Exeter Philharmonic Choir

Choir honoured to receive Lord Mayor’s Commendation Award

Exeter Philharmonic Choir is among only a handful of organisations in the city to have received a special Commendation Award from the Lord Mayor.

Two representatives of the Choir, Vicki Henderson and Geoff Poad, attended a reception at the Guildhall on Friday 10th May to receive the Award from the Lord Mayor of Exeter, Councillor Kevin Mitchell, for the Choir’s services to vocal music...

An Evening at the Opera

Exeter Philharmonic Choir's special season finale sees two rising stars of the professional world - soprano Camilla Harris and tenor Rhys Batt - accompany the Choir for an intimate ‘Evening at the Opera’.

Prepare to be transported to the opera houses of Europe for a sparkling evening of music spanning four centuries, including arias, duets and choruses from Puccini’s La bohème, Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro, Bizet’s Carmen and Verdi’s La traviata .

Tickets unreserved at £25 including an interval drink and canapes. Just 200 tickets available...

Choir's season finale - an ‘Evening at the Opera’

Exeter Philharmonic Choir has a special ‘Evening at the Opera” planned to conclude its 2023/24 season on a high note. On the evening of 18th May, the Choir - accompanied by two rising stars of the professional opera world - will transport concert goers to the opera houses of Europe for a sparkling evening of arias, duets and choruses.

The season finale at St. David’s Church in Exeter...

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra will be accompanying Exeter Philharmonic Choir in March

Verdi’s Requiem

Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem: Exeter Philharmonic Choir joins forces with the renowned Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and four world-class soloists - Judith Howarth (soprano), Marta Fontanals-Simmons (mezzo-soprano), Oliver Johnston (tenor) and Tristan Hambleton (bass) - whose singing will draw out the intense beauty of The Requiem.

Tickets : £30, £23, £15

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Exeter Philharmonic Choir's Carols in the Cathedral

Exeter Philharmonic Choir will bring Christmas cheer to audiences at Exeter Cathedral over two nights this December with carols both traditional and contemporary. Devon harpist Elizabeth-Jane Baldry will compere the concerts on Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 December and is sure to charm the audience with entertaining musical anecdotes as she guides them through the Choir’s programme.

A solo trumpet and the impressive sound of the cathedral organ will accompany the Choir’s 100-plus voices. Audience members will be invited to join the Choir in familiar festive songs....

Music of the Baroque concert

Exeter Philharmonic Choir will join forces with the Isca Ensemble and four talented young soloists for November’s ‘Music of the Baroque’ concert in Exeter Cathedral, including Handel’s outstandingly beautiful choral works Dixit Dominus and Zadok the Priest, Vivaldi's Gloria and Alessandro Marcello’s Oboe Concerto in D minor.

Howard Ionascu, Exeter Philharmonic Choir’s Director of Music, says, “The choir’s main work (and challenge!) is Dixit Dominus. For me, it sits alongside Messiah as one of Handel’s sublime choral works. We...

The musical magic of 17th-century Venice comes to Exeter

Baroque Venice in all its musical glory will be brought to life in Exeter Cathedral on 18 March with a large-scale performance of Monteverdi’s Vespers , conjured up by the combined forces of Exeter Philharmonic Choir, Devon County Junior Choir, top professional singers and the internationally renowned early music group, His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts.

Exeter Philharmonic Choir i...

Choir’s carol concerts raise thousands for local charity Dream-A-Way

Two carol concerts by Exeter Philharmonic Choir have raised almost three thousand pounds for local charity Dream-A-Way, which helps make holiday dreams come true for Devon children and adults with disabilities or life-affecting health conditions.

The generosity of concertgoers at Exeter Cathedral on 13 and 14 December raised a total of £2,913, a sum that representatives of Exeter-based...

Howard Ionascu will conduct Exeter Philharmonic Choir with Onyx Brass

GLORIA – a celebration of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II  

Exeter Philharmonic Choir opens its 176th season with musical fireworks in memory of the Queen

There will be musical fireworks in Exeter Cathedral on Saturday, 5 November with a glorious concert in memory of the late Queen, combining the exciting sounds of choir, brass, organ and percussion.

Exeter Philharmonic Choir had planned to open its 176th season with a celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. The concert will now be a tribute to the Queen’s long reign.

EPC’s Director of Music Howard Ionascu has chosen a varied programme which...

Exeter Philharmonic Choir is celebrating its 175th anniversary with a concert in March

Exeter Philharmonic Choir & the London Mozart Players perform Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem

Exeter Philharmonic Choir celebrates its 175th anniversary with a performance of Brahms’ great work, Ein deutsches Requiem . To celebrate this landmark anniversary, the Choir is joined by the renowned London Mozart Players and two of the UK’s most exciting soloists: soprano Jessica Cale, winner of the 2020 Kathleen Ferrier Award, and Timothy Nelson.

The programme also includes Lo, The Full, Final Sacrifice by Gerald Finzi, a rare opportunity to hear this piece accompanied by a full orchestra.

Tickets: £14, £20 & £30 (Concessions 50% discount)