OTHER FORTHCOMING CONCERTS.

 

Purchasing of tickets for all concerts.

Tickets are available in advance online at  
www.iscaensemble.org.uk or www.ticketsource.co.uk

Sidmouth concert tickets are also available from

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

Saturday 24th. September at 7.30 p.m.  
Sidmouth Parish Church 
 

A special Chamber Orchestral Concert.
Isca Ensemble strings with soloists


Joel Munday - violin       Joe Sharp - oboe

Bach : Concerto for violin and oboe  
Bach :  Violin concerto in A minor 
Albinoni : Oboe concerto Op 9 No 2 
Handel : Concerto Grosso Op. 6. No. 9
Puccini : Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums) for string orchestra
 
FREE ADMISSION
Complimentary tickets can now be obtained by emailing Roger Hendy roghendy@gmail.com. Some tickets are also available at Paragon Books, Sidmouth.

Thursday 27th. October at 7.30 p.m.

St. Margaret's Church, Topsham, Devon.

 

SPECIAL RECITAL    FREE ADMISSION

150 complimentary tickets are available for a fabulous recital in Topsham. The exceptionally gifted young musicians who will be presenting a programme of Beethoven, Chopin and Frank are Joel Munday (violin) from Devon and Lucas Krupinski (piano) from Warsaw. All welcome. Email Roger Hendy roghendy@gmail.com. for tickets.

BOX OFFICE NOW OPEN.   APPLY EARLY FOR TICKETS.

2022 Joanna Leach Celebration Concert

 

Saturday 29th. October 2022 at 7.30 p.m.

EXETER CATHEDRAL

 

Rossini : Overture 'The Barber of Seville'

 

Schumann : Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 54

 

LUCAS KRUPINSKI - soloist

 

Rachmaninov : Symphony No. 2

 

Lucas Krupinski is a Steinway Artist, represented by the  Ludwig van Beethoven Association  and Madam Elzbieta Penderecki. Lucas received the Polish Minister of Culture and National Heritage Prize for remarkable artistic accomplishments.

 

Ist prize at the International Piano Competition in San Marino, 2016. In addition to the main prize, he received all the additional prices: the Audience Award, the Music Critics’ Award and the Orchestra Award.

Winner of numerous awards throughout Europe.

 

www.lucaskrupinski.co.uk

 

Saturday 17th. December  2022 at 7.30 p.m.

Sidmouth Parish Church

 

 

Isca Ensemble Christmas Concert

with

 

THOMAS ISAAC - cello

 

BORODIN : In the steppes of central Asia

ELGAR : CELLO CONCERTO

DVORAK : SYMPHONY No. 7

 

 

Following a year of tuition at the Hochschule für Künste, Bremen from internationally renowned cellist, Alexander Baillie, Thomas Isaac is currently a postgraduate student with Christoph Richter at the Royal Academy of Music, supported by the Guilhermina Suggia Scholarship.

 

Thomas has won numerous prizes and competitions, including the North London Festival Cello Prize, the Norfolk Young Musician competition and the
Herbert Walenn Cello Prize at the Academy for a performance of Bach’s Cello Suite No.2 in D minor. He was awarded the Moir Carnegie Prize at the Royal Academy for his undergraduate final recital. He has participated in masterclasses with Steven Isserlis, Marc Coppey, Steven Doane, Philippe Muller and Menahem Pressler, the legendary pianist of the Beaux Arts Trio.

As a soloist, recent performances include Schumann’s Cello Concerto at
the Musique en Re Festival, Haydn’s Concerto No. 2 in D major with the Academy of St Thomas, Dvorak Concerto with the Sudbury Symphony, Penderecki’s ‘Per Slava’ at the Shanghai International Cello Festival, concerts at the Wigmore Hall and the Tivoli Festival Copenhagen with Rachel Podger, and chamber music by Colin Matthews at the BBC Proms, broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

As an orchestral musician Thomas has played principal cello with the City of Birmingham and Bournemouth Symphony orchestras and has appeared regularly in the 2017-18 season with the LSO as part of their string experience scheme. Also, a proficient baroque cellist, Thomas has played continuo in the Royal Academy/Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata Series. In 2019 he was appointed as Co-Principal of the Bournemouth Symphony orchestra.

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The prize-winning French horn player BEN GOLDSCHEIDER will be the soloist with the Isca Ensemble in the Exeter Cathedral Concert on Saturday 28th. October 2023. He will be playing the First Horn Concerto by Richard Strauss and some Mozart.

 

At the age of 18 Ben was a Concerto Finalist in the 2016 BBC Young Musician Competition. Since then he has made his debut at the BBC Proms, and appeared as soloist with the Mozarteum Orchestra in Salzburg, the Aurora, Britten Sinfonia, English Chamber, Royal Philharmonic, London Mozart Players, Lucerne Symphony, Manchester Camerata, Prague Philharmonia and Sinfonie Orchester Berlin. Ben is currently giving recitals at major concert halls including the Concertgebouw, Musikverein, Elbphilharmonie and Köln Philharmonie.

Saturday 1st. April 2023 at 7.30 p.m.

Sidmouth Parish Church

 

Spring Orchestral Concert

 

JOEL MUNDAY - violin

 

Verdi : Overture 'Force of Destiny'

Brahms : Violin Concerto

Elgar : Enigma Variations