Kolars Gig

Event Date: 
03/04/2018 - 8:00pm
Exeter Phoenix

KOLARS has created a sonic world that straddles self-described genres such as Desert Disco, R&Beyond, Space Blues, and Glam-a-billy

Rob produces, mixes, and writes the material.

His studio experimentation is incorporated into the live show.

Lauren has invented her own drumming style.

She tap dances rhythms with her feet atop a bass drum while simultaneously playing a stand-up kit.

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63 voices sing out for ‘unsung heroes’ of women’s movement

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 03/04/2018 - 12:51pm

A new show is touring venues in Devon and Dorset to celebrate International Women’s Day 2018, after an appeal for women to join the choir led to 63 arriving for rehearsals!

‘Aint’ I A Woman’ is the third ‘Her Story’ show organised and written by Devon-based arts charity, Wren Music, and featuring women from across the South West. For some of the 63, this will be their first experience of singing on a stage.

The show is coming to the Cygnet Theatre in Exeter on Friday 9 March as part of a tour of four venues in the space of a week. It’s also visiting All Saints Church Hall,...

ABF The Solidiers’ Charity commemorates 100 year anniversary of First World War with Exeter Cathedral concert

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 03/01/2018 - 12:16pm

World renowned violinist, Sophie Rosa, will perform at Exeter Cathedral together with The Exeter Symphony Orchestra and Exeter Philharmonic Choir to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

Titled Semper Fidelis, the June concert will commemorate the courage and sacrifice of those who gave their lives, including the 2nd Battalion Devonshire Regiment, who fought one of the fiercest battles of the First World War.

The event, which takes place on Saturday 16 June at Exeter Cathedral, is being organised by ABF The Soldiers’ Charity with the kind co-...

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

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...

Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration in Exeter

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 02/04/2018 - 9:36pm

Saturday 27th January saw the performance of a new work, SHOAH, by composer Philip Arkwright, Master of Music at Buckfast Abbey at Exeter’s Mint Methodist Church as part of the commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau on that date in 1945.

This day is commemorated annually by communities across Britain. The name of the piece is from a Hebrew word, Sho’ah, meaning catastrophe or devastation, initially used to describe the genocide that took place. By the end of the Second World War the Nazis and their collaborators had murdered...

The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage 2018

Event Date: 
19/05/2018 - 7:30pm
Exeter Cathedral

Join The Sixteen in an exploration of the sacred and secular works of 16th century composers William Cornysh (both father and son) and 20th century master of the voice, Benjamin Britten.

For more information, visit our website:

Hear what Harry Christophers has to say about this year's Choral Pilgrimage programme here:

Tickets: £12 - £30 (booking fees apply). Available online ( or by phone (01904 651485)

New Year Piano Recital

Event Date: 
22/01/2018 - 7:30pm
Westgate Christian Fellowship, 53 Bartholomew Street, Exeter EX4 3AJ

Stephen Beville is an internationally acclaimed pianist having performed in cities across Europe. For this New Year Recital he presents a selection of children's musical classics including Schumann's Kinderscenen, Mozart's Variations on the theme of 'Twinkle-Twinkle Little Star', Sofia Gubaidulina's Musical

Toys (1969) and music by Beethoven, Chopin & Grieg. Grieg - Arietta and Berceuse (from Lyric Pieces, Op 12 & 38) Mozart - 12 Variations on a theme from ''Ah, vous diraj-je Maman'' (theme of Twinkle-Twinkle Little Star) Sofia Gubaidulina - Musical Toys (1969) interval...

Swedish St Lucia Concert

Event Date: 
13/12/2017 - 6:30pm
St Thomas C of E Church, Cowick Street, Exeter

ExeSwedes and friends bring music and light to the darkness of a winter evening with a traditional candlelit Swedish St Lucia procession.

Entry is free, as are the saffron buns!

Exeter University Concert Band Christmas Concert

Event Date: 
02/12/2017 - 7:00pm
St Margaret's Church, Topsham, Exeter

Exeter University Concert Band invites you to their annual Christmas Concert on Saturday 2nd December at 7pm in St Margaret's Church, Topsham.

The band will be performing a variety of pieces, including lots of well-known scores from stage and screen, some classical wind band numbers, and of course some festive tunes to get everyone in the spirit of Christmas.

Tickets are £5 and £3 for concessions, available to purchase on the door.

Refreshments will also be provided during the interval of mulled wine and mince pies!

Full details can be found here .

Exeter School’s National Trust concert celebrates 17 years

For many pupils, parents and National Trust supporters, the Exeter School Concert in aid of the National Trust in Exeter Cathedral is a highlight in the calendar.

For the seventeenth year running, the concert showcases the school’s senior orchestral groups, brass and choirs in the magnificent cathedral setting.

Around 200 pupils ranging in age from 11 up to 18 will be making this year’s concert on Tuesday 5 December a night to remember.

Director of Music Peter Tamblyn said: “The Cathedral is a marvellous venue, and the atmosphere at our annual concert in aid of the...