Christmas Concert in Axminster.

18:30 27 November 2012

Judy Martin.

Judy Martin.

Archant

Axminster and District Choral Society and Orchestra present their Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 1, in The Minster Church, Axminster, at 7.30pm, with JS Bach’s Christmas Oratorio.

Conducted by Judy Martin, who joined the society last January as musical director, this follows the very successful Haydn’s Creation concert in the spring and the Jubilee Concert performed at the end of May with the Salamanca Band of The Rifles, which raised £5,000 for Care for Casualties and The Baton.

This time the society choir will be accompanied by its own orchestra, many of whom played at the Haydn’s Creation concert.

The society has built up links with leading professional musicians in Devon who come together under their leader, Malcolm Latchem.

Judy Martin, whose family are all actively involved in the Devon’s classical music scene has sourced some outstanding young soloists who are starting to make their name, most of whom having strong links to the area.

She will be ably supported by her partner, Peter Parshall, who is also the assistant music director, on the chamber organ, and by the locally based and former cathedral organist, Peter Lea-Cox on the harpsichord.

Tickets are going well, but there are still a few available from Archway Books, Axminster, and The Red Cross, Seaton, or one can contact, 01404 881838 or 01297 625916 direct.

0 comments

Other Entertainment Stories

10:07

The Joy of Mincing comes to the Queen’s Theatre on Tuesday, October 18

Read more
Yesterday, 17:30

Newsflash! There’s been a series of high-profile crimes right across the city – but fear not… the police chief’s put his best man on the job.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:00

Business donates to the Buy Our Buildings campaign

Read more
Mon, 16:14

Don’t miss a series of great shows starting form January 2017

Read more
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Events from 22/09/16 to 28/09/16

Read more
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

An appeal has been issued for memorabilia to be put on display for the Shute Local History Weekend.

Read more
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The News is Read with Charlotte Green this Sunday (September 25)

Read more
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

It’s the 10th anniversary of Appledore Book Festival this year, and organisers are celebrating with a whole host of celebrity names.

Read more
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

World premiere of Testudo Musical’s new production opened on Wednesday.

Read more
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Are you going along to the grand launch of Kokomo on Friday, September 30

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 15°C

Most Read Entertainment

Place a family notice

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Find a job in Devon



Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

FFind planning applications