Monday, 13 December 2010

Classical Journey Tuesday 14 December

Gregorio Allegri (1582-1652) Rome 1630
"Miserere mei, Deus" (Psalm 51)
Transcribed by the 14 year old Mozart in 1770
Choir: 'The Sixteen' 2007 (York Minster)
Conductor Harry Christophers

Arcangelo Corelli (1655-1713) Rome 1710
Sonata for Violin in D major Opus 5 No 1
Capella Academica Wien 1973 (Polydor Hamburg)
Violin Eduard Melkus
'Cello Garo Atmacayan
Harpsichord Haguette Dreyfus
Lute Karl Scheit

Franz Anton Hoffmeister (1754-1812) Vienna 1800
Concerto for Flute and Orchestra in D major
Győr Philharmonic Orchestra 1987 (White Label Japan)
Conductor János Sándor
Soloist János Szebenyi

Frédéric Chopin (1810-49) Paris 1833/37
Études Opus 10 Nos 1 & 12, Opus 25 Nos 6, 8 & 10
Piano Murray Perahia 2001 (Sony London)
Request: Barbara Scott-Maxwell

Richard Strauss (1864-1949) Weimar 1888
Don Juan Opus 20
Manchester Hallé Orchestra 2004
Conductor Mark Elder CBE
Leader Lyn Fletcher

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-75) Moscow 1928
Tahiti Trot (after 'No, No Nanette' by Vincent Youmans)
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France 2003 (EMI Paris)
Request: Ray Fane


University Symphony Orchestra Winter Concert
Wednesday 15 December 7.30pm Mint Methodist Church, Fore Street
Nickol - Tears and dancing (Peter Nickol is a local composer from the St Thomas area of Exeter.)
Mozart - Horn concerto No. 3 - with guest soloist Jonathan Stoneman
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.6 'Pathetique'
Admission: £7 £5 concession or £3 with an Exeter Music Card (Box:
More details here.
(And as Gemma said on the programme, you can contact her for ticket information:

Exeter Cathedral Choir Music for the Christmas Season
Tuesday 14 December 7.30pm James Wyatt Music Room Powderham Castle 
Choristers and Gentlemen of Exeter Cathedral Choir
Director Andrew Millington (also playing 240 year old Brice Seede organ)
Admission: £14 (Box: Powderham Castle 01626 890243)
(Next event: Friday 25 February
Pergolesi Stabat Mater - Josie Walledge, Laurence Blyth
Vivaldi Gloria, with all female voices, representing the girls of the Ospedale de la Pieta.
Divertimeto ensemble, with continuo on the 1769 Brice Seede Organ
In the magnificent James Wyatt Music Room)

Exeter Philharmonic Choir Carols in the Cathedral
Weds and Thurs 15 & 16 December 7.30pm Exeter Cathedral
Conductor Andrew Millington, Organist David Davies
Mezzo Soprano Rebecca Smith
Including Missa Carolae: J Whitbourn
Supper Club £36
(upgrade to premium nave seat for £2 extra, subject to availability)
Premium Nave £15
Front Nave £13 
Middle Nave £11 
Rear Nave £9 
Side Aisle (front, unreserved restricted views) £7 
Side Aisle (rear, unreserved restricted views ) £5

(Box: EPC 499211, Phoenix 667080

Exmouth Town Concert Band 
Weds and Thurs 15 & 16 December 7.30pm Exmouth Pavilion
Plus The Drum Corps of the Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue Service
Performances from invited local primary school children
Admission £6/£7 (Box: 01392 222477)

Collegium Singers Cherubim and Seraphim
Friday 17 December 7.30pm Wellington Parish Church
Masterworks of the Russian Orthodox Church
Tchaikovsky: Liturgy of St. John Chrisostom (for Alexander III 1885)
Rachmaninov: Vespers 1915 (composed on the eve of the Russian Revolution)
Anton Arensky (1861-1906) Gavril Lomakin (1812-85)
Admission: £12 Student £6 (Box 01884 849172

Topsham Film Society Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Friday 17 December 3pm & 7.30pm Matthews Hall Topsham
Admission: £3.50 matinee, 4.50 evening

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Handel's Messiah (1742)
Monday 20 December 7.30pm Exeter Cathedral
Conductor Nigel Perrin (?or Dominic Wheeler)
Soprano Sarah Tynan
Counter-Tenor David Allsopp
Tenor Thomas Hobbs
Bass Neal Davies
Admission: £29, £24, £17.50, £14.50, £9.50 (Box: 01202 669925)
More information here.

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