As part of the EXEtreme Imagination Children and Young People’s Literature festival a new piece of music for choirs, based on poems from young people across Devon will premiere at the Exeter Northcott Theatre
The Organi of Corti from Dr David Prior of University College Falmouth and Devon-based architect Frances Crow has picked up the PRSF New Music Award
Nicky Swann writes songs about surprising people, which are passionate and intense. Katie Marie speaks to her about songwriting, performing and the notorious second album
Steve Stones, singer and songwriter of Plymouth band Arthur Walker talks to the creator of the cover art for their debut album Animal Nights
Home, a one-day international music and arts festival, is set to take place at Dartington on Saturday, June 26. Featuring Bassekou Kouyaté with Amy Sacko (Mali), Rizwan Muazzam Qawwali Ensemble (in their first visit to the UK from Pakistan in seven years), Fairground Attraction’s Eddi Reader (Scotland), Mor Karbasi (Israel), Patrick Duff of Strangelove fame and Cuban son stars Asere. As well as other arts and crafts events, workshops and talks
Torbay Schools’ Festival of Performing Arts 10-day musical extravaganza – an exciting line up of local young talent including orchestral musicians, songwriters and singers
Honiton Festival’s second Opera Gala evening features soloists from English Touring Opera
Wren Music’s Feet First for Families aims to introduce children and young people across Devon to folk dance in all its forms
Neil Rose’s Residuum, an all out flight of fantasy that combines existing parapsychological research, spiritualism, TV Media’s obsession with the ghost hunt, folk lore and sound, is at the Viewpoint Gallery at Plymouth Art College
Dartington’s Great Hall will be the stage for soprano Julia Doyle’s Renaissance concert. She’ll perform a varied programme of 16th and 17th century music by some of Europe’s pre-eminent composers, including England’s William Byrd, Henry Purcell and John Dowland and Italy’s Giacomo Carissimi
The Honiton Festival begins its winter lunchtime programme with the duo of Vlad Maistorovici and Dario Bonuccelli performing a programme of Mendelssohn, Schubert and Paganin
Neil Rose’s album Wilbour Whatley / Psychompomps is inspired by the writing of HP Lovecraft, and damn, if it doesn’t just make you wanna dance!
Devon’s folk and community arts organisation Wren Music is holding a series of free information evenings across the county in September. The charity, which is supported by Arts Council England, Devon County Council and Exeter City Council, works with traditional music from Devon, the westcountry and beyond to inspire creativity and celebrate cultural identities. (From […]
Bursaries to cover up to 90 per cent of all costs, including tuition, accommodation, food and access to concerts are available at the the Dartington Summer School to intensively with leading classical artists in the famed Dartington surroundings.
Cheeky Monkey Records, the indie label from North Devon, has signed The Counterfeit Club.