OTHER FORTHCOMING CONCERTS.

 

Purchasing of tickets for all concerts.

 

Tickets for Sidmouth Parish Church concerts may be obtained online at
www.iscaensemble.org.uk or www.ticketsource.co.uk
and at Paragon Books, 38 High Street, Sidmouth, EX10 8EJ, tel. 01395 514516

 

Tickets for the Exeter Cathedral concert on 19th. October 2019 

and the Gala concert in Sidmouth on Saturday 8th. June 2019

may also be obtained in person or by phone at

Exeter Visitor and Information & tickets tel. 01392 665885, 1 Dix's' Field, Exeter, EX1 1GF

Saturday 8 June 2019 at 7.30 p.m.

Sidmouth Parish Church.

Please note a slight change to the programme.

 

Isca Ensemble

Roger Hendy MD

LUKA OKROS - piano

 

Programme 

Dvorak : Carnival Overture

Mozart : Piano Concerto No 21 in C major K 467

Tchaikovsky : Symphony No 4.

 

Special guest concertmeister SERGEI EMELYANOV violin

State Symphony orchestra of Tatarstan

 

TICKETS are available online at www.iscaensemble.org.uk and www.ticketsource.co.uk

or in person or by phone at Exeter Visitor Information & tickets 01392 665885
1 Dix's Field, Exeter EX1 1GF.

or at Paragon Books, 38 High Street, Sidmouth (tel. 01395 514516)

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Mozart : Piano Concerto No 21 - Andante

 

*** Extra event promoted by Roger Hendy and the Isca Ensemble ***

 

 

Sunday 9th. June 2019 at 3 p.m.

 

Sidmouth Parish Church

 

A special afternoon's piano recital by LUKA OKROS

 

Haydn : Piano Sonata Hob.XVI:34 in E minor

Chopin : Sonata no.2 Op.35 B flat minor 

Liszt : Sonata in B minor

 

This globally acclaimed young pianist presents

a special recital by invitation of Roger Hendy

and the Isca Ensemble.

 

There are 125 complimentary tickets available.

 

Write to roghendy@gmail.com to apply.

There are no other ticket outlets for this recital.

Admission by ticket only.

 

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Saturday 19th. October 2019 at 7.30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

EXETER CATHEDRAL

 

2019 Joanna Leach Foundation

Celebration Concert

for HOSPISCARE

 

HAYDN : THE CREATION

 

                    Haydn - Te Deum in C

 

 

Isca Ensemble and Chorus
 MD Roger Hendy
Exeter University Chapel Choir 

The Maynard School Senior Choir 

Heloise West - soprano   

Michael Graham - tenor   

Tim Mirfin - bass

TICKETS are now available online at www.iscaensemble.org.uk and www.ticketsource.co.uk

or in person or by phone at Exeter Visitor Information & tickets 01392 665885
1 Dix's Field, Exeter EX1 1GF.

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Saturday 23rd. November 2019 at 7.30 p.m.

Sidmouth Parish Church

 

 

Raddon Stephenson - trombone

Robert Millington - organ

Alex Wilson - piano

 

 

Programme will include

A specially commissioned work by Exeter composer, Alfie Pugh

Ferdinand David : Concertino for trombone and orchestra

Saint-Saëns : Symphony No 3 'Organ Symphony'

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Saturday 21st. December 2019 at 7.30 p.m.

Sidmouth Parish Church

 

A special Christmas Concert

 

Isca Ensemble

Joel Munday - violin

 

Handel : 'Arrival of the Queen of Sheba' from 'Solomon'

Mozart : Violin Concerto No 3 in G major K 216

Mendelssohn : Symphony No 3 'Scottish"

 
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Saturday 28th. March 2020 at 7.30 p.m.

Sidmouth Parish Church

 

A special Spring Concert

 

Isca Ensemble

JOO YEON SIR - violin

 

This renowned violinist makes a very welcome return to Sidmouth

for a performance of the exquisite Violin Concerto by Elgar.

 

Elgar : Violin Concerto in B minor Op 61

Copland : Rodeo Suite

Marquez : Danzón No 2

Elgar : Violin Concerto. The concerto was composed for the violinist Fritz Kreisler, who gave the premiere in London in 1910, with the composer conducting. Plans by the recording company His Master's Voice to record the work with Kreisler and Elgar did not reach fruition, Instead, the composer made a recording with the teenaged Yehudi Menuhin that has remained in the catalogues since its first release in 1932.

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Elgar: Violin Concerto Yehudi Menuhin, Elgar / London S.O. 1932, restored

 

 

Saturday 31st. October 2020 at 7.30 p.m.

EXETER CATHEDRAL 

 

Isca Ensemble

University of Exeter Chapel Choir

 

Roger Hendy & Michael Graham

Musical directors

 

 

 

Ralph Vaughan Williams : Serenade to Music

Gabriel Fauré : Requiem Op. 48

Antonín Dvořák : Symphony No 8 in G major Op. 88

 

The Isca Ensemble is delighted to present a stunning programme with the excellent

University of Exeter Chapel Choir and its Musical Director Michael Graham.

 

Serenade to Music by Vaughan Williams was written in 1938 as a tribute to Sir Henry Wood, and was first performed at the Royal Albert Hall with symphony orchestra and sixteen soloists, for whom the piece was specifically written, each one given a solo passage.  The words… "How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank..." come from Act V of The Merchant of Venice – Lorenzo and Jessica are at Belmont, and sit listening to music, gazing at the stars and revelling in the magic of the night.  The music is exquisitely sweet and tender – at the premiere Rachmaninov, a guest of Sir Henry, listened to it and wept, declaring he had never been so moved by a piece of music.

Fauré's Requiem. Fauré wrote of the work, "Everything I managed to entertain by way of religious illusion I put into my Requiem, which moreover is dominated from beginning to end by a very human feeling of faith in eternal rest.

Antonín Dvořák's Symphony No 8.  Dvořák tried to achieve a marked difference to his Symphony No 7, a stormy romantic work. No. 8 would be: "different from the other symphonies, with individual thoughts worked out in a new way". The Eighth is cheery and lyrical and draws its inspiration more from the Bohemian folk music that Dvořák loved.