Forthcoming concerts

 

 

 

24/06/2017
Den Danske Kirke i London, 4 St Katherine's Precinct, London NW1 4HH

Music for Midsummer's Day
The programme will include English and American choral music by Finzi, Barber and Rubbra, Scandinavian music by Lange-Müller, Alfvén and Grieg, madrigals by Tomkins and Byrd and English and Danish folk song arrangements by Timothy Salter.
This concert is sponsored by Danish Women's Association

The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor), Marianne Cotterill (soprano)
For details of the programme please click Concert Diary


25/11/2017
All Saints Church, West Dulwich

Programme to follow
The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor)

 

 

 Past concerts

 

25/03/2017
St Clement Danes, Strand, London WC2R 1DH 
Brandenburg Choral Festival

The programme included music from Germany and Scandinavia: Rheinberger's Abendlied, choral songs by Brahms, two of Wolf's Geistliche Lieder.  Grieg's Ave Maris stella and the Lange-Müller's Tre Madonnasange.

English music will include Warlock's The Full Heart, part songs by Coleridge-Taylor, Alan Bullard's Three poems of W.B. Yeats, Timothy Salter's Invida Aetas - Fragments from Horace and two of his English folk-song arrangements.

The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor)
For details of the concert please see Concert Diary

12/11/2016
All Saints Church, West Dulwich, London SE21 8LN

The programme included unaccompanied choral music by Howells, Cornelius, Debussy and Elisabeth Lutyens as well music for solo cello by Deborah Pritchard and music for cello and piano by Debussy.  Timothy Salter's Phantasma for cello and piano will receive its first performance. 

The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor/piano), Karolina Öhman (cello)
for details of the concert programme please see Concert Diary

25/06/2016
St Alfege Greenwich

The programme included unaccompanied choral music by Schein, Poulenc, Ravel and Hindemith.  Laura Snowden and Joo Yeon Sir will play two of their own works and music by de Falla, Mompou and Debussy.  Their arrangements of chorale preludes by J.S. Bach will include two with chorus.  A group of Timothy Salter's folk songs, including the first performance of two new ones, complete the concert.

The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor), Snowden-Sir Duo: Laura Snowden (guitar), Joo Yeon Sir (violin)
For details of the programme please see Concert Diary

12/03/2016
St Clement the Danes, Strand

Brandenburg Choral Festival

The English Mystic
music of joy and contemplation

Programme included music spanning from the Renaissance (Byrd and Tallis) to the 20th century (Holst, Elgar, Stanford, Vaughan Williams, Harris, Jonathan Harvey 'Come Holy Ghost' and Timothy Salter 'Eternity') and from the 21st century the 1st performance of Jonathan Pitkin's 'Ye who used to soar'.

The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor)
Programme details
Concert Diary
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14/11/2015
All Saints Church, West Dulwich

The programme included Elizabeth Maconchy (Four Miniatures), Vaughan Williams (Three Shakespeare Songs), SS Wesley (Pastoral), Timothy Salter (folksong arrangements) Arensky and Brahms.

The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor/piano), Rebecca Hepplewhite (cello)
For details of the programme please see Concert Diary

 11/07/2015
St James's Piccadilly

Sing Joyfully
The programme included motets and anthems by Byrd and Gibbons, commencing with Byrd's 'Sing joyfully'.  Moving through the twentieth century music will be performed by Stanford 'God and the Universe', Elgar 'O Wild West Wind', Howells, Finzi and Walton, Timothy Salter 'The white and the walk of the morning', Philip Cashian 'Music for an empty sky'.  Arrangements of Salter's popular English folk songs will complete the programme.

The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor)
For details of the programme please see Concert Diary

14/03/2015
All Saints Church, West Dulwich

A Sequence for Lent
Programme will include a sequence of chorales by J.S.Bach alternating with motets by Byrd, Bruckner and Victoria. Bach's motet 'Jesu, meine Freude' together with anthems by Purcell, 'Hear my prayer, and 'Lord, how long wilt thou be angry?', motets by Bruckner and 'In Paradisum' from Fauré's Requiem will also be performed.

The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor/organ), For details of the programme please see Concert Diary

22/11/2014
St Alfege, Greenwich

Concert for St Cecilia
Programme included unaccompanied choral music by Cornelius, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms, Schubert and Delius as well as music for violin and piano by Clara Schumann, Cécile Chaminade, Lili Boulanger, Fauré, Delius and Kreisler

The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor/piano), Eulalie Charland (violin)
For details of the programme please see Concert Diary

28/06/2014
Hambleden Music Festival

Programme included part songs by Stanford, Elgar and Rubbra and English folk song arrangements by Timothy Salter together with extract from Salter's 'Invida aetas' and 'He wishes for the Cloths of Heaven' by Russell Hepplewhite.  American choral music by Horatio Parker and Samuel Barber will complete the programme.

The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor)
For details of the concert please seeConcert Diary

05/04/2014
St Alfege, Greenwich

Programme included unaccompanied choral music by Brahms and Howells; music for organ and cello by Rheinberger, Rachmaninov, Two chorale preludes by Brahms arr. by Salter and Russell Hepplewhite's work for solo cello 'Circling'; 'The Beholder' (chorus, cello and organ) by Salter; 'Greater love has no man' (chorus and organ) by Ireland and 'Magnificat in G' (chorus and organ) by Stanford.

The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor) Rebecca Hewes (cello), Michael Bonaventure (organ)
enquiries: 0208 693 1051 or 07950 143 916

07/12/2013
All Saints Church, Blackheath, SE3 0TY

Programme included choral and music for organ by Sweelinck, Howells Messiaen, Buxtehude, Pearsall, Byrd, Salter, Warlock and J.S. Bach

The Ionian Singers, Michael Bonaventure (organ), Timothy Salter (conductor)
enquiries: 0208 693 1051 or 07950 143 916

19/10/2013
All Saints Church, Weston Green,  Esher, Surrey KT10 8JL

Programme included German, American and English music by amongst others J.S. Bach, Argento and Barber, Holst, Walton, Vaughan Williams, John Casken, Russell Hepplewhite (solo cello) and Timothy Salter (solo cello and English folk song arrangements).  English madrigals  included works by Gibbons, Byrd and Wilbye

The Ionian Singers, Rebecca Hewes (cello), Timothy Salter (conductor)
enquiries 0208 693 2051 or 07950 143 916

13/07/2013
All Saints West Dulwich, SE21 8LN

The programme included choral music by Debussy, Finzi, Douglas Young, Howard Skempton, Saint-Saëns, Poulenc.  The instrumental music include music by Jean Françaix and Timothy Salter.

The Ionian Singers, Nephele Ensemble (flute, harp, violin, viola and cello), Timothy Salter (conductor)
enquiries: 0208 693 2051 or 07950 143 916

11/05/2013
Den Danske Kirke, 4 St Katherine's Precinct, London NW1 4HH
voices, strings and drums

The programme included Scandinavian choral music by Lange-Müller, Stenhammar and Grieg as well as English part songs by Elgar, Delius and Lutyens. Scandinavian and English folk songs arranged by Timothy Salter will also be performed.  Timothy Salter's 'Umuse', written for the UmeDuo, will receive its first London performance and UmeDuo will also perform music by Klaus Huber.

The Ionian Singers, UmeDuo (cello and percussion),  Timothy Salter (conductor)
enquiries: 0208 693 2051 or 07950 143 916

16/03/2013
St James's Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL

The programme included A Sequence for Lent (Byrd, J.S. Bach, Bruckner and Victoria). Rubbra, Knut Nystedt, Thea Musgrave and Timothy Salter

The Ionian Singers, Sulki Yu (violin), Timothy Salter (conductor)
enquiries:  020 8693 1051 / 07950 143 916

24/11/2012
Barnes Music Society, Barnes Methodist Church, Station Rd., Barnes SW13 0NH

The programme included instrumental and choral music by Arensky, Coleridge-Taylor, Delius, Brahms, Bantock, Lutyens, Martinu, Rachmaninov.

The Ionian Singers, Rebecca Hewes (cello), Timothy Salter (conductor/piano)

20/10/2012
All Saints Church, Blackheath, SE3 0TY
I saw another angel

The enterprising programme of unaccompanied English music from the renaissance and the 20C and 21 C is interwoven with sumptuous works for chorus and organ.

Byrd and Weelkes.  Bainton, Stanford, Ireland and Wesley. David Bedford, Michael Bonaventure, Gabriel Jackson, Jonathan Harvey, John McCabe and Timothy Salter.

The Ionian Singers, Michael Bonaventure (organ), Timothy Salter (conductor)
Tickets and enquiries: 0208 693 1051 or  07950 143 916

23/06/2012
All Saints Church, Weston,  Esher, Surrey KT10 8JL
Vivat - Celebrating sixty years' reign

The programme included music for harps and chorus by Brahms, Schubert, Faurè, Tom Peterson and Timothy Salter and unaccompanied choral music by Howells and Finzi.  Harp Duo Mariposas will perform works for harps by Andrès, Salzedo and Granados and Salter. 

To celebrate the Diamond Jubilee Timothy Salter's new work The Quality of Mercy for unaccompanied chorus will receive its first performance.

The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor), Harp Duo Mariposas -Cristina Di Bernardo and Silvia Vicario
enquiries:  020 8693 1051, 07950 143 916

19/05/2012
St. Peter's Church, Milton Lilbourne, Wiltshire, SN9 5LQ 

Music by Brahms, Mendelssohn, Hindemith and Poulenc.  Partsongs by Coleridge Taylor, Stanford, Vaughan Williams, Finzi, Howells, Howard Skempton and Timothy Salter.

The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor)
enquiries:  020 8693 1051, 07950 143 916

24/03/2012
St James's Church Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL
In Nets of Golden Wires
music for chorus and harps
  

Music for harps and chorus by Brahms, Schubert, Tom Peterson and Timothy Salter and unaccompanied choral music by  Hindemith, Howells and Howard Skempton.  Harp Duo Mariposas will perform works for harps by Andrès, Salzedo and Granados.  Timothy Salter's work for two harps 'Three Intermezzi' will receive its first performance.

The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor), Harp Duo Mariposas -Cristina Di Bernardo and Silvia Vicario
enquiries:  020 8693 1051, 07950 143 916

19/11/2011
All Saints West Dulwich, SE21 8LN

Instrumental and choral music by Blow, Purcell, J.S. Bach, Handel, Brahms, Stanford, Karg-Elert, Nystedt and Salter.
The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor/organ), Sulki Yu (violin)
enquiries:  020 8693 1051, 07950 143 916

04/10/2011
The National Gallery, London (room 36)
Dame Myra Hess Day

Byrd, Gibbons, Elgar, Stanford, Parry, Holst, Howells, Walton and Salter
The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor)
at 1.00pm
enquries:  The National Gallery

18/06/2011
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, OX10 7HZ

Saint-Saëns (Two part songs), Ravel (Trois chansons), Hindemith (Six chansons), Cui, Grechaninov, Martinu (Five madrigals), Fauré, Rachmaninov and Timothy Salter (folk song arrangements)
The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor/piano), Sarah Suckling (cello)
at 7.30pm
enquiries: 020 8693 1051, 07950 143 916, info@ioniansingers.co.uk

02/04/2011
St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL
an English tableau
music from three ages

Byrd (Mass for Four Voices), Gibbons, Weelkes, Howells (Inheritance), Vaughan Williams (Valiant for Truth), James Long (Get Wisdom)1st London performance and Timothy Salter (Invida Aetas)1st performance
The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor)
at 7.30pm
enquiries: 020 8693 1051, 07950 143 916, info@ioniansingers.co.uk

04/12/2010
All Saints' Church, West Dulwich SE21 8LN

J.S. Bach, Gibbons, Byrd, Warlock, Bax, Salter, Howells and Cornelius  
The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor), Jane Chapman (harpsichord)

07/11/10
St Mary the Virgin, Buckland, Oxfordshire
for the charity Joshua in Malawi charity

J.S. Bach, Stanford, Ireland, Buxtehude, Rheinberger, Howells and Parry
The Ionian Singers, Svyati Duo: Rebecca Hewes (cello), Julian Collings (organ), Timothy Salter (conductor)
Enquiries: 01367 870595 or 0208 693 1051

03/07/10
St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London

Buxtehude, Purcell (Man that is born of a woman), J.S. Bach (motet: Lobet den Herrn), Bruckner, Buxtehude, Rheinberger, Salter (extracts: Lacrimae rerum), Salter (1st London performance), Vitis flexuosa (cello and organ), Harvey, Cashian, Hepplewhite.
The Ionian Singers, Svyati Duo: Rebecca Hewes (cello), Julian Collings (organ), Timothy Salter (conductor)
Svyati Duo
enquiries: 0208 693 1051, 07950 143916 or info@ioniansingers.co.uk

20/03/10
Douai Abbey, nr Reading

Byrd, Tomkins, Stanford, Harris (Faire is the Heaven), Salter, Matthias, Martin (extracts from Mass), Brahms (Warum ist das Licht gegeben?)
The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor)

Tickets £8 (£5 concessions)
from Newbury Corn Exchange
boxoffice@cornexchangenew.co.uk
01635 522733

05/12/09
All Saints' Church, West Dulwich SE21 8LN
The Voice of Advent

Praetorius, Sweelinck, J.S. Bach (extracts from Christmas Oratorio), Handel (extracts from Messiah), Berlioz, Poulenc, Messiaen and songs by Wagner, Wolf, R. Strauss and Fauré
The Ionian Singers, Emily Atkinson (soprano) Timothy Salter (conductor/organ)
Concert starts at 7.30pm
Enquiries: 020 8693 1051 or 07950 143916

24/10/09
All Saints' Church, Weston, Esher, Surrey KT10 8JL
FOLK SONG TO ART SONG
in Music from the 19th and 20th Centuries

Moeran, Brahms, Moussorgsky, Grechaninow, Seiber, Grainger, Salter, Montague Phillips, Martinu and Sullivan
The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor)
Concert starts at 7.30pm
Enquiries: 020 8693 1051 or 07950 143916

27/06/09
St Bartholomews, Brighton
MUSIC DIVINE

Treasures from the English Choral Tradition
Byrd, Farnaby, Tomkins, Weelks, Elgar, Moeran, Howells, Salter
The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor)
Enquiries: 020 8693 1051 or 07950 143916
Or Dome Box Office: 01273 709 709

21/03/09
St Giles Cripplegate, Barbican

Kodály, Phillip Neil Martin, Joubert, Jonathan Harvey, Timothy Salter, Seiber
The Ionian Singers, Sarah Suckling (cello), Timothy Salter (conductor/piano)
Enquiries: 020 8693 1051 or 07950 143916

22/11/08
All Saint's Church, Dulwich, SE21 8LN

Choral music and music for harp by Sibelius, Holst, Salter, Ravel, Debussy, Tournier and Fauré
The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor), Daniel de-Fry (harp)

21/06/08
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester, nr Oxford
'celebrating 50 years!'

Choral music and music for violin and piano by Debussy, Fauré, Holst, Joseph Horovitz, Kreisler, Poulenc and English folk song arrangements by Timothy Salter
The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor/piano), Eulalie Charland (violin)
Enquiries: 020 8693 1051 or 07950 143916

10/05/08
Beaulieu Abbey, Hampshire

Gibbons, Byrd, Tomkins, Warlock, Finzi, Parry, Walton, Salter
The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor)
Enquiries: 023 80892469
box office: 01590 675268

08/03/08 at 7.30pm
St Giles Cripplegate, Barbican
'celebrating 50 years!'

Delius, Finzi, Gabriel Jackson, David Matthews, Timothy Salter, Douglas Young
Contact details: 020 8693 1051
Start time: 7.30pm
The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor/piano), Alexandra Wood (violin)
Enquiries: 020 8693 1051 or 07950 143916

Festival appearances
Rainbow Over Bath
Norwich Contemporary Church Music
Cambridge, Cork, Deal, Thaxted, Arundel, Ryedale, Grassington, Presteigne
Massachusetts International Festival of the Arts, USA
Vendsyssel and Soroe Festivals, Denmark

Tours have taken place in Turkey, Poland, Denmark and USA