Recent and Forthcoming Performances
10/12/2016, 7.30pm -- Love Songs
Work details: Love Songs (Dvorak arr. Matthews)
04/02/2017 -- Sonatina for Violin and Piano
Fenella Humphreys, violin | Libby Burgess, piano | University of Hull, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
Work details: Sonatina for Violin and Piano, Op.128
26/02/2017 -- Piano Concerto
Thomas Nickell, piano | Orchestra of the Swan | Conducted by David Curtis | Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA
Work details: Piano Concerto, Op.111
30/03-01/04/2017 -- Prelude and Fugue
Performances on 30 March, 31 March and 1 April.
Chamber Orchestra of Lapland | Conducted by Jutta Seppinen | Concert Hall, Korundi, House of Culture, Rovaniemi, Finland
Work details: Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 547 (Bach arr. Matthews)
02/04/2017, 3pm -- String Quartet No.8
Villiers Quartet | Quaker Meeting House, London
Work details: String Quartet No.8, Op.75
10/05/2017, 7.30pm -- Three Housman Songs
Work details: Three Housman Songs, Op.69
31/05-07/06/2017 -- Two Nocturnes
31 May - Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland
4 June - Theatre Royal, Dumfries, Scotland
6 June - Eden Court Theatre, Inverness, Scotland
7 June - Glasgow, Scotland
Work details: Two Nocturnes (Chopin arr. Matthews)
20/06/2017 -- Dawn Chorus
Ex Cathedra | Conducted by Jeffrey Skidmore | St Philip's Cathedral, Birmingham
Work details: Dawn Chorus, Op.137
08/07/2017 -- Variations on a theme of Haydn
Joseph Tong, Waka Hasegawa | Cheltenham Music Festival, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
25/08-09/09/2017 -- Owen Wingrave
25 August - Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick
27 August - An Tain Arts Centre, Dundalk
8 September - Tiger Dublin Fringe, Dublin
9 September - Tiger Dublin Fringe, Dublin
Irish Youth Opera | Irish Chamber Orchestra | Ireland
Work details: Owen Wingrave, Op.85 (Britten arr. Matthews)
09/11/2017 -- Norfolk March
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra | Conducted by Andrew Manze | Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
Work details: Norfolk March, Op.139
25/05/2016 -- CD out now: Piano Quintets by Matthews and Shostakovich
David's Piano Quintet was recorded last year by Martin Cousin (piano) and the Villiers Quartet at the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, Oxford, together with Shostakovich's Piano Quintet and has now been released by SOMM Recordings.
Full recording details
25/05/2016 -- CD out now: David Matthews - Complete String Quartets, Volume Four
25/09/2016 -- CD out now: Airs, Blues and Dances
25/09/2016 -- CD out now: Now Comes Beauty
Features David’s White Nights for violin and orchestra played by Rupert Marshall-Luck with the BBC concert orchestra conducted by Gavin Sutherland.
Full recording details
09/12/2016 -- News from the mixing desk (updated December 2016)
The Leonore Trio's recording of the three piano trios, plus Gemma Rosefield playing Journeying Songs for solo cello, will be released on Toccata Classics in the new year.
Peter Sheppard Skaerved's recording of the second volume of David's complete works for solo violin will also appear fairly soon on Toccata Classics.
Sara Trickey and Daniel Tong have recorded three of David's works for violin and piano: Adonis, Aria and Romanza, together with two works by Faure, the First Violin Sonata and Romance, for Deux-Elles. This CD will be released in the spring.
The BBC Philharmonic's recording of A Vision of the Sea, Symphony No.8 and Toward Sunrise has been delayed but will take place some time in 2017, all three works conducted by Jac van Steen.