Diary

Forthcoming concerts

25/11/2017
All Saints Church, West Dulwich

Programme will include choral music by Bax, Elgar, Argento, Debussy (two songs
transcribed for chorus and harp by Timothy Salter) and  Nocturne for chorus, viola and harp by Timothy Salter.
Instrumental music will include music by Elgar, Debussy, Rachmaninov and Bax.

The Ionian Singers, Timothy Salter (conductor), Luba Tunnicliffe (viola), Oliver Wass (harp)

24/03/2018
Brandenburg Choral Festival

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

23/06/2018
The Danish Church London

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

07/07/2018
St Peter’s Eaton Square, London

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

08/11/2018
All Saints Church, West Dulwich

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

 

Past concerts

programme

Music for Midsummer’s Day

The Ionian Singers under their conductor Timothy Salter, with Danish soprano Marianne Cotterill gave a concert in the Danish Church London on Saturday 24th June at 6pm.  This concert was sponsored by The Danish Women’s Association.

The concert included Scandinavian music by Grieg, Alfvén and Lange-Müller together with music by Finzi, Rubbra and Barber. Arrangements by Salter of popular English, Danish and Swedish folk songs, and madrigals by Byrd and Greaves completed a delightful programme of music to celebrate midsummer.
Concert Diary

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