London-based The Whitehall Orchestra is visiting Exeter this summer for a one off performance, where they will be joined by a number of Exeter musicians. This will be a fun filled evening of celebrated music on theme of 'other worlds'. The programme will feature: Jurassic Park - John Williams New World Symphony (Largo) - Antonín Dvořák The Planets (Jupiter + Venus) - Gustav Holst Lord Of The Rings (Fellowship & Two Towers) - H Shore Star Wars Suite - John Williams The concert will be held at the Southernhay Church (EX1 1QD) on Saturday, 20th July and it will start at 7.30pm.
Alex Wilson (piano) and Alex Poulton (baritone) perform music of the early 20th Century, including rarely heard music by Ivor Gurney, Benjamin Britten and Frederick Septimus Kelly. Come to hear some music that hasn’t been performed in over 100 years in advance of a Toccata Classics CD release of previously unrecorded piano works by F.S.Kelly later in the year.
Entry is Free, with a retiring collection in aid of the Music Room Restoration Fund.
An evening of French and English music with Richard Lea, Organ
Saturday 19 May 2018 7.30pm at Buckfast Abbey
Maurice Duruflé Ubi caritas
Gabriel Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine
Gabriel Fauré Tantum ergo
Gabriel Jackson Orbis patrator optime
Jean Langlais Messe solennelle
Hubert Parry Crossing the bar
Hubert Parry I was glad
Ralph Vaughan Williams Valiant-for-truth
We start the 17/18 season with a glorious celebration of Baroque music. Handel’s Zadok the Priest and Let thy Hand be Strengthened were both composed to be performed at the Coronation of British monarchs. Soprano Kirsty Hopkins will perform Vivaldi’s sublime Nulla in Mundo Pax. The concert will culminate in Bach’s triumphant Magnificat in D.
We will be conducted by our new Director of Music, Howard Ionascu and accompanied by the Exeter Chamber Orchestra led by Julie Hill.
Sunday 27th November 2016 at 3 p.m.
Extravaganza:Organ, 2 Pianos & Harpsichord:
& David Davies
Former Director & Assistant Director of Music, Exeter Cathedral
A light-hearted romp through novel arrangements for organ and piano
Tickets: £10 on the door
£8 from The Topsham Bookshop
A varied and entertaining programme of novel arrangements for harpsichord, organ and pianos including music by Bach, Elgar, Handel, Rossini and Rachmaninov.
Joyful celebration will be the theme of the concert. The Bach motet has great vitality and energy, while the work by Howells is in the glorious English cathedral tradition. Andrew Carter’s Benedicite (Bless the Lord) includes movements full of fun for children’s choir. Exeter Philharmonic Choir is delighted that Devon County Junior Choir will join us again to take part in the Benedicite and perform Captain Noah and His Floating Zoo.
Join the BSO and boldy go where no orchestra has gone before in another blockbuster concert featuring music from some of the most iconic and successful space movies of all time, including Apollo 13, Star Wars, Star Trek, ET, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Avatar and War of the Worlds...plus many more.