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Concert Programme for October 2021
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Friday October 1 at 5 pm at St Pancras' Church, Widecombe-in-the-Moor
Two Moors Festival
Ruby Hughes - soprano and Sergio Bucheli - theorbo and lute Henry Purcell: Music for a while / Sweeter than roses / O Solitude
John Dowland: Prelude (lute solo)
Robert Johnson: Full Fathom Five / Where the bee sucks / Care charming sleep
John Dowland: The Frog Galliard (lute solo)
Robert Johnson: As I walked forth / Tell me dearest
John Dowland: Come away, come sweet love / Flow my tears / Say love if ever thou didst find / A Fancy (lute solo) / In darkness let me dwell / Go Crystal tears / Can she excuse my wrongs / Sir John Smith's Almaine Fancy (lute solo) / Come again
Errollyn Wallen: Peace on earth
Tickets: £35, £25, £15, £10 (Restricted View) online
 
Friday October 1 at 7.30 pm at the University of Plymouth Sherwell Centre
Robert Taub - piano
Beethoven: Piano Sonata Op.2 no.1
Beethoven: Piano Sonata Op.53 - Waldstein
Beethoven: Piano Sonata Op.111
Tickets £12 (concessions £10) online
 
Friday October 1 at 8 pm at Landulph Memorial Hall
Landulph Festival
Countrymen: Cornish Folk Rock Harmony Group from Launceston
Tickets £15 from 07866 680 971 or on the door if available
 
Friday October 1 at 8.30 pm at St Pancras' Church, Widecombe-in-the-Moor
Two Moors Festival
Cordelia Williams - piano
Alexander Scriabin: Sonata no. 2 (Sonata-Fantasy) in G sharp minor
Thomas Tomkins: A Sad Pavan for these Distracted Times
Bill Evans: Peace Piece
Robert Schumann: Gesange der Fruhe
Franz Schubert: Sonata No. 13 in A, D664
Tickets: £35, £25, £15, £10 (Restricted View) online
 
Saturday October 2 at 11.30 am at St Pancras' Church, Widecombe-in-the-Moor
Two Moors Festival - Birdsong
George Fu - piano
Robert Schumann: Vogel als Prophet (Bird as Prophet), from Waldszenen
Olivier Messiaen: Le chocard des alpes (The Alpine Chough), from Catalogue d’Oiseaux
George Fu: Paraphrases from Respighi's The Birds
The hen (after Rameau)
The dove (after Gallot)
The cuckoo (after Pasquini)
Olivier Messiaen: Le loriot (The golden oriole), from Catalogue d’Oiseaux
Maurice Ravel: Oiseaux tristes, from Miroirs
Olivier Messiaen: Le merle bleu (The blue rock thrush), from Catalogue d’Oiseaux
Tickets: £35, £25, £15, £10 (Restricted View) online
 
Saturday October 2 at 3 pm at St Michael the Archangel Church, Chagford
Two Moors Festival
Barbican String Quartet: Amarins Wierdsma - violin, James Dong - violin, Christoph Slenczka - viola, Yoanna Prodanova - cello
Josef Haydn: Sunrise Quartet in B flat major, Op.76 No.4
Franz Schubert: String Quartet No.15 in G major, D.887
Tickets: £35, £25, £15, £10 (Restricted View) online
 
Saturday October 2 at 3 pm at the University of Plymouth Sherwell Centre
Open rehearsal: Ruisi Quartet
Rehearsing Beethoven Op.59 no. 1, Beethoven Op.135, Dawe String Quartet based on Beethoven sketches for Op.135
Tickets free online
 
Saturday October 2 at 3 pm at Kingsbridge Methodist Church
Divertimento String Quartet
Haydn: Quartet in B flat, op. 76 no. 4 "Sunrise"
Benjamin Britten: Alla Marcia
Mendelssohn: Quartet in E minor
Tickets £15, free for under 18s, from enquiries@divertimento.uk.com or 01803 863677.
 
Saturday October 2 at 7.30 pm at the University of Plymouth Sherwell Centre
Ruisi Quartet: Alessandro Ruisi - violin; Oliver Cave - violin; Luba Tunnicliffe - viola; Max Ruis -, cello
Beethoven String Quartet Op.59 no. 1,
Jonathan Dawe: world premiere, based on Beethoven's sketches for Op. 135
Beethoven String Quartet Op.135
Tickets £12 (concessions £10) online
Pre-concert talk at 7 pm
 
Saturday October 2 at 7.30 pm at St Andrew's Church, Ashburton
Two Moors Festival
Tamsin Waley-Cohen and The Festival Chamber Orchestra
Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004
Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Tickets: £35, £25, £15, £10 (Restricted View) online
 
Saturday October 2 at 8 pm at Landulph Memorial Hall
Landulph Festival
Andrey Lebedev - classical guitar and Bartosz Glowacki - accordion
Tickets £15 from 07866 680 971 or on the door if available
 
Saturday October 2 at 9 pm at Ashburton Arts Centre
Two Moors Festival
Late Night Jazz - Nishla Smith - vocals and Tom Harris - piano
Tickets: £35, £25, £15, £10 (Restricted View) online
 
Sunday October 3 at 1 pm at Ashburton Arts Centre
Riviera Ramblers (nostalgic jazz and swing)
Tickets £13 - £6 from https://www.wegottickets.com/ashburtonarts
 
Sunday October 3 at 6.45 pm at St John the Baptist Church, Hatherleigh
Two Moors Festival
Stile Antico
The Garden of Delights
Tickets: £35, £25, £15, £10 (Restricted View) online
 
Sunday October 3 at 7.30 pm at The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth
Plymouth Jazz Club
The Pete Canter Quartet
Admission £10 (Members £8, Full-Time Students £5). Tickets on the door; information 01752 774343
 
Wednesday October 6 at 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster Church, Plymouth
Elaine Davies - saxophone and flute, Sean Sweeney - piano
Admission free - donations invited
 
Friday October 8 at 6 pm at St George's Church, Modbury
Divertimento String Quartet
Haydn: Quartet in B flat, op. 76 no. 4 "Sunrise"
Benjamin Britten: Alla Marcia
Mendelssohn: Quartet in E minor
Tickets £15, free for under 18s, from enquiries@divertimento.uk.com or 01803 863677.
 
Saturday October 9 from 10 am at Stoke Damerel Church, Plymouth
Plymouth Folk Roots: A Mayflower Garland 400
A Folk Weekend to celebrate the 90th birthday of the late Cyril Tawney and to commemorate Mayflower 400
See Folk Roots Facebook Page for details
Admission free
 
Saturday October 9 at 7.30 pm at Stoke Damerel Church, Plymouth
Plymouth Folk Roots: A Mayflower Garland 400
Concert with Jim Causley, Suthering: Julu Irvine & Heg Brignall - folk duo, and Wren Music: Marilyn Tucker & Paul Wilson
In the wake of the Mayflower - sea songs and others that travelled the Atlantic in both directions
Tickets £13.50 from Eventbrite
 
Saturday October 9 at 7.30 pm at Buckfast Abbey
West Devon Chorale, Director: Michael Johnson
European Choral Classics
Bach: Jesu, Meine Freude
Mozart: Kyrie in D minor
Mendelssohn: Organ Sonata in A
Bruckner: 4 Motets
Pärt: Magnificat
Kodaly: Missa Brevis
Tickets available from Buckfast Abbey box office, telephone: 01364 645500 or online at www.buckfast.org.uk
A concert featuring or promoted by a  Plymouth Music Accord Member Organisation
Sunday October 10 from 10 am at Stoke Damerel Church, Plymouth
Plymouth Folk Roots: A Mayflower Garland 400
A Folk Weekend to celebrate the 90th birthday of the late Cyril Tawney and to commemorate Mayflower 400
See Folk Roots Facebook Page for details
At 11 am "A Mayflower Garland 400 History Walk with Music"
Limited tickets available on Eventbrite
 
Sunday October 10 at 7.00 pm at Stoke Damerel Church, Plymouth
Plymouth Folk Roots: A Mayflower Garland 400
Final Folk Concert "Leaving Plymouth's Shore - local South West Songs"
With Mad Rush Folk Duo, Martin Hazell, Plymouth Morris Men and Shep Woolley
Tickets £13.50 from Eventbrite
 
Wednesday October 13 at 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster Church, Plymouth
Levowan XII choir, directed by Marcus Alleyne
Admission free - donations invited
 
Thursday October 14 and Friday October 15 at 7.15 pm at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Welsh National Opera
Puccini: Madam Butterfly
Tickets £22 - £56 online or from Theatre Royal Box Office 01752 267222
 

Friday October 15 at 7.30 pm at The Courtenay Centre, Newton Abbot
Mark Bebbington - piano
César Franck: Prelude, Chorale and Fugue
Beethoven: Sonata in F minor, Op 57 ‘Appassionata’
John Ireland: ‘Sarnia’ – An Island Sequence
Liszt/Wagner: ‘Liebestod’ from ‘Tristan and Isolde’
Liszt/Verdi: ‘Rigoletto’ Paraphrase de Concert
Tickets £15 (members £12, students £5, accompanied children free) from www.nadsa.co.uk or from 01626 717730

 
Saturday October 16 at 7.30 pm at St. Petroc's Church, South Brent
Brent Singers, Matthew Searles - director, David Davies - organ
Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man (A mass for peace)
An abridged version of Karl Jenkins’ Mass for Peace, alongside other works of remembrance, including Gregorian chant, the Kontakion of the Dead & a setting of Laurence Binyon’s poem ‘For the fallen’.
Rehearsal at 2 pm.
Admission free
 
Saturday October 16 at 8 pm at Landulph Memorial Hall
Landulph Festival
Nordet, a French Shanty Music evening
Tickets £15 from 07866 680 971 or on the door if available
 
Saturday October 16 at 7.15 pm at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Welsh National Opera
Rossini: The Barber of Seville
Tickets £22 - £56 online or from Theatre Royal Box Office 01752 267222
 
Saturday October 16 at 7.30 pm at Ashburton Arts Centre
Byron Wallen Four Corners (Jazz)
Tickets £13 - £6 from https://www.wegottickets.com/ashburtonarts
 
Saturday October 16 at 8 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
Thomas Bowes - violin
Bach: sonatas and partitas plus pieces by Ysaye
Tickets £10 advance online, £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts. Under 18s £8
 
Sunday October 17 at 3 pm at Minstrels Music Centre, Canworthy Water, between Launceston & Bude
Divertimento String Quartet
Haydn: Quartet in B flat, op. 76 no. 4 "Sunrise"
Benjamin Britten: Alla Marcia
Mendelssohn: Quartet in E minor
Tickets £15, free for under 18s, from enquiries@divertimento.uk.com or 01803 863677.
 
Sunday October 17 at 7.30 pm at The Royal British Legion Club, Tailyour Road, Crownhill, Plymouth
Plymouth Jazz Club
John Shillito's The Riviera Ramblers
Admission £10 (Members £8, Full-Time Students £5). Tickets on the door; information 01752 774343
 
Wednesday October 20 at 1.10 pm at St. Andrew's Minster Church, Plymouth
Hannah Lindsey-Clark - flute and Kim van der Kiste - piano
"A Night at the Opera"
Admission free - donations invited
 
Saturday October 23 at 7.30 pm at Sherwell United Church, Plymouth
Divertimento String Quartet
Haydn: Quartet in B flat, op. 76 no. 4 "Sunrise"
Benjamin Britten: Alla Marcia
Mendelssohn: Quartet in E minor
Tickets £15, free for under 18s, from enquiries@divertimento.uk.com or 01803 863677.
 
Saturday October 23 at 8 pm at Landulph Memorial Hall
Landulph Festival
Anna Batson - multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter
Tickets £15 from 07866 680 971 or on the door if available
 
Sunday October 24 at 3 pm at Lustleigh Village Hall
Divertimento String Quartet
Haydn: Quartet in B flat, op. 76 no. 4 "Sunrise"
Benjamin Britten: Alla Marcia
Mendelssohn: Quartet in E minor
Tickets £15, free for under 18s, from enquiries@divertimento.uk.com or 01803 863677.
 
Tuesday October 26 at 8 pm at Preston Conservative Club, 299 Torquay Road Paignton TQ3 2EY
Wendy Kirkland / Pat Sprakes Sextet
Latin Lowdown Live sextet ft. vibraphone virtuoso Roger Beaujolais.
Tickets £12 advance, £13 on the door
www.fougoumusic.com
 
Wednesday October 27 to Saturday October 30 at 7.30 pm (Thurs. matinée 2 pm) theTheatre Royal, Plymouth
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Romeo & Juliet
Music by Sergei Prokofiev, Choreography by Kenneth MacMillan
Tickets £18 - £48 (concessions from £10) from Box Office 01752 267222 or online
 
Saturday October 30 at 3 pm at St John's Church, Totnes
Divertimento String Quartet
Haydn: Quartet in B flat, op. 76 no. 4 "Sunrise"
Benjamin Britten: Alla Marcia
Mendelssohn: Quartet in E minor
Tickets £15, free for under 18s, from enquiries@divertimento.uk.com or 01803 863677.
 
Saturday October 30 at 8 pm at Landulph Memorial Hall
Landulph Festival
Take a Chance on Us – an Abba Tribute for this Grand Finale Festival Evening
Tickets £20 from 07866 680 971 or on the door if available
 
Saturday October 30 at 6.30 pm at Holy Cross, Newton Ferrers
Royal British Legion Yealm Branch presents
The Salamanca Band of the Rifles (6th Battalion) and Phil Lydon - local singer
Tickets £15 from 01752 872233 lesley@coldvalley.co.uk, 01752 872848 lunnch@btinternet.com or Tubbs the Chemist
 
Saturday October 30 at 8 pm at The Old Chapel, Calstock
Blues People: Mark Harrison - guitar and his band, with David Freeman
Tickets – £15 advance, £14 Friends of Calstock Arts, £10 u18s from 01726 879500 or online
 


 

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