Saturday, 3 December 2011

This week's run-down of concerts (to 13th December)

Exeter Bach Society
will perform
Bach's 'Christmas Oratorio'
St David's Church, Exeter

Saturday 3 December
('Cellos Hilary Boxer, Ruth Lass,
Double Bass Imogen Fernando)

Exeter Bach Society
St David's Church Exeter
Saturday 3 December 7.30pm
Johann Sebastian Bach
Christmas Oratorio
Conductor: Nicholas Marshall
Orchestra Leader: Anna Cockroft
Soprano: Raphaela Papadakis
Mezzo-Soprano: Juliet Curnow
Tenor: Thomas Hobbs
Bass: Julian Rippon
Tickets: £15 (student £7.50)
Phoenix Box Office: 01392 667080
Roger Churchward: 01392 468867

A Concert for Advent
Buckfast Abbey
Saturday 3 Dec 7.30pm
Antiphon Choir
Director: Matthew Cann
Fantastic programme, including:
Gabriel Jackson: 'I look from afar'
Thomas Tallis: Videte Miraculum
Morten Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium
Henryk Gorecki: Totas Tuas
Eric Whitacre: Lux Arumque
Tickets: £16 (advance £14)

Exeter Chamber Choir
The Great Barn Higher Ashton
Saturday 3 December 7.30pm
'A Concert of Seasonal Music'
Admission Free retiring collection

Tasty Music
'The Corn Barn' Cullompton
Sunday 4 December 4pm
'Festive Flute'
Flute: Ruth Molins (née Ruth Avis!)
'Cello: Hilary Boxer
Tickets: £5
Contact Yta Batchelor 01884 32107

- Ruth Avis

Music for Advent and Christmas
James Wyatt Music Room, Powderham Castle
Tuesday 6 December 7.30pm
Choristers and Gentlemen of Exeter Cathedral
Director: Andrew Millington
Tickets: £14  Box: 01626 890243

Exeter Chamber Choir
Buckfast Abbey
Tuesday 6 December 7.30pm
'A Service of Christmas Music and Readings'
Admission Free retiring collection

Lunchtime Recital of Piano and Clarinet
Glenorchy United Reformed Church Exmouth
Wednesday 7 December 12.30pm
Piano: Frances Waters
Clarinet: Kevin Hurst
Admission Free, retiring collection

Tasty Music
Bicton College Music Room
Wednesday 7 Decmber 12.30pm
'Festive Flute'
Flute: Ruth Avis
'Cello: Hilary Boxer
Tickets: £10 (includes lunch and wine)
College Reception: 01395 562300

- Ruth Avis  - 

Exeter Choral Society
St James Church Exeter
Wednesday 7 December 7.30pm
Musical Director: Laurence Blyth
Organist: David Davies
Soprano: Harriet Jones
Tenor: David Webb
Bass: John Hobbs
Tickets: £10 (students £5)
Box Office: 01392 832474

Exeter University Choral Society
Mint Methodist Church (Fore Street, Exeter)
Wednesday 7 December 7.30pm
Conductor: Richard Gonski
(Conducted Brahms Requiem at Totnes 11 Sept - link)
Lutoslawksi: Mi Parti
Mozart: Flute & Harp Concerto
Flute: Marta Soffker
Harp: Oliver Ritchie
(both played in last week's Brahms Requiem - link)
Shostakovich: Symphony No 11 in G minor
Tickets: £6 (Students £4 Music Card Holders £3)
(special offer: 5 tickets for the price of 4)
Info/Reservations: contact Rebecca Pennar
( or tickets on the door

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Exeter University Great Hall
Thursday 8 December 7.30pm
Conductor: Kirill Karabits
Piano: Simon Trpčeski
Ivan Karabits: Concerto for Orchestra No 2
Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto No 2
Stravinsky: Petrushka
Tickets: £11.50 - £35.00
Exeter Phoenix Box Office: 01392 667080

Music on the Edge
Flute: Susie Hodder-Williams
Bass Clarinet: Chris Caldwell

photographs Chris Chapman
Music on the Edge
Topsham Art Room (8a The Strand)
Friday 9 December 6pm
French & English carols
Extracts from Bach's Christmas Oratorio
Music of Henry Purcell
Flutes: Susie Hodder-Williams
Soprano Sax / Bass Clarinet; Chris Caldwell
Violin / Double Bass: Emma Welton
Tickets: £10 at door - but booking essential:
Music and Art - see the latest exhibition: "FIVE"
Valerie Barden, Dinah Hayes, Joss Kingnorth,
Jane Price, Kate Westbrook.
Running 19 November - 18 December
(1-5pm Mon&Wed, 11am-5pm Sat&Sun)

The Jubilee Singers
Broadclyst Parish Church
Friday 9 December 7.45pm
Conductor: John Scarfe
Piano: Stephanie Howard
Christmas Carols by Candlelight
Admission Free retiring collection
(In aid of the Organ Fund)

Exeter Festival Chorus
Mint Methodist Church (Fore Street Exeter)
Saturday 10 December 7.30pm
Conductor: Nigel Perrin
Piano: Peter Adcock
Tickets: £12 Box: 08456 005 441
Exeter Phoenix: 01392 667067 (credit cards) 

Exeter Bikeshed Theatre
Sunday 11 December 7.30pm
Cutting edge modern music
Talented classical musicians
Piano: Rebecca Willson
Flute: Ruth Avis
Admission: £3

- guess who?

Dartington Community ChoirDartington Community Choir
Dartington Great Hall
Sunday 11 December 7.30
Baroque Orchestra
Conductor: Johathan Watts
Counter-Tenor: Nicholas Clapton
Bach: Christmas Oratorio
(parts 1 & 2 in German)
Handel: Messiah, Part 1
Tickets: £14 (student £5)
!! Contact the box office early
to join the waiting list for tickets:
01803 847070  (12.30 - 7.00 pm)

Ensky Loosecat is Minsky the Clown
Le Théâtre De Decadence
Exeter Northcott Theatre
Monday 12 December 7.30pm
Natalya Umanska & Dream Makers Ltd
Earl Harlem
Sophie St Villier
Ensky Loosecat
Nara Taylor, Queen of the Night
Matt Pang, juggler
Tickets: £15.50 (student standby £8)
Box Office: 01392 493493

Lunchtime Recital of PianoSoprano & Baritone
Glenorchy United Reformed Church Exmouth
Wednesday 14 December 12.30pm
Piano: Frances Waters
Soprano: Val Howels
Baritone: John Brindley
Admission Free, retiring collection

Clyst Valley Choral Society
St Nicholas Methodist Church Topsham
Wednesday 14 December 7.30pm
Conductor: Paul Stock

Exeter Philharmonic Choir
Exeter Cathedral
Wed&Thu 14&15 December
Tickets: £5-15 (Supper Club £36)
EPC Tickets: 01392 499211
Exeter Phoenix: 01392 667080

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