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Concert Programme for August 2018

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Saturday July 28 to Friday August 24 at Dartington
Dartington Summer School Concerts
Full concert details and downloadable brochure (3MB)
 
Tuesday July 31 to Sunday August 5 in Tavistock
Exon Singers Festival
Conductor & Artistic Director: Joseph Judge, Composer in Residence: Russell Pascoe, Festival Organist: Josef Laming
Guest Artists: The Marvolo Quartet, FIGO Ensemble, Megan Rickard
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday August 1 at 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster, Plymouth
Christine Lewis - organ and piano
Admission free - donations welcomed. Lunch available to buy from noon
 
Wednesday August 1 at 7.30 pm at Plymouth Guildhall
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Victor Aviat
Smooth Classics
Grieg: Peer Gynt ‘Morning’
Gluck: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Rachmaninov: Vocalise
Handel: Largo from Xerxes
Dvořák: Symphony No.9- Largo
Fauré: Pavane
Elgar: Chanson de Matin
Beethoven: Symphony No.6- Shepherd's Song
Bizet: Intermezzo from Carmen
Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
Offenbach: Barcarolle
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5- Andante Cantabile
Tickets £16, £20 (concessions available) from Theatre Royal Plymouth 01752 267222 and online at bsoLIVE.com
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday August 1 at 7.30 pm at Tavistock Parish Church
Would Like to Meet..
Music by George Shearing, Toby Young, Rebecca Dale, Russell Pascoe and Ward Swingle.
Tickets £12 (u18s free) from Bookstop, 3 Market Street, Tavistock 01822 617244 or on the door.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Thursday August 2 at 7.30 pm at Tavistock Parish Church
All Shall be Well
An evening of emotional words from times of distress, surrounded by heavenly music. This marks the centenary commemoration of World War 1, but wider themes of human connection to conflict and loss, and the power of music, are explored. The Exon Singers are joined here by Festival Guest Artists, The Marvolo Quartet, with music by Roxanna Panufnik, Arvo Pärt, Philip Moore and Sheena Phillips.
Tickets £12 (u18s free) from Bookstop, 3 Market Street, Tavistock 01822 617244 or on the door.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday August 3 at 7.30 pm at Tavistock Parish Church
Baroque Delights - The Figo Ensemble.
A programme of Sonatas and Arias for Violin, Viola da Gamba, Theorbo and Harpsichord by JS Bach, Buxtehude and Handel, with Corelli's La Folia.
Tickets £12 (u18s free) from Bookstop, 3 Market Street, Tavistock 01822 617244 or on the door.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday August 4 at 7 pm at Tavistock Parish Church
Exon Singers with The Figo Ensemble
Handel: Messiah
Tickets £12 (u18s free) from Bookstop, 3 Market Street, Tavistock 01822 617244 or on the door.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday August 4 at 7.30 pm at Buckfast Abbey
Richard Lea & Matthew Searles - organists at Buckfast Abbey
Tickets £10 from www.buckfast.org.uk/boxoffice or the Abbey Bookshop
 
Sunday August 5 at 2 pm at the Mount Edgcumbe Fayre
City of Plymouth Concert Band
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday August 5 at 7.30 pm at The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth PL6 5DH
Plymouth Jazz Club
Derek Nash & Martin Dale with the Craig Milverton Trio.
Derek Nash is featured saxophonist with Jules Holland’s Rhythm & Blues band,
Tickets £9 for visitors – all welcome– (Members £7, Full-Time Students £5). Full info via 01752 721179 www.plymouth-jazz-club.org.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday August 8 at 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster, Plymouth
Caitlin McAndry - cello
Admission free - donations welcomed. Lunch available to buy from noon
 
Saturday August 11 at 7.30 pm at Buckfast Abbey
Richard Lester - harpsichord
Bach: Italian Concerto plus Preludes and Fugues from the Well-tempered Clavier, Book One
Tickets £15 from www.buckfast.org.uk/boxoffice or the Abbey Bookshop
 
Sunday August 12 at 5 pm from Commercial Wharf, Barbican Landing Stage, Plymouth
Plymouth Jazz Club Riverboat Shuffle
A Jazz Cruise up the Tamar to Calstock & back with John Shillito’s Select Four
Admission £19-50 , includes free welcome drink. (Over 18s only). Tickets from Plymouth Boat Trips or tel. 01752 253153 or online https://online.plymouthboattrips.co.uk/trips/schedule/2018/8/filter:other
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Tuesday August 14 - Saturday August 18 at 7.30 pm at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth (matinées Wed, Thurs, Sat 2.30 pm)
Evita - music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice
Ticjets £14 - £42 (concessions available) from 01752 267222
 
Wednesday August 15 at 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster, Plymouth
Richard Line - organ
Admission free - donations welcomed. Lunch available to buy from noon
 
Saturday August 18 at 2.30 pm at Buckfast Abbey
Organ Recital (Summer series)
Includes music by Gigout, Bach, Widor and Schumann
Tickets £10 from www.buckfast.org.uk/boxoffice or the Abbey Bookshop
Free with retiring collection
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday August 18 at 7.30 pm at Buckfast Abbey
'Come and Sing' Charity Choral Concert
Stanborough Chorus, conductor Christopher Fletcher
Tickets £10 from www.buckfast.org.uk/boxoffice or the Abbey Bookshop
In aid of Devon Air Ambulance, Rotary End Polio Now, Shelterbox, and other charities and projects supported by the Rotary Club of Ashburton/Buckfastleigh
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday August 22 at 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster, Plymouth
Obligato String Quartet
Admission free - donations welcomed. Lunch available to buy from noon
 
Monday August 27 at 2.30 pm at Buckfast Abbey
Organ Recital (Summer series)
Ian Curror - organ
Music by Wesley, Hollins, Elgar and Howells.
Tickets £10 from www.buckfast.org.uk/boxoffice or the Abbey Bookshop
Free with retiring collection
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Monday August 27 at 7.30 pm St. Andrew's Minster, Plymouth
Chamber Philharmonia Cologne (Kammerphilharmonie Köln) with Sergey Didorenko - vilin, Senne Coomans - clarinet and Christoph Jahn - cello
Vivaldi: Concerto for violin, strings and basso continuo "La Tempesta di Mare"
Vivaldi: Concerto in C minor for cello and orchestra
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Rossini: String Sonata no. 2 in A major
Paganini: Theme and Variations "I Palpiti" for violin and orchestra op. 13
Tickets £16, Seniors £14, Students/children £12 at the door, from St. Andrew's shop or from Plymouth Barbican TIC, tel: 01752 306330
 
Wednesday August 29 at 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster, Plymouth
David Stevens - organ
Admission free - donations welcomed. Lunch available to buy from noon
 
Friday August 31 at 7.30 pm at Bovey Tracey Parish Church
Fournier Trio with Peter Whyman - clarinet
Schubert: Piano Trio in Bb, D898
Messiaen: Quartet For The End Of Time
Tickets £22 (U18 £5 from http://www.nourishfestival.org/music
A Nourish Festival concert
 
Friday August 31 at 7.30 pm at St Mary's Church, Totnes
Devon Telemann Ensemble
Bach, Handel, Telemann, Sarri & De Fesch
Donations in aid of Rowcroft.
 
Friday August 31 at 8 pm at the Old Chapel, Calstock
Luke Daniels and Nancy Kerr
Tickets: £12 advance, £13 door, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, £8 under 18s, from 01726 879500
 

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