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Plinio Fernandes Recital

On Wednesday of next week John Lewis & Partners are hosting an exciting shopping event for all My John Lewis card holders. As part of the event, there will be an exclusive recital by award-winning classical guitarist Plinio Fernandes, in collaboration with Two Moors Festival at 7pm. Hailing from South America, Brazilian guitarist, Plinio Fernandes studied […]

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Exeter University Chamber Orchestra Candlelit Winter Concert

It’s that time of year again! Come join us for our WINTER CONCERT ❄️We have a very exciting programme including works from Handel, Vivaldi & Holst. 🕯 As always, the concert is in the Mary Harris Memorial Chapel, entry is FREE and we’ll provide cakes and refreshments.🎼 Except this time the concert will be performed […]

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Exeter College Festival of Carols

Join us for fantastic performances from college students. The evening starts with a candle lit procession through the Nave followed by performances by the Exeter College students, orchestra and choir. All proceeds will go to the college charity of the year, Nightstop Devon. Doors open at 18.30, Festival of Carols starts at 19.30 This service […]

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Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: The Power of Life

Grieg is beloved for his lyricism which derives from Norwegian folk tunes and the Romantic tradition to which he belongs, and the striking, opening gesture of his Piano Concerto is perhaps one of the most recognisable in all of classical music. Based on descending seconds and thirds, it is but one sign of how Norwegian […]

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Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: Songs from the Heart

For a composer who made his reputation on music of extraordinary complexity and busyness, the Four Last Songs clearly represent a mellowing, simplification and directness by Strauss – music of autumnal warmth that echoes the poems; words and music alike draw the listener in. The orchestra is luminous throughout, and the soprano soars and vocalises […]

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Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: Divine Sublime

“Just a simple pulse, like a rusty squeezebox… and then high above it, an oboe, a single note hanging there unwavering until a clarinet took it over sweetening it into a phrase of such delight. This was a music I’d never heard… I was hearing the voice of God.” The adagio from Mozart’s sublimely beautiful […]

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Exeter Philharmonic Choir, November Concert

Programme content: Bruckner Mass in E minor Bruckner’s Mass in e minor has a very interesting scoring – double choir and 15 wind instruments (flutes, clarinets, bassoons, trumpets, horns and trombones) – all of which will produce a deep and rich sonority in the superb Cathedral acoustics. The instrumentalists are all recent graduates from the […]

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Exeter Cathedral – Amadeus Orchestra

The Amadeus Orchestra returns to Exeter Cathedral with their much anticipated annual summer concert and a thrilling programme of music from USA, Russia and France. Short Ride is described by Adams as a ‘Fanfare for Orchestra’ and leaves the listener breathless during its four minutes of puslating rhythmic drive.  Stravinsky’s Rite, although 105 years old, sounds as […]

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The Lord Mayor of Exeter’s Charity Concert 

25th Anniversary Year 2018 Exeter Festival Chorus is delighted to announce  The Lord Mayor of Exeter’s Charity Concert  Monteverdi’s Vespers 1610 with  The English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble, VOCES8 and Schola Exe The Right Honourable Lord Mayor of Exeter’s charity concert sparkles into life with the virtuoso period instrument group, The English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble, […]

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25th Anniversary Year 2018 Exeter Festival Chorus is delighted to announce  The Lord Mayor of Exeter’s Charity Concert  Monteverdi’s Vespers 1610 with  The English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble, VOCES8 and Schola Exe The Right Honourable Lord Mayor of Exeter’s charity concert sparkles into life with the virtuoso period instrument group, The English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble, […]

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