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MUSIC: Christmas Concerts



Plymouth University Orchestra
Community Music Partnerships

Rupert Bond          Conductor

Sibelius                 Sections from Symphony No.2

Schubert Overture in C In the Italian Style plus works for string, brass and wind ensembles.

The orchestra rehearses on Thursday evenings from 18:30 at the Sherwell Centre. Membership consists of students, staff and members of the community. 

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Date: Thursday 6 December
Venue: Davy Main Hall, Plymouth University
Time: 20:00 
Tickets: FREE admission

Parting donations invited




University of Plymouth Choral Society Christmas Concert
Community Music Partnership

Simon Ible                   Conductor
Ruth Jenkins                Soprano
Martha Jones               Mezzo-Soprano
Rupert Charlesworth     Tenor
Adrian Powter              Baritone

Mozart                        Missa Brevis K.258  Piccolomini  Messe
Telemann                    Advent Cantata  Glory to God in the Highest

The perfect event to get into true Christmas spirit, there is even the opportunity to sing along to traditional well-loved carols. 

Date: Saturday 8 December
Venue: St Andrew's Minster Church, 
Royal Parade Plymouth
Time: 19:30 
Tickets: £12, £5 students and children

: +441752585050  

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St Andrews Church


Carols by Candlelight
University of Plymouth Choral Society

Simon Ible, Director of Music

A traditional carol service in the beautiful setting of St Matthias Church lit by candlelight. Members of the public are invited to join staff and students of Plymouth University in this service of contemporary and biblical readings. 

Date: Tuesday 11 December
Venue: St Matthias Church, 
North Hill Road, Plymouth
Time: 19:30 
Tickets: FREE admission



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Gala Christmas Concert
Ten Tors Orchestra & choir

Simon Ible             Conductor
James Edwards      Tenor

Mozart                   Symphony No.35 'Haffner'
Handel                   Choruses from  Messiah
Mascagni               Intermezzo from Cavalieri Rusticana
Strauss                  Waltz:  Roses from the South

… and favourite opera arias by Verdi, Bizet and Puccini including  Nessun Dorma 

With traditional carols with audience participation 

James Edwards' 2012 performances include Don José,  Carmen  at London's Royal Albert Hall and Casta Diva -  The Life and Loves of Maria Callas  at the National Concert Hall, Dublin                 

Date: Saturday 22 December
Venue: St Eustachius Church, Tavistock
Time: 19:30 
Tickets: £17, £15 Friends of Peninsula Arts and Ten Tors Orchestra, £5 students and children

Tickets available from Peninsula Arts Box office and Book Stop, Tavistock 
T : +441822617244  

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James Edwards

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