Forthcoming Events & News

 


Our Treasurer reports that OVER THE LAST TEN YEARS, DONATIONS TO MAINLY LOCAL CHARITIES HAVE TOTALLED OVER £13,300. A wonderful result, and thanks to the Artavian Singers and to our many instrumentalist & singer friends for their generosity to enable this.























            The Artavian Singers pictured at the Hospice Concert in Swimbridge


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                                                Michael, me, Jacqui & Peter



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Our two concerts - Baroque around Europe and Christmas Words and Music raised over £1,250 for the Calvert Trust; a great result.


2017


AFTERNOON EVENT at St Petrock’s Church, Parracombe EX31 4RJ

Sunday 4th June



WEEKEND EVENT 22nd/23rd July

‘LOCAL BOYS MADE GOOD’


This weekend event was well attended - the St Anne’s Chapel was almost full, and the next day at the Parish Church was a success and many people made it a two day event, attending both the John Gay event on Saturday and the John Crang organ event followed by Choral Evensong on the Sunday.


























John Gay evening: David Pepper, poetry reader, Musicians Michael Williamson, Peter Clarke, Jacqui Robertson-Wade and John Marston with Narrator Jonathan Edmunds



Sunday 24th September at 7pm

The Music Room, Woolhanger Manor, Parracombe EX31 4RF

A Birthday celebration concert

The Artavian Singers will be joined by Soloists:

Angela Henckel & Rosemary Galton - Sopranos

Debbie Miles-Johnson - Mezzo Soprano

Roy Rashbrook - Tenor

John Ward - Bass

and the Artavian Baroque orchestra

to perform C.P.E.Bach Magnificat, W.F.Bach Cantata for Ascension Day, a coloratura Soprano aria by Grétry and other music.

Tickets £25, Concessions £22, Friends of Artavian Baroque £20 Students £10


Friday 8th December at 7pm

The Music Room, Woolhanger Manor, Parracombe EX31 4RF

Christmas Words and Music with Guest, Sue Sherratt, Harp

The Artavian Singers and readers Jonathan Edmunds, David Pepper and Vanessa Marston

will present our popular charity Christmas programme including A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten with seasonal interval eats and drinks.

Tickets £10




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Why not join or rejoin the Friends of Artavian Baroque and take advantage of the reduced ticket prices. The cost is £15 per person and your contribution helps to support us in bringing Baroque and Classical music to North Devon.


I look forward to seeing you again at our events, and thank you for your support.


Please contact me by e-mail (artavianjohn@gmail.com), or by telephone (01271-323202) for tickets or more information.

                                                            John