Cathedral

Quasi una Fantasia

Event Date: 
08/04/2017 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Evening Piano Recital - Stephen Beville

In this recital acclaimed pianist and composer Stephen Beville explores the 'free-fantasy' form for piano and its historical influence from the 18th and 19th centuries to the present day.

The programme includes such celebrated ('quasi una fantasia') compositions as Beethoven's 'Moonlight' and Liszt's 'Dante' sonatas, in addition to Beville's own newly composed work.

Mozart - Fantasy in C minor, K 475 Beville - Prelude, Etude & Fantasy (2012) Chopin - Polonaise Fantasy, Op 61 -interval- Beethoven - Sonata in C-sharp minor (...

Exeter Cathedral: Candlelit Concert

Event Date: 
04/03/2017 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Beautiful choral music for Lent and Passiontide (including Allegri "Miserere mei") performed in the candlelit nave of Exeter Cathedral by the Cathedral Choir (conductor: Timothy Noon)

Tickets from 01392 285983 and www.exeter-cathedral.org.uk/boxoffice

Exeter to host science and faith project

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 02/14/2017 - 1:26pm

Exeter will host a series of talks and debates on science and faith next month, thanks to a grant from the Scientists in Congregations scheme. “On Common Ground” brings together contributors including Rt Rev Dame Sarah Mullally, Bishop of Crediton and a former Chief Nursing Officer for England, scientists from the Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, the Chief Executive of the Met Office, Rob Varley. The work is being led by Canon Anna Norman-Walker (Exeter Cathedral) and Prof John Bryant (Emeritus Professor, University of Exeter). Commenting on the launch, Prof John Bryant said: “I have...

Triple Success for Exeter Cathedral School Siblings

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 02/04/2017 - 10:30am

A trio of siblings from Exeter Cathedral School has each been awarded a place in the prestigious National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain.

The Daniel-Greenhalgh siblings - Esme (y7), Theo (y6) and Sabina (y5) - have all won a place in various sections of the elite GB orchestra for children. Esme and Sabina are both violinists, and Theo plays the trombone, and the three of them also sing together as Choristers in Exeter Cathedral Choir. The trio have an older sister who was also a pupil at ECS and a cathedral chorister, and they say that they are delighted to have been given...

Verdi's Requiem

Event Date: 
18/03/2017 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

The Exeter Philharmonic Choir, directed by Andrew Millington will be performing Verdi’s Requiem with The Exeter Philharmonic orchestra on Saturday March 18th at 7.30 p.m. in Exeter Cathedral. Soprano Cheryl Enever Mezzo-Soprano Madeleine Shaw
 Tenor Andrew Mackenzie-Wicks
 Bass Darren Jeffery Tickets: £22, £17, £12 (unreserved) online at: www.exephil.org.uk at the box office: Exeter Visitor Information and Tickets, Dix’s Field, Exeter 01392 665885

The second masterwork of our season brings the drama of Verdi’s Requiem to the cathedral. After Rossini’s death in 1868, Verdi suggested...

Record attendances at philharmonic carol concert

Exeter Philharmonic Choir's two annual carol concerts at the city's cathedral saw record attendances this year.

The choir, one of the oldest established choral groups in Britain, is celebrating its 170th season.

Members chose to donate the proceeds of their retiring collection to Exeter Community Initiatives, a charity which runs community projects for vulnerable people in the city. The collection raised over £2,850.

The choir's next concert at the cathedral will be a performance of Verdi's Requiem on March 18th.

Auditions for new members will take place...

Christmas market manager praises another successful year

Exeter’s Christmas market has exceeded expectations this year according to the market manager, as the event came to an end last Sunday.

New companies which set up a stall this year will be returning to the market next Christmas with bigger stalls after this year’s success.

The market’s Facebook page was at around 8,800 likes last year, this year the page is now at around 15,600 likes.

The market manager, Nick Rhodes, said the likes have almost doubled in one year.

“The Facebook page also received 90,000 views on the post that announced the opening date of...

A carol service to remember

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 12/15/2016 - 3:24pm

Had you been in Exeter at 2.30pm on Saturday 10 December, you would have been witness to a congregation of over 700 Freemasons with their families in the Cathedral.

They were led by their Provincial Grand Master Rt. W. Bro. Ian Kingsbury JP in a celebration of the coming of Christmas.

They sang carols in the company of 8 voices arranged by Mathew Cann, a gentleman of the Cathedral Choir, led by the superb Cathedral organ played by Tim Noon, Cathedral Director of Music. They also gave nine readings including one titled “The Christmas Cake and the Mouse” in a service led by...

Christmas with the Cathedral Choir

Event Date: 
07/12/2016 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Wednesday 7th, Saturday 10th and Tuesday 13th December 2016 at 19.30

Exeter Cathedral's renowned choir returns for the most popular Christmas carol concert of the year. Favourites old and new for choir and organ will be interspersed with audience carols.

Tickets £11, £14, £18 with concessions available for students and under 18. Telephone 01392 285983 or book online exeter-cathedral.org.uk/boxoffice

Christmas with the Cathedral Choir

Event Date: 
07/12/2016 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Wednesday 7th, Saturday 10th and Tuesday 13th December 2016 at 19.30

Exeter Cathedral's renowned choir returns for the most popular Christmas carol concert of the year. Favourites old and new for choir and organ will be interspersed with audience carols.

Tickets £11, £14, £18 with concessions available for students and under 18. Telephone 01392 285983 or book online exeter-cathedral.org.uk/boxoffice

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