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Concert Programme for May 2019
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Thursday May 2 at 1 pm at St. Eustachius Church, Tavistock
Mary Mazur Park - piano and Leslie Mazur Park - oboe
Tickets £5 (children free) on the door
Sponsored by Alistair Kinsey
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Thursday May 2 to Monday May 6
Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival, including the Tamar Valley Male Voice Choir
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Friday May 3 at 8 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock SOLD OUT
Eliza Carthy and Martin Carthy
Father and Daughter Folk
Tickets: £18 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, under 18s £10, from 01726 879500 or from Lime Kiln Gallery in Calstock.
 
Saturday May 4 at 7.30 pm at Sherwell United Church, North Hill, Plymouth
Divertimento String Quartet - Mary Eade, Lindsay Braga - violins, Andrew Gillett - viola, Vicky Evans - cello
Haydn: String Quartet in E flat op 33 no 2
Beethoven: String Quartet in D op 18 no 3
Bruch: String Quartet no 1 in C minor
Tickets £15 on the door, £13 in advance, under-26s free, from Divertimento 01803 863677 enquiries@divertimento.uk.com
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Saturday May 4 at 7.30 pm at St Eustachius Church, Tavistock
Mount Kelly Choral Society, conductor Julian Jensen
Haydn: The Creation
TIckets £12, under 18's free, at the door, from "Bookstop" or on-line at www.ticketsource.co.uk/mountkelly
Part of Tavistock Festival.
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Saturday May 4 at 7 pm at St Mary's Parish Church Totnes
Veronika Shoot - piano
From Baroque to Rock . Film, romantics, classical, contemporary, Jazz & more! An unusual and exciting programme featuring many great pieces of music throughout many centuries and genres.
Tickets £12 at the door; £10 in advance from the Creative Crafts & Needlework Shop
Full details and seat booking information at: tinyurl.com/FOSMconcerts
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Saturday May 4 at 7.30 pm at St. John's Church, St. Austell
Tamar Valley Male Voice Choir
Cornwall International MVC Concert
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Saturday May 4 and Sunday May 5 from 10 am to 4 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
Madrigals Weekend, led by Helen Porter, with showcase performance 4 pm Sunday
Tickets £65) not including lunch) from www.greshamhousestudios.co.uk or phone 01822 833668 (max 30 participants)
 
Sunday May 5 at 3 pm at St. John's Church, Bridgetown, Totnes
Divertimento String Quartet - Mary Eade, Lindsay Braga - violins, Andrew Gillett - viola, Vicky Evans - cello
Haydn: String Quartet in E flat op 33 no 2
Beethoven: String Quartet in D op 18 no 3
Bruch: String Quartet no 1 in C minor
Tickets £13 on the door, £12 in advance, under-18s free, from Divertimento 01803 863677, Drift Records, 103 High Street, Totnes, 01803 866828 or enquiries@divertimento.uk.com
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Sunday May 5 at 7 pm at The Wharf, Tavistock
Devon County Youth Brass Band – 15th Anniversary Concert
Tickets £7 from the Wharf Arts Centre Box Office 01822 611166 or on the door
supported by the Friends of the DCYBB.
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Sunday May 5 at 7.30 pm at The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth PL6 5DH
Plymouth Jazz Club
The University of Plymouth Big Band
Bringing youth and vigour to the classic big band repertory of swing and later styles. Come along to support, encourage and enjoy the music of these talented and enthusiastic youngsters!
Tickets £10 for visitors – all welcome– (Members £8, Full-Time Students £5). Full info via 01752 721179 www.plymouth-jazz-club.org.uk
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Monday May 6 at 9.30 for 10 am at Tavistock Methodist Church
‘Let’s Sing’ – workshop of memorable music in different styles, directed by Dr Sean Sweeney
Suitable for all ages; refreshments available
Tickets for participants - £10 (18 and under free); for booking details, contact Rosemary Turner – 07866 488630 or talk2turners@btinternet.com – marking emails let’s sing; applications by May 1 st, but preferably by April 24th
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Tuesday May 7 at 1 pm at at St. Eustachius Church, Tavistock
Sean Sweeney - organ
Tickets £5 (children free) on the door
Sponsored by Alistair Kinsey
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday May 8 at 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster Church, Plymouth
Sean Sweeney - organ
Admission free
A History Festival recital
 
Wednesday May 8 at 7.30 pm at St. Eustachius Parish Church, Tavistock
The King's Singers
Tickets £20 from www.ticketsource.co.uk/mountkelly, Miller Town & Country Tavistock Office or on the door
Sponsored by the Mount Kelly Foundation
Part of the Tavistock Festival
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday May 8 at 8.30 pm at Churston Golf Club
Fougou Jazz
Eyal Lovett Quartet
Original compositions, jazz standards and israeli music
Tickets £12 at the door; £10 in advance from fougoumusic.com
 
Friday May 10 at 7.30pm at at Ridgeway Methodist Church, Plympton
Plymouth Area Police Choir together with Torpoint Ladies Choir
Tickets from Chris Roper 01752 814144 or on the door..
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Saturday May 11 at 10 am at Church of Saints Peter, Paul & Thomas, Bovey Tracey
Plymouth & District Organists' Association
Lunch, then at St John the Evangelist, Bovey Tracey for 2pm and organ recital at 4.30 pm by Gabrielle Lewis
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Saturday May 11 at 8 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
The Delta Saxophone Quartet present Bowie, Berlin & Beyond + Project Flicks
Tickets £13 at the door, £12 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, u18s £5, from 01726 879500 or from the Limekiln Gallery
 
Sunday May 12 at 3 pm at the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth
Elizabeth-Jane Baldry - Harp
Elizabeth-Jane Baldry presents a sparkling harp recital, taking her audience on an entertaining journey through the history of harp music. She will perform captivating harp solos from five centuries. Refined Renaissance, glittering Baroque, naughty Victorian Fairies and contemporary music all find their way into her recital programme, interspersed with the stories behind the music - tales of romance, scandal and tragedy.
Tickets £14 from The Duke of Cornwall Hotel 01752 275850 and www.wegottickets.com/event/457786
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Monday May 13 - Saturday May 18
University of Plymouth Music Week
Events tbc
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Wednesday May 15 at 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster Church, Plymouth
Kris Emmett - piano and organ
Admission free
A History Festival recital
 
Thursday May 16 at 1:30pm at Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth
Musica Viva Concert Series:
Dante Quartet Open Rehearsal
Free admission, booking advised from www.plymouth.ac.uk/arts-institute
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday May 17 at 7.30 pm at The University of Plymouth Sherwell Centre
Musica Viva series
Dante Quartet with Robert Taub - piano
Debussy: String Quartet
Szymanowski: String Quartet No.2
Shostakovich: Piano Quintet
Tickets £12/£10, students £5; 18’s and under free via YAP
Pre-concert talk by Dr Robert Taub and members of the Dante Quartet at 7 pm.
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Friday May 17 at 8 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
The Little Unsaid - led by John Elliott
Tickets £13 at the door, £12 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, u21s £8, from 01726 879500 or from the Limekiln Gallery
 
Friday May 17 at 8.30 pm at the Palace Theatre, Palace Avenue, Paignton TQ3 3HF
Talinka: Tali Atzmon - vocals, Yaron Stavi - double bass, Jenny Bliss Bennett - viola de gamba, violin, flute and voice; Gilad Atzmon - bass clarinet, accordion and soprano sax.
Tickets £11- £13 from palacetheatrepaignton.co.uk
 

Saturday May 18 at 7.30 pm at St. Andrew's Minster Church, Plymouth
University of Plymouth Choral Society and Sinfonia Summer Concert
Mozart: Requiem
Bruckner: Locus Iste
Mozart: Eine Kleine Nacht Musik
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus
Tickets £16 (£6 students and u26's) from The Arts Institute Box Office, tel: 01752 585050 or from www.plymouth.ac.uk/arts-institute

A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation

Saturday May 18 at 7.30 pm at Plymouth Guildhall
South West Philharmonia and Chorus
Fedor Vrtacnik: Les Miserables Concert Suite
Dan Forrest: Lux - Dawn From on High
Details from www.swpac.co.uk or 01579 343392

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Saturday May 18 at 7.30 pm at Landulph Church
Tamar Valley Male Voice Choir with Looe Lady Singers
Part of Callington May Fest
See tamarvalleymvc.co.uk for details

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Sunday May 19 at 3 pm at Kingsbridge Methodist Church
Divertimento String Quartet - Mary Eade, Lindsay Braga - violins, Andrew Gillett - viola, Vicky Evans - cello
Haydn: String Quartet in E flat op 33 no 2
Beethoven: String Quartet in D op 18 no 3
Bruch: String Quartet no 1 in C minor
Tickets £15 on the door, £13 in advance, under-18s free, from Divertimento 01803 863677, Kingsbridge TIC or enquiries@divertimento.uk.com
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 19 (afternoon) at Lostwithiel Music Festival
Canoryon Lowen
Details from 01379 320683 or www.canoryonlowen.com
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Sunday May 19 at 7.30 pm at The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth PL6 5DH
Plymouth Jazz Club
Emily Bacon’s Good Time Gang.
Emily Bacon is a talented vocalist leading this great traditional “New Orleans” style band from the North-East of England.
Tickets £10 for visitors – all welcome– (Members £8, Full-Time Students £5). Full info via 01752 721179 www.plymouth-jazz-club.org.uk
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Sunday May 19 at 7 pm at St Martin's Church Liskeard
Nicholas Wearne - organ
A range of styles and music demonstrating the magnificent sound of St Martin's wonderful instrument, to celebrate the completion of its refurbishment in spring 2019.
Tickets £12 at the door, £10 online, free for students at school
 
Wednesday May 22 at 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster Church, Plymouth
Richard Line - organ
Admission free
A History Festival recital
 
Wednesday May 22 at 8.30 pm at Churston Golf Club
Fougou Jazz
Jinjoo Yoo, Wayne Wilkinson, Chris Hodgkins & Alison Rayner
Tickets £12 at the door; £10 in advance from fougoumusic.com
 
Thursday May 23 at 7.30 pm at Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth
University of Plymouth Orchestra Summer Concert
Free admission, booking advised from www.plymouth.ac.uk/arts-institute
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Friday May 24 at 8 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
Alyn Shipton’s New Orleans Friends: Finlay Milne – trumpet, Adrian Cox – clarinet, Simon Picton – guitar and banjo, Alyn Shipton – bass, Emile Martyn –drums
Tickets £15 at the door, £14 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, u21s £5, from 01726 879500 and from the Limekiln Gallery
 
Saturday May 25 at 7.30pm at Tavistock Town Hall
PGS Theatre Productions (formerly The Plymouth Gilbert & Sullivan Fellowship)
Concert of music from the musicals
In conjunction with Tavistock Lions Club. Further details to appear on our website - www.pgstheatre.com
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday May 26 at 8 pm at the Old Chapel, Calstock
John Horler - piano, with Ron Phelan - bass and Ronnie Jones - drums
The music of Bill Evans (Miles Davis Quartet pianist)
Tickets £13 at the door, £12 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, £8 under 18s and students with ID, from 01726 879500 or from the Lime Kiln Gallery.
 
Wednesday May 29 at 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster Church, Plymouth
The Minster String Quartet
Admission free
A History Festival recital
 
Thursday May 30 at 8 pm at the Old Chapel, Calstock
The Murphy Beds – Jefferson Hamer and Eamon O’Leary
Tickets £13 at the door, £12 advance, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, £8 under 18s and students with ID, from 01726 879500 or from the Lime Kiln Gallery.
 
Friday May 31 at 7.30pm at Methodist Central Hall, Plymouth
Plymouth Police Choir
Grand Summer Concert.
Further details and tickets contact Bob Sheldrake 01752 406995.
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation

 

 

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