Ottery concerts hailed a success

MUSIC fans received a double delight in Ottery last week as two concerts packed the parish church.

MUSIC fans received a double delight in Ottery last week as two concerts packed the parish church.

A performance by the Budleigh Salterton Male Voice Choir (pictured) raised �500 for church funds last Saturday. The group was joined by guest soloist soprano Val Howells.

Last Tuesday, around 170 people turned out to enjoy a concert by the Cologne New Philharmonic Orchestra.

The orchestra, founded in 1972, performed its interpretation of work by Vivaldi, Bach, Handel, Mozart and Holst .

Church warden Di Passey said: "It was good to see the church full of people enjoying the music.