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Concert Programme for May 2018
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Tuesday May 1 at 1 pm St Eustachius’s Church, Tavistock
Sean Sweeney - organ
Tickets £5 (children – free) on the door
Part of Tavistock Festival
Recital series sponsored by Alistair Kinsey
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday May 2 at 7 pm St Eustachius’s Church, Tavistock
Tavistock Sings!
An evening of singing from local school choirs culminating in a massed choir finale featuring over two hundred young voices
Tickets: £2 per adult on the door or in advance from Miller Town & Country Tavistock Office
sponsored by the Mount Kelly Foundation
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Thursday May 3 at 1 pm St Eustachius’s Church, Tavistock
Brian Chapple - piano
Tickets £5 (children – free) on the door
Part of Tavistock Festival
Recital series sponsored by Alistair Kinsey
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Thursday May 3 at 7.15 pm The Wharf A|rts Cente, Tavistock
Live Broadcast Performance of ‘Manon’ from the Royal Ballet, Covent Garden
Tickets £13 (£10 - children/Friends of the Wharf) from the Wharf Arts Centre Box Office
Part of Tavistock Festival
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday May 4 at 7.30 pm at St Eustachius’s Church, Tavistock
Peter Cigleris - clarinet, Martin Cousin - piano
to include works by Malcolm Arnold, Leonard Bernstein, Carlo della Giacoma, Clive Jenkins and Andrew M Wilson
Tickets £15 (children - £5) from Miller Town & Country Tavistock Office or on the door
sponsored by the Sir Malcolm Arnold Trust and Tamar Valley Tourist Association (TAVATA)
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday May 5 at 7.30 pm at Saltash Wesley Church
Plymouth Area Police Choir with the Saltash Ladies Choir to celebrate their 70th Anniversary.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday May 5 at 7.30 pm Sherwell United Church, North Hill, Plymouth
The Divertimento String Quartet
Haydn, Gurney and Brahms quartets
Tickets £13 in advance or £15 on door, under 18's free, from Divertimento 01803 863677 www.divertimento.uk.com
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 6 at 3 pm at Kingsbridge Methodist Church
The Divertimento String Quartet
Haydn, Gurney and Brahms quartets
Tickets £12, under 18s free, from Kingsbridge Tourist Information, Divertimento 01803 863677 or at the door www.divertimento.uk.com
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 6 at 6 pm at St Eustachius’s Church, Tavistock
Festival Evensong - choir augmented by Launceston Parish Church Choir Followed by Recital by Launceston Parish Church Choir. Retiring collection
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 6 at 7.30 pm at The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth PL6 5DH
Plymouth Jazz Club
Lee Gibson with the Martin Dale Quartet
One of the best jazz singers in the UK made a great impression on her previous appearance with this fine Plymouth band.
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
Monday May 7 at 9.30 for 10 am at St Eustachius’s Church, Tavistock
Choral Workshop directed by Julian Jensen
Ancient to Modern: music from the Renaissance masters and their Twenty-First Century counterparts, to include ‘O Nata Lux’ by Thomas Tallis (1505-1585) and a setting of the same text by Morten Lauridsen (1943- )
workshop to be followed by tea at the Bedford Hotel
Tickets for participants - £10; for further details, contact Julian Jensen on 01822 813162 or email music@mountkelly.com
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Monday May 7 at 6 pm at St Eustachius’s Church, Tavistock
‘Tavistock Sings’ - performance by the day’s Workshop personnel
Retiring collection to help defray costs
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Monday May 7 at 7.30 pm at The Wharf Arts Centre, Tavistock
‘Battle of the Bands’ - an evening of music from local youth musicians/bands
f or further details contact Julian Jensen on 01822 813162 or email music@mountkelly.com
Tickets£5 (students - £2), bookable in advance from the Wharf Arts Centre Box Office or on the door
supported by the Wharf Arts Centre and the Mount Kelly Foundation
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Tuesday May 8 at 7.30 pm at The House, Plymouth University
Plymouth University Gospel Choir and Plymouth University Big Band
Free admission, booking advised from 01752 585050, www.peninsula-arts.co.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday May 9 at 7 pm at the Sherwell Centre, Plymouth University
The Steve Buckley Trio with Katherine Williams and Tom Armstrong (saxes, piano, clarinet )
Free admission, booking advised from 01752 585050, www.peninsula-arts.co.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday May 9 at 9 pm at Room 14, the Rolle Builing, Plymouth University
Sam Richards - piano
Empty Moments - miniatures
Free admission, booking advised from 01752 585050, www.peninsula-arts.co.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday May 9 at 8.30 pm at The Toorak Hotel, Torquay TQ2 5JS
Mike Westbrook & Company
Paintbox Jane. Raoul Dufy Paints A Portrait.
Tickets £8 adv. £10 door
More details and booking at speakeasytorquay.com
 
Thursday May 10 at 12 noon at Crosspoint, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University
Plymouth University Gamelan Orchestra, directed by Saj Collyer
Free admission, booking advised from 01752 585050, www.peninsula-arts.co.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Thursday May 10 at 7 pm at The House, Plymouth University
Ambient Chilled - Electronics & New Instruments
Free admission, booking advised from 01752 585050, www.peninsula-arts.co.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday May 11 at 1 pm in Room 14, the Rolle Builing, Plymouth University
Lena Kozik - piano
Philip Glass Metamorphosis
Free admission, booking advised from 01752 585050, www.peninsula-arts.co.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday May 11 at 7 pm at the Sherwell Centre, Plymouth University
Sam Richards - piano, with final year instrumentalists
An evening of Jazz, lues and Improvisation
Free admission, booking advised from 01752 585050, www.peninsula-arts.co.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday May 11 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Mannamead Rd, Plymouth PL3 5QJ
City of Plymouth Concert Band
Spring Concert
Tickets £5 on the door
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday May 12 at 7 pm at the Plymouth University Students' Union Bar Outdoor Stage
Capulus - hard rock
Free admission, booking advised from 01752 585050, www.peninsula-arts.co.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 13 at 7.30 pm at The Wharf, Tavistock
The Dave Hankin Big Band
Iconic TV Themes
Tickets £13 on the door, £12.50 in advance from The Wharf Box Office, 01822 611166
 
Friday May 18 at 7.30 pm at St. Neot, Cornwall
Plymouth Area Police Choir with Levon Kesson Choir of Liskeard
In aid of the Devon and Cornwall Air Ambulance Services.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday May 19 (tbc)
Plymouth & District Organists' Association
Visit to churches in St Dominick
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday May 19 at 7.30 pm at RHS Garden Rosemoor, Torrington
Chamber Ensemble of London, director Peter Fisher - violin
Garden Music
Noël Coward: London Pride
Tchaikovsky: Valse des fleurs
Billy Mayerl: Marigold
Trad. arr. Jenkins: Scarborough Fair
Katie Moss: The Floral Dance
Rodgers & Hammerstein: Edelweiss
Rossini: I Crisantemi
Johann Strauss II: Roses from the South
Clive Jenkins: Honeysuckle Waltz
Rimski-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebee
Paul Lincke: Glow Worm
Billy Mayerl: Evening Primrose
Ivor Novello: We’ll Gather Lilacs
Weatherley / Wood: Roses of Picardy
Dubin / Burke: Tip Toe Thro’ The Tulips
Vivaldi : Summer
Brown / Tobias / Stept: Don’t Sit Under The Apple Tree
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday May 19 at 7.30 pm at St. Andrew's Minster Church, Plymouth
University of Plymouth Choral Society, with the Divertimento String Quartet
Fauré: Pavane
Ravel: String Quartet in F
Fauré: Requiem
Tickets £15, Under 26's £6 from 01752 585050.  Email: peninsula-arts@plymouth.ac.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday May 19 at 7.30 pm at Tavistock Town Hall (tbc)
Plymouth Gilbert & Sullivan Fellowship in concert
Details tba from www.plymouthgilbertandsullivan.com/events/
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 20 at 3 pm at at Dartington Great Hall
25th International Concert Series
90th Birthday Celebrity Concert In recognition of Jeanie Moore MVO’s 90th birthday, she is presenting a concert in aid of WarChild with several eminent and well-loved performers, including Mark Bebbington; piano, Peter Fisher; violin, Craig Ogden; classical guitar, Peter Cigleris; clarinet and Elizabeth-Jane Baldry; harp. A celebration of life, love and music.
Tickets £20 from Jeanie Moore MVO 01752 770345 and www.wegottickets.com/event/428611.
This concert is in aid of WarChild.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 20 at 7.30 pm at The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth PL6 5DH
Plymouth Jazz Club
The Sopranos
Quintet headed by a talented saxophone and clarinet duo play jazz standards from the nineteen-twenties onwards.
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
Sunday May 20 at the Lostwithiel Festival
Canoryon Lowen
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Tuesday May 22 at 2 pm at St.Budeaux Baptist Church Hall, Fletemoor Road, St.Budeaux.
Plymouth Clarion Choir
Contact : Mrs Emmie Headdon - 01752 361865
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday May 23 at 8.30 pm at The Toorak Hotel, Torquay TQ2 5JS
Andy Nowak Trio
Tickets £8 adv. £10 door
Original compositions and striking reworkings of well known material
More details and booking at speakeasytorquay.com
 

 

 

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