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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

Vanitas

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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