Music at Buckfast Abbey

Forthcoming Concerts at Buckfast Abbey

Voces: On This Rock

Saturday 16th November 2019, 19:30 | £10.00

Following closely from the Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome, this concert focuses on music written by the Lateran’s various musical directors during the Renaissance ...


RSCM Advent Carol Service

Saturday 30th November 2019, 16:30 | Free Entry

A 'Come and Sing' Carol Service for Advent sung by associated choirs of the Royal School of Church Music.


Exeter Chamber Choir: A Celebration of Christmas

Saturday 7th December 2019, 19:30 | £10.00

Exeter Chamber Choir present a fanfare for the festive season, featuring a brass quartet. The programme includes the Schütz German Magnificat, motets by Herzogenberg and traditional carols ...


*CANCELLED* Primrose Carol Service

Sunday 8th December 2019, 15:00 | Free Entry

Please note that this event has now been cancelled.


Abbey Choir: Handel Messiah

Saturday 14th December 2019, 19:30 | £10.00

Join the Abbey Choir and orchestra for a performance of Handel's great oratorio, Messiah. Since its premiere in 1742, it has been a mainstay of the choral repertoire; in particular the well-...


Rowcroft Carol Service

Sunday 15th December 2019, 15:00 | Free Entry

Dartington Community Choir lead a Carol Service that celebrates the efforts of all those associated with the Rowcroft Hospice, staff, volunteers, patients and their families. We would like t...


Organ Music for Christmas

Saturday 21st December 2019, 15:00 | Free Entry

A popular Christmas Organ Recital, given by Assistant Master of the Music Matthew Searles, showcasing the Abbey's magnificent instrument in seasonal music by Daquin, Bach, Hollins and an arr...


Festival Advent Carol Service

Sunday 22nd December 2019, 15:00 | Free Entry

In the final days of our Advent journey, Buckfast Abbey presents a sequence of readings, traditional Advent carols and choral music sung by the Abbey Choir.


Grand-Orgue Recital: Richard Lester

Saturday 23rd May 2020, 19:30 | £10.00

Richard Lester performs an exciting programme including music by J. S. Bach, Marcel Dupré, Paul Hindemith and Louis Vierne's famous Carillon de Westminster.

Tickets to each concert are p...


Grand-Orgue Recital: Andrew Millington

Saturday 13th June 2020, 19:30 | £10.00

Former Director of Music at Exeter Cathedral, Andrew Millington, performs a magnificent programme including Bach's famous 'Wedge' Prelude & Fugue in E minor, Verdi's Grand March from Aida an...


Grand-Orgue Recital: Olivier Houette

Saturday 11th July 2020, 19:30 | £10.00

Titular organist of Poiters Cathedral and professor at the Paris Conservatoire, Olivier Houette, performs a virtuosic recital including transcriptions of well-known Purcell and Bach, Mendels...


Grand-Orgue Recital: Nathan Laube

Saturday 15th August 2020, 19:30 | £10.00

Nathan Laube, Associate Professor of organ at Eastman School of Music in Rochester New York, holds a place among the world’s elite performers and pedagogues. He performs a dramatic program...


Grand-Orgue Recital: Ian Tracey

Saturday 19th September 2020, 19:30 | £10.00

Liverpool Cathedral & City Organist, Ian Tracey, puts the Ruffatti organ through its paces in an eclectic programme, including music by J. S. Bach (arranged by Henry Goss-Custard), Paul Hind...


Grand-Orgue Recital: Philip Arkwright

Saturday 19th December 2020, 19:30 | £10.00

The Abbey's own Organist & Master of the Music rounds of the year's organ recitals with a festive programme including works by Pachelbel, Daquin, Dom Sebastian Wolff and selections from Tcha...