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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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Local music-making shines in Plymouth's classical music scene in 2014

Plymouth Philharmonic Choir, with Christopher Fletcher (conductor)

Philip R Buttall’s Classical Review of 2014 sees a real wealth of good local music-making around

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Festive celebration of Ten Tors Orchestra and Choir’s annual Gala Christmas Concert has hint of sadness

Ten Tors Orchestra and David Webber (tenor)

The festive and imaginative Ten Tors Orchestra and Choir’s annual Gala Christmas concert bade farewell to two longstanding members

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Dartington Community Choir transforms Dartington's Great Hall with musical time-warp (review)

Dartington Community Choir

Dartington Community Choir, the English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble and members of Devon Baroque turned back time with Monteverdi’s Vespers. Philip R Buttall reviews

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Plymouth Symphony Orchestra with Guy Johnston (cello) at Plymouth Guildhall (review)

Plymouth Symphony Orchestra with Guy Johnston

Philip R Buttall reviews Plymouth Symphony Orchestra with Guy Johnston on cello at Plymouth’s Guildhall

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Devon Baroque Ensemble Great Hall, Dartington (review)

Devon Baroque Ensemble

Philip R Buttall enjoys Devon Baroque Ensemble’s chamber-music setup at Dartington’s Great Hall

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Ten Tors Orchestra Edwardian Legacy Minster Church of St Andrew (review)

Simon Ible & Alison Kettlewell (inset)

Philip R Buttall experienced essential Englishness with the Ten Tors Orchestra’s Edwardian Legacy themed concert at Minster Church of St Andrew

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Ten Tors Orchestra and Leland Chen at St Andrew's Church Plymouth (review)

Ten Tors Orchestra really seems to come into its own when performing Haydn and Mozart. Review by Philip R Buttall.

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