David Ponsford
Organist, Harpischordist, Musicologist

19 August -  29 September, 2018: examining tour in Singapore  


26 May 2018, 7.30pm: Armscote Manor, Stratford upon Avon

J. S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 5

Orchestra of the Swan, David Ponsford (harpsichord)


24 May 2018: St George's, Hanover Square, Mayfair, London

The Peter Williams Memorial Organ recital, 7pm

David Ponsford with Ghislaine Reece-Trapp

Bach


18 May 2018: No. 8 Arts Centre, Pershore

J. S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 5

Orchestra of the Swan, David Ponsford (harpsichord)


14 May 2018: Christ Church Spitalfields, London E1 6LY

Organ Recital by David Ponsford, 7.30pm

'Bridge a la Francaise': Stanley, Handel, Marchand, Clerambault


13 May 2018: Westminster Abbey

Organ Recital by David Ponsford, with Lay Vicars of Westminster Abbey, 5.45pm

De Grigny: Gloria in Excelsis


5 May 2018: Cricklade Parish Church

Organ Recital by David Ponsford, 7.30pm


14 April 2018: Dursley Parish Church

Bach: St John Passion

Severn Strings, David Ponsford (harpsichord)


13 April 2018: St Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh

The Peter Williams Memorial Concert, 7.30pm 

John Kitchen, John Butt & David Ponsford (organs & harpsichords)


5 April 2018: Royal College of Organists Easter Course, Oxford

The Queen's College, 4.30pm

Lecture on Nicholas de Grigny by David Ponsford


17 March, 2018: Forest Row Parish Church, East Sussex

Churubini: Requiem

Forest Row Choral Society

Tom Scratchley (conductor), David Ponsford (organ) 


2 February 2018: Emmanuel College, Cambridge

 The Burnaby Recital

'Time Stands Still' 

Simon Ponsford (countertenor), David Ponsford (virginals)


23 December: Cirencester Parish Church

Handel: Messiah

Coventry Cathedral Chorus, Orchestra Pro Anima, 

Paul Leddington-Wright (conductor), David Ponsford (harpsichord)


19 December: Release of Jacques Boyvin CDs

Organ of Saint-Michel, Bolbec, Normandy

Suites from the Premier and Second Livres d'orgue

Nimbus NI 6358 & 6359, 2 CDs [79:00 & 78:20]


16 December: Forest Row Parish Church, East Sussex

Forest Row Choral Society Christmas Concert

Tom Scratchley (conductor), David Ponsford (organ)


9 December: Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon

Handel: Messiah

Orchestra & Choir of the Swan, David Ponsford (harpsichord)


1 December: Alvechurch Parish Church

Handel: Water Music; Mozart: Exsultate Jubilate

Midlands Sinfonia, David Ponsford (organ & harpsichord)


22 November: The Queen's College, Oxford

Organ recital by David Ponsford on the Frobenius organ (1965)

Buxtehude, Lübeck, Böhm


17 November: Gloucester Cathedral

Vivaldi: Four Seasons

Orchestra of the Swan, David le Page (violin), David Ponsford (harpsichord)


20-21 July: Recording of 18th-century English flute sonatas by

Granom, Ballicourt, Ranish & Weideman

Helen Crown (flute)

David Hatcher (cello)

David Ponsford (harpsichord by Jacob Kirckman, 1766)


8 July 2017: Cricklade Parish Church

Organ Recital by David Ponsford


1 July 2017: Daglingworth Church, Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Time Stands Still

7.30pm 

Music for countertenor, virginals & harpsichord. Part of Cirencester Abbey 900 Festival Simon Ponsford (countertenor) David Ponsford (virginals & harpsichord) 

24 June 2017: Cirencester Parish Church, Cirencester
Masters of the Baroque

7.30pm

Handel: Dixit Dominus J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 Schutz: Jauchzet dem Herren Bach: Lobet dem Herren

Saint Michael's Singers Orchestra Pro Anima David Ponsford (harpsichord) Paul Leddington Wright (conductor) Wells Cathedral Organ Recital at 1pm

11 May 2017: Wells Cathedral
Organ Recital at 1pm

Wells Cathedral Organ Recital at 1pm

David Ponsford (organ) 

1—4 May, 2017 Bolbec, near Le Harvre France
Jacques Boyvin

Recording of suites by Boyvin on the historic organ of Bolbec, near Le Harvre, France. Volume 6 of 'French Organ Music from the Golden Age' released by Nimbus

David Ponsford (organ)

8 April, 2017 Forest Row Parish Church, East Sussex
Forest Row Choral Society

Faure: Requiem Cherubini: Requiem

David Ponsford (organ) 
Tom Scratchley (conductor)

6 April 2017: Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge
Organ Recital

L-N Clerambault: Two Suites J. S. Bach: Prelude & Fugue in B minor

David Ponsford (organ)

5 April, 2017 St John's, Smith Square, London
Bach: St Matthew Passion

7.00pm

Ian Bostridge (Evangelist) 
Armonico Consort David Ponsford (organ) 
Christopher Monks (director)

28 March, 2017 The Forum, Malvern Theatre
Bach: St Matthew Passion

7.15pm

Ian Bostridge (Evangelist) 
Armonico Consort 
David Ponsford (organ) 
Christopher Monks (director)

26 March, 2017 Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick
Bach: St Matthew Passion

3.00pm

Ian Bostridge (Evangelist) 
Armonico Consort David Ponsford (organ) 
Christopher Monks (director)

8 March, 2017 The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil, Somerset
Bach: St Matthew Passion

7.30pm

Ian Bostridge (Evangelist) 
Armonico Consort David Ponsford (organ) 
Christopher Monks (director)

20 December, 2016 Cirencester Parish Church
Handel's Messiah

Philippa Hyde (soprano) 
Simon Ponsford (countertenor) 
Greg Tassell (tenor) 
Andrew Mayor (bass)

St Michael's Singers, Coventry 
English Symphony Orchestra 
David Ponsford (harpsichord) 
Paul Leddington-Wright (conductor)

18 December, 2016 Sts Philip & St James, Leckhampton
Cheltenham Carol Service

St Philip's & St James's parish choir 
David Ponsford (organ) 
Russell Burton (director)

17 December, 2016 The Forum, Malvern Theatre
Handel's Messiah

12 soloists 
Armonico Consort 
David Ponsford (organ) 
Christopher Monks (harpsichord & director)

16 December, 2016 Armscote Manor, Warwickshire
Orchestra of the Swan 

Vivaldi: Double Violin Concerto in D minor 
Vivaldi: Oboe Concerto 
J. S. Bach: Double Violin Concerto 
J. S. Bach: Oboe & Violin Concerto in D minor 
Pachelbel: Canon 
Corelli: Christmas Concerto

David Le Page (violin) 
Victoria Brawn (oboe) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

14 December, 2016 Countess of Huntingdon's Hall, Worcester
Orchestra of the Swan

Vivaldi: Double Violin Concerto in D minor 
Vivaldi: Oboe Concerto 
J. S. Bach: Double Violin Concerto 
J. S. Bach: Oboe & Violin Concerto in D minor 
Pachelbel: Canon 
Corelli: Christmas Concerto

David Le Page (violin) 
Victoria Brawn (oboe) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord) 

6 December, 2016 St George's, Hanover Square, London
Organ Recital at 1.10pm

Pierre Du Mage: Livre d'orgue 
J. S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E minor (BWV 548)

David Ponsford (organ)

2 December, 2016 St Lawrence, Alvechurch
Midlands Sinfonia Christmas Concert

Corelli: Christmas Concerto 
Neruda: Trumpet Concerto 
Handel: Concerto Grosso, op. 6 no. 11

Midlands Sinfonia 
David Ponsford (harpsichord) 
Nic Fallowfield (conductor)

19 November, 2016 Forest Row, East Sussex
Henry Purcell

Ode on St Cecila's Day 
Welcome to all the Pleasures 
Te Deum & Jubilate in D Sweeter than Roses Fairest Isle

Forest Row Choral Society & Baroque Orchestra 
David Ponsford (organ) 
Tom Scratchley (conductor)

9 November, 2016 Birmingham Town Hall
Bach to the Future

Bach arr. Steve Martland: Toccata & Fugue in D minor 
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 
Douglas Cuomo: Objects in Mirror 
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 
Stravinsky: Dumbarton Oaks

Diane Clarke (flute David Le Page (violin) 
Victoria Brawn (oboe) 
Jonathan Clarke (trumpet)
Hugh Davies (trumpet) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

Orchestra of the Swan 
David Curtis (conductor)

8 November, 2016 Arts House, Stratford-upon-Avon
Bach to the Future

Bach arr. Steve Martland: Toccata & Fugue in D minor 
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 
Douglas Cuomo: Objects in Mirror 
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 
Stravinsky: Dumbarton Oaks

Diane Clarke (flute David Le Page (violin) 
Victoria Brawn (oboe) 
Jonathan Clarke (trumpet) 
Hugh Davies (trumpet) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

Orchestra of the Swan 
David Curtis (conductor)

14 October, 2016 Armscote Manor, Warwickshire
Vivaldi Four Seasons

Orchestra of the Swan, 
David Le Page (violin), 
DavidPonsford (harpsichord)

2 October, 2016 Tewkesbury Abbey, Gloucestershire
Plainchant Recording

Recording of plainchant with L'ecole de Nivers (directed by Deryck Webb 
and Russell Burton) with Philip Humphries (serpent)

The plainchant versets will be incorporated into my recording of Nicolas de Grigny's 
Premier livre d'orgue, to be released by Nimbus in May 2017

30 September — 1 October, 2016 Ystym Colwyn, Welshpool
Organ Recording

Recording of works by J. S. Bach, Nikolaus Bruhns, 
Vincent Lubeck and Dietrich Buxtehude 
Organ by Peter Collins at Ystym Colwyn Hall

21 September, 2016 Countess of Huntingdon's Hall, Worcester

The Four Seasons 

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons 
Piazzola: The Four Seasons

Orchestra of the Swan 
David Le Page (violin) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

12 September, 2016 Methodist School of Music, Singapore

Lecture

Presentation, demonstration and discussion of French Baroque organ music to the Singapore Chapter of the American Guild of Organists

1 September, 2016 No venue

Publication of 'French Organ Music in the Reign of Louis XIV' in paperback

The eagerly-awaited paperback edition of 'French Organ Music in the Reign of Louis XIV' has now been published by Cambridge University Press at a price of �21 - a huge reduction from the price of the hardback edition published in 2011

See Cambridge University Press's website, and search 'Ponsford', for full details and reviews

23 July — 16 September, 2016 Singapore

Examining tour for the ABRSM

25 June, 2016 Daglingworth Church, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Music for a Summer Evening 
Helen Crown (Baroque flute) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

In aid of church funds

15 June, 2016 The Queen's College, Oxford
Organ Recital at 1pm

David Ponsford (organ)

9—13 May, 2016 Sarlat Cathedral (Dordogne)

Recording of the Livre d'orgue (complete) by Nicolas de Grigny

Volume 5 of the French historic organ series (Nimbus Records)

David Ponsford (organ by Lepine, 1750)

24 April, 2016 Holy Trinity Church. Stratford upon Avon
Shakespeare Celebration 

Radio 4 Morning Service at 8am and Civic Service at 11am

Orchestra of the Swan

David Ponsford (organ)

20 April, 2016 St Peter's Church, Hereford

Concert in aid of young Cambodian musicians

Music includes works by Monteverdi and J. S. Bach

Catherine Geach (Baroque violin) 
David Hatcher (viola da gamba) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

17 April, 2016 Assembly Rooms, Bath

Bath Heritage Day

Recitals of English 18th-century music throughout the day, by

Helen Crown (baroque flute) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

26 March, 2016 Bowood House, Wiltshire
Organ Recital at 2.30pm 

Opening recital of the new series

Music by JS Bach

David Ponsford (organ by Peter Collins)

19 March, 2016 Forest Row Parish Church, East Sussex

Mass Movements

Palestrina, Liszt, Cherubini, 
Vivaldi, Poulenc, Part, J.S.Bach, Mozart, Haydn

Forest Row Choral Society 
Tom Scratchley (conductor) 
David Ponsford (organ)

28 February, 2016 Trinity Methodist Church, Penarth, S Wales
Organ Recital, 3.30pm

David Ponsford (organ)

JS Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D minor (BWV 565) 
Adagio from Harpsichord Concert in F minor 
(BWV 1056, arranged for organ by DP.) 
Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor (BWV 582) 
Herbert Howells: Rhapsody in C sharp minor 
Louis Vierne: Etoile du Soir 
C.M. Widor: Toccata from Symphony no. 5 in F

19 December, 2015 Brangwyn Hall, Swansea

Handel: Messiah

Gower Chorale and orchestra 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

12 December, 2015 St Lawrence, Alvechurch

Albinoni: Adagio for organ and strings 
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

Midlands Sinfonia 
David le Page (violin) 
David Ponsford (organ and harpsichord) 
Richard Laing (conductor)

6 December, 2015 Berkely Castle, Glos

Corelli: 'Christmas Concerto' 
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons 
JS Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 5

English String Orchestra 
Michael Bochman (violin) 
Catherine Handley (flute)
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

4 December, 2015 Stoke on Trent Arts Centre

Handel: Messiah

Armonico Consort 
Willard White (Bass) 
David Ponsford (Organ) 
Christopher Monks (Conductor)

28 November, 2015 St James the Greater, Leicester

JS Bach: Mass in B minor

Leicester Bach Choir 
The Bach Consort 
David Ponsford (harpsichord) 
Richard Laing (Conductor)

22 November, 2015 Yeovil Theatre, Somerset

Handel: Messiah

Armonico Consort Willard White (Bass) 
David Ponsford (Organ) 
Christopher Monks (Conductor)

21 November, 2015 Forest Row Parish Church, East Sussex

Durufle: Requiem

Forest Row Choral Society 
Tom Scratchley (Conductor) 
David Ponsford (organ)

20 November, 2015 St Swithin's, East Grinstead

French Connections
Organ Recital

David Ponsford (organ)

Nicolas de Grigny: Suite: Veni Creator 
Louis Vierne: toile du soir 
Olivier Messiaen: Apparition de lglise ternelle 
Herbert Howells: Psalm Prelude set 1 no. 1 
Jean Langlais: Te Deum 
Maurice Durufl: Choral vari sur Veni Creator

11 November, 2015 Birmingham Town Hall

Handel: Overture 'Julius Caesar' 
JS Bach: Violin Concerto in E major 
Double Violin Concerto in D minor 
Oboe and Violin Concerto in D minor

Tamsin Waley-Cohen (violin) 
David le Page (violin) 
Victoria Braun (oboe) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord) 
Orchestra of the Swan

10 November, 2015 Civic Hall, Stratford upon Avon

Handel: Overture 'Julius Caesar' 
JS Bach: Violin Concerto in E major 
Double Violin Concerto in D minor 
Oboe and Violin Concerto in D minor

Tamsin Waley-Cohen (violin) 
David le Page (violin) 
Victoria Braun (oboe) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord) 
Orchestra of the Swan

29 October, 2015 St John's, Smith Square, London
Organ Recital at 1.05pm

Buxtehude: Praeludium in G minor (BuxWV 149) 
Bohm: Vater unser in Himmelreich 
Clerambault: Suite du deuxieme ton 
De Grigny: Pange lingua 
JS Bach: Prelude & Fugue in B minor (BWV 544)

David Ponsford (organ by Klais)

8 August — 18 September, 2015 Singapore

Associated Board Examining Tour in Singapore

23—24 July, 2015 Ystym Colwyn, Welshpool

Recording

Recording of JS Bach, Buxtehude, Tunder, Bohm, Lubeck and Clerambault 
on the three-manual organ by Peter Collins at Ystym Colwyn Hall

5 June, 2015 Arts House, Stratford-upon-Avon

Orchestra of the Swan 
Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs 
John Ireland: Cello Concerto

David Ponsford (piano) 
Raphael Wallfisch (cello) 
David Curtis (conductor)

3 June, 2015 The Forum, Malvern Theatre

Coronation of Henry VIII

Music by Fayrfax, Taverner and anonymous composers

Armonico Consort 
David Ponsford (organ) 
Christopher Monks (conductor)

27—28 May, 2015 Bristol

Recording

Recording of harpsichord music by Handel, JC Smith, Thomas Arne and Domenico Scarlatti, 
played by David Ponsford on the 1783 Culliford harpsichord tuned in Temperament Ordinaire

22 May, 2015 Civic Hall, Stratford upon Avon

Orchestra of the Swan

Faure: Requiem 
Orchestra and Chamber Choir of the Swan 
David Ponsford (organ) 
David Curtis (conductor)

16 May, 2015 Cirencester Parish Church, Cirencester

The Glories of the Baroque

Works by Gabrieli, Albinoni, Monteverdi, 
Purcell and Vivaldi

St Michael's Singers of Coventry 
English Symphony Orchestra 
David Ponsford (harpsichord) 
Paul Leddington-Wright (conductor)

8—10 May, 2015 Madingley Hall, Cambridge

Venice and Rome: 1600-1750

A weekend course to study Baroque music of Venice and Rome, including 
composers such as A & G Gabrieli, Monteverdi, Frescobaldi, Carissimi, 
Vivaldi, Albinoni, and their influence on Charpentier, Buxtehude and JS Bach

David Ponsford (director)

26 April, 2015 Geneva

Fitzwilliam Virginal Book Project

Inaugural meeting to plan the complete recording of the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, with Thilo Muster, Jean-Luc Ho, Jorg-Andreas Botticher, Terence Charlston, Carole Cerasi, Bertrand Cuiller, Hadrien Jourdan, David Ponsford

18 April, 2015 St James's Church, Dursley

Oriana Singers Handel: Chandos Anthem 'O Praise the Lord with One Consent' 
Charpentier: Te Deum 
JS Bach: Magnificat

Severn Strings 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

7—10 April, 2015 Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge

The Royal College of Organists Easter Course

Tutors: Simon Williams, James Parsons, Sarah Baldock, Johannes Geffert, 
Anne Page, Sarah MacDonald and David Ponsford

Recital by David Ponsford in Trinity College Chapel: 
Music by Froberger, Muffat, Clerambault, De Grigny, Raison and JS Bach

25 March — 2 April, 2015 Delhi Cathedral, India

Rendezvous with Rajasthan

Haydn: Insanae et Vanae Curae 
Bach: Fantasia in G major 
Dupre: Placare Christe Servulis 
Schubert: Mass in G

Members of The Really Big Chorus 
Manvinder Rattan (conductor) 
David Ponsford (organ)

14 March, 2015 East Grinstead

JS Bach: St John Passion

East Grinstead Choral Society and Orchestra 
Mark Padmore (Evangelist) 
David Ponsford (organ) 
Tom Scratchley (Conductor)

22 February, 2015 Cardiff University Concert Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff CF10 3EB

Cardiff University Chamber Orchestra

Mozart: Symphony no. 35 in D (Haffner') 
Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat ('Emperor') 
Philip Martin (piano) 
David Ponsford (conductor)

21 January, 2015 The Queen's College, Oxford

50th anniversary Organ Recital 1pm: Opening recital of a series to include the complete organ works of JS Bach, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Frobenius organ

JS Bach: Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C major (BWV 564) Four Advent chorale preludes from the Orgelbuchlein

Nicolas de Grigny: from the 'Gloria in excelsis' (1699) Basse de trompette Fugue a 5 Trio Dialogue sur les Grands Jeux

JS Bach: Jesus Christus, unser Heiland (BWV 666) Fantasia in B minor (BWV 563)

6 January, 2015 Grosvenor Chapel, Mayfair, London
Organ Recital 1.10pm

JS Bach: Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C major (BWV 564)

Nicolas-Antoine Lebegue: two Noels; Elevation; Les Cloches

JS Bach: Prelude & Fugue in E minor (BWV 548)

20 December, 2014 Cirencester Parish Church

Handel: Messiah English Symphony Orchestra 
St Michael's Singers, Coventry 
Paul Leddington-Wright (conductor) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

19 December, 2014 The Forum, Malvern Theatre

A German Christmas Schutz: Christmas Story 
Praetorius: Christmas Mass 
Armonico Consort 
Christopher Monks (director) 
David Ponsford (organ)

14 December, 2014 Warwick Arts Centre

Handel: Messiah 
Armonico Consort 
Christopher Monks (director) 
David Ponsford (organ)

29 November, 2014 St James the Greater, Leicester, LE2 1NA

Handel: Messiah 
Leicester Bach Choir 
Bach Camerata 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

9 November, 2014 Cardiff University Concert Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff CF10 3EB

Cardiff University Chamber Orchestra 
Concert at 3pm

Jacqueline Ross (violin) 
Simone Laghi (viola) 
Sorcha Rudgley (flute) 
David Ponsford (director/harpsichord)

G. F. Handel (1685-1759): Concerto Grosso in B flat, op. 3 no. 2 
J. S. Bach (1685-1750): Air from Suite in D 
Bach Violin Concerto in A minor 
Interval 
Telemann Viola Concerto 
Bach Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major
21 October, 2014 Cardiff University Concert Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff CF10 3EB
Concert at 7pm 

Music by JS and CPE Bach

Jacqueline Ross (violin) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

5 October, 2014 The Barn in Bidford, Waterloo Road, Bidford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B50 4JN

A Shakespeare Garland for Jeffery Dench

Concert at 7.30pm

English Serenata

Gabrielle Byam-Grounds (dir)

David Ponsford (harpsichord)

16 September, 2014 St Lawrence Jewry, London EC2
Organ Recital at 1pm 

David Ponsford (organ)

Bach: Prelude and fugue in b minor BWV 544

Clrambault: Suite du deuxi me ton

Bach: Passacaglia and fugue in c minor BWV 582

19 July — 30 August, 2014 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music 
International examining tour
30 May, 2014 Wolfson College. University of Cambridge
Concert 8pm 

Jacqueline Ross (violin) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord) 
Music by JS and CPE Bach
23 April, 2014 Holy Trinity Church. Stratford upon Avon

BBC Choral Evensong
Orchestra of the Swan. Live Broadcast.
David Ponsford (organ)
20 April, 2014 Holy Trinity Church. Stratford upon Avon

BBC Morning Service Orchestra of the Swan
Live Broadcast
David Ponsford (organ)

18 April, 2014 Coventry Cathedral 
Concert 6pm 

JS Bach St Matthew Passion 
St Michael's Singers Kerry Beaumont (conductor) 
David Ponsford (organ continuo)
13 April, 2014 Malvern Theatre

Bach: St Matthew Passion 
Armonico Consort 
Christopher Monks (dir) 
David Ponsford (organ continuo)
12 April, 2014 St Mary's, Warwick

Bach: St Matthew Passion Armonico Consort Christopher Monks (dir) David Ponsford (organ continuo)
10 April, 2014 Yeovil Theatre, Somerset

Bach: St Matthew Passion 
Armonico Consort 
Christopher Monks (dir) 
David Ponsford (organ continuo)
4—6 April, 2014 Madingley Hall, Cambridge

Madingley Hall Course
Music at the Court of Frederick the Great

28 March, 2014 Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
Concert. 7.30pm
 
Cardiff University Chamber Orchestra 
David Ponsford (conductor)

2 March, 2014 Cardiff University Concert Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff CF10 3EB
Concert - 3pm 

Cardiff University Chamber Orchestra 
David Ponsford - conductor 
Works by Mozart & Beethoven
22 January, 2014 Queens College, Oxford

Organ Recital 
David Ponsford (organ)

19—21 April, 2013 Madingley Hall, Cambridge

Madingley Hall Course
Weekend course: 'The Great Mr Handel'
David Ponsford (lecturer)

Links to external websites: 

30 March, 2013 St Andrews Church, Presteigne, Powys
Concert - 7.30pm

J S Bach: St John Passion 
Tregwynt Singers and Chamber Orchestra 
David Ponsford (conductor)

10 March, 2013 Cardiff University Concert Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff
Concert - 3.00pm 

Mendelssohn: String Symphony no. 10 in B minor 
Mozart: Symphony no. 25 in G minor 
Brahms: Serenade no. 1 in D major 
Cardiff University Chamber Orchestra 
David Ponsford (conductor)

9 February, 2013 No venue
Concert - 7.30pm 

J S Bach: Mass in B minor 
Armonico Consort 
David Ponsford (organ)

8 February, 2013 St. Michael's Church, Discoed, nr. Presteigne, Powys
Concert - 7.30pm 

'The Joy of Lent' J S Bach: arias and chorale preludes for Lent 
Elizabeth Priday (soprano), Ruth Watson (oboe) 
David Ponsford (organ)

2 February, 2013 St Mary's, Warwick
Concert - 7.30pm 

J S Bach: Mass in B minor 
Armonico Consort 
David Ponsford (organ)

16 January, 2013 Queens College, Oxford
Organ Recital - 1pm 

JS Bach: Prelude & Fugue in B minor (BWV 544) 
JS Bach: Chorale Preludes from the Orgelbchlein, from New Year to Candlemass 
JS Bach: Prelude & Fugue in A minor (BWV 543)
David Ponsford (organ)

22 December, 2012 No venue
Concert - 7.30pm 

Corelli, Rutter, Finzi 
Orchestra of the Swan 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)
7 December, 2012 Malvern Theatre
Concert - 7.30pm 

Handel: Messiah 
Armonico Consort 
David Ponsford (organ)

4 December, 2012 St Mary's, Warwick 
Concert - 7.30pm 

Handel: Messiah 
Armonico Consort 
David Ponsford (organ)

2 December, 2012 Cardiff University Concert Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff CF10 3EB
Concert - 3.00pm 

Handel: Concerto Grosso Op 6 No 4 
JS Bach: Concerto in D minor for oboe & violin 
Rameau: Suite Les Indes Galantes 
Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony op. 110a 
Cardiff University Chamber Orchestra 
David Ponsford (conductor)

24 November, 2012 St James the Greater, Leicester
Concert - 7.30pm 

Handel: Israel in Egypt 
Leicester Bach Choir 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

21 November, 2012 Birmingham Town Hall
Concert - 2.30pm 

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons 
Orchestra of the Swan 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

13 November, 2012 Civic Hall, Stratford upon Avon 
Concert - 7.30pm 

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons 
Orchestra of the Swan 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

4 November, 2012 Westminster Cathedral
Organ Recital - 4.45pm 

Julius Reubke: Sonata on the 94th Psalm 
David Ponsford (organ)

19—21 October, 2012 Madingley Hall, Cambridge

Madingley Hall Course Residential weekend course on The Passions of J S Bach
Links to external websites:

30 September, 2012 Souvigny, France
Concert - 10am 

The English Renaissance: Dowland, Byrd, Campion and Tomkins 
Simon Ponsford - countertenor 
David Ponsford - virginals

9 August, 2012

Singapore Examining Tour ABRSM overseas examining tour

30 July — 3 August, 2012 Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge CAOS Summer Course 

Cambridge Academy of Organ Studies Summer Course 
David Ponsford & James Parsons - tutors 
Links to external websites:
Course details on CAOS website

15—17 June, 2012 McGill University, Montreal, Canada 

Lecture and Organ Recital 
Le Clavecin d'autrefois: Conference in honour of Kenneth Gilbert 
Including a lecture and organ recital by David Ponsford

2 June, 2012 Bowood House, Wiltshire 
Organ Recital - 3pm 

Organ Recital by David Ponsford 

11 May, 2012 St John's Church, Cardiff 
Organ Recital - 1.15pm

Reubke Sonata on the 94th Psalm 
David Ponsford - organ

5 May, 2012 St David's Cathedral, Pembrokeshire 
Cardiff University Chamber Orchestra & Choir Concert - 7pm 

Vivaldi The Four Seasons 
Mozart Coronation Mass 
Robin Stowell - violin 
David Ponsford & John Hugh Thomas - conductors

24 April, 2012 Cardiff University Concert Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff CF10 3EB 
Harpsichord Recital - 7pm 

Buxtehude Praeludium in G minor 
Scarlatti Three Sonatas 
Handel Suite No 7 in G minor 
Couperin Ordre No 8 in B minor 
David Ponsford - harpsichord

25 March, 2012 St David's Hall, Cardiff 
Cardiff University Choir & Symphony Orchestra Concert - 3pm 

Mozart Kyrie in D minor K341 
Britten Cantata Academica Mahler Symphony No 1 
Mark Eager and David Ponsford - conductors

11 March, 2012 Cardiff University Concert Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff 
Cardiff University Chamber Orchestra Concert - 3pm 

Vivaldi The Four Seasons 
Bartok Divertimento 
Copeland Hoe Down 
Robin Stowell - violin 
David Ponsford - conductor

2 March, 2012 Emmanuel College, Cambridge 
Organ Recital - 6.30pm 

Burnaby Recital 
Works by Stanley, Buxtehude, Clerambault and J S Bach 
David Ponsford - organ

18 February, 2012 St. Michael's Church, Discoed, nr. Presteigne, Powys 
Concert - 7.30pm
 
Tregwynt Singers: Tallis, Byrd and J S Bach 
Ruth Watson - oboe 
David Ponsford - conductor and harpsichord

10—12 February, 2012 Bangor University 

Conference 
English Renaissance Organ Music and Chant Conference

28 January, 2012 Madingley Hall, Cambridge 
Concert - 8.30pm 

Purcell and Handel: Suites and Songs 
Simon Ponsford - countertenor 
David Ponsford - harpischord

27—29 January, 2012 Madingley Hall, Cambridge 

Madingley Hall Course 
Residential weekend course on Henry Purcell
Links to external websites:
Course details on Madingley Hall website

18 January, 2012 Queens College, Oxford 
Organ Recital - 1.10pm 

The Sweelinck 450th Anniversary Organ Recital 
Works by Sweelinck and Buxtehude

28 December, 2011 St Mary's Church, Kington, Herefordshire 
Concert - 7.30pm 

Carol concert 
David Ponsford - organ

19 December, 2011 No venue 
Concert - 7.30pm 

Handel Messiah 
St Michael Singers of Coventry 
English String Orchestra 
David Ponsford - harpsichord

17 December, 2011 Hoddinott Hall, Wales Millenium Centre, Cardiff 
Cardiff University Choir & Symphony Orchestra Concert - 7pm 

Brahms Songs of Destiny 
Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms 
David Ponsford - conductor

16 December, 2011 Civic Hall, Stratford upon Avon 
Concert - 7.30pm 

Christmas Programme 
Orchestra of the Swan 
David Ponsford - harpsichord

10 December, 2011 No venue 
Concert - 7.30pm 

Handel Messiah 
Cheltenham Bach Choir 
Corelli Orchestra 
David Ponsford - harpsichord

3 December, 2011 Cardiff University Concert Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff 
Cardiff University Chamber Orchestra Concert - 7pm 

Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik 
Haydn Symphony No 98 
Beethoven Piano Concert No 4 
Philip Martin - piano 
David Ponsford - conductor

25 November, 2011 National Museum of Wales, Cardiff 
Organ Recital - 1pm 

Recital on the Snetzler/Gray & Davison Organ 
Works by John Stanley, Domenico Scarlatti and Walond 
David Ponsford - organ

19 November, 2011 St John's College, Oxford 
Organ Recital - 5.30pm 

Works by J S Bach, Clerambault and De Grigny 
David Ponsford - organ

18 November, 2011 St John's College, Oxford 

Masterclass 
Masterclass on 'French Organ Music during the reign of Louis XIV' to Oxford 
Organ Scholars

29 October, 2011 Emmanuel College, Cambridge 

CAOS Day Course 
Cambridge Academy of Organ Studies course on @ 
'French Organ Music in the Reign of Louis XIV' - the title of David Ponsford's book, recently published by Cambridge University Press

Links to external websites:

25 October, 2011 Cardiff University Concert Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff CF10 3EB 

Harpsichord Recital - 7pm 
Works by Louis Couperin, Byrd, Sandoni and J S Bach 
David Ponsford - harpsichord

15 October, 2011 Malmesbury Abbey, Glos 
Concert - 7.30pm 

Concert with Severn Strings including Handel Organ Concerto 'The Cuckoo and the Nightingale' 
David Ponsford - organ 

17 September, 2011 Singapore Bible College 
Organ Recital - 7.30pm 

Organ works by J S Bach, Couperin and De Grigny 
David Ponsford - organ

14 August — 30 September, 2011 Singapore

Examining Tour 
Examining tour in Singapore, with organ recital for the Singapore Chapter of the American Guild of Organists (exact dates tbc)

August, 2011 Singapore 

Examining Tour 
Examining tour in Singapore, with organ recital for the Singapore Chapter of the American Guild of Organists

25—29 July, 2011 Madingley Hall, Cambridge 

CAOS Course Cambridge Academy of Organ Studies Summer Course in Cambridge Anne Page, James Parsons & David Ponsford (tutors) Details from : 01223 240026 
Links to external websites: 

8—10 July, 2011 Madingley Hall, Cambridge 

Madingley Hall Course 
A weekend course of lectures plus a recital on Music at the Court of Louis XIV 
Full details from Madingley Hall, Cambridge (01223 746222) or via the Madingley Hall website
Links to external websites:

13 May, 2011 No venue 

Publication date 
Publication of French Organ Music in the Reign of Louis XIV by David Ponsford (Cambridge University Press) 

Read more, and pre-order at the Cambridge University Press website by following the link 
Links to external websites:

2 April, 2011 St David's Cathedral, Pembrokeshire 
Cardiff University Chamber Choir & Chamber Orchestra Concert - 7.30pm
 
Works by Mozart and Haydn Elin Manahan-Thomas (soprano) 
John Hugh Thomas & David Ponsford (conductors)

1 April, 2011 Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff 
Cardiff University Chamber Choir & Chamber Orchestra Concert - 7.30pm 

Works by Mozart and Haydn Elin Manahan-Thomas (soprano) John Hugh Thomas & David Ponsford (conductors)

22 March, 2011 Cardiff University Concert Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff CF10 3EB 
Harpsichord Recital - 5.30pm 

J S Bach's Well-tempered Clavier 
The last of 6 recitals to include the complete '48' 
6) Preludes & Fugues Ab major - B minor (Vol 2) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

5 March, 2011 Church of St Ignacious Loyala, New York 

Concert with Ex Cathedra 

Latin American Baroque programme 
Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor) 
David Ponsford (organ)

1 March, 2011 Cardiff University Concert Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff CF10 3EB 
Harpsichord Recital - 5.30pm 

J S Bach's Well-tempered Clavier 
5) Preludes & Fugues E major - G minor (Vol 2) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

1 February, 2011 Cardiff University Concert Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff CF10 3EB 
Harpsichord Recital - 5.30pm 

J S Bach's Well-tempered Clavier 
4) Preludes & Fugues C major - Eb minor (Vol 2) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

21—23 January, 2011 Madingley Hall, Cambridge 

Madingley Hall Course A weekend course of lectures plus a recital on J S Bach Keyboard Music 

Full details from Madingley Hall, Cambridge (01223 746222) or via the Madingley Hall website. 

Links to external websites:

20 December, 2010 St Michael's Church, Ledbury 
Concert with the English String Orchestra - 7.30pm 

Handel Messiah 
St Michael's Singers, Coventry 
Paul Leddington-Wright (conductor) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord & organ)

19 December, 2010 Cheltenham Town Hall 
Concert - 7.30pm 

J S Bach Christmas Oratorio Parts 1 & 2
J S Bach Magnificat 
Cheltenham Bach Choir & Orchestra 
Stephen Jackson (conductor) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

18 December, 2010 Hoddinott Hall, Wales Millenium Centre, Cardiff 
Cardiff University Choir and Orchestra concert - 7.30pm 

Bruckner Motets 
Holst Hymn of Jesus 
David Ponsford (conductor)

12 December, 2010 Birmingham Town Hall 
Concert with Ex Cathedra - 7.30pm 

J S Bach Christmas Oratorio 
Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor) 
David Ponsford (organ)

5 December, 2010 Brecon Cathedral 
Cardiff University Chamber Orchestra Concert - 7.30pm 

Programme as for 3 December

3 December, 2010 Cardiff University Concert Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff CF10 3EB 
Cardiff University Chamber Orchestra Concert - 7.30pm 

J S Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3 
Violin Concerto in A minor 
Double Harpsichord Concerto in C minor 
Violin Concerto in E major 
Suite No 3 in D major 
Jacqueline Ross (violin) 
Robert Court (harpsichord) 
David Ponsford (director & harpsichord)

23 November, 2010 Cardiff University Concert Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff CF10 3EB 
Harpsichord Recital - 5.30pm
 
J S Bach's Well-tempered Clavier 
3) Preludes & Fugues Ab major - B minor (Vol 1) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

21 November, 2010 St Augustine's Church, Penarth 
Concert - 7.30pm 

Bach Motets 
Mozart Requiem 
Cantemus Choir & Orchestra 
Robert Court (conductor)
David Ponsford (organ)

16 November, 2010 Akademia Muzyczna, Bydgoszcz, Poland 

Masterclasses 
Masterclasses in organ and harpsichord music to students at the Bydgoszcz Academy of Music

15 November, 2010 Akademia Muzyczna, Bydgoszcz, Poland 
Concert - 7.30pm 

Bach organ and harpsichord music 
David Ponsford (organ & harpsichord)

2 November, 2010 Cardiff University Concert Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff CF10 3EB 
Harpsichord Recital - 5.30pm 

J S Bach's Well-tempered Clavier 
2) Preludes & Fugues E major - G minor (Vol 1) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

29 October, 2010 National Museum of Wales, Cardiff 
Organ Recital - 1pm 

A recital of Bach organ music 
David Ponsford (organ)

12 October, 2010 Cardiff University Concert Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff CF10 3EB 
Harpsichord Recital - 5.30pm 

J S Bach's Well-tempered Clavier 
The first of 6 recitals to include the complete '48' 
1) Preludes & Fugues C major - Eb minor (Vol 1) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

15 August — 25 September, 2010 Singapore 

Associated Board Examining Tour 
Examining tour in Singapore for the Associated Board 
Mid Aug - late Sept 2010 (exact dates tbc)

26—30 July, 2010 Cambridge 
CAOS Course
 
Cambridge Academy of Organ Studies 

A week of classes, recitals and lectures given on some of the best organs in Cambridge, directed by Anne Page and David Ponsford.

25—29 July, 2010 Madingley Hall, Cambridge 
CAOS Course 

Cambridge Academy of Organ Studies Summer Course in Cambridge. Anne Page, James Parsons & David Ponsford (tutors) 

Details from: 01223 240026 
Links to external websites: 

16—18 July, 2010 Madingley Hall, Cambridge 
Madingley Hall Course 

'Concertos, Sonatas and Suites' 
Weekend course on the instrumental music of J S Bach given by David Ponsford 

Links to external websites: 
University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education (Madingley Hall)

7 July, 2010 Ludlow 
Concert with English String Orchestra - 7.30pm 

Concert in the 2010 Ludlow Festival 
Concertos by J S Bach 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

Links to external websites:
Ludlow Festival website

5 June, 2010 St. Michael's Church, Discoed, nr. Presteigne, Powys 
Concert - 7.30pm 

Simon Ponsford (counter-tenor) 
Ruth Watson (oboe) 
David Ponsford (harpsichord)

25 April, 2010 All Saints Church, Oystermouth, Swansea 
Concert - 3.00pm 

Programme as for 24 April 2010

24 April, 2010 St Peters Church, Roath, Cardiff 
Concert - 7.30pm 

Campra Requiem De Grigny Veni Creator Cardiff 
University Chamber Choir & Chamber Orchestra 
John Hugh Thomas (conductor) 
David Ponsford (organ)

18—20 April, 2010 Akademia Muzyczna, Bydgoszcz, Poland 
Masterclasses & recitals 

Masterclass, organ and harpsichord recital by David Ponsford 
Links to external websites: 
Akademia Muzyczna website 


17 April, 2010 Cardiff University Concert Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff 
Concert - 7.30pm 

Beethoven Egmont Overture Mozart Piano Concerto No 23 in A major (K488) Wranitzky Grande Symphonie Characteristique Cardiff University Chamber Orchestra Richard Ormrod (piano) David Ponsford (conductor) 


16 April, 2010 St David's Hall, Cardiff 
Cardiff University Chamber Choir & Chamber Orchestra Concert - 7.30pm 

Works by Mozart and Haydn Elin Manahan-Thomas (soprano) John Hugh Thomas & David Ponsford (conductors) 


3 April, 2010 St. Michael's Church, Discoed, nr. Presteigne, Powys 
Concert - 7.30pm 

Bach Christ lag in Todesbanden Bach Easter Oratorio Tregwynt Chamber Choir & Orchestra David Ponsford (conductor) 


19 March, 2010 St David's Hall, Cardiff 
Concert - 7.30pm 

Scenes from Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov Cardiff University Choir & Symphony Orchestra David Soar, Peter Wilman, Owen Webb (soloists) David Ponsford (conductor) 


24 February, 2010 York Minster 
Organ recital - 1.10pm 

J S Bach Fantasia in G major J S Bach Passacaglia in C minor Liszt Fantasia and Fugue on BACH David Ponsford (organ) 19