Plymouth Classical Music Concert Diary
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Concerts in the Exeter Area
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2019
 
Saturday January 26 at 5.30 pm at St. Nicholas Priory, Mint Lane, off Fore St Exeter EX4 3BL
Creative Productions SW present an evening of poetry and music of the Romantic era. Join us in exploring the exciting times of Byron, Keats and Shelley, Beethoven, Schubert, Rossini and others. Enjoy a performance of spoken word and music, evoking the Romantic era and exploring the trials of the ‘Byronic heroes’ and the music of their time for violin, mezzo-soprano and piano. Step into a world of daring deeds, damsels in distress, political idealism and radical changes in the literary and musical world.
Tickets £11 + £1.10 booking fee from We Got Tickets or call 07505 884271
 
Sunday January 27 at 4 pm at St Margaret’s Church, Topsham
Divertimento String Quartet - Mary Eade, Lindsay Braga - violins, Andrew Gillett - viola, Vicky Evans - cello
Mozart, Britten, Debussy
Tickets £12 on the door, £10 in advance from The Topsham Bookshop, 27 Fore St, Topsham 01392-877895, Under-18s free of charge
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday January 27 at 5.30 pm at St. Nicholas Priory, Mint Lane, off Fore St Exeter EX4 3BL
Creative Productions SW present an evening of poetry and music of the Romantic era. Join us in exploring the exciting times of Byron, Keats and Shelley, Beethoven, Schubert, Rossini and others. Enjoy a performance of spoken word and music, evoking the Romantic era and exploring the trials of the ‘Byronic heroes’ and the music of their time for violin, mezzo-soprano and piano. Step into a world of daring deeds, damsels in distress, political idealism and radical changes in the literary and musical world.
Tickets £11 from 07505 884271
 
Thursday January 31 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Clemens Schuldt, with Baibe Skride- violin
Schumann: Manfred Overture
Dvorak: Violin Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No.2
Tickets £16 - £40 (u18s £1) from boxoffice@exeternorthcott.co.uk, tel: 01392 726363
 
Sunday February 2 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
'Saturday Night is Music Night'
Isca Ensemble, conductors Roger Hendy and Alfie Pugh, withChris Gradwell- alto sax, Andrew Daldorph - piano, Jim Rintoul - bass and Steve Douglas - drums
Eric Coates: Dambusters March, Knightsbridge March, Calling all Workers
Leroy Anderson: Bugler's holiday, Fiddle-Faddle, Sandpaper ballet
Johann Strauss: Emperor Waltz
Shostakovich: Jazz Suite No 2 (extracts)
Robert Farnon: Sailing by
Ferdinand Herold: Clog Dance from 'La Fille mal gardée'
Ronald Binge: Westminster Waltz
Ennio Morricone: Gabriel's oboe
Alfie Pugh: 'Journey of the feline mind"
Furry Critter
Mirage
A Luxury Yacht In Bermuda
On The Loose
Tickets £7.00 - £15.00 from 01395 514516
 
Thursday February 21 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kees Bakels. with Ronald Brautigan - piano
Mozart: Symphony No.26
Mozart: Piano Concerto No.21
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4
Tickets £16 - £40 (u18s £1) from boxoffice@exeternorthcott.co.uk, tel: 01392 726363
 
Friday March 8 at 7 pm at 'The Place to Eat', John Lewis, Exeter
Pavel Kolesnikov - piano
Brahms: Intermezzo in E flat major op. 117 no.1
Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 4 in E flat major op.7
Tchaikovsky: Natha-Valse Op. 51/4, Polka peu dansante Op.51/2, Passé Lointain Op.72/17
Brahms: Intermezzo in B flat minor Op. 117 no. 2
Couperin: Suite in A major
Brahms: Intermezzo in C# minor Op. 117 no. 3
Couperin: 120: Pavanne in F# minor
Tickets £28 online
In association with John Lewis & Partners, Exeter
 
Thursday March 14 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pete Harrison
Williams v Zimmer: Battle of the Hollywood Giants
Award-winning soundtracks of some of the most iconic films of all time include Star Wars, Gladiator, The Da Vinci Code, Schindler’s List, Harry Potter, Interstellar, ET, Batman Begins, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Last Samurai, Pirates of the Caribbean, Superman and many, many more.
Tickets £16 - £40 (u18s £1) from boxoffice@exeternorthcott.co.uk, tel: 01392 726363
 
Friday March 15 at 7.30 pm at the Cygnet Theatre, Exeter
Group of Russian performers, graduates of Russia's Music Colleges: balalaika, violin, piano and mezzo-soprano.
Compositions by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Khachaturyan, Rachmaninov and more
Tickets £12 from 07505 884271, ekaterinashetliffe@gmail.com, ticketsource.co.uk/elegance 
 
Friday March 15 at 7.30 pm at Powderham Castle. Kenton. Devon. EX6 8JQ
Music in the Castle
Pocket Sinfonia with Rosie Bowker - Flute, Eleanor Corr - Violin, Tom Isaac - Cello, & Emil Duncumb - Piano
Programme to include Grieg's Holberg Suite.
Tickets £16, Student £8 from www.musicinthecastle.co.uk
 
Saturday March 16 at 6 pm at St, Nicholas Priory, Exeter
Group of Russian performers, graduates of Russia's Music Colleges: balalaika and piano
Compositions by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Khachaturyan, Rachmaninov and more
Tickets £12 from 07505 884271, ekaterinashetliffe@gmail.com, ticketsource.co.uk/elegance 
 
Saturday March 16 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Isca Ensemble, conductor Roger Hendy, with Jordan Black - clarinet
Wagner: 'Rienzi' Overture
Walton: Spitfire Prelude and Fugue
Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 2
Shostakovich: Symphony No 1
Tickets £7.00 - £15.00 from 01395 514516
 
Saturday March 16 at 7.30 pm at Exeter Cathedral
Exeter Philharmonic Choir, conductor Howard Ionascu, with the London Mozart Players
Haydn: Creation
Tickets £14 - £22 from www.exephil.org.uk or by telephone from EPC tickets 01392 278168, at the box office Exeter Visitor Information Centre and Tickets, Dix’s Field 01392 665885
 
Friday March 29 at 7 pm at St. Giles' Church, Sidbury
Musicians of Exeter School, musical director Peter Tamblyn
Tickets £7 on the door include refreshments and programme
 
Saturday March 30 at 7.30 pm at Southernhay United Reformed Church, Exeter
Exeter Symphony Orchestra
Tickets £1 - £15 - details tba
 
Saturday March 30 at 7 pm at Manor House, Old Town Street, Dawlish, EX7 9AP.
Isca String Quartet: Antony Clements - violin, Trevor Taylor - violin, Roger Hendy - viola, Tirke Linnemann - cello, with Chris Gradwell - clarinet
Haydn : String Quartet Op. 76 No. 1
Brahms : Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op 115
Paul Reade : Prelude from the Victorian Kitchen Garden (arranged for clarinet quintet by Andrew Daldorph)
All welcome. Tickets on the door or telephone 07828899722.
 
Saturday March 30 at 7.30 pm at St, Margaret's Church, Topsham
James Way - Tenor, Felicity Turner - Mezzo Soprano, Natalie Burch - Pianist
Songs of the Sea - works by Schubert, Stanford and Sondheim
Tickets £15, u18s free on the door or from devonsongfestival@gmail.com
Devon Song Festival
 
Thursday April 11 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jamie Phillips, with Denis Kozhukhin - piano
Smetana: Vltava
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1
Sibelius: Symphony No.1.
Tickets £16 - £40 (u18s £1) from boxoffice@exeternorthcott.co.uk, tel: 01392 726363
 
Saturday April 14 at 7.30 pm at St, Giles Church, 31 Fore Street, Sidbury, Sidmouth, EX10 0SD
Isca String Quartet: Antony Clements - violin, Trevor Taylor - violin, Roger Hendy - viola, Tirke Linnemann - cello, with Chris Gradwell - clarinet
Haydn : String Quartet Op. 76 No. 1
Brahms : Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op 115
Paul Reade : Prelude from the Victorian Kitchen Garden (arranged for clarinet quintet by Andrew Daldorph)
All welcome. Tickets £7 on the door include refreshments
 
Wednesday April 17 at 12.30pm at Glenorchy United Reformed Church, Exeter Road, Exmouth EX8 1PL
Stella Maris Trio
Duets and piano works by Handel, Bach, Pergolesi, Vivaldi & more.
Free entry.
 
Saturday April 28 at 4pm at St. Margaret's Church, Topsham
Divertimento String Quartet - Mary Eade, Lindsay Braga - violins, Andrew Gillett - viola, Vicky Evans - cello
Mozart Oboe Quartet, Bruch, Beethoven
Tickets £12 on the door, £10 in advance from The Topsham Bookshop, 27 Fore St, Topsham 01392-877895, Under-18s free of charge
 
Saturday May 4 at 7 pm at St. Giles' Church, Sidbury
ISCA Voices: a group of former girl choristers from Exeter Cathedral, choirmaster Stephen Tanner, with the former boy choristers of the Isca Band.
Religious and folk, jazz and popular music
Tickets £7 on the door include refreshments and programme
 
Saturday May 4 at 7.30 pm at United Reform Church, Southernhay, Exeter
Exeter Choral Society
Haydn: The Seasons
Tickets £12 including programme - see Exeter Choral Society website or Exeter visitor centre
 
Friday May 31 at 7 pm at St. Giles' Church, Sidbury
Haldon String Quartet
Beethoven: Razumovsky quartet Op. 59 No.2
and music by Haydn and George Butterworth
Tickets £7 on the door include refreshments and programme
 
Friday June 7 at 7.30 pm at Powderham Castle. Kenton. Devon. EX6 8JQ
Music in the Castle
Andrew Millington & David Davies - Organ & Piano
Programme to include Samuel Wesley's Duet for Organ
Tickets £16, Student £8 from www.musicinthecastle.co.uk
 
Saturday June 8 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Isca Ensemble, conductor Roger Hendy, with Luka Okros - piano
Progamme will include
Mozart: Piano Concerto ( t.b.d.)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 4.
Tickets £7.00 - £15.00 from 01395 514516
 
Sunday June 9 at 3 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Luka Okros - piano
Admission by ticket only - Tickets £7.00 - £15.00 from 01395 514516
 
July 12 - 20 at St Peter's Church on The Lawn and Temple Methodist Church, Budleigh Salterton
Budleigh Music Festival - Classical Music on the Jurassic Coast
9 Evening Concerts including Soloists of the 12 Ensemble, Sansara, Pleyel Ensemble, Festival Orchestra, Trio Sitkovetsky, James Martin Bartlett, Elias Quartet and more, plus free lunchtime concerts with up-and-coming local musicians. For further information visit www.budleighmusicfestival.co.uk in 2019
 
Saturday August 3 at 7 pm at St. Giles' Church, Sidbury
Joel Munday - violin
Tickets £7 on the door include refreshments and programme
Sponsored by the Joanna Leach Foundation
 
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
Programme will include a Mozart Piano Concerto
Tickets £12.00 - £25.00 from 01392 665885
 
Saturday November 30 at 7.30 pm at Southernhay United Reformed Church, Exeter
Exeter Symphony Orchestra
Tickets £1 - £15 from 01392 665700 - details tba
 
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
 

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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