Dartington Community Choir are back where they belong for a night to remember

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Dvořák: Catherine Hamilton (soprano), Charlotte Badham (mezzo-soprano), David Webb (tenor), Julian Chou-Lambert (bass), Dartington Community Choir, Dartington Sinfonietta / Simon Capet (conductor). Great Hall, Dartington, 14.11.2021. (PRB)

Simon Capet conducts the Dartington Community Choir and Sinfonietta (c) Philip R. Buttall

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Back in the concert hall: Bournemouth soloists’ superb chamber music programme

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Dvořák, Beethoven: Edward Kay and Holly Randall (oboes), Barry Deacon and Douglas Mitchell (clarinets), Tammy Thorn and Emma Selby (bassoons), Alexander Wide, Ruth Spicer and Robert Harris (horns), Mark Derudder (violin), Miguel Rodriguez (viola), Thomas Isaac (cello), David Daly (double bass). Plymouth Guildhall, 27.7.2021. (PRB)

Tammy Thorn (Principal Bassoon, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra) (c) BSO

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Back to the future, music sets sail in Plymouth on the good ship Mayflower

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Jane O’Leary and Jonathan Dawe: Erika Baikoff (soprano), Timothy Nelson (baritone), Plymouth Performing Arts Academy Junior Chorus. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s Kokoro Ensemble / Mark Forkgen (conductor). Theatre Royal Plymouth, 4.6.2021. (PRB)

Erika Baikoff (top left), Timothy Nelson (top right), Robert Taub (bottom left),
Mark Forkgen (bottom right) (c) Philip R Buttall

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Devon Baroque dispenses its own brand of ‘complementary medicine’ to soothe fevered brows at Dartington

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Malady & the Power of Music: Devon Baroque, Persephone Gibbs (director/violin), Andrew Wilson-Dickson (director/harpsichord). Great Hall, Dartington,  10.11.2019. (PRB)

Devon Baroque with Persephone Gibbs (inset) (c) Philip R Buttall

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