DUMS PREMIERE SYMPHONY 50 YEARS AFTER ITS COMPOSER’S DEATH
On 13 March at St Johns’s, Smith Square, London, Durham University Music Society Chorus and the London Chorus, with the New London Orchestra conducted by Ronald Corp will give a remarkable programme of British music including the world premiere of Dyson’s Choral Symphony.
The Concert will also include baritone SIR THOMAS ALLEN (Chancellor, Durham University) singing Vaughan Williams’s Five Mystical Songs and the organist Simon Williams will give a rare performance of Sir Charles Villiers Stanford’s substantial Concert Piece for organ and orchestra.
The four soloists in the Dyson Symphony will be: Katy Thomson (soprano), Nicola Semple (alto), Pierre-Philippe Dechant (tenor) and Daniel Tate (bass).
Professor Dibble's edition of Stanford's 'Song of the Soul' will be premiered on 16 May 2014
Professor Horton elected as President of the Society for Music Analysis
The Department is pleased to announce that Professor Julian Horton has been elected as President of the Society for Music Analysis.
(10 Dec 2013)
New Publication for Professor Julian Horton
Professor Horton's latest publication '<span >The Later Symphonies', in Alain Frogley and Aidan J. Thomson, eds, <span >The Cambridge Companion to Vaughan Williams (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013), pp. 199-228. has now been published.
(9 Dec 2013)
Lithuanian composer's piece will be performed in ISCM World Music Days
Egidija Medekšaitė work’ “DHANI” represent section of ISCM of Lithuania in World Music Days. The piece was proposed by Lithuanian Music Information and Publishing centre together with Lithuanian Composer’ Union.
Her work will be performed by "FAMA" string quartet, Daniela Varínska (piano), Peter Katina (accordion). The concert will take place on 5th of November in Kasárne/Kulturpark, Košice, Slovakia.
Recently Egidija Medekšaitė is following a PhD programme in Composition with Dr. Richard Rijnvos and Dr.Sam Hayden.
All details about coming concert see: http://www.iscmwnmd2013.org/program/program/7/concert#.UmD2-eC7s20
(21 Oct 2013)
Durham research student selected for Sound and Music’s Portfolio scheme
Dr Hector Sequera to join the Music Department
(6 Sep 2013) » More about Dr Hector Sequera to join the Music Department
Music Research Student awarded residency at the Southbank Centre
Professor Julian Horton to join the Music Department
New book on Hamilton Harty by Professor Dibble
(5 Aug 2013) » More about New book on Hamilton Harty by Professor Dibble
New publication: The Music of Herbert Howells
(5 Aug 2013) » More about New publication: The Music of Herbert Howells
The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology Launch Conference
Durham Klang 13
(12 Jun 2013) » More about Durham Klang 13
Durham research student's film to be screened at the RAI International Festival of Ethnographic Film
New Elgar Songs Published
(29 May 2013) » More about New Elgar Songs Published