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24th International Series

Wednesday 1 March 2017 at 1pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth
24th International Concert Series

Mike Hatchard & Heather Rees; Piano and Dance

Mike Hatchard is an acclaimed pianist in Jazz and Classical music – as well as being an accomplished exponent with many other instruments. Heather Rees is a rhythmic dancer and lecturer in Tap Dance as well as in Modern Jazz and National Dance. Their combined presentation will encompass an exciting mixture of both Classical and Jazz. Mike’s solo presentation will cross both genres. Heather’s Tap Dance will include traditional pieces as well as original choreographies. The blend of their various styles results in a dynamic musical and rhythmical performance.

Tickets £10 from The Duke of Cornwall Hotel 01752 275850 and www.wegottickets.com/event/386871

Mike Hatchard
Heather Rees
 

Sunday 2 April 2017 at 3pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth
24th International Concert Series

Craig Ogden; Classical guitar recital

Classic FM favourite Craig Ogden brings the best of the guitar repertoire to the Spring Concert Series. Craig will be performing music by Dowland, Albeniz, Gary Ryan, Tarrega and more. Craig is well known to Plymouth audiences through his many previous performances in the city.

He is one of the UK’s most recorded guitarists and his five Classic FM albums all shot straight to No.1 in the UK classical chart. Craig has performed concertos with all the main UK orchestras plus many abroad. He is Head of Guitar at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.

Tickets £15 from The Duke of Cornwall Hotel 01752 275850 and www.wegottickets.com/event/386872

Craig Ogden
 

Sunday April 9 2017 at 3pm at The Great Hall, Dartington

Mark Bebbington - piano recital

Programme to include works by Beethoven, Chopin and John Ireland

Tickets £15, Students and children under 16 £5 from Dartington box office Dartington Hall, Dartington, Totnes TQ9 6EL, tel: 01803 847100, e-mail: bookings@dartingtonhall.com or online at www.wegottickets.com/event/377384.

Mark Bebbington
 

Sunday 14 May 2017 at 3pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth
24th International Concert Series

Peter Fisher; Violin & Peter Adams; Cello

Rated by The Times as ‘amongst a handful of the world’s finest musicians’, Peter Fisher has performed all over the world and is the director of the Chamber Ensemble of London, often heard on Classic FM. By the age of 21, Peter Adams had become principal cellist of both the London String Orchestra and London City Ballet, and Professor of viola da gamba and baroque cello at the Royal Academy of Music - the youngest ever professor in the Academy’s history. These two celebrated string players rank in the ‘crème de la crème’ of musicians in the country. They always leave their audiences wanting more. Composers to include Beethoven, Bach and Handel.

Tickets £15 from The Duke of Cornwall Hotel 01752 275850 and www.wegottickets.com/event/386873

Peter Fisher Peter Adams
 

Sunday September 17 2017 at 3 pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth
24th International Concert Series

The Galeazzi Ensemble: Lesley Holliday - flute, Richard Wade - violin, Virginia Guffray - viola and Gareth Dean - cello

Mozart: Flute Quartet in C major K285b
Eler: Quartet for Flute & Strings in D major Op.11/1
Mozart/Bach: Prelude & Fugue in Eb major
Krommer: Flute Quartet in G major Op.92

Tickets £12 from the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, 01752 275850, enquiries@thedukeofcornwall.co.uk or via www.wegottickets.co.uk

Galeazzi Ensemble
 

Sunday October 8 2017 at 3 pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth 
24th International Concert Series

The Wandle Trio, director Peter Cigleris - clarinet, Katherine Bicknell - flute and Connie Tanner - bassoon

Mozart: Overture to the Marriage of Figaro K. 492
Charles Koechlin: Trio
Clive Jenkins: Five Songs for Woodwind Trio
Walter Piston: Three Pieces
Caspar Kummer: Trio Op.32

Tickets £12 from the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, 01752 275850, enquiries@thedukeofcornwall.co.uk or via www.wegottickets.co.uk

Peter Cigleris
 

Sunday November 19 2017 at 3 pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth 
24th International Concert Series

The Chamber Ensemble of London, director Peter Fisher - violin

We Will Remember

Before the War:
Elgar: Chanson de Matin
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending (1914 version – violin and piano)

During the war:
Clive Jenkins: No Man's Land
a suite for solo double bass and strings with readings from English, German, French and Russian poets – translations by the composer
Selection: "On the Home Front” (English popular songs of the period)
Baldock: Angels of Mons
Kreisler: Praeludium & Allegro

Aftermath
Hindemith: Five Pieces for String Orchestra Op.44
Selection: "Tunes We Remember" (American popular songs of the Great War)

Tickets £20 from the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, 01752 275850, enquiries@thedukeofcornwall.co.uk or via www.wegottickets.co.uk

Chamber Ensemble of London
 

Sunday December 10 2017 at 3 pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth 
24th International Concert Series

Jeanie Moore - singer, with Anthony Seddon - keyboard

Christmases Remembered

Tickets £10 from the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, 01752 275850, enquiries@thedukeofcornwall.co.uk or via www.wegottickets.co.uk
In aid of Plymouth Music Accord

Jeanie Moore
 

PREVIOUS CONCERTS

23rd International Concert Series

Sunday December 4 2016 at 3pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth
Christmas Gala Concert

Chamber Ensemble of London, directed by Peter Fisher - violin

Directed by Peter Fisher, CEOL has given many classical concerts at St Martin-in-the-Fields, St James’s Piccadilly, The Purcell Room and Kings Place. It has long been associated with the Wavendon Music in the Garden Festival run by Sir John Dankworth and Dame Cleo Laine, sometimes performing lighter repertoire including jazz. Versatile programming, using special arrangements and new music, has led to many engagements with the London Film Museum in County Hall, the Banqueting House and the Victoria & Albert Museum. The Ensemble - in various combinations using from seven to fourteen musicians - has played for several music societies and festivals outside London. The players are handpicked from London's best. Their repertoire spans baroque, classical, romantic and new music.

Tickets £20 from The Duke of Cornwall Hotel 01752 275850 and www.wegottickets.com

Peter Fisher
 

Wednesday November 16 2016 at 1pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth
23rd International Concert Series

Guo Yue: Flute recital

Guo Yue is a virtuoso of the dizi (Chinese bamboo flute) and bawu (Chinese free reed pipe). He was born in Beijing, China and as a young boy experienced the Cultural Revolution. In 1982 Yue left China for England, where he went on to study the silver flute at the Guildhall School of Music. He plays many kinds of bamboo flute and currently lives in London, recording for Peter Gabriel's Real World label.

Tickets £10 from the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, 01752 275850, enquiries@thedukeofcornwall.co.uk or via www.wegottickets.com

GuoYue
 

Wednesday October 19 2016 at 1pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth
23rd International Concert Series

David Watkins: Harp recital

As one of the world’s great harpists, David’s solo concerts have taken him all over the world, playing many of the compositions that have been written especially for him. He has performed as soloist with the London Philharmonic, BBC Philharmonic, Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra and appeared as soloist with the London Sinfonietta at the London Proms with Sir Simon Rattle conducting. In 2000 he was Principal Harpist at a Prom Concert given by the World Orchestra for Peace conducted by Gergiev. This orchestra was composed of principal musicians from the world's great orchestras.

Tickets £10 from the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, 01752 275850, enquiries@thedukeofcornwall.co.uk or via www.wegottickets.com

David Watkins
 

Wednesday September 14 2016 at 1pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth
23rd International Concert Series

Alice Vickery - Singer, Mark Smith - keyboard accompaniment
Plymouth Music Accord Concert

Alice has been singing since the age of nine and achieved Grase 8 in Musical Theatre and in ABRSM Singing. As a member of the Youth Music Theatre and South West Music School's Core Programme, she has sung in many festivals, including solo performances in the Hall for Cornwall and Truro Cathedral.

The Young Musicians' Platform is a project run by Plymouth Music Accord, supporting young people with exceptional musical talent. The successful performers receive an award and are given their first professional contract.

Tickets £10 from the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, 01752 275850, enquiries@thedukeofcornwall.co.uk or via www.wegottickets.com

This concert is supported by Plymouth Music Accord

Alice Vickery

PMA Logo
 

Wednesday May 4 2016 at 1pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth
23rd International Concert Series

52 Strings & a Bow: Peter Fisher - violin and Dorothy Linell - Theorbo & Guitar

Peter and Dorothy like to set the scene for their performances with brief and enlightening introductions to the music, composers and instruments. the range of instruments is an indication of the diversity of styles covered by their repertoire - from the Renaissance to the present day - from virtuoso Baroque sonatas Neapolitan love songs. Peter Fisher and Dorothy Linell had talked for some years of forming a duo to explore the extensive possibilities presented by the combination of violin with plucked instruments - 52 strings and a bow.

Tickets £10 from the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, 01752 275850, enquiries@thedukeofcornwall.co.uk or via www.wegottickets.com

Peter Fisher
Dorothy Linell
 

Wednesday April 13 2016 at 1pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth
23rd International Concert Series

Sehyogue Aulakh - Percussionist

Sehyogue Aulakh is 14 years old and a student at Wells Cathedral School, studying as a specialist percussionist. Music is a great passion of hers and having played piano from a young age she has recently turned to percussion, with a particular love for tuned percussion. At this concert, Sehyogue will be playing the Marimba. She is a recent graduate of the PMA Young Musicians' Platform

Tickets £10 from the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, 01752 275850, enquiries@thedukeofcornwall.co.uk or via www.wegottickets.com

Sehyogue Aulakh
 

Wednesday March 9 2016 at 1pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth
23rd International Concert Series

Pete Oxley & Nick Meier - Jazz Guitar Duo

Playing with spontaneity and intuitive interplay, Pete Oxley and Nick Meier have a freshness to their masterful guitar playing and are renowned for their originality. Their repertoire of contemporary fare ranges from Turkish panache to soundscapes of Latin America, Hungarian gypsy music and beyond. Their skill stretches to a wide range of guitars: nylon string, steel string, 12 string, fretless and saz.

Tickets £10 from the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, 01752 275850, enquiries@thedukeofcornwall.co.uk or via www.wegottickets.com

 

Oxley - Meier
 

Wednesday February 17 2016 at 1pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth
23rd International Concert Series

Jeanie Moore MVO

My Musical Journey Through Life
'A Bahamian Idyll"
Join concert organiser and promoter Jeanie Moore MVO as she takes you on another musical journey through her life. This time, highlighting the wonderfully unique experiences of living on a small island in the Bahamas during the 1960s. Drawing on her extraordinary adventures teaching, singing and sailing around the beautiful inland waters.

Tickets £10 from the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, 01752 275850, enquiries@thedukeofcornwall.co.uk or via www.wegottickets.com
In aid of Plymouth Music Accord

 

Jeanie Moore
 

22nd International Concert Series

Wednesday November 25 2015 at 1pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth, PL1 3LG
22nd International Concert Series

Elizabeth-Jane Baldry - Harpist

George Frideric Handel: Passacaille
Francois-Joseph Naderman: Sonata in C minor
1. Allegro maestoso
2. Allegretto
Charles Oberthür: A Fairy Legend
Albert Zabel: Marguerite at the Spinning Wheel
Erik Satie: Gnossiennes no. 1
Deborah Henson-Conant: Baroque Flamenco

Tickets £10 from The Duke of Cornwall Hotel 01752 275850 and www.wegottickets.com/event/307382 or from Jeanie Moore - 01752 770345 e-mail jeanie@jeaniemooremvo.co.uk

 

Sunday November 22 2015 at 2.30pm at Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset TA19 9DT
We Will Remember - A World War 1 Concert

The Chamber Ensemble of London, directed by violinist Peter Fisher

Edward Elgar: Chanson de Matin
Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending (1914 version)
Clive Jenkins: No Man's Land - a suite for double bass and strings with readings from English, German, French and Russian poets to introduce the movements.
Selection "On the Home Front" (incl. Ivor Novello)
Sydney C Baldock: Angels of Mons
Fritz Kreisler: Praeludium & Allegro
Paul Hindemith: Five Pieces for String Orchestra
Selection "What We remember" (American popular songs of the period incl. Irving Berlin)

Tickets £17, Students £8 (non-reserved seating)

Special Package*
Single room £105 (includes ticket, supper & Sunday night b&b)
Double room £170 (includes 2 tickets, 2 suppers & Sunday night b&b for 2 people sharing a twin or double bedroom)
*subject to availability

Tickets from: Dillington House - 01460 258613 or online at wegottickets.com. Further details contact Jeanie Moore MVO - 01752 770345 e-mail jeanie@jeaniemooremvo.co.uk

 

Wednesday October 14 2015 at 1pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth, PL1 3LG
22nd International Concert Series

Peter Cigleris - clarinet & The Tafelmusik of London Chamber Ensemble

Carl Maria von Weber: Clarinet Quintet in Bflat major op. 34
WA Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major K. 581

Tickets £10 from The Duke of Cornwall Hotel 01752 275850 and www.wegottickets.com/event/307382 or from Jeanie Moore - 01752 770345 e-mail jeanie@jeaniemooremvo.co.uk

 

Wednesday May 20 2015 at 1pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth, PL1 3LG
22nd International Concert Series

Judith Hall - flute & Craig Ogden - classical guitar

Habanera
Ibert: Entr'acte
Ravel: Piece en forme de Habanera
Debussy: Le Petit Negre
Milhaud: Corcovado
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No.5
Villa-Lobos/Walker: Flute Flight
Tarrega: Recuerdos de l'Alhambra, for solo guitar
Schlosberg: Trois Esquisses
Granados: Spanish Dance No.5
Piazzolla: Cafe 1930 and Night-club 1960, from Histoire du Tango

Tickets £10 from The Duke of Cornwall Hotel 01752 275850 and www.wegottickets.com/event/307382 or from Jeanie Moore - 01752 770345 e-mail jeanie@jeaniemooremvo.co.uk

 

Wednesday April 29 2015 at 1 pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth, PL1 3LG
22nd International Concert Series

Divertimento String Quartet: Mary Eade, Lindsay Braga, Andrew Gillett and Vicky Evans

Beethoven: String Quartet: Op 18 no 2
Dvorak: Cypresses
Wolf: Italian Serenade
Puccini: Crisantemi
Shostakovich:Polka

Tickets £10 from The Duke of Cornwall Hotel 01752 275850 and www.wegottickets.com/event/307379 or from Jeanie Moore - 01752 770345 e-mail jeanie@jeaniemooremvo.co.uk or from Divertimento, 01803 863677 enquiries@divertimento.uk.com .

 

Friday March 27 2015 at 8 pm at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth, PL1 3LG
22nd International Concert Series - Opening Concert

Pete Oxley and Nick Meier - International Guitar Duo

Contemporary fare ranging from Turkish panache to soundscapes of latin America, Hungarian gypsy music and beyond.

Tickets £12.50 from The Duke of Cornwall Hotel 01752 275850 and www.wegottickets.com/event/307375 or from Jeanie Moore - 01752 770345 e-mail jeanie@jeaniemooremvo.co.uk