David Earl

photo: David at the piano

Forthcoming Concerts

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[recent concerts]


St Mary and St Giles Church, Stratford Stony

Saturday 1st April 2017, 7.30pm

Tickets on the door - £10 (£5 conc)

Queens' Building, Emmanuel College, Cambridge

Saturday 22nd April 2017, 7.30pm

Tickets on the door - £10 (£5 conc)

Old Library, Pembroke College, Cambridge

Saturday 29th April 2017, 7.30pm

Charity fund-raiser in aid of The Friends of Whitworth House
Tickets £15 (£7.50 conc)
Tickets on the door or, to reserve in advance, please send an email to friendsofwhitworthhousecbg@gmail.com

Triratna Buddhist Centre, Berlin

Sunday 7th May 2017, 7.30pm

Schubert - Sonata in A minor D845
David Earl - Piano Suite No 4 Darshanas (2016)
Chopin - Scherzo No 4 in E Op 54
Nocturne in B Op 62 No 1
Ballade No 3 in A flat Op 47
Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise Op 22

David Earl, Piano


Mumford Theatre, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge

Friday 5th May 2017 at 13.10

Lunch hour recital
Schubert - Sonata in A minor D845
Chopin - Nocturne in B Opus 62 No 1
Chopin - Andante Spianato and Polonaise Opus 22

David Earl, Piano

Free to attend, no booking necessary


The Old Divinity School, All Saints Passage, St John's College, Cambridge

Saturday 13th May at 7.30pm

Mozart: Symphony No 32 in G
Chopin: Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor
Stravinsky: Eight Instrumental Miniatures
Stravinsky: Danses Concertantes

David Earl - piano
Peter Britton - conductor
K239 Orchestra

Tickets on the door - £12, £5 (conc), £3 (under 16)


St John's Smith Square, London

Sunday 28th May 2017, 3pm

Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A K581
David Earl: Sonata for solo Viola and Double Bass (world premiere)
Schubert: Octet in F D803

I Musicanti


Brooklyn Theatre, Menlo Park, Pretoria, South Africa

Friday 9th June 2017, 19.00

Sunday 11th June 2017, 15.00

Chopin - Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor Opus 11

Gauteng Philharmonic Orchestra (conductor tba)


Brooklyn Theatre, Menlo Park, Pretoria, South Africa

Saturday 10th June 2017, 18.00

Schubert - Sonata in A minor D845
David Earl - Piano Suite No 4 Darshanas (2016)
Chopin - Scherzo No 4 in E Op 54
Nocturne in B Op 62 No 1
Ballade No 3 in A flat Op 47
Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise Op 22

David Earl, Piano


Casa Labia, Muizenberg, South Africa

Thursday 15th June 2017, 10.45

Schubert - Sonata No 16 in A minor D845
David Earl - Piano Suite No 4 Darshanas
Chopin - Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise Op 22

David Earl, Piano


Recent Concerts

[forthcoming concerts]


Stanley Library, Girton College, Cambridge

Sunday 6th November 2016, 14.30

Frederick Delius: Sonata no.3 for violin and piano, arr. Lionel Tertis
David Earl: Sonata for Viola and Piano

Carol Hubel-Allen - viola
Alan MacLean - piano


Endler Hall

Conservatorium of Music

Stellenbosch, South Africa

Saturday 1st October 2016 (starting time 20.00)

Viola Concerto (2016) - first performance

Emile de Roubaix (soloist)
University of Stellenbosch Symphony Orchestra
Corvin Matei (conductor)


Festival Theatre, Newmarket Road, Cambridge
11th and 12th December 2015, 7.30 pm
13th December 2015, 2.00pm

Strange Ghost
A new opera marking the centenary of the death of Rupert Brooke

Music - David Earl
Libretto - Juliet Jenkin

Festival Theatre, Cambridge Buddhist Centre, Newmarket Road, Cambridge CB5 8DT

Booking arrangements to be announced on 1st October.
Any other enquiries, please email c/o davidtnearl@gmail.com

Strange Ghost, an opera marking the centenary of the death of Rupert Brooke at Festival Theatre, Cambridge Buddhist Centre, Cambridge

Cape Town, South Africa
14th October 2014 at 7pm
Fundraiser for The Friends of The Cape Philharmonic Orchestra (private event)

2 recent works:

SONATA for Viola and Piano (first SA performance)
Emile de Roubaix - viola
David Earl - piano

QUINTET for Cor Anglais and Strings (premiere performance)

Carin Bam - cor anglais
Quentin Crida - violin 1
David Bester - violin 2
Karin Gaertner - viola
Peter Martens - cello


Pate's Grammar School, Princess Elizabeth Way, Cheltenham
Friday 4th July 2014, 7.30 pm
Sonata for Viola and Piano (first performance)
Duo Karadys
Carol Hubel-Allen (viola)
Alan MacLean (piano)


Cambridge Buddhist Centre, Cambridge
Saturday 28th June 2014 at 7.30 pm
Viola and Piano Recital
Duo Karadys
Carol Hubel-Allen (viola)
Alan MacLean (piano)

Handel - Sonata in G minor
David Earl - Viola and Piano Sonata (preview performance)
Rebecca Clarke - Morpheus
Schubert - Arpeggione Sonata

£10.00 (£5.00 conc.) on the door, or reserve at davidtnearl@gmail.com

Poster for Viola and Piano recital by Duo Karadys, Cambridge Buddhist Centre, Cambridge

Baxter Concert Hall, Cape Town
Tuesday 6th May 2014 at 8.15 pm
The Wineland Suite (first performance)
University of Cape Town Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Alexander Fokkens, conductor


City Hall, Durban, South Africa
Thursday 10th October 2013
Symphony Concert
programme to include
David Earl - Clarinet Concerto (first performance)
KwaZulu Natal Philharmonic Orchestra
Maria du Toit (clarinet)
Arjan Tien (conductor)


Queens Building Auditorium, Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Friday 22nd March 2013 at 19.30
Cello and Piano recital:
To include the first performance of Cello and Piano Sonata no 2 (David Earl).
With Jon Fistein (cello) and James Sherlock (piano).
Tickets: £10 (£5 conc) on the door or tel 01223 359579.

Poster for Cello recital by Jon Fistein and james Sherlock at Emmanuel College, Cambridge

Small Hall, State Conservatory, Nizhny Novgorod
Saturday March 2nd 2013 at 19.00
David Earl programme:
Oboe Sonata, Clarinet Trio and Piano Preludes Oxymorons.
With Viktor Pospelov (oboe), Alexandr Samarin (clarinet), Yulia Migunova (cello) and Yulia Grosheva (piano).


Rugby School, Warwickshire
Thursday 28th June (start time tbc)
The Old Vicarage, Grantchester for baritone, chorus and chamber orchestra
Rugby School Arts Festival
Booking/enquiries www.rugbyschool.net


Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Tuesday 26th June 2012 7.30pm
A Rupert Brooke Society event
To include The Old Vicarage, Grantchester, a setting of Rupert Brooke's poem for baritone, chorus and chamber orchestra - first performance,
commissioned to mark the poem's centenary.

Cambridge University Chamber Orchestra
Graham Ross (conductor), Nicholas Mogg (baritone)
Members of the choirs of Clare, and Gonville and Caius Colleges

Tickets: £25 (including glass of wine)
available from The Shop at King's, King's Parade, Cambridge, Tel: 01223 769 340
More details


Music Faculty, West Road, Cambridge
Sunday 13th May 2012: Evening recital at 19.30
Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, Rachmaninoff and "Old Roses" (Earl)
In aid of the Friends of Whitworth House Extension Appeal


Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Sunday 11th March 2012: Midday recital at 13.15
Chopin, Rachmaninoff and "Old Roses" (Earl) - free admission


Keynes Hall, Kings College, Cambridge
Saturday 30th April 4.15 pm
Rupert Brooke song cycle (first performance)

Poster for Rupert Brooke Song Cycle by David Earl at Kings College, Cambridge

City Hall, Cape Town, South Africa
Thursday 16th June 8.00pm
Double Violin Concerto (first performance)
with Suzanne Martens, Farida Bacharova, CPO conducted by Thomas Sanderling


Pembroke College, Cambridge
Sunday 3rd April 4.30 pm
Piano Recital - works by Beethoven, Chopin, Rachmaninoff and Earl
In aid of The Friends of Whitworth House

Ticket for Piano Recital by David Earl at Pembroke College, Cambridge

Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Friday 18th March
Chopin Recital - Opening Ceremony, 4th National Congress for Polish Student Societies


Loddon Mill, Loddon, Norfolk
20th November 2010
Works by Beethoven, Chopin and Rachmaninoff,
plus excerpts from David's "Mandalas" Suite


Hellenic Society, London
13th November 2010, 7.30 p.m.
A recital by Renée Reznek including the first performance of Chios Rhapsody for Piano


Stellenbosch Conservatoire of Music, South Africa
28th August 2010
Piano Quintet
David Earl with The Odeon Quartet


Hiddingh Hall, Cape Town, South Africa
22nd August 2010, 4.30 p.m.
Piano Quintet
David Earl with The Odeon Quartet


Langley School, Loddon, Norfolk
26th June 2010
Island Owl : Song Cycle for children's chorus, soloists and orchestra
Langley School Choir and combined school choirs with the Norfolk County Youth Orchestra

Island Owl at Langley School, Loddon, Norfolk

Cambridge Buddhist Centre
Saturday 12th June 2010 at 7.30 pm
Chamber Concert featuring the premiere performance of Quintet for Piano and Strings (David Earl) and other items, including Cello Sonata in A Opus 69 (Beethoven)
Further details at www.cambridgebuddhistcentre.com


West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge
Sunday 2nd May 2010 at 7.30pm
David Earl Trumpet Concerto - First performance (soloist James Davison)
Mozart Piano Concerto No 9 K271 (soloist David Earl)
K.239 Chamber Orchestra (conductor Peter Britton)


Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
23rd April 2010, 1.10pm
Lunch-hour recital
Programme to include works by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff,
and the first performance of Sonatina for Piano (David Earl)


Senate House, Cambridge
4th and 5th December 2009
Ode to Memory for string quartet, flute, clarinet and harp
(choreographed by Vanessa Fenton)
Performed in "Light Matter" - Cambridge Contemporary Dance's tribute to the
800th Anniversary of Cambridge University.

Light Matter at Senate House, Cambridge University

Cape Town, South Africa
Saturday 3rd October 2009, 8pm
Beethoven Waldstein Sonata
Rachmaninoff 10 Preludes Opus 23
(Private recital)


Cambridge Buddhist Centre, 38 Newmarket Road, Cambridge
Saturday 12th September 2009 at 7.30pm
Chamber Music Concert
David Earl (piano), Linda Robertson (soprano),
Heather Thorn (clarinet), Jonathan Fistein (cello)
Solo piano works (Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff)
Songs (Rachmaninoff)
Clarinet Trio (David Earl)


Aberystwyth Festival
Monday 27th July 2009, 7.30pm
First performance of Clarinet Trio
with David Campbell (clarinet),
Nicholas Jones (cello)
and Simon Lane (piano)

Robinson College, Cambridge
Saturday 25th April 2009, 6pm
First performance of "Wind and Wings"
(wind trio and harp)
Part of the Dante Performance Event

Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel
Hampstead, London

Saturday 25th April 2009, 7.30pm
First performance of "Old Roses"
by Renee Reznek, piano recital


Salle Cortot, Paris
Friday 21st September, 8.30pm

Paris concert poster

Cape Town International Music Festival
City Hall, Cape Town, South Africa
Sunday 18th November, 8pm
Programme:
Earl Piano Concerto No 2
(first professional performance)
Cape Philharmonic Orchestra,
conducted by Vladimir Kern


Cambridge Graduate Orchestra
West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge
Thursday 14th June, 8 pm
Programme:
Earl Piano Concerto No 2 (first performance)
Cambridge Graduate Orchestra, conducted by Peter Britton
Lunch Hour Recital
Kettles Yard, Cambridge
Friday March 16th 2007, 1.05 pm
Programme:
Beethoven "Waldstein" Sonata
Earl "Mandalas" Suite
 
 

Stanford Memorial Concert
Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge
Saturday 10th March, 8 pm
Programme:
Stanford Piano Trio No 3 opus 158
 
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Simile Institute,
Berlin
18 March 2006

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Holywell Music Room,
Oxford

18 January 2006

Cambridge Buddhist Centre
20 January 2006

Darwin College, Cambridge
Piano Recital

19 February 2006

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K.239 Chamber Orchestra
19 October 2003

University of Cambridge
Philharmonic Orchestra

21 November 2004

Cambridge Graduate Orchestra
20 October 2005