THE WEBSITE WAS UPDATED ON 16 NOVEMBER 2019
JOIN US FOR WONDERFUL MUSIC AND DAZZLING LIVE PERFORMANCES IN INTIMATE AND UNUSUAL VENUES.
It is hard to believe that we have come to the end of our 2019 season. We have had so many beautiful concerts and all totally different. Thank you to all our musicians and our audiences who came to listen and to enjoy a moment away from all the normal routines.
I would also like to thank our hosts and venues; and Richenda Oldham who works hard on making sure that the outside world knows that the concerts are taking place.
2019 season - TRIO SŌRA, SARA DEBORAH & FRIENDS, MĒLA GUITAR QUARTET, ALASDAIR BEATSON & ELISSA CASSINI, MORIARTY WINDS, CLARE HAMMOND,
EUSEBIUS QUARTET, NATHANIEL BOYD & SIMON LANE, CONSONE QUARTET and the RUISI QUARTET.
The 2020 SEASON is planned and the concert tour pages are now available on this website. If you are on a mobile please scroll down and you will get to the 2020 concerts. On a desktop computer please see opposite.
Paper brochures will be available in all our main venues by the beginning of December and distributed around Dorset and Somerset over the coming months. Click HERE for the email/web version.
An email has already been sent out to those on our enews list giving dates of the tours but not the details. If you would like to join please let me know on firstname.lastname@example.org
I will send you an email before each tour to remind you that they are coming up soon. It is so easy to forget.
The website has been updated to function better on mobile phones and we are in the process of updating the content and adjusting the archives.
We look forward to welcoming you to our concerts.
Upcoming Concerts All Concerts
The CONCERTS IN THE WEST series of MINI-TOURS offers a broad spectrum of Classical and Baroque chamber music.
Concerts in the West was launched in 2006 and as with many organisations it has grown in the work that it undertakes and has many plans for the future, particularly in the area of education. We feel that there is an audience for Classical Music of all types, but it has to be nurtured early, even if it takes some years to bring the two together. We are delighted to be working again with the Centre for Young Musicians, Taunton in 2019.
Concerts in the West aims to bring talented young musicians to small venues in the West Country in areas that may not have easy access to music of this quality.
Small intensive tours, in Devon, Dorset and Somerset, are arranged for the musicians over a few days, when they have the opportunity to work on new repertoire, or to embed works more fully for upcoming recordings and major concerts elsewhere.
The enthusiasm and skill of these young people is breathtaking and has come about through many years of study (at least to postgraduate level), dedication and hard work. We feel very priviledged to hear them in such intimate settings.
The music played at the concerts is enormously varied and gives local audiences a wonderful opportunity to hear both familiar and unusual works for voice and instrument in many combinations.
You can see details on the individual tour pages and booking details for the concerts can be found on the BOOKING/VENUE INFO page.
If you would like to see who has played for us before you can see
a brief view under the button
PAST CONCERTS 2006-19.
You can reach me on
CATHERINE MADDOCKS (HODGSON)
If you would like to join our enews list please click on the link at the bottom of this page, which should take you to MAILCHIMP where you can sign up. We send out reminders about upcoming concerts. If you are not able to make this work please email us and we will do it for you.
TWITTER - @ConcertsinWest
FACEBOOK - www.facebook.com/ConcertsintheWest
Links to the performers are on the relevant event page.
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