Music

'Christmas at The Musicals' Concert

Authored by Joanna Forest
Posted: Sat, 11/16/2019 - 10:15am

Mary-Jess (winner of the Chinese ‘X Factor’ and Official Downton Abbey Soprano) and Joanna Forest (two time UK Number 1 selling soprano) will be touring the UK this winter with their tour ‘Christmas at the Musicals’! They’ll sing all your favourites from the West End and Broadway along with timeless winter classics to really get you in to the Christmas spirit!

The tour is coming to Exeter - The Mint Church, Decemeber 11th.

"I asked my friend Joanna to join me on stage for Christmas at the Musicals last year and it was just so successful that we've turned it in to a full...

Hendrix, Clapton & Cream by Voodoo Room

Event Date: 
16/11/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
The Barnfield Theatre

Voodoo Room perform Hendrix, Clapton & Cream.

Saturday16th November 7.30 pm

The Barnfield Theatre

Exeter

Tickets are £18 and are on sale from the Box Office.

Call 01392 271808 or online here:

https://www.barnfieldtheatre.org.uk/voodoo-room-hendrix-clapton-cream/

CLIC for Christmas 2019

Event Date: 
14/12/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

This is our fifth annual CLIC for Christmas concert raising funds for CLIC Sargent. Once again, we will be hosting a celebration of Christmas in the beautiful Exeter Cathedral and will be joined by one of the winners of our Devon Schools Choir Competition, Exmouth Community College. In addition we are again thrilled to be welcoming the CLIC Sargent singers, a group of exceptionally talented young people who have all benefitted from the support of CLIC Sargent and will be sharing their stories with us as well as their beautiful music. Come along and get your Christmas off to a magical start...

Down to the Wire : Singer Songwriter evening

Event Date: 
03/09/2019 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Our monthly singer songwriting evening is back after our summer break!

Join us for a great night of music from some of the areas singer songwriters. Down To The Wire is a chilled out evening of live music with five performances of all original music.

Come support Exeter's local music scene and join us for this monthly event.

Henry Bellairs Charlie Louise Hannah Ruby Matt Palmer National Pastime

Reserve you're free tickets here.

Joining Forces Art Exhibition and Events

Event Date: 
19/06/2019 - 11:00am to 29/06/2019 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Awesome Artspace 27, Paris St EX1 2JB

Christine Sawyer, woven tapestries and David Sawyer, paintings, exhibition open Wednesday to Sunday only 11am to 5pm. David Sawyer will also be playing his new sanzachord instrument on occasion during the day. Also there will be evening events on Thursday 20th (7.30pm) and 27th(7.30pm), and Friday 21st (7.00pm) and 28th (7.30pm).

Callan Foulser

Exeter Festival organisers reveal line-up

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Fri, 06/14/2019 - 12:09pm

An eclectic mix of local bands and musicians have been chosen to play at this summer’s Exeter Festival.

The free afternoon of music takes place in Exeter’s Northernhay Gardens on Saturday 6 July.

Earlier in the year local bands and musicians were invited to pitch for a slot at the Exeter Festival, which runs from 5 to 7 July.

A total of 29 acts applied to play and these were whittled down to a final six by a judging panel which included local presenter Chris Dinnis. Organisers Exeter City Council have now revealed the full line-up for the afternoon session – over...

Exeter's Thomas Hobbs sings Gerontius

ESO's Brian Northcott conducts Elgar's Dream to celebrate his 75th birthday

Authored by Sharon Goble
Posted: Wed, 06/05/2019 - 9:38am

To celebrate his 75th birthday, Brian Northcott, Exeter Symphony Orchestra’s Musical Director, will be conducting a special performance of Elgar’s powerful work The Dream of Gerontius, bringing together a host of the city’s musical talent and two soloists of international repute.

The concert at Exeter Cathedral on Saturday 6th July is part of the new Exeter Festival weekend from 5th - 7th July 2019. One of the all-time great choral works, Elgar’s The Dream will be performed jointly by Exeter Philharmonic Choir, Exeter University Chapel Choir and St. David’s Singers with Exeter...

Exeter Philharmonic Choir's conductor Howard Ionascu

Exeter Philharmonic Choir heads to the Northcott for its summer concert

Event Date: 
01/06/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott Theatre

The last major composition written by the Italian composer Rossini, his Petite Messe solonnelle, will be performed by Exeter Philharmonic Choir in June as part of its summer concert at the Northcott Theatre - a performance combining musical drama and colourful, memorable tunes.

Rossini’s Mass is a work of contrast and intensity, written five years before his death in Paris 151 years ago. Despite its title, it is neither ‘small’ nor ‘solemn’ but reflects the great talent which saw Rossini produce 39 operas in his lifetime.

The Choir will also perform Brahms Liebeslieder-...

Frankie’s Guys - A celebration of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Event Date: 
15/06/2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Northcott

A celebration of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

Frankie’s Guys is a fast paced, energetic production with an authentic live concert feel.

Putting their own charismatic stamp on timeless classics such as, ‘Big Girls Don’t Cry’, ‘Walk Like A Man’, ‘Sherry’ & ‘Oh What A Night’, the boys take you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane and remind you exactly why The Four Seasons sold over 100 million records and earned themselves a place in the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

With slick choreography, charm, charisma, brilliant audience participation and...

Edgelarks Photo:Jolyon Holroyd

Edgelarks 'Feather' Album Launch Party at West Town Farm, Ide

Event Date: 
15/06/2019 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Venue: 
West Town Farm, Ide, Exeter, EX2 9TG

In 2018, Edgelarks retreated to a remote Cumbrian cottage to write. With world rhythms, folk roots, and a very big sound for only two people, the album that emerged is an upbeat celebration, an incitement to hope. Join them as they celebrate the launch of Feather with a UK tour. Edgelarks began their musical journey together living in a small caravan in the hills near Exmouth, Devon. Phil had returned, Chaturangui in tow, from studying slide guitar in India with the master musician Pandit Debashish Bhattacharya. Hannah had grown up playing fiddle at traditional folk sessions. The pair met...

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