Memorable and alluring performance from Dartington Chamber Orchestra as part of Open Arms Week

What a wonderful feast of largely Arab music Dartington Chamber Orchestra served up to a large audience, all part of the Open Arms week of events held in support of asylum-seekers and refugees in South Devon.

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University of Plymouth Choral Society and Sinfonia in stirring form at the Minster Church of St Andrew

There is nothing more disappointing than going to hear a large choir sing something they’ve been working really hard on, only for the guest soloists to end up having all the best bits on the night.

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New online-led MA Photography launched by Falmouth University to help photographers sharpen their career focus

Ambitious early-career photographers are being encouraged to snap up places on Falmouth University’s new online-led MA Photography which is purposely designed to help professionals realise the full commercial potential of their creative ideas. The flexible and part-time course is aimed at photographers in-work and delivered online but with opportunities to attend bi-annual residential workshops around the world linked to major photography events.

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James Elston goes bananas (and philosophical) on tour with Samuel Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape

Celebrating the 110th anniversary of Irish playwright, poet and novelist Samuel Beckett, James Elston stages Krapp’s Last Tape.

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Warm tones from Mediterranean-inspired music in Plymouth

Although the forecast balmy weather hadn’t materialised, there were more than enough pyrotechnics allied to a gloriously warm tone to ensure the heat was well and truly turned on throughout this very enjoyable and varied recital of music inspired by the Mediterranean, and from composers in its vicinity.

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