Performances coming soon
Tuesday 24 April 2018 at 12.10PM
Wild Bells performed by Tom Winpenny (organ)
Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St NW, Washington DC, 20005, USA
Sunday 20 May 2018 at 10.00AM
St. Pancras Parish Church, Euston Road, London, NW1 2BA
Based at St Pancras Parish Church, London, the London Festival of Contemporary Music presents a full programme of services, concerts, recitals and talks, showcasing the very best in contemporary liturgical music for choir and organ. Beginning on 12 May, this year’s nine-day programme features concerts in London including Michael Berkeley's 'Magna Carta Te Deum' and 'Wild Bells' on 20 May, an away day in Cambridge and six new commissions.
Sunday 20 May 2018 at 5.00PM
Listen, Listen, O My Child performed by the Capella Vesperale
City-Church of St. Catharina, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Friday 20 July 2018 at 7.00PM
Oboe Quintet 'Into the Ravine' performed by Nicholas Daniel (oboe)
Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street, London, W1U 2BP
Box office: Wigmore Hall, 020 7258 8200
The Wigmore Hall celebrates Michael's 70th birthday with an evening of his favourite chamber works, including the Mozart Adagio and Fugue, Beethoven’s Grosse Fuge, the Schubert Quartet Satz and the chamber version of Metamorphosen by Strauss. There will also be a short new piece commissioned by the Wigmore Hall as well as Michael's 'Into the Ravine' in memory of the painter, John Craxton.
Photo: Wigmore Hall, London
Saturday 14 April 2018 at 12.00PM
Wild Bells performed by Tom Winpenny (organ)
Västerås Cathedral, Västra Kyrkogatan 6, Västerås, 722 15, Sweden
Friday 06 April 2018 at 7.00PM
Nocturne for Two Guitars and Ensemble performed by Anatoly Izotov (guitar)
Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall, 30, Nevskiy Prospekt, St. Petersburg, 191011, Russia
During the week-long Guitar Magic Festival, St. Petersburg hosts world-famous stars of classical guitar from France, Croatia, Australia and Russia. The first performance of Nocturne for Two Guitars and Ensemble is given by Anatoly Izotov, a complete re-working and re-orchestration of the slow movement of Michael Berkeley's Double Guitar Concerto. With thanks to Roland Gallery for his editorial and guitar advice.
Wednesday 28 March 2018 at 7.30PM
Concerto for Orchestra performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales
BBC Hoddinott Hall, Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF10 5AL, Wales
Box office: Wales Millennium Centre, 02920 636464
As part of the 90th anniversary celebrations at BBC Hoddinott Hall, this concert looks back at works commissioned for the BBC National Orchestra of Wales over the years. The programme includes:
Michael Berkeley - Concerto for Orchestra
Mark David Boden - Clarinet Concerto
Guto Puw - Camouflage
Hoddinott - Variants for Orchestra Op.47
Sarah Lianne Lewis - There is no seeker of dreams that were
Tickets: £11-£13. Concessions, Student Tickets and Family Tickets available. BBC National Orchestra of Wales Audience Line: 0800 052 1812 (Monday-Friday).
Saturday 17 March 2018 at 7.30PM
Veilleuse (Night Watch) performed by Madeleine Mitchell (violin)
Rudolph Steiner House Theatre, 35 Park Road, London, NW1 6XT
Box office: Eventbrite
Distinguished violinist Madeleine Mitchell celebrates the 70th birthday of Michael Berkeley and the 75th of David Matthews with the lyrical pieces from her latest album 'Violin Muse' featuring both composers, together with two of the best loved violin sonatas plus exquisite Prokofiev from her album 'Violin Songs'. She is joined by the prize-winning Russian pianist Konstantin Lapshin. There will be a short pre-concert talk in the auditorium by Michael Berkeley and David Matthews from 6.45pm until approximately 7.05pm which is open to all ticket holders for this event.
Photo: Madeleine Mitchell
Sunday 25 February 2018 at 10.30AM
Super Flumina Babylonis in Westminster Mass
Super Flumina Babylonis performed by the Westminster Cathedral Choir & Martin Baker (conductor)
Westminster Cathdedral Choir performs the Motet 'Super Flumina Babylonis' by Michael Berkeley, specially commissioned by the RVW trust and conducted by Martin Baker.
Photo: Westminster Cathedral
Wednesday 21 February 2018 at 7.30PM
Cross Currents Festival of Contemporary Music
Haiku performed by Clare Hammond (piano)
Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TS
‘Cross Currents’ is a new festival of contemporary music at the Barber Institute in Birmingham. This concert features 'Haiku' by Michael Berkeley and performed by Clare Hammond, together with music by Alexander Goehr and Robin Holloway.
Photo: Clare Hammond by Julie Kim