Monday, 16 April 2012

Concert Update - until the next 'Classical Journey' (from 17th April until 1st May)

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 17 April 8.30pm
(NOT Monday 16 April)
Playing by the roaring fire in the 'Long Room'
(Catch them before they go to Odessa for
  the 13th International Festival of Modern Art)
Admission: £8 (U21 Free)
Information: The Drewe Arms - 01647 281224

Bach & Byrd
Exeter Cathedral Chapter House
Wednesday 18 April 7.30pm
The Laurence Blyth Singers
'Cello: Hilary Boxer
William Byrd: Mass for Four Voices
J S Bach: Lobet den Herrn
J S Bach: Suite No 1
Tickets: £12 (child £5)
Exeter Cathedral Shop: 01392 271354

The Honeymead Ensemble
 Exeter Cathedral
Thursday 19 April 7.30pm
Violin: Tamsin Waley-Cohen
Piano: Tom Poster
'Cello: Bartholomew Lafollette
Complimentary Tickets available from
The 'Third Millenium Campaign' office:
01392 285974

Mezzo-Soprano Dorothy Ferrier
- Sings like a linnet!
A Grab Bag of Songs
Sidmouth Parish Church
Friday 20 April 12 noon
Mezzo-Soprano: Dorothy Ferrier
Piano: Dorothy Worthington
Mozart: "Voi Che Sapete"
Musgrave: "The Man-in-the-Mune"
Purcell: " Dear Pretty Youth"
Purcell: "Bess of Bedlam"
Armstrong: "Nobody KNows"
Franck: "Panis Angelicus"
Lane: "He was Beautiful"
Schumann: "He was noblest of all"
Chausson: "Le Colibri"
Sondhaim: "Green Finch & Linnet"
Wright: "And this is my beloved"
Tickets: £7 (including light lunch)
Full Details

 William Stafford
Newton Abbot & District Society of Arts (NADSA)
Stover School Newton Abbot
Friday 20 April 7.30pm
Gerald Finzi: 5 Bagatelles for Clarinet & Piano
Claude Debussy: Première Rhapsodie in B flat
Francis Poulenc: Sonata for Clarinet & Piano
John Ireland: Fantasy-Sonata for C & P in E flat
Edwin Roxborough: Wordsworth Miniatures in B flat
André Messager: Solo de Concours
Tickets: £14 (U21 students £2 !!)
Opus Classical (Exeter Guildhall Gallery) 214044

Rebecca Smith
Coffee & Music
Broadclyst Parish Church
Saturday 21 April 10.20am
Rebecca Smith (mezzo-soprano)
- accompanied by John Scarfe -
will sing songs made popular by
the great contralto Kathleen Ferrier
(for Kathleen's 100th birthday)
(details to follow)
Admission FREE

EMG horn section

Leader: Trevor Ives

Exeter Music Group Symphony Orchestra
Exeter Cathedral
Saturday 21 April 7.30pm
Gustav Holst: Planets Suite
Sir Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations
Conductor: Marion Wood
Leader: Clare Smith
Tickets: Front Nave £15 (sold out!)
Unreserved (NUS/U18 ½-price):
Middle Nave £12, Rear Nave £10
Side Aisles £8
Box: TIC Dix's Field: 01392 665885
or from Devon Strings Workshop
(Bartholomew St West, open 10-6 Wed-Sat)
EMG Website

Totnes Early Music Society
St Mary's Church Totnes
Saturday 21 April 7.30pm
Judeo-Arabic Dance Songs
& Sephardic Wedding Songs
from the 11th & 12th Century:
Solomon ibn Gabirol of Saragossa
Moses Ibn Ezra of Granada
Rabbi Yehuda Halevi of Tudela
Abulafia of Castile
Belinda Sykes & Jeremy Avis (Voice)
Jean Kelly (Harp)
Tim Garside (Nay, Darabuka, Dulcimer)
Stuart Hall (Oud, Guitar, Kemençe)
Tickets: £12 (student £5)
Box Office (Dartington): 01803 847070
Full Details at Dartington Website
Totnes Early Music Society Website

Marisa Gupta


Jonathan Dormand


Saint Boniface Concert Society
Holy Cross Church Crediton
Thursday 26 April 7.30pm
Piano: Marisa Gupta
'Cello: Jonathan Dormand
Ludwig van Beethoven:
Sonata Number 5 in D major
Gabriel Faure:
Sonata Number 1 in D minor
Anton Webern:
Complete piano & 'cello works
                 (10 mins!)
Sergei Prokofiev:
Sonata in C major Opus 119
Tickets: £10 (child free)
Season Ticket: £48=5 concerts
(26 April, 16 May, 7 June,
19 July, 6 September)
(7th June: Coull Quartet
- Adult £12 Child £6)
Society Website

Music Deco
Piano Andrew Daldorph
Clarinet Chris Gradwell
Soprano Kate Walker
Music Deco
Town Hall Seaton
Thursday 26 April 7.30pm
Piano: Andrew Daldorph
Clarinet: Chris Gradwell
Soprano: Kate Walker
(Previous concert was at
Kennaway House Sidmouth 28 Aug 2011)
Information: Chris Gradwell - 01297 22228

'Cello Soloist
Truls Mørk
 Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Exeter University Great Hall
Thursday 26 April 7.30pm
Stravinsky: Fireworks
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 25 K503
Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty (excerpts)
'Cello: Truls Mørk
Conductor: Kirill Karabits
Tickets: £11.50-35.00
Box Office: Exeter Poenix - 013982 667080
Buy tickets online

Elizabeth Jane Baldry Jubilee Hall Chagford
Friday 27 April 7.30pm
A Douglas Fairbanks Silent Movie:
'The Thief of Baghdad' (1924)
with live harp accompaniment
composed and performed by
Elizabeth Jane Baldry
Admission £8
follow this link to book online

Clyst Valley Choral Society
St Margaret's Church Topsham (Saturday 28 April 8pm)
Holy Trinity Church Exmouth (Sunday 29 April 8pm)
Soprano: Janet Macdonald
Mezzo Soprano: Kate Lees
Organist: Mark Perry
Director of Music: Paul Stock
Tickets: £8 (advance £7)
Topsham Bookshop (01392 877895)
Choral Society Website

Elizabeth Jane Baldry
Exeter Picturehouse
Sunday 29 April 11am
A Chagford Filmmaking Group
Fairy Tale Movie:
'The Laidley Worm of Spindleston Heugh'
with original score
composed and directed by
Elizabeth Jane Baldry
(recorded 1st April 2012 at Jubilee Hall)
Admission £7 (child £5)
follow this link to book online

The Providence Chamber Singers
Providence University College
Manitoba, Canada
The Providence Chamber Singers
Buckfast Abbey
Sunday 29 April 3pm
Felix Mendelssohn: "Heilig, Heilig, Heilig" (Sanctus)
Anton Bruckner: "Locu Iste"
Eric Whitacre: "Lux Aurumqpe"
Sergei Rachmaninov: "Богородице Дево" (Ave Maria)
Thomas Dorsey: "Precious Lord"
Spiritual: "I Open My Mouth to the Lord"
Admission & Parking FREE

College Webpage

Clarinet: Chris Gradwell
The ISCA Ensemble
Southernhay United Reformed Church Exeter
Sunday 29 April 3pm
Schubert: Octet Opus 166
Clarinet: Chris Gradwell
Information: Chris Gradwell - 01297 22228
Chris Gradwell Website

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