Dartington Community Choir is one of those large-scale vocal ensembles that always seems to have the knack of appropriate programming for any time of the year.
If you asked any choir aficionado to name a large-scale oratorio by Haydn, it would be a safe bet to expect The Creation by way of a reply.
Even ‘Wild Women’ aren’t immune from the seasonal bugs doing the rounds at the moment, and which always hit singers hardest.
Devon Baroque has always come up with interesting and varied programmes, usually with a well-defined theme.
Kurt Perschke’s RedBall has been travelling around the UK, delighting, intriguing and engaging people of all ages.
Kurt told ArtsCulture: “People respond to the RedBall in different ways. All sorts of things happen, people want to take photos, they jump against it and so on. And then there’s another level to the project, which is about imagination.
“On the surface, the experience seems to be about the ball itself as an object, but the true power of the project is what it can create for those who experience it. It opens a doorway to imagine ‘What if?’.”
The RedBall Watch Danny Cooke’s film as he follows the rolling tour of the UK
The Telegraph Ways With Words Festival of Words and Ideas arrives at picturesque Dartington Hall on Friday, July 6. Local, national and international names in literature, history, broadcasting and journalism will flock to the 10-day event, now in its 21st year.