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Concert Programme for March 2018
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Friday March 2 at 7.30 pm at St Werburgh's Church, Wembury
Jason Camilleri and Paul Thomas - trumpets and Dr Sean Sweeney - organ
Music by Vivaldi, Franceschini, Manfredini, Clive Jenkins, Paul Drayton.
Tickets £10 from Pamela Pinder 01752 863304, Carol Steel 01752 862602 or Clive Jenkins 01752 863348
In aid of Plymouth Music Accord
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday March 2 at 7.30 pm at Gulworthy Parish Church, nr. Tavistock
Plymouth Area Police Choir
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday March 2 at 7.30 pm at the Jill Craigie Cinema, Plymouth University
Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival
Dr Markus Schmidt, Director of Biofaction
The Art of Biology - Festival launch and talk about the collaboration between art, music, biology and policy
Free admission, booking advised from 01752 585050
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday March 2 at 8pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
Cara Dillon
Tickets: £20 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, £10 under 18s from 01726 879500 or from Lime Kiln Gallery in Calstock.
 
Saturday March 3 from 11 am (concert 5 pm) at Liskeard Methodist Church
East Cornwall Bach Choir, MD Chris Howarth, with Jonathan Delbridge - piano, plus percussionists and players of recorders, dulcian, trumpets etc.
Annual Singing Day
Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man
Singers £18, students £9, concert audience £5
Application forms from Sharon, tel: 01752 846102 or onlie at www.ecbc.co.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday March 3 at 7.30 pm in Plymouth RC Cathedral
West Devon Chorale, director: Michael Johnson with Richard Line - organ
Schubert: Mass in G
Pergolesi: Stabat Mater
Lassus: Ave Verum Corpus
Lotti: Crucifixus
Bach: O Jesu Christ
Mendelssohn: Psalm 43
Bruckner: Ave Maria
Rachmaninov: Ave Maria
Tickets: £12 (£10 in advance), children and students £3, from the choir administrator on 01752 776479, or online at www.wegottickets.com/westdevonchorale
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday March 3 at 8 pm at The House, Plymouth University
Decoding Life with Ensemble Bash
Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival Gala Concert
Duncan Williams: Reptile Rhythms
Archer Endrich:Life-force
Marcelo Gimenes: Babbling Baobab
Eduardo R Miranda: Artibiotics
Tickets £10/£7/Friends free from 01752 585050 Email: peninsula-arts@plymouth.ac.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday March 3 at 8 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
Cara Dillon
Tickets: £20 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, £10 under 18s from 01726 879500 or from Lime Kiln Gallery in Calstock.
 
Sunday March 4 at 2 pm at The House, Plymouth University
Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival
Life Music - research performance
Richard Abbott: Colours of Life and Fiction (for marimba and viola)
Alexis Kirke: Arecibo (for marimba)
Núria Bonet : Queen Canute (clarinet and electronics)
Free admission, booking advised at 01752 585050
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday March 4 at 3.30 pm at Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University
Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival
Resounding Seizures - Research Concert
Alan D Miles used electrical brain signals recorded during epileptic seizures to compose Resounding Seizures.
A cinematic piece of electronic music, the composition attempts to capture and explore the experiences of epilepsy.
Free admission, booking advised at 01752 585050
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday March 4 at 7.30 pm at The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth PL6 5DH
Plymouth Jazz Club
Hot Banana.
Popular trombonist Kevin Grenfell's Swing, Jive and Rhythm & Blues band, rocking with music & laughter!
Tickets £9 for visitors – all welcome– (Members £7, Full-Time Students £5). Full info via 01752 721179 www.plymouth-jazz-club.org.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday March 10 at 7.30 pm at St. Mary's Church, High Street, Totnes
Passamezzo: Music from the Restoration An evening of music, words and song from Restoration England
Tickets £14 (under 18s £5) at the door or from the Dartington Box Office (01803 847070) or website (www.dartington.org)
Totnes Early Music Society
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday March 10 at 7.30 pm at St. Andrew's Minster Church, Plymouth
University of Plymouth Choral Society, musical director Alice Dennis, with Laura Mitchell - soprano, Angela Simkin - Mezzo-Soprano, Jorge Navarro Colorado - Tenor, Felix Kemp - Baritone
A concert of Italian music including Rossini's Petite Messa Solonelle
Tickets £15 (u26 £6) from 01752 585050 Email: peninsula-arts@plymouth.ac.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday March 10 at the Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street, Truro
Canoryon Lowen
"A story of Cornwall" written by Nick Hart
Tickets from the museum
Details tba on www.canoryonlowen.com
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday March 11 at 3 pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth
25th International Concert Series
Jazz Duo: Pete Oxley & Nick Meier
Performing works from their scintillating new album, ‘The Colours Of Time’, Oxley & Meier aim to recreate live their broad palette of sounds, bringing at least ten differing guitars with them (nylon 7-string, steel string, fretless, 11-string fretless, sitar-guitar, 12 string, etc.). Expect lush and scintillating soundscapes ranging from Turkey to Brazil!
Tickets £14 from The Duke of Cornwall Hotel 01752 275850, enquiries@thedukeofcornwall.co.uk and www.wegottickets.com/event/428609 or from Jeanie Moore - 01752 770345 e-mail jeanie@jeaniemooremvo.co.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday March 11 at 7.30 pm at The Wharf, Tavistock
Leveret & Spiro: Andy Cutting - melodion, Sam Sweeney - violin and Rob Harbron - concertina
Eccentric Orbits: English folk music
Tickets £16 from The Wharf Box Office, 01822 611166
 
Wednesday March 14 at 7.30 pm at Plymouth Guildhall
Plymouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Anne Kimber
Rimsky-Korsakov: Sadko
Bliss: Things to come
Saint Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Arvo Part: Fratres ( Solo violin- Ben Baker)
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite (excerpts)
Tickets- Balcony 17.50 concessions £15.50, Ground floor £16.00 concessions £14.00, Children/students £5.00 from Mannamead news, 6 Eggbuckland Road, Plymouth PL3 5HF 01752 661451 or wegottickets.com or on the door
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday March 14 at 7 pm at St. John's Church, Bridgetown, Totnes
Talk & Recital by John Wellingham on 3 organs: the Father Willis at St Mary's, the St Johns organ lost in the 1976 fire & the present William Drake organ (on which John will play a recital).
There will be a small charge to attend (proceeds to the Church Windows Fund).
 
Friday March 16 at 7.30 pm at St. James Church, Torpoint
Plymouth Area Police Choir with the Torpoint Lady Singers
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday March 16 at 7.30 pm at the Courtenay Centre Newton Abbot
Clare Hammond - Piano
Haydn: Fantasia in C HobXVII/4
Finnis: New Composition
Schubert: 4 Impromptus, D899
Beethoven: Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109
Scriabin: Sonata No. 2 in C sharp minor, Op. 19 “Sonate-Fantaisie”
Stravinsky: 3 Movements from Petrushka for Piano (1921)
Tickets £15 on the door or £13 in advance, students £2, accompanied children fee, from www.nadsa.co.uk; Newton Abbot Tourist Information Centre, Unit 6, Newton Abbot Indoor Market, TQ12 2RJ, 01626 215 667; Dawlish Tourist Information Centre, The Lawn, EX7 9PW, 01626 215 665; Arnolds, 11 Town Hall Place, Bovey Tracey; Fables, The Bookshop, 72 Fore Street, St. Marychurch
 
Saturday March 17 at 7.30 pm at St. Petroc's Church, South Brent
Tamar Valley Male Voice Choir with Launceston MVC
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday March 17 at 8 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
Juan Martin - Flamenco guitar
Tickets: £15 at the door, £14 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, £10 under 18s from 01726 879500 or from Lime Kiln Gallery in Calstock.
 

Sunday March 17 at 7.30 pm at The Flavel Flavel Place, Dartmouth, TQ6 9ND 
Jacqui Dankworth - Jazz Sirens
Tickets £22 from The Flavel Box Office, 01803 893530

 
Sunday March 18 at 7.30 pm at Plymouth Guildhall
Plymouth Philharmonic Choir with the Orchestra of HM Royal Marines
Charles Villiers Stanford: Songs of the Fleet
John Rutter: Gloria
Karl Jenkins: Gloria
Vaughan Williams: 5 Mystical Songs
Tickets £23 on the door, £21 in advance, u16s/students £5, from 01822 853791 or from The Ticket Store (with a booking fee).
In aid of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday March 18 at 7.30 pm at The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth PL6 5DH
Plymouth Jazz Club
The Eagle Jazz Band
Classic jazz by the old-time greats reproduced by Matt Palmer and this band of all the talents.
Tickets £9 for visitors – all welcome– (Members £7, Full-Time Students £5). Full info via 01752 721179 www.plymouth-jazz-club.org.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Tuesday March 20 to Sunday March 24 at 7.30 pm (Sat. matinée 2.30 pm) at Devonport Playhouse
Plymouth Gilbert & Sullivan Fellowship
Monty Python's "Spamalot"
Tickets £16 (Over 60s £14 / Under 16s £10) from the Box Office 01752 842197 or www.plymouthgilbertandsullivan.com/events/
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday March 21 at the Church of the Ascension, Crownhill.
Plymouth & District Organists' Association
Members Entertain with bring & share supper
 
Wednesday March 21 to Saturday March 24 at 7.30 pm (Thurs. Matinée 2pm, Sat. Matinée 2.30pm) at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Birmingham Royal Ballet
The Sleeping Beauty: music by Tchaikovsky, played live by the Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Tickets £15 - £42 from TR Box Office 01752 267222
 
Thursday March 22 at Sherwell United Church, North Hill, Plymouth
Gary Hawkins - piano
Sherwell Music Lunch - light lunches from 12 noon - 1pm; music from 1.25 pm - 2 pm
All for £5; proceeds to Plymouth Foodbank
 
Friday March 23 at 7.30 pm at St Peter's Lutheran Church, Larkham Lane, Plympton
The Sir Joshua Reynolds Choir directed by Jenny George
Fauré: Requiem and other Easter Music.
Tickets £3.00 inc. refreshments, Tel Sylvia on 01752336951 or Arno on 07503095990
In aid of Church Maintenance.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday March 24 at 9 am at The Church of the Ascension, Crownhill, Plymouth
South West Philharmonia & Chorus, conductor Marcus Alleyne
Fauré Workshop
Tickets £20 full day/ £15 half day from info@swpac.co.uk, 07891001969
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday March 24 at 12 noon at Eliot House Hotel, Liskeard PL14 3AU
David Cotter - classical guitar
Tickets £5, students £2.50, under 13s free from Tourist Information Centre, Liskeard, 01579 349148; www.ecbc.co.uk
Part of East Cornwall Bach Choir's 'Celebrating Bach' weekend
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday March 24 at 2.30 pm at St Bartholemew's Church, Yealmpton
The Ivybridge Community Orchestra with The Silverstream Singers

Music to include works by Telemann, Tomlinson, Holst and Mathias.

Refreshments will be available.

Entrance free - retiring collection.

A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday March 24 at 7.30 pm at St. Neot Church, nr. Liskeard PL14 6NG
East Cornwall Bach Choir, with Sophie Kidwell - Mezzo Soprano, Matthew Secombe - Tenor, Jonathan Delbridge - organ,Colin Booth - harpsichord, Ellie Boney - cello
Bach Motets and Cantatas including ‘Jesu, Meine Freude' and 'Lobet Den Herrn, alle Heiden'.
Tickets £12, students £6, under 13s free from Tourist Information Centre, Liskeard, 01579 349148; www.ecbc.co.uk
Part of East Cornwall Bach Choir's 'Celebrating Bach' weekend
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday March 24 at 7.15 for 7.30 pm at Buckfast Abbey
South West Chamber Choir, director Stephen Trahair, with Sean Sweeney - organ
The Wings of Faith – choral music on the theme of death and the Christian hope, including Fauré’s Requiem and anthems by Howells, Bairstow, and Wood. Organ interludes by Howells and Mulet.
Tickets £10 from Buckfast Abbey Further information on swcchoir.org.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday March 24 at 8 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
Peter Knight and John Spiers
Tickets: £16 at the door, £15 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, £10 under 18s from 01726 879500 or from Lime Kiln Gallery in Calstock.
 
Saturday March 24 at 7.30pm at St. Clement's Church, Church Road, Dartmouth TQ6 9SN
Britannia Choral Society
Matthew Coleridge: 2015 Requiem,
Charles Parry: I Was Glad
Charles Parry: Blest Pair of Sirens
Felix Mendelssohn: Hear My Prayer
Tickets £10 (students £5) on the door.
 
Sunday March 25 at 12.30 pm at the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth
Carlton Big Band
Tickets £9 on the door, £8 in advance from the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, 01752 275850
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday March 25at 5 pm at St. Neot Church, nr. Liskeard PL14 6NG
Jonathan Delbridge - organ
Tickets £6, students £3, under 13s free from Tourist Information Centre, Liskeard, 01579 349148; www.ecbc.co.uk
Part of East Cornwall Bach Choir's 'Celebrating Bach' weekend
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Tuesday March 27 at 6.30 pm at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Welsh National Opera
Verdi: La Forza del Destino
Sung in Italian, with English and Welsh surtitles
Tickets £14.50 - £52.50 from Theatre Royal Box Office 01752 267222
 
Tuesday March 27 at 7.30 pm at St Peter's Church, Noss Mayo
The Sir Joshua Reynolds Choir directed by Jenny George
Fauré: Requiem and other Easter Music.
Admission by donation. Light refreshments Enquiries 01752872663
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday March 28 at 7 pm at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Welsh National Opera
Mozart: Don Giovanni
Sung in Italian, with English and Welsh surtitles
Tickets £14.50 - £52.50 from Theatre Royal Box Office 01752 267222
 
Wednesday March 28 at 7.30 pm at Crownhill Methodist Church, Plymouth
The Sir Joshua Reynolds Choir directed by Jenny George
Fauré: Requiem and other Easter Music.
Tickets £5.00 - phone Maureen Blatchford 01752 292118
Proceeds to WaterAid
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
WednesdayMarch 28 at 8.30 pm at The Toorak Hotel, Torquay TQ2 5JS
Neil Burns Trio
Jazz guitatrist with a wide range of influences from Miles Davis, Wes Montgomery, John Coltrane and Jim Mullen
Tickets £8 adv. £10 door
More details and booking at speakeasytorquay.com
 
Thursday March 29 at 7.15 pm and Saturday March 31 at 2 pm at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Welsh National Opera
Mozart: Don Giovanni
Sung in Italian, with English and Welsh surtitles
Tickets £14.50 - £52.50 from Theatre Royal Box Office 01752 267222
 


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