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Exeter's Thomas Hobbs sings Gerontius

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.

Andrew Millington accompanies Exeter Philharmonic Choir for its summer concert

Former musical director Andrew Millington rejoins Exeter Philharmonic Choir for its summer concert

Authored by Sharon Goble
Posted: Wed, 05/15/2019 - 10:43am

Exeter musician Andrew Millington will be back performing with the city's oldest choir for a one-off performance at Exeter Northcott on June 1st.

This time around Andrew, who retired as the Choir's Musical Director in 2017, will be rejoining EPC on the piano rather than on the rostrum. He'll be accompanied by two other musicians who have greatly contributed to Exeter's musical life: David Davies,  also on the piano, and Stephen Tanner on the harmonium. 

Exeter Philharmonic Choir's summer concert  combines musical drama and colourful, memorable tunes.

Pilgrimage Opus 111

Event Date: 
31/05/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Southernhay United Reformed Church, Dix's Field, Exeter

Internationally acclaimed pianist Stephen Beville performs Beethoven's last and most sublime piano sonata alongside works by Franz Liszt and Arvo Part.

Liszt - Annees de Pelerinage

Arvo Part - Fur Alina

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Beethoven - Sonata in C minor, Op 111

Friday 31st May, 7:30 pm, Southernhay United Reformed Church, Exeter EX1 1QA

Tickets £12 available from Exeter Tourist Information Centre (01392 665885),

www.ticketsource.co.uk or on the door.

Exeter Philharmonic Choir's conductor Howard Ionascu

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.

West End to Broadway

Event Date: 
26/05/2019 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Evolve Theatre Productions brings you a night at the musicals, with the best songs to have graced the stage of the West End and Broadway. From classics including Annie, Cats, Les Mis and Wicked to the modern hits of Heathers, Dear Evan Hansen and Six, there is something for everyone. Evolve is putting on two shows in one day at The Barnfield Theatre, so do not miss your chance to hear the hits and see future talent in the making.

Eban Brown - Former Lead Singer of The Stylistics

Event Date: 
01/06/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exmouth Pavilion

It will be a “Funky Weekend”, when the Former Lead Singer of The Stylistics brings his critically acclaimed full live band show to the Exmouth Pavilion. His career as a celebrated vocalist spans: The Manhattans; The Delfonics; The Moments and The Stylistics. His unmistakable silky, tenor vocals have been heard across the globe. After Russell Thompkins JR. departed the group, Eban became the new Lead Singer for The Stylistics in 2000 and has toured the UK every November with the group ever since.

An Anniversary Concert by the Fire Service Concert Band

Event Date: 
11/05/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
The Salvation Army Temple, Friars Gate, EXETER, EX2 4AZ

Join the Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service Concert Band for an evening of music from films and musicals to celebrate their 25th Anniversary. Also featuring the DSFRS Corps of Drums.

Tickets which are £6 are available through our website www.fireserviceconcertband.co.uk or will be available on the door.

A bucket collection will be taken at the end of the concert in aid of the Firefighters Charity (Charity No. 1093387)

Exeter Choral Society

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.

Haydn Creation with the London Mozart Players

Event Date: 
16/03/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

A world-famous chamber orchestra with a 70-year musical pedigree joins Exeter Philharmonic Choir for one night only for an unmissable performance of The Creation.

Exeter Philharmonic Choir, the city’s oldest choral ensemble, will be performing alongside the UK’s longest-established chamber orchestra, The London Mozart Players, which celebrates its 70th anniversary season in 2019.

The two distinguished musical ensembles will come together to perform Haydn’s masterpiece for a special Lord Mayor’s Concert.

Beyond the Barricade bring you all the musical theatre classics

Authored by Exeter Newsroom
Posted: Thu, 01/10/2019 - 10:20am

Now in the 20th successive year, Beyond The Barricade, the show that recreates original West End/Broadway musical hit songs with amazing authenticity, will visit Exeter's Northcott Theatre this Saturday, 12th January. 

Made up of a cast of past principal performers from Les Miserables, this blockbusting two hour show, has delighted audiences throughout the UK, mainland Europe, Asia and New Zealand for two decades and in doing so, has established itself as the one of the nation’s longest running musical theatre concerts.

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