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Sunday 24 February 4pm at Holy Cross Church Topsham EX3 0EE

Organ recital by Richard Lester (Associate Organist at Buckfast Abbey) on the 1786 Robert and William Gray chamber organ

Richard will be playing works by Handel, John Stanley, J.S. Bach, Frescobaldi, Couperin and Daquin.

Tickets (free) are available in advance through the Holy Cross website (www.holycrosstopsham.org)


Saturday 9 March 10:30am - 4:00pm - Hymns and Voluntaries practical guidance (an RCO event)

Emmanuel Church, Compton Avenue, Mannamead, Plymouth PL3 5BZ with Ian Curror and Bramwell Bourne

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Tuesday 19 March 12:30pm Exeter Cathedral Chapter House - EDOA member, Peter King - The Life of a Mendicant Musician


Saturday 23 March 7:30pm - Spring Concert at St Mary Magdalene Church, Taunton

6.45pm for the Musical Director's pre-concert talk 'Cracking the Code'

VIVALDI Gloria and Nulla in Mundo Pax Sincera
CORELLI Concerto Grosso in G minor
JOHANN MICHAEL HAYDN Te Deum in C (for Bonapartes Name Day)
FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN Missa Sancti Nicolai

The soprano soloist in Vivaldi's Nulla in Mundo is Amy Carson, daughter of EDOA member Ian Carson. Ticket details at 

Some reviews of Amy here:- https://www.amycarson.com/reviews/  

Saturday 30 March 7:30pm at Lympstone Church, EX8 5JU

Concert by Isca Voices directed by Stephen Tanner

The highly acclaimed choral group of former girl choristers from Exeter Cathedral will perform a wide range of sacred and secular music.  They have performed in Paris in prestigious venues including the Cathedral Notre Dame de Paris and L’Eglise de la Madeleine and in St Peter's Basilica, Rome.

Tickets £8 in advance from Demelza (01395 272243) or Coffee bar at Holy Trinity Church, Rolle Road, Exmouth or £10 on the door; U16’s free




Saturday 27 April from 9:00am - Peninsular Day at Buckfast Abbey TQ11 0EE
Proposed timetable:

9:00am - 10:30am - A chance to play the Ruffati organ (by prior arrangement)

10:15am - 11:00am - Registration in the Grange Restaurant, Quiz papers, Map of directions to St Luke's Church, Buckfastleigh

11:00am - 12 noon - Session led by Phillip Arkwright, Organist and Master of the Music at Buckfast Abbey

12 noon - 2:00pm - Buffet lunch in the Grange Restaurant at £10 per head, payable on the day - but you need to pre-order your buffet lunch by completing and posting the form (from the link below) to the Torbay organisers by 31 March

2:00pm - 3:00pm at St Luke's Church, Buckfastfastleigh, TQ11 0DA led by Ian Curror, former Director of Music at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, organist, choral director, and teacher.

3:00pm - 3:30pm - Tea break

3:30pm - 4:30pm - Q & A with Ian Curror, and results of the Quiz

Peninsular Day Organiser: Torbay & District Association

Click to order your Peninsular Day lunch


Friday 10 May - St Gregory's Parish Church, Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2DF

6pm Supper, then 7pm Organ Recital given by Gabrielle Lewis

£15 for the supper at 6pm; free admission with a retiring collection for those who wish to only attend the recital at 7pm.

For tickets and further details contact the Church Office on 01297 23656 or Sharon Bruce on 01297 625875.

Monday 29 July - Saturday 3 August - RCO Summer Course - London 

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