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Concerts in the Exeter Area
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2017

 
Sunday October 29 at 3pm at The David Hall, South Petherton
The Divertimento String Quartet – ‘Contrasts’
Tickets £16 from 01460 240340
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday November 5 at 2 pm at Southernhay United Reformed Church, Dix's Field, Exeter
Open Rehearsal
Violinist Emmanuel Bach will be rehearsing the Sibelius Violin Concerto with the Isca Ensemble
Admission free - young musicians especially welcome
See Nov. 25th for details of the associated concert
 
Tuesday November 7 to Saturday November 11 at 7.30 pm at the Northcote Theatre, Exeter
English Touring Opera
Rameau: Dardanus Wednesday 8 & Saturday 11 at 4pm
The Death of Pompey (Part I of Giulio Cesare) Thursday 9 and Saturday 11 at 8pm
Cleopatra's Needle (Part II of Giulio Cesare)
Tickets from £20.50 at Northcote Box Office 01392 736363 or Northcott
 
Thursday November 9 at 7.30 pm at Exeter University Great Hall
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Richard Farnes, with Jack Liebeck - violin
Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Elgar: Symphony No.2
Tickets £16 - £40 available from 6 September 2017 from Exeter Northcott Theatre, 01392 726363, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QB
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday November 10 at 7.30 pm at Exeter Cathedral
English Touring Opera dir. Jonathan Peter Kenny
Bach: Mass in B Minor Sung in Latin
Tickets£6.50 to £28.50 from Northcote Box Office 01392 736363 or Northcott
 
Saturday November 11 at 3 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Alexandra Vaduva - piano
Schumann: Kinderszenen, op.15
Enescu: Suite op.3/1 Brahms: Intermezzi op.117
Enescu: Toccata and Pavane from Suite op.10/2
Beethoven: Sonata no.14, op.27/2, Moonlight
Tickets £16.50 at the door, from Paragon Books, 38 High Street, Sidmouth; Reflections, 25 High Street, Budleigh Salterton and online
 
Saturday November 11 at 7.30 pm at Mint Methodist Church, Exeter
The Glorious Baroque
Exeter Philharmonic Choir & Exeter Chamber Orchestra, Conductor: Howard Ionascu, Orchestra Leader: Julie Hill, with Kirsty Hopkins, Julia Featherstone - sopranos, Simon Clulow - countertenor, William Unwin - tenor, Julian Rippon - bass
Georg Friderick Handel: "Zadok the Priest
Antonio Vivaldi: "Nulla in mundo pax sincera"
G F Handel: "Let thy hand be strengthened"
J S Bach: "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme"
J S Bach: Magnificat in D
Tickets: £14 (student/U16 E9) Exeter TIC: 01392 665885 Online Booking: TicketSource Sponsor: Clive Anscott.
 
Thursday November 16 at 7.30 pm at The Gateway, Fore St, Seaton, EX12 2LD
Alex Wilson - piano
The Banks o' Green Willow
George Butterworth (arr. John Mitchell): The Banks of Green Willow
Frank Bridge: Three Improvisations for the Left Hand
Frederick Septimus Kelly: Piano Sonata
Ivor Gurney, Ernest Farrar and Cecil Coles:
Selection of short works
Maurice Ravel:Tombeau de Couperin
Tickets Ł14 (under-18s and students free) - from 01297 625699, www.seatonmusic.org or at the door on the night.
 
Saturday November 18 at 7.30 pm at Exeter Cathedral
Exeter Festival Chorus, plus Erlserkirche Chor from Exeter's twin German city, Bad Homburg, conductor Nigel Perrin, with Rebecca Smith - mezzo-soprano, Julian Rippon - baritone, Andrew Millington - organ
Dvorak: Mass in D
Duruflé: Requiem
Tickets: Nave reserved £28, £23 & £20; Side aisles unreserved front £14, rear £7
 
Saturday November 18 at 7.30 pm at St. Andrew's Church, Colyton, EX24 6JS
Luka Okros - piano
Schubert: Impromptu Op.90
Chopin: Ballade no.4 Op.53
Rachmaninov: Musical Moments Op.16
Prokofiev: Sonata no.3
Tickets £12 Students £5 from The Little Shop, Market Place, Colyton. tel. 01297 551374 or on the door.
In aid of Church maintenance
 
Thursday November 23 at 7.30 pm at Exeter University Great Hall
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Victor Aviat, with Anna Pyne - Flute, Eluned Pierce - Harp, Ed Kay - Oboe, Kevin Banks - Clarinet
Grieg: Peer Gynt - Morning
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto - adagio
Mozart: Flute and Harp Concerto - andantino
Dvorak Symphony No.9 - largo
Albinoni: Oboe Concerto No.2 - adagio
Mendelssohn: Nocturne from A Midsummer Night's Dream
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez (harp) - adagio
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves
Beethoven: Symphony No.6 - Shepherd's Song
Tickets £16 - £40 available from 6 September 2017 from Exeter Northcott Theatre, 01392 726363, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QB
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday November 25 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Isca Ensemble, conductor Roger Hendy, with Emmanuel Bach - violin
Brahms : 'Academic Festival' overture Op.80
Sibelius : Violin Concerto
Brahms : Symphony No 4 in E minor Op. 98
Tickets £13.50 Central Aisle, £11 Side aisles, Students £5, from Paragon Books 38 High Street, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8EJ tel 01395 514516, online at www.iscaensemble.org.uk or at the door
Special concert supported by the Joanna Leach Foundation
 
Saturday November 25 at 7.30 pm at Exeter Cathedral
Exeter Choral Society, Exmouth Choral Society, Wellington Choral Society, Exmouth Symphony Orchestra, conductors Laurence Blyth and Brian Northcott, with Alison Burnett and Paul Sheehan (Soloists)
Vaughan Williams: "A Sea Symphony"
Bax: "November Woods"
Tickets £10, £12, £15. Under 16s free (tickets required) from www.seasymphony.org.uk or Exeter Visitor Information and Tickets (Dix's Field) tel: 01392 665700)
 
Saturday November 25 at 7.30 pm at St David's Church, Hele Road, Exeter EX4 4HR
ExeVox Chamber Choir dir. Peter Adcock with Divertimento String Quintet, Organist: Alex West
An Evening with Handel
Four Coronation Anthems including Zadok the Priest, excerpts from the Messiah and Music for the Royal Fireworks
Tickets: £12 (U18 FREE) at the door Advance Booking: 01363 773349 in support of Hospiscare.
 

Saturday December 2 at 7 pm at Southernhay United Reformed Church, Southernhay, Exeter  
Exeter Bach Society, leader Anna Cockroft, MD Jonathan Lucas Wood, with five professional soloists
'Christmas Baroque'
Vivaldi: Gloria
Corelli: Christmas Concerto
Monteverdi: Toccata from Orfeo
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 2, with Will Palmer - trumpet
Bach: Cantata for Christmas Day BWV 63
Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium and excerpts from Handel's Messiah and from John Rutter
Tickets£16 on the door or £14 from www.exeterbachsociety.org, or from t the Tourist Information Centre 01392 665885; full-time students are half-price and children free.

 
Sunday December 3 at 3.30 pm in the Sidholme Music Room, Sidholme, Sidmouth
Isca String Quartet with Alex Wilson - piano
Beethoven: String Quartet Op 18 No 4
Dvorak: Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major Op. 81.
Admission free
 
Thursday December 7 at 7.30 pm at Exeter University Great Hall
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Vassily Sinaisky , with Kirill Gerstein - piano
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet Suite
Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Shostakovich: Symphony No.5
Tickets £16 - £40 available from 6 September 2017 from Exeter Northcott Theatre, 01392 726363, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QB
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday December 9 at 3 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Júlia Pusker - violin with Renáta Konyicska - piano
Beethoven: Sonata no.7 in C minor, op.30/2
Bartók: Rhapsody no.2, Sz90
Szymanowski: Three Mythes, op.30
Schubert: Fantasie in C, D934
Tickets £16.50 at the door, from Paragon Books, 38 High Street, Sidmouth; Reflections, 25 High Street, Budleigh Salterton and online
 
Saturday December 9 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Methodist Church
Sidmouth Choral Society, Musical Director Dorothy Worthington, leader of orchestra Ruth James
Poulenc: Gloria
Handel: Messiah (Christmas choruses)
Carols for all to sing
Tickets £10 to include programme, from Paragon Books, Sidmouth 01395 514516 or at the door
 
Sunday December 10 at 2.30 pm at Exeter Cathedral
Exeter Cathedral Choir & Devon Baroque, cond. Timothy Noon, Orchestra Leader: Persephone Gibbs
Handel: Messiah
Tickets: Nave £10 to £20 (u18 £5) from Cathedral Box Office: 01392 285983, online Booking: Cathedral Website
Supported by Anne Foreman in memory of her late husband Peter Foreman.
 
Tuesday December 12 and Wednesday December 13 at 7.30 pm at Exeter Cathedral
Exeter Philharmonic Choir, Exeter Chamber Orchestra, Devon County Junior Choir
Carols with some audience carols, plus David Davies: Hodie (premiere)
Tickets £45 (Supper Club) £18, £14, £12, student discount 5, from www.exephil.org.uk, EPC tickets on 01392 278168 or from Exeter Visitor Information Centre and Tickets, Dixs Field, 01392 665885
 
Wednesday December 20 at 7.30 pm at Exeter University Great Hall
Last Night of the Christmas Proms
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pete Harrison, with Annie Skates and James Spilling - singers
Tickets £16 - £40 available from 6 September 2017 from Exeter Northcott Theatre, 01392 726363, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QB
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation

2018

 
Tuesday January 2 at 3 pm at Exeter University Great Hall
New Year Johnann Strauss Gala
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Victor Aviat, with guest soprano
Tickets £16 - £40 available from 6 September 2017 from Exeter Northcott Theatre, 01392 726363, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QB
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday January 13 at 3 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Ella Rundle - cello with Miho Kawashima - piano
Beethoven: Sonata no.2 in G minor, op.5/2
Fauré: Aprčs une Ręve, op.7/1
Fauré: Papillon, op.77
de Falla: Siete canciones populares espańolas
Dvorák: Rondo, op.94
Chopin: Sonata in G minor, op.65
Tickets £16.50 at the door, from Paragon Books, 38 High Street, Sidmouth; Reflections, 25 High Street, Budleigh Salterton and online
 
Friday January 26 at 7.30 pm at Exeter University Great Hall
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Tatarnikov, with Boris Giltburg - piano
Khachaturian: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No.2
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5
Tickets £16 - £40 available from 6 September 2017 from Exeter Northcott Theatre, 01392 726363, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QB
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday January 27 at 6 pm at Mint Methodist Church, Exeter
Brent Singers
Philip Arkwright: Holocaust Cantata - Premiere
Contact: 01752-892703
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation

Sunday January 28 at 3pm in Matthews Hall, Topsham
The Divertimento String Quartet
String Quartets by Boccherini, Kodaly, Verdi & Tchaikovsky
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
Thursday February 1 at 7.30 pm at Exeter University Great Hall
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kirill Karabits, with Sunwook Kim - piano
Brahms: Piano Concerto No.1
Lyatoshinsky: Symphony No.3
Tickets £16 - £40 available from 6 September 2017 from Exeter Northcott Theatre, 01392 726363, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QB
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation

Thursday February 15 at 7.30 pm at Exeter University Great Hall
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Pete Harrison
Music from the Movies
Titles include The Mummy, Dracula, Psycho, Silence of the Lambs, King Kong, Super 8, The Abyss, Pan's Labyrinth, Jurassic Park, Lord of the Rings, Jaws and Gremlins composed by Hollywood greats from Bernard Hermann to Michael Giacchino, Jerry Goldsmith to Howard Shore and John Williams.
Tickets £16 - £40 available from 6 September 2017 from Exeter Northcott Theatre, 01392 726363, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QB

A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday February 17 at 3 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Anna Tsybuleva - piano
Chopin: Polonaise in F sharp minor, op.44
Chopin: 3 Mazurkas, op.59.
Chopin: Nocturne in C minor, op.48/1
Chopin Nocturne in E flat, op.55/2
Chopin: Ballade op.23/1 in G minor
Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, op.37a
Tickets £16.50 at the door, from Paragon Books, 38 High Street, Sidmouth; Reflections, 25 High Street, Budleigh Salterton and online
 
Wednesday February 21 at 7.30 pm at Exeter University Great Hall
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Christoph König, with Leonard Elschenbroich - cello
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Dvorák: Symphony No.9 'From the New World'
Tickets £16 - £40 available from 6 September 2017 from Exeter Northcott Theatre, 01392 726363, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QB
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday March 10 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Isca Ensemble South West, conductor Roger Hendy, with Julian Rippon - baritone
Rossini: Overture 'Semiramide'
Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen 'Songs of a Wayfarer'
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 5 in E minor Op. 64
Tickets tba from www.iscaensemble.org.uk
In aid of HOSPISCARE
 
Thursday March 15 at 7.30 pm at Exeter University Great Hall
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Thierry Fischer, with Stephen Hough - piano
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 'Emperor'
Ives: The Unanswered Question
Brahms Symphony No.1
Tickets £16 - £40 available from 6 September 2017 from Exeter Northcott Theatre, 01392 726363, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QB
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday March 17 at 3 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Tippett String Quartet
Wolf: Italian Serenade
Borodin: String Quartet no.2 in D major
Beethoven: String Quartet no.12 in E flat major, op.127
Tickets £16.50 at the door, from Paragon Books, 38 High Street, Sidmouth; Reflections, 25 High Street, Budleigh Salterton and online
 
Thursday April 26 at 7.30 pm at Exeter Cathedral
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor James Feddeck , with Daniel Müller-Schott cello
Britten: Four Sea Interludes
Dvorák: Cello Concerto
R Strauss: Tod und Verklärung
Tickets £16 - £40 available from 6 September 2017 from Exeter Northcott Theatre, 01392 726363, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QB
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday May 26 at 7.30 pm at Exeter Cathedral
Isca Ensemble and Chorus, conductor Roger Hendy, with Julian Rippon - baritone, Heloise West - soprano and Emmanuel Bach - violin
Fauré: Pavane for chorus and orchestra
Mozart: Violin Concerto no 5 in A major 'Turkish'
Brahms: German Requiem
Tickets tba from www.iscaensemble.org.uk
In aid of HOSPISCARE
 
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
 
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
 
   

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 Ł8 (students Ł2.50) at the door

Exeter Choral Society

The ISCA Ensemble South West

 


 

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