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Electrifying swansong for Ten Tors Orchestra in Tavistock

While this year’s annual Ten Tors expedition will be taking place once more in a couple of months, the orchestra that proudly bore the same name since 1998 has now given its final concert back in the same Dartmoor town where it started.

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Seasonal cheer and goodwill abounds in Ten Tors Orchestra last Gala Christmas Concert at Tavistock Parish Church

While this was effectively the last Ten Tors Orchestra Gala Christmas Concert as such, conductor Simon Ible ensured that every member of the packed audience still went home full of seasonal cheer and goodwill.

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New musical era begins with seamless, stylish and sensitive Peninsula Arts Sinfonietta

Ten Tors Orchestra has just had a makeover, only to rise again under the banner of Peninsula Arts Sinfonietta, although admittedly any outward signs seem more political, than musical.

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‘Great command and assurance’: Leland Chen with the Ten Tors Orchestra

A light and frothy performance of Mozart’s effervescent Marriage of Figaro Overture provided the perfect opener, with especially neat articulation from upper woodwind, and strings, led with usual aplomb by Mary Eade.

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Dynamic leadership permeates Ten Tors Orchestra at the Minster Church of St Andrew (review)

Strings are generally regarded as the backbone of any orchestral ensemble, and this quite superb concert by the Ten Tors Strings under conductor Simon Ible not only attested to the skill of the players, but also confirmed why the orchestra, in full rig, can make such a fine sound, too.

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Events celebrate lasting impact of 18th century culture on Western society

The lasting influence of Georgian culture on our modern society is to be celebrated through a series of events hosted by Peninsula Arts at Plymouth University.

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