Wednesday, 5 December 2018

December 2018

Alex WilsonClaudia Álvarez-Calderón
"Christmas Spirit"
Ivybridge & Ashburton
Wednesday & Thursday 19 & 20 December

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John Welton
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EMG Symphony Orchestra
St Stephen's Church Exeter
Saturday 1 December 10.30am
INFORMAL CONCERT
Musical Director: John Welton
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Nina Leonard Savićević
Nina Savićević
St Margaret's Church Topsham
Saturday 1 December 7.30pm
RECITAL BY 3 YOUNG MUSICIANS
Piano: Nina Savićević
Violin: Alex BaduraMarie Carmen-Morris
Claude Debussy: "La Cathédrale Engloutie"
Wolfgang Mozart: Sonata in A minor
Johannes Brahms: Piano Sonata 1 in C
                  Piano Sonata 2 in F# minor
                  Scherzo in E♭ minor for Piano
Frédéric Chopin: Ballade 1 in G minor
Solo Violin Pieces: Alexandra Badura
Tickets: £10 - including a glass of wine
The Topsham Bookshop: 01392 877895
Tony Raven: 01392 875150
                          07949 669939
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Exeter Chamber Choir
Musical Director: Andrew Daldorph

Exeter Chamber Choir
Buckfast Abbey
Saturday 1 December 7.30pm
CHRISTMAS CAROL CONCERT
Musical Director: Andrew Daldorph
Antonio Vivaldi: "Gloria in Excelsis Deo"
Traditional Carols & Christmas Music
Michael Praetorieus  Ēriks Ešenvalds
Andrew Daldorph: "A Christmas Cantata"
Tickets: £10
Online BookingAbbey Website
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Devon Baroque &
Camerata Cymreig
Dartington Great Hall
Sunday 2 December 3.15pm
A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS
Orchestra Director: Persephone Gibbs
Choir : Andrew Wilson-Dickson
Dieterich Buxtehude:
     "In Das Neugeborne Kinderlein"
Marc-Antoine Charpentier:
     "In Nativitatem"
Arcangelo Corelli:
     "Christmas Concerto"
Tickets£18 (student/U18 £5)
Box Office: 01804 847070
Online BookingDartington Website
Further InformationDevon Baroque

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Exeter University
Choral Society
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Exeter University Choral Society
Exeter University Great Hall
Sunday 2 December 7pm
CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Musical Director: Michael Graham
Assistant Director: Jack Watts
President: Eve Foley
G F Handel: "Messiah"
Tickets: £10 (student £5)
Online BookingStudent Guild
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Belle Voci Duo
Torre Abbey Torquay
Tuesday 4 December 7.30pm
(see also 16 March & 15 June)
A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
Soprano: Donna-Marie Broomfield
Tenor: Matthew Wilding
Solos & Duets from Opera, Sacred Music
Art Song, Musical Theatre & More
Tickets: £12 (concession £10)
Belle Voci: 07522 925972 / 07780 714282
Online Bookingtorreabbey.digitickets.co.uk
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Friends of Sidmouth Town Band
Sidholme Music Room
Elysian Fields Sidmouth
Wednesday 5 December 10.30 for 11am
"CHRISTMAS HARMONY"
     THE AFTERGLOW
Budleigh Salterton Male Voice Choir
Musical Director: Michael Graham
Assistant Director: Dan Maw
Accompanist: Sandra Jepps
Festive Fun: Sue Gooding
Piano: John McGregor
Admission FREE
Refreshments £1
Retiring Collection
for Sidmouth Town Band
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Joyce Clarke
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Glenorchy Lunchtime Concerts
Glenorchy Church Exmouth
Wednesday 5 December 12.30pm
PIANO RECITAL
Piano: Joyce Clarke
Admission: FREE
Retiring Collection
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Plinio Fernandes
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Two Moors Festival
'Place to Eat' John Lewis Exeter
Wednesady 5 December 7pm
CHAIN STORE RECITAL
Guitar: Plinio Fernandes
Brazilian Music
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South West Philharmonia

& Chorus - Making Music Matter
1 St Mary's Church Merrymeet
   (Liskeard PL14 3LP)
   Friday 7 December 7.30pm
2 Church of the Ascension Crownhill
   (Plymouth PL5 3AA)
   Saturday 8 December 7.30pm
IN THE BLEAK MIDWINTER
Musical Director: Marcus Alleyne
Chorus Master: Peter Cook
Admission  FREE retiring collection
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The Wyndham Singers
& Tiverton Concert Band
St Paul's Church, Tiverton
Saturday 8 December 7pm
CHRISTMAS CONCERT
in aid of CHAT
(Churches Housing Action Team)
CHAT01884 255606
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The Torbay Singers
St Matthias Church Plymouth
(Babbacombe Road TQ1 1HW)
Saturday 8 December 7.30pm
* * * * * "GLORIA" * * * * *
Musical Director: Tina Guthrie
Soprano Soloist: Ellie Partridge
Harp: Emma Graham
Francis Poulenc: "Gloria"
Leonard Bernstein: "Chichester Psalms"
with harp, organ and percussion
Tickets£12 (U16 FREE)
Box Office01803 782677
Further DetailsTorbay Singers
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Voces
Buckfast Abbey
Saturday 8 December 7.30pm
AVE MARIA
Musical Director: Martyn Warren
Guillaume Dufay
William Byrd
Tomás Luis de Victoria
Tickets: £10
Pre-Concert 2-Course Meal
in The Grange Restaurant: £19.75
Box Office: 01364 645506
Online Booking: Buckfast Website
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Devon Bell Ringers Choir
Lamerton & Exeter Cathedral
Handbell Ringers
Buckfast Abbey
Sunday 9 December 3pm
RINGERS CAROL SERVICE
Carols & Readings
Accompanied by Organ & Brass
Tower Bell Ringing from 2pm &
After the Service until 5pm
Ringers are invited to ring by 'signing up'
through their Guild or Association
No Charge for Admission
Further Details: 01364 645532
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Ruth Molins
Newtown Community Association
Hut, Belmont Park Exeter
Sunday 9 December 4pm
FLUTE@THEHUT
Music for unaccompnied flute
Flutes: Ruth Molins
J S Bach "Partita in A minor"
David Bennet Thomas: "Carla"
 (alto flute - for Carla Rees)
Pierre Octave Ferroud:
 Trois Pièces pour Flûte - 1921
 1. Bergère captive
 2. Jade
 3. Toan-Yan, la Fête du Double Cinq
    (Fête des Bateaux-Dragons - 5 May)
Tickets: £10 (advance £8)
Online BookingRuth Molins Website
Refreshments provided
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Univeristy of Exeter Footlights
The Monkey Suit Sidwell Street
Tuesday 11 December 8.30 for 9pm
OKLAHOMA!
Launch Night
Admission - suggested donation £4
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Exeter Philharmonic Choir
Exeter Cathedral
Tues 11/Weds 12 December 7.30pm
CAROLS IN THE CATHEDRAL
with Chaconne Brass
Conductor: Howard Ionascu
Soprano: Milly Forrest
Tickets: Nave £20/£15 Aisle £12
(student/child ½ price - all seats)
EPC Tickets: 01392 278168
Exeter TIC: 01392 665885
Online BookingTues/Weds
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Exeter University Clarinet Choir
Flute Choir
St Stephen's Church Exeter
Wednesday 12 December 7pm
CHRISTMAS CONCERT
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Quay Harmony & Guests
(Briham Ladies Harmony Choir)
Lupton House Churston Ferrers
Brixham TQ5 0LD
Wed/Thur 12/13 December 7.30pm
CHRISTMAS MUSIC & SONG
Musical Director: Jane Anderson Brown
Guest Clarinet: Adrienne (student)
Tickets: £6
Lupton House: 01803 845800
Quay Harmony: 01803 851991
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Wyndham Singers
The Wyndham Singers
Princesshay Exeter
Thursday 13 December 7pm
OUTDOOR PERFORMANCE
in aid of ELF
(Exeter Leukaemia Fund)
ELF01392 247725
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Blue Vanguard Jazz Club
Gypsy Hill Hotel EX1 3RN
Thursday 13 December 8pm
 * * * * * VOCALS * * * * *
The Blue Vanguard Trio
Keyboard: Craig Milverton
Bass Guitar: Al Swainger
Drums: Coach York
+ Vocals: * Tina May *
Tickets: £10 (student £8)
Online BookingCoach York
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Classical Duo Elegance
Lupton House Churston Ferrers
Friday 14 December 6.30 for 7pm
VIOLIN & PIANO WINTER RECITAL
Graduates of Russia's Colleges of Music
Piano: Ekaterina Shetliffe
Violin: Yulia Northridge
           Oxana Militsina
- Johann S Bach
- Piotr I Tchaikovsky
- Camille Saint-Saëns
- Sergei Prokofiev
Tickets: £12 (advance £10)
Box Office: 01803 845800
Mobile: 07505 884271
Online BookingWeGotTickets
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Okehampton Choral Society
Fairplace Church Okehampton
Friday 14 December 7.30pm
CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Conductor: Andrew Wilson
Organist: Roger Cleverdon
J S Bach: Christmas Oratorio
(highlights) - & Favourite Carols
Tickets: £10 (student £5)
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Creative Productions South West
St Michael's Church Teignmouth
Saturday 15 December 6pm
CHRISTMAS OPERA CONCERT
(Must Winter Come So Soon?)
Piano: Ekaterina Shetliffe
Christmas Songs & Operatic Arias
- Johann S Bach
- Piotr I Tchaikovsky
- Camille Saint-Saëns

- Sergei Prokofiev
Mezzo Soprano: Iryna Ilnytska
Soprano: J S Morgane
Violin: Yulia Northridge
Tickets: £12 (advance £10)
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Exeter Festival Chorus
Exeter Cathedral
Saturday 15 December 7.30pm
PEACE ON EARTH
The Lord Mayor's Charity Concert
with The Band of Her Majesty's
Nigel Perrin
Royal Marines CTCRM
Musical Director: Nigel Perrin
Baritone: Roderick Williams OBE
Karl Jenkins: "The Armed Man"
Paul Patterson
Graham Fitkin
G F Handel
Tickets: Nave £35/£28/£22
             Aisles £17/£8
              (student £5 child £1)
Online BookingTicketSource
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South Hams Singers
Yealmpton Gospel Choir
Manor Primary School Choir
Ivybridge U3A Choir
Ivybridge Methodist Church
Saturday 15 December 7.30pm
CHRISTMAS CAROL CONCERT
in aid of Dame Hannah Rogers Charity
Tickets: £8 (child £5)
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Exeter Chamber Choir
Musical Director: Andrew Daldorph
Exeter Chamber Choir
Maynard School Students
1 St Stephen's Church Exeter
   Saturday 15 December 7.30pm
2 The Great Barn Higher Ashton
   Friday 21 December  7.30pm
CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Musical Director: Andrew Daldorph
Andrew Daldorph: "A Christmas Cantata"
More details to follow . . .
Tickets: £12 (student/child FREE, £6 Great Barn)
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Literary Fusion
The Pier House Westward Ho!
Sunday 16 December 5-8pm
NORTH DEVON AUTHORS
(including Tracey & Mark Norman)
Admission FREE
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Claudia Álvarez Calderón
Claudia Álvarez Calderón
1 Ivybridge Methodist Church
   Wednesday 19 December 7.30pm
2 St Lawrence Chapel Ashburton
   Thursday 20 December 7.30pm
CHRISTMAS SPIRIT
An evening of sacred music
and Christmas carols
from around the world
Soprano: Claudia Álvarez Calderón
Piano: Alex Wilson
Tickets: £10 (U16 FREE)
Booking: 07951 054577
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Clyst Valley Choral Society
Musical Director: Paul Stock 
Clyst Valley Choral Society
Littlemead Methodist Church
Littlemead Road Exmouth
Thursday 20 December 4pm
CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Musical Director: Paul Stock
Soprano: Janet Macdonald
Tickets: details TBC
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Stella Maris Trio
St Nicholas Priory, Mint Lane Exeter
Saturday 5 January 5pm
QUEENS IN BAROQUE OPERA
Piano: Sam Baker
Soprano: Victoria Armillotta
Mezzo Soprano: Iryna Ilnytska
Georg Friderick Handel
Claudio Monteverdi
Johann Adolph Hasse
Giovanni Giacomelli
Tickets: £10
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Howard Ionascu
Exeter Philharmonic Choir
Mint Methodist Church Exeter
Saturday 16 February 10.30am-5pm
HAYDN CREATION WORKSHOP
Conductor: Howard Ionascu
Tickets: £18
Score Hire: £2
Online Brochureexephil.org.uk
Online BookingTicketSource
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Exeter Philharmonic Choir
Exeter Cathedral
Saturday 16 March 7.30pm
HAYDN CREATION
with London Mozart Players
Conductor: Howard Ionascu
Tickets: Nave £28/£22 Aisle £14
(student/child ½ price - not front nave)
EPC Tickets: 01392 278168
Exeter TIC: 01392 665885
Online BookingTicketSource
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EMG Symphony Orchestra
Éloi Marchand
Ensemble Jean-Marie Lorand
Exeter Cathedral
Saturday 13 April 7.30pm
CARMINA BURANA
Chef de Choeur: Éloi Marchand
Orchestra Conductor: Leo Geyer
Orchestra Leader: Clare Smith
Carl Orff: "Carmina Burana"
Cantiones Profanæ (Secular Songs)

Tickets: details TBC
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Stella Maris Trio
Glenorchy Church Exmouth
Wednesday 17 April 12.30pm
EASTER LUNCHTIME CONCERT
Piano: Sam Baker
Soprano: Victoria Armillotta
Mezzosoprano: Iryna Ilnytska
Georg Friderick Handel
Johann Sebastian Bach
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Antonio Lucio Vivaldi
Admission FREE
Retiring Collection
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Clyst Valley Choral Society
Musical Director: Paul Stock
Clyst Valley Choral Society
1 St Margaret's Church Topsham
   Saturday 4 May 7.30pm
2 Holy Trinity Church Exmouth
   Sunday 5 May 7.30pm
- - - "CREATION" - - -
Musical Director: Paul Stock
Soprano: Janet Macdonald
Tickets: Details TBC