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Circus of Horrors

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Back in the Big Top.

Against all odds the Circus of Horrors is back performing in a Covid Safe enviroment.

When the Circus of Horrors started in Glastonbury '95 people thought it would run for 25 weeks let alone 25 years, yet here we are a quarter of a century later and the Circus of Horrors is still touring all over the World, still getting rave reviews & still getting...

Concerts in the West

Concerts in the West goes online with 18 specially pre-recorded classical concerts

Authored by Mary

Despite the restrictions imposed by Covid-19, classical music charity Concerts in the West is delighted to be in a position to invite its audiences to enjoy some wonderful classical music online in 18 unique pre-recorded concerts, giving people a taste of future live concerts.

The online concerts feature a fantastic line-up of top class musicians, including those who were due to play...

The Box launches new music commissions in response to Covid-19

Authored by Mary

The Box has announced four music commissions of £500 each as part of its response to the ongoing health crisis.

‘A week in the life of a locked down musician’ will form part of its major Plymouth After Dark project, as well as support some of the local musicians whose livelihoods have disappeared since government restrictions began in March.

For the commissions, Plymouth-...

Keep happy and hip hop from home

Authored by Mary

During these unprecedented times when many have been forced to down tools, Plymouth-based Hip Hop Social Collective, Street Factory, creators of the UK’s first Hip Hop theatre, are continuing to reach out with their well-known positive vibe as they continue to stay connected with their community by providing elemental well-being support, mentoring, dance and fitness classes and encouraging...

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...

Jonas Kaufmann brings his My Vienna performance to cinemas nationwide

Authored by Mary

The world’s greatest tenor Jonas Kaufmann, respected worldwide for his operatic tones, returns to Vienna in a deeply personal tribute to the world-famous melodies from the birthplace of waltz and operetta.

Filmed live at the magical Wiener Konzerthaus, Jonas Kaufmann My Vienna will be screened in cinemas nationwide on Tuesday 24th March 2020. A must-see event for Jonas Kaufmann fans...

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 and Sinfonia Summer Concert

For this concert, the University of Plymouth Choral Society and Sinfonia have chosen three contrasting works of Mozart, and a favourite Bruckner motet.

Mozart’s delightful string serenade Eine Kleine Nacht Musik precedes his setting of Ave Verum Corpus – a motet that portrays redemptive meaning of suffering. Bruckner paid homage to this work in his own Locus Iste. Mozart’s Requiem – in the portentous key of D minor – is haunting and powerful.

The programme is led by Musical Director Alice Dennis, BEM.

Programme: Mozart - Requiem Bruckner - Locus Iste Mozart - Eine...

George Stephenson Memorial Concert

La La Choirs are thrilled to present the George Stephenson Memorial Concert raising funds for the George Stephenson Pavilion at Plymouth College and for CLIC Sargent. Come and join us for an uplifting evening of music in celebration of the life of a much-loved former Plymouth College student and Devon Cricket player.

La La Choirs will be joined by Plymouth College pupils and some very talented musicians from the CLIC Sargent music programme who supported George through his battle. George’s life was cut for too short, but his memory and the legacy of a life well lived will be...

Research Concert

Venue: 
The House, University of Plymouth, PL4 8AA
Event Date: 
Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00
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Other Self (Robot piano & Artificial Intelligence) by Marcelo Gimenes Entangled Brains (Brain-Computer Music Interface and Quantum Computer) by Alexis Kirke Queen Canute (Clarinet and Electronics) by Nuria Bonet

The research concert showcases research, new ideas and technologies developed by ICCMR composers. The University of Plymouth is a leader in the development of Artificial Intelligence for music. We are pioneers in Music Neurotechnology and on using quantum computing in music.

Marcelo's research is to do with creating musical Artificial Intelligence models of...

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