Plymouth Classical Music Concert Diary
Home page with Navigation Frame    For music lovers in and around Plymouth, Devon 

   


Concert Programme for April 2020
Concerts in the Exeter area have their own page

Wednesday April 1 to Saturday April 4 at 7.30 pm (Thursday matinée 2 pm) at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Birmingham Royal Ballet with the Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
Tickets £14 - £49 (concessions available) from Theatre Royal Box Office, tel: 01752 267222
 
Thursday April 2 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter University (coaches run from Plymouth & Newton Abbot)
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra with Sunwook Kim - conductor and piano
Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Beethoven: Symphony No.4
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 ‘Emperor’
Tickets £42 £35 £27 £23 £17 from 01392 726363, Exeter Northcott Theatre, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QB; Exeter Visitor Information & Tickets, Dix’s Field, Exeter, EX1 1GF
Coach tickets £7 return from 01202 669925 www.bsolive.com (after 4th September). See more details
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Thursday April 2 at 7.30 pm at the Church of St Peter, St Paul & St Thomas Of Canterbury Bovey Tracey
Tasmin Little - violin and John Lenehan - piano
Brahms: Sonatensatz
Lili Boulanger: Nocturne
Amy Beach: Violin Sonata
Richard Strass: Violin Sonata
Tchaikovsky arr. Lenehan/Little: Tchaikovskiana - Concert Fantasy based on Themes From Swan Lake
Tickets £25 (u18s £5) from The Cheese Shed, Bovey Tracey (cash) or online
This is Tasmin Little's final concert tour prior to retiring from performing in the summer
In aid of the Paradiso project
 
Friday April 3 at 2 pm at Higher St. Budeaux Church Hall
Plymouth Clarion Choir
for the Friday Fellowship
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday April 4 at 7.30pm at Buckfast Abbey
Brent Singers, Matthew Searles director, David Davies & William Mason, organs
A programme inspired by the Abbey’s two organs to include Louis Vierne’s Messe Solonelle, César Franck’s Panis Angelicus and sing-along version of Charles-Marie Widor’s famous Toccata!
Tickets £10 from www.buckfast.org.uk or from Abbey Bookshop (from December 2019)
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday April 4 at 7.30 pm at St. Batholomew's Church, Lostwithiel, Cornwall
Tamar Valley Male Voice Choir with Mevagissey MVC
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday April 4 at 7.30pm at Sherwell United Church, North Hill, Plymouth
Sir Joshua Reynolds Choir, directed by Jenny George
"Hold Fast; Keep Faith"
The programme will, in part, celebrate Mayflower 400 and be performed beneath the beautiful and iconic Mayflower window. Featuring the Plymouth Premiere of the new anthem ‘Mayflower’ composed by our patron Ed Welch who will also accompany the piece.
Tickets £6 to include refreshments. Booking advised. Call Edward Gigg on 017542 405429 or Jenny George on 01752 880730.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday April 5 at 7.30 pm at Plymouth Guildhall
Plymouth Philharmonic Choir - 50th Anniversary Year, with Catherine Hamilton - soprano and Julian Rippon - baritone
Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony
Parry: Blest Pair of Sirens
Elgar: Sea Pictures
Ticket details at www.plymouthphilchoir.org or 01822 853791
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday April 5 at 7.30 pm at The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth PL6 5DH
Plymouth Jazz Club
The Pete Canter Quartet
A talented Exeter based saxophonist leading a fine straight & Latin Jazz group.
Tickets £10 for visitors – all welcome– (Members £8, Full-Time Students £5). Full info via 01752 774343 www.plymouth-jazz-club.org.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Tuesday April 7 at 7.30pm at St Mary’s Church Brixton
Sir Joshua Reynolds Choir, directed by Jenny George
"Hold Fast; Keep Faith"
The programme will, in part, celebrate Mayflower 400 with the Plymouth Premiere of the new anthem ‘Mayflower’ composed by our patron Ed Welch.
Tickets £5 to include refreshments. Booking advised. Tel Judy Skentlebury on 01752 880573 or Anne Kay on 01752 880591
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday April 8 at 8 pm at Churston Golf Club, Torbay
Moostak Trio with. Harry Christelis
The Moostak Trio explore the riches within the world of instrumental improvised music. Formed through the harmonious connection between long standing friends and collaborators the ensemble seeks out the soft and ambient tones within their original compositions, interjected with moments of fire and intensity.
Tickets £14 on the door, £12 in advance from fougoumusic.com or 01803 898570
 
Wednesday April 15 and Friday April 17 at 7 pm at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Welsh National Opera
Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro
Tickets £15 - £54 from 01752 267222
 
Thursday April 16 at 7.15 pm at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Welsh National Opera
Bizet: Carmen
Tickets £15 - £54 from 01752 267222
 
Friday April 17 at 7.30 pm at St. Stephens Church, Saltash
Plymouth Area Police Choir
Contact Helen Reid helen@saltashteamministry.org
In aid of church funds
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday April 18 at 7.30 pm at St. Mary's Church, High Street, Totnes
Joglaresa
Exploring the roots of Iberian song - from the motets from the convent of Las Huelgas, and Arab-Andalusian ballads, to Judeo-Spanish romanzas.
Tickets on the door at £14 (u18s £5) , in advance £13 (u18s £5) from Dartington Box office 01803 847070
This is a Totnes Early Music Society concert.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday April 18 at 6.30 pm at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Welsh National Opera
Verdi: Les Vêpres Siciliennes
Tickets £15 - £54 from 01752 267222
 
Saturday April 18 at 7.30 pm at St. Mary's Church, Callington
Tamar Valley Male Voice Choir, with Canticorum
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday April 18 at 8 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
Steve Knightley – The Stories Behind The Songs
Tickets £19 at the door, £18 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, from 01726 879500 or from the Lime Kiln Gallery.
 
Sunday April 19 at 3 pm at Lustleigh Village Hall
Divertimento String Quartet: Mary Eade and Lindsay Braga - violins, Andrew Gillett - viola and Vicky Evans - cello
Haydn String Quartet Op 20 no 6 in A
Brahms String Quartet, Op 51 no 1 in C minor
Tickets £15 at the door, £13 in advance from Divertimento 01803 863677, enquiries@divertimento.uk.com, or at the door. Under 18s free.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday April 19 at 7.30 pm at The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth PL6 5DH
Plymouth Jazz Club
The Sunset Cafe Stompers – a great traditional jazz band..
Tickets £10 for visitors – all welcome– (Members £8, Full-Time Students £5). Full info via 01752 774343 www.plymouth-jazz-club.org.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday April 19 at 3 pm at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Welsh National Opera & orchestra
Family Concert
Tickets £12.50 from 01752 267222
 
Thursday April 23 at 12.30 pm at St. Eustachius Church, Tavistock
Tavistock Festival opening f
Local musicians, Rosemary Turner - soprano and Mary Mazur Park - piano
Free: refreshments and retiring collection
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday April 24 at 7.30 pm at St. Werburgh's Church, Wembury
Elizabeth-Jane Baldry - harp
Enjoy a delicious romp through refined Renaissance, glittering Baroque, naughty Victorian Fairies and groundbreaking contemporary music. Tickets £12 from Pamela Pinder 01752 863304 pamela.pinder41@gmail.com
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday April 24 at 7.30 pm at Tavistock Roman Catholic Church
Helen Porter and her Big Jazz Choir
Tickets £6 (u19s free) from www.ticketsource.co.uk/tavistock-festival, Bookstop in Tavistock or on the door
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday April 24 at 7.30 pm at the Courtenay Centre, Newton Abbot
Jolente de Maeyer - violin & Nikolaas Kende - piano
Auerbach: 24 Preludes for violin & piano, Op 46 (selection)
Schubert: Fantasy in C major for violin & piano, Op 159, D934
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No 9 in A major, Op 47 “Kreutzer”
Tickets £18 on the door, £15 in advance, members £12. Students £5, Acompanied children free, from www.nadsa.co.uk, Newton Abbot Tourist Information Centre, 01626 215 667, Dawlish Tourist Information Centre The Lawn, EX7 9PW – 01626 215 665
Newton and District Society of Arts
 
Friday April 24 at 7.30 pm at the James Wyatt Music Room, Powderham Castle. EX6 8JQ
Wells Cathedral School - Brass Ensemble
An eclectic mix of classic music from the brass quintet repertoire by the world's greatest composers as well as lighter items.
Tickets £17: Student £8: Under 18s £5 www.musicinthecastle.co.uk
 
Saturday April 25 at 7.30 pm at St Eustachius Church, Tavistock
The Ridgeway Chorale
Retiring collection for local charities
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday April 25 at 7.30 pm at St Petroc's Church, South Brent TQ10 9AG
The Collati Singers conducted by Trefor Farrow. Programme to include:
Morten Lauridsen: Les Chansons des Roses
Owain Park: Shakespeare Love Songs
Henry Purcell: Five Anthems
Felix Mendelssohn: ​Four Sacred Part Songs
Will Todd: Vidi Speciosam
Pawel Lukaszewski: Crucem tuam adoramus, Domine
Entry free, retiring collection. ​No tickets - just turn up.​​​ www.collatisingers.co.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday April 25 at 8 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
Nikolaas Kende - piano & Jolente De Maeyer - violin.
Auerbach: Preludes for violin and piano
Schubert: Fantasy for violin and piano
Beethoven: Sonata no. 9 ‘Kreutzer’
Tickets £15 at the door, £13 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, from 01726 879500 or from the Lime Kiln Gallery.
 
Sunday April 26 at 3 pm at Stoke Damerel Church, 85 Paradise Road, Plymouth PL1 5QP
Jeanie Moore MVO
26th International Concert Series
The Legacy Choir - a community choir for young people in school year 7 upwards
Tickets £8, u15s £4, from Jeanie Moore - 01752 770345 e-mail jeanie@jeaniemooremvo.co.uk and wegottickets
In aid of Plymouth Music Accord
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday April 26 at 7 pm at the Church of Our Lady and St Mary Magdalen, Callington Road, Tavistock
Mount Kelly Chamber Choir plus instrumental soloists
A varied programme of choral music from sacred to secular, gospel to jazz
retiring collection – sponsored by the Mount Kelly Foundation
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday April 26 at 8 pm at 7.30pm at the Grand Hotel, Torquay Seafront.
Mike Westbrook's Uncommon Orchestra.
On Duke's Birthday. Mike Westbrook's big band tribute to the music of Duke Ellington. Something totally fresh and vital that brings alive Duke's memory rather than consign it to a museum. This is music of consumate ellegance that recall the rich harmonies and unusual tones of 'Harlem Airshaft', 'Creole Love Call' and even more so Billy Strayhorn's work for Duke's orchestra.
Tickets £20 on the door. £18 adv, £10 under 18, from  fougoumusic.com or 01803 898570
 
Sunday April 26 at 8 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
Craig Milverton Trio: Craig Milverton - piano, Ashley John Long - bass amd Nick Milward - drums
A Tribute to Oscar Peterson
Tickets £13 at the door, £12 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, from 01726 879500 or from the Lime Kiln Gallery.
 
Sunday April 26 and Monday April 27 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Dartington
Dartington Community Choir; Dartington Sinfonietta, conductor Simon Capet, with; Roderick Williams - baritone; Catherine Hamilton - soprano
Vaughan Williams: "A Sea Symphony"
Stanford: "Songs of the Fleet"
Tickets now available at £25.00 (unreserved), Students & U16’s £10, from The Dartington Box Office. 01803 847070 or online
 
Tuesday April 28 at 1 pm at St Eustachius Church, Tavistock
Stella Searson - piano & Hannah Griffiths - cello
French and Spanish music
Tickets - £5 (children free) on the door
recital series sponsored by Alistair Kinsey
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday April 29 at 8 pm at Churston Golf Club, Torbay
Pete Oxley & Nicholas Meier Quartet
Performing as a quartet with a set that include Turkish influenced music, ballads incorporating lines from Django Reinhardt and Pat Metheny, breezy Latin numbers and blues. A dazzling display of contemporary fare, with soundcspaes ranging from the Middle East, latin America to English pastoralism. .
Tickets £14 on the door, £12 in advance from fougoumusic.com or 01803 898570
 
Thursday April 30 at 1 pm at St Eustachius Church, Tavistock
Mary Mazur Park - piano and Leslie Mazur Park - oboe
Tickets - £5 (children free) on the door
recital series sponsored by Alistair Kinsey
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation

 

This Month
( )

print this page

A minim website