Plymouth Classical Music Concert Diary
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Concerts in the Exeter Area
for concerts in Teignmouth and further west see this month's listings or select from the left menu

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

Saturday May 26 at 7.30 pm at Exeter Cathedral
Isca Ensemble and Chorus, conductor Roger Hendy, with Julian Rippon - baritone, Heloise West - soprano, Emmanuel Bach - violin and the Maynard School Senior Girls choir
Fauré: Pavane for choir and orchestra
Mozart: Violin Concerto no 5 in A major 'Turkish'
Brahms: German Requiem
Introduced by Judi Spiers
Tickets £12 - £24 online from Ticket Source, from Box Office: 01392 665885 or from www.iscaensemble.org.uk
In aid of HOSPISCARE
 
Saturday May 27 at 3.30 pm at St. Margaret's Church, Topsham
Staircase Opera
Scenes from eugene Onegin, The Marriage of Figaro, The Mikado and more
Tickets £12 on the door, £10 in advance from The Topsham Bookshop 01392 877895
 
Saturday June 2 at 7.30 pm at St. Margaret's Church, Topsham
Exeter Bach Society, MD Jonathan Lucas Wood, with Anna Cockroft - violin, David Davies - piano and Michael Graham - tenor
Music of Eastern Europe
Janácek: Otce Nas (The Lord's Prayer)
Janácek: Elegy on the death of my daughter Olga
Dvorák: Six Moravian Choruses
Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel
Pärt: Bogoroditse Djevo
Górecki: Totus Tuus
Tickets £12 on the door or £10 in advance from Ticket Source (students half price).
 
Wednesday June 6 at The Toorak Hotel, Torquay
Samuel Eagles' Spirit
Alto saxophonist inspired by he spiritual jazz of John Coltrane and mentored by US jazz saxophone giant Jean Toussaint.
Tickets £ 12 at the door; £10 in advance www.speakeasytorquay.com
 
Wednesday June 13 at The Toorak Hotel, Torquay
Freddie Gavita Quartet
Music with scintillating grooves, heartfelt ballads and some serious swing.
Tickets £ 12 at the door; £10 in advance www.speakeasytorquay.com
 
Tuesday June 19 at 7.30 pm at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Ella Rundle - cello
Tickets £22 (£17), Series tickets £60 (£45) online at RAMM
Other concerts in the Hawksmoor Celebratory Classical Concert Series: May 23 and July 11
 
Tuesday June 19 at The Toorak Hotel, Torquay
Allison Adams Tucker
Vocalist and international recording artist from San Diego, who brings music with jazz driven songs that span countries and genres.
Tickets £ 12 at the door; £10 in advance www.speakeasytorquay.com
 
Saturday June 23 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Isca Ensemble, conductor Roger Hendy, with Luka Okros - piano
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet' Suite No 2
Dvorak: Slavonic Dances from Op. 46
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2
Tickets tba from www.iscaensemble.org.uk
In aid of HOSPISCARE
 
Wednesday June 27 at The Toorak Hotel, Torquay
Maciek Pysz and Gianluca Corona
Two accomplished guitarists sharing a passion for acoustic world rhythms and bringing together their rich musical backgrounds.
Tickets £ 12 at the door; £10 in advance www.speakeasytorquay.com
 
Friday July 6 at 7.30 pm at St. Margaret's Church, Topsham
The Divertimento Piano Trio
Debussy & Beethoven
Tickets £12 on the door, £10 in advance from The Topsham Bookshop 01392 877785. Under 18s free.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday July 7 at Southernhay United Reformed Church. Exeter EX1 1QD
Exeter Symphony Orchestra ,conductor Brian Northcott, with Soloists: Andreas Moutsioulis - guitar and Nina Leonard - piano
Goodwin: 633 Squadron & Where Eagles Dare
Rodrigo: Guitar Concerto Piano
Finzi: Eclogue
Holst : Cotswold Symphony
T ickets £ 12 in advance from ESO members. £15 online or at the door, U 18s £1 www.exetersymphonyorchestra.co.uk
 

Wednesday July 11 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Sidmouth Organ Festival - Martin Setchell
Tickets £8 at the door

 
Wednesday July 11 at 7.30 pm at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
John Paul Ekins - piano
Tickets £22 (£17), Series tickets £60 (£45) online at RAMM
Other concerts in the Hawksmoor Celebratory Classical Concert Series: May 23 and July 11
 
Saturday July 14 at 7.30 pm at Exeter Cathedral
Exeter Festival Chorus, conductor Nigel Perrin  with The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble, Voces8 & Schola Exe
Monteverdi: Vespers
Tickets Nave £30, £25, £22 (reserved) Limited seating available in side aisles* £15 front, £7 rear (unreserved) *many with restricted view Students £5; Children (under-18 years) £1 Kid for a quid, from 0333 666 3366 or 01392 665885.
 
Monday July 16 at 7.30 pm at the Music Room, Sidholme Hotel, Sidmouth
Joel Munday - violin and Peter Clarke - piano
Stravinsky: Suite Italienne (extracts)
Franck: Violin Sonata
Interval - drinks on the lawns of the hotel
Debussy: Violin Sonata
Saint-Saëns: Intro and Rondo Capriccioso
100 complimentary tickets available from roghendy@gmail.com
Supported by the Isca Ensemble and the Joanna Leach Foundation.
 
Wednesday July 18 at 7.30 pm at the Music Room, Sidholme Hotel, Sidmouth NO TICKETS LEFT
Joel Munday - violin and Peter Clarke - piano
Stravinsky: Suite Italienne (extracts)
Franck: Violin Sonata
Interval - drinks on the lawns of the hotel
Debussy: Violin Sonata
Saint-Saëns: Intro and Rondo Capriccioso
Supported by the Isca Ensemble and the Joanna Leach Foundation.
 
Friday September 28 at 7.30 pm at Powderham Castle, Exeter EX6 8JQ
Steve Tyler & Katy Marchant
Music from medieval and traditional sources along with their own compositions, using hurdy-gurdy, bagpipes, shawm, gothic harp, cittern and other exotic early and traditional instruments
Tickets: £ 16, Students £8 from www.musicinthecastle.co.uk Tel: 01626 890243
 
Saturday October 20 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Exeter Festival Chorus, conductor Nigel Perrin, with Peter Adcock - piano
An Evening with JS Bach
Lobet den Herrn alle Heiden BWV230
Suite no. 6 in E major BWV815
Jesu, meine Freude BWV227
Komm, Jesu, komm! BWV229
Suite no. 4 in E flat major BWV817
Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied BWV225
Tickets £17 unreserved Students £5 Children (under-18 years) £1 Kid for a quid
 
Friday November 9 at 7.30 pm at Powderham Castle, Exeter EX6 8JQ
The Phase Saxophone Quartet: Saskia Porter-Thaw, Liam Forster, Jonathan Willett, Naomi Butcher
Classical, contemporary and arrangements for saxophone
Tickets: £ 16, Students £8 from www.musicinthecastle.co.uk Tel: 01626 890243
 
Saturday November 10 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Isca Ensemble, conductor Roger Hendy, with Pal Banda - cello
Brahms: Saint Antony Variations
Haydn: Cello Concerto No 2 in D major
Prokofiev: Symphony No 1 'Classical'
Tickets tba from www.iscaensemble.org.uk
In aid of HOSPISCARE
 
Friday December 14 at 7.30 pm at Powderham Castle, Exeter EX6 8JQ
The 8 voices of Powderham Consort & Divertimento
Handel: Messiah
Tickets: £ 16, Students £8 from www.musicinthecastle.co.uk Tel: 01626 890243
 
Saturday December 15 at 7.30 pm at Exeter Cathedral
Exeter Festival Chorus & The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Lympstone, conductor Nigel Perrin, with guest artist Roderick Williams baritone
Peace on Earth – The Armed Man (excerpts) Karl Jenkins • Goodall • Parry • Willcocks • Favourite Carols
Tickets Nave £28, £23, £20 (reserved) Limited seating available in side aisles* £14 front, £7 rear (unreserved) *many with restricted view Students ££; Children (under-18 years) £1 Kid for a quid
 
   

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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