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Divertimento String Quartet Programme – Spring 2018 (updated)

Divertimento String Quartet promoter, and cellist, Vicky Evans writes: ‘Dear Friends, as we arrive at the last few short days of the year, we thought you might like to look ahead to the New Year and join us for our next series of concerts, the first one being only just over a month away! This is our Spring 2018 programme’:

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Rosafresca with Hayley Guest – Songs Christopher Columbus might have heard

Friday December 1 in the United Free Church, Totnes, at 7.30pm

While Christopher Columbus was off exploring the New World, a fascinating project was unfolding in Spain. Over a period of decades, a collection of songs from across the newly united country was taking shape.

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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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‘Talk of the town for years to come’: Beethoven Weekend from the Torbay Symphony Orchestra

Orchestral concerts often include one concerto, but two are unusual, unless you’re talking shorter works from the Baroque. Three is virtually unheard of unless you happen to be Torbay Symphony Orchestra (TSO), who not only played the first three Beethoven Piano Concertos on one night, but followed this with the Fourth and Fifth the next day.

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Vanitas: The Devonshire Day of the Dead

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Verity Newman and Jan O’Highway cast an eye on what they say is the beauty existing in death and the vanity and folly of our precarious existence in an exhibition timed to celebrate Halloween, All Saints and Sanheim, apparently when the veil between the worlds is thin.

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Performing Arts Summer Sessions in the South West

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A new line-up of Performing Arts Summer Sessions is coming to Exeter and the South West in August, providing fun creative opportunities for young people and banishing summer boredom.  Five-day sessions are held at Exeter University and Blandford in Dorset for students over 11 years of age, while younger children aged eight to 12 years will enjoy a selection of three-day sessions in Totnes, Devon.

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