Monday, 10 March 2014

Classical Journey 10am Tuesday 11 March 2014

The Return of Soprano Val Howels
Pianist Francis Waters
Baritone John Brindley
Glenorchy Church Exmouth
Wednesday 12 March

This Tuesday the Phonic FM studio will be visited by four representatives of the musical life of Exeter University.

From the Choral Society, who are performing Karl Jenkins' "The Armed Man" at the Cathedral this Saturday, President Kit Fotheringham and Musical Director Aidan Gill.

From the Symphony Orchestra, who are performing Schumann, Brahms and Shostakovich at Exeter Mint Methodist Church next Wednesday, President Kim Stansfield and Publicity Officer Michael Sole.

(Full details of both concerts in the listing below.)

Choral Society President
Kit Fotheringham (centre)
with former Orchestra President
Beca Pennar
& Choral Society Tenor
Michael Willmott
(March 2012)
Exeter University Symphony Orchestra
with another President
Milly Bowen
(December 2012)






Exeter University Choral Society
December 2011
Women 
- and Men
Aidan Gill second row middle
Kit Fotheringham front row right


Another Choral Society Musical Director
and Soprano Soloist - Maria Yiting Liu
(September 2012)

And music.

Annabel Rooney (Exeter) playing Bach "Cello Suite in C"


Annabel Rooney

Renaissance Harmony (Exmouth) singing Karl Jenkins' "Adiemus"


Maire Hoppins conducts Renaissance Harmony

Sidmouth Symphony Orchestra playing Rossini's "Overture to Semiramide"


Alan Williams conducts  Sidmouth Symphony Orchestra

Tim Othen (Exmouth) playing Aram Khachaturian's "Piano Sonatina in C"


Tim Othen



A fuller listing of Concerts for the coming week:


Val Howels, Frances Waters
& John Brindley
Glenorchy Lunchtime Concerts
Glenorchy Church Exmouth
Wednesday 12 March 12.30pm
FRANCES WATERS
VAL HOWELS
JOHN BRINDLEY
Piano, Soprano & Baritone Recital
Admission FREE











Exeter University G&S Society
Exeter Northcott Theatre
Wed 12 - Sat 15 March 7.30pm
Saturday 15 March 2.30pm
IOLANTHE
Tickets: £10-16
01392 493943 or book online










VILLAGES IN ACTION
Rabbit Theatre
GREAT EXPECTATIONS
1. South Zeal Victory Hall
Wednesday 12 March 7.30pm
01837 840564
2. Cadeleigh Parish Hall
Thursday 13 March 7.30pm
01884 855311
3. Denbury Village Hall
Friday 14 March 7.30pm
01803 813149
4. Axmouth Village Hall
Saturday 15 March 7pm
01297 20679
5. South Brent Village Hall
Sunday 16 March 7.30pm
01364 649424
6. Buckland in the Moor Community Hall
Saturday 29 March 7.30pm
GREAT EXPECTATIONS
01364 653525




Chopin Piano Concerto
(Photo: Simon Fowler)
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Exeter University Great Hall
Thursday 13 March 7.30pm
TRPČESKI PLAYS CHOPIN
Frederic Chopin: 1st Piano Concerto
Sergei Rachmaninov: 2nd Symphony
Conductor: Jac van Steen
Piano Soloist: Simon Trpčeski
Tickets: £16-£20.50 (reductions for groups)
Under 16s: £8.50-£10.50
Book using link on BSO website







Flute: Alison Brockbank
Bassoon: Sidney Hemsley
Tenor: Roger Bourgein

Bicton Classics Night

Bicton Inn Exmouth
Thursday 13 March 8.30pm
Classical Musicians play for
and listen to each other
- the pub has a piano.
Admission: FREE
Enquiries: The Bicton Inn
Alison Brockbank / Sidney Hemsley












VILLAGES IN ACTION
Jamie Smiths Mabon
INTERCELTIC MUSIC
1. Clyst Hydon Village Hall
Friday 14 March 7.45pm
01884 277338
2. Chudleigh Community School Hall
Saturday 15 March 8pm
01626 852553






Roberto Gallo
Choral Society Conductor
Exeter University Choral Society
Exeter Cathedral
Saturday 15 March 7.30-8.45pm
KARL JENKINS: "THE ARMED MAN"
Dedicated by Karl Jenkins to the victims
of the Kosovo crisis and to commemorate
a century since the outbreak of war in 1914
ConductorRoberto Gallo
Tickets: Front Nave £12
     Rear Nave £10  Side Aisles £8
book online  Full details
Choral Society Webpage









VILLAGES IN ACTION
Matt Harvey
WONDERMENTALIST
1. Black Dog Village Hall
Saturday 15 March 8pm
01363 866434
(2. Combeinteignhead Village Hall
Saturday 29 March 8pm
01626 872266)








VILLAGES IN ACTION
Chris Harris Productions
Lustleigh Village Hall
Saturday 15 March 7.30pm
A NIGHT AT THE PANTOMIME
01647 277498













Jonathan Watts
Devon Baroque
1. St George's Church Tiverton
Saturday 15 March 7.30pm       THIS CONCERT HAS
2. Dartington Great Hall         MOVED TO 15/16 MARCH
Sunday 16 March 3pm         TIVERTON/DARTINGTON
HANDEL ON THE MOVE
Director: Jonathan Watts
Tickets: £18 (student £5)
book online (Tiverton)
book online (Dartington)
Devon Baroque Website








St Lawrence Chapel Ashburton




700th Anniversary Celebrations
(St Lawrence Chapel granted to  Ashburton by Bishop Stapledon 1314)
St Lawrence Chapel Ashburton
Sunday 16 March 3pm
THE QUORUM QUARTET
Piano: Margaret Chave
Clarinet: Philip Bonser
Soprano: Janet Macdonald
Baritone: Iain McDonald
Franz Schubert: Shepherd on the Rock
Ludwig Spohr: Lieder
Followed by afternoon tea and cakes
Tickets: £7
01364 653414 11am-4pm Mon-Fri
Proceeds towards restoration of the
St Lawrence Chapel Tower






John Butt
Exeter Bach Society
Exeter Cathedral Chapter House
Sunday 16 March 7pm
A MUSICAL TALK:
"This is the Record of John"
Speaker: John Butt
(BBC Producer & Conductor)
on his recent recording of
J S Bach's "St John Passion"
with the Dunedin Consort
(EBS will be performing
The John Passion on 29 March)
Tickets: £8
EBS Website





Stan Hacking
Stan Hacking Concert Band
St Peter's School Exeter
Sunday 16 March 7.30pm
CONCERT IN AID OF
FORCE CANCER CHARITY
Conductor: Stan Hacking
Giacomo Puccini: Turandot
"Nessun Dorma" (None shall sleep)
Michael Kamen: "Robin Hood"
Maurice Jarre: "Lawrence of Arabia"
John Kander: "Chicago"
Gioachino Rossini: The Barber of Seville
"Largo al Factotum della Città"
(Make way for the handyman of the city)
Tickets: £8
Jackie Turner 01392 465462
stanhackingband@hotmail.co.uk







Exeter University Symphony Orchestra
Exeter Mint Methodist Church
Wednesday 19 March 7.30pm
ROMANCE & REVOLUTION
Conductor: Richard Gonski
Leader: Hana Tuhami
Piano: Francesca Orlando
Dmitri Schostakovich: Festive Orchestra
Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No 1
Tickets: 4.50

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