Monday, 12 March 2012

Run-down to the end of March

Exeter School Choral Society
Exeter School
Choral Society
Exeter Cathedral
Thursday 15 March
(Rehearsal 1.30pm)
G F Handel:
'Messiah' (part II)
Francis Poulenc:
Tickets: £15, £10,
(£7 unreserved)
(children half price)
Booking online:
School Website

Piano Soloist
Francesco Piemontesi
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Exeter University Great Hall
Thursday 15 March 7.30pm
Mozart: Idomeneo Overture
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25 K503
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
Piano: Francesco Piemontesi
Conductor: Leo Hussain
Tickets: £11.50-35.00
Box Office: Exeter Poenix - 01392 667080
Buy tickets online
Professor George Pratt
James Wyatt Music Room,
Powderham Castle
1769 Bryce-Seede Organ
A Celebration of Bach & Buxtehude
James Wyatt Music Room, Powderham Castle
Friday 16 March 7.30pm
The Powderham Consort & Divertimento
& the unique 1769 Bryce Seede Organplayed by Kapellmeister, Professor George Pratt
J S Bach: 'Jesu meine Freude'
Dietrich Buxtehude: 'Membra Jesu Nostri'
(press release)
(See photos of the ETO & RCM's 'Membra' here )
Tickets: £14  Box: 01626 890243

English Touring Opera
will perform extracts from
Tchaikovsky's 'Eugene Onegin'
St Paul's Church Honiton
(Full opera - Northcott Theatre
 Wed 21 & Sun 24 March
- see below) 
Honiton Festival
St Paul's Church Honiton
Friday 16 March 7.30pm
Tchaikovsky: 'Onegin's Aria'
                        Tatyana's 'Letter Aria'
                           and 'Lensky's Aria' ('Kuda Kuda')
                              ('How far away you seem now')
                         from 'Eugene Onegin'
             plus arias from 'Queen of Spades'
Tickets: £12-15 (£9 unreserved)
Noel Barrington Prowse: 01404 831837
Honiton Tourist Info: 01404 43716
Festival Website

Rhys Matthews
with marimba
Newton Abbot & District Society of Arts (NADSA)
Stover School Newton Abbot
Friday 16 March 7.30pm
Rhys Matthews
: Fanfare for Djembe (African drum)
Eric Sammut: Hombre D'aout
Joe Green: Xylophonia
Gert Mortensen: March Cadenza
Takatsugu Muramatsu: Land (marimba)
Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic: Il Sognio Di Paciocchino ()
Astor Piazzolla: Libertango
Rachel Giedhill: Battercada
Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebee
Tickets: £14 (U21 students £2 !!)
Opus Classical (Exeter Guildhall Gallery) 214044

Conductor: Andrew Millington
Exeter Philharmonic Choir
Exeter Cathedral Choir & Sinfonietta
Exeter Cathedral
Saturday 17 March 7.30pm
Patrick Hawes: 'The Lazarus Requiem'
Ralph Vaughan-Williams: 'A Cambridge Mass'
Conductors: Patrick Hawes & Andrew Millington
Tickets: £19/16/11 (supper club: £40)
Exeter Phoenix Box Office 01392 667080
EPC Tickets: 01392 499211
Choir Website

Ad Hoc Chamber Choir
pose ad hoc
on Cathedral Green
Ad Hoc Chamber Choir
Killerton House Chapel Broadclyst
Sunday 18th March 2 - 4.30pm
Open Rehearsal of 'Vechernya'
('вечерня': = 'Vespers')
William Byrd
Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Sergei Rachmaninov
John Sheppard
Tomás Luis de Victoria

Performances of 'VECHERNYA':
- and in Princesshay 

1. St. Mary Arches Church Exeter 
Friday 23rd March 7.30pm
Admission FREE retiring collection
(St. Stephen's Project)
2. Church of the Holy Cross, Crediton
Saturday 24th March 7.30pm
Admission FREE retiring collection
(Crediton Parish Church Music Endowment Fund)

English Touring Opera
Rossini's 'The Barber of Seville'
English Touring Opera
Exeter Northcott Theatre
(both sung in English translation)
Rossini: Tuesday 20 March
Tchaikovsky: Wednesday 21 March
Rossini: Thursday & Friday 22 & 23 March
Tchaikovsky: Saturday 24 March
All performances start at 7.30pm
Rossini: pre-show talk Thursday 22 March 6.30pm
English Touring Opera
Tchaikovsky's 'Eugene Onegin'
Dancers: Roland Wood
and Amanda Echalaz
Tchaikovsky: pre-show talk Saturday 24 March 6.30pm
 ETO Website 
Tickets: £18 - £31 (student standby £8)
Box Office: 01392 493493

Violin: Kaija Lukas
Exeter University Symphony Orchestra
Mint Methodist Church, Fore Street, Exeter
Wednesday 21 March 7.30pm
Antonio de Cabezón: Tiento
Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D Opus 47
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No 1 (Titan)
Conductor: Richard Gonski
Violin: Kaija Lukas
: £6 (buy 4, 1 free) (U16 free)
(student £4, + Uni music card £3)
Advance Booking: Beca Pennar
Exeter University Orchestra Webpage

The Beare Trio
'Cello: Hilary Boxer
Piano: Andrew Daldorph
Saxophone: Chris Gradwell
 The Beare Trio
Exeter Cathedral Chapter House
Wednesday 21 March 7.30pm
Piano: Andrew Daldorph
Clarinet & Saxophones: Chris Gradwell
'Cello: Hilary Boxer
Maz Bruck: 3 of his 8 trios, Opus 83
Johannes Brahms: Trio Opus 144
Charles West: 'Shalom'
Andrew Daldorph: 'Beare Tango' for trio
Information: Chris Gradwell - 01297 22228

Cygnet New Theatre Company

Louisa Wilde: Centre
'How Well You Know Me'
Cygnet New Theatre, Friars' Gate, Exeter
Friday & Saturday 23/24 March 7.30pm
A double bill:
Charlotte Perkins Gilman:
'The Yellow Wallpaper' (eNotes)
(Adapted from the 1892 version -
with parallel story, set in the 1950s,
developed by the director)
Alice Gerstenberg: 'Overtones' (eNotes)
(One of ten one act plays published in 1921)
Director: Louisa Wilde (student - Acting with Directing)
(Louisa was Leonora in last year's Ayckbourn Production - see cast photo above)
Box Office: 01392 277189
Buy tickets online:  Friday 23 March  Saturday 24 March
Theatre Website

Soprano: Mary O'Shea

Broadclyst Coffee & Music
Church of St John the Baptist Broadclyst
Saturday 24 March 10.30am
Soprano: Mary O'Shea
Piano: John Scarfe
Admission FREE - with tea & coffee laid on
Retiring collection

Guitar: Clive Betts

Violin: Mary O'Shea

Romantic Guitar Song
Exeter Cathedral Chapter House
Saturday 24 March 1.30pm
Guitar: Clive Betts
Soprano/Violin: Mary O'Shea
John Dowland
Johann Sebastian Bach
Franz Schubert
César Franck
Adolphe Adam
Full Playlist
Admission FREE
- retiring collection

Dimitris Dekavallas
Villages in Action
Hockworthy Village Hall
Saturday 24 March 7.30pm
(drinks and snacks available from 6.45pm
  - come and grab a table
  - but remember to book in advance!)
Guitar: Dimitris Dekavallas
(protégé of Julian Bream)
Flute: Samantha Pearce

Tickets: £5 (please book in advance)
Samantha Pearce
                 Val Cole 01823 673268
                    Louise Webber 01823 673025
Where? - M5, Junction 27, A361,
1/2 mile, Minnows Touring Park, turn right,
3 miles, Holcombe Rogus, turn left (Black Lane),
1 mile, Hockworthy! (auto-navigation: TA21 0NW)
(press release)

Music Director:
Laurence Blyth

Wellington Choral Society
Church of St John the Baptist Wellington
Saturday 24 March 7.30pm
Wellington Choral Society
Wellington Sinfonia

Music Director: Laurence Blyth
Music Director: Laurence Blyth
Tenor: David Webb
Bass: Julian Rippon, Andrew HenleyHarriet Jones, Matthew Reeve, Nicholas Hawker

Tickets: £10 (child/student £3)
Box Office  01823 400964 (from mid-Feb)
Choral Society Website

Marta Fontenals-Simmons
Monday 1st November 2010
Exeter Bach Society & Orchestra
St David's Church Exeter
Saturday 24 March 7.30pm
J S Bach: Missa Brevis in F BWV 233
                   Suite No 3 in D BWV 1068
Joseph Haydn: Mass in B flat ('Harmoniemesse')
Conductor: Nicholas Marshall
Leader: Anna Cockroft
Soprano: Samantha Crawford
Mezzo Soprano: Marta Fontanals-Simmons
Tenor Simon Gfeller
Bass: Daniel Rudge
Tickets: £15 (students £7.50)
Exeter Phoenix Box Office: 01392 667080
Exeter Bach Society Website

Ad Hoc Chamber Choir
pose ad hoc
on Cathedral Green
Ad Hoc Chamber Choir
1. St. Mary Arches Church Exeter
Friday 23rd March 7.30pm
2. Church of the Holy Cross, Crediton
Saturday 24th March 7.30pm
('вечерня': = 'Vespers')
William Byrd
Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Sergei Rachmaninov
John Sheppard
Tomás Luis de Victoria
Admission FREE retiring collection

- and in Princesshay 

(St. Stephen's Project/
Crediton Parish Church Music Endowment Fund)

(See above for open rehearsal of 'Vechernya'
Killerton House Chapel Broadclyst
Sunday 18th March 2 - 4.30pm)

Devon Baroque at Dartington
Devon Baroque - English Baroque Weekend
Dartington Hall
Friday 23 March - Sunday 25 March
A weekend of musical workshops,
including an exclusive concert in the Ship Studio:
(details below)

Baroque Recorders:
James Risdon

Sunday 25 March 11.45am
James Risdon: Recorders, Emily White: Violin & Sackbut
Jonathan Watts: Harpsichord
Music by: Handel, Dowland, Sammartini,
Purcell, McGibbon & Matteis
Information on the full residential weekend:
Telephone Jeremy Logie: 01803 862795


Lute: Elizabeth Kenny
An English Banquet
Dartington Great Hall
Friday 23 March 8pm
Campion, Lawes, Purcell, Croft & Handel
Mezzo Soprano: Meg Bragle, Lute: Elizabeth Kenny
Violin: Margaret Faultless, Oboe: Rachel Chaplin
'Cello: Andrew Skidmore, Harpsichord: Andrew Wilson-Dickson
Tickets: £15 (students £5)

Devon Baroque Leader:
Margaret Faultless

The Golden Age of English Music
Dartington Great Hall
Saturday 24 March  8pm
Handel, Locke, Blow, Avison & Boyce
Devon Baroque (Leader: Margaret Faultless)
Tickets: £18 (students £5)

Mezzo Soprano:
Meg Bragle
Dido & Aeneas (Henry Purcell)
Dartington Great Hall
Sunday 25 March 3pm
Devon Baroque (Leader Margaret Faultless)
Dido: Meg Bragle, Belinda: Emma Walshe
Tickets: £17 (student £5)
Box Office: 01803 847070
Dartington Website
Devon Baroque Website

Torbay Singers
Director of Music: Tina Guthrie
Torbay Singers
St Matthias Church, Babacombe Road, Torquay
Saturday 24 March 7.30pm
Gabriel Faure: 'Requiem'
J S Bach: Jesu, 'Meine Freunde'
Director of Music: Tina Guthrie
Tickets: £10
Box Office: 01803 867872
Torbay Singers Website

Woodwind Duo
'Music on the Edge'
Susie Hodder-Williams
& Chris Caldwell
(flute & bass clarinet)
Photo: Chris Chapman
Music on the Edge
Spring Series 2012
The Drewe Arms, Drewsteignton
Tuesday 27 March
(NOT Monday 26 March 8.30pm)
Special Guest:
Violin/Double Bass: Emma Welton
 All playing by the roaring fire in the 'Long Room'
Admission: £8 (U21 Free)
Information: The Drewe Arms - 01647 281224

Andrew Daldorph
and the
Exeter Chamber Choir
(Choir Website)
Exeter Chamber Choir
Buckfast Abbey
Saturday 31 March 7.15pm
J S Bach: "Komm, Jesu komm"
Francis Poulenc: 4 Lent motets
Antonio Lotti
Pablo Cassals
Conductor: Andrew Daldorph
Tickets: £8 (student/child £5)
Contact: Keith Wainwright
01404 813041
or send booking form (printable version here)
to: ECC Tickets
        Pine Trees
          Exeter Road
             Ottery St Mary
                EX11 1LH

Ottery St Mary Choral Society & Orchestra
St Mary's Church, Ottery St Mary
Saturday 31 March 7.30pm
Gioachino Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle
George Frederick Handel: Coronation Anthems
Conductor: Malcolm Matthews
Leader: Sarah Greining
Soprano: Héloïse West
Alto: Sofia Flodin
Tenor: Leslie Baker
Bass: David Fouracre
Admission (& programme): £9.50 (U16  £4.50)
Box Office: 01404 811311)
Choral Society Website

Exeter Festival Chorus
Exeter Cathedral
Saturday 31 March 7.30pm
With Baroque Orchestra: Music for Awhile
Leader: Margaret Faultless
Conductor: Nigel Perrin
Soprano: Lesley-Jane Rogers
Alto: Rupert Enticknap
Tenor: David Webb
Bass: Stephen Varcoe, Timothy Mirfin
Tickets: £10-£22
Advance Booking: 08456 005441
Exeter Phoenix: 01392 667080
Buy tickets online
Exeter Festival Chorus Website

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