Music

The Jive Aces - Big Beat Revue

The Jive Aces - Big Beat Revue

Event Date: 
22/02/2020 - 7:30pm to 11:00pm
Venue: 
Northcott Theatre, Stocker Rd. Exeter, EX4 4QB.

"The crazy energy of the Jive Aces can certainly whisk you away to a different era and tempt you to Jump, Jive and Wail out of happiness and joy!" - The Student Newspaper, Edinburgh

The UK’s No.1 swing and jive band and Britain's Got Talent semi-finalists, The Jive Aces present their brand new show “The Big Beat Revue”.
The show features special guests, West End singer and dancer Kara Lane,  Lottie B on the low baritone sax, the vibrant notes of the trumpeting of Antonio Socci and the romantic accordion playing of Grazia Bevilacqua.

Free music lessons for all initiative coming to Devon

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 01/20/2020 - 10:41am

Learn to Play Day - a free national event to encourage everyone in the UK to start making music - is coming to Devon this March.

Supported by Jools Holland OBE, and run by charity Music for All, the 2020 Learn to Play Day will take place on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th March, and will see music shops, teachers, venues and schools throughout the county partner with leading musical instrument brands to offer thousands of FREE music lessons. 

Exeter Philharmonic Choir performing in Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Philharmonic Choir, Beethoven's Missa Solemnis with the English Chamber Orchestra

Event Date: 
14/03/2020 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Beethoven’s magnificent Missa Solemnis, widely considered to be his greatest choral work yet rarely performed in the South West, will be brought to life this March through the combined talent of Exeter Philharmonic Choir, the renowned English Chamber Orchestra and four international soloists.

The one-night performance of this theatrical, yet spiritual work celebrates Beethoven’s 250th birthday. Exeter Philharmonic Choir is the city’s longest-established choral group, soon to mark a major milestone of its own - its 175th anniversary.

Concert concert series ''From Russia with Love''

Event Date: 
12/01/2020 - 3:30pm to 02/02/2020 - 4:45pm
Venue: 
Sidholme Hotel, Elysian Fields, Sidmouth

Our concert series this year will feature performances from our popular trio - virtuoso balalaika player Sergei Kosov (Gnesin Academy of Music, Russia), award winning violinist Yulia Northridge (Petrozavodsk Music Academy, Russia)  and concert pianist Ekaterina Shetliffe (Dargomizsky College of Music, Tula, Russia)  presenting a new programme by Sergei Rachmaninov, Modest Mussorgsky, Dmitry Shostakovich, Peter Tchaikovsky, as well as arrangements of popular Russian folk songs.

Concert 'A Bit of Everything' (The best pieces for voice & piano from more than 15 concerts performed in Devon)

Event Date: 
18/01/2020 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
St. Stephen's Church, High Street, Exeter, EX4 3LW

Voice & Piano Masterpieces by G.F. Handel, W.A. Mozart, G. Rossini, F. Schubert, V. Bellini and many more…

Performers:

Iryna Ilnytska - Mezzo-soprano

Ekaterina Shetlifffe - Piano

Tickets £12 (£10 concessions) on the door

Stella Maris Trio: Concert 'Greek Myths in Music'

Event Date: 
04/01/2020 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
St. Stephen's Church, High Street, Exeter, EX4 3LW

Arias, duets, piano masterpieces by C.W. Gluck, G.F. Handel, E. Satie, F. Liszt and many more…

Performers:

Victoria Armillotta - Soprano

Sam Baker - Piano

Iryna Ilnytska - Mezzo-soprano

www.stellamaristrio.com

Tickets £12 (£10 concession) on the door

Exeter Choral Society's May concert

Event Date: 
07/01/2020 - 7:45pm to 28/04/2020 - 7:45pm
Venue: 
The Palace Gate Centre, Exeter

New to the area? Always wanted to join a choir? Or just fancy giving singing a go? Then come and try us out. Our initial rehearsals for Rutter's Requiem, Poulenc' Requiem and Elgar's Te Deum which start on Tuesday 7th January at 19.15 at the Palace Gate Centre, Palace Gate Exeter, EX11JA are open and without commitment.

Miranda Sykes

Event Date: 
28/02/2020 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Venue: 
Matthews Hall, Topsham

Devon based Miranda Sykes, the acclaimed singer and bassist with ‘Show of Hands’ returns again in 2020 with her latest album and UK tour.

After a career spanning over 20 years, during which time she has played with many of the top musicians and singers within the folk world, she will be touring solo as she started out: One woman, one bass, and one guitar.

Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman Photo Nikki Bidgood

Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman 'On Reflection' Tour

Event Date: 
27/02/2020 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

KATHRYN ROBERTS & SEAN LAKEMAN –‘On Reflection' Tour 2020 Celebrating 25 years of making music together 2020 marks 25 years of making music together for this popular wife and husband duo.

Twice winners of ‘Best Duo’ BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2016, and 2013. Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman have long established themselves as one of the UK Folk scene's most rewardingly enduring partnerships. To celebrate and acknowledge this milestone, the couple will revisit and reinterpret songs which span their career.

Tim Pithers and The Altos. ©Gerald Battersby

Dunsford Singers

Event Date: 
14/12/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Teign Valley Community Hall, Christow, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7WA

Our Christmassy concert with musical director Tim Pithers featuring the lovely Schubert Mass No.2 in G.

We will also sing:- The hauntingly atmospheric Northern Lights by Ola Gjeilo, Gaudete, O Holy Night, For Unto Us a Child is Born (from Handel’s Messiah), Winter Wonderland, and I Wonder as I Wander and a selection of carols with audience participation. Wine or soft drinks and mince pies will be brought to you in the interval.

http://www.dunsfordsingers.co.uk

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