Monday, 22 October 2012

What's on - end of October, start of November 2012

English Touring Opera at Exeter Northcott Friday 26 October
Viktor Ullman's 'The Emperor of Atlantis' ('Death Quits')
Katie Bray is 'Drummer, Paula Sides is 'Bubikopf'
Robert Winslade Anderson is 'Death'

(photo: Richard Hubert Smith)

er - wait a minute - isn't Katie dressed up as 'Harlequin'
- that's tenor Jeff Stewart's part!
Paula seems to be 'Drummer' - Katie's part .
There's only one way to find out who's who
- see the opera!

Duncan Honeybourne
(Glenorchy 16 Nov 2010)
Duncan with Fiona Cross
(Glenorchy 2 June 2011)
Lunchtime Concert
Glenorchy Church Exmouth
Wednesday 24 October 12.30pm
piano: Duncan Honeybourne
Admission: FREE
(retiring collection)

The Lighthouse
Adam Tunnicliffe is Sandy
Nicholas Merryweather, Blazes
Richard Mosley-Evans, Arthur
(photo: Richard Hubert Smith)
English Touring Opera
Exeter Northcott Theatre
Three Modern Operas - with English Lyrics
Wednesday 24 October 7.30pm
Peter Maxwell Davis: The Lighthouse
Director Ted Huffman
Conductor Richard Baker
Thursday 25 and Saturday 27 October 7.30pm
Benjamin Britten: Albert Herring
Director Christopher Rolls
Conductor Michael Rosewell
Mark Wilde, Jennifer Rhys Davies
Friday 26 October
7.30pm: Helen Chadwick 'Towards an Unknown Port'
a ten minute cycle of songs
in response to the following opera
sung by a local amateur choir
7.45pm pre-show talk
Mark Wilde
is Albert Herring
(photo: Richard Hubert Smith)
Viktor Ullmann: The Emperor of Atlantis
written with Peter Kien
in Terezin concentration camp
Producer James Conway
Accompanying Bach Cantata (in English)
'Christ lag in Todes Banden'
Tickets: £18-31
Box Office 01392 493493
Northcott website: Lighthouse/Herring/Atlantis
English Touring Opera website

The Powderham Castle Kapellmeister
Professor George Pratt
'Cello Recital at Powderham Castle
James Wyatt Music Room
Friday 26 October 7.30pm
- works for 'cello & keyboard
- two solo 'cello suites
from the notebook of
Anna Magdalena Bach
- Errors in Anna's copy of
'Suite No 1'corrected
for the first time
1769 Bryce-Seede organ harpsichord:
Kapellmeister George Pratt
'Cello: Colin jackson
Tickets: £14
Call Emma (Powerham Castle office)
01626 890243 to book seats
(Students: ask if any remaining
FREE or ½-PRICE student tickets!)

Elizabeth Hornby
Elizabeth Hornby - Piano
Exeter Cathedral Chapter House
Saturday 27 October 1.15pm
pieces from Elizabeth's album:
 'Lady of Lewesdon Hill'
(impressions of Dorset)
Admission FREE - retiring collection

James Boyd

Susie Hodder-Williams
Chris Caldwell

Music on the Edge
St Michael's Church Chagford
Saturday 27 October 7.30pm
The Friends of St Michael's
present: music by Bach,
Debussy & Purcell
classical guitar: James Boyd
flute: Susie Hodder-Williams
saxophone: Chris Caldwell
Tickets: £12 - includes buffet
bookings: from Sally's News
01647 432215

soprano Mary O'Shea
(Glenorchy 9 Nov 2011)
accompanist: John Scarfe
Lunchtime Concert
Glenorchy Church
Wednesday 31 October
soprano: Mary O'Shea
piano: John Scarfe
Admission: FREE
(retiring collection)

Jasminka Stancul
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Exeter University Great Hall
Thursday 1 November 7.30pm
Don Giovanni Overture
Piano Concerto No 21
soloist: Jasminka Stancul
Idomeneo Ballet Music
Symphony No 29
conductor: Nicholas Collon
Tickets: gallery front £36
Nicholas Collon
             gallery rear £29.50
              gallery box £21.50
               ground £21.50 / £18 / £12
Exeter Phoenix Box Office: 01392 667080
book online

Exeter Alternative Theatre
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter
Weds 31 Oct  - Sat 3 Nov 8pm
An imagined re-opening of Exeter's
Theatre Royal - in 1889
'Before Dracula' - Bram Stoker in Exeter
'Lilly Laudanum' - danse macabre
'The Living Doll' - secrets of the music box
'Flaming Feathers' - can-can
'And then there was One' - Jack the Ripper
'Ms Johnson's Séance' - supernatural
'Kitty Brunel' - music hall songs
'The Phantom Juggler' - extraordinary skill
Tickets: £12.50 (student £10)
Box Office: 01392 270891
Barnfield website
Exeter Alternative Theatre website

The Laurence Blyth Singers
in Exeter Cathedral Chapter House

Soprano Josie Walledge,
Counter-Tenor Laurence Blyth

Baritone Matthew Cann,
Tenor Edward Woodhouse

Bass Julian Rippon
'Cello Hilary Boxer
Laurence Blyth Singers & Schola Exe
Exeter Cathedral
Friday 2 November 5.30pm
All Souls' Eucharist:
Eucharist of the Commemoration
of the Faithful Departed
Gabriel Fauré: 'Requiem Mass'
an Anglican church service - open to all

soprano: Keri Fuge
Devon Baroque
1. St George's Church, Tiverton
Saturday 3 November 7.30pm
2. Dartington Great Hall
Sunday 4 November 3pm
Harpsichordist & Director of Music:
Jonathan Watts
a) a parody of Pergolesi's 'Stabat Mater'
'Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden' (Psalm 51)
soprano: Keri Fuge, alto: Nicholas Clapton
b) a transcription of Harpsichord Concerto 6
Brandenburg Concerto IV
recorders: Alan Davis & James Risdon
alto: Nicholas Clapton
c) a reworking of music by Vivaldi
Harpsichord Concerto in G minor BWV 975
harpshichord: Jonathan Watts
d) from a cantata by Bartolomeo Conti
'Languet anima mea'
soprano: Keri Fuge
Tickets: £18 (student/U18 £5)
Dartington: 01803 847070 (12.30-7pm)
Appearing soon on Dartington website
Tiverton: TIC 01884 255827
Devon Baroque website

Clive Betts - guitar
'Café at 36' Cowick Street
Sunday 4 November 11.30am - 2.30pm
Admission FREE
to book lunch: 01392 410352

Exeter Cathedral
Bach Cantata Service
Exeter Cathedral
Sunday 4 November 6pm
Exeter Bach Society and St Peter's Singers
Cantata 150: 'Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich'
an Anglican church service - open to all

- followed by:

David Davies
Exeter Bach Society
Exeter Cathedral Chapter House
Sunday 4 November 7pm
Director of Music: David Davies
A talk on pre-reformation church music
composer John Sheppard (1515-60)
with examples from the choir
Tickets: £10 details TBA
Exeter Bach Society website

Osiligi Maasai Warriors 
Osiligi Maasai Warriors
Exeter Cathedral Chapter House
Tuesday 6 November 1pm
Tribal songs and dances
Admission FREE - collection for:
'Osiligi Charity Projects'
(supporting Kenyan villages)

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