Saturday, 6 October 2012

Memories of the Two Moors Festival October 2011 - a day out in Tiverton - Thursday 20th October 2011 (plus details of this year's festival)

Dandy the magnificent draught horse
. . . joins the Vasari Quartet
tuning up in the early morning sunshine
Lukas Hank, Charles Hervet,
Chloe van Soeterstède
. . . and Tansy Bennett
 (look familiar?- see snapshots
for March/April 2012)
musicians and audience
squeeze into the 'Tivertonian'
for a unique 'classical journey'
on the Grand Western Canal
- 'Wassermusik' anyone?
later, David Davies
(then Assistant Director of Music
at Exeter Cathedral)
plays a solo organ recital
on the 1867 Henry Willis organ
at St Peter's Church Tiverton
David's own arrangements of
Bach's 'Sinfonia'
Stölzel's "Bist du bei mir"
& Elgar's 'Elegy'
plus Buxtehude's 'Praeludium'
Franck's 'Choral'
Hollins' 'Maytime Gavotte'
Mendelssohn's 'Sonata'
Bingham's 'Rhythmic Trumpet'
& Widor's 'Toccata' (!!!)
- a thorough workout!
In the evening
members of the Vasari Quartet
join the Orchestra of the Swan
at Exeter Cathedral
for more Elgar:
'Allegro for Strings'
'Cello Concerto'
(soloist Julian Lloyd Webber!)
'Enigma Variations'
Director of Music: David Curtis
Don't miss this year's fun!
Two Moors Festival 11-21 October 2012

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