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Concert Programme for August 2019

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Thursday August 1 at 1 pm at Tavistock Parish Church
Exon Festival
The Chadbond Quartet
Admission free - retiring collection
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Thursday August 1 at 7.30 pm at Tavistock Parish Church
Exon Singers with the Chadbond Quartet and Alan Horsey - organ
American Nocturnes
American composers of the 20th Century treat us to an evening of expressive melody and colourful harmony, with Eric Whitacre's 5 Hebrew Love Songs, and music by Samuel Barber and Morten Lauridsen
Tickets £12 from Bookstop, 3 Market Street, Tavistock 01822 617244 (Monday-Saturday 0900-1730) or from tickets@exonsingers.org.uk
Festival ticket £30 (everything except Workshop)
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Thursday August 1 at 7.30 pm at Ashburton Arts Centre TQ13 7DT
The People’s String Foundation: Res Publica
Tickets £13 / £10 / £6 from 01364 652781 or from wegottickets
 
Friday August 2 at 1 pm at Tavistock Parish Church
Exon Festival
Lunchtime Recital (tba)
Admission free - retiring collection
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday August 2 at 7 pm at Tavistock Parish Church (be seated by 6.45 pm)
Exon Singers with Alan Horsey - organ
Choral Evensong - Live recording for BBC Radio 3
Admission free; retiring collection
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday August 3 at 7.30 pm at Tavistock Parish Church
Exon Singers with Alan Horsey - organ
A Drop in the Ocean
Favourite composers Bob Chilcott, Eric Whitacre, Percy Grainger and James MacMillan celebrate the sea, capped by Richard Rodney Bennett's Sea Change
Tickets £12 from Bookstop, 3 Market Street, Tavistock 01822 617244 (Monday-Saturday 0900-1730) or from tickets@exonsingers.org.uk
Festival ticket £30 (everything except Workshop)
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday August 4 at 8.10 am at Tavistock Parish Church (be seated by 7.45 am)
Exon Singers with Alan Horsey - organ
Sunday Worship - Live broadcast for BBC Radio 4
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday August 4 at 1.30 pm at Edgcumbe Fayre & Classic Car Rally, Mount Edgcumbe, Cornwall
City of Plymouth Concert Band
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday August 4 at 4pm at Ashburton Arts Centre, 15 West Street, TQ13 7DT
Jenny Quick - piano
Slow piano music - a journey through time and across Europe including Bach, Scarlatti, Haydn, Scriabin, Paderewski, Janacek, Fauré, Messiaen and Mompou
Tickets £5, £8 or £10 (or pay what you can). in advance from Rafikis, Ashburton Information Centre or at wegottickets.com/ashburtonarts, or on the door.
 
Sunday August 4 at 7 pm at Lukesland House, Harford, Ivybridge PL21 0JF
Zara Benyounes - violin and Sara Roberts - viola
Members of the Benyounes String Quarte exploring the fascinating repertoire for violin and viola
Includes works by Mozart, Schubert and Bach
Tickets £15, Child £8; Concert and Supper with wine afterwards £30 from Robert Howell, 01752 896011 / 07899 793397 or by email at robert.howell6@btinternet.com.
In aid of Families for Children Adoption
 
Sunday August 4 at 7pm at Riverside United Church, West Looe
Reflections: SATB Choir
7pm "Choose your favourite hymn"
7.30pm Choir Service with 10-12 pieces by the choir
Free entry with retiring collection for local charities
Further events on August 11th, 18th, 25th, Sept 8th - contact riversidechoirs@gmail.com for more details
 
Wednesday August 7 at 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster, Plymouth
Summer Lunchtime Recital Series
David Stevens - organ
Admission free; donations encouraged
 
Wednesday August 7 at 7.30 pm at St. Andrew's Minster, Plymouth
Chamber Philharmonia Cologne, with Sergey Didorenko - violin, Myrta Lopez - flute and Christoph Jahn - cello
Vivaldi: Concerto Grosso in D minor for strings & bass continuo RV 565
Vivaldi: Concerto for flute & strings "Il Gardinello"
Mozart: Divertimento in F major
CPE Bach: Concerto in A major for cello & orchestra
Saent Saëns: Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso for violin & orchestra
Borne: Carmen Fantasy for flute and orchestra
Tickets from Plymouth TIC 01750 306330 or on the door 1 hour before performance.
 
Wednesday August 7 at 7.30 pm at Ashburton Arts Centre TQ13 7DT
“Between Us” - Will Bartlett - piano and Kate Mullins - vocals
Tickets £13 / £10 / £6 from 01364 652781 or from wegottickets
 
Friday August 9 at 7.30 pm at Ashburton Arts Centre TQ13 7DT
The Diamond Family Archive, with Tim Jones Band
Tickets £13 / £10 / £6 from 01364 652781 or from wegottickets
 
Saturday August 10 at 7.30 pm at Ashburton Arts Centre TQ13 7DT
Theo Mizú & Banda ; Brazilian-Gypsy-Fusion group
Tickets £13 / £10 / £6 from 01364 652781 or from wegottickets
 
Sunday August 11 at 7.30 pm at The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth PL6 5DH
Plymouth Jazz Club
The Matt Carter Septet.
A group of the most talented youngsters from the Royal Academy of Music and other top music schools, featuring Alexandra Ridout, the BBC Young Jazz Musician of the Year 2016 on trumpet, and led by terrific pianist Matt Carter.
Tickets £10 for visitors – all welcome– (Members £8, 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
Sunday August 11 at 7pm at Riverside United Church, West Looe
Buccas Four: Quartet from Mousehole Male Voice Choir
7pm "Choose your favourite hymn"
7.30pm Choir Service with 10-12 pieces from our guests
Free entry with retiring collection for local charities
Further events on August 18th, 25th, Sept 8th - contact riversidechoirs@gmail.com for more details
 
Monday August 12 at 7.30 pm at Ashburton Arts Centre TQ13 7DT
The Matt Carter Septet : Matt Carter– Piano, Joe Lee – Bass, Luca Caruso – Drums, Alex Ridout – Trumpet, Harry Greene – Tenor Sax, Jonny Ford – Alto Sax, Harry Maund – Trombone
Tickets £13 / £10 / £6 from 01364 652781 or from wegottickets
 
Wednesday August 14 at 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster, Plymouth
Summer Lunchtime Recital Series
Peter Clarke - piano
Admission free; donations encouraged
 
Friday August 16 at at 4.30 pm from the Barbican Landing Stage, Plymouth
Plymouth Jazz Club
Calstock Jazz Cruise
Trad Jazz with 1 hour stop at Calstock
Fare £19.50, including 'welcome aboard' drink.
Book with Plymouth Boat Trips – 01752 253153 or online https://online.plymouthboattrips.co.uk/trips/schedule/2019
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday August 18 at 7.30 pm at The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth PL6 5DH
Plymouth Jazz Club
The Sopranos
Traditional jazz from two superb saxophonists plus trombone & backing trio. Tickets £10 for visitors – all welcome– (Members £8, 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
Sunday August 18 at 7pm at Riverside United Church, West Looe
Colin Arthur - tenor, Samantha Rowe - soprano / flute and friends, with accompanist and organist Chris Howarth
7pm "Choose your favourite hymn"
7.30pm Choir Service with 10-12 pieces from our guests
Free entry with retiring collection for local charities
Further events on August 25th, Sept 8th - contact riversidechoirs@gmail.com for more details
 
Wednesday August 21 at 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster, Plymouth
Summer Lunchtime Recital Series
Obligato String Quartet
Admission free; donations encouraged
 
Wednesday August 21 at 7.30pm at St Sylvester's Church Chivelstone, Kingsbridge TQ72LY
Ash Park Trio: Chris Vanderspar - Principal Cello Royal Opera House, Fiona Simon - Violin New York Philarmonic, Helen Ireland - Pianist and Musical Director
Music includes extracts from
Beethoven: Trio in C Minor
West Side Story
Carnival of the Animals
Tickets £10 to include a glass of wine (u18s £3) from Vicky Tucker 01548 511332 or Kingsbridge Tourist Information Centre, 01548 853195
 
Thursday August 22 at 1.15 pm at Sherwell United Church, North Hill, Plymouth PL4 8ER
Clive Jenkins - piano, CDs and voice
"Here's One I Prepared Earlier"
Including recordings with Peter Cigleris- clarinet, Andrew Maher - horn, Kim Willcocks - soprano, Ten Tors Orchestra, Chamber Ensemble of London, South West Sinfonietta and University of Plymouth Choral Society
Tickets £5 to include light lunch noon till 1 pm
In aid of Children's Hospice South West - extra donations welcome
 
Saturday August 24 at 11 am at St Mary's Church Totnes
Gillian Langton - piano, a graduate of The Royal College of Music
Includes works by Bach, Scarlatti, Chopin and Albeniz.
Tickets £5 on the door only. 01803 867537
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday August 25 at 4 pm at Torquay Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay TQ1 5DR
Mike Westbrook 22-piece Uncommon Orchestra
The Big Band is back.
Mike Westbrook's Uncommon Orchestra, brimming with talent and fresh from a triumphant sold-out appearance at Ronnie Scott s club, with a programme that combines Westbrook originals with classics by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Lionel Hampton and many more
Tickets £14, £10 child from enquiries@fougoumusic.com
A Fougou Jazz concert
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday August 25 at 7pm at Riverside United Church, West Looe
Pelynt Male Choir
7pm "Choose your favourite hymn"
7.30pm Choir Service with 10-12 pieces from our guests
Free entry with retiring collection for local charities
Further event on Sept 8th - contact riversidechoirs@gmail.com for more details
 
Wednesday August 28 at 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster, Plymouth
Summer Lunchtime Recital Series
Olwen Knowles - clarinet
Admission free; donations encouraged
 
Friday August 30 from 7.30 pm at Pier 1, The Hoe, Plymouth PL1 3DE
Cosmix (soul, pop, latin band)
Tickets £5 from Karl at Pier 1 on 07734 44940 or Elaine on 07963 600190
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday August 30 at 7.30 pm at the Church of St Peter, St Paul & St Thomas of Canterbury, Bovey Tracey
Brodsky Quartet
Mozart: Adagio & Fugue
Purcell: Chacony in G Minor
Puccini: Crisantemi
Shostakovich: String Quartet no.7
Beethoven: String Quartet op.131
Tickets £22 (U18£ 5) from http://www.nourishfestival.org/music or in person from Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey.
Part of the Nourish festival.
 
Saturday August 31 at 1 pm at Bovey Tracey Baptist Church, Bovey Tracey TQ13 9HT
Meridianum Ensemble
Music from the Middle East, Portugal and beyond with Arabic oud, Middle Eastern percussion, Persian santur, Swedish nyckelharpa, hurdy gurdy & cittern. Tickets £10 (under 18s £5) online from ticket source or in person from Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey.
This is a Nourish Festival event.
 
Saturday August 31 at 7.30 pm at the Church of St Peter, St Paul & St Thomas of Canterbury, Bovey Tracey
Martin Roscoe - piano
Beethoven: Sonata op.13 'Pathetique'
Schumann: Kinderszenen
Schubert: Impromptu no. 3
Schubert: Impromptu no. 4
Debussy: Children's Corner
Chopin: Barcarolle op.60
Chopin: Nocturne op.48 no.1
Chopin: Polonaise op.53
Tickets £20 (U18£ 5) from http://www.nourishfestival.org/music or in person from Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey.
Part of the Nourish festival.
 
Saturday August 31 (evening) at St. German's Parish Church
Canoryon Lowen
Details from 01379 320683 or www.canoryonlowen.com
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation

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