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September 2014

13th UK, London, Kings Place 3.30pm Classical Works, Folk Roots recital with Vanessa Benelli Mosell

24th UK, Devon, All night recording with master Shakuhachi player, Adrian Freedman

27th Italy, Cremona, Stradivarius in Rio, Brazilian Songs with Viktoria Mullova, Paul Clarvis and Joao Luis Nogueiro Pinto

October 2014

1 – 4 UK, Oxford Chamber Music Festival

15th UK, Two Moors International Festival, Stradivarius in Rio, Brazilian Songs with Viktoria Mullova, Paul Clarvis and Joao Luis Nogueiro Pinto

21st – Nov 1st China, Hong Kong Sinfonietta Residency

23rd China, Hong Kong, Artistree Folk Recital with Colleen Lee and James Cuddeford

24th China, Hong Kong, Artistree, Yoga concert

25th China, Hong Kong, Artistree, Yoga concert

26th China, Hong Kong, Artistree, Creative Music concert with Hong Kong Sinfonietta

November 2014

1st China, Hong Kong, Artistree, Elgar concerto with Jason Lai and Hong Kong Sinfonietta

9th Germany, Schloss Elmau Stradivarius in Rio, Brazilian Songs with Viktoria Mullova, Paul Clarvis and Joao Luis Nogueiro Pinto

22nd Germany, Karlsruhe Thomas Larcher double concerto with Viktoria Mullova and Justin Brown and Baadische Staatskapelle

23rd Germany, Karlsruhe Thomas Larcher double concerto with Viktoria Mullova and Justin Brown and Baadische Staatskapelle

25th Germany, Karlsruhe Thomas Larcher double concerto with Viktoria Mullova and Justin Brown and Baadische Staatskapelle

 January 2015

12th – 25th Finland, Helsinki improvisation and chamber music residency

 February

4th – 12th Ireland Solo tour

March

7th France, Lille Stradivarius in Rio, Brazilian Songs with Viktoria Mullova, Paul Clarvis and Joao Luis Nogueiro Pinto

10th Antwerp, Belgium solo recital for Inspiratum

15th Italy, Milan Stradivarius in Rio, Brazilian Songs with Viktoria Mullova, Paul Clarvis and Joao Luis Nogueiro Pinto

17th Spain, Madrid Stradivarius in Rio, Brazilian Songs with Viktoria Mullova, Paul Clarvis and Joao Luis Nogueiro Pinto

20th Austria, Innsbruck – Conservatory masterclass

21st Austria, Innsbruck Stradivarius in Rio, Brazilian Songs with Viktoria Mullova, Paul Clarvis and Joao Luis Nogueiro Pinto

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August 2014

2nd Latvia, Riga All night concert Cultural Centre Ziemelblazma

28th Spain, Santander, Stradivarius in Rio  Brazilian Songs with Viktoria Mullova, Paul Clarvis and Joao Luis Nogueiro Pinto

July 2014

26th UK, London Peckham Car-Park Shostakovich concerto no. 1 with Chris Stark and Multi-Story

June 2014

4th Germany, Ludwigsburg Ordensaal Residenzschloss Stradivarius in Rio, Brazilian Songs with Viktoria Mullova, Paul Clarvis and Joao Luis Nogueiro Pinto

21st UK, Holmfirth Holmfirth Festival, solo recital, Bach, Gabrielli, Britten, MacMillan, improvisations

27th UK, London TED talk at TEDxHousesofparliament

May 2014

23rd France, St Denis Festival, Stradivarius in Rio with Viktoria Mullova, Paul Clarvis and Joao Luis Nogueiro Pinto

31st UK, Birmingham MAC Centre, with Sukwinder Singh, tabla, Music from India, the Balkans and Turkey

April 2014

4th UK, Royal Albert Hall Memorial concert for Jon Lord (Deep Purple)

5th UK, Bury St Edmunds The Protecting Veil and Brazilian Songs with City of London Sinfonia, cond Stephen Layton

10th UK, London, Spitalfields Church, The Protecting Veil and Brazilian Songs with City of London Sinfonia, cond Stephen Layton

March 2014

9th UK, London Kings Place Beyond Cello, Matthew directs a day of festivities with 10 cellists breaking boundaries. He will perform with Julian Joseph

13th Germany, Berlin recital with Rainer Scheurenbrand, guitar and voice

16th UK, London, St Ethelburgas, recital with Rainer Scheurenbrand, guitar and voice

18th UK, The Abbey, Sutton Courtenay, recital with Rainer Scheurenbrand, guitar and voice

24th – 27th UK Recording with Rainer Scheurenbrand

February 2014

10th Italy, Bologna The Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

11th Italy, Cesena The Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

27th Puerto Rico, Casals Festival  The Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

January 2014

18th, Netherlands, Amsterdam - Concertgebouw, Thomas Larcher Double Concerto for violin and cello, with Viktoria Mullova

22nd UK, Sheffield, The Lantern Room, Bach Revealed

24th UK, London, The Hackney Proms, Bach Revealed

28th UK, London, 22 Mansfield Street with Shai Wosner (piano)

29th, Netherlands, Amsterdam – Concertgebouw, Tracks with Shai Wosner (piano)

30th, Netherlands, Amsterdam - Concertgebouw, Tracks with Shai Wosner (piano)

31st, UK, London – Wathen Hall, Beethoven, Janácek, Bartók and Rachmaninov with Shai Wosner (piano)

In 2013 Matthew Barley embarked on his most ambitious project yet, taking the music of Benjamin Britten around the UK celebrating the Britten Centenary. For a list of all Around Britten tour dates only click here or view on map. This is a list of all his engagements including the Around Britten dates, and you can scroll down for archive dates.

December 2013

6th, UK, Aldeburgh - The Red House, Around Britten concert

 November 2013

6th, UK, Gwynedd Plas Glyn-y-Weddw, Around Britten concert

8th, UK, Caernarfon – Galeri Caernarfon, Around Britten concert

22nd, UK, Sheffield – Upper Chapel, Around Britten concert

27th, UK, Keele – Keele University, Around Britten concert

29th, UK, Oxford – Holywell Music Room, Around Britten concert

 October 2013

2nd – 5th UK, Oxford Chamber Music Festival with Priya Mitchell and others

10th, UK, Keighley East Riddlesden Hall, Around Britten concert

11th, UK, Lancaster – The Church of the Good Sheperd, Around Britten concert

12th, UK, Ealing 2pm – Ealing Autumn Festival, Britten

14th, UK, Stroud – The Subscription Rooms, Around Britten concert

15th, UK, Bristol – Tyntesfield, Around Britten concert

22nd, UK, Canterbury – Canterbury Festival, Around Britten concert

24th, UK, London – Wigmore Hall, Around Britten concert

31st, UK, Totnes – Dartington: Great Hall, Around Britten concert

 September 2013

5th, UK, Droitwich Hanbury Hall, Around Britten concert

6th, UK, Basingstoke – The Vyne, Arnound Britten concert

7th, UK, Bodiam – Bodiam Castle, Around Britten concert

10th, UK, Birmingham – CBSO Centre, Around Britten concert

11th, UK, Perinth - The Great Barn, Around Britten concert

12th, UK, Manchester – Victoria Baths, Around Britten concert

20th Germany, Berlin 8pm, recital with Rainer Scheurenbrand (guitar, voice) at 68 Grossebeerenstrasse, Kreuzberg

24th, UK, Hexham – Hexham Abbey Festival, Around Britten concert

27th, UK, Bristol – St George’s Bristol, Around Britten concert

 August 2013

4 – 6 Austria, Grafenegg Three-day course for the European Union Youth Orchestra on listening and communicating

7 – 15 Brazil, Rio de Janeiro recording Brazilian songs with Viktoria Mullova, Paul Clarvis, Carioca and Guello

26th Finland, Helsinki Festival Around Britten recital

27th Finland, Helsinki Festival Festival Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

31st Finland, Helsinki Festival - Around Bartok a newly devised evening of music with brilliant young Finnish string players

July 2013

5th, UK, Colchester - Coggeshall Grange Barn, Around Britten concert

12th Germany, Ludwigsburg Festival Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

16th UK, Kingley Vale Yew Forest, Sussex, Around Britten concert

18th UK, St Alban’s International Organ Festival, Around Britten concert

26th France, Sisteron Festival Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

27th UK, Cheltenham Lodge Park, Around Britten concert

28th  Switzerland, Gstaad Festival Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

June 2013

1st, UK, Isle of Mull - An Tobar, 7:30pm, Around Britten concert

2nd, UK, CromartyThe Stables, Around Britten concert

3rd UK, Pluscarden Abbey, Elgin, Around Britten concert

4th, UK, ShetlandMareel, Aroud Britten concert

6th, UK, KirkwallSt Magnus Cathedral, Around Britten concert

22nd, UK, Gateshead, Gibside, Around Britten concert

23rd, UK, Oakham, Oakham Castle, Around Britten concert

27th, UK, London, Kings Place  Note to Tale show with Niall Ashdown and Between The Notes

28th, UK, Hope Valley, The Devil’s Arse, Around Britten concert

29th, UK, Alcester, Coughton Court, Around Britten concert

30th, UK, Dover, South Foreland Lighthouse, Around Britten concert

May 2013

1st  UK, London – Queensmill School Around Britten workshop

7th UK, London St Bartholomew’s Hospital, 1pm Around Britten concerts for patients

7th UK, London The Green Carnation Classical Revolution Around Britten special event

8th UK, NottinghamSouthwell Minster, 7:30pm, Around Britten concert

9th, UK, Gloucester –  Gloucester Cathedral, 7:30pm, Around Britten concert

16th Germany, Kaiserslautern Festival Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

17th, UK, Bury St Edmunds - Bury St Edmunds Festival, Around Britten concert

18th, UK, Lincoln Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, Around Britten concert

20th, UK, Newbury –  Newbury Festival, Around Britten concert

21th, UK, Cardiff The Gate, Around Britten concert

22nd, UK, ExeterExeter Cathedral, Around Britten concert

23rd Switzerland, Luzern Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

25th Germany, Dresden Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

31st, UK, Edinburgh The Queen’s Hall, Around Britten concert

April 2013

4th Finland, Levi Levi Chapel – 7pm, Bach, Kodaly, Bartok with Viktoria Mullova

10th Finland, Helsinki – workshops with young string players

11th UK, Southwell Young Cellists masterclass – Around Britten

18th UK, London – Phoenix School, Tower Hamlets – Around Britten

22nd UK, London – Trinity Laban Conservatoire, 1pm recital – Around Britten, 3pm masterclass and workshop

23rd Germany, Bonn – Beethovenhaus Around Britten recital programme

24th – 28th Germany, Bonn – workshops to create a new youth string orchestra

26th Luxembourg – The Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

28th Germany, Bonn, Haus des Geschichte 6pm Family concert Tchaikovsky, Jobim, Simon and Garfunkel, Coltrane, Piazzolla, Golijov

March 2013

5th UK, Nottingham – four Schools workshops, Around Britten

6th UK, London – Houses of Parliament set with DJ to open for Fatboy Slim

7th UK, NottinghamDjanogly Recital Hall 7:30pm, Around Britten concert

11th – 14th Argentina, Buenos Aires and Puerto Madryn – workshops and meetings

15th UK, Bradford-on-AvonWiltshire Music Centre 7:30pm, Around Britten concert

19th – 22nd UK, Penzance – workshops at Humphry Davy School, Around Britten

22nd UK, Penzance – St John’s Hall 7:30pm, Around Britten concert

February 2013

5th Switzerland, Zürich – Tonhalle Zürich 7:30pm, The Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

6th Portugal, Lisbon - Gulbenkian Grand Auditorium 9:00pm, The Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

8th UK, Cambridge – The Guildhall 7.30pm Around Britten Concert

12th UK, Sussex – LVS Hassocks School workshop

14th UK, LancasterLancaster Institute for Contemporary Arts 7:30pm, Around Britten concert

January 2013

26th UK, SalisburySalisbury Cathedral 12:00pm, Around Britten installation

26th UK, SalisburySalisbury Medieval Hall 7:30pm, Around Britten concert

28th Italy, GenoaTeatro Carlo Felice – The Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

29th UK, BristolSt. George’s Bristol 6:30pm, Rush Hour Classics: Beethoven with Reinis Zarins, piano

31st Italy, RomeTeatro Olimpico – The Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

November 2012

12th Latvia, Riga – Latvian National Opera The Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

October 2012

4th Spain, Madrid – One of a Kind at Teatro Real A Ballet (choreography Jiri Kylian, music: Brett Dean) with Ballet de Lyon

6th Spain, Madrid – as above

7th Spain, Madrid – as above

9th Spain, Madrid – as above

10th Germany, Schloss Elmau The Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

13th UK, London, 11.30 Conway Hall Short performace during Edmund de Waal’s Secular Sermon on Tact

18th Spain, MadridAuditorio Nacional de Musica 7.30pm The Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

19th Spain, BurgosL’Auditori Mes 8.30pm The Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

23rd UK, BristolSt George’s Brandon Hill 6.30pm, Beethoven with Reinis Zarins, piano

September 2012

13th UK, London Lomonaco 5th Birthday concert at the 1901 Arts Club

14th UK, London Kings Place Hall One 12.30 with Adrian Freedman, shakuhachi. Music on the Edge of Silence

14th UK, London Kings Place Hall One 13.45 with Julian Joseph, piano, and Paul Clarvis, percussion – Brazilian song

19th France, Lyon – One of a Kind at Opera de Lyon. A Ballet (choreography Jiri Kylian, music: Brett Dean) with Ballet de Lyon

20th France, Lyon – as above

21st France, Lyon – as above

22nd France, Lyon – as above

23rd France, Lyon – as above

27th Germany, Bonn BeethovenFest Beethoven-Haus 8pm with Julian Joseph – Brazilian song

30th Germany, Bonn BeethovenFest Servicezentrale Deutsche Telekom 6pm, Family concert with Student orchestra

July 2012

6 Turkey, Istanbul guest appearance with Mircan

18/19 Belgium Private concerts at s’Gravenwezel Castle

20 France, Nancy - Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

21 Germany, Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein Festival – Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

22  Germany, Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein Festival Lunchtime concert with Julian Joseph, piano

22  Germany, Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein Festival – Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

23 UK, Holt Festival – Tunde Jegede Invocation for cello and orchestra with Nicholas Kok (conductor) and Sinfonia Viva

24 UK, Bolsover Festival – Tunde Jegede Invocation for cello and orchestra with Nicholas Kok (conductor) and Sinfonia Viva

30/31 UK, Canterbury Cathedral – recording Britten, Tavener, Bryars for Signum Classics

June 2012

2 UK, London, Bush Hall 7.30 guest appearance with Vintage Trouble

7 Russia, St Petersburg Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

9 UK, London, Spitalfields Festival Residency Christchurch Spitalfields What’s Music For? A concert/talk that looks at the nature of what music is used for around the globe

11  UK, London, Spitalfields Festival Residency,  Christchurch Spitalfields,  Chamber Music Reading! a group of top soloists and chamber musicians gather to play through chamber music they have never played in that combination before. To include Nicholas Daniel, Julian Bliss and Giovanni Guzzo

15 UK, London, Spitalfields Festival Residency, Day of concerts in hospitals in East London

20  UK, London, Spitalfields Festival Residency Christchurch Spitalfield, The Protecting Veil by John Tavener with Royal Academy of Music String Orchestra and Nicholas Collon, conductor.

21 UK, Real World Studios, Box, recording John Metcalfe Quintets with the Carducci Quartet

25  UK, Southbank Centre, workshop and talk with Fraser Trainer for the Bolivar Orchestra residence weekend

May 2012

3 UK, Bristol Colston Hall Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations with The Bristol Ensemble

11  Austria, Wattens Musik Im Riesen Festival – Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

12 Austria, Wattens Musik Im Riesen Festival – Recital with Julian Joseph

22  UK, Bury St Edmunds Festival – Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

25 UK, Bury St Edmunds Festival – Tunde Jegede Invocation for cello and orchestra with Nicholas Kok (conductor) and Sinfonia Viva

April 2012

UK, London Private concert for 2013 Benjamin Britten Tour

UK, Bristol Colston Hall Elgar Concerto with The Bristol Ensemble

March 2012

3 UK, Derby Assembly Rooms 7.30pm- Premiere of Tunde Jegede’s Invocation for cello and Orchestra with Nicholas Collon (conductor) and Sinfonia Viva

4 UK, Salford Media City Studios The Duke’s Cut, by Fraser Trainer for cello and orchestra will be performed with the BBC Phiharmonic as part of Echoes

14  UK, The Anvil Basingstoke Gala concert that ends a residency at King Edward VI School in Southampton

15 UK, Brigidine School, Gala Concert

19 UK, London Private concert for 2013 Benjamin Britten Tour

February 2012

UK, Hampshire, Trafalgar House, Trio recital with Howard Moody, piano, and Priya Mitchell, violin. Rachmaninov, Shostakovich, Bartok, Improvisations

17   Sweden Vinterfest- Chamber Music performance including Per Arne Glorvigen’s Scenes du Bistro for cello and bandoneon

18   Sweden Vinterfest- Chamber Music performance including Schumann piano quartet

19   Sweden Vinterfest – Chamber Music performance including Ravel piano trio

January 2012

20 France Paris Musee de Louvre 8pm Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

26 Holland Amsterdam Concertgebouw 9pm Recital with piano Brahms, Debussy, Gershwin, Tsintsadze, De Falla, Metcalfe

December 2011

2 UK, Bristol St George’s Gala concert

November 2011

1 – 6 UK, Manchester BBC Philharmonic project

6 UK, Manchester Lowry Theatre World Premiere of Fraser Trainer‘s The Duke’s Cut for cello and orchestra, with BBC Phiharmonic

8 UK, Southampton, Turner Sims Concert Hall 8pm, Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

9, 10 UK, Manchester Workshops with The Manchester Camerata

11 UK, Bristol Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

19 Mexico, Morelia Morelia Festival, Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

22 UK, Southampton King Edward VI School Artist in Residence project

26 UK, London Kings Place 7.30pm 50 years of Minimalism, with the Labeque Sisters

30 UK, London, St Pancras Hotel Fundraising concert for The Variety Club

October 2011

4 France, Laon Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

9 UK, London Wigmore Hall 5.00pm Haydn C major, and Piazzolla with Southbank Sinfonia

20 Austria, Vienna – Konzerthaus Larcher double concerto with Viktoria Mullova, Vienna Radio Symphony/Meister

September 2011

6 Germany, Bremen 9pm Musikfest Bremen Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

12 Russia, Irkutsk Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

30 Germany, Kronberg – recital at the Kronberg Cello Festival with Julian Joseph

August 2011

15 The Rodd Presteigne UK 8pm, Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

18 Royal Albert Hall London 7pm BBC Proms World Premiere of Thomas Larcher’s Double Concerto for violin, cello and orchestra with Viktoria Mullova, and BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (Ilan Volkov). Live on BBC Radio 3

18 Royal Albert Hall London 10.15pm BBC Proms Late Night Prom The Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble. Live on BBC Radio 3

27 BBC Radio 3 – Proms Plus: Literary Festival – Musicians’ Literary Passions. Matthew is interviewed about his favourite literature, live from the Royal College of Music, London

July 2011

5 – Riga, Latvia Small Guild Hall, 8pm, Recital with Anton Lyakhovsky, Messaien, Webern, Part, Britten, Bryars – Opening concert of The Introvert Festival

7 – Riga, Latvia Great Guild Hall, 8pm, The Protecting Veil, John Tavener, with Kremerata Baltica at The Introvert Festival

9/10 – Latvia, Vecgulbene All night concert from 23.00 – 07.00 Bach, Britten, Bryars, Gabrielli, Sawhney, Bridgeman, Barley DJ Bee, etc. at The Introvert Festival

14 – Italy, La Spezia Peasant Girl with Vikoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

25 – Maldives, Soneva Fushi Recital with Viktoria Mullova to inaugurate The Barefoot Concert Hall!

June 2011

1 – The Peasant Girl - new CD released on Onyx with Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble

5 – London Cafe Oto, 8pm with the London Improvisers Orchestra

9 – London St John’s Waterloo, 6pm, Haydn C, Piazzolla, and Tchaikovsky (conducting) with Southbank Sinfonia

16 – Manchester Media City, Salford Quays 8pm, Salford Tales – Directed by Matthew Barley with BBC Philharmonic players and Salford Symphony

22 – Norfolk The Old Granary Studio, 7.30, Recital with Julian Joseph

May 2011

21 Teddington, London, 7.30pm – On The Road recital programme at Landmark Arts Centre

March 2011

7 Glasgow – Workshop day with BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Thomas Larcher to prepare for the BBC Proms

16 Windsor, UKBrigidine School Gala concert – special guest appearance, and a workshop day with Matthew is an auction item!

17 Cheltenham – Solo recital for Cheltenham Contemporary Concerts. Improvisations, Bach, Britten, Metcalfe, O’Connor and Bryars

18 – April 4 UAE, Abu Dhabi Residence at the Abu Dhabi Festival

26 UAE, Abu Dhabi Emirates Palace Auditorium ADMAF Youth Ensemble and Between The Notes

February 2011

1 Edinburgh, Queen’s Hall Virtual Cellist solo cello with VJ Nick Hillel from Yeast Culture

9 London, Abbey Road studio 2, recording Kodaly duo op 7 with Viktoria Mullova for Onyx

22 – UAE, Dubai – On The Road solo recital for the Dubai Concerts Committee

23 – 25 UAE, Abu Dhabi - workshops with the ADMAF Youth Ensemble

January 2011

30 – training day for Soutbank Sinfonia preparing for June project

December 2010

2 UK Nottingham Djanogly Hall Lakeside Arts 7.30pm recital with Sanju Sahai, tabla

4 – UK, Aylesbury Limelight Theatre 8pm – recital with Sanju Sahai, tabla

6 – 10 Holland, Hilversum - workshops for the Nederlands Philharmonic Orchestra with James MacMillan

11 – UK Sowerby Parochial Hall 3pm Calling All Kids – Children’s concert

11 – UK Sowerby St Oswald’s Church 7.30pm On The Road solo recital

12 – UK Leeds Workshop for Yorkshire Young Musicians

November 2010

2/3 – UK, London Abbey Road Studios – recording sessions for The Peasant Girl with Viktoria Mullova, Julian Joseph, Paul Clarvis and Sam Walton

8 – UK, London BBC Maida Vale Studios – recording session with Iragi Oud player, Khyam Allami for Late Junction

16 – BBC Radio 3 11.15pm, broadcast of the Late Junction Sessions with Khyam Allami

29 – Dec 1st – Abu Dhabi, UAE, Workshops for ADMAF

October 2010

3 – Basel Ballet Switzerland One of a Kind ballet by Jiri Kylian ballet scored for solo on-stage cello and electronics by Brett Dean

5 – UK, Ashburton Two Moors Festival recital with Julian Joseph piano

6 – Sweden, Gothenburg 19.30 Gothenburg Concert Hall

The Peasant Girl in concert – Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble with special guest Julian Joseph

7 – Sweden, Stockholm 19.30 Stockholm Concert Hall

The Peasant Girl in concert – Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble with special guest Julian Joseph

8 – Sweden, Järnboåsen, Nora 19.00 Järnboåsen Church

The Peasant Girl in concert – Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble with special guest Julian Joseph

9 – Sweden, Ytterjärna 19.00 Ytterjärna Culture House

The Peasant Girl in concert – Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble with special guest Julian Joseph

10 – Sweden, Karlskrona 19.30 Karlskrona Concert Hall

The Peasant Girl in concert – Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble with special guest Julian Joseph

12 – Sweden, Umeä 19.00 Norrlands Operan Concert Hall

The Peasant Girl in concert – Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble with special guest Julian Joseph

14 – Sweden, Vara 19.30 Vara Concert Hall T

he Peasant Girl in concert – Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble with special guest Julian Joseph

18 – 22 Manchester, UK Salford Tales: project and performance with BBC Philharmonic

26 – London, UKLSO/St Lukes The Peasant Girl in concert – Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble with special guest Julian Joseph

September 2010

14 – Germany, Essen - guest performer and speaker at the International Symposium on Arts Education in Europe

24 – Basel Ballet Switzerland One of a Kind ballet by Jiri Kylian ballet scored for solo on-stage cello and electronics by Brett Dean

25 – Basel Ballet Switzerland One of a Kind ballet by Jiri Kylian ballet scored for solo on-stage cello and electronics by Brett Dean

26 – Basel Academy Improvisation day for students at the Academy

27 – Basel Ballet Switzerland One of a Kind ballet by Jiri Kylian ballet scored for solo on-stage cello and electronics by Brett Dean

28 – Basel Ballet Switzerland One of a Kind ballet by Jiri Kylian ballet scored for solo on-stage cello and electronics by Brett Dean

August 2010

22 – Dartington Hall 10.30pm Studio 3- recital with Stephen De Pledge: John Metcalfe, Schumann, Arvo Part

25 – Dartington Hall 8.15 Great Hall The Peasant Girl in concert – Viktoria Mullova and the Matthew Barley Ensemble with special guest Julian Joseph

July 2010

3 – Holland, Amsterdam – Live and Spontaneous! Matthew Barley returns to the Bimhuis with the Metropole Orchestra Strings in an evening of arrangements and improvisations.

4 – 12 UK, London – South Bank Centre – Bernstein’s Mass Project with Marin Alsop

16 Riga, Latvia – Recital in St Peter’s Church,

17 Latvia – all night performance of music for cello and electronics

25 Petworth, UK 1pm Bach Recital at the Petworth Festival (sold out)

7.30pm Recital with Julian Joseph tickets here

 

June 2010

10 – Austria, Vienna – Konzerthaus Viktoria Mullova, the Matthew Barley Ensemble and Special Guest Julian Joseph present The Peasant Girl

11 – Holland, Amsterdam – Bimhuis as part of the Holland Festival Viktoria Mullova, the Matthew Barley Ensemble and Special Guest Julian Joseph present The Peasant Girl

14 – UK, Cambridge The Stradivari Trust Charity Concert with 30 of the UK’s top names in string playing

21 - Hong Kong – Recital of cello and electronics at ArtisTree, 7pm Details

22 – Hong Kong – Recital of cello and electronics at ArtisTree, 7pm Details

23 – Hong Kong – Chamber Music concert with principals from Hong Kong Sinfonietta at ArtisTree 7pm Details

24 – Hong Kong – Matthew play’directs the Hong Kong Sinfonietta in a programme of Schumann, Piazzolla, Jobim and finishing with Tchaikoscky Serenade. ArtisTree at 7pm Details

25 – Hong Kong – Repeat of 24th programme for families. ArtisTree at 3pm Details

May 2010

4 – London St Pancras International Railway Station 8.30 – 9.30 am. Recital for the commuters of cello and electronics. Music by John Metcalfe

5 – London St Pancras International Railway Station 8.30 – 9.30 am. Recital for the commuters of cello and electronics. Music by John Metcalfe

6 – London St Pancras International Railway Station 8.30 – 9.30 am. Recital for the commuters of cello and electronics. Music by John Metcalfe

7 – London St Pancras International Railway Station 8.30 – 9.30 am. Recital for the commuters of cello and electronics. Music by John Metcalfe

11 – London 7.30 Limelight at the 100 Club Electric cello set, supported by the Badke Quartet

13 – London Kings Place – special guest with the John Metcalfe Band. More details and Book tickets from £9.50

14 – London Kings Place – launching new CD Constant Filter. Music for cello and electronics, and for cello and piano with Ashley Wass – will also include new transcriptions of Schumann Songs. More details and Book tickets from £9.50

15 – London Kings Place – with the Carducci Quartet mixing classical quartet movements with new arrangements of Metcalfe for quintet, and improvisations. More details and Book tickets from £9.50

19 – Italy, Milan Viktoria Mullova, the Matthew Barley Ensemble and Special Guest Julian Joseph present The Peasant Girl

April 2010

1 – 8 (Abu Dhabi continued – see March)

10 at 7.30 Birmingham Town Hall with Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan (sarods) Recital for the Mother India Weekend

18 – 23 Hilversum, Holland – Workshops for players from Nederlands Radio Orchestras and children from local schools.

23 Utrecht, Holland – Between The Notes perform Fraser Trainer’s Gadget with the Nederlands Radio Chamber Orchestra, and new pieces created with the orchestral players and local young people

29 Schloss Elmau, Germany Viktoria Mullova, the Matthew Barley Ensemble and Special Guest Julian Joseph present The Peasant Girl

March 2010

1 – 5 Hilversum, Holland – Workshops for players from Nederlands Radio Orchestras

8 – 10 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Preliminary Workshops for the Festival

19 – April 8 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Workshops and Between The Notes project at 7th Abu Dhabi Festival of the Arts

27 – Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Between The Notes perform their own repertoire and present the fruits of a new collaboration working with young Middle Eastern musicians

 

February 2010

22 – 25 Manchester Workshops for BBC Philharmonic in collaboration with Eccles Fire Station!

November 2009

3rd – 6th Germany, Bremen. Improvising workshops for the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie

21st Leicester De Montfort Hall Recital with Julian Joseph playing works from The Dance of the Three Legged Elephants

28th London Bloomsbury Ballroom Charity event for Warchild. All star lineup with Alison Balsom, Barry Douglas, Colin Currie, Pekka Kuusisto and many more!

October 2009

6th Germany, Cologne Messiaen Quartet for the end of Time with Thomas Larcher, Viviane Hagner and Martin Frost; and new piece by Larcher for quartet and voice with Matthias Goerne, baritone

12th – 16th Holland, Hilversum - training project with musicians from Netherlands Radio Orchestras and choir with Fraser Trainer

18th Lincoln Performing Arts Centre (at Lincoln University) recital with Julian Joseph (jazz piano)

September 2009

8th at 8pm Cambridge with Sophie Cashell (piano) and Sanju Sahai (tabla)

10th at 7.30pm Nottingham Djanogly Hall – recital with Julian Joseph, jazz piano, in aid of Firebird Trust

17th at 8pm Austria, Lech – recital with Kit Armstrong, piano, Beethoven, Debussy, Schumann, Brahms

20th at 5pm London Royal Festival Hall Opening of Bernstein Year at SBC. With Marin Alsop and Festival Orchestra

23rd – 26th, residency at Kings Place, London

click here for full programme and tickets

23rd at 7.45pm London Kings Place - Debussy, Schumann, Brahms with Kit Armstrong, piano
9pm – with Julian Joseph (jazz piano) works from The Dance of the Three Legged Elephants (Signum Records)

24th at 7.45pm – Beethoven, Armstrong, Mullov-Abbado with Kit Armstrong, piano
9pm – The Cello and the Sufi with Davod Azad

25th at 6.30pm Schubert Quintet with the Navarra Quartet
7.45pm – Schumann, Brahms, Piazzolla, Jobim, Golijov with the Matthew Barley Ensemble
9pm – Improvisations with Between The Notes

26th at 6.30 – folk music of Turkey, Macedonia, India with Sanju Sahai, tabla
7.45 – with Julian Joseph (jazz piano) excerpts from The Dance of the Three Legged Elephants
9.00 – The Virtual Cellist….in a Motion Capture Suit, with projections by YeastCulture, and music by Nitin Sawhney, Duncan Bridgeman and John McLaughlin

August Holiday!

July 2009

11th Canada Lanaudiere Festival The Map, by Tan Dun, Concerto for cello, video and orchestra with the Lanaudiere Festival Orchestra

June 2009
Australlia

9th at 1pm Melbourne Bach/Improvisation recital at ANAM, South Melbourne Town Hall

11th at 7pm Melbourne concert with all the students from at ANAM, South Melbourne Town Hall. Programme of prepared new works and improvisations all around the whole building with a walking audience that will all end up in the Butterfly Cabarate across the road!

19th at 8pm Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University Elgar Concerto with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

20th at 2pm Melbourne – the Arts Centre, Hamer Hall Elgar Concerto with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

22nd at 6.30 pm Melbourne – the Arts Centre, Hamer Hall Elgar Concerto with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

25th London More multi-track recording…

April 2009

6 London Wigmore Hall BBC Lunchtime Concert 6 Bach preludes, and electric improvisations

21 Southampton Turner Sims Hall Concert with Sanju Sahai, tabla master

22 – 25 Hilversum workshops for Netherlands Radio Orchestras

March 2009

1 London 7pm start – Church of St James Norlands, St James Gardens W11, Recital with Julian Joseph

2 – 4 Champs HIll Music Room Recording for Signum with Julian Joseph

13 – 17 France – tour of concerts with solo Bach, and improvisations on electric cello

19 – April 2nd Abu Dhabi Music Festival residency

February 2009

6 Oxford Jacqueline du Pre Music Building Recital with Julian Joseph

7 Sheffield Upper Chapel Recital with Julian Joseph

12 Nottingham Djanogly Hall Recital with Julian Joseph

January 2009

12 Bjelovar, Croatia Haydn C Major and arrangements of Piazzolla, Jobim and Golijov with the Zagreb Soloists

13 Zagreb, Croatia Haydn C Major and arrangements of Piazzolla, Jobim and Golijov with the Zagreb Soloists

26 – 29 Brunel University Recording CD of cello and live electronics, music by Peter Wiegold and John Croft

December 2008

11 London Royal Festival Hall Charity Gala for Leonard Cheshire Disability, 1st performance of Matthew’s new arrangement of Schumann Adagio and Allegro with London Chamber Orchestra

12 – 14 Aldeburgh workshop for young musicians

November 2008

- 3 Colombia filming for documentary on Shamans, their ceremonies and their music

13 London Purcell Room – collaboration with Silk String Quartet playing commissioned music by Peter Wiegold and Barnaby Taylor, and solo Bach and traditional Chinese music.

17 – 30 Melbourn, Cambridgeshire – Residency with Between The Notes

October 2008

4 London Kings Place – afternoon recital with Stephen de Pledge at the opening weekend of a stunning new hall at Kings Cross, London. Click here for tickets

7 – 15 Tour of Sweden Click for tour details

7 Nacka On The Road recital

8 Arboga On The Road recital

9 Norbergs On The Road recital

10 Skinnskatteberg On The Road recital

12 Säffle On The Road recital

13 Hammarö On The Road recital

14 Köping On The Road recital

15 Skelleftea On The Road recital

17 – November 3, Filming in Colombia with Shamans and local musicians and dancers

September 2008

4 London BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, Messaien Quartet for the End of Time with Thomas Larcher – piano, Anthony Marwood – violin, Martin Frost – clarinet

14 Koln Philharmonie, Germany – Messaien Quartet for the End of Time with Thomas Larcher – piano, Viviane Hagner – violin, Martin Frost – clarinet and world premiere if a new piece by Thomas Larcher with Matthias Goerne

15 – 20 , Holland Amerfoort – workshops with the Netherlands Radio orchestras and choirs and young musicians, with performance on 20th at Amsterdam Concertgebouw

27 London Queen Elizabeth Hall – opening of the International Chamber Music Season in a programme of new arrangements by Matthew Barley with Viktoria Mullova, Julian Joseph and Between The Notes

June 2008

10 -14 France, Lyons – 5 performances with Lyons City Ballet of Brett Dean‘s ballet One of a Kind, for solo on-stage cellist and electronics

20 Scotland, Orkney St Magnus Festival – world premiere of Samagam, a concerto for sarod, cello and orchestra by Amjad Ali Khan, and Vivaldi B minor concerto with Scottish Chamber Orchestra and David Murphy

21 Scotland, Orkney St Magnus Festival , St Magnus Cathedral – duo recital with Amjad Ali Khan

25 London, City of London Festival – Samagam with Amjad Ali Khan, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and David Murphy

27 The Sage Gateshead – Samagam, a concerto for sarod, cello and orchestra by Amjad Ali Khan, and Vivaldi B minor concerto with Scottish Chamber Orchestra and David Murphy

May 2008

1 London St James Norlands Church Bach suites 1 and 2, and world premieres for electric cello and electronics by John Metcalfe

3 Oxford University Church Bach suites 1 and 2, and world premieres for electric cello and electronics by John Metcalfe

18 London Hackney Prom Messaien Quartet for the end of Time

23 Italy, Bolzano – Messaien Quartet for the End of Time with Thomas Larcher – piano, Viviane Hagner – violin, Martin Frost – clarinet

24 Austria, Wattens – Messaien Quartet for the End of Time with Thomas Larcher – piano, Viviane Hagner – violin, Martin Frost – clarinet

April 2008

1 Edinburgh – workshop with Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Amjad Ali Khan for new double concerto by Khan for sarod, cello and orchestra

2 London LSO St Lukes – performance with Viktoria Mullova and Between The Notes

4 Finland, Levi – duo recital with violinist Viktoria Mullova

14 London SW1 Gallery – world premiere of new piece by Fraser Trainer with Between The Notes

19 Cambridge St John’s College Chapel Bach suites 1 and 2, and world premieres for electric cello and electronics by John Metcalfe

23 Carlisle Cathedral Bach suites 1 and 2, and world premieres for electric cello and electronics by John Metcalfe

24 Hereford Cathedral Bach suites 1 and 2, and world premieres for electric cello and electronics by John Metcalfe

25 St Asaph Cathedral Bach suites 1 and 2, and world premieres for electric cello and electronics by John Metcalfe

26 Sheffield Cathedral Bach suites 1 and 2, and world premieres for electric cello and electronics by John Metcalfe

30 Southwell Minster Bach suites 1 and 2, and world premieres for electric cello and electronics by John Metcalfe

March 2008

1 Nottingham, Lakeside Arts – recital with jazz pianist Julian Joseph

3 – 5 Champs Hill – recording for Signum Records with Julian Joseph

7 – 10 Brunel University – recording of cello and live electronic music by Peter Wiegold and John Croft

13 – 15 Abu Dhabi Workshops and recital with jazz pianist Julian Joseph in the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Festival

25 – 29 The Sage Gateshead Workshops

30 The Sage Gateshead world premiere of new concerto, The Shades of the Departed by Peter Wiegold with mostly improvised cello part, and Kai, by Mark Anthony Turnage, with Northern Sinfonia

February 2008

7 – 14 Manchester – Workshops with BBC Philharmonic and students, based on Sir John Tavener’s Protecting Veil

15 Manchester, Maxwell Hall, Salford University – Performance and recording for BBC Radio 3 of Protecting Veil, with BBC Philharmonic and Charles Hazlewood

18/19 The Sage, Gateshead – Workshop/rehearsal with Northern Sinfonia for Wiegold’s improvised cello concerto

20 -23 Holland, Hilversum – workshops with the Netherlands Radio orchestras and choirs

29 Oxford, Jacqueline du Pre Music Building – recital with jazz pianist Julian Joseph

January 2008

24 USA Birmingham, Alabama – Protecting Veil by Sir John Tavener with Alabama Symphony Orchestra and Justin Brown

25 USA University of Montevalla – Protecting Veil by Sir John Tavener with Alabama Symphony Orchestra and Justin Brown

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