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Concerts in Exeter

The list below makes no claim to be comprehensive. More details are available via the links or from the respective organisations



Thursday May 8 at 7.30pm at Exeter Cathedral
The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers
For its 14th Choral Pilgrimage The Sixteen and Harry Christophers revisit the golden age of renaissance polyphony with a stunning programme of music by English composers John Sheppard, Richard Davy and William Mundy.
John Sheppard: Gaude, gaude, gaude Maria
William Mundy: Adolescentulus sum ego
Richard Davy: O Domine caeli terraeque
Sheppard: Libera Nos I and II
Sheppard: In manus tuas I
Davy: Ah, mine heart, remember thee well
Sheppard: In manus tuas III
Mundy: Vox patris caelestis
Tickets £10 - 30 from Exeter Phoenix 01392 667080

Sunday May 11 at 7.30 pm in the Church of St. Andrew, Colyton
Devon Baroque directed from the harpsichord by Jonathan Watts
Bach & Sons
Works by the Bach family - Johann Sebastian, Johann Christian, Carl Philipp Emanuel & Wilhelm Friedmann
Tickets tba from
Saturday May 17 at 7.30 pm in Sidmouth Parish Church
Isca Ensemble, conductor Roger Hendy. with the Exeter Chamber Choir and Andrew Daldorph, and soloists Rebecca Yates - soprano, Rachel Bennett - alto, Nicholas Yates - tenor, Tim Murfin - bass
Mozart: Symphony no. 39
Mozart: Requiem
Tickets £12.50, £10, Students £5 from Paragon Books, 38 High Street, Sidmouth, tel. 01395 514516,at the door or from
There is a retiring collection for the Christian Aid International Appeal.
Saturday May 17 at 7.30 pm at Exeter Cathedral
Exeter Philharmonic Choir with The Sinfonietta
J S Bach: Mass in B minor
Tickets £12, £17, £21, £43 (supper club) Online at; from EPC Tickets 01392 499211 or Box office 01392 665885
Saturday May 17 at 7.30 pm at Killerton Chapel, Broadclyst, nr Exeter EX5 3LE
Exeter Bach Society Choir, Conductor David Davies, soloists Clive Betts - guitar and Edward Woodhouse - tenor and 'cello
'Music in May'
Madrigals, Motets and Cantatas by Bach, Gibbons, Monteverdi and others.
Tickets £8 (half price for children and full-time students) from Exeter Phoenix Ticket agency, or online from WeGotTickets, or on the door, subject to availability.
Supported by Savills  
Sunday May 18 at 4pm at St Margaret’s Church, Topsham
The Divertimento String Quartet
Mozart: String Quartets in G major
Stravinsky: 3 Pieces for String Quartet
Grieg: String Quartet in G minor
Tickets £10 in advance from Topsham Bookshop 01392 877895 or £12 at the door. Under 18s free.
Tea, coffee and home-made biscuits will be served.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday June 7 at 8 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Isca Ensemble, conductor Roger Hendry
Special Summer Concert
Beethoven: Symphony no. 5
Dvorak: Symphony no. 9 "From the New World"
Admission free; retiring collection for Save the Children
Sunday June 8 at 6pm at Deer Park Country Hotel, Weston, Honiton EX14 3PG
22nd International Concert Series
Party in the Park with Eclectica Quartet “in Concert”
Lizzie Ball - Violin & Vocals, Bernard Gregor-Smith - Cello, Nick Meir - Guitar, Peter Oxley - Guitar
Tickets £20 from wegottickets Under 12s £10 from wegottickets
B&B Special Offer £40
Saturday June 21 at 7.30pm at Exeter Cathedral
Royal Marines Association Concert Band, Exeter Cathedral Choir
Programme TBC
Tickets £6 - £20 from 01392 285983 and
Friday July 11 at 7.30 pm at Powderham Castle
Divertimento Ensemble with solo baritone Paul Sheehan
Bach Cantatas
Tickets from Powderham Castle, tel: 01626 890243
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Thursday July 17 at 7.30 pm at Exeter Cathedral
The Rodolfus Choir
To include
Howells: Take him earth for cherishing
Parry: I was glad
Tippett: Spirituals from "A Child of our Time"
Tavener: Song for Athene
Mealor: Praise
Britten: Hymn to the Virgin
Allegri: Miserere mei, Deus
Tickets £4 - £15 from Exeter Cathedral (01392 285983) and
Thursday September 18 at 7.30pm at Petherton Arts, South Petherton, Somerset
The Divertimento Oboe Quartet
Tickets from, box office: 01460 240340 Wednesdays & Fridays 11am - 1.30pm.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday October 4 in "The Beehive" - new hall in Honiton
Isca Ensemble, conductor Roger Hendry, with Emmanuel Bach - violin
Brahms: Violin Concerto (tbc)
Details tba from
Sunday October 5 at 8pm at Deer Park Country Hotel, Honiton
22nd International Concert Series
Judith Hall - Flute & Craig Ogden - Classical Guitar
Ibert: Entr’acte
Molino: Nocturne and Rondo
Rodrigo: Serenata al Alba del Dia
Milhaud: Corcovado
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5
Villa-Lobos/Walker: Flute Flight
Tarrega: Recuerdos de l’Alhambra Guitar solos
Gary Ryan: Rondo Rodeo
Debussy: Syrinx for solo flute, La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin, Le Petit Negre
Philip Houghton: Cave Painting
Beaser: Mountain Songs
Piazzolla: Tangos from Histoire du Tango, Bordel 1900, Café 1930, Night Club 1960
Tickets £30 include glass of wine; £50 include supper (6 pm), concert and wine, online at
Special B&B offer £40.
Saturday November 29 in Sidmouth Parish Church
Isca Ensemble, conductor Roger Hendry, with Mark Bebbington - piano
Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 5 "Emperor"
Details tba from
Retiring collection for Macmillan Cancer Support
Sunday November 30 at 5 pm at Deer Park Country Hotel, Honiton
22nd International Concert Series
The Story & The Harp
Fiona Funnell - Singer & Storyteller, Elizabeth Jane Baldrey - Harpist
Tickets £25 includes mulled wine, mince pies, from Under 12s £10 from
Special B&B offer £40

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 Exon Singers



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