Daventry 2017 Outline Programme as at 30/03/17

Friday 21st April

17.15 - 18.00 Reception

18.00 - 20.15 Dinner

20.20 Chairman's welcome

20.30 - 22.00 Christopher Morley (chief music critic of the Birmingham Post) on his recent visit to Japan to survey the state of orchestras there.

Saturday 22nd April

07.00 - 08.45 Breakfast

09.00 Coffee/tea available

09.30 - 10.45 Dan Rootham, a member of the British Music Society will be talking about his grandfather, the composer and organist Cyril Rootham (1875-1938).

10.45 - 11.15 Coffee/tea

11.15 - 12.30 Simon Perry, managing director of Hyperion Records, founded by his father, the late Ted Perry.

13.00 - 14.15 Lunch

14.30 - 16.00 Judith Weir CBE, Master of the Queen's Music

16.00 - 16.30 Coffee/tea

16.30 - 17.30 Free time

17.30 Bar open for pre-dinner drinks

18.00 - 20.00 Dinner

20.15 - 22.00 Recital - Domonkos Csabay (piano)
The young Hungarian pianist, Domonkos Csabay, was a prizewinner as both a soloist and an accompanist in the Wales International Piano Competition 2016. His recital for us will include pieces by his compatriot Béla Bartók, as well as Schubert's 'Wanderer' Fantasy and works by Mozart, Chopin, Debussy and Aaron Copland.


Sunday 23rd April

07.00 - 09.15 Breakfast

09.30 - 10.30 Technical Forum

10.30 - 11.00 Coffee/tea

11.00 - 12.30 Nigel Simeone on the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

13.00 - 14.15 Lunch

14.30 - 15.45 Jim Pritchard: "From the Mersey to the World" ? the story of the great British tenor, Alberto Remedios

15.45 - 16.15 Coffee/tea

16.15 Weekend close - NB Coach to Coventry leaves at 16.00

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