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Exeter Philharmonic Choir and the English Chamber Orchestra perform Beethoven’s masterpiece Missa Solemnis to mark 250 years since the composer’s birth

Beethoven’s magnificent Missa Solemnis, widely considered to be his greatest choral work yet rarely performed in the South West, will be brought to life this March through the combined talent of Exeter Philharmonic Choir, the renowned English Chamber Orchestra and four international soloists.

The one-night performance of this theatrical, yet spiritual work celebrates Beethoven’s 250th birthday. Exeter Philharmonic Choir is the city’s longest-established choral group, soon to mark a major milestone of its own - its 175th anniversary.

Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis...

Phoenix Chorale: Christmas concert 2019

Venue: 
St Peter & the Holy Apostles, Wyndham Square, PL1 5EG
Event Date: 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 19:30 to 22:00
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Plymouth chamber choir Phoenix Chorale are performing their festive concert ‘Christmas is here!’ in St Peter’s Parish Church, Wyndham Square on Saturday 14th December at 7.30pm. This will be the first concert with their new musical director Simon Badge, who is also currently serving with the Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Plymouth based at HMS Raleigh in Torpoint.

The programme will be a selection of beautiful Yuletide songs, including works by Britten and Vaughan Williams and will also premiere a specially commissioned piece written by local composer Paul Saggers. The choir...

University Of Plymouth Choral Society Singing Workshop

Join the University of Plymouth Choral Society at their singing workshop and explore a selection of Edward Elgar pieces, including: • Lux aeterna • Snow • Ave verum corpus.

There will be an informal performance at 17:30 with a retiring collection for Brain Tumour Research.

Interested singers can apply by contacting the University of Plymouth Choral Society Secretary, Jan Green: on jan.fairview@gmail.com or 01752 844899.

Ticket information: £16/£14 for UPCS Members

www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/university-of-plymouth-choral-society-singin...

University Of Plymouth Choral Society Summer Concert

The programme features Gabriel Fauré's Requiem, with a first half of shorter French works including Fauré's Pavane, as well as additional pieces from the choir, soloists and orchestra.

Rehearsals will begin on Tuesday 13 March – the perfect opportunity for beginners to try out a choir, without audition, singing one of the world’s most popular and beautiful choral pieces.

For more information about joining the choir, please contact the Choral Society Secretary, Jan Green, via email at: jan.fairview@gmail.com .

Ticket information: £15/£6

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Plymouth University Gospel Choir And Plymouth University Big Band

Part of University of Plymouth Music Week 2018

Plymouth University Gospel Choir is open to all students, meets every week, and communicates its enormous enthusiasm and faith through its infectious singing, harmonising and stirring repertoire. A perfect opener for Music Week!

Student-initiated and directed, the University of Plymouth Big Band (UPBB) was set up in 2005 to play jazz and big band music. It has gone from strength to strength and is well known in and around the city.

UPBB play throughout the academic year – including charity gigs – and now numbers over 30...

University Of Plymouth Music Week

University of Plymouth Music Week showcases the enormous diversity and quality of music that happens in and around the University.

The majority of the performers are staff and students both from the music degree course and the University ensembles that are open to all.

Designed for all to enjoy, the second annual Music Week will feature gospel, jazz, improvisation, rock, contemporary composed music, electronics and the amazing sound of the Balinese gamelan.

Featuring:

• Plymouth University Gospel Choir and Plymouth University Big Band – Tuesday 8 May • The...

University Of Plymouth Music Week

University of Plymouth Music Week showcases the enormous diversity and quality of music that happens in and around the University.

The majority of the performers are staff and students both from the music degree course and the University ensembles that are open to all.

Designed for all to enjoy, the second annual Music Week will feature gospel, jazz, improvisation, rock, contemporary composed music, electronics and the amazing sound of the Balinese gamelan.

Featuring:

• Plymouth University Gospel Choir and Plymouth University Big Band – Tuesday 8 May • The...

University Of Plymouth Choral Society and Sinfonia Christmas Concert

Enjoy uplifting music including the Christmas story featured in Part 1 of Handel’s celebrated oratorio, Messiahi, that overflows with stirring choruses and evocative solo arias depicting the coming of the Christ Child gloriously announced by angels.

The concert will also include traditional carols. This is what Christmas is all about – a festival of singing and rejoicing!

£15/£13 Friends of Peninsula Arts

www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/music-university-of-plymouth-choral-society-...

Music: University of Plymouth Choral Society Spring concert

J.S. Bach Magnificat Handel Zadok the Priest Handel The King Shall Rejoice

The programme presents a selection of baroque duets from the 18th century’s masters, led by Musical Director Alice Dennis BEM.

Further to his appointment as Director of Music and Organist of St Thomas’s Church in Leipzig, Bach wanted to introduce himself to the city with a work that showed off all his brilliant potential. 'Magnificat' was written to grab their attention with something short, sharp and stunning.

'Zadok the Priest' is one of the most triumphant moments in...

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