Look out for our new series of Third Thursday concerts in 2021. Starting as soon as Covid restrictions permit (April?) and in partnership with the Friends of All Saints’ Church in Culmstock, we will be offering a concert/recital every third Thursday of the month. Top flight performers to anticipate this year include Steven Devine & […]
In keeping with many other organisations, it is with great regret that we must announce that this course will not be taking place as previously advertised, as a result of situation we all now face with the advance of Covid-19. Please check back for further information in due course.
Following the last two years’ gatherings of viol players at Cadbury House and elsewhere in Culmstock, we are this year running a residential course open to viol players and lutenists, focusing on English music of the 16th and 17th centuries. The tutors for viol, consort and continuo will be Caroline Ritchie and Henrik Persson; we […]
Just four weeks to go now until the whole team is in Exeter Cathedral and tickets are going fast… get them while you can from TicketSource When and where else could you see and hear this incredible team of performers in the South West??Musical Director JanJoost van Elburg Soloists Amy Haworth, Charlotte Ashley, Caroline Trevor, Ingeborg Bröcheler, Mark Dobell, Mark Bonney, Thomas Flint, Simon […]
So, we are off again, as if Grand Baroque I, II and III in 2013, 2015 and 2017 weren’t enough! Here comes Grand Baroque IV, another foray into C17 extravagance on a scale rarely performed today. There is one important difference, however! Instead of dragging you away from the beach or BBQ over a sunny […]
Gawain Glenton’s debut as guest MD with Blackdowns Early Music Projects started the Spring Festival with music of the Habsburg courts of Vienna. Agreed by all involved, performers and audience alike, to be a hugely enjoyable programme, greatly enhanced by the installation of dragonflies in the Church! Huge thanks to Gawain, to Emily White and […]
Tickets now on sale for the Spring Festival, two choral concerts and two recitals between May 19 and June 9 Felix Austriae: Vienna and the Sound of Habsburg Power ~ MD Gawain Glenton Sunday May 19th at 6.30pm ~ Church of St John the Baptist, Wellington TA21 8QY Tickets £15/£8/under 12 free The Lute Family: A […]
SOUTH WEST VIOL FEST II : Residential Course for Viols in Culmstock on the Somerset/Devon borders May 23-26 2019 Tutors: Caroline Ritchie and Henrik Persson Following the first course in May 2018 when Viols and Voices shared spaces at Cadbury House and elsewhere in Culmstock, Devon, this second residential course in 2019 will be […]