, conductor

  • Kenneth Leighton: Mass for double choir, Op.44
  • Richard Allain: God be in my head (premiere)
  • David Briggs: I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills
  • John Duggan: All ye that pass by
  • Ēriks Ešenvalds: Psalm 67
  • Cecilia McDowall: Deus, portus pacis
  • Timothy Noon: Ave verum
  • John Tavener: Nunc Dimittis (2010)
  • Philip Wilby: Vox Dei
  • 7.30pm  | Merton College, Oxford, UK

Friday 22 February 2013  |  St Mary's Music School Concert 

John Kenny, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Hodie Gloriosa (brass octet)
  • 3.00pm  |  St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Tuesday 19 February 2013  |  Trumpet Recital USA  |  Winter and Night

Dr Randall Sorensen, trumpet and Shayla Blake, piano  

  • programme to include works by Howard Blake, David Snow and Richard Peaslee:
  • Cecilia McDowall: The Night Trumpeter
  • 3.30pm  |  The BPCC Performing Arts Theatre, Building C, 6220 E. Texas St., Bossier City, LA.

Monday 18 February 2013  |  Fibonacci Sequence Ensemble  |  Penrith Music Society

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Century Dances
  • 7.30pm  |  Penrith Methodist Church, Penrith, UK

Sunday 17 February 2013  |  Organ recital  |  Christ Church Cathedral, Cincinnati  |  Nancianne Parrella

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sounding heaven and earth
  • Christ Church Cathedral, Cincinnati, US

Sunday 3 February 2013  |  Oakham School Chapel Choir  |  Candlemas Choral Evensong 

Peter Davis, conductor  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Candlemas (premiere)
  • 7.30pm  |  Oakham School Chapel, Oakham, Rutland, UK

Thursday 24 January 2013  |  Psallite Women's Choir

Tom Winpenny, conductor  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: The St Albans Service
  • St Albans Cathedral, Herts, UK

Thursday 24 January 2013  |  Psallite Women's Choir

Nancy Hadden, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Victoria, Morales, Clemens non Papa motets, Byrd Mass for three voices, Alain, Poulenc, Judith Cloud Spell of Creation and
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Maria
  • St Barts the Less, St Bartholomew's Hospital, West Smithfield, London, EC1A 7BE, (Henry VIII gate) UK

Friday 18 January 2013  |  Trio Petrus  |  Ely Concert Society

Peter Hewitt, piano  |  Peter Fisher, violin  |  Peter Adams, cello  

  • Haydn: Piano Trio in C Hob.XV:27
  • Brahms: Piano Trio No.1 in B Op.8
  • Cecilia McDowall: The Colour of Blossoms
  • Mendelssohn:  Piano Trio No.1 in D minor Op.49
  • Tickets: contact Lisa Bushell (01353 653931) email: lisabushell@kingsely.org
  • 7.30pm  |  Recital Hall, The King's School, Ely, Cambs, CB7 4DB, UK

Monday 24 December 2012  |  Christmas carol service  |  St Paul's Cathedral  

Andrew Carwood, conductor  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a rose
  • 4.00pm  |  St Paul's Cathedral, London, UK

Sunday 23 December 2012  |  Christmas carol service  |  St Paul's Cathedral  

Andrew Carwood, conductor  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a rose
  • 4.00pm  |  St Paul's Cathedral, London, UK

Sunday 23 December 2012  |  Royal Memorial Chapel, Sandhurst 

Academy Carol Service, conductor Peter Beaven  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before the paling of the stars (premiere)
  • Royal Memorial Chapel, Sandhurst, Surrey, UK

Tuesday 18 December 2012  |  The Philharmonic Choir of Manchester |  Christmas Concert 

Ian Chesworth, conductor  |  Michael Wynne, accompanist

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Heavenly Song
  • 7.30pm  |  Cadogan Hall, London, UK

Monday 17 December 2012  |  Goldsmith Choral Union  |  Carols for Choir and Audience | Save the Children Fund

Brian Wright, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Heavenly Song
  • 7.30pm  |  Cadogan Hall, London, UK

Sunday 16 December 2012  |  Advent carol service

Robin Kimber, conductor 

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Heavenly Song
  • 6.00pm  |  St James, Sussex Gardens, London, UK

Sunday 16 December 2012  |  Christmas Concert

Bryan L. Greer, conductor 

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.00pm  |  Reveille United Methodist Church, Richmond, Virginia, US

Saturday 15 December 2012  |  Great Missenden Choral Society  |  Countdown to Christmas

St John's Chamber Orchestra, conductor John Cotterill  

  • Handel: Messiah Part 1
  • Pergolesi: Magnificat
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • Saint-Saens: Christmas Oratorio
  • 7.30pm  |  Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul, Great Missenden, Berks, UK

Saturday 15 December 2012  |  Sussex Voiceworks  |  Christmas Classics

Mardi Brass, conductor, Peter Farrant, 

  • programme to include:
  • Haydn, Handel, Whitacre, Chilcott and Christmas carols
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  |  All Saints Church, The Drive, Hove, Sussex, UK

Saturday 15 December 2012  |  Portsmouth Choral Union  |  Carols at Christmas

conductor, David Gostick

  • programme to include:
  • Christmas carols and a Christmas carol by
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Heavenly Song
  • 7.30pm  |  St Mary's Church, Portsea, Hants, UK

Friday 14 December 2012  |  The Choir of Shady Grove United Methodist Church  |  Christmas Concert

Bryan L. Greer, conductor 

  • concert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  |  Shady Grove United Methodist Church, Mechanicsville, Virginia, US

Thursday 13 December 2012  |  London Concord Singers  |  Advent 

Malcolm Cottle, conductor  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: O Oriens
  • Grosvenor Chapel, Mayfair, London, UK

Wednesday 12 December 2012  |  Royal Memorial Chapel, Sandhurst 

Academy Carol Service, conductor Peter Beaven  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Before the paling of the stars (premiere)
  • Royal Memorial Chapel, Sandhurst, Surrey, UK

Tuesday 11 December 2012  |  Kansas City Chorale |  'The Holidays in Great Britain'

Charles Bruffy, conductor

  • programme to include works for Thomas Tallis, Benjamin Britten, Herbert Howells, Jonathan Willcocks, John Rutter
  • Cecilia McDowall: Cantate, Astra; Now May we singen; Of a Rose
  • 7.30pm  |  Asbury Methodist, 5400 W.75th Street, Prairie Village, Kansas, US

Sunday 9 December 2012  |  Kansas City Chorale |  'The Holidays in Great Britain'

Charles Bruffy, conductor

  • programme to include works for Thomas Tallis, Benjamin Britten, Herbert Howells, Jonathan Willcocks, John Rutter
  • Cecilia McDowall: Cantate, Astra; Now May we singen; Of a Rose
  • 2.00pm  |  Redemptorist Church, 3333 Broadway, Kansas City, Missouri, US

Sunday 9 December 2012  |  Aurora Choir  |  Christmas Concert

Hugh Johnstone, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Carols
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  |  Bennachie Leisure Centre, Insch, Aberdeenshire, UK

Sunday 9 December 2012  |  Sheffield Cathedral  

Choral Evensong  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Regina
  • Sheffield Cathedral, UK

Sunday 9 December 2012  |  Zemel Choir  

Ben Wolf, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Song of the Sea
  • 7.30pm  |  Belsize Square Synagogue, 51 Belsize Square, London, NW3 4HX, UK

Saturday 8 December 2012  |  Teddington Choral Society  |  Christmas Concert

Riverside Brass Quintet, conductor Patrick Martin 

  • programme to include:
  • Carols
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  |  St James's Parish Church, Hampton Hill, Middx, UK

Saturday 8 December 2012  |  Gloucester Cathedral  

Choral Evensong  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Regina
  • 4.30pm  |  Gloucester Cathedral, UK

Saturday 8 December 2012  |  Rutland Choral Society  |  Christmas Concert

Caroline Trutz, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Carols
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  |  Methodist Church, Oakham, Rutland, UK

Saturday 8 December 2012  |  Bishop Stortford Choral Society  |  Christmas Concert

Stortford Sinfonia, conductor, David Boarder

  • programme to include:
  • Carols
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  |  All Saints Church, Hockerill, Bishop Stortford, UK

Saturday 8 December 2012  |  Bourne Choral Society  |  Christmas Concert

Jenny Bean, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Extracts from Handel's Messiah
  • Carols
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  |  Bourne Abbey, Lincolnshire, UK

Saturday 8 December 2012  |  Aurora Choir  |  Christmas Concert

Hugh Johnstone, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Carols
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  |  Stewart's Hall, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, UK

Friday 7 December 2012  |  Concordia Foundation  |  National Portrait Gallery 

Lousie Alder. soprano  |  Lawson Trio  

  • programme to include excerpts from:
  • Cecilia McDowall: First Rehearse (Four Shakespeare Songs)
  • 6.30pm  |  National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Friday 7 December 2012  |  Giggleswick School  |  Christmas Concert 

Tricia Rees-Jones, conductor  

  • programme to include excerpts from:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  |  Giggleswick, Yorkshire, UK

Thursday 6 December 2012  |  Bruton Parish Choir, Williamsburg, VA 

Rebecca Davy, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 8pm  |  Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, Virginia, US

Thursday 6 December 2012  |  Giggleswick School  |  Christmas Concert 

Tricia Rees-Jones, conductor  

  • programme to include excerpts from:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  |  Giggleswick, Yorkshire, UK

Tuesday 4 December 2012  |  BBC Singers |  Advent Concert  |  BBC Radio 3 Live broadcast 2.00-3.15pm

David Hill, conductor  |  James McVinnie, organ 

  • programme to include: Bach, Nico Muhly, Bob Chilcott, Tavener 
  • Cecilia McDowall: Cantate Astra 
  • 2pm  |  Tonbridge School Chapel, Tonbridge Chapel Tonbridge School, Kent TN9 1J, UK

Tuesday 4 December 2012  |  The John Lewis Partnership Music Society  |  Christmas Carol Concert

Manvinder Rattan, conductor

  • programme to include: Schubert 8th Symphony and carols for audience
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est 
  • 7.30pm  |  Cadogan Hall, London, UK

Sunday 2 December 2012  |  The Choir of Trinity Wall Street  |  Compline by Candlelight

Julian Wachner, conductor 

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 8.00pm  |  St. Paul’s Chapel, Fulton & Broadway, New York, US

Saturday 1 December 2012  |  Chapel Choir of Queen Mary's School  |  Christmas Concert

Nicholas Carter, conductor

  • programme to include: 
  • Cecilia McDowall: Lonely Hearts
  • Benjamin Britten: Ceremony of Carols
  • 7.00pm  |  St Mary's Church, Roecliffe, Thirsk, Yorks, UK

Saturday 1 December 2012  |  Young New Yorkers Chorus  |  Christmas Concert

Michael Kerschner, conductor

  • programme to include: Mozart, Shank, Ferko and Gjeilo 8th Symphony and carols for audience
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 8.00pm  |  Church of St Mary the Virgin, 145 West 46th Street, New York, US

Saturday 1 December 2012  |  The Hythe Singers  |  Christmas Concert

Bob Hanson, conductor

  • programme to include: carols for audience
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • 8.00pm  |  St Paul's Church, Egham, Berks, US

Tuesday 27 November 2012  |  The Choir of Merton College, Oxford  |  Cadogan Hall

Peter Phillips, conductor and Benjamin Nicholas, conductor

  • works by Weelkes, Victoria, Britten, Poulenc, Pärt, Gibbons, Bruckner
  • Seven Magnificat Antiphons: Howard Skempton, Sir John Tavener, Rihards Dubra, Gabriel Jackson, 
  • Cecilia McDowall (O Oriens) Matthew Martin, Eriks Ešenvalds 
  • Bruckner: Christus factus est
  • 7.30pm  |  Cadogan Hall, London, UK

Sunday 25 November 2012  |  Cavaleri Quartet

Blenheim Concerts

  • Mozart: Quartet K.589
  • Cecilia McDowall: The case of the unanswered wire
  • Bartok: Quartet No3
  • Mendelssohn: Quartet in A minor, Op.13
  • Chiswick Catholic Centre, Duke's Avenue, London W4, UK

Saturday 24 November 2012  |  Worcester College Chapel  |  This 'Christmas Night' launch

The Choir of Worcester College, Stephen Farr, conductor

  • programme to include works by Thomas Hyde, John McCabe, Matthew Martin, Judith Bingham, Howard Skempton, Gabriel Jackson, Robert Saxton.
  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a Rose
  • 7.30pm Worcester College Chapel, Oxford, UK

Saturday 24 November 2012  |  London Pro Arte Choir

Robin Kimber, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Psalm 65 (premiere)
  • Poulenc: Gloria
  • 7.30pm St. Michael's Church, Flower Lane, London NW7, UK

Sunday 18 November 2012  |  Chamber Singers of Iowa City  

David Puderbaugh, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 3.00pm First United Methodist Church, Iowa City, US

Saturday 17 November 2012  |  newChoir  

Janet Lince, conductor  

  • programme to include works by Monteverdi
  • Cecilia McDowall: Magnificat
  • 7.30pm St Margaret's Church, St Margaret's Road, Oxford, UK

Saturday 17 November 2012  |  Wimbledon Choral Society  |  Southwark Cathedral

Neil Ferris, conductor  |  Thomas Hobbs, tenor, London Mozart Players

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • Britten: St Nicolas
  • 7.30pm Southwark Cathedral, London SE1, UK

Wednesday 14 November 2012  |  Organ Plus! in New York

Nancianne Parrella, organ  

  • cocert to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sounding Heaven and Earth
  • Cathedral of St John the Divine, New York, US

Wednesday 14 November 2012  |  St Albans Abbey Girls Choir

Tom Winpenny, conductor  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: The St Albans Service (premiere)
  • St Albans Cathedral, Herts, UK

Sunday 11 November 2012  |  Oakham School Chapel Choir

Peter Davis, conductor  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Light eternal (Lux aeterna) (premiere)
  • Oakham School, Rutland, UK

Saturday 27 October 2012  | Presteigne Festival city tour 2012

Retorica  | Harriet Mackenzie and Philippa Mo, violins  |  Sarah-Jane Bradley, viola

  • Cecilia McDowall: Rousseau's Execution (2012 Presteigne Festival commission)
  • E J Moeran: Sonata in A for two unaccompanied violins
  • Paul Patterson: Tides of Mananan, Op 64
  • David Matthews: Three Duos, Op 88
  • Frank Bridge: Rhapsody Trio, H176
  • 7.30pm  | Harris Manchester College Chapel, Oxford, UK

Saturday 27 October 2012  | St Albans Choral Society

Orchestra Nova  |  George Vass, conductor  |  Charlotte Mobbs

  • Bob Chilcott: Canticles of Light
  • Cecilia McDowall: Great Hills
  • Alexander L'Estrange And the stones sing
  • John Rutter: Requiem
  • 7.30pm  | St Paul's Church, Blandford Road, St Albans, UK

Friday 26 October 2012  | Presteigne Festival city tour 2012

Retorica  | Harriet Mackenzie and Philippa Mo, violins  |  Sarah-Jane Bradley, viola

  • Cecilia McDowall: Rousseau's Execution (2012 Presteigne Festival commission)
  • E J Moeran: Sonata in A for two unaccompanied violins
  • Paul Patterson: Tides of Mananan, Op 64
  • David Matthews: Three Duos, Op 88
  • Frank Bridge: Rhapsody Trio, H176
  • 1.15pm  | Royal Welsh College of Music and drama, Cardiff, UK

Thursday 25 October 2012  | Presteigne Festival city tour 2012

Retorica  | Harriet Mackenzie and Philippa Mo, violins  |  Sarah-Jane Bradley, viola

  • Cecilia McDowall: Rousseau's Execution (2012 Presteigne Festival commission)
  • E J Moeran: Sonata in A for two unaccompanied violins
  • Paul Patterson: Tides of Mananan, Op 64
  • David Matthews: Three Duos, Op 88
  • Frank Bridge: Rhapsody Trio, H176
  • 1.00pm  | St George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol, UK

Thursday 25 October 2012  | Lunctime Concert  |  Poetic Saxophone

Hayley Lambert, saxophones  | Paul Turner, piano  |  Aileen Thompson, soprano

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Mein blaues Klavier
  • 1.00pm  | St John's, Notting Hill, London, UK

Monday 22 October 2012  |  Broadcast on CKWR (Canada's First Community Radio Station)  |  FM 98.5

Shipping Forecast

  • Programme 9.00-11.00pm local time

Saturday 20 October 2012  |  English Piano Trio  |  Leighton Buzzard Music Club

2012-2013 Season

  • Schumann: Trio in D minor
  • Cecilia McDowall: Colour of Blossoms
  • Beethoven: Trio in Bb Major (The Archduke)
  • 8.00pm |  Leighton Buzzard Theatre, Lake Street, Leighton Buzzard, Beds. LU7 1RX, United Kingdom

Friday 19 October 2012  | Kettle's Yard Lunctime Concert

Michael Buchanan, trombone

  • programme to include:
  • works by Jacques Castérède and Enrique Crespo
  • Cecilia McDowall: Skerry and Fjord
  • 1.10pm  | St Giles Church, Castle Street, Cambridge, UK

Friday 19 October 2012  | Presteigne Festival city tour 2012

Retorica  | Harriet Mackenzie and Philippa Mo, violins  |  Sarah-Jane Bradley, viola

  • Cecilia McDowall: Rousseau's Execution (2012 Presteigne Festival commission)
  • E J Moeran: Sonata in A for two unaccompanied violins
  • Paul Patterson: Tides of Mananan, Op 64
  • David Matthews: Three Duos, Op 88
  • Frank Bridge: Rhapsody Trio, H176
  • 1.10pm  | The Barber Institute, University of Birmingham, UK

Monday 15 October 2012  | Two Moors Festival

Kathryn Thomas, flute  |  Ashley Wass, piano

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Piper's Dream
  • 1.30pm  | St John the Baptist's Church, Hatherleigh, Devon, UK

Sunday 7 October 2012  | City of Canterbury Chamber Choir

Edward Kemp-Luck, organ  |  George Vass, conductor

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams Te Deum 
  • Cesar Franck: Panis Angelicus 
  • Charles Villiers Stanford: Three Latin Motets, Op 38
  • Francis Poulenc: Salve Regina
  • Gerald Finzi: Magnificat, Op 36
  • Cecilia McDowall: Deus portus pacis
  • Gabriel Faure: Requiem, Op 48
  • 7.30pm  | Parish Church of St Gregory and St Martin, High Street, Wye, Kent, TN25 5ES, UK

Saturday 6 October 2012  | Horndean Music Society

Lucinda Tibbits, oboe  |  Nicola Tabeart, piano

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Prairie Song
  • 7.30pm  | Blendworth Church Centre, Horndean, Hants, UK

Saturday 6 October 2012  | Schola Cantorum (Giggleswick)

Tricia Rees-Jones, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: God be with us (premiere)
  • 7.30pm  | Fountains Abbey, Yorks, UK

Saturday 29 September 2012  |  40th anniversary concert  |  Newstead Singers

Lesley Cooper, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Lonely Hearts
  • 7.30pm  | Orpington Parish Church, Bark Hart Road, Kent, UK

Monday 24 September 2012  |  Lunchtime Concert  |  Chamber Music

John Campbell, trumpet  | Graeme Thewlis, piano and voice

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Vespers in Venice
  • Gabriel Jackson: Angelorum
  • 1.00pm  | St Peter's Church, 90 Kensington Park Road,W11 2PN, London, UK

Monday 27 August 2012  |  Morning Classics at Bleddfa  |  Presteigne Festival

Retorica  | Harriet Mackenzie and Philippa Mo, violins  |  Sarah-Jane Bradley, viola

  • Cecilia McDowall: Rousseau's Execution (world premiere of a Presteigne Festival commission)
  • Frank Bridge: Rhapsody Trio, H176
  • Jim Aitchison: Syruw for two solo violins
  • Antonin Dvorak: Terzetto in C, Op 74
  • 11.30am  | Church of St Mary Magdalene, Bleddfa, nr Presteigne, Wales

Sunday 26 August 2012  |  City of Canterbury Chamber Choir  |  Presteigne Festival

George Vass, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs 
  • William Alwyn: Naïades – Fantasy-sonata for flute and harp
  • David Lewis: The Priest's Song
  • EJ Moeran: Songs of Springtime
  • Liz Lane: Old Stones Remember
  • 4.30pm  | St Mary's Parish Church, Pembridge, Wales

Friday 24 August 2012  |  Fanfares and Dances  |  Presteigne Festival

Amy Dickson, saxophone  |  Catherine Milledge, piano

  • Huw Watkins: Fanfares
  • Richard Rodney Bennett: Four Country Dances
  • Chris Brammeld: Three Inventions (premiere - winning entry of 2012 Presteigne Festival Competition for Composers)
  • Cecilia McDowall: Mein blaues Klavier
  • Ross Edwards: Mystic Spring
  • Graham Fitkin: Gate
  • 9.30pm  | St Andrew's Church, Presteigne, Wales

Sunday 19 August 2012  |  Diamond Choir  |  Morning Worship

Anne Goldsmith, conductor  |  Elaine Bridle, piano

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Wedding Blessing (premiere)
  • 10.30am  |  Homewood Road Church, Sandpit Lane St Albans

Wednesday 15 August 2012  |  Consort Cordial  |  Musique Cordiale Festival

Andy Staples and friends 

  • Renaissance polyphony, madrigals, part songs & close harmony
  • Cecilia McDowall: Night Flight 
  • 7.00pm  | Correns Church, Correns, Var, France

Tuesday 14 August 2012  |  Consort Cordial  |  Musique Cordiale Festival

Andy Staples and friends 

  • Renaissance polyphony, madrigals, part songs & close harmony
  • Cecilia McDowall: Night Flight (premiere)
  • 7.00pm  | Seillans Church, Seillans, Var, France

Sunday 12 August 2012  |  National Flute Association Convention  |  Las Vegas

Clyde Mitchell, conductor |  Professional Flute Choir

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Crossing the Bridge
  • Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, US

Wednesday 8 August 2012  |  Poetic Saxophone  |  Marlborough College

Hayley Lambert, saxophone  |  Paul Turner, piano  |  Aileen Thompson, soprano

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Mein blaues Klavier
  • 7.30pm  | The Adderley, Marlborough College, Wiltshire SN8 1PA,  UK

Monday 23 July 2012  |  Hereford  Cathedral  | Three Choirs Festival

Choral Evensong  |  Peter Dyke, organ

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sounding Heaven and Earth
  • Hereford Cathedral, United Kingdom

Sunday 15 July 2012  |  City of Canterbury Chamber Choir  |  In memory of Ben Regan Wilde

Pilgrims Hospices 30th Anniversary Concert  |  George Vass, conductor  

  • programme to include: Joubert, Lennoz Berkeley,Pritchard, Mealor, Elgar, Moeran, Chilcott
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • 7.30pm  | St Peter's Methodist Church, St Peter's Street, Canterbury, CT12BE, UK

Saturday 7 July 2012  |  The Micklegate Singers  |  Late Music Festival

The Modern Man I Sing  | Nicholas Carter, conductor  

  • programme to include works by Philip Moore and Bob Chilcott
  • Cecilia McDowall: Deus, portus pacis
  • 8.00pm  | Unitarian Chapel, St Saviourgate, United Kingdom

Saturday 30 June 2012  |  Sospiri  |  A Garland for the Queen 1953 |  Choirbook for the Queen 2012

Chris Watson, conductor

  • Michael Tippett: Dance, Clarion Air
  • Herbert Howells: Inheritance
  • John Ireland: The Hills
  • Gerald Finzi: White Flowering Days
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: Silence and Music
  • John Duggan: Domine, salvum fac (premiere)
  • Sally Beamish: In the stillness
  • Richard Causton: Cradle Song
  • Gabriel Jackson: To Morning
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Regina
  • Tarik O'Regan: Beatus
  • Francis Pott: O Lord
  • John Rutter; I my best
  • William Byrd: O Lord make thy servant, Elizabeth
  • 8.00pm |  Merton College Chapel, Oxford, United Kingdom

Sunday 17 June 2012  |  International Jewish Choral Festival Gala Concert  |  Benjamin Wolf, Musical Director  

Zemel Choir, London  |  The Vienna Jewish Choir  |  The Coro Hakol, Rome  |  The Zamir Choir, Paris

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Song of the Sea
  • 7.30pm |  West London Synagogue, 33 Seymour Place, W1H 5AU, United Kingdom
  • Tickets £15, available on 020 8203 3683; email - choralfestival@zemelchoir.org: website - www.zemelchoir.org 

Saturday 16 June 2012  |  Newcastle Bach Choir  |  Summer Concert  - Charity concert in aid of WaterAid

Eric Cross, conductor

  • Charles Villiers Stanford: Songs of the Fleet
  • Percy Lovell: Northumbrian Folk Songs
  • Cecilia McDowall: Shipping Forecast
  • Will Todd: Let us be true
  • time tbc  |  Seahouses Methodist Church, Main Street, Seahouses, United Kingdom 

Saturday 9 June 2012  |  Tradition and Creation  |  Wimbledon Choral Society  |  Neil Ferris, conductor

St John's, Waterloo 6pm

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • John Rutter: Look at the world
  • 6.00pm  |  St John's, Waterloo, South Bank, London, United Kingdom 

Saturday 9 June 2012  |  Gala Concert  |  Celebrating 40 years of the Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir

Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir  |  David Gostick, conductor  |  The Sinfonietta Players. leader Christina Scott

  • programme to include:
  • Handel and Haydn
  • Cecilia McDowall: Five Seasons
  • 7:30pm  |  Canford School, John of Gaunt Hall, Canford, Dorset, United Kingdom 

Saturday 9 June 2012  |  Reflections and Aspirations  |  Pentland Singers  | Bede Williams, conductor

Alba Sinfonia

  • programme to include:
  • Pärt, Lilburn and Beethoven
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • Alasdair Spratt: new work
  • 7:30pm  |  Currie High School, nr Edinburgh, United Kingdom 

Saturday 2 June 2012  |  Giggleswick School Quincentenary  |  Chapel Choir of Giggleswick on Speech Day

Darren Everhart, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Remember now thy Creator (premiere)
  • The Chapel, Giggleswick School,  Settle, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom 

Thursday 31 May 2012  |  University of Washington |  University Singers

Brian Winnie and Daehan Kim, conductors

  • programme to include: 
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs

  • 7.30pm  | Meany Theater, Wasington, US

Saturday 26 May 2012  |  West London Sinfonia |  Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Concert

Philip Hesketh, conductor

  • programme to include: John Carmichael, Britten, Walton, Vaughan Williams, Maxwell Davies, Holst, Elgar
  • Cecilia McDowall: Floreat Oriana

  • 7.30pm  | St Michael and All Angels, Chiswick, London W4 1TT, UK

Friday 25 May 2012  |  Short Song Recital |  Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Tom Edward Robson, tenor  |  Justin Snyder, piano

  • Anthony Powers: Shining plain
  • Judith Bingham: Alba
  • Cecilia McDowall: If there are angels
  • Judith Bingham: The Snowflake (1981, rev. 2012)
  • Elizabeth Winters: Strings in the Earth and Air (wp)
  • Hugh Wood: Easter

  • tbc  | Guildhall School of Music, Barbican, London, United Kingdom

Wednesday 23 May 2012  |  Fourth International Hummel Festival  |  Gensac, France

Martin Smith, violin  |  Joel Sachs, piano

  • programme to include: Strange violin, are you following me?

  • Late night concert  | Gensac, France

Sunday 20 May 2012  |  St Charles Singers, Chicago |  Music for a While

St Charles Singers, Jeffrey Hunt,  music director  |  Stephen Hartman, harp

  • programme to include: Purcell, Britten, Stuart Churchill, William Dawson, James Erb, Gabriel Fauré, Ola Gjeilo, Nils Lindberg,Claudio Monteverdi, Joseph Twist, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Tomás Luis de Victoria.
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs

  • 7.00pm  | St Michael Catholic Church, 310 S.Wheaton Ave, Wheaton, Chicago, US

Sunday 20 May 2012  |  London Festival of Contemporary Church Music  |  Choral Eucharist

LFCCM Choir, Christopher Batchelor, conductor

  • Introit: Neil Cox Plaint, Laud & Hymn* (wp)
  • Gradual: Margaret Rizza Veni Jesu*
  • Mass: Nico Muhly Bright Mass with Canons
  • Offertory: Alan Kwok Pange Lingua* (wp)
  • Communion: Alexander L'Estrange My song is love unknown*
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sounding Heaven and Earth

  • 10.00am  | St Pancras Church, Euston Road, London, United Kingdom

Saturday 19 May 2012  |  The Backman Trio  |  Piano Trio Evening Concert  |  Salisbury

  • programme to include: Mozart, Bergman, Sibelius
  • Cecilia McDowall: Colour of Blossoms

  • 7.30pm  | St Martin's Church, Salisbury, UK
  • Tickets £11/£8 concessions from The Cross Keys Bookshops, 2 Cross Keys Chequer, Salisbury  |  Te. 01722 326131 and on the door.

Saturday 19 May 2011  |  St Charles Singers, Chicago |  Music for a While

St Charles Singers, Jeffrey Hunt, music director  |  Stephen Hartman, harp

  • programme to include: Purcell, Britten, Stuart Churchill, William Dawson, James Erb, Gabriel Fauré, Ola Gjeilo, Nils Lindberg,Claudio Monteverdi, Joseph Twist, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Tomás Luis de Victoria.
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs

  • 7.30pm  | Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, 307 Cedar Ave, St Charles, Chicago, US

Saturday 19 May 2012  |  Ancient and Modern |  Finchley Chamber Choir

David Lardi, conductor

  • programme to include: Byrd, Parsons, Victoria, Howells, Gesualdo, Casals, Vaughan Williams, Tallis, Morten Lauridsen, Campion, Parry, Corp, Tomkins,Jonathan Rathbone, Eric Whitacre.
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Regina, Ave Maria, Regina Caeli

  • 7.30pm  | Trinity Church, North Finchley, London N12 7NN, UK

Thursday 17 May 2012  |  London Festival of Contemporary Church Music  |  The Choir of Royal Holloway  |  Choral Eucharist  |  Ascension Day

Rupert Gough, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Canterbury Mass
  • James MacMillan: Data est mihi omnis potestas
  • 6.15pm  The Chapel, Royal Holloway College, Egham, Surrey, United Kingdom

Sunday 13 May 2012  |  London Festival of Contemporary Church Music  |  Choral Eucharist

LFCCM Choir  |  Christopher Batchelor, conductor  

  • Preacher: The Rev'd Jeremy Frost, Chaplain, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich
  • Introit: Richard Pantcheff Easter Introit
  • Gradual: David Bednall The souls of the righteous*
  • Mass: Alexander Campkin Missa "Jesu Bleibet Meine Freude" (LFCCM Commission 2012)
  • Offertory Motet: Paul Burke Christ be with me*
  • Communion Motet: Cecilia McDowall The Lord is Good (London premiere)
  • Voluntary: Thomas Hyde Easter Alleluias (lfccm11)
  • 10.00am  | St Pancras Church, Euston Road, London, United Kingdom

Saturday 5 May 2012  |  Fleet Choral Society  |  Gwyn Parry-Jones, FRSA

Spring Concert  

  • John Rutter: Mass of the Children
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • Songs from the musicals
  • 7.30pm  | Church on the Heath, Elvetham Heath, Fleet, Surry, United Kingdom

Saturday 5 May 2012  |  Galliard Ensemble  |  Stamford Arts Centre

Evening chamber concert  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Subject to the weather
  • 7.30pm  | Stamford Arts Centre, Stamford, United Kingdom

Friday 4 May 2012  |  Choir of Merton College, Oxford  |  Peter Phillips and Benjamin Nicholas, directors  |  The Merton Choirbook, Victoria and Bruckner

  • programme to include new settings of the O Antiphons by Howard Skempton, John Tavener, Rihards Dubra, Gabriel Jackson, Cecilia McDowall, Matthew Martin and Eriks Esenvalds
  • Cecilia McDowall: O Oriens
  • 7.30pm  | Merton College Chapel, Oxford, United Kingdom 

Saturday 21 April 2012  |  National Flute Orchestra  |  Stourbridge

Evening concert  |  Kenneth Bell, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Crossing the Bridge
  • 7.30pm  | St Thomas' Parish Church, Stourbridge, United Kingdom

Thursday 19 April 2012  |  Galliard Ensemble  |  Hereford Concert Society

Evening chamber concert  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Subject to the weather
  • 7.30pm  | venue tbc, Hereford, United Kingdom

Wednesday 18 April 2012  |  Newstead Singers  |  Lesley Cooper, conductor

English Song (Association of English Singers and Speaker)

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Lonely Hearts
  • 8.00pm  | Christ Church, Willet Way, Petts Wood, Kent, United Kingdom

Tuesday 10 April 2012  |  Chamber Music 2000  |  Centre for Young Musicians Ensemble

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Draught of Fishes
  • 6.45pm  | Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London, United Kingdom

Saturday 31 March 2012  |  The Choir of St Andrew's and St George's West  |  A concert for Passiontide

Brigitte Harris, conductor 

  • Rutter: Requiem
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ad Lucem
  • Mendelssohn
  • 7:30pm  |  St Andrew's and St George's West, George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PA, UK
  • tickets £8 (£5 concessions) on the door

Saturday 31 March 2012  |  Sospiri  |  Passiontide at Merton

Christopher Watson, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: The Lord is Good (premiere)
  • Casals: O vos omnes
  • Phinot: Lamentations
  • Britten: Ye that passeth by
  • John Duggan: Lamentations (premiere)
  • Ortiz: O vos omnes
  • Mundy: Lamentations
  • Vaughan Williams: O vos omnes
  • Mauersberger: Wie Liegt die Stadt So Wust
  • 9:30pm  |  Merton College Chapel, Oxford, UK

Friday 30 March 2012  |  WOW Orchestra | A collaborative festival promoting women's music, performance, literature and art from around the world

  • Works by Lola Perrin, Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Ann Cherry, Roaxanna Panufnik, Jo Freya, Priti Paintal and Cecilia McDowall
  • Christchurch, Spitalfields, Fournier Street, E1 6QE, UK

Saturday 24 March 2012  |  St Luke's Festival Chorus

Sinclair Sinfonia  |  David Fawcett, conductor  

  • Bob Chilcott: Requiem 
  • Cecilia McDowall: Magnificat
  • Jonathan Dove: Missa Brevis
  • 7:30pm  |  St Luke's Church, Wandsworth, London, United Kingdom

Saturday 24 March 2012  |  Ludlow Choral Society

Louise Wayman, soprano  |  Patrick Larley, conductor  

  • Cecilia McDowall: Magnificat
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • James MacMillan: On the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin
  • John Rutter:  Magnificat
  • 7:30pm  |  St Laurence Church, Ludlow, United Kingdom

Thursday 22 March 2012  |  Texas Woman's University  |  Global Connections

  • Cecilia McDowall: Crossing the Bridge
  • 7:30pm  |  TWU, Dallas, US

Friday 16 March 2012  |  English Piano Trio |  Derby Chamber Music

  • Beethoven: Archduke Trio
  • Cecilia McDowall: Colour of Blossoms
  • Schumann: Piano Trio No 1 in D minor, Op 63
  • 7:30pm  |  Multi Faith Centre, University of Derby, DE22 1GB, United Kingdom

Friday 16 March 2012  |  Addison Singer Chamber Choir |  Weather Report

David Wordsworth, conductor  |  Matthew Hough, piano 

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Shipping Forecast (London premiere)
  • 8:00pm St John's Church, Waterloo Road SE1 8TY London, United Kingdom

Thursday 15 March 2012  |  English Piano Trio |  Melrose Music Society

  • Beethoven: Archduke Trio
  • Cecilia McDowall: Colour of Blossoms
  • Schumann: Piano Trio No 1 in D minor, Op 63
  • 7:30pm  |  Melrose Parish Church Hall, Melrose, Scotland, United Kingdom

Sunday 11 March 2012  |  Jessica Zhu, piano  |  Kettle's Yard Gallery, Cambridge

  • Judith Weir: I've turned the page
  • Emily Howard: Sky and Water
  • Hilary Tann: Lights from the Cliff
  • Cecilia McDowall: Four Piano Solos
  • 12.00pm    Kettle's Yard Gallery  |  Cambridge
  • Tickets £7 (£4 conc)  |  Box Office 01223 748100 (Monday - Friday 9am-5pm) 

Sunday 11 March 2012  |  Choros  |  Exeter College Chapel  | Spirit of New Zealand

Janet Lince, conductor 

  • programme to include:
  • Dove, Macmillan, Hamilton, Griffiths, and Maori traditional songs
  • Cecilia McDowall: Annunciation and Cantate, Astra
  • 7.30pm Exeter College Chapel, Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DP
  • Tickets £12 (£9 concessions) £5 full-time students  |  www.ticketsoxford.com 01865 305305 

Wednesday 7 March 2012  |  Royal Academy of Music  |  British Romantic Viola series

Academy String Orchestra  |  Jo Cole, conductor  

  • Woolrich: Ulysses Awakes
  • Cecilia McDowall: Crossing the Bridge
  • Britten: Lachrymae for viola and strings, Op.48b
  • Arensky: Variations on a theme by Tchaikovsky, Op.35a 
  • 6:00pm  |  Duke's Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London, United Kingdom

Wednesday 7 March 2012  |  Brentwood Cathedral  

Choral Evensong  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Regina
  • Brentwood, United Kingdom

Saturday 3 March 2012  |  Cadogan Hall  |  Conquering the Antarctic - The Scott Centenary Concert Tour

City of London Sinfonia  |  Stephen Layton, conductor  |  Robert Murray, tenor  

  • Vaughan Williams: Theme music from Scott of the Antarctic
  • Cecilia McDowall: Seventy degrees below zero 
  • Vaughan Williams: Symphony no.7 Sinfonia Antarctica
  • 7:30pm  |  Cadogan Hall, Sloane Square, London, United Kingdom

Saturday 3 March 2012  |  The Bexley Choir  |  The Crossness Pumping Station, Belvedere

Lesley Cooper, conductor  

  • Tom Armstrong: The Cathedral in the Marshes
  • Cecilia McDowall: Extracts from A Fancy of Folksongs
  • 2.00pm  |  The Old Works, Crossness S.T.W. , Belvedere Road , Abbey Wood, London SE2 9AQ, UK

Saturday 3 March 2012  |  The Choir of New College  |  Choral Evensong

Edward Higginbottom, conductor  

  • service to include: Responses. Smith
  • Psalms 15, 16
  • Humfrey, Verse Service
  • Cecilia McDowall: Jesu, the very thought of thee
  • 6.15pm  |  New College Chapel, Oxford, UK

Saturday 25 February 2012  |  Scunthorpe Cooperative Choir |  Susan Hollingworth, Musical Director

  • Programme to include two BBC commission premieres. One by Bob Chilcott and
  • Cecilia McDowall: Bless to me this day
  • 7:30pm  |  The Crossing, Worksop, United Kingdom

Thursday 9 February 2012  |  Londinium City Voices |  Stephen Farr, conductor

The Elements; Songs of the Earth, the Air, Fire and Water  

  • Programme to include works by Tippett, Stanford, Judith Bingham, Victoria,, Mendelssohn, Howell's, Whitacre
  • Cecilia McDowall: The Skies in their Magnifcience 
  • 7:30pm  |  Holy Trinity, Sloane Square, London, United Kingdom

Wednesday 8 February 2012  |  Cheltenham Town Hall  |  Conquering the Antarctic - The Scott Centenary Concert Tour

City of London Sinfonia  |  Stephen Layton, conductor  |  Robert Murray, tenor  

  • Vaughan Williams: Theme music from Scott of the Antarctic
  • Cecilia McDowall: Seventy degrees below zero 
  • Vaughan Williams: Symphony no.7 Sinfonia Antarctica
  • 7:30pm  |  Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Tuesday 7 February 2012  |  St David's Hall, Cardiff  |  Conquering the Antarctic - The Scott Centenary Concert Tour

City of London Sinfonia  |  Stephen Layton, conductor  |  Robert Murray, tenor  |  narrator, tbc

  • Vaughan Williams: Theme music from Scott of the Antarctic
  • Cecilia McDowall: Seventy degrees below zero 
  • Vaughan Williams: Symphony no.7 Sinfonia Antarctica
  • 7:30pm  |  St David's Hall, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Monday 6 February 2012  |  Peterborough Cathedral  | A celebration of the diamond anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's accession

Choral Evensong  

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Regina 
  • Peterborough Cathedral, United Kingdom

Sunday 5 February 2012  |  Oakham School Chapel Choir  |  Choral Evensong

Peter Davis, conductor

  • Service to include: 
  • Cecilia McDowall: Aurea luce
  • 7:30pm  |  Oakham School, Rutland, United Kingdom

Saturday 4 February 2012  |  Corn Exchange, Cambridge  |  Conquering the Antarctic - The Scott Centenary Concert Tour

City of London Sinfonia  |  Stephen Layton, conductor  |  Robert Murray, tenor  |  narrator,tbc

  • Vaughan Williams: Theme music from Scott of the Antarctic
  • Cecilia McDowall: Seventy degrees below zero 
  • Vaughan Williams: Symphony no.7 Sinfonia Antarctica
  • 7:30pm  |  Corn Exchange, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Friday 3 February 2012  |  Symphony Hall, Birmingham  |  Conquering the Antarctic - The Scott Centenary Concert Tour

City of London Sinfonia  |  Stephen Layton, conductor  |  Robert Murray, tenor  |  narrator, tbc

  • Cecilia McDowall: Seventy degrees below zero (premiere)
  • Vaughan Williams: Symphony no.7 Sinfonia Antarctica
  • 7:30pm  |  Symphony Hall, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Saturday 28 January 2012  |  Fairfield Halls |  London Mozart Players  |  Tales from South America

Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone  |  Nicholas Collon, conductor

  • Stravinsky: Danses Concertantes
  • Cecilia McDowall: Tales from South America (renamed Theatre of Tango) for baritone, violin and orchestra
  • Beethoven: Symphony no.6 in F Major, Pastoral, Op.68
  • 7:30pm  |  Fairfield Halls, Croydon, London, United Kingdom

Saturday 28 January 2012  |  Haruko Motohashi, violin, Masachi Nishiyama, piano

Marlborough Recital Series  |  An Evening of German  Music

  • Handel: Sonata for violin and piano No.2 Op.1-10, HWV 368
  • Cecilia McDowall: Strange violin, are you following me?
  • Schumann: Sonata for violin and piano in A Minor Op.105
  • Brahms: Scherzo for violin and piano in C MInor, Wow2 "FAE Sonata"
  • Beethoven: Sonata for violin and piano No.3 in Eb Major Op.12-3
  • 7:00pm  |  Schott Music Recital Room (Schott Music Shop) London, United Kingdom

Friday 27 January 2012  |  St John's, Smith Square |  London Mozart Players |  Tales from South America

Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone |  Nicholas Collon, conductor

  • Stravinsky: Danses Concertantes
  • Cecilia McDowall: Tales from South America (renamed Theatre of Tango) for baritone, violin and orchestra
  • Beethoven: Symphony no.6 in F Major, Pastoral, Op.68
  • Time:7.30  |  St John's, Smith Square, London, United Kingdom

Thursday 26 January 2012  |  Anvil, Basingstoke |  London Mozart Players  |  Tales from South America

Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone |  Nicholas Collon, conductor

  • Stravinsky: Danses Concertantes
  • Cecilia McDowall: Tales from South America (renamed Theatre of Tango) for baritone, violin and orchestra
  • Beethoven: Symphony no.6 in F Major, Pastoral, Op.68
  • 7:45pm  |  Anvil, Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Sunday 22 January 2012  |  Volanti Flute Quartet  |  Princeton, USA

Woodland Dreamscapes

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Folksongs for Four Flutes
  • Nassau Presbyterian Church, Princeton, New Jersey, USA

Saturday 21 January 2012  |  Royal Holloway Chapel Choir  |  Rupert Gough, condutor

Westminster Cathedral

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Canterbury Mass
  • 6.00pm Westminster Cathedral, London, UK

Tuesday 17 January 2012  |  Wells Cathedral

Wells Cathedral School Trumpet Ensemble and junior organ scholar

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Three Antiphons

Saturday 14 January 2012  |  Erato Piano Trio

Elmbridge Music Club  |  Riverhouse Barn

  • Mozart: Piano trio K548
  • Cecilia McDowall: Colur of Blossoms
  • Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A minor
  • 8.00pm  |  Riverhouse Barn, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom

Sunday 25 December 2011 | Christmas Day at Ely Cathedral

Paul Trepte, conductor |The Choir of Ely Cathedral | Festal Evensong

  • service to include:
  • Stanford in G
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 4.00pm | Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom  

Thursday 22 December 2011 | Exultate Singers | Carols for Christmas

David Ogden, conductor | Bristol Ensemble

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm | St George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol, United Kingdom  

Wednesday 21 December 2011 | City of Bristol Choir | Christmas Spectacular

David Ogden, conductor | Bristol Ensemble

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm | St George's, Brandon Hill, Bristol, United Kingdom 

Sunday 18 December 2011 | Nine Lessons and Carols | Colorado

Confluence | Allison Olssen, conductor

  • service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a Rose
  • 3:00pm | St Paul's Episcopal Church, Lakewood, Colorado, USA 

Saturday 17 December 2011 | Harlow Chorus Academy | Carols for Christmas

Alexander Chaplin, conductor | Simon Harvey, organ

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm | Thaxted Parish Church, Essex, United Kingdom 

Saturday 17 December 2011 | Northampton Bach Choir | Carols for Christmas

Woodland View Primary School Choir | Lee Dunleavy, conductor | Ian Clarke, organ

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm | St Matthews Church, Kettering Road, Northampton, United Kingdom

Thursday 15 December 2011 | Carols for Cardiac Risk in the Young | Christmas Carol Service

Tim Horton, organ | Pixie Lott (CRY Patrons Pop Star) | Kathryn Harries, soprano | Guards' Chapel Choir I Irish Guards Band

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Extracts from Christus natus est
  • 7.00pm | The Guards' Chapel at Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, London, United Kingdom

Thursday 15 December 2011 | London Concord Singers | A Spotless Rose

Malcolm Cottle, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a Rose
  • 7.30pm | Grosvenor Chapel, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
  • Tickets £10 (concessions £8) Available in advance 020 7354 3195 

Tuesday 13 December 2011 | North Carolina Master Chorale and Carolina Brass | Joy of the Season

Alfred E. Sturgis, music director

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm | Meymandi Concert Hall, Progress Energy Centre, North Carolina, USA

Tuesday 13 December 2011 | Junior Putney High Scool Choir | Christmas Carol Concert

Wendy Archibald, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Infant Holy, Infant Lowly (from Christus natus est)
  • 7.00pm | St Paul's Church, Augustus Road, Wimbledon Parkside, London SW19, United Kingdom

Monday 12 December 2011 | Octave | Christmas at the Rose Theatre

Mulled wine and mince pies

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Talking Turkeys!!
  • 7.30pm | The Rose Theatre, Bankside, London 

Sunday 11 December 2011 | Long Beach, California | Magnificat

The Long Beach Chorale & Chamber Orchestra | conductor, Eliza Rubinstein | Bob Gunn, piano

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Magnificat
  • 4:00pm | Grace First Presbyterian Church, 3955 Studebaker, Long Beach, California, USA 

Sunday 11 December 2011 | St Albans Choral Society | St Albans High School for Girls | Choir of Wheathampstead House

Christmas Concert | George Vass, conductor | Richard Harvey, organ

  • programme to include:
  • carols for choir and audience and Christmas readings
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.00pm | Marlborough Road methodist Church, St Albans, United Kingdom

Sunday 11 December 2011 | Chamber Singers of Iowa City | Service of Lessons and Carols

David Puderbaugh, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • carols for choir and audience
  • Cecilia McDowall: Cecilia McDowall
  • 4.30pm | First Presbyterian Church, 2701 Rochester Avenue, Iowa City, IA, USA 

Sunday 11 December 2011 | Oakham School | Carols by Candlelight

Oakham School Jerwood's Choir | Peter Davis, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • carols for choir and audience and Christmas readings
  • Cecilia McDowall: The Night is Still
  • 7.30pm | Oakham School Chapel, Oakham, Rutland, United Kingdom 

Sunday 11 December 2011 | Hodie Christus Natus Est | The Sixteen | Birmingham Town Hall

The Sixteen | conductor, Harry Christophers

  • 14thC: Resonemus laudibus
  • Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina: Kyrie from Missa Hodie Christus natus est
  • John Joubert: There is no rose
  • Cecilia McDowall: Now may we singen
  • Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Hodie Christus natus est
  • Bartmoliej Pekiel: Resonet in laudibus
  • Peter Racine Fricker: A babe is born
  • John Rutter: There is a flower
  • Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina: Motet, Hodie Christus natus est (8vv)
  • Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina: Magnificat a 8
  • Elizabeth Poston: Jesus Christ The Apple Tree
  • William Byrd: This day Christ was born (A Carroll for Christmas Day)
  • Johannes Eccard: Resonet in laudibus
  • Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina: Gloria from Missa Hodie Christus natus est
  • Traditional: The cherry tree carol
  • Herbert Howells: A spotless rose (from 3 Carol-anthems)
  • Benjamin Britten: This little babe (from A Ceremony of Carols)
  • Jacob Handl: Resonet in laudibus
  • 7:30pm | Birmingham Town Hall, Birmingham | United Kingdom
  • 7:30pm | Ambleside Parish Church, Ambleside, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Saturday 10 December 2011 | Aurora

Hugh-William Johnstone, conductor

  • Programme to include movements from:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Northlight
  • 7.30pm | Stuart Hall, Huntley, NE Scotland, United Kingdom

Saturday 10 December 2011 | Christmas Concert

Ambleside & District Choral Society | John Cooper Green, conductor | South Cumbria Brass Quintet

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols
  • Carols for choirs and audience.
  • 7:30pm | Ambleside Parish Church, Ambleside, Cumbria, United Kingdom 

Saturday 10 December 2011 | Christmas Concert

Chorleywood Choral Society | Graham Wili, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • Morten Lauridsen, Chris Williams, and Peter Warlock and carols for choirs and audience.
  • 7:30pm | St Mary's Church, Chesham, Bucks, United Kingdom 

Saturday 10 December 2011 | Long Beach, California | Magnificat

The Long Beach Chorale & Chamber Orchestra | conductor, Eliza Rubinstein | Bob Gunn, piano

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Magnificat
  • 7:00pm | Grace First Presbyterian Church, 3955 Studebaker, Long Beach, California, USA 

Saturday 10 December 2011  |  St Michael Singers  |  Coventry Cathedral

Paul Leddington Wright, conductor 

  • Cecilia McDowall: A Heavenly Song (Carols for Choirs 5)
  • 7.30pm  |  Coventry Cathedral |  UK

Friday 9 December 2011 | Hodie Christus Natus Est | The Sixteen | Queen Elizabeth Hall

The Sixteen | conductor, Harry Christophers

  • 14thC: Resonemus laudibus
  • Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina: Kyrie from Missa Hodie Christus natus est
  • John Joubert: There is no rose
  • Cecilia McDowall: Now may we singen
  • Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Hodie Christus natus est
  • Bartmoliej Pekiel: Resonet in laudibus
  • Peter Racine Fricker: A babe is born
  • John Rutter: There is a flower
  • Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina: Motet, Hodie Christus natus est (8vv)
  • Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina: Magnificat a 8
  • Elizabeth Poston: Jesus Christ The Apple Tree
  • William Byrd: This day Christ was born (A Carroll for Christmas Day)
  • Johannes Eccard: Resonet in laudibus
  • Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina: Gloria from Missa Hodie Christus natus est
  • Traditional: The cherry tree carol
  • Herbert Howells: A spotless rose (from 3 Carol-anthems)
  • Benjamin Britten: This little babe (from A Ceremony of Carols)
  • Jacob Handl: Resonet in laudibus
  • 7:30pm | Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank Centre, London, United Kingdom

Thursday 8 December 2011 | Christmas Concert

Pentland Singers | conductor, Bede Williams | Scott Tennant, guitar

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • David Hamilton: Christmas come in!
  • 7:30pm | Balerno Community High School, Bridge Road, Balerno, nr Edinburgh, United Kingdom 

Thursday 8 December 2011 | Christmas Carol Concert by Candlelight | Southwark Cathedral

Dulwich Chapel Choir | conductor, Richard Mayo

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: An Hevenley Songe
  • 7:30pm | Southwark Cathedral, London, United Kingdom 

Wednesday 7 December 2011 | Hodie Christus Natus Est | The Sixteen | Reading Town Hall

The Sixteen | conductor, Harry Christophers

  • 14thC: Resonemus laudibus
  • Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina: Kyrie from Missa Hodie Christus natus est
  • John Joubert: There is no rose
  • Cecilia McDowall: Now may we singen
  • Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Hodie Christus natus est
  • Bartmoliej Pekiel: Resonet in laudibus
  • Peter Racine Fricker: A babe is born
  • John Rutter: There is a flower
  • Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina: Motet, Hodie Christus natus est (8vv)
  • Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina: Magnificat a 8
  • Elizabeth Poston: Jesus Christ The Apple Tree
  • William Byrd: This day Christ was born (A Carroll for Christmas Day)
  • Johannes Eccard: Resonet in laudibus
  • Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina: Gloria from Missa Hodie Christus natus est
  • Traditional: The cherry tree carol
  • Herbert Howells: A spotless rose (from 3 Carol-anthems)
  • Benjamin Britten: This little babe (from A Ceremony of Carols)
  • Jacob Handl: Resonet in laudibus
  • 7:30pm | Reading Town Hall, Reading, Berks, United Kingdom

Wednesday 7 December 2011 | Christmas Concert

Pentland Singers | conductor, Bede Williams | Scott Tennant, guitar

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • David Hamilton: Christmas come in!
  • 7:30pm | Balerno Community High School, Bridge Road, Balerno, nr Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Wednesday 7 December 2011 | Winter Concert

East Stroudsburg University Concert Choir | conductor, Jim Maroney

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Oh, No John! (from A Fancy of Folksongs)
  • tbc | East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA 

Sunday 4 December 2011  |  Mew College Advent Carol service

Edward Higginbottom, conductor |  The Choir of New College 

  • service to include
  • Cecilia McDowall: Deus, qui claro lumine
  • 5:00pm  |  New College, Oxford, UK

Sunday 4 December 2011  |  Christmas with the  John Alexander Singers

John Alexander Singers  |  conductor, John Alexander  | Scott Tennant, guitar 

  • see above for details
  • 5:30pm  |  St Mark, Presbyterian Church, Newport Beach, California  |  USA

Sunday 4 December 2011  |  Procession of Carols

Sacremento State Chamber Choir  |  Donald Kendrick, conductor 

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 2.00pm and 7.00pm  | Sacred Heart Church (39th and J Streets), Sacremento, USA

Saturday 3 December 2011  |  Burnley Municipal Choir and Symphony Orchestra  |  Christmas concert  

Nick Concannon Hodges, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7:30pm  |  St Peter's Church, Burnley, United Kingdom 

Saturday 3 December 2011  |  O Nata Lux  |  Christmas music with carols for choir and audience  

The Meljon Singers and Harlow Chorus Academy  |  Janette Ruocco conductor  | Simon Harvey, organ

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7:30pm  |  St Mary's Church, South Woodford, London, United Kingdom 

Saturday 3 December 2011  |  Christmas Concert  

Berkhamsted Choral Society  |  Graham Wili, conductor 

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • Morten Lauridsen, Chris Williams, and Peter Warlock and carols for choirs and audience.
  • 7:30pm  |  St Peter's Church, High Street, Berkhamsted, United Kingdom 

Saturday 3 December 2011  |  Addison Singers  |  Winter Concert

Addison Singers  |  Pippa Goss, soprano  |  George Vass, conductor  | Addison Oratorio Choir and Chamber Choir

  • programme to include:
  • Vivaldi: Gloria
  • Haydn: Little Organ Mass
  • Handel: Coronation Anthem
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • Cecilia McDowall: Deus, portus pacis and I have done what is mine to do
  • 7:30pm  |  St Michael and All Angels, Chiswick, London W4  |  United Kingdom

Saturday 3 December 2011  |  Christmas with the  John Alexander Singers

John Alexander Singers  |  conductor, John Alexander  | Scott Tennant, guitar 

  • Gregorian: O magnum mysterium
  • Dufay: Ave regina
  • Trad: Lullay, I saw
  • Dufay:  Nuper rosarum flores
  • Praetorius: In dulci jubilo
  • Handl: Orientur stella
  • Henderson: Milagros de Navidad
  • Cornelius: Die Konige
  • Cecilia McDowall: Now may we singen
  • Mouton: Noe, Noe!
  • Trad: What child is this?
  • Gabrieli: Magnificat
  • Paulus: Splendid Jewel
  • Van: Christmas Lullaby
  • Howells: Long. long ago
  • Carney: The Angel Gabriel
  • Busto: Ave maria
  • Bennett: Susanni
  • Trad: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
  • Villa Lobos: Praesepe
  • Henderson: Milagros de Navidad
  • Trad: We wish you a merry Christmas
  • 8:00pm  |  St Wilfred's of York Episcopal Church  |  Huntington Beach, California  |  USA

Saturday 3 December 2011  |  Procession of Carols

Sacremento State Chamber Choir  |  Donald Kendrick, conductor 

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 8.00pm  | Sacred Heart Church (39th and J Streets), Sacremento, USA

Saturday 3 December 2011  |  The Conservatoire  |  Christmas Concert

Conservatoire Chorus and Orchestra  

  • Programme to include:
  • Benjamin Britten: St Nicolas
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  | St Alfege Church, Greenwich, London, United Kingdom

Saturday 3 December 2011  |  Greenwich Choral Society, Connecticut  |  Nativitas

Paul F. Mueller, conductor 

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Regina Caeli
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  | Christ Church, Greenwich, Connecticut, US

Saturday 3 December 2011  |  Galliard Ensemble  |  Bournemouth Chamber Music Society

Afternoon chamber concert  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Subject to the weather
  • 3.00pm  | Kimmeridge Hall, Bournemouth University, Dorset, United Kingdom

Saturday 3 December 2011  |  Choir18  |  Southwark Cathedral

Lunchtime concert  |  David Boarder, conductor  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Annunciation
  • Time tbc  | Southwark Cathedral, Southwark, London, United Kingdom

Thursday 1 December 2011  |  Christmas Concert  

Ruston High School Choir  |  Mindy Martin, conductor

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Cantata Astra: Now may we singen: of a Rose
  • 7.00pm  | Trinity United Methodist Church, Ruston, Los Angeles, USA

Saturday 26 November 2011  |  Aurora

Hugh-William Johnstone, conductor 

  • Programme to include movements from:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Northlight
  • 7.30pm  | St Machars Church, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Saturday 26 November 2011  |  Trinity School

David Swinson, conductor 

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 7.00pm  | St Michael and All Angel's, West Croydon, United Kingdom

Friday 25 November 2011  |  White Fox Woman  |  Royal Academy of Music  

Stephanie Oatridge, oboe  |  Suzanna Purkis, contralto 

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: White Fox Woman
  • 6.00pm  | David Josefowitz Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London, United Kingdom

Sunday 20 November 2011  |  The Thorne Trio  |  Blenheim Concerts

Esther Sheridan, clarinet  |  Ilid Jones, oboe  |  Alex Thornloe, bassoon 

  • Programme to include Handel, Mozart, Elgar
  • Cecilia McDowall: Century Dances
  • 3.30pm  | Chiswick Catholic Centre, Dukes Avenue, London W4, United Kingdom

Saturday 19 November 2011  |  Trumpet Recital  |  University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Joseph Gray, trumpet

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: The Night Trumpeter
  • 6.30pm  | Morphy Hall, Mosse Humanities Building, University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus, Wisconsin, USA

Saturday 19 November 2011  |  Westminster Williamson Voices Concert, Princeton  |  Transcendence 

James Jordan, conductor

  • programme to include works by 
  • Lassus, Arvo Pärt, Bo Hansson, Charles Ives, Cecilia McDowall, Paul Mealor and Jaakko Mäntyjärvi
  • 8.00pm  | Bristol Chapel, Westminster Choir College, 101 Walnut Lane, Princeton, NJ, USA

Saturday 19 November 2011  |  Melodia, Women's Choir of NYC  |  Cynthia Powell, conductor  | Taisiya Pushkar, piano 

Autumn Concert    |  Journey

  • programme to include:
  • Amy Beach: The Chambered Nautilus 
  • Catherine Aks: The Journey
  • Eric Whitacre: The Seal Lullaby
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Maria
  • 8.00pm  | Holy Apostles Church, NYC |  296 Ninth Avenue between 27th & 28th Streets, New York, USA

Saturday 19 November 2011  |  French Institute  |  The Thorne Trio  

Presented by Cavatina Chamber Music Trust  

  • programme to include works by:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Century Dances
  • 11.00pm  | French Insitute, 17 Queensberry Place, London, SW7, United Kingdom

Thursday 17 November 2011  |  A Concert for Heart Research UK  |  Illumination  

Sing for your heart  |  A concert of music by women composers   |  Janet Ruocco, conductor

  • programme to include works by:
  • Hilary Campbell, Rebecca Clarke, Evelyn Cureton, Eleanor Daley, Evelyn La Rue Pittman, Libby Larsen, Undine Smith Moore and Judith Weir
  • Miriam Mackie: Sing Joyfully
  • Janet Ruocco: Psalm 23 
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Regina
  • 7.00pm  | St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, London, WC2H 8LG, United Kingdom
  • Tickets £ 5 available online at: http://illumination171111.eventbrite.com/

Sunday 13 November 2011  |  Melodia, Women's Choir of NYC  |  Cynthia Powell, conductor  | Taisiya Pushkar, piano 

Autumn Concert    |  Journey

  • programme to include:
  • Amy Beach: The Chambered Nautilus 
  • Catherine Aks: The Journey
  • Eric Whitacre: The Seal Lullaby
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Maria
  • 3.00pm  | West End Collegiate Church, NYC  |  368 West End Avenue at West 77th Street, New York, USA

Saturday 12 November 2011  |  City of Bristol Choir  |  David Ogden, conductor  

Autumn Concert    |  Eternal Light

  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • Lauridsen: Lux aeterna
  • Goodall: Eternal Light: A Requiem
  • 7.30pm  | St George's Church, Brandon Hill, Bristol , United Kingdom

Friday 11 November 2011  |  The British Viola  |  Royal Academy of Music  

A series of concerts, masterclasses and seminars

  • Rebecca Clarke: Duo for Clarinet and Viola
  • Paul Patterson: Tides of Mananan
  • Alan Richardson Sonata op.21
  • Sally Beamish: Sule Skerrie
  • Bax: Sonata
  • Cecilia McDowall: Not just a place
  • 7.30pm  | David Josefowitz Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London, United Kingdom

Thursday 3 November 2011  |  Sound 2011  |  An evening of premieres, World and Scottish

Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone  |  Nicholas Wearne, piano

  • Paul Mealor: Of Night and the Stars
  • Mark Bowden: The Soul Candle
  • Michael Berkeley: Hollow Fires
  • Immanuel Voight: Im Sturm
  • Monica Webster: Go Tell it
  • Joan Cumming: On a fine morning
  • Paul Murray: Misty Mountain
  • Ed Jones: The Dying Christian to his Soul
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christmas Eve at Sea
  • John Metcalf In Time of Daffodils
  • 7.30pm  | King's College Chapel, University of Aberdeen, Hight Street, Aberdeen, Scotland

Sunday 30 October 2011  |  St Andrew's and St George's Church

Matins

  • Service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Author of Life
  • 7.30pm  | St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh, Scotland

Saturday 29 October 2011  |  St Albans Choral Society  |  St Chad on the Knavesmire Parish Church

Aine Cook, soprano  |  Richard Harvey, organ  |  George Vass, conductor

  • Bruckner: Locus Iste and Ave Maria
  • Mendelssohn: Verleih uns Frieden
  • Haydn: Little organ Mass in Bb
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • Mendelssohn: Verleih uns Frieden
  • Mendelssohn: Organ Sonata in A Major
  • Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus
  • 7.30pm  | St Chad on the Knavesmire Parish Church, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Saturday 29 October 2011  |  The Daimon Quartet  |  CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust in conjunction with Netherhall House

Kristine Balanas, violin  |  Maria Pawlowska, violin |  Mihai Cocea, viola  |  Antonio Novais, cello

  • Schubert: Quartettsatz D.703
  • Haydn: Quartet in C Major, Op.76 No.3, Emperor
  • Cecilia McDowall: Are we on the same page?
  • Mendelssohn: Quartet in F minor, Op 80
  • 8.00pm  | Netherhall House, Nutley Terrace, London NW3 5SA

Friday 28 October 2011  |  Ripon Cathedral

Aine Cook  | Richard Harvey, organ  |  George Vass, conductor

  • Bruckner: Locus Iste and Ave Maria
  • Mendelssohn: Verleih uns Frieden
  • Haydn: Little organ Mass in Bb
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • Mendelssohn: Verleih uns Frieden
  • Mendelssohn: Organ Sonata in A Major
  • Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus
  • 7.30pm  | Ripon Cathedral, Ripon, Yorks, United Kingdom

Wednesday 26 October 2011  |  St Mary's, Perivale

The Equinox Wind Ensemble  |  Hugh Mather

  • Programme includes:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Winter Music
  • 7.30pm  | St Mary's, Perivale United Kingdom

Tuesday 25 October 2011  |  18th Annual Monster Flute Choir Concert

  • Programme includes:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Crossing the Bridge
  • 7.30pm  | Margo Jones Performance Hall Pioneer Circle/Oakland Street, Texas Woman's University, USA

Tuesday 25 October 2011  |  Texas Woman's University  |  Annual Monster Flute Choir Concert at TWU

  • Cecilia McDowall: Crossing the Bridge
  • 7:30pm  |  TWU, Dallas, US

Sunday 23 October 2011  | Canterbury Festival  |  Celebration and Reflection  

City of Canterbury Chamber Choir    |  George Vass, conductor

  • Programme includes:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Deus portus pacis
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 7.30pm  | St Clements Church, Sandwich, Kent, United Kingdom

Saturday 22 October 2011  |  ACDA-PA Fall Conference  | York, USA 

East Stroudsburg University A Cappella Ensemble  |  Jim Maroney, conductor

  • Programme includes:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Now may we singen

Saturday 15 October 2011  |  Congleton Choral Society  |  Christopher Cromar, conductor  

Autumn Concert    |  a celebration of love

  • Programme includes:
  • Cecilia McDowall: On Angel's Wing
  • 7.30pm  | Congleton Town Hall, Congleton, Cheshire, United Kingdom

Saturday 15 October 2011  |  St Albans Choral Society  |  Orchestra Nova  | George Vass, conductor

Autumn Concert  

  • Mendelssohn: String Sinfonia no10 in B minor
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • Mendelssohn: Verleih uns Frieden
  • Haydn: Ave Regina in A, Hob XX111b:3
  • Cecilia McDowall: Crossing the bridge (premiere of string version)
  • Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus
  • Schubert: Mass in G, D167
  • 7.30pm  | Homewood Road Methodist Church, St Albans, United Kingdom

Friday 14 October 2011  |  Galliard Ensemble  |  Guildford Guildhall

Lunchtime chamber concert  

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Subject to the weather
  • 7.30pm  | Guildhall, Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom

Sunday 9 October 2011  |  A Birthday Concert  |  St John's, Smith Square, London

Orchestra Nova, conductor George Vass  |  City of Canterbury Chamber Choir  |  Helen-Jane Howells, soprano  |  Amy Dickson, soprano saxophone

  • Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no 4 in G Major
  • Cecilia McDowall: Cavatina at Midnight
  • Mozart: Laudate Dominum
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • Cecilia McDowall: Radnor Songs (London premiere)
  • Byrd: Ave verum Corpus
  • Cecilia McDowall: Deus, portus pacis
  • Purcell: hear my prayer
  • Cecilia McDowall: Joy and Woe are woven fine (premiere)
  • Cecilia McDowall: Dancing Fish (London premiere of orchestral version)
  • 7.30pm  |  St John's, Smith Square, London, United Kingdom

Sunday 9 October 2011  |  Matins  |  Dulwich College Chapel Choir

Richard Mayo, conductor

  • Service to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Preces and responses
  • 10.30pm  |  Christ's Chapel, Dulwich Village, London, SE21, United Kingdom

Saturday 8 October 2011  |  The Backman Trio |  Sidmouth

Backman  | Beedham  |  Andrews

  • Beethoven: Trio for Piano and Strings no 11 in G major, Op. 121a "Kakadu Variations"
  • Sibelius: Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in C major "Lovisa Trio"
  • Grieg: Andante con moto for Piano, Violin and Cello in C minor
  • Cecilia McDowall: Colour of Blossoms
  • Rachmaninov: Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in G minor, TNii/34 "Trio élégiaque"
  • 7.30pm  |  Knowle Council Chamber  |  Sidmouth, United Kingdom

Friday 7 October 2011  | Dolgellau |  Welsh Chamber Orchestra Concert  |  Theatre of Tango

Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone  |  David Juritz, violin  |  Welsh Chamber Orchestra  |  Anthony Hose, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Theatre of Tango for baritone, violin and orchestra
  • details tbc

Thursday 6 October 2011  |  Wrexham |  Welsh Chamber Orchestra Concert  |  Theatre of Tango

Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone  |  David Juritz, violin  |  Welsh Chamber Orchestra  |  Anthony Hose, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Theatre of Tango for baritone, violin and orchestra
  • 7.30pm  |  William Aston Hall, Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom

Thursday 6 October 2011 |  Royal Scottish National Orchestra  | RSNO Chorus and North East Community Choir

Nikolai Lugansky, piano  |  Christian Kluxen, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Northlight (premiere)
  • Debussy: Images
  • Rachmaninov: Piano concerto no 3
  • 7.30pm |  Aberdeen Music Hall, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

A setting of words by the Scottish poet, Alan Spence

Thursday 29 September 2011  |  Texas Woman's University  |  Global Awareness Month at TWU

  • Cecilia McDowall: Crossing the Bridge
  • 7:30pm  |  TWU, Dallas, US

Wednesday 28 September 2011  |  Lancing College  |  Robert Qunney organ recital 

Frobenius organ

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Wo Gott der Herr nicht bei uns hält
  • 7.30pm  |  Chapel, Lancing College, Sussex, United Kingdom

Friday 16 September 2011  |  International Alliance for Women in Music  |  North Arizona University Symphony Orchestra 

North Arizona University Symphony Orchestra  |  Cindy Gould, trumpet  |  Nicholas Ross, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Seraphim, concerto for trumpet, strings and percussion
  • 3.00pm  |  Flagstaff, Arizona, USA

Thursday 8 September 2011  |  Ripon International Festival  |  Concert by Candlelight

Kathryn Thomas, flute  |  Lucy Wakeford, harp

  • programme to include:
  • Jolivet: Alla Rustica
  • Ravel: Pièce en forme de Habanera
  • Bizet:Interlude from Carmen
  • Bax: Sonata
  • Debussy: Chanson de Bilitis
  • Francaix: Cinq Piccoli Duetti
  • Cecilia McDowall: Eleven
  • Elgar: Chanson de Matin
  • Alwyn: Fantasy Sonata
  • 7.30pm  |  St Mary's Church Nun Monkton, United Kingdom

Friday 2 September 2011  |  The Rodolfus Choir  |  Ralph Allwood, conductor  |  John Clark-Maxwell, organ

  • Alessandro Striggio: Ecce Beatam Lucem
  • William Mundy: Vox Patris Caelestis
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Regina; Ave Maria; Regina Caeli
  • William Byrd: Miserere Mei, Deus
  • Edward Elgar: There is Sweet Music
  • Gabriel Jackson: Cecilia Virgo; Creator of the Stars of night
  • Eric Whitacre: Lux Arumque
  • Jonathan Dove: Ecce Beatam Lucem
  • 7.30pm  |  St Dunstan-in-the-West, 186 Fleet St, City of London EC4A 2HR, United Kingdom
  • Call 07849 239615 for information  |  Tickets: £16.50 (includes booking fee)  |  Book online at www.wegottickets.com/event/121554 

Tuesday 30 August 2011  |  Presteigne Festival of Music and the Arts  |  Festival Finale

Tamsin Waley-Cohen, violin  |  Helen-Jane Howells, soprano  |  Presteigne Festival Orchestra  |  George Vass, conductor

  • Michael Tippett: Divertimento on 'Sellinger's Round'
  • Huw Watkins: Concertino (world premiere)
  • Richard Rodney Bennett: A book of hours
  • Cecilia McDowall: Radnor Songs
  • John Ireland: Concertino Pastorale
  • 7.30pm  |  St Andrew's Church, Presteigne, Powys, Wales, United Kingdom

Sunday 28 August 2011  |  Presteigne Festival of Music and the Arts

Choir of Royal Holloway Chapel, Rupert Gough, conductor

  • Vytautas Miskinis: Dum medium silentium
  • Gabriel Jackson: O sacrum convivium
  • Howard Skempton: Three Latin Motets
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Maria
  • Joe Duddell: Magnificat
  • Michael Tippett: Five Spirituals
  • Vytautas Miskinis: Oi sala, oi sala
  • Vytautas Barkauskas: Commedia dell'arte
  • 4.30pm  |  Church of St Mary Magdalene, Leintwardine, Herts, England, United Kingdom

Sunday 28 August 2011  |  Presteigne Festival of Music and the Arts

Presteigne Festival Eucharist

  • Joseph Phibbs: Introit
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Canterbury Mass
  • Joseph Phibbs: Ave verum corpus
  • Gabriel Jackson: O sacrum convivium
  • 11.00am  |  St Andrew's Church, Presteigne, Powys, Wales, United Kingdom

Saturday 27 August 2011  |  Presteigne Festival of Music and the Arts 

Tamsin Waley-Cohen, violin 

  • Vytautas Barkauskas: Partita, Op 12
  • Cecilia McDowall: Anaphora
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata in A minor BWV1003
  • Richard Causton: Fantasia and Air
  • 11.30am  |  St Michael's Church, Discoed, Powys, Wales, United Kingdom

Friday 26 August 2011  |  Presteigne Festival of Music and the Arts

Presteigne Festival Soloists |  Sara Trickey, violin, Rebecca Knight, cello, Catriona Scott, clarinet, Thomas Oxley, basson. Heidi Bennett, trumpet, Alissa Firsova, piano

  • Cecilia McDowall: The Night Trumpeter 
  • Zita Bružaitė: Sonnet IV, for violin, cello and piano
  • Adrian Williams: Jizo
  • Zita Bružaitė: Sonnet VI, for violin, clarinet and piano
  • Bohuslav Martinů: Ballet Suite: La revue de cuisine, H161
  • 9.30pm  |  St Andrew's Church, Presteigne, Powys, Wales, United Kingdom

Saturday 20 August 2011  |  Chamber Choir and Choral Conducting Concert  |  Yale School of Music

Simon Carrington, conductor  |  Holly Chatham, piano/organ  |  Sherezade Panthaki, soprano

  • Tomás Luis de Victoria: Ecce Dominus Veniet
  • Claudio Monteverdi: O ciechi, ciechi
  • Giovanni Legrenzi: Salve Regina
  • Franz Josef Haydn
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • Charles Ives: Serenade: Stars of the summer night and Sneak Thief

  • 4.00pm  | Norfolk Festival Chorus and Norfolk Festival Orchestra  |  Music Shed  |  Yale School of Music  |  Norfolk  |  USA

Sunday 14 - 21 August 2011  |  Chamber Choir and Choral Conducting Workshop  |  Simon Carrington, conductor

This Workshop is directed by the world-renowned choral conductor, Simon Carrington, who divides the week into coaching, master classes, rehearsals and seminars for advanced singers and choral conductors.

  • Workshops to include - Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • Chamber Music Festival  |  Yale School of Music  |  Norfolk  |  USA

Saturday 13 August 2011  |  Summer Music in Galway  |  Deep Waters

Summer Music in Galway Youth Opera Theatre  |  Toni Rose, music director  |  Airlie Scott, director

  • Cecilia McDowall, music, and Christie Dickason, libretto: Deep Waters
  • St Nicholas Church, Galway, Ireland

Thursday 11 August 2011  |  Summer Music in Galway  |  Deep Waters

Summer Music in Galway Youth Opera Theatre  |  Toni Rose, music director  |  Airlie Scott, director

  • Cecilia McDowall, music, and Christie Dickason, libretto: Deep Waters
  • The Dánlan, Ennis, Ireland

Wednesday 10 August 2011  |  Summer Music in Galway  |  Deep Waters

Summer Music in Galway Youth Opera Theatre  |  Toni Rose, music director  |  Airlie Scott, director

  • Cecilia McDowall, music, and Christie Dickason, libretto: Deep Waters
  • Corpus Christi School, Limerick, Ireland

Sunday 7 August 2011  |  RSCM Millennium Youth Choir  |  David Ogden, conductor  |  BBC Choral Evensong repeat 

Bridlington Priory

  • service to include:
  • James Whitbourn: Canticles
  • Cecilia McDowall: Jesu, the very thought of thee
  • Tallis: O Nata Lux
  • with Rebecca Williams, viola
  • 4.00pm  |  Bridlington Priory, North Humberside YO16 7JX, United Kingdom

Friday 5 August 2011  |  Australian  Festival of Chamber Music  |  Amy Dickson, saxophones |  Goldner String Quartet

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Dancing Fish
  • 10.00am  |  Jupiters Townsville, Queensland, Australia

Friday 5 August 2011  |  RSCM Millennium Youth Choir  |  David Ogden, conductor  | Grimsby 

  • programme to include works by Tallis, John Rutter, Philip Moore and Cecilia McDowall
  • with Rebecca Williams, viola
  • 1.00pm  |  All Saints' Church, Waltham, Grimsby, DN37 0PL, United Kingdom

Thursday 4 August 2011  |  RSCM Millennium Youth Choir  |  David Ogden, conductor  | Whitby 

  • programme to include works by Tallis, John Rutter, Philip Moore and Cecilia McDowall
  • 1.00pm  |  St Hilda's Church, Church Square, Whitby YO21 3EG, United Kingdom

Wednesday 3 August 2011  |  RSCM Millennium Youth Choir  |  David Ogden, conductor  |  BBC Choral Evensong 

Bridlington Priory

  • service to include:
  • James Whitbourn: Canticles
  • Cecilia McDowall: Jesu, the very thought of thee
  • Tallis: O Nata Lux
  • with Rebecca Williams, viola
  • 4.00pm  |  Bridlington Priory, North Humberside YO16 7JX, United Kingdom

Tuesday 2 August 2011  |  RSCM Millennium Youth Choir  |  David Ogden, conductor  |  Choral Evensong at York Minster

  • servive to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Aurea luce and Jesu, the very thought of thee
  • 5.15pm  |  York Minster, United Kingdom

Sunday 31 July 2011  |  St Paul's Cathedral, London  |  Evensong

Aurora Nova  |  Patrick Craig, conductor

  • service to include:
  • Rupert Jeffcoat: Canticles - Third Service
  • Cecilia McDowall: Deus, qui claro lumine
  • 3.15pm  |  St Paul's Cathedral, London, United Kingdom

Friday 29 July 2011  |  Meljon Singers  |  Italian Tour

Meljon Singers  |  Janette Ruocco

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Regina
  • 9.30pm  |  Sant' Andrea, Levanto, Italy

Wednesday 27 July 2011  |  Westminster Abbey, London  |  Robert Quinney

Organ Recital 

  • programme to include:
  • Jeremy Thurlow: choral prelude from the Orgelbüchlein (premiere)
  • Iain Farrington: choral prelude from the Orgelbüchlein (premiere)
  • Cecilia McDowall: choral prelude, Wo Gott der Herr bicht bei uns halt
  • and other works from the Orgelbüchlein
  • 7.00pm  |  Westminster Abbey, London, United Kingdom

Wednesday 27 July 2011  |  Meljon Singers  |  Italian Tour

Meljon Singers  |  Janette Ruocco

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Regina
  • 9.30pm  |  Santa Margherita d'Antiochia, Vernazza, Italy

Tuesday 26 July 2011  |  Backman Trio  |  Helsinki

Backman  |  Beedham  |  Andrews 

  • programme to include works by Beethoven, Rachmaninov, Shostakovich and Piazolla
  • Cecilia McDowall: Colour of Blossoms
  • 6.00pm  |  Kallion kirkko, Helsinki, Finland

Saturday 23 July 2011  |  Exultate Singers  |  Winchester Cathedral

Owain Park and Oliver Condy, organists 

  • evensong to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: St Martins Canticles
  • 5.30pm  |  Winchester Cathedral, United Kingdom

Wednesday 20 July 2011  |  Kings College, Cambridge  |  Robert Quinney

Organ Recital

  • programme to include:
  • Jeremy Thurlow: choral prelude from the Orgelbüchlein (premiere)
  • Iain Farrington: choral prelude from the Orgelbüchlein (premiere)
  • Cecilia McDowall: choral prelude, Wo Gott der Herr bicht bei uns halt
  • and other works from the Orgelbüchlein
  • 6.30pm  |  Kings College, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Sunday 17 July 2011  |  City of Canterbury Chamber Choir  |  George Vass, conductor  |  Edward Kemp-Luck, organ

  • William Byrd: Motet: Ave verum corpus 
  • Cecilia McDowall: I have done what is mine to do
  • John Rutter: Te Deum
  • Tickets are £10 (£5 students; children under 16 free)
  • Box Office: 01227 456359
  • 7.30pm  |  St Peter's Methodist Church, St Peter's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2BE, United Kingdom

Tuesday 12 July 2011  |  Ripon Cathedral  |  Robert Quinney

Organ Recital 

  • programme to include:
  • Jeremy Thurlow: choral prelude from the Orgelbüchlein (premiere)
  • Iain Farrington: choral prelude from the Orgelbüchlein (premiere)
  • Cecilia McDowall: choral prelude, Wo Gott der Herr bicht bei uns halt
  • and other works from the Orgelbüchlein
  • 7.30pm  |  Ripon Cathedral, North Yorks, United Kingdom

Saturday 9 July 2011  |  Fulham Camerata  |  Christopher Wray, conductor  |  To be sung on the water

  • Charles Hubert Parry: Crossing the bar 'Freshwater'
  • Charles Villiers Stanford: The Bluebird, op.119, No.3
  • John Ireland: Greater love hath no man
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Maria stella
  • Alexander L'Estrange: Skye boat song
  • Stephen Jackson: Shenandoah
  • Michael Tippet: 'Deep River'
  • Tickets are £15/£10
  • Email fulhamcamerata@gmail.com  |  in support of the RNLI
  • 6.30pm  |  St Luke's, Sydney Street, Chelsea, London, United Kingdom

Wednesday 6 July 2011  |  St Mary's Perivale Wednesday Evening Double Concert Series

Ashley Fripp, piano |  The Gagliano Piano Trio

  • Mozart: Piano Sonata in Bb Major, Linz, K333 (K315c)
  • Liszt: Annees Pelerinage, Deuxieme Annee, Italie: Sposalizio, S.161 no 1
  • Liszt: Annees Pelerinage, Deuxieme Annee,: Apres une lecture de Dante
  • Cecilia McDowall: The Colour of Blossoms 
  • Brahms: Piano Trio no 1 in B Major, Op.8
  • 7.30pm  |  St Mary's, Perivale, London, United Kingdom

Tuesday 5 July 2011  |  Lunchtime Concert

Oakham School Chamber Choir |  Peter Davis, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: I know that my Redeemer liveth 
  • programme to include works by Chilcott, Fauré and Schumann
  • 1.30pm  |  All Saints' Church, Oakham, Rutland, United Kingdom

Saturday 2 July 2011  |  Summer Concert  |  Songs from the British Isles

Hanover Choir |  Huw Morgan, conductor 

  • programme to include works by Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Walton
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • 7.30pm  |  St Stephen's Church, Gloucester Road, London SW7, United Kingdom

Wednesday 29 June 2011  |  Lunchtime Concert

Oakham School Chamber Choir |  Peter Davis, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: I know that my Redeemer liveth 
  • programme to include works by Chilcott, Fauré and Schumann
  • 1.30pm  |  All Saints' Church, Oakham, Rutland, United Kingdom

Sunday 26 June - Saturday, 2 July 2011  |  Westminster Conducting Institute, Princeton  

James Jordan, director  |  Charles Bruffy, guest conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a Rose
  • Rider University, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, USA

Sunday 26 June   |  Fibonacci Chamber Ensemble  

Yuko Inoue, viola  |  Duncan McTier, double bass  |  Kathron Sturrock, piano 

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Not just a place,
  • 6.00pm  |  Box Office: 01228 710347  |  Curthwaite, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Saturday 18 June 2011  |  Concert

Kingston Orpheus Choir  |  Bartholdy Orchestra  |  Ben Palmer, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella 
  • Holst: St. Paul's Suite
  • Vaughan William: Serenade to Music
  • 7.00pm  |  St John the Evangelist Church, Springfield Road, Kingston, Surrey, KT1 2SB, United Kingdom

Details: Web site

Saturday 18 June 2011  |  40th Anniversary Concert at Portsmouth Anglican Cathedral

Portsmouth Festival Choir  |  Andrew Cleary, conductor

  • Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
  • Hurd: Five Spiritual Songs
  • V. Williams: Five Mystical Songs
  • Cecilia McDowall: Shipping Forecast (premiere)
  • 7:30pm  |  Portsmouth Anglican Cathedral, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

A setting of words by the poet, broadcaster and academic, Seán Street: Shipping Forecast, Donegal and The Broadcast (Naming) and Psalm 107: 23-29.

Friday 17 June 2011  |  Summer Concert

London Orpheus Choir  |  Richard Jenkinson, conductor

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • 7:30pm  |  St Peter's Church, Eaton Square, London, United Kingdom

Tuesday 14 June 2011  |  Organ recital at Hereford Cathedral

Peter Dyke, Organ

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sounding heaven and earth
  • 7:30pm  |  Hereford Cathedral, Hereford, Herefordshire, United Kingdom

Sunday 12 June 2011  |  Steps in time: A concert by Opal Flutes 

Opla Flutes

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Shuffle by the Seaside
  • 3:00pm  |  All Saints Church, West Dulwich, London, United Kingdom

Wednesday 8 June 2011  |  Organ recital at Shrewsbury School 

Peter Dyke, Organ

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sounding heaven and earth
  • 6:30pm  |  Shrewsbury School, Shropshire, Herefordshire, United Kingdom

Sunday 5 June 2011  |  Choral Evensong at Exeter College, Oxford

  • Cecilia McDowall: I know that my Redeemer liveth
  • 5.45pm  |  Exeter College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Friday 27 May 2011  |  Shipley Arts Festival  | Baroque at the Burrells

 Andrew Bernardi, violin  |  Bruce Martin, flute  |  Bernardi Chamber Ensemble 

  • programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Great Hills
  • Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no 4
  • Bach: Suite for flute and strings
  • 7:30pm  |  Lackenhurst, W. Sussex, RH13 0JL, United Kingdom

Thursday 26 May 2011  |  Beaumaris Festival  |  Welsh Chamber Orchestra Concert

Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone  |  David Juritz, violin  |  Welsh Chamber Orchestra  |  Anthony Hose, conductor

  • programme to include:
  • Tippett: Little Music for Strings
  • Cecilia McDowall: Tales from South America for baritone, violin and orchestra (premiere)
  • Morfydd Owen: Threnody
  • Mozart: Symphony in G minor No 40, K.550
  • 7:30pm  |  The Canolfan Centre, Beaumaris, Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom

Thursday 26 May 2011  |  Beaumaris Festival  |  Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone, Helen Davies, piano

  • Cecilia McDowall: Christmas Eve at Sea
  • Michael Berkeley: New work (premiere)
  • Paul Mealor: Twilight
  • 11:00am  |  The Canolfan Centre, Beaumaris, Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom

Thursday 26 May 2011  |  Gala Funraising Concert in aid of the 2011 Presteigne Festival

Amy Dickson, saxophone  |  Martin Cousin, piano

  • Pedro Iturralde: Pequena Czarda
  • Darius Milhaud: Scaramouche
  • Huw Watkins: Fanfares
  • Cecilia McDowall: Mein blaues Klavier
  • Eugene Bozza: Aria
  • Rudy Wiedoeft: Valse Vanite

Tuesday 24 May 2011 |  Fibonacci Sequence Tour of Colombia

Fibonacci Sequence

  • Music for wind and piano
  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Century Dances
  • Evening  |  Teatro Metropolitano, Medellin, Colombia

Monday 23 May 2011 |  Fibonacci Sequence Tour of Colombia

Fibonacci Sequence

  • Music for wind and piano
  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Century Dances
  • Evening  |  La Sala Alberto Castilla, Ibague, Colombia

Sunday 22 May 2011 |  Fibonacci Sequence Tour of Colombia

Fibonacci Sequence

  • Music for wind and piano
  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Century Dances
  • 11.00am  |  Sala de Conciertos, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogota, Colombia

Saturday 21 May 2011  | Hong Kong Youth Choir  |  Spirit of Folk

  • programme to include:
  • Rutter: Sprig of Thyme
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • St John's Cathedral, Central, Hong Kong

Wednesday 18 May 2011  | The Choir of Royal Holloway  |  Rupert Gough, conductor

Midweek Lunchtime Concert

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Canterbury Mass
  • 1:15pm  | The Royal Holloway Chapel, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, TW20 0EX, Surrey, United Kingdom

Tuesday 17 May  |  Stafford Music Festival |  Chetwynd Choir

  • includes works by Byrd, Monteverdi, Bach, James Macmillan, Cecilia McDowall and Franics Poulenc
  • 8.00pm  | All Saints Church, Bednall, Staffs, United Kingdom

Sunday 15 May 2011  |  Essex Consort Haiti |  Benefit Concert for Sister Cities Essex Haiti

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Prairie Song
  • 4.00pm  |  First Congregational Church, Essex, Haiti

Sunday 15 May 2011  |  London Festival of Contemporary Church Music  |  Choral Evensong BBC Radio 3 Repeat 4.00 pm

St Pancras Church Choir  |  Christopher Batchelor, director

  • Responses: Cecilia McDowall (LFCCM commission 2010)
  • Introit: Simpson - Save us, O Lord (LFCCM commission 2011)
  • Psalms: Leon Charles
  • Canticles: Rose - Fifth service The Bells
  • Anthem: Pitts - Te Deum (LFCCM commission 2011)
  • Voluntary: Hyde - Easter Alleluias (LFCCM commission 2011)

Saturday 14 May 2011  |  Quatuor Hinemoa

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Hotfoot
  • 6.00pm  |  Aulnoye Aymeries Music School, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

Saturday 14 May 2011  |  Diamond Anniversary Concert

The Leighton Buzzard Festival Singers  |  Alan Childs, conductor

  • Elgar: The Music Makers
  • Vaughan Williams: Toward the Unknown Region
  • Dyson: Hierusalem
  • Cecilia McDowall: Laudate
  • Stopford: A new work (a 60th Anniversary commission)
  • 7:30pm  |  All Saints Church, Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom

Saturday 14 May 2011  |  Rejoice!

Vivaldi Singers  |  Jacqueline Protheroe, Conductor

  • Programme to include:
  • Lizst, Parry, Stanford, Monteverdi and Whitacre
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 7:30pm  |  St Andrew's Parish Church, Farnham, Surrey, United Kingdom

Friday 13 May 2011  |  South Bank Centre Chorus Festival

London Contemporary Church Music Festival Choir  |  Christopher Batchelor, Conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: A Canterbury Mass
  • Ave Regina, Ave Maria, Regina Caeli, Alma Redemptoris Mater (London première), Psallite Domino, I have done what was mine to do
  • 1.00pm  |  Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London, United Kingdom

Wednesday 11 May 2011  |  London Festival of Contemporary Church Music  |  Choral Evensong BBC Radio 3 Live Broadcast 

St Pancras Church Choir  |  Christopher Batchelor, director

  • Responses: Cecilia McDowall (LFCCM commission 2010)
  • Introit: Simpson - Save us, O Lord (LFCCM commission 2011)
  • Psalms: Leon Charles
  • Canticles: Rose - Fifth service The Bells
  • Anthem: Pitts - Te Deum (LFCCM commission 2011)
  • Voluntary: Hyde - Easter Alleluias (LFCCM commission 2011)
  • 4.00pm  |  St Pancras Church, Marylebone Road, St Pancras, London, United Kingdom  |  Please be seated by 3.45pm

Tuesday 10 May 2011  |  London Festival of Contemporary Church Music  |  Organ Recital at Lincoln's Inn

Leon Charles (organ)  

  • Programme to include Cecilia McDowall: Sounding Heaven and Earth, Dove's Niagra and Pott's Toccata
  • 1.05pm  |  Lincoln Inn's Church, London, United Kingdom

Sunday 8 May 2011  |  Blenheim Concerts

Haruko Motohashi (violin)  |  Masachi Nishyama (piano)

  • Brahms: Sonata No. 3 in D minor
  • Cecilia McDowall: Strange violin, are you following me?
  • and works by Mozart, Prokofiev, Elgar
  • 3:30pm  |  Chiswick Catholic Centre, 2 Dukes Avenue, London, W4, United Kingdom

Sunday 8 May 2011  |  London Festival of Contemporary Church Music  |  Choral Eucharist 

St Pancras Church Choir  |  Christopher Batchelor, director

  • Preacher: The Revd Professor Ben Quash, Professor of Christianity and the Arts, King’s College, London
  • Introit: DeVore Fogarty - Dignus est (UK premiere)
  • Mass: Macmillan - Missa Dunelmi (London Premiere)
  • Gradual motet: Fokkens - Jesu dulcis memoria
  • Communion Motet: John McCabe - The last and greatest Herald (London premiere)
  • Voluntary: Cecilia McDowall: Sounding heaven and earth
  • 10.00am  |  St Pancras Church, Marylebone Road, St Pancras, London, United Kingdom

Sunday 8 May 2011  |  London Festival of Contemporary Church Music  |  Choral Evensong 

St Pancras Church Choir  |  Christopher Batchelor, director

  • Preacher: The Venerable Adrian Harbidge, Vicar of Seale & Puttenham
  • Responses: Cecilia McDowall (LFCCM commission 2010)
  • Introit: Gorton - Alma Redemptoris Mater
  • Psalms: Leon Charles
  • Canticles: Gregory Rose - Fifth Service 'The Bells' (World  première)
  • Anthem: Pitts - Te Deum (LFCCM commission 2011)
  • Voluntary: Dove - Niagra
  • 6.00pm  |  St Pancras Church, Marylebone Road, St Pancras, London, United Kingdom

Saturday 7 May 2011  |  London Festival of Contemporary Church Music  |  St Pancras Church, London

Opening Night Concert  |  The Choir of Clare College  |  Graham Ross, director

  • Gabriel Jackson: Requiem and works by Robin Holloway, Michael Berkeley, Kerry Andrew, Howard Skempton
  • Cecilia McDowall: Deus, portus pacis
  • 7.30pm  |  St Pancras Church, London, United Kingdom

Tuesday 3 May 2011  |  Fibonacci Sequence, St John's, Smith Square

  • Programme to include Cecilia McDowall - Century Dances for wind trio
  • 7.30pm  |  St John's, Smith Square, London, United Kingdom

Sunday 1 May 2011  |  Greenwich International String Quartet Festival

CAVATINA Intercollegiate Quartet Competition

  • Cecilia McDowall: Are we on the same page? (premiere)
  • 10.30am - 4.15pm  |  Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Greenwich, London, United Kingdom
  • Admission free (limited numbers)

Sunday 1 May 2011  |  Oakham Church

Oakham School Chamber Choir in Concert  |  Peter Davis, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: I know that my Redeemer liveth
  • programme to include works by Beethoven, Fauré, Mendelssohn
  • Britten, Harvey Brough, Bob Chilcott & Eric Whitacre
  • Time: 7.30pm |  Careby Church, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

Tuesday 26 April 2011  |  Choral Evensong, Cambridge

Selwyn College Chapel Choir  |  Sarah MacDonald

  • Service to include Cecilia McDowall: Regina caeli
  • 6.30pm  | Selwyn College Chapel, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Thursday 28 April 2011  |  Organ Recital, New York

Nancianne Parrella, organ  |  Concert at One Series

  • Programme to include Cecilia McDowall: Sounding heaven and earth
  • 1pm  |  Trinity Wall Street, New York, US

Thursday 28 April 2011  |  Mayor of St Albans Awards Ceremony

Hertfordshire County Youth Choir  |  Cathy Heller-Jones, Conductor

  • Programme to include Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 7.30pm  | Alban Arena  | St Albans

Tuesday 19 April 2011  |  City Chamber Choir  |  Stephen Jones, conductor  |  William Whitehead, organ

Music of the Spheres 

  • Leighton: Hymn to Matter
  • Rutter: Hymn to the Creator of Light
  • Howells: Even Such is Time
  • Jonathan Dove: Seek Him that Maketh the Seven Stars
  • Rubbra: Lauda Sion
  • and organ solos, including 
  • Cecilia McDowall: Wo Gott der herr nicht bei uns halt Chorale Prelude 119 (336) BWV 258 
  • 7.30pm  | St Lawrence Jewry, Gresham Street, London EC2V 5AA, United Kingdom

Saturday 16 April 2011  |  Music for Two Choirs

Vivaldi Singers and the Winkleigh Singers  |  Andrew Daldorph, organ  |  Jacqueline Protheroe, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • Liszt: Missa Choralis (in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the composer's birth)
  • Stanford : Beati quorum via
  • Parry: I was glad
  • 7.30pm  |  St Michael and All Angels, Great Torrington, Devon, United Kingdom
  • For further details please visit www.winkleighsingers.org.uk

Thursday 14 April 2011  |  Wantage Silver Band

Joe Chadwick (trumpet), director

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Antiphons for trumpets
  • Dunfield House, Kington, Herefordshire, United Kingdom

Sunday 10 April 2011  |  Wokingham Choral Society

Alexander Chaplin, conductor  |  Christopher Cromar, piano

  • Cecilia McDowall: On Angel's Wing
  • Vaughan Williams - Five Mystical Songs
  • Bernstein - Symphonic Dances from West Side Story (piano duet)
  • David Fanshawe - African Sanctus
  • Bearwood College Theatre, Wokingham, RG41 5BG, United Kingdom

Sunday 10 April 2011  |  Bollington Festival Music Theatre

Donald Judge, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Divine Pursuits
  • 5.00pm  |  Bollington Arts Theatre, United Kingdom
  • For further details please call 0161 225 6480 or click here

Sunday 10 April 2011  |  Bollington Festival Music Theatre

Donald Judge, Music Director

  • Cecilia McDowall - Divine Pursuits
  • 2.30pm  |  Bollington Arts Theatre, United Kingdom
  • Tickets £6 (adults) £3 (children)  |  Box Office no - 07774 514517
  • For further details please call 0161 225 6480 or click here

A musical play, words by Sarah Dawson and music by Cecilia McDowall, telling the story of the adventures of Odysseus with some unexpected and humorous twists. A family show from the talented youngsters of the Music Theatre.

Sunday 10 April 2011  |  Tour in Holland

Hertfordshire County Youth Choir  |  Cathy Heller-Jones, Conductor

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 8.00pm  |  Bonifaciuskerk, Medemblik, Holland

Saturday 9 April 2011  |  Tour in Holland

Hertfordshire County Youth Choir  |  Cathy Heller-Jones, Conductor

  • Programme to include:
  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • 8.30pm  |  Odakerk, Weert, Holland

Saturday 26 March 2011  |  London Pro Arte Choir

Robin Kimber, Conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall - Magnificat
  • Haydn - St Nicholas Mass
  • 7.30pm  |  St. Michael's Church, Flower Lane, London, NW7 2JA, United Kingdom
  • Tickets £10 (up to 19th March 2011) or £12 thereafter
  • For further details please call 020 8420 7238, details also available at www.hadleyhunter.co.uk

Saturday 19 March  |  Epsom Choral Society

Robin Kimber, Conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella 
  • Haydn - Stabat Mater
  • 7.30pm  |  St Martin's Parish Church, Epsom, Surrey, KT18 5JY, United Kingdom
  • Tickets £12  |  Students and under 18 £6
  • Further details available at www.epsomchoral.org.uk

Wednesday 16 March 2011  |  Organ Plus!

Nancianne Parrella, organ  |  Jorge Avila, violin  |  Victoria Drake, harp  |  Arthur Fiacco, cello

  • Works to include Chausson, White, Bach, Magi, Phillips, and the American premiere of Cecilia McDowall's Sounding heaven and earth
  • 7.30pm  |  Church of St Ignatius, Loyola, 980 Park Avenue at 84th Street, New York, NY10028, United States of America

Sunday 13 March 2011  |  Youth Choir

Hertfordshire County Youth Choir  |  Cathy Heller-Jones, Conductor

  • Programme to include Cecilia McDowall: Ave maris stella
  • Time to be confirmed
  • Venue to be confirmed 

Tuesday 8 March 2011  |  Beneath these Alien Stars  |  Choral Music by Women

London Oriana Choir  |  David Drummond, Conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: The Night is Still
  • International Women's Day programme to include works by Lili Boulanger, Karin Rehnqvist, Sally Beamish, Meredith Monk, Judith Weir, Elena Kats-Chernin, Elisabeth Lutyens, Eleanor Daley, Rebecca Clarke, Roxanna Panufnik, Judith Bingham, Hildegard von Bingen
  • 7.30pm  |  Church of St Andrew, Holborn, London, EC4A 3AB, United Kingdom

Saturday 5 March 2011  |  The English Piano Trio

Bournemouth Chamber Music Society

  • Cecilia McDowall - The colour of blossoms (presentation and performance)
  • Beethoven - Trio in D The Ghost
  • Schubert - Trio in E flat op.100
  • 3.00pm  |  Kimmeridge House, Talbot Campus, Bournemouth University, Fern Barrow, off Talbot Avenue, Bournemouth, BH12 5BB, United Kingdom

Sunday 27th February 2011  |  National Flute Choir Day

National Flute Orchestra

  • Cecilia McDowall: Crossing the Bridge (premiere)
  • 4.15pm  |  Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Sunday 20th February 2011  |  Meininger Trio

  • Cecilia McDowall: Not just a place
  • Schloss Langenselbold, nr Frankfurt, Germany

Saturday 12th February 2011  |  An Evening of English Song

James Gilchrist, tenor  |  Jane Harrington, soprano  |  Julian Sperry, flute   |  Anna Tilbrook, piano

  • Cecilia McDowall: Shakespeare Songs (soprano and piano)
  • Cecilia McDowall: Eleven (flute and piano)
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christmas Eve at Sea (tenor and piano)
  • Donald Lane: Goat Paths (soprano and piano)
  • Cecilia McDowall: The Buzzard (soprano and piano)
  • Cecilia McDowall: Not just a place (flute and piano)
  • Donald Lane: The Love Lorn Male (tenor and piano)
  • Donald Lane: He wishes for the Cloths of Heaven (tenor and piano)
  • Donald Lane: One Day I wrote her name (soprano, tenor and piano)
  • Doanld Lane: Kings and Tanists (premiere)
  • McDowall: Two Ratushinskaya Songs (soprano and piano)
  • Donald Lane: In the Poppy Field (soprano, tenor, flute and piano)
  • 7.30pm  |  Holywell Music Room, Oxford, United Kingdom

Details: E-mail
Box Office: 01869 337199

Tickets: £12; £5 (students) (SOLD OUT)

Saturday 5th February 2011  |  Centenary Celebration Service

The Choir of the Liberal Jewish Synagogue  |  Timothy Farrell, organ  |  Cathy Heller-Jones, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Song of the Sea (premiere)
  • 10.30am  |  The Liberal Jewish Synagogue, 28 St. John's Wood Road, London, NW8 7HA, United Kingdom

Sunday 30th January 2011  |  Organ Recital

Douglas Tang

  • Bach: Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C Major, BWV 564
  • Howells Psalm Prelude No 1 (Set 1)
  • Cecilia McDowall: Sounding Heaven and Earth
  • Messiaen Dieu parmi nous from La Nativité du Seigneur
  • 7.30pm  |  Holywell Music Room, Oxford, United Kingdom

Friday 28th January 2011  |  Concert

Quatuor Hinemoa, flute quartet

  • Cecilia McDowall: Hotfoot
  • 8.00pm  |  Centre Culturel, 43 rue de Paris, Paris, 1140 Evere, Belgium

Thursday 27th January 2011  |  Cancelled

Helen Bailey, soprano  |  Anna Whyte, soprano  |  Suzy Ruffles, piano

  • Poulenc: Fiançailles pour rire
  • Chausson: Duos for two sopranos
  • Cecilia McDowall: Radnor Songs (The Buzzard, Four and Summergill) (poems by Simon Mundy)
  • 1.05pm  |  St Olave, Hart St, London, EC3, United Kingdom

Sunday 23rd January 2011  |  Orgelbüchlein Project Concert III Music for New Year and the Presentation of Christ

Ian Tindale, organ

  • Music from J S Bach's Orgelbüchlein (BWV 613-617, 635-38)
  • Plus a new composition by Cecilia McDowall
  • 8.30pm  |  Selwyn College Chapel, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Free admission with retiring collection

Sunday 23rd January 2011  |  Blenheim Concerts

Mediterranea Trio  |  Elenlucia Pappalardo, piano  |  Markella Vandoros, violin  |  Alessandro Sanguineti, cello

  • Haydn: Piano Trio in G : 'Gypsy'
  • Cecilia McDowall: The Colour of Blossoms (2009)
  • Shostakovich: Piano Trio No.1 in C minor
  • Mendelssohn Piano: Trio Op.66
  • 3.30pm  |  Chiswick Catholic Centre, 2 Dukes Avenue, London, W4, United Kingdom

Admission £7.00 (Under 18 £3.50)

Friday 24th December 2010  |  Concert

The Choir of St Paul's Cathedral  |  Andrew Carwood, music director

  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a Rose
  • 4.00pm  |  Saint Paul's Cathedral, Saint Paul's Church Yard, London, EC4M 8AD, United Kingdom

Thursday 23rd December 2010  |  Christmas Carol Service

The Choir of St Paul's Cathedral  |  Andrew Carwood, music director

  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a Rose
  • 4.00pm  |  Saint Paul's Cathedral, Saint Paul's Church Yard, London, EC4M 8AD, United Kingdom

Monday 20th December 2010  |  Concert

Phoenix Chorale  |  Charles Bruffy, music director

  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a Rose, Cantate, Astra, and Now we may singen
  • 7.30pm  |  Central United Methodist Church, 1875 N. Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004, United States of America

Details: Web site

Sunday 19th December 2010  |  Flute Quartet

Fluitkwartet Confour

  • Cecilia McDowall: Hotfoot
  • 5.30pm  |  Witte kerkje (White Church), Terheljden, Hoofdstraat 1, Netherlands

Sunday 19th December 2010  |  Ceremony of Carols

The Choir of St Ignatius Loyola  |  Victoria Drake, harpist  |  Orchestra of St Ignatius Loyola  |  Parish Community Choir  |  High School Choir and Children's Choir  |  Kent Tritle, music director

  • Britten: A ceremony of carols
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • Traditional Choirs for all

Details: Box Office Web site
212-288-2520

'Part of the essence of New York' - The New York Times

Sunday 19th December 2010  |  Home for the Holidays

Phoenix Chorale  |  Charles Bruffy, music director

  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a Rose, Cantate, Astra, and Now may we singen
  • 3.00pm  |  Christ Church of the Ascension, 4015 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253, United States of America

Details:  Web site

Saturday 18th December 2010  |  Carols for Choir and Audience

Wimbledon Choral Society with the Merton Young Voices  |  Neil Ferris, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • St Paul's Church, Southfields, London, SW19, United Kingdom

Details:
Box Office: 020 8605 2266

£13, £8 (Under 16s) £34 (Family: 2 adults, 2 children) - includes programme

Saturday 18th December 2010  |  Christmas Concert

Ormskirk Music Society  |  Jim Cooke, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  |  Ormskirk School, Wigan Road, Ormskirk, Lancs, L39 2AT, United Kingdom

Saturday 18th December 2010  |  Home for the Holidays

Phoenix Chorale  |  Charles Bruffy, music director

  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a Rose, Cantate, Astra, and Now may we singen
  • 7.30pm  |  Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 100 West Roosevelt Street, Phoenix, AZ 85003, United States of America

Saturday 18th December 2010  |  Carols by Candlelight

Harlow Chorus  |  Alexander Chaplin, conductor  |  Brass Ensemble

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  • Rachmaninov, Sargent, Rutter
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • A selection of well-loved carols for audience participation
  • 7.00pm  |  Thaxted Church, United Kingdom

Details: Thaxted Festival Office
E-mail

Seasonal music for all the family
Tickets to include mulled wine served in the interval


£16 & £14 £11 with Child concessions £

Saturday 18 December 2010  |  Home for the Holidays

Phoenix Chorale  |  Charles Bruffy, music director

  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a Rose, Cantate, Astra, and Now may we singen
  • 2.00pm  |  American Lutheran Church of Sun City, 17200 N. Del Webb Blvd, Sun City, AZ 85373, United States of America

Details:  Web site

Friday 17 December 2010  |  Home for the Holidays

Phoenix Chorale  |  Charles Bruffy, music director

  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a Rose, Cantate, Astra, and Now may we singen
  • 7.30pm  |  All Saints Lutheran Church, 15649 N. 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85022-3518, United States of America

Details:  Web site

Thursday 16th December 2010  |  Home for the Holidays

Phoenix Chorale  |  Charles Bruffy, music director

  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a Rose, Cantate, Astra, and Now may we singen
  • 7.30pm  |  Brophy Chapel, 4701 North Central, Avenue, Phoenix, United States of America

Details:  Web site

Rejoice in the season! Join us for these popular holiday concerts featuring a well-rounded balance of beloved holiday favorites mixed with exciting new pieces sure to energize your holiday cheer. You'll hear Javier Busto's Basque Magnificat; and music by two of our favorite composers, Cecilia McDowall and Ola Gjeilo. Through the magic of music, we'll recreate visions of snow, roasting chestnuts and sleigh rides; and you'll enjoy lifting your own voice in our annual tradition of sing-alongs.

Thursday 16th December 2010  |  From Advent to Epiphany

London Concord Singers  |  Malcolm Cottle, conductor

  • Robert Hugill: The Magi (world premiere)
  • Luc Jakobs: Dormi Jesu
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Ave Maria, Op.23 No 2
  • Meyerbeer: Pater Noster
  • Hieronimus Praetorius: Gaudete Omnes
  • Peter Philips: Beata Dei Genitrix
  • Carlo Gesualdo: Ave, dulcissima Maria 
  • Cecilia McDowall: Annunciation
  • Francisco Guerrero: Pastores Loquebantur
  • 7.30pm  |  Grosvenor Chapel, South Audley Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 2PA, United Kingdom

Details: Islington Music 020 7354 3195

£10 (concessions £8) include a glass of wine 

Wednesday 15th December 2010  |  Christmas Concert

Bearsden Choir  |  Frikki Walker, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  |  New Kilpatrick Church, Bearsden, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Sunday 12th December 2010  |  Festival of Carols

Dulwich College Chapel Choir  |  Richard Mayo, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: An heavenly songe (premiere)
  • 6.00pm  |  Christ's Chapel, Dulwich Village, London, SE21, United Kingdom

Sunday 12th December 2010  |  Ceremony of Carols

The Choir of St Ignatius Loyola  |  Victoria Drake, harpist  |  Orchestra of St Ignatius Loyola  |  Parish Community Choir  |  High School Choir and Children's Choir  |  Kent Tritle, music director

  • Britten: A ceremony of carols
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • Traditional Choirs for all
  • 4.00pm  |  Church of St Ignatius Loyola, 980 Park Avenue at 84th Street, New Yourk, NY 10028, United States of America

Details: Box Office  Web site
212-288-2520

$60 | $50 or $40 for students and seniors

'Part of the essence of New York' - The New York Times

Sunday 12th December 2010  |  Family Christmas Concert

Hythe Singers  |  Robert Hanson, conductor  |  St Cuthbert's School Choir  |  Bridin Mills, conductor  |  Andrew Tait, organ

  • Britten: Jubilate in C
  • William Mathias: Sir Christemas
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • Carois
  • 3.00pm  |  Church of the Assumption, Englefield Green, Surrey, United Kingdom

Amission: free

Saturday 11th December 2010  |  Concert

Sarisbury Choral Society  |  Graham Kidd, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • St Paul's Church, Sarisbury Green, nr Southampton, United Kingdom

Saturday 11th December 2010  |  Portsmouth Festival Choir's 40th Anniversary

Portsmouth Festival Chorus  |  Maryville High School Choir  |  Mark Dancer, organ  |  Andrew Cleary, conductor

  • John Gardner: Cantata for Christmas
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols
  • Bob Chilcott: Twelve Days of Christmas
  • 7.30pm  |  Portsmouth Anglican Cathedral, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Details:
Box Office: 01243 371527

Tickets: Adults £12 (concessions £10, students £8, children free)

Saturday 11th December 2010  |  A Concert of Carols

Whitstable Choral Society  |  David Flood, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 7.30pm  |  St Alphege Church, High Street, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1AY, United Kingdom

Details:
E-mail

tickets: tbc

This concert is a wonderful mixture of choral and well known seasonal music appealing to the whole family - a tradition in the Whitstable calendar.Children in the audience will be invited to perform Away in a Manger under David Flood's direction.

Saturday 11th December 2010  |  Family Christmas Concert

Portsmouth Festival Chorus  |  Maryville High School Choir  |  Mark Dancer, organ  |  Andrew Cleary, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • 3.15pm  |  Portsmouth Anglican Cathedral, Portsmouth, HANTS, United Kingdom

Details:
E-mail
Box Office: 01243 371527

Tickets: Adults £5, children under 16 free

Christmas favourites and poems

Friday 10th December 2010  |  Christmas Concert

Chamber Choir of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and the chamber choir of Junior RSAMD  |  Frikki Walker, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • St Alosyius Church, Garnethill, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Friday 10th December 2010  |  A Christmas Journey

The Marian Consort

  • Festive music for voices by Byrd, Weelkes, Guerrero, Isaac, Morales 
  • Cecilia McDowall: Alma Mater Redemptoris
  • 7.30pm  |  St Peter's College Chapel, New Inn Hall Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

Details:
01865 305305

£20 / £15 / £10

Thursday 9th December 2010  |  Carol Concert

Giggleswick Junior Choir  |  Tricia Rees-Jones, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: The night is still
  • Giggleswick School, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 0DE, United Kingdom

Wednesday 8th December 2010  |  Charity Christmas Carol Concert

The Chapel Choir of the Royal Hospital Chelsea  |  Ian Curror, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a Rose
  • Chapel of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3, United Kingdom

Wednesday 8th December 2010  |  A Christmas Journey

The Marian Consort

  • Music by Byrd, Weelkes, Guerrero, Isaac, Morales, Poilenc
  • Cecilia McDowall: Alma Mater Redemptoris
  • 7.30pm  |  St John's Church, Devizes, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Details:
Web site
01380 725944

Tuesday 7th December 2010  |  Christmas Concert

Chamber Choir of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and the chamber choir of Junior RSAMD  |  Frikki Walker, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • Dunkeld Cathedral, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

Tuesday 7th December 2010  |  Charity Christmas Carol Concert

The Chapel Choir of the Royal Hospital Chelsea  |  Ian Curror, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a Rose
  • Chapel of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3 4SR, United Kingdom

Tuesday 7th December 2010  |  Christmas Concert for brass, choir and organ

The Bo'ness & Carriden Band  |  The Pentland Singers  |  Bede Williams, conductor  |  Simon Nieminski, organist of St Mary's Cathedral

  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est (premiere of the brass band version, arranged by Bede Williams) Cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.
  • 8.00pm  |  St Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral, Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3JR, United Kingdom

Admission free (retiring collection)

Monday 6th December 2010  |  Charity Christmas Carol Concert

The Chapel Choir of the Royal Hospital Chelsea  |  Ian Curror, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a Rose
  • The Royal Hospital Chelsea, Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3 4SR, United Kingdom

Sunday 5th December 2010  |  "Allelula!" Carols Around the World

Virginia Chorale  |  Scott Williamson, Director

  • Manz: E'en so, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come
  • Traditionl: Natufurahi siku ya leo (arr. Boniface Mganga)
  • Traditional: Infant holy, infant lowly
  • Traditional: Twas in a Lowly Stable (arr. John Dixon, premiere performance)
  • Cecilia McDowall: Now may we singen
  • Stainer: The First Nowell
  • Todd: Angel Song II
  • Traditional: Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella
  • Traditional: Angels we have heard on high
  • Praetorius: Lo, how a rose e'er blooming (arr. Jan Sandström)
  • Pärt: Magnificat
  • Biebl: Ave Maria
  • Miskinis: Ave Maria
  • Pärt, Bogoroditsye Dyevo
  • Holst: In the Bleak Midwinter
  • Traditional: Deck the Halls (arr. Tellep)
  • Anonymous: Ríu, ríu chíu (arr. Mateo Flecha)
  • Billings: As Shepherds in Jewry
  • Vaughan Williams: O little town of Bethlehem
  • Gruber: Stille Nacht (Silent Night) (arr. Jalkeus)
  • Willcocks: Christmas Pudding
  • 4.00pm  |  Williamsburg Presbyterian Church, 215 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, 23185, United States of America

Details:
Web site

Saturday 4th December 2010  |  Christmas Concert

Kingston Orpheus Choir  |  Ben Palmer, conductor

  • Tavener: The Lamb
  • Morten Lauridsen: O magnum mysterium
  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • Traditional Carols for all
  • 7.30pm  |  St Andrew's Church, Surbiton, Surrey, United Kingdom

Saturday 4th December 2010  |  "Alleluia!" Carols Around the World

Virginia Chorale  |  Scott Williamson, Director

  • Manz: E'en so, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come
  • Traditionl: Natufurahi siku ya leo (arr. Boniface Mganga)
  • Traditional: Infant holy, infant lowly
  • Traditional: Twas in a Lowly Stable (arr. John Dixon, premiere performance)
  • Cecilia McDowall: Now may we singen
  • Stainer: The First Nowell
  • Todd: Angel Song II
  • Traditional: Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella
  • Traditional: Angels we have heard on high
  • Praetorius: Lo, how a rose e'er blooming (arr. Jan Sandström)
  • Pärt: Magnificat
  • Biebl: Ave Maria
  • Miskinis: Ave Maria
  • Pärt, Bogoroditsye Dyevo
  • Holst: In the Bleak Midwinter
  • Traditional: Deck the Halls (arr. Tellep)
  • Anonymous: Ríu, ríu chíu (arr. Mateo Flecha)
  • Billings: As Shepherds in Jewry
  • Vaughan Williams: O little town of Bethlehem
  • Gruber: Stille Nacht (Silent Night) (arr. Jalkeus)
  • Willcocks: Christmas Pudding
  • 8.00pm  |  Christ and St. Luke's Church, Norfolk, 560 West Oiney Road, Norfolk, Virginia, VA 23507, United States of America

Friday 3rd December 2010  |  "Alleluia!" Carols Around the World

Virginia Chorale  |  Scott Williamson, Director

  • Manz: E'en so, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come
  • Traditionl: Natufurahi siku ya leo (arr. Boniface Mganga)
  • Traditional: Infant holy, infant lowly
  • Traditional: Twas in a Lowly Stable (arr. John Dixon, premiere performance)
  • Cecilia McDowall: Now may we singen
  • Stainer: The First Nowell
  • Todd: Angel Song II
  • Traditional: Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella
  • Traditional: Angels we have heard on high
  • Praetorius: Lo, how a rose e'er blooming (arr. Jan Sandström)
  • Pärt: Magnificat
  • Biebl: Ave Maria
  • Miskinis: Ave Maria
  • Pärt, Bogoroditsye Dyevo
  • Holst: In the Bleak Midwinter
  • Traditional: Deck the Halls (arr. Tellep)
  • Anonymous: Ríu, ríu chíu (arr. Mateo Flecha)
  • Billings: As Shepherds in Jewry
  • Vaughan Williams: O little town of Bethlehem
  • Gruber: Stille Nacht (Silent Night) (arr. Jalkeus)
  • Willcocks: Christmas Pudding
  • 8.00pm  |  First Presbyterian Church, 300 36th Street, Virginia Beach, VA, United Kingdom

Details:
Web site

Friday 3rd December 2010  |  Nine Lessons and Carols

Exeter College Chapel Choir  |  Joshua Hales, organ  |  The Reverend Helen Orchard, Chaplain

  • Cecilia McDowall: Now we may singen
  • 5.30pm |  Exeter College Chapel, Oxford, United Kingdom

Followed by mince pies and mulled wine

Thursday 2nd December 2010  |  Christmas Then and Now...

Pentland Singers  |  Pentland Junior Singers  |  Alba Brass  |  Bede Williams, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • Traditional carols
  • 7.30pm |  Balerno Community High School, Bridge Road, Balerno, nr Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Details:
Web site

Tickets: £6.00; Chrildren under 12 free

Wednesday 1st December 2010  |  Christmas Then and Now...

Pentland Singers  |  Pentland Junior Singers  |  Alba Brass  |  Bede Williams, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Christus natus est
  • Traditional carols
  • 7.30pm |  Balerno Community High School, Bridge Road, Balerno, nr Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Details:
Web site

Tickets: £6.00; Chrildren under 12 free

Monday 29th November 2010  |  Advent Procession

The Choir of St Paul's Cathedral  |  Andrew Carwood, music director

  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a Rose
  • 6.00pm |  St. Paul's Cathedral, Saint Paul's Church Yard, London, EC4M 8AD, United Kingdom

Sunday 28th November 2010  |  Advent Procession

The Choir of St Paul's Cathedral  |  Andrew Carwood, music director

  • Cecilia McDowall: Of a Rose
  • 6.00pm |  St. Paul's Cathedral, Saint Paul's Church Yard, London, EC4M 8AD, United Kingdom

Tuesday 23rd November 2010  | English and French 20th and 21st Century Vocal Recital

Helen Bailey, soprano  |  Anna Whyte, soprano  |  Suzy Ruffles, piano

  • Poulenc: Fiançailles pour rire
  • Chausson: Duos for two sopranos
  • Cecilia McDowall: Radnor Songs (The Buzzard, Four and Summergill) (poems by Simon Mundy)
  • 1.05pm  |  David Josefowitz Recital Room, The Royal Academy of Music, London, United Kingdom

Monday 15th November 2010  |  Luton Music Club

The English Piano Trio

  • Haydn: Trio in D Hob.XV:24
  • Cecilia McDowall: The Colour of Blossoms
  • Beethoven: Trio in C minor op.1 no.3
  • Schubert: Trio in E flat op.100
  • 7.45pm  |  Library Theatre, Central Library, St George's Square, Luton, HERTS, United Kingdom

Details:
Box Office
01582 547474

Sunday 14th November 2010  |  Concert

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra  |  Scott Sabo, trumpet  |  Elizabeth Schulze, music director

  • Handel: Let the Bright Seraphim
  • Cecilia McDowall: Seraphim for trumpet, strings & percussion
  • Britten: Suite on Folk Tunes
  • Marsh: Conversation Symphony
  • Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
  • Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
  • Maxwell Davies: Orkney Wedding with Sunrise
  • 7.30pm  |  Maryland Theatre, Hagerstown, Maryland, 21740-5512, United States of America

Details:
Web site

Saturday 13th November 2010  |  Concert

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra  |  Scott Sabo, trumpet  |  Elizabeth Schulze, music director

  • Handel: Let the Bright Seraphim
  • Cecilia McDowall: Seraphim for trumpet, strings & percussion
  • Britten: Suite on Folk Tunes
  • Marsh: Conversation Symphony
  • Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
  • Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
  • Maxwell Davies: Orkney Wedding with Sunrise
  • Maryland Theatre, Hagerstown, Maryland, 21740-5512, United States of America

Details:
Web site

Saturday 30th October 2010  |  Voices in Paisley 2010 Music Festival

Bearsden Choir  |  Festival Orchestra  |  Frikki Walker

  • Cecilia McDowall: I know that my redeemer liveth
  • Brahms: A German Requien
  • 7.45pm  |  Coats Memorial Church, Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom

Monday 25th October 2010  |  Lunchtime Recital

Rowena Calvert, cello  |  Warren Mailley-Smith, piano

  • Cecilia McDowall: Falling Angels
  • 1.00pm  |  St Martin in the Fields, London, United Kingdom

Saturday 23rd October 2010  |  Opening concert of the season

St Albans Choral Society  |  Nicola Stonehouse, soprano  |  Michelle Harris, mezzo-soprano  |  Orchestra Nova  |  George Vass, conductor 

  • Benjamin Britten: Simple Symphony, Op 4
  • Cecilia McDowall: Magnificat
  • Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria in D, RV589
  • 7.30pm  |  St Saviour's Church, St Albans, HERTS, United Kingdom

£17 (£14 concessions); £15 (£12 concessions); £1 children

Saturday 16th October 2010  |  Star of the Sea

Capriol Chamber Choir  |  Helen Bruce, soprano  |  Ian le Grice, organ  |  Graham Dinnage, conductor 

  • Cecilia McDowall: Ave Maris Stella
  • Music by Elgar, Grieg, Howells, Poulenc, Vaughan Williams
  • 7.30pm  |  St Mary's Church, Westerham, Kent, United Kingdom

Details:
Web site

£10 on the door or Tel: 01732 866372

Sunday 10th October 2010  |  World Citizen  Soloists

Tanya Cooling, soprano (artistic director)  |  Simon Gilliver, flute  |  Joanne Rozorio, clarinet  |  Stefan Hadjiev, cello  |  Simon Lane, piano
  

  • Strauss, Brahms, Andre Previn
     
  • Cecilia McDowall: Cavatina at Midnight
  • 7.30pm  |  St John's Arts and Recreation Centre, St John's Walk, Old Market Street, Old Harlow, Essex, CM17 0AJ, United Kingdom

Details:
Web site

£10 (£8 concession) Children under 15: £5. Available on the door or Tel: 01279 442447

Sunday 19th September 2010  |  Blenheim Concerts

Gemma Rosefield, cello  |  Simon Lepper, piano

  • Beethoven: 12 Variations on a theme by Handel from Judas Maccabaeus, WoO 45
  • Brahms: Cello Sonata no. 2 in F major, Op.99
  • Barber: Sonata for cello and piano in C minor, Op.6
  • Cecilia McDowall: Falling Angels
  • 3.30pm  |  Chiswick Catholic Centre, Dukes Avenue, London, W4, United Kingdom

Saturday 11th September 2010  |  Faculty Concert Series

John Aley, trumpeter  |  Martha Fischer, pianist

  • Tartini: Concerto in D (piccolo trumpet)
  • John Stevens: Sonata for trumpet and flugelhorn (Wisconsin premiere)
  • Robert Russell Bennett: Rose Variations (cornet)
  • Cecilia McDowall: Framed (USA premiere)
  • 8.00pm  |  Mills Hall, University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, United States of America

Admission: free

Monday 30th August 2010  |  Creating Landscapes with the Galliards

The Galliard Ensemble

  • Jacques Ibert Trois pièces brèves
  • Mark Bowden, Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Cecilia McDowall, Paul Patterson and Lynne Plowman
  • Creating Landscapes
  • Cecilia McDowall: The Blackbird and Subject to the Weather
  • World premiere of Presteigne Festival commissions
  • Samuel Barber Summer Music
  • 2.45pm  |  St Andrew's Church, Presteigne, Powys, Wales, United Kingdom

Details:
Web site

£10 unreserved | £4 student

Friday 27th August 2010  |  Afternoon Concert

Catriona Scott, clarinet  |  Thomas Gould, violin  |  Marie Macleod, cello  |  Tom Poster, piano

  • Cecilia McDowall: The Colour of Blossoms
  • Matthew Sheeran: Dreamtime
  • World premiere - winning entry in the first Presteigne Festival Competition for Composers and recipient of the first Alan Horne Composition Prize
  • Hugh Wood Piano Trio, Op 24
  • Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Trio in A, Op 114
  • 2.30pm  |  St Andrew's Church, Presteigne, Powys, Wales, United Kingdom

Details:
Web site

£10 unreserved | £4 student

Saturday 14th August 2010  |  National Flute Convention - The Feminine Flute

Christine Hankin, flute

  • Anna Bon de Venezia Sonata No. 1 in C major
  • Lili Boulanger D’un Matin de Printemps
  • Elizabeth Maconchy Colloquy 1st and 3rd movts
  • Claude Arrieu Sonatina 2nd and 3rd movts
  • Sofia Gulbaidulina Sounds of the Forest
  • Cecilia McDowall Eleven
  • Amanda Fox In the Clouds
  • Anaheim, California, United States of America

Saturday 7th August 2010  |  Concert

Rowan Pierce, soprano  |  Joanthan Ainscough, bass  |  Alison Gill and Janet Evans, piano  |  Collegium Vocale  |  Thomas Neal, conductor

  • Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op.45
  • Zemlinsky: Psalm 23, Op.14
  • Cecilia McDowall: I know that my Redeemer liveth
  • Handel: I know that my Redeemer liveth
  • 7.30pm  |  The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Yarm, nr Darlington, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Saturday 7th August 2010  |  Festival of Louvergny, France

Trio to include Paolo Borsarelli, double bass

  • Jeanne-Louise Farrenc: Quintet op. 30 in A minor
  • Beatrice Campodonico: new work
  • Cecilia McDowall: Not just a place for violin, double bass and piano
  • Matilde Salvador: Endechas y Cantares de Sefarad
  • Cecile Chaminade: Concertino op. 107
  • tbc, Louvergny, nr Reims, Champagne-Ardennene, France

Details:
Web site

Les Rencontres de Louvergny ont eu lieu pour la première fois en 1994 et depuis cette date, elles rassemblent à Louvergny et dans quelques villages voisins plus d’un millier de mélomanes.
Les compositrices sont à l'honneur cette année, 2010

Sunday 25th July 2010  |  Concert

Newstead Singers  |  Lesley Cooper, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Would like to meet (from Lonely Hearts)
  • 4.30pm  |  St Mary's Church, Watton, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Saturday 24th July 2010  |  Summer Concert

Surrey County Youth Orchestra  |  Peter Currie, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Rain, Steam and Speed
  • 8.00pm  |  St Nicolaas Kerk, Monnickendam, Netherlands

Saturday 24th July 2010  |  Summer Concert

Newstead Singers  |   Lesley Cooper, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Would like to meet (from Lonely Hearts)
  • 8.00pm  |  St Aphege Church, Greenwich, London, United Kingdom

Friday 23rd July 2010  |  Summer Concert

Surrey County Youth Orchestra  |  Peter Currie, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Rain, Steam and Speed
  • 8.30pm  |  Caprera Open Air Theatre, Bloemendaal, Netherlands

Thursday 22nd July 2010  |  Conwy Festival

Ave Maria - Music for Mary  |  The Marian Consort

  • Cecilia McDowall: Alma Redemptoris Mater (premiere)
  • 7.30pm  |  St Mary's Church, Conwy, Wales, United Kingdom

Details:
Web site

Thursday 22nd July 2010  |  Summer Concert

Surrey County Youth Orchestra  |  Peter Currie, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Rain, Steam and Speed
  • 4.00pm  |  Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Wednesday 21st July 2010  |  Summer Concert

Surrey County Youth Orchestra  |  Peter Currie, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Rain, Steam and Speed
  • 8.00pm  |  Willen de Zwijgerkerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Wednesday 21st July 2010  |  Concert

Newstead Singers  |  Lesley Cooper, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Would like to meet (from Lonely Hearts)
  • 7.30pm  |  Christ Church, Petts Wood, Kent, United Kingdom

Sunday 18th July 2010  |  Concert

City of Canterbury Chamber Choir  |  Ed Kemp-Luck, piano  |  George Vass, conductor

  • Benjamin Britten Choral Dances from Gloriana, Op 53
  • Cecilia McDowall After the Rain
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams The Dark eye'd Sailor
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams The Lover's Ghost
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams Just as the Tide was flowing
  • Bob Chilcott Londonderry Air
  • E J Moeran Songs of Springtime
  • Michael Tippett Five Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time'
  • Gabriel Jackson Song (I gaze upon you)
  • Edward Elgar As torrents in Summer
  • Edward Elgar The Fountain
  • Edward Elgar My Love dwelt in a Northern Land
  • Bob Chilcott Irish Blessing
  • Cecilia McDowall A Fancy of Folksongs
  • 7.30pm  |  St Peter's Methodist Church, St Peter's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2BE, United Kingdom

Details:
Web site
01227 700673

£12; £10 (concessions); £2 (children)

Thursday 15th July 2010  |  Summer Music

London Concord Singers  |  Malcolm Cottle, conductor

  • Weelkes: Hosanna to the Son of David
  • Hassler: Missa Octava a 8
  • Palestrina: Sanctificavit Moyses
  • de Lassus: Veni Sancte Spiritus
  • Wood: Hail Gladdening Light
  • Jackson: Cecilia Virgo
  • Howells: Salve Regina
  • McDowall: Deus, qui claro lumine
  • Vaughan Williams: Three Shakespeare Songs
  • 7.30pm  |  St Mary's Church, Cadogan Street, London, SW3 2QR, United Kingdom

Details:
Islington Music,
020 7354 3195 or at the door

£10 (concessions £6), includes a glass of wine

Sunday 11th July 2010  |  Concert

Newstead Singers  |  Lesley Cooper, conductor

  • Cecilia McDowall: Would like to meet (from Lonely Hearts)
  • 7.30pm  |  St Saviour's Church, Westgate on Sea, Kent, United Kingdom

Saturday 10th July 2010  |  Zomeravondconcert

Epsom Choral Society  |  Robin Kimber, conductor

  • Byrd, Tallis, Vaughan Williams, Ireland, Lassus, Purcell, Schubert, Finzi, Chilcott
  • Cecilia McDowall: I know that my redeemer liveth
  • 8.15pm  |  Pieterskerk, Utrecht, Netherlands

Tuesday 29th June 2010  |  Evensong

The Choir of Liverpool Cathedral  |  David Poulter, Director of Music

  • Cecilia McDowall: Aurea Luce
  • 5.30pm  |  Liverpool Cathedral, St James Mount, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 7BY, United Kingdom

Sunday 27th June 2010  |  Evensong

The Choir of Liverpool Cathedral  |  David Poulter, Director of Music

  • Cecilia McDowall: Aurea Luce (premiere)
  • 3.00pm  |  Liverpool Cathedral, St James Mount, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 7BY, United Kingdom

Aurea Luce has been commissioned by the Friends of Liverpool Cathedral to celebrate 100 years since the Lady Chapel (the first part of the cathedral to be built) was consecrated. The text is by Elpis, wife of the philosopher, Boethius.

Saturday 19th June 2010  |  Concert

Epsom Choral Soicety  |  Robin Kimber, conductor  |  Marion Lea, accompanist

  • Will Todd: Mass in Blue
  • Lauridsen: Nocturnes
  • Cecilia McDowall: A Fancy of Folksongs
  • John Rutter: Madrigals
  • 7.30pm  |  St Martin's Church, Epsom, Surrey, United Kingdom

Details:
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Sunday 13th June 2010  |  Solemn Vespers & Benediction

The Choir of Westminster Cathedral  |  Martin Baker, Director of Music

  • Cecilia McDowall: Deus, portus pacis
  • 3.30pm  |  Westminster Cathedral, Victoria, London, SW1, United Kingdom

Details:
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Wednesday 9th June 2010  |  Two pianos, eight hands, forty digits

Piano 40

  • Smetana: Rondo
  • Edmund Jolliffe: Carnival
  • James Wilson: Grimoire
  • Andrew Peggie: Octo-Paganini
  • Cecilia McDowall: Piano Forty
  • Janet Beat: Dynamism
  • Moscheles: Grand Duo
  • 7.30pm  |  St John's, Smith Square, Victoria, London, United Kingdom