Monday, 11 April 2011

April Concert Run-Down - Updated

! !  This is the Run-Down for April 2011 ! !

To see this year's April Concerts see 'post for April 2012'

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Exeter Cathedral Monday 11 April 7.30pm
Exeter Festival Chorus
Conductor: Nigel Perrin
Handel's Messiah
Soprano: Sarah Tynan
Counter-Tenor: David Allsopp
Tenor: Thomas Hobbs
Bass: Janathan Lamalu
Tickets: 665885 

Glenorchy Lunchtime Concerts
Glenorchy Church Exmouth
Wednesday 13 April 12.30pm
The Courtenay Players
Judith Belam
Angela Chapman,
Janet Drake-Law
Cath Palmer-Wills
Admission Free

Exeter Music Group Symphony Orchestra
Exeter Cathedral
Thursday 14 April 7.30pm
Elgar: Sea Pictures
Mezzo-Soprano Alison Kettlewell

-   Mezzo-Soprano Alison Kettlewell

Mahler: Symphony No 2 "Resurrection"
Soprano Catherine Hamilton,
Mezzo-Soprano Alison Kettlewell
with the Exeter Music Group Singers
Conductor: Marion Wood, Leader Clare Smith (q.v.)
Tickets: £8-15 Phoenix: 667080
Soprano Catherine Hamilton      -

Take a look at these remarkable photographs taken by local photographer Nigel Cheffers-Heard at the Marion Wood's rehearsal of Mahlers 'Resurrection' Symphony with the Exeter Music Group Symphony Orchestra last Thursday - ! ! !

Solo soprano Catherine Hamilton and conductor Marion Wood

Leader Clare Smith
Woodwind and . . .

Brass! (Tony Hindley 2nd from left)
I once had a whim, and I had to obey it ...

The extraordinary voice of Catherine Hamilton

A very important member
of the orchestra

Edward Scull: Marimba
The Helen Foundation
5th Anniversary Concert
St Peter's Church Shaldon
Friday 15 April 7.30pm
Romance of the Marimba
Marimba: Edward Scull
Exeter Chamber Choir: Andrew Daldorph
Monteverdi, Lauridsen, Gorecki, Daldorph
Tickets: £10 Box: 01626 872308

Newton Abbot and District Society of Arts (nadsa)
Courtenay Centre Newton Abbot Friday 15 April 7.30pm
Heath Quartet
Mozart: Quartet No 9
Britten: String Quartet No 1                                                       CANCELLED
Dvořák: String Quartet in E flat
Tickets: £14 (students £2)
Opus Classical (Exeter Guildhall) 214044
 Newton Abbot and District Society of Arts (nadsa)
Courtenay Centre Newton Abbot Friday 15 April 7.30pm
Fitzwilliam String Quartet
Violins: Lucy Russel, Jonathan Sparey
Viola: Alan George  'Cello: Heather Tuach
Barber: String Quartet Op 11
Shostakovitch: String Quartet No 11
Mozart: String Quartet No 17 (The Hunt)
Delius: Late Swallows
Works by Grainger and Dvořák
Tickets: £14 (students £2)
Opus Classical (Exeter Guildhall) 214044

The Honeymead Ensemble
Exeter Cathedral Chapter House
Saturday 16 April 7.30pm
Violin: Tamsin Waley-Cohen
             Vlad Maistorovici
Viola: Joel Waterman
'Cello: Gemma Rosefield
             Thomas Carroll
Halvorsen/Handel: Passacaglia
Glazunov: Quintet in A major, Opus 39
Schubert: String Quintet in C major, D.965
Sponosored by Ashfords Solicitors
Complimentary Tickets
available from the Campaign Office
1 The Cloisters, Exeter EX1 1HS
01392 285974

Ottery St Mary Choral Society
Ottery St Mary Parish Church
Saturday 16 April 7.30pm
Mozart: Mass in C minor
J. S. Bach: Magnificat
Mezzo Soprano: Carolyn Harries

The Torbay Singers
St Matthias Church Torquay
Saturday 16 April 7.30pm
Torbay Singers Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Tina Guthrie
Leader: Brenda Willoughby
Soprano: Héloïse West
Mezzo Soprano: Louise Mott
Tenor: Rupert Charlesworth
Baritone Alex Poulton
Handel: Coronation Anthems
Mozart: Coronation Mass
Tickets: £10 (U16 free)
Box: 01803 867872

St Peter's Singers
Exeter Cathedral Palm Sunday 17 April 5pm
Service of Music for Palm Sunday
Solo Soprano: Mary O'Shea
(An Anglican service, not a concert)

-   Soprano Mary O'Shea

Music on the Edge (q.v.)
The Art Room Topsham
Sunday 17 April 6pm
Chris Caldwell
Susie Hodder-Williams
Rich Bolton
(Artwork: Benedict Rubbra
12 March -24 April)

Tickets: £10 including wine (U21 free)
Box: 0795 292 3318
(booking recommended)

Heard about this one?
??? Handel's Messiah at St Margaret's Topsham Sunday 17 April.
        No details. Contact Tony Yeates.

Glenorchy Lunchtime Concerts
Glenorchy Church Exmouth
Wednesday 20 April 12.30pm
Josephine Pickering 
Frances Waters
Piano Duets
Admission Free

Glenorchy Lunchtime Concerts
Glenorchy Church Exmouth
Wednesday 27 April 12.30pm
Alex West
Piano and Organ
Admission Free

St Boniface Concert Society
Crediton Parish Church Thursday 28 April 7.30pm
Alexander Sitkovetsky: Violin
Qian Wu: Piano
Brahms: Sonatas 2 & 3
Grieg: Sonata No 3
Prokofiev: Sonata No 1
Season Ticket (5 concerts) £50
Tickets: £12 (child £6)
Box: Opus Classical (Exeter Guildhall) 214044

Ballet Black
Northcott Theatre Exeter
Friday and Saturday 29/30 April 7.30pm
Henri Oguike: 'Da Gamba'
Antonia Franceschi: 'Shift, Trip ... Catch'
Will Tuckett: 'Orpheus'
Tickets: £10-18 (Concessions 1/2 price)

     Chantelle Gotobed
         and Jazmon Voss
         performing Da Gamba
         by Henri Oguike

 Clyst Valley Choral Society
& St David's Singers
St Margaret's Church Topsham:
Saturday 30 April 7.30pm
Holy Trinity Chruch Exmouth:
Sunday 1 May 3pm
Mendelssohn: Elijah
Conductor: Paul Stock
Soprano: Janet MacDonald
Mezzo Soprano: Carolyn Harries
Tenor: Christopher Hunt
Bass: Julian Rippon
Organist: Mark Perry
Tickets: £8 (advance £7)
from Joel Segal Books 877895

Glenorchy Lunchtime Concerts
Glenorchy Church Exmouth
Wednesday 4 May12.30pm
Piano: Joyce Clarke
Baldassare Galuppi: Sonata in B flat
(early 18th Century Venetian composer,
born on the island of Burano)
Brahms: Intermezzo in A op118 no 2
Chopin: Impromptu No. 1 Op. 29
Chopin: Fantaisie-Impromptu Op. 66
Harold Noble: Chanson d'Amour
Mendelssohn:Venetian Gondola Song

                      in F sharp minor Op. 30 No. 6
Mendelssohn: Rondo Capriccioso in E Op. 14

Admission Free

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra 
Exeter Cathedral Thursday 5 May 7.30pm
A Festival of the Ukraine
Mussorgsky: St John's Night on Bare Mountain
                     Pictures at an Exhibition
Lizst: Mazeppa
Reinhold Glière: Concerto for Coloratura Soprano & Orchestra
Conductor: Kirill Karabits            Soprano: Ailish Tynan     -

'1769 Organ Restoration Fund'
James Wyatt Music Room, Powderham Castle
Friday 6 May 7.30pm
Music for Flute, Strings and Organ
Flute: Judith Hall  Organ: George Pratt
Violin: Mary Eade  Viola: Andrew Gillett
'Cello: Vicky Evans
Mozart: 2 Quartets for Flute & Strings
Reger: Serenade for Flute & Strings
Panufnik: 'Homage to Chopin'
Dvořák: Five Bagatelles for Harmonium & Strings
(on the Bryce Reede organ, naturally)
Tickets: £14  Box: 01626 890243

East Devon Choral Society
Conductor of  'Gerontius'
and Director of Exeter Chamber Choir
Andrew Daldorph
Exeter Chamber Choir
St Paul's Church Tiverton
Saturday 7 May 7.30pm
Sir Edward Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius

Full symphony orchestra
conducted by Andrew Daldorph
Mezzo-Soprano: Frances Bourne
Tenor: Iain Milne
Bass: James Arthur
Tickets: Main Aisle £15, other £10 (U16 £6)
EDCS Box Office: 01884 840054
Tiverton Information Centre 01884 255827
Details: 01884 253494

EXMOUTH Choral Society and Orchestra
Holy Trinity Church Exmouth Saturday 7 May 7.30pm
Haydn: Creation
Soprano: Emily Griffiths
Tenor Clement Hetherington
Bass:Stephen Conolly
Conductor: Laurence Blyth
Leader Fiona McLean
Tickets: £10 (child/student £5)
Family: £20 (all + £3 on the door)
Box: 01395 275188

- Conductor Laurence Blyth

EXETER Choral Society and Orchestra
St James's Church Exeter
Wednesday 11 May 7.30 pm
C. P. E. Bach: Magnificat
Haydn: Missa Sancti Nicolai
Soprano: Harriet Jones
Counter-Tenor: Jake Arditti
Tenor: David Webb
Bass: Matthew Cann
Conductor: Laurence Blyth
Tickets: £9 (U16 free)  Box: 832474

- Conductor Laurence Blyth

Chris Gradwell and Friends
in the basement of Kennaway House Sidmouth
Mike Thorne, Andrew Daldorph, Chris, Andrew Barret
Chris Gradwell & Friends
Kennaway House Sidmouth
Saturday 14 May 7.30pm
Music Poetry Actors
Saxophone & Clarinet: Chris Gradwell
Keyboard: Andrew Daldorph
Guitar: Andrew Barret
Double Bass: Mike Thorne
Character Actors: Wally Cotgrave
                            Rowland Moloney
Authors: Barbara Farquaharson
              Kairen Hooker
              John Torrance
Tickets: £7  Box: 07583 796855

South West Music School
Ship Studio Dartington Sunday 22 May 3pm
Young Artist Showcase: Classical Music
Haydn: Divertimento in D
Freya Hicks: Beethoven Romance No 2
Rossini String Sonata NO 2
Louise Farrenc: Piano Quintet No 1
Tickets £3 (free for students)
Exeter Philharmonic Choir
Rebecca Smith Singing Elgar and Britten
Coffee and Music at Broadclyst Parish Church
Last Saturday (26 March)
Exeter Cathedral Thursday 26 May 7.30pm
Bach & Beethoven
Organist: Andrew Millington
Mezzo Soprano: Rebecca Smith
Beethoven: Mass in C
J. S. Bach: Magnificat in D
Tickets: £9,11,14,17,20 (student subtract £2)
Supper Club £40

Orchestra of the Age or Enlightenment
Dartington Great Hall Sunday 29 May 3pm
Musical Director: Alison Bury
Soprano: Elin Manahan Thomas
George Frederic Handel:
Concerto Grosso Op 6 No 1
Guilio Desare: 'Da Tempesta'
Rinaldo: 'Lascia ch'io Pianga'
Alcina: 'Tonami a Vagheggiar'
Concerto Grosso Op 3 No 2
Concerto Grosso Op 6 No 7
Cantata for Soprano and Orchestra:
'Silete Venti'
Tickets: £18 (student £5) Box: 01803 847070

The Piazzolla Duo
Lympstone Parish Church
Saturday 4 June
Flute: Ruth Avis
Guitar: Clive Betts
Tickets available from Sun 1 May
Lympstone PO: 01395 263928

The Piazzolla Duo     -

Coffee and Music - Evening Concert
Broadclyst Parish Church
Saturday 11 June 7.30pm
Flute: Denise Deter
(distinguished flautist & teacher
Woodlawn Arts Academy,
Sterling Illinois)
Piano: John Scarfe
Admission Free 
-   Flautist Denise Deter

Shaldon Festival
St Peter's Church Shaldon
Thu-Sun 16-19 June
Thu 16: English Touring Opera
Fri 17: South West Music School (q.v.)
Sat 18: Choral Workshop with Sir Neville Mariner
Piano: Peter Adcock, Organ: Jonathan Watts,
Soprano: Héloïse West, Alto Rebecca Smith (see above),
Tenor: Gitai Fisher, Bass: Julian Rippon (q.v. & q.v.)
Sun 19: Innovation Chamber Ensemble
(Strings of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra)
Shostakovich, Brahms, Mendelssohn

Exeter Recorder Orchestra  St James's Church Exeter Saturday 18 June 7.30pm
Denis Bloodworth: Arr. of renaissance dances                G F Handel: Concerto Grosso Op 6 No 1
William Mundy: O Mater Mundi                                    William Byrd: Ye Sacred Muses
Steve Marshall: Symphony No 4                         
(Concert repeated at United Reformed Church Dawlish Sat 16 July 7pm)

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