Devon Baroque Orchestra

Devon Baroque

The Orchestra

In 1999 a group of professional string players invited Margaret Faultless to Devon to direct a workshop devoted to Baroque performance style …

Devon Baroque

Baroque Music

An essay on Baroque Music and Devon Baroque by Lucy Robinson. “I heard that stupendious Violin Signor Nicholao (with other rare Musitians) …

Devon Baroque

Workshops

Devon Baroque promotes active involvement in the world of Baroque music through its education programme. The orchestra includes …

Baroque music informed by historical performance practice.

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.

Forthcoming dates for your diaries:

Saturday 22nd June – St John’s Church, Totnes, 7.30pm: Music for Midsummer

Saturday 6th July – Exeter Cathedral, 7:30pm: Bach: Mass in B Minor, with Exeter Festival Chorus

Saturday 21st September – St Peter’s Church, Tiverton, 7:30pm

Sunday 22nd September – St Mary’s Church, Totnes, 4pm

Sunday 8th December – Exeter Cathedral, 2:30pm: Handel Messiah

Devon Baroque Orchestra

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)

Devon Baroque Orchestra
Devon Baroque Orchestra
Devon Baroque Orchestra
Devon Baroque Orchestra
Devon Baroque Orchestra
Devon Baroque Orchestra

Photographs by Johnny Fenn