The Music Reprieval Trust

Registered Charity no. 1115584

Performances (up to 2021) to which the Trust has given its support:

25 May 2007

Choral music by William Lloyd Webber, Liszt, Elgar, and Howells, performed by the City Chamber Choir (London)

12 April 2008

Handel: Esther (1732 version), performed by the Esterhazy Singers (London)

25 May 2008

Thomas Linley: In Yonder Grove, Arne: The Judgement of Paris, performed by the Cannons Scholars (Dorchester; English Music Festival)

10 September 2008

Howard Ferguson: Octet and music by Vaughan Williams and Lars-Erik Larsson (Stoke Ferry, Norfolk)

6 December 2008

Parry: Blest Pair of Sirens, Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs, Holst: Hymn of Jesus, and Vaughan Williams: Sancta Civitas, performed by the Oxford Bach Choir and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (Oxford)

13 and 15 May 2009

Schubert: Fierrabras, performed by Trinity College Music Society (Oxford)

19 June 2009

Piano music by Anton Rubinstein, performed by David Neil Jones (King’s Lynn)

12 September 2009

Music for viola and piano by Anton Rubinstein, Bloch, and Lennox Berkeley, performed by Morgan Goff and Raphael Terroni (Stoke Ferry, Norfolk)

20 March 2010

Hummel: Mass in B flat, Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast, performed by Hereford Choral Society (Hereford)

26 March 2010

Choral music by Joseph and Michael Haydn, Leopold and Wolfgang Mozart, and Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn, performed by the City Chorus (London)

28 May 2010

York Bowen: Symphony no. 1 and music by Parry, William Alwyn, Roger Quilter, Havergal Brian, Montague Phillips, and Moeran, performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra (Dorchester; English Music Festival)

7 August 2010

Choral music by Antonio Lotti (including his Missa Sancti Christophori), performed by the Buon Tempi Consort (London)

14 January 2011

Choral music by Peter Philips, performed by the Convivium Singers (London; the first of a series of concerts in 2011 exploring Philips’ lesser-known music; the choir later released a CD of Philips’ Latin motets under the title ‘Peter Philips: An Englishman Abroad’)

2 April 2011

Flute music by Frederic Griffith, Emile Bernard, Paul Taffanel, and Charles-Wilfred de Bériot, performed by Kenneth Smith and Paul Rhodes (Cardiff)

30 June 2011

Chamber music by William Herschel, Carl Philipp Stamitz, John Marsh, Mozart, and Haydn, performed by The Revolutionary Drawing Room with Rachel Brown, flute (Montgomery; Gregynog Festival)

24 September 2011

Choral music by Antonio Lotti (including his Missa Sapientiae), performed by the Buon Tempi Consort (London)

1 to 7 April 2012

William Lloyd Webber: The Saviour, performed by Brockham Choral Society (six performances in churches in and around Dorking)

15 April 2012

Vaughan Williams: Magnificat and In Windsor Forest, Holst: Hymn to Dionysus, and other music for women’s voices, performed by Les Sirènes Female Chamber Choir and orchestra (Glasgow)

1 June 2012

Vaughan Williams: Fantasia for piano and orchestra, Moeran: Sketches for Symphony No. 2 (completed Martin Yates), and music by Parry, Matthew Curtis, Ireland, and Delius, performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra with Mark Bebbington, piano (Dorchester; English Music Festival)

16 June 2012

Choral music by Armstrong Gibbs (The Turning Year), Coleridge-Taylor (Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast), and Vaughan Williams (Flourish for a Coronation, Five Mystical Songs), performed by Henley Choral Society (Henley)

23 June 2012

Music by various composers from or associated with Venice, performed by Accademia Bizantina (Gregynog; Gregynog Festival)

25 July 2012

Dyson: The Canterbury Pilgrims, performed by the Three Choirs Festival Chorus and the Philharmonia Orchestra (Hereford; Three Choirs Festival)

16 March 2013

Michael Haydn: Requiem and Mozart: Vespers K339, performed by Bournemouth Bach Choir and orchestra (Christchurch)

13 April 2013

Choral music by Lotti (Kyrie in C minor, Gloria in G, Credo in G minor), performed by the Buon Tempi Consort (London)

24 May 2013

Vaughan Williams: Serenade in A minor, The Solent, Walford Davies: Symphony No. 2, and music by Parry, Britten, and Holst, performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra (Dorchester; English Music Festival)

23 June 2013

John Lloyd: Missa O quam suavis and other choral music by Byrd and William Cornysh, performed by the Tallis Scholars (Montgomery; Gregynog Festival)

12 to 17 August 2013

Si L’Enfant Ne Dort Pas Bien, a dramatization of songs by Satie, Poulenc, Copland, and Saint-Saens, performed by Dreamland Theatre (Edinburgh)

16 November 2013

Screening of the 1924 film The Epic of Everest with reconstruction of the original score by Frederick Laurence and Eugene Goossens, performed by Cambridge University Chamber Orchestra (Cambridge)

23 March 2014

Choral music by Gretchaninov and other Russian composers, performed by the North Downs Consort (Woldingham)

23 May 2014

Boughton: Troilus and Cressida, Vaughan Williams: Burley Heath and Harnham Down, Bax: Variations for orchestra, Moeran: Violin Concerto, performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra with Rupert Marshall-Luck, violin (Dorchester; English Music Festival)

21 June 2014

Choral music by Cyril Rootham, Howard Skempton, and others, performed by the Ripieno Choir (Stoke d’Abernon)

21 March 2015

Michael Haydn: Requiem and Franz Joseph Haydn: Maria Theresa Mass, performed by Paddock Wood Choral Society with the Henham Orchestra (Paddock Wood)

13 June 2015

D'Indy: String Quartet No. 3, performed by the Escher Quartet (Aberystwyth; Gregynog Festival)

21 June 2015

Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Sonata for harpsichord and violin and music by Balbastre and Mozart (Gregynog; Gregynog Festival)

27 July 2015

Bliss: Morning Heroes and Sibelius: Symphony No. 5, performed by the Three Choirs Festival Chorus and the Philharmonia Orchestra (Hereford; Three Choirs Festival)

19 March 2016

William Croft: O Lord, rebuke me not, Ouseley: O Saviour of the world, Sterndale Bennett: God is a spirit, and other English Anglican music, performed by the Ripieno Choir (Weston Green, Surrey)

20 March 2016

Cardoso: Missa Pro Defunctis and music by Duarte Lobo and others, performed by the Pro Nobis Singers (Kendal)

28 March 2016

Percy Sherwood: Violin Concerto and music by Daniel Gillingwater, Elgar, and Vaughan Williams, performed by the English Symphony Orchestra (Dorchester; English Music Festival)

22 June 2016

Music by Kusser, Dubourg, Castrucci, and others, performed by the Academy of Ancient Music (Gregynog; Gregynog Festival)

17 July 2016

Lennox Berkeley: Stabat Mater and music by Ravel, Michael Berkeley, Colin Matthews, and Poulenc, performed by the Marian Consort and the Berkeley Ensemble (Cheltenham; Cheltenham Festival)

26 July 2016

Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem and other music by Vaughan Williams and Butterworth, performed by the Three Choirs Festival Chorus and the Philharmonia Orchestra (Gloucester; Three Choirs Festival)

15 October 2016

Carissimi: Jephthe, Vivaldi: Gloria and Dixit Dominus, Torelli: Trumpet Concerto, performed by the Occam Singers and the New London Sinfonia (Guildford)

19 and 26 November 2016

A programme of Renaissance and modern vocal music on a Shakespeare theme, including works by Robert Johnson, Orlando Gough, Damien Harron, James MacMillan, Dowland, Wilfrid Mellers, Stef Conner, John Bennet, Thomas Ravenscroft, and William Cornysh, plus Kerry Andrew’s Two Bird Proverbs (new commission), performed by Juice Vocal Ensemble and Cambridge Timeline Choir (Cambridge and Dorking)

19–21 May 2017

Various song recitals forming the English Song Weekend (Ludlow)

26 May 2017

Montague Phillips: Symphony in C minor, Vaughan Williams: Henry V Overture and EFDS Folk Song March, Stanford: Concert Overture, and music by Delius and Holst (Dorchester; English Music Festival)

25 June 2017

A programme of piano music by Josef Holbrooke and others, performed by Llŷr Williams (Chirk Castle; Gregynog Festival)

30 June 2017

Music for violin and piano by Cyril Scott, Margaret More, David Vaughan Thomas, John Rippiner Heath and others, performed by Sara Trickey and Clare Hammond (Harlech; Gregynog Festival)

8 July 2017

Purcell: My Heart is Inditing, Hear my Prayer, O Sing unto the Lord, Schütz: Musikalische Exequien, Scheidt, Ich hebe meine Augen auf, performed by Twickenham Choral Society and the Brandenburg Baroque Soloists (Teddington)

6–8 October 2017

Various recitals forming the Yorkshire Autumn English Music Festival (Aysgarth)

28 October 2017

Choral and piano music by Rachmaninov, Golovanov, Sviridov, Scriabin, and Prokofiev, performed by the Epiphoni Consort with Martin James Bartlett (London)

30 November 2017

Vaughan Williams: Hodie, performed by the London Chorus, New London Children’s Choir, and New London Orchestra (Cadogan Hall)

7 Apr 2018

A concert featuring Bax: Oboe Quintet (Ludlow; Ludlow English Song Weekend)

28 May 2018

A concert of music by George Dyson, Peter Warlock, Delius, Howells, Arwel Hughes, Ireland, Finzi, and Vaughan Williams, performed by Camerata Wales (Dorchester; English Music Festival)

15 July 2018

A performance of Ethel Smyth: Mass in D, given by the Tabernacl Music Society and orchestra (Bridgend)

2 August 2018

Parry: Blest Pair of Sirens, Symphony No. 5, Invocation to Music, performed by the Three Choirs Festival Chorus and the Philharmonia Orchestra (Hereford; Three Choirs Festival)

4 October 2018

Malcolm Arnold: Guitar Concerto (as part of a concert that also included music by Britten and Michael Berkeley) (London)

4–7 October 2018

Various recitals forming the Third Yorkshire Dales Festival of English Music (Aysgarth and Bolton Castle; English Music Festival)

27 October 2018

Telemann: Laudate Jehovam omnes gentes, Lotti: Credo in B flat, Richard Mudge: Organ Concerto in F, and choral music by Vivaldi, Mozart and Haydn, performed by Radlett Choral Society (St Albans)

3 April 2019

Parry: Judith, performed by the Crouch End Festival Chorus and the London Mozart Players (Royal Festival Hall)

5–7 April 2019

Various song recitals forming the English Song Weekend (Ludlow)

24 May 2019

Lord Berners: Portsmouth Point, Stanford: Violin Concerto in D, Vaughan Williams: The Blue Bird, Robin Milford: Symphony no. 2 (all first performances), plus music by Malcolm Arnold and Delius, performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra (Dorchester; English Music Festival)

31 May 2019

J. G. Janitsch: Quadro ‘O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden’ and trio sonatas and other chamber music by J. S. and C. P. E., J. C. F. Bach, Handel, and Telemann, performed by the Musical & Amicable Society (Worcester; Worcestershire Early Music Festival)

22 June 2019

A concert of choral music by Matthias Werrecore, Gaspar van Weerbeke, Franchinus Gaffurius, and Josquin, performed by Siglo de Oro (Boughton Aluph Church; Stour Music Festival)

28 June 2019

A recital of piano trios by Beethoven, E. T. Davies, W. Hubert Davies, and Schubert, given by the Odysseus Piano Trio (Gregynog; Gregynog Music Festival)

30 June 2019

Organ music by Walford Davies, Joseph Jongen, David de Lloyd, Firmin Swinnen, and William Mathias, plus Meirion Wynn Jones: Diptych (first performance), performed by Meirion Wynn Jones (Aberystwyth; Gregynog Music Festival)

27–29 September 2019

Various recitals forming the Fourth Yorkshire English Music Festival (Aysgarth)

9 November 2019

Kuhnau: Magnificat, performed by Bournemouth Bach Choir (Wimborne)

15 Feb 2020

Cantatas and instrumental music by Pepusch, William Corbett, Obadiah Shuttleworth, Geminiani, Handel, and Vivaldi, performed by Spiritato! (Bradford on Avon)

20 February 2020

Ailsa Dixon: Nocturnal Scherzo, The Spirit of Love, and Ethel Smyth: String Quartet in E minor, performed by the Villiers Quartet with Lucinda Cox (soprano) (Bristol)

27 February 2020

Cantatas and instrumental music by Pepusch, William Corbett, Obadiah Shuttleworth, Geminiani, Handel, and Vivaldi, performed by Spiritato! (Chichester)

May 2020

Ailsa Dixon: Three Fugues on Biblical Subjects, performed on several lutes (with multi-tracking) by Josie Dixon (recording of performance released here:

13 December 2020

A concert of music by J. F. Fasch and J. S. Bach, presented under the title ‘The Leipzig Legacy’, performed by Spiritato! (York; York Early Music Christmas Festival: concert streamed online)

May 2021

Concerts at the English Music Festival (Dorchester)

August 2021

A recital of harpsichord music by Thomas Roseingrave, given by Bridget Cunningham (London)

August–October 2021

A programme of choral and instrumental music by J. S. Bach and his predecessors (Pachelbel, Knüpfer, J. C. Bach), performed by Spiritato! and the Marian Consort at various music festivals around Britain