Devon Baroque Orchestra

celebrating 20 years of Baroque performance

2022: Devon Baroque is back!

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


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Devon Baroque and Welsh Camerata are joining for a performance of Purcell: Come, ye Sons of Art and Handel: Birthday Ode for Queen Anne.
Purcell wrote his well-known ode in honour of Queen Mary’s birthday in April 1694. Handel’s birthday ode, which opens with the air with trumpet obbligato ‘Eternal Source of Light Divine’, was first performed, probably in Windsor Castle, on 6th February 1714.

Forthcoming dates for your diaries:

Saturday 25 June, 7.30pm, The Mint Methodist Church, Exeter EX4 3AT
Exeter Festival Chorus with Devon Baroque perform Handel’s ‘Israel in Egypt’
Go to Concerts Page for ticket information.

Sunday 11th September, 3.00pm, Dartington Hall
An Astronomical Concert. Music by Handel, Lully and William Herschel.

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)