Music

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 11/15/2018 - 8:17am

Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (16-18 November):

THEATRE

Madagascar – The Musical Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott Join Alex (X-Factor 2016 winner Matt Terry), Marty, Melman and Gloria as they bound out of the zoo and onto the stage in this live musical spectacular. This smash hit musical features all of your favourite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. https://exeternorthcott.co.uk

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Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 11/11/2018 - 9:35am

Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (9-11 November):

THEATRE

Henry V Friday & Saturday, Exeter Northcott A divided nation. Trouble on the continent. An ambitious young prince. Emerging from his wild youth with a sense of purpose and adventure, Henry V wages war on France with devastating efficiency. But at what cost? How can he be a good leader and a good man? What compromises must be made in the name of victory? https://exeternorthcott.co.uk

Private Peaceful Saturday & Sunday, The Blackmore Theatre, Exmouth Private Peaceful relives...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 10/27/2018 - 3:14pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (26-28 October).

THEATRE

Gluck's Opera "Orfeo ed Euridice" Friday, The Blackmore Theatre, Exmouth Orfeo ed Euridice, a tale originating in Greek Mythology, tells the story of Orfeo, a grieving man who is given the chance by Amore (the personification of love) to travel to the underworld in attempt to save his beloved wife Euridice. But is there more pain to be had in fighting nature? Can Euridice really be brought back, or has Orfeo been driven mad by grief? Tickets from the box office: 07484 509514
 or...

The Chicago Blues Brothers are on a Motown Mission

Authored by Exeter Newsroom
Posted: Thu, 10/25/2018 - 5:53pm

The award-winning Chicago Blues Brothers present the world’s biggest and best tribute to the legendary Blues Brothers with ‘MOTOWN MISSION’, a two hour high energy, all-singing, all-dancing songfest featuring over 40 smash hits – many of which were featured in the Blues Brothers films – performed live in concert. They bring their high-energy tribute spectacular to Exeter's Northcott Theatre this Saturday 27th October.

Says Chris, who also serves as the show’s musical arranger and producer: “One of the things I love about being a Chicago Blues Brother is the chance to carry on the...

Musical tragicomedy, Richard Carpenter is Close to You, visits Exeter

Authored by Exeter Newsroom
Posted: Wed, 10/24/2018 - 11:04am

Following a sell out smash hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017, and a highly successful Australian tour, musical tragicomedy ‘Richard Carpenter is Close to You’ has embarked on a national tour and will be visiting Exeter's Phoenix Theatre on Sunday November 4th.

He was on top of the world. Looking down on creation. To the left of (and slightly behind) his kid sister, Karen. Now he's back in the spotlight, but it's no longer yesterday once more. In a world of rainy days and Mondays, one man's solitary journey to find himself has only just begun... so get yourself a ticket to ride,...

CLIC for Christmas 2018

Event Date: 
14/12/2018 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

On Friday, 14th December Exeter Cathedral will once again come alive to the sound of your favourite Christmas songs as La La Choirs host their sell-out concert to raise funds for CLIC Sargent. Tickets are available from the link below and are already selling fast, so don't delay getting yours!

Joining La La this year will be Kelly College school chamber choir who were the winners of the Devon Schools Choir competition, together with the CLIC Sargwnt Singers, a group of talented young musicians who met at the CLIC Sargent music programme over the summer.

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 10/07/2018 - 12:24pm

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (5-7 October):

THEATRE

Comedy at the Park Friday, Sandy Park, Exeter The headline act for the evening is confirmed as Paul McCaffrey, an experienced comic who has appeared on Russell Howard's Good News and BBC 3's Impractical Jokers. He will be joined by MC Noel Brodie, and Plymouth-based comedian Richard James, with further acts to be announced. www.sandypark.co.uk/book

No Half Life Friday & Saturday, Cygnet Theatre, Exeter Living through some of the most turbulent times in modern European...

Cathedral will resonate to a double chorus and 15 wind instruments for Exeter Philharmonic Choir’s November concert

Authored by Sharon Goble
Posted: Fri, 10/05/2018 - 9:50am

No fewer than 15 professional wind players, all recent graduates from London’s world-renowned Royal Academy of Music, will join Exeter Philharmonic Choir on 10th November to perform in Bruckner’s splendid Mass in E minor at Exeter Cathedral.

The work has an interesting scoring - double choir accompanied by flute, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, horn, and trombone - guaranteed to produce a rich sonority in the superb acoustics of the Cathedral.

The second half of the concert will be a performance of the ever-popular Requiem by John Rutter, featuring critically-acclaimed soprano...

Bruckner Mass in E minor and Rutter Requiem with soprano Amy Carson

Event Date: 
10/11/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Philharmonic Choir's 2018-19 season begins at Exeter Cathedral with Bruckner 'Mass in E minor' and Rutter 'Requiem' with soprano Amy Carson. A double choir and 15 wind instruments will produce a rich sound in the Cathedral's superb acoustics. The instrumentalists are all recent graduates from the world-renowned Royal Academy of Music in London, now forging careers as professional musicians.

The second half of concert will be a performance of the ever-popular Requiem by John Rutter, featuring soprano Amy Carson. Amy Carson is a critically acclaimed, versatile singer who...

Bruckner Mass in E minor and Rutter Requiem with soprano Amy Carson

Event Date: 
10/11/2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Philharmonic Choir's 2018-19 season begins at Exeter Cathedral with Bruckner 'Mass in E minor' and Rutter 'Requiem' with soprano Amy Carson. A double hoir and 15 wind instruments will produce a rich sound in the Cathedral's superb acoustics. The instrumentalists are all recent graduates from the world-renowned Royal Academy of Music in London, now forging careers as professional musicians.

The second half of concert will be a performance of the ever-popular Requiem by John Rutter, featuring soprano Amy Carson. Amy Carson is a critically acclaimed, versatile singer who...

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