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Concert Programme for December 2017
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Friday December 1 at 7.30 pm at St. Stephen's Church, Saltash
Tamar Valley Male Voice Choir
Gala Concert
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday December 1 at 7.30 pm at the United Free Church, Fore Street, Totnes
Rosafresca: Music from the Time of Ferdinand and Isabella
Singer Hayley Guest and Rosafresca perform songs from a magnificent collection of over 400 songs, the Palace Songbook of 1520.
Tickets £12 (under 18s £5) at the door or from the Dartington Box Office (01803 847070) or website (www.dartington.org)
Totnes Early Music Society
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday December 1 at 7.15 pm at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Glyndebourne
Brett Dean: Hamlet
Tickets £15 - £35 from Theatre Royal Box Office 01752 267222
 
Saturday December 2 at 7.30 pm at St Peter's Church, Wyndham Square, Plymouth PL1 5EG
Plymouth Phoenix Chorale, Musical Director Marcus Alleyne
Handel: Messiah part 1 and carols
Tickets £12 (£10 in advance), £10 concessions, £2 children www.wegottickets.com ,
info@plymouthphoenixchorale.org, www.plymouthphoenixchorale.org 07971 169 335
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Saturday December 2 at 7.30 pm at Plymouth RC Cathedral, Wyndham Street West, PL1 5RZ
West Devon Chorale, Director: Michael Johnson, with Peter Inness - organ
A Concert for Advent
Dove: Seek Him
Bairstow: Let All Mortal Flesh
Howells: Magnificat (Coll. Reg)
Praetorius: In Dulci Jubilo
Bruckner: Virga Jesse
Victoria: O Magnum Mysterium
McKie: We Wait for Thy Loving Kindness
Chilcott: Marvellous Birth
Biebl: Ave Maria
Chilcott: Jesus Springing
Chilcott: The Shepherd’s Carol
Whitacre: Lux Aurumque
Pärt: Bogoroditsye Nevo
Tickets: £10, (£8 in advance), children and students £3 from admin@westdevonchorale.co.uk 01752 776479, or online at www.wegottickets.com/westdevonchorale
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Saturday December 2 at 7.15 pm at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Glyndebourne
Rossini: The Barber of Seville
Tickets £16 - £52.50 from Theatre Royal Box Office 01752 267222
 
Saturday December 2 at 4.30pm and 7.30pm at Flavel Church, Dartmouth TQ6 9NF
Britannia Choral Society
Bob Chilcott: On Christmas Night
Richard Shephard: Mass of the Nativity
Morton Lauridsen: O magnum Mysterium
and other seasonal music.
Tickets £10 (students £5) on the door
 
Saturday December 2 at 7.30 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
The Calstock Singers
Songs for a Season
Tickets £6.50 to include a glass of mulled wine or fruit juice and a mince pie, available from the Limekiln Gallery in November.
 
Sunday December 3 at 7.30 pm at The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth PL6 5DH
Plymouth Jazz Club
Slide by Slide
Talented trombone duo with rhythm section playing mainstream jazz standards.
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
Sunday December 3 at 8.30 pm at SpeakeasyTorquay at The Toorak Hotel, Chestnut Avenue, Torquay TQ2 5JS
Fabio Lepore Jazz Quintet
Currently one of the most interesting of Italian jazz singers, celebrating his passion for the golden age of jazz vocals, appealing not only to jazz enthusiasts but music lovers generally who have a love of that era of song
Tickets £12 at the door; £10 advance from speakeasytorquay.com
 
Monday December 4 at 7.45 pm at the Salvation Army Congress Hall, Armada Way, Plymouth
Plymouth Community Choir
Rainbow's End, featuring Moon River arranged by Wendy Sergeant, Carols sung by a group formed by choir members
Tickets: £4 minimum donation
Contact Sarah Pennington 01392 437792; plymouthcommunitychoir@gmail.com
Proceeds to help purchase a Community Defibrillator for South West Ambulance Service
 
Wednesday December 6 at 2 pm at Cotehele House
Plymouth Phoenix Chorale, Musical Director Marcus Alleyne
Carols under the Garland
Normal entrance fee to Cotehele (NT members free)
info@plymouthphoenixchorale.org, www.plymouthphoenixchorale.org 07971 169 335
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday December 6 at 7.30 pm at St. Germans Priory Church
East Cornwall Bach Choir, musical director Chris Howarth
Nine Lessons and Carols
Retiring collection for charity
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Thursday December 7 at 8 pm at Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University, PL4 8AA
Plymouth University Orchestra Christmas Concert, directed by Jonathan Hurdle and Jamie Dove
Plymouth University Orchestra will perform a selection of orchestra works prepared during the term with additional pieces for strings, wind and brass ensembles.
Free admission; parting donations invited towards concert costs. Booking advised via 01752 585050 Email: peninsula-arts@plymouth.ac.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation

Friday December 8 at 7 pm at St. Mary's Church, Callington
Tamar Valley Male Voice Choir

A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday December 8 at 7.30 pm at Mary Tavy Methodist Church
Sir Joshua Reynolds Choir, dir. Jenny George
A Christmas Concert
Details tba
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday December 8 (time tbc) at Cotehele House
Music of the Night Choral Foundation
Singing under the Christmas Garland
Normal NT admission charges
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday December 8 at 8 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
The Sultans - an exciting six piece band playing a mix of danceable music, including swing, jump jive, latin, rockabilly and rock n’ roll, with additional swing treatments of selected pop & rock songs.
Free entry, donations to the band please.
 
Saturday December 9 at 7 pm at Stoke Damerel Church, Plymouth PL1 5QL
South West Chamber Choir, music director Stephen Trahair
Carol Concert with music and readings for Advent and Christmas
Tickets £8 on the door or from 01752 564847. Pre-booked Buffet supper £5
Details at swcchoir.org.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday December 9 at 7.30 pm at Plymouth Methodist Central Hall
Music of the Night Choral Foundation, conductor Scott Angell, accompanist Claire Anderson, Guests, Plymouth Youth  Concert Band with conductor Barrie Mills.
Christmas Concert
Tickets £10 from members or tel: 01752 365580.
In aid of Epilepsy Action
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday December 9 at 7.30 pm at Minster Church of St Andrew, Royal Parade, Plymouth, PL1 2AD
University of Plymouth Choral Society and Sinfonia, musical director Alice Dennis
Christmas Concert
Traditional and a capella carols, with excerpts from Handel's Messiah Tickets £15 / £3 from 01752 585050 Email: peninsula-arts@plymouth.ac.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation

Saturday December 9 at 7.30 pm at St.Petroc's Church, South Brent
Brent Singers
Benjamin Britten: A Ceremony of Carols
Sequence of Medieval Carols arranged by Philip Arkwright
Traditional Carols
Free Entry: Retiring Collection
More details from 01752 892703 (Jill Barber)

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Saturday December 9 at 7.30 pm at Harewood House, Plympton
Sir Joshua Reynolds Choir, directed by Jenny George
‘That Most Wonderful Time’. An Evening of Seasonal Music and Carols.
Tickets £7.50 inc Seasonal refreshments. Advance booking essential - contact Edward Gigg, tel: 01752 405429, gigg.exotter@btinternet.com
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday December 9 at 7.30 pm at Kingsbridge Methodist Church
Tamar Valley Male Voice Choir
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday December 9 at 7.30 pm at the WI Community Hall, Newton Ferrers.
The Lupridge Singers
Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine
Parry: Blest Pair of Sirens
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols
plus carols and readings
Ticket prices TBA.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday December 9 at 7.30 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
Plymouth Gilbert & Sullivan Fellowship
"West End Wonderland"
Songs from West End musicals, Gilbert & Sullivan, light opera and some seasonal favorites
Tickets £8 door, £10 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, £5 under 18s from 01822 833183
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday December 10 at The Great Hall, Cotehele
South West Chamber Choir, director Stephen Trahair
Carols for Advent & Christmas, sung unaccompanied
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday December 10 at 3 pm at the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth
Jeanie Moore MVO - 24th International Concert Series
Jeanie Moore - singer, with Anthony Seddon - keyboard
Christmases Remembered
Tickets £10 from the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, 01752 275850, enquiries@thedukeofcornwall.co.uk or via www.wegottickets.co.uk
In aid of Plymouth Music Accord
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Monday December 11 at 7.30 pm at St Peter's Church, Wyndham Square, Plymouth PL1 5EG
Plymouth Phoenix Chorale, Musical Director: Marcus Alleyne
Carol Service with Woodford Primary School
details tbc www.wegottickets.com , info@plymouthphoenixchorale.org www.plymouthphoenixchorale.org 07971 169 335
 
Tuesday December 12 at 7.30 pm at Central Methodist Church , Eastlake Street, Plymouth, PL1 1BA
Plymouth University Carol Service
Free admission. Booking advised. Parting donations in aid of Shekinah Mission welcomed.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Thursday December 14 at 7.30 pm at St Neot Parish Church
Loveny Male Voice Choir with guest singers Rosemary Turner and Maggie Holden.
Annual Christmas Concert
Tickets £7, children under twelve free
 
Friday December 15 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
Friday December 15 at 7.30 pm at Methodist Central Hall, Plymouth
Plymouth Area Police Choir
Annual Christmas Concert
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday December 16 at 2.30 pm at Wodford Church Hall, Plympton
Plymouth Clarion Choir
For The Woodford Wives 50th Anniversary
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday December 16 at 7.30 pm at Plymouth Methodist Central Hall
Music of the Night Choral Foundation
Christmas Concert
Tickets £10. Contact Pat Anstey tel 01752 365580
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday December 16 at 7.30 pm at The Unitarian Church, Notte St., Plymouth
Sir Joshua Reynolds Choir, directed by Jenny George
‘That Most Wonderful Time’. An Evening of Seasonal Music and Carols.
Tickets £6.00 inc refreshments. Contact Rev Kate Whyman on 01752 290091
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation

Saturday December 16 at 7.30 pm at St. Petroc's Church, Bodmin
East Cornwall Bach Choir, musical director Chris Howarth, with the Liskeard Chamber Players, organist Tony Phillpot
Joyeux Noel
Charentier: Messe de minuit sur des airs de noel
pOULENC: Motets Pour Le Temps Noel plus a selection of traditional French carols.
Tickets £10, students £5, under 13s free, at the door or from Bodmin and Liskeard TICs. www.ecbc.co.uk

A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation

Sunday December 17 at 1.30 pm at Cotehele
Tamar Valley Male Voice Choir

A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday December 17 at 7.30 pm at The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth PL6 5DH
Plymouth Jazz Club Christmas Party
Pedigree Jazz Band
Traditional jazz from one of the UK's busiest & most popular bands.
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
Sunday December 17 at 4 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
Marianne - vocals, Peter - piano, Matt -bass guitar, Li - clarinet/sax, Dave - trumpet and also, possibly, a percussionist.
Free entry, donations invited for Crisis at Christmas.
 

Monday December 18 at (time tba) at St. Andrew's Minster Church, Plymouth
Tamar Valley Male Voice Choir
Memorial Service for the bereaved

A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday December 23 at St. Neot Church, nr. Liskeard
Canoryon Lowen
Grand Gala Carol Concert
Details tba on www.canoryonlowen.com
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday December 31 at 8.30 pm at The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth PL6 5DH
Plymouth Jazz Club New Year’s Eve Party
with the ‘Enjoy Yourself’ Jazz Band - an evening of fun & lively traditional jazz with a bar & buffet
Tickets £15 includes buffet. Full info via 01752 721179 www.plymouth-jazz-club.org.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation

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