2012 Diary

December 30 - January 2  

Royal Scottish National Orchestra & Chorus

Concert in GRCH Glasgow with

Ailish Tynan, Catherine Denley,

Thomas Hobbs & Matthew Brook

HANDEL Messiah

January 20 - 22

Guest of Honour for Burn's Night Supper at the Forth Corinthian Yacht Club Edinburgh

O, my luve's like a red, red rose!

January 24 - 31

One week holiday in Spain (Costa Blanca)

for my 61st birthday - also looking at

marinas between Barcelona and Gibraltar!

ELGAR Serenade for strings

MOZART Piano Concerto 9 in Eb K271

HAYDN Cello Concerto in D

MOZART Symphony 29 in A

March 14 - 16

English Chamber Orchestra

Concert in Istanbul with Plamena Mangova (piano) and Caroline Dale (cello)

SCHUBERT complete Symphonies

March 17 - 28

Ten days skiing holiday in Méribel, France!

March 23 - 31

BBC Radio 3 pre-recorded programmes

Invited as 'Expert Guide' as part of


JS BACH St Matthew Passion

March 29 - April 6

Four St Matthew Passions with Amsterdam Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra and

Bachkoor Holland in Lochem, Groningen and the wonderful Pieterskerk in Leiden

[for the Dutch Prime Minister]

Virgil Hartinger (Evangelist), Niklaus Kost (Christus), Lenneke Ruiten,

Clare Wilkinson, Vincent Lesage/Ulrich Cordes, Frans Fiselier, Roder Jongenskoor and Haags Matrozenkoor.

ZELENKA Simphonia à8 concertanti in a

RAMEAU Suite Pigmalion

JS BACH Ricercare à6 (arr. Goodman)

VORISEK Symphony in D

May 2 - 6

SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra

Two Concerts in Schwetzingen and

Stuttgart Liederhalle

ROSSINI Overture Barber of Seville

MOZART Sinfonia Concertante K297b

SCHUBERT Symphony 4 (Tragic)

plus alternative 2nd half for two concerts:

BEATLES Sargent Pepper Suite

QUEEN Bohemian Rhapsody


BEATLES Medley of Hits


Sailing from Plymouth on my

Delphia 37 yacht CREDEAU

September 3 - 9

Three concerts in Enschede, Holland with

Netherlands Symphony Orchestra and

Erna de Koning (oboe), André Kerver

(clarinet), Corina Liefers (horn) and

Dorian Cooke (bassoon) + TV recording

(for indisposed Jan Willem de Vriend)

WEBER Overture Euryanthe

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto 1 in C

SCHUMANN Symphony 2 in C

November 6 - 9

Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, Finland

Concert with Ronald Brautigam (piano)

HANDEL Messiah

(complete Dublin version 1742)

December 4 - 8

Irish Baroque Orchestra with

Resurgam Chamber Choir

and Roisin O’Grady, Sharon Carty,

Oliver Mercer & Nathan James Morrison.

Three concerts in Cork, Dublin & Galway