Monday, 14 October 2013

Classical Journey 10am Tuesday 15 October 2013 Juliet Meadowcroft and Clive Betts discuss next week's Bach Cantata Service, and two concerts with Leonie Stephenson-Jones and Mary O'Shea - Plus news of the Two Moors Festival and many other exciting musical events over the next two weeks

Leonie Stephenson-Jones
will play flute with guitarist Clive Betts
'Music at St Michael's'  Wednesday 23 October
and Soprano Mary O'Shea
'Bachianas for the Bach Society'  Sunday 27 October


Clive Betts

Classical Guitar


Two concerts next week





Mary O'Shea

Soprano

(Photo: Hannah & James Taylor)



Clive Betts joins us in the studio this morning to discuss his concert with Leonie Stephenson-Jones next Wednesday at St Michael's Mount Dinham - 'Spanish and Latin American Music for Classical Guitar and Flute'. Also in the studio will be Exeter Bach Society Publicity Officer, Juliet Meadowcroft, to tell us about the Bach Society Cantata Service at the Cathedral next Sunday, and the 'Bachianas Brazileiras' recital in the Chapter House which will follow it - starring Clive Betts, Leonie Stephenson-Jones, and Soprano Mary O'Shea.



Juliet Meadowcroft will also have news of the recently published Bach Society programme of concerts for 2013/14.

'The Mighty Book' has been brought forward to next week (Tuesday 22 October), when Gill and Abi will discuss a selection of literary works. Today's programme will cover the extraordinary wealth of musical events taking place over the two weeks until the next 'Classical Journey'.

See below for details!

Stephen Tanner
Exeter Cathedral Assistant Organist
& Director of Girl Choristers
Rehearsals for Stephen Tanner's
Eucharist "In the Hands of God"

(Which will be at Exeter Cathedral
 Annual Choral Festival: Sat 2 Nov)
                              
St John's Church Hall Torquay
Monday 14 October 7pm
(Directors: Cyril Jenny Rider)

St Paul's Church Honiton

Monday 14 October 7.30pm
(Director: Peter Parshall)


Andrew Mariesoboist &
Devon Area Chairman
Royal School of Church Music
Exeter Cathedral Chapter House
Tuesday 15 October 7.30pm
(Director: Stephen Tanner)

Holy Trinity Church Barnstaple

Wednesday 16 October 7.30pm
(Director: Andrew Maries)

St Mary's Church Totnes

Thursday 17 October 7.30pm
(Director: Janet Dietz)

Holy Spirit Church Plymouth

Thursday 17 October 7.30pm
(Director: Malcolm Walker)
Malcolm Walker
RSCM Secretary

Registration: £5 (U18 £1)

- includes practice book and CD
Enquiriesjmw4admin@gmail.com
Malcolm Walker 01884 860501
Online booking form







Joyce Clarke
charity concert, March 2013
(review: Alain Tolhurst, Sidmouth Herald)
Glenorchy Lunchtime Concerts
Glenorchy Church Exmouth
Wednesday 16 October 12.30pm
PIANOJOYCE CLARKE
W A Mozart: Sonata in F K 332
- first movement only
Frédéric Chopin: 2 Waltzes
- C sharp minor Opus 64 No 2
- E minor (posthumous)
Sergei Rachmaninov: 2 Études Tableaux
- D minor Opus 39 No 8
- E flat minor Opus 39 No 5
Claude Debussy: "Clair de Lune"
Enriqué Granados: "Allegro de Concierto"
Admission FREE


City of London Sinfonia
Exeter Cathedral Choir
City of London Sinfonia
Exeter Cathedral
Wednesday 16 October 6.45-for-7.30pm
FAURÉ REQUIEM
Conductor: Stephen Layton
Thomas Tallis: "Salvator Mundi"
                       "Why fum'st in sight?"
Ralph Vaughan Williams:
          "Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis"
Francis Poulenc:
Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani in Gm
Gabriel Jackson: Countless and Wonderful
                              are the Ways to Praise God
Gabriel Fauré: Requiem
Tickets: £10-22
01904 658338 or book online



Devon Oxford & Cambridge Societies
South West Music School
St Margaret's Church Topsham
Wednesday 16 October 7.30pm
YOUNG ARTIST
PERFORMANCE SERIES
Harp: Esther Beyer
Trumpet: Gregory Steward
Oboe: Matthew Jackson
Voice: Lottie Walker
Tickets: £8 (U16 £5)




Tiverton Dramatic Society
New Hall Tiverton
Wed 16 - Sat 19 October 7.30pm
"A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS"
By Robert Bolt
Featuring Daniel Mumby
As Richard Rich
Tickets: £8 (first night £7)






The Busch Ensemble
Two Moors Festival Resident Artists
Dulverton: Sunday 20 October 7.30pm


Two Moors Festival 2013
Wednesday 16 - Sunday 27 October


Click here for full schedule
and booking/contact details



Leon McCawley
Beethoven
3rd Piano Concerto

(photo: Sheila Rock)
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Exeter University Great Hall
Thursday 17 October 7.30pm
ELGAR'S ENIGMA
Edward Elgar: Introduction & Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven: 3rd Piano Concerto
Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations
Conductor: Awain Arwel Hughes
Piano Soloist: Leon McCawley
Tickets: £16-£20.50 (reductions for groups)
Under 16s: £8.50-£10.50
Book using link on BSO website




Dr Jeckyl & Mr Hyde
Four-of-Swords Theatre

Artwork by


April press releases:
Four of Swords Theatre Company
Poltimore House (convene at the chapel)
Thursday 17 October 7pm
Friday 18 October 7pm & 8.45pm
Saturday 19 October 3pm, 7pm & 8.45pm
(all performances repeated from previous week)
"THE STRANGE CASE OF DR JECKYL & MR HYDE"
Drinks and entertainment in the chapel
one hour before each performance.
The mobile performance moves through
the halllibrarycourtyard kitchen.
Includes video & live instrumental music.
Director: Sarah White
Jeckyl/Hyde: Philip Kingslan John
Tickets: £10.00 (11-15yrs £5)








Allegri Quartet
founded 1953
Patrick Ireland, James Barton
William Pleeth, Eli Goren
2013
Dorothea Vogel, Raphael Todes
Vanessa Lucas-Smith, Ofer Falk
The Allegri String Quartet
Blundells School Tiverton
Friday 18 October 7.30pm
60th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT
Programme to include:
A new composition which was
first played at Salisbury this year
Joseph Haydn: Quartet
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Quartet I
Violin: Ofer FalkRaphael Todes
Viola: Dorothea Vogel
'Cello: Vanessa Lucas-Smith
Tickets: £10 (student/child FREE)
Mrs Carole Francis (school office)
Telephone: 01884 232401
Press Release from Julie Hill





Zazou Cowboys at Acoustica Festival
Exeter Phoenix Saturday 14 September
Yann MahdjoubChris Wilkinson,
Willy Briggs & Rebecca Willson
The Zazou Cowboys
The Cavern Club Exeter
Friday 18 October
50s DANCE NIGHT 9pm-2am
with DJs including Ali Kat
- Cowboys on stage at 11pm -
Over 18s only
Tickets: £5
full details on facebook







Victoria Creighton
Two Moors Festival
All Saints Church, Dulverton
Saturday 19 October 2pm
YOUNG MUSICIANS
PLATFORM WINNERS CONCERT
Piano Accompanist: Harvey Davies
Violin: Jin-Wook Suk
Marimba: Alexandra Smith
Flute: Victoria Creighton
Violin: Anna Im
Admission FREE
(booking required)


Jan Eric Österlund

Two Moors Festival
St Nicholas Parish Church, Brushford
(2 miles south of Dulverton - TA22 9AP)
Saturday 19 October 5.30pm
LIGHT ON THE LANDSCAPE
Lecture on photography
including images from
ArcticAntarcticSahara
 - & Devon
by Swedish photographer
& author of 'Exploring with Adèle'
Jan Eric Österlund
Admission FREE
(booking required)


Ruth Molins
Ruth Molins at Lympstone
Parish Church Lympstone
(Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
Sunday 20 October 4pm
ONE FLUTE, MANY VOICES
Flutes: Ruth Molins
Music, old and new, for flute,
alto flute, piccolo and electronics
Tickets: £7 (U16 £5)
All 3 concerts: £16 (U16 £10)
(22 Sept, 20 Oct, 10 Nov)
John Welton: 01395 271915
johnwelton68@gmail.com
Full details of all concerts in
Lympstone 'Drumbeat' Newsletter 


Rebecca Allnatt
Glenorchy Lunchtime Concerts
Glenorchy Church Exmouth
Wednesday 23 October 12.30pm
'CELLO QUARTET
Hilary Boxer
Jane Greenwood
Jane Pyrie
Rebecca Allnatt
Admission FREE





Two Moors Festival
Camille Saint-Saëns
Exeter Cathedral
Wednesday 23 October 6.15-for-7pm
Camille Saint-Saëns:
"CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS"
Piano: Tom Poster
           Christoph Berner
Carducci String Quartet
Clarinet: Timothy Orpen
Double Bass: Toby Huches
Percussion: Owen Gunnell
Sir Benjamin Britten:
"NOYE'S FLUDDE"
Director: Thomas Guthrie
Sir Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Greg Beardsell
God: Petroc Trelawny
Noah: Callum Thorpe
Noah's wife: Charlotte Stephenson
Plus 150 children from schools in
Dartmoor and Exmoor
Tickets: £10-25
01643 831006  2mf@onetel.com
 - complete and send to:
The Two Moors Festival
(John & Penny Adie)
Barkham
Sandyway
South Molton
EX36 3LU



will be joined by

special guest

Leonie Stevenson-Jones



Music at St Michael's
St Michael and All Angels Church
Mount Dinham Exeter
Wednesday 23 October 7.30pm
SPANISH & LATIN MUSIC
FOR CLASSICAL GUITAR                 
Guitar: Clive Betts
Heitor Villa Lobos
Antonio Lauro
Leo Brouwer
Astor Piazzolla
Sir Benjamin Britten:
"Folk Song Arrangements"
for Tenor & Guitar
(originally Peter Pears & Julian Bream)
"Master Kilby" (Somerset)
"The Soldier and the Sailor" (Oxfordshire)
"I Will Give my Love an Apple" (Dorset)
"The Shooting of  his Dear" (Norfolk)
Admission FREE
For further details contact
Matthew Wright m.wright@ex.ac.uk
for details of church activities & services



James Bowman
countertenor
Counterpoint Choir
Buckfast Abbey
Saturday 26 October 7.30pm
THE REMARKABLE Mr. HENRY PURCELL
with Countertenor: James Bowan
(in list below: * indicates James sings the verses)
Dirertimento String Ensemble
Conductor: David Acres
"I was glad when they said unto me"
"Remember not, Lord, our offences"
'Evening Service in G minor'
("Magnificat" & "Nunc Dimittis")*
'Hymn to God the Father' (Pelham Humfrey)
- sung by James Bowman
"Lord, how long wilt thou be angry?"
Henry Purcell
'Funeral Music for Queen Mary'
"Thy word is a lantern"*
'Jubilate in D major'*
"Hear my prayer"
"Jehova quam multi sunt hostes"
'Evening Hymn' - sung by James Bowman
"Rejoice in the Lord"*
Tickets: £14 (advance £12) booking advised!
07876 560474  CounterpointVox@aol.com





Andrew Daldorph
Chris Gradwell
Kate Walker
Chris Gradwell & Friends
St Giles & St Nicholas Church Sidmouth
Saturday 26 October 7.30pm
JAZZ RECITAL
Clarinets/Sax: Chris Gradwell
Piano: Andrew Daldorph
Guitar: Andrew Barrett
Double Bass: Mike Thorne
Soprano: Kate Walker
Details to follow





Family Sundays
at Exeter Phoenix
Earworms
Exeter Phoenix
Sunday 27 October 2pm
ALL AGE FAMILY CONCERT
Host: Mervyn Bedford
Seat of the Pants Orchestra
Tickets: £3 (family £10 U2 Free)
Booking: 01392 491079
Info: earworms@live.com








The Old Street Band at Crediton
Leader: Jean Paterson
English Touring Opera
Holy Cross Church Crediton

Sunday 27 October 3pm
MUSIC FOR A
VENETIAN ORPHANAGE
Antonio Lucio Vivaldi:
Magnificat: RV611
Stabat Mater RV621
Gloria RV589 (excerpt)
Gloria RV588 (Introduction)

The Old Street Band
Conductor: Jonathan Peter Kenny
Jonathan Peter Kenny
conducts the ETO
Countertenors
Soprano: Catrine Kirkman
Countertenor: Jake Arditti
              Michal Czerniewski
                Russell Harcourt
Tickets: £10 unreserved
Northcott Box Office: 01392 493493
Book online      ETO website
(See last visit to Crediton 20 Nov 2011)

(Returning to Exeter Cathedral 24 November
for Handel's 'Music for Vespers' - see below)





David Davies
Exeter Bach Society
St Peter's Singers
Exeter Cathedral Quire
Sunday 27 October 6pm
Director: David Davies
J S Bach: Cantata BWV 139

"Wohl dem, der sich auf seinen
 Gottrecht kindlich kan verlassen."
(Happy is the man, who can
  rely on his god like a child.)
This is an Anglican church service
(no charge for admission)


Clive Betts
Mary O'Shea
Mary O'Shea & Clive Betts
Exeter Cathedral Chapter House
Sunday 27 October 7pm
GUITAR & LUTE SONGS
THROUGH THE AGES
Recital of music for soprano & guitar
in conjunction with Exeter Bach Society
Special Guest: Leonie Stevenson-Jones
Tickets: £10 (student £5)
Exeter Phoenix 01392 667989
£11 online at We Got Tickets
Front of House, Roger Churchwood:
01392 468867 rogerchurchward@yahoo.co.uk




Opera Lyrica
Barnfield Theatre Exeter
Sunday 27 October 7.30pm
ACIS & GALATEA
Conductor: William Cole
Director: Paola Cuffolo
Acis: Alessandro Fisher
Galatea: Annabel Mountford
Polyphemus: Victor Sgarbi
Damon: Rosanne Havel
Chorus:
Alto: Oliver El-Holiby
Tenor: William Helliwell
Tickets: £15 (concession £10)
Barnfield Box Office: 270891
Book Online

Opera Lyrica website



Spencer Down
Two Moors Festival
Blundell's School Hall, Tiverton
Sunday 27 October 6.30pm
A GRAND FINALE
Concert in the Big School Hall
The Junior Guildhall Brass Band
Director: Spencer Down
Gustav Holst: "A Moorside Suite"
William Himes: "Amazing Grace"
G F Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks
(arranged by Denis Wright)
Peter Graham: "Shine as the Light"
Igor Stravinsky: "The Firebird Suite"
(arranged by Ray Farr)
Peter Graham: "Call of the Cossacks"
Peter Graham: "Cossack Fire Dance"
Tickets: £25 (unreserved £10)
01643 831006  2mf@onetel.com
Junior Guildhall Brass Band
(Photo: Bruce Haughan)

 - complete and send to:
The Two Moors Festival
(John & Penny Adie)
Barkham
Sandyway
South Molton
EX36 3LU


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