TEIGNMOUTH CLASSICAL MUSIC FESTIVAL 2020

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Saturday 29th February

CAFÉ CONCERT

 

Oystercatchers Café 1.30pm

 

Jazz-Classical Fusion

Jim Rintoul – double bass

Amye Farrell – cello

Kyle Norgate – guitar

 

FREE

 

Saturday 29th February

TEATIME TALK

 

Teign Heritage Centre 5pm

(tea served from 4.30pm)

 

Daring to Question

Dr Daniel King – Exeter University

 

Ancient knowledge, Renaissance science and the development of medicine from 1500 to 1750, focusing on the importance of a willingness to question, debate, and refute ancient beliefs and authorities.

 

Tickets: £4 – no concessions but children free

 

Sunday 1st March

CAFÉ CONCERT

 

Oystercatchers Café 11.45am

 

Classical Guitar

David Bailey

 

FREE

 

Sunday 1st March

CONCERT

 

St Michael’s Church 3.00pm

 

Jazz-Classical Fusion

Alfie Pugh – piano

Rebecca Willson – violin

David Jones – guitar

 

Featuring well-known classics arranged with a focus on jazz improvisation and harmony, à la Jacques Loussier and Eugen Cicero, as well as more traditional pieces originally composed with jazz in mind by Gershwin, Joplin, etc. Also more straight-ahead jazz, but don't expect to hear any standards! Specialists in Gypsy Jazz, and re-inventing popular tunes and TV themes, these musicians strive to bring fun and something different to every performance.

 

Tickets: £8.50/£7 concessions/£3 children

 

 

Friday 6th March

CONCERT

 

St Michael’s Church 7.30pm

 

Dare to Know

South Devon Singers Choir

directed by David Haines

Alfie Pugh – piano and percussion

Matt Norman – mandolin

 

Using both period music and contemporary compositions by

Alfie Pugh and David Haines – including the premiere of two

newly-commissioned songs – the concert will explore the art,

history, science and mores of the transformative period from

the Renaissance to the Enlightenment.

 

Tickets: £8.50/£7 concessions/£3 children

 

Saturday 7th March

MINI-RECITALS

 

St Michael’s Church 10am – 12noon

 

Mini-recitals have been a feature of the Festival

since its inception. They give children, music students,

amateurs or returning professionals the opportunity to

perform for anything from 5 to 20 minutes, depending

on confidence and ability.

 

FREE

 

Saturday 7th March

TALK AND RECITAL

 

St Michael’s Church 12.30pm

 

The Two Golden Ages of the Mandolin

Matt Norman

 

The talk will focus on the development of the

mandolin in the early 18th century and its resurgence

in the late 19th century, touching on the background

history and introducing prominent players and

composers – fully illustrated with musical examples.

 

Tickets £5 – no concessions but children free

 

Saturday 7th March

CONCERT

 

St Michael’s Church 3.00pm

 

Handel, Handbells and Harp

Tor Bells – handbell quartet

Luc Walpot – harp

Iryna Ilnytska – mezzo-soprano

Sam Baker – piano

 

While the concert will give prominence to the music of Handel,

other composers will also feature - eclectic in both content

and presentation with an unusual mix of accompanied song,

handbells and concert harp.

 

Tickets: £8.50/£7 concessions/£3 children

 

 

Saturday 7th March

CONCERT

 

St Michael’s Church 7.30pm

 

From Baroque to Modern

Ekaterina Shetliffe - piano

Yulia Northridge – violin

Oxana Militsina – violin

and guest Tirke Linnemann – cello

 

Including music by Brahms (1833-1897), Igor Frolov

(1937-2013), Reinhold Glière (1875-1956), Tchaikovsky

(1848-1893) and Vivaldi (1678-1741)

 

Tickets: £12/£10 concessions/£3 children

 

Sunday 8th March

CONCERT

 

St Michael’s Church 3.00pm

 

Exeter Youth Orchestra

directed by Robert Willis

 

EYO have been regular guests of the Festival since 2014,

impressing audiences with their verve, energy and enthusiasm.

 

Tickets: £8/£6 concessions/£3 children

 

Sunday 8th March

CHORAL EVENSONG

 

St Michael’s Church 6.30pm

 

St Peter’s Singers of Exeter Cathedral

directed by Timothy Parsons

 

 

Saturday 14th March

PRE-PERFORMANCE REHEARSAL

 

The Pavilions 3.00 to 4.00pm

 

Torbay Symphony Orchestra

 

Tickets: £3 single price – on the door only

 

Saturday 14th March

CONCERT

 

The Pavilions 7.30pm

 

Torbay Symphony Orchestra

Conductor – Richard Gonski

Leader – Chris Eastman

 

Sam Richards (b. 1949) – Planetarium (2019)

TSO commission and world premiere

Stravinsky (1882 – 1971) - Petrushka (1910-11 revised 1946)

Tchaikovsky (1840 – 1893) - Symphony No 5 in E minor Opus 64 (1888)

 

Tickets: £16/£14 concessions/£5 children

ONLY from pavilionsteignmouth.org.uk or 01626 249049

 

 

Saturday 25th April

SPRING OPERA EVENING

 

Chudleigh Parish Church 7.30pm

 

Red Earth Opera with the Red Earth Chorus

and Orchestra

directed by Jane Anderson-Brown

 

Tickets: £12/£10 concessions/£3 children

 

 

The Festival will also be organising free concerts in the Teignmouth primary schools with the participation of Alfie Pugh, Rebecca Wilson, Ekaterina Shetliffe and Oxana Militsina.