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Breath-taking and spine-tingling: The Exon Singers at Tavistock Parish Church

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The Exon Singers were at Tavistock Parish Church, and provided a super evening of choral music. Philip R Buttall reviews

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Plymouth Philharmonic Choir on glorious top form with Handel’s Israel in Egypt oratorio

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Plymouth Philharmonic Choir was on top form with what can be a difficult work – Handel’s oratorio Israel in Egypt

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Shockwaves in The House at Plymouth University with Ten Tors Orchestra and Pierre-Emmanuel Largeron

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Conventional orchestra combines with electronics and technology for Shockwaves at The House, Plymouth Uni with Ten Tors Orchestra and Pierre-Emmanuel Largeron

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Lucidity and poignant expression in the Totnes Early Music Society series (review)

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Philip R Buttal reviews Robin Blaze (counter-tenor) & Elizabeth Kenny (lute) in the Totnes Early Music Society series at Dartington’s Great Hall

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Variety and resourcefulness: of Ten Tors Orchestra with an 18th century repertoire (review)

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21st-century audience enjoy the variety and resourcefulness of 18th century repertoire of Ten Tors Orchestra at Minster Church of St Andrew, Plymouth

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Outstanding showcase from two young performers: Charlotte Badham with James Girling at Plymstock Church (review)

Philip R Buttall enjoys the amazing experience of seeing the development of mezzo-soprano Charlotte Badham with the accompaniment of James Girling on guitar

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Dartington Community Choir show their trademark performance energy (review)

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Philip R Buttall reviews Dartington Community Choir with support from Devon Baroque at Dartington’s Great Hall

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Plymouth Symphony Orchestra play to their strengths with rousing performances

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Philip R Buttall saw the Plymouth Symphony Orchestra at Plymouth Guildhall for an evening of rousing performances from the Amateur orchestra

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Fittingly poignant performance of Verdi’s Requiem by Plymouth Philharmonic Choir (review)

Plymouth Philharmonic Choir, with composer Verdi (left) and former Director of Music and President Philip Liddicoat (right)

Plymouth Philharmonic Choir performed Verdi’s Requiem dedicated to the memory of former Director of Music and President Philip Liddicoat

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Ten Tors Orchestra at the Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival 2015 (review)

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Anandi Sala Casanova

The Gala Concert is the pivotal event at the annual Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival, but this year marked a significant departure on the night.

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