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Philip R Buttall was the Classical Music Writer at Plymouth Herald from 1997-2017. He is a sought-after piano teacher, composer and arranger, and online concert and CD reviewer. Further information and contact details are available at www.philiprbuttall.co.uk

Unlock the enigmas with EMG Symphony Orchestra

On Friday 3rd November join EMG Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Leo Geyer at Exeter Cathedral for the orchestra’s 50th anniversary celebratory concert, generously supported by Exeter City Council and Exeter BID. This promises to be a fabulous evening which is not to be missed.

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Christmas and New Year with the BSO

There’s never a Silent Night with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra during Christmas as they’re always out and about bringing festive cheer to thousands with their special series of yuletide concerts. So, step into Christmas at Lighthouse, Poole on Wednesday 13 December as, hallelujah, they perform Handel’s Messiah.

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Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra shortlisted as finalists in Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Friendly Awards 2017

The Dementia Friendly Awards are the Alzheimer’s Society’s annual celebration and recognition of the achievements of individuals, organisations, projects and partnerships in creating dementia-friendly communities around the UK during the last 12 months.

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The Ticket Store launches online sales for The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines, Plymouth home venue

South West-based company The Ticket Store have announce that they are now providing an online and telephone box office service for the home venue of the internationally renowned Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Plymouth.

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Katie Cowling comes home with Convivio as part of Totnes Early Music Society concert series

Totnes Early Music Society has teamed up with the Royal College of Music to bring their best students and former students to perform in Totnes as part of the TEMS annual concert series.

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The 110th Anniversary Concert For Improving Lives, Plymouth

There’s a great opportunity coming up shortly to join Plymouth’s Lord Mayor, Consort, and distinguished guests, as they celebrate Improving Lives – formerly The Plymouth Guild – as they reach their tremendous milestone of 110 years of service to the City of Plymouth.

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