Exeter Festival Chorus

Nigel Perrin and Exeter Festival Chorus announce first concert of their 25th anniversary season

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 03/05/2018 - 10:40am

“Our spring concert in Exeter Cathedral takes us to Rachmaninov’s Orthodox Russia, with his Liturgy of St John Chrysostom; it’s not such a well-known piece but extremely beautiful,” explains Nigel Perrin, Choral Director of Exeter Festival Chorus.

“The litanies will be sung on the move, in candlelight and a haze of incense; it will create a marvellous spectacle.”

This first concert of the Exeter Festival Chorus 25th Anniversary Season is an immersive experience evoking the ancient musical traditions of the Russian Orthodox Church. As the house lights dim, a hush falls over...

Exeter Festival Chorus: Christmas Jazz at the Cathedral

Event Date: 
08/12/2012 - 7:30pm
Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Festival Chorus are branching out into the world of jazz for their Christmas concert this year. The programme will feature the legendary Duke Ellington's Sacred Concert, one of the three concerts of sacred music he created between 1965 and 1973.

Besides this work, there'll be music with an international Christmas feel, and spots for the band, the choir and the audience.

Conductor: Nigel Perrin Soloist: Jacqui Dankworth Andy Williamson and the Big Buzzard Boogie Band

Ticket Prices: Front Nave £22 (£20); Mid/Rear Nave £17 (£15); Side Aisles (unreserved) £12 (£10)....