Thursday, 8 September 2011

Concerts for September, October and November

Soprano Carolyn Harries
Opera Singers in Concert
St Michael's Church Chagford
Friday 9 September 7.30pm
Church of our Lady Upton Pyne
Sunday 11 September
Mezzo Soprano: Carolyn Harries 
Tenor: Bobby Jeffrey
Piano: Patrick Taylor
Chagford: £7.50 (includes refreshments) on the door
Upton Pyne: £6
(Refreshments will be available
for a separate donation in aid of Church funds)
Advance booking possible for Upton Pyne
Veronica Clarke, 2 Robins Court, Upton Pyne
01392 841530

Exeter Chamber Choir

Exeter Chamber Choir Autumn Concert
Totnes Civic Hall Sunday 11 September 7.30pm
Exeter Chamber Choir (Director Andrew Daldorph)
Torbay Singers (Director Tina Guthrie)
Torbay Symphony Orchestra
(Conductor Richard Gonski, Leader Susanna Burnett)
Soprano: Catherine Hamilton
Bass: Darren Jeffry
Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs
Johannes Brahms: German Requiem
Tickets: £12 (child/student £6)
Box:  TSO Booking Line - 01538 810146
Totnes Tourist Informantion - 01803 863168

Opera Holloway in Concert
St John the Apostle Church Torquay Wednesday 14 September 7.30pm
Dr Adrian Huxham
(Huxham Caritable Trust -supporters of Powderham Music Room)
Presents the senior students of Royal Holloway College, Londaon University
'Treats from the World's Greatest Operas'
Tickets: £6

Last Night of the Proms 2011Last Night of the Proms
Exmouth Pavilion Wednesday 14 September
Exmouth Town Band
Exmouth Shantymen
Soprano: Val Howels
Tickets: £8.50/£7.50

Val Howels is Britannia!

'Festive Flutes'
Joss Campbell, Elizabeth Walker,
Sarah Murphy, Melanie Orriss
Festive Flutes
Thurlestone Parish Hall
Saturday 17 September 7.30pm
(Thurlestone village is
5 miles west of Kingsbridge)
Tickets: £10 01548 560436
St Eustachius' Church Tavistock
Sunday 18 September 8pm
Tickets: £10/£8
Tavistock Tourist Info Centre
Mel Orriss 07817 703844

Organ Recital
St Margaret's Church Topsham
Saturday 17 September 7.30pm
Paul Morgan - Organist Emeritus, Exeter Cathedral
Johann Sebastian Bach
Sir Edward Elgar
Charles-Marie Widor
Admission: £4 (includes programme)

Guitarist David Cottam
Dreams and Dances for Classical Guitar
St Swithun's Church, Sandford
Friday 23 September 7.30pm
Guitarist: David Cottam
a new guitar made by Crediton Luthier
Shaun Newman
Tickets: £6 (accompanied child Free)

Classical Guitar Recital
Exeter Cathedral Chapter House
Saturday 24 September 1.15pm
Guitarist: Scipio Mosley
Admission Free: retiring collection

Le Jazz
Kennaway House Sidmouth
Sunday 25 September 7.30pm
(in the cellar bar - open from 6.45pm)
Clarinet: Chris Gradwell
Keyboard: Andrew Daldorph
Guitar: Andrew Barrett
Double Bass: Mike Thorne
Tickets: £7
07583 796855

Baroque Masterworks
Glenorchy Church Exmouth
Saturday 1 October  7.30pm
West Barok Singers
West Barok Players
Conductor: Brian Northcott
Organist: George Pratt
Jan Zelenka: Missa Votiva
Tickets: £12 (advance £10)
01395 272401 9am-9pm
or from Alison Burnett

The Well Tempered Clavier
King's College Taunton

Pianist Roger Woodward
(Photograph Boris Eldagsen)

Sunday 2 October 3.30pm
Following the release of his
critically acclaimed recording
of Bach's 'Well Tempered Clavier'
with 'Celestial Harmonies' records
Australian pianist Roger Woodward
will give a live performance
on the King's College
Yamaha grand piano
Tickets: £15 (U18 £5)
from King's College Reception:
telephone: 01823 328200

(Hear Roger Woodward's interview 
with 10radio's breakfast show
presenter Philip Knighton on Thursday,
Listen in from 7-9am Thur 22 Sept
105.3FM or online at

Sounds of Spain
at Ian and Yta Batchelor's new venue:
The Corn Barn, Sutton Barton, Cullumpton
Sunday 2 October 4-5pm
Guitar: David Cottam
'Cello: Hilary Boxer
Tickets: £5 (child £3)
from Yta: 01884 32107
or 'on the door'

Exeter Bikeshed Theatre
Sunday 2 October 7.30pm
The Cutting Edge of Modern Classical Music!
South West Camerata
play Gabriel Prokofiev 'String Quartet No 1'
Violin Soloist: Emma Welton
(daughter of EMG Chair John Welton
and violinist with 'Icebreaker' and 'Black Hair')
plays 'Koan' by James Tenny)
New work by composer Michael Brailey
(Representing Devon in this year's
BBC Proms 'Inspire Young Composers')
Admission: £3 (concessions £2)

Music for String Quartet and Organ
Powderham Castle Friday 7 October 7.30pm
Wu String Quartet – International prizewinners
Paul Morgan – Emeritus organist of Exeter Cathedral

String Quartets:          Haydn Op.77 No.1
                                    Mendelssohn Op.80
                                    Dvorak Op. 106
Organ Concerto:        JS Bach - reconstruction
                                    In the James Wyatt Music Room
Tickets (£14) from Powderham Castle, 01626 890243

Conductor Andrew Daldorph
Milmer Requiem
Exeter Cathedral Saturday 8 October 7.30pm
East Devon Choral Society
Exeter Chamber Choir
Exeter Concert Orchestra
Conductor: Andrew Daldorph
Holst: St Paul's Suite
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No 3
Handel: Zodok the Priest
Peter Milmer: Requiem
Tickets: from £10 (including concessions)
Exeter Phoenix Box Office: 01392 667080

St Davids Players
Exeter Barnfield Theatre
Tue-Sat 11-15 October 7.30pm
Gilbert & Sullivan
The Yeomen of the Guard
Another chance to hear
Mezzo-Soprano Carolyn Harries
singing contralto as the
housekeeper of the Tower
Dame Carruthers.
Tickets: £13 (student/child £10)
Barnfield Box Office: 01392 270891 (10am-4pm)
Quaytickets: 08432 080500  24 hr (to be listed soon)

Beacon Piano Trio
Glenorchy United Reformed Church Exmouth
Wednesday 12 October 12.30pm
Piano: Joyce Clarke
Violin: Anna Cockroft
'Cello: Ruth Lass
Free Admission, retiring collection

Tasty Music
Bicton College
Wednesday 12 October 12.30pm
Concert with lunch:
Sounds of Spain
'Cello: Hilary Boxer
Guitar: David Cottam
Tickets: £10
01392 562300

The Two Moors Festival - Opening Recital
St Andrew's Church Ashburton
Thursday 13 October 7.30pm
Johannes Brahms 1864:
A series of beautifully written monologues
describing Brahms' work with Clara Schumann
and Josef Joachim during this very creative year,
and performances of Brahms two great compositions:
Variation on Schumann's 'Letzer Gedanke' ('Last Thought')
D Minor Piano Concerto (first UK performance)
Piano: Christoph Berner
Piano: Ashley Wass
Narration: Ian Price
Script: Sarah Adie
Tickets: £18-22 (numbered)
Box Office: 01643 831006

The Two Moors Festival
Nine days of classical concerts
across Dartmoor and Exmoor
Thursday 13 - Saturday 22 October

An Evening of Rich Polyphony & Lute Songs
Buckfast Abbey Saturday 15 October 7.30pm
Counterpoint Choir
Musical Director: David Acres
Counter-Tenor: James Bowman
Lutenist: Dorothy Linell
Byrd, Dowland, Lassus, Palestrina, Purcell, Tallis . . .
Tickets: £14 (advance £12)
01392 490398

Autumn Concert of Music by Britten
United Reformed Church Southernhay Exeter
Saturday 15 October 7.30pm
Exeter Chamber Choir
Benjamin Britten:
‘Rejoice in the Lamb’
‘Hymn to St Cecilia’
‘Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam’
Organist: Andrew Daldorph
Conductor: Tina Guthrie
Tickets: £10 (child/student £5 advance £8/4)

Classical Concert Series
Exeter Northcott Theatre
Sunday 16 October 7.30pm
Piano Soloist: John Lill
Mozart: Sonata in D K576
Beethoven Sonata in C Op 53 'Waldstein'
Chopin: Ballade No 4
in F minor Op 52
Liszt: Sonata in B minor
Tickets: £16.50 (student standby £8)
Box: 01392 493493
Future Concerts:
Tim Lowe, 'Cello/James Baillieu, Piano Sun 27 Nov
Sitkovetsky Piano Trio Sun 5 Feb 2012
Navarra String Quartet Sun 4 March 2012

Sonatas Spirited and Serene
Glenorchy United Reformed Church Exmouth
Wednesday 19 October 12.30pm
Beethoven, Bach and Boccherini
'Cello: Hilary Boxer
Piano: Susan Steele
(a 'Tasty Music' production)
Admission Free, retiring collection
(BTW the information given on the 'Journey'
 on Tue 20 Sept was wrong.
Mary O'Shea is not singing at this concert.
She will be at Glenorchy on Wed 9 Nov.
See details below)

Opera Through the Ages
St Mary Arches Church
Wednesday 19 October 7.30pm
Baritone: Alex Poulton
Soprano: Wing Wing Lam
Tickets: £10 (includes wine and refreshments)
01392 851207
proceeds in aid of the St Stephen's Project
Future Concerts:
Schubert's 'Winterreise' Wed 23 Nov
Exeter Chamber Choir Tue 20 Dec

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Exeter University Great Hall
Thursday 20 October 7.30pm
Conductor: Michal Sworzynski
Piano Soloist: Boris Giltburg
'Romantic Power'
Tchaikovsky: Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
Chopin: Piano Concerto No 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6 "Pathetique"
Tickets: £11.50 - £35
Phoenix Box Office: 01392 667080

Two Moors Festival Concert
Exeter Cathedral Thursday 20 October 7.30pm
Orchestra of the Swan
Condutor: David Curtis
'Cello: Julian Lloyd Weber
Introduction and Allegro for Strings
'Cello Concerto
Enigma Variations
Tickets: £10-23
Box Office: 01643 831006

Endelion String Quartet
St Peter's Church Budleigh Salterton
Saturday 22 October 7.30pm
Violin: Andrew Watkinson, Ralph de Souza
Viola: Garfield Jackson
'Cello: David Waterman
Josef Haydn Opus 20 No 5 in F minor (1772)
Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet No 14 in C# minor Op 131 (1826)
Michael Tippett String Quartet No 2 in F# major (1942)
Tickets: £15

Hannahs at Seale Hayne
Big Red, Seale Hayne College, Newton Abbot
Wednesday 26 October 7pm
Leo Records International Tour
- The Joy of Making Music -
Saxophone: Alexy Kruglov (Russia)
Guitar: Jaak Sooaar (Estonia)
'Light and Shade'
Voice: Katja Kruz (Austria)
Piano: Carolyn Hume (UK)
Tickets: £10 (early bird £8)
01626 325800

Opera Gala
(a repeat of the concert at Poltimore on Fri 8 July)
St Margaret's Church Topsham
Saturday 22 October 7.30pm
Piano: Joyce Clarke
Soprano: Janet McDonald
Mezzo Soprano: Anneke Freeland
Tenor: Chris Hunt
Bass: Julian Rippon
Tickets: information to come
(Soprano Mary O'Shea is not able to appear
at this performance. She will sing at Glenorchy
on Wed 9 Nov - see details below)

Honiton Festival
St Paul's Church Honiton
Friday 28 October 1pm
Piano: Sam Armstrong
Schubert: Sonata in A D664
Debussy: Two Etudes
Brahms: Klavierstucke Op 116
Tickets: £9
(lunch on sale from 12.00)
Next Concerts:
Oboe: James Turnbull, Piano: Craig White - Fri 25 Nov
Violin: Yuka Ishizuka, Piano: Nadav Hertzka - Fri 17 Feb

Reading Phoenix Choir
St Peter's Church Tiverton
Saturday 29 October 7.30pm
Sacred and Secular Choral Music
from 1500 to the present day
Special Guests:
Organist: Christopher Enston
Widor: Toccata in F major
Pipe and Tabor: Didier Garcon
Traditional Music from Provence
Tickets: £10 (advance booking recommended)
contact Sue North 01884 253494

Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Dartington Great Hall Sunday 30 October 3pm
Elgar: Serenade
Finzi: Romance
Mozart: Symphony No 17 in G
Musgrave: Aurora
Mozart: Symphony No 29 in A
Tickets: £18 (student £5)
01803 847070

The Beacon Piano Trio
The Old Music Room, Queen's College, Taunton
Sunday 30 October 3pm
Piano: Joyce Clarke
Violin: Anna Cockroft
'Cello: Ruth Lass
(in association with Taunton Association of Performing Arts)
Handel, Mozart, Rachmaninov
Tickets: £12 (student £5)
Box Office: 01823 336344

Music in the Art Room
Topsham Art Room
Sunday 30 October 6.30pm
Sulis Wind Trio
Oboe: Peter Rees
Clarinet: Wayne Wilkins
Bassoon: Jean Crook
Mozart, Smetana, Dvorak
Victor Herbert, James Hook
Tickets £10 (including wine/refreshments)
- advance bookingessential

Chris Gradwell and Friends
Cellar Bar, Kennaway House, Sidmouth
Sunday 30 October 6.45 for 7.30pm
'Le Jazz' with Poetry and Sketches
Sax & Clarinet: Chris Gradwell
Keyboard: Andrew Daldorph
Double Bass: Mike Thorne
James Pellow,Wally Cotgrave, Barbara Farquharson, Kairen Hooker,
Frances Lee, Rowland Molony, Trudi Morgan, John Torrance
Tickets: £10  Reservations: Glyn Holford  07583 796855

Autumn Music
Southernhay Church Exeter
Friday 4 November 7.30pm
Songs and Clarinet Favourites with Piano
Mozart Clarinet Concerto
Paul Reade's 'Kitchen Garden Suite'
Franz Schubert 'Shepherd on the Rock'
Gabriel Fauré, Gerald Finzi
Soprano: Janet MacDonald
Baritone: Iain McDonald
Clarinet: Philip Bonser
Piano: Margaret Chave
Tickets £5

Devon Baroque
Dartington Great Hall Sunday 6 Nov 3pm Birds, Beasts & Battles
Johann Heinrich Schmelzer: Die Musikalische Fechtschul 
Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber: Sonata Representativa 
Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber: Battalia à 10 
Carlo Farina: Capriccio Stravagante
Cyriacus Wilche: Battaglia 
Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3

Tickets: £18 (student £5)
01803 847070

Bach Cantata Service
Exeter Cathedral Quire
Sunday 6 November 6pm
J. S. Bach: Cantata 48
St Peter's Singers of Exeter Cathedral
Exeter Bach Society
(This is an Anglican Church Service.
   There is no charge for admission.)

Soprano Lunchtime Recital
Glenorchy United Reformed Church Exmouth
Wednesday 9 November 12.30pm
Soprano: Mary O'Shea
Piano: John Scarfe
Admission Free, retiring collection

Exeter Youth Orchestra
Exeter Cathedral Chapter House
Saturday 12 November 1.15pm
An Informal Concert
Admission Free, retiring collection

Classics Galore!
Exeter University Great Hall
Saturday 12 November 7.30pm
Strauss: Wine, Women and Song
Walton: Crown Imperial
Tchaikovsky: Valse des Fleurs
Vivaldi: Gloria in Excelsis Deo
Handel: Hallelujah Chorus/Zadok the Priest
(& an aria from 'Rinaldo' - Lascia ch'io pianga)
Coates: The Knightsbridge March
Lloyd Weber: Medley
Langford: Marching with Sousa
Jerusalem, Rule Britannia, Pomp and Circumstance
Exeter Symphony Orchestra
Lympstone SWT Brass Band
Ottery Choral Society
St David's Players
Soprano: Penny Daw
Gallery: £16.50 - !Sold Out!
Gallery Box: £12.50
Auditorium: £12.50 (U16 £7.50)
From 'Classics Galore': 01392 832405
Auditorium tickets also from Exeter Visitor Centre,
Dix's Field - 01392 665885

               (15-20 November)

Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri
Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh
Tuesday 15 November 7.30pm
In collaboration with:

The Royal School of Music
Tickets: £12 unreserved
Northcott Box Office: 01392 493493

Handel: Flavio
Exeter Northcott Theatre
Wednesday 16 November 7.30pm
English Translation:
Soprano: Paula Sides
Counter Tenor: Clint van der Linde
Bass Bariton: Andrew Slater
- Pre Show Talk -
Tickets: £17-30
Northcott Box Office: 01392 493493

Henry Purcell: The Fairy Queen
Exeter Northcott Theatre
Thursday 17 November 7.30pm
Production: Thomas Guthrie
Set Design: Roger Butlin
(who died 23 July this year, aged 76)
Tenor: Mark Wilde
(Titus in 'La Clemenza di Tito' 23&26 March)
- Pre Show Talk -
Tickets: £17-30
Northcott Box Office: 01392 493493

Handel: Xerxes
Exeter Northcott Theatre
Friday and Saturday 18 & 19 November 7.30pm
Nicholas Hytner's English translation
Soprano: Laura Mitchell
- Pre Show Talk on 18 November -

Tickets: £17-30
Northcott Box Office: 01392 493493

Carlo Gesualdo: Tenebrae Music
Southernhay United Reformed Church
Saturday 19 November 4pm
Motet for Six Male Voices
with readings from Gesualdo's letters and journals
Tickets: £7.50 unreserved
Northcott Box Office: 01392 493493

J. S. Bach: Cantatas 154, 156, 159 & 161
Church of the Holy Cross, Crediton
Sunday 20 November 3pm
In collaboration with:
Holy Cross Church Choir
With soloists and period players from:
The Old Street Band
Tickets: £8 unreserved
Northcott Box Office: 01392 493493

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Exeter Festival Chorus
Exeter Cathedral
Saturday 19 November 7.30pm
John Rutter: Gloria
Bob Chilcott: Salisbury Vespers
Exeter Festival Chorus
Bath Camerata
Denov County Junior Choir
Wells Cathedral School Brass Ensemble
Conductor: Nigel Perrin
Tickets: £10-22  08456 005441
Phoenix Box Office: 01392 667080

Schubert's Winterreise
St Mary Arches Church Exeter
Wednesday 23 November 7.30pm
Baritone: Alex Poulton
Accompanist: Andrew Daldorph
Tickets: £10 (includes wine and refreshments)
Proceeds in aid of the St Stephen's Project
Box Office: 01392 851207

Exeter Music Group Symphony Orchestra
Exeter Cathedral
Thursday 24 November 7.30
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No 1
Piano Soloist: Alexandria Dariescu
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
Conductor: Marion Wood
Leader: Clare Smith
Tickets: available soon

Poetry & Jazz & Supper
Sladers Yard, West Bay, Bridport
Friday 25 November 7.30pm
Dan Shackell & Friends play jazz
Local poets recite their new works:
John Torrance, Kim Squirrell
Svetlana Savrosova, Rowland Molony
Tickets: £7.50 (with supper £17.50)
Sladers Yard: 01308 459511

Music For Two Pianos
Exeter Cathedral
Friday 25 November 7.30pm
Including Rachmaninov: Second Suite
Andrew Millington
David Davies
Tickets: £12 (student £5)
The Cathedral Shop 01392 271354

The Pearl of Africa Children's Choir
Exeter Cathedral Quire
Saturday 26 November 12.45 pm
20th Tour
Admission Free: retiring collection

"South Molton Sings Messiah"
South Molton Pannier Market
Sunday 27 November 6.30pm
Refreshments and entertainments
before the performance.
Mass Choir from across the South West
Soprano: Tina Gladwyn
Contralto: Emma Hewitson
Tenor: David Webb
Bass John Hobbs
Proceeds to Radio Devon Air Ambulance Fund

Cabaret with 'MUSIC DECO'
Kennaway House Sidmouth
Sunday 27 November 6.45 for 7.30pm
Soprano: Kate Walker
Clarinets/Saxophones: Chris Gradwell
Piano: Andrew Daldorph
Tickets: £8  Box: 07583 796855