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

2022
 
Thursday August 25 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Andrew Millington - organ
Tickets £10 at the door
 
Thursday September 1 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Carl jackson - organ
Tickets £10 at the door
 
Thursday September 8 at 7.30 pm at Exeter Cathedral
The Sixteen, conductor Harry Christophers
Parry: Songs of Farewell
Medieval Carol: Deo gracias, Anglia
Medieval Carol: Saint Thomas honour we
Medieval Carol: O blessed Lord
Medieval Carol: Benedicite Deo
Cecilia McDowall: An Unexpected Shore
Campion: Never, weather-beaten sail
Campion: Author of light
Campion: Tune thy music to thy heart
Howells: Take him, earth for cherishing
Tickets £ 6 - £30 online
 
Thursday September 8 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
David Davies - organ
Tickets £10 at the door
 
Thursday September 15 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Simon Gregory - organ
Tickets £10 at the door
 
Friday September 16 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
BSO leading players 'September Serenade' Concert
Dvořák: Terzetto Op.74
Arensky: Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky
Brahms: Sextet No.1 in B-flat Major Op.18
Tickets £21(concessions available) from https://bsolive.com/book-online/113801/ or 01202 669925
 
Thursday September 22 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Peter King - organ
Tickets £10 at the door
 
Saturday September 24 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Isca Ensemble Chamber Orchestra, leader Antony Clements, conductor Roger Hendy, with Joel Munday - violin and Joe Sharp - oboe
Bach : Concerto for violin and oboe
Bach : Violin concerto in A minor 1
Albinoni : Oboe concerto Op 9 No 2
Handel : Concerto Grosso Op. 6. No. 9
Puccini : Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums) for string orchestra
Admission free. Complimentary tickets can now be obtained by emailing Roger Hendy roghendy@gmail.com. Some tickets are also available at Paragon Books, Sidmouth.
 
Thursday September 29 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Peter Shepherd - organ
Tickets £10 at the door
 
Wednesday October 5 at 7.30 pm at Exeter Cathedral
Broomdasher – A Cappella Folk Group
Coracle – Folk/Classical instrumental trio
St Peter’s Singers – Exeter Cathedral Chamber Choir
Tickets £10
Two Moors Festival
 
Friday October 7 at 7.30pm at St Eustachius’ Church, Tavistock
400th Anniversary of Matthew Locke
Fretwork, Exeter Cathedral Choir
Purcell, Locke, Gibbons
Tickets £20 Includes pre-concert talk from James Mustard – Canon Precentor, Exeter Cathedral
Two Moors Festival
 
Saturday October 15 at 3 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Ruisi Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet no.64 in D major, Op.76/5, Hob III:79
Beethoven: String Quartet no.15 in A minor, Op.132
plus one more work, to be announced
Tickets £18 online or from Paragon Books, 38 High Street, Sidmouth: tel. 01395 514516; Sidmouth Information Centre, Ham Lane, Sidmouth: tel. 01395 516441; Reflections, 25 High Street, Budleigh Salterton: tel. 01395 443954
 
Thursday October 20 at 7.30 pm at Seaton Town Hall (now The Gateway)
Leo Popplewell - 'cello and Antonina Suhanova - piano
Beethoven: 12 variations on 'Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen' (Magic Flute) op 66
Schumann: Fünf Stücke im Volkston
Debussy: Sonata L. 135
Rachmaninoff: Sonata Op 19
Tickets £15 (u19s free) online
 
Thursday October 27 at 7.30 pm at St. Margaret's Church, Topsham
Joel Munday - violin and Lucas Krupinski - piano
Beethoven - Violin sonata no 7 op 30 no 2
Chopin: Piano pieces
César Franck: Violin sonata in A major
Complimentary tickets from roghendy@gmail.com
 
Saturday October 29 at 7.30 pm at Exeter Cathedral
Isca Ensemble with Lucas Krupinski - piano
2022 Joanna Leach Celebration Concert
Rossini : Overture 'Barber of Seville'
Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor
Rachmaninov : Symphony No. 2
Tickets £18 - £22 from www.iscaensemble.org.uk or at the door.
 
Saturday November 12 at 3 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Antonia Suhanova - piano
Mozart: Sonata in F major K.280
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata no.6 in A major, Op.82
Schubert:- Piano Sonata no.16 in A minor, Op.42, D845
Tickets £18 online or from Paragon Books, 38 High Street, Sidmouth: tel. 01395 514516; Sidmouth Information Centre, Ham Lane, Sidmouth: tel. 01395 516441; Reflections, 25 High Street, Budleigh Salterton: tel. 01395 443954
 
Thursday November 17 at 7.30 pm at Seaton Town Hall (now The Gateway)
Metamorphoses: Jean Johnson - clarinet, Roeland Jagers - viola and Ilona Timchenko - piano
Schumann: Märchenerzählungen opus 132
José Luís Greco: Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast (2021)
Max Bruch: Acht Stücke Op 83 - selection
Clara Schumann: Three Romances for Clarinet and Piano, Op 22
Jean Francaix: Trio
Tickets £15 (u19s free) online
 
Thursday November 24 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter University
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra with Benjamin Baker and Charlotte Saluste-Bridoux - violins
Smooth Classics: Violin Magic
The magic of the violin is featured with performances of slow movements from some of the best violin concertos ever written by Mendelssohn, Bruch and JS Bach as well as Beethoven’s charming Violin Romance No.2. There are also miniature masterpieces including Shostakovich’s Romance from The Gadfly, Marietta’s Lied by Korngold and Massenet’s Meditation from Thaïs. And there is a selection of soothing orchestral favourites too – Grieg’s Morning from Peer Gynt, Clair de Lune by Debussy, Offenbach’s Barcarolle, the Nocturne from Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Fauré’s Pavane amongst others.
Tickets £15 - £39 from bsolive.com, 01202 669925 or in person from The Northcott Theatre
 
Thursday December 8 at 7.30 pm at Seaton Town Hall (now The Gateway)
Joel Munday- violin and Lucas Kuprinski - piano
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No 7 in C minor, op 30 No 2
Chopin: Solo piano pieces (t.b.d.)
César Franck: Violin Sonata in A major
Tickets £15 (u19s free) online
 
Saturday December 10 at 3 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Mithras Piano Trio
Bridge: Phantasie for Piano Trio, H.79
Beethoven: Piano Trio in D major, Op.70 no.1 'Ghost'
Brahms: Piano Trio no.3 in C minor, Op.101
Iván Erod: Piano Trio no.1, Op.21
Tickets £18 online or from Paragon Books, 38 High Street, Sidmouth: tel. 01395 514516; Sidmouth Information Centre, Ham Lane, Sidmouth: tel. 01395 516441; Reflections, 25 High Street, Budleigh Salterton: tel. 01395 443954
 
Saturday December 17 at 7.30 p.m.at Sidmouth Parish Church
Isca Ensemble with Thomas Isaac - piano
Elgar: Cello Concerto
Borodin; In the Steppes of Central Asia
Dvorak: Symphony No 7
Tickets from www.iscaensemble.org.uk or at the door.
 
Tuesday December 20 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter University
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Last Night of the Christmas Proms
Tickets £15 - £39 from bsolive.com, 01202 669925 or in person from The Northcott Theatre
 
2023
 
Thursday January 19 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter University
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Jac van Steen, with Kristof Barati - violin
Smetana: The Bartered Bride: Overture and Dances
Korngold: Violin Concerto
Dvorák: Symphony No.9 ‘From the New World’
Tickets £15 - £39 from bsolive.com, 01202 669925 or in person from The Northcott Theatre
 
Saturday January 21 at 3 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Jean-Max Lattemann - counter-tenor with Dylan Perez - piano
Duparc: L’invitation au voyage; Serenade Florentine; Extase
Tippett: Songs for Ariel (1961): 1. Come unto these yellow Sands; 2. Full fathom Five; 3. Where the bee sucks
Jonathan Dove: Dawn – still darkness (Refugee’s aria from opera “Flight”)
Barber: Nocturne, Op.33 (piano solo)
Haydn: The Mermaid’s Song (Hob XXVIa:25); The Wanderer (Hob.XXVIa:32) from: original canzonettas)
Mozart: Abendempfindung, K.523
Schubert: Impromptu No.3 in G-Flat Major, Op.90, D.899 (piano solo)
Aribert Reimann: 5 Lieder (Celan) (1994/2001): 1. Komm; 2. Das Leuchten
Liszt: Der du von dem Himmel bist (Wanderers Nachtlied I, 3rd version)
Aribert Reimann: 5 Lieder: 3. Ein Ring, zum Bogenspannen; 4. Es wird
Liszt: Über allen Gipfeln ist Ruh (Wanderers Nachtlied II)
Aribert Reimann: 5 Lieder: 5. Wir, die wie der Strandhafer wahren
Mahler: Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
Claude Debussy: Claire de lune (piano solo)
Fauré: L’horizon chimérique, Op.118: 1. La mer est infinie; 2. Je me suis embarqué; 3. Diane, Séléné; 4. Vaisseaux, nous vous aurons aimés en pure perte
Tickets £18 online or from Paragon Books, 38 High Street, Sidmouth: tel. 01395 514516; Sidmouth Information Centre, Ham Lane, Sidmouth: tel. 01395 516441; Reflections, 25 High Street, Budleigh Salterton: tel. 01395 443954
 
Thursday February 2 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter University
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kirill Karabits, with Sunwook Kim - piano
Debussy: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Bartók: Piano Concerto No.2
Elgar: Symphony No.2
Tickets £15 - £39 from bsolive.com, 01202 669925 or in person from The Northcott Theatre
 
Thursday February 9 at 7.30 pm at Seaton Town Hall (now The Gateway)
Doric String Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet Op 50 No 6
Berg: String Quartet Op 3
Smetana: String Quartet No 1 ‘From my Life’
Tickets £15 (u19s free) online
 
Saturday February 18 at 3 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Simon Callaghan - piano
Brahms: Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op.24
Enescu: Piano Suite no.2 in D major, Op.10, 'Des cloches sonores'
Schumann: Fantasie in C major, Op.17
Tickets £18 online or from Paragon Books, 38 High Street, Sidmouth: tel. 01395 514516; Sidmouth Information Centre, Ham Lane, Sidmouth: tel. 01395 516441; Reflections, 25 High Street, Budleigh Salterton: tel. 01395 443954
 
Saturday February 18 at 3 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Wihan String Quartet
Beethoven: String Quartet no.11 in F minor, Op.95
Martinu: String Quartet no.2
Smetana: String Quartet no.1 in E minor,'From My Life'
Tickets £18 online or from Paragon Books, 38 High Street, Sidmouth: tel. 01395 514516; Sidmouth Information Centre, Ham Lane, Sidmouth: tel. 01395 516441; Reflections, 25 High Street, Budleigh Salterton: tel. 01395 443954
 
Thursday March 23 at 7.30 pm at The Great Hall, Exeter University
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Star Wars: The Definitive Concert
John Williams’ timeless music from all of the Star Wars films
Tickets £15 - £39 from bsolive.com, 01202 669925 or in person from The Northcott Theatre
 
Thursday March 23 at 7.30 pm at Seaton Town Hall (now The Gateway)
Duo B!z’art, - piano duo: Geoffrey Baptiste and André Roe
Satie: Belle Excentrique
Copland: Simple gifts from Appalachian Spring
Corigliano: 4 Gazebo Dances
Ravel: Mother Goose
Chabrier: Souvenirs de Munich
Fauré: Dolly Suite
Barber: Souvenirs
Bernstein arr Karol Close: West Side Story Suite
Tickets £15 (u19s free) online
 
Saturday April 1 at 7.30 pm at Sidmouth Parish Church
Isca Ensemble with Joel Munday - violin
Verdi: Force of Destiny Overture
Brahms: Violin Concerto
Elgar: Enigma Variations
Tickets on the door, online at www.ticketsource.co.uk or from Paragon Books, 38 High Street, Sidmouth: tel. 01395 514516
 
Thursday April 20 at 7.30 pm at Seaton Town Hall (now The Gateway)
Martin Jones -piano
Liszt: Variations on a theme of Bach
Debussy: Images Bk1
Percy Grainger: Rosenkavalier Ramble & English Waltz
Isaac Albeniz: El Albacin (from Iberia)
Earl Wild: Fantasy on Gershwin's Porgy & Bess
Tickets £15 (u19s free) online
 
Saturday October 28 at Exeter Cathedral
Isca Ensemble with Ben Goldscheider - horn
Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto no. 1
Music by Mozart
Details tba
 

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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