Monday, 20 June 2011

Snapshots for May and June

Tenor David Webb & Mezzo Soprano Juliet Curnow
in Laurence Blyth's production of
CPE Bach's Magnificat & Haydn's St Nicholas Mass
St James Church Exeter Wednesday 11 May

Baroque Trumpeter Crispian Steele-Perkins
Harpsichordist Leslie Pearson
at Ottery St Mary for the Honiton Festival
Saturday 14 May

Baroque Oboists Hilary Stock and Gail Hennessy
Play Albinoni's Concerto a Cinque for Two Oboes
with the Handel Players at Crispian's concert

Internation Opera Singers in Concert
Soprano Margaret Aagesen Hughes, Tenor Nicholas Buxton
Mezzo Soprano Carolyn Harries and Soprano Monika Sawa
The Clifford Room, Barnfield Theatre, Friday 20 May

Plenty of love scenes for Nicholas and Monika

John Scarfe plays one last organ recital
Church of John the Baptist, Broadclyst, Saturday 21 May 

Soprano Elizabeth Drury with the Exeter Philharmonic Choir
in Andrew Millington's production of
JS Bach's Magnificat and Beethoven's Mass in C
Exeter Cathedral Thursday 26 May

And the Mezzo-Soprano? - Rebecca Smith!

Leader of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Alison Bury
with Arch-Lutenist David Miller
the 'OAE' performed 'A Celebration of Handel'
Dartington Great Hall Sunday 29 May 3pm

In the Dartington Great Hall Quadrangle
visiting soloist for OAE's 'A Celebration of Handel'
Soprano Elin Manahan Thomas

'Edith Piaf - A Celebration of a Legend'
Julie Walkington (accordion), Karen Street (double bass)
Tina May (singing Edith Piaf!), Nicky Iles (piano)
Exeter Northcott Theatre Sunday 29 May 7.30pm

International Stars from Dorset
Duncan Honeybourne (piano) Fiona Cross (clarinet)
Glenorchy URC Exmouth Thursday 2 June

A little impromptu recital
by a member of the Glenorchy audience
pianist Andrew Odber!
A beautiful morning made even more glorious:
Roz Walker conducts Exeter choir
'Global Harmony' as they sing gospel music
in the Chapel in the beautiful gardens at Killerton
Saturday 11 June 11am

Peter Gambie conducts a choir from Emsworth in Hampshire
'The Renaissance Choir' as they sing 'Missa Dum Complerentur'
by sixteenth century composer Tomas Luis de Victoria
in the Lady Chapel at Exeter Cathedral
Saturday 11 June 12 noon

Meanwhile in Exeter Guildhall 3pm
members of Exeter Little Theatre Company are shorn
for their parts in Aaron Sorkin's 1988 play 'A Few Good Men'
Clifford Room, Barnfield Theatre, Tuesday 14 - Saturday 18 June

And in Topsham Art Room 11 June 2-4pm
Old Maynardian Hilary Goddard holds a private view
Hilary discusses the finer points
with gallery owner Deborah Woods (right)
(background: 'Sleeping Sun' 2000)
Hilary's exhibition runs 12 June - 3 July
(11am-5pm weekends or by appointment)

And in the evening . . .
Flautist Denise Deter flies in from
The Woodlawn Arts Academy, Sterling, Illinois USA
For a recital with pianist John Scarfe
Broadclyst Parish Church Saturday 11 June 7.30pm

The Topsham Art Room is brought to life
Susie Hodder-Williams (flute) 'Showery Bowery' 2000
Rick Bolton ('cello) 'Sleeping Sun' 2000, 'Trinity Buzz' 2006
Chris Caldwell (sax) 'Summer Haze' 2000
are 'Music on the Edge' - giving a concert of 'Music and Art'
Topsham Art Room Sunday 12 June 6pm

Exeter University Scholars Ensemble and Exeter University Choral Society
play and sing Carl Orff's 'Carmina Burana'
with contemporary dance choreographed by Rebecca Payne
Exeter Northcott Theatre Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 June
All turn to acknowledge their Musical Director . . .

Marion Wood!

Phonic FM presenter Andy Kelly (Monkeys with Puns)
plays accordion as 'Besnik' in Shaun McCarthy's 'Circus Britannicus'
(Joseph Carey is 'Zoltan', Jenny May Morgan is 'Jofranka')
Exeter Bike Shed Theatre Tuesday 31 May - Saturday 18 June

Lauren Poulten as 'Belle' meets her prince
in BalletCymru's production of 'Beaty and the Beast'
Exeter Northcott Theatre Friday 19 and Saturday 20 June

The newly restored plaque which has acknowledged
Elizabeth I as head of the Church of England since the sixteenth century
Holy Trinity Church Drewsteignton

And in celebration
The Courtenay Players Recorder Consort
play music from the reign of Elizabeth I to Elizabeth II
Angela Chapman (treble), Katie Cowling (tenor),
Judith Belam (contra-bass), Janet Drake-Law (great bass)
Catherine Palmer-Wills (nick bass)
Drewsteignton Parish Church Sunday 19 June

A very special soloist - student of the Royal College of Music
Katie Cowling plays the intriguing treble recorder solo
'Pan Overheard' by Christopher Ball (1936)
The 'Classical Journey' - wants you!
(Soprano Monika Sawa in the Barnfield Clifford Room 20 May)

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