Monday, 21 July 2014

Classical Journey 10am Tuesday 22 July 2014 Patricia Hammond and Ian Rosenblatt discuss the Branscombe Music Festival

Ian Rosenblatt
Founder of
Branscombe Music Festival
Friday 25 July - Sunday 27 July

Soprano Patricia Hammond
will be in touch by phone
to discuss her recital of
early twentieth century songs
with "Albert Ball's Flying Aces"
Branscombe Saturday 26 July
Ian Rosenblatt
at 'The Lookout'
to discuss the
Branscombe Festival
Friday - Sunday
25-27 July
A Musical Union
Pianist Joyce Clarke and Clarinettist Kevin Hurst
Temple Church Budleigh Saturday 12 July
More music from them this week
Soprano Recital by Susana Gaspar
with Pianist Gary Matthewman
Temple Church Budleigh
Wednesday 16 July
The Rodolfus Choir
Exeter Cathedral
Thursday 17 July
Organist
Andrew Millington

Percussion: Michelle Hiley
Conductor Ralph Allwood
Tenor Edward Woodhouse
Pianist David Davies
Bass Julian Rippon
Song Cycles by Vaughan Williams and Finzi
Temple Church Budleigh Friday 18 July

Exeter Community Arts Project
Jim Green is Thomas Davey
Bethany Watson is Winnie Prowse
"The Day We Played Brazil"
Northcott Theatre
Wednesday 16 July - Sunday 27 July
& Saturday 2 August




Raphael Wallfisch
(photo: Benjamin Ealovega)
The Amadeus Orchestra
Exeter Cathedral
Thursday 24 July 7.30pm
A CONCERT OF ROMANTIC MUSIC
Conductor: Philip Mackenzie
Richard Strauss: "Don Juan" (Opus 20)
Sir Edward Elgar: 'Cello Concerto (Opus 85)
('Cello: Raphael Wallfisch)
Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No 10 (Op 93)
Tickets: £16, £20, £24 & £30
Box Office: Northcott 01392 493493

Northcott Online Booking




Bratislava Hot Serenaders
Bratislava Hot Serenaders
Exeter Barnfield Theatre
Thursday 24 July 7.30pm
12 PIECE BAND - PLUS . . .
THE SERENADERS SISTERS TRIO
(Žilíkova BarboraGregová Juliana
Babjaková Andrea)
Leader/Trumpet: Juraj Bartos
The music of:
Paul Whiteman
Duke Ellington
The Serenaders Sisters
The Goldkette Orchestra
Count Basie
Jack Hylton Band
Carroll Gibbons Band
Tickets: £17.50 (student/child £15)
Box Office: 01392 271808
(10am-4pm Monday-Friday)
Book Online  (see Berlin Video)




Mike Westbrook Big Band
(Chris Caldwell centre)
Mike Westbrook Big Band
Exeter Barnfield Theatre
Friday 25 July 8pm
ROSSINI RELOADED
Jazz & Rock Variations
Musical Director: Mike Westbrook
Vocals: Kate Westbrook
Saxophones: Stan WillisRoz Harding
Gary BayleyLou GareSarah Dean
Ian Wellens
Kate Westbrook
Trumpets: Mike BrewerSam Massey
Dave HoldsworthBrian Moore
Trombones: Andy DoreSam Smith
Stewart StunnellKen Cassidy
Keyboard: Billy Bottle
'Cello: Janna Bulmer
Bass: Marcus Vergette
Drums: Coach York
Tickets: £12 (student £10)
Box Office: 01392 271808
(10am-4pm Monday-Friday)
Book Online





Branscombe Festival
Fri 25th - Sun 27th July



FRIDAY   EVENING

Vocal Ensemble: I Fagiolini
St Winifred's Church Branscombe
Friday 25 July 7.30pm
VOCAL CONCERT
a vocal ensemble with theatrical
interpretations of music from
the Renaissance to the present day
Director: Robert Hollingworth
(front and centre in photo right)
Tickets: £16.50 (restricted view £8)
Box Office: 02079 551446
TICKETMASTER: 08448 440444


SATURDAY


'Cello: Philip Higham
St Winifred's Church Branscombe
Saturday 26 July 12 noon
'CELLO RECITAL
'Cellist and rising star
|Made his debut with several
UK orchestras last year and
has an increasing presence
on the solo recital stage,
including London's Wigmore Hall.
Appeared at the inaugural festival last year
Tickets: £16.50
Box Office: 02079 551446
TICKETMASTER: 08448 440444




Soprano: Patricia Hammond
Albert Ball's Flying Aces
Branscombe Village Hall
Saturday 26 July 3pm
THE CANADIAN NIGHTINGALE
leading singer of nostalgic /
war time songs
spear-heading a revival
of the vintage music scene,
and songs from 1870-1950.
Has appeared on Radio 4
UK's only fully-professional ragtime band.
Tickets: £16.50
Box Office: 02079 551446
TICKETMASTER: 08448 440444

HOG ROAST: 5.30pm

Soprano Ailish Tynan & Tenor Luis Gomes
Soprano: Ailish Tynan
(Photo: Sussie Ahlburg)
with Pianist: Iain Burnside
Branscombe Village Hall
Saturday 26 July 7.30pm
OPERA GALA RECITAL
Ailish Tynan - international opera star,
and a great personality,
usually sings at world-famous venues
including the Royal Opera House,
and Royal Albert Hall, 
has tonnes of Irish charm!
Tickets: £16.50
Box Office: 02079 551446
TICKETMASTER: 08448 440444



Saxophone: Leo Green
Branscombe Village Hall
Saturday 26 July 10.30pm
BIG BAND DANCE
Ronnie Scott's regulars who have played
with everyone from Van Morrison
to Jerry Lee Lewis and their celebrity fans
include Jools Holland and Rod Stewart
to name but a few! (Read their comments)
Tickets: £16.50
Box Office: 02079 551446
TICKETMASTER: 08448 440444


Tickets: £8-£77 (concessions available)
              £16.50 per concert / £8 for concerts with restricted view
                       (church concerts only)
              £77 for all 5 concerts / £60 for all concerts with restricted view
                             in the church
              50p from each ticket sold will be donated to RNLI
Box Office: 02079 551446
TICKETMASTER: 08448 440444


SUNDAY






Band of the Royal Marines
St Winifred's Church Branscombe &
marching parade to Branscombe Beach
Sunday 27 July 12 noon (beach 1.30pm)


NO CHARGE TO ATTEND




Full programme details at




Somerset Chamber Choir
Berliner Kantorei
(Grunewaldkirche, Berlin)
Somerset Chamber Choir
Berliner Kantorei
Southern Sinfonia
Wells Cathedral
Saturday 26 July 7pm
THE DREAM OF GERONTIUS
For voice & orchestra: Sir Edward Elgar
Hubert Parry: "I was Glad"
"Blest Pair of Sirens" & "Jerusalem"
Conductor: Graham Caldbeck
Mezzo Soprano: Victoria Simmonds
Tenor: Robert Murray
Baritone: Gary Griffiths
Front Nave: £30 / £27
Rear Nave: £22 / £18
Side Aisles: £14 / £10
(student/child 1/2 price - not available online)
Taunton Tourist Information: 01823 336344



Ruth Molins
Ruth Molins
Newtown Community Association
"The Hut" Belmont Park
Tuesday 29 July - Saturday 2 August
"FLUTE BOOST"
SHORT COURSE FOR FLAUTISTS
Early Morning 7.45am - 8.30am
(breathing & tone control)
Mid Afternoon 3.45pm - 5.00pm
(2 flute ensemble pieces)
Saturday Afternoon 2pm - 4.30pm
(rehearsal & informal concert)
Optional One-to-One Tuition 5pm
Prices: All Group Work £90 (U19 £75)
Afternoons & Concert £70 (U19 £55)
Mornings & Concert £60 (U19 £45)
Extra 45min Lesson £18 (if Ruth is free!)
Full details on Ruth Molins Website



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Organ PLUS
Exeter Cathedral
Wednesday 30 July 8pm
LAUNCH OF SUMMER SERIES
David Davies
(Assistant Director of Music, Cathedral)
Michael Graham
(Director of Music, Exeter Uni Chapel)
Tickets: £7 (student £3 U18 FREE)
(Two concerts to come - buy 3 for 2)
Box Office: 01392 285983




Flute Leonie Jones
Soprano Val Howels
Piano Andrew Daldorph

Summer Concert Series
Newton St Cyres Parish Church
Friday 1 August 7.30pm
VOCAL & FLUTE RECITAL
Soprano: Val Howels
Flute: Leonie Jones
Piano: Andrew Daldorph
Johann Sebastian Bach
Antonio Vivaldi
Albert Roussel
Stephen Sondheim
Tickets: £7 (student £3 U16 FREE)
Pay at the Door




Roger Woodward
The Great Hall Wellington School
Friday 1 August 7.30pm
CONCERT IN AID OF
SANCTUARY IN NANNING
J. S. BACH
Chromatic Fantasy and

Fugue in D minor, BWV 903
Three Preludes and Fugues from
The Well Tempered Clavier (Book 1)
C-sharp major, BWV 848
F-sharp major, BWV 856

Roger Woodward

G-major, BWV 860
BEETHOVEN
Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Opus 110
- - - - - I N T E R V A L - - - - -
FRYDERYK CHOPIN
Seven Mazurkas

A-flat major, Op. 41, no.3
F-major, Op 68 (posth.) no.3
C-major, Op.56, no.2
C-sharp minor, Op.30, no. 4
C-sharp minor, Op.63, no. 3

C minor,Op. 56, no.3
Tickets: £20
01823 681168
01823 662604



Exeter Community Arts Project
South West Music School
Northcott Theatre
Saturday 2 August 5.30pm
GALA PERFORMANCE:
THE DAY WE PLAYED BRAZIL
A NEW MUSICAL
Celebrating the 100th Anniversary
of the football match between
Exeter City & Brazil
Football in the Theatre
Libretto: Nick Stimson
Music: Chris Williams
Director: David Lockwood
Musical Director: Elfyn Jones
Choreography: Clair Beckett
120 Exeter actors and singers
plus SWMS students in the band
Tickets: £45
(includes reception & supper)
The Cast
Box Office: 01392 493493











Spokes Amaze (every month)
Exeter Bikeshed Theatre
Sunday 3 August 7.30pm

Spoken Word: APPLES SNAKES
National headline acts, emerging talent
Spoken word in the realm of the moving image.
Steady Slam! 2 quick fire, fun slam rounds
with the whole audience voting.
Winner gets a paid slot at the next Spokes Amaze.
Films TBA




'Cello ricochet: Elie Fruchter
Flugelhorn sampling: Tim Sayer
(October Jazzlab 2013)
Jazzlab
The Bay Horse Totnes
Sunday 3 August 8.30-11pm
Piano: Sam Richards
Soprano Saxophone: Andy Visser
Flugelhorn/Electronics: Tim Sayer
Double Bass: David George
Admission FREE






The Other Compass



The Other Compass
The Globe Inn Newtown
Tuesday 5 August 8.30pm
NEW COMPOSITIONS
Bass: Al Swainger
Guitar: Mike Outram, Jesse Molins
Clarinet/Saxophone: Charlie Henshaw
Keyboard: Billy Bottle
Drums: Coach York
Admission: FREE




Monday, 14 July 2014

Budleigh Festival continues until Saturday 19 July with exceptional concerts and many other exciting events are going on around Devon Tuesday 15 July - Tuesday 22 July 2014

Budleigh Music Festival
St Peter's Church & Temple Methodist Church
Friday 11 July - Saturday 19 July


Friday 11 July - Saturday 19 July
A free concert at noon each day
(at Temple Church, except organ recital - at St Peter's)
A £15 concert at 7.30pm each day
(Temple/St Peter's - £7.50 restricted view at St Peter's)

Tuesday 15th
Emma Graham & Liz Grier (Harps)
Budleigh Festival Orchestra/Sara Trickey (St Peter's)
Wednesday 16th
Anna Lapwood (Organ - at St Peter's)
Susana Gaspar  (Soprano - St Peter's)
Thursday 17th
Benedetta Dini (Piano)
Laura dan der Heijden ('Cello  - Temple)
Friday 18th
Julian Rippon & Edward Woodhouse (Baritone & Tenor)
Henschel String Quartet (Temple)
Saturday 19th
Tina KimStella Kim & Sally Kim (Piano, Violin & 'Cello)
Red Priest Baroque Quartet (St Peter's)

Full details on the post for 2 July



Young Organists' Competition
Facebook Page
Music at St Michael's
St Michael's Church Mount Dinham
Monday 14 July 7.30pm
YOUNG ORGANISTS' COMPETITION
(Conclusion of 150th Anniversary
                    Festival for John Dinham)
Judges: Andrew Daldorph

               Jonathan Watts
                    Neil Page (Florida)
Full details of judges and competitors
Details of entry conditions & prizes
Admission FREE





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Exeter Community Arts Project
South West Music School
Northcott Theatre
Wednesday 16 - Sunday 27 July 7.30pm
(No performance Monday 21 July)
Matinée Performances:
Saturday 19 July 2.30pm
Sunday 20 July 2.30pm
Saturday 26 July 2.30pm
Gala Performance:
Saturday 2 August 5.30pm
Football in the Theatre
THE DAY WE PLAYED BRAZIL
A NEW MUSICAL
Celebrating the 100th Anniversary
of the football match between
Exeter City & Brazil
Libretto: Nick Stimson
Music: Chris Williams
Director: David Lockwood
Musical Director: Elfyn Jones
The Cast
Choreography: Clair Beckett
120 Exeter actors and singers
plus SWMS students in the band
Tickets: £14
School Groups 10+: £8 per head
Gala Performance: £45
(includes reception & supper)
Box Office: 01392 493493




Exeter Singers
Exeter Singers
St Stephen's Church Exeter
Thursday 17 July 1pm
Conductor: Tony Yeates











Ralph Allwood conducts
The Rodolfus Choir
(Mealor: "The Crimson Petal")
The Rodolfus Choir
Exeter Cathedral
Thursday 17 July 7.30pm
BAROQUE & MODERN
Director of Music: Ralph Allwood
A Choir of Eton
Choral Course Alumni
Orlando Gibbons,
George Frideric Handel
Hubert Parry,
Herbert HowellsPaul Mealor
Front Nave: £15 (student £10 U18 £8)
Rear Nave: £12 (student £8 U18 £5)
Side Aisle: £10 (student £6 U18 £4)
Box Office: 01392 285983
Book Online




Adelia Myslov
St Boniface Concert Society
Church of the Holy Cross Crediton
Thursday 17 July 7.30pm
VIOLIN & PIANO DUETS
Violin: Adelia Myslov
Piano: Craig White
J S Bach: Sonata No 2
Franz Schubert: Sonatina in D
Maurice Ravel: Violin Sonata
L v Beethoven: Spring Sonata
Henryk Wieniawski: "Faust"
(Fantaisie Brillante after Gounod)
Tickets: £12.50 (NUS £6 child FREE)
(student group 5+ with leader £5 per head)
Advance booking - download form
St Boniface Concert Society Website





Compagnie Giulia
Julia Thomas, Howard Frey
Nick Millington
The Feast of St James
(Granted to Tiverton
by Henry III in July 1257)
Fore Street Tiverton
Saturday 19 July 10am - 4pm
MEDIAEVAL CHARTER FAYRE
Live Music: Compagnie Giulia
Admission FREE
Plus Mediaeval Banquet
Tiverton Pannier Market
7pm until late - £25 per head




St Lawrence Chapel Ashburton





700th Anniversary Celebrations
(St Lawrence Chapel granted to  Ashburton by Bishop Stapledon 1314)
St Lawrence Chapel Ashburton
Saturday 19 July
MEDIAEVAL FAYRE
with traditional Ale Tasting
& Bread Weighing ceremonies
(Members of the Court LeetBaron Jury,
  and Town Council, in medieaval dress,
  continue the traditional role of the Portreeve
  established by the Ale Conners of London
  in 1276 fulfilling the requirements of
  the Magna Carta)




Buckfast Abbey Choir
Buckfast Abbey Choir
Buckfast Abbey
Saturday 19 July 7.30pm
SANCTA MARIA
A Concert of Choral and Organ Music
in honour of the Blessed Virgin MaryMaster of Music
& Organist: Philip Arkwright
Organ Scholar: Phillip Broadhouse
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Anton Bruckner & Francis Poulenc
Admission FREE (retiring collection)




Exmouth Light Orchestra
Exmouth Light Orchestra
Tower Street Methodist Church
              (Exmouth)
Saturday 19 July 7.30pm
SUMMER CONCERT
18 contrasting orchestral pieces
played by a 50-piece orchestra
including - Howard Shore:
"The Fellowship of the Ring"
Aram Khachaturian: "Sabre Dance"
Erik Satie: Gymnopédies
George Bruns: "Pirates of the Caribbean"
Chris Gradwell
Freddie Mercury: "Bohemian Rhapsody"
Eric Coates: "Dambuster March"
Robert Kraft: "Fiesta Tropicale"
Jaques Morali: "Go West"
with Clarinet & Guitar Duets
(Chris Gradwell & Richard Llewellyn)
Sidney Bechet: "Petite Fleur"
Cole Porter: "You'd be so nice to come home to"
Benny Goodman: "Don't be that way"
Django Reinhardt: "Minor Swing"
Tickets: £5
from "Best Books" Exmouth Parade
& "The Card Shop" Budleigh High Street
Enquiries: John & Daphne Harlock
(Telephone 01395 278497)