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Composer: Ireland, John (1879-1962)

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Year of birth1879
Year of death1962
NationalityUnited Kingdom
Period20th century
May 2018
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LondonRecital fundraiser for Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity

Recital fundraiser for Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity
Piazzolla, Summer, Ireland, Bach, Rachmaninov
Ruth Beedham; Marcus Andrews

HerefordOpening Night

Opening Night
Ireland, Smyth
Philharmonia Orchestra; Geraint Bowen; Eleanor Dennis; Madeleine Shaw; Paul Nilon; Neal Davies

HerefordGould Piano Trio

© c Chris Stock
Ireland, Watkins, Messiaen
Robert Plane; Gould Piano Trio

LondonNash Ensemble: War's Embers

Ireland, Elgar
Nash Ensemble

LondonBefore Life and After – Roderick Williams & Iain Burnside

© Benjamin Ealovega
Britten, Finzi, Ireland
Roderick Williams; Iain Burnside; Harriet Walter
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English jewels in the European crown

Mark Bebbington © Rama Knight
A delectable programme from Barry Wordsworth and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with pieces by Elgar and Vaughan Williams and a rare chance to hear John Ireland’s eclectic Piano Concerto.
***11
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British Classics with a difference

Roderick Williams © Benjamin Ealovega
A pleasant afternoon's entertainment with grand sweeps and some beautiful singing by Roderick Williams.
***11
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Leeds Lieder's Songs of the Sea leaves audience buoyant

Roderick Williams © Benjamin Ealovega
Songs of the Sea, the opening concert of the Leeds Lieder Festival, leaves the audience in a happy and buoyant mood.
****1
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Echoes of a Mountain Song in Manchester

Sir Thomas Allen © Sussie Ahlburg
Wednesday night saw the masterful rendition of British songs, by the legendary baritone at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall, part of the ‘Echoes of a Mountain Song’ series. 
*****
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Eclectic Anglo-Japanese programme from Anna Hashimoto

© Anne Hashimoto
Hashimoto is clearly a brilliant technician, but often felt overly cautious in this St John's Smith Square programme.
***11
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