George Vass

George Vass

FORTHCOMING PERFORMANCES

Tuesday 30 May 2017

1.10pm
Church of St Martin-in-the-Fields
Trafalgar Square
London
WC2N 4JJ
United Kingdom

Free admission

Blaze at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Chris Hopkins, piano
Blaze Ensemble
George Vass, conductor

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No 16 in D, K451
Paul Pritchard Fire Dances – world premiere


Sunday 2 July 2017

6.30pm
Parish Church of St Gregory and St Martin
High Street
Wye
TN25 5ES
United Kingdom

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£12, £10 concessions, free to children 16 and under

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Summer Choral Classics

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

Johann Sebastian Bach Motet: Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV230
John Joubert There is no Rose, Op 14
Cecilia McDowall Ave Regina
Johann Sebastian Bach Motet: Komm, Jesu, Komm, BWV229
John Joubert O Lord, the maker of all things
Cecilia McDowall I know that my Redeemer Liveth
Johann Sebastian Bach Motet: Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf, BWV 226
John Joubert Lord, in the strength of Grace, Op 105
Cecilia McDowall Aurea luce
Charles Hubert H Parry I was Glad
Richard Rodney Bennett A Good-night


After the performance, George Vass' final appearance as music director of the City of Canterbury Chamber Choir, a collection will be taken for the Royal Society of Musicians of the United Kingdom.


Saturday 8 July 2017

7.30pm
The Weston Auditorium
University of Hertfordshire, de Havilland Campus
Hatfield
AL10 9EU
United Kingdom

Details:
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01707 281 127

£18 (£15 conc) | £15 (£12 conc) | £1 children

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Carmina Burana

Kirsty Hopkins, soprano
Christopher Bowen, tenor
Alexander Ashworth, baritone
St Albans Choral Society
Timonthy End and Richard Harvey, piano
Nova Music Percussion Ensemble
George Vass, conductor

Cecilia McDowall A Time for all Seasons
Bob Chilcott Irish Blessing
Bob Chilcott Like a Singing Bird
Carl Orff Carmina Burana



Thursday 24 August 2017

8.30pm
St Andrew's Church
Broad Street
Presteigne
LD8 2AF
United Kingdom

Details:
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01544 267 800

£25 reserved; £15 unreserved; £6 student

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The Consolations of Scholarship

Rebecca Afonwy-Jones, mezzo-soprano
Berkeley Ensemble
George Vass, conductor

Peter Maxwell Davies Dances from 'The Two Fiddlers'
Francis Poulenc Sextet, FP100
Michael Berkeley Seven
Judith Weir The Consolations of Scholarship


Presteigne Festival

7.45pm, Assembly Rooms, Presteigne LD8 2AD
Free pre-concert talk with Thomas Hyde and guests


Friday 25 August 2017

7.45pm
St Andrew's Church
Broad Street
Presteigne
LD8 2AF
United Kingdom

Details:
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01544 267 800

£25 reserved; £18 unreserved; £6 student

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Celebration concert for George Vass

Benjamin Nabarro, violin
Rachel Roberts, viola
Gemma Rosefield, cello
Presteigne Festival Orchestra
George Vass, conductor

Paul Patterson Sinfonia for string orchestra, Op 46
Edward Gregson Goddess
Sally Beamish, Michael Berkeley, David Matthews, Christopher Gunning, Thomas Hyde, Matthew Taylor, Huw Watkins and Adrian Williams Variations on 'Lovely Joan' world premiere
James Francis Brown Trio Concertante
Frank Bridge Suite for string orchestra, H93

Presteigne Festival

7.00pm, Assembly Rooms, Presteigne LD8 2AD
Free pre-concert talk with Thomas Hyde and guests


Sunday 27 August 2017

7.45pm
St Andrew's Church
Broad Street
Presteigne
LD8 2AF
United Kingdom

Details:
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01544 267 800

£25 reserved; £18 unreserved; £6 student

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A Letter of Rights

Katherine Baker, flute
Suzy Willison-Kawalec, harp
Greg Tassell, tenor
Sine Nomine International Touring Choir
Presteigne Festival Orchestra
George Vass, conductor

Ralph Vaughan Williams Five Variants on 'Dives and Lazarus'
John McLeod Le Tombeau de Poulenc
Cecilia McDowall Some corner of a foreign field
William Walton Anon in Love
Tarik O'Regan A Letter of Rights

Presteigne Festival

7.00pm, Assembly Rooms, Presteigne LD8 2AD
Free pre-concert talk with David Wordsworth and guests


Tuesday 29 August 2017

7.45pm
St Andrew's Church
Broad Street
Presteigne
LD8 2AF
United Kingdom

Details:
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01544 267 800

£25 reserved; £18 unreserved: £6 student

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Festival Finale

Gemma Rosefield, cello
Rebecca Afonwy-Jones, mezzo-soprano
Presteigne Festival Orchestra
George Vass, conductor

John Joubert Sinfonietta, Op 38
Edward Gregson A Song for Chris
Hugh Wood Beginnings: Three Early Songs, Op 54
Franz Schubert Symphony No 5 in B flat, D485

Presteigne Festival

7.00pm, Assembly Rooms, Presteigne LD8 2AD
Free pre-concert talk with David Wordsworth and guests


Sunday 19 November 2017

3.00pm
Bushey Academy
London Road
Bushey
WD23 3AA
United Kingdom

Details:
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07467 245 258

£18; £15; £1 children (£1 discount if booked online or by telephone, except children)

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A Beethoven Masterpiece

Mathilde Milwidsky violin
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
George Vass, conductor

Christopher Gunning New work world premiere
Ludwig van Beethoven Violin Concerto in D, Op 61
Joseph Haydn Symphony No 103 in E flat 'Drum roll'


Sunday 14 January 2018

3.00pm
Bushey Academy
London Road
Bushey
WD23 3AA
United Kingdom

Details:
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07467 248 258

£18; £15: £1 children (£1 discount if booked online or by telephone, except children)

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New Year Classics

Rowena Calvert, cello
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
George Vass, conductor

Felix Mendelssohn Overture: 'The Fair Melusine', Op 32
Camille Saint-Saens Cello Concerto in A minor, Op 33
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Suite No 1 in D minor, Op 43


Sunday 11 March 2018

3.00pm
The Purcell School
Aldenham Road
Bushey
WD23 2TS
United Kingdom

Details:
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07467 248 258

£18; £15: £1 children (£1 discount if booked online or by telephone, except children)

Mostly Mozart Matinee

Chris Hopkins, piano
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
George Vass, conductor

Edward Elgar Serenade in E minor, Op 20
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto in F, K459
Zoltan Kodaly Hungarian Rondo
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550


Sunday 13 May 2018

3.00pm
Bushey Academy
London Road
Bushey
WD23 3AA
United Kingdom

Details:
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07467 248 258

£18; £15: £1 children (£1 discount if booked online or by telephone, except children)

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Spring Serenade

Donna Lennard, soprano
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
George Vass, conductor

Ralph Vaughan Williams Overture: 'The Wasps'
Samuel Barber Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op 24
Gabriel Faure Suite: Pelleas et Melisande, Op 80
Maurice Ravel Pavane pour une infante defunte
Edvard Grieg Songs for soprano and orchestra
Claude Debussy Petite Suite