"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 –‘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.
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.