Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Budleigh Festival 2011, Saturday to Saturday 16-30 July, A Special Concert by the Dufay Collective: 'La Dolce Vista' Thursday 21 July

During the same week that Dartington Summer School opens with an overwhelming wealth of renaissance and Baroque music in the Great Hall, an equally impressive line-up of musical stars will perform on the other side of Devon.
Once again the Budleigh Music festival brings the very best musicians to East Devon for a series of lunchtime and evening classical concerts to satisfy all tastes.
Sat 16 7.30pm Budleigh Salterton Male Voice Choir
                                  & Exmouth Renaissance Chorus
                                                       St Peter's Church
Thu 21 7.30pm The Dufay Collective "La Dolce Vista"
                                  Mediaeval Italian Music
                                                       Temple Church
Fri 22 12noon Liz Grier, Harp Temple Church
               7.30pm Lara Mouriz, Mezzo Soprano
                                   Joseph Middleton, Piano
                                                        Temple Church
Sat 23 12noon/3pm 'Esther' An Operetta for Children
                                   by Nicholas Marshall
                                                        Temple Church
               7.30pm Cardiff Polyphonic Choir
                                   Sergey Rachmaninov "Vespers"
                                                        St Peter's Church
Mon 25 12noon Marie Langrishe, Violin Temple Church
                  7.30pm The Honeymead Ensemble
                                   Schubert and Glazunov
                                                        Temple Church
Tue 26 12noon Bethany Partridge, Soprano
                                   Alex West, Piano  Temple Church
                  7.30pm Festival Orchestra and Chorus
                                  Conductor: Nicholas Marshall
                                  Recorderist: John Turner
Wed 27 12noon South West Camerata, Youth Orchestra
                                  St Peter's Church
               3pm John Turner and Nicholas Marshall
                                 "Lives in Music" Temple Church
                    7.30pm The Orchestra of St Paul's
                                 Conductor: Ben Palmer
                                        Die Fledermaus  St Peter's Church
Thu 28 12noon Alexandra Dariescu, Piano  Temple Church
                 3pm Will Nicholson Organ Recital  St Peter's Church
                     7.30pm Hugo Ticciati, Violin
                                 Charles Economou, Piano
                                        St Peter's Church
Fri 29 12noon Lizzie Drury, Soprano & Saxophonist  Temple Church
                  3pm Hugo Ticciati, Violin (Bach & Arvo Pärt) Temple Church
                      7.30pm Gootlieb Wallisch & The Piatti Quartet
                                 Bach/Mozart/Smetana/Dvořák  Temple Church
Sat 30 12noon Lazarus Quartet (Mozart & Schubert) Temple Church
                 3pm Gottlieb Wallisch, Piano (Mozart & Liszt) Temple Church
                      7.30pm Georges Bizet, "Carmen"  St Peter's Church


The Dufay Collective: "La Dolce Vista" Mediaeval Italian Music

David Hatcher demonstrates
how 'buzz' is produced on the Gothic Harp
(Regular listeners will remember
Crediton Luthier, Shaun Newman,
 describing how to make one of these harps
on the 'Classical Journey' on 15 February

Jacob Heringman
is quizzed by audience members
about his lute, which he plays
mediaeval style - with a quill

David tunes the rebec
(In the background the local artist
records the scene)

The full ensemble
David demonstrates an extraordinary set of bagpipes
Leader William Lyons also on bagpipes
Vielles: Emily Askew and Alexis Bennet
Percussion: Viven Ellis (vocals) John Banks (harp & gittern)
Jacob with his trusty lute!

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