Wednesday, 2 June 2010

'English Music' at St Peter's Church

Songs by Purcell, Handel, Vaughan Williams, Finzi and Britten along with organ music by Parry, Ireland and Britten will feature in the St Peter's Music concert on Thursday 17 June.

Baritone Martin Shaw was trained at the Royal College of Music and became established as a soloist mostly in oratorio and for his solo song recitals. He has been much involved with cathedral music, liturgy, and with broadcasting, formerly in Exeter. He has recently retired from being Diocesan Bishop of Argyll and The Isles, and has returned to Exeter, where he is well known.

Organist and pianist Andrew Millington has been Director of Music at Exeter Cathedral since 1999. A Cambridge organ scholar, he was appointed Assistant Organist at Gloucester Cathedral, and subsequently Organist and Master of the Choristers at Guildford Cathedral. During this time he appeared at ‘The Proms’ and toured many European countries giving recitals and conducting the choirs with which he was associated.

Tickets are £12. For information on how to obtain tickets click on

The concert begins at 7.30 pm in St Peter's Church.

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