Isca Ensemble Christmas Orchestral Concert.

A very special Christmas concert featuring two brilliant soloists Emmanuel Bach & Joel Munday.

Two young brilliant soloists join the Ensemble - EMMANUEL BACH (violin) and JOEL MUNDAY (violin)

Emmanuel Bach 

Emmanuel is well know to Devon concert-goers and has performed as a soloist and chamber musician at venues including Wigmore Hall, St Martin-in-the Fields, St James’s Piccadilly and the V&A Museum. He was a prizewinner at the ROSL String Competition 2017, and Mirecourt International Competition 2016, and was winner of the Una Clark Competition. Notable performances include playing as a co-soloist with Anne-Sophie Mutter in Bach’s Double Concerto, and giving the UK premiere of Lennox Berkeley’s Sonata No. 1. Earlier this year, he played in a live-streamed masterclass conducted by Maxim Vengerov, on the Brahms Concerto. He is a selected Artist on the Countess of Munster Recital Scheme. He has performed three violin concerti with the Isca Ensemble to high critical acclaim.

Joel Munday 

British violinist, Joel Munday from Tedburn St. Mary and educated in Devon has been playing the violin since the age of seven. As a student of Michael Johnson for eight years, he moved to the Royal College of Music Junior Department in 2016. He was the winner of the Royal College of Music JD’s Peter Morrison Concerto Competition in 2017 and currently holds a scholarship for advanced studies at the Royal College of Music under Professor Ani Schnarch.  He has won other prizes including the Gregynog Young String Player of the Year in 2018, was the winner of the Two Moors Festival’s Young Musicians’ Platform Competition in 2016 and also the third prize winner at the Whitgift International Music Competition in 2017. 


This special seasonal celebration programme will include the following:

Handel : Water Music (excerpts)

Bach : Concerto in D minor for two violins BWV 1043

Vivaldi : Violin Concerto for 2 violins in A minor Op 3 No 8 RV 522

Corelli : 'Fatto per la Notte di Natale'  -  'Christmas Concerto' Op. 6 No 8

Mozart : Symphony No 41 'Jupiter' K 551.


Tickets have been in very high demand and the allocation of tickets 

online have all been sold.

However, there may still be a few tickets available at

PARAGON BOOKS, SIDMOUTH tel. 01395 514516.

In addition, a limited number of STANDBY TICKETS may also be available 

at the door at £12 on the night of the concert from 7 p.m. 

These seats are behind the first violins offering 

reasonable visibility of the orchestra and soloists or at the back of the church.

Apologies in advance but you may have to wait a while to be allocated these tickets at the door.

We will do our best to accommodate you. email for possible help.

Sidmouth Parish Church, Devon on Saturday 22 December 2018
Admission time at 6:30PM
From 7:30PM to 9:45PM
Ticket Price: 7.00 - 15.00