Festival Finale

The final concert of the Festival was a celebration of Light Music on 30 June with Roger Hendy’s ‘new’ ISCA Light Orchestra, with Music Deco playing in The Beehive, Honiton. Starting with Richard Rogers’ Slaughter on Tenth Avenue, Poulenc’s Andante con moto, featuring Andrew Daldorph, piano, and Puccini’s Quando m’en vo & Simi Chiamano Mimi, featuring soprano Kate Walker, it was time for Alfie Pugh’s World Premiere. Exeter based Alfie’s A Journey through a Feline Mind is a jazz suite in 4 movements for string orchestra & rhythm section, also featuring Chris Gradwell on tenor saxophone. Also, [...]

Festival Finale2019-08-02T12:53:40+01:00

4 Girls 4 Harps – The Beehive

16 June at 7.30pm in The Beehive, 4 Girls 4 Harps (above l-r Harriet Adie, Eleanor Turner, Keziah Thomas, Elizabeth Bass) played the first concert in this year’s Festival, with works together with arrangements by Harriet Adie and Eleanor Turner. The first half started with Variations on Handel’s Sarabande in D and finished with Piazzolla’s Milonga del Angel and Libertango.  In the second half, the girls played 3 of Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances, a March from Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet and a Waltz from his Cinderella, finishing with 3 Dances from Manuel de Falla, transcribed by Eleanor Turner. All [...]

4 Girls 4 Harps – The Beehive2019-08-01T15:47:50+01:00