Music

World-renowned choir set to return to Buckfast Abbey for April concert

On Saturday 23rd April, Buckfast Abbey, in South Devon, will host the world-renowned choir of Westminster Cathedral for a concert of choral and organ music for Eastertide. The highly anticipated performance, titled Surrexit Christus!, follows the success of the choir’s participation in the 2018 Festival of Sacred Music at Buckfast Abbey, which was a complete sell-out event.

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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)

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Teignmouth choir join top vocal trio Tenors Unlimited in That’s Amore

Local Teignmouth choir South Devon Singers will be joining the number one selling classical vocal trio Tenors Unlimited, the ‘Rat Pack of Opera’ in their show “That’s Amore” at Teignmouth Pavilions, The Den Crescent, TQ14 8BG, on Saturday 5th February 7.30pm.

Tenors Unlimited has performed alongside such notables as Sting, Lionel Richie, Beyoncé, Hayley Westenra, Simply Red and the...

M47 rocks the Bahamas - setting their sights on the rest of the world

M47, a new alternative rock band from The Bahamas, has just released their debut single "Hints", available on all streaming platforms and online retailers.

The group was founded in October 2021 by singer, songwriter and guitarist Ash Algreen and producer, songwriter and bassist Gavin Knowles. Gavin is a former Exeter College student.

Gavin, a nominated Hollywood In Music...

Exmouth to host three-evening live music event next summer

A huge music event, which is expected to attract some of the UK’s hottest artists, is coming to Exmouth next summer.

‘Live in Devon’ will take place at the Imperial Recreation Ground, Imperial Road, Exmouth, on three consecutive evenings - Friday 2nd, Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th September 2022. The events are likely to attract more than 15,000 music lovers over the course of the...

ANRÁN FEST: Devon's first Asian street food and music festival

Leading South Devon venue, ANRÁN at Tidwell Farm, renowned for its superb setting and unique event space, is hosting the region’s first Asian Street Food and Music Festival in support of Cancer Research UK and Children’s Hospice South West.

The two-day event, featuring some of the UK’s most exciting chefs and musicians, will take place on 29th and 30th August at the South Hams farm....

Extra tickets released for top name evening concerts at 
A Celebration of Sidmouth Folk Festival

More tickets have just been released for top name concerts at A Celebration of Sidmouth Folk Festival – a whole week of music and merriment that will swing into action from July 30 to August 6 in the East Devon seaside town.

The first batch of tickets sold out within days for open air evening shows by Seth Lakeman plus Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage , Eliza Carthy Trio plus Jack Rutter...

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University of Plymouth Choral Society Summer Concert

Venue: 
The Arts Institute, Roland Levinksy Building, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
Event Date: 
Saturday, May 29, 2021 - 19:30 to 20:15
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The University of Plymouth Choral Society are pleased to present this year’s summer concert. All are invited to enjoy a virtual musical performance featuring a selection of choral and instrumental works, prepared under the direction of Musical Director Dr Sean Sweeney, accompanied by pianist Mary Mazur-Park.

Free to access online – Book your place .

Once you have booked your place you will receive a link to access this event online.

If you have any queries or require any additional information about attending this online event please do not hesitate to contact The...

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Some Call It Home

Venue: 
The Lyric, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Royal Parade, Plymouth, PL1 2TR
Event Date: 
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 19:30 to Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 21:30
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The Arts Institute, in association with Theatre Royal Plymouth, presents Some Call It Home. Join us for this provocative multimedia music drama that brings to the stage conflicting perspectives of our uneasy relationship with the land – our home, our planet.

With live music and international star soloists, this hard-hitting work of art – part of the Mayflower 400 commemorations – explores how we have shaped human destiny across time by bringing to life pivotal events involving our relationship to our land from 1620 to the present.

The University’s Music Director, Dr Robert...

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Music Forum: A live-streamed musical evening with Dr Robert Taub and American journalist James Barron

Venue: 
The Arts Institute, Roland Levinksy Building, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
Event Date: 
Friday, April 9, 2021 - 19:30 to 20:45
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Join our final Music Forum of the season, a live-streamed musical evening featuring performance and informal conversation with Dr Robert Taub, Music Director at The Arts Institute, and guest James Barron, New York Times reporter and author of Piano: The Making of a Steinway Concert Grand .

Live from New York, James will join a collaborative presentation with Robert to show us how a Steinway piano is made – starting with the wood in the lumbar yard and ending with the finished product on the concert platform. James and Robert will also discuss and demonstrate ways in which...

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