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Concert Programme for May 2020
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Friday May 1 at 8 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
Byron Wallen's Four Corners Band: Byron Wallen - trumpet and conches, Paul Michael - bass, Rod Young - drums, Mike de Souza - guitar
Tickets £15 at the door, £14 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, from 01726 879500 or from the Lime Kiln Gallery.
 
Saturday May 2 at 7.30 pm at St. Eustachius Church, Tavistock CANCELLED
Mount Kelly Choral Society with soloists, children's choir and & professional instrumental ensemble featuring jazz trio, harp, organ and flugel horn
Harvey Brough: Requiem in Blue
Tickets £10 (u19s -free) from www.ticketsource.co.uk/mountkelly, Bookstop or on the door
sponsored by the Mount Kelly Foundation - in association with the 2020 Tavistock Festival
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday May 2 at 7.30 pm at Minster Church of St. Andrew Royal Parade Plymouth PL1 2AD
South West Philharmonia & Chorus
Dan Forrest: Requiem for the Living
Tickets £12 +£1.52 fee from 07891001969 or online
South West International Choral Festival
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday May 2 at 7.30 pm at Buckfast Abbey
Voces, directed by Martyn Warren, with David Davies - organ
Alleluia: 16th-century music for the season of Easter
Tickets £10 from Buckfast Abbey Box Office 01364 645500
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 3 at 3 pm at Kingsbridge Methodist Church CANCELLED
Divertimento String Quartet: Mary Eade and Lindsay Braga - violins, Andrew Gillett - viola and Vicky Evans - cello
Haydn String Quartet Op 20 no 6 in A
Aaron Copland: Two Pieces for String Quartet
Brahms String Quartet, Op 51 no 1 in C minor
Tickets £15 at the door, £13 in advance from Divertimento 01803 863677, enquiries@divertimento.uk.com, Kingsbridge Tourist Information 01548 853195 or at the door. Under 18s free.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 3 at 7.30 pm at St. Eustachius Church, Tavistock POSTPONED
Mount Kelly Concert Society
Charlotte Saluste-Bridoux - violin, with piano accompanist
Music for violin and piano including sonatas by Beethoven, Brahms and Ravel
Tickets £8 (u19s free) from www.ticketsource.co.uk/mountkelly, Bookstop or on the door
sponsored by the Countess of Munster Trust and the Mount Kelly Foundation - in association with the 2020 Tavistock Festival
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Tuesday May 5 at 1 pm at Tavistock Methodist Church POSTPONED
Children's Concert
retiring collection
sponsored by Alistair Kinsey
 
Thursday May 7 at 1 pm at St Eustachius Church, Tavistock POSTPONED
Jacqueline Kershaw - french horn and Andrew Wilson - piano
Tickets - £5 (children free) on the door
recital series sponsored by Alistair Kinsey
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday May 8 at 7.30 pm at St. Eustachius Church, Tavistock POSTPONED
VE Day Anniversary Concert given by Abbey Brass and the Avalon Barbershop Quartet
Tickets £10 (u19s £5) from www.ticketsource.co.uk/tavistock-festival, Bookstop or on the door
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday May 8 at 7.30 pm at St. Mary's Church, Callington
Plymouth Area Police Choir
In conjunction with the Saltash Ladies Choir
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday May 8 and Saturday May 9 at 8 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock POSTPONED
Cara Dillon
Tickets £22 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, from 01726 879500 or from the Lime Kiln Gallery.
 
Saturday May 9 at 10,30 at in Bedford Square, Tavistock POSTPONED
Vortex - wind band
Donations welcomed
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday May 9 at 7.30 pm at St. Eustachius Church, Tavistock POSTPONED
North Devon Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven, Chopin, Dvorak and Vaughan Williams
Tickets £12 (u19s £6) from www.ticketsource.co.uk/tavistock-festival, Bookstop or on the door
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday May 9 at 7.30 pm at St. Edward's Church, Eggbuckland, Plymouth
Tamar Valley Male Voice Choir
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 10 at 7 pm at The Wharf, Tavistock POSTPONED
Stannary Brass Band - 25th Anniversary Concert
Tickets £8 from the Wharf Arts Centre Box Office 01822 611166 or on the door
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 10 at 7.30 pm at The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth PL6 5DH CANCELLED
Plymouth Jazz Club
Simon Spillett , acclaimed saxophonist influenced by the great post-war saxophonist Tubby Hayes, with the Martin Dale Quartet.
Tickets £10 for visitors – all welcome– (Members £8, Full-Time Students £5). Full info via 01752 774343 www.plymouth-jazz-club.org.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday May 13 at 8 pm at Churston Golf Club, Torbay
Lisa Björänge Quintet
This Swedish quintet brings an invigorating vitality to their music with the group's simple joy in making fine music. Lisa Bjorange's impressive vocal versatility plays a large role in their sound, with her convincing upper-register scatting and her creative phrasing together, with heartfelt treatments of songs through her wistful, dusky delivery..
Tickets £14 on the door, £12 in advance from fougoumusic.com or 01803 898570
 
Friday May 15 at 7.30 pm at Church of Jesus Christ of latter day Saints, Plymouth
Plymouth Area Police Choir
In aid of Parkinson's UK
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday May 15 at 7.30 pm at the Courtenay Centre, Newton Abbot CANCELLED
Nicholas McCarthy - piano
Programme includes works by Scriabin / Blumenfeld / Reinecke / Bach / Alice Charbonnet and others.
Tickets £18 on the door, £15 in advance, from www.nadsa.co.uk, Newton Abbot Tourist Information Centre, 01626 215 667, Dawlish Tourist Information Centre The Lawn, EX7 9PW – 01626 215 665
Newton and District Society of Arts Towersey Foundation Charity Concert)
 
Saturday May 16 at 7.30 pm at Callington MayFest
Tamar Valley Male Voice Choir
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday May 16 at 10 am at Plymouth Guildhall
Plymouth Philharmonic Choir welcomes all singers to the Plymouth Big Birthday Sing!
A celebration of the choir's 50th anniversary, singing Karl Jenkins' The Armed Man with a free, informal performance at the end of the day
For more details and how to apply visit www.plymouthphilchoir.org or call 01822 853791
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 17 at 3 pm at the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth POSTPONED
Jeanie Moore MVO
26th International Concert Series
The Skylark Quintet: Judith Hall - flute, Lynn Carter - oboe, Victoria Loram - clarinet, Jo Arnason - bassoon and Nicola New - horn
Music by Strauss, Beethoven, Purce3ll, Elgar, Verdi, Grainger, Bizet and Grieg
Tickets £15 from The Duke of Cornwall Hotel 01752 275850 info@thedukeofcornwall.co.uk, wegottickets.com or from Jeanie Moore MVO 01752 770345 jeanie@jeaniemooremvo.co.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 17 at 3 pm at The Minstrels Music Centre, Canworthy Water, Launceston, PL15 8UB CANCELLED
Divertimento String Quartet: Mary Eade and Lindsay Braga - violins, Andrew Gillett - viola and Vicky Evans - cello
Haydn String Quartet Op 20 no 6 in A
Aaron Copland: Two Pieces for String Quartet
Brahms String Quartet, Op 51 no 1 in C minor
Tickets £15 at the door, £13 in advance from Divertimento 01803 863677, enquiries@divertimento.uk.com, or at the door. Under 18s free.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 17 at 7.30 pm at The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth PL6 5DH CANCELLED
Plymouth Jazz Club
The Devon Magnolia Jazz Band
Traditional New Orleans jazz from a fine six-piece band set up by Pete Miller to play the music of 20's & 30's New Orleans.A talented Exeter based saxophonist leading a fine straight & Latin Jazz group.
Tickets £10 for visitors – all welcome– (Members £8, Full-Time Students £5). Full info via 01752 774343 www.plymouth-jazz-club.org.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday May 22 at 8 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock POSTPONED
Nick Wyke -and Becki Driscoll - fiddle players, singers and composers
English Folk
Free entry, donations to the band please.
 

Saturday May 23 at 7.30 pm at St. Andrew's Minster, Plymouth
University of Plymouth Choral Society, MD Alice Dennis
Clive Jenkins: 'The Mayflower Pilgrims'
American and British songs celebrating theSpecial Relationship between our two countries, including Rule Britannia, Jerusalem, Britten's arrangement of God Save The Queen, the American folk hymn Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing, America The Beautiful and the Star Spangled Banner.
Supported by Plymouth Music Accord as part of the Mayflower 400 Celebrations
Tickets £16/£6 students and under 26s from 01752 585050 or online

A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Saturday May 23 at Sampford Spiney, nr Tavistock
PGS Theatre Productions presents Trial By Jury
Details tba at www.pgstheatre.com
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 24 at 4 pm at St Margaret's Church, Topsham CANCELLED
Divertimento String Quartet: Mary Eade and Lindsay Braga - violins, Andrew Gillett - viola and Vicky Evans - cello
Haydn String Quartet Op 20 no 6 in A
Aaron Copland: Two Pieces for String Quartet
Brahms String Quartet, Op 51 no 1 in C minor
Tickets £15 at the door, £13 in advance from Divertimento 01803 863677, enquiries@divertimento.uk.com, or at the door. Under 18s free.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 24 at 8 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock POSTPONED
Thomas Bowes - violin
Bach Pigrimage
Bach sonatas and partitas
Tickets £12 at the door, £10 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, from 01726 879500 or from the Lime Kiln Gallery.
 
Wednesday May 27 at 8 pm at Churston Golf Club, Torbay
Radio Banska
The Radio Banska quartet - genre defying original compositions. A jazz infused blend of Levantine mystery, dark Balkan passion and sensual Latin grooves.
Tickets £14 on the door, £12 in advance from fougoumusic.com or 01803 898570
 
Saturday May 30 at 7.30 pm at Sherwell United Church, Plymouth PL4 8EF CANCELLED
Divertimento String Quartet: Mary Eade and Lindsay Braga - violins, Andrew Gillett - viola and Vicky Evans - cello
Haydn String Quartet Op 20 no 6 in A
Brahms String Quartet, Op 51 no 1 in C minor
Tickets £15 at the door, £13 in advance from Divertimento 01803 863677, enquiries@divertimento.uk.com, or at the door. Under 25s free.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 31 at 3 pm at St. John's Church, Totnes CANCELLED
Divertimento String Quartet: Mary Eade and Lindsay Braga - violins, Andrew Gillett - viola and Vicky Evans - cello
Haydn String Quartet Op 20 no 6 in A
Aaron Copland: Two Pieces for String Quartet
Brahms String Quartet, Op 51 no 1 in C minor
Tickets £15 at the door, £13 in advance from Divertimento 01803 863677, enquiries@divertimento.uk.com, or at the door. Under 18s free.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 31 at 8 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock POSTPONED
Lau - unplugged
Kris Drever - guitar, vocals, Martin Green - accordion and Aidan O'Rourke - fiddle
Tickets £21 at the door, £22 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, from 01726 879500 or from the Lime Kiln Gallery.
 

 

 

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