David Stevens’ organ recital, as part of The Minster Church of St Andrew, Plymouth, Summer Recitals, ‘showed off the organ in its very best Romantic colours’, says Philip R Buttall.
Excellent young soloists, a superb choir and a charismatic musical director – it doesn’t get much better than The Palace Theatre Choir, Philharmonia and Soloists The Minster Church of St Andrew. Philip R Buttall reviews
Samuel Chapple’s lunchtime recital at The Minster Church of St Andrew, Plymouth was called When the Piano Sings, and sing it certainly did, says Philip R Buttall
The Exon Singers celebrate their Golden Jubilee with a once-in-a-lifetime mind-blowing performance. Philip R Buttall reviews
Director of Music at the Minster Church of St Andrew steps forward with the Minster String Quartet for one of the special lunchtime recitals in Plymouth. Philip R Buttall reviews
Philip R Buttall reviews Jacob Byrne on the piano at the Minster Church of St Andrew part of its Lunchtime Summer Recital programme
The Plymouth Philharmonic Choir has a lighter programme for it’s summer concert. Philip R Buttall reviews
The Three Spires Singers and Orchestra performance of Brahms’ German Requiem at Truro Cathedral was ‘quite sublime’. Philip R Buttall reviews
Dartington Community Choir’s own celebration of Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary was an unmitigated success. Philip R Buttall reviews
Memory: I’ll Remember You at Plymouth University is a performance in three parts that left a lasting impression. Philip R Buttall reviews.
Plymouth Symphony Orchestra tackled music from the movies. Philip R Buttall was there to witness an outstanding performance
Dartington Chamber Orchestra’s special performance for Open Arms Week was highly entertaining and included some real revelations. Philip R Buttall reviews
Philip R Buttall sampled some stunning Schubert from the University of Plymouth Choral Society and Sinfonia
Pierre-Emmanuel Largeron (violin) with Daniel King Smith (piano) at
Sherwell Centre, Plymouth University with music inspired by the Mediterranean. Philip R Buttall reviews
The Echoes of Ellington Big Band: ‘Such Sweet Thunder’ was at Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University for one performance only. Philip Buttall was there for ‘one of the best gigs to hit the city for a very long time’