Neil Rose’s Residuum at the Viewpoint Gallery, Plymouth College of Art, from Monday, January 11, is described as an all out flight of fantasy that combines existing parapsychological research, spiritualism, TV Media’s obsession with the ghost hunt, folk lore and sound.
Continue reading Psychopomp and circumstance – Residuum by Neil Rose at the Viewpoint Gallery, Plymouth
Celebrated soprano Julia Doyle will sing at Dartington’s Great Hall on Friday, November 27 in a concert of Renaissance music which should feel at home in the medieval surroundings.
Continue reading Soprano Julia Doyle with Renaissance music at Dartington’s Great Hall
The Honiton Festival lunchtime concerts begins with something of a coup. The duo of Vlad Maistorovici and Dario Bonuccelli will perform a programme including Mendelssohn, Schubert and Paganin on Friday, October 23 at 1pm at St Paul’s Church in the town.
Continue reading Honiton Festival begins winter lunchhtime performances with Vlad Maistorovici and Dario Bonuccelli duo
Neil Rose, sonic artist and lecturer at Plymouth College of Art, has developed a double A side concept album – his first, and something of a departure for him – titled Wilbour Whatley / Psychompomps, inspired by the writings of HP Lovecraft.
Continue reading Damnable Suggestions of Rhythmical Throbbing: Dan Sidey reviews Wilbur Whateley / Psychopomps by Neil Rose
Devon’s folk and community arts organisation Wren Music is holding a series of free information evenings across the county in September. The charity, which is supported by Arts Council England, Devon County Council and Exeter City Council, works with traditional music from Devon, the westcountry and beyond to inspire creativity and celebrate cultural identities. (From a press release.)
Continue reading Open days with Devon folk and community arts organisation Wren Music
Bursaries to cover up to 90 per cent of all costs, including tuition, accommodation, food and access to concerts are available at the the Dartington Summer School to intensively with leading classical artists in the famed Dartington surroundings.
Continue reading Musicians wanted, bursaries available, for the Dartington International Summer School
Musician and poet Colin Shaddick is looking for ukulele players for the Barnstaple Ukulele Strummers, who have their first session on Sunday, March 8, at the New Inn, Goodleigh at 7.30pm.
Continue reading Call for ukulele lovers
Britain’s oldest Wurlitzer theatre organ is coming out of retirement in Beer to raise money for its renovation.
Continue reading Britain’s oldest Wurlitzer theatre organ played in fundraising concert
A Junior Ploughcappella, for young people who are interested in singing, has been set up in Torrington.
Continue reading Junior Ploughcappella in Torrington
To celebrate the 350th anniversary of Henry Purcell’s birth, the Totnes Early Music Society will hold a Meet Mr Purcell performance at St Mary’s Church, Totnes, on Saturday (February 28) at 7.30pm.
Continue reading Meet Mr Purcell with the Totnes Early Music Society
Sidmouth Folk Festival (July 31 to August 7) has been given a grant of £5,000 from Devon County Councillor Stuart Hughes’ special project fund.
Continue reading More power to Sidmouth Folk Festival
We’re sure it’s kinda reassuring that being cold and miserable would inspire you to write a song about your mum. Jessica Sweetman did just that, and it went down well with the mum concerned, so that’s fine.
Continue reading Song for mum from Jessica Sweetman
The Devon Sinfonietta and the Exeter Bach Society are getting together for a mashup of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana – and by mash up, we mean performance – at The Corn Exchange, Exeter, on Sunday, February 22, at 5.30pm.
Continue reading Devon Sinfonietta and Exeter Bach Society concert
Will Amery is organising a 60s-esque happening in Plymouth College of Art’s Studio 11.
Continue reading Not the Avant Garde happening at Plymouth College of Art
Lona Kozik and Neil Rose deliver a live improvisation around piano, violin and electronics, Alexis Kirke and Nick Grew improvise using percussion, and electronics and DJ Contort delivers the sandwich filling, ensuring every one doesn’t vanish up their highbrow, bum bum.
Continue reading Cafe Concrete as part of Peninsula Arts Experimental music weekend
With concerts planned in Italy and the USA later in the year, the concert from classical guitarist Alison Smith at Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery on Thursday, February 19 at 1pm is your chance to catch her lilting classical style on home turf.
Continue reading The classical guitar of Alison Smith
The Garden Opera Company, who are vowed to put opera in the community – take that as you may, will perform Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at Ivybridge Community College on February 27.
Continue reading The community opera of the Garden Opera Company