Plymouth Classical Music Concert Diary
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Concerts in the Exeter Area
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2019
 
Thursday September 26 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall,, Exeter University
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Marta Gardolinska - Conductor, with Andrei Ionita - Cello
Sibelius: Finlandia
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
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
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Tuesday October 8 to Saturday October 12 at the Barnfield Theatre, Exeter
St. David's Players
Gilbert & Sullivan: The Grand Duke
Tickets £16.50, concessions £15, u16s £10, from Barnfield Theatre
 
Thursday October 10 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter University
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Stephen Barlow - Conductor, John Lill - Piano
R Strauss: Metamorphosen
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet Suite No.2
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
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday October 11 at 7.30 pm at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter EX4 3RX
Ashley Riches - baritone and Joseph Middleton - piano
Schubert: 'Die Forelle'
Faurť: 'Dove'
Saint-SaŽns: 'La Coccinelle'
Ravel: 'Le Cygne'
Wirth songs by from Samuel Barber and Charles Ives
Tickets £25 (£5 student/child) from 01392 665885 or online
Part of The Two Moors Festival
 
Sunday October 13 at 4 pm at St Margaret’s Church, Topsham
Divertimento String Quartet: Mary Eade, Lindsay Braga - violins, Andrew Gillett - viola, Vicky Evans - cello.
Haydn, Turina, Philip Glass, Vaughan Williams.
Tickets £15, £13 in advance, u25s free, from Divertimento 01803 863677 or enquiries@divertimento.uk.com
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Tuesday October 15 at 7 pm at Exeter Cathedral
The English Concert with Dame Sarah Connolly - mezzo-soprano and Harry Bicket - director
Arias from the Baroque period
Tickets £42, £32, £20, £10 (student/child £5) from 01392 665885 or online
Part of The Two Moors Festival
 
Wednesday October 16 at 3.45 pm at The Great Barn, Higher Ashton, Exeter EX6 7QP
Lecture Recital by Tim Kendall, Professor of English at Exeter University, Philip Lancaster - baritone and Timothy Noon - Direcvtor of Music at Exeter Cathedral
Ivor Gurney - composer and Poet of War and Place
Tickets £10 from 01392 665885 or online
Part of The Two Moors Festival
 
Thursday October 17 at 7.30 pm at the Gateway Theatre, Seaton, Devon, EX12 2LD
Emmanuel Bach - violin and Jenny Stern - piano
Beethoven: Sonata No.4 in A minor, Op.23
Prokofiev: Sonata No.2 in D, Op.94b
Debussy: Sonata in G minor
Wieniawski: Polonaise No.2 in A, Op.21
Franz Waxman: Carmen Fantasie, arr Jascha Haifetz
Tickets £16, u19s and students free online
 
Friday October 18 at 7.30 pm at the James Wyatt Music Room, Powderham Castle, Kenton, Exeter EX6 8JQ
Young Artist Showcase - The Next Generation
Toby Hughes - double bass with Havey Davies - accompanis
Desenclos: Aria and Rondo
Bottesini:I Elegy
Dubugnon: Ekskize
Gliere: Tarantella
Clara Sherratt - piano
Bach: Prelude and Fugue No 3 in C sharp major, BWV 848
Beethoven: Second Sonata Op 2 No 2, 1st Mvt
Chopin: Ballade No 4
Debussy: L'Isle Joyeuse
Rebecca McNaught - cello with Havey Davies - accompanist
Britten: Cello Sonata in C major Op 65
Tickets £18 from 01392 665885 or online
Part of The Two Moors Festival
 
Saturday October 19 at 10.30 am at Southernhay United Reformed Church
'Excellent Flutes'
A Flute Chorus
Free Coffee Concert
 
Saturday October 19 at 7.30 pm at Exeter Cathedral
Isca Ensemble and Chorus, conductor Roger Hendy, with Exeter University Chapel Choir, The Maynard School Senior Chamber Choir, and solists Heloise West - soprano, Michael Graham - tenor, Tim Mirfin - bass
Haydn: The Creation
Haydn: Te Deum in C
Tickets £12.00 - £24.00 from 01392 665885 or online
 
Thursday October 24 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter University
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Andrew Litton - Conductor, Philippe Quint - Violin
Copland: Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo
Barber: Violin Concerto
Mussorgsky (arr. Ravel): Pictures at an Exhibition
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
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday October 26 at 7.30 pm at Southernhay United Reformed Church, Exeter
Exeter Camarata with Joe Sharp and Ben Edmonds - oboes
Mozart: Overture 'Marriage of Figaro'
Grieg: Holberg Suite
Albinoni: Double Oboe Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony no. 8 in F major
Tickets £15. students/children £5, online
 
Thursday November 7 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter University
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Marta Gardolińska - Conductor, Leonard Elschenbroich - Cello
Smetana: The Bartered Bride Overture
Dvořák: Cello Concerto
Mendelssohn: Symphony No.3 ‘Scottish’
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
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday November 16 at 10.30 am at Southernhay United Reformed Church
Phil Bonsor - clarinet and Dorothy Raven - piano
Free Coffee Concert
 
Saturday November 23 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Isca Ensemble
Robert Millington - organ
Alex Wilson - piano
Raddon Stephenson - trombone
Alfie Pugh - new specially commissioned work
Ferdinand David - Concertino for trombone and orchestra
Saint Saëns - ORGAN SYMPHONY
Tickets available online at www.ticketsouce.co.uk, www.iscaensemble.org.uk or at Paragon Books, Sidmouth (01395 514516)
 
Saturday November 30 at 7.30 pm at Southernhay United Reformed Church, Exeter
Exeter Symphony Orchestra, Conductor Brian Northcott, Assistant Conductor Mark Perry, Leader Clare Marchant, with Kristiana Ignatjeva - cello
Shostakovich: Festive Ouverture
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Bax: Symphony No. 7
Tickets £15 (£12 in advance from orchestra members), u18s £1. www.exetersymphonyorchestra.co.uk
 
Thursday December 5 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter University
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Kirill Karabits- Conductor, with Gabriela Montero - piano
Shchedrin: First Concerto for Orchestra ‘Naughty Limericks’
Mozart: Piano Concerto No.24
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite
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
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday December 7 at 10.30 am at Southernhay United Reformed Church, Exeter
The Southernhay Singers
Carols old and new
Free Coffee Concert
 
Saturday December 7 at 7.30 pm at Southernhay United Reformed Church, Exeter
Exeter Choral Society, professional soloists, and small orchestra
Jenkins: The Armed Man
Vivaldi: Gloria
Tickets £12 (NUS Student £6 ), u16s free, online or from Exeter Visitor Information & Tickets, Dix's Field, Exeter 01392 665885
 
Friday December 13 at 7.30 pm at Powderham Castle. Kenton. Devon. EX6 8JQ
Music in the Castle
West Barok Singers & Players
Programme to include
Buxtehude: Der Herr Ist Mit Mir
Corelli: Concerto Grosso Op. 6 n.8 (Christmas Concerto)
Handel: Dixit Dominus.
Tickets £16, Student £8 from www.musicinthecastle.co.uk
 
Friday December 20 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter University
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Pete Harrison - Conductor, with Michael Xavier - singer
Last Night of the Christmas Proms
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
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday December 21 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Isca Ensemble
Joel Munday - violin
Handel - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Mozart : Violin Concerto No 3 in G major
Mendelssohn : Symphony No 3 'Scottish'
Wine and mince pies
Tickets available online at www.iscaensemble.org.uk or Ticketsource or Paragon Books, Sidmouth (01395 514516) or at Exeter Visitor Information & tickets (01392 665885)
 
2020
 
Thursday January 2 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter University
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Marta Gardolińska - Conductor, with Soraya Mafi - Soprano
New Year Johann Strauss Gala
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
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Thursday January 23 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter University
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Carlos Miguel Prieto - Conductor, with Ning Feng - Violin
R Strauss: Träumerei am Kamin
Elgar: Violin Concerto
Shostakovich: Symphony No.6
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
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Thursday February 6 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter University
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Marta Gardolińska - Conductor, with Alfredo Ovalles - Piano
Mozart: Don Giovanni Overture
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.4
Beethoven: Symphony No.6 ‘Pastoral’
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
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Thursday February 13 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter University
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Robert Trevino - Conductor, with Simone Lamsma - Violin
Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements
Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No.1
Rachmaninov: Symphony No.3
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
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday March 6 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter University
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Pete Harrison- Conductor
Hollywood Head to Head
Classic soundtracks from the two greatest film composers alive today – Hans Zimmer and John Williams. As well as returning favourites, the evening features music from Inception, Angels & Demons, Jurassic Park, Star Wars, Batman Begins and many others.
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
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Thursday April 2 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter University
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
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
   

Exeter Music Organisations

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

EMG Symphony Orchestra

Exeter Symphony Orchestra

Exeter Bach Society

Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Festival Chorus holds concerts at venues in Exeter and elsewhere. Tickets available from 01626 336619 or via the EFC Ticket booking form on their website.

Exeter Philharmonic Choir

Exmouth Concert Society holds concerts at Holy Trinity Church, Rolle Road, Exmouth. Concerts start at 7.30 pm and tickets cost £8 (students £2.50) at the door

Exeter Choral Society

The ISCA Ensemble South West

 


 

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