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PLYMOUTH CONCERTS - NEW PROMOTER - NEW PIANO

The 30th International Series of classical music concert series run by Jeanie Moore MVO has been taken over by new organisation Plymouth Concerts which will run the three recitals Jeanie had planned and add three more. All are on Sunday afternoons at Stoke Damerel Church. See a press release here for more information.

Plymouth Concerts Treasurer Charles Morgan has bought a beautifully restored Grotrian-Steinweg grand piano which has been installed in Stoke Damerel Church, which will continue as a very welcoming venue for classical music.

Marsha Head at the new piano in Stoke Damerel Church
Marsha Head at the new piano in Stoke Damerel Church


Royal Windsor


New Work by Clive Jenkins

Local composer Clive Jenkins has just published a new orchestral piece. Royal Windsor was composed for the Countess of Wessex's String Orchestra as a celebration piece for coronation year. It will premiere at a concert in the Royal Military (Guards') Chapel in Woolwich.



Book + CD

Around Plymouth in Music and Pictures

The PMA has published a book with accompanying CD featuring local musicians and telling stories of Plymouth in words, music and pictures. See more details and buy it online.

Plymouth Youth Symphony Orchestra

PMA has supported the Plymouth Music Education Hub (PMEH) in setting up the new Plymouth Youth Symphony Orchestra. See https://www.plymouthmeh.com/pyso/ for more details.


Calling Choral Singers!

The Brent Singers are looking for singers to join their choir - they are currently seeking singers in all voice parts but tenors and sopranos would be especially welcomed. No audition required - see the Brent Singers website for details.


Accompanist Wanted!

PGS Theatre Productions are seeking an accompanist for rehearsals and performance. See details here

Events

PMA Member Organisations organise and stage most of the musical events in the Plymouth area, and all these are listed in the PMA Concert Diary and online in the Plymouth Classical Music Concert Diary website which includes the latest information on the Accord's and most other concerts in Plymouth and surrounding area.

The PMA also stages a limited number of its own concerts, mostly organised by Clive Jenkins or by Jeanie Moore.


Now on Sale for £10 - all proceeds going to Plymouth Music Accord


CD "Eclogue" featuring "Three Pieces for Oboe and Piano" by Clive Jenkins

Eclogue CD

Chamber Ensemble of London, director Peter Fisher (violin), with guest artists Margaret Fingerhut (piano), Gabriella Dall'Olio (harp), Peter Cigleris (clarinet), Judith Hall (flute) and Michael Stowe (oboe).

Music by Alan Ridout, Cecilia McDowall, Clive Jenkins, Don Shearman, Elias Parish Alvars, Gerald Finzi, Joseph Horovitz, Robin Milford, Ronald Binge, William Lloyd Webber.

To purchase, please email clivejenkinsmusic@btinternet.com

 

Tuesday April 23 at 2 pm at Plympton Library, Harewood, Plympton, Plymouth, PL7 2AS

Music Event with Clive Jenkins: "Here's one prepared earlier"
Plymouth composer Clive Jenkins tells of his long music-writing career with commercial CDs and private recordings as well as a couple of live piano interludes. Orchestral music, cabaret and choral items plus some chamber music. Includes one world premiere!
Donations in aid of Plymouth Music Accord’s work in education.
PMA’s book-and-CD ‘Around Plymouth in Music and Pictures’ will be on sale at this event.

 

Notices

The Arts Society South Devon Events

The The Arts Society South Devon (Previously South Devon Decorative and Fine Arts Society) has provided support and sponsorship for some of the PMA's activities.
There is likely to be a considerable overlap of interests between its members and ours, and indeed they have run buses from Plymouth to Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra concerts in Exeter.

We are pleased to provide a link to the The Arts Society South Devon Website



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