Devon Baroque Orchestra

celebrating 20 years of Baroque performance

Baroque music played the way the composers would have heard it.

Devon Baroque is the only fully professional orchestra in the South West specialising in Baroque and early Classical music played on period instruments and in appropriate style. Its directors are Persephone Gibbs and Andrew Wilson-Dickson. Click Here

Next Concert

Sunday 18th February, 2024, Dartington Hall at 3pm
‘Baroque without Borders’
Corelli: Concerto Grosso op.6 no. 4 in D
Purcell: Incidental Music to ‘Abdelazer, or The Moor’s Revenge’
Marais: Suite from ‘Alcyone’: overture, dances and storm music

Vivaldi: ‘La Tempesta di Mare’ op. 10 no. 1 (RV 433)
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D for flute, violin and harpsichord

This concert features two pieces relevant to those studying for GCSE Music

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See also: Workshops page

Forthcoming dates for your diaries:

Saturday 6th July: Bach – Exeter Cathedral: Mass in B Minor, with Exeter Festival Chorus
Saturday 21st September – St Peter’s Church, Tiverton
Sunday 22nd September – Dartington Hall
Sunday 8th December – Exeter Cathedral: Handel Messiah

Listen to Devon Baroque

Recordings by Chris Holmquist

Valentini: Concerto Grosso op. 7 no. 11 in A minor, 1st movement (excerpt)

Bach: Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041, 3rd movement (excerpt) - solo violin: Persephone Gibbs

Vivaldi: Concerto for 4 violins in E minor RV 550, 3rd movement (excerpt)