Variations for Judith
11 short reflections on Bist du bei mir (G H Stölzel arr. JS Bach)


Premiere 18 June 2012, Spitalfields Summer Music, Shoreditch Church

[left to right] Anthony Burton, Michael Berkeley, Anthony Payne, Judith Serota, David DImbleby, Judith Weir, Stephen Johns, Tarik O'Regan, Melvyn Tan, David Titterington, Jonathan Dove, George Law (who supported the concert) 
Photo credit : Patrick Kinworth

Past Concerts:

2014 performances

Wednesday 5 February, 1.00pm, Guy's Hospital, Atrium 3 (the day after World Cancer Day)

Christopher Guild piano

Breathe Arts Health Research in partnership with Dimbleby Cancer Care

Saturday 2 February,10.00am, New England Conservatory, Boston 

The previous weekend, Variations for Judith goes to Boston, with Judith W, who is featured composer at the New England Conservatory:

The New England Conservatory Preparatory School's annual contemporary festival, "Today's Youth Perform Today's Music," was founded in 1991 to give students and faculty the opportunity to study the performance skills needed for contemporary music. Featured composers work closely with students in workshops, seminars, and coachings.

Saturday 10th May, 12 noon Norwegian Church Arts Centre, Cardiff Bay, part of the Vale of Glamorgan Festival

programme includes Tarik O'Regan's Diomedes

Tuesday 9th December 2014  12.45pm, NPL Musical Society, Teddington, London

Frances Wilson  piano

J.S. Bach : Bist du bei mir BWV 508 from Klavierbüchlein für Anna Magdelena Notebook G H Stölzel arr David Titterington 

Anthony Burton : Breaking Away

Richard Rodney Bennett : Little Elegy   

2015 Performances

Melvyn Tan   piano

A selection of Variations for Judith

Tuesday 20 January, 7.30pm - Crucible Studio, Sheffield

Sunday 8 March, 2.30pm - The Stables, Milton Keynes

Monday 27 April, 7.30pm - Portsmouth Guildshall

Wednesday 29 April, 7.30pm - Wiltshire Music Centre

Weds 18 Feb – Tues 3 March, Colyer-Fergusson Foyer, University of Kent 1.15pm

A Variation A Day

Daniel Harding piano; Kathryn Cox soprano

A performance each week-day of a variation on ‘Bist du bei mir’ from Variations for Judith, preceded by the aria.

Wednesday 4 March, Colyer-Fergusson Hall, 1.10pm

Variations for Judith  (complete)

Daniel Harding piano

The culmination of a ten-day series involving a performance each day of an individual variation.