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coro casa da música
Sofi Jeannin (conductor)

Andrew returned to work with this leading Portuguese choir ahead of Sofi Jeannin's performances. Repertoire included Poulenc's Mass in G and Phillippe Manoury's Fragments d’Héraclite.

jan
3-6
2020

Casa da Música

Porto

christus natus est!

Kingston Choral Society

William Vann (organ)

Andrew Griffiths (conductor)

Cecilia McDowall's festive cantata, plus carols for choir and audience.

dec
14
2019

St Andrew's Church, Surbiton

o magnum mysterium

Londinium

Andrew Griffiths (conductor)

A cappella Christmas music, including works by Francis Pott, Cheryl Frances-Hoad, John McCabe, Giles Swayne, Matthew Martin and Gabriel Jackson.

dec
13
2019

St John's Church, Waterloo

London SE1

Mendelssohn: St paul

Kingston Choral Society

Thames Sinfonia

Andrew Griffiths (conductor)

Andrew conducted Mendelssohn's glorious early oratorio with Madeleine Pierard (soprano), Alex Sprague (tenor) and Thomas Faulkner (bass)

nov
16
2019

All Saints' Church

Kingston upon Thames

beyond the night sky

Londinium

Andrew Griffiths (conductor)

Music inspired by space travel and the cosmos, including works by Barnaby Martin, Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Ben Parry and Steve Martland. 

oct
11
2019

St John's Church, Waterloo

London SE1

requiem for hieronymus bosch

BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra

Semyon Bychkov, Andrew Griffiths (conductors)

Andrew conducted the BBC Singers in Franco-Flemish polyphony, and

as the offstage chorus in the UK premiere of Glanert's Requiem.

dec
7
2019

Barbican Hall

London

handel: Agrippina

The Royal Opera

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Maxim Emelyanychev (conductor)

Andrew worked as Assistant Conductor on Barrie Kosky's production, with a cast including Joyce DiDonato, Lucy Crowe, Iestyn Davies and Franco Fagioli.

sep-
oct
2019

Royal Opera House,

Covent Garden

coro casa da música

"Mulheres Pioneiras"

Sofi Jeannin (conductor)

Andrew led rehearsals with this leading Portuguese choir ahead of Sofi Jeannin's performances. 

sep
7-9
2019

Casa da Música

Porto

time and tide

Londinium

Andrew Griffiths (conductor)

A cappella music including Rheinberger's Mass in Eb for Double Choir

aug
25
2019

St Augustine's Church

Bexhill-on-Sea

time and tide

Londinium

Andrew Griffiths (conductor)

A cappella music including Rheinberger's Mass in Eb for Double Choir

aug
24
2019

Christ Church

St Leonards-on-Sea

a venetian vespers for ascension

Soloists from Stile Antico; Dartington Big Choir; The City Musick

Andrew Griffiths (conductor)

Andrew devised and conducted a mouthwatering 'fantasy' Vespers including music by Monteverdi, Croce, Bassano, and the Gabrielis.

aug
2
2019

Great Hall

Dartington

the grand tour

Londinium

Andrew Griffiths (conductor)

Andrew directed Londinium in a superbly eclectic programme of works based around the idea of the 'Grand Tour'.

jul
12
2019

St John's Church, Waterloo

London SE1

the power of music

Kingston Choral Society

James Orford (organ/piano); Clare O'Connell (cello)

Andrew Griffiths (conductor)

Andrew directed Duruflé's Requiem, Max Bruch's The Power of Song and Tavener's Syvati, with soloists Jessica Gillingwater and Gareth Brynmor John.

jun
29
2019

St Andrew's Church, Surbiton

orchestra of the swan

Andrew Griffiths (conductor)

Following an acclaimed debut in 2018, Andrew returned to the Orchestra of the Swan to conduct a programme of Mozart, Beethoven and Thea Musgrave.

jun
19
2019

Bradshaw Hall

Birmingham Royal Conservatoire

purcell for the royal ballet 

Andrew Griffiths (conductor)

Andrew made his debut for the Royal Ballet, conducting Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's new work Medusa. Performances were on 8, 9, 15, 16, 18, 21 May.

apr
may
2019

The Royal Opera House

Covent Garden

bach: b minor mass 

Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus; Royal Northern Sinfonia

Andrew Griffiths (conductor)

Andrew made his debut with the Royal Northern Sinfonia, with soloists Fflyr Wyn, Madeleine Shaw, Nick Pritchard and Ed Grint.

apr
6
2019

Sheffield City Hall

a mass of masses

Londinium

Andrew Griffiths (conductor)

Andrew conducted Londinium's debut for Eaton Square Concerts, performing masses by Vaughan Williams, Rheinberger, Albright and Rodney Bennett.

apr
4
2019

St Peter's Church,

Eaton Square, SW1

handel: messiah

Kingston Choral Society; The Purcell Orchestra

Andrew Griffiths (conductor)

Andrew directed Handel's masterpiece to mark KCS' 250th concert.

mar
30
2019

All Saints' Church

Kingston upon Thames

total immersion: ligeti

BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Orchestra

Sakari Oramo (conductor)

Andrew acted as chorus master to the BBC Singers for Ligeti's Clocks and Clouds.

mar
2
2019

Barbican Hall

London

the hour glass

Londinium

Andrew Griffiths (conductor)

Andrew directed a programme on the theme of Time, including Irving Fine's The Hour Glass and the premiere of Barnaby Martin's I saw eternity.

feb
2
2019

St James' Church

Sussex Gardens, W2

bbc singers in concert

Andrew Griffiths (conductor)

Andrew conducted the world premiere of John Pickard's new work Mass in Troubled Times alongside Vaughan Williams' Mass in G Minor.

feb
1
2019

St Peter's Church

Eaton Square, W1