Orchard String Quartet and Friends, 18th May, 2018.

As a diversion from our usual reviews of EMG Symphony Orchestra concerts, I’d like to report on a chamber music concert that took place in St Andrew’s Church, Ashburton, on Friday 18th May.  As part of the Three Churches Festival, the Orchard String Quartet featured two of the Exeter Music Group's members, Ruth James on…

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Trip to Rennes 2014

A rather bleary-eyed group gathered together at 3.00 am on Friday night/Saturday morning to set off for Portsmouth. Three double basses got prime seating at the front of the coach, and strapped in securely, the 37 players and partners and Arwen set off for Portsmouth. We left England on a grey Saturday morning and arrived…

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