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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 at 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
Saturday May 5 at 7.30 pm at the Ariel Centre, Ashburton Road, Totnes, TQ9 5JX
Quartet 19 (Percussion Ensemble)
Steve Reich: Drumming
John Cage: Living Room Music
Philip Glass: Mad Rush
Tickets £12/ £6 online
Presented by Dartingtron Sinfonietta
 
Saturday May 5 and Sunday May 6 from 10am at The Old Chapel, Calstock
Springtime Madrigals Weekend with Helen Porter
An intensive weekend of rehearsing is concluded with a free public performance on Sunday afternoon at 4.00pm.
All madrigals will be selected from the Oxford Book of English Madrigals, and recordings will be available in advance of the weekend.
Tickets £65 from helen@counterparts.org.uk
 
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 to Saturday May 12 at Plymouth University venues
Plymouth University Music Week
Details below and from 01752 585050 or online
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 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster Church, Plymouth
The Minster String Quartet
Jonathan Hurdle, Martin Kent - violins,Hilary Lade - viola , Jane Spence - cello
Donations welcome / No need to book .
 
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, blues 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 7.30 pm at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Mannamead Rd, Plymouth PL3 5QJ
City of Plymouth Concert Band, with Katherine Martin - vocalist
Spring Concert
Entrance free; collection for Parkinsons
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday May 11 at 7.30 pm at St Lawrence Chapel, Ashburton, TQ13 7DD
Alison Smith - classical guitar
Music includes Chopin, Villa Lobos, Barrios, Lovelady, Yocoh & George Shearing
Tickets £8 in advance www.wegottickets.com and £10 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
 
Sunday May 13 at 4 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
Duo Villanesca: Peter Joe (PJ) Bennett - guitar and Ana Estefania Rodriguez Morán - flute
Solos and duets including pieces by Bach, Schubert, Smith Brindle, Hoover, Tadic, Debussy and Piazzolla.
Tickets: £9 at the door, £8 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, £5 under 18s from 01726 879500 or from Lime Kiln Gallery in Calstock.
 
Wednesday May 16 at 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster Church, Plymouth
Richard Line - organ
Donations welcome / No need to book .
 

Thursday May 17 at 7 pm at The House, Plymouth University
Matana Jones - saxophone and Kelly Jayne Jones - flute
An evening of Jazz, blues and Improvisation
Tickets £8, concessions £5 from 01752 585050, www.peninsula-arts.co.uk

A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
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 at 1 pm and 3 pm at Callington Methodist Church
Tamar Valley Male Voice Choir
Callington Mayfest
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 Orchestra and 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
Saturday May 19 at 7.30 pm at the Old Chapel, Calstock
Calstock Singers - Time and Tide
Tickets £6 (no discount for Friends of Calstock Arts) available from Limekiln Gallery or on the door.
 
Saturday May 19 at 7.30 pm at St Peter's Church, Shaldon TQ14 0DB
Shaldon Singers, conducted by Bob Carter, with the Shaldon Sinfonietta, soloists Heloise West, Rebecca Smith, Matthew Wilding and Julian Rippon
Handel: Messiah
Tickets £13 or £10, £6/ £5 for under 19s. Tel 01626 873079 or email shaldonsingers@gmail.com
 
Saturday May 19 at 7 pm at St Mary’s Church, Market Road, Plympton PL7 1QW
Devnent (Steve Tyler, Katy Merchant and Jim Causley)
Medieval and Traditional Folk Concert
Tickets £10 from Monday to Friday, 9am to 1pm at St Mary’s Church Parish Office, PL7 1QW or on the door. For more information call 01752 337416 or 01752 335277 or email info@plymptoncivicsociety.org.uk
 
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 and is supported by Gard & Co Solicitors. .
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 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster Church, Plymouth
Kris Emmett - organ
Donations welcome / No need to book .
 
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
 
Thursday May 24 at 8 pm at Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University
Plymouth University Orchestra directed by Jonathan Hurdle and Jamie Dove
Summer Concert
Free admission, booking advised from 01752 585050, www.peninsula-arts.co.uk
Parting donations towards costs, please.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday May 25 at 7.30 pm at the Old Chapel, Calstock
Tamar
Oliver Wheeldon and Barney Kenny playing Fiddle, Slide Guitar and 12 String Acoustic Guitar with a foot-stomping Celtic/Anglo crossover style of music
Free entry - donations to the band
 
Sunday May 27 at 7.30 pm St. Mary's Church, Totnes
Devon Baroque Chamber Ensemble: Persephone Gibbs and Julie Hill - violins, Barbara Degener - cello and Andrew Wilson-Dickson - harpsichord.
Bach's Family & Friends
Johann Bernhard Bach: Ouverture
Johann Goldberg: Trio Sonata in C
CPE Bach: Trio Sonata in C minor (Sanguineus et Melancholicus)
JC Bach: Harpsichord - Concerto from Op 1
JS Bach: Final fugue from the Art of Fugue
+ works by Telemann and Pachelbel
Tickets £15, students and under 18s £5 from Dartington Box Office 01803 847070 and at the door.
This concert is in association with The Arts at Dartington
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday May 30 at 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster Church, Plymouth
Peter Clarke - piano
Donations welcome / No need to book .
 

 

 

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