Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Delta Saxophone Quartet Gidleigh Friday 2 Nov 2013 Full details from Chris Caldwell

Gidleigh Village Hall



Delta Saxophone Quartet

Continuing on from the Live@The Long Room Series, this special event is a celebration performance at Gidleigh Village Hall, on the northern fringes of Dartmoor, marking 30 years of the Delta Saxophone Quartet.

It will include arrangements from their ground breaking CD 'Dedicated to You' and excerpts from the quartet's most recent commission, 'Run Riot'  from one of the UK's most dynamic and exciting composers Mark-Anthony Turnage.

An eclectic musical  journey combining jazz/rock with the world of classical minimalism, which highlights the quartet's dexterity and imagination. November 1st 2013 @ 20.00hrs and catch four of the UK's leading saxophonists. Not to be missed.

£10 on the door/u 21's free

Complimentary glass of wine
and local cheese
It's going to be a party,
hope you can make it.

Best wishes
Chris Caldwell


Delta Sax Quartet press reviews:

"most revelational and revolutionary"

"top notch musicianship and imagination"

"fierce, passionate and giddily lyrical"

"one of Europe's most distinguished new music ensembles"

"daringly capture the free spirit"

"stunningly attractive programme"

"a stroke of genius"

"string quartet like levels of sophistication"

Monday, 28 October 2013

Classical Journey 10am Tuesday 29 October 2013 Chris Caldwell - 2 Delta Saxophone Quartet concerts Ruth Molins - Mike Colquhoun 60th Birthday Concert Michael Graham - The Exodus Choir

Delta Sax Quartet 1983-2013
30th birthday party celebrations
Gidleigh Village Hall
1st November 2013
Exeter Phoenix
2nd November 2013

'Unusually Different'
Start recording at Pausa Art House Buffalo 18 October 2013
Bass Flute: Michael Colquhoun   Bass Clarinet Dave DeWitt
Bass Saxophone: Steve Baczkowski   Bassoon: Ellen Barnum
Contrabass Clarinet: Reynolds Scott   Tuba: Ken Foster
Michael Colquhoun 1953-
60th Birthday Party Celebrations
Montante Cultural Centre
Canisius College Buffalo
3rd November 2013

Alto: Ruth Molins
Bass: Chris Caldwell 
This Tuesday, Saxophonist Chris Caldwell joins us in the Phonic FM studio to discuss the TWO 30th anniversary concerts of the Delta Saxophone Quartet (of which he is a founder member)

Flautist Ruth Molins will join us to discuss the amazing concert being held in Buffalo this Sunday.

Tenor Michael Graham will join us later
to discuss the forthcoming concert
of his new choir 'Exodus'

Full details below. But first:

What's been happening since we last met for a 'Classical Journey' . . .

Joyce Clarke
Glenorchy United Reformed Church Exmouth
Wednesday 16 Octctober 12.30pm
Allegro de Concierto: Enrique Granados

Wednesday 16 October 7.30pm: South West Music School Young Performers' Showcase
Annual concert of the Devon Oxford and Cambridge Societies. St Margaret's, Topsham

Harp: Esther Beyer 16
Trumpet: Gregory Steward 13
Oboe: Matthew Jackson 15
Piano Accompanist: Andrew Daldorph
Soprano: Lotte Walker 15
A harp is hard work!
Thursday 17 October 2pm
Lucinda Guy and Sophie Walker at Soundart Radio
broadcast 'Hildegard to Hildegard'
music by female composers
from Hildegard von Bingen to Hildegard Westerkamp
- including performances by Platform Winners:
from 2012 Jacob Warn plays 'Homage to Hildegard von Bingen'
by Annette Ziegenmeyer, for recorders & electronic delay
2011 winner Molly Lopresti-Richards, with Harriet Riley
'Malleticious' percussion duo play Harriet's composition
'Afro Etude' for marimba and percussion
& Kerryn Joyce's 'Tank girl' for marimba & vibraphone

(both at Dartington 'HOME' Festival June 2012)

Saturday 19 October 2pm - All Saints' Church, Dulverton.
The winners of Penny Adie's 'Platform Competition' perform for the Two Moors Festival

Violin: Do-Gyung (Anna) Im
Flute: Victoria Creighton
Violin: Jin-Wook Suk
Piano: Harvey Davies

Unable to play her harp on the day
but a winner already
Alexandra Smith receives her prize
from Brigadier Woolverstone
Cutting loose!
Jin-Wook takes over Harvey's seat
after the concert

Saturday 19 October 7.30pm New Hall Tiverton
Tiverton Dramatic Society: 'A Man for All Seasons'
Richard Rich (Daniel Mumby) commits perjury
under the gaze of his patron Thomas More

Sunday 20 October 3pm
Lympstone Parish Church
Ruth Molins: One Flute Many Voices
'Speshal Birds': Michael Colquhoun

Wednesday 23 October 7.30pm Exeter Cathedral
180 schoolchildren sing Sir Benjamin Britten's 'Noye's Fludde'

Tympani: Molly Lopresti Richards!
Petroc Trelawney is God
Noah (Callum Thorpe)
gets it in the neck from his wife
(Charlotte Stephenson)

And there are LOTS of animals
The leader of South West Camerata
meets the Countess of Wessex

Saturday 26 October 7.30pm
David Acres brings the new-look 'Counterpoint Choir' to Buckfast Abbey
with countertenor James Bowman

Organist: David Davies
James Bowman
& David Acres
Elle Williams
& Denise Kehoe

Josie Walledge, Anselm Carr-Jones
Michael Graham, Philip Arkwright
Philip Arkwright
Edward Woodhouse
James Bowman

Julian Rippon
Judith Overcash & -
James Bowman

Sunday 27 October 3pm Crediton
The Church of the Holy Cross and the Mother of He that Hung Thereon
English Touring Opera and The Old Street Band
perform Antonio Vivaldi's Stabat Mater & Gloria
with the Choir of the Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross

Jonathan Peter Kenny
Carlos del Cueto
Leader: Jean Paterson
1st Violin: Theresa Caudle
Oboes: Mark Radcliffe
& Kate Latham
Soprano: Catrine Kirkman
Altos: Russell Harcourt
Jake Arditti, Michal Czerniawski
Viola: Jim O'Toole

'Cello: Kinga Gaborjani

Tim Woodford

6pm Exeter Cathedral
Exeter Bach Society Chairman
Juliet Meadowcroft
sings in Cantata 139

(soloists: Margaret Aagesen-Hughes
Michael Graham, Julian Rippon)
7pm The Chapter House
Judith introduces . . .

Guitar: Clive Betts
Soprano: Mary O'Shea
Flute: Leonie Jones

The Dream Team

What's coming up this week:
(plus Michael's 'Exodus' concert)

Josephine Pickering & David Lee
Glenorchy Lunchtime Concerts
Glenorchy Church Exmouth
Wednesday 30 October 12.30pm
Piano Duet Recital
Admission FREE

 Andreas Brantelid
Elgar 'Cello Concerto
(Photo: Sussie Ahlburg)
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Exeter University Great Hall
Thursday 31 October 7.30pm
Gustav Holst: St Paul's Suite
Edward Elgar: 'Cello Concerto
Johannes Brahms: 2nd Symphony
Conductor: Garry Walker
'Cello Soloist: Andreas Brantelid
Tickets: £16-£20.50 (reductions for groups)
Under 16s: £8.50-£10.50
Book using link on BSO website

Matthew Barley
Britten 'Cello Suite
(Photo: Ben Phillips)
'Cellist Matthew Barley
Dartington Great Hall
Thursday 31 October 7.30pm
Sir Benjamin Britten: 'Cello Suite 3
Johann Sebastian Bach
Gavin Bryars, James MacMillan
Dai Fujikura, Jan Bang
Accompanied by projected visuals
created by Yeast Culture
: £18 (student/U16 £5)
Dartington Box Office: 01803 847070

Gidleigh Village Hall (Dartmoor!)
Friday 1 November 8pm
Phoenix Theatre (Exeter!)
Saturday 2 November 8pm
Baritone/Tenor/Alto Sax: Chris Caldwell
Soprano/Alto Sax: Martin Robinson
Tenor/Alto Sax: Tim Holmes
Alto/Soprano Sax: Peter Whyman
(+ Soprano Sax: Graeme Blevins)
Gidleigh Tickets: £10 on the door
Exeter Tickets: £12 (advance £10)
Phoenix Box Office: 01392 667080
Book Online

Refreshments at Gidleigh:Curworthy Cheeses plusLes Pierres Bordes Marsanne-Viognier IGP
Pays d'Oc 2012
Malumbres Rosado Navarra 2012

Delta Saxophone Quartet will play music by:

David BowieBrian Eno,

Arvo PärtSoft MachineSteve Reich,
Mark Anthony TurnageJimmy Giuffre,
David LancasterMichael NymanPhilip Glass,
David PowerTerry Riley, and Stephen Goss

(two different concert programmes!)

Exeter Cathedral Annual Choral Festival
Exeter Cathedral
Saturday 2 November 11am-5.15pm
(See October, above, for rehearsal dates)
(Eucharist for All Souls Day) - 4pm
Director of Music: Stephen Tanner
Herbert Howells: 'All my Hope in God is Founded'
Richard Strutt: 'In our Day of Thanksgiving'
Ernest Sands: 'May the Choirs of Angels
                          (come to greet you)'
Stephen Tanner: 'Deep River'
Georg Frideric Handel: 'Since by Man came Death'
Stanley Marchant: 'The Souls of the Righteous'
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: 'Ave Verum Corpus'
Rowland Prichard: 'Alleluia, Sing to Jesus'
John Stainer: 'All for Jesus!'
John Scott: 'Gospel Acclamation'
Gabriel Fauré: Requiem in D minor
- Introit, Kyrie, Sanctus, Agnus Dei
This is an Anglican Church Service
there is no charge for admission

Rebecca Smith
Opera Glass
Glenorchy Church Exmouth
Saturday 2 November 7.30pm
W A Mozart: "Cosi fan Tutte"
Georges Bizet: "Carmen"
Piano: Dorothy Raven & Michael Graham
Soprano: Janet Macdonald
Mezzo Soprano: Rebecca Smith
Tenor: Edward Woodhouse
Bass: Julian Rippon
Carmen: Alison Kettlewell
Tickets: £10 (advance £8)
Jenny Newman: 01395 275457
or telephone 01392 271858
Opera Glass Website
(repeated Exeter 13 Nov, Topsham 16 Nov)

Mick GreenSaxophone
Sam RichardsKeyboards
Bay Horse Inn Totnes
( Cistern Street TQ9 5SP)
Sunday 3 November 8.30pm
Keyboards: Sam Richards
Saxophone: Mick Green
Drums/Bass: David George
Poetry: Sam Richards
Richard Hillesley
Admission FREE

Flautist Michael Colquhoun
Michael Colquhoun
Montante Cultural Center
Canisius College
Buffalo, New York State
Sunday 3 November 3pm EST
= 8pm Grenwich Mean Time
Compositions for Flute, Oboe,
PercussionPiano & Voice
Flute: Michael Colquhoun
with "Unusually Different"
"Unusually Different"
Euphonium: Ken Foster
Flute (& Chainsaw!) Michael Colquhoun
Alto Clarinet: Reynolds Scott
Bassoon: Ellen Barnum
Bass Saxophone: Steve Baczkowski
Bass Clarinet: Dave DeWitt

and "Maelstrom Percussion Ensemble"
Details: info@miyazawa.com

A Look Back on Mike Colquhoun’s Career
"Four Flutes" 1977
Four sections one with jazz tempo one with robot tempo
Dualities from the start
Flute: Tatiana Brewer
Flute: Maria Aquino
Alto Flute: Erin Hoffmann
Bass Flute: Michael Colquhoun
"The Wormsong" 1990
Dual thoughts of a child on death and grown ups about death.
Soprano: Melissa Thorburn
Piano: Persis Vehar
Oboe: Megan Kyle                SORRY! MELISSA UNAVAILABLE
Bassoon: Ellen Barnum      THIS SONG WILL NOT BE INCLUDED

Percussion: Bob Accurso
Conductor: Michael Colquhoun

"Everybody Knows That Afterwards" 2005 
"Maelstrom Percussion Ensemble"

Duality of despair and redemption
Flute: Michael Colquhoun

Piano: Persis Vehar
"Storyteller" 1989
A work that exists both as a flute concerto and a flute solo.
Flute: Michael Colquhoun
"Framing the Silence" 2006
Sound and silence duality.
Alto Flute: Michael Colquhoun
"Talking Rocks" 1984 

Dual idea of composed/improvised material working together.

Maelström Percussion Ensemble
Bob Accurso - Paul Haag - Gary Rutkowski
Conductor: Michael Colquhoun
"Das Guiro" 1983
Two roles; a “native” guiro player
and a German musicologist lecturing about the guiro.
Guiro: Michael Colquhoun
"Charanga" 1993
Not a charanga, but about the charanga.
Flute: Michael Colquhoun
"Snow in April" 1991

Is this Spring or Winter Duality?
(Arr for Unusually Different 2013)
Piccolo: Michael Colquhoun
Bassoon: Ellen Barnum
Flute, Trumpet: Kenny Foster
Baritone Sax, Piccolo: Reynolds Scott
Bass Sax, Whistles: Steve Baczkowski
Alto Flute, Trombone: Dave DeWitt
"Monster Stomp With Oblivious Obbligato" 2013
Written/Improvised stomp duality (For Unusually Different)
in homage to Jelly Roll Morton
Piccolo: Michael Colquhoun
Bassoon: Ellen Barnum
Contra Alto Clarinet: Kenny Foster
Baritone Sax: Rey Scott
Bass Sax: Steve Baczkowski
Video: Mike Colquhoun & Don Metz
Tuba: Dave DeWitt
"I’ve Been Lost Before" 1984
Inside/outside jazz ballad.Alto Flute : Michael Colquhoun
Guitar: Don Metz
My heartfelt thanks and best wishes for all the fine musicians
who have played here today and all who have inspired me
over the years in my hometown, Buffalo.

Michael Colquhoun 3rd November 2013

6th November is the last day to book a place for the
South West Music School string & brass workshops
(both on Sunday 17 November)

Exodus Choir
St David's Church Exeter
Friday 15 November 7.30pm
Frank Martin: "Mass for Double Choir"
Michael Tippett: 5 spirituals from
"A Child of our Time"
Musical Directors:
Michael Graham & Matt Cann
Tickets: £10 (advance £8 student £6)
07788 721170 exoduschoir@gmail.com

South West Music School
West Exe School Exeter
Sunday 17 November 11.30am-6.30pm
String players 8-18 Grade I - Grade VIII+
are welcome to join in workshops with
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Booking Fee: £30
(Booking closes 6 November)

South West Music School
West Exe School Exeter
Sunday 17 November 11.30am-6.30pm
Brass players 8-18 beginner-advanced
are welcome to join in workshops with
Paul ArchibaldRoger ArgentePaul Denegri
Booking Fee: £30
(Booking closes 6 November)