The Arthur Bliss Society
Live Performances and UK Radio Broadcasts


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Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire CB7 4DL
on Sunday 7 September 2014 at 5.15 pm
Prime Brass and organ
(Edmund Aldhouse)
programme includes Greetings to a City

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In Canada
Sharon Wei will be performing
the Viola Sonata on the following dates:

Wednesday 17 September 2014
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario

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Saturday 20 September 2014
Antigonish, Nova Scotia

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Wednesday 24 September 2014
Kitchener Waterloo, Ontario

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Saturday 25 October 2014
St James's Church, Caledon East, Ontario

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Cologne Philharmonic Hall, Bischofsgartenstraße 1, 50667, Cologne, Germany
on Saturday 4 October 2014 at 3 pm
Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne
programme includes Oboe Quintet

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Birmingham Royal Ballet : Shadows of War

Three one-act ballets each touched in some way by war.

at three venues - a total of twelve performances

programme includes Miracle in the Gorbals


Birmingham Hippodrome
Hurst Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B5 4TB

8-11 October 2014 (six performances)


Sadler's Wells Theatre
Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4TN

17-18 October 2014 (three performances)


Theatre Royal Plymouth
Royal Parade, Plymouth, Devon PL1 2TR

28-29 October 2014 (three performances)

for details of all performances click on the words Shadows of War above

Assembly Hall, Worthing, West Sussex BN11 1HQ
on Sunday 9 November 2014 at 2.45 pm
Worthing Symphony Orchestra
(conductor: John Gibbons; piano: Poom Prommachart)
programme includes Piano Concerto

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Chelmsford Cathedral, New Street, Chelmsford CM1 1TY
on Saturday 29 November 2014 at 7.30 pm
St Paul's Sinfonia
Waltham Singers

programme includes Pastoral (Lie Strewn the White Flocks)

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Thame Leisure Centre, Oxford Road, Thame OX9 2BB
on Saturday 6 December 2014 at 7.30 pm
Ealing Symphony Orchestra

Lord Williams's Festival Chorus
(conductor: John Gibbons)
programme includes Morning Heroes

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St Mary de Lode Church, Archdeacon Street, Gloucester GL1 2QT
on Saturday 18 April 2015
The Goldfield Ensemble

1-3 pm
:: Concert 1
includes the Clarinet Quintet by Bliss
5.30 pm :: Tea
(must be pre-booked)
6.30 pm :: pre-Concert Talk by Ian Venables
7.30 pm :: Concert 2
includes the Clarinet Quintet by Ian Venables

It is very pleasing to see that the Clarinet Quintet by our President,
Ian Venables, is being performed on the same occasion as that of Sir Arthur's.

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Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS
on Friday 15 May 2015 at 7.30 pm
BBC Symphony Orchestra

(conductor: Andrew Davis)
programme includes Morning Heroes

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Hereford Three Choirs Festival 2015
on Monday 27 July 2015
Philharmonia Orchestra

Three Choirs Festival Chorus
(conductor: Andrew Davis)
programme includes Morning Heroes

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