Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Shaldon Festival Thursday-Sunday 22-25 June 2017 News from Website Editor Enid Hayles

SHALDON FESTIVAL
Church of St Peter the Apostle
Bridge Road TQ14 0DB


Julian Bliss Septet
Julian Bliss Septet

St Peter's Church Shaldon
Thursday 22 June 7.30pm
LATIN PROGRAMME

Clarinet: Julian Bliss
Trumpet: Martin Shaw
Piano: Neal Thornton
Guitar: Colin Oxley
Bass: Tim Thornton
Drums: Chris Draper

Percussion: Will FryAlfredo da Rocha Viana Jr: "Um a Zero"
Mario Bauzá: "At the Mambo Inn"
Sebastián Iradier: "La Paloma"

Ástor Piazzolla: "Oblivion"
Paquito d'Rivera: "Paquito's Samba"
Waldir Azevedo: "Brasileirinho"
Hank Levy: "Seresta"
Paquito d'Rivera: "Samba for Carmen"
Dizzy Gillespie: "A Night in Tunisia"
INTERVAL
Zequinha de Abreu: "Tico Tico"
Consuelo Velázquez: "Besame Mucho"
Dámaso Pérez Prado: "Happy Mambo"
Luciano Pozo González/Dizzy Gillespie: "Tin Tin Deo"
Luiz Bonfá: "Manhã de Carnaval"
Ástor Piazzolla: "Libertango"
Ernesto Lecuona: "Y la Negra Bailaba"
Victor Young/Chucho Valdes/
Irakere (Chucho Valdés): "Stella Va A Estallar"
Luiz Bonfá: "Samba d'Oerfeu"
Arturo Sandoval: "Caprichosas de la Habana"
Box Office Contact: Malcolm Watson
Box Office Email: tickets@shaldonfestival.co.uk
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Amatis Piano Trio
Amatis Piano Trio
St Peter's Church Shaldon
Friday 23 June 7.30pm
GASSENHAUER TRIO
Violin: Lea Hausmann
'Cello: Samuel Shepherd
Piano: Mengjie Han
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio, Op.11
Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Trio No.1, Op.8
INTERVAL
Josef Suk: "Elegie" Op.23
Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.1
Box Office Contact: Malcolm Watson
Box Office Email: tickets@shaldonfestival.co.uk 

Gavin Carr
Choral Workshop
St Peter's Church Shaldon
Saturday 24 June 10am
DREAM OF GERONTIUS
Musical Director: Gavin Carr
Piano Accompanist: Peter Adcock
Mezzo Soprano: Alison Kettlewell
Tenor: Jonathan Stoughton
Bass: Piran Legg

Shaldon Festival Choir
St Peter's Church Shaldon
Saturday 24 June 7.30pm

Shaldon Festival Chorus
DREAM OF GERONTIUS
Sir Edward Elgar: "The Dream of Gerontius"
Conductor: Gavin Carr
Piano: Peter Adcock
Mezzo Soprano: Alison Kettlewell
Tenor: Jonathan Stoughton
Bass: Piran Legg
Box Office Contact: Malcolm Watson
Box Office Email: tickets@shaldonfestival.co.uk
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Innovation Chamber Ensemble
St Peter's Church Shaldon

Innovation Chamber Ensemble
Sunday 25 June 7.30pm
VERKLÄRTE NACHT
Violin: David Le Page
Violin: Catherine Leech
Viola: Louise Williams
Viola: Catherine Yates
'Cello: Richard Jenkinson
'Cello: Jessica Burroughs  

Double bass: John Tattersdill
Arnold Schönberg: "Verklärte Nacht"
W A Mozart: "Grand Sestetto Concertante" K364
Richard Strauss: "Metamorphosen"
Box Office Contact: Malcolm Watson
Box Office Email: tickets@shaldonfestival.co.uk
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Friday, 19 May 2017

Classical Journey Phonic FM 2-4pm Friday 19 May 2017

Andrew Millington Final Concert
as Musical Director of
Exeter Philharmonic Choir

Sir Edwar Elgar: "The Dream of Gerontius"
Exeter Cathedral Saturday 21 May
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String Theory Quartet (-1)
St Paul's Church Starcross
Friday 19 May
CLASSICAL STRINGS
Incomplete String Theory
Violin: Julia Iddon
Viola: Richard Wood
'Cello: Angela Irshwin
Classical Guitar: Richard Foran
Music Ancient & Modern
Tickets: £7 (+ buffet)
Licenced Bar
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Leo Geyer
(Photography: Nigel Cheffers-Heard)
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EMG Symphony Orchestra
Princesshay Exeter
Saturday 20 May 10-11.45am
EMG LIVE
Conductor: Leo Geyer
Supporting Childrens Hospice Southwest
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Claudia Álvarez Calderón
Music at St Mary's
St Mary's Church Totnes
Saturday 20 May 11am
BENEFIT CONCERT
in aid of War Child
& in memory of Helga Watts
Soprnao: Claudia Álvarez Calderón
Piano & Tarogat: Elie Fruchter
Devon Harp School: Lucy
Guitar & Vihuela: David Stanley
Poetry & Prose: Jacqui Cousins
Tickets: £5 (child FREE)
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Andrew Millington Final Concert
as Musical Director of
Exeter Philharmonic Choir
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Exeter Philharmonic Choir
          & Sinfonietta
Exeter Cathedral
Saturday 20 May 7.30pm
MASTERWORK CONCERT
Conductor: Andrew Millington
Sir Edward Elgar: "Dream of Gerontius"
Tickets: Aisles £12 (child/student £7)
        Rear Nave £17 (child/student £12)
       Front Nave £25 (child/student £17)
     Supper Club £49 (child/student £44)
EPC Tickets: 01392 499211
Exeter TIC: 01392 665885
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Philip Thorby
Chagford Parish Events
Church of St Mary the Virgin Throwleigh
Sunday 21 May 4.15pm
RENAISSANCE MUSIC
Director of Music: Philip Thorby
A day of rehearsal and concert
Collection for church funds.
Contact Details: Mrs Kit Newsome
(Churchwarden): 01647 433319
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University of Exeter Chapel Choir
Dr Ed Jones
Mary Harris Memorial Chapel
Sunday 21 May 7-8pm
CHORAL COMPLINE
A service of sung night prayer,
with music led by the Chapel Choir
Lazenby Chaplain: Rev Chantal Mason.
Director of Music: Michael Graham
Organist: Dr Ed Jones
Introit: Und Unser Lieben Frauen (Max Reger)
Nunc Dimittis (Phillip A. Cooke)
Anthem: Salvator Mundi (Paul Mealor)
All welcome to stay for cheese and wine
which will be served after the service.
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Music at St Mary's
St Mary's Church Totnes
St Mary's Church Totnes
Sunday 21 May 6.30pm
CHORAL EVENSONG
Introit: "The Lord Ascendeth up on High"
(Michael Praetorius ed. Timothy Morris)
Preces & Responses: Richard Ayleward
Hymn 250 "All creatures of our God and King"
("Canticle of the Sun" Francis of Assisi)
Psalm 36;5-10: "Your Love, Lord, Reaches to the Heavens"
"Magnificat" & "Nunc Dimittis" in A: Herbert Whitton Sumsion
Anthem: "For the Beauty of the Earth" (John Rutter)
Anthem after the prayers:
"Through the Day thy Love has Spared Us" 
(Thomas Morley adapted Rev H.Sparling)
Hymn 18 "O Strength and Stay" (John Bacchus Dykes)
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Church of St John the Evangelist
Withycombe  Exmouth
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Withycombe Lunchtime Concerts
St John the Evangelist Church Exmouth
Wednesday 24 May 12.30pm
TO BE ARRANGED . . .
Admission FREE  Retiring Collection
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Stephen Beville
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Piano Violin Duo
Church of the Sacred Heart
(South Street Exeter EX1 1EB)
Friday 26 May 7.30pm
MIRRORS MEDITATIONS
Piano: Stephen Beville
Violin: Jonathan Storer
Frédéric François Chopin:
                     Two Nocturnes, Op 27
               Ballad No.3 in A-flat, Op 36
Stephen Beville: "Monodrama" (2011)
Jonathan Storer
Arvo Pärt: "Fratres" (Brothers 1980)
                   "Spiegel im Spiegel"
             (Mirror in the Mirror -1978)
Interval & Refreshments
Ludwig van Beethoven: 'Kreutzer' Sonata Op 47.
Tickets: £11
Phoenix Box Office: 01392 667080
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Avraunches Orchestra
1. Mint Methodist Church Exeter
    Friday 26 May 7.30pm
        FREE CONCERT
42 Musicians
Special Guest: Paul Morgan
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Music at St Mary's
Sirocco Saxophone Quartet
St Mary's Church Totnes
Saturday 27 May
LUNCHTIME CONCERT
Sirocco Saxophone Quartet
Tenor: Michaela Stapleton
Tenor: Greta Schaller
Tenor: Huw Wiggin
Baritone: Gregor Böhmerle
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Avraunches Orchestra
2. Holy Cross Church Crediton
   Saturday 27 May 7.30pm
        FREE CONCERT
42 Musicians
Crediton Parish Church Choir
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Dawlish Arts Festival
Strand Community Centre
Saturday 27 May 7.30pm
STELLA MARIS TRIO
Stella Maris Trio
Mezzosoprano: Iryna Ilnytska
Soprano: Victoria Armillotta
Piano: Sam Baker
Frédéric Chopin:
Prélude in D Op. 28 No 15 “Raindrop”
Cristoph Willibald Gluck:
Orfeo ed Euridice, aria “Che fiero momento”
Vincenzo Bellini:
Adelson e Salvini, aria “Dopo l’oscuro nembo”
Erik Satie: Gnossienne No. 1
Christoph Willibald Gluck:
Orfeo ed Euridice, duet
“Vieni, appaga il tuo consorte!
– No, piu cara a me la morte”
Ludwig van Beethoven:
Pathéthique Sonata No. 8, 2nd movement
Georges Bizet: Carmen, Carmen’s Habanera
Jacques Offenbach: The Tales of Hoffmann,
duet “Belle nuit, ô nuit d’amour”
Georg Friderick Handel: Alessandro,
aria “Lusinghe più care”
Jacques Offenbach: La Perichole, aria “Ah quel diner”
Gioachino Rossini: The Duetto buffo di due gatti
Claude Debussy: Le petit nègre
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Cosi fan Tutte,
duet “Prendero quell brunettino”
Franz Schubert: Marche Militaire D733 No.1
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades,
duet “My darling little friend”
Tickets: £10 (child £5 concession 1/2)
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George Malcolm Memorial Series
Grange Restaurant Buckfast Abbey
Saturday 27 May 7.30pm
HARPSICHORD & STRINGS
Harpsichord: Richard Lea
Violin: Mary Eade
'Cello: Vicky Evans
Admission FREE Retiring Collection
Pre-Concert Dinner (6pm): £19.50
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Rotten Apple Orchestra
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Rotten Apple Orchestra
Old Firehouse Exeter
Sunday 28 May 10pm-1pm
EXTUNES
(Exeter University Students' Guild)
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Mary Burman
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Withycombe Lunchtime Concerts
St John the Evangelist Church Exmouth
Wednesday 31 May 12.30pm
MEZZO SOPRANO RECITAL
Mezzo Soprano: Mary Burman
Admission FREE  Retiring Collection
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Duo 'Elegance'
St Lawrence Chapel Ashburton
Friday 2 June 6.30 for 7pm
PIANO VIOLIN RECITAL
Piano: Ekaterina Shetliffe
Violin: Yulia Northridge
Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concert in Em Op 64
Antonio Vivaldi: Le Quattro Stagioni "Primavera"
John Williams: Themes from "Schindler's List"
Paul Nero/Florian ZaBach: Hot Canary
Tickets: £10 (U16 FREE)
Box Office: 07505 884271
Ashburton Info Centre: 01364 653426

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Duo 'Elegance'
St Matthias Church TQ1 1HW
(Babbacombe Road Torquay)
Satruday 3 June 6.30 for 7pm
SUMMER CONCERT
"CLASSICAL HEAVEN"
Piano: Ekaterina Shetliffe
(Dargomizsky College of Music, Tula)
Violin: Yulia Northridge
(Petrozavodsk Conservatoire)
Soprano: Maria Nicol
(Gnesin College of Music, Moscow)
Felix Mendelssohn: Concerto
   for Piano & Violin Em Op 62
John Williams: Themes from
         "Schindler’s List"
George Gershwin: Porgy & Bess
             "Summertime"
Sergei Rachmaninov: "Vocalise"
Louiguy (Louis Guglielmi)/Edith Piaf:
           "La Vie en Rose"
Harry Warren(W)/Mack Gordon(M)/Glen Miller:
   "I Know Why - and So Do You"
Pavel Gherman(W)/Boris Fomin(M):
        "Только раз в жизни"
      (Only Once in a Lifetime)
Mikhail Matusovsky(W)/Vasily Solovjev-Sedoy(M):
        "Midnight in Moscow"
     (Подмосковные Вечера)
Tickets: £11
Box Office: 07505 884271
Riviera Tourism Info: 01803 211211
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DANTE QUARTET
Yuko Inoue, Oscar Perks
Richard Jenkinson, Krysia Osostowicz
Cavatina Chamber Music Trust
Lympstone Parish Church
Friday 2 June 7pm
Saturday 3 June 6.30pm
Sunday 4 June 3.30pm
BEETHOVEN'S
QUARTET JOURNEY
[continued from 4-7 May]
Friday: The Early Quartets II
              (Opus 18 No 4/5/6 1800)
Saturday: Transformations
  (Harp Op 74, Serioso Op 95 & Op 127)
Sunday: The Late Quartets II
 (Opus 130 & 133, Grosse Fugue Opus 135)
David Timson
Musicians: The Dante Quartet
Violin: Krysia Osostowicz
                Oscar Perks
Viola: Yuko Inoue
'Cello: Richard Jenkinson
Presenter: (as Beethoven himself)
                    David Timson
      ("Opera Explained" Naxos)
Writer: Clare Norburn
Tickets: £15
Weekend Pass: £35
Two Weekend Pass: £65
Weekend Friend's Pass: £80
Two Weekend Friend's Pass: £150
50 free tickets available for 8-25s
(£5 deposit required)
Online Booking FormLympents
Demelza Henderson: 01395 272243
email: lympentsboxoffice@gmail.com
2 Brookfield Cottages EX8 5ES

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Paul Stock Directs Clyst Valley Choral Society "Songs of the Sea" & "Feel the Spirit" St Margaret's Church Topsham Saturday 29 April (Holy Trinity Church Exmouth Sunday 30 April) 2017

Clyst Valley Choral Society
Musical Director: Paul Stock
Mezzosoprano Soloist: Kate Lees

Violins: Rebecca Jackson, Chris Gould, Sally Bull
Viola: Deborah Hamilton Soprano: Nicky Perry

Tenor Soloist: Jonathan Lucas Wood


Jonathan Lucas Wood
Sir Charles Villiers Stanford:
"Songs of the Sea"

April ended with two performances by the Clyst Valley Choral Society, at Topsham and Exmouth. The first half of each was dominated by their impressive new tenor/bass-baritone signing, Jonathan Lucas Wood (currently Musical Director of The Exeter Bach Society). Accompanied by the orchestra and choir he sang Stanford's wonderful "Songs of the Sea", ending with the spectacular "Old Superb" with full choir, Ben Lund-Conlon's bass trombone, and Chris Gould's scintillating trumpet.

Janet Macdonald
Sully Prudholme/Gabriel Fauré:
"Les Berceaux"
Théophile Gautier/Hector Berlioz:
"L'Ile Inconnue"
Along the way there were other solo performances. Soprano Janet Macdonald took Jonathan's place for a cradle song by Fauré, and the starkly contrasting "Ile Inconnue" by Berlioz.

Phil Bonser joined Mark Perry for a clarinet and piano "Intermezzo", also by Stanford.


Rebecca Jackson & Sue Stock
Portsmouth & Plymouth Hornpipes
The Society's second violinist, Rebecca Jackson, was joined by 'cellist Sue Stock for two violin duets - very appropriate hornpipes.

Janet Macdonald & Myriam Prual
Jacques Offenbach: "Barcarolle"
Soprano Myriam Prual made a welcome return to the choir, and joined Janet Macdonald in a delightful boat-song from Offenbach's "Tales; of Hoffman".

Myriam Prual
"Belle Nuit, ô Nuit d'Amour"
Finally, Paul Stock himself gave a solo performance on piano - two of Stanford's "24 Preludes for Piano"


Ben Lund-Conlon
(percussion & bass trombone):
"Swing Low Sweet Chariot"
& "Go Down Moses"
 The second half opened with two more solos. Mezzosoprano Kate Lees introduced herself with William Walker's setting of John Newton's "Amazing Grace" accompanied on the piano by Paul Stock. Ben Lund-Conlon also joined Paul for two sonorous spirituals on his trademark bass trombone.

The scene having been set perfectly, the choir moved onto the stirring spiritual songs of John Rutter's "Feel The Spirit". Kate Lees was soloist with Jonathan Lucas Wood joining the regular tenor section and Janet and Muriel singing with the sopranos. This uninterrupted spectacle of song started appropriately with Ben's mighty trombone, quickly joined by Chris Gould's trumpet.


Kate Lees & Choir:
John Rutter: "Feel the Spirit"
(Flute: Mandy Fishleigh)
The choir really brought Rutter's exciting rhythms to life. Mark Perry's piano playing kept up a thrilling pace throughout the "Battle of Jericho" before switching mood for Kate's "Steal Away" with violin accompaniment and soft crooning by the choir.


Ben Lund-Conlon
A special mention is necessary for the spectacular solo opening to "Motherless Child" and "Deep River" by clarinettist Phil Bonser and mezzosoprano Kate Lees.

For "Feel the Spirit" Ben Lund-Conlon brought back his much-loved 'washboard tie' with its distinctive percussion sound.

This was a most enjoyable emotional journey, terminating with the ever-popular, no-holds-barred, classic "When the Saints Go Marching In". 

Chris Gould (Violin & Trumpet)
John Rutter:
"When the Saints Go Marching In"
"Songs of the Sea" and "Feel the Spirit" at Topsham was a delightful evening of song and instrumental music. The whole performance was repeated the following night, in the even more impressive venue of Holy Trinity Church.

Rehearsals continue every Thursday evening at Clyst St Mary Church. The Committee welcome enquiries from anyone wanting to join the choir or orchestra.

The email addresses are on the Clyst Valley Choral Society Website.



Clyst Valley Choral Society
St Margaret's Church Topsham
Sopranos: Myriam Prual & Janet Macdonald
Trumpet: Chris Gould Leader: Sally Bull

Clyst Valley Choral Society at Topsham & Exmouth (29 & 30 April 2017 - abstract)

Clyst Valley Choral Society
Musical Director: Paul Stock

Clyst Valley Choral Society's Spring Concert combined two very different choral works in an extremely enjoyable evening of music over the May Day weekend. Jonathan Lucas Wood was tenor soloist in Sir Charles Villiers Stanford's "Songs from the Sea" and Kate Lees was mezzosoprano soloist in John Rutter's "Feel the Spirit".

The choir sang beautifully each night, complementing the nautical and spiritual theme of the evening. There were also solo performances by sopranos Janet Macdonald and Myriam Prual, clarinettist Phil Bonser, trombonist Ben Lund-Conlon, as well as a couple of Stanford Preludes for piano played by the Director of Music himself, Paul Stock.

Rebecca Jackson made her debut in the second violin section, and also played two hornpipes in violin duet with 'cellist Sue Stock. Chris Gould still alternates between violin and trumpet as occasion demands - and gave a rousing fanfare during several sections of the Rutter, accompanied by Ben Lund-Conlon's bass trombone. Phil Bonser's clarinet and the flutes of Mandy Fishleigh and Marcus Carson gave equal augmentation to the gentler passages.

The combination of Stanford and Rutter was well-chosen, and superbly directed by Paul Stock. Jonathan Lucas Wood and Kate Lees performed magnificently, and were ably supported by the choir - diminished, but still very enthusiastic. Their next concert should be advertised soon. Rehearsals continue at Clyst St Mary Church every Thursday evening - and new members are always welcome.

Thursday, 27 April 2017

An-Ting Chang "The Tenant" Kings Weston House Wednesday/Thursday 26/27 April 2017

"THE TENANT"
Martin Bonger: Gilbert Markham/Arthur Huntingdon
Emily May Smith: Helen Graham  Diana Brekalo: Piano
An-Ting Chang: Director  Jessica Macdonald: Writer
Pam Tait: Costume Design

On Wednesday night An-Ting Chang's "Classical Collision" came to Kings Weston House in Bristol. During the five weeks since her "Carnival of the Animals" concert at Glenorchy, An-Ting has been working on her new production "The Tenant", based on Anne Brontë's novel "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall".


The story was adapted for two actors by Jessica Macdonald and brought into collision with the piano playing of Diana Brakalo by Director An-Ting Chang. The two actors, Martin Bonger and Emily May Smith were spectacular in their rôles, weaving a distressing tale of romance and despair.



Martin Bonger
(Photography Paul Blakemore)
Martin Bonger introduced Exeter audiences to his distinctive brand of physical theatre at the Bikeshed in July last year. His own creation "Fat Man" mixed stand-up, audience participation and athletic performance with the classical tale of Orpheus and Eurydice. In "The Tenant" his distinctive style was perfect for the starkly contrasting parts of Gilbert Markham and Arthur Huntington. Gilbert, the gentle self-effacing romantic, is almost the diametric opposite of Arthur, a dissolute and uncaring brute.

With the help of excellent costumes designed by Bristol Old Vic Historian Pam Tait, Martin slipped seamlessly between rôles. As Gilbert he is gentle and personable. As Arthur he is a shocking abuser, his shameless sociopathy descending into the self-pity of the habitual bully as his misdeeds catch up with him.

Martin Bonger & Emily May Smith
(Photography Paul Blakemore)

Bristol Old Vic graduate, Emily May Smith, is Helen Graham, a talented, sensitive young woman, full of lively enthusiasm - but also vulnerable. Her natural desire to enjoy a creative and romantic life attracts the wrong kind of attention, which leads to a repressive and brutish existence. With incredible determination and resourcefulness, she survives - somehow. Emily's passionate portayal of Helen's crushing predicament totally commands the audience's attention.



Gilbert Markham
meets Helen Graham
at Wildfell Hall
(Photography Paul Blakemore)
Integral to the action is the very effective use of the performance space. Wang Jing's set design brings ornate and extravagantly large picture frames into a room already filled to the ceiling with austere family portraits. Helen, a painter, moves between scenes by stepping through the frames, with the audience sometimes looking in from outside, sometimes also in the picture, immersed in the action.


Helen Graham - Painter
(Photography Paul Blakemore)
With only an easel and two chairs as props, Martin and Emily, under the additional direction of Movement Director Ben Hadley, create an endless series of engaging and emotional tableaux, the climax of which is a scene of violence so magnificently and cleverly staged that the actors create genuine terror, without a hair out of place. Martin's impressive strength and gentleness is matched by Emily's athletic grace. Together they almost cross over from acting into dance as the play progresses.


An-Ting Chang & Diana Brekalo
(Photography Paul Blakemore)
Throughout the performance Diana Brekalo is playing the piano. The familiar music of Mozart, Brahms and Scriabin fit so neatly into the action that Diana often seems to be improvising to fit the mood of a scene. Sometimes a distant accompanist, she is also able to overpower the actors with her own passionate outbursts which occasionally become the centre of attention. In a brilliant additional twist, Diana becomes one of the off-stage characters, Annabella Wilmot. The confusion of this surprising switch works every time, a very neat little addition to the play.


Emily May Smith
at Kings Weston House
(Photography Paul Blakemore)
In an echo of Martin's "Fat Man" show, where unsuspecting audience members find themselves participating in the action, one audience member becomes a very significant but non-speaking character in "The Tenant", Frederick Lawrence. The actors are very gentle with him, however, and allow him to stay comfortably in the background. The intimacy with the audience which this creates is further enhanced with other interactive scenes where viewers become extras in the play. Body language changes as passive observers come to expect, and want, to be included in the story.

An-Ting Chang, who is just completing her PhD in Performance Practice at the Royal Academy of Music, seems to be endlessly creative. Her combination of classical music and theatre is unique and elicits the maximum effect and enjoyment from both. Her current team are equally talented and work together spectacularly. Martin Bonger and Emily May Smith light up the stage with their outstanding and complementary expressiveness. Diana Brekalo is clearly a very professional concert performer, but with an energetic sense of adventure perfectly suited to An-Ting Chang's "Classical Collision".


"The Tenant" continues in matinée and evening performances at Kings Weston House today (Thursday 27 April)  before moving to the National Portrait Gallery in London for a 6.30pm performance on Friday 28 April and the Drill Hall in Chepstow at 7.30pm on Saturday 29 April. Three more performances are scheduled in Bury St Edmunds, Salisbury and Bath at the end of May. Details and online booking are on 'The Tenant 2017' website.






An-Ting Chang Concert Theatre
King's Weston House Bristol
Wednesday 26 April 7.30pm
Thursday 27 April 1.30 & 7.30pm
"THE TENANT"
Director: An-Ting Chang
Piano: Diana Brekalo
Scriptwriter: Jessica Macdonald
An-Ting Chang
Actors: Emily May Smith
              Martin Bonger
A stage adaptation of Anne Brontë's
"The Tenant of Wildfell Hall"
for two actors accompanied by
Alexander Scriabin: 24 Preludes
W A Mozart: Sonata K. 378
Johannes Brahms: Rhapsody Op 79 No 2
Tickets: £12 (Concession £10)
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