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Peace and Goodwill: Faure Requiem in Exeter

Join Exeter Choral Society for our winter concert on the theme of Peace and Goodwill.

The concert is on Wednesday 30 November at St James' Church, Mount Pleasant, Exeter and the programme includes Faure Requiem ; Finzi In terra pax ; Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols.

We are conducted by Laurence Blyth, accompanied by Andrew Millington, and joined by soloists Julia Featherstone (soprano) and James Quilligan (baritone).

Tickets £12 (£6 NUS students) include refreshments and programme.

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Plymouth and Barnstaple Choirs triumph in Devon Schools Choir Competition

Authored by badredruby
Posted: Fri, 10/28/2016 - 1:04pm

CLIC for Christmas 2016 - final lineup revealed

Schools from Barnstaple and Plymouth have won a chance to perform in a major fundraising concert in Exeter Cathedral. The Park Community School and Devonport High School emerged victorious from the Devon Schools Choir Competition, run by La La Choirs at Southernhay URC on October 6. The schools will now perform in Exeter’s historic cathedral on Friday, December 9th, as part of the CLIC for Christmas concert to raise money for CLIC Sargent. Sam Abrahams, from La La Choirs, said: “This is the second year of running the Schools Choir...

Handel's Messiah

Event Date: 
22/10/2016 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

The Exeter Philharmonic Choir, directed by Andrew Millington with The Exeter Chamber Orchestra will be performing Handel’s Messiah on October 22nd in Exeter Cathedral.

Handel's Messiah is deeply rooted in the musical life of Britain and is rightly the first masterwork in our 170th Anniversary Season. German-born George Frideric Handel arrived in London in 1710 hoping to make a name for himself with operas in Italian. Instead he made a name for himself with oratorios in English. When Charles Jennens presented his text for Messiah in 1741, Handel was at a very low point and...

Informal Concert (Cathedral Green)

Event Date: 
04/08/2016 - 1:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral (Cathedral Green)

Thursday 4th August 2016 at 13.00 (Cathedral Green) An informal lunchtime concert by the Liv Village Choir from Durban performed outside on the West Front Apron at the edge of Cathedral Green.

Russell Watson heads to Exeter

Russell Watson will be at Exeter Corn Exchange on Wednesday 10 August, and there are only a few tickets left.

Russell Watson’s Corn Exchange date is one of a number of intimate evenings with the artist giving his fans the chance to see him in a local venue rather than having to travel long distances.

Russell Watson is one of the world’s most prominent tenors, selling in excess of 7 million albums worldwide. His first offering ‘The Voice’ held the number one spot simultaneously in the US and the UK – a world’s first. It spent a record breaking 52 weeks at number one in the...

TV’s Miranda comes to Exeter for ‘wild’ concert

Miranda Krestovnikoff, presenter of Coast and The One Show, will be welcomed to Exeter on Saturday by Devon Wildlife Trust (DWT) for ‘A Concert for Wildlife’ at Exeter Cathedral. Exeter Symphony Orchestra will be performing a programme of popular pieces inspired by nature in a concert to raise funds for DWT’s work to protect Devon’s wildlife and wild places. Miranda said: “As a musician and one who is passionate about wildlife, this evening combines two of the most important aspects of my life and I am delighted to be there with my family to support it.” The concert, on Saturday 16 July at...

Devon Wildlife Trust Charity Concert

Event Date: 
16/07/2016 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral Green

Music from the Exeter Symphony Orchestra in a classical programme that features

Violin concerto in D - Tschaikowsky Four Sea Interludes - Benjamin Britten Overture - The Wasps - Ralph Vaughan-Williams

A wide and appealing programme of music in a fund-raising concert for the Devon Wildlife Trust, with ESO regular, the international violinist 
Tamsin Waley-Cohen, as our soloist, performing the Violin Concerto in D by Tschaikowsky.

Among the other works to be performed will be pieces directly related to countryside and wildlife including the Four Sea Interludes -...

The Amadeus Orchestra

Event Date: 
22/07/2016 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Friday 22nd July 2016 at 19.30 The Amadeus Orchestra Cello: Raphael Wallfisch Piano: Malcolm Forbes-Peckham Conductor: Philip Mackenzie Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue Finzi Cello Concerto Stravinsky Petrouchka Back in Exeter Cathedral for their much anticipated annual concert, the Amadeus Orchestra and Raphael Wallfisch bring one of England’s finest cello concertos to Exeter; Finzi’s masterpiece from his final years. Wallfisch has long been a major proponent of his work and has made several recordings of it. Malcolm Forbes- Peckham last played a piano concerto with Amadeus back in 2014 when...

Informal Concert: Kinder Children's Choir

Event Date: 
18/07/2016 - 1:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Monday 18th July 2016 at 13.00 We welcome the Kinder Children's Choir of the High Peak to give an informal performance in the Cathedral. Admission to the concert is included in the Cathedral entry charge. For more information about the choir please visit their website

Concert: St Peter's Singers

Event Date: 
03/07/2016 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Sunday 3rd July 2016 at 19.30 The St Peter’s Singers of Exeter Cathedral (directed by David Davies) perform an evening concert of Choral Works for the Summer for David’s last concert with the choir. Ticket information Tickets £8 and £5 for students/under 18s. Book Online or call the box office on 01392 285983 Book online The St Peter's Singers The St Peter's Singers of Exeter Cathedral is the adult cathedral chamber choir that sings on many occasions to augment the work of the cathedral choirs of girls, boys and professional Lay Vicars and Choral Scholars. Worship is offered every day at...

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