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Concerts in Devon and Cornwall

 

London

27 February, 7.30pm
St Alfege Church, Greenwich
“Remembering Evelyn”     

Purcell:  Or let the merry bells ring round
Boyce:  Hearts of oak                                     
Attaingnant: Tourdion
Genee: Italian Salad
Dorel:The Garden of your Heart               
Trad: Evaline
Trad: The Mermaid
Kern: Smoke gets in your eyes    
V Williams:  Let us now praise famous men
Purcell: Mr Purcell’s Musik            
Betjeman:The Church’s Restoration      
Penn: Honeysuckle and Bee              
Rasbach: Trees
Britten: To Daffodils                                  
Russian Folk Song:  Kalinka
Parry: Lord, let me know mine end

Devon and Cornwall

Plymouth Area Classical Concerts - March 2006

 

Wednesday March 1 at 8.00 pm at Kitley House, Yealmpton

'A Gastronomic Evening of Musical Delight'

'The Story & The Harp': Fiona Moore and Elizabeth Jane Baldry

Concert ticket £15.00; 2 course pre-concert dinner at 6.30 p.m. Dinner ticket £20.00 Box Office: Kitley House Hotel, Yealmpton, Devon PL8 2NW. Tel: 01752 881 555

 

Friday March 3 from 7 pm at Hudson's Coffee House, St. Andrew's Cross, Plymouth

Elaine Davies Trio (from the Carlton Big Band)

Admission free

 

Friday March 3 at 7.30 pm at The Courtenay Centre Hall, Newton Abbott

Sebastian Millet - cello and Neil Crosland - piano

Programme to include Rachmaninov: Cello sonata

Tickets £9 (NADSA members £7, students under 21 £2) from Newton Abbot Tourist Info Centre; Opus, 14a Guildhall Centre, Exeter; Westcountry Bookshop, Pavilion, Torquay , or on the night at the door.

A NADSA Concert Sponsored by the Gwen and James Bruce Memorial Trust

 

Saturday March 4 at Liskeard Methodist Church

Join the East Cornwall Bach Choir on a Choral Singing Day with Paul Ellis

Carl Orff: Carmina Burana

Come and Sing for £10 from 11.00 - 5.30

Performance at 7.00: Audience admission £5

 

Saturday March 4 at 7.30 pm at the Sherwell Centre, University of Plymouth

Callino String Quartet

Mozart: "Dissonance" Quartet, K465 in C

Bartok: Quartet No.3

Mendelssohn: Quartet op.13 no.2 in A

Tickets £10 (£5 concessions) from Alice Li: 01752 233988 (8.30am - 4pm Mon - Fri) & at door

A Plymouth Chamber Music Trust concert sponsored by Streamline Protect Ltd.

 

Saturday March 4 at 7.30 pm at The Flavel, Dartmouth, Devon TQ6 9ND

Torbay Symphony Orchestra, Musical Director Richard Gonski, with Ofer Folk - violin

Programme includes:

Sibelius: Violin Concerto

Schumann: Symphony no. 4

Tickets £10 (Friends of TSO & Children £5) from The Flavel Box Office, tel: 01803 839530

 

Sunday March 5 at 8 pm at The Mermaid, Eggbuckland

Plymouth Jazz Club

Tritone Subs featuring Louise Parker

Tickets from Maestro's, Ebrington St. or Plymouth Music Shop, Mayflower St. and at the door

 

Tuesday March 7 at 7.30 pm at Plymouth Pavilions

Siberian State Ballet:

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake

Tickets £18 - £25.50 from Plymouth Pavilions Box Office, tel: 01752 229922

 

Wednesday March 8at 7.30 pm at Plymouth Pavilions

Siberian State Ballet:

Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet

Tickets £18 - £25.50 from Plymouth Pavilions Box Office, tel: 01752 229922

 

Thursday March 9 at 1 pm at Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery

Sarah Jenks - Soprano, with Clive Jenkins - piano

Includes music by Schubert, Schumann and Rossini

Tickets £5.00 (Plymcard Holder £4.50) in advance from the Museum Shop Tel: 01752 304 774 Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Unsold tickets will be available at the door.

Sponsored by the Plymouth Music Accord 'Young Musicians' Platform'

 

Friday March 10 at 8 pm at the Davy main Hall, University of Plymouth

University of Plymouth Orchestra Spring Concert, conductor Simon Ible

Orchestral and chamber music

Admission free, with parting donation

 

Saturday March 11 at 2 pm

Plymouth & District Organists' Association Visit to Christ Church, Paignton and St Mary's, Brixham Meet at Christ Church

Free to members; donation requested from non-members

 

Saturday March 11 at 7.30 pm at St. Michael's Church, Sea Front, Teignmouth

South West Sinfonietta, conductor Tim Boulton, with Andrew Maher - French Horn

Mozart: Overture ‘Idomeneo’

Bach: Suite No 3 in D Major

Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 4 in E Flat

Jenkins: Romance for Horn and Orchestra

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E Flat (Eroica)

Tickets: £10.00. Over 60 concession: £8.00, Students £5.00, Accompanied school children FREE Unsold tickets will be available on the door. Box Office: Teignmouth TIC, The Den, Sea Front, Teignmouth, TQ14 8BE. Tel: 01626 215666, Opus 14a Guildhall Shopping Centre, Exeter, EX4 3HG 01392 214044, or online from www.wegottickets.com/f/43. By Post: Please send SAE + cheque to SWS Hon. Sec. 274 North Road West, Plymouth, PL1 5DQ

 

Saturday March 11 at 7.30 pm at St. Andrew's Church, Plymouth

Ten Tors Orchestra and the University of Plymouth Choral Society, conductor Simon Ible

with Nicki Kennedy - soprano, Julian Alexander Smith - tenor and Roland Davitt - bass-baritone

Haydn: Creation

Tickets £15 (£5 students & children) from Peninsula Arts, University of Plymouth, tel: 01752 238684 or at the door

 

Saturday March 11 at 7.30 pm at St. Eustachius Church, Tavistock

South West Chamber Choir, Conductor Dr.Sean Sweeney

David Baker - Organ, Brian Chapple - Piano, Soloists Gareth Davies - Baritone, Louise Hardy - Soprano

Brahms: German Requiem

Mendelssohn: Drei Geistliche Lieder

Tickets £6 from Gill Smith, tel: 01822 618225

 

Saturday March 11 at 7.30 pm at St. Mary's Church, Totnes

Totnes Early Music Society present:

The Palladian Ensemble (Pamela Thorby - recorders, Rodolfo Richter - violin, Susanne Heinrich - viol, William Carter - theorbo)

Angels and Devils: Music of the French Baroque by Marais & Forqueray with pieces by Corelli & Francesco da Milano

Tickets £12.50 at the door; TEMS members free

 

Sunday March 12 at 3.00 pm at Plymouth Guildhall

South West Sinfonietta, conductor Tim Boulton, with Julian Lloyd Webber - cello

Mozart: Overture ‘Idomeneo’

Bach: Suite No 3 in D Major

Haydn: Cello Concerto in C

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E Flat (Eroica)

Tickets: Balcony £18.00, over 60 concession £16.50. Ground floor £15.00, over 60 concession £13.50. Students £5.00. Accompanied school children FREE Unsold tickets will be available on the door. Box Offices: Mannamead News, 5 Eggbuckland Rd., PL3 5HF. Tel: 01752 661451 Rainbow’s End, 21 Mayflower St., PL1 1QJ. Tel: 01752 66964. Online from www.wegottickets.com/f/44. By Post: Please send SAE + cheque to SWS Hon. Sec. 274 North Road West, Plymouth, PL1 5DQ

 

Sunday March 12 at 8 pm at The Mermaid, Eggbuckland

Plymouth Jazz Club

Rod Mason's Hot Five

Tickets from Maestro's, Ebrington St. or Plymouth Music Shop, Mayflower St. and at the door

 

Tuesday March 14 at 7. 30 pm at The Parish Hall, Thurlestone

Opera South West

Concert of operatic favourites.

Information from R. Parkin Tel: 01548 561215.

 

Wednesday March 15 at 7.30 pm at Kelly College, Tavistock

The Bridge String Quartet

Tickets £8 (concessions £6, accompanied under 18s free). Details from 01822 813162

Series discounts available.

Sponsored by the Foster Charitable Trust

 

Wednesday March 15 to Saturday March 18 at 7.30 pm (Saturday Matinée 2.30 pm) at the Athanaeum Theatre, Plymouth

Plymstock Amateur Operatic Society

Irving Berlin: "The Melody Lingers On"

Tickets £8 (£7 Wednesday and matinée), children £5, from The Athenaeum Box Office or from Valerie Hodgins, tel: 01752 510934

 

Friday March 17 at 8.30 pm at the White Hart Hotel, Launceston

Celloman - Sharptown Tour 2006

A blend of Middle Eastern and African rhythms, Eastern and Western classically inspired melodies, hypnotic harmonies and driving funky Bass & Drums.

Please note this event will be part standing, part seated.

Tickets £8 / £7 concs from North Cornwall Arts, tel: 01840 214220

 

Saturday March 18 at 7.30 pm at Buckfast Abbey (no admission before 7 pm)

VOCES, musical director Martyn Warren, with Jonathan Watts - organ

Victoria: music for Holy Week

Bach: Passion Chorales, two chorale preludes for organ

Admission free with retiring collection

 

Sunday March 19 at 5pm at the Public Hall, Liskeard

Plymouth Symphony Orchestra

Dvorak: In Nature's Realm

Butterworth: A Shropshire Lad

Respighi: The Pines of Rome

Beethoven: Symphony no. 6 (Pastoral)

Tickets £10 (concs £8, Students £3) from Liskeard Town Information Centre, Pike Street, Liskeard (tel.01579 349148)

 

Wednesday March 22 at 7.30 pm at the Guildhall, Plymouth

Plymouth Symphony Orchestra

Dvorak: In Nature's Realm

Butterworth: A Shropshire Lad

Respighi: The Pines of Rome

Beethoven: Symphony no. 6 (Pastoral)

Tickets £12.50/£10 (concs £10/£8, students £4) from Rainbow’s End, 21Mayflower Street, Plymouth PL1 1QJ ( tel. 01752 669641)

 

Thursday March 23 at 8 pm at Buckland House, nr. Holsworthy, Devon

Bobby Chen - piano

Beethoven: 'Moonlight' Sonata and works by Schubert, Debussy and Liszt

Tickets £19.50, £24.50 from EX22 Production, tel: 0845 3920999

Programmes and complimentary interval drinks and canapés courtesy of the Bickford Arms, Holsworthy, are included in the ticket price.

 

Friday March 24 from 7 pm at Hudson's Coffee House, St. Andrew's Cross, Plymouth

Elaine Davies Trio (from the Carlton Big Band)

Admission free

NOTE: this event is expected to take place every third week at Hudson's, with the other weeks being Jazz evenings.

 

Friday March 24 at 7.30 pm at Emmanuel Church, Mannamead, Plymouth

Strings and Ivories: Jake Loewendahl - violin and Jonathan Delbridge - piano, with Victoria Nelson - soprano,

Jonathan will also play the refurbished Emmanuel Organ

Tickets (include interval refreshment) £8.50, in advance £7, students £4 from Mannamead News, 5 Eggbuckland Rd., PL3 5HF. Tel: 01752 661451 Rainbow’s End, 21 Mayflower St., PL1 1QJ. Tel: 01752 669641

 

Friday March 24 at 7.30 pm at the University of Plymouth Sherwell Centre

New Devon Opera

Operatic concert with professional soloists: Debra Morley - soprano, Emma Carrington - mezzo, Martyn Harrison - tenor, Ian Comboy - bass, Tyrone Piper - tenor and Guy Robinson - baritone).

Programme includes excerpts from Carmen, La Traviata, Tales of Hoffman, Rigoletto, La Boheme, and Pearl Fishers. Tickets £12.50 from the Box Office on 01752 550479, Rainbow's End, Mayflower Street, Plymouth, at the doo or from tickets@newdevonopera.co.uk

In aid of the Derek Kitt memorial fund.

 

Friday March 24 at 7.30 pm at Elburton Methodist Church, Plymouth

Plymouth Area Police Choir

Tickets (£3-£5) at the door

 

Saturday March 25 at 7.30 pm at 7. 30 pm at St. John's Church, Horrabridge

Opera South West

Concert of operatic favourites

Information from Kathy Roach Tel: 01822 855529.

 

Saturday March 25 at 7.30 pm at the Sherwell Centre, University of Plymouth

Bronte String Quartet: Sarah Trickey, Katharine Gorsuch - violins, Jon Thorne - viola, Daisy Gathorne-Hardy - cello

Haydn: Quartet Op76 No2

Mozart: Quartet K428 In E Flat

Bartok: Quartet No2

Tickets £10 (£5 concessions) from Alice Li: 01752 233988 (8.30am - 4pm Mon to Fri) & at door

A Plymouth Chamber Music Trust concert

 

Sunday March 26 at 12.30 pm at the Matchroom Suite, Newnham Road, Colebrook, Plympton

Carlton Big Band

Tickets £5 at the door, £4 in advance

 

Sunday March 26 at 7.30 pm at Kingsbridge Community College

New Devon Opera

Operatic concert with professional soloists

Tickets £12.50 from 01752 550479 or from tickets@newdevonopera.co.uk

In aid of the Derek Kitt memorial fund.

 

Friday March 31 at 7.30pm at St Andrew's Church, Plymouth

Plymouth Area Police Choir

Tickets £7 to include a glass of wine from Plymouth Music Shop, Mayflower Street, In Other Words bookshop, Mutley and from the shop in St Andrew's Church.

 

Friday March 31 at Chagford Church

Chagford Singers

Rutter: Requiem

details tba

 

Friday March 31 at 7.30pm at The College Theatre, Coombeshead, Newton Abbot

Newton Abbott & District Society of Arts 60th Anniversary Celebrity Concert

Kathryn Stott and Noriko Ogawa - piano

Music for four hands and one piano

Fauré: Dolly Suite

Debussy: Prelude a l’apres midi d’un faune

Rachmaninov: Six pieces Op. 11

Stravinsky: Rite of Spring

Tickets £14 (NADSA members £12, students under 21 £2) from Newton Abbot Tourist Info Centre; Opus, 14a Guildhall Centre, Exeter; Westcountry Bookshop, Pavilion, Torquay , or on the night at the door.

Sponsored by Harold Michelmore and Co

Plymouth Area Classical Concerts - April 2006

 

Saturday April 1 at 3 pm at St Werburgh's Church, Wembury

Plymouth & District Organists' Association

Recital by pupils of the association's training scheme and their tutors

Free to members; donation requested from non-members

 

Saturday April 1 at the Davy Main Hall, University of Plymouth

Plymouth Folk Festival April Fool's Ceilidh

Tickets £5 (£3.50 concessions) at the door or from Marilyn Goldsbrough, tel: 01752 564847

 

Saturday April 1 at 8 pm at Carnglaze Caverns, St. Neot, nr. Liskeard, Cornwall

Cornish Youth Jazz Orchestras

Big Band Jazz from CYJO's two orchestras plus Baghat Vygan

Tickets £10 (concessions £5) from Carnglaze Caverns, tel: 01579 320251

 

Sunday April 2 at 7.30 pm at Plymouth Guildhall

Plymouth Philharmonic Choir with Tyronne Landau - tenor, Elizabeth Sikora - mezzo-soprano and John Rawnsley - baritone

Elgar: Dream of Gerontius

Tickets £12, £14 at the door (children half price), from Christian Literature Centre, Cornwall St, In Other Words bookshop, Mutley , or from 01364 72429 , Mutley , or from 01364 72429

 

Sunday April 2 at 8 pm at The Mermaid, Eggbuckland

Plymouth Jazz Club

Jazz and Company

Tickets from Maestro's, Ebrington St. or Plymouth Music Shop, Mayflower St. and at the door

 

Thursday April 6 at 1 pm at Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery

Suzanne Manuell - Soprano, Anthony Seddon - Piano

Includes music by Mozart, Puccini and Copland.

Tickets £5.00 (Plymcard Holder £4.50) in advance from the Museum Shop Tel: 01752 304 774 Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Unsold tickets will be available at the door.

 

Friday April 7 at 7.30 pm at St. Michael and All Angels Church, Cornwood

Sir Joshua Reynolds Choir, Musical Director Jenny George, Accompanist Anne Kalas

John Rutter's 'Requiem' and other seasonal music

Tickets £5.00

Details from Marion Sunter, tel. Plym 336744 or Jenny George Tel 880730

in aid of the Church Organ Fund.

 

Friday April 7 at the University of Plymouth Sherwell Centre

Ten Tors Chamber Orchestra, conductor Simon Ible, with Anna Stéphany - mezzo-soprano and Clive Fairweather - storyteller

Alchemy - music by Purcell, Handel and Arne, with readings from Ben Jonson, Milton and Shakespeare

Tickets £10 (£5 students & children) from Peninsula Arts, University of Plymouth, tel: 01752 238684 or at the door

 

Saturday April 8 at 7.30 pm at Crownhill Methodist Church

Sir Joshua Reynolds Choir, Musical Director Jenny George, Accompanist Anne Kalas

John Rutter's 'Requiem' and other seasonal music

Tickets £5.00

Details from Mr. R Trevain, tel: 783687 or Mrs M Blatchford, tel: 292118

in aid of the Church Organ Fund.

 

Saturday April 8 at 7.30 pm at St. Michael's Church, Chagford

Chagford Singers

Mozart: Mass in C (Coronation)

Exultate Jubilate

Haydn: Harmonie Mass

Tickets £11 at the door or £10 in advance from Dilys Eggington, tel: 01647 440224

 

Saturday April 8 at 7.30 pm at the United Free Church, Totnes

Totnes Early Music Society present:

Members of The Daughters of Elvin: Katy Marchant - recorders, bagpipes; Dhevdhas Nair - percussion, dulcimer; Steve Tyler - harp, hurdy-gurdy; Sophia Brumfitt - soprano

Henida, Yseutz & Marion: Medieval Woman as Lover, Patroness, Traveller and Mystic

Tickets £12.50 at the door; TEMS members free

 

Sunday April 9 at 8 pm at The Mermaid, Eggbuckland

Plymouth Jazz Club

Savannah Jazz Band

Tickets from Maestro's, Ebrington St. or Plymouth Music Shop, Mayflower St. and at the door

 

Saturday April 22 at 7.30 pm at St. David's Church, Hele Road, Exeter

Devon Baroque directed by Margaret Faultless, Soloist: Jonathan Manson - cello

Corelli: Concerto Grosso

Vivaldi: Two concertos from L¹Estro Armonico

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.5

Vivaldi: Cello concerto

Bach: Erbahme Dich from St Matthew Passion

Tickets from Princesshay Box Office 01382 211080 from 1st March.

 

Saturday April 22 at 7.30pm at St Petroc's Church, Bodmin

Jonathan Delbridge and John Stevenson - piano, Raymond Burley - classical guitar and Robert Christie - organ

Tickets £8 (£6 for children and students)

The Friends of St Petroc's Church are organising this concert in memory of Lt Col Russell Collins. All money raised will be used to launch a Music Foundation to support local young musicians.

 

Saturday April 22 at 8 pm at Carnglaze Caverns, St. Neot, nr. Liskeard, Cornwall

John Suchet - Beethoven

Blend of words and music illustrating Beethoven's life and art

Tickets £15 from Carnglaze Caverns, tel: 01579 320251

 

Sunday April 23 at 8 pm at The Mermaid, Eggbuckland

Plymouth Jazz Club

The New Washboard Syncopators

Tickets from Maestro's, Ebrington St. or Plymouth Music Shop, Mayflower St. and at the door

 

Tuesday April 25 at 2 pm at St. Budeaux Baptist Church, Fleetmoor Road, St. Budeaux, Plymouth

Plymouth Clarion Choir

Concert

Details from 01752 361865

 

Wednesday April 26 at 8.00 pm at Kitley House, Yealmpton

'A Gastronomic Evening of Musical Delight'

West Winds (wind quintet)

Music includes pieces arranged especially for this accomplished quintet

Concert ticket £15.00; 2 course pre-concert dinner at 6.30 p.m. Dinner ticket £20.00 Box Office: Kitley House Hotel, Yealmpton, Devon PL8 2NW. Tel: 01752 881 555

 

Friday April 28 at 7.30 pm at Emmanuel Church, Mannamead, Plymouth

Good Time Jazz : smooth saxophone, groovy guitar, bouncing bass and driving drums.

Programme will include blues, jazz standards and original compositions.

Tickets (include interval refreshment) £8.50, in advance £7, students £4 from Mannamead News, 5 Eggbuckland Rd., PL3 5HF. Tel: 01752 661451 Rainbow’s End, 21 Mayflower St., PL1 1QJ. Tel: 01752 669641

 

Friday April 28 at 7.30 pm at Bere Alston Village Hall

Plymouth Area Police Choir

Tickets (£3-£5) at the door

 

Friday April 28 at 8 pm at Carnglaze Caverns, St. Neot, nr. Liskeard, Cornwall

Enliven One

5 piece student jazz band, plus guest trumpet player from CYJO

Tickets £6 (concessions £4) from Carnglaze Caverns, tel: 01579 320251

 

Saturday April 29 at 7.30 pm at the Sherwell Centre, University of Plymouth

Kungsbacka Piano Trio

Beethoven: Trio in B flat, Op.97 Archduke

Rachmaninov: "Trio Elégiaque" no2 in D minor op9

Tickets £10 (£5 concessions) from Alice Li: 01752 233988 (8.30am - 4pm Mon - Fri) & at door

A Plymouth Chamber Music Trust concert sponsored by the Foster Charitable Trust

 

Saturday April 29 at 7.30 pm at St. Eustachius Church, Tavistock

Ten Tors Orchestra, conductor Simon Ible, with mary Eade - violin and Keith Lovell - viola

Tavistock Music Festival Gala Concert celebrating the 250th anniversary of Mozart's death

Mozart: Overture "Don Giovanni"

Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for violin & viola

Pitkin "Whispering, clamoring"

Mozart: "Symphony no. 34 "Haffner"

Tickets £15 (£5 students & children) from Tavistock TIC, tel: 01822 612938 or at the door

 

Saturday April 29 at 5pm at Tavistock Parish Church (to be confimed)

South West Camerata

details tba Saturday April 29 at 7.30 pm St. Peter's Church, Ugborough

North West Festival Choir, Louise Hardy - Soprano, Sarah Farleigh - Mezzo-soprano, Tyrone Piper - Tenor, Paul Evans - Bass, Keith Warner - Organ, John Bethell MBE - Conductor

W A Mozart: Requiem Mass K626

A Vivaldi: Gloria in D R589

Admission Free - Retiring Collection in Aid of St. Peter's Church Building Fund

The North West Festival Choir invites local singers to join them for this Concert. Enquiries, and requests for Singers' Registration Form, to Ann & Peter Povey, 01752 691654

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