Monday, 2 July 2012

Concerts this week (until 10 July)

Tessa Gaukroger
is Rosalind
'As You Like It'

Cygnet New Theatre Company
Poltimore House Gardens
(if raining - in the chapel)
Thur 28 June - Sat 30 June 7pm
Rosalind: Tessa Gaukroger
Celia: Lucy Theobald
Touchstone: Matthew Neighbour
Orlando: Scott Goodaire
Tickets: £10 (child £5)
01392 277189
Cygnet website
Poltimore website

The Playgoers Society of Dartington Hall
The Old Tennis Court, Dartington Space
Friday 29 June - Saturday 30 June 7.30pm
(Matinee Saturday 30 June 2.30pm)
Monday 2 July - Saturday 7 July 7.30pm
(picnics from 6pm)
Director: Anthea Roberts
Tickets: £10 (student/U16 £5)
Box Office: 01803 847070
Dartington Hall Website

Tenor soloist
Michael Dawson
Exeter Chamber Choir
St Andrew's Church Colyton
Saturday 30 June 7.30pm
Conductor: Andrew Daldorph
Soloists: Michael & Eleanor Dawson
Healey Willan: Song of Solomon
plus Sir William Henry Harris
Herbert Howells, Gerald Finzi,
Tickets: £10 (child/student £5)
from Simon Murray 01647 252298
or book by post: online booking form
(repeated at Newton St Cyres Tue 3 July)

Conductor: Nigel Perrin

Exeter Festival Chorus
Buckfast Abbey
Saturday 30 June 7.30pm
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor
Johannes Brahms: "Warum ist das Licht gegeben?"
Maurice Duruflé: Requiem
Conductor: Nigel Perrin
Organist: Jonathan Watts
Tickets: £12/£10 unreserved - parking FREE
Abbey Box Office: 01364 645530
Phoenix Box Office: 01392 667080
EFC Ticket Secretary: 08456 005441
Exeter Festival Chorus Website

Inside Exeter Cathedral

Cathedral Choir Summer Showcase
Exeter Cathedral
Saturday 30 June 7.30pm
Musical Directors:
David Davies & Stephen Tanner
John Rutter: Gloria
Hubert Parry: I was glad
Gregorio Allegri: Miserere mei
Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria
Tickets: £12 (side aisle £8)
Students/U18 £10/£5
some 'Kid for a Quid' available
Box Office: 01392 271354

Exeter Cathedral Choir
Orchestral Mass for Petertide
Exeter Cathedral
(Collegiate Church of St Peter)
Sunday 1 July 10.30am
Exeter Cathedral Choir & Orchestra
Conductor: David Davies
Joseph Haydn: Missa Sancti Nicolai
This is an Anglican church service
No charge to attend

Claudia Caolin presents:
Amor al Flamenco
Barnfield Theatre
Monday 2 July 8pm
Dancers: Claudia Caolin
Amanda Frescura, Libi Roca
Singer: Javier Macias
Guitars: Andres Bardia, Kevin Byrne
Percussion: Greg Dyer
Tickets: £13 (concessions £11)
Box Office: 01392 270891 (10am-4pm)

Flip Webster & Maggie Bourgein
Exeter Ignite Festival
Bikeshed Theatre:
Mon 2Tue 3 & Sat 7 July 6pm
Maggie Bourgein & Flip Webster
dissect 21st century life through
sketches, monologues, song & dance
(Maggie and Flip will give us full details
on 'Classical Journey' Tues 19 June)

Louis Ravensfield's
latest creation!

Exeter Ignite Festival
Bikeshed Theatre
Monday 2 July 7.15pm
Tue 3 & Wed 4 July 4.15pm
Sidwell Street Methodist Church
Friday 13 July 8pm
Exeter Alternative Theatre Company
GRAND GUIGNOL - The Wardrobe Comedies
H F Maltby: I want to go Home
(Director: Louis Ravensfield)
Eliot Crawshay-Williams: Cupboard Love
(Director: Sharlene Young)
Eliot Crawshay-Williams: E.& O.E.
('Errors and Exceptions Omitted')
(Director: Malcolme Littler)
Sidwell Street only:
H F Maltby: A love Idyll
(Director: Sharlene Young)
Full details at
Tickets: £5
To purchase on line, click the performance at:

Exeter Chamber Choir
at St Cyr & Julitta
for 'Mass of Life' 19 July 2011
(double bass: Mike Thorne)
Exeter Chamber Choir
Church of St Cyr & Julitta, Newton St Cyres
Tues 3 July 7.30pm
Conductor: Andrew Daldorph
Healey Willan: Song of Solomon
plus Sir William Henry Harris
Herbert Howells, Gerald Finzi
a repeat of Saturday's concert at Colyton
with solo piano: Andrew Daldorph
and solo flute: Tina Guthrie
Tickets: £5 (child/student FREE)
(pay at the door)

An iconic comedy actor:
OwlGlass Director, Sebastian Pope
 seen here playing Ernie Pringle
in James Saunders' 'Alas Poor Fred'
 which opened 7 March 2012
OwlGlass Theatre
The Hour Glass, Melbourne St, Exeter
Wednesday 4 - Saturday 7 July 8pm
Ken Campbell
Director: Sebastian Pope
Walter: Sebastian Pope
Veronica: Georgie Fenwick
Harry: Tim Metcalfe-Wood
Tickets: Wed/Thur £8 Fri/Sat £9
Limited to 30 seats per show
Early booking advised - £1 discount
Box Office: Hour Glass 01392 258722

Stars and Stripes for Ever!
Exeter Cathedral
Wednesday 'Fourth of July' 12 noon
Organ Recital by David Davies
to celebrate Independence Day
Standard Cathedral admission charge:
Adult £5, Student/Senior £3.50, U18 Free

Marion Wood
Conducts the EMG Orchestra
at St Peter's School

Exeter Music Group Symphony Orchestra
St Peter's School Exeter
Friday-Sunday 6-8 July
Choir rehearsal of Mahler's Symphony VIII
Part 2: Scherzo (Goethe's Faust)
(with orchestra Friday & Sunday)
Conductor: Marion Wood
Leader: Clare Smith
(Full work: rehearsal, 7-9 September)
(Final rehearsal 14 Sept)
(Performance: Great Hall, 16 September)
Info: Carol Galton 01392 410660

Soprano: Denise Kehoe
Counterpoint Choir

Counterpoint Choir
Buckfast Abbey
Saturday 7 July 7.30pm
(The third and final exposition of this 500 year period)
A radical change in programme:
1St Anselm, Lucca c.1080 -
Plainsong: 'Salve Regina' ('Hail, holy Queen')
2. Magister Petronius, Notre Dame c.1190 -
'Beata viscera Marie Virginis' ('Mary's blessed flesh')
3. Alfonso X ("El Sabio" - The Wise) Castille c.1260 -
'Virgen Santa Maria' ('Holy Virgin Mary')
4. York Mystery Plays c.1350 - 2 excerpts
5. John Dunstaple, Bedford c.1425
'Quam pulcra es' ('How beautiful you are')
6. Guillaume Dufay, Cambrai c.1460 -
'Alma redemptoris mater' ('Saviour's loving mother')
7Josquin des Prez, Rome c.1490 -
'Ave Maria' ('Hail Mary')
8. John Taverner,  Lincolnshire c.1520
'O Christe Jesu, pastor bone' ('Good shepherd, Jesus')
                                   - INTERVAL -
Alto: Juliet Curnow

9. Jacob Clemens non Papa, Belgium c.1530
'Ego Flos Campi' ('I am the flower of the field')
10. Thomas Tallis, London/Canterbury c.1540
'O sacrum convivium' ('O sacred banquet')
11. John Sheppard, London c.1550
'Media Vita' ('In the midst of life') - a 20 minute epic!
12. William Byrd, London c.1575
'Ave verum corpus' ('Hail true body')
13. Orlando Gibbons, London c.1610
'O clap your hands' (Psalm 47)

Director of Music: David Acres
Tickets: £10 (advance £8)
David Acres: 01392 490398

Broadclyst Ensemble
Broadclyst Parish Church
Thursday 7 July 7.30pm
Rebecca and Hannah Willson
front a former incarnation of
the Broadclyst Ensemble
- the Obligato Quartet
Violins: Rebecca WillsonAyesha Ichsan
Viola: Flora Farquharson
'Cello: Hannah Willson
Double Bass: Annabel Hope
Organist: John Scarfe
Handel: Solomon,
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No 3 (arr.)
Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Quintet & Organ:
Mozart: Epistle Sonata in C
Albinoni: Adagio in G minor
Handel: Organ Concerto in B flat Opus 4 No 4
Admission FREE - retiring collection

Dutch Concert Pianist
Fred Gest

1. St Mary's Church Willand
Saturday 7 July 7pm
a recital by visiting Dutch pianist,
Fred Gest, from Lisse in the Netherlands
- a mixture of sacred and secular music
Tickets: £5 with buffet 01884 33062
2. Shutes Farm, Sheldon - EX14 4QX
Sunday 8 July 5.30pm
a relaxing evening of light hearted music
with Fred Gest & the Blackdown Union Band
Tickets: £6 - bring a picnic
Musical Director: Julie De'Ath Lancaster
01884 821381

Rowland Molony
Chris Gradwell and Friends
Blue Ball Inn, Sidford
Sunday 8 July 7.30pm
Clarinet/Sax: Chris Gradwell
Keyboard: Andrew Daldorph
Words: Rowland Molony, John Torrence
Tickets: £8  Box: 07583 796855
Chris Gradwell Website

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