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Exeter Philharmonic Choir, Beethoven's Missa Solemnis with the English Chamber Orchestra

Event Date: 
14/03/2020 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Beethoven’s magnificent Missa Solemnis , widely considered to be his greatest choral work yet rarely performed in the South West, will be brought to life this March through the combined talent of Exeter Philharmonic Choir , the renowned English Chamber Orchestra and four international soloists.

The one-night performance of this theatrical, yet spiritual work celebrates Beethoven’s 250th birthday. Exeter Philharmonic Choir is the city’s longest-established choral group, soon to mark a major milestone of its own - its 175th anniversary.

Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis or Solemn...

Exeter University Singers Concert in Collaboration with Voces8

Event Date: 
19/09/2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Venue: 
St Michael and All Angels Church, Mount Dinham, Exeter, EX4 4EB

Join Exeter University Singers as we launch our 50th anniversary year with a concert in collaboration with Voces8.

The choir will be joined by: Soprano, Emily Dickens Countertenor, Chris Wardle Tenor, Sam Dressel Bass, Dingle Yandell The concert will include music from a range of composers from Bruckner to Tippett, and an exceptional quality of tone and blend.

Tickets: £10 for students, £15 for non-students Ticket bundles are available if you'd like to come to both the workshop and the concert (discount included!).

https://www.exeterguild.org/societies/...

ESO's Brian Northcott conducts Elgar's Dream to celebrate his 75th birthday

Authored by Sharon Goble
Posted: Wed, 06/05/2019 - 9:38am

To celebrate his 75th birthday, Brian Northcott, Exeter Symphony Orchestra’s Musical Director, will be conducting a special performance of Elgar’s powerful work The Dream of Gerontius, bringing together a host of the city’s musical talent and two soloists of international repute.

The concert at Exeter Cathedral on Saturday 6th July is part of the new Exeter Festival weekend from 5th - 7th July 2019. One of the all-time great choral works, Elgar’s The Dream will be performed jointly by Exeter Philharmonic Choir, Exeter University Chapel Choir and St. David’s Singers with Exeter...

Exeter Philharmonic Choir heads to the Northcott for its summer concert

Event Date: 
01/06/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott Theatre

The last major composition written by the Italian composer Rossini, his Petite Messe solonnelle, will be performed by Exeter Philharmonic Choir in June as part of its summer concert at the Northcott Theatre - a performance combining musical drama and colourful, memorable tunes.

Rossini’s Mass is a work of contrast and intensity, written five years before his death in Paris 151 years ago. Despite its title, it is neither ‘small’ nor ‘solemn’ but reflects the great talent which saw Rossini produce 39 operas in his lifetime.

The Choir will also perform Brahms Liebeslieder-...

Exeter Choral Society - Haydn's The Seasons

Event Date: 
04/05/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
United Reform Church, Southernhay East, Exeter, EX1 1QA

Haydn's last major choral work, the sequel to The Creation. The work takes you through the changing year but concentrates less on the weather and more on hunting, dancing, eating and drinking! Come and join us as we enjoy the rustic pleasures of a time when things were simpler and more straight forward.

Cathedral will resonate to a double chorus and 15 wind instruments for Exeter Philharmonic Choir’s November concert

Authored by Sharon Goble
Posted: Fri, 10/05/2018 - 9:50am

No fewer than 15 professional wind players, all recent graduates from London’s world-renowned Royal Academy of Music, will join Exeter Philharmonic Choir on 10th November to perform in Bruckner’s splendid Mass in E minor at Exeter Cathedral.

The work has an interesting scoring - double choir accompanied by flute, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, horn, and trombone - guaranteed to produce a rich sonority in the superb acoustics of the Cathedral.

The second half of the concert will be a performance of the ever-popular Requiem by John Rutter, featuring critically-acclaimed soprano...

Bruckner Mass in E minor and Rutter Requiem with soprano Amy Carson

Event Date: 
10/11/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Philharmonic Choir's 2018-19 season begins at Exeter Cathedral with Bruckner 'Mass in E minor' and Rutter 'Requiem' with soprano Amy Carson. A double choir and 15 wind instruments will produce a rich sound in the Cathedral's superb acoustics. The instrumentalists are all recent graduates from the world-renowned Royal Academy of Music in London, now forging careers as professional musicians.

The second half of concert will be a performance of the ever-popular Requiem by John Rutter, featuring soprano Amy Carson. Amy Carson is a critically acclaimed, versatile singer who...

Bruckner Mass in E minor and Rutter Requiem with soprano Amy Carson

Event Date: 
10/11/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Philharmonic Choir's 2018-19 season begins at Exeter Cathedral with Bruckner 'Mass in E minor' and Rutter 'Requiem' with soprano Amy Carson. A double hoir and 15 wind instruments will produce a rich sound in the Cathedral's superb acoustics. The instrumentalists are all recent graduates from the world-renowned Royal Academy of Music in London, now forging careers as professional musicians.

The second half of concert will be a performance of the ever-popular Requiem by John Rutter, featuring soprano Amy Carson. Amy Carson is a critically acclaimed, versatile singer who...

Exeter Philharmonic Choir concert showcases Buckfast Abbey's new millennium organ

Authored by Sharon Goble
Posted: Tue, 05/08/2018 - 10:30am

The organ installed to celebrate Buckfast Abbey’s millennium will be the centrepiece of a special evening concert by Exeter Philharmonic Choir on Saturday May 19th, the night of the Royal Wedding.

Summer in the Abbey - An evening of French and English music features works by a variety of composers from both sides of the Channel, including Vaughan Williams’ ethereal and haunting Valiant for Truth and Fauré’s ever popular Cantique de Jean Racine.

The Abbey’s newly-installed organ, played by Richard Lea, will be put through its paces with three movements from Jean Langlais’...

Exeter Philharmonic Choir shines the spotlight on five talented young soloists in Lord Mayor’s Concert

Authored by Sharon Goble
Posted: Mon, 02/26/2018 - 2:17pm

Five outstanding young soloists, who have already had considerable success, will be joining Exeter Philharmonic Choir for the Lord Mayor’s Concert, Mozart Requiem, on March 10th.

The Choir is excited to welcome vocalists Natalya Romaniw, Oliver Johnston, Marta Fontanals-Simmons and Tristan Hambleton whose voices are sure to excite individually and together as a quartet. The talented singers will be joining more than one hundred members of Exeter Philharmonic Choir to perform Mozart’s Requiem, one of the most cherished and well-known works in the choral repertoire. The programme...

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